In Episode 76, we talked about manifestos, and if you’re coming to the Seattle event, we’d love to highlight a few manifestos from listeners. So send us your manifesto for work, life, parenting, marriage, exercise, clutter-clearing — whatever! And maybe we’ll talk about it with you on stage.
Try This at Home
Read three magazines that you don’t usually read. I tried this creativity exercise as part of writing my book The Happiness Project.
Doug suggests using the reminders app in your smart-phone to remind yourself to any tasks you need to complete.
Know Yourself Better
Are you a hedgehog or a fox? We refer to the enigmatic line from Archilocus: “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.” According to the understanding of that line that Elizabeth and I share, we’re both hedgehogs.
Daniel asks “I’m now working freelance, and I struggle to create habits, because my schedule changes all the time. How can I built my habits?”
She and Adam neglected to get their son Jack back into an earlier sleep schedule before school started.
Gretchen’s Gold Star
The musical Hamilton! Such a fresh, beautiful way to think about American history.
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