211 episodes

Join How to Be a Better Human as we take a look within and beyond ourselves.How to Be a Better Human isn’t your average self improvement podcast. Each week join comedian Chris Duffy in conversation with guests and past speakers as they uncover sharp insights and give clear takeaways on how YOU can be a better human.From your work to your home and your head to your heart, How to Be a Better Human looks in unexpected places for new ways to improve and show up for one another. Inspired by the popular series of the same name on TED’s Ideas blog, How to Be a Better Human will help you become a better person from the comfort of your own headphones.

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Join How to Be a Better Human as we take a look within and beyond ourselves.How to Be a Better Human isn’t your average self improvement podcast. Each week join comedian Chris Duffy in conversation with guests and past speakers as they uncover sharp insights and give clear takeaways on how YOU can be a better human.From your work to your home and your head to your heart, How to Be a Better Human looks in unexpected places for new ways to improve and show up for one another. Inspired by the popular series of the same name on TED’s Ideas blog, How to Be a Better Human will help you become a better person from the comfort of your own headphones.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    How to be civil even if you disagree (w/ Alexandra Hudson)

    How to be civil even if you disagree (w/ Alexandra Hudson)

    What does it mean to be civil with others – and why does this value often feel at risk? Alexandra Hudson, author of The Soul of Civility: Timeless Principles to Heal Society and Ourselves, says that civility is very different from being polite – but that it might be the key to building back positive relationships across differences in society. This week, Alexandra shares her research on why valuing the people you disagree with as human beings is so important, and what you can do to be a slightly better citizen of the world.

    • 27 min
    Bonus: Alexandra Hudson

    Bonus: Alexandra Hudson

    In this episode for TED Audio Collective + subscribers, Alexandra Hudson shares why parenting brings out the best in her and how habits of resilience keep her soul steady.

    How to make grassroots political change (w/Katie Fahey)

    How to make grassroots political change (w/Katie Fahey)

    What can you do when a problem feels too daunting to take on? Enlist some help. Political issues can often feel too difficult to solve, but Katie Fahey–the founder of the grassroots organization Voters Not Politicians and executive director of the democratic reform organization The People–says we have more power than we think. This week, she talks with Chris about how a community of regular citizens can organize together for change… and have a real, lasting impact on the way their government works. For the full text transcript, visit go.ted.com/BHTranscripts 

    • 31 min
    Bonus: Katie Fahey

    Bonus: Katie Fahey

    In this episode for TED Audio Collective + subscribers, Katie Fahey discusses her favorite musical and the importance of advocating for yourself unapologetically.

    How to have a say in how society is built w/ Tessza Udvarhelyi

    How to have a say in how society is built w/ Tessza Udvarhelyi

    No matter who you are or where you live, political choices influence your life. Hungarian activist and academic, Tessza Udvarhelyi, emphasizes that anyone, whether or not they work in politics, has collective power. This week, she joins Chris to discuss her work fighting for democracy under an increasingly authoritarian government, why affording power to the people is a must, and how we can all participate.For the full text transcript, visit go.ted.com/BHTranscripts 

    • 37 min
    Bonus: Tessza Udvarhelyi

    Bonus: Tessza Udvarhelyi

    In this episode for TED Audio Collective + subscribers, Tessza Udvarhelyi talks about prioritizing family and fun to stay motivated when doing the hard work of activism.

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