May 20th, 2015
Episode 65 of 372 episodes
Time for the next episode of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.“ Always game to talk about her clutter issues, Elizabeth reports on the status of her closet, in the aftermath of our special clutter-clearing in episode 10. For better and after closet photos, look here. (Boy, I love before-and-afters.) Also, many listeners responded to tell us how they “treat themselves,” which was the Try This at Home for episode 9. Excellent treats! This week: Try This at Home: Stop reading a book if you don’t enjoy it. (If you want more ideas for reading better than before, check out this one-pager.) Better Than Before Habit Strategy: This is the “Four Tendencies” Framework, which tells you whether you’re an Upholder, Questioner, Obliger, or Rebel. Take this Quiz — 170,000 people have taken it. I’m an Upholder; Elizabeth is an Obliger. As I mention, if you want to start an accountability group, here’s the starter kit. Listener Question: “Do you have any tips about staying happy while slogging through dating?” Elizabeth’s Demerit: Elizabeth fell prey to the ...
Jessica Helfand and Michael Bierut explore how design works within complex organizations to shape decisions, ideas, products, and more. Guests include clients from many industries and designers in many fields. Recorded at the Yale School of Management.