Tranquillusionist: Your Soothing Words

Tranquillusionist: Your Soothing Words

By Helen Zaltzman

We interrupt the Allusionist break to bring an emergency calming episode. I asked you listeners which words you find soothing. Here they are. Put this episode on a loop to help you sleep; play it to quell your inner monologue; use it as an unreasonably long text tone; whatever you want.

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