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A Little Happier: Michael Jordan Had a “Love of the Game” Clause.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: Michael Jordan Had a “Love of the Game” Clause.

I love this example of an outstanding athlete staying true to his love of the sport, and being so determined to play that he made sure it was written into his contract.
Podcast 265: Give a Sensorium Gift, a Deep Dive into Suggestions for #Walk20in20, and a Conversation Hack.
Podcast 265

Podcast 265: Give a Sensorium Gift, a Deep Dive into Suggestions for #Walk20in20, and a Conversation Hack.

Why you should give a “Sensorium Gift” and how to create one, a deep dive into listeners’ suggestions for walking 20 minutes every day in 2020, and a conversation hack.
Bonus: Coping During COVID-19—How to Stay Happier and Calmer in Difficult Times
Bonus Episode

Bonus: Coping During COVID-19—How to Stay Happier and Calmer in Difficult Times

In this time of COVID-19, we’re all feeling overwhelmed with anxiety and uncertainty. To stay calmer and happier, we discuss why you might keep some kind of journal during this period, and why you might create a three-tiered plan for projects – or, alternatively, write a “19 for COVID-19” list. We also explore two happiness stumbling blocks: uncertainty and exercise. Let’s keep our hands clean and our minds clear.
Podcast 261: Improve Your Posture, a New Way to Celebrate Birthdays, and Tackling T-Shirt Troubles.
Podcast 261

Podcast 261: Improve Your Posture, a New Way to Celebrate Birthdays, and Tackling T-Shirt Troubles.

I explain the back exercises we do to improve posture, a listener suggests a great way for an introvert to celebrate a milestone birthday, and we discuss the question, “Do you relax better at home or away?”
Podcast 258: Try the “Pair & Share” Method, Have a Tricky Conversation with Neighbors, and a Conversation with “Yoga Girl” Rachel Brathen.
Podcast 258

Podcast 258: Try the “Pair & Share” Method, Have a Tricky Conversation with Neighbors, and a Conversation with “Yoga Girl” Rachel Brathen.

Try the “Pair & Share” approach to have more fun while getting some exercise, a quick hack for making it easier to do unpleasant tasks, and an interview with “Yoga Girl” Rachel Brathen about happiness.
Podcast 257: Don’t Try to “Mind-Read” and Talking about the Joy of Movement with Kelly McGonigal.
Podcast 257

Podcast 257: Don’t Try to “Mind-Read” and Talking about the Joy of Movement with Kelly McGonigal.

Why we shouldn’t try to “mind-read,” a reading hack to strengthen habits, and a conversation about “The Joy of Movement” with Kelly McGonigal.
Podcast 254: Choose a One-Word Theme for the Year, and a Tough Question About Neighbors.
Podcast 254

Podcast 254: Choose a One-Word Theme for the Year, and a Tough Question About Neighbors.

Why you might pick a one-word theme for the year; an idea for fun (but easy) date nights; and a tough dilemma involving a daily walk and neighbors who want to come along.
Podcast 252: Walk for 20 in ’20! Plus We Discuss “Power Hour” and Answering Frivolous Questions During Job Interviews.
Podcast 252

Podcast 252: Walk for 20 in ’20! Plus We Discuss “Power Hour” and Answering Frivolous Questions During Job Interviews.

Let’s all walk for 20 minutes in 2020! The challenge is on! Plus a reminder to use Power Hour, and Elizabeth gives a gold star to a “Fall Frolic.”
Podcast 229: Spend 120 Minutes a Week in Nature, a Hiking Hack, and an Interview with Sheri Salata About “The Beautiful No”
Podcast 229

Podcast 229: Spend 120 Minutes a Week in Nature, a Hiking Hack, and an Interview with Sheri Salata About “The Beautiful No”

Spend 120 minutes in nature each week, a hack to make spending that time in nature more convenient, and an interview with former “Oprah” producer Sheri Salata about her memoir “The Beautiful No.”
Podcast 217: Don’t Over-Consult, a Hack that Makes It Easier to Exercise, and When You’re Upset, Do You Feel It More in Your Head or in Your Body?
Podcast 217

Podcast 217: Don’t Over-Consult, a Hack that Makes It Easier to Exercise, and When You’re Upset, Do You Feel It More in Your Head or in Your Body?

Why you should stop over-consulting, a hack to make exercising more convenient, and a question for self-knowledge: When you're upset, do you feel it in your body or in your head?
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