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Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Choose A Personal Symbol

Gretchen Rubin and Elizabeth Craft each have their own way of making time every day to be grateful for what they have. They also share their personal symbols, and the meanings behind them. Plus, a listener question about the sense of sadness that often follows big happy life milestones, and Liz's demerit and Gretchen's gold star.

Want to join Gretchen's free monthly newsletter? Text the word "Happier" to 66866, then enter your email when prompted. It's that easy.

Do you have a question or story for Gretchen and Liz? Leave a voicemail at 774-277-9336 You can also reach them on Twitter at @gretchenrubin and @elizabethcraft, on Facebook at, by email at, or leave a comment on Gretchen’s blog,

The episode was sponsored by Smith and Noble. Go to for 20% off your window treatments, and a free in home consultation.

This episode was also sponsored by Blue Apron. Get your first two meals on us at

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