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Truth or Dare: The Podcast That Boosts Your Social Health

On Truth or Dare, leading social experts reveal insights or “truths” and then they “dare” listeners to apply them. Each episode shares "best practices" on how to make friends, maintain friendships, and develop a satisfying social life.
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Welcome to Truth or Dare.

On Truth or Dare, leading social experts reveal social “truths” and then they “dare” listeners to apply them. Each episode shares "best practices" on how to make friends, maintain friendships, and develop a satisfying social life.

Apr 18, 2018

Antoinette Truglio Martin is the author of Hug Everyone You Know: A Year of Community, Courage, and Cancer. The memoir is a wimpy patient’s journey through her first year of breast cancer treatment. Despite still fighting the disease, since her diagnosis, Antoinette has gone on to get an advanced degree and to write a book. She's here today to talk about--among other things--the importance of having a community around you.

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org

Apr 12, 2018

Sandra Joseph is best known for playing Christine in “The Phantom of the Opera.” She held this role for 10 years--that's 1,300 performances--earning her the distinction of becoming "the longest-running leading lady in the longest-running Broadway show of all time."  Today, Sandra is on a mission to help other people use their voices. As an author, speaker, and thought leader, she's recently released a new book,“Unmasking What Matters: 10 Life Lessons from 10 Years on Broadway.” 

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org

Apr 4, 2018

Author Winfred Neely is a full time professor at the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago as well as senior pastor of Judson Baptist Church in Oak Park, IL. Prior to these roles, Dr.Neely spent 9 years living in Senegal, West Africa. He and his wife Stephne have been married for 40 years. He takes acting classes from time to time and is an ardent fan of science fiction films such as Star Wars and Star Trek.

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org

 

Mar 29, 2018

During business professor Al Gini's twenty-seven year stint as the “Resident Philosopher” on Chicago’s NPR affiliate, Al explored topics like the role of forgiveness and pride in everyday life, the challenges of separating truth from fiction, and why good people break rules.  Al has been interviewed on “Morning Edition,” “Talk of the Nation,” “The Takeaway,” and other radio programs. His most recent book? The Importance...of Being Funny.

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org

 

Mar 22, 2018

Richard Harris ran the largest underground terrorist organization in the  Midwest during the mid- to late-1970s.  But now, over thirty years later, he captivates his  audiences with stories from his journey away from racism, bigotry, and prejudice toward acceptance, love, and tolerance.  Dr. Harris is a keynote speaker, award-winning author, and a communication professor at Southeastern University.

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org

 

Mar 15, 2018

Dr.Tony Mele is a licensed psychologist from Philadelphia with 25 years of clinical experience in behavior health. He integrates neuro-biology and traditional psychotherapy to treat addiction using cognitive behavioral interventions.

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org

Mar 7, 2018
Dr. Van Moody is the founding pastor of The Worship Center Christian Church in Birmingham that draws more than 8000 members over multiple locations and has an online campus where people tune in from as far away as Kuwait, Australia, and South Africa.
 
He is also on the board of Joel Osteen's Champions Network, is a member of Dr. Oz’s Core Team, and is an associate trainer in Japan for Dr. John C. Maxwell’s EQUIP leadership organization. In addition, he's written two books related to social health titled The People Factor and The I-Factor.
 
Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org
Feb 28, 2018

Dr. Robert Sternberg has served at Tufts University, Yale, and Oklahoma State before taking his current position as Professor of Human Development at Cornell University. He is a former president of the American Psychological Association and was named one of the top 100 psychologists in the 20th century by APA Monitor on Psychology. He is also the author of over 1600 publications and the recipient of over $20 million in grant funding, which may explain why Google counts him among the most cited researchers of our time

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org

Feb 21, 2018

Heralded as the world’s foremost expert on facial expressions, Paul Ekman’s research and publications span decades, revealing key insights about human emotion, deception, and communication. Named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by TIME magazine (2009), Ekman is the author of 14 books, including Emotions Revealed and Telling Lies.

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org

Feb 8, 2018

Erin Odom is the author of More Than Just Making It which shatters stigma surrounding those who receive government aid. Erin encourage readers to rise above their circumstances, empower them with money-saving tips, and reimagine the good life outside the myth of the American Dream.

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org

Feb 7, 2018

Philip G. Zimbardo has been a Stanford University professor since 1968 and previously taught at Yale, NYU, and Columbia.  Zimbardo's career is noted for "giving psychology away" to the public through his popular PBS-TV series, Discovering Psychology, along with many text and trade books, among his 600 publications.  He recently served as president of the American Psychological Association.

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org

Oct 6, 2017

Neuroscientist Giovanni Frazzetto firmly believes that human beings have a penchant to connect. Here he shares his important findings on loneliness and the barriers to developing deeper personal relationships. 

Giovanni was born and grew up in the southeast of Sicily. He studied science at University College London and received a Ph.D. from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany. Author of Joy, Guilt, Anger, Love, Frazzetto is a research fellow at Trinity College Dublin. His latest book is called Together, Closer: The Art and Science of Intimacy in Friendship, Love, and Family.

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org

Sep 29, 2017

Karen Otis has merged her two areas of expertise--architecture and sociology--in some interesting ways. She's pioneered a way to use architectural wisdom to help people build better lives form the ground up. Instead of reacting to what life throws at you, Karen teaches people how to "create" the life they want. In this episode, she applies the Architectural Method to designing a satisfying social life.


Karen is an architect, life builder and author. She has an interesting educational journey with a B.A. in Sociology and a Masters Degree in Architecture which prepped her to write her new book "Be the Architect of Your Life: Design Build, and Start Living a Life Inspired." This title uses architectural wisdom to help people rebuild their lives from the ground up.

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org

Sep 20, 2017

Have you ever felt like you were under-prepared for the relationships life forces you to navigate? Author Dwayne Bryant has developed social training for youth who want to strengthen their relationship skills, but many adults could benefit from this refreshing review of best social practices that many were never taught.

Dwayne is the Founder and CEO of Inner Vision International, Inc., where he shares his credo of hard work, perseverance, integrity, and applied faith. He is the author of Social Emotional Learning curriculum The Vision, and the book “The STOP: Improving Police and Community Relations.”  You may have seen him on TV shows including The Oprah Show and ABC’s Heart & Soul.

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org

Aug 29, 2017

When friendships go south, it's easy to blame other people for your capsized social life. But is it really all about everyone else? Or, is it possible you're the one holding yourself back from being more popular? Self awareness expert, Tasha Eurich, helps us learn how to become more aware in our social interactions.

Tasha Eurich is a organizational psychologist and leadership coach who has spent the last three years researching self-awareness, a quality which is proven to be critical to our satisfaction and success in life. In her book Insight, she shows why self-awareness is a skill which promotes happiness and success, why we all think we are self-aware, but very few of us know how we appear to other people, and the surprising secrets and truths of how we can be more self-aware. 

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org.

 

Aug 4, 2017

As a mother of a child with severe mental health challenges, Anne Grady was no stranger to hardship. But when 3 simultaneous tragedies struck--a tumor the size of an avocado, a scratched cornea requiring surgery, and a shattered leg bone--she discovered a skill worth sharing with others: resilience.

Anne Grady is a speaker and author who helps build sustainable change in teams and organizations.  Her work has been featured in places like Harvard Business Review, Entrepreneur, CNN, and Fox Business. She is the author of a new book “Strong Enough: Choosing Courage, Resilience, and Triumph,” which helps readers believe that we are all “strong enough” to overcome adversity and master change.

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org.

Jul 11, 2017

Maryann Karinch is the author of 25 books, including How to Spot a Liar and The Body Language Handbook with Gregory Hartley. Among her audiences for human behavior training are corporate executives, code and law enforcement personnel, and psychology students. She is founder of The Rudy Agency, a literary agency based in Estes Park, Colorado.

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org.

Jul 10, 2017

Bernadette Murphy is the author of 4 books, including the bestselling Zen and the Art of Knitting and most recently, the memoir, Harley and Me: Embracing Risk on the Road to a More Authentic Life. She served for six years as a weekly book critic for the Los Angeles Times. Her personal narratives and essays on literature have appeared in many publications including LA WeeklySan Francisco ChronicleSan Jose Mercury News, and Los Angeles Times Magazine

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org.

Jul 2, 2017

Mark Rubinstein is a board-certified psychiatrist practicing in New York City. He's taught at New York Presbyterian Hospital and served as a clinical assistant professor at Cornell University’s medical school.

He's written five medical self-help books includingThe Growing Years: A Guide to Your Child’s Emotional Development and has more recently turned to writing fiction as well. 

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org.

Jun 20, 2017

Dr.Gregg Jantz is a mental health expert who pioneered the idea of whole-person care over 30 years ago. He is the author of 35 books, including his latest, 7 Answers for Anxiety and he is a contributor to Huffington Post and Psychology Today. Dr.Jantz has also appeared as a behavioral-health expert on Dr.Phil, CNN, FOX, ABC, and CBS and been featured in the New York Post, Associated Press, Family Circle, and Women's Day among others.

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org.

Jun 15, 2017
Kelly Flanagan is a licensed clinical psychologist, as well as a father whose blog drew attention when he began writing letters to his children. Several of his posts have gone viral, including one he wrote from a makeup aisle that landed him and his 4-year old daughter on the TODAY show. He's authored a book, which released in May, called Loveable.

 

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org.

Jun 6, 2017

Dean Burnett is a neuroscientist working as a lecturer and tutor for the Centre for Medical Education at Cardiff University  and dabbles in stand-up comedy. He then began combining science and comedy to write humorous takes on topical science stories. This eventually resulted in a regular blog on the Guardian. His Brain Flapping blog there has over 13 million readers.

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org.

Jun 1, 2017

Vickie Mullins is the founder of Mullins Creative and Azure Eyes Publishing. She's the author of the 8-book series I Want You to Know Me and a sought after speaker. 

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org.

May 23, 2017

Justin Dillon is the creator of Made in a Free World and Slavery Footprint and the author of the new book, Selfish Plan to Change the World. He started his career as a musician but now devotes himself to helping people understand how they might accidentally be contributing to the exploitation of others.

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org.

May 18, 2017
Brian Housman is an author and parenting expert who has written 4 books, including his latest--Tech Savvy Parenting. He has
lead student and parent programs from coast to coast as well as several international locations and has had the privilege of speaking at more than 200 conferences and churches, schools, and other organizations. He's appeared as a parenting expert on FOX, ABC, and NBC affiliates. 

Learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at sarahcunningham.org

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