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How To Be A Better Person with Kate Hanley

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Start your day with one simple thing you can do in the next 24 hours to grow into your best self. More people than ever admit that they want to be a better person (in fact, it has recently topped the list of most popular New Year's resolution--a first!). The How to Be a Better Person podcast with Kate Hanley is based on my book of the same name, breaks this big, amorphous goal into doable daily bites. My mission is to give you one year's worth of small but mighty ways to consciously evolve into the person you know you're capable of being. Let's do this, together!

Start your day with one simple thing you can do in the next 24 hours to grow into your best self. More people than ever admit that they want to be a better person (in fact, it has recently topped the list of most popular New Year's resolution--a first!). The How to Be a Better Person podcast with Kate Hanley is based on my book of the same name, breaks this big, amorphous goal into doable daily bites. My mission is to give you one year's worth of small but mighty ways to consciously evolve into the person you know you're capable of being. Let's do this, together!

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United States

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Start your day with one simple thing you can do in the next 24 hours to grow into your best self. More people than ever admit that they want to be a better person (in fact, it has recently topped the list of most popular New Year's resolution--a first!). The How to Be a Better Person podcast with Kate Hanley is based on my book of the same name, breaks this big, amorphous goal into doable daily bites. My mission is to give you one year's worth of small but mighty ways to consciously evolve into the person you know you're capable of being. Let's do this, together!

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@katehan

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English

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6143090556


Episodes

How to get inspiration to pursue you like Miss Piggy chased after Kermit EP: 505

8/5/2021
Fun fact: the root of “spire” means breath, so inspired means filled with breath, or since if you aren’t breathing you’re dead, filled with life. So even if you don’t care one whit about doing anything creative, inspiration is still essential. Here's how to make it seek you out like a glamorous, love-starved pig.

Duration:00:08:54

Finding your creative practice (even if you 'don’t have an artistic bone in your body') EP: 504

8/4/2021
OK, let's talk nuts and bolts. HOW do you incorporate creativity into what I'm assuming is already a pretty gosh darn busy life? I'm interviewing Jackie Dishner, an Arizona-based artist, author, and writer who teaches creativity classes. I'm gonna get her to break it down for me like I'm 5 years old so that we can all see our way to gettin' our creative on.

Duration:00:15:11

If you don't (yet) feel creative, try feeling this instead EP: 503

8/3/2021
Some of us--many of us--do NOT feel like we are creative beings. Like, it’s something that only gets handed out to some folks, and others are stuck in logical land. When really, creativity is an innate human trait, we all have it, in some form, to some extent. But perhaps it’s gotten rusty or is just feeling neglected and hard to access. So today I want to talk about something that might feel easier to access that is a precursor to creativity.

Duration:00:08:09

The amazing, Important Benefits of Creativity EP: 502

8/2/2021
Covid cases are trending back upward, this summer has been intense on the weather front, and you know, I think the collective we could really go for a topic that’s comforting and taps into the dreamier, more imaginative side of life. Plus, creativity is one of the unique characteristics of humans, so nurturing your own inventiveness is part of being a better person. And, creativity has a TON of important benefits to offer us.

Duration:00:08:50

Taking stock and easing the stress of being in transition EP: 501

7/30/2021
This pandemic summer, when we still can’t really predict what the fall, winter and spring ahead will be like, and yet we theoretically are out of the worst of it, is a very transitional time to be. And the human brain typically does NOT like transitions.

Duration:00:09:26

Things I’ve Learned from Producing 500 Podcast Episodes EP: 500

7/29/2021
Today is the 500th episode of this podcast! Can you believe it? I hardly can. For today’s big idea, I’m sharing five things I’ve learned over these past 500 episodes. But before I do, I just want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for listening, and for caring about being a better person. I never in a million years would have made it this far without you--this is your milestone, too.

Duration:00:07:38

Is the universe sending you a message through numbers?? EP: 499

7/28/2021
Since tomorrow is the 500th episode of this podcast, and I am so blown away by this number, that I wanted to talk to someone who knows the symbolism of numbers to help me understand what this particular milestone means on a symbolic level. I spoke with energy healer and teacher, Julie Ann, and she not only blew my doors off with what 500 means, but shared how to figure out the significance of any number in your life that is catching your attention.

Duration:00:21:30

What to do when you’re jealous of others’ vacations (or whatever) EP: 498

7/27/2021
C'mon, you can admit it. When you see the photos of your friends on their vacations to the Cape, or Hawaii, or the lake, part of you is jealous. Maybe even a little judgy. Today, let's talk about how to work that feeling and turn it into an opportunity to invite a getaway in to your life.

Duration:00:06:50

GIve to Yourself, Too EP: 497

7/26/2021
Something we don’t generally think about when we think about being more generous is giving to ourselves, too. Which is a really important piece of being a more giving person, because you can’t give from an empty cup.

Duration:00:06:02

We’re All Stingy in Some Ways--What Are Yours? EP: 496

7/23/2021
You can be generous in some ways, and stingy in others. And it’s really fascinating to start to unpack where you are a natural giver, and where you might be more likely to freeze up and think, oh heck no.

Duration:00:07:14

Giving More Without Giving Too Much EP: 495

7/22/2021
While giving is often energizing, there are definitely times when it’s draining. In addition, sometimes *your* giving can make the person you’re trying to give to feel bad--micromanaged, or like you think they aren’t capable. So today, let’s figure out how to keep giving in the realm of feeling good.

Duration:00:06:16

Emotional Labor: How to Keep it From Taking Too Much of a Toll EP: 494

7/21/2021
Today I’m talking to four-time TED speaker Damon Brown about emotional labor--why it's the best thing you have to offer, and also how it can quickly deplete you if you're not intentional about it. PLUS, we break down the costs of letting someone pick your brain

Duration:00:22:02

All the Ways to Give EP: 493

7/20/2021
There are so many ways you can give, and they don’t necessarily require a lot of time or money, which is what we typically think of when we think of giving. Check out this list of ways to be generous that will get you in that giving mood.(You can tell there are a lot of them, as this episode is over 10 minutes, which I try not to do--but I wanted you to see the full buffet!)

Duration:00:10:29

Let’s Talk About Giving, and Why It Matters EP: 492

7/19/2021
Yes, generosity is a virtue, and a key piece of being a better person. BUT the funny paradox about giving is that it feels really good to help others, and those good feelings help energize you in all parts of your life. Find out why

Duration:00:06:27

The Antidote to Re-Entry Awkwardness: Extending Grace EP: 491

7/16/2021
People’s best--including our own--may look nothing like what we would have expected in the 'before times.' We have to give each other a wide enough berth to be harried, or to overreact, or to be slow, or irritable, and to not make that behavior mean that anyone’s a bad person, or incompetent, or any other judgmental thing we could think. Here's how.

Duration:00:06:27

Before You Judge Someone Else, Remember This EP: 490

7/15/2021
During times of transition, it’s easier than ever to judge our fellow humans, which is ironic, because this is when we need to offer each other the most tolerance we can muster. Here's a way to short-circuit this very human inclination.

Duration:00:05:59

Navigating the New Normal at Work EP: 489

7/14/2021
Today I’m interviewing Gwen Moran who writes and speaks about the intersection of workplace issues and life. Gwen is a regular contributor to Fast Company, Inc., and many other outlets, where she’s been writing extensively about re-emergence from the pandemic and what that means for all of us.

Duration:00:16:31

A Helpful Strategy for Reducing Re-Entry Awkwardness EP: 488

7/13/2021
You've probably noticed that people are acting a little ...odd lately --- agrressive, irritable, forgetful, solw. That's because collectively we're in a time of upheaval and our social skills have atrophied. You can either get knocked off your center, or you can try this approach to staying grounded during this funky time.

Duration:00:07:14

Little Things that Help Resist the Urge to Pour a Drink EP: 487

7/12/2021
When the urge to pour yourself a drink strikes, it’s helpful to have a couple other strategies in place that you can do instead. Here are three of my favorites.

Duration:00:06:30

Re-Thinking Drinking: How to Take the Edge off without Alcohol EP 486:

7/9/2021
It's common to pop open something alcoholic when you're stressed, just so you can switch into chill mode. So what can do you to take the edge off if you're not drinking? Hoo doggie...so many things!!

Duration:00:09:23