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Happier with Gretchen Rubin
Happier with Gretchen Rubin
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... more

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Little Happier: Does Love Make You Think, “I Must Be at My Very Best?”

Fashion icon Diana Vreeland said of her husband, “I can remember always pulling myself up, thinking, ‘I must be at... more

26 Sep 2022 · 3 minutes
Happier - Ep. 396: Observe the Birthday of a Spiritual Teacher, Plus the “Arrival Fallacy” and Happiness Bullies

We talk about why we observe the birthday of our spiritual teachers, discuss the challenge of the “arrival fallacy,” share... more

21 Sep 2022 · 40 minutes
Little Happier: A Story from the Ancient World Reminds Me to Be Grateful for Literature

A story from ancient Greece reminded me how much we humans value literature in all its forms. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin;... more

19 Sep 2022 · 3 minutes
More Happier - The Value of Childhood Friends and Road Trips, and the Joy of Being Back in a Routine

We talk about the special quality of childhood friendships, why it’s nice to be back in a routine after the... more

17 Sep 2022 · 29 minutes
Happier - Ep. 395: Stay Aware of STUFF, How to Make Time to Rest, & What to Say If You’re at a Loss for Words

We talk about why we should stay aware of STUFF, and also how to nudge ourselves to rest even when... more

14 Sep 2022 · 37 minutes
Little Happier: More Good Advice from My Mother

When I became editor-in-chief of the law review at Yale Law School, my mother made a helpful observation about the... more

12 Sep 2022 · 2 minutes
Happier - Ep. 394: Fifth Anniversary of “The Four Tendencies!” We Discuss This Personality Framework, Hacks & Insights

It’s the fifth anniversary of my book “The Four Tendencies,” so we discuss the “Four Tendencies,” along with hacks, insights,... more

07 Sep 2022 · 42 minutes
Little Happier: Reframing “I Have to Do It” to “I Get to Do It”

Mindy Kaling and I both give examples from our lives of when we reframed “I have to do it” into... more

05 Sep 2022 · 2 minutes
More Happier - House of the Dragon, Summer of Health—and What Makes a Great Sequel or Prequel?

We talk about watching the new TV show “House of the Dragon,” the question of what makes a good sequel,... more

03 Sep 2022 · 35 minutes
Happier - Ep. 393: Celebrate Labor Day with #HappierLaborDay, an Easy Hack to Delegate Tasks--and Are You Drifting?

We suggest using the Labor Day holiday as a catalyst for reflection on our work lives, and also suggest questions... more

31 Aug 2022 · 36 minutes
Happier with Gretchen Rubin
Little Happier: Does Love Make You Think, “I Must Be at My Very Best?”
Happier with Gretchen Rubin