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Derren Brown’s Bootcamp for Life
In his last podcast, Derren Brown looked at the physical way our minds work. “But now I want to switch attention to the software of the brain,” he claims in the intro to his latest series, which promises to help rid us of anxiety and make us happier over eight 30-minute episodes. That big claim aside, it’s a beautifully produced, soothing listen, full of illuminating interviews with expert talking heads.