Podcast

Dovetail Project
Air Date: April 24, 2017

Good fathers can help create a better world. That’s the goal of Sheldon Smith, the founder of Dovetail Project, a non-profit with a mission to give young African American fathers the skills they need to be good fathers and good men in their communities. On this episode of BetterWorldians Radio, we’ll chat with Smith about the programs his non-profit offers to help young men be the best fathers they can be.



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The Coming Technology Tsunami
Air Date: March 13, 2017

A “technology tsunami” is coming and it will be a great time to be alive! That’s according to our guest this week on BetterWorldians Radio, Dr. Rocco Martino, author of The Coming Technology Tsunami. Dr. Martino will share his predictions for how technological advances will change the world over the next decade for the better and how our listeners can best prepare.



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A Sense of Home
Air Date: March 6, 2017

Imagine being 18 years old and having no family to lean on. That’s reality for many former foster youth once they age out of the system. Enter Georgie Smith and A Sense of Home, a non-profit that transforms the lives of former foster youth by helping them create their first ever homes. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re speaking with Georgie about her organization brings volunteers together to give young people in need a place to live and a community to count on.



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Dollywood Foundation
Air Date: February 20, 2017

Generous, grateful, and thoughtful…. Those are just some of the words used to describe Dolly Parton, a true BetterWorldian! This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re celebrating Dolly Parton with David Dotson, the President of the Dollywood Foundation. Dotson will tell listeners how Dolly’s humble beginnings inspired her to make giving back a big part of her incredible career.



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Pheel the Love
Air Date: February 12, 2017

This Valentine’s Day, BetterWorldians Radio is Pheeling the Love! Our guests are the man that plays the Phillie Phanatic, Tom Burgoyne, and Evan Marcus, his co-author on the book Pheel the Love. Burgoyne and Marcus talk about how the Phillie Phanatic approaches every day, and every situation, with love and how business leaders can do the same to create strong, successful companies.



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Safari Doctors
Air Date: February 6, 2017

“From those to whom much has been given, much is expected.” That’s the motto of Safari Doctors founder, Umra Omar, our guest this week on BetterWorldians Radio. Omar will talk about how she left behind a career in Washington, D.C. to return to her homeland of Kenya to provide medical care to those who otherwise wouldn’t receive it.



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The Center for Mindful Eating
Air Date: January 23, 2017

What if you could say goodbye to dieting forever? Our guest this week on BetterWorldians Radio says you can, and you should! We’re talking with Marsha Hudnall, the President of the Center for Mindful Eating. She’ll explain how Mindful Eating can help people achieve a balanced, healthy, and joyful relationship with food and eating.



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Experience Camps
Air Date: January 16, 2017

“It’s the best week of the year!” That’s what kids say after attending Experience Camps, a week long camp for kids who have lost a close loved one. The week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re speaking with Experience Camps founder Sara Deren. She’ll discuss how the idea for Experience Camps was formed and how it’s brightening the lives of young people living with grief.



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Nurturing Minds in Africa
Air Date: January 9, 2017

One woman’s dream is changing lives for girls at risk in Tanzania. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with Polly Dolan, founder of Nurturing Minds in Africa, a non-profit with a mission to educate Tanzanian girls who are poor, marginalized and at-risk of becoming involved in exploitative forms of child labor. Dolan will discuss the organization’s SEGA Girls School and how it is educating girls and giving them the tools for successful, happy lives.



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Happiness in the New Year
Air Date: January 2, 2017

Are you hoping for a “happy” new year? Try mindfulness. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with Joseph Emet, author of Finding the Blue Sky. Emet will discuss how mindfulness can help listeners choose happiness by replacing negative thoughts with positive ones. Emet shares tips and tricks for a happier, more fulfilling life.



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JustGive.org
Air Date: December 19, 2016

It’s the season of giving. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with Kendall Webb, founder of JustGive.org, a nonprofit organization with a mission to increase charitable giving by connecting people with the charities and causes they care most about. Webb will tell listeners how JustGive.org revolutionized the way we give online, and how anyone can make giving back a fun part of the holiday with charity gift cards.



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Mindful Coloring
Air Date: December 12, 2016

Stressed out? Trying opening up a coloring book, it’s a great form of meditation! This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re talking with Dr. Nicole Martinez about the many benefits of coloring for adults. Dr. Martinez will explain how coloring can help reduce stress and relax the brain.



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Project HOME
Air Date: December 5, 2016

None of us are home until all of us are home. That’s the powerful slogan at Project HOME, a non-profit with a mission to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re speaking with Laura Weinbaum from Project HOME about the ways the non-profit is helping to change lives in the Philadelphia area and how listeners can help make the holidays brighter for those experiencing homelessness.



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The Worry Solution
Air Date: November 28, 2016

Do you suffer from constant worry? Dr. Martin Rossman says worry is the most common form of suffering in the United States, but his new book, The Worry Solution, can help. This week on BetterWorldians Radio Dr. Rossman will explain the difference between “good worry” from “bad worry” and will help listeners figure out how to take action for a life of less worry.



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Best of Gratitude
Air Date: November 20, 2016

Just in time for the holidays, BetterWorldians Radio has a special episode featuring our Best of Gratitude. This week we’re sharing some highlights from the experts on how gratitude can make you happier, improve your life, and ultimately make the world a better place.



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Happify
Air Date: November 14, 2016

There are endless apps to make your life easier, but how about happier? This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with Dr. Acacia Parks, Chief Scientist at Happify, a digital destination for effective, evidence-based solutions for better emotional health and wellbeing in the 21st century. Dr. Parks will explain how Happify works to help users make positive changes for a happier life.



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Transcendental Meditation and PTSD
Air Date: November 7, 2016

In honor of Veterans Day, our guest this week on BetterWorldians Radio is retired US Army Reserve Colonel Dr. Brian Rees. Dr. Rees will tell listeners about his experience with Transcendental Meditation (TM) and how the practice is helping combat veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr. Rees will explain how TM significantly reduces anxiety, depression, and other symptoms of PTSD and how veterans can get connected with a TM teacher.



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Dining for Women
Air Date: October 31, 2016

It all started with a group of friends, pooling funds to support women and girls in developing countries. Today, Dining for Women is the largest giving circle in the world. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with Dining for Women co-founder Marsha Wallace about the story behind Dining for Women, a non-profit that connects people in creative, powerful ways to promote gender equality around the world.



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Dharma Parenting
Air Date: October 24, 2016

Every parent wants to raise happy and successful children. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re speaking with Dr. Robert Keith Wallace, co-author of Dharma Parenting: Understand Your Child’s Brilliant Brain for Great Happiness, Health, Success, and Fulfillment. Dr. Wallace will tell listeners how having a better understanding of children’s brains can help maximize children’s learning, behavior, and happiness.



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Mindfulness for Resolving Conflict
Air Date: October 3, 2016

Mindfulness is a powerful tool for improving our lives and it can help strengthen our relationships, as well. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re talking with psychotherapist Linda Graham about the steps couples can take to cool down from conflict and move on in a healthy direction.



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Cristo Rey Philadelphia
Air Date: September 19, 2016

A good education can open the door to a better world. That’s the thinking behind Cristo Rey Philadelphia, college preparatory school for students who otherwise cannot afford a private education. Founder and President John McConnell will tell listeners how Cristo Rey Philadelphia is changing lives for young people in need and preparing them for college and beyond.



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Gratefulness.org
Air Date: September 5, 2016

What if we took nothing for granted? Grateful Living a lifestyle that can result in greater ease, peace, compassion, and joy. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with Kristi Nelson, the Executive Director of A Network for Grateful Living, which runs the website Gratefulness.org. Nelson will discuss the benefits of Grateful Living and will tell listeners about the features at Gratefulness.org that can enhance the journey.



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UnSelfie: Teaching children empathy
Air Date: August 22, 2016

Do you want your children to be good people? Start with empathy. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re speaking with Dr. Michele Borba, author of UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World. Dr. Borba will explain why empathy is essential and how parents can help their children be happier and more resilient.



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One Mission: Buzz Off For Kids
Air Date: August 12, 2016

When he was just a baby, Ashley Haseotes’ son was diagnosed with pediatric cancer. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re speaking with Haseotes about how the experience inspired her and her husband, Ari, to start a non-profit that would help families in similar situations. Haseotes’ son is now 10 years cancer free and her non-profit, One Mission, has raised over $6 million in six years.



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Positivity and Perseverance with Pat Croce
Air Date: August 7, 2016

On this special episode of BetterWorldians Radio, Pat Croce discusses how perseverance and positivity helped him go from a career as a physical therapist, to part owner of the Philadelphia 76ers and best-selling author. Croce will also discuss his recent foray into mindfulness and how the practice has changed his life for the better by living in the present moment.



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Best of BetterWorldians Radio Stories
Air Date: August 1, 2016

Since 2013, BetterWorldians Radio has featured over 100 incredible guests who are making the world a better place. On this special episode of BetterWorldians Radio, we’re featuring just a few of those guests as they share the stories that break your heart and make you smile at the same time. These stories are the WHY behind just a few of the outstanding non-profits that we have featured on BetterWorldians Radio over the last two and a half years.



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The David Lynch Foundation
Air Date: July 18, 2016

How can Transcendental Meditation change lives? This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with Bob Roth, the CEO of the David Lynch Foundation, a nonprofit that helps to prevent and eradicate trauma and toxic stress among at-risk populations through promoting widespread implementation of Transcendental Meditation. Roth will explain how the foundation is helping reduce stress for victims of abuse, children in need, and veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.



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Innovation, education, and inspiration
Air Date: July 4, 2016

As the creator of Atari, Nolan Bushnell is often called the father of video gaming. Since creating that groundbreaking gaming system, Bushnell has founded numerous companies, including Chuck E. Cheese. On this special 100th episode of BetterWorldians, Bushnell discusses the groundbreaking technology he has created to help make the world a better place. Bushnell will share inspiring stories of his entrepreneurial endeavors and talk about his mission to innovate and improve the educational process.



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Young voices against hate
Air Date: June 27, 2016

Young voices can change the world. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we welcome back Dr. Stephen Post, founder and President of The Institute for Research on Unlimited Love. Dr. Post will tell listeners about an essay contest, co-sponsored by the United Nations, that challenged young people all over the world to consider how they can help combat against religious hatred. Dr. Post will share inspiring stories that show how young people are saying “no” to hate.



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The Miracle Foundation
Air Date: June 20, 2016

A trip to India transformed Caroline Boudreaux’s life and now she’s changing the lives of orphans in that country every day. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we welcome Caroline back to the show to discuss the latest developments with her non-profit, The Miracle Foundation. Caroline shares inspiring stories of how her work is impacting the lives of children in need and how listeners can help make a difference.



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Mother Angelica Her Grand Silence
Air Date: June 6, 2016

Mother Angelica was a beloved, wise cracking nun who touched millions of lives through EWTN, the world’s largest religious media empire, which she founded. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re speaking with Raymond Arroyo, a personal friend of Mother Angelica, about his new book “Mother Angelica Her Grand Silence.” Arroyo will tell listeners how Mother Angelica overcame many hardships in life to make the world a better place.



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Puppies For Heroes
Air Date: May 30, 2016

This week on BetterWorldians Radio, in honor of Memorial Day, we’re talking about Puppies Behind Bars, a non-profit that trains prison inmates to raise service dogs for wounded war veterans. Our guest is Puppies Behind Bars Director of Development, Eric Barsness. Eric will tell listeners how Puppies Behind Bars brings the love and healing of dogs to hundreds of individuals every year.



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Super Mind
Air Date: May 23, 2016

This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re speaking with Dr. Norman Rosenthal, author of Super Mind: How to Boost Performance and Live a Richer and Happier Life Through Transcendental Meditation. Rosenthal will discuss Super Mind, and tell listeners about the ways Transcendental Meditation (TM) can lead to more creative, more productive, and happier lives. He’ll explain how TM has impacted the lives of “super performers” such as Cameron Diaz, Jerry Seinfeld, and Hugh Jackman.



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Mary's Meals
Air Date: May 16, 2016

Every child deserves an education and enough to eat. That’s the simple, yet powerful mission behind Mary’s Meals, a nonprofit that feeds over a million school children each day. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re talking with founder Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow about his inspiration to start this life changing charity and how it is making a difference for kids around the world.



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Edwins Leadership and Restaurant Institute
Air Date: May 2, 2016

Everyone deserves a second chance. At Edwins Leadership and Restaurant Institute, formerly incarcerated adults are getting that chance. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with founder Brandon Chrostowski. Brandon will tell listeners how an education in the culinary arts is helping empower students and change their lives.



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Nice Companies Finish First
Air Date: April 25, 2016

Think you have to be ruthless to get ahead? Think again! This week on BetterWorldians Radio, author Peter Shankman discusses his book, Nice Companies Finish First. He’ll tell listeners why kindness, loyalty, and optimism are the traits of great leaders and how companies can succeed by being nice.



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Leading with Love
Air Date: April 10, 2016

To create a better world, lead with love. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re speaking with Judy Wicks, author of Good Morning, Beautiful Business and founder of the White Dog Cafe in Philadelphia. Wicks will tell listeners how she followed both her mind and heart to create a successful business and lead the way toward more compassionate economy.



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Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund
Air Date: April 10, 2016

Because of the life of a little girl, thousands of families in crisis have been receiving help for nearly forty years. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking about the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund with founder Peggy Dolan. Peggy will tell listeners how the life of her daughter inspired her to start a fund to lighten the burdens and lift the spirits of families with seriously ill children.



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Pope Francis: The Name of God is Mercy
Air Date: March 24, 2016

Pope Francis’ message of Mercy is touching people around the world. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re speaking with Vatican journalist, Andrea Tornielli, about his conversations with the Pope that were turned into the book, The Name of God is Mercy. Tornielli will tell listeners what it was like to sit down with the Pope and how the book gives readers a glimpse at the “real heart” of Pope Francis.



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Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World
Air Date: March 14, 2016

It’s never too late to raise grateful kids. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re talking with Kristen Welch, author of Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World. Welch will tell listeners about her own family’s journey toward a more grateful life and what other parents can take from the lessons she’s learned along the way.



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Integral Heart Foundation, La Academia
Air Date: March 7, 2016

Education changes lives. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re checking in with friends of the show, Mick Quinn and Debora Prieto, founders of Integral Heart Foundation. Mick and Debora will tell listeners all about La Academia, the new school they’ve opened in Guatemala and how they hope it will change the lives of the kids they serve.



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Family Lives On
Air Date: February 29, 2016

When a child loses a parent, “you don’t move on, you move forward.” This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking about Family Lives On, a non-profit that provides grieving children and teens with opportunities for intentional remembering. Board Member Chris Cavalieri will tell listeners how the organization is helping children and their families move forward with their lives while honoring and remembers their loved ones.



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NeuroWisdom101
Air Date: February 22, 2016

It only takes one minute of mindfulness an hour to stay centered all day long. Our guest this week on BetterWorldians Radio is one of the world’s leading experts on communication, spirituality, and the brain: Mark Waldman. Waldman will walk listeners through several quick meditations and exercises, as well as discuss his upcoming book, How Enlightenment Changes Your Brain.



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Afformations
Air Date: February 8, 2016

To get where you want to go in life, ask the right questions. Our guest this week on BetterWorldians Radio is Noah St. John, author of The Book of Afformations. St. John will share how he discovered Afformations, a method of using empowering questions for personal growth and how listeners can use Afformations to reach goals and change their lives.



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Operation Safety Net
Air Date: January 25, 2016

Since 1992, Dr. Jim Withers has been treating homeless individuals where he finds them: in the streets, alleys, and under bridges. Dr. Withers is the founder of Operation Safety Net and this week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll speak with him about his important work. Dr. Withers will tell listeners what inspired him to reach out to the homeless population and how it is changing lives.



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Warrior Hike
Air Date: January 18, 2016

Sean Gobin served his country for years in the Marine Corps, and today he serves his fellow veterans through Warrior Hike. Warrior Hike is a “Walk Off The War” Program that supports combat veterans transitioning from their military service by thru-hiking America’s National Scenic Trails. Gobin will discuss his inspiration for the program and how Warrior Hike is helping veterans make a successful transition from military life.



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Stillness Daily in the New Year
Air Date: January 4, 2016

This New Year, give yourself the gift of meditation and mindfulness. We’re speaking with expert Matthew Frum about the benefits of beginning a mindfulness practice and daily meditation. Frum will walk listeners through two meditations to get started and describe the difference the practice has made in his own life.



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You Are Loved
Air Date: December 21, 2015

“You are loved.” That’s the message children’s book author Nancy Tillman shares in her beautiful, best-selling stories. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re talking with Tillman about some of her books, including On the Night You Were Born, Wherever You Are My Love Will Find You, and You’re Here for a Reason.



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Greater Good Science Center
Air Date: December 14, 2015

For the final episode of BetterWorldians Radio’s Gratitude Series, we’re talking with the Greater Good Science Center about its Expanding the Science and Practice of Gratitude project. Science Director Dr. Emiliana Simon-Thomas will discuss the fascinating research being done about the benefits of gratitude and how it’s improving lives and relationships.



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Gratitude Works!
Air Date: December 7, 2015

Science shows that gratitude can make you happier, healthier, and more fulfilled. But how can we implement those findings into our own lives? This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with the leading expert in gratitude, Dr. Robert Emmons. He’ll tell listeners how they can implement new practices for a more grateful life.



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Gratitude Revealed
Air Date: November 30, 2015

This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re taking listeners through an unprecedented journey into the pursuit of gratitude with filmmaker, Louie Schwartzberg. Schwartzberg will describe his new film series, Gratitude Revealed and how he hopes it will inspire viewers to live a better, more grateful life.



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The Gratitude Diaries
Air Date: November 23, 2015

What if you could improve your life by simply being grateful for what you already have? It turns out, you can! This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re speaking with Janice Kaplan, author of The Gratitude Diaries. Janice will discuss her commitment to focusing on gratitude for an entire year and how it transformed her life.



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Hayden's Heart
Air Date: November 16, 2015

This week on BetterWorldians Radio, learn how a baby boy named Hayden inspired a nonprofit that is improving the lives of families in need. Our guest this week is Ady Dorsett, co-founder of Hayden’s Heart. Ady will tell listeners about the life of her son, Hayden, and how he inspired the foundation that is raising money and awareness for families dealing with Congenital Heart Defects.



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Counterclockwise
Air Date: November 2, 2015

What if we could improve our health and change the way we age just by changing our mindset? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re speaking with Dr. Ellen Langer about her book Counterclockwise: Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility. Dr. Langer will discuss her fascinating studies on this topic and tell listeners how they can challenge their ingrained behaviors and beliefs to make every day happy and healthier.



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Empowering families, changing lives
Air Date: October 26, 2015

A hand up can go a long way toward empowering families and changing lives. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking about Utility Emergency Services Fund (UESF). Executive Director John Rowe will discuss how the not-for-profit helps families in crisis by addressing their immediate needs and removing the barriers to long-term stability.



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Emily's Entourage
Air Date: October 19, 2015

When a group of passionate people come together, great things can happen! That’s the story of Emily’s Entourage, a nonprofit that raises funds and awareness to help find treatments and, ultimately, a cure for rare mutations of Cystic Fibrosis. Our guest this week on BetterWorldians Radio is Emily Kramer-Golinkoff, co-founder of Emily’s Entourage. Emily will discuss her life with Cystic Fibrosis and how she hopes to fast track research to save lives.



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Pearl S. Buck International
Air Date: October 12, 2015

Did you know renowned author Pearl S. Buck was not only the first woman to receive both the Pulitzer and Nobel prize for literature, but she was also a remarkable humanitarian? Our guest this week is Pearl S. Buck International CEO and President Janet Mintzer. Janet will discuss how the organization continues Buck’s legacy of building a better world for children around the globe.



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Museum of the Bible
Air Date: September 24, 2015

A new museum in Washington, D.C. aims to bring the Bible to life. Our guest this week is Michael McAfee, Director of Bible Engagement at the Museum of the Bible. He’ll tell listeners how the museum will provide guests with an immersive and personalized experience as they explore the history, narrative, and impact of the Bible when it opens in 2017.



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World Vision
Air Date: August 24, 2015

What does it take to make a better world for children? For decades World Vision, one of the world’s largest humanitarian organizations, has been answering that question with programs like child sponsorship, clean water, and disaster relief. Our guest this week on BetterWorldians Radio is World Vision U.S. President Richard Stearns. Stearns will discuss the progress being made to tackle extreme poverty and how our listeners can help make a difference.



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YMCA: Changing Lives, Making a Difference
Air Date: August 17, 2015

Healthy spirit, healthy body, healthy mind. That’s the mission at the YMCA of Greater Brandywine in Pennsylvania. Our guest this week is President and CEO Denise Day. She’ll discuss the great programs offered by the YMCA of Greater Brandywine and how it’s improving lives.



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Clay, Water, Brick: The Story of Kiva
Air Date: June 22, 2015

What if you could make a difference in someone’s life from your own computer? This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we are talking with Jessica Jackley. Jackley is the cofounder of Kiva, a non-profit organization whose mission is to connect people worldwide through a lending network, and co-founder and CEO of ProFounder, a crowdfunding platform that helped entrepreneurs raise funding from friends, family, and the community. Jackley will discuss her book, Clay, Water, Brick, and tell her personal story of how she learned to make a difference in people’s lives, and how you can make a difference too.



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The Lift Garage
Air Date: June 15, 2015

What if a simple car repair could help lift a person out of poverty? Cathy Heying believes it can and that’s why she changed her life to become a mechanic and open The Lift Garage. Cathy is our guest this week on BetterWorldians Radio Spotlight. She’ll tell listeners what inspired her to become a mechanic at age 38, and how she’s changing lives in the process.



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Kevin from Heaven
Air Date: June 8, 2015

During life’s most difficult challenges, it helps to “Keep the Phaith.” That’s the message the Kevin from Heaven foundation hopes to share through acts of kindness for people facing life altering events. Our guest this week is Ken Johnston, a board member at the Kevin from Heaven foundation. He’ll tell listeners how a tragic event inspired a community to help others in need through hard times.



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Being Change: Miki Woodard's life of giving back
Air Date: May 28, 2015

When you dedicate your life to giving back, great things happen. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with Michelynn “Miki” Woodard about her work harnessing the power of celebrities like Prince William, Princess Kate, Dr. Phil, and more, to help make a difference in the world. Miki is currently the President and CEO of both the Dr. Phil Foundation and When Georgia Smiled: The Robin McGraw Revelation Foundation. Miki will discuss how both organizations are helping to improve the lives of children and families in need.



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Possible
Air Date: May 21, 2015

Do you believe it’s Possible to change the world? Author Stephan Bauman does, and he explains how in his book, Possible: A Blueprint for Changing How We Change the World. Bauman is our guest this week on BetterWorldians Radio. He’ll share the experiences that changed the way he looks at the world and how he believes everyone is called to help make a difference.



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The Mindfulness Solution with Dr. Ron Siegel
Air Date: May 7, 2015

What if a few simple practices could help improve your well-being? This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re discussing The Mindfulness Solution: Everyday Practices for Everyday Problems. Our guest is author Dr. Ronald Siegel. Siegel will explain how mindfulness can help improve lives and will walk listeners through several meditations to help them get started.



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Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Air Date: April 23, 2015

What if you could do better by doing less? That’s the idea behind best-selling book, “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less,” for anyone who has ever felt overworked and entirely too busy. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re talking with “Essentialism” author Greg McKeown. McKeown will explain how listeners can figure out what’s essential at work and at home in order to channel their time and energy toward what really matters.



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Helping Children, Changing the World
Air Date: April 9, 2015

When you help a child, you can change the world. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with Hollywood filmmaker Peter Samuelson who is making a big difference in the lives of children in need. Samuelson will discuss how his experience as a filmmaker gave him the skills to make a real impact in the lives of children around the world by founding charities such as Starlight Children’s Foundation, First Star, and Everyone Deserves a Roof (EDAR). Samuelson will share some of his success stories, like enlisting the support of heavy hitters Steven Spielberg and General Norman Schwarzkopf, and will tell listeners how they, too, can help make the world a better place.



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ONEHOPE Wine
Air Date: March 26, 2015

How can a simple bottle of wine help change the world? ONEHOPE Wine is a social enterprise that makes an impact by donating half of the profits of every bottle of wine sold to partner causes. Our guest this week is Melissa Lake, Executive Director of ONEHOPE Foundation. She’ll discuss how ONEHOPE Wine has formed partnerships with notable nonprofits that support many distinct and important causes, including breast cancer prevention, Autism research, ending childhood hunger, and more. Melissa will also explain how ONEHOPE is helping other companies to do the same.



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Doing Good in the City of Brotherly Love
Air Date: March 19, 2015

Philadelphia is known as the City of Brotherly Love and that nickname is backed up by the countless people doing good in and around the city. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking about three diverse non-profits that are committed to improving the lives of those in need in the Philadelphia area. Our guests this week are Betsy Anderson from The Philadelphia Foundation, Crystal Brown, the founder of Two Dollars Can Change a Life, and Jacqueline Patterson from Northern Children’s Services. All three guests will talk about the great work their non-profits are doing to help those in need in the Philadelphia area.



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Systems Health®: Combining Eastern and Western Medicine
Air Date: February 26, 2015

What do you get when you combine the foundations of modern science with the collective wisdom from ancient traditions? Systems Health®, a program that integrates the most extraordinary biomedical discoveries with ancient systems of medicine. Our guest this week on BetterWorldians Radio is Dr. V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai. He’ll explain how Systems Health® works and how he believes it will revolutionize the practice of medicine.



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The Foundation for a Better Life
Air Date: February 19, 2015

People are basically good, sometimes they just need a reminder. That’s the thought behind The Foundation for a Better Life and their campaign to share positive values all over the world. Our guest this week on BetterWorldians Radio is Gary Dixon, President of The Foundation for a Better Life. He’ll discuss how Values.com uses television, radio, billboards, and more to spread inspirational messages to people everywhere as a contribution toward promoting good values, good role models, and a better life.



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Best of BetterWorldians Radio
Air Date: February 5, 2015

How do you hope to help make the world a better place? That’s the question we ask our guests each week on BetterWorldians Radio. This show shares some of our favorite answers from a wide range of guests, including charity founders, authors, and positive psychologists. We'll hear from Lori Deschene, founder of Tiny Buddha, Dr. Rick Hanson, author of Hardwiring Happiness, best selling author Sarah Ban Breathnach, and many other inspiring guests!



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Cancer Schmancer
Air Date: January 29, 2015

It took “The Nanny” star, Fran Drescher, two years and 11 doctors to be diagnosed with and treated for uterine cancer. Now, she lives to talk about it and empower other women to take an active role in their health. Fran is our guest this week on BetterWorldians Radio. She’ll talk about Cancer Schmancer, the foundation she started to promote the prevention and early detection of cancer, and her book by the same name.



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Hands Free Mama
Air Date: January 15, 2015

Are you living your life hands free? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re discussing simple strategies to live hands free by letting go of meaningless distractions and truly connecting with the ones you love. Our guest this week is Rachel Macy Stafford, author of the New York Times best-selling book, Hands Free Mama. Rachel will discuss how living hands free changed her life and how she’s inspiring others to do the same.



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First Book
Air Date: December 18, 2014

Did you know that more than 30 million children in the United States live in low-income households and that many of them have no age-appropriate books at home? An organization called First Book is working to change that by providing children in need with brand new, high-quality books. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with Kyle Zimmer, CEO and President of First Book and Carey Palmquist, a Senior Adviser at First Book. Zimmer and Palmquist will discuss how getting books into the hands of children who need them changes lives.



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Angel Tree
Air Date: December 11, 2014

Did you know that thousands of families each year take part in a program to reach out to some of the 2.7 million children in the United States with an incarcerated parent? The program is called Angel Tree and it’s goal is to meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the families of prisoners. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with Jim Liske, the CEO of Prison Fellowship. Liske will discuss how Prison Fellowship’s Angel Tree program help reconnect families and gives joy to children at Christmas time.



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Operation Warm
Air Date: December 4, 2014

Can you imagine going through a cold winter with no coat? That’s the reality for some children across the United States, but Operation Warm, a non-profit that provides kids in need with winter coats, is working to change that. Our guest is Operation Warm Executive Director Richard Lalley. He will discuss how Operation Warm brings awareness to the impact poverty has on families and how even one person can make a positive difference in the life of a child.



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Books against bullying
Air Date: November 13, 2014

How do you talk to your kids about bullies and friendship issues? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re discussing the how to teach our children about dealing with bullies and how be a good friend. Our guest is children’s book author Trudy Ludwig. Trudy will discuss her wonderful books, including The Invisible Boy and My Secret Bully, and how parents can help their kids navigate the sometimes confusing world of children’s social interactions.



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DoSomething
Air Date: November 6, 2014

You’re never too young to make a difference. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re talking about DoSomething.org, an organization that helps young people tackle campaigns that impact a multitude of causes, from poverty, to bullying, to the environment. Our guest is Aria Finger, COO of DoSomething.org. Finger will discuss how 3 million young people are helping to make the world a better place and how you can get involved. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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The Best Part of the Day: Teaching Children Gratitude
Air Date: October 30, 2014

For twenty years, Sarah Ban Breathnach has been inspiring women to practice gratitude every day. This week on BetterWorldian’s Radio we’ll discuss how she’s now sharing her message with kids through a beautiful new children’s book, The Best Part of the Day. Sarah Ban Breathnach is the best-selling author of Simple Abundance. She’ll talk about how The Best Part of the Day encourages children and families to celebrate and appreciate the wonderful moments in their lives.



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Forgiveness: From This Day Forward
Air Date: October 23, 2014

How can the power of forgiveness change your life? This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking to Amy and Matt Baumgardner, co-authors of From This Day Forward: A Love Story of Faith, Hope, and Forgiveness. Amy and Matt will discuss how addiction nearly destroyed their marriage and almost took the life of their little girl. They’ll tell listeners how the power of faith, hope, and forgiveness saved their family.



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Convoy of Hope
Air Date: October 9, 2014

What if you could turn your sadness into a world of hope? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll discuss how a family tragedy inspired an organization that has now served 65 million people around the globe. Our guest is Dave Donaldson, the co-founder of Convoy of Hope, an international humanitarian-relief organization with a goal to bring help and hope to those who are impoverished, hungry and hurting. Donaldson will discuss how the power of hope can transform families and communities. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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KaBOOM!
Air Date: September 11, 2014

What if all children could have the childhood they deserve? This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking to KaBOOM!, the national non-profit dedicated to ensuring that all children get the active and balanced play they need to thrive.



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Unlimited Love: The Legacy of Sir John Templeton
Air Date: August 14, 2014

Sir John Templeton's talents in the investment world established his great fortune, but it was his passion for spiritual matters and his brilliance with big ideas that led to a life and legacy dedicated to Unlimited Love. Our guests, Drs. Josephine Templeton and Stephen G. Post, will discuss Sir John Templeton’s life and legacy as it’s captured in Post's book written at Sir John's behest, Is Ultimate Reality Unlimited Love?. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Healthy Eating, Healthy Life
Air Date: August 7, 2014

There’s a real connection between eating well and feeling good. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’ll talk with a renowned chef about how he’s helping give kids the nutritional foundation they need to grow and thrive. Our guest this week is Marc Vetri, the executive chef and owner of the acclaimed Vetri Family Restaurants in Philadelphia: Vetri Ristorante, Osteria, and Amis. Vetri will discuss how the Vetri Foundation for Children is improving school lunches and changing lives in the process. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Conscious Capitalism
Air Date: July 31, 2014

What if there was a better way to do business? This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’ll talk about how Conscious Capitalism can build stronger businesses and create a better world for everyone. Our guest this week is Raj Sisodia, co-author of Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business. Sisodia will discuss why he believes entrepreneurs are the “true heroes in a free-enterprise economy.” Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Ryan's Well
Air Date: July 24, 2014

With a dream and determination, even a child can make a big difference in the world! On this week’s episode of BetterWorldians Radio, we’ll talk about how a six year old set out to solve a problem and changed hundreds of thousands of lives in the process. Our guest this week is Ryan Hreljac, the founder of Ryan’s Well. Ryan will discuss how, as a six year old, he set out to build a well in a village in Uganda. Ryan will tell listeners how that dream turned into Ryan’s Well, a Canadian non-profit that has now provided clean water for more than 800,000 people. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Kickstarting for Hunger
Air Date: July 17, 2014

What if you could help someone who really needed it just by eating lunch? This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking about a Kickstarter campaign to use resources from a successful line of restaurants to care for the hungry in Philadelphia. Our guests this week are Steve Cook and Michael Solomonov, owners of Federal Donuts and Andy Greenhow of Broad Street Ministry. Together, the two organizations are running a Kickstarter campaign to fund Rooster Soup Co., a restaurant that will donate 100% of profits to Broad Street’s Hospitality Collaborative to provide services for the hungry and homeless in Philadelphia. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Rewire Your Brain
Air Date: July 10, 2014

If you want to change your life, you need to change your brain! This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’ll discuss how to change your thinking to get the most of life. Our guest is Dr. John Arden, author of Rewire Your Brain. Dr. Arden will walk listeners through simple and practical techniques to rewire your brain to improve virtually every aspect of your life. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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The Jed Foundation
Air Date: July 3, 2014

Did you know that over half of all college students report feeling anxious and lonely? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about how The Jed Foundation is helping young people navigate tough times. The Jed Foundation is the nation’s leading organization working to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college students. We’ll talk with Executive Director John MacPhee about the unique programs The Jed Foundation offers college students and their parents, including Love is Louder and Half of Us. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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One Simple Wish
Air Date: June 26, 2014

Grant a wish, change a life. That’s the mission at One Simple Wish, a non-profit that grants the wishes of children in foster care. Our guest this week on BetterWorldians Radio is Danielle Gletow, the founder of One Simple Wish. She’ll discuss how her organization is working to change the perception of foster care and adoption and how more people can get involved in supporting children in need. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Drucker and Me
Air Date: June 19, 2014

“When people share a common and compelling vision, anything can happen.” This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re talking about finding your life’s calling and creating a legacy that changes lives. Our guest this week is successful entrepreneur Bob Buford, the author of Drucker & Me. He’ll talk about his friendship with the Father of Modern Management and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, Peter Drucker. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Floating Doctors
Air Date: June 12, 2014

They say it takes a village, but in some cases, it just takes a boat. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re talking about a mission to bring healthcare to some of the most remote coastal regions in the world. Our guest this week is Dr. Benjamin LaBrot, the founder of Floating Doctors, a seafaring medical group that provides free healthcare for people in remote coastal regions. LaBrot will talk about his journey and the lessons he has learned along the way. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Cradles to Crayons: Serving Children in Need
Air Date: May 29, 2014

What if all children had the essentials they needed to thrive? That’s the mission at Cradles to Crayons, a non-profit that supplies kids with those essentials free of charge by “connecting communities that have with communities that need.” Joining us this week on BetterWorldians Radio is Michal Smith, Executive Director at Cradles to Crayons. Smith will discuss the impact her organization is having on children in the Philadelphia area and how Cradles to Crayons offers meaningful volunteer opportunities to thousands of individuals and families each year. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Serving Those Who Have Served
Air Date: May 22, 2014

We’re honoring our nation’s veterans this week on BetterWorldians Radio with a special Memorial Day episode. We’ll talk with Dale Beatty, the founder of Purple Heart Homes, a non-profit that builds and modifies houses for disabled veterans. Beatty will discuss his journey from a life-altering injury while serving in Iraq, to founding the organization that is helping veterans live happier lives in homes customized to their needs. Beatty will discuss how everyone can honor our nation’s heroes this Memorial Day and everyday. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Twist of Faith
Air Date: May 15, 2014

It’s never too late to turn your life around. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re speaking with Anne Beiler, the founder of Auntie Anne’s Pretzels about her personal journey of faith and forgiveness. Beiler will discuss her book, Twist of Faith, which documents her inspiring life story. Beiler will tell listeners how she overcame the odds to live a life of honesty, openness, and giving back and in the process launched a massively successful brand. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Three Simple Steps
Air Date: May 8, 2014

“Our lives are not meant to be a struggle, but a joyful trip.” Those are the words of Trevor Blake, successful entrepreneur and the author of Three Simple Steps, who we’ll be talking with this week on BetterWorldians Radio. Blake will share his compelling life experiences and the lessons he has learned along the way. He’ll discuss how listeners can use the tips in his book to make their own lives a more joyful trip. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Legends of Oz
Air Date: May 1, 2014

This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re taking a trip to Oz! Ryan Carroll, CEO of Summertime Entertainment, is our guest this week and he’ll talk all about the film Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return,which is set to be released on May 9th. Carroll, who is a producer on the film, will discuss his childhood connection to Oz and the reasons why this film is so special to him. He’ll also explain why he believes Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return has a great message for kids and adults, alike! Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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People Tools
Air Date: April 24, 2014

“When you experience joy in your life, what else do you really need?” That’s the question Alan C. Fox asks in his book People Tools, 54 Strategies for Building Relationships, Creating Joy, and Embracing Prosperity, which we’ll discuss this week on BetterWorldians Radio. Fox will discuss the lessons he’s learned to create a successful and joyful life and how listeners can develop their own set of tools to do the same. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Faithful Healing
Air Date: April 17, 2014

Making it a better world, one child at a time. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about a mission that’s healing children in need and changing lives in the developing world. Our guest this week is Dale Brantner, CEO of CURE International, a non-profit that has provided over 150,000 surgeries for children with orthopedic and neurological conditions in the developing world. Brantner will share stories of healing, compassion, and faith and let listeners know how they can get involved. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Lessons Learned from Mister Rogers
Air Date: April 10, 2014

Mister Rogers always said, “I like you just the way you are.” This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about the lessons learned from Mister Rogers by children and adults, alike. Our guests are filmmaker Benjamin Wagner (Mister Rogers and Me) and author Amy Hollingsworth (The Simple Faith of Mister Rogers). Wagner and Hollingsworth will discuss their personal friendships with Fred Rogers and his legacy of kindness and love. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Embracing Kindness
Air Date: April 3, 2014

Can kindness change the world? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about a mission to unite and empower people through kindness. Our guest this week is Orly Wahba, the founder of the non-profit Life Vest Inside. Wahba will tell listeners about the potential they have to affect real and positive change in the world through kindness. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Defining Values for a Better Life
Air Date: March 27, 2014

What do you value in life? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about how pinpointing your highest values can lead to a more fulfilling life. Our guest this week is Dr. John Demartini, best-selling author of The Values Factor. Dr. Demartini will discuss what it means to have clearly defined values, and how to use those values to create better careers, relationships, and lives. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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The Ziglar Legacy
Air Date: March 13, 2014

Zig Ziglar inspired millions to live their best life, and now his son, Tom Ziglar, is carrying on the family legacy. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk to Tom about following in his dad’s footsteps. Tom Ziglar is the CEO of Ziglar, Inc. and author of the book, Born to Win. Tom will discuss his book and the poignant lessons he’s learned from his dad along the way. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Flourish
Air Date: March 6, 2014

We’re all looking for the best way to balance work and our personal lives and this week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk with someone who says he has the answer. Our guest is life coach and entrepreneur Steve Moeller, author of Endorphinomics. Moeller will discuss his guide to maximizing emotional, financial, and physical well-being to optimize quality of life. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Abundant Miracles
Air Date: February 27, 2014

Life is full opportunities to create abundant miracles. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk with one woman who turned her life around to serve others. Our guest is Caroline Boudreaux, founder of The Miracle Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping orphans realize their full potential. Boudreaux will discuss her mission and inspire listeners to recognize the abundance in their own lives. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Delivering Happiness
Air Date: February 20, 2014

How important is happiness to you? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk how prioritizing happiness in work and life can help make the world a better place. Our guests this week are Jenn Lim, CEO of Delivering Happiness, a company co-founded with Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh with a mission to inspire science-based happiness, passion and purpose at work, home and everyday life and Happiness Expert, Dr. Matthew Della Porta. Lim will discuss how the movement to create and spread happiness can help make it a better world. Della Porta will share advice, based on evidence-based research, on how anyone can improve happiness in the workplace. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Love 2.0 or Love, Upgraded
Air Date: February 13, 2014

Love isn’t what you think it is. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about research that offers a new definition for love and how you can create more of it in your life. Our guest this week is the best-selling author of Love 2.0, Dr. Barbara Fredrickson. Fredrickson shares ways we can deepen all the relationships in our lives, including the one we share with our Valentine. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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A Mission to End Bullying
Air Date: February 6, 2014

Do you want to learn how you can help identify and prevent bullying? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about why bullying happens and how to stop it. Our guests this week are Country Singer Josey Milner and Kim Harvey, the founder of Angels & Doves, a non-profit with a mission to end bullying. Josey and Kim will discuss what they are doing to help put a stop to bullying in schools and how you can get involved. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Loving Yourself First
Air Date: January 30, 2014

To help make the world a better place, you must first love yourself. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about the importance of self-compassion and how to achieve it. Our guest this week is Lori Deschene, author and founder of Tiny Buddha, which is one of the most popular wisdom destinations on the web. Deschene will discuss how she pulled herself out of self-doubt into a life of self-love and how listeners can do the same. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Why We Believe
Air Date: January 23, 2014

Do you believe in God? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about research that explores why people believe what they believe. Our guest this week is best-selling author Dr. Andrew Newberg. Newberg will discuss what neuroscience has to say about religion and tell listeners why he believes faith is a powerful tool for improving your well-being. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Hardwiring Happiness
Air Date: January 9, 2014

What if the secret to living a happier life lies within your power to change the way your brain works? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about how absorbing the good moments each day can improve your life. Our guest this week is best-selling author Dr. Rick Hanson. Hanson lays out a simple method that uses the hidden power of everyday experiences to create a life full of happiness. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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The Art of the Fresh Start
Air Date: January 2, 2014

Have you ever made a New Year's resolution only to forget about it in a matter of days? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we'll talk about how to make resolutions you can really keep. Our guest this week is “The Art of the Fresh Start” author and motivational speaker Glenna Salsbury. Glenna tells listeners the key to success with New Year's resolutions is really getting to know yourself and what you really want out life. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Giving Back For the Holidays and Beyond
Air Date: December 26, 2013

For the holiday season, give the gift of warmth! This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk with two organizations that focus on providing the less fortunate with the things they need to stay warm through the winter. Our guests this week are Tom Costello, the founder of The Joy of Sox, and Carey Palmquist, the Executive Director of Operation Warm. Tom will discuss how he went from a “homeless phobia” to providing over 100,000 pairs of new socks for the homeless. Carey will tell us how, to date, Operation Warm has provided more than a million children with their first new coat to keep them warm. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life
Air Date: December 19, 2013

No matter what the circumstances, it’s possible to change your life. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about how changing the way you think, can change the way you live. Our guest this week is award-winning author Weldon Long. Long will talk about how he went from prison to prosperity and from a life of crime to a life of happiness by practicing “The Power of Consistency.” Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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It's Good to be Good
Air Date: December 12, 2013

They say it is better to give than to get, but what if by giving, you also receive? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about how giving of yourself to others is good for you, too. Our guest this week is best selling author Dr. Stephen Post. Post will tell listeners how to live a longer and happier life by the simple act of giving. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Everyone Can Make a Difference
Air Date: December 5, 2013

Anyone, at any age, can make a difference in the world. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll share the story of a little girl with a dream to raise money for childhood cancer research. Our guest this week is Jay Scott, Co-Executive Director of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). Jay will talk about how his daughter’s dream of starting a lemonade stand turned into to an organization that has raised more than $65,000,000 for cancer research. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Small Acts of Kindness Make a Big Impact
Air Date: November 21, 2013

In the face of seemingly insurmountable world issues, sometimes all it takes to make a difference is a small act of kindness. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about how every day BetterWorldians can do their part to fight hunger and poverty. Our guest this week is Dan Karslake, an award winning producer and filmmaker. Dan’s latest project, Every Three Seconds, tells the stories of five individuals from different generations whose acts of kindness have had a big impact. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Being a Better YOU Through Meditation
Air Date: November 14, 2013

Creating a better world starts with becoming a better YOU. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll discuss how meditation can help you live your best life. Our guest this week is Dr. Robert Butera, founder of YogaLife Institute in Pennsylvania. Butera will get you started with meditation and discuss how it can reduce stress and improve creativity. Learn about six different forms of meditation and how to find the best technique for your personality and lifestyle. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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The Habits of Happiness
Air Date: November 7, 2013

When it comes to happiness, practice makes perfect. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about the surprising way to become a happier you. Our guest this week is Happiness Expert Dr. Matthew Della Porta. He’ll discuss how developing good habits, such as practicing gratitude and giving back, helps cultivate happiness. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Being a BetterWorldian Through Small Acts of Kindness
Air Date: October 31, 2013

To be a BetterWorldian, practice small acts of kindness. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll focus on how listeners impact their own world with small acts of kindness and service, using Mother Teresa as an example. We speak with Donna-Marie O’Boyle, author of the book “Mother Teresa and Me.” O’Boyle discusses her ten year relationship with Mother Teresa and tells listeners the small things they can do to emulate this extraordinary person in their own lives. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Being a Better Worldian By Being Who You Are
Air Date: October 24, 2013

To make a difference, be authentic. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll focus on how being in touch with yourself is the first step toward doing good in the world. We speak with Sheva Carr, CEO of Fyera! and Director of HeartMath’s HeartMastery Program. Carr’s unique journey through various trials, successes and experiences illustrate the importance of being true to oneself. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Developing the Whole Person in the Developing World
Air Date: October 17, 2013

There is an old saying: “Give someone a fish, feed them for a day. But teach them to fish, and feed them for a lifetime.” This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll be focusing on helping people to help themselves. We will be speaking with Mick Quinn and Debora Prieto, cofounders of the Integral Heart Foundation. Their unique approach to international development speaks to the whole person, going beyond the basics to include critical thinking, leadership training, and even spirituality. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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Doing Good in the Real and Virtual Worlds
Air Date: October 10, 2013

Join us for the opening episode of BetterWorldians Radio, the show that helps Bring Out the BetterWorldian in Everyone! This week we will be talking about Doing Good in the Real and Virtual worlds. With websites, games, and mobile apps everywhere today, we seem to hear about the virtual world wherever we go. But did you know that the virtual world can be used to make a difference in the real world? Our guest this week is Joel Worrall, CTO of CURE International, the largest provider of reconstructive surgeries for children in the developing world. Hear about the good work CURE does everyday to help children with disabilities and how technology advances their mission. Call in to talk to Joel and learn how you can make a difference for CURE Kids. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!



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