Family & Lifestyle

Dirt Cure, Why We Procrastinate, Blind Sole Runner

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Jul 12, 2016 3:20 pm
  • 2:10:01

The Dirt Cure (11:24) Dr. Maya Shetreat-Klein, Pediatric neurologist and mother of three, shows parents how to keep their kids healthy in new groundbreaking research. Based on cutting edge medicine that she has pioneered, THE DIRT CURE empowers parents to transform their children’s health by understanding the profound connection of their bodies and minds to nature and to food from nutrient and microbe-rich soil. Why We Procrastinate (54:34) Dr. Tim Pychyl is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, the Director of the Centre for Initiatives in Education and he has a cross-appointment to the School of Linguistics and Language Studies. His most recent book is “Solving the Procrastination Puzzle: A Concise Guide to Strategies for Change”. Dr. Puchyl gives us some tips on beating procrastination. Blind Solo Runner (1:39:41) Simon Wheatcroft is an ultramarathon runner who completes hundreds of miles of races, by himself, despite the fact that he is blind.  Most of us will never attempt to run 160 miles, even less will do it solo through the Namibian desert, but only one person is attempting all of that while also being completely blind.  Simon Wheatcroft explains how he finished the race and what drives him.