MANOUSH ZOMORODI, HOST:
Before we go, there’s one last idea I want to share with you and one good thing that may have been sparked in 2020, which is more appreciation for the little things in life. So many people have had to face serious hardships, put their dreams on hold and simply be grateful to get through to tomorrow.
Personally, I’m so grateful to you for welcoming me into your ears this year as the host of the TED Radio Hour, especially since the team and I had to figure out how to make the show away from the NPR studios and in closets and bedrooms across the country. And so go with me here. I’d like to close this episode this year with a reflection with JayaShri Maathaa, a monk and spiritual teacher. She gave a talk about how changing the purpose of her own life led her to a profound understanding – the power of just being thankful.
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JAYASHRI MAATHAA: During…