For World Hunger Day, we explore two African success stories of people working to end hunger. Rowlands Kaotcha from the Hunger Project in Malawi discusses the importance of mindset when tackling poverty and chronic hunger. Plus, we meet Chido Govern, an extraordinary young woman from Zimbabwe creating solutions for world hunger…with mushrooms.
Cellular biologist, Dr Bruce Lipton, explains how ‘survival of the fittest’ theories have led to a breakdown of community. He argues that humanity’s best survival strategy is unity. Plus, we meet Anja Lyngbaek and Alejandro Lopez-Musalem who’ve created a dream community in a Mexican cloud forest.
It wasn’t until Anita Moorjani died that she truly began living. In 2006, after living with cancer for four years, she lapsed into a coma. Her family was told she was in the final hours of her life. Three days later, she awoke, and within months, was completely cancer free. She shares what she now knows about life, purpose, and living fearlessly thanks to her journey with death.
Psychologist, Robin Grille, is the author of Parenting for a Peaceful World and Heart to Heart Parenting. He shares his insights and the latest research proving that a peaceful future and harmonious community begins in the home.
Helena Norberg-Hodge, founder of Local Futures, is on a mission to transform the financial and social structure of the modern Western world. She joins the UPLIFT Podcast to discuss The Economics of Happiness and what she’s learnt from villages around the globe.
Modern science is now revealing what ancient cultures have long known; that sound has the power to alleviate physical pain and bring about healing. But which sounds heal, and which sounds harm?
The best preventative medical advice is to look after your health before you get sick, but what if you’re too busy reacting to the world’s expectations of you or looking after other people’s needs? Time for Radical Self Care with Dr Lauren Tober. Also, meet the founders of Orange Sky Laundry, the world’s first free mobile laundry and shower service for the homeless.
Former Greenpeace CEO Paul Gilding is now a sustainability consultant for some of the world’s largest corporations including Unilever, BHP Billiton and Fonterra. He’s made a surprising discovery about influence and real power. We also bring you a weekly dose of global good news with UPLIFT’s Vanessa Hill.
Griefwalker, Stephen Jenkinson, has been at the deathbed of more than a thousand people. He says death can be a wondrous and empowering mystery but we need to start talking about it differently.
The Earth Optimism Summit is a gathering of pioneering scientists, thought leaders, practitioners and civic visionaries. It explores the boldest experiments and most innovative community practices aimed at preserving biodiversity and addressing climate change. Organiser, Dr Nancy Knowlton, explains why scientists have recognised that doom and gloom won’t save the day. Plus, we meet Dr Elise Bialylew, the founder of the global Mindful in May meditation movement.
UPLIFT stands for Unity, Peace and Love In a Field of Transcendence