How much control do we actually have over who we are?
After a freak accident Former NFL linebacker Keith Mitchell lost his ability to play football, and his whole identity. Hear his amazing story, then explore what factors into the development of human identity, with psychologist Dr. Jennifer Bosson at the University of South Florida.
While many online communities become mired in snarky comments and hurtful trolling, Adriene Mishler has curated an exception.
Best known for her YouTube channel, Yoga with Adriene, she has used digital platforms to foster deep belonging. Join a heartfelt conversation with Adriene about the conditions for a community to thrive, and why yoga is such a powerful tool for modern-day connection—with both the self and others.
Is it too late to reverse global warming? Not according to scientist and NYT bestselling author Paul Hawken, and the hidden heroes working on some unexpected front lines. Listen and learn about the #1 option to reverse global warming. It might surprise you.
Is everyone a little bit racist?
We are not born with prejudice. We learn it. It builds up throughout our lives, through our experiences and societal reinforcement. Consciously or not, we are influenced by everything we see in the media, on the street, in schools, and in the workplace. And of course, our view of the world is greatly shaped by the things our friends, family, parents and grandparents say, and do.
As individuals, we all subconsciously internalize these experiences, and it can result in unfortunate assumptions about members of certain social groups that we may view as “other.” This is implicit bias, and it shapes our behavior - often subtly - which consequently, perpetuates inequality in our society.
In today’s episode, we explore racial bias, how we recognize our own patterns and how to unwind them. We speak with Dr. Evelyn Carter, an expert in implicit bias, and with Pastor Ron Buford, the founder of Racists Anonymous, a program based on...