Aug 6, 2020
EP 49 - Gretchen Rubin
Our guest today is New York Times best selling author, Gretchen Rubin. What can be better than having someone on the show that wrote something called "The Happiness Project". We talk today about how learning your tendencies and the tendencies of others, you give yourself the tools of empathy and understanding. Having those tools helps you not take things personally, and also navigate relationships in a more positive direction, ultimately bringing you more happiness.
Gretchen Rubin is the author of several books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, The Four Tendencies, Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and Happier at Home. She has an enormous readership, both in print and online, and her books have sold 3.5 million copies worldwide, in more than thirty languages. On her popular weekly podcast "Happier with Gretchen Rubin", she discusses good habits and happiness with her sister Elizabeth Craft; they’ve been called the “Click and Clack of podcasters.” Her podcast was named in iTunes’s lists of “Best Podcasts of 2015” and was named in the Academy of Podcasters “Best Podcasts of 2016.” BuzzFeed listed Happier in 10 Life-Changing Things to Try in June and the New Yorker said, “Their voices remind you that life is a human project that we’re all experimenting with.” The podcast consistently ranks in the iTunes Top Charts. Fast Company named Gretchen Rubin to its list of Most Creative People in Business, and she’s a member of Oprah’s SuperSoul 100.