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Podcast 306: Choose Your One-Word Theme for 2021, a New Year’s Hack, and Listeners’ Ideas for Ways to Show Love and Support from Far Away
Podcast 306

Podcast 306: Choose Your One-Word Theme for 2021, a New Year’s Hack, and Listeners’ Ideas for Ways to Show Love and Support from Far Away

We choose our one-word themes for the year, and encourage listeners to choose their own theme for 2021, we discuss a hack for heading into the new year (plus a bonus wrapping-paper hack), and listeners suggest many practical, helpful ways to show love and support to someone who’s far away.
Podcast 304: We Reveal How We Did with Our “20 for 2020” Lists, Plus a Hack for Not Forgetting Items.
Podcast 304

Podcast 304: We Reveal How We Did with Our “20 for 2020” Lists, Plus a Hack for Not Forgetting Items.

We review our “20 for 2020” lists and reveal what we did—and didn’t—get done in this strange year. We also talk about an easy hack to avoid leaving something behind, and Elizabeth gives herself a decorations demerit.
Bonus Episode: I Read a Story to You: Charles Dickens’s Timeless Masterpiece, “A Christmas Carol,” Pt. II.
Bonus Episode

Bonus Episode: I Read a Story to You: Charles Dickens’s Timeless Masterpiece, “A Christmas Carol,” Pt. II.

As a holiday gift for listeners, I read a story: Charles Dickens’s timeless ghost story, “A Christmas Carol.” These days, while many people have a general impression of the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley, and the Ghosts , they probably haven’t actually read or heard the story.
Bonus Episode: I Read a Story to You: Charles Dickens’s Timeless Masterpiece, “A Christmas Carol,” Pt. I.
Bonus Episode

Bonus Episode: I Read a Story to You: Charles Dickens’s Timeless Masterpiece, “A Christmas Carol,” Pt. I.

As a holiday gift for listeners, I read a story: Charles Dickens’s timeless ghost story, “A Christmas Carol.” These days, while many people have a general impression of the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley, and the Ghosts , they probably haven’t actually read or heard the story.
Podcast 253: Fight Through Post-Holiday Haze and How (Really) to Keep New Year’s Resolutions.
Podcast 253

Podcast 253: Fight Through Post-Holiday Haze and How (Really) to Keep New Year’s Resolutions.

Fight through post-holiday haze, how to get more reading done, tackle the challenge of New Year’s resolutions—and an office-party demerit.
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 251: Try the “Eight Stones Method”; Are You on Team “You Do You” or Team “Let’s All Join In”; and the Fun of Holiday Movies.
Podcast 251

Podcast 251: Try the “Eight Stones Method”; Are You on Team “You Do You” or Team “Let’s All Join In”; and the Fun of Holiday Movies.

Actor, singer, and writer Melissa Errico suggests the Eight Stones Method for creativity, the fun of choosing a family holiday movies, and we talk about the two philosophies of food encouragement (aka food pushing): “You Do You” and “Let’s All Join In.”
Podcast 248: Write an Aphorism, Use an App to Find Out the UV Index, and a Deep Dive into “Food Pushing.”
Podcast 248

Podcast 248: Write an Aphorism, Use an App to Find Out the UV Index, and a Deep Dive into “Food Pushing.”

Try writing an aphorism, ways to use the UV index to protect yourself from the sun, and a deep dive into the question: “If you press others to take food and drink, why do you do it?”
Podcast 245: Avoid the Trap of the False Choice, and How to Eat Healthfully When Facing Halloween Candy or Social Pressure.
Podcast 245

Podcast 245: Avoid the Trap of the False Choice, and How to Eat Healthfully When Facing Halloween Candy or Social Pressure.

We discuss why it’s important to avoid false choices, and talk to Whole30’s Melissa Hartwig Urban about eating right when faced with Halloween candy or social pressure.
Podcast 198: Design Your Own Happiness Project, The Challenge of Giving Gifts, and Using the 5-Second Rule.
Podcast 198

Podcast 198: Design Your Own Happiness Project, The Challenge of Giving Gifts, and Using the 5-Second Rule.

Design your happiness project for 2019, follow the five-second rule, and suggestions for dealing with the challenge of gift-giving.
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