Episodes: Masonry

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Episode 12: The Modest Fashion Movement

Modesty is not often associated with fashion but it’s a multi-billion dollar movement that’s changing how designers think. Today, I’m talking about the modest fashion movement with Hafsa Lodi,...

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Episode 11: The Way of Gratitude

For those who are more spiritual than religious this might be the episode for you. Maaria is talking to Galen Guengerich, senior minister at All Souls Unitarian Church. He...

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Episode 10: Difficult Conversations: Estranged Family

10 million Gen X and Baby Boomer parents have estranged adult children. So why don’t we hear more about how to fix broken family ties? Psychotherapist and co-founder of...

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Episode 09: Balancing Your Talents

What happens when you have many talents but society says choose just one if you want to get ahead? David “Cap D” Kelly shares how he has mastered balancing...

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Episode 08: The Missing Stage Of Grief

People around the world are experiencing loss at every level because of the pandemic. But how do we manage it when our typical methods of coping are not available...

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Episode 07: This Is Your Brain On Food

There is a connection between what we eat and how we feel. Psychiatrist, nutrition specialist, and chef, Dr. Uma Naidoo joins Maaria in a conversation about the science behind...

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Episode 06: Rules For Being A Girl

Messages for young, ambitious girls in our culture are conflicted and confusing– “Be yourself…but change how you look if you want to succeed.” In this episode, Maaria and bestselling...

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Episode 05: Innovation Through Crisis

As the coronavirus rages on and states scramble to get ahead of it before more lives are lost, bioengineer and educator Matthew Wettergreen remains focused on seizing this crisis...

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Episode 04: The Ethics Behind Tech

Maaria continues the conversation about the impact of TikTok and technology, as a whole, with Tech Ethicist David Ryan Polgar.

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Episode 03: The Trouble w/ TikTok

With 1 billion active users across 155 countries, TikTok has become one of the most popular apps in the world. Very popular among younger users, in fact, who are...

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Episode 02: Bollywood’s sexualization of women

Bollywood has had an immense impact on the culture of India and all who enjoy its movies. It’s also known for sexualizing the Indian woman to the masses. But...

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