I am not in the car very often, most of my commutes are short. I have never really taken to audiobooks and the only podcasts people suggested to me were tips on writing, marketing, and other self-help types. They didn’t resonate with me. UNTIL…
My sister and I went on a long drive to see a friend. I’d asked for some audiobooks to see if we could find something to pass the time. Hello, Dr. Death! It’s a true-crime story about a disillusioned spinal surgeon who botches surgery after surgery. It’s bizarre. We listened to the entire thing.
Next came Dirty John, I was drawn into this woman who wanted to find someone to spend her life with. Unfortunately, she chooses wrong and the consequences were unexpected. It is now a series on Netflix I’m soaking in.
Chasing Cosby. I don’t get a chance to dive deep into the news being my young children are around a lot and frankly, the news is depressing. I knew Bill Cosby was accused of rap and sentenced to prison time, what I didn’t understand was the magnitude of his actions. It blew me away, left me in tears.
My therapist suggested Esther Perel, she has several podcasts and I was interested in hearing how she talks to her clients. She’s a renowned psychologist who has helped hundreds. Her way of listening to what people have to say and then explaining things so simply is astounding. She dives so deep in just a few words.
Do you listen to podcasts? If so what are some of your favorites?
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