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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.

Episode 101: Can You Mend a Broken Bond?

They were childhood best friends until one came out as queer. Now, two college students…

Episode 100: 100 Good Things

For our 100th episode, host Dacher Keltner sits in the guest chair and tries one of the…

Episode 99: What Happens When We Play

When was the last time you went down a slide? Our guest tries a practice to bring more play…

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