300 episodes

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.

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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.

    Ep. 266: Beware the Myths of Spring Cleaning, Rusty O’Kelley Explains How to Ace a Job Interview, and a Reminder about REAL ID .

    Ep. 266: Beware the Myths of Spring Cleaning, Rusty O’Kelley Explains How to Ace a Job Interview, and a Reminder about REAL ID .

    NOTE: These episodes were recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it’s jarring to hear us ignore it—and that’s why.
    How to do spring cleaning more effectively, a reminder about REAL ID, and a conversation with Rusty O’Kelly about dealing with the common happiness stumbling block of interviewing for a job.
    Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com
    Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft
    Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter
    Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com
    Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/266
    Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336
    For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.
    Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!
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    • 41 min
    Little Happier: A Dog’s Pleasure Can Remind Us All of the Joy of the Snow.

    Little Happier: A Dog’s Pleasure Can Remind Us All of the Joy of the Snow.

    NOTE: This episode was recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it may be jarring to hear me ignore it—and that’s why.
    What a wonderful phrase! The joy of the snow. It’s not always easy to feel the joy of the snow. Sometimes we’re able to see it better, when we can glimpse it through other people’s joyful eyes.
    Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com
    Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft
    Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter
    Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com
    Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336
    For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.
    Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!
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    • 2 min
    Ep. 265: Give a Sensorium Gift, a Deep Dive into Suggestions to #Walk20in20, and a Conversation Hack

    Ep. 265: Give a Sensorium Gift, a Deep Dive into Suggestions to #Walk20in20, and a Conversation Hack

    NOTE: These episodes were recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it’s jarring to hear us ignore it—and that’s why.
    Why you should give a “Sensorium Gift” and how to create one, a deep dive into listeners’ suggestions for walking 20 minutes every day in 2020, and a conversation hack.
    Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com
    Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft
    Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter
    Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com
    Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/265
    Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336
    For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.
    Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!
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    • 41 min
    Little Happier: The Joy of Listening to Music—Even for Someone Like Me.

    Little Happier: The Joy of Listening to Music—Even for Someone Like Me.

    I’m thrilled that the copyright laws mean that now I’m able to play this beautiful song—George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue”—for listeners.
    Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com
    Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft
    Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter
    Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com
    Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336
    For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.
    Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!
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    • 5 min
    Bonus: Coping During COVID-19: How to Stay Happier and Calmer in Difficult Times

    Bonus: Coping During COVID-19: How to Stay Happier and Calmer in Difficult Times

    In this time of COVID-19, we’re all feeling overwhelmed with anxiety and uncertainty. To stay calmer and happier, we discuss why you might keep some kind of journal during this period, and why you might create a three-tiered plan for projects – or, alternatively, write a “19 for COVID-19” list. We also explore two happiness stumbling blocks: uncertainty and exercise. Let’s keep our hands clean and our minds clear.
    Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com
    Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft
    Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter
    Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com
    Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336
    For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.
    Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 32 min
    Ep. 264: Keep a Stress Diary, Stop Rinsing Dirty Dishes, and Jordan Harbinger Explains How to Network Better

    Ep. 264: Keep a Stress Diary, Stop Rinsing Dirty Dishes, and Jordan Harbinger Explains How to Network Better

    Why you might keep a stress diary, why you can stop rinsing dishes before putting them in the dishwasher, and podcaster Jordan Harbinger explains how to network better.
    Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com
    Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin & @LizCraft
    Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter
    Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com
    Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: http://happiercast.com/264
    Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336
    For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.
    Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, and Happier in Hollywood. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 39 min

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These ladies never disappoint and I love all the tips I have learned to improve my life

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Easy listening and helpful tips that are easy to incorporate into every day life. Have been listening for the full five years and feel bad it’s taken me this long to review!

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