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Podcast 326: Write a Tastes Timeline, More Wisdom from Teachers, a Hack for Getting Better Service, and Question about Obliger-Rebellion
Podcast 326

Podcast 326: Write a Tastes Timeline, More Wisdom from Teachers, a Hack for Getting Better Service, and Question about Obliger-Rebellion

We discuss why you might want to write a Tastes Timeline; share a listener’s hack for getting easier, quicker service; discuss more terrific proverbs from teachers; and pose a crucial question about Obliger-rebellion.
A Little Happier: The Memory of a Delicious Night of Sleep, Four Hundred Years Later.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: The Memory of a Delicious Night of Sleep, Four Hundred Years Later.

In the 1600s, Samuel Pepys kept a diary, and of everything he wrote about, including the Great Plague of London and the Great Fire of London fair, one thing that is remembered, so many hundreds of years later, is a delicious night of sleep he had in 1661.
A Little Happier: I Can’t Blame the Internet, or, The World Has Changed, But I Have Also Changed.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: I Can’t Blame the Internet, or, The World Has Changed, But I Have Also Changed.

When I feel distracted or overwhelmed, I remind myself that I can’t blame the internet. If I want a life with more time for calm and reflection, I need to create it for myself.
Podcast 298: Award Yourself with a Sticker, A Memory Hack, and a Conversation with Rachel Hollis About Dealing with Unexpected Challenges
Podcast 298

Podcast 298: Award Yourself with a Sticker, A Memory Hack, and a Conversation with Rachel Hollis About Dealing with Unexpected Challenges

Inspired by “I Voted” stickers, we discuss why you might award yourself a sticker to mark an important accomplishment, talk about a hack for remembering forgotten details, and talk to bestselling writer Rachel Hollis about her new book, “Didn’t See That Coming.”
Podcast 289: Ask Yourself, “Do I Already Own This?” How to Feel Better in Just Five Minutes with Dr. Rangan Chatterjee, and Our Next Book Club Choice.
Podcast 289

Podcast 289: Ask Yourself, “Do I Already Own This?” How to Feel Better in Just Five Minutes with Dr. Rangan Chatterjee, and Our Next Book Club Choice.

We discuss why it’s helpful to ask, “Do I already own this?” We also talk to Dr. Rangan Chatterjee about his new book, “Feel Better in 5,” and announce our next book club choice: Yaa Gyasi’s brilliant novel “Transcendent Kingdom.”
Podcast 206: Use Gentle Language, a Gold Star for Magical Pancakes, and Answers to the Question, “What’s the Best Resolution You’ve Ever Made?”
EPISODE #206

Podcast 206: Use Gentle Language, a Gold Star for Magical Pancakes, and Answers to the Question, “What’s the Best Resolution You’ve Ever Made?”

Why you might consider using gentle language, a gold star for “Winter of the Witch, a movie about magical pancakes, and listeners answer the question, “What’s the best resolution you’ve ever made?”
A Little Happier: A Lesson I Have to Learn Over and Over.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: A Lesson I Have to Learn Over and Over.

I keep learning this lesson, again and again. The days are long, but the years are short.
A Little Happier: Now Is Now, and Now Is Already a Long Time Ago.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: Now Is Now, and Now Is Already a Long Time Ago.

The last paragraphs of my book Happier at Home reflect something I learned from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House in the Big Woods.
Podcast 162: Write It Down (Really), How an Obliger/Obliger Couple Can Create Accountability, and a Quick, Fun Hack
Podcast 162

Podcast 162: Write It Down (Really), How an Obliger/Obliger Couple Can Create Accountability, and a Quick, Fun Hack

Why you really should write something down, a system to allow two Obligers to create accountability as a couple, and a solution for unwanted prescription medication.
A Little Happier: “The Investor Is Wise Who Diversifies.” Also True for Non-Investors.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: “The Investor Is Wise Who Diversifies.” Also True for Non-Investors.

In law school, my Business Administration professor told us, "The investor is wise who diversifies," and it’s a point that’s true in many situations.
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