A Little Bit of Positive
The Sweet Smell of Happiness
Season 1, Ep. 9
In this week's podcast, Julia & Giles swap virtual gifts for Christmas and talk to Gelong Thubten, live from Kindfest 2020, about his book A Monk's Guide To Happiness, the importance of meditation in the 21st Century and how anyone can do it.
Season 2, Ep. 13
This week we talked to Suzy Reading, a psychologist and yoga teacher about her books that can help and inspire people to take care of themselves during tough times.We also discuss brain atrophy, described as a loss of neurons and the connections between them and how a tribe in the amazon is preventing this from happening.For more information on Suzy and her books, please go here https://www.suzyreading.co.uk/
Season 2, Ep. 11
The world is doomed, climate change is unstoppable! Where’s the positive in that?Professor Myles Allen is the Head of Climate Dynamics at Oxford University and runs the project climateprediction.net. He’s been an influential voice in multiple peer-reviewed IPCC guiding policy documents and has had a fascinating career. He also happens to know that there is a workable solution to climate change - and we believe him because he’s been in the room with the oil industry (and he’s very smart).We can save the world – hurray.
Season 2, Ep. 10
Julia is an award-winning writer and tv presenter from Australia. In this week's pod she discusses her beautiful book Phosphorescence which explores themes of awe and wonder and her quest to find luminosity in the ocean and beyond. We can all find our inner light sometimes in the smallest of things… Schadenfreude is the malicious enjoyment derived from someone else’s misfortune; schadenfreude and Julia Baird are the complete opposite.