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Podcast 78: Seek Out Silence, Are You Pulled Toward Work or Leisure, and Don’t Over-Plan Your Summer.

August 17th, 2016

Episode 329 of 397 episodes

It’s time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” Update: Our listener Kristen pointed out that when using the Strategy of Pairing (one of the Strategies from my book Better Than Before), it’s also important to be able to unpair activities — such as unpairing the idea that you can’t exercise because it will mess up your hair. Try This at Home: Seek out silence. Happiness Hack: When we were young adults, our parents would always cover the cost when we traveled to visit each other. Know Yourself Better: Do you feel pulled more toward work, or toward leisure? Listener Question: Alison asks about how to deal with her distress after losing her engagement ring. Gretchen’s Demerit: I learn that I don’t have enough time in my day to follow through with my entire “design my summer” plan. ... The post Podcast 78: Seek Out Silence, Are You Pulled Toward Work or Leisure, and Don’t Over-Plan Your Summer. appeared first on Gretchen Rubin.

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