Anna Sale explores the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation.
Productive Discomfort: A Job Training Program for Single Moms That Centers Mental Health
Anna meets graduates and leaders of Climb Wyoming, a program for single moms experiencing poverty where skills training for local jobs are accompanied by deep mental health and emotional support.
Maria Bamford on the Lucrative Nature of Oversharing
The comedian joins Anna live on-stage to talk about her ongoing experience with mental illness, plus hilarious insights into her relationships with her parents, work and money.
Underdogs, Training Montages and Buzzer-Beaters: When Sports Movies Got You Through It
Your stories about the sports movies that have helped you survive the punches that life throws, and got you off the mat.
In Our Marriage, Psychosis Comes and Goes
After years of stability, Mark and Giulia thought they knew how to keep Giulia’s mania at bay. Then she had another episode.
Raphael Saadiq: Music Was My Therapy. It Had To Be.
R&B artist Raphael Saadiq talks to us about using music to cope with loss, reflecting on love, and creating light in darkness.
An End of Life Doctor’s Shocking Loss
Dr. Bonnie Chen felt confident talking to her patients about death, but when her son died suddenly, her grief made her see everything differently.
When there are so many podcasts to choose from, this one always tells a thoughtful story, focuses on important issues, and helps transform lives. Thanks for a great show.
Say it isn’t so!
So sad to hear this podcast may end. It truly is one of the best ever and I love the host
Real people and compelling content
Truly a wonderful podcast! Anna is such a welcoming, intelligent and talented host. I am not usually drawn to the celebrity episodes, but I love the episodes that focus on a common issue or individual person’s experience. You cannot listen without becoming a more empathic and thoughtful human.