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📚 The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker: How many times have you been to an event—a book club, birthday party, conference—and just felt “🤷♀️” by the end of it? In her book, Priya challenges lackluster gatherings and provides salient tips for meaningful get-togethers because, as she writes, “The way we gather matters.” In reading it last week, I found myself floored by Priya’s insights, like how practicing “generous exclusion” and examining the deeper “why” of a gathering can imbue it with meaning—so much so that I’ll be talking to her later this week. Keep an eye out for our conversation, coming soon!
🎧 Anderson Cooper’s “All There Is” Podcast: “We don’t talk about loss and grief very much, which is odd because they’re among the most universal of human experiences […] and yet, when you’re the one grieving, it often feels like you’re all alone,” Anderson Cooper points out in the first episode of his podcast about grieving his late mother, the heiress Gloria Vanderbilt. In it, he goes through his mother’s apartment and revisits some of their shared traumatic experiences, like when his brother tragically killed himself in front of her, and touching moments around her death. It’s beautiful and sentimental, as is his conversation with Stephen Colbert about his father’s and brother’s deaths, in the second episode. A quiet and important podcast.
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