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This week we take a deep dive into our expanding potential in every single decade of the aging process. Our guest, Carl Honoré, is raising eyebrows with his novel insights about aging, with special emphasis on how it improves collaboration in diverse groups, the advantages we are gaining with age, and the things to look forward to that we can’t get to any other way.Read MoreAging Has Its Perks! How to Embrace Life Year After Year with Carl Honoré (Episode #141)
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Many of us have a never-ending list of things to do in our minds, and it feels like there’s no end in sight. This constant mental chatter is known as “mental load,” and it can quickly become overwhelming. It’s not just another buzzword, though. In fact, it’s something that affects many people, especially women, and it can have a huge impact on your daily life. Here are five practical tips to reclaim your mental space and live a more balanced life.Read MoreTackling Mental Load: 5 Practical Tips for a Healthier Mind
Have you had a "goose-bump moment" yet today? Here's your chance! From South Africa to the stage of America's Got Talent, the Ndlovu Youth Choir is sharing their dynamic performances and uplifting stories with the world.Read MoreThe Choir That’s Leading the Way to a Better World
Deep, in-person interaction is becoming rarer today. The increasingly virtual nature of how we live and work keeps us physically separated and communicating through short messages, not long talks. This is a mistake. Here's why you should invest in more in-person moments.Read MoreHappy Reunions: The Value of In-Person Connection
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Turns out, we can have many kinds of wealth besides money: creativity, time, community, compassion, friendships, attention, and patience, to name a few. We can each give those things to others liberally, and in the process, live extraordinarily happy lives. Today’s guest, Nipun Mehta, will help you see that in a world where “capital” like time, ideas, and kindness are priceless, what you have to contribute makes you very wealthy.Read More500,000 Volunteers Show Us How We Are All “Rich,” in Some Way with Nipun Mehta (Episode #138)
When life gets busy, plans with friends are often the first thing we cancel and let fall off our plate. We say we'll check in with them tomorrow, or next week, or next month. But sometimes, tomorrow never comes. So whoever you're thinking of right now, as you're reading this? Reach out to them not tomorrow, not next week, but today.Read MoreOn Friendships: Don’t Make the Mistake I Made
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Temple Grandin is a renowned innovator whose lifelong work and advocacy have shed light on the beauty and potential of every brain, regardless of neurological differences. Her insights into animal behavior, autism, and education have had a profound impact on many industries and have opened doors for countless individuals who may have otherwise gone unrecognized. Her new book applies to 40% of our population: people whose creative minds are going unsupported. Listen in and see if you may be one of those folks.Read MoreThere are 3 Types of Thinkers. Which One Are You? With Dr. Temple Grandin (Episode #137)
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Debbie Shore is co-founder of Share Our Strength, which has fed close to 2 billion meals to hungry children since their campaign, No Kid Hungry, began. (That’s billion with a B, folks!) Today's episode is full of stories and insights from that remarkable journey that will give you many nuggets of inspiration and ingenious thinking to take into your own path to make the world a little better place.Read More2 Billion Meals Served to Hungry Kids with Debbie Shore (Episode #136)
Does your life feel like playing a game of Jenga: one wrong move and everything comes crashing down? What makes it so is the pervasive stress that can feel like a never-ending battle to keep everything in balance. The good news is that you can regain your equilibrium in life with mindfulness-based stress reduction.Read MoreHow to Transform Mental Health With Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Fun isn’t just for kids. Making it a part of our daily lives and encouraging playfulness, connection, and flow has benefits that lead us to live longer, healthier lives.Read MoreThe Secret to a Long and Healthy Life? FUN!
Have you heard of the Savannah Bananas? This Georgia based team has hit a real home run with their mission: to make baseball fans first, and most of all, fun! Roasting s’mores during a game, going up to bat on stilts, and a dancing umpire are just the tip of the iceberg of antics that go on at these games. And they make this, as the Bananas like to call it, the greatest show in sports!Read MoreThe Savannah Bananas Bring Fun and Excitement to America’s Favorite Pastime
How we feel at any given moment, and where we choose to focus our time and energy, is greatly impacted by the information we receive. If our thoughts are negatively impacted by all the news we are consuming, it may be time to consider a news diet.Read MoreNews Often Obscures Reality. Maybe it’s Time for a Media Diet
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