Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

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Gretchen Rubin is New York-based freelance writer focusing on habits and happiness. She has her bachelor's in english from Yale University, where she also attended law school. Through her books (The Happiness Project, Happier at Home, Better Than Before, The Four Tendencies, Outer Order, Inner Calm), and award-winning podcast Happier with Gretchen Rubin, she shares insights, strategies, stories, and tips that help people create happier lives. Her books have sold more than 3.4 million copies, in 30 languages. More than 2 million people have taken her Four Tendencies quiz to find out if they are Upholders, Questioners, Obligers, or Rebels—and why it matters. She was once called “the queen of the self-help memoir” by the New York Times and has been featured on Oprah.