232 episodes

Half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and culture critic 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.

By The Book Stitcher & Jolenta Greenberg, Kristen Meinzer

    • Comedy
    • 4.3 • 7 Ratings

Half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and culture critic 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.

    Epilogue: The Art of Making Memories: How to Create and Remember Happy Moments

    Epilogue: The Art of Making Memories: How to Create and Remember Happy Moments

    Kristen & Jolenta respond to listener questions about The Art of Making Memories: How to Create and Remember Happy Moments.

    Join the By The Book Patreon Community! For $5 per month, you receive a new book summary, including all the rules we live by, each week. For $10 per month, you receive that PLUS a weekly affirmation podcast hosted by Jolenta and Kristen! Learn more at https://www.patreon.com/listentobythebook

    Kristen and Jolenta's new book How to be Fine is available now [amazon.com].

    You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts [podcasts.apple.com], or wherever you listen to podcasts.

    We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod.

    And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687

    To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-the-book

    Check out Kristen's other podcasts!

    The Royal Report from Newsweek https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-royal-report/id1603695814

    Movie Therapy with Rafer & Kristen

    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/movie-therapy-with-rafer-kristen/id1508455193

    • 39 min
    The Art of Making Memories: How to Create and Remember Happy Moments

    The Art of Making Memories: How to Create and Remember Happy Moments

    Kristen & Jolenta live by The Art of Making Memories: How to Create and Remember Happy Moments by Meik Wiking. In his work as a happiness researcher, Meik Wiking has learned that people are happier if they hold a positive, nostalgic view of the past.

    Will Kristen and Jolenta make memories that bring them joy?

    Join the By The Book Patreon Community! For $5 per month, you receive a new book summary, including all the rules we live by, each week. For $10 per month, you'll receive that PLUS a weekly affirmation podcast hosted by Jolenta and Kristen! Learn more at https://www.patreon.com/listentobythebook

    Kristen and Jolenta's new book How to be Fine is available now [amazon.com]. You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts [podcasts.apple.com], or wherever you listen to podcasts.

    We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687

    To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-the-book

    Check out Kristen's other podcasts!

    The Royal Report from Newsweek https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-royal-report/id1603695814

    Movie Therapy with Rafer & Kristen https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/movie-therapy-with-rafer-kristen/id1508455193

    • 55 min
    Introducing: Lake Bell's Audiobook 'Inside Voice: My Obsession with How We Sound'

    Introducing: Lake Bell's Audiobook 'Inside Voice: My Obsession with How We Sound'

    Today, Kristen and Jolenta share a special preview of the new audiobook Inside Voice: My Obsession with How We Sound by writer-director-producer Lake Bell. If you hate hearing the sound of your voice, you’re not alone. In Inside Voice, Lake finds out why we cringe when we hear our own voices. She peels back the social science, cultural constructs, quirks, and psychology around a piece of our identity from which we rarely take much inventory...but probably should.



    Join the By The Book Patreon Community! For $5 per month, you receive a new book summary, including all the rules we live by, each week. For $10 per month, you receive that PLUS a weekly affirmation podcast hosted by Jolenta and Kristen! Learn more athttps://www.patreon.com/listentobythebook

    Kristen and Jolenta's new book How to be Fine is available now [amazon.com].

    You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts [podcasts.apple.com], or wherever you listen to podcasts.

    We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod.

    And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community!https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687

    To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com:https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-the-book

    Check out Kristen's other podcasts!

    The Royal Report from Newsweekhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-royal-report/id1603695814

    Movie Therapy with Rafer & Kristen

    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/movie-therapy-with-rafer-kristen/id1508455193

    • 26 min
    Epilogue: Toxic Positivity: Keeping It Real in a World Obsessed with Being Happy

    Epilogue: Toxic Positivity: Keeping It Real in a World Obsessed with Being Happy

    Kristen & Jolenta respond to listener questions about Toxic Positivity: Keeping It Real in a World Obsessed with Being Happy.

    Join the By The Book Patreon Community! For $5 per month, you receive a new book summary, including all the rules we live by, each week. For $10 per month, you receive that PLUS a weekly affirmation podcast hosted by Jolenta and Kristen! Learn more at https://www.patreon.com/listentobythebook

    Kristen and Jolenta's new book How to be Fine is available now [amazon.com].

    You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts [podcasts.apple.com], or wherever you listen to podcasts.

    We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod.

    And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687

    To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-the-book

    Check out Kristen's other podcasts!

    The Royal Report from Newsweek https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-royal-report/id1603695814

    Movie Therapy with Rafer & Kristen

    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/movie-therapy-with-rafer-kristen/id1508455193

    • 32 min
    Toxic Positivity: Keeping It Real in a World Obsessed with Being Happy

    Toxic Positivity: Keeping It Real in a World Obsessed with Being Happy

    Kristen & Jolenta live by Toxic Positivity: Keeping It Real in a World Obsessed with Being Happy by Whitney Goodman.
    Will Kristen and Jolenta overcome toxic positivity and learn to live a values-driven life?

    Join the By The Book Patreon Community! For $5 per month, you receive a new book summary, including all the rules we live by, each week. For $10 per month, you receive that PLUS a weekly affirmation podcast hosted by Jolenta and Kristen! Learn more at https://www.patreon.com/listentobythebook

    Kristen and Jolenta's new book How to be Fine is available now [amazon.com].

    You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts [podcasts.apple.com], or wherever you listen to podcasts.

    We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod.

    And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687

    To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-the-book

    Check out Kristen's other podcasts! The Pursuit of Happier on Knowable https://knowable.fyi/courses/happiness [knowable.fyi]

    Innovation Uncovered https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/innovation-uncovered/id1516667844

    Movie Therapy with Rafer & Kristen

    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/movie-therapy-with-rafer-kristen/id1508455193

    • 47 min
    Epilogue: The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times

    Epilogue: The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times

    Kristen & Jolenta respond to listener questions about The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times.

    Join the By The Book Patreon Community! For $5 per month, you receive a new book summary, including all the rules we live by, each week. For $10 per month, you receive that PLUS a weekly affirmation podcast hosted by Jolenta and Kristen! Learn more at https://www.patreon.com/listentobythebook

    Kristen and Jolenta's new book How to be Fine is available now [amazon.com].

    You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts [podcasts.apple.com], or wherever you listen to podcasts.

    We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod.

    And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687

    To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-the-book

    Check out Kristen's other podcasts! The Pursuit of Happier on Knowable https://knowable.fyi/courses/happiness [knowable.fyi]

    Innovation Uncovered https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/innovation-uncovered/id1516667844

    Movie Therapy with Rafer & Kristen

    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/movie-therapy-with-rafer-kristen/id1508455193

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

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7 Ratings

7 Ratings

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