Family & Lifestyle

Solving Health Care, Mental Strength Tips, Parent Previews

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Mar 31, 2017 4:00 pm
  • 2:35:22

How Republicans and Democrats can both keep their promises on health care (16:29) Dr. Anup Malani is the Lee and Brena Freeman Professor at the University of Chicago Law School and a Professor at the Pritzker School of Medicine. Malani has a Ph.D. in economics and a JD, both from the University of Chicago. Dr. Malani conducts research in law and economics, as well as health economics and development economics. Dr. Anup Malani discusses his a four-step market-based proposal on how both Republicans and Democrats can keep their promises on health care. Liana Tan - Creativity (1:13:22) How much of your life is spent coming up with ideas? Whether it’s making a work project deadline or turning in an assignment, or just figuring out what to have for dinner. Sometimes it can be draining to come up with new ideas all the time. So one of our producers, Liana Tan, is going to teach us how to be more creative.  13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do (1:18:36) Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, college psychology instructor and the author of the bestselling book 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do. She’s a regular contributor to Forbes, Inc., Psychology Today, and Huffington Post. She’s been featured by numerous media outlets including Fast Company, Success, Fox News, Cosmopolitan, and Oprah.com. When hard times come along and people feel stretched by the challenges they face many feel like they’ll crack under pressure. Our next guest Amy Morin explains how we can face difficulties with mental strength. Makena Bauss - Thinking Like a Toddler (1:34:14) To solve problems adults could stand to take a cue from the toddlers in their lives: Asking “why?” on loop, as it turns out, is a pretty handy problem-solving tool. Producer Makena Bauss explains. Parent Previews - Ghost in the Shell and The Boss Baby (2:04:13) Rod Gustafson from Parent Previews joins the show to review the new movies Ghost in the Shell and The Boss Baby