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Does your neighborhood or community feel like one where everyone has each other’s back, or do you barely know anyone enough to say “hello?” Our guest today, Michael Wood-Lewis, is the co-founder of Front Porch Forum, a platform where 2/3rds of households in Vermont are choosing to come together with their neighbors. Whether it's finding lost pets, locating free building materials, volunteering to rebuild after disasters, or discovering a reliable plumber, the strength and bonds that are forming are a model for the future. Here’s inspiration and possibility at its best.Read MoreChampioning Radical Neighborliness with Michael Wood-Lewis (Episode #151)
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Could that carrot be a flute? What about the wheel of your chair, or the hairbrush on your dresser? Xavier Lozano has been creating flutes out of everyday objects for close to 30 years, inspiring us all to think a little differently about how things appear at first glance.Read MoreFinding Music in the Mundane: Xavier Lozano Turns Everyday Objects into… Flutes?
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Artist, activist and adventurer, Sarah Uhl, aids us in discovering our environments in the name of finding our flow in life!Read MoreHow Mountain Biker & Artist Sarah Uhl Finds Inspiration in Motion
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Today we talk with author Andy Chaleff about some fresh remedies for our relationship struggles. The points of friction in our relationships can feel like a broken record and have us stuck, or worse, on the brink of heartbreaking separations. But Andy’s insights are so helpful, simple and inspiring that they will make you feel like a path is appearing.Read MoreFresh Remedies for Relationship Struggles with Andy Chaleff (Episode #150)
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This piece of art has been draped across an entire English hilltop for three thousand years. And we have an unbroken thread of ordinary people to thank for it being here today; they showed up unfailingly and sat patiently smashing it with hammers. Take a look!Read MoreThe White Horse: An Effort that Links 90 Generations!
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It’s totally normal to struggle with your mental well-being. It even happens to someone as accomplished as world champion skier Lindsey Vonn. Here are her 5 tips for improving your mental health.Read MoreHow to Improve Mental Health: 5 Tips From World Champion Lindsey Vonn
Dr. Lynda sits down with Claudia Ruane from an amazing company, Do Nation, that is turning the loss and sacrifice model of “living sustainably” on its head and making it possible for people to change habits and feel expansive, important, and energized. Do Nation is connecting businesses and all of us as individuals—each in our own way—to small acts that can really move the needle in mitigating climate change and putting a spring back in our steps.Read MoreTurn Your Sustainability Sacrifices into a Joyful Game with Claudia Ruane (Episode #149)
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The honey bee came to America with European colonialists, and has stolen the show in bee conservation. 4,000 other bee species have been calling America home for far longer, and are vital to the health of the American biosphere. Our local bees need our help too—and here’s how you can be their eco-hero!Read MoreYour Local Bees Need a Place to Stay: Shifting Spotlight to Native Bees Near You
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Whenever we decide to put ourselves and our work out into the world, there's one guarantee: there will be critics. But there is a very solid way we can alter how much of an impact they have on us. In her brilliant and motivating talk, Brené Brown gives us a few tools to do just that!Read MoreHow to Handle Everyone’s Favorite Person: The Critic
Vicki Saunders is the visionary, social entrepreneur who founded an organization called SheEO (now Coralus) which is widely renowned for supporting women who are getting the world’s to-do list done! This conversation will generate sparks for your own impact and totally validate the fact that you were right to hold out hope for humanity. Momentum is building behind an economic model that is “circular” and regenerative when it comes to expanding goodness and progress.Read MoreHow Radical Generosity Can Help You Invest in a Brighter Future with Vicki Saunders (Episode #148)
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Why are people in Bulgaria dressing up in elaborate fur costumes and dancing through the streets at night in the dead of winter? Join us as we explore the wild, strange, and awesome tradition of Kukeri, and learn what it means to gather for the greater good—whether you are superstitious or not!Read MoreMonsters You Must See: The Bulgarian Kukeri Dance Away Evil
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Michael Jordan played 15 years, won six championships. Would you say the other nine years were a failure? Some days you're able to be successful, some days you're not. Some days it's your turn, some days it's not your turn. Here's a lesson from the Milwaukee Bucks on the meaningful difference between failing and failure.Read MoreFailing Does Not Make You a Failure
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