Happiness and habits with Gretchen Rubin – The Slow Home Summer Series

Happiness and habits with Gretchen Rubin - The Slow Home Summer Series

WELCOME TO THE SLOW HOME SUMMER SERIES! BEN AND I ARE TAKING A BREAK OVER JANUARY, SO WE’RE WE REVISITING SOME OF THE BEST EPISODES OF THE PAST TWO YEARS.

In this ridiculously enlightening episode, I chat with Gretchen Rubin, New York Times best-selling author of Better Than Before, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home.

This show starts out as any other – a regular conversation – in this instance, about happiness and habits and the changes Gretchen is most proud of in her own life. But somewhere around the middle it shifts into something different… A personalised habits counselling session, as Gretchen digs into why I’m so inclined to take on too many projects and burn out (in a big way).

We also discuss the Four Tendencies of Habits, and why that means I’m less likely to do a morning yoga class by myself, but far more likely to turn up if Ben joins me.

This is such a fun conversation with plenty of insight into why we do and don’t find making changes easy. And for anyone looking to make a shift towards a slower, simpler life, there are plenty of tips and tricks from Gretchen to help you make those changes as seamlessly as possible.

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2 Responses to Happiness and habits with Gretchen Rubin – The Slow Home Summer Series

  1. I loved this episode! I’m such an obliger, but I definitely have that rebel steak that you and Gretchen discussed – I will take a lot but when I’m pushed to far I will rebel spectacularly. Thank you for having such a wonderful show :) Looking forward to your return!

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