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Keith McArthur

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9 - Caring in a Crisis Pt 4 - Unlocking Bryson's Brain: Keith McArthur

Discomfort Zone

About KeithKeith McArthur is an author, speaker, kidney transplant survivor, and rare disease dad. He is the host of the CBC Podcast Unlocking Bryson’s Brain, an 8-part documentary-style podcast about his son Bryson, his rare disease, and his family’s search for a cure. Keith is also the CEO and Head of Science for CureGRIN, an organization dedicated to finding cures and therapies for people around the world suffering from GRIN disorders.LinksListen to Unlocking Bryson’s Brain on CBC Listen, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or wherever you listen.To help support research into GRIN disorders, you can donate to: CureGRIN or U of T’s GRIN Disorders Research FundFollow Keith on TwitterFollow CureGRIN on Facebook, Instagram, and TwitterFollow Discomfort Zone on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

26mins

18 Aug 2020

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8 - Caring in a Crisis Pt 3 - A Rare Disease Family: Keith McArthur

Discomfort Zone

Keith’s son Bryson is a charming and outgoing 13-year old who loves his family, friends, and school. But he faces tremendous challenges. He lives with a rare genetic disease that has his brain locked at the developmental level of a 1-year old. The closure of schools has been especially hard on Bryson as he no longer has access to many of the tools he uses for therapy.Keith, host of the CBC Podcast ‘Unlocking Bryson’s Brain’, talks about life as a rare disease dad, the impact COVID has had on his family, and his search for a cure to Bryson’s brain disease.About KeithKeith McArthur is an author, speaker, kidney transplant survivor, and rare disease dad. He is the host of the CBC Podcast Unlocking Bryson’s Brain, an 8-part documentary-style podcast about his son Bryson, his rare disease, and his family’s search for a cure. Keith is also the CEO and Head of Science for CureGRIN, an organization dedicated to finding cures and therapies for people around the world suffering from GRIN disorders.A full transcript with photos is available in the show notesLinksListen to Unlocking Bryson’s Brain on CBC Listen, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or wherever you listen.To help support research into GRIN disorders, you can donate to: CureGRIN or U of T’s GRIN Disorders Research FundFollow Keith on TwitterFollow CureGRIN on Facebook, Instagram, and TwitterFollow Discomfort Zone on Facebook, Instagram, and TwitterCreditsWritten, Hosted, Produced, and Sound Designed by: Jason HerterichVideo Editor: Raihan HussainAssociate Producer: Rahima MullaAudio Engineer: Justin Maradin

27mins

8 Aug 2020

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EP 41 Keith McArthur, the rare disease dad who is re-writing the rules in order to find a cure for his son - Live Podcast

The Genetics Podcast

Keith McArthur is one of the parents re-writing the rules for research in rare disease. Keith is CEO of the CureGRIN foundation, a non-profit backed by the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative. Keith and his co-founder Denise Rehner believe that patients hold the power to accelerate research and drive progress, and that a cure for GRIN Disorders is possible. Keith is also the host of the podcast Unlocking Bryson's Brain, an award-winning podcast covering the Keith and Laura McArthur's search for the key that could unlock their son Bryson’s brain. Over 8 episodes, the podcast covers, Bryson's birth and diagnosis, gene editing technology like CRISPR, creating a mouse model of Bryson's disease, and a 'pilgrimage' to Boston - the global epicentre of biotechnology and rare disease research. In this live podcast, listeners had the chance to ask Keith their own questions about rare disease life, research, and the future of patient-powered research.

50mins

25 Jul 2020

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A Father's Memoir: Unlocking Bryson's Brain w/ Keith McArthur

Sickboy

Keith wears many hats. author, podcaster, speaker but most importantly a rare disease dad. Keith wakes up every day with a single focus. To find cures and therapies for people living with GRIN Disorder. His 13-year-old son is one of those people. In this week's episode, we dive headfirst into what life is like for a care-taker and parent of a child living with a severe neurodevelopmental disorder. We also explore the work Keith is doing on his new CBC podcast ""Unlocking Bryson's Brain"" where he takes us along with him on his journey to find a cure. *Any creative, cool or unusual quarantine stories to share? Any pearls of wisdom we can learn from? Check out our COVID Stories survey here - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd_zvPulkeZOHvkmOQ1Dx4__dh3Z6KVqxVz9fZtTd9lxGfBUA/viewform

1hr 4mins

20 Apr 2020

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Episode 314: Goal Setting with Keith McArthur

Make Some Noise with Andrea Owen

This week on the podcast, I am re-broadcasting my conversation with Keith McArthur because NEW YEAR NEW YOU, right? Keith is the author of the book, “Winning Resolutions: Achieve Your Biggest Goals and Wildest Dreams Once and For All.” He’s also the creator of My Instruction Manual, a website, podcast and book series providing high-quality personal development and content. I’ve been on Keith’s podcast twice and know him to be an amazing interviewer.  So, about a year ago, I released an episode called, “New Year New You” (ep 262), in which I said, loud and clear, that you do not need a morning routine or for that matter, any routine that doesn’t fit your lifestyle. But yet, I also realize that the new year can be overwhelming for many. That’s why I invited Keith to the show to talk about ways to calm the New Year overwhelm, help shift our mindset around goal setting, and share what he knows about our environment and how it can affect goal achieving. Plus, he shares what values, shame and commitment have to do with it all.   In this episode you’ll hear: Why we put so much pressure on ourselves at the start of a new year and how shame comes into play (11:49) Keith’s take on the “New Year, New You” mentality (13:27) The biggest mistake people make when creating a goal or resolution. Plus, some science-based strategies for achieving your biggest, baddest goals (16:19) How an accountability partner can help you with goals and the science behind finding the right accountability partner (25:03) Some ways to get back on track if you lose sight or abandon a goal, hint: think ahead!  (27:43) Taking control of your environment and some ways to structure your environment for goal success (40:34) Lastly, my new creative project with Amy Smith, Not Another Self-Help Podcast drops THIS FRIDAY, January 3rd! Please go take a listen, subscribe, and tell us what you think!  

46mins

1 Jan 2020

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Interview with Keith McArthur

Breakfast Leadership Show

Keith McArthur got a second chance at life in 2017 when his little sister donated her kidney for transplant. Now, he writes and podcasts about his journey to becoming happier and healthier. Keith is the creator of My Instruction Manual — a website, podcast, and book series providing high-quality, personal-development content.Previously, Keith has worked as an award-winning journalist, a social media and public relations strategist, and a senior executive at one of Canada’s largest companies. He has written and edited several books, and serves as the president and publisher of FanReads Inc.His newest self-help book is Winning Resolutions: Achieve Your Biggest Goals and Wildest Dreams Once and For All. Keith’s previous book — 18 Steps to Own Your Life — was a silver medalist in the Non-Fiction-Motivational category of the 2018 Readers’ Favorite Awards.https://myinstructionmanual.com/Buy my latest book Winning Resolutions Get a free copy of my book 18 Steps to Own Your Life Listen to My Instruction Manual on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Android

23mins

2 Sep 2019

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Episode 269: Are you winning at goal setting? with Keith McArthur

Make Some Noise with Andrea Owen

This week on the podcast, I am super pumped to share with you my conversation with Keith McArthur. Keith is the creator of My Instruction Manual, a website, podcast and book series providing high-quality personal development and content. He is also the author of the new book, “Winning Resolutions: Achieve Your Biggest Goals and Wildest Dreams Once and For All.”  I’ve been on Keith’s podcast twice and know him to be an amazing interviewer. This week, y’all, the tables have turned and Keith is my guest! So back in January, I released an episode called, “New Year New You”, in which I said, loud and clear, that you do not need a morning routine or for that matter, any routine that doesn’t fit your lifestyle. But yet, I also realize that the new year can be overwhelming for many. That’s why I invited Keith to the show to talk about ways to calm the New Year overwhelm, help shift our mindset around goal setting, and share what he knows about our environment and how it can affect goal achieving. Plus, he shares what values, shame and commitment have to do with it all.   In this episode you’ll hear: Why we put so much pressure on ourselves at the start of a new year and how shame comes into play (11:49) Keith’s take on the “New Year, New You” mentality (13:27) The biggest mistake people make when creating a goal or resolution. Plus, some science-based strategies for achieving your biggest, baddest goals (16:19) How an accountability partner can help you with goals and the science behind finding the right accountability partner (25:03) Some ways to get back on track if you lose sight or abandon a goal, hint: think ahead!  (27:43) Taking control of your environment and some ways to structure your environment for goal success (40:34) Lastly, ummm...why haven’t you applied to be a part of The Mentorship Masterclass? I know many of you have, but if you’re a woman who’s ready to implement all the tools you know and love (well, maybe like), have accountability, be guided by me and surrounded by other amazing, kick-ass woman, you need to get your booty over the info page, and if you’re heart is like YES, PLEASE, fill out an application. <3 http://yourkickasslife.com/269

49mins

20 Feb 2019

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#20: Keith McArthur on New Year's Resolutions

Intellectualish with Jeff Grace

Jeff chats with Keith McArthur of My Instruction Manual. Keith got a second chance at life in 2017 when his sister donated her kidney for transplant. Now he writes and podcasts about his journey to becoming happier and healthier. Keith is the creator of My Instruction Manual -- a website, podcast, and book series providing high-quality, personal-development content.  Jeff and Keith talk about Winning Resolutions, his new book about making New Year's Resolutions that stick. Jeff’s 2019 New Year’s Resolutions (will revist on future podcasts this year.) 6am wakeup (Mon-Fr) Lift 3x per week (get down to 165lbs by June 1) 15 minute morning journal on iPad (variation of The 5 Minute Journal) No iPhone/iPad in bed (Kindle only) Launch Kickstarter for new product (more info coming soon) Shoot short film before July 1, 2019 Arrive 15 minutes early to everything Jeff Grace (host) @jeffgrace Twitter @jeffgrace Instagram Keith McArthur @keithmcarthur Twitter MyInstructionManual.com Winning Resolutions My Instruction Manual Podcast Jeff's New Year's Resolutions Mentioned in this Episode… Books 10% Happier The Happiness Project The Four Tendencies The Power of Habit Seven Habits of Highly Effective People The Willpower Instinct The Five Minute Journal People Gretchen Rubin Jordan Peterson Sam Harris Podcasts Optimal Living Daily YouTube Admiral William H. McRaven Commencement Address Programs & Resources Podcast Movement Alcoholics Anonymous Franklin Covey Planner Headspace Music by Michael Sempert WestChannel.com | Michael Sempert on Spotify Check out the latest episode of Self Obsessed with Jeff Grace. Get your self-help obsession fix now!

1hr 2mins

29 Dec 2018

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I 24: Connecting More Deeply with Others with Keith McArthur

Daily Lifestyle H.A.B.I.T.S.

Do you find it difficult developing and investing in genuine relationships? If so you are not alone, it is an issue many of us struggle with. On todays podcast Keith McArthur will share some ways we can connect more deeply with others. Show Notes Link/Social: http://dailylifestylehabits.com/24-2/

40mins

8 Nov 2018

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94: Second Chance at Life After Kidney Donation with Keith McArthur

Pivot with Jenny Blake

On a sunny, spring day in 2016 doctors told Keith McArthur his kidneys were about to fail.  Over the next 12 months they continued to break down, no longer able to filter toxins. Poisons built up in his body and brain. He began to feel sick and tired and confused.After a life-saving transplant from one of his sisters, and despite being a lifelong skeptic, Keith began "ingesting every self-help resource [he] could get [his] hands on." No longer convinced they were all "written by charlatans and mansplainers," he began a journey to discover how to truly live.As he writes in his new book, 18 Steps to Own Your Life: Simple Powers for a Healthier, Happier You, “It’s not like I was unhappy before…but something was missing. Like most of us, I never really learned how to be human. No really. So, I made a decision to learn the skills I needed to finally own my life.”In this conversation, we cover Keith's powerful story and insights about life before and after almost dying from kidney failure, lessons from raising a child with severe mental and physical disabilities, how he listens to his body's signals more after the operation, and what it means to "permit the pivot."Check out full show notes from this episode with links to resources mentioned at PivotMethod.com/podcast/keith-mcarthur. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

40mins

15 Apr 2018

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