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More Happier: House of the Dragon, Summer of Health—and What Makes a Great Sequel?
More Happier

More Happier: House of the Dragon, Summer of Health—and What Makes a Great Sequel?

We talk about watching the new TV show “House of the Dragon,” the question of what makes a good sequel, and we celebrate a big anniversary.
A Little Happier: One Way that TV Can Make Us Happier
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: One Way that TV Can Make Us Happier

For some people, TV can offer a kind of company that gives them comfort when they’re feeling alone or frightened.
Bonus Episode: Mad Men! Gretchen and Elizabeth Talk About Their Favorite Moments.
Bonus Episode

Bonus Episode: Mad Men! Gretchen and Elizabeth Talk About Their Favorite Moments.

In this bonus episode, we talk about the TV show “Mad Men.” We discuss our favorite moments, questions, and listeners’ favorite scenes.
Podcast 323: Practice Some Movie Therapy, an Easy Hack for Dealing with Small Toys and Trinkets, and Do Certain Situations Send You into Shock?
Podcast 323

Podcast 323: Practice Some Movie Therapy, an Easy Hack for Dealing with Small Toys and Trinkets, and Do Certain Situations Send You into Shock?

Our former producer, the podcaster and writer Kristen Meinzer, explains why we should try “movie therapy,” we discuss one of Gretchen’s all-time favorite hacks of her own invention, and we explore the question, “Do you find that certain situations send you into shock?”
A Little Happier: After His Death, Actor Yul Brynner Made an Unforgettable Plea.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: After His Death, Actor Yul Brynner Made an Unforgettable Plea.

The simplicity and power of Yul Brynner’s anti-smoking ad, aired after his death, makes it unforgettable. This ad transformed his suffering into a story that could save the lives of others.
Podcast 231: Choose Your TV Theme Song, Wear Something Right Away, and Listeners Respond to the Challenge of Being Laid Off.
Podcast 231

Podcast 231: Choose Your TV Theme Song, Wear Something Right Away, and Listeners Respond to the Challenge of Being Laid Off.

Choose your TV theme song; listeners give many suggestions about dealing with getting laid off; why you should wear a new item immediately; and Elizabeth discusses the happiness of humidity.
Podcast 183: Go into “Low Power Mode,” Replace a Soul-Sucking App (Again), and What Two-Hour Course Would You Choose?
Podcast 183

Podcast 183: Go into “Low Power Mode,” Replace a Soul-Sucking App (Again), and What Two-Hour Course Would You Choose?

Go into low power mode, how to deal with a soul-destroying app (again), and the benefits of taking a two-hour class.
A Little Happier: A Lesson in Creativity from a Bottle Episode of the TV Show “Friends.”
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: A Lesson in Creativity from a Bottle Episode of the TV Show “Friends.”

It may seem counter-intuitive, but it’s true: Imagination is often sparked more by constraint than by freedom.
Podcast 171: Huge News! Plus Question Your Limiting Beliefs, Create Accountability to Say “No,” and a Hack Using Measuring Cups.
Podcast 171

Podcast 171: Huge News! Plus Question Your Limiting Beliefs, Create Accountability to Say “No,” and a Hack Using Measuring Cups.

Why we should question our limiting beliefs, how to create outer order accountability for saying "no," and a hack using measuring cups.
Podcast 128: Connect with TV, Conquering the Snooze Alarm–and Is It Possible to be a Mix of the Four Tendencies?
Podcast 128

Podcast 128: Connect with TV, Conquering the Snooze Alarm–and Is It Possible to be a Mix of the Four Tendencies?

Podcast 128: Why it’s helpful to connect with TV, a way to give up the snooze alarm, and a discussion of whether you can be a mix of the Four Tendencies.
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