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A Mother’s Brilliant Strategy for Dealing with Rebel Pre-schooler

In Very Special Episode 120 of the "Happier" podcast, Elizabeth and I discussed listeners' question about the Four Tendencies. This was a real treat for me, because I love talking about this subject so much. Starting at about minute 10:38, we discussed a question from Dawn, an Upholder who wanted tips for dealing more effectively with her daughter, a Rebel... Read More

How Does a Rebel Change Habits? One Rebel’s Clever Solutions.

Since Better Than Before came out last month, I've talked a lot about the Four Tendencies. It's definitely one of the things that readers are finding most interesting. I love it when people tell me about their ingenious ways of working with their Tendency, in order to change their habits. For instance, I was impressed with an Obliger who figured out how to build a system of external accountability for getting up at 6:00 a.m. How would you do that?... Read More

Habit Strategies and Tips for Rebels

After my book Better Than Before hit the shelves, I was surprised by how many Rebels contacted me to request more information about how to harness their Tendency. As I was writing Better Than Before, I'd assumed that a) Rebels wouldn't want to read a book about habits, and that b) Rebels weren't interested in trying to foster habits. Well, I was wrong! Many Rebels are very interested in learning how to harness the tremendous... Read More

The Four Tendencies Course

There’s no magic, one-size-fits-all answer for building a happier, healthier, more productive life.

I developed an in-depth video course about my Four Tendencies framework to help you harness self-knowledge so you can take steps to create the life you want — in the way that’s right for you.

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The Four Tendencies

There’s no magic, one-size-fits-all answer for building a happier, healthier, more productive life. The New York Times bestseller, The Four Tendencies, has helped thousands of people harness their knowledge of their Tendency to reduce conflict in relationships, change their habits, and become happier as they understand themselves and others better.

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The Four Tendencies Course

Understanding the way you respond to expectations can be the key that unlocks your ability to create healthy habits and harmonious relationships. I developed an in-depth video course about my Four Tendencies framework to help you harness self-knowledge so you can take steps to create the life you want — in the way that’s right for you.

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Happier with Gretchen Rubin Podcast

Gretchen Rubin is happier, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project. and Better Than Before, gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Gretchen’s cohost and guinea pig is her younger sister, Elizabeth Craft, a TV writer and producer living in Los Angeles, who (lovingly) refers to Gretchen as her happiness bully.

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The Better App

The Better app will help you make your life happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative: learn about yourself and others, harness the power of the Four Tendencies, master your habits, begin your own happiness project. Get access to exclusive conversations, helpful resources, and private Accountability Groups.

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