S2 E22 The Antidote to Division: Mending Fractures and Widening Our Circles

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Season 2, Episode 22

  • Sep 5, 2022 12:00 pm
  • 52:50 mins

What if you sent a hand-written, two-page letter to every single one of your Facebook friends? What if you struck up conversations with strangers more often? What if you mended a fracture in your family? In this episode, we explore how widening our circles and tending to relationships more mindfully could be good for us - and society. Guests: Amy Weinland Daughters, sports columnist and author of “Dear Dana: That Time I Went Crazy and Wrote All 580 of My Facebook Friends a Handwritten Letter” Joe Keohane, journalist and author of “The Power of Strangers: The Benefits of Connecting in a Suspicious World” Karl Pillemer, professor of human development and geriatrics at Cornell University, author of “Fault Lines: Fractured Families and How to Mend Them.”