Episode 027 looks at carefully handling a new large sum of money or career promotion; the deleterious effects of consuming the news all day long, every day; and the benefits of both the Socratic Method and Nonviolent Communication in handling disagreements with other people.
Episode 022 looks at taking photos and video of your home for insurance purposes; rotating out to donation old stuff that you’ve replaced with new stuff; stretching in the mornings to help yourself wake up, and putting your sleep alarm at the other end of the room; why you should always answer “yes” to someone at your door asking if you have a security system; and why it’s important to never ignore your feelings or thoughts.
Episode 018 looks at paying attention to the gossip your friends tell; protecting yourself from getting defensive when you read opinions you don’t agree with; not responding for at least 15 minutes when something makes you angry; the importance of acknowledging that you don’t know something and using it as a bonding opportunity; and moving on from a job that no longer serves you well.
Episode 014 looks at not doing the right thing for fear of looking hypocritical; learning your and your partner’s love languages to improve your relationship (book); and doing nothing when you’re out of motivation to do anything else.
Episode 010 looks at protecting yourself from someone swinging a blunt instrument at you; the importance of having fun to mental health; and why it’s a bad idea to spend so much time watching the worst that humanity has to offer.
Episode 008 looks at the Complexity Simplistic logical fallacy, Inductive thinking, setting and using proper standards, and taking care when obtaining information from popular and social media.
Episode 006 looks at the Irrelevant Conclusion (ignoratio elenchi) fallacy, Availability Bias, our power to control our reaction to the seeming offenses of other people, and powering down your microwave for more even heating.
Episode 004 looks at the fallacy called Moving the Goalposts, the Problem of Averages, if what is good for the hive is always good for the individual, and the importance of chatting with customer support instead of calling.
Episode 002 looks at the syllogistic Fallacy of Exclusive Premises, the Social Loafing effect, whether big emotional meltdowns relieve suffering; and the best way to rebook a cancelled flight at the airport.