19-09 Segment 2: Exploring What It Means for Women to be ‘Brave, Not Perfect’

Reshma Saujani is a lawyer, a former political candidate, an author and the founder of Girls Who Code. She says our society puts too much pressure on women to be perfect, which means girls are afraid to explore their true passions for fear of failure. She’s hoping to change that, and to teach girls that it’s okay to try something that you might not succeed at.

18-43 Segment 1: Spiders & Bats: The truth behind the Halloween icons of fear

Spiders and bats are two of the most indelible symbols of Halloween fear across the country. We talk to experts to get the truth behind these traditionally scary creatures, and hear why neither of them are nearly as scary as we’ve been made to believe.

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17-04 Segment 1: The Art of Quitting

Many people remain in bad situations because they are afraid to quit their job, but careful planning can ease the anxiety that often follows.

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16-42 Segment 1: Dealing With Fear in Life

We talk about how fear affects our lives and how it can be decreased or eliminated by perseverance, positive thinking and compassion.

16-24 Segment 1: Public Speaking: It doesn’t have to be a scary, anxious situation

  Synopsis: Speaking in public can be a very anxiety-producing experience, but why? And how can we remove some of that anxiety and do a better job in front of an audience? Our guests discuss the fear of public speaking and offer advice on how to create, prepare for and deliver a speech with confidence. …

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16-12 Segment 2: Mastering Fear at Work and in Life

  Synopsis: We all get stressed now and then, but did you ever consider that this “stress” is actually fear? Our guests discuss why that is, how it can sabotage our lives and work, how to handle fear when it comes along, and how to do a better job on the job of recognizing fear …

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