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#7: Special – Social prescribing

#7: Special – Social prescribing cycling, mountains, outdoor activity

In our seventh episode, we’re talking about a new approach to tackling physical and mental health issues: social prescribing. Special guest Julia Hotz explains why more and more doctors in the UK are recommending outdoor pursuits or social activities instead of prescribing specific drugs or medications.

#6: Human library, paid parental leave for fathers, influencers fighting conflicts

#6: Human library, paid parental leave for fathers, influencers fighting conflicts father and son

In this episode, we’re talking about a library of “human books”, the global trend towards parental leave for fathers, village women in India protesting for an alcohol ban in order to reduce cases of domestic violence, and how social media influencers in Lebanon use their outreach to mitigate ethnic conflicts.

#5: Eco-city Medellin, news literacy in Illinois high schools, mooncakes destigmatizing mental health issues

#5: Eco-city Medellin, news literacy in Illinois high schools, mooncakes destigmatizing mental health issues Medellin, botanic garden

In our third episode, we’re talking about the prospect of a global minimum tax rate, a Dutch farmer who invented a unique “pig toilet”, and a movement among young people in China who are highlighting the need for a lifestyle change by “lying flat”.