Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits


Tom Rath and Gretchen Rubin Talk about Habits That Create Well-Being.

May 7th, 2015

Episode 55 of 372 episodes

From Gretchen Rubin: I got to know Tom Rath because we’re both members of the Silicon Guild, though of course, I’d known Tom’s work for years. He has written five bestsellers, including his blockbuster StrengthsFinder 2.0. I read his fascinating book, Eat Move Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Change, with particular interest when I was working on my habit-change book, Better Than Before, because it has a lot of relevance for habits. Tom has a terrific new book that just hit the shelves: Are You Fully Charged? The Three Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life. (Spoiler alert: the three keys are meaning, interactions, and energy.) This really caught my attention, because I’ve been thinking a lot about energy lately. My father has always emphasized the idea of “Energy!” and I remember about that often. I couldn’t wait to ask Tom about his views and experiences with habits. It turned out that he had some questions for me, so here, we interview each other. Habits that Create Well-being A conversation with Tom Rath and Gretchen Rubin — the first in a series of brief conversations ...

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