Spirituality in Millennials

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“Spiritual but not Religious” is an increasingly popular tagline for the millennial generation – aged 18 to 34. Matthew Hedstrom believes consumer capitalism is responsible for this. His research suggests the millennial approach to spirituality is more about choosing and consuming different “religious products” – meditation, prayer, yoga, a belief in heaven – rather than participating in one organized religion. Also: The catastrophic decline of the bee population is a significant danger to our food supply. Lisa Horth and her team think a new insect, called mason bees, might step in to help out. Later in the show: Sudden death in young people is rare, but Matthew Thomas and Matthew Wolf Health System say that through early detection of inherited heart conditions, better precautions can be taken. And: Depression affects almost 15 million American adults, yet doctors still don’t know much about how it works. Plus: Lisa Ellison's brother was plagued with mental health issues until age 20, when he committed an awful crime and then took his own life. Lisa graduated from the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at James Madison University and is now an advocate for suicide prevention and mental health support.

295 episodes available. A new episode about every 3 days averaging 28 mins duration .