Curiosity Daily Podcast: Managing Energy Instead of Time, Psychopath Music Playlists, and “Traditional” 1950s Marriage Myths (w/ Dr. Eli Finkel)

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

August 10, 2018

Episode Show Notes:

There are many more lessons to learn in Tony Schwartz's best-selling book "The Way We're Working Isn't Working." For the latest and greatest research on marriage in the modern world, pick up "The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work" by Dr. Eli Finkel. We handpick reading recommendations we think you may like. If you choose to make a purchase through that link, Curiosity will get a share of the sale.

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