Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits


Podcast #11: Make the Positive Argument, Simplicity vs. Abundance, and Sunscreen.

May 6th, 2015

Episode 54 of 540 episodes

Time for the next episode of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.“ Last week’s special closet-clearing episode was a ton of fun. Don’t miss the before-and-after photos! This week, we’re back to the usual format. Here’s what Elizabeth and I discuss in today’s episode: We update listeners on “updates” — from episode 2. This was an idea that really seemed to resonate with people. Try This at Home: Make the positive argument. Know Yourself Better: Are you a simplicity-lover or an abundance-lover? Listener Question: Why is hard to do the things that make you happy, sometimes? (This is one of the questions that inspired me to write Better Than Before.) I mentioned a few resources: here’s the Quiz to tell you your Tendency; here’s the starter kit for launching an accountability group. Elizabeth’s Demerit: Under-applying sunscreen. Gretchen’s Gold Star: TSA Pre-Check/Global Entry. As always, thanks to our terrific sponsors! Check out The Great Courses for a wide variety of fascinating courses. Special offer for our listeners: go to thegreatcourses.com/happier to order from eight of their bestselling courses, including the ...

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