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Happier with Gretchen Rubin

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.

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.

 

#739

More Happier - Ep. 13: The Happiness of a Paul McCartney Concert, the Joy of Aphorisms, and the Deli...

We talk about the adventure of going to a Paul McCartney concert, the joy of writing and collecting aphorisms, and the new delight of listening to an audiobook. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

16 hrs Ago

23 MINS

23:26

16 hrs Ago


#738

Happier - Ep. 383: Reflect on Your One-Word Theme, Talk to a Rebel Who Wants to Switch Jobs, and a “...

Because the year is almost half over, we review our one-word themes for 2022 to see how we’re doing. We also discuss an inexpensive item that’s useful to keep around the house (or to give as a gift) as well as a listener’s question about how to talk to a Rebel who’s thinking about changing careers. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: [http://happiercast.com/383] (http://happiercast.com/383) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

22 Jun 2022

37 MINS

37:18

22 Jun 2022


#737

Little Happier: The Value of the “Quality of Keeping People Together.”

Gertrude Stein wrote that the poet Guillaume Apollinaire had the “quality of keeping people together.” This is a rare and important gift. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

20 Jun 2022

03 MINS

03:16

20 Jun 2022


#736

Happier - Ep. 382: Responsibility-Shifting Questions, Being a Better Manager, and Why You Might Rent...

We discuss why we’re trying to stop asking responsibility-shifting questions (which we both do, often), talk about an easy way to rent little-used items, and talk to legendary Silicon Valley manager Russ Laraway about how to be a better manager.  Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: [http://happiercast.com/382] (http://happiercast.com/382) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

15 Jun 2022

42 MINS

42:51

15 Jun 2022


#735

Little Happier: The Composer Sibelius Had the Right Words to Say about Contralto Marian Anderson

When renowned American contralto Marian Anderson visited the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius in his home, he paid her a beautiful tribute. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

13 Jun 2022

02 MINS

02:26

13 Jun 2022


#734

More Happier - Ep. 12: Why a Necklace and a Dimmer System Made Us Happy. Plus How to Figure Out Some...

We talk about why a necklace, a dimmer system, and a TV show made us happier. We also discuss the unintended consequences of watching “Get Back,” the Beatles documentary, as well as a quotation from writer Stephen King. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

11 Jun 2022

30 MINS

30:14

11 Jun 2022


#733

Happier - Ep. 381: Happier Podcast Book Club: Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey Talk about “The Office...

For the Happier Podcast Book Club, we talk about “The Office BFFs” with Jenna Fischer (Pam) and Angela Kinsey (Angela). We discuss the iconic TV comedy, being best friends, making it in Hollywood, hosting the “Office Ladies” podcast, and more. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: [http://happiercast.com/381] (http://happiercast.com/381) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

08 Jun 2022

52 MINS

52:52

08 Jun 2022


#732

Little Happier: Someone Else’s Enthusiasm is a Powerful Teacher

Little Happier: Someone Else’s Enthusiasm is a Powerful Teacher Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

06 Jun 2022

02 MINS

02:50

06 Jun 2022


#731

Happier - Ep. 380: Very Special Episode! Ask Us Anything

Every tenth episode is a Very Special Episode, and in this episode we answer questions from listeners about reading, TV-writing, eating habits, the Four Tendencies, whether Elizabeth has written a will yet, and more. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: [http://happiercast.com/380] (http://happiercast.com/380) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

01 Jun 2022

35 MINS

35:55

01 Jun 2022


#730

Little Happier: Some Brilliant, Short Observations About Human Nature

The brilliant aphorisms of writer Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach shed a clear light on human nature. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

30 May 2022

03 MINS

03:50

30 May 2022


#729

More Happier - Ep. 11: Good News from Fantasy Island, Discovering Books from a Favorite Author, and ...

We talk about some exciting news from the world of “Fantasy Island,” discuss the happiness of discovering some new books by a favorite author, and ask, “What would Dolly do?” Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

28 May 2022

29 MINS

29:54

28 May 2022


#728

Happier - Ep. 379: Summer Songs, Family Traditions, and Trouble with a Full Cup of Coffee

We talk about why we’re choosing a summer song, take Deep Dive II into wonderful family traditions, and suggest a terrific gift for new graduates.  Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: [http://happiercast.com/379] (http://happiercast.com/379) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

25 May 2022

36 MINS

36:23

25 May 2022


#727

Little Happier: How a Writer Turned Her Dislike for the Movie “Entourage” into Support for a Cause S...

Writer Wendy Molyneux found a way to use her own quirky tastes, and her hilarious writing, to make a contribution in her own way. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

23 May 2022

04 MINS

04:40

23 May 2022


#726

Happier - Ep. 378: Ideas for Family Traditions, an Accountability Hack for Obligers, and We Reveal O...

As we do each year, we make a plan to design our summer, and we do a deep dive into listeners’ ideas for family traditions. A listener suggests an accountability hack for Obligers (or anyone who wants a little accountability). We also reveal our next choice for the Happier Podcast Book Club.  Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: [http://happiercast.com/378] (http://happiercast.com/378) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

18 May 2022

32 MINS

32:52

18 May 2022


#725

Little Happier: Agatha Christie Shows How the Games of a Child Can Become the Work as the Adult

What we loved to do as a child, for play, we often love to do as an adult, just the way Agatha Christie loved to murmur to The Kittens Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

16 May 2022

03 MINS

03:42

16 May 2022


#724

More Happier - Ep. 10: The Joy of Watching Movies as a Family, The Power of Music from the Past, and...

We talk about how gratifying it is to introduce children to a movie that we love, the fun of listening to music from different times of our lives, and how we can watch TV to learn how to fight right. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

14 May 2022

26 MINS

26:20

14 May 2022


#723

Happier - Ep. 377: A Month of Compliments, an Easy Fridge Hack, and Relatives Who Ask Questions Duri...

After observing complaint-free April, we now begin Complimentary May, which will be full of compliments. We also discuss an intriguing know-yourself-better question; a listener asks how to deal with relatives who interrupt TV-watching; and we suggest an easy hack for organizing a fridge better. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: [http://happiercast.com/377] (http://happiercast.com/377) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

11 May 2022

31 MINS

31:48

11 May 2022


#722

Little Happier: An Unexpected Insight About Love from the Beatles

The lives of Paul McCartney and Trevor Noah suggest the same truth: with our love, we can shape someone else’s experience of the world. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

09 May 2022

03 MINS

03:42

09 May 2022


#721

Happier - Ep. 376: Organize a Pop-Up Discussion Circle, a Brunch Hack, and Helping Someone Tackle Pe...

We talk about why you might organize a pop-up discussion circle to discuss a favorite book, podcast, TV show, or a common life challenge. We also share a hack about dealing with restaurants, a question about establishing family traditions, and a listener’s question about how to help someone tackle his personal administrative tasks. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; [podcast@gretchenrubin.com] (mailto:podcast@gretchenrubin.com) Get in touch on Instagram: [@GretchenRubin] (https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrubin/) & [@LizCraft] (https://www.instagram.com/lizcraft/) Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: [http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter] (https://gretchenrubin.com/?utm_source=podcast-shownotes#newsletter) Get the resources and all links related to this episode here: [http://happiercast.com/376] (http://happiercast.com/376) Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336 For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to [happiercast.com/sponsors] (https://cms.megaphone.fm/organizations/534d8f6e-0936-11e9-b74a-77a3994a777a/podcasts/32ecfb42-8289-11e5-b42a-8f36c3d2bc76/episodes/e58ed7e0-22be-11eb-bfe4-8b3487a0aab2/happiercast.com/sponsors) Want to be happier in 2022? Order Gretchen Rubin’s book [The Happiness Project] (https://url.emailprotection.link/?bpSjbwsSPRw3fNQrTuVaF3Rdf0aZzG2NWMeV0GkAqyM9CIDVQuEpyIcPsmIq86TmrqAEX-j4TipQRoZdoDN489A4wbHggtzHe0hA2X_QyROzyhJCCOxyk1Ew3LodywhvS) to see how she approached the question, “How can I be happier?” and start a Happiness Project of your own. 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] (https://whole30.com/podcast-page/) , [Side Hustle School] (https://sidehustleschool.com/) , [Happier in Hollywood] (http://happierinhollywood.com/) and [Everything Happens with Kate Bowler] (https://katebowler.com/podcasts/) . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

04 May 2022

39 MINS

39:36

04 May 2022