Episode 17

The Memory Palace is a Happy Place (with guest Anthony Metivier)


March 23rd, 2015

1 hr 8 mins 50 secs

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About this Episode

Beyond what it is that the Memory Palace can actually do for you, Anthony and I dug a bit deeper and discussed some really interesting perspectives.

Check out the interview for

  • Thoughts on what it is that will stop you from giving up

  • Competition in language learning, and where exactly Freud comes in

  • The point when giving up might be the right decision

  • How a memory palace can be a source of happiness and comfort in your life

  • Fifty shades of German

“There should be some fire under your backside.”

Article of the Week

20 Struggles of Expats living in Germany

Tips of the Week

Anthony opted for tip number 2 as his favourite, but actually added such a great perspective to Tip 1 that it became unmissable.

1) Label things

2) Use Instagram (Lindsay does Languages has an article about this)

3) Get onto a MOOC

Tips and Links from this Podcast

Support this Podcast through Patreon - every $ helps!

Magnetic Memory Method, the home of Anthony Metivier

The How of Happiness on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk

The Nerdist Podcast

The Vocab Cookbook

National Geographic Documentary: Brain Games