My Instruction Manual

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Cure is polarizing. For scientists and rare disease parents, it’s seen it as the holy grail. But in disability politics, it’s sometimes seen as an ablest concept. I speak with disability rights activist Eli Clare about finding the middle ground
The notion of curing a rare disease can be controversial. Tom Shakespeare, a bioethicist and disability rights advocate, helps explain why. Subscribe to My Instruction Manual on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and anywhere else grea
Siblings of kids with complex medical needs also have complicated lives. An interview with a rare disease sibling and her father about Aislinn, a child with GRIN Disorder. Subscribe to My Instruction Manual on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts,
Rare Disease mom Kelly Harris talks about her daughter's GRIN Disorder Diagnosis, her biggest fears for Layla, and why it's hard for friends to understand what she's going through. Subscribe to My Instruction Manual on Apple Podcasts, Google
Adam Bolt, director of the documentary Human Nature, joins Keith for a conversation about the incredible possibilities and risks posed by CRISPR Cas-9 gene editing technology. Subscribe to My Instruction Manual on Apple Podcasts, Google Podca
Keith chats with Dr. Ronni Cohn, the geneticist who diagnosed Bryson's Rare Disease. Dr. Ronald (Roni) Cohn is a geneticist and the CEO of Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children. Subscribe to My Instruction Manual on Apple Podcasts, Google Podc
Pandemic Life sucks. But there are some silver linings. We explore them here. And Keith shares a trailer for his new CBC podcast Unlocking Bryson's Brain. [00:00] Welcome and Intro [7:31] Keith talks with Laura, Connor and Bryson about the part
We all want to live better lives. In this special episode, host Keith McArthur brings back 8 of his favorite guests to ask them to share the most important life lesson they’ve ever learned. We’ll hear from Melissa Monte, Michael Levitt, Lara Ca
Jeff Grace interviews Keith about his book Winning Resolutions and the secrets of successful resolution setting. Jeff is host of the Self Obsessed podcast.  Subscribe to My Instruction Manual on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and
Mike Carruthers interviews Keith about his book Winning Resolutions and the secrets of successful resolution setting. Mike is host of the Something You Should Know podcast.  Subscribe to My Instruction Manual on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcas
It’s time to start planning for 2020. In this episode, Andrea Owen interviews me about my book Winning Resolutions: Achieve Your Biggest Goals and Wildest Dreams Once and For All. We talk about how to plan for resolutions success, what to do i
This week's episode is all about food. Host Keith McArthur reads an exclusive excerpt from his book 18 Steps to Own Your Life. And he talks to fitness contributor Kathleen Trotter about how to choose the diet that works for you. Subscribe to My
Amy E Smith is a coach, writer, and speaker who calls herself the Joy Junkie. In this conversation Amy shares a to of great advice on everything from how to stand up for yourself without being a jerk to how to worry less about what other people
When you're ready to make a big change in your life, should you do it fast or do it slow? That depends! Kathleen Trotter joins us to talk about knowing your personality type when it comes to change. And mindfulness contributor Joelle Anderson j
This episode is all about mindfulness and meditation. Host Keith McArthur shares an excerpt from his book 18 Steps to Own Your Life on why mindfulness is a superpower. After that, he shares a guided meditation and chats with mindfulness contrib
Marriage expert Larry Bilotta shares his tips on how to save a troubled marriage. Plus host Keith McArthur shares news about his upcoming new podcast. Subscribe to My Instruction Manual on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and anywher
Peethaji is an Indian spiritual and philosophy teacher. She joins host Keith McArthur to talk about her new book The Four Sacred Secrets. Subscribe to My Instruction Manual on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and anywhere else great
Joelle Anderson joins us to talk about Mindful Listening. And host Keith McArthur speaks with Nutrition contributor Michelle Jaelin about changes to Canada's Food Guide. Subscribe to My Instruction Manual on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts,
Karen Mangia, author of Success With Less, shares how she learned she could achieve more by taking things off her plate. And host Keith McArthur speaks with fitness contributor Kathleen Trotter about building your own health entourage. Subscri
In this episode, Greg Wells, author of The Focus Effect shares how we can find focus in a distracted world. Subscribe to My Instruction Manual on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and anywhere else great podcast are found Visit MyInst
This week I’m sharing two chapters from my book 18 Steps to Own Your Life. These steps are all about planning. I’m going to tell you about what I call the three Ps of planning: Prioritizing, Programming and Pivoting. This is the formula that he
Jeff Grace, host of the self-obsessed podcast, talks about how self-help organizations become cults.  Feedback / Connect: Subscribe to My Instruction Manual on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and anywhere else great podcast are foun
One of the questions I’ve been thinking about lately is where God fits in self help. Do those who believe in God find the self-improvement journey easier? In this episode, I’m excited to welcome back Jenny Blake. She recently enrolled in Divini
Morra Aarons-Mele, author of Hiding in the Bathroom, explains why people suffering from anxiety might make better leaders. And host Keith McArthur speaks with nutrition contributor Michelle Jaelin about gut health. Feedback / Connect: Subscribe
On this episode of the My Instruction Manual podcast, I speak with Lara Casanova about grieving. Lara lost her own father in 2016, and she's the author of Grief, Grace and Gratitude. I also speak with personal trainer Kathleen Trotter about why
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