Colorectal cancer rates are on the rise. Here's what to know 25 April 2024 00:13:56
In the 1990s, colorectal cancer was the fourth-leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Now, it's the first in men and second in women — and rates are rising among people under age 50. This episode, we explore how you can lower your risk and make sure you catch colorectal cancer early.Learn more ab...
Colorectal cancer rates are on the rise. Here's what to know
In the 1990s, colorectal cancer was the fourth-leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Now, it's the first in men and second in women — and rates are rising among people under age 50. This episode, we explore how you can lower your risk and make sure you catch colorectal cancer early.Learn more ab...
Create the birthday you want to celebrate 23 April 2024 00:13:28
No matter how old you are, having a happy birthday is one of life's great pleasures, says birthday enthusiast Tamar Hurwitz-Fleming. You just need to figure out what that means for you.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Create the birthday you want to celebrate
No matter how old you are, having a happy birthday is one of life's great pleasures, says birthday enthusiast Tamar Hurwitz-Fleming. You just need to figure out what that means for you.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to plan your dream vacation 22 April 2024 00:22:20
Sometimes you crave a vacation — but actually taking one feels out of reach. Maybe you're struggling to find the time or save up the money. Or maybe you just can't seem to launch those plans out of the group chat. Overcome that planning inertia and take the big trip of your dreams. Here's where to s...
How to plan your dream vacation
Sometimes you crave a vacation — but actually taking one feels out of reach. Maybe you're struggling to find the time or save up the money. Or maybe you just can't seem to launch those plans out of the group chat. Overcome that planning inertia and take the big trip of your dreams. Here's where to s...
Dear Life Kit: Your wedding etiquette questions, answered 18 April 2024 00:14:55
Etiquette coach Myka Meier revisits traditional wedding customs, including the cost of wedding gifts — and how much a mother-in-law should contribute to the matrimonial budget.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear Life Kit: Your wedding etiquette questions, answered
Etiquette coach Myka Meier revisits traditional wedding customs, including the cost of wedding gifts — and how much a mother-in-law should contribute to the matrimonial budget.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What is 'communal living' and is it right for me? 16 April 2024 00:22:44
There are options beyond living solo or with roommates — and one of them is called 'communal living.' In this arrangement, people don't just simply live together, but share resources and create community. In this episode, co-living enthusiasts explain how it works and how to decide whether it's righ...
What is 'communal living' and is it right for me?
There are options beyond living solo or with roommates — and one of them is called 'communal living.' In this arrangement, people don't just simply live together, but share resources and create community. In this episode, co-living enthusiasts explain how it works and how to decide whether it's righ...
Protect your ears from hearing loss 15 April 2024 00:23:49
People of all ages are at risk of noise-induced hearing loss, but few know how to protect against it. This episode, build out your ear care routine with the help of hearing experts — and get surprising advice on phone volume, noise exposure and Q-tips.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcas...
Protect your ears from hearing loss
People of all ages are at risk of noise-induced hearing loss, but few know how to protect against it. This episode, build out your ear care routine with the help of hearing experts — and get surprising advice on phone volume, noise exposure and Q-tips.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcas...
Negotiation tactics for everyday life 11 April 2024 00:20:18
Techniques to help you make decisions with more confidence and get the outcome you want.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Negotiation tactics for everyday life
Techniques to help you make decisions with more confidence and get the outcome you want.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to talk to teens about vaping 09 April 2024 00:21:50
Age-appropriate prompts and questions that can help start a productive conversation about vaping nicotine and e-cigarettes with your child.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to talk to teens about vaping
Age-appropriate prompts and questions that can help start a productive conversation about vaping nicotine and e-cigarettes with your child.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Get better at gardening by using this newly updated tool 08 April 2024 00:15:25
The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map helps home gardeners pick which plants to grow. But recently, roughly a quarter of the country has moved zones. What does this mean for your backyard plants? This episode, how to understand the changes to the hardiness zone map and other factors to think about when ...
Get better at gardening by using this newly updated tool
The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map helps home gardeners pick which plants to grow. But recently, roughly a quarter of the country has moved zones. What does this mean for your backyard plants? This episode, how to understand the changes to the hardiness zone map and other factors to think about when ...
How to introduce solid food to your baby: A nervous parent's guide 04 April 2024 00:25:04
Introducing solids to your little one can be as stressful as it is special. A pediatric dietitian and a pediatrician discuss menu choices, allergens and safety to help you and your little one succeed.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to introduce solid food to your baby: A nervous parent's guide
Introducing solids to your little one can be as stressful as it is special. A pediatric dietitian and a pediatrician discuss menu choices, allergens and safety to help you and your little one succeed.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Start a financial self-care routine 02 April 2024 00:16:06
There are things we're supposed to do routinely for our health: brush our teeth, shower and exercise. There's a version of that for financial health too. We'll talk about those tasks — and go beyond the number-crunching to explore how our mental health affects our finances. This episode originally p...
Start a financial self-care routine
There are things we're supposed to do routinely for our health: brush our teeth, shower and exercise. There's a version of that for financial health too. We'll talk about those tasks — and go beyond the number-crunching to explore how our mental health affects our finances. This episode originally p...
You're not too late to chase the total solar eclipse 01 April 2024 00:22:04
"A total solar eclipse is so much more than something you just see with your eyes. It's something you experience with your whole body," says science writer David Baron.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
You're not too late to chase the total solar eclipse
"A total solar eclipse is so much more than something you just see with your eyes. It's something you experience with your whole body," says science writer David Baron.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to be a great roommate 28 March 2024 00:18:03
Rooming with other people can be tricky. Here's how to negotiate a living environment that's safe, comfortable and pleasant for everyone.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to be a great roommate
Rooming with other people can be tricky. Here's how to negotiate a living environment that's safe, comfortable and pleasant for everyone.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What is the new etiquette for tipping? 26 March 2024 00:13:08
Tipping requests are on the rise. Businesses that never seemed to ask for a tip, like fast food joints, are now asking for one. Here's how to deal with unexpected requests and more.A previous version of this story incorrectly said the company Square takes a "chunk of your tip." A representative from...
What is the new etiquette for tipping?
Tipping requests are on the rise. Businesses that never seemed to ask for a tip, like fast food joints, are now asking for one. Here's how to deal with unexpected requests and more.A previous version of this story incorrectly said the company Square takes a "chunk of your tip." A representative from...
How to clean when you don't have the energy 25 March 2024 00:16:00
Having dirty dishes in the sink isn't a moral failure. Therapist KC Davis, author of How to Keep House While Drowning, has developed a framework for keeping up with house cleaning without feeling overwhelmed.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to clean when you don't have the energy
Having dirty dishes in the sink isn't a moral failure. Therapist KC Davis, author of How to Keep House While Drowning, has developed a framework for keeping up with house cleaning without feeling overwhelmed.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to take care of your eyes 21 March 2024 00:23:10
You can strain your eyes if you stare at a screen for too long, say eye doctors — and that can cause eye fatigue, headaches and blurry vision. Nip those symptoms in the bud with these eye care tips.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to take care of your eyes
You can strain your eyes if you stare at a screen for too long, say eye doctors — and that can cause eye fatigue, headaches and blurry vision. Nip those symptoms in the bud with these eye care tips.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dreading your taxes? How to deal with the 'homework of life' 19 March 2024 00:15:28
Life is full of tedious and time-consuming administrative tasks. Here's how to conquer your 'life admin' so you can get back to real life. This episode originally published September 25, 2019.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dreading your taxes? How to deal with the 'homework of life'
Life is full of tedious and time-consuming administrative tasks. Here's how to conquer your 'life admin' so you can get back to real life. This episode originally published September 25, 2019.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What to know about protein and muscle mass 18 March 2024 00:21:06
Our bodies need protein to maintain muscle. That's important because muscle mass peaks in our 30s and then declines. In this episode, tips about understanding how much protein you really need.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What to know about protein and muscle mass
Our bodies need protein to maintain muscle. That's important because muscle mass peaks in our 30s and then declines. In this episode, tips about understanding how much protein you really need.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Thinking of going electric? What to know about EVs 14 March 2024 00:23:44
What happens if your car runs out of power on a road trip? Is it better to buy an EV now or wait until you need a new car? A roundup of smart questions from our listeners.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Thinking of going electric? What to know about EVs
What happens if your car runs out of power on a road trip? Is it better to buy an EV now or wait until you need a new car? A roundup of smart questions from our listeners.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Effective ways to rebuild your credit score 12 March 2024 00:23:44
Credit scores determine whether you can get a mortgage, credit card, auto loan and more. So if your score is subprime, how do you bump it up to above a 700? In this episode, find out how to read your credit report, navigate collections and negotiate payments.Learn more about sponsor message choices:...
Effective ways to rebuild your credit score
Credit scores determine whether you can get a mortgage, credit card, auto loan and more. So if your score is subprime, how do you bump it up to above a 700? In this episode, find out how to read your credit report, navigate collections and negotiate payments.Learn more about sponsor message choices:...
Reframing procrastination 11 March 2024 00:20:21
Putting off items in your to-do list isn't a sign of laziness. It's your inner critic coming to life. In this episode, revisit your relationship with procrastination — and learn tools to kick the habit.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Reframing procrastination
Putting off items in your to-do list isn't a sign of laziness. It's your inner critic coming to life. In this episode, revisit your relationship with procrastination — and learn tools to kick the habit.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Do you love seafood? Here's how to eat it responsibly 07 March 2024 00:17:53
Fish populations are dwindling around the world due to overfishing. Here's how to make the right choices when dining out or buying fish at the market.A previous version of this episode incorrectly said there are native wild salmon in Chile. Salmon are not native to Chile.Learn more about sponsor mes...
Do you love seafood? Here's how to eat it responsibly
Fish populations are dwindling around the world due to overfishing. Here's how to make the right choices when dining out or buying fish at the market.A previous version of this episode incorrectly said there are native wild salmon in Chile. Salmon are not native to Chile.Learn more about sponsor mes...
Enjoying travel with a baby 05 March 2024 00:23:23
Yes, there will be meltdowns. But there will also be joy. Tips on which baby gear to pack, how to prepare your child (and yourself) for the long journey – and how to make the trip fun for everyone.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Enjoying travel with a baby
Yes, there will be meltdowns. But there will also be joy. Tips on which baby gear to pack, how to prepare your child (and yourself) for the long journey – and how to make the trip fun for everyone.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to have a 'grown up' relationship with a sibling 04 March 2024 00:23:56
The longest relationship of your life might be with your sibling. But there aren't many tools for navigating the complex dynamic that can develop between childhood and adulthood. This episode addresses childhood misunderstandings, resentment, forgiveness and more.Learn more about sponsor message cho...
How to have a 'grown up' relationship with a sibling
The longest relationship of your life might be with your sibling. But there aren't many tools for navigating the complex dynamic that can develop between childhood and adulthood. This episode addresses childhood misunderstandings, resentment, forgiveness and more.Learn more about sponsor message cho...
It's leap day! Here's what to do with your extra time 29 February 2024 00:18:03
Happy leap day! What will you do with your extra 24 hours? Whether you want to slow down and make time stop or just make sure to enjoy the time you've got, we've picked tips from some of our favorite episodes on how to spend your time wisely.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.c...
It's leap day! Here's what to do with your extra time
Happy leap day! What will you do with your extra 24 hours? Whether you want to slow down and make time stop or just make sure to enjoy the time you've got, we've picked tips from some of our favorite episodes on how to spend your time wisely.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.c...
Thoughts on Ozempic from a body-positive doctor 27 February 2024 00:18:29
The popular weight loss drug Ozempic makes shedding pounds seem like magic. But the reality is more complicated, says family physician Dr. Mara Gordon. She explains why it's hard to talk about Ozempic without addressing weight stigma and diet culture.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcast...
Thoughts on Ozempic from a body-positive doctor
The popular weight loss drug Ozempic makes shedding pounds seem like magic. But the reality is more complicated, says family physician Dr. Mara Gordon. She explains why it's hard to talk about Ozempic without addressing weight stigma and diet culture.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcast...
Here's how to take better naps 26 February 2024 00:20:32
A good siesta can offer significant mental and physical health benefits. Here's how to take a nap that won't affect your nighttime sleep — and will leave you feeling energized.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Here's how to take better naps
A good siesta can offer significant mental and physical health benefits. Here's how to take a nap that won't affect your nighttime sleep — and will leave you feeling energized.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Improve your chances of learning a new skill 22 February 2024 00:21:50
Mastering a new hobby, like bowling or baking, can be a frustrating process. But experts say it doesn't have to be that way. If you set yourself up for success at the start and allow yourself to make mistakes — you can stick with it. This episode originally published October 26, 2021.Learn more abou...
Improve your chances of learning a new skill
Mastering a new hobby, like bowling or baking, can be a frustrating process. But experts say it doesn't have to be that way. If you set yourself up for success at the start and allow yourself to make mistakes — you can stick with it. This episode originally published October 26, 2021.Learn more abou...
How to be a 'supercommunicator' 20 February 2024 00:22:15
Called 'supercommunicators,' these people have the exceptional ability of creating authentic connections with others — just by listening and talking.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to be a 'supercommunicator'
Called 'supercommunicators,' these people have the exceptional ability of creating authentic connections with others — just by listening and talking.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Investing for beginners 19 February 2024 00:21:44
You don't need to be an expert to grow a nest egg. We'll cover how to build your portfolio, when to sell (or not sell) stocks and how to avoid fees.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Investing for beginners
You don't need to be an expert to grow a nest egg. We'll cover how to build your portfolio, when to sell (or not sell) stocks and how to avoid fees.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What to do with your childhood stuff 15 February 2024 00:21:27
Do you have boxes filled with photos, artwork and artifacts from when you were a kid? Here's how to decide what to keep and toss — and manage the emotions that come up along the way.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What to do with your childhood stuff
Do you have boxes filled with photos, artwork and artifacts from when you were a kid? Here's how to decide what to keep and toss — and manage the emotions that come up along the way.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to 'fight right' with your partner 13 February 2024 00:25:10
The Gottmans have been studying marriage and relationships for 40 years. In a new book, Fight Right, they explain how successful couples resolve their conflicts.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to 'fight right' with your partner
The Gottmans have been studying marriage and relationships for 40 years. In a new book, Fight Right, they explain how successful couples resolve their conflicts.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Save money on streaming services 12 February 2024 00:19:03
Just about every major streaming service has raised its subscription fees. At the same time, there are more programming bundles, membership deals, ad-supported subscriptions and streaming services overall. NPR TV critic and media analyst Eric Deggans shares a streaming strategy to help you get the m...
Save money on streaming services
Just about every major streaming service has raised its subscription fees. At the same time, there are more programming bundles, membership deals, ad-supported subscriptions and streaming services overall. NPR TV critic and media analyst Eric Deggans shares a streaming strategy to help you get the m...
5 tips for starting a new job 08 February 2024 00:22:07
Just starting your career? Elainy Mata, host of the Harvard Business Review podcast New Here, offers advice on how to deal with issues that aren't part of the job description.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
5 tips for starting a new job
Just starting your career? Elainy Mata, host of the Harvard Business Review podcast New Here, offers advice on how to deal with issues that aren't part of the job description.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
5 simple ways to minimize stress 06 February 2024 00:17:19
Dr. Aditi Nerurkar offers five accessible ways to minimize stress in your daily life — no lavish vacations or big life changes necessary.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
5 simple ways to minimize stress
Dr. Aditi Nerurkar offers five accessible ways to minimize stress in your daily life — no lavish vacations or big life changes necessary.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to talk to kids about sex, bodies and consent 05 February 2024 00:24:18
It's tricky to talk to younger kids about sex. This episode helps parents get past the confusion and embarrassment around sex education so they can raise healthy, responsible kids. This episode originally aired December 17, 2019.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesN...
How to talk to kids about sex, bodies and consent
It's tricky to talk to younger kids about sex. This episode helps parents get past the confusion and embarrassment around sex education so they can raise healthy, responsible kids. This episode originally aired December 17, 2019.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesN...
Thinking of getting inked? Start with a tiny tattoo 01 February 2024 00:22:42
There are many decisions that go into getting a tattoo. You need to choose the right artist, design, style and placement. Veteran tattoo artist Noemi Barajas shares tips for first-timers.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Thinking of getting inked? Start with a tiny tattoo
There are many decisions that go into getting a tattoo. You need to choose the right artist, design, style and placement. Veteran tattoo artist Noemi Barajas shares tips for first-timers.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Improve your indoor air quality 30 January 2024 00:15:48
Want fresher, cleaner air at home? Researchers share practical tips from researchers on how to clean your house (and your air), test your air quality and change your habits to limit indoor air pollution. This episode originally aired on May 9th, 2023.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcast...
Improve your indoor air quality
Want fresher, cleaner air at home? Researchers share practical tips from researchers on how to clean your house (and your air), test your air quality and change your habits to limit indoor air pollution. This episode originally aired on May 9th, 2023.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcast...
How to mind your own business 29 January 2024 00:21:09
Do you often find yourself in the center of other people's drama? Intervening when you wish you didn't? These practical tips can help you draw boundaries and stay in your lane.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to mind your own business
Do you often find yourself in the center of other people's drama? Intervening when you wish you didn't? These practical tips can help you draw boundaries and stay in your lane.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to have a healthy relationship with caffeine 25 January 2024 00:23:18
Worry you're drinking too much coffee, tea, soda or energy drinks? A gastroenterologist and a caffeine researcher share surprising insights about the psychoactive drug — and explain why caffeine may not deserve its bad reputation. This episode originally aired on March 7, 2023.Learn more about spons...
How to have a healthy relationship with caffeine
Worry you're drinking too much coffee, tea, soda or energy drinks? A gastroenterologist and a caffeine researcher share surprising insights about the psychoactive drug — and explain why caffeine may not deserve its bad reputation. This episode originally aired on March 7, 2023.Learn more about spons...
The emotional rollercoaster of being a new mom 23 January 2024 00:24:35
Becoming a mother is a complicated life transition. That postpartum feeling of being on an emotional rollercoaster, not recognizing your body in the mirror and thinking that you've lost yourself is all part of the process. This episode offers guidance for mothers on how to get their footing, manage ...
The emotional rollercoaster of being a new mom
Becoming a mother is a complicated life transition. That postpartum feeling of being on an emotional rollercoaster, not recognizing your body in the mirror and thinking that you've lost yourself is all part of the process. This episode offers guidance for mothers on how to get their footing, manage ...
How to prevent stress from escalating into distress 22 January 2024 00:18:23
If you've been experiencing negative feelings like panic or anxiety for more than a few days, you might be in distress, says psychiatrist Dr. Kali Cyrus. Here's how to keep those emotions in check.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to prevent stress from escalating into distress
If you've been experiencing negative feelings like panic or anxiety for more than a few days, you might be in distress, says psychiatrist Dr. Kali Cyrus. Here's how to keep those emotions in check.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to save for a big financial goal 18 January 2024 00:16:36
When money's tight, it's hard to save for a rainy day or pay off credit card debt. But it's not impossible, says Monique White, a financial expert and the head of community at Self Financial, Inc.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to save for a big financial goal
When money's tight, it's hard to save for a rainy day or pay off credit card debt. But it's not impossible, says Monique White, a financial expert and the head of community at Self Financial, Inc.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Fitness as your body fluctuates 16 January 2024 00:21:40
Life happens. Sometimes we get injured or sick — and of course we get older. As we change, so should our exercise routine. Here's how to adapt your fitness plan to meet your body where it is.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Fitness as your body fluctuates
Life happens. Sometimes we get injured or sick — and of course we get older. As we change, so should our exercise routine. Here's how to adapt your fitness plan to meet your body where it is.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Soothe stress in minutes 15 January 2024 00:21:50
Feeling overwhelmed, panicked or anxious? Clinical psychologist Jenny Taitz offers simple techniques to improve your mood and calm your body and mind in minutes.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Soothe stress in minutes
Feeling overwhelmed, panicked or anxious? Clinical psychologist Jenny Taitz offers simple techniques to improve your mood and calm your body and mind in minutes.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What happens when you move your body throughout the day 13 January 2024 00:11:34
Last fall, NPR's Body Electric challenged listeners to take part in a study with Columbia University. Over 20,000 people signed up to incorporate movement breaks into their day. So ... did it work?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What happens when you move your body throughout the day
Last fall, NPR's Body Electric challenged listeners to take part in a study with Columbia University. Over 20,000 people signed up to incorporate movement breaks into their day. So ... did it work?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
It's not too late to learn a new instrument 11 January 2024 00:17:21
Whether you grew up playing music or you never progressed beyond "Hot Cross Buns," it's not too late to pick up a new instrument. Let fun lead the way and lose yourself in the joy of learning. Joel Snape, who picked up piano at age 40, offers tips for beginners.Learn more about sponsor message choic...
It's not too late to learn a new instrument
Whether you grew up playing music or you never progressed beyond "Hot Cross Buns," it's not too late to pick up a new instrument. Let fun lead the way and lose yourself in the joy of learning. Joel Snape, who picked up piano at age 40, offers tips for beginners.Learn more about sponsor message choic...
Popular myths about sleep, debunked 09 January 2024 00:17:13
Is it OK to exercise before you hit the hay? Sleep for less than 5 hours a night? Sleep scientist Rebecca Robbins sets the record straight to help you get better sleep.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Popular myths about sleep, debunked
Is it OK to exercise before you hit the hay? Sleep for less than 5 hours a night? Sleep scientist Rebecca Robbins sets the record straight to help you get better sleep.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Freshen up your resume 08 January 2024 00:20:05
Do's, don'ts and current best practices for resume-writing from career coach Cynthia Pong.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Freshen up your resume
Do's, don'ts and current best practices for resume-writing from career coach Cynthia Pong.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to start an exercise habit 04 January 2024 00:15:11
You don't have to be a marathoner or a gym rat to get meaningful health benefits from exercise. And that sort of "go big or go home" mentality can actually be a block to getting movement. This episode, we bust common misconceptions about exercise so you can get moving in a way that feels good to you...
How to start an exercise habit
You don't have to be a marathoner or a gym rat to get meaningful health benefits from exercise. And that sort of "go big or go home" mentality can actually be a block to getting movement. This episode, we bust common misconceptions about exercise so you can get moving in a way that feels good to you...
Refresh your budget with these simple finance tips 02 January 2024 00:14:35
The new year is a great time to update your budget, say financial experts. Here's what you can do to curb your spending, save for emergencies and keep your investments on track.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Refresh your budget with these simple finance tips
The new year is a great time to update your budget, say financial experts. Here's what you can do to curb your spending, save for emergencies and keep your investments on track.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to make resolutions you'll keep 01 January 2024 00:18:01
Happy New Year! If you want to make a resolution that sticks, the key to success is creating what's known as a SMART goal. This episode outlines how SMART goals work and how they can help you use your time for the things that matter most.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/a...
How to make resolutions you'll keep
Happy New Year! If you want to make a resolution that sticks, the key to success is creating what's known as a SMART goal. This episode outlines how SMART goals work and how they can help you use your time for the things that matter most.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/a...
Ready to get running? A starter guide 28 December 2023 00:24:27
Running is a classic form of exercise for a reason. You don't need equipment or a gym membership and it provides cardiovascular benefits. But many people are told that running is not for them because of their body type. We talk to Martinus Evans, a running coach and the author of "Slow AF Run Club,"...
Ready to get running? A starter guide
Running is a classic form of exercise for a reason. You don't need equipment or a gym membership and it provides cardiovascular benefits. But many people are told that running is not for them because of their body type. We talk to Martinus Evans, a running coach and the author of "Slow AF Run Club,"...
How to slow down and reflect ahead of 2024 26 December 2023 00:20:52
The week between Christmas and New Year's Day is a good time to check in with yourself and take stock of the year. Reporter Kyle Norris talks with Buddhist Lama Rod Owens about how to get reflective during this time. Plus, a creative exercise to help you look back from cartoonist Nicole J. Georges.L...
How to slow down and reflect ahead of 2024
The week between Christmas and New Year's Day is a good time to check in with yourself and take stock of the year. Reporter Kyle Norris talks with Buddhist Lama Rod Owens about how to get reflective during this time. Plus, a creative exercise to help you look back from cartoonist Nicole J. Georges.L...
How to find a book you won't want to put down 25 December 2023 00:16:58
Traci Thomas, host of the hit book podcast 'The Stacks,' shares 6 surprising tips on how to find your next great read. One tip? Don't be afraid to judge a book by its cover. This episode originally published on July 20, 2023.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR P...
How to find a book you won't want to put down
Traci Thomas, host of the hit book podcast 'The Stacks,' shares 6 surprising tips on how to find your next great read. One tip? Don't be afraid to judge a book by its cover. This episode originally published on July 20, 2023.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR P...
How to cope with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) 21 December 2023 00:20:14
It's getting darker and colder, and there's still a pandemic. Oh, and then there's seasonal affective disorder. Here's how to spot it and what you can do. (This episode originally aired in October 2020.)Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to cope with seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
It's getting darker and colder, and there's still a pandemic. Oh, and then there's seasonal affective disorder. Here's how to spot it and what you can do. (This episode originally aired in October 2020.)Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to talk to teens about drugs 19 December 2023 00:22:51
Overdose deaths among teenagers have skyrocketed in the last few years due to opioids like fentanyl. Experts say drug education that focuses on harm reduction, an approach that focuses on safety rather than abstinence, could help save lives. Here's how to start the conversation with young people and...
How to talk to teens about drugs
Overdose deaths among teenagers have skyrocketed in the last few years due to opioids like fentanyl. Experts say drug education that focuses on harm reduction, an approach that focuses on safety rather than abstinence, could help save lives. Here's how to start the conversation with young people and...
Build your chosen family 18 December 2023 00:14:06
Some queer and trans people may experience rejection from their families after coming out. And so instead, they may have a chosen family: a loving network of friends and other nonbiological kin. Daniel Blevins, founder of Stand In Pride, an organization that helps LGBTQI people create relationships ...
Build your chosen family
Some queer and trans people may experience rejection from their families after coming out. And so instead, they may have a chosen family: a loving network of friends and other nonbiological kin. Daniel Blevins, founder of Stand In Pride, an organization that helps LGBTQI people create relationships ...
Dear Life Kit: My folks guilt-trip me into spending the holidays with them 16 December 2023 00:11:59
Between long-held traditions, unfair expectations and clashing personalities, the holidays can be a perfect storm for conflict. Therapist John Kim helps untangle three holiday conundrums.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear Life Kit: My folks guilt-trip me into spending the holidays with them
Between long-held traditions, unfair expectations and clashing personalities, the holidays can be a perfect storm for conflict. Therapist John Kim helps untangle three holiday conundrums.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to minimize family fights during the holidays 14 December 2023 00:16:53
Is your aunt asking too many personal questions? Is your cousin talking your ear off about politics? These coping techniques can help you navigate sticky social situations at family holiday parties.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to minimize family fights during the holidays
Is your aunt asking too many personal questions? Is your cousin talking your ear off about politics? These coping techniques can help you navigate sticky social situations at family holiday parties.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The decluttering philosophy that can help you keep your home organized 12 December 2023 00:20:11
Got piles of stuff you just can't seem to get rid of? Professional organizer Star Hansen explains how to let go of unnecessary items – and keep your home neat and tidy.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The decluttering philosophy that can help you keep your home organized
Got piles of stuff you just can't seem to get rid of? Professional organizer Star Hansen explains how to let go of unnecessary items – and keep your home neat and tidy.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Amp up your gift-giving game 11 December 2023 00:16:37
Searching for the perfect gift for a loved one doesn't have to be stressful. With some clever thinking, buying a present can be even more fun than receiving one. 'SELF magazine' editor-in-chief Rachel Wilkerson Miller shares her best tips for the holidays, birthdays or any other occasion. This episo...
Amp up your gift-giving game
Searching for the perfect gift for a loved one doesn't have to be stressful. With some clever thinking, buying a present can be even more fun than receiving one. 'SELF magazine' editor-in-chief Rachel Wilkerson Miller shares her best tips for the holidays, birthdays or any other occasion. This episo...
How to relieve constipation 09 December 2023 00:16:28
Haven't pooped in days? Gastroenterologists explain what to do in this SOS moment — and share tips on how to avoid chronic constipation. This episode was originally published July 10, 2023.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to relieve constipation
Haven't pooped in days? Gastroenterologists explain what to do in this SOS moment — and share tips on how to avoid chronic constipation. This episode was originally published July 10, 2023.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
First time decorating for the holidays? Here's where to begin 07 December 2023 00:17:15
Designer Elaine Griffin explains her philosophy when it comes to decking the halls for Christmas, Hanukkah and all your winter festivities: Begin the process with intention — and don't be afraid to depart from tradition.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privac...
First time decorating for the holidays? Here's where to begin
Designer Elaine Griffin explains her philosophy when it comes to decking the halls for Christmas, Hanukkah and all your winter festivities: Begin the process with intention — and don't be afraid to depart from tradition.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privac...
How to combat loneliness 05 December 2023 00:17:10
1 in 4 adults says they're lonely. The consequences of long-term social disconnection can be dire — everything from an increased risk of heart attacks to dementia and premature death. Primary care physician and author of the new book Project UnLonely Dr. Jeremy Nobel offers tips to feel less lonely...
How to combat loneliness
1 in 4 adults says they're lonely. The consequences of long-term social disconnection can be dire — everything from an increased risk of heart attacks to dementia and premature death. Primary care physician and author of the new book Project UnLonely Dr. Jeremy Nobel offers tips to feel less lonely...
Make the most of your chilly outdoor workouts 04 December 2023 00:16:13
How cold is too cold? What kind of gear should you wear? And how do you stay motivated to workout outside when the weather is dreary? Cold-loving runners and a doctor share their advice to get moving during the winter. This episode originally published January 19, 2023Learn more about sponsor messag...
Make the most of your chilly outdoor workouts
How cold is too cold? What kind of gear should you wear? And how do you stay motivated to workout outside when the weather is dreary? Cold-loving runners and a doctor share their advice to get moving during the winter. This episode originally published January 19, 2023Learn more about sponsor messag...
Kids and firearm safety 30 November 2023 00:16:44
Firearms are the No. 1 cause of death for children and teens in the U.S. Take these life-saving precautions to protect kids — whether or not you own a gun.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Kids and firearm safety
Firearms are the No. 1 cause of death for children and teens in the U.S. Take these life-saving precautions to protect kids — whether or not you own a gun.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
5 questions to ask your partner for a healthy, lasting marriage 28 November 2023 00:20:25
These conversation starters get at the heart of your values, including how you deal with conflict, your attitude toward gender roles and your relationship with money.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
5 questions to ask your partner for a healthy, lasting marriage
These conversation starters get at the heart of your values, including how you deal with conflict, your attitude toward gender roles and your relationship with money.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to donate to a charity with purpose and intention 27 November 2023 00:17:39
Not sure which cause to support or how much to give? Kevin Scally of Charity Navigator has some advice to help you make the right decisions.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to donate to a charity with purpose and intention
Not sure which cause to support or how much to give? Kevin Scally of Charity Navigator has some advice to help you make the right decisions.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Giving thanks is good for you. Here's how to make it a habit 23 November 2023 00:18:44
Being thankful doesn't have to happen just once a year. Creating a daily gratitude habit can improve our mental and physical health. This episode, ways to be grateful all year long. This episode originally published November 21, 2022.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adcho...
Giving thanks is good for you. Here's how to make it a habit
Being thankful doesn't have to happen just once a year. Creating a daily gratitude habit can improve our mental and physical health. This episode, ways to be grateful all year long. This episode originally published November 21, 2022.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adcho...
Create a ritual to honor your ancestors 21 November 2023 00:24:14
Your ancestors don't have to feel like a distant memory. In this episode, spiritual practitioners and Indigenous educators offer cross-cultural guidance on how to set up a special place to honor them. Plus, how to dig into genealogical records.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoice...
Create a ritual to honor your ancestors
Your ancestors don't have to feel like a distant memory. In this episode, spiritual practitioners and Indigenous educators offer cross-cultural guidance on how to set up a special place to honor them. Plus, how to dig into genealogical records.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoice...
Ready to cold plunge? We dive into the science to see if it's worth it 20 November 2023 00:20:23
Dipping in cold water is a growing trend. It's not just for the thrill — people who cold plunge say it helps with anxiety, metabolic health and more. But is there science to support those claims?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ready to cold plunge? We dive into the science to see if it's worth it
Dipping in cold water is a growing trend. It's not just for the thrill — people who cold plunge say it helps with anxiety, metabolic health and more. But is there science to support those claims?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A beginner's guide to roasting a Thanksgiving turkey 16 November 2023 00:22:13
If you roast your turkey on a pre-heated pizza stone, you can avoid the dreaded task of flipping the piping hot bird midway through the cooking process, says Lan Lam of 'America's Test Kitchen.'Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A beginner's guide to roasting a Thanksgiving turkey
If you roast your turkey on a pre-heated pizza stone, you can avoid the dreaded task of flipping the piping hot bird midway through the cooking process, says Lan Lam of 'America's Test Kitchen.'Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Find a bra that actually fits 14 November 2023 00:21:40
Can't wait to take your bra off at the end of every day? A professional bra fitter explains how to find a bra that makes you feel comfortable and cute.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Find a bra that actually fits
Can't wait to take your bra off at the end of every day? A professional bra fitter explains how to find a bra that makes you feel comfortable and cute.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What to do if your flight gets delayed or canceled this holiday season 13 November 2023 00:21:56
But if you have to, here's some advice. Scott Keyes, the founder of the travel site Going.com (formerly Scott's Cheap Flights), shares the best days to fly and what to do if your flight gets delayed.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What to do if your flight gets delayed or canceled this holiday season
But if you have to, here's some advice. Scott Keyes, the founder of the travel site Going.com (formerly Scott's Cheap Flights), shares the best days to fly and what to do if your flight gets delayed.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to ditch the apps and date offline 09 November 2023 00:20:12
Tired of swiping through dating profiles on your phone? Maybe it's time to get out there and meet people in real life. A sexuality and relationship educator shares advice about how to meet new people, strike up conversations and move on from a love interest if the vibe isn't there.Learn more about s...
How to ditch the apps and date offline
Tired of swiping through dating profiles on your phone? Maybe it's time to get out there and meet people in real life. A sexuality and relationship educator shares advice about how to meet new people, strike up conversations and move on from a love interest if the vibe isn't there.Learn more about s...
Protect yourself from scams 07 November 2023 00:18:36
Scams can happen to anyone. Experts explain how to safeguard your data and money from being exploited or stolen by fraudsters.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Protect yourself from scams
Scams can happen to anyone. Experts explain how to safeguard your data and money from being exploited or stolen by fraudsters.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to build low-waste practices into your life 06 November 2023 00:18:01
The average American generates five pounds of trash per day, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Reduce your household trash by listing your output and taking these simple actions.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to build low-waste practices into your life
The average American generates five pounds of trash per day, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Reduce your household trash by listing your output and taking these simple actions.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How screens are changing our eyes 04 November 2023 00:24:19
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is on the rise in children as a result of reduced time outside and screen usage. TED Radio Hour host Manoush Zomorodi talks to Maria Liu, an optometrist, about how to slow down this progression and how adults can protect their eyes, too.Learn more about sponsor message ch...
How screens are changing our eyes
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is on the rise in children as a result of reduced time outside and screen usage. TED Radio Hour host Manoush Zomorodi talks to Maria Liu, an optometrist, about how to slow down this progression and how adults can protect their eyes, too.Learn more about sponsor message ch...
Dear LK: My kids are enemies. What should I do? 02 November 2023 00:11:19
​A sister relentlessly picks on her brother despite their mom's best attempt to make peace between them. Psychologist Becky Kennedy shares advice with a parent who feels out of ideas — and patience.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My kids are enemies. What should I do?
​A sister relentlessly picks on her brother despite their mom's best attempt to make peace between them. Psychologist Becky Kennedy shares advice with a parent who feels out of ideas — and patience.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Demystifying your health insurance plan 31 October 2023 00:17:13
It's open enrollment season, meaning it's time to pick a health care plan. But it can be confusing to decipher all the acronyms and lingo of health care — so how do you pick the right health care plan for you? This episode, we break down commonly used terms and offer a strategy to help crunch the nu...
Demystifying your health insurance plan
It's open enrollment season, meaning it's time to pick a health care plan. But it can be confusing to decipher all the acronyms and lingo of health care — so how do you pick the right health care plan for you? This episode, we break down commonly used terms and offer a strategy to help crunch the nu...
It's soup season! Get cooking with these tips from Sohla El-Waylly 30 October 2023 00:18:29
Soup can be a flexible, cozy meal that allows you to experiment in the kitchen. But to make a delicious one, you need to get some fundamentals down first. Chef Sohla El-Waylly offers her best tips on everything from creating a yummy broth to ensuring you get your cook time right.Learn more about spo...
It's soup season! Get cooking with these tips from Sohla El-Waylly
Soup can be a flexible, cozy meal that allows you to experiment in the kitchen. But to make a delicious one, you need to get some fundamentals down first. Chef Sohla El-Waylly offers her best tips on everything from creating a yummy broth to ensuring you get your cook time right.Learn more about spo...
How to save a life with CPR 26 October 2023 00:19:20
Every year, more than 350,000 people go into cardiac arrest outside of a hospital setting in the United States. CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, can help double or triple survival rates. In this episode, we'll explain the basics of this emergency procedure so you can feel empowered to help in ...
How to save a life with CPR
Every year, more than 350,000 people go into cardiac arrest outside of a hospital setting in the United States. CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, can help double or triple survival rates. In this episode, we'll explain the basics of this emergency procedure so you can feel empowered to help in ...
Anxious about public speaking? We've got tips 24 October 2023 00:22:49
It can be anxiety-inducing to deliver a speech in front of an audience. How do you capture people's attention? What do you do if you stumble? A speechwriter and a speech coach share their best tips.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Anxious about public speaking? We've got tips
It can be anxiety-inducing to deliver a speech in front of an audience. How do you capture people's attention? What do you do if you stumble? A speechwriter and a speech coach share their best tips.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Live with your parents? Here's how to create a harmonious household 23 October 2023 00:21:43
Three people who've spent time living with their parents as adults share advice on how they've coped with their situation. Don't compare yourself to others, they say — and find ways to still live your life.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Live with your parents? Here's how to create a harmonious household
Three people who've spent time living with their parents as adults share advice on how they've coped with their situation. Don't compare yourself to others, they say — and find ways to still live your life.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A shame-free guide to digging out of debt 19 October 2023 00:14:30
Life happens, and so does debt. Unexpected car trouble, the high price of food, a family emergency — there is no shortage of reasons why debt can pile up. In this episode, we offer shame-free solutions for digging out of debt. This episode originally published on April 11, 2023.Learn more about spon...
A shame-free guide to digging out of debt
Life happens, and so does debt. Unexpected car trouble, the high price of food, a family emergency — there is no shortage of reasons why debt can pile up. In this episode, we offer shame-free solutions for digging out of debt. This episode originally published on April 11, 2023.Learn more about spon...
Boo! Halloween is coming. Here's how to decide on a costume 17 October 2023 00:18:24
Haven't figured out your costume yet? Don't sweat. Stylist Sophie Strauss explains how to create a Halloween outfit that's unexpected, fun and won't break the bank.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Boo! Halloween is coming. Here's how to decide on a costume
Haven't figured out your costume yet? Don't sweat. Stylist Sophie Strauss explains how to create a Halloween outfit that's unexpected, fun and won't break the bank.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to get the most out of your library 16 October 2023 00:15:41
Baking pans, legal help, language classes and more — libraries can provide so much more than books. See if your local branch offers these free or discounted resources and services.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to get the most out of your library
Baking pans, legal help, language classes and more — libraries can provide so much more than books. See if your local branch offers these free or discounted resources and services.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to talk to kids about the violence in Israel and Gaza 12 October 2023 00:14:19
Last weekend, militants from the terrorist group Hamas killed more than a thousand people, including children, in an attack on Israel while also taking hostages. Israel has ordered a full siege of Gaza, where nearly half of residents are under 18 years of age. The news is alarming for anyone — espec...
How to talk to kids about the violence in Israel and Gaza
Last weekend, militants from the terrorist group Hamas killed more than a thousand people, including children, in an attack on Israel while also taking hostages. Israel has ordered a full siege of Gaza, where nearly half of residents are under 18 years of age. The news is alarming for anyone — espec...
How to actively heal from an injury or illness 10 October 2023 00:19:23
If you're recuperating after an illness or injury, it's normal to not feel like yourself. Your body needs time to heal so you can get back to your regular activities. Physician Gavin Francis shares practical tips on active healing, deciding which activities to spend your energy on, and pacing yourse...
How to actively heal from an injury or illness
If you're recuperating after an illness or injury, it's normal to not feel like yourself. Your body needs time to heal so you can get back to your regular activities. Physician Gavin Francis shares practical tips on active healing, deciding which activities to spend your energy on, and pacing yourse...
Can I afford to totally change my life? 09 October 2023 00:19:13
Longing to quit your job and follow your passion? Or perhaps take a break to travel? Or move to a new place? First, you'll need to look at your finances. In this episode, Jill Schlesinger, a certified financial planner and business analyst for CBS News, walks through her five steps for assessing you...
Can I afford to totally change my life?
Longing to quit your job and follow your passion? Or perhaps take a break to travel? Or move to a new place? First, you'll need to look at your finances. In this episode, Jill Schlesinger, a certified financial planner and business analyst for CBS News, walks through her five steps for assessing you...
Dear Life Kit: Your most petty social dilemmas, answered 05 October 2023 00:14:31
Lunch snubs, bad neighbors and needy in-laws. Advice columnist R. Eric Thomas responds to the bad behavior getting under your skin.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear Life Kit: Your most petty social dilemmas, answered
Lunch snubs, bad neighbors and needy in-laws. Advice columnist R. Eric Thomas responds to the bad behavior getting under your skin.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
6 big purchases that can save energy and money at home 03 October 2023 00:18:45
To live a more climate friendly life, invest in home appliances and vehicles that run on electricity, not fossil fuels, say sustainability experts. Here are a few energy-saving solutions to consider.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
6 big purchases that can save energy and money at home
To live a more climate friendly life, invest in home appliances and vehicles that run on electricity, not fossil fuels, say sustainability experts. Here are a few energy-saving solutions to consider.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The new rules of laundry 02 October 2023 00:20:05
Patric Richardson, host of 'The Laundry Guy' on HGTV, wants you to change the way you wash your clothes. Go ahead and wash those darks in warm water — and embrace the express cycle.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The new rules of laundry
Patric Richardson, host of 'The Laundry Guy' on HGTV, wants you to change the way you wash your clothes. Go ahead and wash those darks in warm water — and embrace the express cycle.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What to know if you're exploring non-monogamy 28 September 2023 00:24:09
When we think about romance, many of us have a specific script in mind. Two people date, fall in love and get married. But that traditional path doesn't work for everyone.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What to know if you're exploring non-monogamy
When we think about romance, many of us have a specific script in mind. Two people date, fall in love and get married. But that traditional path doesn't work for everyone.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Teeth: an owner's manual 26 September 2023 00:21:14
Brush twice a day. Remember to floss. Visit the dentist twice a year. We know the drill...or maybe not? In this episode, how to take care of your teeth, from finding a good dentist, to home teeth whitening, to the best brushing techniques. This episode originally published on February 27, 2023.Learn...
Teeth: an owner's manual
Brush twice a day. Remember to floss. Visit the dentist twice a year. We know the drill...or maybe not? In this episode, how to take care of your teeth, from finding a good dentist, to home teeth whitening, to the best brushing techniques. This episode originally published on February 27, 2023.Learn...
How to talk to your parents about their money 25 September 2023 00:19:24
There comes a time when it's the kid's turn to take care of mom and dad. Here's how to broach this sensitive subject with your parents.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to talk to your parents about their money
There comes a time when it's the kid's turn to take care of mom and dad. Here's how to broach this sensitive subject with your parents.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ace Your Freshman Year of College 21 September 2023 00:17:07
Congratulations! You've been accepted into college. Now you've got to find your way around campus, pick out classes, make new friends, and figure out a plan to graduate — on time. Here's how to make it easier. This episode originally published on September 3, 2019.Learn more about sponsor message ch...
Ace Your Freshman Year of College
Congratulations! You've been accepted into college. Now you've got to find your way around campus, pick out classes, make new friends, and figure out a plan to graduate — on time. Here's how to make it easier. This episode originally published on September 3, 2019.Learn more about sponsor message ch...
We've heard we need more fiber in our diets. Here are 8 easy tips for getting there 19 September 2023 00:15:06
NPR's Maria Godoy is a self-proclaimed fiber fanatic. She explains how to add fiber to your diet (munch on popcorn!) and provides a grocery list of high-fiber foods that you can print out at home.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
We've heard we need more fiber in our diets. Here are 8 easy tips for getting there
NPR's Maria Godoy is a self-proclaimed fiber fanatic. She explains how to add fiber to your diet (munch on popcorn!) and provides a grocery list of high-fiber foods that you can print out at home.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The consequences of overindulging your kids 18 September 2023 00:20:03
Giving in to your kid too much can be harmful to their development. Take the 'Test of Four' to examine your relationship with your child — then find out how to say 'no' and enforce rules that stick.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The consequences of overindulging your kids
Giving in to your kid too much can be harmful to their development. Take the 'Test of Four' to examine your relationship with your child — then find out how to say 'no' and enforce rules that stick.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What to know about the new COVID boosters 14 September 2023 00:16:20
Updated versions of the mRNA vaccines roll out this week. Experts say they offer good protection against current COVID variants. Who should get them, and when's the best time to roll up your sleeve?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What to know about the new COVID boosters
Updated versions of the mRNA vaccines roll out this week. Experts say they offer good protection against current COVID variants. Who should get them, and when's the best time to roll up your sleeve?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to avoid 'lifestyle creep' 12 September 2023 00:22:23
Making more money tends to lead to spending more money. It's a phenomenon known as "lifestyle creep." Paco de Leon, author of Finance for the People, shares advice on keeping your long-term financial goals in check and fending off the subconscious urge to automatically increase spending when your in...
How to avoid 'lifestyle creep'
Making more money tends to lead to spending more money. It's a phenomenon known as "lifestyle creep." Paco de Leon, author of Finance for the People, shares advice on keeping your long-term financial goals in check and fending off the subconscious urge to automatically increase spending when your in...
Scarfing down your food? Here's how to slow down and eat more mindfully 11 September 2023 00:15:14
Lilian Cheung, a mindful eating lecturer at Harvard, shares helpful tips on how to slow down while eating — including saying 'The 5 Contemplations' by Buddhist master Thích Nhất Hanh.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Scarfing down your food? Here's how to slow down and eat more mindfully
Lilian Cheung, a mindful eating lecturer at Harvard, shares helpful tips on how to slow down while eating — including saying 'The 5 Contemplations' by Buddhist master Thích Nhất Hanh.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear Life Kit: My husband shuts down any time I try to talk about our finances 07 September 2023 00:11:21
I'm struggling to get my husband to make a family budget with me. Whenever the topic comes up, he completely gets defensive. How do I get him to talk to me about money?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear Life Kit: My husband shuts down any time I try to talk about our finances
I'm struggling to get my husband to make a family budget with me. Whenever the topic comes up, he completely gets defensive. How do I get him to talk to me about money?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Stomp, scrape, repeat: What you can do to stop the spotted lanternfly 05 September 2023 00:15:10
An entomologist shares surprising insights about the invasive bug, which is wreaking havoc on crops and trees across 14 U.S. states. Plus: A poster with our facts that you can print out at home.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Stomp, scrape, repeat: What you can do to stop the spotted lanternfly
An entomologist shares surprising insights about the invasive bug, which is wreaking havoc on crops and trees across 14 U.S. states. Plus: A poster with our facts that you can print out at home.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Don't 'get' art? You may be looking at it wrong 04 September 2023 00:19:44
Art professionals explain how to look at paintings and sculptures like an expert — and how to make the most out of a museum visit. This episode originally published January 10, 2023.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Don't 'get' art? You may be looking at it wrong
Art professionals explain how to look at paintings and sculptures like an expert — and how to make the most out of a museum visit. This episode originally published January 10, 2023.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Prenups aren't just for the rich and famous. Here's when to consider one 31 August 2023 00:18:10
Everyone should consider a prenuptial agreement before getting married, says family law attorney Theresa Viera. Here's how to talk about it with your partner and decide whether it's right for you.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Prenups aren't just for the rich and famous. Here's when to consider one
Everyone should consider a prenuptial agreement before getting married, says family law attorney Theresa Viera. Here's how to talk about it with your partner and decide whether it's right for you.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Student loan repayment is resuming. Here's what you need to know 29 August 2023 00:14:10
The three-year federal pause on student loans is expiring soon. If your financial circumstances have changed, or you just need an explanation of the many payment plans out there, here's a refresher course on how to pay off your student debt.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.co...
Student loan repayment is resuming. Here's what you need to know
The three-year federal pause on student loans is expiring soon. If your financial circumstances have changed, or you just need an explanation of the many payment plans out there, here's a refresher course on how to pay off your student debt.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.co...
Start cleaning your home more sustainably with these tips 28 August 2023 00:18:20
Environmentally-friendly living isn't an all-or-nothing equation: think of it as a spectrum of greens. Wherever you fall on that spectrum, green cleaning is one easy way to dip your toe into the green living waters. These tips will help you get started. This episode originally published July 11, 202...
Start cleaning your home more sustainably with these tips
Environmentally-friendly living isn't an all-or-nothing equation: think of it as a spectrum of greens. Wherever you fall on that spectrum, green cleaning is one easy way to dip your toe into the green living waters. These tips will help you get started. This episode originally published July 11, 202...
A guide to forest bathing 24 August 2023 00:17:19
Spending time in the forest isn't just enjoyable, it's good for your health. Here are some research-backed exercises to try the next time you find yourself under a canopy of trees.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A guide to forest bathing
Spending time in the forest isn't just enjoyable, it's good for your health. Here are some research-backed exercises to try the next time you find yourself under a canopy of trees.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
When is it OK to lie? 22 August 2023 00:19:17
When are white lies harmless or hurtful? Experts weigh in on when it's appropriate to tell a lie, explain how lying can lead to more lying and share tips for cutting back if you want to break the habit.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
When is it OK to lie?
When are white lies harmless or hurtful? Experts weigh in on when it's appropriate to tell a lie, explain how lying can lead to more lying and share tips for cutting back if you want to break the habit.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Meal prep made easy 21 August 2023 00:15:12
What's for dinner? It's a question that can lead to overspending on delivery, unhealthy meals and dread. FitMenCook founder Kevin Curry shares meal prep techniques that can alleviate stress and save money. This episode originally published January 31, 2023.Learn more about sponsor message choices: p...
Meal prep made easy
What's for dinner? It's a question that can lead to overspending on delivery, unhealthy meals and dread. FitMenCook founder Kevin Curry shares meal prep techniques that can alleviate stress and save money. This episode originally published January 31, 2023.Learn more about sponsor message choices: p...
Protect your hearing and ears 17 August 2023 00:23:49
Go easy on the Q-tips. Watch your phone volume. And if you're experiencing hearing issues like muffled sounds or tinnitus, see a professional. This comic offers advice on how to care for your ears.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Protect your hearing and ears
Go easy on the Q-tips. Watch your phone volume. And if you're experiencing hearing issues like muffled sounds or tinnitus, see a professional. This comic offers advice on how to care for your ears.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Start a financial self-care routine 15 August 2023 00:16:06
Just like your health, your finances need checkups too. Here are 5 good habits to do every year to help you reach your financial goals.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Start a financial self-care routine
Just like your health, your finances need checkups too. Here are 5 good habits to do every year to help you reach your financial goals.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The 5-minute playtime ritual that can help your kids listen 14 August 2023 00:13:49
Children's health professionals widely recommend a strategy known as 'special time' to help reduce behavioral issues in young children. This episode explains how to do it and why this simple and free tool is so powerful.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privac...
The 5-minute playtime ritual that can help your kids listen
Children's health professionals widely recommend a strategy known as 'special time' to help reduce behavioral issues in young children. This episode explains how to do it and why this simple and free tool is so powerful.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privac...
Start learning your family's language 10 August 2023 00:23:36
Heritage language learners are different from people learning a second language for the first time. They often grow up hearing it, but that can come with its own set of challenges. Experts offer their advice on how to learn your heritage language. This episode originally published May 31, 2022.Learn...
Start learning your family's language
Heritage language learners are different from people learning a second language for the first time. They often grow up hearing it, but that can come with its own set of challenges. Experts offer their advice on how to learn your heritage language. This episode originally published May 31, 2022.Learn...
Millennial? Gen Z? It may be time for colorectal cancer screening 08 August 2023 00:14:02
Colorectal cancer cases are on the rise among people under 50. In this episode, we explain the risk, symptoms to look out for and how to get screened.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Millennial? Gen Z? It may be time for colorectal cancer screening
Colorectal cancer cases are on the rise among people under 50. In this episode, we explain the risk, symptoms to look out for and how to get screened.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Looking for a job? Advice to help you land the gig 07 August 2023 00:16:59
How helpful are personal connections? When should you send a thank you email? Cynthia Pong, founder and CEO of the career coaching firm Embrace Change, answers questions about how to find a job.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Looking for a job? Advice to help you land the gig
How helpful are personal connections? When should you send a thank you email? Cynthia Pong, founder and CEO of the career coaching firm Embrace Change, answers questions about how to find a job.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: How should I talk to my kids about their incarcerated uncle? 03 August 2023 00:12:24
My brother-in-law was convicted of murder and is serving a life sentence. We haven't shared any of these details with our kids, ages 7 and 9. When should we tell our children where he is and what he did?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: How should I talk to my kids about their incarcerated uncle?
My brother-in-law was convicted of murder and is serving a life sentence. We haven't shared any of these details with our kids, ages 7 and 9. When should we tell our children where he is and what he did?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Let's have some cheap fun 01 August 2023 00:12:51
You don't need to spend a lot of money to have fun. Have you ever done a chocolate bar taste test? Hosted a themed hangout? Ideas to keep yourself entertained (and on a budget).Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Let's have some cheap fun
You don't need to spend a lot of money to have fun. Have you ever done a chocolate bar taste test? Hosted a themed hangout? Ideas to keep yourself entertained (and on a budget).Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Minimize your back pain while cooking 31 July 2023 00:16:42
Many of us will experience back pain at some point in our lives. It might not disappear entirely, but you can find ways to comfortably perform everyday tasks like cooking. This episode offers strategies for minimizing your pain when making a meal – like chopping and loading an oven with minimal disc...
Minimize your back pain while cooking
Many of us will experience back pain at some point in our lives. It might not disappear entirely, but you can find ways to comfortably perform everyday tasks like cooking. This episode offers strategies for minimizing your pain when making a meal – like chopping and loading an oven with minimal disc...
Start your own business 29 July 2023 00:32:06
It's time to get your MBA — the easy way. We're sharing an episode from Planet Money's Summer School. In this lesson: Everyone has a million dollar business idea (e.g., "Shazam but for movies"), but not everyone has what it takes to be an entrepreneur. You'll hear two case studies with founders who ...
Start your own business
It's time to get your MBA — the easy way. We're sharing an episode from Planet Money's Summer School. In this lesson: Everyone has a million dollar business idea (e.g., "Shazam but for movies"), but not everyone has what it takes to be an entrepreneur. You'll hear two case studies with founders who ...
Bring more play into your life 27 July 2023 00:19:53
Play isn't just fun. Researchers argue it can help you adapt to difficult circumstances, collaborate better and problem-solve. We'll help you figure out your play personality and how to prioritize play in your life.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Pol...
Bring more play into your life
Play isn't just fun. Researchers argue it can help you adapt to difficult circumstances, collaborate better and problem-solve. We'll help you figure out your play personality and how to prioritize play in your life.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Pol...
Losing a pet is hard. Here's how to cope 25 July 2023 00:21:53
Losing a pet can be devastating. Here's how to process the loss of your special friend and open yourself up to the love and lessons they left behind.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Losing a pet is hard. Here's how to cope
Losing a pet can be devastating. Here's how to process the loss of your special friend and open yourself up to the love and lessons they left behind.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to make a salad you want to eat 24 July 2023 00:19:22
We could all be eating more vegetables. One fast way to do that: toss them in a salad. Here's how to make nutritious, affordable and most importantly, crave-worthy salads.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to make a salad you want to eat
We could all be eating more vegetables. One fast way to do that: toss them in a salad. Here's how to make nutritious, affordable and most importantly, crave-worthy salads.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Find books you'll love 20 July 2023 00:16:58
Traci Thomas, host of the hit reading podcast The Stacks, explains how she finds books she can read from start to finish. Some of her ideas may surprise you!Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Find books you'll love
Traci Thomas, host of the hit reading podcast The Stacks, explains how she finds books she can read from start to finish. Some of her ideas may surprise you!Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to be an amazing auntie or uncle 18 July 2023 00:22:24
Parents aren't the only people who help raise kids or invest in their wellbeing. Uncles, aunties and family friends make great role models too.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to be an amazing auntie or uncle
Parents aren't the only people who help raise kids or invest in their wellbeing. Uncles, aunties and family friends make great role models too.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to buy a car with confidence 17 July 2023 00:24:24
Buying a car can be intimidating. This episode will help you strategize to avoid all the potential pitfalls, so you can drive away with a good deal. This episode originally published February 18, 2020.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to buy a car with confidence
Buying a car can be intimidating. This episode will help you strategize to avoid all the potential pitfalls, so you can drive away with a good deal. This episode originally published February 18, 2020.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to tell your own story 13 July 2023 00:25:09
Everyone has a story to tell. Writing a memoir is more than just documenting your life — it can help you process what you've gone through, capture a moment in history for descendants and help others make sense of their own lives. Here's how to get started.Learn more about sponsor message choices: po...
How to tell your own story
Everyone has a story to tell. Writing a memoir is more than just documenting your life — it can help you process what you've gone through, capture a moment in history for descendants and help others make sense of their own lives. Here's how to get started.Learn more about sponsor message choices: po...
How to choose a bank 11 July 2023 00:16:41
It's easy to feel stuck with a bank account you've had forever, even if it's inconvenient or racking up fees. But there are lots of other options out there.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to choose a bank
It's easy to feel stuck with a bank account you've had forever, even if it's inconvenient or racking up fees. But there are lots of other options out there.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What to do when you're constipated 10 July 2023 00:16:13
We've got a step-by-step guide for that SOS moment when you haven't pooped in days and days.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What to do when you're constipated
We've got a step-by-step guide for that SOS moment when you haven't pooped in days and days.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My group chat is toxic 06 July 2023 00:11:05
In college, I became close with a diverse friend group. Years later, we still stay in touch via text. Some people rely on our group to manage their anxiety. The norm in the group is to reassure whoever is most upset, even when that person is wrong.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastcho...
Dear LK: My group chat is toxic
In college, I became close with a diverse friend group. Years later, we still stay in touch via text. Some people rely on our group to manage their anxiety. The norm in the group is to reassure whoever is most upset, even when that person is wrong.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastcho...
Coping with a fear of flying 04 July 2023 00:21:30
Whether you're a nervous flyer, you'll do almost anything to avoid flying or you have an actual flying phobia, these tips from psychotherapist Luana Marques can help you overcome a fear of flying.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Coping with a fear of flying
Whether you're a nervous flyer, you'll do almost anything to avoid flying or you have an actual flying phobia, these tips from psychotherapist Luana Marques can help you overcome a fear of flying.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to prepare for the return of student loan payments 03 July 2023 00:14:14
The Supreme Court has decided to strike down the Biden administration's plan to discharge some or all federal student loan debt. The decision impacts tens of millions of Americans – so what can student loan borrowers do to prepare now that the plan is over? NPR's education correspondent Cory Turner ...
How to prepare for the return of student loan payments
The Supreme Court has decided to strike down the Biden administration's plan to discharge some or all federal student loan debt. The decision impacts tens of millions of Americans – so what can student loan borrowers do to prepare now that the plan is over? NPR's education correspondent Cory Turner ...
It's never too late to become a strong swimmer 29 June 2023 00:20:06
Knowing how to swim can help you have fun at the pool or beach this summer. But it could also save your life. Here are some tips to start swimming at any age.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
It's never too late to become a strong swimmer
Knowing how to swim can help you have fun at the pool or beach this summer. But it could also save your life. Here are some tips to start swimming at any age.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to stop overthinking romantic relationships 27 June 2023 00:24:11
Romance makes us feel vulnerable, and dating can feel high stakes. We talk about how to keep things in perspective and take care of your mental health in relationships.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to stop overthinking romantic relationships
Romance makes us feel vulnerable, and dating can feel high stakes. We talk about how to keep things in perspective and take care of your mental health in relationships.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Get grilling this summer 26 June 2023 00:21:32
Intimidated by grilling? Cooking over an open flame can do that! In this episode, learn which type of grill to choose, how to maintain a fire, how to create different temperature zones, and other basics and safety tips. This episode originally published May 24, 2022.Learn more about sponsor message ...
Get grilling this summer
Intimidated by grilling? Cooking over an open flame can do that! In this episode, learn which type of grill to choose, how to maintain a fire, how to create different temperature zones, and other basics and safety tips. This episode originally published May 24, 2022.Learn more about sponsor message ...
How to start running in the body you have 22 June 2023 00:24:27
Martinus Evans, author of "Slow AF Run Club," explains what running is and what it isn't. And for people interested in starting a routine, he shares tips on pace, gear and form.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to start running in the body you have
Martinus Evans, author of "Slow AF Run Club," explains what running is and what it isn't. And for people interested in starting a routine, he shares tips on pace, gear and form.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ultra-processed foods are everywhere. Here's how to avoid them 20 June 2023 00:13:43
Ultra-processed foods are tasty, cheap and everywhere. But they come with health risks. NPR health correspondent Maria Godoy lays out ways to spot and avoid ultra-processed foods during your next grocery run.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ultra-processed foods are everywhere. Here's how to avoid them
Ultra-processed foods are tasty, cheap and everywhere. But they come with health risks. NPR health correspondent Maria Godoy lays out ways to spot and avoid ultra-processed foods during your next grocery run.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Get more rest 19 June 2023 00:24:44
It's time to make room for more naps. Tricia Hersey, also known as the 'nap bishop' and author of the book "Rest Is Resistance: A Manifesto," explains why relaxation and leisure are human rights — especially for communities of color. This episode originally published October 13, 2022.Learn more abou...
Get more rest
It's time to make room for more naps. Tricia Hersey, also known as the 'nap bishop' and author of the book "Rest Is Resistance: A Manifesto," explains why relaxation and leisure are human rights — especially for communities of color. This episode originally published October 13, 2022.Learn more abou...
The do's and don'ts of being a plus-one 15 June 2023 00:21:15
It's wedding season. If you've been invited as a plus-one, here's the etiquette you need to be the best guest.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The do's and don'ts of being a plus-one
It's wedding season. If you've been invited as a plus-one, here's the etiquette you need to be the best guest.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to spot AI-generated and other fake content 13 June 2023 00:20:56
It's easy to be fooled by AI-generated images and other content. We talk about how to identify them, how media literacy can help, plus how to use these tools responsibly.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to spot AI-generated and other fake content
It's easy to be fooled by AI-generated images and other content. We talk about how to identify them, how media literacy can help, plus how to use these tools responsibly.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Renting? Learn to be your own best housing advocate 12 June 2023 00:24:34
Does your landlord have to fix that leak? Should you be worried about that clause in your lease? If you live in one of the nearly 44.1 million renter households in the U.S., here's how to spot rental red flags, learn how to speak the language of landlords and how to decode a lease.Learn more about s...
Renting? Learn to be your own best housing advocate
Does your landlord have to fix that leak? Should you be worried about that clause in your lease? If you live in one of the nearly 44.1 million renter households in the U.S., here's how to spot rental red flags, learn how to speak the language of landlords and how to decode a lease.Learn more about s...
How to protect yourself from poor air quality 08 June 2023 00:12:18
Canadian wildfires are causing poor air quality in parts of the U.S. The health effects of smoke and poor air quality are dangerous. Here's how to stay safe when the air quality is unhealthy.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to protect yourself from poor air quality
Canadian wildfires are causing poor air quality in parts of the U.S. The health effects of smoke and poor air quality are dangerous. Here's how to stay safe when the air quality is unhealthy.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Get more out of your dreams 06 June 2023 00:19:02
Dreams have inspired works of art, led to breakthroughs in organic chemistry and helped people process their deepest fears and emotions. They're not just weird little movies our brains put on while we sleep. In this episode, we explain why we dream — and how to get more out of them.Learn more about ...
Get more out of your dreams
Dreams have inspired works of art, led to breakthroughs in organic chemistry and helped people process their deepest fears and emotions. They're not just weird little movies our brains put on while we sleep. In this episode, we explain why we dream — and how to get more out of them.Learn more about ...
Why you should play video games with your kid 05 June 2023 00:16:32
Video games get a bad reputation that's often unwarranted. But kids do need guidance in using them wisely. Here's how to help them, starting with spending some time with the games your kids can't put down.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Why you should play video games with your kid
Video games get a bad reputation that's often unwarranted. But kids do need guidance in using them wisely. Here's how to help them, starting with spending some time with the games your kids can't put down.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: I'm happily married but hate our sex life. Should I ask for a divorce? 01 June 2023 00:11:26
I've been in a loving relationship with my husband for years. We're incredibly compatible except for our sex life. The sex started off great, became less interesting over the years, and now it's non-existent. I'm considering divorce even though the rest of our relationship is fine. Initiating a divo...
Dear LK: I'm happily married but hate our sex life. Should I ask for a divorce?
I've been in a loving relationship with my husband for years. We're incredibly compatible except for our sex life. The sex started off great, became less interesting over the years, and now it's non-existent. I'm considering divorce even though the rest of our relationship is fine. Initiating a divo...
To save money on groceries, try these tips before going to the store 30 May 2023 00:17:26
Groceries aren't cheap, but there are ways beyond just looking for sales to make budget meals. To help cut down your grocery bill, we have practical tips for saving money on the food you cook at home.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
To save money on groceries, try these tips before going to the store
Groceries aren't cheap, but there are ways beyond just looking for sales to make budget meals. To help cut down your grocery bill, we have practical tips for saving money on the food you cook at home.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Pick the right sunscreen for you 29 May 2023 00:19:50
No matter your skin tone, sunscreen keeps your skin safe from harmful UVA and UVB rays. But to use it right, you need to know a few things: What SPF to use, how often to reapply and the difference between chemical and physical sunscreen. We explain what to look for on the back of a sunscreen bottle ...
Pick the right sunscreen for you
No matter your skin tone, sunscreen keeps your skin safe from harmful UVA and UVB rays. But to use it right, you need to know a few things: What SPF to use, how often to reapply and the difference between chemical and physical sunscreen. We explain what to look for on the back of a sunscreen bottle ...
Extend the life of your clothes with visible mending 25 May 2023 00:21:07
There's no need to give up on a sweater with a hole in the elbow or a shirt with a tear in the collar. Visible mending is beginner friendly, highly creative and helps extend the life of your clothes.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Extend the life of your clothes with visible mending
There's no need to give up on a sweater with a hole in the elbow or a shirt with a tear in the collar. Visible mending is beginner friendly, highly creative and helps extend the life of your clothes.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What to do when you're feeling anxious 23 May 2023 00:19:36
Anxiety can feel awful and overwhelming. But it can also be a helpful warning signal — telling us when we're in danger or out of alignment with our true feelings. We share tips on how to turn down the dial on your anxiety symptoms, so you can listen to what they're trying to tell you.Learn more abou...
What to do when you're feeling anxious
Anxiety can feel awful and overwhelming. But it can also be a helpful warning signal — telling us when we're in danger or out of alignment with our true feelings. We share tips on how to turn down the dial on your anxiety symptoms, so you can listen to what they're trying to tell you.Learn more abou...
How to have healthy dating expectations 22 May 2023 00:17:55
Dating in search of "the one"? Relationship therapist Jeff Guenther, known as Therapy Jeff on TikTok, says that might not be practical. If your goal is a successful, long-term partnership, having realistic expectations and a clear understanding of your values is vital. We'll help you break up with y...
How to have healthy dating expectations
Dating in search of "the one"? Relationship therapist Jeff Guenther, known as Therapy Jeff on TikTok, says that might not be practical. If your goal is a successful, long-term partnership, having realistic expectations and a clear understanding of your values is vital. We'll help you break up with y...
Making friends anywhere you move 18 May 2023 00:18:37
Whether you're moving into a summer sublet or your forever home, friendships are important to feeling settled in a new place. So how do we do that? A friendship coach walks us through how we can be more vulnerable and resourceful in adult friendships.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcast...
Making friends anywhere you move
Whether you're moving into a summer sublet or your forever home, friendships are important to feeling settled in a new place. So how do we do that? A friendship coach walks us through how we can be more vulnerable and resourceful in adult friendships.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcast...
Create a better to-do list 16 May 2023 00:13:39
Is your to-do list helping you reach your goals? Or is it holding you back? Productivity experts explain how to level up your list so it prioritizes what matters to you. This episode originally published Jan. 5, 2023.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy P...
Create a better to-do list
Is your to-do list helping you reach your goals? Or is it holding you back? Productivity experts explain how to level up your list so it prioritizes what matters to you. This episode originally published Jan. 5, 2023.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy P...
Thrifting 101: Your guide to finding quality pieces 15 May 2023 00:22:28
Shopping secondhand is a good way to be more sustainable, explore your personal style or score a deal. We have tips from some diehard thrifters so you can find those hidden gems.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Thrifting 101: Your guide to finding quality pieces
Shopping secondhand is a good way to be more sustainable, explore your personal style or score a deal. We have tips from some diehard thrifters so you can find those hidden gems.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Pregnant? Here's how to deal with the new you 11 May 2023 00:23:40
Pregnancy is hard work – for the body, mind and soul. There are seemingly endless resources for all the physical and logistical aspects of pregnancy but far fewer for renegotiating your sense of self. Life Kit spoke with author and journalist Chelsea Conaboy about how pregnancy impacts the brain and...
Pregnant? Here's how to deal with the new you
Pregnancy is hard work – for the body, mind and soul. There are seemingly endless resources for all the physical and logistical aspects of pregnancy but far fewer for renegotiating your sense of self. Life Kit spoke with author and journalist Chelsea Conaboy about how pregnancy impacts the brain and...
Improve the indoor air quality in your home 09 May 2023 00:15:48
Want fresher, cleaner air at home? Researchers share practical tips on how to limit indoor air pollution.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Improve the indoor air quality in your home
Want fresher, cleaner air at home? Researchers share practical tips on how to limit indoor air pollution.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
5 ways to explore your gender identity 08 May 2023 00:22:43
If you're an adult starting to explore your gender identity, it can be tough knowing where to begin. Here's some advice from trans people to help you on this intimate and powerful journey.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
5 ways to explore your gender identity
If you're an adult starting to explore your gender identity, it can be tough knowing where to begin. Here's some advice from trans people to help you on this intimate and powerful journey.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My parents pay my tuition. Do I have to show them my grades? 04 May 2023 00:13:02
If your parents pay for your college, do they have a right to demand to see your grades? Berna Anat, the author of Money Out Loud, shares advice on defining financial expectations and boundaries.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My parents pay my tuition. Do I have to show them my grades?
If your parents pay for your college, do they have a right to demand to see your grades? Berna Anat, the author of Money Out Loud, shares advice on defining financial expectations and boundaries.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A better way to talk to your doctor 02 May 2023 00:18:15
Ever leave the doctor's office confused or with unanswered questions? Talking to doctors and other medical professionals can be hard — whether they're good at their jobs or not. We'll give you the tools to get more out of your appointments. We'll talk about how to choose a provider, prepare for your...
A better way to talk to your doctor
Ever leave the doctor's office confused or with unanswered questions? Talking to doctors and other medical professionals can be hard — whether they're good at their jobs or not. We'll give you the tools to get more out of your appointments. We'll talk about how to choose a provider, prepare for your...
Want to create a stronger bond with your kids? First relinquish control 01 May 2023 00:19:49
It may sound counterintuitive, but if you want to take charge as a parent, stop trying to control your child, says psychologist and author Shefali Tsabary. Her new book, "The Parenting Map," lays out a step-by-step guide for creating conscious parent-child relationships.Learn more about sponsor mess...
Want to create a stronger bond with your kids? First relinquish control
It may sound counterintuitive, but if you want to take charge as a parent, stop trying to control your child, says psychologist and author Shefali Tsabary. Her new book, "The Parenting Map," lays out a step-by-step guide for creating conscious parent-child relationships.Learn more about sponsor mess...
When a partner keeps a financial secret 29 April 2023 00:43:18
How do you cope when your partner keeps a secret that impacts your personal finances? Meredith Goldstein of the Love Letters podcast from The Boston Globe talks with a couple who worked through financial troubles in their marriage that threatened their hard-earned sense of security.Learn more about...
When a partner keeps a financial secret
How do you cope when your partner keeps a secret that impacts your personal finances? Meredith Goldstein of the Love Letters podcast from The Boston Globe talks with a couple who worked through financial troubles in their marriage that threatened their hard-earned sense of security.Learn more about...
How to break up with your therapist 27 April 2023 00:21:01
Getting into therapy comes with its own hurdles, but what about knowing when to stop it? Moraya Seeger DeGeare, a licensed marriage and family therapist, has advice on how to figure out when it's time to end therapy and what actually to say when you do. Depending on the situation, ending with your t...
How to break up with your therapist
Getting into therapy comes with its own hurdles, but what about knowing when to stop it? Moraya Seeger DeGeare, a licensed marriage and family therapist, has advice on how to figure out when it's time to end therapy and what actually to say when you do. Depending on the situation, ending with your t...
A field guide for fledgling birders 25 April 2023 00:22:19
You don't need binoculars and a trip to a nature preserve to go birding. If you've ever paused to appreciate a bird, you're already well on your way. Here are some tips to up your game.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A field guide for fledgling birders
You don't need binoculars and a trip to a nature preserve to go birding. If you've ever paused to appreciate a bird, you're already well on your way. Here are some tips to up your game.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Put your savings to work 24 April 2023 00:15:45
The current inflation rate in the US is 5 percent. And most big bank savings accounts offer interest rates much lower than that. In this episode, you'll learn how to protect your savings against inflation.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Put your savings to work
The current inflation rate in the US is 5 percent. And most big bank savings accounts offer interest rates much lower than that. In this episode, you'll learn how to protect your savings against inflation.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to clean when you don't feel like cleaning 20 April 2023 00:16:00
Too overwhelmed to tidy up? KC Davis, author of the book "How to Keep House While Drowning," suggests a clean-up strategy that homes in on trash and clutter.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to clean when you don't feel like cleaning
Too overwhelmed to tidy up? KC Davis, author of the book "How to Keep House While Drowning," suggests a clean-up strategy that homes in on trash and clutter.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Your guide to running for office 18 April 2023 00:25:09
If you've ever thought about running for office — your town council or school board, the state legislature, or even Congress, this episode is for you. We'll tell you where to start and how to navigate everything from campaign fundraising to building a "kitchen cabinet." This episode was originally p...
Your guide to running for office
If you've ever thought about running for office — your town council or school board, the state legislature, or even Congress, this episode is for you. We'll tell you where to start and how to navigate everything from campaign fundraising to building a "kitchen cabinet." This episode was originally p...
So you don't want kids. How to build a child-free life 17 April 2023 00:18:38
If you've decided not to have kids, your life will look different from what you might have seen growing up. Here's how to build your child-free life, with or without a long-term partner. We talk about finding community, planning for the future, making a financial plan and responding to some of the c...
So you don't want kids. How to build a child-free life
If you've decided not to have kids, your life will look different from what you might have seen growing up. Here's how to build your child-free life, with or without a long-term partner. We talk about finding community, planning for the future, making a financial plan and responding to some of the c...
Find your way to a (high-paying) trade job 13 April 2023 00:22:32
There are lots of jobs that don't require a bachelor's degree and pay well. Here's what to consider if you're thinking about a job in the trades — from assessing your options to choosing a training program. This episode originally published April 26, 2021.Learn more about sponsor message choices: po...
Find your way to a (high-paying) trade job
There are lots of jobs that don't require a bachelor's degree and pay well. Here's what to consider if you're thinking about a job in the trades — from assessing your options to choosing a training program. This episode originally published April 26, 2021.Learn more about sponsor message choices: po...
Get your debt under control 11 April 2023 00:14:12
Life happens, and so does debt. Unexpected car trouble, the high price of food, a family emergency — there is no shortage of reasons why debt can pile up. In this episode, we offer shame-free solutions for digging out of debt.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR ...
Get your debt under control
Life happens, and so does debt. Unexpected car trouble, the high price of food, a family emergency — there is no shortage of reasons why debt can pile up. In this episode, we offer shame-free solutions for digging out of debt.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR ...
Practicing the art of saying goodbye 10 April 2023 00:19:24
Saying goodbye can be tough, especially if you're parting ways for good. But grief counselor and patient advocate Isabel Stenzel Byrnes says the art of saying goodbye to loved ones can be learned and practiced.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Practicing the art of saying goodbye
Saying goodbye can be tough, especially if you're parting ways for good. But grief counselor and patient advocate Isabel Stenzel Byrnes says the art of saying goodbye to loved ones can be learned and practiced.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My boyfriend's parents pay for everything. It makes me uncomfortable 06 April 2023 00:11:53
She loves her boyfriend's parents, but their generosity feels inappropriate. Maya Lau, host of the podcast Other People's Pockets, weighs in on how to move forward.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My boyfriend's parents pay for everything. It makes me uncomfortable
She loves her boyfriend's parents, but their generosity feels inappropriate. Maya Lau, host of the podcast Other People's Pockets, weighs in on how to move forward.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Tips for acing that job interview 04 April 2023 00:19:50
How should you prepare in advance for a job interview? We discuss what questions to prep for, how to choose an outfit you feel your best in, and what to do if you get nervous. Plus, we walk through a mock interview to model how to answer common questions.Learn more about sponsor message choices: pod...
Tips for acing that job interview
How should you prepare in advance for a job interview? We discuss what questions to prep for, how to choose an outfit you feel your best in, and what to do if you get nervous. Plus, we walk through a mock interview to model how to answer common questions.Learn more about sponsor message choices: pod...
Planning a trip? Here's how to pack like a pro 03 April 2023 00:17:00
Getting ready for a trip is fun until you have to start packing. These tips for packing a carry-on will help you figure out what you need in your bag (and what you don't!) so you can have peace of mind while traveling.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy ...
Planning a trip? Here's how to pack like a pro
Getting ready for a trip is fun until you have to start packing. These tips for packing a carry-on will help you figure out what you need in your bag (and what you don't!) so you can have peace of mind while traveling.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy ...
How to show up for teens when big emotions arise 30 March 2023 00:20:30
Being a teenager is hard. There are emotional highs and lows every day. Clinical psychologist Lisa Damour says instead of jumping into problem-solving mode, parents can learn to ride the wave of emotional management with their teens. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Damour about her book "The Emotion...
How to show up for teens when big emotions arise
Being a teenager is hard. There are emotional highs and lows every day. Clinical psychologist Lisa Damour says instead of jumping into problem-solving mode, parents can learn to ride the wave of emotional management with their teens. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Damour about her book "The Emotion...
Tips for negotiating your medical bills 28 March 2023 00:17:15
There's an estimated $195 billion of medical debt in America. But just because a medical bill comes in the mail doesn't mean you have to pay that exact price. Here's how to eliminate, reduce or negotiate a medical bill.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy...
Tips for negotiating your medical bills
There's an estimated $195 billion of medical debt in America. But just because a medical bill comes in the mail doesn't mean you have to pay that exact price. Here's how to eliminate, reduce or negotiate a medical bill.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy...
6 tips for raising happy houseplants 27 March 2023 00:19:45
From monstera to snake plants, we'll walk you through how to care for your houseplants properly. Plus, troubleshooting tips for knowing when your plant needs water and how to get rid of pests.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
6 tips for raising happy houseplants
From monstera to snake plants, we'll walk you through how to care for your houseplants properly. Plus, troubleshooting tips for knowing when your plant needs water and how to get rid of pests.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How an aerialist uses trapeze to teach students about consent 25 March 2023 00:16:34
How do we learn to trust what our bodies tell us and express it to others? Aerialist Adie Delaney speaks with TED Radio Hour host Manoush Zomorodi about how communication, trust and safety in trapeze can provide valuable lessons on consent.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com...
How an aerialist uses trapeze to teach students about consent
How do we learn to trust what our bodies tell us and express it to others? Aerialist Adie Delaney speaks with TED Radio Hour host Manoush Zomorodi about how communication, trust and safety in trapeze can provide valuable lessons on consent.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com...
5 things to remember when a friendship ends 23 March 2023 00:18:25
Not all friends are meant to last forever. Here are 5 things to remember if you're processing the loss of a friendship — or trying to save one that matters to you.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
5 things to remember when a friendship ends
Not all friends are meant to last forever. Here are 5 things to remember if you're processing the loss of a friendship — or trying to save one that matters to you.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to have the STIs conversation 21 March 2023 00:17:04
With Dr. Evalene Dacker, we lay out the science of STIs and then give you language to talk about them and, more broadly, about sex, with a potential partner. Because for something so fun, sex can be hard to talk about.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy ...
How to have the STIs conversation
With Dr. Evalene Dacker, we lay out the science of STIs and then give you language to talk about them and, more broadly, about sex, with a potential partner. Because for something so fun, sex can be hard to talk about.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy ...
Tricks to boost your credit score 20 March 2023 00:18:54
A strong credit score can make major purchases and financial transactions much easier. Here's how to make yours better and keep it high. (This episode originally ran in November 2020.)Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Tricks to boost your credit score
A strong credit score can make major purchases and financial transactions much easier. Here's how to make yours better and keep it high. (This episode originally ran in November 2020.)Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Masculinity doesn't have to be restrictive. Here's how to redefine it for yourself 16 March 2023 00:24:51
Restrictive expectations of masculinity can be perpetuated by anyone and impact how we view ourselves and others. We spoke with experts for tips on how you or those in your life can begin to redefine masculinity.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Masculinity doesn't have to be restrictive. Here's how to redefine it for yourself
Restrictive expectations of masculinity can be perpetuated by anyone and impact how we view ourselves and others. We spoke with experts for tips on how you or those in your life can begin to redefine masculinity.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
5 questions to ask your partner before getting hitched 14 March 2023 00:20:25
These conversation starters get at the heart of your values, including how you deal with conflict, your attitude toward gender roles and your relationship with money.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
5 questions to ask your partner before getting hitched
These conversation starters get at the heart of your values, including how you deal with conflict, your attitude toward gender roles and your relationship with money.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Braving the 'quarterlife' crisis 13 March 2023 00:15:40
Stuck between two conflicting desires and can't seem to move forward? Psychotherapist Satya Doyle Byock shares an exercise called "My Two Conflicting Selves" to help people find a compromise. (This episode originally ran in October 17, 2022).Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices....
Braving the 'quarterlife' crisis
Stuck between two conflicting desires and can't seem to move forward? Psychotherapist Satya Doyle Byock shares an exercise called "My Two Conflicting Selves" to help people find a compromise. (This episode originally ran in October 17, 2022).Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices....
Finding joy in the face of sorrow 11 March 2023 00:19:54
Poet Ross Gay knows a thing or two about finding joy in life's most difficult moments. He talks with It's Been a Minute host Brittany Luse about his new book of essays, "Inciting Joy" — which covers the complexity of joy, the beauty of grace, and meaning in life.Learn more about sponsor message choi...
Finding joy in the face of sorrow
Poet Ross Gay knows a thing or two about finding joy in life's most difficult moments. He talks with It's Been a Minute host Brittany Luse about his new book of essays, "Inciting Joy" — which covers the complexity of joy, the beauty of grace, and meaning in life.Learn more about sponsor message choi...
So you want to be a mentor 09 March 2023 00:20:59
In this episode, we talk about who can be a mentor, how to structure the relationship, and how to have tricky conversations with your mentees. Also, how to make sure it's not a one-sided relationship.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
So you want to be a mentor
In this episode, we talk about who can be a mentor, how to structure the relationship, and how to have tricky conversations with your mentees. Also, how to make sure it's not a one-sided relationship.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The truth about caffeine 07 March 2023 00:23:18
Are you drinking too much coffee? A gastroenterologist and a caffeine researcher share surprising insights about the psychoactive drug.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The truth about caffeine
Are you drinking too much coffee? A gastroenterologist and a caffeine researcher share surprising insights about the psychoactive drug.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
This is the period talk you should've gotten 06 March 2023 00:21:43
We asked two experts how they would give the period talk. Here are six pieces of advice — including the science of periods, management techniques, and how to know when something is wrong.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
This is the period talk you should've gotten
We asked two experts how they would give the period talk. Here are six pieces of advice — including the science of periods, management techniques, and how to know when something is wrong.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear Life Kit: Do I have to listen to my boss complain? 02 March 2023 00:13:27
An employee struggles to cope with her boss's constant oversharing and negativity. Journalist and host of the podcast Work Appropriate Anne Helen Petersen shares advice for establishing boundaries ... with your boss.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Po...
Dear Life Kit: Do I have to listen to my boss complain?
An employee struggles to cope with her boss's constant oversharing and negativity. Journalist and host of the podcast Work Appropriate Anne Helen Petersen shares advice for establishing boundaries ... with your boss.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Po...
Can I afford to quit my job? 28 February 2023 00:19:08
Longing to quit your job and follow your passion? Or perhaps take a break to travel? Or move to a new place? First, you'll need to look at your finances. In this episode, Jill Schlesinger, a certified financial planner and business analyst for CBS News, walks through her five steps for assessing you...
Can I afford to quit my job?
Longing to quit your job and follow your passion? Or perhaps take a break to travel? Or move to a new place? First, you'll need to look at your finances. In this episode, Jill Schlesinger, a certified financial planner and business analyst for CBS News, walks through her five steps for assessing you...
'Do I really need to floss?' and other common questions about dental care 27 February 2023 00:21:14
We asked experts to answer five questions about how to properly care for your teeth. Here's what they said about finding a dentist, whitening your teeth at home, and whether daily flossing is necessary.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
'Do I really need to floss?' and other common questions about dental care
We asked experts to answer five questions about how to properly care for your teeth. Here's what they said about finding a dentist, whitening your teeth at home, and whether daily flossing is necessary.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to file your tax returns: 6 things you should know this year 23 February 2023 00:12:47
For something that's legally required, taxes can be confusing. This guide covers the latest credits and deductions — and helps you plan ahead for next year.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to file your tax returns: 6 things you should know this year
For something that's legally required, taxes can be confusing. This guide covers the latest credits and deductions — and helps you plan ahead for next year.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Define your personal style 21 February 2023 00:21:20
Fashion may not have been at the top of your priority list over the last two years. If you're ready to shake the dust off, here's advice from the experts — from purging your closet to taking fashion risks in a way that feels true to you.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/ad...
Define your personal style
Fashion may not have been at the top of your priority list over the last two years. If you're ready to shake the dust off, here's advice from the experts — from purging your closet to taking fashion risks in a way that feels true to you.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/ad...
How caregivers can prevent burnout 20 February 2023 00:19:48
1 in 5 Americans are acting as unpaid caregivers. The work can be meaningful but also stressful. Caregivers give advice about how to approach the job, find support and make time for yourself.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How caregivers can prevent burnout
1 in 5 Americans are acting as unpaid caregivers. The work can be meaningful but also stressful. Caregivers give advice about how to approach the job, find support and make time for yourself.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Earthquake preparedness in 6 steps 16 February 2023 00:17:39
Earthquakes strike at a moment's notice. That's why having a plan in place is key. In this episode, emergency and disaster experts share their tips to help prepare you and your family.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Earthquake preparedness in 6 steps
Earthquakes strike at a moment's notice. That's why having a plan in place is key. In this episode, emergency and disaster experts share their tips to help prepare you and your family.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The science of finding a partner 14 February 2023 00:19:44
Logan Ury, a behavioral scientist at the dating app Hinge, says making dating decisions based on initial chemistry alone is a losing battle. In this episode, dating coach Damon Hoffman speaks with Ury about her book, How to Not Die Alone.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/a...
The science of finding a partner
Logan Ury, a behavioral scientist at the dating app Hinge, says making dating decisions based on initial chemistry alone is a losing battle. In this episode, dating coach Damon Hoffman speaks with Ury about her book, How to Not Die Alone.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/a...
Why the 5-minute walk break is so powerful 13 February 2023 00:11:04
Sitting all day isn't good for your health. Long stretches glued to a chair can increase the risk of heart disease and early death. Thankfully, new research shows that five minute walk breaks can be powerful in offsetting those risks.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adcho...
Why the 5-minute walk break is so powerful
Sitting all day isn't good for your health. Long stretches glued to a chair can increase the risk of heart disease and early death. Thankfully, new research shows that five minute walk breaks can be powerful in offsetting those risks.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adcho...
Dear LK: My husband is still living under COVID lockdown 09 February 2023 00:11:54
Three years into the pandemic, one spouse is ready to lift lockdown. The other? Not so much. Epidemiologist and science communicator Jessica Malaty Rivera shares ideas on finding compromise and managing a risk budget.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy P...
Dear LK: My husband is still living under COVID lockdown
Three years into the pandemic, one spouse is ready to lift lockdown. The other? Not so much. Epidemiologist and science communicator Jessica Malaty Rivera shares ideas on finding compromise and managing a risk budget.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy P...
Creative ways to get kids to eat their veggies 07 February 2023 00:18:38
Veggies help kids grow and develop, but it can be hard to convince them to eat their broccoli. These research-backed tips can help you encourage your kids to eat more veggies — or at least try them.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Creative ways to get kids to eat their veggies
Veggies help kids grow and develop, but it can be hard to convince them to eat their broccoli. These research-backed tips can help you encourage your kids to eat more veggies — or at least try them.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Budgeting for dating 06 February 2023 00:18:38
How much should you spend on a date? Who should pick up the bill? Can you talk money on the first date? Kristin Myers, editor-in-chief of The Balance, shares the results of a recent survey on finances and dating.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Budgeting for dating
How much should you spend on a date? Who should pick up the bill? Can you talk money on the first date? Kristin Myers, editor-in-chief of The Balance, shares the results of a recent survey on finances and dating.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Be an awesome gift giver 02 February 2023 00:15:31
Searching for the perfect gift for a loved one doesn't have to be stressful. With some clever thinking, buying a present can be even more fun that receiving one. 'SELF magazine' editor-in-chief Rachel Wilkerson Miller shares her best tips for birthdays, Valentine's Day or any other occasion.Learn mo...
Be an awesome gift giver
Searching for the perfect gift for a loved one doesn't have to be stressful. With some clever thinking, buying a present can be even more fun that receiving one. 'SELF magazine' editor-in-chief Rachel Wilkerson Miller shares her best tips for birthdays, Valentine's Day or any other occasion.Learn mo...
Meal prep made easy 31 January 2023 00:15:09
What's for dinner? It's a question that can lead to overspending on delivery, unhealthy meals and dread. FitMenCook founder Kevin Curry shares meal prep techniques that can alleviate stress and save money.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Meal prep made easy
What's for dinner? It's a question that can lead to overspending on delivery, unhealthy meals and dread. FitMenCook founder Kevin Curry shares meal prep techniques that can alleviate stress and save money.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The five kinds of perfectionists 30 January 2023 00:21:21
Are you a 'Parisian perfectionist'? How about a 'messy perfectionist'? Psychotherapist Katherine Morgan Schafler believes there are 5 kinds of perfectionists in the world. Find out which one you are.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The five kinds of perfectionists
Are you a 'Parisian perfectionist'? How about a 'messy perfectionist'? Psychotherapist Katherine Morgan Schafler believes there are 5 kinds of perfectionists in the world. Find out which one you are.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My kids are enemies. What should I do? 26 January 2023 00:11:23
​A sister relentlessly picks on her brother despite their mom's best attempt to make peace between them. Psychologist Becky Kennedy shares advice with a parent who feels out of ideas — and patience.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My kids are enemies. What should I do?
​A sister relentlessly picks on her brother despite their mom's best attempt to make peace between them. Psychologist Becky Kennedy shares advice with a parent who feels out of ideas — and patience.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Helpful financial advice for creative types 24 January 2023 00:21:30
Got a side hustle and not sure how to handle your money? Financial coach Paco de Leon, author of 'Finance for the People: Getting a Grip on Your Finances,' explains why you should put your freelance funds into a separate bank account and how to prepare yourself for tax season.Learn more about sponso...
Helpful financial advice for creative types
Got a side hustle and not sure how to handle your money? Financial coach Paco de Leon, author of 'Finance for the People: Getting a Grip on Your Finances,' explains why you should put your freelance funds into a separate bank account and how to prepare yourself for tax season.Learn more about sponso...
Practical tips for exercising in the cold 23 January 2023 00:16:13
Athlete and activist Alison Mariella Désir and sports medicine specialist Dr. Kelechi Okoroha explain how runners should dress when temperatures drop to the 50s, 30s and below.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Practical tips for exercising in the cold
Athlete and activist Alison Mariella Désir and sports medicine specialist Dr. Kelechi Okoroha explain how runners should dress when temperatures drop to the 50s, 30s and below.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
'Terrestrials,' a new kid's show from Radiolab, uncovers the strangeness on Earth 21 January 2023 00:24:44
This is the story of one particularly devious octopus who lost a limb, was captured by humans — then managed to make an escape from its aquarium tank back into the ocean. This episode comes from our friends at 'Terrestrials,' a podcast presented by Radiolab for Kids.Learn more about sponsor message ...
'Terrestrials,' a new kid's show from Radiolab, uncovers the strangeness on Earth
This is the story of one particularly devious octopus who lost a limb, was captured by humans — then managed to make an escape from its aquarium tank back into the ocean. This episode comes from our friends at 'Terrestrials,' a podcast presented by Radiolab for Kids.Learn more about sponsor message ...
Looking for a job? Advice to help you land the gig 19 January 2023 00:16:29
How helpful are personal connections? When should you send a thank you email? Cynthia Pong, founder and CEO of the career coaching firm Embrace Change, answers questions about how to find a job now.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Looking for a job? Advice to help you land the gig
How helpful are personal connections? When should you send a thank you email? Cynthia Pong, founder and CEO of the career coaching firm Embrace Change, answers questions about how to find a job now.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Pushing back against 'anti-fatness' 17 January 2023 00:19:35
All Things Considered host Juana Summers interviews Aubrey Gordon, author of the book " 'You Just Need To Lose Weight': And 19 Other Myths About Fat People." Gordon explains how the concept of 'anti-fatness' keeps fat people on the margins of society.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcast...
Pushing back against 'anti-fatness'
All Things Considered host Juana Summers interviews Aubrey Gordon, author of the book " 'You Just Need To Lose Weight': And 19 Other Myths About Fat People." Gordon explains how the concept of 'anti-fatness' keeps fat people on the margins of society.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcast...
How to reduce your climate footprint in 2023 16 January 2023 00:08:23
Lowering individual greenhouse emissions may be easier than you think. Here are some New Year's resolutions experts agree have an impact in addressing climate change.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to reduce your climate footprint in 2023
Lowering individual greenhouse emissions may be easier than you think. Here are some New Year's resolutions experts agree have an impact in addressing climate change.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: I'm tired of my boyfriend's lack of ambition 12 January 2023 00:11:03
Can you successfully motivate someone else to change? Clinical psychologist Jody Adewale shares advice with a letter writer feels put off by her partner's lack of direction.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: I'm tired of my boyfriend's lack of ambition
Can you successfully motivate someone else to change? Clinical psychologist Jody Adewale shares advice with a letter writer feels put off by her partner's lack of direction.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to look at art (and have a perception-altering experience) 10 January 2023 00:19:44
Everyone can have a profound connection with a work of art. You just need the right mindset and attitude. Art professionals share tips on how to navigate museums and observe paintings and sculptures.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to look at art (and have a perception-altering experience)
Everyone can have a profound connection with a work of art. You just need the right mindset and attitude. Art professionals share tips on how to navigate museums and observe paintings and sculptures.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Find your authentic personal brand 09 January 2023 00:19:23
Life Kit's Andee Tagle talks to networking coach Lynda Peralta about how to present her personal life and her professional life on Instagram. See how her experiment went, then try it out for yourself.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Find your authentic personal brand
Life Kit's Andee Tagle talks to networking coach Lynda Peralta about how to present her personal life and her professional life on Instagram. See how her experiment went, then try it out for yourself.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to make a better to-do list 05 January 2023 00:13:37
Is your to-do list helping you reach your goals? Or is it holding you back? Productivity experts explain how to level up your list so it prioritizes what matters.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to make a better to-do list
Is your to-do list helping you reach your goals? Or is it holding you back? Productivity experts explain how to level up your list so it prioritizes what matters.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Clear out your clutter 03 January 2023 00:20:12
Got piles of stuff you just can't seem to get rid of? Professional organizer Star Hansen explains how to let go of unnecessary items – and keep your home neat and tidy.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Clear out your clutter
Got piles of stuff you just can't seem to get rid of? Professional organizer Star Hansen explains how to let go of unnecessary items – and keep your home neat and tidy.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
New Year's resolutions from Life Kit 02 January 2023 00:18:28
Happy New Year! Team members at Life Kit share some of their favorite tips they are looking to trying in 2023, from how to start an art habit to how to get kids to listen better. For more great New Year's resolution ideas, check out npr.org/newyears.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastc...
New Year's resolutions from Life Kit
Happy New Year! Team members at Life Kit share some of their favorite tips they are looking to trying in 2023, from how to start an art habit to how to get kids to listen better. For more great New Year's resolution ideas, check out npr.org/newyears.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastc...
How to start an exercise routine that works for you 29 December 2022 00:15:11
You don't have to be a marathoner or gym rat to get meaningful health benefits from exercise. In fact, that die-hard mentality can actually deter you from getting movement. Here's how to start a fitness routine that you'll actually stick to.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.co...
How to start an exercise routine that works for you
You don't have to be a marathoner or gym rat to get meaningful health benefits from exercise. In fact, that die-hard mentality can actually deter you from getting movement. Here's how to start a fitness routine that you'll actually stick to.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.co...
Ready to make a change for New Year's? Behavioral science can help 27 December 2022 00:19:54
When is the best time to start a new habit? And why are some habits easier to practice than others? Behavioral scientist Katy Milkman, author of 'How to Change,' explains how to get a behavior to stick.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ready to make a change for New Year's? Behavioral science can help
When is the best time to start a new habit? And why are some habits easier to practice than others? Behavioral scientist Katy Milkman, author of 'How to Change,' explains how to get a behavior to stick.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
This acronym will help you give the perfect toast 26 December 2022 00:19:43
It's the wild card of every big event — the toast. Done well, it can be a memorable highlight. Done badly, it can be a total cringefest. Here's a helpful way to remember how to give a terrific toast, whether it's at a New Year's party or at wedding reception.Learn more about sponsor message choices:...
This acronym will help you give the perfect toast
It's the wild card of every big event — the toast. Done well, it can be a memorable highlight. Done badly, it can be a total cringefest. Here's a helpful way to remember how to give a terrific toast, whether it's at a New Year's party or at wedding reception.Learn more about sponsor message choices:...
How to help someone at risk of suicide 22 December 2022 00:19:35
If you know someone struggling with despair, depression or thoughts of suicide, you may be wondering how to help. Psychologists and researchers explain how to recognize the warning signs and what to do and say when a loved one is in crisis.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com...
How to help someone at risk of suicide
If you know someone struggling with despair, depression or thoughts of suicide, you may be wondering how to help. Psychologists and researchers explain how to recognize the warning signs and what to do and say when a loved one is in crisis.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com...
How to be a better movie watcher, according to film critics 20 December 2022 00:20:59
This guide — which comes with a fun brochure you can download and print at home — offers advice on how to pick a film, get outside your comfort zone and deepen your enjoyment of movies.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to be a better movie watcher, according to film critics
This guide — which comes with a fun brochure you can download and print at home — offers advice on how to pick a film, get outside your comfort zone and deepen your enjoyment of movies.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to cut down your alcohol intake 19 December 2022 00:21:51
Want to skip the champagne and cocktails this holiday season? Here's how to take a break from drinking alcohol — including in social settings — and start healthy habits.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to cut down your alcohol intake
Want to skip the champagne and cocktails this holiday season? Here's how to take a break from drinking alcohol — including in social settings — and start healthy habits.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Can therapy save their friendship? 17 December 2022 00:38:49
Would you ever consider going to therapy with a friend? In this episode from NPR Invisibilia, two best friends — who are so close they call themselves brothers — were drifting apart, so host Yowei Shaw asked psychotherapist Esther Perel to help. This episode was recorded in collaboration with Perel'...
Can therapy save their friendship?
Would you ever consider going to therapy with a friend? In this episode from NPR Invisibilia, two best friends — who are so close they call themselves brothers — were drifting apart, so host Yowei Shaw asked psychotherapist Esther Perel to help. This episode was recorded in collaboration with Perel'...
Dear LK: We bought a dog instead of rescuing one. It cost me a friend 15 December 2022 00:11:09
An ideological difference over adopting versus shopping for a pet causes a rift between friends. Tania Israel, a professor of psychology, shares advice about how to have difficult conversations with people you care about.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Priva...
Dear LK: We bought a dog instead of rescuing one. It cost me a friend
An ideological difference over adopting versus shopping for a pet causes a rift between friends. Tania Israel, a professor of psychology, shares advice about how to have difficult conversations with people you care about.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Priva...
How to support people with long COVID 13 December 2022 00:21:18
One in five Americans who have had COVID have experienced symptoms lasting three months or more. How can patients navigate this chronic illness? And how can the people in their lives provide comfort and strength? In this episode from our friends at It's Been a Minute, host Brittany Luse talks to the...
How to support people with long COVID
One in five Americans who have had COVID have experienced symptoms lasting three months or more. How can patients navigate this chronic illness? And how can the people in their lives provide comfort and strength? In this episode from our friends at It's Been a Minute, host Brittany Luse talks to the...
Build a healthy relationship with your in-laws 12 December 2022 00:24:24
Creating a relationship with your partner's family can be hard work. Experts share how to navigate 5 tricky situations, including dealing with in-laws who can't seem to stop giving unsolicited advice.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Build a healthy relationship with your in-laws
Creating a relationship with your partner's family can be hard work. Experts share how to navigate 5 tricky situations, including dealing with in-laws who can't seem to stop giving unsolicited advice.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to start new traditions that feel right to you 08 December 2022 00:20:52
Traditions can foster a sense of unity with the people we love and help pass down cultural values. But what happens when these events no longer make sense in our lives?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to start new traditions that feel right to you
Traditions can foster a sense of unity with the people we love and help pass down cultural values. But what happens when these events no longer make sense in our lives?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Piece together your family tree 06 December 2022 00:18:51
If you're interested in learning more about your family history, genealogist Mica Anders says to get creative. Look through newspaper archives, census data, vital records and more. And who knows, you may find some unexpected gems in the process.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoice...
Piece together your family tree
If you're interested in learning more about your family history, genealogist Mica Anders says to get creative. Look through newspaper archives, census data, vital records and more. And who knows, you may find some unexpected gems in the process.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoice...
Stressed about talking about finances with a new partner? This framework can help 05 December 2022 00:18:50
It can be awkward to discuss money when you're in a new relationship. Financial therapist Amanda Clayman suggests following what she calls the "five components of financial intimacy" to get the conversation started.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Pol...
Stressed about talking about finances with a new partner? This framework can help
It can be awkward to discuss money when you're in a new relationship. Financial therapist Amanda Clayman suggests following what she calls the "five components of financial intimacy" to get the conversation started.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Pol...
Dear LK: My folks guilt-trip me into spending the holidays with them 01 December 2022 00:11:59
Between long-held traditions, unfair expectations and clashing personalities, the holidays can be a perfect storm for conflict. Therapist John Kim helps untangle three holiday conundrums.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My folks guilt-trip me into spending the holidays with them
Between long-held traditions, unfair expectations and clashing personalities, the holidays can be a perfect storm for conflict. Therapist John Kim helps untangle three holiday conundrums.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to apply the rules of improv to everyday life 29 November 2022 00:22:24
Improv comedy is about more than making people laugh. It can help performers be more creative and self-assured — and combat anxiety, both on and off stage.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to apply the rules of improv to everyday life
Improv comedy is about more than making people laugh. It can help performers be more creative and self-assured — and combat anxiety, both on and off stage.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Transform the way you deal with dread 28 November 2022 00:20:30
Worried about deadlines, errands or your holiday to-do list? Reframe your relationship with dread with these simple exercises, from drawing the things that scare you to scheduling worry time.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Transform the way you deal with dread
Worried about deadlines, errands or your holiday to-do list? Reframe your relationship with dread with these simple exercises, from drawing the things that scare you to scheduling worry time.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How much money do you need to become a parent? An episode from This Is Uncomfortable 26 November 2022 00:17:58
A couple clashes about how much money they need to save before having children. This episode is from our friends This Is Uncomfortable's podcast series on fights about money.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How much money do you need to become a parent? An episode from This Is Uncomfortable
A couple clashes about how much money they need to save before having children. This episode is from our friends This Is Uncomfortable's podcast series on fights about money.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to set boundaries with family 24 November 2022 00:20:12
Maintaining healthy boundaries is a way of taking care of your closest relationships, but setting those boundaries can be hard. The process starts with asking yourself what you need. (This episode originally ran in January 2021.)Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesN...
How to set boundaries with family
Maintaining healthy boundaries is a way of taking care of your closest relationships, but setting those boundaries can be hard. The process starts with asking yourself what you need. (This episode originally ran in January 2021.)Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesN...
Make holiday travel less stressful 22 November 2022 00:12:57
There will probably be long lines, delays and overbooked flights, says aviation journalist Benét Wilson. So take steps to prepare for these situations and make the journey a little more pleasant.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Make holiday travel less stressful
There will probably be long lines, delays and overbooked flights, says aviation journalist Benét Wilson. So take steps to prepare for these situations and make the journey a little more pleasant.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Get better at being grateful 21 November 2022 00:18:51
Being thankful doesn't have to happen just once a year. Here are two meaningful ways to show gratitude all year long, a practice that can improve your mental and physical health.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Get better at being grateful
Being thankful doesn't have to happen just once a year. Here are two meaningful ways to show gratitude all year long, a practice that can improve your mental and physical health.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My boyfriend is too close with his former coworker 17 November 2022 00:12:43
My partner is constantly texting his former coworker and even spent the night at her house. He says they're just friends, but I don't like it. How can I trust him when he ignores my boundaries?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My boyfriend is too close with his former coworker
My partner is constantly texting his former coworker and even spent the night at her house. He says they're just friends, but I don't like it. How can I trust him when he ignores my boundaries?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Michelle Obama's philosophy on relationships 15 November 2022 00:19:56
In her new memoir, 'The Light We Carry,' the former first lady shares her philosophy on the relationships we have with our partner, our family and ourselves. 'You have to evolve with it,' she says.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Michelle Obama's philosophy on relationships
In her new memoir, 'The Light We Carry,' the former first lady shares her philosophy on the relationships we have with our partner, our family and ourselves. 'You have to evolve with it,' she says.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to deepen your connection with your ancestors 14 November 2022 00:24:14
Your ancestors don't have to feel like a distant memory. Spiritual practitioners share cross-cultural guidance on how to set up a ritual and an altar to honor them at home.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to deepen your connection with your ancestors
Your ancestors don't have to feel like a distant memory. Spiritual practitioners share cross-cultural guidance on how to set up a ritual and an altar to honor them at home.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to rethink the way you spend your time — and life 10 November 2022 00:20:46
Assuming you live to be eighty, you have just 4,000 weeks to live. While that may come as a brutal dose of reality, it's also an opportunity to think about how you're spending that time.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to rethink the way you spend your time — and life
Assuming you live to be eighty, you have just 4,000 weeks to live. While that may come as a brutal dose of reality, it's also an opportunity to think about how you're spending that time.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Life Kit answers your pressing questions about inflation 08 November 2022 00:20:49
The prices of goods and services have gone up. How much of that is due to Ukraine or the pandemic? What can our elected officials do to lower prices? And how does inflation slow down? NPR's Marielle Segarra and Stacey Vanek Smith tackle listener queries.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podc...
Life Kit answers your pressing questions about inflation
The prices of goods and services have gone up. How much of that is due to Ukraine or the pandemic? What can our elected officials do to lower prices? And how does inflation slow down? NPR's Marielle Segarra and Stacey Vanek Smith tackle listener queries.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podc...
Credit card points are for everyone. Here's how to get into them 07 November 2022 00:19:05
Credit card rewards programs can offer big perks like airline miles and hotel upgrades. Finance journalist Katherine Fan explains how to choose the right card and what to know before signing up.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Credit card points are for everyone. Here's how to get into them
Credit card rewards programs can offer big perks like airline miles and hotel upgrades. Finance journalist Katherine Fan explains how to choose the right card and what to know before signing up.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My son is upset his brother didn't make him best man. Should I intervene? 03 November 2022 00:11:33
A mother debates whether she should talk to the groom about the issue. Catherine Newman, an etiquette columnist for Real Simple magazine, gives her advice.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My son is upset his brother didn't make him best man. Should I intervene?
A mother debates whether she should talk to the groom about the issue. Catherine Newman, an etiquette columnist for Real Simple magazine, gives her advice.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Mexican cooking 101 01 November 2022 00:20:37
Want to start making authentic Mexican cuisine at home? Here's what you'll need in your pantry and your fridge to get started, according to two Mexican chefs and cookbook authors.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Mexican cooking 101
Want to start making authentic Mexican cuisine at home? Here's what you'll need in your pantry and your fridge to get started, according to two Mexican chefs and cookbook authors.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to stay safe during a night out 31 October 2022 00:21:44
Safety experts explain how to prevent harm in nightlife settings like bars and clubs. That includes how to project an air of confidence with your body language — and how to effectively say "no."Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to stay safe during a night out
Safety experts explain how to prevent harm in nightlife settings like bars and clubs. That includes how to project an air of confidence with your body language — and how to effectively say "no."Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to throw a clever theme party 27 October 2022 00:21:38
Party planning experts say to send out invites at least 6 weeks in advance. That can give guests ample time to mark their social calendars — and prepare for the big bash. Read on for more tips.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to throw a clever theme party
Party planning experts say to send out invites at least 6 weeks in advance. That can give guests ample time to mark their social calendars — and prepare for the big bash. Read on for more tips.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to wake up early, even if you're a night owl 25 October 2022 00:22:47
Waking up at dawn with the bakers and the baristas may not be for everyone — especially night owls. Whether you have to wake up early or you'd like to become more of a morning lark, here are a few habits that can help you set yourself up for success at that first alarm. (This episode originally ran ...
How to wake up early, even if you're a night owl
Waking up at dawn with the bakers and the baristas may not be for everyone — especially night owls. Whether you have to wake up early or you'd like to become more of a morning lark, here are a few habits that can help you set yourself up for success at that first alarm. (This episode originally ran ...
Student loan forgiveness Q&A 24 October 2022 00:22:47
Life Kit teams up with NPR Education to answer some common questions about student loan relief, including: What's the application process like? What loans qualify for debt relief? What if you have multiple loans?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Student loan forgiveness Q&A
Life Kit teams up with NPR Education to answer some common questions about student loan relief, including: What's the application process like? What loans qualify for debt relief? What if you have multiple loans?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: I cared for our dad. Now my greedy siblings want the inheritance 20 October 2022 00:12:02
She cared for her stepdad through illness and death. Now she's disheartened that her siblings only seem to care about the inheritance. Financial therapist Lindsay Bryan-Podvin weighs in.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: I cared for our dad. Now my greedy siblings want the inheritance
She cared for her stepdad through illness and death. Now she's disheartened that her siblings only seem to care about the inheritance. Financial therapist Lindsay Bryan-Podvin weighs in.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Braving the 'quarterlife' crisis 18 October 2022 00:15:40
Stuck between two conflicting desires and can't seem to move forward? Psychotherapist Satya Doyle Byock shares an exercise called "My Two Conflicting Selves" to help people find a compromise.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Braving the 'quarterlife' crisis
Stuck between two conflicting desires and can't seem to move forward? Psychotherapist Satya Doyle Byock shares an exercise called "My Two Conflicting Selves" to help people find a compromise.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The 5-minute daily playtime ritual that can get your kids to listen better 17 October 2022 00:14:15
Called "special time," the strategy is widely recommended by children's health professionals to help reduce behavioral issues in young children. Here's a guide on how to do it with your kids at home.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The 5-minute daily playtime ritual that can get your kids to listen better
Called "special time," the strategy is widely recommended by children's health professionals to help reduce behavioral issues in young children. Here's a guide on how to do it with your kids at home.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to use music to express your authentic self 15 October 2022 00:29:10
For R&B darling Omar Apollo, music has been a powerful way to showcase his Mexican American culture and queer identity. In an episode with NPR's Alt.Latino, he explains why that takes courage and confidence — and a little soul-searching too.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoice...
How to use music to express your authentic self
For R&B darling Omar Apollo, music has been a powerful way to showcase his Mexican American culture and queer identity. In an episode with NPR's Alt.Latino, he explains why that takes courage and confidence — and a little soul-searching too.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoice...
Why rest is an act of resistance 13 October 2022 00:24:31
Known to her fans as the 'nap bishop,' Tricia Hersey, author of the new book 'Rest Is Resistance: A Manifesto,' explains why relaxation and leisure are a human right — especially for communities of color.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Why rest is an act of resistance
Known to her fans as the 'nap bishop,' Tricia Hersey, author of the new book 'Rest Is Resistance: A Manifesto,' explains why relaxation and leisure are a human right — especially for communities of color.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Tips for finding relief from IBS 11 October 2022 00:15:37
More than 25 million Americans have Irritable Bowel Syndrome. While IBS symptoms present in the gut, it turns out that stress and anxiety can actually exacerbate symptoms. Here's how to identify triggers for IBS, eat a diet that decreases gas and bloating — and learn where to seek help.Learn more ab...
Tips for finding relief from IBS
More than 25 million Americans have Irritable Bowel Syndrome. While IBS symptoms present in the gut, it turns out that stress and anxiety can actually exacerbate symptoms. Here's how to identify triggers for IBS, eat a diet that decreases gas and bloating — and learn where to seek help.Learn more ab...
How to recreate a beloved family recipe 10 October 2022 00:19:49
Step 1? Throw your expectations out the window, says NPR's Noor Wazwaz. Your dish won't be the same as the one you grew up eating — and that's OK. Here's how to add your own unique spin to a family dish and pass on it on to the next generation.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices...
How to recreate a beloved family recipe
Step 1? Throw your expectations out the window, says NPR's Noor Wazwaz. Your dish won't be the same as the one you grew up eating — and that's OK. Here's how to add your own unique spin to a family dish and pass on it on to the next generation.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices...
Dear LK: Should I give my boyfriend an ultimatum? 08 October 2022 00:08:49
Pop musician and reality dating series host Betty Who gives advice to a letter writer who asks if she should give her boyfriend an ultimatum because she's ready to move in together — and he isn't.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: Should I give my boyfriend an ultimatum?
Pop musician and reality dating series host Betty Who gives advice to a letter writer who asks if she should give her boyfriend an ultimatum because she's ready to move in together — and he isn't.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Protect yourself from election disinformation 06 October 2022 00:14:44
It's almost time to vote. NPR's Miles Parks explains what research can tell us about how to combat fake political news — and why it's so tricky to separate fact from fiction.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Protect yourself from election disinformation
It's almost time to vote. NPR's Miles Parks explains what research can tell us about how to combat fake political news — and why it's so tricky to separate fact from fiction.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to start professional networking (and feel good about it) 04 October 2022 00:18:50
Networking expert Robbie Samuels explains why adapting the attitude of a croissant is more likely to create meaningful job connections — and shares ways to make networking feel more natural.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to start professional networking (and feel good about it)
Networking expert Robbie Samuels explains why adapting the attitude of a croissant is more likely to create meaningful job connections — and shares ways to make networking feel more natural.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The markets are down. Here's how to handle your investments 03 October 2022 00:15:51
About 60% of Americans have some money in the stock market — and the markets are not doing great. Your knee-jerk reaction might be to sell. But experts explain why that's not a good idea.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The markets are down. Here's how to handle your investments
About 60% of Americans have some money in the stock market — and the markets are not doing great. Your knee-jerk reaction might be to sell. But experts explain why that's not a good idea.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My dad's wife died and he won't leave the house 01 October 2022 00:10:39
Psychotherapist David Defoe offers advice to a letter writer who is concerned about how to help their grieving father.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My dad's wife died and he won't leave the house
Psychotherapist David Defoe offers advice to a letter writer who is concerned about how to help their grieving father.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What to do when driving during flood conditions 29 September 2022 00:09:52
Hurricane Ian is rapidly intensifying, and with that there are predicted storm surges of up to 18 feet. We'll walk you through how you can to stay safe during heavy rain on the road.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What to do when driving during flood conditions
Hurricane Ian is rapidly intensifying, and with that there are predicted storm surges of up to 18 feet. We'll walk you through how you can to stay safe during heavy rain on the road.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
When something feels personal, here's how to cope 27 September 2022 00:22:08
Being offended by something that someone did or said can be upsetting — but it doesn't have to eat away at us. Mental health experts share how to slow down and gain clarity when things get personal.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
When something feels personal, here's how to cope
Being offended by something that someone did or said can be upsetting — but it doesn't have to eat away at us. Mental health experts share how to slow down and gain clarity when things get personal.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
When it comes to parenting, lead with connection 26 September 2022 00:18:27
It all starts with the assumption that your kids have good intentions and want to do the right thing, says Becky Kennedy, a psychologist and host of the Good Inside parenting podcast.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
When it comes to parenting, lead with connection
It all starts with the assumption that your kids have good intentions and want to do the right thing, says Becky Kennedy, a psychologist and host of the Good Inside parenting podcast.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My parents ran a background check on my boyfriend 24 September 2022 00:10:26
A daughter tries to rebuild trust with her parents after they secretly ran a background check on her boyfriend. Therapist and author Nedra Glover Tawwab shares insight on how to move forward.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My parents ran a background check on my boyfriend
A daughter tries to rebuild trust with her parents after they secretly ran a background check on her boyfriend. Therapist and author Nedra Glover Tawwab shares insight on how to move forward.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How much water does your body really need? 22 September 2022 00:19:06
Do you really need to drink eight glasses of water a day? Can drinking water help you lose weight? Does coffee dehydrate you? Experts explain the science of hydration.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How much water does your body really need?
Do you really need to drink eight glasses of water a day? Can drinking water help you lose weight? Does coffee dehydrate you? Experts explain the science of hydration.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Stuck doing all the household chores? This practical guide can help 20 September 2022 00:25:22
In four steps, experts Eve Rodsky and Jacqueline Misla explain how to fairly split domestic work with a partner or roommate. Don't forget to print out the handy zine!Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Stuck doing all the household chores? This practical guide can help
In four steps, experts Eve Rodsky and Jacqueline Misla explain how to fairly split domestic work with a partner or roommate. Don't forget to print out the handy zine!Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to start a new job 19 September 2022 00:16:02
Life Kit host Marielle Segarra asks friends and family for advice on how to overcome her new-job jitters, meet new colleagues at NPR — and stay confident.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to start a new job
Life Kit host Marielle Segarra asks friends and family for advice on how to overcome her new-job jitters, meet new colleagues at NPR — and stay confident.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: Do I have to read the book my husband wrote? 17 September 2022 00:08:57
What's more, the letter writer hates her husband's writing style. Should she bite the bullet and read his novel? Or can she pass? Family therapist Kiaundra Jackson offers her two cents.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: Do I have to read the book my husband wrote?
What's more, the letter writer hates her husband's writing style. Should she bite the bullet and read his novel? Or can she pass? Family therapist Kiaundra Jackson offers her two cents.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to counteract common thinking traps 15 September 2022 00:17:11
Humans have a tendency to make snap judgments and assumptions due to our cognitive biases, says Woo-kyoung Ahn in her book 'Thinking 101.' So how do we fight them?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to counteract common thinking traps
Humans have a tendency to make snap judgments and assumptions due to our cognitive biases, says Woo-kyoung Ahn in her book 'Thinking 101.' So how do we fight them?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A friendship expert shares the science of making and keeping friends 13 September 2022 00:20:25
Psychologist Marisa Franco, author of a new book on the science of making and keeping friends, shares how to deepen the bonds in our platonic relationships.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A friendship expert shares the science of making and keeping friends
Psychologist Marisa Franco, author of a new book on the science of making and keeping friends, shares how to deepen the bonds in our platonic relationships.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The omicron boosters are here. What you should know about them 12 September 2022 00:09:22
They target the original coronavirus strain and the omicron subvariants causing most of the current infections. And they're available at pharmacies, clinics and doctors' offices around the country. Should you get one? And if so, when?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adcho...
The omicron boosters are here. What you should know about them
They target the original coronavirus strain and the omicron subvariants causing most of the current infections. And they're available at pharmacies, clinics and doctors' offices around the country. Should you get one? And if so, when?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adcho...
Dear LK: I uninvited my sister-in-law from our wedding 10 September 2022 00:10:55
The bride said she was "pissed" because her future sister-in-law was bringing two unauthorized guests. Rachel Wilkerson Miller, editor-in-chief of Self magazine, explains how to smooth things over.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: I uninvited my sister-in-law from our wedding
The bride said she was "pissed" because her future sister-in-law was bringing two unauthorized guests. Rachel Wilkerson Miller, editor-in-chief of Self magazine, explains how to smooth things over.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to gamify your exercise routine 08 September 2022 00:18:06
Exercising doesn't have to feel like a chore if you approach it like a video game, say fitness gamification researchers Dr. Mitesh Patel and Elizabeth Lyons. Strategies to have fun while staying active.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to gamify your exercise routine
Exercising doesn't have to feel like a chore if you approach it like a video game, say fitness gamification researchers Dr. Mitesh Patel and Elizabeth Lyons. Strategies to have fun while staying active.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
3 tips for talking to your Latinx parents about mental health 06 September 2022 00:23:10
Shame and stigma play a huge role in discouraging folks in the Latinx community from seeking mental health care — and talking about it with their families. These steps can help you prepare for the conversation with your loved ones. (This episode originally aired in February 2022.)Learn more about sp...
3 tips for talking to your Latinx parents about mental health
Shame and stigma play a huge role in discouraging folks in the Latinx community from seeking mental health care — and talking about it with their families. These steps can help you prepare for the conversation with your loved ones. (This episode originally aired in February 2022.)Learn more about sp...
Simplify dinner (and cleanup) with these clever one-pan meals 05 September 2022 00:14:50
NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks to food writer Melissa Clark about her new book, "Dinner in One: Exceptional & Easy One-Pan Meals" — and gets tips on how to cook flavorsome weeknight dinners without a sink full of dirty dishes.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR P...
Simplify dinner (and cleanup) with these clever one-pan meals
NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks to food writer Melissa Clark about her new book, "Dinner in One: Exceptional & Easy One-Pan Meals" — and gets tips on how to cook flavorsome weeknight dinners without a sink full of dirty dishes.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR P...
Dear LK: My co-worker posted a terrible review about me! 03 September 2022 00:11:09
A secretary asks if she should tattle-tale on a colleague who wrote an anonymous negative review about her. Career coach and HR professional Shanita Williams weighs in on the conundrum.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dear LK: My co-worker posted a terrible review about me!
A secretary asks if she should tattle-tale on a colleague who wrote an anonymous negative review about her. Career coach and HR professional Shanita Williams weighs in on the conundrum.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Learning a new skill can be easy — if you have the right mindset 02 September 2022 00:23:13
Mastering a new hobby, like bowling or baking, can be a frustrating process. But experts say it doesn't have to be that way. If you set yourself up for success at the start and allow yourself to make mistakes — you can improve your chances of sticking with it.Learn more about sponsor message choices...
Learning a new skill can be easy — if you have the right mindset
Mastering a new hobby, like bowling or baking, can be a frustrating process. But experts say it doesn't have to be that way. If you set yourself up for success at the start and allow yourself to make mistakes — you can improve your chances of sticking with it.Learn more about sponsor message choices...
The sex ed most queer students never got 30 August 2022 00:23:36
School health classes in the U.S. rarely include instruction about sex for LGBTQ students. Here's what it could look like if they did. (This episode originally aired in April 2021 and was updated in August 2022.)Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The sex ed most queer students never got
School health classes in the U.S. rarely include instruction about sex for LGBTQ students. Here's what it could look like if they did. (This episode originally aired in April 2021 and was updated in August 2022.)Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
4 exercises that can prevent (and relieve!) pain from computer slouching and more 29 August 2022 00:19:46
Vinh Pham, physical therapist and author of "Sit Up Straight: Futureproof Your Body Against Chronic Pain with 12 Simple Movements," explains why mobility exercises and good posture may be your best defense against muscle and joint pain.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adc...
4 exercises that can prevent (and relieve!) pain from computer slouching and more
Vinh Pham, physical therapist and author of "Sit Up Straight: Futureproof Your Body Against Chronic Pain with 12 Simple Movements," explains why mobility exercises and good posture may be your best defense against muscle and joint pain.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adc...
What is 988? And is it safe to call? What to know about the new mental health hotline 25 August 2022 00:19:28
When the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline launched in July, some advocates and people who had experiences with the mental health system voiced concerns about 988. Life Kit talks to Aneri Patani, national health correspondent with Kaiser Health News, about how the hotline works, its purpose and the ...
What is 988? And is it safe to call? What to know about the new mental health hotline
When the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline launched in July, some advocates and people who had experiences with the mental health system voiced concerns about 988. Life Kit talks to Aneri Patani, national health correspondent with Kaiser Health News, about how the hotline works, its purpose and the ...
How to transition to natural hair — and learn to love it 23 August 2022 00:21:28
For many Black people, transitioning to natural hair can feel frustrating, especially if you're doing it for the first time. Experts share what you need to know about growing out natural hair, from washing it and styling it – to learning to love it.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastch...
How to transition to natural hair — and learn to love it
For many Black people, transitioning to natural hair can feel frustrating, especially if you're doing it for the first time. Experts share what you need to know about growing out natural hair, from washing it and styling it – to learning to love it.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastch...
How to deal with online harassment — and protect yourself from future attacks 22 August 2022 00:20:15
If you're posting frequently on social media, there's a chance that someday, one of those posts may make you a target of online harassment. Digital security expert Harlo Holmes and artist and independent researcher Ra'il I'nasah Kiam share tips on what to do if that happens — and how to tighten up y...
How to deal with online harassment — and protect yourself from future attacks
If you're posting frequently on social media, there's a chance that someday, one of those posts may make you a target of online harassment. Digital security expert Harlo Holmes and artist and independent researcher Ra'il I'nasah Kiam share tips on what to do if that happens — and how to tighten up y...
Why being resilient might matter less than you think 18 August 2022 00:23:31
Is the ability to endure hardship and adapt to difficult life situations always a good thing? Psychotherapist and licensed clinical social worker Lourdes Dolores Follins revisits the concept of resilience — and explains why it's OK to let yourself feel angry or frustrated sometimes.Learn more about ...
Why being resilient might matter less than you think
Is the ability to endure hardship and adapt to difficult life situations always a good thing? Psychotherapist and licensed clinical social worker Lourdes Dolores Follins revisits the concept of resilience — and explains why it's OK to let yourself feel angry or frustrated sometimes.Learn more about ...
How to make the perfect playlist 17 August 2022 00:20:15
So you're planning the perfect candlelit evening — or the perfect road trip, or the perfect afternoon at home. Where do you start? A playlist, of course. NPR Music's Bobby Carter showed us how he crafts them. (This episode originally ran in December 2020.)Learn more about sponsor message choices: po...
How to make the perfect playlist
So you're planning the perfect candlelit evening — or the perfect road trip, or the perfect afternoon at home. Where do you start? A playlist, of course. NPR Music's Bobby Carter showed us how he crafts them. (This episode originally ran in December 2020.)Learn more about sponsor message choices: po...
The power in embracing your sadness 15 August 2022 00:22:34
In the U.S., there's a relentless focus on positivity. But as we all know, with life comes death — and with happiness, sadness. Susan Cain, author of Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole, opens our eyes to the transformative power of melancholy.Learn more about sponsor message choices: ...
The power in embracing your sadness
In the U.S., there's a relentless focus on positivity. But as we all know, with life comes death — and with happiness, sadness. Susan Cain, author of Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole, opens our eyes to the transformative power of melancholy.Learn more about sponsor message choices: ...
How to protect yourself from inflation 11 August 2022 00:14:19
High inflation and a possible recession is making life more expensive. Washington Post personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary explains how to manage debt as interest rates increase and prepare for an economic downturn.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR ...
How to protect yourself from inflation
High inflation and a possible recession is making life more expensive. Washington Post personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary explains how to manage debt as interest rates increase and prepare for an economic downturn.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR ...
Survival 101 with Bear Grylls 09 August 2022 00:22:59
Survivalist and adventurer Bear Grylls shares his advice on facing fear, preparing for the worst and the power of courage to get you through any situation.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Survival 101 with Bear Grylls
Survivalist and adventurer Bear Grylls shares his advice on facing fear, preparing for the worst and the power of courage to get you through any situation.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to move in with your partner 08 August 2022 00:20:36
Deciding to move in with a partner can be an exciting step. Cohabitating can also be challenging and bring up anxieties. Here's what to think about — and discuss — before you decide to move in together.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to move in with your partner
Deciding to move in with a partner can be an exciting step. Cohabitating can also be challenging and bring up anxieties. Here's what to think about — and discuss — before you decide to move in together.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to take better (and more distinctive) photos on vacation 04 August 2022 00:20:49
When your smartphone can hold thousands of photos, it's tempting to snap away. But that approach may not actually help you capture the best moments. These tips on creating stunning images will help you more meaningfully document your trips.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com...
How to take better (and more distinctive) photos on vacation
When your smartphone can hold thousands of photos, it's tempting to snap away. But that approach may not actually help you capture the best moments. These tips on creating stunning images will help you more meaningfully document your trips.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com...
You can choose a new name for yourself. Here's how 02 August 2022 00:20:17
Many trans and nonbinary people choose new names during their transition. Here's advice if you're considering adopting a new name — from brainstorming name ideas to navigating the paperwork to change your name legally.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy ...
You can choose a new name for yourself. Here's how
Many trans and nonbinary people choose new names during their transition. Here's advice if you're considering adopting a new name — from brainstorming name ideas to navigating the paperwork to change your name legally.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy ...
How to reset your digital life 01 August 2022 00:15:45
Author Sammy Nickalls guides readers through the practice of digital minimalism which helps strike a balance between being extremely online and extremely offline.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to reset your digital life
Author Sammy Nickalls guides readers through the practice of digital minimalism which helps strike a balance between being extremely online and extremely offline.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to have a healthy adult relationship with your parents 28 July 2022 00:22:47
When it comes to having an adult relationship with your parents, there's plenty of baggage: the friction of family history or the weight of unsaid expectations. Here's how to set healthy boundaries and understand generational trauma to help you have a grown up relationship with your parents.Learn mo...
How to have a healthy adult relationship with your parents
When it comes to having an adult relationship with your parents, there's plenty of baggage: the friction of family history or the weight of unsaid expectations. Here's how to set healthy boundaries and understand generational trauma to help you have a grown up relationship with your parents.Learn mo...
How to financially plan for a baby 26 July 2022 00:22:08
Having a baby is one of the biggest and most expensive life changes a person can experience. Farnoosh Torabi, editor-at-large at CNET Money, shares what you need to know about budgeting for a baby.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to financially plan for a baby
Having a baby is one of the biggest and most expensive life changes a person can experience. Farnoosh Torabi, editor-at-large at CNET Money, shares what you need to know about budgeting for a baby.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Crypto 101: blockchains, currencies and security 25 July 2022 00:22:17
If the words "crypto," "Bitcoin," "blockchain," "mining," feel overwhelming or confusing Life Kit is here to help. In this episode, experts to demystify cryptocurrencies and give you the tools to decide whether buying some is a good option for you.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastcho...
Crypto 101: blockchains, currencies and security
If the words "crypto," "Bitcoin," "blockchain," "mining," feel overwhelming or confusing Life Kit is here to help. In this episode, experts to demystify cryptocurrencies and give you the tools to decide whether buying some is a good option for you.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastcho...
How to talk to kids about abortion 21 July 2022 00:09:38
Talking about abortion can be complicated, even with adults. How do you talk about the medical procedure and the politics around it with kids? NPR's Ailsa Chang gets tips from Dr. Elise Berlan and parenting expert Reena Patel.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR ...
How to talk to kids about abortion
Talking about abortion can be complicated, even with adults. How do you talk about the medical procedure and the politics around it with kids? NPR's Ailsa Chang gets tips from Dr. Elise Berlan and parenting expert Reena Patel.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR ...
Making ethical, sustainable clothing choices 19 July 2022 00:14:17
Fast fashion takes a toll on the environment and on workers. Here's how you can shop more sustainably and build a closet with a better impact. This episode originally published March 8, 2021.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Making ethical, sustainable clothing choices
Fast fashion takes a toll on the environment and on workers. Here's how you can shop more sustainably and build a closet with a better impact. This episode originally published March 8, 2021.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How to help a child at risk of suicide 18 July 2022 00:22:01
More families are dealing with their children feeling anxious, depressed – even thinking about or attempting suicide. But mental health professionals say that suicide is preventable. This episode, how parents and family members can play an important role in the mental health of their child.Learn mor...
How to help a child at risk of suicide
More families are dealing with their children feeling anxious, depressed – even thinking about or attempting suicide. But mental health professionals say that suicide is preventable. This episode, how parents and family members can play an important role in the mental health of their child.Learn mor...
How to avoid 'lifestyle creep' 14 July 2022 00:22:23
Making more money tends to lead to spending more money. It's a phenomenon known as "lifestyle creep." Paco de Leon, author of Finance for the People, shares advice on keeping your long-term financial goals in check and fending off the subconscious urge to automatically increase spending when your in...
How to avoid 'lifestyle creep'
Making more money tends to lead to spending more money. It's a phenomenon known as "lifestyle creep." Paco de Leon, author of Finance for the People, shares advice on keeping your long-term financial goals in check and fending off the subconscious urge to automatically increase spending when your in...
How to deal with a crush 12 July 2022 00:19:54
Having a crush is natural - they're a part of human biology. Sometimes, acting on it is a great, healthy step — or it can create a lot more trouble than it needs to. Certified dating coach Damona Hoffman walks us through how to handle a crush in several common scenarios.Learn more about sponsor mess...
How to deal with a crush
Having a crush is natural - they're a part of human biology. Sometimes, acting on it is a great, healthy step — or it can create a lot more trouble than it needs to. Certified dating coach Damona Hoffman walks us through how to handle a crush in several common scenarios.Learn more about sponsor mess...
A beginner's guide to green cleaning 11 July 2022 00:19:17
Environmentally-friendly living isn't an all-or-nothing equation: think of it as a spectrum of greens. Wherever you fall on that spectrum, green cleaning is one easy way to dip your toe into the green living waters. These tips will help you get started.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podca...
A beginner's guide to green cleaning
Environmentally-friendly living isn't an all-or-nothing equation: think of it as a spectrum of greens. Wherever you fall on that spectrum, green cleaning is one easy way to dip your toe into the green living waters. These tips will help you get started.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podca...
How to set boundaries in your daily life 07 July 2022 00:19:03
Have you ever felt resentful or responded passive-aggressively to a request on your time or energy? That's a sign your boundaries are being crossed – and it might be because you haven't set them clearly. Therapist and author Nedra Glover Tawwab shares advice on how to set boundaries — and stick to t...
How to set boundaries in your daily life
Have you ever felt resentful or responded passive-aggressively to a request on your time or energy? That's a sign your boundaries are being crossed – and it might be because you haven't set them clearly. Therapist and author Nedra Glover Tawwab shares advice on how to set boundaries — and stick to t...
Car maintenance 101 05 July 2022 00:19:06
Car ownership can be intimidating — and expensive — especially when it comes to upkeep. Auto educator and journalist Chaya Milchtein shares tips to help you maintain essential safety features in a car, how to find the right mechanic for you and when it's time for a new car.Learn more about sponsor m...
Car maintenance 101
Car ownership can be intimidating — and expensive — especially when it comes to upkeep. Auto educator and journalist Chaya Milchtein shares tips to help you maintain essential safety features in a car, how to find the right mechanic for you and when it's time for a new car.Learn more about sponsor m...
How to stay safe during extreme heat 04 July 2022 00:12:36
About 600 people in the U.S. die from heat related causes each year. While our bodies have ways to dissipate heat, sometimes they just can't keep up with extreme temperatures. Here are four tips from experts on how to stay safe and cool in extreme heat.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podca...
How to stay safe during extreme heat
About 600 people in the U.S. die from heat related causes each year. While our bodies have ways to dissipate heat, sometimes they just can't keep up with extreme temperatures. Here are four tips from experts on how to stay safe and cool in extreme heat.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podca...
How to talk to kids about radicalization 30 June 2022 00:23:32
It's a horror to think your kid could be a victim in a violent act of racism, sexism or other radicalization. It's a whole different kind of fear to think they could be the perpetrator of that act. Here's how to spot the signs of radicalization and how to talk to kids about what they're seeing onlin...
How to talk to kids about radicalization
It's a horror to think your kid could be a victim in a violent act of racism, sexism or other radicalization. It's a whole different kind of fear to think they could be the perpetrator of that act. Here's how to spot the signs of radicalization and how to talk to kids about what they're seeing onlin...
How to reframe your beliefs about aging 28 June 2022 00:22:47
Negative age beliefs can impact us on social, psychological and even physiological levels. Here's how to deconstruct ageism and reframe your beliefs about aging with tips from Becca Levy, author of Breaking the Age Code: How Your Beliefs About Aging Determine How Long & Well You Live.Learn more ...
How to reframe your beliefs about aging
Negative age beliefs can impact us on social, psychological and even physiological levels. Here's how to deconstruct ageism and reframe your beliefs about aging with tips from Becca Levy, author of Breaking the Age Code: How Your Beliefs About Aging Determine How Long & Well You Live.Learn more ...
How to raise a good citizen 27 June 2022 00:22:53
Talking to kids about civics is kind of like talking to kids about sex - avoiding the conversation can have some really negative consequences. Here's how to talk to kids about civic participation, from discussing our hard history to taking action. This episode originally aired in November 2020.Learn...
How to raise a good citizen
Talking to kids about civics is kind of like talking to kids about sex - avoiding the conversation can have some really negative consequences. Here's how to talk to kids about civic participation, from discussing our hard history to taking action. This episode originally aired in November 2020.Learn...
How to stop stress spending 23 June 2022 00:20:29
We could all stand to stretch our cash a little further right now. Life Kit teamed up with financial expert Tiffany Aliche, also known as the Budgetnista, for tips about how to separate needs from wants, stop stress-spending and save for the future. This episode originally aired in September 2020.Le...
How to stop stress spending
We could all stand to stretch our cash a little further right now. Life Kit teamed up with financial expert Tiffany Aliche, also known as the Budgetnista, for tips about how to separate needs from wants, stop stress-spending and save for the future. This episode originally aired in September 2020.Le...
Find freedom and create your own path in your first queer relationship 21 June 2022 00:23:38
The dating game can be hard, but navigating the dating world for the first time as a queer person can mean even more complexity – and a lot of room for creativity. Here's how to face your dating fears, find queer community and practice comfortable communication while staying true to you.Learn more a...
Find freedom and create your own path in your first queer relationship
The dating game can be hard, but navigating the dating world for the first time as a queer person can mean even more complexity – and a lot of room for creativity. Here's how to face your dating fears, find queer community and practice comfortable communication while staying true to you.Learn more a...
How to celebrate your heritage through food 20 June 2022 00:22:53
Food is more than just fuel for your body. Food is a connection to the stories of your ancestors, and the stories of your descendants. In this episode, a culinary historian, a professor and a nutritionist share their advice on how to carry on culinary traditions.Learn more about sponsor message choi...
How to celebrate your heritage through food
Food is more than just fuel for your body. Food is a connection to the stories of your ancestors, and the stories of your descendants. In this episode, a culinary historian, a professor and a nutritionist share their advice on how to carry on culinary traditions.Learn more about sponsor message choi...
Life Kit presents: What's in a dad? 18 June 2022 00:26:17
Code Switch host Gene Demby and comedian Hari Kondabolu are both new fathers, and they're both learning to raise kids who will have very different identities and upbringings than their own. It's left both of them reflecting on some big questions: How will they teach their children about race? What a...