Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits


Podcast 20: Very Special Episode! Featuring Great Comments from Our Listeners.

July 8th, 2015

Episode 88 of 540 episodes

It’s Wednesday — time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” Yes, it’s the Very Special Episode! (I’ve always loved that phrase so very happy to have an excuse to use it.) We’ve had such terrific comments from listeners that we wanted to give everyone a chance to hear from everyone else. It seemed like a great way to celebrate hitting the milestone of our 20th episode (plus, we’ve had almost two million downloads, yowza). We couldn’t include all comments, alas, but we read them all — so fascinating. First, we asked people, “If you could change one aspect of a relationship, what would you change?” Such insightful comments. Elizabeth and I were very impressed by the fact that so many people talked about how they wanted to change themselves, in order to change a relationship. So wise. The only person we can change is ourselves. If you want to watch the scene we play from the brilliant movie Broadcast News, go here. We also asked people to call in with their demerits and gold stars. So many interesting ones. If you want to learn more about the Pomodoro technique that was mentioned, go

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