Podcast 205: An Interview about False Identities with Abby Ellin.

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Happiness Hack: Okay, this isn't the most significant thing you could do to boost your happiness, but it's strangely satisfying to learn how to pour from a container in a more efficient way. Here's a video if you can't picture what we're talking about.

Interview: We talk to my friend, the journalist Abby Ellin. Her most recent book is the memoir Duped: Double Lives, False Identities, and the Con Man I Almost Married.

Here's the article from Psychology Today where Abby introduced her story.

Gretchen's Demerit: I realized that I'd gone an entire day without actually spending one minute paying attention to Jamie.

Elizabeth's Gold Star: She gives a gold star to our mother, who after many years of wanting to do it, finally made a photo album to catalog her beautiful collection of Christmas decorations.


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  1. Thank you to everyone who has pre-ordered my forthcoming book Outer Order, Inner Calm! I so appreciate it. Get your pre-order bonus when you submit your order number or receipt at outerorderinnercalmbook.com.
  2. Are you working on making or breaking a habit? You might find my book Better Than Before helpful. If you'd like to read the first chapter for free, you can download it here (scroll down to the heading, "Better Than Before.")

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