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Positive Attitude

Relentless Solution Focus: Dr Ellen Reed on PYP 525

Our brains are brilliant at finding problems, and are great at keeping us alive by avoiding them. But this doesn’t work when our problems are in our heads. What does? Find out in this conversation.

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Can Business Heal the World? Michael J Gelb on PYP 509

How can humanity dig itself out of the giant mess we’re in? Do businesses have to balance ethics and financial success? And how can each of us begin to use our unique qualities and abilities in service?

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Six Truths and No Lie: Sid Garza-Hillman on PYP 507

Set an example. Don’t be a snowflake (or a bully). Don’t get sucked into social media. Simple advice for challenging times.

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On Mother Teresa, Burnout, and Belonging: Saskia Kremer on PYP 502

Saskia Kremer burned out after spending 13 years tending the sick, dying, and impoverished as a member of Mother Teresa’s order. How did she reinvent herself, and what can she teach us about a meaningful and heartfelt life?

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How to Make Someone’s Day: Howard Prager on PYP 500

How would you like to have a superpower that can positively change the lives of the people around you? It turns out the ability to make someone’s day is almost always available to us. We just need to remember, practice, and cultivate our identity as helpers and delighters.

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Change is a Break with the Past: Peter Bregman on PYP 483

Is it possible to change other people for the better? Or should we just mind our own business, and concentrate on ourselves?

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The World Needs You to Love Your Work: Alaina Love on PYP 474

Alaina Love wants you to find your passion – and then express it through your most important work. But what is passion? How do we identify ours? And how can we create workplaces that validate and support them?

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Learning to Listen: A Guide to Ethical Mindfulness: Lani Muelrath on PYP 472

My dear friend Lani returns to the podcast to talk about her latest book, Mindfulness, published under the Conscious Care Guides imprint. 

We had our usual freewheeling conversation, with some tears and lots of laughter.

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A World in Which We All Belong: Teju Ravilochan on PYP 467

Teju Ravilochan is an entrepreneur who sees problems and envisions grand communal solutions. From the Unreasonable Institute (now Uncharted.org), which he founded, to GatherFor.org, a community based mutual aid accelerator borne from the pandemic), he brings people together to solve problems and explore possibilities. 

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Broccoli alone won’t get you to 100:
Marta Zaraska on PYP 418

For the last 7 years, I’ve worked to improve human health and wellbeing by focusing on better nutrition, vigorous physical activity, sleep hygiene, and stress management. Turns out I may have been missing the most important determinants of health – the social ones. Marta Zaraska has written a book that is fun, fascinating, scientifically sound,… Read More