Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits


Revealed! The New Jacket for the Paperback of “Better Than Before.”

September 29th, 2015

Episode 133 of 540 episodes

Big news! (At least it’s big for me.) At last, I can reveal the jacket art for the paperback of Better Than Before. It’s fun to do something different with the cover of the hardback and the paperback. It turns out that it’s very difficult to capture the idea of “habits” in a visual image, and I think the arrows pointing forward and backward do a good job of that. Plus I love the vibrant colors. But if you don’t like it, please don’t tell me. It’s done, it’s decided. I’m always asking myself, “What are the iron laws of the universe?” There aren’t many. One is “No deposit, no return.” Another, which is relevant here, is “You can’t please everyone.” If you still haven’t read Better Than Before, it’s my new book — can’t resist adding, a New York Times bestseller — about how we can master our habits. The most fascinating subject ever. You can… preorder the paperback from Amazon or Barnes & Noble order the hardback or digital versions nowhere read an excerpt listen to a clipof the audio-book (yep, that’s me reading) download your ownHabit Change Checklist,to track a habit that ...

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