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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 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

Better Confidence

11/12/2018
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We discuss how to improve your confidence and overcome self-doubt. We explore the difference between self-confidence and over-confidence, techniques for dealing with negative self-talk and ways to feel more comfortable in your skin.

Duration:01:17:06

Better Flu Fighting

11/5/2018
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We discuss what you need to know about the flu and how to fight it. We review the current flu science, why you and your family should get the vaccine and what other things you can do to avoid catching or transmitting the virus.

Duration:00:57:16

Better Health By Fasting

10/29/2018
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We discuss intermittent fasting - a research backed way to lose weight and improve your health. Fasting has shown to be an effective way to burn fat, reduce the risk of diabetes, improve brain function, and even reboot your immune system and fight cancer.

Duration:00:49:03

Better Sleep & Health with the Oura Ring

10/22/2018
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We discuss one of the most advanced fitness trackers on the market - the Oura Ring. We contrast the ring with other fitness trackers available, talk about it's different sensors & reports, and Ian & March reflect on their experience with Gen 1 and Gen 2 of the ring.

Duration:01:01:06

How Morning Routines Make the Day

10/15/2018
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We dive into how to design the perfect morning routine. We explore how mindfulness, healthy habits and a little bit of planning can set you up for the best day ever.

Duration:01:00:18

The Principles of Persuasion

10/8/2018
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We dive into the ways you can convince, inspire and influence others. Being able to persuade people is a key life skill whether you're interview for a job, inspiring your co-workers to start a new project or fund raising for your favorite charity. We explore different styles of persuasion, how to use them ethically and to recognize when they're being used on you.

Duration:00:56:57

Better Look Back Vol. 7 - Vacation, Commutes, Going Green

10/1/2018
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We look back on how our experiments have gone in planning better vacations, improving our commutes and going green. We'll discuss what worked, what didn't, and what new tips & strategies we learned.

Duration:01:09:52

How to Build a Better Back

9/24/2018
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We dive into the ways you can protect, strengthen and heal your back. Back pain is the leading cause of chronic pain in the world and more than 80% of us will suffer from it at some point - but you can reduce your risk of getting back pain and speed up your recovery with simple posture and exercise and recovery techniques - listen to find out.

Duration:01:35:27

Better Bite - Mood Tracking with Daylio

9/17/2018
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We review the Daylio mood tracking app and discuss the benefits of tracking your emotional well being. We dive into building the habit of daily journaling, Darren's experience with Daylio and the positive effects it can have.

Duration:00:29:49

Better Conversations with Celeste Headlee

9/10/2018
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We discuss how to have better conversations with award-winning journalist, host of "On Second Thought" and author of "We Need To Talk", Celeste Headlee.

Duration:00:57:57

Better Bite - Time Management with Focus Matrix

9/3/2018
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We dive into the Focus Matrix app - a tool for prioritization and time management. We discuss the underlying philosophy behind the app and how Ian is using it to focus his time and energy on his most important tasks.

Duration:00:25:38

Channel Your Creativity

8/27/2018
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We dive into how to increase and apply your creativity. We'll explore ways get into a creative mindset, strengthen your creative muscles and apply your imagination to problems worth solving.

Duration:01:06:42

Better Bite - Traveling with TripIt

8/13/2018
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We test out the TripIt app for planning & organizing travel. We discuss how it works for summarizing and sharing travel plans while staying on track during your next vacation or business trip.

Duration:00:32:09

Stay Safe Online Part 2

8/6/2018
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We wrap up our 2 parter on protecting your identity, your accounts & your devices. We dive into how to protect your home network, your devices & how not to get snooped on when using public Wi-Fi.

Duration:00:56:16

Stay Safe Online Part 1

7/31/2018
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We kick off a 2 part episode on protecting your identity, your accounts & your devices. We explore what makes a strong password, common mistakes people make around online security & how to protect yourself from data breaches.

Duration:00:59:21

Make Sense of Science Headlines

7/23/2018
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We explore how to interpret science headlines and see through the hype. We dive into understanding the strengths & weaknesses of science reporting and how to dig into the science behind the headlines.

Duration:01:32:22

Better Bite - Ian tries the Chilipad

7/16/2018
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Temperature has a huge impact on one's quality of sleep. With summer heat in full effect, The Better Show gets ❄️cool ❄️ by testing out the ChiliPad- a mattress pad that promises to keep your bed cool & comfy. Ian was our guinea pig for this test. He explains how the ChiliPad works and shares his experience with it so far.

Duration:00:33:00

Make the Most of Summer

7/9/2018
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We talk about how to make the most of your summer. We reflect on the power of using the seasons to mark time, the best activities to take up during the summer, and how to fully enjoy those long summer days.

Duration:01:08:54

Maximize Your Time with Better Priorities

7/2/2018
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We explore how to prioritize all the competing demands on your time to maximize your effectiveness and happiness.

Duration:01:18:53