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Gretchen Rubin

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Podcast 77: Go On an “Errand Date,” Deal with the Nasty Areas of Your House, and Handling Sentimental Items.

August 11th, 2016

Episode 326 of 397 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.

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