August 11th, 2016
Episode 326 of 540 episodes
It’s time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” Update: A listener updates us on her theme for the year: “More Music.” Try This at Home: Go on an “errand date.” Happiness Hack: For people sharing a space, Erin suggests a hack that she used in college: each roommate had a bin, so when anyone wanted to clean up, stuff just went in the bins. Happiness Stumbling Block: Dealing with the nasty, smelly, sticky areas of our home. I write more about this in Happier at Home. Listener Question: Elena asks about how to deal with possessions that have a lot of sentimental value. Again, a big subject in Happier at Home. Here’s the link to the post I mention, about 7 Reasons I Disagree with Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Elizabeth’s Demerit: Elizabeth never got around to sending a package to her niece Eleanor at summer camp. Gretchen’s Gold Star: I managed to give away our beautiful, beloved play kitchen. 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. And if you want to take the Four Tendencies quiz, ... The post Podcast 77: Go On an “Errand Date,” Deal with the Nasty Areas of Your House, and Handling Sentimental Items. appeared first on Gretchen Rubin.