Today Nanci and Jen share their experiences with the self-help industry, discuss how unhappy people are vulnerable to manipulation by that industry, and how you can better evaluate when and why it might make sense for you explore a self-help program.
The Pussie Patrol Cat Rescue
How to Read Books When You Have ADHD (Details the idea of grabbing just one action item from a book)
ArmChair Expert w/Dax Shepart (Elizabeth Gilbert episode)
https://www.instagram.com/celestebarber/ (Actor. Comedian. Writer. Lady.)
Quotes from this episode:
"Change is simple: Decide what you want to change, find a strategy to facilitate the change and then commit to making the change. But change is not easy."
— Dr. Robert Lustig
Books mentioned in this episode:
The Artist's Way, by Julia Cameron
What's in the Way Is the Way: A Practical Guide for Waking Up to Life, by Mary O'Malley
The Conquest of Happiness, by Bertrand Russell
What is On the Same Page with Jen & Nanci ?
Welcome! From losing our keys to eating rhubarb pie alone in bed, join the ladies each week for a reflection, honesty and laughter. Whether you are on the same page with us, or simply find us so fascinatingly broken that you keep coming back for more—we're glad you're here!
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The idea for this podcast was born during a discussion over a crowded and loud family supper, where we were heckled and ridiculed for it by those dearest to us—so naturally, we ran with it.
And look at us now!