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Happier with Gretchen Rubin

By Gretchen Rubin / The Onward Project / Panoply

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 Panoply Network.

  1. 1.
    Ep. 195: Do Something Scary11/14/2018
    36:42
  2. 2.
    Little: “The Salvation of Man Is Through Love and in Love.”11/12/2018
    4:21
  3. 3.
    Ep. 194: Make an Introduction11/07/2018
    35:29
  4. 4.
    Little: The Idea of “Negative Space” and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter11/05/2018
    4:08
  5. 5.
    Ep. 193: Have You Ever Felt Your Personality Slip?10/31/2018
    35:12
  6. 6.
    Little: A Puzzling Story from the Life of Pearl S. Buck10/29/2018
    3:54
  7. 7.
    Ep. 192: The Problem of “You Cook, I Clean” 10/24/2018
    39:49
  8. 8.
    Little: During a Difficult Family Discussion, Someone Knows the Right Thing to Say10/22/2018
    3:38
  1. 9.
    Ep. 191: Identify Your Pacesetter10/17/2018
    39:27
  2. 10.
    Little: Yet Another Piece of Advice from My Father10/15/2018
    1:33
  3. 11.
    Ep. 190: Very Special Episode: Think About Your Body10/10/2018
    44:41
  4. 12.
    Little: I Experienced the "America Feeling" in Normandy, France10/08/2018
    4:11
  5. 13.
    Ep. 189: Make Life More Complicated10/03/2018
    35:35
  6. 14.
    Little: A Stumble May Prevent a Fall10/01/2018
    2:57
  7. 15.
    Ep. 188: Create a Personal Timeline09/26/2018
    34:12
  8. 16.
    Little: An 18th Century Story Makes Me Think About the Importance of Education09/24/2018
    3:37
  9. 17.
    Ep. 187: How to Find a Misplaced Object 09/19/2018
    44:46
  10. 18.
    Little: Why Are You Living in New York City?09/17/2018
    1:23
  11. 19.
    Ep. 186: Create a Blues Bag09/12/2018
    41:11
  12. 20.
    Little: When People Give No Solace, We Can Turn to Nature09/10/2018
    2:55
  13. 21.
    Ep. 185: Make a "Facts of Life" Book09/05/2018
    40:08
  14. 22.
    Little: Laurence Olivier’s Advice to Dustin Hoffman Works for Me, Too09/03/2018
    3:33
  15. 23.
    Ep. 184: Have a #HappierLaborDay08/29/2018
    43:35
  16. 24.
    Little: It’s Good to be an Adult08/27/2018
    1:38
  17. 25.
    Ep. 183: Consider Going into "Low Power Mode"08/22/2018
    33:56
  18. 26.
    Little: When We Give Ourselves Limits We Give Ourselves Creativity08/20/2018
    5:59
  19. 27.
    Ep. 182: Take a Scent Snapshot of Your Life08/15/2018
    34:28
  20. 28.
    Little: A Beautiful Moment of Elevation from Winston Churchill’s Tears08/13/2018
    2:52
  21. 29.
    Ep. 181: Practice Reverse Gossip08/08/2018
    39:42
  22. 30.
    Little: You Don’t Have to Be Good at Something to Be Good at Something.08/06/2018
    2:58
  23. 31.
    Ep. 180: Very Special Episode: Travel Hacks!08/01/2018
    38:54
  24. 32.
    Little: A Lesson from Harry Potter About Knowing Who You Are07/30/2018
    3:55
  25. 33.
    Ep. 179: Make Each Day of the Week Distinctive07/25/2018
    35:13
  26. 34.
    Little: Artist Anne Truitt Describes Her Moment of Transformation07/23/2018
    4:45
  27. 35.
    Ep. 178: Schedule a Weekly Playdate with Yourself07/18/2018
    41:01
  28. 36.
    Little: “There Are Many Things that We Would Throw Away If We Were Not Afraid that Others Might Pick Them Up.”07/16/2018
    2:04
  29. 37.
    Ep. 177: What is Luxury for You?07/11/2018
    36:31
  30. 38.
    Little: It’s Not as Glamorous as It Sounds.07/09/2018
    1:52
  31. 39.
    Ep. 176: An Interview with Hollywood Powerhouse Mark Duplass07/04/2018
    41:18
  32. 40.
    Little: Dolly Parton Describes the Difference Between a Wish and a Dream07/02/2018
    1:44
  33. 41.
    Ep. 175: Do You Struggle with Procrasticlearing?06/27/2018
    33:18
  34. 42.
    Little: Schoolhouse Rock Gives Me the “America Feeling” and Taught Me the Preamble to the Constitution06/25/2018
    3:02
  35. 43.
    Ep. 174: Make Something by Hand06/20/2018
    38:33
  36. 44.
    Little: There May Be a Very Good Explanation for That.06/18/2018
    3:17
  37. 45.
    Ep. 173: Is It a Good Idea to Work with Your Best Friend?06/13/2018
    46:59
  38. 46.
    Little: I Love to See Virtue Rewarded 06/11/2018
    2:35
  39. 47.
    Ep. 172: Toss Unnecessary Papers06/06/2018
    42:37
  40. 48.
    Little: Yes, I Made a Dumb Mistake—But People Have Made Dumber Mistakes.06/04/2018
    1:59
  41. 49.
    Ep. 171: Question Your Limiting Beliefs05/30/2018
    42:53
  42. 50.
    Little: A Happy Story from the Life of Dolly Parton05/28/2018
    4:22
  43. 51.
    Ep. 170: Very Special Episode with an “18 for 2018” Update05/23/2018
    42:51
  44. 52.
    Little: Always Orient Yourself to North.05/21/2018
    2:05
  45. 53.
    Ep. 169: Use the Strategy of “Stop Talking”05/16/2018
    44:47
  46. 54.
    Little: “Even a Dog Distinguishes Between Being Stumbled Over and Being Kicked.”05/14/2018
    2:01
  47. 55.
    Ep. 168: ”Remember, This Is Supposed to Be Fun” 05/09/2018
    39:55
  48. 56.
    Little: A Lesson I Have to Learn Over and Over.05/07/2018
    2:21
  49. 57.
    Ep. 167: Be a Tourist in Your Own Home05/02/2018
    38:55
  50. 58.
    Little: The Statue of Liberty and My “America Feeling”04/30/2018
    3:33
  51. 59.
    Ep. 166: Watch Old Video Clips04/25/2018
    38:57
  52. 60.
    Little: Working is one of the most dangerous forms of procrastination04/23/2018
    1:30
  53. 61.
    Ep. 165: Have a Power Down Weekend04/18/2018
    38:24
  54. 62.
    Little: Lead Us by the Hand to Those We Are Looking For04/16/2018
    3:12
  55. 63.
    Ep. 164: Don’t Assign or Accept Homework04/11/2018
    37:55
  56. 64.
    Little: Alas, There Are No Wizards.04/09/2018
    2:17
  57. 65.
    Ep. 163: Set a Weekly Phone Date04/04/2018
    33:01
  58. 66.
    Little: Now Is Now, and Now Is Already a Long Time Ago.04/02/2018
    3:04
  59. 67.
    Ep. 162: Write It Down. Really.03/28/2018
    36:23
  60. 68.
    Little: The Investor Is Wise Who Diversifies. Also True for Non-Investors.03/26/2018
    1:40
  61. 69.
    Ep. 161: Embrace the Cheese03/21/2018
    33:24
  62. 70.
    Little: No Hard Feelings. These Things Happen.03/19/2018
    2:36
  63. 71.
    Ep. 160: Very Special Episode! Live from Elizabeth’s Cluttered Home Office.03/14/2018
    28:02
  64. 72.
    Little: From Rob Lowe: Sometimes You Have to Get Fired to Get Hired03/12/2018
    2:52
  65. 73.
    Ep. 159: Do Something Badly03/07/2018
    45:28
  66. 74.
    Little: It’s Fun to Have Fun, But You Have to Know How03/05/2018
    1:35
  67. 75.
    Ep. 158: Create a Standardized Vacation02/28/2018
    45:19
  68. 76.
    Little: Ever Thought, “It Doesn’t Make Any Difference If I Go to the Gym Today”?02/26/2018
    3:03
  69. 77.
    Ep. 157: Third Anniversary! Our Most Popular Try-This-at-Home Tips, Happiness Hacks & Favorite Moments.02/21/2018
    32:22
  70. 78.
    Little: “I Sell Beer to Them as Wants It. I Ain’t Making Nobody Drink It.”02/19/2018
    3:33
  71. 79.
    Ep. 156: Kiss in the Morning, Kiss at Night02/14/2018
    40:37
  72. 80.
    Little: What I Do Every Day Matters More Than What I Do Once in a While02/12/2018
    2:24
  73. 81.
    Ep. 155: Choose a Signature Scent02/07/2018
    33:38
  74. 82.
    Little: That’s Okay, Buddy02/05/2018
    2:05
  75. 83.
    Ep. 154: Wear “Clothes” Every Day01/31/2018
    53:04
  76. 84.
    Little: Whatever You Do, You Will Still Be You01/29/2018
    1:38
  77. 85.
    Ep. 153: This Is Actually Good for Me.01/24/2018
    33:06
  78. 86.
    Little: A Cure for Feeling Annoyed About Clutter? Remember Love01/22/2018
    1:19
  79. 87.
    Ep. 152: Deep Dive into “18 for 2018”01/17/2018
    44:36
  80. 88.
    Little: Don’t Know What Will Happen in the Future? Try to Understand Now01/15/2018
    1:36
  81. 89.
    Ep. 151: Keep a Running List of Your Favorite Things01/10/2018
    31:44
  82. 90.
    Little: You Will Say Good-Bye to Your Child Many Times01/08/2018
    1:27
  83. 91.
    Ep. 150: Gretchen and Elizabeth Unplugged01/03/2018
    38:26
  84. 92.
    Little: We’ve Had Our Dog Barnaby Always01/01/2018
    3:04
  85. 93.
    Ep. 149: "18 for 2018" and Roz Chast Interview12/27/2017
    46:38
  86. 94.
    Little: Everyday Life in Utopia12/25/2017
    2:07
  87. 95.
    Ep. 148: Use the Checklist for Habit Change for 201812/20/2017
    38:14
  88. 96.
    Little: Three Words for Success: “No Matter What”12/18/2017
    2:14
  89. 97.
    Ep. 147: 18 for 201812/13/2017
    44:12
  90. 98.
    Little: Am I Wasting My Youth?12/11/2017
    1:44
  91. 99.
    Ep. 146: Introduce a Note of Whimsy12/06/2017
    37:59
  92. 100.
    Little: Do Good, Feel Good12/04/2017
    2:06
  93. 101.
    Ep. 145: Try These Happier Holiday Hacks11/29/2017
    35:55
  94. 102.
    Little: Reframing Helped Me Feel Lucky Instead of Resentful11/27/2017
    1:45
  95. 103.
    Ep. 144: Be Willing to Delegate11/22/2017
    27:57
  96. 104.
    Panoply Fall 2017 Trailer11/20/2017
    3:38
  97. 105.
    Little: Tell Me What You Want for Dinner11/20/2017
    1:21
  98. 106.
    Ep. 143: Down with Boredom11/15/2017
    37:32
  99. 107.
    Little: A Happiness Reminder from E. B. White’s Masterpiece “Charlotte’s Web”11/13/2017
    3:22
  100. 108.
    Side Hustle School: 13-Year-Old Australian Creates Schoolyard Lollipop Fortune11/10/2017
    9:01
  101. 109.
    Ep. 142: Schedule Some Daily Transcendence11/08/2017
    34:59
  102. 110.
    Little: “I Always Loved a Snow Day”11/06/2017
    1:45
  103. 111.
    Ep. 141: Find Your Oasis11/01/2017
    33:53
  104. 112.
    Little: A Good Example is More Compelling than Good Advice10/30/2017
    1:54
  105. 113.
    Ep. 140: It's More Important to Say Something Than the Right Thing10/25/2017
    39:23
  106. 114.
    Little: Don’t Wait Until You’re Moving Out to Clean Your Apartment10/23/2017
    1:29
  107. 115.
    Ep. 139: Be Full of Desire But Easy To Please10/18/2017
    27:08
  108. 116.
    Little: Frequency Is More Important than Duration10/16/2017
    1:12
  109. 117.
    Ep. 138: Always Leave Some Room in the Suitcase10/11/2017
    29:19
  110. 118.
    Little: Too Early, Too Early, Too Early—Too Late, Too Late, Too Late10/09/2017
    1:48
  111. 119.
    Ep. 137: Gretchen Visits Elizabeth on the Disney Lot10/04/2017
    28:10
  112. 120.
    Little: People Succeed in Groups10/02/2017
    1:42
  113. 121.
    Ep. 136: Don't Fall into "Empty" 09/27/2017
    35:09
  114. 122.
    Little: Reading Memoirs Reminds Me to Cut People Slack 09/25/2017
    1:12
  115. 123.
    Ep. 135: Plan a Virtual Move, 2.009/20/2017
    28:40
  116. 124.
    Little: “An Investor Is Wise Who Diversifies”—True in Many Situations09/18/2017
    1:46
  117. 125.
    Ep. 134: Write a "Ta-Da" List09/13/2017
    35:01
  118. 126.
    Little: It’s Right to Do the Right Thing09/11/2017
    1:34
  119. 127.
    Ep. 133: Create a Spot for Things in Transition09/06/2017
    31:37
  120. 128.
    Little: B.J. Novak’s Reminder about the Importance of Gratitude.09/04/2017
    1:59
  121. 129.
    Ep. 132: Consider Children's Literature08/30/2017
    34:56
  122. 130.
    Little: The Book “The Hobbit Boredom” Illustrates How Boredom Can Spark Creativity08/28/2017
    2:02
  123. 131.
    Ep. 131: Do 10 Jumping Jacks08/23/2017
    29:39
  124. 132.
    Little: Sometimes, It’s Better to Help than to Sympathize08/21/2017
    2:02
  125. 133.
    Ep. 130: 7 Myths of Happiness 08/16/2017
    36:07
  126. 134.
    Little: Don’t Sleep Through Beautiful Moments08/14/2017
    1:16
  127. 135.
    Ep. 129: September is the Other January08/09/2017
    34:16
  128. 136.
    Little: Why Andy Warhol Wanted to Have a Boss—on Retainer08/07/2017
    1:37
  129. 137.
    Ep. 128: Connect With TV08/02/2017
    36:56
  130. 138.
    Little: My Daughter’s Ex-Boyfriend’s Mother Found the Right Words to Say07/31/2017
    1:17
  131. 139.
    Ep. 127: Make or Accept a “Repair Attempt"07/26/2017
    37:57
  132. 140.
    Little: Sometimes, You Feel Regret Either Way07/24/2017
    1:24
  133. 141.
    Ep. 126: Do You Struggle with Perfectionism?07/19/2017
    41:52
  134. 142.
    Little: A Lesson from Pre-School: You Get What You Get, and You Don’t Get Upset07/17/2017
    1:26
  135. 143.
    Ep. 125: Plan a Virtual Move07/12/2017
    38:10
  136. 144.
    Little: A Great School Motto: Go Forth Unafraid07/10/2017
    1:44
  137. 145.
    Ep. 124: Remember Love07/05/2017
    39:05
  138. 146.
    Little: Don’t Check Every Box07/03/2017
    1:18
  139. 147.
    Ep. 123: Shield Yourself from Worry06/28/2017
    32:36
  140. 148.
    Little: How to be Successful, Part 206/26/2017
    2:04
  141. 149.
    Ep. 122: Tackle a “Power Day” 06/21/2017
    33:11
  142. 150.
    Little: How to Be Successful, Part 106/19/2017
    2:15
  143. 151.
    Ep. 121: Do You Want to Read More?06/14/2017
    41:42
  144. 152.
    Little: Flawed Can Be More Perfect Than Perfection06/12/2017
    2:15
  145. 153.
    Ep. 120: VSE: Listener Questions About the Four Tendencies06/07/2017
    41:10
  146. 154.
    Little: Sometimes, We Can Be Generous by Taking06/05/2017
    2:25
  147. 155.
    Ep. 119: Make Friends With People of Different Ages05/31/2017
    32:31
  148. 156.
    Little: A Picture Book Has an Important Lesson for Grown-Ups05/29/2017
    2:04
  149. 157.
    Ep. 118: Are You the Difficult One?05/24/2017
    39:17
  150. 158.
    Little: A Happiness Lesson from Judd Apatow05/22/2017
    1:39
  151. 159.
    Ep. 1: Picking A New Work Mantra05/18/2017
    31:03
  152. 160.
    Ep. 117: Are You a Revealer or a Concealer?05/17/2017
    37:07
  153. 161.
    Little: Sometimes, the Best Solution Is to Do Nothing at All05/15/2017
    2:13
  154. 162.
    Ep. 116: Start a Side Hustle05/10/2017
    36:13
  155. 163.
    Little: It’s Time to Switch from Advisor to Cheerleader05/08/2017
    1:56
  156. 164.
    Ep. 115: Boost Your Energy05/03/2017
    32:36
  157. 165.
    Little: We Don’t Always Know When Children Are Wasting Their Time05/01/2017
    2:34
  158. 166.
    Ep. 114: Interview with Hollywood Legend Sherry Lansing04/26/2017
    47:47
  159. 167.
    Little: Skip the Boring Parts04/24/2017
    1:37
  160. 168.
    Ep. 113: Reclaim Your Dump Zones04/19/2017
    40:27
  161. 169.
    Little: One of the Worst Ways to Waste Time04/17/2017
    2:28
  162. 170.
    Ep. 112: Pick a Uniform04/12/2017
    48:38
  163. 171.
    Little: We Can Help Others to See Themselves Differently04/10/2017
    1:56
  164. 172.
    Ep. 111: Beware of Storing Stuff04/05/2017
    44:34
  165. 173.
    Little: To Find Something, We Must Search in the Right Place04/03/2017
    2:49
  166. 174.
    Ep. 110: Are You Lonely?03/29/2017
    43:26
  167. 175.
    Little: If All Else Fails, We Can Try Minding Our Own Business03/27/2017
    4:15
  168. 176.
    Ep. 109: Pay Attention to the Light03/22/2017
    39:34
  169. 177.
    Little: Experience is a Great Teacher03/20/2017
    1:49
  170. 178.
    Ep. 108: Turn Your Shower Into a "Happiness Booth"03/15/2017
    40:22
  171. 179.
    Little: It’s Nice to Get a Gold Star03/13/2017
    3:14
  172. 180.
    Ep. 107: Talking to Susan Cain About Introverts03/08/2017
    43:03
  173. 181.
    Little: Never Have a Crush on Just One Person03/06/2017
    1:59
  174. 182.
    Ep. 106: Our Second Anniversary! Year Two Highlights03/01/2017
    45:38
  175. 183.
    Little: Good Luck, Bad Luck—How Do You Know?02/27/2017
    2:06
  176. 184.
    Ep. 105: Leave on a High Note02/22/2017
    36:59
  177. 185.
    Little: A Happiness Lesson from the Broadway Show “Oklahoma!”02/20/2017
    4:06
  178. 186.
    Ep. 104: Happiness Stumbling Block: The News02/15/2017
    32:36
  179. 187.
    Little: “Yes” Comes Right Away; “No” Never Comes02/13/2017
    2:25
  180. 188.
    Ep, 103: Pick Your Moment02/08/2017
    39:08
  181. 189.
    Little: We Must Carry the Wealth of the Indies with Us02/06/2017
    1:54
  182. 190.
    Ep. 102: Tame the Travel Beast02/01/2017
    40:32
  183. 191.
    Little: No Deposit, No Return01/30/2017
    1:04
  184. 192.
    Ep. 101: Are You an Integrator or a Compartmentalizer?01/25/2017
    33:57
  185. 193.
    Little: She Opened Up Heart So the Whale Could Swim Away01/23/2017
    1:39
  186. 194.
    Special Episode 100: Ask Us Anything01/18/2017
    39:21
  187. 195.
    Little: My Inconvenience May Be Someone’s Miracle01/16/2017
    1:52
  188. 196.
    Ep. 99: Take Personality Quizzes01/11/2017
    40:49
  189. 197.
    Little: I Need “A Heart to Be Contented”01/09/2017
    1:11
  190. 198.
    Ep. 98: Interview: The Case Against Sugar // Have a Quest01/04/2017
    40:14
  191. 199.
    Little: Announcing “The Onward Project” Podcasts01/02/2017
    17:02
  192. 200.
    Radical Candor Ep. 1: What is Radical Candor?01/02/2017
    19:25

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