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Episode 120: How to Feel Less Lonely and More Connected

When we feel more connected, we're kinder and care more for others. After 21 years of being…

How to Make Better Decisions (Encore)

Can practicing mindfulness make us wiser? Judge Jeremy Fogel explores how being present in…

Episode 119: How to Say “Sorry” Like You Mean It

Apologies are key to successful relationships. But are you doing them right?

Episode 118: The Questions to Ask Yourself in an Argument

Our guest explores how reminding yourself that you don't know everything can have a…

Episode 117: Catch Yourself in a Dream

Have you ever known you're dreaming while you're asleep? Our guests try practices to help…

Episode 116: The Science of a Good Night’s Sleep

Do you struggle with sleep? This week Drew Ackerman of the Sleep with Me podcast tries tips…

Episode 115: Feel Better About Asking For Help

Does asking for help make you uncomfortable? Odds are, it'll go better than you think.

Episode 114: Are You Tired of Being Afraid?

Fear is a normal part of our lives—but there are ways we can safely challenge and conquer…

Episode 113: How to Find Your Spark in Life

Comedian Marilyn Pittman takes stock of what she really wants in life – and makes a plan…

Episode 112: Are Your Expectations Too High?

High expectations can lead to disappointment, but expecting the worst doesn't feel great,…

Episode 111: How to Turn Grief Into Strength

Part of life is experiencing pain and loss. And sometimes, finding meaning in it. We…

Episode 110: Why You Should Snap Pictures of Nature

A NYT restaurant critic puts down her pen and grabs her camera to capture the beauty of the…

Episode 109: When It’s Time to Face Your Fears

What happens when we feel compassion for the things that scare us? Shabazz Larkin shares…

Episode 108: The Case for Believing in Yourself

What does your best possible self look like? Our guest tries a practice in optimism by…

Episode 107: How Gratitude Renews Us

Feeling burned out? Our guest, a nurse, explores how cultivating gratitude helps people in…

Episode 106: What Our Photos Say About Us

Can taking a few photos really make you happier? Afghan rocker Sulyman Qardash tries a…

Episode 105: Why We Give Thanks

Thank you. Gracias. Merci. Every language has a word for gratitude. But why do we feel it?…

Episode 104: Do You Feel Pressed for Time?

What happens when we share our time? Our guest, chef and author Bryant Terry, pauses to be…

Episode 103: Why You Should Make Small Goals

Comedian Paula Poundstone tries to take on a messy and daunting task, one small step at a time.

Episode 102: Do You Want to Slow Down?

Anna Sale, host of Death, Sex, and Money, practices awe as an antidote to her anxiety.

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