Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits


Podcast 16: Imitate a Spiritual Master, Try the Strategy of Monitoring, and Acknowledge the Pink Eye.

June 10th, 2015

Episode 70 of 540 episodes

It’s Wednesday — which means it’s time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.“ Did I mention that according to BuzzFeed, the podcast is life-changing? Oh right, maybe I did. Anyway, check out 10 Life-Changing Things to Try in June. Coming up: To celebrate our 20th episode, we’re going to do an episode that features our listeners. So call, email, post your response by June 24, 2015, to one of these questions: — if you could change one aspect of a relationship, what would you change? Huge, trivial, any relationship. — what happiness demerit would you give yourself? what gold star would you bestow? Thanks so much to the folks who have already sent in comments. Fascinating. Exciting big reveal: Listeners, “Henry Molofsky” is no longer just a name that we list in the credits at the end of the show. Our producer/captive audience Henry steps up to the microphone to share what he’s tried at home, and what works for him. Try This at Home: Imitate a spiritual master. My spiritual master is St. Therese of Lisieux, and her spiritual memoir (if you’re curious) is Story of a Soul. I ...

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