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Podcast for people who want to get better at all aspects of life. Each episode focuses on a single topic & deep dives into why it matters.

Podcast for people who want to get better at all aspects of life. Each episode focuses on a single topic & deep dives into why it matters.
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Location:

Seattle, WA

Description:

Podcast for people who want to get better at all aspects of life. Each episode focuses on a single topic & deep dives into why it matters.

Language:

English

Contact:

971-333-8007


Episodes

Better Microbiome

4/15/2019
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While scientists are only scratching the surface of the microbiome it's already clear that the 39 trillion micro-organisms living in your body have a profound affect on your health, your emotions and even your relationships. This week we explore the fascinating ecosystem that exists inside our bodies.

Duration:01:25:09

Better Budgeting: Part 2

4/8/2019
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In part two of our Better Budgeting series, we discuss the types of budget goals you can have, and plans you can make, to take control of your money.

Duration:01:28:09

Better Budgeting: Part 1

4/1/2019
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We kick off part one of our series on finance with a discussion on better budgeting. We talk strategies, mindset and tools to help you take control of money in your life.

Duration:00:52:09

How to Have a Better Brunch

3/28/2019
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Brunch may be the most perfect meal of the day, balanced delicately between a too-early Sunday breakfast and a too-late lunch. It combines the sweet and savory in a delightful melange suitable for early birds and night owls alike. In this week’s episode we dive into what makes brunch so popular and how to design the perfect brunch for you and your friends.

Duration:00:30:05

Should You Get Up Early?

3/18/2019
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We constantly hear stories about how the most successful and productive people have morning routines that include getting up very early in the morning to get a jump start on their day. But is rising early REALLY the right solution for everyone? On this week's episode of The Better Show, we aim to find out by diving into the research.

Duration:00:45:19

Better Learning with Ryan Carson Redux

3/4/2019
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We have our very first guest on the show! Ryan Carson is the founder and CEO of Treehouse - an online learning company. We talk to him about learning techniques, mentorship and the best way to learn a new skill.

Duration:00:57:41

Better Bite - Charity

2/25/2019
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Thanks to a listener suggestion, we discuss strategies for better charitable giving. We focus on why and how to give to charity. We discuss how to make a giving plan that can maximize the impact of your donations while allowing you to express your personal values and support your passions.

Duration:00:44:51

Paring Down Plastics

2/18/2019
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This week we explore how to pare down the amount of plastics in your life. We talk about how using fewer plastics is better for the environment and your health. We share tips on how you can easily reduce the amount of single-use plastic you consume.

Duration:01:23:35

Emergency Preparedness Redux

2/11/2019
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We discuss preparing for emergencies and why you’ll be glad you did. We’ll explore how to know what kind of emergencies are likely, the importance of making a plan, and what sort of equipment you’ll want to have on hand.

Duration:01:12:31

Beating Cognitive Biases

2/4/2019
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We discuss how you can beat cognitive bias. Learn common biases and strategies for identifying and overcoming them.

Duration:01:01:36

Better Bedding for Better Sleep

1/29/2019
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We discuss better bedding so you can get the perfect night's sleep. We interview bedding enthusiasts on the best sheets, pillows and more.

Duration:00:55:32

Better Relationships Redux

1/14/2019
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We look back at one of our most popular episodes so far. How to deepen relationships with your partner, friends and family. We’ll explore why healthy relationships are so important and share tips & techniques to ensure your relationships are in tip top shape.

Duration:01:48:12

Building Better Habits

1/7/2019
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We discuss the secrets of building better habits, including the 4 laws of making or breaking habits, physical totems, the paperclip story, and habit competition apps. We share our 2019 habits we're trying to create and break, and how we're going to do it.

Duration:01:40:24

New Year's Resolutions Redux 2019

12/31/2018
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What makes a good resolution and how can you make them stick? We’ll share why resolutions can be helpful, our personal experiences and tips you can try to make resolutions work for you.

Duration:01:28:48

Ian & March's 5-Day Fasting Experiment

12/24/2018
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This week's episode is a day by day diary of an experiment in extended fasting that Ian and March did in November of this year. Their plan was to fast for five days using a protocol created by Dr. Valter Longo, an expert on the positive health effects of fasting. Fasting is known to have a host of benefits ranging from helping to correct metabolic diseases like diabetes to strengthening the immune system and reducing the risk of cancer. Dr. Longo's fast mimicking diet involves eating only a...

Duration:01:10:30

Better Home Automation

12/17/2018
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What are the benefits of having a smart home and can you avoid the pitfalls? There has been a surge in new internet connected devices you can use to make your home smarter - everything from video doorbells & smart speakers to devices that measure your water usage and lock up your house at night. We want to know whether all these gadgets are worth it? Can you avoid the risks to your privacy created by having internet connected microphones and even more hackable electronics in your home?

Duration:01:20:04

Better Remote Work

12/10/2018
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We ask the question, can you succeed while working remotely? There is a growing trend among employees, freelancers and entrepreneurs of working away from the office but suspicion and controversy still abound. Combining our own experience with experts in the field we explore the pros & cons, the cultural shift that is driving remote work and what the future will look like.

Duration:00:52:42

Better Holidays, Gift Giving & Relationships

12/3/2018
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It's the gifting time of year and we're here with advice on how to make the most of it. For the next episode we are pulling one of our most popular episode from the archives to help you choose thoughtful gifts for your loved ones. You'll hear all about how to choose gifts that show you care and provide a lasting memory.

Duration:01:16:52

Better Language Learning

11/27/2018
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We discuss proven methods to make learning a new language easier and why it’s good for you.

Duration:00:51:37

Better Health Through Yoga

11/19/2018
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We discuss the history, varieties and benefits of yoga. Darren shares his experience of practicing yoga with Ian & March and surprises them with the unexpected benefits of the ancient tradition.

Duration:00:56:49