We cannot selectively numb our feelings. In other words, if you avoid suffering, you also miss out on joy. And when joy comes, many of us forbid it to linger, mentally rehearsing what could go wrong.
In this episode we will explore:
Why joy is considered a terrifying emotion
What helps us be more present to whatever shows up
How joy, health and gratitude are linked
Polly Keith Scotland’s new book The Adventurer & Her Husband takes readers along for the hike in places including Nepal, Cambodia, Canada, the Rocky Mountains, Utah and even Mont Blanc. She stopped by the KBXE studio to talk about the book, how her adventuresome life began, and how she hopes her book inspires readers.
We’re switchin’ in the kitchen today on Stay Human, and the tap room is open too. Some spectacular desserts from the Chop Challenge at Northern Lights Community School, sample some home brew and a visit with one of America’s favorite brewers, and, if you’re hungry, we’ve got plenty of lutefisk left over from Christmas. Pull up a chair, it’s a house party today