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Being Better

Join us as, each week, we tackle a practice or a story to learn how we can become betterr, aka happier, wiser, and healthier. Among the episode topics you may find physical and mental health practices, deciphering behavioral psychology research, sustainability tips, habit development, and interviews with experts from different fields.

Episodes

Why we can say hurtful words to ourselves that we would never say to other people
Show Details33min 8s
The problem with self-help…
Show Details29min 23s
Zahra Biabani on climate optimism, recognizing greenwashing, and climate justice
Show Details1hr 7min
Pat McAuley on becoming a plant-based athlete, “you are what you eat”, and the freedom of a simple life
Show Details1hr 12min
Why you should make time to be alone with yourself and how to actually enjoy it
Show Details33min 3s
Zahraa Surtee on therapy myths, learning to ask for help, & building strong relationships
Show Details1hr 16min
Why we are so attracted to bad news and fail to notice the good - negativity bias explained
Show Details35min 10s
How to deal with climate anxiety and regain hope for the future of the planet
Show Details34min 18s
Should we focus on the journey, the destination, or "the friends we made along the way?"
Show Details30min 49s
Life is great... so why aren’t we happy?
Show Details30min 58s
Why you think you’re right ...even if you’re wrong - confirmation bias explained
Show Details30min 23s
How to *actually* overcome fear and anxiety
Show Details30min 6s
Amanda McLoughlin on becoming self-employed, queer representation, and financial misconceptions
Show Details1hr 23min
Are self-help books worth it?
Show Details33min 57s
How your wardrobe can help fight climate change
Show Details33min 30s
Humans are obsessed with numbers and it’s only making us miserable
Show Details38min 23s
The toxic side of productivity
Show Details25min 19s
The Drinkwater Brothers on the therapeutic aspect of music, overcoming imposter syndrome, and sibling relationships
Show Details1hr 22min
Why I’m struggling with meditation and why you might too
Show Details32min 28s
Julie Fratantoni, PhD, on brain health, the science of happiness, and common brain myths
Show Details1hr 14min
How to seize the day and carpe the shit out of the diem
Show Details34min 48s
Anna Papaioannou on breathwork, the gut-brain connection, and psychedelics
Show Details1hr 22min
The power of perception: labeling, placebo, mindfulness, and gratitude
Show Details30min 9s
Mariana Castro on equality, imposter syndrome, and journalism
Show Details1hr 12min
Cecily Castro on finding your own path, traveling on a budget, and language learning
Show Details1hr 14min
Understanding and dealing with anger in a healthy way
Show Details33min 29s
How should we define success?
Show Details32min 16s
Does money make us happier?
Show Details32min 15s
Motivation is overrated
Show Details30min
Cade Prior on the art of freelancing, ethical advertising, and digital minimalism
Show Details1hr 29min
Lara Kamal on black holes, becoming a scientist as an immigrant, and gender equality in STEM
Show Details1hr 19min
Lucy Scarborough on body dysmorphia, toxicity of the self-improvement culture, and skydiving
Show Details58min 59s
How to beat inner resistance and do the work
Show Details27min 59s
The one habit to change your life
Show Details22min 49s
Belén Castelló & Tristan Bogaard on monetizing a passion, cycling the world, and slow travel
Show Details1hr 22min
Book discussion - Tao Te Ching
Show Details31min 47s
Flora Beverly on sustainability, mental health, and mindful social media usage
Show Details51min 27s
Why I am vegan and why you don’t have to be
Show Details27min 45s
Jada Jones on building an online business, not going to college, and journaling for success
Show Details1hr 12min
Conclusions from a 30-day social media detox
Show Details38min 35s
How to fight (and win) with procrastination w/ Kat Gonzales
Show Details1hr 10min
How to start running
Show Details30min 43s
Book discussion - Meditation for beginners
Show Details29min 29s
How to *actually* read more books
Show Details31min 10s
The freedom of owning less
Show Details30min 20s
How to have a sustainable Christmas celebration
Show Details32min 36s
Applying the principles of stoicism to our daily life
Show Details30min 4s
How perfectionism is holding you back and what to do about it
Show Details34min 29s
How to master of any skill you want
Show Details31min 7s
The transformative influence of the people in our lives
Show Details30min 45s
How to become a morning person
Show Details32min 17s
Book discussion - Switch
Show Details28min 32s
I’ve been running everyday for 2 years and this is what happened
Show Details31min 1s
Ep.0 - Welcome to Being Better
Show Details8min 42s