Category Archives: Conversations

Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving- A Funny Story About Gratitude

Today’s big idea is, no surprise about gratitude. After all, it’s Thanksgiving in the US. Essentially a national day of gratitude.  Thanksgiving is my favorite family holiday because it’s really about coming together and sharing a good meal. And there’s… more →

power of reading

The Healing Power of Reading

Today I’m talking to Becky Karush about the power of reading for our mental health and overall wellbeing. Becky is the founder of Read to Me Literary Arts, where she hosts group writing salons, which I attend and am devoted… more →

inner critic

Make Friends With Your Inner Critic

This week on the podcast, I’m talking about perfectionism. Because as honorable as it is to care about being a better person and to give a shit about bringing your best and making a difference, we can go overboard with… more →

meaner online

Are You Meaner Online Than in Real Life?

Today’s big idea is that it’s really easy to be meaner online than you are in real life. You’re reading the transcript of an episode of the How to Be a Better Person podcast. If you’d rather listen, click the… more →

anger story

What’s Your Anger Story? 

Today’s big idea is that each of us has an ‘anger story,’ or a set of beliefs about anger that we’ve been carrying around since we were little. And those beliefs influence how we experience and interact with anger. By… more →