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📰 Newsletter Topic 👸🏻 Society & Culture 💡 Ideas: Big and Small 🤰🏻 Motherhood 😎 Relax & Escape 🧗 Growth 👨👩👧👧 For the Family ⏭ Series
💣= explicit language 🌭 = frank content ⚠️ = sensitive topic
“Do you ever find yourself feeling chaotic and overwhelmed? Maybe it’s time to implement some good routines. Routines help reduce stress, add structure, and predictability to your day. Routines allow less decision-making and allow you to think clearly and not overwhelmed and stressed out.”
👸🏻 Imagined Life | The Charmer (49 min)
“Success came easily to you. You feel like the luckiest guy alive. But even the luckiest guy’s luck runs out eventually.” Try to figure out who this charmer is… he may have even been one of your teen heartthrobs!
💡 The Moth | Saving Graces (53 min)
“Stories of support coming from surprising places — and moments of seemingly divine intervention. Family ties, a raucous subway ride, and hidden treasure. “
“It’s the age-old baseball mom question: how to get white baseball pants clean (and is it worth it)?”
😎 This American Life | Mind Games (60 min)
“People who try simple mind games on others and find themselves in way over their heads.”
“We’d all like to think we’re open to new ideas and curious about how others see the world. But our brains aren’t wired that way — in fact, being open-minded takes some conscious practice.”
👨👩👧👦 How I Built This with Guy Raz | Pipcorn: Jennifer and Jeff Martin (101 min– worth it!!)
“While working at a farmers market in Chicago, Jennifer Martin had a Jack-in-the-Beanstalk moment—a chance encounter with some tiny kernels, which wound up growing into a small giant of a business: Pipcorn, snacks made of heirloom corn.”
⏭ Business Wars | Estée Lauder vs L’Oréal | Buying Spree | 5 (31 min)
“It’s 1991, and after the financial crash of 1987, Estée Lauder is looking for a new way to continue expanding without sinking millions of dollars and several years into developing a new brand. The answer lies in acquisitions, and they set their sights on two young, hip, buzzworthy companies: MAC and Bobbi Brown.”