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Friendship: January 2021 podcast playlist

Friendship: January 2021 podcast playlist

Research shows that maintaining friendships is a key to happiness. People who are more connected report greater levels of life satisfaction. However, it seems that we prioritize romantic relationships while relegating platonic ones to the backseat. We’ve heard over and over again that loneliness is an epidemic, but making new friends as an adult can be challenging. This playlist explores the importance of friendships with a focus on practical tips and stories about specific types of friendships.


Navigating Uncertainty: October 2020 listening list

Navigating Uncertainty: October 2020 listening list

There is no question that we are living in uncertain times. We do not know when the global coronavirus pandemic will end. Around the world, countries are facing important elections, social justice protest movements, refugee crises, and much more. Trying to go through the motions of normal daily life and understand one’s role in creating the world we want to live in can be confounding and exhausting. The episodes this month all discuss different types of uncertainty and ways to navigate it. Hopefully we can all find something helpful to take away about how to navigate these challenging and often dark days.


Chapter Choice Roundup

Sara and Adela discuss the episodes on the PBC Chapter Leaders Favorite Episodes list and we hear from our chapter leaders in Moscow, San Francisco, Nairobi, New York, and Ames about what their chapter chose to do this month. We also get podcast recommendations from Phoebe Judge and Michael Ian Black!


Happiness Listening List Roundup

Sara and Adela discuss the Happiness listening list, which offers perspectives on what we can do as individuals to achieve happiness, what governments can do, and how happiness has become an industry.



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