The Gist: Gretchen Rubin on happiness, and Robert McDonald.

Gretchen Rubin’s New Way to Make You Happier

Gretchen Rubin’s New Way to Make You Happier

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Feb. 25 2015 5:58 PM

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After earning notoriety with The Happiness Project, author Gretchen Rubin talks about her new foray into podcasting with Slate’s new Panoply network.

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Today on The Gist, Gretchen Rubin explains what self-mastery has to do with happiness. She’s the author of The Happiness Project. Her new podcast, Happier, is part of Slate’s just-launched Panoply network. For the Spiel, Mike and Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald both lie to the homeless.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.