These days, most people find it easier to lock eyes with a screen than with another person. The Wellness 3.0 podcast, brought to you by Fabriq, sheds light on what social wellness looks like in our modern tech-centric world. With weekly guests, we'll uncover the causes of the loneliness and disconnection epidemic, find common ground, purpose, and belonging, and find out what we can do to strengthen our social fabric and improve our social wellness for a healthier, happier future.
Amy Baglan: That's a Wrap! Wellness 3.0 Season 1
In our final episode of Season 1, we wanted to leave you with some inspiration from the best memories and the most actionable insights that we’ve learned from our incredible guests over the past few months. We look back at some of the most impactful conversations that Amy’s had to help us pave the way for a more socially well, deeply connected world.
Debra Fine: Ways to Have Better Small Talk
This week our guest is Debra Fine, author, speaker, and guru of all things small talk. A former engineer, Debra decided to research strategies for starting conversations, keeping them going, remembering names, active listening, and exiting with grace. All of her discoveries made their way into her book, The Fine Art of Small Talk. Here on Wellness 3.0 we talk a lot about how to connect with others on a deeper level, but it’s also important to improve your ability to connect on a surface level, too.
Mark Shapiro: How to Use Technology & Social Media to Feel More Connected
This episode’s guest is Mark Shapiro, the man behind the Are You Being Real? Podcast, TedX speaker, life coach, and avid voice memo sender. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to wish every one of your Facebook friends a personalized happy birthday message? That’s exactly what Mark has been doing every day for almost three years for his 3,000 friends. He’s on a mission to figure out how we can deepen our social connections using social media and empower people to prioritize the things that ma
Tyler Norris: How to Build Healthy Communities & Grow Healthy People
Tyler Norris is a social entrepreneur, trusted advisor, and community healer. He’s CEO of Well Being Trust, a foundation dedicated to advancing mental, societal, and spiritual well-being in the U.S.. He's focused on building healthy communities for human flourishing, driving equitable wealth, and advancing whole-person care policies. Find out how healthy communities grow healthy people, learn about the vital conditions for wellness, and hear how radio DJs encourage people to talk about their mental health
Chad Littlefield: Start with Intention for Conversations That Matter
Chad Littlefield is on a mission to create conversations that matter. Forbes has even called him a global expert on asking questions that build connection and trust. Find out how his passion for connecting people started as a kid watching Robin Williams.
This episode's full of practical tips that will help you get connecting right away. Chad gives us the keys to asking powerful questions, describes the true meaning of intention, and teaches us how to avoid the awkward "walls" we put up with strangers.
Jeff Howard: Lean Into Discomfort and Other Lessons from Men’s Groups
Jeff Howard is a somatic psychotherapist and men's group facilitator who is fascinated by people and the reasons that we behave the way we do. In this episode, we dig into how Jeff got started with men’s groups and how you can start your own group that's effective, intentional, and valuable for everyone. We'll discuss how manageable doses of discomfort can push us to grow, why we need to slow down, and what it takes to get intentional about our social relationships and the people we surround ourselves wit
Fantastical and much needed!
Nearly all social science and health related research findings of late point to the importance of social wellness. Thanks for putting all these ideas together to share with the world!!
Small talk podcast
She gave a few good tips, but too many comments about age, "old lady", appearance, etc. were a turn off. You were great as an interviewer
Interesting & Relatable
Cool and unique topic! Also love the Weekly Challenges - would definitely recommend.