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Happier with Gretchen Rubin

By Gretchen Rubin / The Onward Project

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.

  1. 1.
    Ep. 257: Don’t Try to “Mind-Read,” and Talking about the Joy of Movement with Kelly McGonigal1/22/2020
    39:52
  2. 2.
    Little Happier: The Fable “The Scorpion and the Frog” Warns Us to Stay Wary of the Dangerous Ones1/20/2020
    2:28
  3. 3.
    Ep. 256: Use Up What You Have, and a Conversation about Stillness with Ryan Holiday1/15/2020
    37:44
  4. 4.
    Little Happier: From Writer James Agee: Could He Learn to Be the Kind of Person He’d Always Detested?1/13/2020
    3:50
  5. 5.
    Ep. 255: We Reveal Our “20 for 2020” Lists as well as a Color-Related Hack, and Give a Happiness-Bully Demerit1/8/2020
    47:48
  6. 6.
    Little Happier: The Right Thing to Say When Someone Says, “Whom Do You Love More?” 1/6/2020
    2:59
  7. 7.
    Ep. 254: Choose a One-Word Theme for the Year, and a Tough Question about Neighbors1/1/2020
    37:52
  8. 8.
    Little Happier: A Mystery: In Order to Find Something Precious, We Must Possess It Already.12/30/2019
    2:28
  1. 9.
    Ep. 253: Fight Through Post-Holiday Haze and How (Really) to Keep New Year’s Resolutions12/26/2019
    33:58
  2. 10.
    Little Happier: We Don’t Always Know What’s a Waste of Time, or What’s a Good Use of Our Time.12/23/2019
    4:00
  3. 11.
    Ep. 252: Walk for 20 in ’20! Plus We Discuss “Power Hour” and Answering Frivolous Questions During Job Interviews12/18/2019
    34:30
  4. 12.
    Little Happier: A Different, Happy Way to Think About Exerting Our Willpower (a Task that Doesn’t Usually Sound Appealing). 12/16/2019
    3:07
  5. 13.
    Ep. 251: Try the Eight Stones Method; Are You on Team “You Do You” or Team “Let’s All Join In”; and the Fun of Holiday Movies12/11/2019
    39:43
  6. 14.
    Little Happier: I Love to See Justice in Action, and I Love to See Virtue Rewarded.12/9/2019
    6:28
  7. 15.
    Ep. 250: Very Special Episode: We Review Our “19 for 2019” Lists12/4/2019
    43:25
  8. 16.
    Little Happier: You Can’t Protect Yourself from the Pigeon That’s Flying Overhead. 12/2/2019
    2:25
  9. 17.
    Ep. 249: Happier Podcast Book Club: The Legendary Isaac Mizrahi Talks about Fashion, Family, and Self-Knowledge in “I.M.”11/27/2019
    40:49
  10. 18.
    Little Happier: My Favorite Part of Going to the Philharmonic Isn’t the Music. 11/25/2019
    4:03
  11. 19.
    Ep. 248: Write an Aphorism, and a Deep Dive into Food Pushing11/20/2019
    42:54
  12. 20.
    Little Happier: More Great Advice from My Father—About How to Succeed at Work11/18/2019
    3:50
  13. 21.
    Ep. 247: Use the Solomon Paradox When Dealing with a Difficult Situation, and Would You Like to be a Twin?11/13/2019
    31:48
  14. 22.
    Little Happier: Who Is the Main Character, Who Is the Supporting Character?11/11/2019
    5:43
  15. 23.
    Ep. 246: Have Your Words Ready, and a Conversation with Simon Sinek about “The Infinite Game” 11/6/2019
    41:37
  16. 24.
    Little Happier: At a Recent Dinner for Supreme Court Clerks, Even Longtime Lawyers Wanted This Table Gift.11/4/2019
    4:10
  17. 25.
    Ep. 245: Avoid the Trap of the False Choice, and How to Eat Healthfully in the Face of Halloween Candy or Social Pressure10/30/2019
    33:02
  18. 26.
    Little Happier: On “Game of Thrones,” Tywin Lannister Has the Right Thing to Say in a Difficult Situation.10/28/2019
    3:51
  19. 27.
    Ep. 244: Go Out in the Early Morning Sunlight and Brush Your Teeth After Dinner10/23/2019
    30:37
  20. 28.
    Little Happier: I Get Choked Up When I Hear the Song “Edelweiss” from “The Sound of Music” 10/21/2019
    6:53
  21. 29.
    Ep. 243: Treat Yourself Like a Dog and How Obligers Can Resist Pressures to Indulge10/16/2019
    35:35
  22. 30.
    Little Happier: A Moment in the Life of JFK Illustrates How Hard It Is to Know Other People10/14/2019
    4:21
  23. 31.
    Ep. 242: Buy Some Happiness, Plus Hacks for Taking Medication Regularly10/9/2019
    36:50
  24. 32.
    Little Happier: Novelist John Steinbeck and King Arthur Show Me How to Think Outside the Box10/7/2019
    4:12
  25. 33.
    Ep. 241: Malcolm Gladwell Talks About “Talking to Strangers” Plus a Delicious, Healthy Hack10/2/2019
    43:11
  26. 34.
    Little Happier: The Right Thing to Say to a Person Who Has Big Hopes9/30/2019
    3:41
  27. 35.
    Ep. 240: Use the Emergency Kit for Anxiety, Worry, and Stress9/25/2019
    40:49
  28. 36.
    Bonus Episode: A Deep Dive into the “Four Tendencies” Personality Framework9/23/2019
    39:47
  29. 37.
    Little Happier: My America Feeling: I’m Grateful for the Sound of Many Languages 9/23/2019
    3:59
  30. 38.
    Ep. 239: Tackling Life’s Big Questions with Kate Bowler9/18/2019
    45:24
  31. 39.
    Little Happier: Like Oscar Wilde, Do You Find It Hard to Live Up to Your Blue China? I Sure Do.9/16/2019
    3:27
  32. 40.
    Ep. 238: Back-to-School Habits, and Marie Forleo Talks About How Everything Is Figureoutable9/11/2019
    37:48
  33. 41.
    Little Happier: An Old and Famous Story about How We Can’t Outrun Our Fate9/9/2019
    2:59
  34. 42.
    Ep. 237: #HappierLaborDay: What Career Aims Make Our Work Lives Happier9/4/2019
    42:27
  35. 43.
    Little Happier: The Musical “Song of Spider-Man” and the Problem of the Unknown Knowns9/2/2019
    4:13
  36. 44.
    Ep. 236: Stay the Course with Your Good Habits8/28/2019
    36:04
  37. 45.
    Little Happier: Dolly Parton and Oprah Winfrey Talk about Humility and Hubris8/26/2019
    4:00
  38. 46.
    Ep. 235: Talking Happiness with Bestselling Author Rachel Hollis8/21/2019
    43:02
  39. 47.
    Little Happier: I Love an Emotion that I Call the “Varsity Team” Feeling.8/19/2019
    1:57
  40. 48.
    Ep. 234: Try the SLANT Approach to Listen Better and How to Deal with a Sweetheart’s Unenthusiastic Support8/14/2019
    29:48
  41. 49.
    Little Happier: What Friendships Tend to Stick? An Observation from Game of Thrones8/12/2019
    1:54
  42. 50.
    Ep. 233: Get Rid of Your Wart (Literal and Metaphorical) and Connect Better with Friends8/7/2019
    32:11

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