By The Book

By The Book

By The Book is half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and her skeptical friend Kristen Meinzer as they live by the rules of a different self-help book each episode to figure out which ones might actually be life changing.

Jolenta is a contributor to the BBC, WNYC, and Risk! She's also a Moth story slam winner. You've probably heard her funny stories on a podcast before. Kristen is a producer with Panoply and former co-host of PRI/WNYC’s Movie Date podcast where, no surprise, her job was to be critical.

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Bonus Episode: Season Two Wrap-up

By The Book

Kristen and Jolenta rehash season two and talk about which habits actually stuck

33 Min

Mar 28, 2018

Epilogue: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

By The Book

Jolenta and Kristen read listener mail and reflect on their experience living by The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

16 Min

Mar 15, 2018

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

By The Book

Jolenta and Kristen live by Mark Manson's best seller, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

43 Min

Mar 8, 2018

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Podcast
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25 min
Feb 28, 2018
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Jolenta and Kristen unpack their tarot experience from last week

38 min
Feb 22, 2018
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Jolenta and Kristen tackle the New York Times bestseller, The Wild Unknown Tarot Deck and Guidebook

23 min
Feb 14, 2018
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Listeners share their thoughts on "The Five Love Languages"

40 min
Feb 7, 2018
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Jolenta and Kristen dive into the best-selling relationship guide, The Five Love Languages

20 min
Feb 1, 2018
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Jolenta and Kristen debrief on their most popular book to date, What To Say When You Talk To Yourself

39 min
Jan 25, 2018
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J&K examine their own self talk with the help of the classic bestseller What To Say When You Talk To Yourself

23 min
Jan 17, 2018
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Jolenta and Kristen chat with special guest Gretchen Rubin about sleep habits

36 min
Jan 10, 2018
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Jolenta and Kristen tackle one of their most frequently requested books, The Miracle Morning

19 min
Jan 4, 2018
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Jolenta and Kristen take a closer look at forgiveness, kind acts, and whether good things really do happen to good people

42 min
Dec 28, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen follow the rules of "Why Good Things Happen to Good People"

19 min
Dec 20, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen hear from listeners around the world about Hygge

34 min
Dec 14, 2017
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This week the ladies live by The Little Book of Hygge (pronounced hoo-gah)

13 min
Dec 7, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen talk about the new theme song and answer listener mail about Bored and Brilliant.

37 min
Nov 30, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen kick off season two by living by Bored and Brilliant by Manoush Zomorodi

22 min
Nov 16, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen share highlights from their live show in Philadelphia

20 min
Oct 19, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen are joined in studio by two very special guests: Brad and Dean!

35 min
Oct 4, 2017
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By popular demand, Jolenta and Kristen look back at their first season of living By The Book

10 min
Sep 20, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen give an update on their ebook sales and talk about life as published authors.

40 min
Sep 14, 2017
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By popular demand, Jolenta and Kristen live by their first ebook

17 min
Sep 7, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen discuss their most controversial episode yet

30 min
Aug 31, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen try to clean up their language by reading Class with the Countess

15 min
Aug 24, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen talk to Emily Rems from Bust about Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

37 min
Aug 17, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen explore gender differences with Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

6 min
Aug 9, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen debrief on America's Cheapest Family

32 min
Aug 3, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen get thrifty with America's Cheapest Family

36 min
Jul 20, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen travel back in time with Sylvia Browne's bestseller, "Past Lives, Future Healing"

6 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen debrief on The Memory Book.

37 min
Jul 6, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen dive into The Memory Book, with the hopes of becoming memory geniuses in two weeks flat.

6 min
Jun 29, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen have recovered from living by French Women Don't Get Fat.

40 min
Jun 22, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen put on their berets and live by Mireille Guiliano's French Women Don't Get Fat.

7 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen have a Kon Mari postmortem

35 min
Jun 8, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen live by Marie Kondo's uber popular minimalist guide, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

7 min
May 17, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen have a Secret postmortem.

2 min
Apr 20, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen have a big announcement

39 min
Mar 23, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen dive into their first self-help book - the mega-bestseller The Secret.

1 min
Mar 17, 2017
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