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Brit Morin is curious about...just about everything! As the founder and CEO of Brit + Co, she is a pioneer in tech, a champion for creativity, and a role model for women across the country. And now she is taking her voracious appetite for learning and self-growth challenges to a whole new level. But how do you learn about EVERYTHING? You ask the world’s best experts to teach you – in less than an hour! In each episode, Brit sits down with inspirational figures like scientists, CEOs, influencers and celebrities, and asks them to teach her something new that’s changed their lives for the better. Brit and her co-hosts will tackle a different theme in each episode focusing on all kinds of topics ranging from things like creativity, family and relationships, mental and physical wellness, business and innovation, and much more. “Teach Me Something New” is an entertaining and educational guide to taking risks and making real life transformations. For more from Brit, visit www.brit.co and follow her on Instagram @brit and @britandco.

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Our good friend and finance expert Nicole Lapin is back this week to break down the money buzzwords of 2021 like cryptocurrency, blockchain, Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Ethereum, meme stocks, stonks, and more! Fun fact, Brit hosted a cryptocurrency summit in 2018 so she has plenty of insights to share as well, including her predictions for the value of Bitcoin, how to make your first crypto investment, and her experience with NFTs and Web 3. Listen in for some smart money talk and for a fun story about what it was like for Nicole to go on a date with a crypto king. Then, check out our other great episodes from last season with Nicole on making money and personal finance 101. Follow our guest Nicole at @nicolelapin. Follow our host Brit at @Brit and @britandco.   Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Ariel Kaye is the founder of Parachute Home, a millennial-favorite bedding and lifestyle brand. She joins Brit to talk about how to create a sleep sanctuary in your bedroom, tips for making a small space feel bigger, the best sheets for sweaty sleepers, and how to understand bedding labels and thread count. Plus, the two debate home decor trends like millennial pink and cottage-core and chat through the best color pairings for your home. Learn more at Brit.co and follow us at @britandco. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Is such a thing possible? We find out in this week's episode with US government and law educator, Sharon McMahon. She went viral on Instagram during the 2020 election cycle by dismantling conspiracy theories and bringing non-partisan facts about US history to the masses. She joins Brit this week to chat politics and discuss how to find facts and reliable sources online, how to tap into issues you're passionate about, QAnon theories, and how to navigate difficult conversations with people you don't always agree with. She also makes a case for using social media for good and shares how we're all capable of making a difference in this world. Be sure to tune in if you've been battling political burnout or apathy, as Sharon's passion for politics is truly contagious. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Get money smart in this week's episode with famed credit card and loyalty points hacker, Brian Kelly. He founded The Points Guy a decade ago and ever since has been on a mission to find the best credit card and loyalty points deals to maximize our spending, up our credit scores, and travel the world for less. He's here to break down the most useful credit cards based on our spending habits, the money mistake he wants us to avoid at all costs, plus his predictions for what travel will look like in 2021. With 25 credit cards and an 800 credit score to his name, let's just say Brian knows his stuff. To follow Brian, check out thepointsguy.com. And for more from Brit, follow her at @Brit or @BritandCo. Happy listening! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Bethenny Frankel is a selfmade serial entrepreneur, founder of the Skinnygirl brand and BStrong, and OG star of The Real Housewives of New York City. She joins Brit for a refreshingly candid convo about the best business decision she ever made, why she left The Real Housewives, and her advice for trusting your gut and feeling more confident so you can own your voice. She also explains her "figure it out" mantra and how it can be applied to anyone mapping out their career trajectory. Her witty one-liners and tips for being more decisive make this episode a must-listen for all. Catch Bethenny in her new show, The Big Shot with Bethenny on HBO Max this spring. And for more from Brit, follow her @brit and @britandco. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dr. Aditi Nerurkar is a Harvard-trained physician and public health expert with 20 years of experience exploring the link between stress and resilience. In this week's episode, she shares her proven tips for feeling less anxious, breaking our doom-scrolling habit, and adopting a more optimistic outlook on stress. She also gives us a three-word mantra that can greatly help reduce our stress by grounding us in the present moment: Stop, breathe, and be. Listen in to learn more about what Dr. Aditi terms "popcorn brain," her thoughts on how multitasking can negatively impact our well-being and stress levels, and how to cope with decision fatigue. For more, find us at @britandco on Instagram.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
You likely know Zooey Deschanel from her iconic roles in films like Elf, Almost Famous, (500) Days of Summer, or her hit TV show, New Girl. She’s also one half of indie music duo She & Him alongside folk artist, M. Ward. Today, she’s here to tell us all about her newest venture... which is ironically not a new film or show. In fact, Zooey has spent the last few years creating a cool and innovative way for us to easily grow our own food at home called Lettuce Grow. Best of all, she says you don't need to be a pro with plants to be good at it. She’s here to teach us more about how home gardening is the way of the future, her favorite vegetarian recipes, and what else she's been up to during the pandemic. Enjoy today's show, and find us on Instagram @britandco for more.   Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Melissa Bernstein is best known for co-founding Melissa & Doug, one of the most popular toy brands ever, currently valued at more than $1 billion. She is now onto her second entrepreneurship journey with the launch of LifeLines, a new company (and new book!) all about mindset and mental health. In today’s episode, she’s here to teach us about how to find the right co-founder (her husband Doug is her business partner), how to deal with copycat brands, and how to better navigate the intense emotions that come with such a demanding career. She also describes her experience with existential depression and why you should never feel guilt for choosing both family and career. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Hot on the heels of International Women's Day, Brit sits down with the one and only Diane von Furstenberg for a *magical* conversation about how to navigate the ups and downs of business, Diane's feelings on deep life topics like death and spirituality, balancing ambition with our mental health, and her pandemic style essentials. She also shares details about her new book, Own It: The Secret To Life, which beautifully curates her lived experiences into a guide of sorts for women everywhere. Listen in for some once-in-a-lifetime life advice you won't hear anywhere else. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dr. Crystal Dilworth (also known as Dr. Brain on the popular CBS show Mission Unstoppable) is a neuroscientist, addiction expert, and a vocal advocate for women in STEM. She’s here today to teach us about social media dependency, the chemical messengers in the brain that influence our mood, and the science behind habit building, stress, and getting better sleep. It’s a fun and stimulating conversation sure to leave you feeling smarter and more in tune with what’s really happening in your brain. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Foodie worlds have officially collided: Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest joins Brit this week to share her favorite food trends of 2021 (yeah, that TikTok wrap trend isn't going anywhere), her secrets for making food photography look so good, the surprising kitchen tool she says everyone should own, plus her advice for those of us who are kinda over cooking after this past year. Listen in to hear how the self-taught cook and NYTimes best-selling author (who's amassed almost 3 million followers) first got into cooking and her tips for making it fun no matter your culinary skill level.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Calling all B+C super fans! If you've ever wondered what it's really like to launch a business, Brit + Anj are getting candid and spilling allllll the details about their 10-year partnership and what it's been like to build Brit + Co. Tune in to hear the top lessons they've learned from 10 years of entrepreneurship and much, much more!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Amanda Kloots is a former Broadway dancer, Radio City Rockette, celebrity fitness trainer, and a co-host of CBS’s daytime show “The Talk.” Like many of our listeners, Amanda was rocked by a devastating loss in 2020 when her husband, Nick Cordero, died from COVID-19 last July. On today’s episode, she vulnerably shares what her grieving process has been like — and teaches us all about what it means to be resilient and overcome great loss. She also gives amazing advice on what you should and shouldn't say to someone going through any kind of loss, so tune in. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
What happens when a behavioral scientist from Stanford and a professional comedian meet? They dissect how humor impacts the brain, obviously! Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas join Brit to teach us all about the science of being funny, the many awesome benefits of laughter, and how we can bring more comedy into our lives. They also have a new book called 'Humor, Seriously' that breaks down the power of harnessing humor in the workplace and beyond. Tune in!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Theresa Caputo is the star of TLC’s Long Island Medium, a NYTimes bestselling author, and host of the podcast, “Hey Spirit.” She's also a medium who says she’s been sensing spirits since she was four years old. On today’s episode, Theresa joins Brit to teach us all something new about how to tap into our intuition and be more trusting of our gut instincts. She also shares some of her most unbelievable experiences as a medium. You don't want to miss it!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
On today’s episode, we’re joined by Harvard Law grad, Silicon Valley alum, New York Times bestselling author, and Phenomenal founder, Meena Harris. Oh, and she’s also the niece of the Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris. Her first children’s book Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea chronicles the inspiring true story of her mother and auntie Kamala’s upbringing, and she’s got a second book on the way called Ambitious Girl. She’s here to teach us all about ambition and to remind us that it’s never too late to choose a new path to explore. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Your Enneagram Coach founder Beth McCord joins Brit to teach us all about the Enneagram, a powerful personality tool. She explains how to find your Enneagram type and exactly how to use it to improve your relationships, to better understand your personality, core wants, and desires, and even how to achieve your 2021 goals. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jenn Hyman is the CEO and co-founder of the massive subscription fashion service, Rent The Runway. This week, she joins Brit and Anj to teach about the psychology of shopping. Jenn has collected incredible insights and data during her decade running Rent The Runway - listen in to learn about how shopping trends have changed, and what the future of retail (and your closet!) might look like.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dr. Kenosha Gleaton is board certified in gynecology and obstetrics and the Medical Director of Natalist - a women’s health startup that provides products and resources for fertility and pregnancy. This week, she joins Brit and Anj to break down what all women need to know about their health, from hormonal issues to reproductive health. Listen in to learn about the hottest topics, including the truth about birth control and skipping your period (complete with life hacks!), all things breast health, and answers to the questions you’d only ask your best friend - or your gynecologist. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Alexandra Carter is a Columbia law professor, mediation expert, and negotiation trainer for the UN and several Fortune 500 companies. This week, she joins Brit and Anj to teach how to negotiate anything. Alex breaks down exactly how to approach a negotiation, from the questions you need to ask yourself, to the words and techniques to use in the moment. Listen in to learn how you can steer a conversation to get what you want, whether it’s at work or at home. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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