19-13 Segment 2: Using the ‘Voices in Your Head’

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Hearing voices in your head comes with an unfortunate stereotype that you must be mentally ill. However, experts tell us the “voices in your head” can be used to talk to, and about, yourself in a healthy, productive way. In fact, most people hear voices in their head and already use inner speech on a daily basis. We discuss tips and techniques to use “self-talk” as a way to get yourself through tough decisions and lower stress.

Guests:

  • Dr. Charles Fernyhough, author, The Voices Within: The history and science of how we talk to ourselves 
  • Dr. Ethan Kross, Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan

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19-11 Segment 1: Mindfulness in Life, Leadership and Collaboration

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The hustle and bustle of the world can overwhelm us all from time to time. Expert Marc Lesser talks about how we can embrace mindfulness to relieve anxiety, enhance our empathy and become better collaborators and leaders in our lives.

Guest:

  • Marc Lesser, author, Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader: Lessons from Google and a Zen Monastery Kitchen

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19-05 Segment 1: The Unexpected Utility of a Well-Held Grudge

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Grudges are something most of us think of as a negative feeling. They’re petty or vindictive or unforgiving. But we talk to author Sophie Hannah, who says grudges can be a really positive thing in our lives if we just know how to hold them properly. She can explain.

Guest:

  • Sophie Hannah, author, How to Hold a Grudge: From resentment to contentment- the power of grudges to transform your life 

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18-52 Segment 1: Unlocking Creativity: Tips for sticking to your artistic New Year’s resolutions in 2019

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We’re about to enter the season of New Year’s resolutions. Maybe you want to write a book, make a short film, or paint your masterpiece. We talk to two published authors about silencing your inner critic, breaking through any artistic funks, and finally putting pen to paper in 2019.

Guests:

  • Danielle Krysa, author, Your Inner Critic is a Big Jerk: and other truths about being creative
  • David W. Berner, professor and author

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18-47 Segment 2: Intrinsic Hope

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It can easy to get the blues, especially with all of the division and turmoil in the world. But author Kate Davies has a different way of look at the world: one that can make us more hopeful, positive, and willing to pitch in and help. She calls it intrinsic hope, and it may be just what we all need this holiday season.

Guest:

  • Kate Davies, author, Intrinsic Hope: Living courageously in troubled times

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