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A Little Happier: What’s Inconvenient for You Might Be Convenient for Me.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: What’s Inconvenient for You Might Be Convenient for Me.

A friend’s remark reminded me that even when we’re coming together, we’re all coming from different places.
Podcast 260: Very Special Episode: In Honor of Valentine’s Day, Listeners Give Their Best Relationship Advice.
Podcast 260

Podcast 260: Very Special Episode: In Honor of Valentine’s Day, Listeners Give Their Best Relationship Advice.

For our Very Special Episode, we asked listeners for their best advice about strengthening relationships, and we talked to Lori Gottlieb, author of the bestseller “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone.”
Podcast 259: Happier Podcast Book Club: Adrienne Brodeur Talks About “Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me”
Podcast 259

Podcast 259: Happier Podcast Book Club: Adrienne Brodeur Talks About “Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me”

For the Happier Podcast Book Club, we talk to Adrienne Brodeur about her page-turning memoir, “Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me.”
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.
A Little Happier: The Right Thing to Say When Someone Says, “Whom Do You Love More?”
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: The Right Thing to Say When Someone Says, “Whom Do You Love More?”

One of my favorite parenting books, Faber and Mazlish’s “Siblings Without Rivalry,” explains the right thing to say to a child (or anyone) who asks, “Whom do you love more?”
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.”
A Little Happier: More Great Advice from My Father—About How to Succeed at Work.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: More Great Advice from My Father—About How to Succeed at Work.

When I got my first real job, my father gave me some advice that has proved to be very true.
Podcast 247: Use the Solomon Paradox When Dealing with a Difficult Situation, and How to Persuade a Rebel to Wear His Seatbelt?
Podcast 247

Podcast 247: Use the Solomon Paradox When Dealing with a Difficult Situation, and How to Persuade a Rebel to Wear His Seatbelt?

Why you should think about the “Solomon Paradox” when you’re dealing with a difficult situation, how to respond to a Rebel who refuses to wear a seat belt, a hack for staying in touch with distant friends and family—and would you like to be a twin?
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