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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.

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Social Distancing

Social Distancing

This week we discuss ten things you can do while social distancing that will make this experience not only tolerable but enjoyable and ultimately valuable. Our full list is available here.  A co-production with The Sheldon MacLeod Show on News 95.7 CHNI in Halifax,...

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Fear.

Fear.

Fear. When does it help? When does it hurt? How do we manage it effectively? A co-production with The Sheldon MacLeod Show on News 95.7 CHNI in Halifax, Nova...

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“Questions, Not Answers”

“Questions, Not Answers”

Have you ever stopped and questioned why you believe what you believe? Could it be because of the way you think? Or could it be because of the way you don’t think when you think? This week we discuss a restorative framework for dealing with difficult situations based...

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“Political Parties?”

“Political Parties?”

Do we need political parties? Bill doesn't believe we need them, and some cognitive biases would suggest political parties hinder more than help. How do we shift our brains around our political system? A co-production with The Sheldon MacLeod Show on News 95.7 CHNI in...

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“Political Correctness”

“Political Correctness”

How can we talk about political correctness and find a way to shift our brains? 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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