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207: Gretchen Rubin - Are You An Upholder, Questioner, Obliger Or A Rebel?

By Dr. Jesse Chappus & Marni Wasserman: Health & Wellness Experts

Gretchen Rubin is one of today’s most influential and thought-provoking observers of happiness and human nature. She’s the author of many books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers The Four Tendencies, Better Than Before, and The Happiness Project. On Gretchen's top-ranking, award-winning podcast “Happier with Gretchen Rubin,” she discusses happiness and good habits with her sister Elizabeth Craft. In this episode, we discuss: How Gretchen came up with the concept of her new book, The Four Tendencies Inner and outer expectations Upholders, questioners, obligers, and rebels Always beware of an upholder offering advice on how to do something Does your tendency ever change? Can a major life event impact your tendency? Speak the language of the person you're speaking to Upholders need to be on alert for "tightening" Questioners can sometimes drain and overwhelm others with their constant questioning A deep irony within the questioner tendency Obligers need outer accountability Obliger rebellion How to handle a rebel 2 upholders in a romantic relationship (Marni & Jesse) Not being confined by our tendencies We're all different and different things work for different people Show sponsors: CoreChair <== Apply the code tuhpcc at checkout for your listener discount (free shipping in North America)* Sunwarrior <== 10% off all Sunwarrior products & free shipping over $100* Perfect Keto <== 20% off Perfect Keto products and they ship worldwide (free shipping in the US)* Thrive Market <== As a new customer you get a free 30-day membership, 25% off your order, and free shipping (US only)* Related links: Gretchen Rubin - The Four Tendencies (book)* The Four Tendencies Quiz Gretchen Rubin's website Gretchen Rubin - Better Than Before (book)* Gretchen Rubin - The Happiness Project (book)* Happier with Gretchen Rubin (podcast) Follow Gretchen on Facebook and Instagram Listen to Gretchen previously on TUHP (episode #37) Note: Links marked with an asterisk (*) are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. Thank you! How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on iTunes, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Play Music. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook group (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community. 4. Our favourite social media platform is Instagram. Follow our adventures. 5. Download our Habits app for iOS. You choose the healthy habits you want to implement and maintain and our app will help keep you on track. Download Habits app*. 6. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!

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