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346: Keep Lists in the Way That’s Right for You. Avoid a Routine. Celebrate Something Surprising.
Podcast 346

346: Keep Lists in the Way That’s Right for You. Avoid a Routine. Celebrate Something Surprising.

We talk about why we should keep to-do lists in the way that’s right for us (and we discuss the “Tackle Box” that give five options), why sometimes it’s helpful not to fall into a routine, and we share listeners’ idea for unconventional celebrations.
Podcast 329: Explore the Five Senses of Summer, a Hack for Boosting Focus, and a Deep Dive into Solutions for Obliger-Rebellion
Podcast 329

Podcast 329: Explore the Five Senses of Summer, a Hack for Boosting Focus, and a Deep Dive into Solutions for Obliger-Rebellion

We talk about you might explore the five senses of summer, suggest a simple hack that makes it easier to focus, and review listeners’ suggestions about how to ward off growing Obliger-rebellion.
A Little Happier: How Eating a Second Ice-Cream Cone Can Be an Act of Obliger-Rebellion
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: How Eating a Second Ice-Cream Cone Can Be an Act of Obliger-Rebellion

In Karl Ove Knausgaard’s essay “Summer,” he perfectly describes an example of Obliger-rebellion that’s turned toward the self: he eats a second ice-cream cone in front of the envious eyes of his children.
Podcast 268: Limit Yourself to One Option, a Self-Care Solution, and Chris Guillebeau Talks about “The Money Tree” and Creating the Work Life We Want
Podcast 268

Podcast 268: Limit Yourself to One Option, a Self-Care Solution, and Chris Guillebeau Talks about “The Money Tree” and Creating the Work Life We Want

We discuss why you might limit yourself to one option, we highlight a listener’s brilliant self-care solution for Obligers (the secret is a pillbox), and Chris Guillebeau joins us to talk about his new novel “The Money Tree.”
Podcast 243: Treat Yourself Like a Dog, and How Obligers Can Resist Pressures to Indulge.
Podcast 243

Podcast 243: Treat Yourself Like a Dog, and How Obligers Can Resist Pressures to Indulge.

Why you should treat yourself like a dog, why telling someone, “Calm down” is usually a bad idea, and ideas for Obligers who are trying to resist expectations that they eat or drink.
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