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America celebrated Independence Day the first week in July. Our founding document, the Declaration of Independence, declares that among our inalienable rights are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. What does that mean?
Revolutions are edited. We discuss Thomas Jefferson’s first draft of the Declaration of Independence and what self-evident might really mean.
We also read the U.S. Declaration of Independence.
We discuss the benefits of going outside.
They say patience is a virtue. Where does it live in our brains? How do we get more of it?
Creativity is a highly sought-after attribute in today’s world, from want ads to art. But creative people don’t just pull ideas from nowhere, right? Where do ideas come from?
Teddy Roosevelt said, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” Is that always true?
We often discuss turning off your phone, connecting with people, meditating, healthy morning and evening routines and taking breaks from social media — all while asking you to listen to our podcast, visit our website and social media, etc. How do we do that humanely?
There's an adage that says, "Silence is golden." But why?
Dr. Dayna Lee-Baggley is a Registered Clinical Psychologist. She obtained her Masters and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in health psychology from the University of British Columbia. She holds an Assistant Professor appointment in the Department of Family Medicine and cross-appointments in the Department of Surgery and the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Dalhousie University and an Adjunct Professor appointment in the Department of Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Saint Mary’s University.
Her research focus is on reducing human suffering, with an eye toward maintaining health and fixing chronic health conditions. We talk about her new book, Healthy Habits Suck, and lots more.