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Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

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Podcast 37: Meet a Work Deadline, but Can’t Go Running on Your Own? You May be an Obliger.

November 4th, 2015

Episode 160 of 397 episodes

It’s time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” Update: Elizabeth and I reminisce about the trip we took together when I recorded a Super Soul Sunday episode with Oprah! Yes, I’m going to be on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday on November 8, 7:00 pm EST/PT on the OWN channel (find your station here). Please watch. I’ll be live-tweeting while it airs. Boy, Elizabeth and I had fun on that adventure. But I have to admit, I can hardly remember anything from the interview; it was such an out-of-body experience. So I’ll be curious to see if I remember it, once I watch it. Today is the third 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 Obliger. To find out if you’re an Upholder, Questioner, Obliger, or Rebel, take the Four Tendencies quiz here. Try This at Home: If you’re an Obliger, or you’re around an Obliger (which you surely are), help the Obliger to figure out a system of outer accountability so the Obliger can meet ...

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