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Podcast 171: Huge News! Plus Question Your Limiting Beliefs, Create Accountability to Say “No,” and a Hack Using Measuring Cups.


Update: Huge news! Elizabeth's show The Fix got picked up to series for ABC!

You can see the official trailer here. If you want to hear Elizabeth talk more about this moment with her writing partner Sarah Fain, listen to episode 54 of her podcast Happier in Hollywood.

Try This at Home: Question your limiting beliefs.

Happiness Hack: Buy a spare set of cheap measuring cups, and for items that often need to be measured, such as pancake mix or dog food, keep a measuring cup inside the container. Less hunting, less cleaning.

Four Tendencies Tip: How can Obligers create outer expectations to help them not meet an outer expectation that they don't want to meet?

If you want to take the quick, free Four Tendencies quiz, to find out if you're an Upholder, Questioner, Obliger, or Rebel, it's here.

Gretchen's Demerit: I've delayed setting our summer travel dates, for no good reason.
Elizabeth's Gold Star: Elizabeth gives a gold star to her writing partner Sarah. Sarah's father recently died unexpectedly, and Sarah is handling this tough situation with great grace.


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