Finding Happiness in the Age of Technology

Filmed on January 26, 2017 in New York

Technology has made many improvements to the world around us. It connects, informs, and entertains us. It can distract and worry us, too, feeding bad habits and negative emotions. So how do we find happiness in the age of technology? How can we create good habits and avoid being sucked under in the sea of information?

Gretchen Rubin has focused her work on this theme. Her books, articles, and podcast are celebrated by people around the world as a guide for living well. Join us for a chat with her on bringing happiness to your life with and without technology.

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Gretchen Rubin
Author of "The Happiness Project" & "Better Than Before"
Gretchen Rubin is the author of several books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, Better Than Before, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home. She has an enormous readership, both in print and online, and her books have sold more than two million copies worldwide, in more than thirty languages. On her popular weekly podcast Happier with Gretchen Rubin, she discusses good habits and happiness with her sister Elizabeth Craft; they’ve been called the “Click and Clack of podcasters.” Her podcast was named in iTunes’s lists of “Best Podcasts of 2015” and was named in the Academy of Podcasters “Best Podcasts of 2016.” BuzzFeed listed Happier in 10 Life-Changing Things to Try in June and the New Yorker said, “Their voices remind you that life is a human project that we’re all experimenting with.” The podcast consistently ranks in the iTunes Top Charts.