Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits


Podcast 83: Are You A Hedgehog or a Fox? and Read 3 Unfamiliar Magazines

September 21st, 2016

Episode 353 of 372 episodes

It’s time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” Update: If you live near Seattle, please come to our live event! We’ll be recording an episode of the podcast live on stage at Seattle’s Town Hall on October 13, 7:30. Tickets are $25. More info and buy tickets here. Please come, bring your friends. In episode 76, we talked about manifestos, and if you’re coming to the Seattle event, we’d love to highlight a few manifestos from listeners. So send us your manifesto for work, life, parenting, marriage, exercise, clutter-clearing — whatever! And maybe we’ll talk about it with you on stage. Try This at Home: Read three magazines that you don’t usually read. I tried this creativity exercise as part of writing my book The Happiness Project. Happiness Hack: Doug suggests using the reminders app in your smart-phone to remind yourself to any tasks you need to complete. Know Yourself Better: Are you a hedgehog or a fox? We refer to the enigmatic line from Archilocus: “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.” According to the understanding of that line that Elizabeth and I share, we’re both hedgehogs. Listener Question: Daniel ... The post Podcast 83: Are You A Hedgehog or a Fox? and Read 3 Unfamiliar Magazines appeared first on Gretchen Rubin.

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