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Energy Stew – Barbara Berger – 08.11.17

Do you follow your inner compass? Energy Stew interview with Barbara Berger Maybe you can make all the right decisions. What if you have a compass you really haven’t learned how to use properly yet? Barbara Berger has written a wonderful guidebook to “Find and Follow Your Inner Compass“. She helps you understand what your choices are actually based on …

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Ask Beatty – 05.22.17

ARE YOU IN A TOXIC RELATIONSHIP? Beatty asked her listeners to reevaluate all of their relationships,  including love, work, family, friends and even acquaintances.  Are these relationships loving, respectful and mutually satisfying or are they at worse, toxic and poisonous? Beatty’s guest today is Katherine Schreiber, co-author of the Truth About  Exercise  Addiction:  Understanding the Dark Side of Thinspiration, writer, …

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Energy Stew – Edwin Rutsch – 04.14.17

Is empathy the missing link?  –  Energy Stew interview with Edwin Rutsch How important is empathy in creating a better world? How powerfully do you think it’s working now? Maybe empathy is something we need to focus more on to help people have greater appreciation for each other. Most people are not able to empathize with others unconditionally for many …

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Visionaries – 01.16.17

“Joy.” There are entire industries built around happiness. Happiness is usually defined as a feeling of contentment, satisfaction, wellbeing, pleasure; a positive emotional state. But is that what we really want? Or do we we want to be engaged in the world, feel energies coursing through us. In this show we call on both van Gogh and Dr. Who to understand Joy.

Rare look at youth post detention is bleak

A new Northwestern Medicine study offers a bleak assessment in a rare look at the outcomes of delinquent youth five and 12 years after juvenile detention. Central to poor outcomes for the youth post detention are stark and persistent racial, ethnic and gender disparities, according to the massive study that began in the mid-1990s. African-American males fared the worst, with …

30 Nov 2009, Adverts with heads of state placed all over Copenhagen International Airport by the global coalition, tcktcktck.org and Greenpeace calling on world leaders to secure a fair, ambitious and binding deal at the Copenhagen Climate Summit. This ad depicts President of Portugal, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.. © Greenpeace/Christian Åslund

The psychology behind climate change denial

Climate change is a serious threat to humans, animals, and the earth’s ecosystems. Nevertheless, effective climate action has been delayed, partly because some still deny that there is a problem. In a new thesis in psychology, Kirsti Jylhä at Uppsala University has studied the psychology behind climate change denial. The results show that individuals who accept hierarchical power structures tend …