In this episode I interview New York Times Bestselling author and happiness expert Gretchen Rubin on what happiness is, how we can achieve sustainable happiness in our lives, dangerous myths about happiness, essential strategies for managing anxiety, stress, and worry, how to get more reading done, and more!
Gretchen Rubin is one of today’s most influential and thought-provoking observers of happiness and human nature. In her work, she draws from cutting-edge science, the wisdom of the ages, lessons from popular culture, and her own experiences to explore how we can make our lives happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative.
-5:24 Gretchen Rubin’s background
-6:54 What is happiness? And myths about happiness
-7:51 Why we all have to figure out our own happiness project
-10:00 The importance of relationships & how to build healthy, strong and sustainable relationships
-14:02 Common barriers to happiness
-21:42 How to form healthy habits
-25:41 Anxiety and stress busting tips
-39:55 How to stay focused and get more reading done
-45:30 What drifting is and how to stop being a "drifter"
For more on Gretchen visit: https://gretchenrubin.com
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