How to have best Thanksgiving Day ever | Bonus Podcast Episode

Surprise! Bonus episode on how to have a happy Thanksgiving!

Special thanks to Graham Smith and Kirsten Dunlap of the Welcome Home podcast, and Desirae Endres of Minimal-ish, for sharing in this edition of We Turned Out Okay
We are connecting our shows, each of us with a “Best Thanksgiving Day Ever” in a pod hop, similar to the blog hops of old!

This is Desirae of the Minimal-ish Podcast : )






Here are Graham and Kirsten of the Welcome Home Podcast : )

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To have your best Thanksgiving day ever, you must deliberately focus in – choose – what you want more of.

How do you have a happy Thanksgiving? It’ll depend on your focus.

Today I share 4 ways I’m thinking about, 4 things I’m choosing. Maybe you’ll want to focus on them too!

Links to the Welcome Home and Minimal-ish versions of how to have the best Thanksgiving Day ever, as well as all the links I talk about today, are available at: !

What I’m focusing on to have my Best Thanksgiving Ever:

1. Kindness

2. Feeling healthy, which in my case means focusing on saying “no thank you” to dishes on the table I don’t want.
This frees me up to say “yes please” to the dishes I do want.

3. Play

4. Connection

Key Links:

Click here for the Welcome Home podcast episode all about the best Thanksgiving ever, and huge thanks to Graham and Kirsten for getting the ball rolling on this whole idea : )

Click here for the Minimal-ish podcast page!

Click here for the book I’m currently reading, Mary Balogh’s A Summer to Remember.

Click here for Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, which comes up in this episode.

Click here for Dan Blank’s wonderful podcast and mastermind, both called The Creative Shift. I learned so many great lessons in the mastermind, and continue to love Dan’s show.

Click here for episode 270, my conversation with Dan Blank. Especially if you’re trying to figure out how to be a creative person AND a parent, at the same time.

Click here for episode 197, my conversation with Ignore It! author Dr. Catherine Pearlman.

Click here for information on Babe, which one critic called (to my eternal amusement) “the Citizen Kane of talking pig movies.”

Click here for the We Turned Out Okay Facebook group, where each Monday I do a super quickie Facebook live giving you some “magic words” to take into your parenting week.

Thanks so much for stopping by, and for listening.
Happy Thanksgiving!