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.
Why a boy didn’t play with the toys his grandmother gave him.
We don’t have to pretend that the people we love are perfect.
Sisters Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron--and the reminder that there are many kinds of love.
"I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone," by Richard Brautigan
Plus, a listener requests suggestions for great wedding readings.
"Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It is fun to have but you have to know how."
Gretchen shares a story about General Eisenhower and the power of a few carefully selected words.
Parenting expert Michael Thompson reminds us that normal social pain will pass.
Gretchen shares the perfect words of advice she received before interviewing for a position with Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.
When she's feeling insecure, Gretchen reminds herself of this Secret of Adulthood.
Happiness is about the individual
W. H. Auden and Flannery O’Connor each articulate an idea that I think about often
There's Great Value In Knowing When To Say Nothing