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Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

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Podcast 85: Have Something to Look Forward To, Keep a “Bowl of Requirement,” and Request a Collection of Great Wedding Readings.

October 5th, 2016

Episode 363 of 399 episodes

It’s time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” To take the survey that Laura Mayer mentions, go here. 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. We hope to sell t-shirts — cash only, if we do manage to pull it together. Try This at Home: Have something to look forward to. Happiness Hack: I love my travel “Bowl of Requirement,” the bowl where we keep everything important when we’re not at home. Know Yourself Better: Have you ever been made angry or upset by a well-intentioned gift? The line I quote from Andy Warhol comes from The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again): “You can never predict what little things in the way somebody looks or talks or acts will set off peculiar emotional reactions in other people.” Listener Question: Elizabeth asks, “How can I stick to my writing goal of writing a novel in November, with NaNoWriMo?” You can also read ... The post Podcast 85: Have Something to Look Forward To, Keep a “Bowl of Requirement,” and Request a Collection of Great Wedding Readings. appeared first on Gretchen Rubin.

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