Gretchen Rubin


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Gretchen Rubin is an American author, speaker, and podcast host. Rubin has a law degree from Yale Law School and a BA in history from Yale College. She began her career as a lawyer and worked for several years before transitioning to writing full-time. In 2009, she published "The Happiness Project," a bestselling book that detailed her year-long journey to increase her happiness and improve her life. The book was a huge success and led to her becoming a well-known expert on happiness, habits, and human nature.

After the success of "The Happiness Project," Rubin went on to write several more books on similar topics, including "Better Than Before," "The Four Tendencies," and "Outer Order, Inner Calm." She also began giving speeches and workshops on happiness and habits and has been a guest on numerous television and radio shows.

In addition to her writing and speaking career, Rubin hosts a popular podcast, "Happier with Gretchen Rubin." The podcast focuses on tips and strategies for living a happier and more fulfilling life. Each episode features Rubin and her sister Elizabeth Craft discussing various topics related to happiness, habits, and human nature. They share personal stories and insights and offer practical advice that listeners can apply to their own lives.

The podcast began in 2014 and is available on various platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Stitcher. The podcast has a large following and is considered one of the top podcasts in the self-help and personal development genre. It is praised for its practical and actionable advice, as well as its relatable and conversational format. Some of the most popular episodes include "How to Make a Change," "The Power of Habits," and "The Four Tendencies."

Rubin and Craft also have a spin-off podcast called "Happier in Hollywood," where they discuss their experiences as writers, editors, and other aspects of the entertainment industry. Rubin's career has been publishing, speaking, and podcasting since 2009, and she is considered one of the leading experts in happiness and habit formation.

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Outer Order, Inner Calm

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