Interviews

No Cure for Being Human with Kate Bowler

No Cure for Being Human with Kate Bowler

At the age of 35, Kate Bowler was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer. Tired of relentlessly positive mantras and advice on how to live her “best life now,” Kate questioned how to grapple with her grim diagnosis in a culture that believes everything is fixable. Kate explains the idea of toxic positivity and why so many Americans practice it. As well, she shares the key to living a courageous life - and it has nothing to do with overcoming fear. In an episode that is sure to make you laugh and cry, join Sharon and Kate, who became a best-selling author, as they walk through the beauty, magic, heartbreak and hilariousness of the human experience.

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  • Host: Sharon McMahon
  • Executive Producer: Heather Jackson
  • Audio Producer: Jenny Snyder

Guest

Guest

Kate Bowler

Kate Bowler, PhD is a New York Times bestselling author, podcast host, and a professor at Duke University who was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer. Her latest book, “No Cure For Being Human (and Other Truths I Need to Hear),” grapples with her diagnosis, her ambition, and her faith as she tries to come to terms with limitations in a culture that promises anything is possible.