Here's Something Good

Each day we aspire to bring you the good news. Because there is good happening in the world, every day, everywhere — we just need to look for it and share it. Here’s Something Good is a short daily podcast that offers inspiring stories, helpful tips and shared experiences to motivate and inspire you every day. We’re letting you in on the best advice we’ve gotten, the news that’s brightening our day, and practical insights from experts and leaders you know and some that you may not, including ordinary people making an extraordinary difference. Here’s Something Good comes to you Monday through Friday — it’s a great way to start your day on the positive side of life.Here’s Something Good is a production of the Seneca Women Podcast Network and iHeartRadio, with support from Founding Partner P&G and Bank of America. For more information on Seneca Women, visit our website senecawomen.com and download the Seneca Women app free in the App Store. 

Society & Culture
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A Glass Act
We like to showcase women-owned businesses because they offer such wonderful and often unique products. Here’s one we heard about just in time for wedding-gift shopping: Estelle Colored Glass, which sells luxury, hand-blown stemware and cake stands in a sparkling rainbow of colors. We talk to founder Stephanie Summerson Hall.
5 min
2
How to Stand Taller and Feel Better After Month...
All those months stuck at our desks at home have taken a toll on our posture—and that can lead to lots of problems, including back pain. But course-correcting is easy. We get some great tips, and simple-to-do exercises, from Karena Wu, owner and clinical director of ActiveCare Physical Therapy.
8 min
3
How to Stop Procrastinating—Now!
Yes, even chronic procrastinators can learn to stop putting things off till tomorrow. Renowned psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz gives tips that can change those down-to-the-last-minute habits.
6 min
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She Designed a Great New Space Suit for Astronauts
America will be going back to the moon as early as 2024, and the next destination after that could be Mars. And one of their most important pieces of equipment will be their space suits. MIT astronautics professor Dr. Dava Newman has created a “second skin” suit that will allow astronauts to do their jobs more efficiently and comfortably.
6 min
5
Want a Mood-Booster That's Better Than Chocolat...
Turns out random acts of kindness are not so random. Science says they can improve the mood of both giver and recipient. Catherine Sanderson, professor of psychology at Amherst, and author of Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness, tells why—and suggests some easy acts to do.
5 min
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The Woman Who Ruled the 1932 Olympics
She was one of the greatest athletes—ever—and when Babe Didrikson Zaharias competed in the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics she set four world records in track and field. Next month’s Olympics will show us more amazing women athletes, and they can all learn a lesson from the immortal Babe.
5 min
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How to Get in the Flow—and Get Happy
“The flow” is those occasions when you’re so immersed in your task that time flies by unnoticed. We revisit this episode with Dr. Paula Caligiuri, Professor of International Business and Strategy at Northeastern School of Business, who tells why the flow is so satisfying—and how to make it happen.
5 min
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They're Helping America Get Vaccinated
Ever since the pandemic began, this country's medical workers have been overwhelmed with work. So when the Covid vaccine started rolling out, Yale medical student Danielle Miyagishima saw a way to help relieve that burden. The result was a student-led nonprofit called S-PHASEC that's getting vaccines into arms.
8 min
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A Lesson in Strategic Planning
How do you turn your genius idea into a real business or project? We got a valuable lesson in long-range planning from Nicole Gibbons, founder of Clare, which sells beautiful household paint online and offers customers a hassle-free experience.
8 min
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How to Ask for What you Want—and Get It
Asking for exactly what you want isn't always easy, but it's important to do. We revisit this episode with executive coach Dr. Palena Neale, who tells why we need to share our authentic voices. She also gives three tips that will make your next ask easier—and more likely to get a "yes."
9 min
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How to Work Smarter, Not Harder
If it seems like there aren’t enough hours in the day, maybe it’s time to take a step back and look at what you’re doing. We get great advice from two busy physicians who know how to make every minute count: Dr. Adaira Landry and Dr. Resa Lewiss.
8 min
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The New Etiquette of the New Covid Normal
To hug or not to hug? Is it rude to keep your mask on when meeting a new person? As things open up, we’re facing new social dilemmas every day. We get the answers to our post-Covid etiquette questions from Jodi Smith, founder of the consultancy Mannersmith and author of The Etiquette Book: A Complete Guide to Modern Manners.
7 min
13
The Terrifying Flight That Made Amelia Earhart’...
Eighty-nine years ago this month, Amelia Earhart flew solo across the Atlantic—and into the history books. That flight was a harrowing experience. Hear what she had to endure to become the first woman—and second person—to make that journey.
6 min
14
Yes, Even the Pandemic Has Silver Linings
Just about everyone will be happy to see the pandemic wane, but it has brought some benefits. Dr. Robin Kowalski, a professor of psychology at Clemson University, surveyed Americans and found some surprising bright spots. Learn what she discovered.
8 min
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Put Something Different in Your Coffee Cup
You may be familiar with coffee from Colombia and Ethiopia, but have you heard about the amazing coffee from Vietnam? Let Sahra Nguyen introduce you. An accomplished filmmaker, she launched Nguyen Coffee Supply to bring diversity, inclusion, and sustainability—not to mention great tasting brews—to coffee culture.
9 min
16
5 Fast Ways to Improve Your Life
Want to be happier? Improving your life doesn't require mega-changes. Wellness expert Elizabeth Su suggests 5 simple ways to get more out of life—and you can start them today.
6 min
17
The Secret to Getting More Time in Your Day
The answer? Organization. And it's easier than you may think. Professional organizer Lisa Woodruff, CEO and founder of Organize 365, has great tips that not only save time, they also make you more productive.
8 min
18
Basketball, Perseverance and Purpose
Newly inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, former Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings overcame physical challenges to become a sports legend. Today she's a thriving business owner and philanthropist. Hear what drives her and gives her life purpose every day.
6 min
19
Why Your Brain is More Flexible Than You Think
Remarkably, it's possible to change things we don't like about ourselves—even traits like pessimism or procrastination—and to do it at almost any age. We revisit our interview with neuroscientist Dr. Tara Swart, a senior lecturer at MIT, who reveals the science behind this phenomenon, as well as tips on how to alter behavior.
9 min
20
These Are No Ordinary Tomatoes
Marie Krane’s company, Tomato Bliss, serves many goals: It’s preserving heirloom tomato varieties that otherwise would disappear forever, restoring depleted farmland, and selling jars of roasted tomatoes, salsas and broths that will perk up any meal.
8 min
21
Stationery That Delights and Inspires
When Ariel Young couldn’t find wrapping paper that reflected her Black heritage, she started her own company, Copper and Brass, that makes cards, tags, notebooks and gift paper with Afrocentric designs and illustrations.
7 min
22
Going Along Just to Get Along?
Peer pressure can be hard to resist, because few of us want to rock the boat with friends. Renowned psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz tells how to stay true to yourself, and still maintain your friendships.
6 min
23
The Doctor Will See You Now…Remotely
During the pandemic, many of us have gotten used to visiting the doctor by computer. That’s a trend that could stick around, with some real benefits. Dr. Aditi Joshi and Dr. Resa Lewiss tell us how to make the most of telemedicine.
9 min
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She’s the Science Fair Winner with a $250,000 p...
For the last few years, the winners of the Regeneron Science Talent Search have been young women. The 2021 first-place winner, and recipient of a $250,000 prize, is Yunseo Choi, who created a mathematical model for matching people that has broad applications for daily life.
7 min
25
Family Dinners: A Ritual We Need Now More Than ...
One good thing that's come out of the pandemic—and that's worth keeping as we head toward normal—is the revival of the family dinner. We revisit this episode with the Executive Director and Co-Founder of The Family Dinner Project, psychologist Anne Fishel, who shares why meals together are great for everyone's physical and mental health.
7 min
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Bringing Joy to Tough Situations
When her daughter was hospitalized with a rare disease, Shalini Samtani created activity kits to foster the healing power of play. Now Samtani has both a philanthropic foundation to provide kits to other children and a thriving business, Open the Joy.
9 min
27
When is a Lie Not a Lie?
Most of us lie at least some of the time. Renowned psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz offers a sure-fire test to determine whether you’re telling a harmless white lie—or something else.
8 min
28
How Focusing on Other Mothers Spelled Success f...
Motherhood and entrepreneurship often go hand-in-hand. That was the case for Alli Webb. As a stay-at-home mother, she launched a mobile hair salon that catered to other mothers—which became the genesis for Drybar,her hugely successful chain of blow-out salons.
7 min
29
Thinking of a Career Change? Here's the Smart W...
The pandemic has caused a lot of us to rethink our jobs and even careers. If you're one of those contemplating a switch, we've got some great, practical advice from author and career consultant Kerry Hannon.
8 min
30
Mother's Day Gifts That Empower Women: Part 2
We've got more Mother's Day gifts from women-owned businesses. Everything from truly amazing cookies and chocolates to chic socks to beautiful glassware.
4 min
31
A Mother and Entrepreneur Who's the Center of H...
In New Rochelle, New York, TP Toys is the place to go for educational playthings and games. And helping children and parents is only part of owner Kemesha Salmon's efforts to give back to her community.
7 min
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Mother's Day Gifts That Empower Women
This Mother's Day, consider a gift from a women-owned business; you can purchase wonderful products while economically empowering women. We've rounded up some great ideas, ranging from handcrafted home goods to athletic wear to yes, flowers and chocolate.
4 min
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The Secret to Doing More? Slow Down
When you build pauses into your life, you can prioritize better, delegate better and determine the best use of your time and energy. Wellness expert Elizabeth Su, founder of Monday Vibes newsletter, reveals how to do that.
6 min
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Why Small Talk is More Important Than You Think
One of the things we’ve lost during the pandemic is office small talk. But that daily chit-chat is more beneficial than you may realize. Dr. Jessica Methot, Professor of Human Resource Management at Rutgers, tells why small talk is so good for us, and how to replicate it while working from home.
9 min
35
How to Find, and Maximize, Your Most Productive...
We’re all better at certain times than others. Lisa Woodruff, professional organizer and founder of Organize 365, tells how to determine your peak hours, and how to expand them so you’re working more efficiently, and happier.
8 min
36
Science Moms Come to the Rescue of the Planet
Mother Earth's best protector just may be another mother. That's the thinking behind Science Moms, a group of 9 climate scientists who are also moms. They're spreading the word about how everyone can fight climate change. We talk to one of the founders, Dr. Rosimar Rios-Berrios , a scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Colorado.
8 min
37
Tips for Making Friends as an Adult
Friendships can be hard to develop and maintain as we get older. And Covid has put additional stress on those relationships. Renowned psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz reveals how to build and strengthen your friendships.
7 min
38
Masterpiece Moment: A Great Way to See Incredi...
Bank of America’s Masterpiece Moment video series is a great way to learn about amazing art works and see them up close. Bank of America’s Rena De Sisto tells how to make the most of this incredible series.
6 min
39
She’s the Vaccine Fairy: Helping People Get The...
For the elderly and the disadvantaged, getting an appointment for the Covid vaccine has been an ordeal. That’s why Katelyn Hertel founded Vaccine Fairy, a national network of more than 1,500 volunteers who help people book their shots. So far they’ve handled almost 30,000 requests.
7 min
40
How Anyone Can Garden—Anywhere
If there ever was a year to raise your own flowers and vegetables, it’s this one. Gardening is the perfect Covid-era therapy—and the best part is, you can do it in even the tiniest of living spaces. Jennifer Morganthaler, professor of agriculture at Missouri State University, tells how.
7 min
41
The Hidden Power of Walking
We all know that walking is good for us, but did you know how good? It’s a boost for mood, weight control—and can even foster an attitude of gratitude. Deborah Grayson Riegel, a leadership professor at Wharton Business School and Columbia Business School, reveals how to get all the benefits of this super-exercise.
9 min
42
How to Argue — Productively — with Your Partner
Disagreement isn't a bad thing in a relationship. In fact, it's a crucial form of communication. Renowned psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz tells how to have the arguments that allow you both to get what you need.
8 min
43
Changing the World One Cookie at a Time
Collette Divitto was born with Down Syndrome. But that didn’t stop her from founding Collettey’s, a now-famous cookie bakery that employs 15 people and ships nationwide. Collettey’s signature treat: The Amazing Cookie (of course)!
6 min
44
Feeling Burnt Out? There's an Easy Cure for That
Twelve months of working from home is taking its toll, especially on women. But there are easy fixes for that burnt-out feeling. We get great advice from wellness expert Elizabeth Su, founder of Monday Vibes, a personal growth newsletter.
7 min
45
Get Healthier, Sleep Better, Feel Better: All Y...
Getting out into nature, even for just 20 minutes, is just what we need to recover from the physical and mental doldrums of the long Covid winter. Dr. MaryCarol Hunter, landscape architect and ecologist at the University of Michigan, tells how.
8 min
46
How to Stand Up for Others
What to do or say when you see social injustice? Dr. Catherine Sanderson, psychology professor at Amherst College, tells how we can all make a difference in challenging situations.
8 min
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How to Tell That's It's Time to Move On
Covid has put a strain on personal relationships, bringing some to the breaking point. Renowned psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz tells how to recognize the warning signs that tell you it’s time to move on.
7 min
48
The Trends Affecting Women Right Now
What do Americans think about gender equality, the pay gap and women’s leadership? We get insights into those topics, and more, from Ruth Igielnik, a senior researcher at Pew Research Center.
7 min
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Why You Should Be Buying from Businesses Owned ...
Writer and activist Tria Wen tells us about some amazing businesses owned by Asian-American women. It’s a great way to show your support for the women in this community.
9 min
50
How to Travel Safely This Summer
Things are loosening up and 60 percent of Americans say they plan to travel this spring or summer. But Covid is still with us. So how to safely take a trip? We get advice from Dr. Melissa Hawkins, professor of Public Health at American University.
8 min
51
Decluttering Your Work-from-Home Space for Spring
If things have been piling up in the room or corner you’ve converted to an office, now’s the time to declutter and organize. We get great advice from productivity expert Lisa Woodruff, founder and CEO of 365 Organize.
6 min
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How to Return to a More Social Life
Things are starting to ease up, and that means a return to in-person gatherings. But for some people, that’s also a source of anxiety. Renowned psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz has advice to calm post-Covid social fears.
7 min
53
The Movement Behind "Period. End of Sentence."
At 19, Sophie Ascheim won an Oscar for executive-producing the short documentary, "Period. End of Sentence." Since that day two years ago, her campaign to end period poverty has gone global.
8 min
54
Kinder, More Compassionate Email
Because of the pandemic, we're sending more emails than ever. So now's the time to ask: Can we do it better? Two physicians, Dr. Adaira Landry and Dr. Resa Lewiss, tell how we can make sure our emails deliver the message we really want to send.
9 min
55
A Path to Understanding
The recent surge in anti-Asian activity leaves many of us asking: What can I do?. One step toward progress is to build empathy by understanding other cultures. Jhoanna Belfer, a Filipina-American poet and owner of Bel Canto bookstore, suggests a great reading list to help us do that.
8 min
56
Empowerment and Confidence from a Surprising So...
Helya Mohammadian saw her sister struggling to dress herself after surgery--and realized that for people with disabilities, putting on undergarments can be a real chore. Helya's solution: Slick Chicks, a line of fashionable and easy-to-don underwear for women and men.
7 min
57
How to Get Your Point Across—Even When You're M...
It can be hard to discuss intensely-felt topics, such as whether to get the Covid vaccine. Renowned psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz has great advice on how to make your case in a non-judgmental and open way.
5 min
58
The Surprising Power of Compliments
If your people-skills are a little rusty after the long Covid winter, now’s the time to employ a quick easy tool to re-connect. Psychotherapist Lindsay Liben tells why compliments not only make others feel good—they can also raise your own happiness level.
7 min
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How to Get Back to Your Pre-Covid Workouts
Between Covid and cold weather, a lot of us have slacked off on our exercise routines. But with a little patience and planning, it's possible to restore your old bounce and energy; physical therapist Karena Wu tells us how.
9 min
60
Where to See Rosa Parks' Papers—and Millions of...
Dr. Carla Hayden, the Librarian of Congress, presides over a national treasure trove that contains historic American material, including the papers of Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and civil rights activist Rosa Parks.
7 min
61
Sleep Better, Stress Less
Daylight Savings Time has thrown off the sleep/wake cycle for many of us. Psychologist Dr. Shelby Harris, author of “The Women’s Guide to Overcoming Insomnia,” tells how we can get our full share of sleep and lower our stress levels.
8 min
62
The Farm Where Women Hold Their Own Future in T...
The Common Good Project, an urban co-op and farm, gives low-income women access to fresh, healthful produce, as well as empowerment. Founder Kafi Dixon tells about the real difference Common Good made during Covid.
9 min
63
A Lesson in Resilience We All Can Use
Bindiya Vakil, co-founder of Resilinc, knows what it's like to be turned down—multiple times. She reveals what it takes to keep going, and how to retain the spark that leads to success.
6 min
64
How to Say "No" at Work - and Be Better at Your...
There's a lot of empowerment in those two little letters. But during Covid, many of us have more trouble than usual using them. Organizing and productivity consultant Julie Morgenstern tells how to use 'no' to perform better and be happier.
8 min
65
She's Baking Incredible Pies—and Changing the W...
Maya-Camille Broussard's pies have a national reputation--but that's only half the story. Her Chicago bakery, Justice of the Pies, serves up social good with every dessert or quiche. And find more great women-owned businesses at shopsenecawomen.com.
8 min
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Girl Scout Troop 6000's Record-Breaking Cookie ...
Even Covid couldn't stop the members of Girl Scout Troop 6000 from setting an ambitious target of selling 620,00 boxes of cookies—and then smashing through their goal. Created for girls living in New York City homeless shelters, Troop 6000 has become nationally renowned. Learn what cookie-selling season means to these amazing girls.
8 min
67
Women-Owned Businesses We Love: Hint Water
Kara Goldin built a huge business with her brand of unsweetened flavored water. And her journey shows how entrepreneurs can overcome anything—even doubt.
7 min
68
Why Childcare is a Key to Getting Women Back in...
The year-long pandemic has increased what was already a problem for working women and women entrepreneurs: Childcare. Alejandra Castillo, who recently stepped down as YWCA CEO, tells why solving this crisis will boost the economy and bolster families.
8 min
69
Women-Owned Businesses We Love: To the Market
Jane Mosbacher Morris knows that consumers want products that are fairly, ethically and sustainably made. Her company, To the Market, connects retailers and brands to sources for these goods.
8 min
70
Women-Owned Businesses We Love: MarieBelle Choc...
During Women's History Month, a great way to support women is to buy from women-owned businesses. One of our favorites is MarieBelle chocolates, founded by Maribel Lieberman. Originally from Honduras, Lieberman has made her rich, beautifully designed chocolates into a worldwide favorite. Learn the secrets of her success.
8 min
71
Women-Owned Businesses We Love: Coco and Breezy
During International Women's Day, and Women's History Month, a great way to support women is to buy from women-owned businesses. One of our favorites is Coco and Breezy, the fashion eyewear company created by identical twin sisters. They tell why women make such successful entrepreneurs.
8 min
72
A New Way to Support and Empower Women
Seneca Women launches the first-ever credit card that rewards cardholders when they shop from women-owned businesses and drives donations to women-focused nonprofits. Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Commissioner Sharon Bowen and Kim Azzarelli reveal how it works.
8 min
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Why This Physicist is in the "Hope Business"
Dr. Shirley Jackson is president of renowned Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She sees a better future ahead, one in which women and minorities have a seat at the table in science and tech, to the benefit of all.
7 min
74
Vaccine Do's and Don'ts
More and more of us are getting the Covid vaccine. Once we do, can we throw away our masks, go on vacation or expand our social bubble? We get answers about what we can and can't do from infectious disease specialist Dr. Sandra Kesh.
10 min
75
Do an Act of Compassion During Women’s History ...
The Archewell Foundation, created by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, encourages everyone to do acts of compassion to honor women during March. One of their suggestions: support the Women’s Economic Future Fund, which empowers, educates and improves the health of women around the world. We tell how your support can make a big difference to the Fund's 10 amazing women-focused nonprofits.
5 min
76
Amazing Women You Probably Never Heard Of
This Women's History Month, celebrate inspiring women leaders you know, as well as those who've been mostly overlooked. Learn about them through the new #WomeninHistory campaign—and nominate your favorites. We talk to campaign co-founder Kate Mosse.
8 min
77
How to Get Better at Managing Your Time
Always late? Always overbooked? The way we handle time is often hard-wired into our brains. Even so, there are practical ways we can get better at managing this scarce commodity. Renowned psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz tells how.
6 min
78
This Teen Invented an App to Help Farmworkers—B...
Faith Florez was just 15 when she developed an app, called Calor, to help prevent heatstroke in farmworkers. But that was just the beginning of her activism to build a better future for Latinos in America.
8 min
79
Women Writers to Read During Black History Mont...
Harriett's Bookshop in Philadelphia--named for Harriett Tubman—celebrates women authors, artists and activists. Owner Jeannine Cook gives some great suggestions of women writers to put on your reading list.
9 min
80
The Breakout Star of Mindy Kaling's Hit Show Ha...
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is 19, the lead in MIndy Kaling's Netflix comedy Never Have I Ever, and on the cover of this week's Time magazine. She wants to make sure we see more women who look like her on our movie and TV screens.
5 min
81
Everyone Has a Way They Can Help
Whether it's because of Covid or the Texas weather disaster, people want to help others through difficult times. Shelly Tygielski created a nationwide mutual aid group called Pandemic of Love; so far it's brought together more than a million volunteers and people in need.
11 min
82
Don't Be Surprised If You Have PTSE (and How to...
Because of the long pandemic, many of us are experiencing similar feelings: Loss, anxiety and listlessness--but also greater appreciation for family and friends. There's a name for this collection of symptoms: PTSE. Renowned psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz gives tips on how to cope with it.
7 min
83
What Happens When Women Lead
We get an unforgettable lesson in leadership from Admiral MIchelle Howard, the first woman to be a four-star admiral in the US Navy and the first African American woman to command a ship.
6 min
84
Workplace Success Looks Different These Days
The pandemic has many of us re-evaluating how we define career success. Executive coach Dr. Monique Valcour tells how to find satisfaction and meaning in our work.
8 min
85
Some of the Bravest Women You’ll Ever Meet
The Daughters of Kobani, the new book by best-selling author Gayle Tzemach Lemon, tells the amazing, true story of an all-woman militia in Syria that took on Isis—and won! She reveals why these women were so effective.
7 min
86
How to Get the Human Connection You Need During...
Zoom has been a boon to our social relationships during the pandemic. But to really cure covid-loneliness, we need to pump up the emotional volume. Renowned psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz tells us how.
5 min
87
A Simple Technique to Get More Done
Trying to be productive while working from home is especially challenging, which accounts for a new surge of popularity for a technique that’s been around for decades. We are revisiting The Pomodoro Technique - A technique named for the tomato-shaped timer that is its hallmark. We tell how it works.
5 min
88
Happiness Really Is in Our Own Hands
More money doesn't mean more happiness. But doing good deeds and thinking kind thoughts actually can boost contentment. We talk to Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky, a psychology professor at UC Riverside and a creator of the world-famous "happiness pie chart” on how to be happy, even during Covid.
8 min
89
What We Can Learn from a 16-Year-Old About Help...
Early in the pandemic, San Diego high schooler Ashley Cohen was moved by news reports of mothers who couldn't feed their families. The nonprofit she created to combat hunger is now national, it's all run by teens--and it offers valuable lessons for anyone who wants to change the world.
8 min
90
An Act of Good: Closing the Chore Gap
When everyone in the home gets involved in household chores, all family members benefit. There's greater happiness and stronger relationships. We discuss an easy way to make a positive difference in this area through a campaign called Come Clean to Close the Chore Gap. It's one of P&G's 2,021 Acts of Good for 2021.
9 min
91
How to Bounce Back from a Case of the Blues
Feeling down, sad or blue sometimes is a normal human emotion, especially during this long pandemic. Renowned psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz offers practical advice for boosting your mood.
7 min
92
The Secret of Real Leadership
What does it take to be a leader? Pat Mitchell, who's led organizations from PBS to CNN Productions, reveals the trait that enables women leaders to successfully handle crises like Covid.
6 min
93
How to Ask for a Raise in Challenging Times
Things are tight economically and many of us are working harder than ever. But, depending on your industry and company, there are opportunities and even the possibility of a raise. So how do you make a successful ask? We get great advice from communications expert Kristi Hedges.
8 min
94
How to Make a Better Impression on Zoom
Zoom business meetings, Zoom school classes, Zoom parties...our work and social lives exist largely on-camera these days. But if you feel you're not making the best impression on Zoom, there are easy tips to fix that. We get great advice from executive presentation coach Jennifer Hennings.
9 min
95
Black Girls Hike: Bringing the Great Outdoors t...
Getting outdoors for a hike or other activities is one of the best things we can do for mind and body. But nature adventures have not always been available to women of color. Denver-based Jessica Newton is changing all that with her nonprofit Vibe Tribe and Black Girls Hike.
9 min
96
An Easy Way to Calm Those Feelings of Anxiety
Wouldn't it be great to have a simple way to alleviate the anxiety that comes with Covid, the election aftermath and the other challenges of contemporary life? We're sharing an easy, effective technique we learned from psychiatrist and podcaster Dr. Gail Saltz.
4 min
97
A Lesson in Never Giving Up
Back in 1847, Elizabeth Blackwell was rejected by every medical school she applied to, because of her sex. The one school that admitted her, did so as a prank. Learn how she turned the tables on the people who thought medical education for women was a joke, and went on to become America's first woman doctor.
6 min
98
Why Your Brain is More Flexible Than You Think
Remarkably, it's possible to change things we don't like about ourselves—even traits like pessimism or procrastination—and to do it at almost any age. Neuroscientist Dr. Tara Swart, a senior lecturer at MIT, reveals the science behind this phenomenon, as well as tips on how to alter behavior.
9 min
99
Why Now is the Perfect Time to Network
Covid may have changed the way we network, but it's also made it more crucial. These times just requires being a little more creative. Business expert Dorie Clark has great tips—and a fresh way to think about this valuable tool.
8 min
100
An Easy-to-Do Act of Good: Keeping Girls in Sports
Sports is a real confidence booster for girls--but many girls drop out of sports just when they need it most, at puberty. We've found an easy way to help: A campaign called #KeepHerPlaying. It's one of P&G's 2,021 Acts of Good for 2021.
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