Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits


Podcast 47: Control Your Exit, Keep Things Convenient–and Elizabeth Misses Out on a Romantic Moment.

January 13th, 2016

Episode 199 of 540 episodes

It’s time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” Update: We’re thrilled! Our first live show has SOLD OUT. Yowza! If you’re coming to the Brava Theater on January 21, when we record an episode live, want a chance to be on the show? Send us an email with your New Year’s resolution, and maybe we’ll get to talk about it on stage. Send an email to [email protected], with the subject line “New Year’s resolution.” A few episodes ago, I asked listeners to help: I’m looking for ideas for how to title the book I’m writing about the Four Tendencies. I want it to be “The Four ____ Tendencies” or “The Four Tendencies of ____.” I’m looking for a word that’s concrete, interesting, and describes what the Tendencies are about. Keep those suggestions coming! Elizabeth got her car serviced, got her hair cut and colored, and started her new eating plan — using full Obliger accountability. Try This at Home: Control your exit. Side-note: We’ve heard that perhaps France doesn’t actually have this orange-juice ritual. Anyone know for sure? Better Than Before Habit Strategy: The Strategy of Convenience. One of the most powerful and universally applicable ...

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