Update: Keep sending us those “happiness hacks!” They’re fascinating. To hear about my happiness hack, it’s in episode 64.
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Try This at Home: Show up on time. First question: why are you late?
Better Than Before Habit Strategy: The Strategy of Treats. This is such a delightful strategy! One of our favorite topics.
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Listener Questioner: Ashley is an Obliger, who wants budget better, but the idea of external accountability is tough; she doesn’t want anyone to tell her what to do. So how to get that accountability?
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Gretchen’s Demerit: I’ve procrastinated about getting Eleanor ready for sleep-away camp.
Elizabeth’s Gold Star: Elizabeth uses the app iScanner to scan documents.
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