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A Little Happier: What’s the Best Way to Change a Habit?
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: What’s the Best Way to Change a Habit?

Whenever people ask me, “What’s the right way to change a habit? If you had to pick one best way, what would you say?” I answer, “What’s the best way to cook an egg?” In both cases, the best way depends on you.
363: Push Beyond a 30-Day “Challenge,” a Hack for Taking Pills, and Listeners Share Their One-Word Themes.
Episode 363

363: Push Beyond a 30-Day “Challenge,” a Hack for Taking Pills, and Listeners Share Their One-Word Themes.

We talk about the challenge of “30-day challenges” and how to push beyond the 30 days, we suggest several ways to make it easier to swallow pills, and we share listeners’ brilliant one-word themes for the year.
Podcast 287: Steer Clear of Quicksand, Beware of Catastrophizing, a Whimsical Hack, and a Spotlight on Baratunde Thurston
Podcast 287

Podcast 287: Steer Clear of Quicksand, Beware of Catastrophizing, a Whimsical Hack, and a Spotlight on Baratunde Thurston

We discuss why you should steer clear of quicksand, beware of the happiness stumbling block of “catastrophizing,” suggest an affordable, whimsical hack, and shine a spotlight on Baratunde Thurston.
Podcast 219: Very Special Episode—Going Deep into Giving Up with Whole30’s Melissa Hartwig Urban
Podcast 219

Podcast 219: Very Special Episode—Going Deep into Giving Up with Whole30’s Melissa Hartwig Urban

In this Very Special Episode, we go deeper into the Try-This-at-Home of “Give something up for a month” and talk to Whole30’s Melissa Hartwig-Urban about her new podcast “Do the Thing” and about the power of changing for 30 days.
Podcast 216: Give Someone an Unusual Compliment, Try This Hack to Help You Carry Your Stuff, and Elizabeth Reports on Her Stress-Eating.
Podcast 216

Podcast 216: Give Someone an Unusual Compliment, Try This Hack to Help You Carry Your Stuff, and Elizabeth Reports on Her Stress-Eating.

Give someone an unusual compliment, a happiness hack from Elizabeth's writing partner Sarah Fain, identify your favorite time of day, and Elizabeth reports on her battle with stress-eating.
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