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The Bucket Podcast

Welcome to The Bucket Podcast — a series of interviews that features an eclectic mix of people who all share one thing in common — they’re all going to die. But does being aware of that change the way they live? That’s the question host and The Bucket founder, David Abend, asks them in a fascinating collection of stories that explore the concept — and value — of mortality-based living.

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5. David McCullough: Good to the Last Drop

You may already know that David McCullough is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of such best sellers as John Adams, The Wright Brothers, Truman, Brave Companions, The Johnstown Flood,  The Path Between the Seas, and The Pioneers. Or you may recognize his voice as the narrator of The American Experience, the film, Seabiscuit, or Ken

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4. Andy Wirth: Death Song

His right arm severed below the elbow, Andy Wirth, had only minutes to live. What happened next has got to be heard to be believed. It all started with Andy, a trained first-responder himself, following the advice he had given countless victims he had encountered in trauma situations in the past: Just breathe.

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3. Dr. Sanjiv Chopra: Happiness is a Choice

Is there a secret to happiness? Not according to Dr. Sanjiv Chopra. He believes it’s a choice we can all make. In this podcast, you’ll hear him explain the four traits of happiness and talk about his new book, “The Two Most Important Days: How to Find Your Purpose and Live a Happier, Healthier Life.”

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2. BJ Miller and Shoshana Berger: Miss the Bus

Death sucks. Yours or someone you love. But planning for it can actually lead to greater peace, and fewer regrets. That’s one of the takeaways from the new book, “A Beginner’s Guide to the End” co-authored by Dr. BJ Miller and Shoshana Berger.

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1. David Abend: The Bucket Explained

Can embracing your mortality lead to a more fulfilling life? Yes, says David Abend, founder of The Bucket, an online magazine that helps you live fully and die well.

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