show episodes
 
Meaningful Show is the premier self-development and motivation podcast publication on the web. Get on-demand — and research-driven — self-help advice, whenever and wherever you want it. Tune in weekly for actionable self help advice that works, and visit us on the web to connect and stay up to date with our latest and greatest: http://MeaningfulHQ.com Got any self help questions you'd like answered? Send em' in and hear em' answered live on the podcast! Email: questions@deanbokhari.com Consi ...
 
We're on the quest to uncover the world's greatest thoughts. By collecting ideas from a wide range of disciplines, we're piecing together the framework each person should develop to live a curious and exciting life. We don't stop there. Without action, thoughts are worthless. We share with you exciting new hobbies and adventures to inspire you to challenge yourself to tackle new things. Over time these thoughts and activities stack on top of each other, creating a stronger you and a better c ...
 
We're on the quest to uncover the world's greatest thoughts. By collecting ideas from a wide range of disciplines, we're piecing together the framework each person should develop to live a curious and exciting life. We don't stop there. Without action, thoughts are worthless. We share with you exciting new hobbies and adventures to inspire you to challenge yourself to tackle new things. Over time these thoughts and activities stack on top of each other, creating a stronger you and a better c ...
 
What Should I Read Next? is the show for every reader who has ever finished a book and faced the problem of not knowing what to read next. Each week, Anne Bogel, of the blog Modern Mrs Darcy, interviews a reader about the books they love, the books they hate, and the books they're reading now. Then, she makes recommendations about what to read next. The real purpose of the show is to help YOU find your next read.
 
Loading …
show series
 
https://www.meaningfulhq.com/when.html | RE-RUN: EP199. Are You a Morning Person, Night Owl, or Somewhere in the Middle? (Originally aired: 2/11/2018) BOOK MENTIONED: "When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing" by Daniel H. Pink Get Book (getflashnotes.com/go/when/) Get Book Summary (getflashnotes.com/when/)…
 
Shawntaye Hopkins discovered Jane Austen’s books for the first time as an adult - and after that initial discovery, she dove in DEEP. Today, Anne and Shawntaye chat about the magic of immersive literary events that celebrate the classics (not just Jane!) and how they’ve changed the way Shawntaye reads her most beloved books. They also explore T ...…
 
If you have a gigantic pile of books that you own but haven’t yet read looming somewhere in your house, today's guest Whitney Conard totally gets you. Anne is chatting with Whitney about the Instagram endeavor #TheUnreadShelfProject, saying goodbye to reading shame, the right and not-quite-right times to read (for instance, in math class) and t ...…
 
DeanBokhari.com | EP217. The Power of Now BOOK MENTIONED: 'The Power of Now' by Eckhart Tolle - https://www.getflashnotes.com/power-of-now/
 
Today Anne chats with a reader who turned her family’s difficult story into a book that has brought joy and hope to countless readers. Georgia Hunter got curious about her family history, and a few questions put to the right relatives uncovered something she didn’t expect—a sweeping multi-generational drama just begging to be written down. So, ...…
 
https://meaningfulhq.com/presence.html | This is a RE-RUN of one our most popular episodes: EP118. "The Power of PRESENCE - The Secret to Turning Anxiety into Excitement" (originally aired on Jan 6, 2016) About: This episode was inspired by a book called "Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges" by Amy Cuddy. In this epi ...…
 
Clear your calendars -- today’s episode might inspire you to rethink and rearrange your whole home library. Myquillyn Smith, author of home decor books Cozy Minimalist Home and The Nesting Place, joins Anne to chat about the revelation of ribbon on a bookshelf, spunky iconoclastic women in fiction, why she doesn’t have a library card, and books ...…
 
DeanBokhari.com | EP216. Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals ABOUT: In this episode we'll talk about some of Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson's research on effective goal-setting, inspired by her book 'Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals' (grab the book summary here: getflashnotes.com/succeed/) BOOK MENTIONED: 'Succeed' by Heidi Grant Halvorson Get Bo ...…
 
Today’s guests ask Anne to bridge the divide between an imaginative-fiction lover and a scientific-NONfiction lover. Ashley and Brent are a father-daughter reading duo who share an Audible account and a love for an untold story. Anne, Ashley, and Brent cover everything from Ashley’s mega-popular most HATED book, how they survive differing taste ...…
 
RE-RUN | https://www.meaningfulhq.com/success-mechanism.html This is a re-run of EP191. "5 Steps to Unleash Your Success Mechanism." Originally aired: September 2017.
 
Today, guest RuthAnn Deveney lead Anne into the world of special-interest reading, discussing how her passion for victim advocacy brought powerful literature into her life that she wouldn’t have discovered otherwise. They also chat about sensitive-reader self-care how books are like spicy food, books that would be much better as the 10 minute T ...…
 
Kari Sweeney is a working mom of four who has developed a VERY unique system to keep her reading life running like clockwork. Kari and Anne chat about wishy washy star ratings, the right season for the right book, reading at the grocery store... and Kari is sharing her secret to getting the hottest new books the week they release -- for FREE. C ...…
 
https://www.meaningfulhq.com/you-make-mistakes-mistakes-dont-make-you.html | RE-RUN: EP154. You Make Mistakes, Mistakes Don't Make You Book mentioned: Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz Get Book (https://getflashnotes.com/portfolio/psycho_cybernetics/) Get Book Summary (https://getflashnotes.com/psycho-cybernetics/)…
 
Get ready for a serious TBR-filler. Today’s guest Elham Ali flips the script to recommend Canadian literature to Anne… but turnabout is fair play, and Anne won't let her leave without some of HER favorite CanLit recommendations. It's a bookish road trip around the Great White North, full of juicy book-marketing gossip, literary sin revelry, and ...…
 
https://meaningfulhq.com/finding-your-calling.html | RE-RUN: EP159. 8 Tips to Find Your Calling ABOUT: This episode was inspired by 'You Are A Badass' by Jen Sincero Get the book summary here (https://getflashnotes.com/badass)
 
Today's guest populates the “candy aisle” of the bookstore. Maria Ribas is a literary agent who specializes in gorgeous full-color cookbooks and snappy self-help! So yes, she totally has it covered in the nonfiction department, but her fiction game could use a little freshening… and that’s where Anne comes in. Whether you like exploring the sto ...…
 
Until recently, reading was a means to an end in language arts teacher Julie Mushkin's life - and the type of book that totally turned things around for her may surprise you. Today, Anne and Julie are recommending books perfectly suited for both teens AND adults, chatting about serious book projects, what to do when you have no reading stamina, ...…
 
https://getflashnotes.com/tag/author-nassim-nicholas-taleb/ | EP213. Antifragile
 
WSIRN’s producer Brenna Frederick is in the virtual studio today, and she’s bringing an armload of YOUR questions to the table, gathered from email, instagram, and the comment section. What did Anne do with her life before she became a blogger and podcaster? What movie is TOTALLY better than the book it’s based on? How do guests get themselves ...…
 
https://deanbokhari.com/acton-leads-motivation/ | RE-RUN: EP188. Action Leads to Motivation The majority of people looking for motivation will wait for something, or someone, to come around and motivate them before they can get up and take action to motivate themselves. This is the wrong approach. I operated with this “motivation comes before a ...…
 
We’ve talked more than once on WSIRN about how the power of reading aloud forges family bonds… and today’s guest, Laura Summerhill, puts that thought into action in a brilliant and life-affirming way. But she’s also been out of the pleasure reading game for a long, long time while working on her PhD, and today Anne attempts to reconnect her wit ...…
 
DeanBokhari.com | EP212. You Are NOT Your Inner Dialogue ABOUT THIS EPISODE: Do you have a constant and never-ending mental critic in your head? In this episode, we'll take a look at how to handle and tame this inner dialogue. BOOK(S) MENTIONED: 'The Untethered Soul' by Michael Singer Get Book (https://amzn.to/2OSsqtF) Get Book Summary (https:/ ...…
 
Anne chats with Marines Alvarez and Nicole Sweeney, bookworm best friends who like to keep their reading life SOCIAL. Together they host the podcast Snark Squad, where they rehash books, tv, and movies with a sharp eye and a lot of laughs. True to character, Marines and Nicole brought the giggles to WSIRN -- they're about how the internet has c ...…
 
Today, Anne has an incredible conversation with Chatti Phal-Brown about how war, family, trauma, joy, and hope for the future have shaped her reading life. Chatti requests recommendations from a genre almost NEVER discussed on the show, and her least favorite book might surprise you... CONTENT WARNING: Today’s episode gets emotional at times, a ...…
 
Today we have a special bonus episode for you! Anne's new book I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life comes out in a little less than a month. Today she's reading you the first chapter. And YOU get to play along in a fun, social, and bibliotherapeutic way. The first essay is titled Confess Your Literary Sins, and i ...…
 
https://MeaningfulHQ.com/5-second-rule.html • RE-RERUN: EP189. The 5 Second Rule In this episode, you'll learn about a super-practical, super-powerful principle that'll help you blast past procrastination, anxiety, and nervousness instantaneously... It's called "The 5 Second Rule," and it was created by Mel Robbins, who also wrote a book about ...…
 
Today, Anne tackles guest Travis Meserve's bookstore anxiety - where should you look in the store to find your next read? How do you get past the nerves and talk to your friendly local bookseller? And is there a secret key to understanding the bestsellers table up front? Click over to the podcast website for a list of books mentioned in this ep ...…
 
If both Netflix and the bookshelf hold equal value in your heart, you’ll totally relate to today’s guest. Patience Randle loves a book with cinematic appeal, especially if it comes with a comfy chair and a great cup of coffee. Today, Patience and Anne chat about books that would make great screenplays, Patience's favorite places to enjoy a good ...…
 
DeanBokhari.com | EP209. Principles: Life and Work ABOUT THIS EPISODE | Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes In this episode we'll take a look at investor Ray Dalio's 5 principles for success and achievement - as inspired by his book, Principles: Life and Work (see full book summary here.) BOOK(S) MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE Principles: Life and Wo ...…
 
In episode 138, we met NYPL librarians Gwen and Frank, who filled WILDLY different roles despite working within the same library system. Today, Anne explores a smaller-town librarian experience through the eyes of Sarah Peden, a children’s librarian from Humboldt, Tennessee. Sarah is full of stories about the long road to librarianship, strange ...…
 
MeaningfulHQ.com/12-rules-for-life.html | RE-RUN: EP200. 12 Rules for Life In this episode we'll take a look at the first three "rules for life" from Jordan B. Peterson's book, 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos (see full book summary here.) BOOK(S) MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson Get ...…
 
Anne chats with Ian Morgan Cron, noted Enneagram teacher, psychotherapist, author of The Road Back to You and host of the Typology podcast, about how their favorite literary characters (and maybe a few movie characters) fit into the framework of the super-hot-right-now Enneagram personality system. From Hermione Granger to Jay Gatsby to Mariann ...…
 
https://deanbokhari.com/find-your-why/ | This is a re-run of EP194. "Find Your Why" which originally aired on 11/26/17. ABOUT THIS EPISODE | Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes In this episode, we'll break down the process of how to find your WHY -- the purpose, cause, or belief that inspires you to do what you do. This is a Big Idea that comes ...…
 
Today’s guest Cindy Wang-Brandt has gone through a lot of shifts in her life - spiritual, political, familial… which around here, begs a question: what do those shifts do to a person’s reading life? Join Anne and Cindy in an examination of how identities are reflected in what books we choose, the lenses we bring to what we read, what “counts” a ...…
 
Anne chats with Eric Zimmer, host of The One You Feed podcast, which features interviews with thoughtful people who have big ideas about making a “conscious, creative effort toward a life worth living.” Anne and Eric talk about his favorite comic strip character, embarrassing library visits, books for the meditative reader, the patron saint of ...…
 
Gwen Glazer and Frank Collerius work in unique roles at the New York Public Library system, and together host the wonderful podcast The Librarian Is In. Today Anne, Gwen, and Frank have a heart-to-heart chat about the ways librarians' roles have shifted over the past decade, how libraries adapt to meet their patrons needs, and opportunities for ...…
 
Leigh Kramer is a former medical social worker, and the author of a brand new novel about life, love, and loss called A Storied Life. Today Anne digs deep with former social worker and current author Leigh Kramer to discuss a tough, nuanced topic: grief. From instructive texts, to descriptive fiction, to tales-of-caution, the bookshelf has a lo ...…
 
https://deanbokhari.com/self-development-and-communication | EP205. Self Development and Communication: 6 Ways to Elevate Your Life by Elevating Your Communication
 
Readers, welcome to our first impromptu and improvised episode of What Should I Read Next! Today Anne tells you a little about our new class, Get More Out of Your Library. Click here for more details, and click here to learn more about the MMD Book Club and sign up before the Wednesday class. In this episode, Anne also tells you a small-world b ...…
 
Guest and author Jen Hatmaker is known for speaking publicly about a LOT of things, but reading isn’t one of them! At least, not the books she’s really reading on her own time—and today you’re going to hear how different those titles are from what you probably EXPECT her to enjoy reading. Today Jen and I get to chat about about the intricacies ...…
 
Ben Huntington is a young audiobook fanatic who chews through stories at an exhilarating rate - we’re talking reading the Hobbit in one week! Today, Anne recommends a ton of great audiobook series to keep his reading list full all summer. This is an episode the whole family can enjoy, full of books perfect for road trip entertainment! And stay ...…
 
Guest Sachi Argabright discovered a rich vein of books by Asian American authors who inspire her, and it’s given her reading life wings. In today's episode, Anne tops up her list with unique and soon-to-be-released titles so she can stay in that happy place for a long time to come. They also discuss travel, reading goals, book organization (see ...…
 
Google login Twitter login Classic login