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Daily Life Lessons with Bernadette Russell: On How to be Hopeful
Listen to Bernadette's Daily Life Lessons now as she explains that hope is different to optimism, in that it is the belief that the world can be a better place, and then taking action to achieve that.
Daily Life Lessons with Noreena Hertz: On The Lonely Century
Listen to Noreena's Daily Life Lesson as she explains that loneliness is political as well as personal. She provides simple ways to help reduce loneliness for yourself, and for others and implores us to reduce our use of our weapons of mass distraction - our phones!
Daily Life Lessons with Heather Morris On: Hope and The Importance of Listening
Listen to Heather's Daily Life Lesson now as she explains the importance of listening. Discover how we've trained ourselves to listen with the purpose of responding, preventing us from truly listening to what the other person is saying.
Daily Life Lessons With the Secret Barrister: On The Truth About Justice in an Age of Lies
Listen to The Secret Barrister's Daily Life Lesson here as they debunk the common notion that law is just for "other people" and not for the "man on the street"; in fact, law is for everyone. At the heart, justice matters, fundamentally, and, to all of us.
Daily Life Lessons with Rebecca Wragg Sykes: On Neanderthals
Listen to Rebecca's Daily Life Lesson as she explains how our perspective of Neanderthals is completely wrong and, what life was really like for this incredibly efficient, complex, and systematic species.
Daily Life Lessons with Kat Arney: On The Rebel Cell
Listen to Kat's Daily Life Lesson as she takes you back to the dawn of life on planet earth right up to the present day to get to the heart of what cancer really is and how by better understanding it we might one day overcome it.
Daily Life Lessons with Nina Schick: On Deep Fakes
Listen to Nina's Daily Life Lesson now as she explains what we need to do to prepare and protect ourselves. That how too often we build the cool technology and ignore what bad guys can do with it before we start playing catch-up.
Daily Life Lessons with Tim Smedley: On Pollution
Listen to Tim's Daily Life Lesson now as he explains exactly what air pollution is, where it is and how bad it is for us. He also shares lots of actions we can take to help reduce pollution; fundamentally, stop burning stuff!
Daily Life Lessons with Kimberley Wilson: On Brain Health
Listen to Kimberley's Daily Life Lesson as she talks about how strong supportive social relationships are crucial for brain health. She explains that relationship investment is fundamental and looks at the related lessons that we have learned through lockdown.
Daily Life Lessons with David Wilson: On Signs of Murder
Join David for his Daily Life Lessons as he talks to us about his new book, Signs of Murder, why humans are so fascinated by murder, and how a moment of praised violence in a rugby game ultimately lead him into a career in criminology.
Daily Life Lessons with Daniel Chirot: On Modern Revolution
Listen to Daniel's Daily Life Lesson here on why he believes most modern revolutions have ended in bloodshed and failure-and what lessons they hold for today's world of growing extremism.