Transcript Episode 29: Commitments

Introduction Welcome to Sing With Your Feet, the podcast in which we ask a lot of questions about interesting topics, and even if we don’t find the answers, we learn about ourselves along the way. The podcast in which we get down to the nuts and bolts of building a satisfying life, and offer doableContinue reading “Transcript Episode 29: Commitments”

Episode 29: Commitments

Show Notes Talking Points: Enthusiasm and healthy skepticism as tools for making commitments that stick; breaking down the commitment making progress so that you won’t dread them in the future. Episode 29: is part of our series on the Ideal Life Categories, this week’s theme being “Commitments.” The series began back in Episode 15: TheContinue reading “Episode 29: Commitments”

How’s that ambivalence coming along?

I entered parenthood with a great deal of ambivalence. I never was a fan of babies, and I had a love/hate relationship with children. The love part was that I know they are the future: teach them well and bla-bla-bla. The hate part was the irrationality, the ungratefulness, the noise… My only real experience withContinue reading “How’s that ambivalence coming along?”

Week 35: Back to Basics

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week (or there abouts), I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #15 1€ or less CPW for each individual item in my closet, less thanContinue reading “Week 35: Back to Basics”

Transcript Episode 28 : Lucidly Ever After

Introduction Welcome to Sing With Your Feet, the podcast in which we take joy very, very seriously. The podcast in which we re-discover what brings us joy and make space for it in our lives. The podcast in which we try to think a little bit differently about happiness so that it becomes something attainable.Continue reading “Transcript Episode 28 : Lucidly Ever After”

Episode 28: Lucidly Ever After

Show Notes Talking Points: Are long-term married people fundamentally different from the rest of us?; My Favorite Funeral; Sex Ed: not just for giggling teenagers. Episode 28: Lucidly Ever After is part of our series on the Ideal Life Categories, this week’s theme being “Marriage.” The series began back in Episode 15: The One AboutContinue reading “Episode 28: Lucidly Ever After”

It’s been a summer

School starts today. Yesterday, I took my boys for one last “hoorah” to our favorite little theme park, amid a million other little errands. I got them a frozen treat (a blue slushy is for one, strawberry ice cream cone for the other). I asked, “So what was the highlight of your summer?” And inContinue reading “It’s been a summer”

Week 31: Pantheon and Genre Thoughts

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week, I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #15 1€ or less CPW for each individual item, less than 0.20€ per item globally It’s beenContinue reading “Week 31: Pantheon and Genre Thoughts”

Week 30: Anniversary and Golden Data

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week, I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #2 Do the heart work necessary for my marriage Sing With Your Feet, the podcast, will beContinue reading “Week 30: Anniversary and Golden Data”