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Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits

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Podcast 26: Pick a One-Word Theme for the Year, Take the First Step–and Paper or Digital Calendar?

August 19th, 2015

Episode 113 of 399 episodes

It’s time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” I’m actually on vacation, but am making a brief appearance to post about this episode. Update: Elizabeth records live from her treadmill desk Which we’ve discussed many times, including in the very first episode. Can you hear it whirring softly in the background? In episode 24, I asked people to weigh in about a huge, life-changing decision I have to make: Should my family get a dog? We heard from so many people — it has been fascinating, and so helpful. You can listen to what people had to say in a montage of opinions. Also check happierpodcastdogs.tumblr.com, to read people’s comments and see the photos of people’s adorable dogs. Thanks, listeners — and keep those insights coming. Try This at Home: Pick a one-word theme for the year — the school year, that is. For Elizabeth and me, September is the other New Year. If you’re interested in this subject, I write more about it in Happier at Home. Call us to let us know what one-word theme (or short phrase) you choose. It’s so interesting to hear what people pick. Better ...

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