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Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Send Yourself To Boot Camp

Gretchen Rubin and Elizabeth Craft have tip for when you're stuck at something you want to improve: send yourself to boot camp. It's not going to change your habits, but it can definitely jump start you. They also share the most fascinating habit formation strategy--one you can't plan: the lightning bolt. Plus, a listen question about small leftover tasks after moving, and Liz and Gretchen's shared demerit and Gretchen's gold star.

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