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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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Document Then Destroy Bad Feelings, Ways to Train for Tough Transitions, Plus Hacks

We discuss why it can be useful to write down bad feelings on a piece of paper, then shred, toss, or... more

29 May 2024 · 36 minutes
Little Happier: A Very Happy Moment Featuring Harry Belafonte

In the documentary “The Greatest Night in Pop,” dozens of top musicians pay tribute to Harry Belafonte in the most... more

27 May 2024 · 4 minutes
More Happier: A Three-Word Method of Style, Fictional Universes & The Joy of a New Identity

We talk about our three-word descriptions of our personal aesthetic, and what fictional universes we’d like to visit. We also... more

25 May 2024 · 24 minutes
Hacks for Summer, Coping with Inconsiderate Co-Workers & Improving a Family Party

Ep. 483. We discuss many listener suggestions of hacks that makes summertime more fun and less work. We also tackle... more

22 May 2024 · 33 minutes
Little Happier: The Right Thing to Say When Someone Makes a Bad Mistake.

My husband had just the right words to reassure a friend who’d made an embarrassing mistake. Get in touch: podcast@gretchenrubin.com Follow on... more

20 May 2024 · 3 minutes
More Happier: Drew Barrymore Shares a Way to Connect, Plus Some Quick, Cheap Fun (Revisited)

For this episode of More Happier, for your weekend listening, we’re bringing you our conversation with Drew Barrymore, one of our... more

18 May 2024 · 47 minutes
How to Handle a Hard Transition, a Toys Hack, and Discussion of Our Most Popular Ideas

Ep. 482: We discuss why you might decide to train for a tough transition—perhaps for an entire year. We also... more

15 May 2024 · 34 minutes
Little Happier: Wise and Hilarious Greatest Hits from Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is a spectacularly successful investor, and he’s also a master communicator. Lines from his “Letters to Shareholders” are... more

13 May 2024 · 6 minutes
More Happier: Sweep the Deck! A “Clear the Decks” Episode of Quick Tasks for Summer Prep

Because listeners asked for another “Clear the Decks” episode--where we suggest  quick, manageable, tasks to accomplish while listening--this episode features a... more

11 May 2024 · 25 minutes
Avoid Avoidance, “Planned Maintenance,” a Cooking Hack, and Books on How Things Work

Ep. 481. We talk about why it’s helpful to try to avoid avoidance, and why “planned maintenance” is more effective... more

08 May 2024 · 36 minutes
Happier with Gretchen Rubin
Document Then Destroy Bad Feelings, Ways to Train for Tough Transitions, Plus Hacks
Happier with Gretchen Rubin