Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits


Podcast 19: Enjoy the Fun of Failure, an Interview with TV Anchor Dan Harris, and Plane-Ticket Pain.

July 1st, 2015

Episode 85 of 371 episodes

It’s Wednesday — time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” First, a quick digression: do you try to say “Rabbit, rabbit,” on the first day of the month? I do, and today I remembered. Yay. Thanks again to everyone who contacted us with a comment for our next episode, the Very Special Episode where we’ll feature our listeners. It has been so fun to pull this episode together. Stay tuned for next week. This week… Update: I report on my encounter with the Dalai Lama. Try This at Home: Enjoy the fun of failure. That’s right, the fun. Send us your stories! Interview: Dan Harris. Dan is an ABC News correspondent, an anchor for Nightline, and co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America — and the author of 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story. (I love that title.) In this interview, we discuss how did he tame the voice in his head. To see the on-air panic attack that Dan describes, view it here. To see the scene from the movie Broadcast ...