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Commune is a podcast where we explore the ideas and practices that bring us together and help us live healthy, purpose-filled lives. We believe personal and societal health are two sides of the same coin, and that cultivating personal wellness is the first step toward making the world well. We connect with experts, scientists, and storytellers around food, health, social impact, mindfulness and movement practices, personal growth, and environmental action. In addition to being a podcast, Commune is also an online course platform where thousands of participants take each course together, day-by-day, for free. We then provide social tools that empower participants to form local action groups and implement their new knowledge in their communities.

Commune is a podcast where we explore the ideas and practices that bring us together and help us live healthy, purpose-filled lives. We believe personal and societal health are two sides of the same coin, and that cultivating personal wellness is the first step toward making the world well. We connect with experts, scientists, and storytellers around food, health, social impact, mindfulness and movement practices, personal growth, and environmental action. In addition to being a podcast, Commune is also an online course platform where thousands of participants take each course together, day-by-day, for free. We then provide social tools that empower participants to form local action groups and implement their new knowledge in their communities.
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Commune is a podcast where we explore the ideas and practices that bring us together and help us live healthy, purpose-filled lives. We believe personal and societal health are two sides of the same coin, and that cultivating personal wellness is the first step toward making the world well. We connect with experts, scientists, and storytellers around food, health, social impact, mindfulness and movement practices, personal growth, and environmental action. In addition to being a podcast, Commune is also an online course platform where thousands of participants take each course together, day-by-day, for free. We then provide social tools that empower participants to form local action groups and implement their new knowledge in their communities.

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English


Episodes

"Who am I?"

9/25/2018
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How much control do we actually have over who we are? After a freak accident Former NFL linebacker Keith Mitchell lost his ability to play football, and his whole identity. Hear his amazing story, then explore what factors into the development of human identity, with psychologist Dr. Jennifer Bosson at the University of South Florida.

Duration:00:44:34

Why We Give

9/18/2018
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Why do we give, and what do we really get back when we do? Join us in exploring our reasons for giving with a music agent turned charity founder, and a Hollywood pastor taking a non-traditional approach to homelessness.

Duration:00:34:31

The Power of Community

9/11/2018
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What does it take to build a community, and how can it help us in times of grief? Meet Kula, the little yoga studio that opened its doors in downtown Manhattan in the wake of 9/11.

Duration:00:29:51

Yoga for All

9/4/2018
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While many online communities become mired in snarky comments and hurtful trolling, Adriene Mishler has curated an exception. Best known for her YouTube channel, Yoga with Adriene, she has used digital platforms to foster deep belonging. Join a heartfelt conversation with Adriene about the conditions for a community to thrive, and why yoga is such a powerful tool for modern day connection—with both the self and others.

Duration:00:30:42

Save The Planet: Educate Girls

8/28/2018
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Is it too late to reverse global warming? Not according to scientist and NYT bestselling author Paul Hawken, and the hidden heroes working on some unexpected front lines. Listen and learn about the #1 option to reverse global warming. It might surprise you.

Duration:00:39:14

You're a Little Bit Racist

8/21/2018
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Is everyone a little bit racist? Meet the founder of a 12-step program called Racists Anonymous, and examine the reality of your own implicit bias with UCLA research scientist and social psychologist Evelyn Carter.

Duration:00:46:45

Why Forgive?

8/14/2018
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Is forgiveness a gift you give... yourself? Dr. Robert Enright, founder of the International Forgiveness Institute, shares facts that will shift your perspective, and hear one incredible woman tell her true story of forgiving the unforgivable.

Duration:00:34:10

Bonus: Old & True

8/7/2018
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In this bonus episode, you'll learn about who we are, what we believe in, and why we do what we do. Welcome to Commune! Subscribe now, new episodes every week.

Duration:00:09:48

Introducing: Commune

8/7/2018
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Commune is a podcast where we explore the ideas and practices that bring us together and help us live healthy, purpose-filled lives.

Duration:00:01:14