DiscoverHappier with Gretchen RubinLittle Happier: When Do We Tell Other People What We Think They Should Do? Two Beautiful Examples.
Little Happier:  When Do We Tell Other People What We Think They Should Do? Two Beautiful Examples.

Little Happier: When Do We Tell Other People What We Think They Should Do? Two Beautiful Examples.

Update: 2020-09-143
Share

Description

In Mark Salzman’s memoir “The Man in the Empty Boat,” he gives not just one, but two, examples of times when one person is able thoughtfully to remind someone of painful duties, and that person recognizes the right action, and rises to the occasion to fulfill it.

Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; podcast@gretchenrubin.com

Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin

Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter

Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORDER, INNER CALM here: http://outerorderinnercalmbook.com

Leave a voicemail message on: 774-277-9336

For information about advertisers and promo codes, go to happiercast.com/sponsors.

Happier with Gretchen Rubin is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Do The Thing, Side Hustle School, Happier in Hollywood and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler. If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Comments 
In Channel
loading
Download from Google Play
Download from App Store
00:00
00:00
x

0.5x

0.8x

1.0x

1.25x

1.5x

2.0x

3.0x

Sleep Timer

Off

End of Episode

5 Minutes

10 Minutes

15 Minutes

30 Minutes

45 Minutes

60 Minutes

120 Minutes

Little Happier:  When Do We Tell Other People What We Think They Should Do? Two Beautiful Examples.

Little Happier: When Do We Tell Other People What We Think They Should Do? Two Beautiful Examples.

Gretchen Rubin / The Onward Project