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Podcast 275: Choose a Magic Number, How an Ironing Board Can Make Working from Home Easier, and a Pandemic-Time Question to Ask Yourself.
Podcast 275

Podcast 275: Choose a Magic Number, How an Ironing Board Can Make Working from Home Easier, and a Pandemic-Time Question to Ask Yourself.

We discuss why you might want to choose a magic number, how an ironing board can help you work more comfortably from home, and explore a know-yourself-better question for pandemic times.
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.
Podcast 242: Buy Some Happiness, Plus Hacks for Taking Medication Regularly.
Podcast 242

Podcast 242: Buy Some Happiness, Plus Hacks for Taking Medication Regularly.

We discuss why and how we can buy some happiness, do a hack round-up with terrific ideas for remembering to take daily medications, and tackle a listener’s question about her husband’s brewing Obliger-rebellion.
Podcast 222: Go Someplace By Yourself, Make Conversation with a Child, and an Easy Way to Remember Something Important.
Podcast 222

Podcast 222: Go Someplace By Yourself, Make Conversation with a Child, and an Easy Way to Remember Something Important.

Why you might choose to go someplace alone, how to have a good conversation with a child, and a listener suggests an easy, clever hack for remembering to bring items.
A Little Happier: Ann Patchett’s Memoir Reminds Us Why We Need to Take Care of Ourselves.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: Ann Patchett’s Memoir Reminds Us Why We Need to Take Care of Ourselves.

Author Ann Patchett reminds herself that if she’s going to be of service to a friend, she must protect herself.
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