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037: Gretchen Rubin – The Foundation For Happiness | Simplicity vs. Abundance Lovers | The One Minute Rule

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

On today's show, we are speaking with #1 New York Times and international bestselling author, Gretchen Rubin. She has written several books including The Happiness Project and Better Than Before. Gretchen is a happiness and good habit expert. She recently started a weekly podcast with her sister, Happier with Gretchen Rubin. Gretchen lives in New York with her husband and two daughters. In this episode, we discuss: Nature vs. nurture when it comes to being happy The foundation for happiness Your external environment affects your internal environment The power of making your bed Some people thrive in chaos How possessions CAN make us happy Simplicity vs. abundance lovers Under buyers vs. over buyers Major life changes create space for new habits Different people need to approach habit change differently We infect the people around us with emotions The one minute rule Using lists to clear your mind for creativity Respecting our individual differences when it comes to habits and happiness Success in the past CAN determine success in the present Buying the best won't make you happiest Most decisions don't require extensive research Things become easier when you are clear about what you want The negative side of habits Habits are a good servant but a bad master Links to things we mentioned: Gretchen Rubin's website Happier with Gretchen Rubin (Gretchen's podcast) Gretchen Rubin - Better Than Before Gretchen Rubin - The Happiness Project Gretchen Rubin's Quiz: The Four Tendencies Barry Schwartz - The Paradox of Choice (book) Gary Taubes - Why We Get Fat (book) How can you support our podcast? 1. Subscribe and review our show on iTunes and Stitcher. We make sure to read them all. 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. 3. Share using the buttons below. Thank you! The post 037: Gretchen Rubin – The Foundation For Happiness | Simplicity vs. Abundance Lovers | The One Minute Rule appeared first on The Ultimate Health Podcast.

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