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Podcast 294: Imitate a Spiritual Master, a Hack for Toddlers, and a Conversation with Glennon Doyle About “Untamed.”
Podcast 294

Podcast 294: Imitate a Spiritual Master, a Hack for Toddlers, and a Conversation with Glennon Doyle About “Untamed.”

We talk about why you might imitate a spiritual master, discuss a listener’s hack for keeping a toddler safe, and talk to bestselling author Glennon Doyle about her new memoir, “Untamed.”
A Little Happier: An Episode from the Life of Dr. Johnson Reminds Me to Do a Better Job of Staying Calm.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: An Episode from the Life of Dr. Johnson Reminds Me to Do a Better Job of Staying Calm.

I was deeply moved by composure shown by Dr. Johnson in such a terrifying moment. I get tremendously rattled when I can’t find my phone right away! This example reminds me of how I can face life with more equanimity.
An 18th Century Story Makes Me Think About the Importance of Education.
A Little Happier

An 18th Century Story Makes Me Think About the Importance of Education.

This story from the life of Samuel Johnson reminds us: “It is wonderful what a difference learning makes upon people even in the common intercourse of life.”
I Can’t Find It Outside Myself If I Can’t Find It Inside Myself.
A Little Happier

I Can’t Find It Outside Myself If I Can’t Find It Inside Myself.

A Little Happier: We can’t find more happiness, more adventure, more richness to an experience that we bring to it.
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