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[MOVED] 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. To learn more, visit GretchenRubin.com. Part of the Panoply Network.
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Mar 2, 2016

Happy Anniversary to us! Gretchen Rubin and Elizabeth Craft are now one year happier, and we couldn't have done it without you. Let's look at how you, our listeners, have changed over the past year. And, we'll share some of the post popular Try This At Home's and favorite moments from the first year of the podcast. Gretchen's demerit this week is about fading away from a fun project. Liz's gold star goes to her son's grandparents.

Do you have a question or story for Gretchen and Liz? Leave a voicemail at 774-277-9336 You can also reach them on Twitter at @gretchenrubin and @elizabethcraft, on Facebook at facebook.com/GretchenRubin, by email at Podcast@gretchenrubin.com, or leave a comment on Gretchen’s blog, gretchenrubin.com.

This episode was sponsored by Smith and Noble. Go to smithandnoble.com/happier and enter promo code HAPPIER for 25% off your first window treatment purchase.

This episode was also sponsored by Boll and Branch. Go to bollandbranch.com today for 20% off your entire order of bedding. Use promo code HAPPIER.

And check out Gretchen's books Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and others.

Feb 24, 2016

Gretchen Rubin and Elizabeth Craft have a trick for using the word 'meditation' to enhance boring situations. They also discuss the tricky but common stumbling block of parenting competitiveness. Then they share some listener ANSWERS to earlier questions about recipes, photos, artwork and family updates. Liz's demerit this week is about her less than perfect skin care routine. Gretchen's gold star involves a wonderfully empathetic listener, and some tips about how we can all become better listeners ourselves.

Do you have a question or story for Gretchen and Liz? Leave a voicemail at 774-277-9336 You can also reach them on Twitter at @gretchenrubin and @elizabethcraft, on Facebook at facebook.com/GretchenRubin, by email at Podcast@gretchenrubin.com, or leave a comment on Gretchen’s blog, gretchenrubin.com.

This episode was sponsored by Stamps.com. For a free trial and $110 bonus offer, go to Stamps.com, click the microphone on the top of the home page, and enter promo code HAPPIER.

This episode was also sponsored by Smith and Noble. Go to smithandnoble.com/happier and enter promo code HAPPIER for 25% off your first purchase.

And check out Gretchen's books Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and others.

Feb 17, 2016

Gretchen Rubin and Elizabeth Craft ask themselves, "What happens if I ignore this?" and notice that a lot of potential anxieties never bubble up just by asking this simple phrase. Then they are joined by author and co-creator of the Whole 30 diet program, Melissa Hartwig, to discuss some strategies for jumpstarting your eating habits. And of course Gretchen's demerit, which involves a duvet cover, and Liz's gold star about reality TV.

Do you have a question or story for Gretchen and Liz? Leave a voicemail at 774-277-9336 You can also reach them on Twitter at @gretchenrubin and @elizabethcraft, on Facebook at facebook.com/GretchenRubin, by email at Podcast@gretchenrubin.com, or leave a comment on Gretchen’s blog, gretchenrubin.com.

This episode was sponsored by Stamps.com. For a free trial and $110 bonus offer, go to Stamps.com, click the microphone on the top of the home page, and enter promo code HAPPIER.

This episode was also sponsored by Smith and Noble. Go to smithandnoble.com/happier and enter promo code HAPPIER for 25% off your first purchase.

And check out Gretchen's books Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and others.

Feb 10, 2016

Gretchen Rubin and Elizabeth Craft have been there -- that awkward situation when you can't remember the name of someone who you've definitely met before. Don't worry, they have a whole bunch of tips for gracefully maneuvering out of those sticky spots. They also discuss the Better Than Before habit strategy of safeguarding your good habits, a listener question about the stress of ignoring phone calls from loved ones, plus Liz's demerit and Gretchen's gold star.

Do you have a question or story for Gretchen and Liz? Leave a voicemail at 774-277-9336 You can also reach them on Twitter at @gretchenrubin and @elizabethcraft, on Facebook at facebook.com/GretchenRubin, by email at Podcast@gretchenrubin.com, or leave a comment on Gretchen’s blog, gretchenrubin.com.

This episode was sponsored by The Great Courses Plus. To stream The Fundamentals of Photography from The Great Courses Plus for free go to thegreatcoursesplus.com/HAPPIER.

This episode was also sponsored by Stamps.com. For a free trial and $110 bonus offer, go to Stamps.com, click the microphone on the top of the home page, and enter promo code HAPPIER.

And check out Gretchen's books Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and others.

Feb 3, 2016

Gretchen Rubin and Elizabeth Craft have a counterintuitive method for making friends: asking for a favor. They also discuss the Know Yourself Better dichotomy of Cooperation v. Competition. Plus, a listener question about saving great articles and recipes efficiently, Gretchen's demerit and Liz's gold star.

Do you have a question or story for Gretchen and Liz? Leave a voicemail at 774-277-9336 You can also reach them on Twitter at @gretchenrubin and @elizabethcraft, on Facebook at facebook.com/GretchenRubin, by email at Podcast@gretchenrubin.com, or leave a comment on Gretchen’s blog, gretchenrubin.com.

This episode was sponsored by The Great Courses Plus. To stream The Fundamentals of Photography from The Great Courses Plus for free go to thegreatcoursesplus.com/HAPPIER.

This episode was also sponsored by Smith and Noble. Contact Smith and Noble today to get my special, limited time offer: 20% off on your window treatments – plus, a Free In-Home Consultation! Go to smithandnoble.com/HAPPIER.

And check out Gretchen's books Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and others.

Jan 27, 2016

Gretchen Rubin and Elizabeth Craft are doing their Very Special Episode a week early, in front of a sold out theater in The Mission, San Francisco. They share Try This At Home tips for traveling without tears. They're joined by two special guests, Nir Eyal and Jake Knapp. They discuss the Happiness Stumbling Block of public speaking. Plus, two audience members are treated to New Year's Resolution Boosters. And finally Liz's demerit and Gretchen's gold star.

Do you have a question or story for Gretchen and Liz? Leave a voicemail at 774-277-9336 You can also reach them on Twitter at @gretchenrubin and @elizabethcraft, on Facebook at facebook.com/GretchenRubin, by email at Podcast@gretchenrubin.com, or leave a comment on Gretchen’s blog, gretchenrubin.com.

This episode was sponsored by Stamps.com. Buy and print official US postage from home. For a 4-week trial plus $110 Bonus Offer, go to Stamps.com and enter promo code HAPPIER.

This episode was also sponsored by Boll and Branch. They're reinventing sheets and bedding with the sole purpose of making your nights more comfortable than ever. Try them risk free for 30 nights and get 20% off your entire order at bollandbranch.com with promo code HAPPIER.

And our special live show sponsor was Audible.com. For a free audio book and 30 day free trial, go to audible.com/happier.

And check out Gretchen's books Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and others.

Jan 20, 2016

Gretchen Rubin and Elizabeth Craft have a fun idea for rotating pictures throughout your home. Then they are joined by Panoply colleagues Laura Mayer and Sarah Bentley to discuss the Sunday Blues and what you can do about. Plus, a listener question about "toxic" friendships, Gretchen's demerit and Liz's gold star.

Happier will be LIVE in San Francisco tomorrow, January 21st. Ticket are sold out and we can't wait to see you there!

Do you have a question or story for Gretchen and Liz? Leave a voicemail at 774-277-9336 You can also reach them on Twitter at @gretchenrubin and @elizabethcraft, on Facebook at facebook.com/GretchenRubin, by email at Podcast@gretchenrubin.com, or leave a comment on Gretchen’s blog, gretchenrubin.com.

This episode was sponsored by Stamps.com. Print official US postage from home. For a 4-week trial plus $110 Bonus Offer, go to Stamps.com and enter promo code HAPPIER.

This episode was also sponsored by The Great Courses Plus. To stream The Everyday Gourmet from The Great Courses Plus for free go to thegreatcoursesplus.com/HAPPIER.

And check out Gretchen's books Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and others.

Jan 13, 2016

Gretchen Rubin and Elizabeth Craft share an important tip for parties and get togethers: plan your exit . They also discuss the Better Than Before habit strategy that trumps all strategies: convenience. Plus, Mary Harris, host of the WNYC podcast Only Human drops by to talk about their Stick To It science experiment that you can particpate in at OnlyHuman.org/sticktoit. Finally, Liz's demerit and Gretchen's gold star.

Happier will be LIVE in San Francisco on 1/21/16! Ticket are sold out and we can't wait to see you there!

Do you have a question or story for Gretchen and Liz? Leave a voicemail at 774-277-9336 You can also reach them on Twitter at @gretchenrubin and @elizabethcraft, on Facebook at facebook.com/GretchenRubin, by email at Podcast@gretchenrubin.com, or leave a comment on Gretchen’s blog, gretchenrubin.com.

This episode was sponsored by The Great Courses Plus. To stream The Everyday Gourmet from The Great Courses Plus for free go to thegreatcoursesplus.com/HAPPIER.

This episode was also sponsored by Stamps.com. Print official US postage from home. For a 4-week trial plus $110 Bonus Offer, go to Stamps.com and enter promo code HAPPIER.

And check out Gretchen's books Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and others.

Jan 6, 2016

Gretchen Rubin and Elizabeth Craft don't want you to organize all your stuff. They encourage you to get rid of the stuff you don't need. Donate it! Gift it! Recycle it. But don't keep it. Even the sentimental stuff. They also answer a listener question about rewards and treats, plus Gretchen's demerit and Liz's gold star.

Happier will be LIVE in San Francisco on 1/21/16! Get your tickets and a free copy of Better Than Before before they sell out at Slate.com/Happier.

Do you have a question or story for Gretchen and Liz? Leave a voicemail at 774-277-9336 You can also reach them on Twitter at @gretchenrubin and @elizabethcraft, on Facebook at facebook.com/GretchenRubin, by email at Podcast@gretchenrubin.com, or leave a comment on Gretchen’s blog, gretchenrubin.com.

This episode was sponsored by Framebridge, the easy way to custom frame your art and photos. Go to Framebridge.com and use code HAPPIER at checkout for 20% off your first Framebridge order.

This episode was also sponsored by Stamps.com. Print official US postage from home. For a 4-week trial plus $110 Bonus Offer, go to Stamps.com and enter promo code HAPPIER.

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