The Pursuit of Happiness with Special Guest Dayna Guido

Notable therapist and mother of the host Dayna Guido is That Old Pod's special guest this week. Discussion starts with some background into why she became a social worker, some best practices for working in the field, methods that lay people can use everyday in their relationships. Covers ideas such as managing one's time and interests and provides some tools for staying happy and enjoying life.

Show Notes:

What is a child care worker?

What do criminal defense attorney’s do?

National Association of Social Work (NASW) Code of Ethics

What is a social worker?

What do psychologists do?

The Office Toby counseling session with Michael

Trinity Place, Asheville runaway shelter

North Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) in Asheville

"Body keeps the score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma” by Bessel van de Kolk

Percentage of people diagnosed depression/ADHD 

Brain primed to dwell on negative events

Why use a sensory deprivation tank?

Jean-Louis Gassée on empathy and customer service

How synchronized swimmers look viewed from under water

The evolution of research on Malcolm Goodwill’s 10,000 hours to mastering a skill

Inventory of interests

Julia Cameron 

Buckminster Fuller

"Designing your life” by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans

Can human’s multitask?

Da Vinci believed to have drawn and written with each hand at once 

How people learn

Dayna Guido is a practicing therapist and mother of the host of the show (, website to come