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Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Help! I Always Forget Names

Gretchen Rubin and Elizabeth Craft have been there -- that awkward situation when you can't remember the name of someone who you've definitely met before. Don't worry, they have a whole bunch of tips for gracefully maneuvering out of those sticky spots. They also discuss the Better Than Before habit strategy of safeguarding your good habits, a listener question about the stress of ignoring phone calls from loved ones, plus Liz's demerit and Gretchen's gold star.

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,

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And check out Gretchen's books Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and others.

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