Podcast 119: Have Friends of Different Ages, Manage Mild Pain, and a Doctor-Related Demerit.

Try This at Home

Make friends with people of different ages. Hearing about their different experiences is helpful, and also makes life richer.

Happiness Hack

Always look behind you when you leave a restaurant, a car, a conference table. It’s a simple habit that saves a lot of hassle.

Happiness Stumbling Block

Pain is a huge happiness stumbling block. If we can take steps to manage pain, it’s a way to boost happiness.

Listener Question

Jen asks, “I’m an Obliger. My friends ask me to attend or host home parties. This puts me in a bind.”

Gretchen’s Demerit

I haven’t had a skin cancer check in two years.

Elizabeth’s Gold Star

Elizabeth gives a gold star for planning a fun family weekend for two families.




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