The Hard Way w/ Joe De Sena

“‘Let's go for a walk, you know, let's go for a run.’ And whatever she could do, if she couldn’t run, she’d walk. If she couldn’t walk, she’d do something else. And she always put an adventure on her calendar so that when she was going through her chemo, she wasn’t just a cancer patient, she was a mountaineer in training, or she was, you know, training for her next adventure race or ultra run,” says Robyn Benincasa regarding her friend, Louise.


This week, we’re continuing our Classics with some conversations that help us understand how to live life in a way that makes us happier. In this episode you’ll learn…


  • How people who spend money on experiences are happier than those who spend money on materials
  • How getting involved with experiences can improve your life
  • How experiences change how you think of yourself

If you want to watch the full episodes,

Cornell Happiness Expert asks if Money Can Buy Happiness Episode 032:

How Adventure Transforms You - Robyn Benincasa Episode 02:



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Producer: Lake Watters

Hosts: Johnny Waite, Joe De Sena

Co-Hosts: Sefra Alexandra, Col. Nye

Sr Producer: Marion Abrams


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