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Gretchen Rubin

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Podcast 69: Give a Surprise Treat, a Conversation with Musician Moby, and Double Gold Stars.

June 15th, 2016

Episode 290 of 399 episodes

It’s time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” Update: Keep sending us those “happiness hacks!” They’re fascinating. To hear about my happiness hack, it’s in episode 64. Remember, I’m doing weekly live videos on my Facebook Page about the podcast. To join the conversation, tune in Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. Eastern. Try This at Home: Give someone a surprise treat. This is fun! Here’s the article about The Great Courses: Sarah Max’s “Born in the VCR Era, Great Courses Seeks to Evolve.” Interview: The iconic musician and writer Moby. His fascinating new memoir is Porcelain. Here’s the quote from E. B. White that I mention: “Margaret Mitchell once remarked: ‘It is a full-time job to be the author of ‘Gone With the Wind.’ This remark greatly impressed me, as being an admission of defeat, American style. (Miss Mitchell, incidentally, was not overstating the matter—she never produced another book.)” –E.B. White, Letters, May 7, 1961 Elizabeth’sGold Star: Elizabeth has been making stir-fry vegetables for herself. Gretchen’sGold Star: I moved my Scent Library to a more convenient spot in the apartment. As always, thanks to our terrific sponsors heck out The Great Courses Plus for a ... The post Podcast 69: Give a Surprise Treat, a Conversation with Musician Moby, and Double Gold Stars. appeared first on Gretchen Rubin.

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