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By The Book

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Half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and her skeptical friend Kristen Meinzer as they live by the rules of a different self-help book each episode to figure out which ones might actually be life changing.

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Jolenta and Kristen live by Marie Kondo's uber popular minimalist guide, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. The book tells them to throw out belongings, fold socks into pinwheels, and say thank you garbage!  Can they do it? Will it change their lives? Did Kristen throw out her passport?Have you lived by this book? What book should Jolenta and Kristen read next? Tell us at 419-869-BOOK; email us at bythebook@panoply.fm; Tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, @bythebookpod; and follow us on Instagram @jolenta_g, @k10meinzer, @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Secret
By the Book hosts Jolenta and Kristen dive into their first self-help book - the mega-bestseller The Secret. They follow it to the letter for two weeks. Listen as Kristen tries to manifest thoughts into things and Jolenta explores whether the Law of Attraction is as real as the Law of Gravity. Along the way, you can eavesdrop on the stranger moments of their social experiment, and learn whether either Jolenta or Kristen buys into the philosophy of The Secret at the end of two weeks.This show is part of the Panoply Pilot Project. Ever wonder how a podcast gets greenlit? Now YOU get to be part of the process. Help us decide which pilots will become series! Cast your vote by subscribing at itunes.com/panonplypilots or you can vote at panoply.fm/panoplypilots.We want to hear from you! Reach out at 419-869-BOOK; email us at bythebook@panoply.fm; Tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, @bythebookpod; and follow us on Instagram @jolenta_g, @k10meinzer, @bythebookpod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Why Good Things Happen to Good People
It's been said that bad things happen to good people. But could it be that the opposite is true? Jolenta and Kristen attempt to find out, by following the rules of "Why Good Things Happen to Good People," by Stephen G. Post and Jill Neimark. Join them as they undertake ten assigned tasks of goodness - including helping future generations and performing acts of bravery - all in the hopes of finding a greater sense of happiness and well-being. We love hearing from you! Reach out at 419-869-BOOK; email us at bythebook@panoply.fm; Tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, @bythebookpod; and follow us on Instagram @jolenta_g, @k10meinzer, @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Podcast Details
Started
Mar 17th, 2017
Latest Episode
Oct 15th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
109
Avg. Episode Length
32 minutes
Explicit
Yes

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