Texas Optimism Project

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The Bull x The Horns: Is “Manifesting” Effective?

Sep 17, 2019 By TM Promotions

Q: I hear a lot about “manifesting” and how some people just believe, focus and think about something they want in their lives and then they use positive thinking to help them get it. It seems like wishful thinking, or a passive way to reach goals. Is there any science…

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Good Newscast: Episode 17

Sep 10, 2019 By TM Promotions

The Texas Optimism Project and Frost Bank are proud to share episode 17 of Good Newscast, a podcast about good news in the world. Optimism can change lives, but it doesn’t always come easy. Join hosts Owen Egerton, Arely Silva and Andrew Roush as they dive headfirst into exploring the…

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GONZO247 Optimism Lounges are Popping Up in Downtown Houston

Aug 24, 2019 By TM Promotions

Ever find yourself in need of a break? A quiet moment all to yourself—or perhaps shared with a friend—that can recharge your soul and change your entire perspective on the day? You’re not alone. But sometimes you just need a little reminder to take time for your mental…

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Good Newscast: Episode 16

Aug 20, 2019 By TM Promotions

In episode 16 of Good Newscast, sponsored by Frost Bank, Owen praises the equalizing power of the see-saw, Arely shows us how easy it can be to help alleviate grim conditions at the border, and Andrew finds a Korean precedent for protest in Hong Kong.

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The Bull x The Horns: How to be Optimistically Negative

Aug 15, 2019 By TM Promotions

Q: I struggle with being honest when people ask me about things in life that, frankly, kind of suck. This theme pops up in different areas of life, but particularly as a new mom with PPD, I don’t know how to address my experiences entering parenthood. I don’t want to…

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Good Newscast: Episode 15

Aug 5, 2019 By TM Promotions

This episode, sponsored by Frost Bank, Owen honors YOLO poets, Andrew seeks the balance between bears and wolves, and Arely talks about high schoolers building houses. But as they cover this week's stories, all three hosts start to ponder the existential question—What IS news?

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Good Newscast: Episode 14

Jul 29, 2019 By TM Promotions

In this episode of Good Newscast, sponsored by Frost Bank, Arely, Andrew, and Owen spotlight good news about public health, mental health, and an underground international safety network that provides assistance to people across the world who are LGBTQ.

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Good Newscast: Episode 13

Jul 23, 2019 By TM Promotions

In episode 13 of Good Newscast, sponsored by Frost Bank, Owen takes us on a pilgrimage across Spain, Andrew spotlights new ways to keep plastic from outnumbering fish in our oceans, and Arely gives us the story behind the story of a hero meteorologist in Abilene.

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The Bull x The Horns: Help! I Have Imposter Syndrome.

Jul 22, 2019 By TM Promotions

Q: My husband works in a creative field and has ‘imposter syndrome.’ He worries that he’s not talented enough or can replaced at any moment. When he thinks about pursuing new opportunities, he becomes terrified of failure—professionally and financially. This stress is causing him to withdraw and be unhappy. How…

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For “Bobby Bones” Host Amy Brown, Optimism is a Choice

Jul 2, 2019 By TM Promotions

Austin native Amy Brown is a radio personality on the popular syndicated “Bobby Bones” radio show. Broadcasting live from Nashville, Amy often shares stories from her life with listeners. When her mother, Judy, was diagnosed in 2012 with cancer for the third time, Amy shared how she chose joy through…