Three Words Podcast
A bite-sized podcast about choices.
Don't Rush Goodbyes
Whether slipping out of a wedding reception unnoticed because the newlyweds are “too busy” or leaving for work with just a minute to spare, our pace in life often causes us to miss out on meaningful connection. This week, Dr. Justin Brown and higher education administrator Bianca Hicks reflect on professional transitions, encounters with strangers, and end-of-life conversations.
Learn Their Story
There is so much that we don’t know about each stranger we encounter, each acquaintance we make, and each friend or family member we love. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and life design coach David Dennison encourage us to look more closely and listen more carefully to the people in our lives.
Find Another Doctor
One of the most important questions we can ask ourselves in each area of life is, “Is this working?” This week, Dr. Michael Brown and future physician Russell Catania explore the essential ingredients of a fantastic doctor-patient relationship.
Reduce Screen Time
If we’ve learned anything through the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s that a screen can never replace a face. This week, Logan Brown and Dr. Justin Brown offer their tips for being fully present in the presence of people.
Date Your Spouse
Why do we so often allow the temporary to dictate our relationship with the permanent? This week, newlywed Russell Catania and thirty-years-wed Dr. Michael Brown offer their tips for developing and maintaining intimacy.
Practice A Sabbath
Is it possible that an ancient religious law could be the key to greater peace, purpose, and even productivity? This week, Amy Seiffert and Dr. Tyler Schwanz testify to the transformative power of taking an entire day off every single week.
Write 'Em Up
What if submitting a formal report was not an act of cowardice but of courage, not an act of retaliation but of reconciliation? This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Dr. Justin Brown encourage us to lean into difficult conversations and offer an alternative for when we fail to speak up.
Give Better Feedback
One of the greatest gifts we can give to others is well-intentioned constructive feedback. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Dan Costello instruct us on how to improve our communication skills where we live, work, and play.
Know Your Strengths
One of the most important things about us is what comes to mind when we think about ourselves. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and strength assessment fanatic Casey Greenawalt outline the many benefits of getting to know the person in the mirror.
Compassion Changes Everything
How do we respond to the fear and frustration at the intersection of the personal and political? Prompted by the Supreme Court’s draft decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Dr. Michael Brown and Amy Seiffert share how a commitment to compassion in the face of complexity can deepen our connection to others.
Fear Repels Love
Whether it is with our romantic partner, family member, or friend… many of our relationships are struggling. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and counselor Steve Rieske explore the primary cause of conflict we experience with the people we love most.
Say It Now
What would you tell that person today if you knew that there was no tomorrow? This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Dr. Tyler Schwanz explore every angle of Michael’s famous 24 Hour Rule.