08/27/2012 10:29 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

WATCH: Balancing The Moment With Consequences, From Gretchen Rubin

Should you focus on living in the moment to achieve happiness? Gretchen Rubin, author of "The Happiness Project" and "Happier at Home," shared why you should live in the present, but also consider the future when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo.

For more fantastic advice on lifting your mood, see Gretchen Rubin's tips on happiness:

Tips On Happiness From Gretchen Rubin

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