Other Episodes

Episode 78: Why Voting Connects Us

Why do we vote? We explore the science behind what drives us to the polls, and the benefits…

Episode 77: How to Ride With the Pain

It's easy to be anxious and uncertain about the future—especially if you're eight months…

Episode 76: If You Want to Be More Productive, Cut Yourself Some Slack

Feeling hard on yourself? Pinterest cofounder Evan Sharp learns to quiet his inner critic…

Episode 75: A Cure for Loneliness

Feeling lonely? Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy learns why focusing on the quality…

Episode 74: 24 Hours of Kindness

Why should you be nice? Our guest explores how small, daily acts of kindness can produce…

Episode 73: How to Switch Off Your Critics

Do you obsess over negative feedback? Shereen Marisol Meraji, of NPR’s Code Switch, tries…

Episode 72: How to Reconnect with Your Partner

A couple try a practice to bring more excitement and passion into their relationship, even…

Episode 71: Do You Want to Be More Patient?

We can be at our worst with the people we love best. Our guests try to be more calm and…

Episode 70: How to Love People You Don’t Like

Our guest tries a practice to help her feel compassion toward others—even those she…

Episode 69: What’s Your “Why” in Life?

Adrian Michael Green asks big questions designed to help teens—and adults—find more…

Episode 68: From Othering to Belonging

We speak with john a. powell, director of the Othering & Belonging Institute, about racial…

Episode 67: Taking Small Steps Toward Big Goals

When our world is turned upside down, how do we keep moving forward? Our guest,…

Episode 66: How to Connect When You Must Stay Apart

Do you want to be famous? What's a favorite memory? These 36 questions can bring you closer…

Episode 65: Give Yourself a Break

Want to calm your inner critic? Our guest tries a practice to find more self-compassion…

Episode 64: Helping Kids Think About the Good

Sheltering-at-home with kids? These questions can help them, and us, focus on the good…

Episode 63: Remembering to Breathe

How a doctor stays calm and centered during times of uncertainty, one breath at a time.

Episode 62: Staying Close While Physical Distancing

Our guest tries a practice to feel more connected to loved ones, and herself, while…

Episode 61: Who Would You Be Without Them?

Think of an important person in your life. Now imagine you never met. Our guest practices…

Episode 60: Step Away from Anxiety

Do you have a hard time calming your nerves? Author Raina Telgemeier tries a practice to…

Episode 59: Who Is Your Rock?

He survived the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, two years ago and has been a student…

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