Leslie Turnbull is a Harvard-educated anthropologist with over 20 years' experience as a development officer and consultant. She cares for three children, two dogs, and one husband. 

Leslie skeptically tried practicing gratitude and it completely changed her life. 

Her article about this, that has appeared in THE WEEK was shared more than 36,000 times. You can read it here.

In our interview we talked about another experience of hers that got her to turn criticism into appreciation. 

We also talked about how we can train our brain for positivity, the anthropological view on gratitude and compassion, how she uses art to deepen her appreciation of life and much much more.

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