What We’re Listening To – March 2021

This month, we’re still reading, but we’re also branching out and using some of our other senses. To give our eyes some rest, we’re diving into the rich, diverse world of podcasts. These stories offer ways to relate to other people in a deeper way, how to have more empathy for our communities, and how to find better balance in our lives. 

This is what we’re listening to— 

Home Cooking
December 2020
Radiotopia

What was supposed to be a limited series early in the pandemic to help people make food with the crazy leftovers they had in their pantry, Home Cooking has turned into a multi-season show about the joy of cooking. Plus, some advice about what to do with those farmshare boxes that send you too much arugula. 
~ 50 mins

Mind Money Balance
February 2021
Mind Money Balance


In this podcast, financial therapist and coach Lindsay Bryan-Podvin shares stories and lends her expertise to help listeners learn how to learn more about the emotional side of money—and how to get their mind and their money in balance. 
~ 40 mins

WorkLife
February 2021
TED

How can we make work suck a little less? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant talks to some of the world’s most unusual professionals to figure out how they do it, and what we can take away for our own work lives. 
~ 40 mins

Terrible, Thanks for Asking
February 2021
American Public Media


As a society, our reflexive answer to the question “how are you?” is almost always “I’m fine.” Terrible, Thanks for Asking wants to encourage people to give more honest answers to that question. Sometimes life is hard, and the only honest response to “how are you?” is the exact opposite of “I’m fine.” 
~ 40 mins

White Lies
January 2020
NPR


In 1965, Rev. James Reeb was murdered in Selma, Alabama. Although three men were tried and acquitted, no one was ever held accountable for his death. Two journalists from NPR return to Alabama to try to uncover the truth of what happened, and take a deep look at the American South during the Civil Rights Movement. 
~ 50 mins

The Banana Bag Podcast
February 2021
The Banana Bag Podcast


ER nurse Laura Czaplicki dives deep into our healthcare system, interviewing patients, healthcare professionals, hospital execs, and leading health specialists. In their conversations, patients and professionals alike share their experiences and offer hope to others going through the same. 
~ 45 mins

The Telehealth OT Podcast
January 2021
Reina Olivera


How can you sustainably provide occupational therapy online? Dr. Reina Olivera interviews other OTs, parents, caregivers, and patients to hear their stories and offer advice for how to do just that. 
~ 30 mins

Invisibilia
June 2020
NPR


Latin for “invisible things,” the word invisibilia describes the unseen forces that control our behaviors and shape our lives and experiences. This podcast from NPR brings storytelling and science together to help us view our own lives in a new way.
~ 50 mins

Revisionist History
January 2021
Pushkin Media


Each week for 10 weeks, host and author Malcolm Gladwell turns to the past and reinterprets something—an event, a person, an idea. Something that was overlooked or misunderstood, and deserves a second look and a second chance. 
~ 45 mins

Lore
February 2021
Grim & Mild Media


Something about a scary story grabs us and makes us want to know more—even if we’re frightened in the process. Lore harnesses that feeling and each week shares true stories that explore the people, places, and creatures of nightmares. 
~ 35 mins

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