“A lot of times, anxiety is very, very helpful... but you want to take action on that.”
How do you successfully create the types of habits that bring positive change to your life?
How do you get a better night’s sleep when you’re feeling stressed or anxious?
How do you know when your self-soothing habits are actually healthy for you?
In this episode, these questions and many more will be answered by the world’s foremost expert on happiness!
My guest is Gretchen Rubin, the New York Times bestselling author of books such as The Happiness Project and The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other People's Lives Better, Too). She is the host of the Happier with Gretchen Rubin podcast and creator of Better, an app based on her Four Tendencies framework.
Gretchen’s work on happiness draws from cutting-edge science, ancient wisdom, lessons from pop culture, and her own experiences — and she shares some incredible insights during our conversation!
In this episode, you’ll discover:
02:15 Meet Gretchen Rubin
03:57 Personalities & entrepreneurship
06:38 Pandemic shifts & positivity
10:13 How to deal with stress
12:56 The Upside of Stress
15:24 Anxiety tells
18:06 Are your self-soothing habits healthy?
20:38 Tips for business owners
Don’t Break the Chain https://the-happiness-project.com/collections/journals/products/dont-break-the-chain-habit-tracker
The Upside of Stress by Kelly McGonigal
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