[book club] Ep. 13 – “Eff Helpfulness” (Fxck Feelings, Ch. 4)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/vmPBkx1PF2g On Thursday, I jumped on Instagram live to discuss my impressions of Chapter 4 of “Fxck Feelings” by Michael and Sarah Bennett (recorded live and first aired on #IGTV - September 20, 2018). Next chapter is “Eff Serenity.” Highlights: - Ultimately, you don’t have control over anyone else’s choices. - Avoid repeating previous, unsuccessful… Continue reading [book club] Ep. 13 – “Eff Helpfulness” (Fxck Feelings, Ch. 4)

[book club] Ep. 12 – “Eff Fairness” (Fxck Feelings, Ch. 3)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/uwVQu7ALFoE On Monday, I jumped on Instagram live to discuss my impressions of Chapter 3 of “Fxck Feelings” by Michael and Sarah Bennett (recorded live and first aired on #IGTV - September 17, 2018). Highlights: - Thinking positively does not always move us forward. - Judge your situation by what is, not what you would… Continue reading [book club] Ep. 12 – “Eff Fairness” (Fxck Feelings, Ch. 3)

[book club] Ep. 11 – “Where we go from here” (Fxck Feelings, discussion)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/9kIDbmTDNv0 On Thursday, I jumped on Instagram live with Preeti Sareen to discuss her impressions of “Fxck Feelings” by Michael and Sarah Bennett and how I might proceed with the book (recorded live and first aired on #IGTV - September 13, 2018). Highlights: - Preeti doesn’t agree with what she sees as the dismissal of… Continue reading [book club] Ep. 11 – “Where we go from here” (Fxck Feelings, discussion)

[book club] Ep. 10 – “What am I doing here?” (Fxck Feelings)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/ALuUAKGADuU On Monday, I jumped on Instagram live to discuss my impressions of, and further plans for, “Fxck Feelings” by Michael and Sarah Bennett (recorded live and first aired on #IGTV - September 10, 2018). Highlights: - The book is modular, so there aren’t the usual through-lines. - I am struggling to get invested, as… Continue reading [book club] Ep. 10 – “What am I doing here?” (Fxck Feelings)

[book club] Ep. 9 – “Eff Self-Improvement” (Fxck Feelings, Ch. 1)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/dv8AnvuzSZ4 On Monday, I jumped on Instagram live to discuss Chapter 1 of “Fxck Feelings” by Michael and Sarah Bennett (recorded live and first aired on #IGTV - August 27, 2018). Highlights: - We can’t take responsibility for results we can’t control. - Lying to ourselves does not, in fact, get us what we want.… Continue reading [book club] Ep. 9 – “Eff Self-Improvement” (Fxck Feelings, Ch. 1)

[book club] Ep. 8 – “Radical Acceptance” (Fxck Feelings, Intro)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/ElY_ym4obqM On Monday, I jumped on Instagram live to discuss the introduction of “Fxck Feelings” by Michael and Sarah Bennett (recorded live and first aired on #IGTV - August 20, 2018). Highlights: - This book is all about acceptance. - Growth mindset is key. - Happiness as a goal is BS. How are you at… Continue reading [book club] Ep. 8 – “Radical Acceptance” (Fxck Feelings, Intro)

[book club] Ep. 7 – “The Final Last Word” (The Willpower Instinct, Conclusion)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/t6II-Igtrqo On Friday, I jumped on live to discuss the conclusion of “The Willpower Instinct” by Kelly McGonigal, as well as my experience reading the book (recorded live and aired first on #IGTV - August 17, 2018). Highlights: - The book is clearly written for students. - I learned that I need to let the… Continue reading [book club] Ep. 7 – “The Final Last Word” (The Willpower Instinct, Conclusion)

[book club] Ep. 6 – “Attention Me!” (The Willpower Instinct, Ch. 9)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/nZmXg3UQA_0 On Tuesday over on Instagram, I jumped on live to discuss Chapter 9 of “The Willpower Instinct” by Kelly McGonigal. (recorded live and aired first on #IGTV - August 14, 2018) Highlights: - Beware your object of focus, you just might get it. - Deprivation and restriction cause rebounds. - If you focus on… Continue reading [book club] Ep. 6 – “Attention Me!” (The Willpower Instinct, Ch. 9)

[book club] Ep. 3 – The Willpower Instinct, Chapter 6 – “The Cake is a Lie”

via IFTTT On Monday over on Instagram, I discussed Chapter 6 of "The Willpower Instinct" by Kelly McGonigal. (recorded live and aired first on #IGTV - July 23, 2018) Highlights: - dopamine gives us the promise of relief/reward, not an actual reward - we use what will make us feel bad later in order to… Continue reading [book club] Ep. 3 – The Willpower Instinct, Chapter 6 – “The Cake is a Lie”