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Welcome to Kelly Corrigan Wonders, a place for people who like to laugh while they think and find it useful to look closely at ourselves and our weird ways in the hopes that knowing more and feeling more will help us do more and be better. A former newspaper columnist and four time bestselling author, Kelly wonders about loads of stuff: is knowing more always good? Can we trust our gut? How does change actually happen? We only book nice people who have a sense of humor and know things worth ...
 
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As we conclude our "Mind the Gap" series, Kelly talks with parenting expert Dr. Lisa Damour and writer Will Leitch take a look at the ways in which different generations approach relationships with their parents and children. Please subscribe, rate and review us wherever you listen to podcasts! We read and appreciate every review. You can follow th…
 
Known to the world as Dwight Schrute from the Office, the real Rainn Wilson is a deep thinker, writer, producer and a faithful follower of the Baha'i faith. Join us to learn about why his religion is the most important thing in his life and how it fits in perfectly fine in Hollywood. Special thanks to the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, our produc…
 
Kelly kicks off a new series on BELIEF, delving into topics like the meaning of life, finding purpose, why faith, service and gratitude matter, and more with Dr. MIchael Murray, former Philosophy Professor and current President & CEO of the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, our production partner on this series. Please subscribe, rate and review us …
 
Ages ago, M Scott Peck (of The Road Less Traveled) studied success (personal and professional) and was surprised to discover that all the people in his study had one thing in common: they all report the exact same “most important” thing. As I sink into the reality of an empty nest, I felt the need to remind myself that it is not my children’s job (…
 
After I dropped Claire off at college, I snuck in some time with my freshman year college roommate, Tracy Tuttle. On a long walk, we tried to reduce all our parenting insights into 2 go-to mantras. Mine was about listening more and talking less (“visualize the transcript”) and Tracy’s was think in terms of what’s helpful and what’s unhelpful rather…
 
Kelly continues the "Mind the Gap" series with writer and podcaster, Manoush Zomorodi as they look at well-being and self care through the lens of different generations. The two touch on topics such as the commodification of self-care, staying true to oneself and the importance (or not) of dyeing your hair. Please subscribe, rate and review us wher…
 
As a part of our "Mind the Gap" series, Kelly and LinkedIn's Meg Garlinghouse discuss the meaning of work and what defines a job, a career or a calling. Kelly and writer Nir Eyal delve into the distractions faced by different generations and how being indistractable might just be the new superpower. Please subscribe, rate and review us wherever you…
 
Kelly launches the new "Mind the Gap" series and explores how different generations handle money with writer, educator and McArthur "Genius" Grant recipient Tressie McMillan Cottom. Tressie shares her thoughts, emotions and deeply ingrained habits when it comes to money...both new and old. Kelly remembers her mother's rather unique approach to gift…
 
Kelly interviewed David Byrne in NYC a week ago for PBS and while she was prepping, she came across his very cool project: Reasons To Be Cheerful. This week’s GOTO is a short, inspiring story about a sick musician who is changing how hospitals sound. Everyone who has been in the bed or at the bedside will appreciate this one. Share like a greeting …
 
Kelly gets serious with SNL star Cecily Strong about her new book This Will All Be Over Soon, about the loss of her beloved cousin, Owen. Cecily also shares her pandemic love story and some behind-the-scenes scoop about Saturday Night Live. Please subscribe, rate and review us wherever you listen to podcasts! We read and appreciate every review. Yo…
 
Kelly wraps up her series "Love Stories for a Weary World," with Medium writer Julio Vincent Gambuto, who fell in love during the pandemic. Julio talks about the ways Covid upended common dating practices and tipped the scales for deeper connection. Please subscribe, rate and review us wherever you listen to podcasts! We read and appreciate every r…
 
Kelly and Medium writer Michael Thompson trade stories of meeting their spouses for the first time in our summer series "Love Stories for a Weary World" and Kelly gives her takeaways on what makes love work. Please subscribe, rate and review us wherever you listen to podcasts! We read and appreciate every review. You can follow the conversation wit…
 
Continuing our series "Love Stories for a Weary World," Kelly and renowned writer Susan Orlean talk about transitions in family life -- including the big one of becoming an empty nester. Kelly shares memories of early days with young children in this very personal episode. Please subscribe, rate and review us wherever you listen to podcasts! We rea…
 
In this first episode in our series "Love Stories for a Weary World," Sarah Stankorb shares the story of losing (and finding) her voice -- and meeting her great love along the way -- with a disarming honesty. And Kelly tells the story of matching moods with her husband, while trying to find comfort during cancer treatment. Please subscribe, rate an…
 
TAKE 2 TUESDAY: Replay of Episode #3 // Dani Shapiro is the author of 9 books and the host of the popular podcast Family Secrets. She is curious about the things we hide from each other and the consequences of keeping these secrets. Dani and Kelly consider the courage required to know more about everything from our DNA and our government to what's …
 
TAKE 2 TUESDAY: Re-play of Episode #1 // Kelly and Kate Bowler dive into that phrase so often offered up to explain bad stuff: "everything happens for a reason." Kate is a divinity professor at Duke University and the bestselling author of three books. She has a beloved podcast called Everything Happens. At a time when so much feels unexplainable, …
 
Imbolo Mbue's journey took her from Cameroon to New Jersey, and ultimately to Oprah's house. The bestselling author of Behold the Dreamers and How Beautiful We Were describes the very best of America with charm and realism -- from being warmly welcomed as a college student and observing true freedom for the first time to witnessing crippling povert…
 
Kelly shares a graduation speech, a conversation about takeaways from high school with her daughter and a special reading with Oscar winning actress Helen Hunt. If you love the episode, please share and review. We read and appreciate every comment. You can follow the conversation with Kelly on Instagram @kellycorrigan.…
 
How do understanding and approval factor into kindness? Are we only nice to the people we "get"? How can we change the way we think about who is deserving of love, respect and kindness? (hint: it's everyone). Carvell Wallace has thoughts on all of this and more. He's a writer, a thinker and a creative who has written powerful profiles of artists, a…
 
Austin Channing Brown is an author, activist and thought leader. She's tired of explaining what it's like to be black, but her insight and passion is irresistible. Here's a conversation that will linger in your mind as much for the points of connection as for the points of tension. For everyone committed to learning and understanding more about rac…
 
Kelly and Jen Hatmaker test drive the questions from Kelly's new children's book Hello World! to see what new things they can learn about each other. From celebrating favorite holidays to bouncing back from unexpected change and loss, these two old friends cover much ground and show us all how to find meaningful connection with the people we love -…
 
In honor of teachers everywhere, Kelly shares a conversation with her friend, Oakland Unified Teacher of the year, Tontra Love. While Ms. Love normally teaches kindergartners, it turns out she has lots to teach all of us -- especially about how to interact more lovingly with one another, disagree peacefully and imagine what it's like to be in someo…
 
Kelly tracks down Yale Philosophy professor and the Dean of Arts & Sciences, Tamar Gendler, to discuss the great ancient philosophers’ take on our human nature and how it relates to modern happiness. Dean Gendler's studied academic and historical perspective on what makes us tick will definitely leave you feeling smarter, deeper and full of underst…
 
This week, Kelly continues her series with authors on human nature with Brit Bennett, the brilliant mind behind the bestselling book, The Vanishing Half, which just sold to HBO for the small screen. They cover the unfortunate way we're all categorized for marketing purposes, and why curiosity is paramount to us becoming a better species. Please sub…
 
Kelly talks with New Yorker staff writer Jia Tolentino about identity, culture and the irresistable manipulation of the internet. Jia is a 32-year old intellectual phenom who just came out with her first book of essays called Trick Mirror. She's part feminist, part radical thinker and part cultural critic, and she has a lot to say about what it mea…
 
Alongside renowned Canadian poet, novelist and activist Margaret Atwood, Kelly continues a series on Human Nature. They discuss why life together is sometimes very hard and other times truly delightful, through the lense of the very best and worst parts of our nature. Please subscribe, rate and review us wherever you listen to podcasts! We read and…
 
Kelly kicks off a series on Human Nature with celebrated author George Saunders. They go deep on virtue, vice, our tricky egos, and finding empathy for ourselves and others. Please subscribe, rate and review us wherever you listen to podcasts! We read and appreciate every review. You can follow the conversation with Kelly on Instagram @kellycorriga…
 
Kelly concludes her series with Anna Quindlen and Anna Sale by diving into the joy of the "work" we're paid for (and how it can give us permission to be bolder than we've been conditioned to be) and the challenge of the "work" of family life, when we're reconciling differences over money and oversimplifying things with snap judgments. Please subscr…
 
Grudges, overbearing "wisdom" and selfish behavior are all hallmarks of even the most functional families. Kelly asks Pulitzer Prize winner Anna Quindlen and award-winning podcaster Anna Sale about mistakes they've made in family life, and how they've found and given forgiveness. If you like this conversation, make sure to listen to Episode #8: "Th…
 
Eventually grief, which is searing, becomes loss, which is more like an ache that comes and goes. Kelly asks Pulitzer Prize winner Anna Quindlen and award winning podcaster Anna Sale about what and how they have grieved. Together, they share passages and riff about how to find meaning in loss. If you found this episode useful, make sure to listen t…
 
Kelly continues her deep dive on family life with the help of Anna Quindlen, the Pulitzer Prize winning writer, and Anna Sale, the host of Death, Sex & Money and author of Let's Talk About Hard Things. Together, they read from their own works and riff on how family dynamics shift and change over time as kids become parents, parents become grandpare…
 
This month, Kelly finds herself between two Annas -- Anna Quindlen, the Pulitzer Prize winning writer, and Anna Sale, the host of WNYC's popular Death, Sex & Money podcast. Together, they read excerpts from their books and riff on how terribly easy it is to misunderstand each other in family life. From thinking you’re not "a divorce kinda person" t…
 
Kelly couldn't help but notice that many of our conversations about how change happens offered up some of the exact same beats, despite the wide variety of changes we discussed. Jump into this conversation and take notes you'll want to post on your refrigerator. Follow the conversation on Instagram @kellycorrigan.…
 
With nearly unlimited financial and intellectual resources at her disposal, Melinda Gates is committed to addressing the problems holding women back all over the world - from their limited educational opportunities to maternal health challenges and more. Kelly and Melinda dissect how making critical systemic improvements for women will change not o…
 
Kelly talks with a range of guests in this episode about the changing face of higher education, the value of a cross-disciplinary liberal arts approach and the danger of a one-size-fits-all college experience. Kelly's guests include: her daughter, Georgia Lichty - a sophomore at Georgetown University, Tara Westover - the author of Educated, Lande A…
 
Very few of us gaze contentedly into the mirror and are happy with our bodies. In this episode, Kelly dives into the dangers of our obsession with body image in a candid conversation with therapist Ariel and her client Lindsay about eating disorders, triggers and recovery. A must listen. IMPORTANT NOTE: This episode does include references to eatin…
 
From San Quentin inmate to neighborhood safety advocate, Kelly’s guest Sam Vaughn embodies the ideal of “be the change you want to see.” Working with DeVone Boggan, Kelly’s other guest and the charismatic leader of Advance Peace, this duo shares how they nurture violent criminals into a better future, one small step at a time, with the care and att…
 
Both Congresswoman Barbara Lee and human rights attorney Jessica Jackson went through college as single mothers, relying on some form of public assistance. They've since gone on to make big changes in our country, from both inside and outside of government. Kelly talks to each of them to get a big old reminder about the power of our democracy and t…
 
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