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Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin / The Onward Project / Panoply

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Happier with Gretchen Rubin
Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin / The Onward Project / Panoply

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About Us

Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Gretchen’s cohost and guinea pig is her younger sister, Elizabeth Craft, a TV writer and producer living in Los Angeles, who (lovingly) refers to Gretchen as her happiness bully. Part of the Cadence13 Network.

Latest Episodes

Little Happier: A Moment in the Life of JFK Illustrates How Hard It Is to Know Other People

An episode from the life of John F. Kennedy is a terrific reminder of the fact that we don’t know, we can’t really understand, what other people are thinking, why they’re doing the things they do, or how they see the world.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Seattle, Portland, San Fransisco, Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Charlotte here:https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

4 MIN1 days ago
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Little Happier: A Moment in the Life of JFK Illustrates How Hard It Is to Know Other People

Ep. 242: Buy Some Happiness, Plus Hacks for Taking Medication Regularly

We discuss why and how we can buy some happiness, do a hack round-up with terrific ideas for remembering to take daily medications, and tackle a listener’s question about her husband’s brewing Obliger-rebellion.Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/238; 774-277-9336.Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraftGet the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletterOrder a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.comGet the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/242Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Seattle, Portland, San Fransisco, Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsHappier w...

37 MIN6 days ago
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Ep. 242: Buy Some Happiness, Plus Hacks for Taking Medication Regularly

Little Happier: Novelist John Steinbeck and King Arthur Show Me How to Think Outside the Box

Novelist John Steinbeck’s decision to set his King Arthur story in the hazy “before” showed me a solution that I would never have devised—and taught me a great lesson.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Seattle, Portland, San Fransisco, Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Charlotte here:https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

4 MIN1 weeks ago
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Little Happier: Novelist John Steinbeck and King Arthur Show Me How to Think Outside the Box

Ep. 241: Malcolm Gladwell Talks About “Talking to Strangers” Plus a Delicious, Healthy Hack

We talk to Malcolm Gladwell about “Talking to Strangers” and explore why taking a shower can boost your happiness, and I reveal the easy, new low-carb recipe I love.Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/238; 774-277-9336.Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraftGet the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletterOrder a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.comGet the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/241Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Seattle, Portland, San Fransisco, Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsHappier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Pro...

40 MIN1 weeks ago
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Ep. 241: Malcolm Gladwell Talks About “Talking to Strangers” Plus a Delicious, Healthy Hack

Little Happier: The Right Thing to Say to a Person Who Has Big Hopes

I remind myself and other writers, “There are many ways for a book to succeed.” And many ways for a vacation to succeed, or a college student to succeed. It’s a comforting thought, because it’s true.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

3 MIN2 weeks ago
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Little Happier: The Right Thing to Say to a Person Who Has Big Hopes

Ep. 240: Use the Emergency Kit for Anxiety, Worry, and Stress

For this Very Special Episode, we talk about the Emergency Kit for Anxiety—a long list of strategies to put to work immediately to manage anxiety, worry, stress, and fear.Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/238; 774-277-9336.Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraftGet the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletterOrder a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.comGet the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/240Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsHappier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts ...

40 MIN2 weeks ago
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Ep. 240: Use the Emergency Kit for Anxiety, Worry, and Stress

Bonus Episode: A Deep Dive into the “Four Tendencies” Personality Framework

Want to learn whether you’re an Upholder, Questioner, Obliger, or Rebel—and what that means? Gretchen gives a quick overview of her popular personality framework, and explains how you can use it to end procrastination, reduce conflict, and stick to good habits. Plus an interview with an Obliger about how she learned how to harness the strengths of her Tendency.Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/238; 774-277-9336.Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraftGet the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletterOrder a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.comLeave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gre...

40 MIN3 weeks ago
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Bonus Episode: A Deep Dive into the “Four Tendencies” Personality Framework

Little Happier: My America Feeling: I’m Grateful for the Sound of Many Languages

As a child growing up in Kansas City, I loved to listen to languages other than English, but I rarely had the chance—so I remind myself to feel grateful for hearing so many languages here in New York City. It would have so delighted young Gretchen.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

3 MIN3 weeks ago
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Little Happier: My America Feeling: I’m Grateful for the Sound of Many Languages

Ep. 239: Tackling Life’s Big Questions with Kate Bowler

Why you should make a concrete offer when someone needs a hand, how to break the ice using a simple button-maker, and a thoughtful conversation about life’s big questions with writer and podcaster Kate Bowler.Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/238; 774-277-9336.Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraftGet the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletterOrder a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.comGet the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/239Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsHappier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The O...

45 MIN3 weeks ago
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Ep. 239: Tackling Life’s Big Questions with Kate Bowler

Little Happier: Like Oscar Wilde, Do You Find It Hard to Live Up to Your Blue China? I Sure Do.

Oscar Wilde famously observed: “‘I find it harder and harder every day to live up to my blue china.” What do you think he meant by that?Get tickets for our live podcast events in Seattle, Portland, San Fransisco, Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

3 MINSEP 16
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Little Happier: Like Oscar Wilde, Do You Find It Hard to Live Up to Your Blue China? I Sure Do.

Latest Episodes

Little Happier: A Moment in the Life of JFK Illustrates How Hard It Is to Know Other People

An episode from the life of John F. Kennedy is a terrific reminder of the fact that we don’t know, we can’t really understand, what other people are thinking, why they’re doing the things they do, or how they see the world.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Seattle, Portland, San Fransisco, Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Charlotte here:https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

4 MIN1 days ago
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Little Happier: A Moment in the Life of JFK Illustrates How Hard It Is to Know Other People

Ep. 242: Buy Some Happiness, Plus Hacks for Taking Medication Regularly

We discuss why and how we can buy some happiness, do a hack round-up with terrific ideas for remembering to take daily medications, and tackle a listener’s question about her husband’s brewing Obliger-rebellion.Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/238; 774-277-9336.Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraftGet the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletterOrder a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.comGet the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/242Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Seattle, Portland, San Fransisco, Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsHappier w...

37 MIN6 days ago
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Ep. 242: Buy Some Happiness, Plus Hacks for Taking Medication Regularly

Little Happier: Novelist John Steinbeck and King Arthur Show Me How to Think Outside the Box

Novelist John Steinbeck’s decision to set his King Arthur story in the hazy “before” showed me a solution that I would never have devised—and taught me a great lesson.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Seattle, Portland, San Fransisco, Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Charlotte here:https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

4 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Little Happier: Novelist John Steinbeck and King Arthur Show Me How to Think Outside the Box

Ep. 241: Malcolm Gladwell Talks About “Talking to Strangers” Plus a Delicious, Healthy Hack

We talk to Malcolm Gladwell about “Talking to Strangers” and explore why taking a shower can boost your happiness, and I reveal the easy, new low-carb recipe I love.Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/238; 774-277-9336.Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraftGet the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletterOrder a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.comGet the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/241Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Seattle, Portland, San Fransisco, Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsHappier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Pro...

40 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Ep. 241: Malcolm Gladwell Talks About “Talking to Strangers” Plus a Delicious, Healthy Hack

Little Happier: The Right Thing to Say to a Person Who Has Big Hopes

I remind myself and other writers, “There are many ways for a book to succeed.” And many ways for a vacation to succeed, or a college student to succeed. It’s a comforting thought, because it’s true.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

3 MIN2 weeks ago
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Little Happier: The Right Thing to Say to a Person Who Has Big Hopes

Ep. 240: Use the Emergency Kit for Anxiety, Worry, and Stress

For this Very Special Episode, we talk about the Emergency Kit for Anxiety—a long list of strategies to put to work immediately to manage anxiety, worry, stress, and fear.Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/238; 774-277-9336.Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraftGet the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletterOrder a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.comGet the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/240Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsHappier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts ...

40 MIN2 weeks ago
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Ep. 240: Use the Emergency Kit for Anxiety, Worry, and Stress

Bonus Episode: A Deep Dive into the “Four Tendencies” Personality Framework

Want to learn whether you’re an Upholder, Questioner, Obliger, or Rebel—and what that means? Gretchen gives a quick overview of her popular personality framework, and explains how you can use it to end procrastination, reduce conflict, and stick to good habits. Plus an interview with an Obliger about how she learned how to harness the strengths of her Tendency.Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/238; 774-277-9336.Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraftGet the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletterOrder a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.comLeave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gre...

40 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Bonus Episode: A Deep Dive into the “Four Tendencies” Personality Framework

Little Happier: My America Feeling: I’m Grateful for the Sound of Many Languages

As a child growing up in Kansas City, I loved to listen to languages other than English, but I rarely had the chance—so I remind myself to feel grateful for hearing so many languages here in New York City. It would have so delighted young Gretchen.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

3 MIN3 weeks ago
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Little Happier: My America Feeling: I’m Grateful for the Sound of Many Languages

Ep. 239: Tackling Life’s Big Questions with Kate Bowler

Why you should make a concrete offer when someone needs a hand, how to break the ice using a simple button-maker, and a thoughtful conversation about life’s big questions with writer and podcaster Kate Bowler.Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com; happiercast.com/238; 774-277-9336.Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraftGet the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletterOrder a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.comGet the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/239Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.Get tickets for our live podcast events in Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsHappier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The O...

45 MIN3 weeks ago
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Ep. 239: Tackling Life’s Big Questions with Kate Bowler

Little Happier: Like Oscar Wilde, Do You Find It Hard to Live Up to Your Blue China? I Sure Do.

Oscar Wilde famously observed: “‘I find it harder and harder every day to live up to my blue china.” What do you think he meant by that?Get tickets for our live podcast events in Seattle, Portland, San Fransisco, Chicago, Kansas City, Providence, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn here: https://gretchenrubin.com/eventsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

3 MINSEP 16
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Little Happier: Like Oscar Wilde, Do You Find It Hard to Live Up to Your Blue China? I Sure Do.