Talking Points: Disappointment isn’t just for kids on Christmas Day; the origin of disappointment and how it can lead to rage; constructive ways to deal with disappointment in the long-term and the short-term; holding space for others as they let disappointment run its course.
A special thank you to Seven Productions here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song “La Joie” as the intro and outtro to the show, to Matt Kugler (Matt-K on social media) who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
I am passionate about contentment. This is a challenge, because I am equally passionate about progress. I get up at 4:00AM to chip away at a solution to this monolithic problem: how to make progress on my contentment.
Born and raised in the USA, I married a French philosophy teacher in 1999. We have lived in France since 2007. We stayed young and carefree until life threw us two curveballs in the form of little humans one after another in 2015 and 2017 respectively. Now I am a slightly older, slightly more exhausted version of myself, but with mystery stains on my walls and a never-ending pile of laundry.
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