Do you ever just miss your literature lessons in school? The ones that would tug at your heartstrings and teach you very important life lessons?
Gretchen Rubin’s Happier Podcasts make up for it. Each week, she dissects moral lessons hidden in the most remote corners of work and shares it with the world.
Here are three of our favorites!
How often in life has someone who deserved to be the winner had walked away empty-handed? How many contests had ended with a sour taste in our mouths?
In this podcast, Gretchen Rubin unearths a valuable lesson from a little girl and her favorite doll in the children’s book The Best-Loved Doll.
We all go through rough patches in life.
Sometimes, it may feel like we are being knocked off balance and left destitute, with nowhere else to go.
In this podcast, Gretchen Rubin uncovers two hidden gems of wisdom from two of our all-time characters: Grover of Sesame Street and Arya of Game of Thrones. She takes us through two turning points in their lives and shows us that when a door is shut to us, there is still everywhere else to go.
How many of us like to grumble about forgetting the umbrella when it rains? Or the traffic for when running late?
It’s easy to blame other people and circumstances instead of seeing our own role in the problem. How can we get past this?
In this podcast, Gretchen Rubin shares a few interesting exchanges with her friend. As a “happiness bully,” she helps her friend tackle the challenge by looking inwards, instead of the obvious external factors.
Shafeeka Hafeez grew up escaping into a world of books where she discovered a love for writing and a fascination with trees. When she’s not taking up a new marketing skill, or typing out a blog post, you can find her Googling the best therapy for abandoned cats.