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Finding Your Calling with Patrick Hicks

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In order to find meaning in your work and purpose in your life, you must first pinpoint what you are most passionate about, then commit to pursuing it.  Make Meaning Podcast host Lynne Golodner recently interviewed author Patrick Hicks about how important it is to identify your calling, then strive to incorporate your purpose into your life in ways large and small.  Patrick says writing grounds him. On Episode 102 of the Make Meaning Podcast, he tells Lynne about his love not just for putting words to paper but everything around the process of writing –  from research and connecting with readers […]

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Teenagers Are Wiser Than We Think: A Conversation With Lisa Damour

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Let's face it, many adults might dismiss teens as not-quite-ready to meet the real world. Lisa Damour doesn't. A clinical psychologist, author, and the 55th guest on the Make Meaning podcast, Lisa has studied teenagers for her entire career. Her work has shown that teens actually have the ability to perceive situations with clarity and accuracy often missed by adults.

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How A Big Life Change Sent Ken Budd On A Journey To Find Purpose

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Is There Enough Time For Every Journey? 650,000 hours. That’s the average length of a human life span and the title of a website and newsletter launched by author, columnist, former AARP editor, and guest on the 56th Episode of the Make Meaning Podcast, Ken Budd. Lynne knew Ken from her journalism days, as an editor at AARP for whom she wrote several articles. They stayed connected for years on social media, and when Ken launched his newsletter titled 650,000 Hours, Lynne invited him on the show to learn more about this purpose-driven endeavor.

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