Happier with Gretchen Rubin is a podcast from the Cadence 13 network. The following is a curated list of all the "Try This at Home" suggestions related to TIME.
Episode no. Try This at Home Suggestion
1. The one-minute rule, as a way to keep clutter under control.
2. Set an alarm to help yourself get to bed on time.
4. Keep a one-sentence journal.
6. Try a weekly “Power Hour.”
13. Stop reading a book if you don’t enjoy it.
17. Have an exact place for everything.
18. Buy an experience.
25. The hilarious writer A. J. Jacobs, suggests a bunch of try-this-at-home tips: stand up straight, brainstorm for fifteen minutes a day, use sustainable honesty, and eat from the fridge, not the pantry.
29. Lower the bar. In other words — cribbing from Voltaire — don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good.
33. Try a boot camp for yourself.
41. Take one thing with you. A clutter-busting strategy.
44. Have an end-of-the-year ritual.
47. Control your exit.
52. Ask yourself, “What would happen if I ignore this?”
56. Schedule time to worry.
64. Go slow to go fast. Lots of proverbs for this! Make haste slowly. Take your time, especially when you’re in a hurry.
67. Design your summer.
68. Show up on time. First question: why are you late?
77. Go on an “errand date.”
84. It’s often easier to do something every day than to do it some days.
91. Delete or disable soul-sucking, productivity-depleting, creativity-sapping apps.
95. Practice mise-en-place. In cooking, cooks “put everything in its place” — the idea is to get all your tools and supplies together, so that once you start working, you can work easily and well. Preparation is a true stage of working.
101. Do something for your future self.
105. Leave on a high note.
112. Pick a uniform.
118. Design your summer.
122. Tackle a “Power Day.”
129. Remember that September is the other January.
137. Consider convenience.
142. Schedule some daily transcendence. One popular way: daily transcendent readings.
144. Be willing to delegate.
158. Create a standardized vacation.
159. Do something badly. Anything worth doing is worth doing badly.
163. Have a weekly phone date
165. Have a "Power Down Weekend."
176. Note the start date of any notable pain or symptom. We've both learned this the hard way. (Mark Duplass - Meditate, public library, get more exercise and light
177. Create transition at the end each stage of your day by using a "ten-minute closer." It gives us transitions in our day, and also contributes to outer order.
178. Schedule a weekly playdate with yourself. Something that can be done at any time is often done at no time—so set aside time for the things that you want to do.