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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. 182: Take a Scent Snapshot of Your Life15 August 2018
    34:28
  2. 2.
    Little: A Beautiful Moment of Elevation from Winston Churchill’s Tears13 August 2018
    2:52
  3. 3.
    Ep. 181: Practice Reverse Gossip8 August 2018
    39:42
  4. 4.
    Little: You Don’t Have to Be Good at Something to Be Good at Something.6 August 2018
    2:58
  5. 5.
    Ep. 180: Very Special Episode: Travel Hacks!1 August 2018
    38:54
  6. 6.
    Little: A Lesson from Harry Potter About Knowing Who You Are30 July 2018
    3:55
  7. 7.
    Ep. 179: Make Each Day of the Week Distinctive25 July 2018
    35:13
  8. 8.
    Little: Artist Anne Truitt Describes Her Moment of Transformation23 July 2018
    4:45
  1. 9.
    Ep. 178: Schedule a Weekly Playdate with Yourself18 July 2018
    41:01
  2. 10.
    Little: “There Are Many Things that We Would Throw Away If We Were Not Afraid that Others Might Pick Them Up.”16 July 2018
    2:04
  3. 11.
    Ep. 177: What is Luxury for You?11 July 2018
    36:31
  4. 12.
    Little: It’s Not as Glamorous as It Sounds.9 July 2018
    1:52
  5. 13.
    Ep. 176: An Interview with Hollywood Powerhouse Mark Duplass4 July 2018
    41:18
  6. 14.
    Little: Dolly Parton Describes the Difference Between a Wish and a Dream2 July 2018
    1:44
  7. 15.
    Ep. 175: Do You Struggle with Procrasticlearing?27 June 2018
    33:18
  8. 16.
    Little: Schoolhouse Rock Gives Me the “America Feeling” and Taught Me the Preamble to the Constitution25 June 2018
    3:02
  9. 17.
    Ep. 174: Make Something by Hand20 June 2018
    38:33
  10. 18.
    Little: There May Be a Very Good Explanation for That.18 June 2018
    3:17
  11. 19.
    Ep. 173: Is It a Good Idea to Work with Your Best Friend?13 June 2018
    46:59
  12. 20.
    Little: I Love to See Virtue Rewarded 11 June 2018
    2:35
  13. 21.
    Ep. 172: Toss Unnecessary Papers6 June 2018
    42:37
  14. 22.
    Little: Yes, I Made a Dumb Mistake—But People Have Made Dumber Mistakes.4 June 2018
    1:59
  15. 23.
    Ep. 171: Question Your Limiting Beliefs30 May 2018
    42:53
  16. 24.
    Little: A Happy Story from the Life of Dolly Parton28 May 2018
    4:22
  17. 25.
    Ep. 170: Very Special Episode with an “18 for 2018” Update23 May 2018
    42:51
  18. 26.
    Little: Always Orient Yourself to North.21 May 2018
    2:05
  19. 27.
    Ep. 169: Use the Strategy of “Stop Talking”16 May 2018
    44:47
  20. 28.
    Little: “Even a Dog Distinguishes Between Being Stumbled Over and Being Kicked.”14 May 2018
    2:01
  21. 29.
    Ep. 168: ”Remember, This Is Supposed to Be Fun” 9 May 2018
    39:55
  22. 30.
    Little: A Lesson I Have to Learn Over and Over.7 May 2018
    2:21
  23. 31.
    Ep. 167: Be a Tourist in Your Own Home2 May 2018
    38:55
  24. 32.
    Little: The Statue of Liberty and My “America Feeling”30 April 2018
    3:33
  25. 33.
    Ep. 166: Watch Old Video Clips25 April 2018
    38:57
  26. 34.
    Little: Working is one of the most dangerous forms of procrastination23 April 2018
    1:30
  27. 35.
    Ep. 165: Have a Power Down Weekend18 April 2018
    38:24
  28. 36.
    Little: Lead Us by the Hand to Those We Are Looking For16 April 2018
    3:12
  29. 37.
    Ep. 164: Don’t Assign or Accept Homework11 April 2018
    37:55
  30. 38.
    Little: Alas, There Are No Wizards.9 April 2018
    2:17
  31. 39.
    Ep. 163: Set a Weekly Phone Date4 April 2018
    33:01
  32. 40.
    Little: Now Is Now, and Now Is Already a Long Time Ago.2 April 2018
    3:04
  33. 41.
    Ep. 162: Write It Down. Really.28 March 2018
    36:23
  34. 42.
    Little: The Investor Is Wise Who Diversifies. Also True for Non-Investors.26 March 2018
    1:40
  35. 43.
    Ep. 161: Embrace the Cheese21 March 2018
    33:24
  36. 44.
    Little: No Hard Feelings. These Things Happen.19 March 2018
    2:36
  37. 45.
    Ep. 160: Very Special Episode! Live from Elizabeth’s Cluttered Home Office.14 March 2018
    28:02
  38. 46.
    Little: From Rob Lowe: Sometimes You Have to Get Fired to Get Hired12 March 2018
    2:52
  39. 47.
    Ep. 159: Do Something Badly7 March 2018
    45:28
  40. 48.
    Little: It’s Fun to Have Fun, But You Have to Know How5 March 2018
    1:35
  41. 49.
    Ep. 158: Create a Standardized Vacation28 February 2018
    45:19
  42. 50.
    Little: Ever Thought, “It Doesn’t Make Any Difference If I Go to the Gym Today”?26 February 2018
    3:03
  43. 51.
    Ep. 157: Third Anniversary! Our Most Popular Try-This-at-Home Tips, Happiness Hacks & Favorite Moments.21 February 2018
    32:22
  44. 52.
    Little: “I Sell Beer to Them as Wants It. I Ain’t Making Nobody Drink It.”19 February 2018
    3:33
  45. 53.
    Ep. 156: Kiss in the Morning, Kiss at Night14 February 2018
    40:37
  46. 54.
    Little: What I Do Every Day Matters More Than What I Do Once in a While12 February 2018
    2:24
  47. 55.
    Ep. 155: Choose a Signature Scent7 February 2018
    33:38
  48. 56.
    Little: That’s Okay, Buddy5 February 2018
    2:05
  49. 57.
    Ep. 154: Wear “Clothes” Every Day31 January 2018
    53:04
  50. 58.
    Little: Whatever You Do, You Will Still Be You29 January 2018
    1:38
  51. 59.
    Ep. 153: This Is Actually Good for Me.24 January 2018
    33:06
  52. 60.
    Little: A Cure for Feeling Annoyed About Clutter? Remember Love22 January 2018
    1:19
  53. 61.
    Ep. 152: Deep Dive into “18 for 2018”17 January 2018
    44:36
  54. 62.
    Little: Don’t Know What Will Happen in the Future? Try to Understand Now15 January 2018
    1:36
  55. 63.
    Ep. 151: Keep a Running List of Your Favorite Things10 January 2018
    31:44
  56. 64.
    Little: You Will Say Good-Bye to Your Child Many Times8 January 2018
    1:27
  57. 65.
    Ep. 150: Gretchen and Elizabeth Unplugged3 January 2018
    38:26
  58. 66.
    Little: We’ve Had Our Dog Barnaby Always1 January 2018
    3:04
  59. 67.
    Ep. 149: "18 for 2018" and Roz Chast Interview27 December 2017
    46:38
  60. 68.
    Little: Everyday Life in Utopia25 December 2017
    2:07
  61. 69.
    Ep. 148: Use the Checklist for Habit Change for 201820 December 2017
    38:14
  62. 70.
    Little: Three Words for Success: “No Matter What”18 December 2017
    2:14
  63. 71.
    Ep. 147: 18 for 201813 December 2017
    44:12
  64. 72.
    Little: Am I Wasting My Youth?11 December 2017
    1:44
  65. 73.
    Ep. 146: Introduce a Note of Whimsy6 December 2017
    37:59
  66. 74.
    Little: Do Good, Feel Good4 December 2017
    2:06
  67. 75.
    Ep. 145: Try These Happier Holiday Hacks29 November 2017
    35:55
  68. 76.
    Little: Reframing Helped Me Feel Lucky Instead of Resentful27 November 2017
    1:45
  69. 77.
    Ep. 144: Be Willing to Delegate22 November 2017
    27:57
  70. 78.
    Panoply Fall 2017 Trailer20 November 2017
    3:38
  71. 79.
    Little: Tell Me What You Want for Dinner20 November 2017
    1:21
  72. 80.
    Ep. 143: Down with Boredom15 November 2017
    37:32
  73. 81.
    Little: A Happiness Reminder from E. B. White’s Masterpiece “Charlotte’s Web”13 November 2017
    3:22
  74. 82.
    Side Hustle School: 13-Year-Old Australian Creates Schoolyard Lollipop Fortune10 November 2017
    9:01
  75. 83.
    Ep. 142: Schedule Some Daily Transcendence8 November 2017
    34:59
  76. 84.
    Little: “I Always Loved a Snow Day”6 November 2017
    1:45
  77. 85.
    Ep. 141: Find Your Oasis1 November 2017
    33:53
  78. 86.
    Little: A Good Example is More Compelling than Good Advice30 October 2017
    1:54
  79. 87.
    Ep. 140: It's More Important to Say Something Than the Right Thing25 October 2017
    39:23
  80. 88.
    Little: Don’t Wait Until You’re Moving Out to Clean Your Apartment23 October 2017
    1:29
  81. 89.
    Ep. 139: Be Full of Desire But Easy To Please18 October 2017
    27:08
  82. 90.
    Little: Frequency Is More Important than Duration16 October 2017
    1:12
  83. 91.
    Ep. 138: Always Leave Some Room in the Suitcase11 October 2017
    29:19
  84. 92.
    Little: Too Early, Too Early, Too Early—Too Late, Too Late, Too Late9 October 2017
    1:48
  85. 93.
    Ep. 137: Gretchen Visits Elizabeth on the Disney Lot4 October 2017
    28:10
  86. 94.
    Little: People Succeed in Groups2 October 2017
    1:42
  87. 95.
    Ep. 136: Don't Fall into "Empty" 27 September 2017
    35:09
  88. 96.
    Little: Reading Memoirs Reminds Me to Cut People Slack 25 September 2017
    1:12
  89. 97.
    Ep. 135: Plan a Virtual Move, 2.020 September 2017
    28:40
  90. 98.
    Little: “An Investor Is Wise Who Diversifies”—True in Many Situations18 September 2017
    1:46
  91. 99.
    Ep. 134: Write a "Ta-Da" List13 September 2017
    35:01
  92. 100.
    Little: It’s Right to Do the Right Thing11 September 2017
    1:34
  93. 101.
    Ep. 133: Create a Spot for Things in Transition6 September 2017
    31:37
  94. 102.
    Little: B.J. Novak’s Reminder about the Importance of Gratitude.4 September 2017
    1:59
  95. 103.
    Ep. 132: Consider Children's Literature30 August 2017
    34:56
  96. 104.
    Little: The Book “The Hobbit Boredom” Illustrates How Boredom Can Spark Creativity28 August 2017
    2:02
  97. 105.
    Ep. 131: Do 10 Jumping Jacks23 August 2017
    29:39
  98. 106.
    Little: Sometimes, It’s Better to Help than to Sympathize21 August 2017
    2:02
  99. 107.
    Ep. 130: 7 Myths of Happiness 16 August 2017
    36:07
  100. 108.
    Little: Don’t Sleep Through Beautiful Moments14 August 2017
    1:16
  101. 109.
    Ep. 129: September is the Other January9 August 2017
    34:16
  102. 110.
    Little: Why Andy Warhol Wanted to Have a Boss—on Retainer7 August 2017
    1:37
  103. 111.
    Ep. 128: Connect With TV2 August 2017
    36:56
  104. 112.
    Little: My Daughter’s Ex-Boyfriend’s Mother Found the Right Words to Say31 July 2017
    1:17
  105. 113.
    Ep. 127: Make or Accept a “Repair Attempt"26 July 2017
    37:57
  106. 114.
    Little: Sometimes, You Feel Regret Either Way24 July 2017
    1:24
  107. 115.
    Ep. 126: Do You Struggle with Perfectionism?19 July 2017
    41:52
  108. 116.
    Little: A Lesson from Pre-School: You Get What You Get, and You Don’t Get Upset17 July 2017
    1:26
  109. 117.
    Ep. 125: Plan a Virtual Move12 July 2017
    38:10
  110. 118.
    Little: A Great School Motto: Go Forth Unafraid10 July 2017
    1:44
  111. 119.
    Ep. 124: Remember Love5 July 2017
    39:05
  112. 120.
    Little: Don’t Check Every Box3 July 2017
    1:18
  113. 121.
    Ep. 123: Shield Yourself from Worry28 June 2017
    32:36
  114. 122.
    Little: How to be Successful, Part 226 June 2017
    2:04
  115. 123.
    Ep. 122: Tackle a “Power Day” 21 June 2017
    33:11
  116. 124.
    Little: How to Be Successful, Part 119 June 2017
    2:15
  117. 125.
    Ep. 121: Do You Want to Read More?14 June 2017
    41:42
  118. 126.
    Little: Flawed Can Be More Perfect Than Perfection12 June 2017
    2:15
  119. 127.
    Ep. 120: VSE: Listener Questions About the Four Tendencies7 June 2017
    41:10
  120. 128.
    Little: Sometimes, We Can Be Generous by Taking5 June 2017
    2:25
  121. 129.
    Ep. 119: Make Friends With People of Different Ages31 May 2017
    32:31
  122. 130.
    Little: A Picture Book Has an Important Lesson for Grown-Ups29 May 2017
    2:04
  123. 131.
    Ep. 118: Are You the Difficult One?24 May 2017
    39:17
  124. 132.
    Little: A Happiness Lesson from Judd Apatow22 May 2017
    1:39
  125. 133.
    Ep. 1: Picking A New Work Mantra18 May 2017
    31:03
  126. 134.
    Ep. 117: Are You a Revealer or a Concealer?17 May 2017
    37:07
  127. 135.
    Little: Sometimes, the Best Solution Is to Do Nothing at All15 May 2017
    2:13
  128. 136.
    Ep. 116: Start a Side Hustle10 May 2017
    36:13
  129. 137.
    Little: It’s Time to Switch from Advisor to Cheerleader8 May 2017
    1:56
  130. 138.
    Ep. 115: Boost Your Energy3 May 2017
    32:36
  131. 139.
    Little: We Don’t Always Know When Children Are Wasting Their Time1 May 2017
    2:34
  132. 140.
    Ep. 114: Interview with Hollywood Legend Sherry Lansing26 April 2017
    47:47
  133. 141.
    Little: Skip the Boring Parts24 April 2017
    1:37
  134. 142.
    Ep. 113: Reclaim Your Dump Zones19 April 2017
    40:27
  135. 143.
    Little: One of the Worst Ways to Waste Time17 April 2017
    2:28
  136. 144.
    Ep. 112: Pick a Uniform12 April 2017
    48:38
  137. 145.
    Little: We Can Help Others to See Themselves Differently10 April 2017
    1:56
  138. 146.
    Ep. 111: Beware of Storing Stuff5 April 2017
    44:34
  139. 147.
    Little: To Find Something, We Must Search in the Right Place3 April 2017
    2:49
  140. 148.
    Ep. 110: Are You Lonely?29 March 2017
    43:26
  141. 149.
    Little: If All Else Fails, We Can Try Minding Our Own Business27 March 2017
    4:15
  142. 150.
    Ep. 109: Pay Attention to the Light22 March 2017
    39:34
  143. 151.
    Little: Experience is a Great Teacher20 March 2017
    1:49
  144. 152.
    Ep. 108: Turn Your Shower Into a "Happiness Booth"15 March 2017
    40:22
  145. 153.
    Little: It’s Nice to Get a Gold Star13 March 2017
    3:14
  146. 154.
    Ep. 107: Talking to Susan Cain About Introverts8 March 2017
    43:03
  147. 155.
    Little: Never Have a Crush on Just One Person6 March 2017
    1:59
  148. 156.
    Ep. 106: Our Second Anniversary! Year Two Highlights1 March 2017
    45:38
  149. 157.
    Little: Good Luck, Bad Luck—How Do You Know?27 February 2017
    2:06
  150. 158.
    Ep. 105: Leave on a High Note22 February 2017
    36:59
  151. 159.
    Little: A Happiness Lesson from the Broadway Show “Oklahoma!”20 February 2017
    4:06
  152. 160.
    Ep. 104: Happiness Stumbling Block: The News15 February 2017
    32:36
  153. 161.
    Little: “Yes” Comes Right Away; “No” Never Comes13 February 2017
    2:25
  154. 162.
    Ep, 103: Pick Your Moment8 February 2017
    39:08
  155. 163.
    Little: We Must Carry the Wealth of the Indies with Us6 February 2017
    1:54
  156. 164.
    Ep. 102: Tame the Travel Beast1 February 2017
    40:32
  157. 165.
    Little: No Deposit, No Return30 January 2017
    1:04
  158. 166.
    Ep. 101: Are You an Integrator or a Compartmentalizer?25 January 2017
    33:57
  159. 167.
    Little: She Opened Up Heart So the Whale Could Swim Away23 January 2017
    1:39
  160. 168.
    Special Episode 100: Ask Us Anything18 January 2017
    39:21
  161. 169.
    Little: My Inconvenience May Be Someone’s Miracle16 January 2017
    1:52
  162. 170.
    Ep. 99: Take Personality Quizzes11 January 2017
    40:49
  163. 171.
    Little: I Need “A Heart to Be Contented”9 January 2017
    1:11
  164. 172.
    Ep. 98: Interview: The Case Against Sugar // Have a Quest4 January 2017
    40:14
  165. 173.
    Little: Announcing “The Onward Project” Podcasts2 January 2017
    17:02
  166. 174.
    Radical Candor Ep. 1: What is Radical Candor?2 January 2017
    19:25
  167. 175.
    Welcome to Side Hustle School2 January 2017
    6:46
  168. 176.
    Ep. 97: Start Your Own Happiness Project 28 December 2016
    45:53
  169. 177.
    Little: What Would an Englishman Do?26 December 2016
    2:13
  170. 178.
    Ep. 96: Set Your Holiday Intention21 December 2016
    34:36
  171. 179.
    Little: Do You Want to Take My Taxi?19 December 2016
    1:45
  172. 180.
    Ep. 95: Practice Mis-En-Place14 December 2016
    35:32
  173. 181.
    Holiday Hack: What’s Your One-Word Theme for the New Year?12 December 2016
    5:32
  174. 182.
    Ep. 94: Don’t Treat Yourself7 December 2016
    47:51
  175. 183.
    Holiday Hack: Say “Yes” If You Can5 December 2016
    4:29
  176. 184.
    Ep. 93: How to Survive a Break-Up30 November 2016
    37:32
  177. 185.
    Holiday Hack: Find Some Quiet Time During the Holidays28 November 2016
    4:12
  178. 186.
    Ep. 92: For Thanksgiving, Leave Something Unsaid23 November 2016
    47:54
  179. 187.
    Little: Be Polite and Be Fair21 November 2016
    1:11
  180. 188.
    Ep. 91: Delete a Soul-Destroying App16 November 2016
    35:58
  181. 189.
    Little: What Some Folks Will Do14 November 2016
    1:53
  182. 190.
    Ep. 90: Consider the Essential Seven9 November 2016
    37:57
  183. 191.
    Little: A Beautiful Image Can Be an Area of Refuge7 November 2016
    2:33
  184. 192.
    Ep. 89: Control the Cubicle In Your Pocket2 November 2016
    35:06
  185. 193.
    Little: Getting Ready is a Key Aspect of Performance31 October 2016
    3:08
  186. 194.
    Ep. 88: Celebrate Holiday Breakfasts26 October 2016
    33:03
  187. 195.
    Little: Accept a Gift in the Spirit in Which it is Offered24 October 2016
    3:39
  188. 196.
    Ep. 87: Live: Find a Happiness 911 Song19 October 2016
    1:15:06
  189. 197.
    Little: Do What You Love, and Then Your Friends Hire You17 October 2016
    1:16
  190. 198.
    Ep. 86: Be the Bearer of Some Good News12 October 2016
    37:17
  191. 199.
    Little: Someplace, Keep an Empty Shelf, and Someplace, Keep a Junk Drawer10 October 2016
    1:47
  192. 200.
    Ep. 85: Ever Been Annoyed By A Gift?5 October 2016
    39:02

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