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How To!
How To!
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You’ve got questions. Together, we get answers. Each week on How To!, Amanda Ripley (bestselling author of High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and... more

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Episodes

How To Dress with Confidence

Coming out of the worst of the pandemic, a lot of us need to relearn how to socialize, from what... more

21 Jun 2022 · 40 minutes
How To Run for Office Without Being an A**hole

We all know the country is deeply fractured right now, and that’s especially true in our politics. There is vitriol,... more

14 Jun 2022 · 42 minutes
Encore: How To Stand Up for Your Kid When Society Won’t

Karin always thought of herself as the mom of two boys—that is, until last year when her oldest child told... more

07 Jun 2022 · 35 minutes
How To Raise a Future College Athlete

Elizabeth’s son Lucas is a talented athlete who wants to compete in track and field at an NCAA Division One... more

31 May 2022 · 36 minutes
How To Ditch the Apps & Actually Find a Date

Daniel seems to be the whole package. He’s smart, social, and has lots of friends. He even organizes a beach... more

24 May 2022 · 36 minutes
How To Make Sexual Consent Sexy

After experiencing multiple instances of sexual assault, Julia often feels sexually disconnected from her own body. She wants to be... more

17 May 2022 · 39 minutes
How To Be a Lazy Genius

When Samantha and her husband moved from a condo to a fairly large house, they knew they’d have a lot... more

10 May 2022 · 35 minutes
How To Bounce Back From Burnout

When Betsy joined her last workplace, she thought it was a perfect fit. It was on a list of Best... more

03 May 2022 · 35 minutes
How To (Really) Help Refugees

When the Taliban took over Afghanistan in August, the Female Tactical Platoon, a unit of elite Afghan soldiers, knew they... more

26 Apr 2022 · 37 minutes
How To Change a Mascot Without Tearing Apart Your School

The town of Dartmouth, Massachusetts is in the middle of a mascot debate that’s escalated quickly. Our listener Keith grew... more

19 Apr 2022 · 35 minutes
How To Solve Your Own Medical Mystery

When Mike was wracked with a series of unexplained headaches in 2017, he initially chalked it up to being a... more

12 Apr 2022 · 35 minutes
How To Start Writing (w/ Anna Quindlen & John Dickerson)

You’ve probably heard about the importance of journaling, putting thoughts on paper to help process the daily vicissitudes of life.... more

05 Apr 2022 · 39 minutes
How To Speak Up So Others Listen

If you were to pop by Mary Ann’s PhD discussion group, you’d most likely find her quietly, but intently, listening... more

29 Mar 2022 · 35 minutes
How To Stand Up To a Workplace Bully

When a fellow employee started bullying Christy at her workplace she took the situation to her supervisor, Human Resources, and... more

22 Mar 2022 · 33 minutes
How To Make Friends... Like a Man

After Zach heard our “How To Make Friends as an Adult” episode, which coincidentally featured all women, he and a... more

15 Mar 2022 · 36 minutes
How To Have Happy Regrets

Courtenay has more than a few regrets, starting with her career. Despite her accomplishments as an opera singer, she wishes... more

08 Mar 2022 · 36 minutes
How To Stop ‘Having It All’ (Before You End Up With Nothing)

Janey is the very definition of a woman trying to “have it all.” She’s an occupational therapist by day, a... more

01 Mar 2022 · 38 minutes
Encore: How To Win Gold Without Losing Yourself

Winning the Olympics is everything Steve Mesler ever wanted. So when he and his U.S. bobsled teammates stood atop the... more

22 Feb 2022 · 37 minutes
How To Fight With Your Parents

It’s been two decades since Maggie’s mom has gone to the doctor and her health is incredibly….shaky. Maggie’s mom has... more

15 Feb 2022 · 33 minutes
How To Beat Hackers at Their Own Game

Susan was concerned when she first learned that someone was impersonating her on Facebook, but that soon turned to anger... more

08 Feb 2022 · 36 minutes
How To Crack Up Your Coworkers (Without Being Offensive)

Last week we learned about using the four different styles of humor to your advantage, and who makes a good... more

01 Feb 2022 · 36 minutes
How To Make Humor Your Superpower

Did you know that we, as a society, have fallen off a comedy cliff? No joke. Studies have shown that... more

25 Jan 2022 · 37 minutes
Encore: How To Succeed When Everyone's Mad at You

Have you ever had to make an impossible decision? One that doesn’t have an obvious “right” answer. One that someone... more

18 Jan 2022 · 37 minutes
How To Squash Your Fear of Bugs (and Other Phobias)

Every year, around the same time, Peter’s apartment comes alive. The shadows begin to scuttle and the pipes creak with... more

11 Jan 2022 · 33 minutes
How To Eat Whatever You Want

Every January nearly 75 percent of Americans resolve to make their lives better by losing weight. But this year we’re... more

04 Jan 2022 · 39 minutes
How To Break the Spell of Social Media

James is head over heels in love with his wife. But there’s one thing that keeps getting in between them... more

28 Dec 2021 · 35 minutes
How To Save a Friend from a Bad Relationship

One night a few months ago Elaine got a phone call out of the blue from a co-worker. She and... more

21 Dec 2021 · 36 minutes
Our Favorite Advice of 2021

Here at How To! headquarters, we give and receive a lot of good advice. This year we ran faster, kept... more

14 Dec 2021 · 33 minutes
When To Say Goodbye to a Difficult Dog

Deciding to give up your dog is not something we talk about much, especially now when our pets are more... more

07 Dec 2021 · 35 minutes
How To Get Your Dog to Stop Barking (Without Barking Back)

Approximately 23 million families in the US got a pet during the pandemic, many of them puppies. At their best,... more

30 Nov 2021 · 36 minutes
How To Embrace Your Anti-Vax Family This Holiday Season

Jackie is newly engaged, but thoughts about her big day fill her with dread, not excitement. Jackie and her fiance... more

23 Nov 2021 · 36 minutes
How To Advance Your Career by Quitting Your Job

For nearly a decade, Jono devoted all his time and energy to creating and running a customized shoe company. But,... more

16 Nov 2021 · 35 minutes
How To Get Your Book Published

Shanimarie has a story in her heart, one she believes the world needs to hear. It’s a story of immigration,... more

09 Nov 2021 · 35 minutes
What To Do When Your Husband Becomes Your Boss

This episode is supported by Work Check, an original podcast from Atlassian. Bethany was ecstatic when her husband Travis got a... more

02 Nov 2021 · 37 minutes
How To Beat the Dreaded Midday Slump

For a behind the scenes look into some of the articles we read when we create the show, check out... more

26 Oct 2021 · 37 minutes
How To Make Friends as an Adult

Grace and Nikki both need more friends. Grace is an ICU nurse whose best friends have moved away. Nikki is... more

19 Oct 2021 · 42 minutes
How To Keep Cool in a Crisis

Last week we learned how to stop a public fight before it starts. But despite our best intentions, ugly confrontations... more

12 Oct 2021 · 36 minutes
How To Stop a Fight Before It Starts

Things are a little more tense than usual these days. Stress and anxiety levels are up and so are fights... more

05 Oct 2021 · 35 minutes
How To Coach Squirrelly Kids (and Screaming Parents)

When Kelly volunteered to be the head coach for his son’s baseball team, he was nervous. He had no formal... more

28 Sep 2021 · 33 minutes
How To Fill an Empty Nest

Susan never really got over saying goodbye to her eldest daughter, who left for college four years ago. She knew... more

21 Sep 2021 · 34 minutes
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For nearly a decade, Jono devoted all his time and energy to creating and running a customized shoe company. But, unfortunately, his... more