Halfway Day Reminds Us to Review Our “24 for 24” Lists


We’re going on a major sisterly adventure this summer! We’re partnering with Wilderness England–a terrific organization, part of the group with Wilderness Scotland and Wilderness Ireland. We’ll report along the way.

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Use Halfway Day of July 2 to reflect on your year so far.

We reflect on how we’re doing with our Happiness Trifecta: our one-word themes (Elizabeth’s theme is Book and mine is Revisited), Write 24 in ’24, and our “24 for ’24” lists.

Here are some of the books, podcasts, newsletters, resources, app, and more that we mention:

Demerits & Gold Stars

Elizabeth’s Demerit: She needs to work on her Zoom lighting.

Gretchen’s Gold Star: My daughter Eleanor rubbed my feet when they were feeling cramped because I hurt my toe.


Halfway Day is a great time to revisit this year’s goals. To help you refocus, the Happier app is running a two-week check-in through July 8. Week One offers reflection on your progress, while Week Two provides fresh ideas and strategies to get back on track. Find this Halfway Day inspiration on the app’s Explore tab or download at thehappierapp.com.

What We’re Reading

  • Elizabeth: It Takes Two to Mango by Carrie Doyle (Amazon, Bookshop
  • Gretchen: About to start The City and the Stars by Arthur C. Clarke (Amazon, Bookshop)

*Transcript coming soon*

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