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.
ISANS, the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia, has a main office in District 9 of HRM. I went to visit Jennifer Watts CEO of ISANS here in Halifax at what is normally a hive of activity but due to Covid is staying safely a buzz dealing with all things...read more
Shift For Brains: Our City Edition is part of an exploration of issues vital to our city and its communities. Shift for Brains decided since the crisis of affordable housing is in news and all over social media we would go and talk to someone who deals with this issue...read more
You'll notice a change in the look and sound of Shift for Brains. During Bill's campaign for District 9 Councillor, Shift for Brains will be interviews with people, programs and ideas happening in our district (Halifax West Armdale). On the first Our City Edition, we...read more
Bill and Sheldon discuss competition and how we can shift our brains around how we view competition. It's not as innocuous as it first seems - it's actually quite toxic. Shift for Brains is recorded in Mi’Kma’ki unceded Mi’kmag territory. A co-production with The...read more
This week, Bill and Sheldon talk about the right way to make a decision, and how it differs from making the right decision. Shift for Brains is recorded in Mi’Kma’ki unceded Mi’kmag territory. A co-production with The Sheldon MacLeod Show on News 95.7 CHNI in...read more
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.