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Shift for Brains (say it fast!) is a podcast dedicated to provide a sounding board and an open safe space for people to carry on discussions about difficult and challenging subjects.  It is hoped that these conversations will result in shifts to our thinking that will eventually lead to healthy shifts in our society and culture. Shift for Brains is a podcast for those of us who want to move from our society from apathy to empathy and hype to hope.

EPISODES

Being Stupid

Being Stupid

This week we're talking about being stupid. At some point we're all stupid, right? Bill and Sheldon discuss the word "stupid" and why we should keep it in our vocabulary. A co-production with The Sheldon MacLeod Show on News 95.7 CHNI in Halifax, Nova...

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The Impact of Words

The Impact of Words

Bill and Sheldon discuss the importance of words, the importance of self-talk, and how we have to be very careful of what we say to ourselves, especially in stressful times.  A co-production with The Sheldon MacLeod Show on News 95.7 CHNI in Halifax, Nova...

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You’re Not The Boss Of Me

You’re Not The Boss Of Me

This week Bill chats with Todd Veinotte, filling in for Sheldon MacLeod. They discuss how we make decisions, and who do we let make decisions that are life and death? Bill also talks about a new idea called "Trump Roulette". A co-production with The Sheldon MacLeod...

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Imprints

Imprints

Bill & Sheldon discuss imprints (or impressions) - ideas that have been impressed upon us in our youth or later from society and things around us without us even knowing it. Sometimes we act from those, without knowing, with very dangerous outcomes.  A co-production...

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The Art of Reframing

The Art of Reframing

How do we best frame what we're seeing so we see it in a useful way? How do we make something good out of something that feels bad? A co-production with The Sheldon MacLeod Show on News 95.7 CHNI in Halifax, Nova...

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THE TEAM

BILL CARR

Bill Carr is a writer, actor, motivational speaker and social entrepreneur and activist. He has been in and out of broadcasting for over thirty years in various media as social commentator, columnist, journalist and interviewer and a social satirist for much of it.

Now, Bill finds himself wondering aloud about the world and asking people who are living in this complex age about issues, topics and considerations that affect us all. He is at various times saddened and optimistic about the fate of the planet and has begun a podcast called Shift For Brains to help move people’s minds in the direction of deep and considered change, understandings and connections.
Bill’s first bad book is called Acting Up: Lessons from the Theatre of Life.

JULIE GUY
Producer

GOLA TARASCHI-CARR
Executive Producer

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