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Who Am I?

podcast Sep 25, 2018

 

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.

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Why We Give

podcast Sep 18, 2018

 Why do we give, and what do we really get back when we do?

Join us in exploring our reasons for giving with a music agent turned charity founder, and a Hollywood pastor taking a non-traditional approach to homelessness.

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The Power of Community

podcast Sep 12, 2018

 What does it take to build a community, and how can it help us in times of grief? Meet Kula, the little yoga studio that opened its doors in downtown Manhattan in the wake of 9/11.

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Yoga For All

podcast Sep 04, 2018

 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.

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Save The Planet: Educate Girls

podcast Aug 28, 2018

 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.

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You're a Little Bit Racist

podcast Aug 21, 2018

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...

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Why Forgive?

podcast Aug 14, 2018

Is forgiveness a gift you give... yourself?

Dr. Robert Enright, founder of the International Forgiveness Institute, shares facts that will shift your perspective, and hear one incredible woman tell her true story of forgiving the unforgivable.

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Old and True

podcast Aug 07, 2018

In this bonus episode, you'll learn about who we are, what we believe in, and why we do what we do. Welcome to Commune!

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