In this episode, we’re focusing on the New & Noteworthy, with a review of FiveThirtyEight‘s new advice column that offers solutions to readers’ problems using a panel of experts and statistical data. Yeah baby, number-crunch those problems!
She’s baaaack! After a long Summer hiatus, I’m back at the podcast grind and loving it! This is the first episode since June (my, does time fly), with many more to come!
In this episode, I’ll review Carrie Fisher’s new advice column for the Guardian. The incomparable Carrie Fisher (actress, writer, and survivor) has come a long way since playing her breakout role as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars. At almost 60 years old, Fisher has lived a tumultuous life working in Hollywood, battling drug addiction, conquering her demons, and telling her story and help others through her writing and comedy shows. What kind of advice does Carrie Fisher give in her new column? You’d be surprised.
Sometimes the best advice can be found in the oddest places — like this awesome video originally posted by a police officer on Instagram showing an adorable boy (wearing a Batman tee-shirt, of course), learning a valuable lesson about gratitude, how to flow, perseverance (and why you should call the city to fix potholes!).
An employee with an embarrassing financial situation mistakenly shares her struggles with her boss. Now that the boss is all up in her biz, she wants the Boss to back off. Is there a way to do this without ruining the relationship or causing tension? Charlie addresses this and shares her own personal story about a past boss crossing boundaries.
The suicide rate in the United States has jumped to a 30-year high according to new research by The National Center for Health Statistics: