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Stories That Inspired a Mathematician to Write

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“We should never limit our expectations to the boundaries of what we already know,” Anne Mahon, this week’s guest on The Courage to Change with Lisa Kirchner.

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When Depression Becomes An Addiction

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Depression can be an addiction, equally hard to break out of as any other vice. Loren Kleinman struggled with chronic depression for years. At one point as she envisioned the world without her. That’s when she realized her issues weren’t seasonal, or just a phase. She knew she had to change, and on our show, she tells us exactly what she did, and still does.

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New York City Yogi by Way of Beirut: She Found The Courage to Change

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Rima’s life began in the war-torn city of Beirut. At any given moment she and her family might have to drop everything and hide in an underground shelter, for anywhere from a couple days to a few weeks – literally living each day minute to minute. Growing up this way taught her to make the most of each moment, finding beauty, peace, and joy in the here and now.

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The Courage to Change Asks, And Tells, What Makes a Good Story

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This week on”The Courage to Change with Lisa Kirchner,” we sat down with actor, storyteller and writer Katherine Wessling to talk about what makes a good story. Despite Kurt Vonnegut’s simple youtube explanation of story flow, people always try to make the process seem very complex.

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Courage to Change: Mentally Unfit

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This week on “The Courage to Change with Lisa Kirchner” we’re featuring Zachary McDermott, a comic, writer and attorney whose story will surprise you. In his recent essay on Gawker, Mentally Unfit, McDermott tells a very personal tale of “undergoing a nervous breakdown.

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Learn “Outrageous Openness” with Author Tosha Silver

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Tosha Silver grew up in Pennsylvania thinking one day she would be a rabbi, a lawyer, or a weather girl. Luckily for the rest of us, after graduating from Yale with a degree in English literature, she developed an unexpected passion for metaphysics and yogic philosophy.

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