Mr. Rogers, the subject of the latest documentary ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ was a cultural icon. Today’s podcast focuses on the impact that Fred Rogers had on the television landscape, child development, the dignity, and inclusion of all people.

On the heels of the recent release of Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, our panel of Shrinks are choosing to take the deeper dive into the childhood, the legacy and the mission of Mr. Rogers.

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  “DeCENCY, KINDNESS, DIGNITY, they NEVER GO OUT OF FASHION.”

– Jonathan Hetterly, LPC

Being Human

In our Being Human segment, the Shrink Tank Podcast panelists discuss some of the latest findings on psychology in the news.

Today’s Being Human topic discusses the benefits of taking baths. A new study suggests that bathing has numerous mental and physical health benefits. This study’s experiments showcases that participants in studies experienced stress relief, changes in their skin condition, and more.

Read the original findings here. 

Doctor’s Orders

Dr. Emma Kate Wright’s recommendation for the week is the aforementioned documentary, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Jonathan Hetterly, LPC’s recommendation is The National’s album Boxer: Live In Brussels. This album, despite being written 11 years ago, is still poignant in the context of our current times.

Dr. Dave Verhaagen’s recommendations are Sacha Baren Cohen’s Who is America?

Speak your Mind!

Our Shrinks got to answer questions from the audience live at HeroesCon, but we’d like to get the rest of our listeners in on the conversation! Reply below or send us your thoughts at feedback@shrinktank.com. Your input could even be featured on the next episode of the Shrink Tank Podcast!

Need a longer session with the Shrinks? Check out our last episode here.

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