Update: Elizabeth’s trip to New York City, sadly, got cancelled.
Try This at Home: Take one thing with you. A clutter-busting strategy. Yes, this is so simple that it sounds dumb, but try it!
We also talk about under-buyers and over-buyers.
Listener Question: “I have a lot to be grateful for, but I still don’t call myself a happy person. Why?”
Elizabeth works in a plug for my Super Soul Sunday appearance with Oprah. What a nice sister.
Gretchen’s Demerit: Since we got Barnaby, I’ve stopped going to my cardio gym.
Call for comments, questions, observations!
In a few weeks, we’re going to do a round-up episode on the Four Tendencies. We’ve had so many great comments from listeners, so we want to highlight some responses — and we want more. In particular, we want to throw out a few questions.
Can you think of some famous examples of the Four Tendencies? For instance, Hermione Granger. Textbook Upholder!
Do you like your Tendency? Why or why not?
Obligers, if you’re experiencing Obliger-rebellion, I’d love to hear your experience. Especially how you got out of Obliger-rebellion.
If you’re paired with a Rebel, at home or at work, how does that work for you?
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