Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits


Podcast 36: Do You Always Ask “Why?” Maybe You’re a Questioner.

October 28th, 2015

Episode 155 of 372 episodes

It’s time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” (Remember,if you’d like to get an email alert every time we release a new episode, you can sign up here.) Update: Elizabeth, such a good sister, gives a plug for my book, Better Than Before — soon to be out in paperback. We also talk about Christmas Boot Camp, Dog-Car-Riding Boot Camp, and a great unpacking tip. Also, eggs. We’ve heard from so many people about eggs! My daughters and I are now eating lots of hard-boiled eggs. Today is the second in the series of four episodes that we’re devoting to the Four Tendencies. In last week’s episode, we talked about the Upholder Tendency; this week, it’s Questioner. To help shed light on the Questioner Tendency, we talk to brilliant agent Christy Fletcher. To take the Four Tendencies quiz, go here. Find out if you’re an Upholder, Questioner, Obliger, or Rebel. Try This at Home: Think about a few people in your life, identify their Tendencies, and try to put that knowledge to use. Understanding a Tendency can make it easier to manage conflict, come ...