Update: The September book tour for The Four Tendencies is set! I'll be going to New York City (obviously), Boston, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. I hope to see you there -- please come, bring friends. Info is here.
Try This at Home: Tackle a "Power Day." In episode 6, we discussed a "Power Hour."
Happiness Hack: Jen explains why having a two-person book group has made her happy. (I love one of their reading choices, Marilynne Robinson's Gilead.)
Happiness Stumbling Block: Kelly's in-laws discourage her from eating the way she likes to eat.
I mention several strategies of habit change from my book Better Than Before.
If you'd like to know what a low-carb zealot like me eats every day, here's the post.
Listener Question: This week, I have a question for listeners. My daughter Eliza is starting college in the fall, and I would love insights, suggestions, experiences, and advice about dealing with a child going off to college. This is a big transition, so I would love to hear people's ideas.
Elizabeth’s Demerit: Elizabeth gives herself a demerit for lamenting the end of the first grade for Jack.
Gretchen’s Gold Star: How I love the waterfall in the ravine of the North Woods of Central Park.
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