Because conversations can be healing.
House Calls with Dr. Vivek Murthy is a podcast hosted by the 21st U.S. Surgeon General. In each episode, Dr. Murthy and his guests explore how they navigate the messiness and uncertainties of life to find meaning and joy. By sharing openly what’s on our minds and in our hearts, we can find strength and healing through connection.
What is a Meaningful Life?podcastIn a world that can feel uncertain and pressured, this episode is a pause to ask what stories we tell, about ourselves and the world, and to think about what gives each of us a sense of meaning in our lives.
Can You Live Without Your Phone?podcastHow is your relationship with your phone (or other devices) affecting your health and well-being? Listen to hear how Surgeon General and Catherine Price, science journalist and author of “How to Break Up with Your Phone,” explore this big question.
What Gives You Hope?podcastHope is an essential part of our lives. “What gives you hope?” is the question Dr. Murthy and his guests explore in this special episode of House Calls.
Meditation for Dealing with Negativity in the WorldpodcastmeditationFeeling stressed? Mindfulness can help. Here is the fifth of 5 short meditations, led by Surgeon General Vivek Murthy.
Why Do Friendships Matter? (Part 2)podcastFriendships don’t just happen – they take effort. How can we make and keep up strong platonic relationships?
Meditation for Getting Through a Hectic DaypodcastmeditationFeeling stressed? Mindfulness can help. Here is the fourth of 5 short meditations, led by Surgeon General Vivek Murthy.
Why Do Friendships Matter? (Part 1)podcastFriendships are so powerful they can help you live longer. How can we make and keep friends?
Meditation for Dealing with Change & UncertaintypodcastmeditationFeeling stressed? Mindfulness can help. Here is the third of 5 short meditations, led by Surgeon General Vivek Murthy.
Why is Change So Hard?podcastChange is a part of life. Sometimes it’s something we plan for, other times it’s unexpected. How can we handle it?
Meditation for Combating LonelinesspodcastmeditationFeeling stressed? Mindfulness can help. Here is the second of 5 short meditations, led by Surgeon General Vivek Murthy.
Meditation for Easing Holiday StresspodcastmeditationFeeling stressed? Mindfulness can help. Here is the first of 5 short meditations, led by Surgeon General Vivek Murthy.
Can Anxiety Be Good For Us?podcastAnxiety feels bad, but when approached in the right way, it can actually help us achieve our goals. It starts with getting curious about our anxiety.
Can We Talk?podcastIn an era taken hold by polarization, argument, and competing for attention, how can we have meaningful conversations? Fred Dust plants the seeds for the talks we want to have.
What Do Natural Disasters Mean for Our Mental Health?podcastHurricanes, drought, forest fires, floods. Even when things feel hopeless, there are ways we can respond to the mental trauma of worsening natural disasters.
How Do We Connect With Our Kids?podcastNo more time outs and sticker charts. Dr. Becky Kennedy, the “parent whisperer,” teaches us to raise our kids through connection, not consequences.
How Do We Navigate the Joy and Sorrow of Being Human?podcastLife is bittersweet. Embracing this can be bring comfort and solace to losses in our life.
Taking the Path of Most ResistancepodcastWhat do you do when who you want to be and who the world tells you to be are different?
What Makes Us Happy?podcastDo we understand what makes us happy? And if we do, can we make ourselves happier? The answer might surprise you.
Clarity and the Domain of Stillness (Part 2)podcastBefriending your own awareness means you can feel at home in the present moment. It’s the key to being alone without being lonely.
Peace and the Domain of Being (Part 1)podcastAt the root of Jon Kabat-Zinn’s practice of mindfulness is befriending ourselves to take advantage of the full repertoire of being alive.
Finding Strength Through Kindnesspodcast
Father Greg Boyle offers wisdom for us all on how we can emotionally navigate past anger and bridge divides. And why he believes “kindness is the only non-delusional response to everything.”
Why Feeling Like We Matter Really Matterspodcast
Christian Robinson grew up drawing the life he wanted to live on paper. As an adult and celebrated artist, it’s the reverse -- Robinson infuses his children’s books with narratives and illustrations from his life to help young people understand their own lives and feel they matter.
Learning to Live When Life Falls Apartpodcast
Kate Bowler’s sudden cancer diagnosis upended her world. Angry with losing the life she had created, she had to forge a new type of strength —learning to lean on others.
Recipe for Connectionpodcast
Whether he’s cooking dinner for his family or feeding the world, José Andrés opens up about using the power of food to build connection and community.