If happiness was easy, we’d all walk around every day with smiles on our faces. This hour, we’ll talk about the exercises you can use to train your brain for resilience with Dr. Amit Sood, author of “The Mayo Clinic Handbook for Happiness: A Four-Step Plan for Resilient Living”.
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The culture tells us that to be successful in life, you have to go to a prestigious university. This myth has led to an explosion in test prep classes, stress among young people and an overvaluation of rankings and numbers, says New York Times columnist Frank Bruni. This hour, we’ll talk with Bruni about his new book, “Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania”.
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This hour, we’ll talk about Michelle Obama’s ascent from working-class Chicago to the White House with her biographer, Peter Slevin.
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George Stevens’ 1956 film “Giant” was filmed in Marfa, Texas, for a month, and it changed the small West Texas town forever. This hour, we’ll talk with Hector Galan, director of the documentary Children of Giant.
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She created one of television’s iconic characters with Murphy Brown. This hour, we’ll talk to her about her life and career, which she writes about in her new memoir, “A Fine Romance.”
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The Trinity Toll Road has divided Dallas into two camps: those who say it is a necessary way to control traffic and those who say it’s an outmoded solution. This hour, we’ll weigh the pros and cons of the project with experts from both sides of the argument.
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Forty two percent of Americans say they get fewer than the seven recommended hours of shut-eye per night. This hour, we’ll talk about ZZZZ’s with Dr. James Maas, retired Cornell psychology professor and author of “Sleep for Success: Everything You Need to Know But Were Too Tired to Ask.”
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Scientists have found the birthplace of stars and planets, begun to understand dark energy and found black holes — all using information from the Hubble Telescope. However, it almost didn’t make it off the ground due to an engineering error. This hour, we’ll talk about how five astronauts risked their lives to repair the telescope.
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