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You know how every day someone asks "how are you?" And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say "fine," so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that. Hosted by author and notable widow (her words) Nora McInerny, this is a funny/sad/uncomfortable podcast about talking honestly about our pain, our awkwardness, and our humanness, which is not an actual word. From American Public Media.

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You know how every day someone asks "how are you?" And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say "fine," so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that. Hosted by author and notable widow (her words) Nora McInerny, this is a funny/sad/uncomfortable podcast about talking honestly about our pain, our awkwardness, and our humanness, which is not an actual word. From American Public Media.

    The Happiness Equation

    The Happiness Equation

    As we all know, the Internet giveth us joy and kitten photos, and it taketh away our free time and sometimes our self-esteem. How can we make our own version of the internet a little less crappy?
    You can find Neil on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook using @neilpasricha. You can also listen to his podcast 3 Books at 3books.co.You can catch up with TTFA on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook using @ttfapodcast. Nora's Instagram is @noraborealis. TTFA is public media. Which means we are supported by you. You can join us with a contribution at ttfa.org/donate
    And check out our sponsors this week:
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    • 44 min
    Listen to This: Tremendous Upside

    Listen to This: Tremendous Upside

    What happens when an athlete’s body is in peak condition but the mind is throwing flags? On Tremendous Upside, Women's Basketball Hall of Famer Chamique Holdsclaw interviews some of the most fascinating stars in sports who, like Holdsclaw herself, have faced real mental health issues. In this episode, Chamique talks with her childhood friend, NBA All-Star Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, about anger, meditation and that infamous night in Detroit. Produced by American Public Media.

    • 33 min
    Ch-ch-ch-changes!

    Ch-ch-ch-changes!

    In life, the only thing that remains constant is change. As TTFA goes through our own major changes, we explore what change really means to us.You can catch up with TTFA on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook using @ttfapodcast. Nora's Instagram is @noraborealis.
    TTFA is public media. Which means we are supported by you. You can join us with a contribution at ttfa.org/donate.

    • 30 min
    Listen to This: Fading Minds

    Listen to This: Fading Minds

    It's something we all dread. It's also something most of us probably don't understand too well: Alzheimer's Disease. Drug companies have spent billions, so why isn't there a cure?
    Our colleagues at APM Reports dug into this question.
    Listen to what they found, and learn more at: https://www.apmreports.org/story/2019/10/15/senility-alzheimers-amyloid-plaques

    • 54 min
    Happy Podiversary (We’re 3!)

    Happy Podiversary (We’re 3!)

    It's our third birthday, and to celebrate, Nora is crying.
    Also: book recommendations for grievers are below.
    “The Body Keeps The Score” by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
    “Mindsight” by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.
    “When Bad Things Happen To Good People” by Harold S. Kushner
    “Felicity” by Mary Oliver
    You can catch up with TTFA on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook using @ttfapodcast. Nora's Instagram is @noraborealis.
    TTFA is public media. Which means we are supported by you. You can join us with a contribution at ttfa.org/donate

    • 26 min
    What Happened to You? (Part 3)

    What Happened to You? (Part 3)

    This is the third and final episode in our series on childhood trauma and we're going big-picture. So buckle up, because the train is going to make stops in Rantville, Can You Believe This Burg and OMGtown.
    This episode was produced in partnership with Call to Mind, American Public Media's initiative to foster new conversations about mental health; And St. David's Center for Child and Family Development, which is building relationships that nurture the development of every child and family; With support from the Sauer Family Foundation, which is committed to improving the lives of disadvantaged children and their families in Minnesota.
    You can catch up with TTFA on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook using @ttfapodcast. Nora's Instagram is @noraborealis.
    TTFA is public media. Which means we are supported by you. You can join us with a contribution at ttfa.org/donate.
    And check out our sponsors this week:
    Scattered Podcast from WNYC Studios
    Third Love - thirdlove.com/terrible
    Rothy’s - rothys.com/terrible
    Your Super - yoursuper.com with code TERRIBLE
    Quip Oral Care - quip.com/terrible

    • 49 min

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