September 23rd, 2015
Episode 129 of 540 episodes
It’s time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” Bonus: Noises from Barnaby the puppy! Update: In episode 30, one of our Very Special Episodes, our special guest was my daughter Eliza. She asked, “Do you have advice for a sixteen-year-old like me?” Thanks to everyone for sending in such thoughtful advice. Keep it coming. Try This at Home: Observe a threshold ritual. As promised, I’ve posted a photo of Elizabeth’s sign — actually two photos, from where she kept the sign in two different workplaces. Know Yourself Better: What are your personal symbols? Mine: ruby slippers, dictionary, blood, gold star, dice, Holstein cow, peacock feather, cherry. Elizabeth: eyeglasses, mug, book, TV, jack, apple. Elizabeth’sDemerit: Elizabeth wishes she’d been more supportive of her husband Adam’s desire to renovate their house. Listener Questioner: “After reaching a big life goal — after a wedding, having a baby, etc. — how do you deal with post-happiness depression? Gretchen’s Gold Star: Gold star to the U.S. Passport Agency. As always, thanks to our terrific sponsors Check out Smith and Noble, the solution for beautiful window treatments. Go to smithandnoble.com/happier for 20% off window treatments and a free in-home consultation. Limited ...
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