If you cry while it’s raining, your tears combine with raindrops on your cheeks.
We’re living through an era of disappointments of all stripes, from missing daily conveniences to major milestones. In Episode 198, Christine and I talk about how to acknowledge, talk about, and, eventually accept our disappointments.
Christine and her husband, psychotherapist Jonathan Baxter, talk about parenting nitty-gritty in a way only they can. The episodes Christine records with Jon are some of my favorites.
When I think back on the most memorable advice I’ve received, it usually came wrapped in a story. There’s something magical about hearing a story: one’s insides quiet down and open up, anticipating something interesting or entertaining or profound.
Why are stories so compelling?
Christine and I share our experiences with food shopping and cooking during lockdown.
Chris Guillebeau writes a modern fable about pursuing financial independence. Here’s why I think it’s one of his most important books, especially now.