Jolenta Greenberg: Living Life By The Book

Jolenta Greenberg talks about what it’s like to live her life one self-help book at a time. I also share some early feedback from a listener and chat with Kathleen Trotter about how to get started with a fitness routine.

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Episode 5 Show Notes

[00:00] Welcome and Intro

[00:54] Featured interview with Jolenta Greenberg

Jolenta is host of the By The Book podcast. Every two weeks Jolenta and her co-host Kristen Meinzer pick one self-help book, read it, and follow its instructions precisely. She’s also a stand-up comedian and storyteller based in New York City. Jolenta is author of Modern Harpies – a book she wrote while she was living for two weeks as an ebook author as part of the podcast.

Read my review of the By The Book podcast here.

[23:30] Jolenta Greenberg’s Instruction Manual

1. What are the habits you maintain every day to stay happy and healthy?

  • Drink a huge glass of water every day when you first get up
  • Tries to make time every day for physical activity
  • Spend time with an animal every day

2. What personal development book do you recommend?

3. Favorite inspirational quote?

  • “The smartest people always ask the best questions” – Jolenta’s dad

4. What’s your one guilty pleasure?

  • Reality TV

5. When your time comes, how do you want to be remembered?

  • “I want to be remembered for helping people feel not alone.”

[27:35] Where to find Jolenta

[28:45] I share some early listener feedback

[30:40] Chat with regular fitness contributor  Kathleen Trotter

Kathleen Trotter is author of Finding Your Fit: A Compassionate Trainer’s Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit

[37:15] Closing words

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