Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits


Podcast 34: Have a Difficult Conversation, and a Talk with Lisa Randall, Harvard Physics Professor (and Rebel). Plus, Hard-Boiled Eggs.

October 14th, 2015

Episode 145 of 540 episodes

It’s time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” Update: Elizabeth, the ever-loyal sister, gives a plug for the new jacket for the paperback of my book, Better Than Before. I love the new art — I hope you like it, too. Buy early, buy often! Also, I’ve been experiencing a backslash backlash. No backslash! I will not make that mistake again! To look up an episode here on my site, use happiercast.com/34 (or whatever number you’re looking for). We also feature more great listener responses to my sixteen-year-old daughter Eliza’s request for advice in episode 30. So helpful and fascinating. (Actually, Eisenhower said, “Plans are worthless, but planning is everything.“) Plus, if you’d like to get an email alert every time we release a new episode, you can sign up here. Try This at Home: Have an uncomfortable conversation. I mention Atul Gawande’s book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. To read more about this topic, check out my book Happier at Home, chapter on “Family.” Interview: Lisa Randall. She’s a Harvard professor who studies theoretical particle physics and cosmology. Her ...

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