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Activism 101, an Interview with Jocelyn Foye and Jordan Hevenor of The Womxn Project EP: 279

How To Be A Better Person with Kate Hanley

Release Date: 09/23/2020

Cynicism Antidote #3: Get Out of Your Head EP: 306 show art Cynicism Antidote #3: Get Out of Your Head EP: 306

How To Be A Better Person with Kate Hanley

Getting out of your head and shifting your focus to something other than your thoughts is a powerful antidote to cynicism. Today I share three ways to do just that.

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Cynicism Antidote #2: Be an Empty Cup EP: 305 show art Cynicism Antidote #2: Be an Empty Cup EP: 305

How To Be A Better Person with Kate Hanley

he four most dangerous words in the English language are “I already know that.” Deciding that you know better is a recipe for staying stuck and feeling disconnected from others.

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Finding Faith in Humanity During Tough Times EP: 304 show art Finding Faith in Humanity During Tough Times EP: 304

How To Be A Better Person with Kate Hanley

Today I interview Shelley Moench-Kelley, author of the brand-new book Here’s Your Pill, Kitten, about how a freak accident led to her spending three months as the youngest resident in a nursing home, and how that tough experience helped her have more faith in and more compassion for her fellow humans.

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Cynicism Antidote #1: Look for the Loving Reason EP: 303 show art Cynicism Antidote #1: Look for the Loving Reason EP: 303

How To Be A Better Person with Kate Hanley

There’s something you can do when you notice yourself thinking that some particular person or people in general suck, something that keeps you open to possibility and helps you trust that life is happening for you, and not just to you.

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Resisting Cynicism EP: 302 show art Resisting Cynicism EP: 302

How To Be A Better Person with Kate Hanley

This week on the podcast I’m talking about cynicism and how we can keep our faith in humanity strong even when it feels like the whole world’s gone crazy.

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Is Life Getting You Down? Or Could It Be a Lack of Light? EP: 301 show art Is Life Getting You Down? Or Could It Be a Lack of Light? EP: 301

How To Be A Better Person with Kate Hanley

There’s a very good reason why it might feel so hard to give a darn about your health in winter. And also why your mood might also turn dark. And that is the lack of light.

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There’s One Kind of Cookie That’s GREAT for Your Health (In Praise of Dogs) EP: 300 show art There’s One Kind of Cookie That’s GREAT for Your Health (In Praise of Dogs) EP: 300

How To Be A Better Person with Kate Hanley

A 2019 review analyzed 10 studies that included data from over 3 million people, an found that dog owners had a 24 percent risk reduction for death from any cause. And that’s just one reason to get a dog. I’m going to give you a few more, but first, I have to tell you about our dog, Cookie.

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How Taking Better Care of Your Health Makes the World a Better Place EP: 299 show art How Taking Better Care of Your Health Makes the World a Better Place EP: 299

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I'm asking Dr. Chris Chlebowski, homeopath, naturopath, chiropractor and author of the upcoming book The Virus And The Host: How To Get And Stay Healthy In The Age of Novel Infectious Disease about how taking better care of your own health makes you a better person, and the world a better place.

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What Will You Give Up in the Name of Health? (Or, Why Breaking Up With Gluten Made Me Happier) EP: 298 show art What Will You Give Up in the Name of Health? (Or, Why Breaking Up With Gluten Made Me Happier) EP: 298

How To Be A Better Person with Kate Hanley

You likely have something that you eat or do that you know isn’t all that great for you, but anytime you think about giving it up, you dismiss that idea immediately. Here's another way to think about it.

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Re-Committing to Your Health EP: 297 show art Re-Committing to Your Health EP: 297

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We all fall off the health wagon at some point. Here's why you don't want to wait until a health crisis, or even a health thing, to get back on it. Also, I cover how a parody video of me, made by my daughter, helped me make sense of a health thing in my own life.

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Today I’m talking with two women who helped me embrace my inner activist both through their example and through the organization that they co-founded, The Womxn Project. We're talking about how activism can be fun, rewarding, and one of the great adventures of your life.