About Gretchen Rubin
Articles by Gretchen Rubin:
12 Tips for a Happier Home, Adapted from Nursery School
When and Why People Succeed Using Weight Watchers
Four Habit Strategies that Could Help You Fight Halloween Temptation
A Visit to the Hospital Reminds Me of How Happy I Am to Be Healthy
Who Is Responsible for Cleaning Your Office Coffee Mug?
Some Thoughts on Happiness After Dropping Off My Daughter at College
Do You Want to Change an Important Habit?
Some Thoughts on My Daughter’s High School Graduation: Go Forth Unafraid
Struggling to Get Something Done? Maybe You Need an Accountability Buddy
Warning! Don’t Expect to Be Motivated by Motivation
Spring Cleaning? The Most Important Areas to Declutter
7 Types of Loneliness (and Why It Matters)
Do You Hate to Rush? 11 Tips for Getting Ready Faster in the Morning
7 Mistakes that I Keep Making in Romance and 5 Things I Do Right
The Happiness Lesson about Travel that I Keep Forgetting
What Makes the Perfect Gift? Maybe Not What You Think
7 Tips for Having a Happy Thanksgiving with Your Difficult Relatives
Practical Tips for Overcoming Performance Anxiety
7 Tips for Clearing Clutter in the Office
Watching TV with Your Sweetheart May Boost Your Happiness
5 Tips to Deal with Insomnia
Don’t Put Off Goofing Off
7 Tips to Finally Stop Procrastinating
How Can You Being ‘Drifting’ if You’re Working So Hard?
5 Classic Spring-Cleaning Mistakes
Are You Clutter-Blind? Or Do You Know Someone Who Is?
3 Tips to Worry Less
There Is No Gender Difference When It Comes to New and Better Habits
9 Tips for Overcoming Chronic Lateness
Why I Let Myself Take the Elevator at the Gym
These 5 Habits Can Relieve Loneliness
Don’t Fall for the Common Myth that Stops People from Changing Habits
7 Tips to Help Someone Else Change a Habit
Want to Make 2016 a Happier Year? Here’s How I Did It Month by Month
5 Easy Habits That Strengthened My Relationships
What Do You Do with All Those Holiday Cards?
The Positive Perspective: Replacing ‘Despite’ with ‘Because’
7 Things I Learned about Myself After Getting a Dog
A Lesson in Happiness and Love I Learned from Rob Lowe
Do You Text While Driving? Why You Shouldn’t — and How to Stop.
What We Can Learn from Reading People’s Final Journal Entries
The Loopholes Used to Justify Drinking
Building Better Habits: Order Can Create Inner Calm
How Rewarding Yourself for Good Habits Can Throw You Off Track
Have You Ever Felt a ‘Call’ to Do a Certain Kind of Work?
Do You ‘Interview for Pain’ When Talking to Your Kids?
Why I Don’t Read Reviews of My Books or Profiles of Myself
Can Something Become Important Simply Because We’re Paying Attention?
Do You Have Trouble Breaking Bad Habits Because They’re ‘Precious’?
Do You Really Want to Change that Habit?