Thursday, September 15, 2022 When You're There, Do the Thing! with Todd Henion

A TBAS listener calls in to warn you not to make the same mistake he did.

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 Sharing from a Deep Well of Knowledge with Daniel Messé

Daniel Messé on "What We Talk About When We Talk About (What We) Love."

Thursday, September 8, 2022 Relationship Tripping with Jaye Johnson and Joe Richman

It doesn't take much to re-ignite your relationship. Start with this...

Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Playing the Infinite Game with Billy Oppenheimer

The writer and researcher Billy Oppenheimer on why the work IS the win and what it means to play the infinite game. Also, we talk about Seinfeld.

Thursday, September 1, 2022 Doing the Thing That Works with Yifat Clein

Yifat Clein is a social worker and mom from Detroit. ---Meditating Daily with Jen Rusciano---Leave Zak your advice by calling 844-935-BEST---IG: @best...

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 Make Sweet Treats for your Neighbors with the Detroit Hoodsteaders!

Dakarai Carter is a community activist and youth worker. Kamaria Gray is a self-proclaimed domestic goddess and a youth worker. Together they are The ...

Thursday, August 25, 2022 The Time Hack Everyone Should Know with Michelle Drouin and Claudia Dawson

Today's episode is inspired by this Michelle Drouin's article, The Time Hack Everyone Should Know.---Claudia Dawson is a writer and a poet. ---I recom...

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 GO TO BURNING MAN (literally or metaphorically) with Rico Gagliano

Rico Gagliano is the host/writer/editor of the MUBI Podcast.---Choose the Bigger Life with Gretchen Rubin---Leave Zak your advice by calling 844-935-B...

Thursday, August 18, 2022 Acting Like You Belong with Evangeline Garreau

Evangeline Garreau writes the Good Questions newsletter. She was last on the show talking about complimenting people.---You're a Traveler not a Touris...

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 Beyond Gut Checks with Dr. Emily Anhalt

Dr. Emily Anhalt is a clinical psychologist, Emotional Fitness expert, international speaker, author, and the Co-Founder and Chief Clinical Officer of...

Thursday, August 11, 2022 A Wipe in the Woods with Aiden Church

Aiden Church has worked as a wilderness guide in Colorado and British Columbia.---Send Zak your poop advice @844-935-BEST---Check out past TBAS episod...

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 Floating Sound with Rikke Houd

Rikke Houd is a Danish independent working in the field of crafted audio storytelling and documentary art.---Leave Zak your advice by calling 844-935-...

About The Show

The Best Advice Show is your reminder that there are weird, delightful and effective ways to make life slightly and sometimes profoundly better.  In every (very short) episode of the show, a different contributor offers their take on making life more joyful, healthful and livable and it's likely gonna be something you can try today, if you want. 

Contributors include poet Hanif Abdurraqib, Yung Pueblo, Gretchen Rubin, Tune-Yards, Ann Friedman, adrienne maree brown, Mark Bittman, Zak's wife, child, best friends and YOU (call Zak with your advice at 844-935-BEST).  

Zak Rosen is the host and creator of TBAS.  He also co-hosts Slate's parenting show, Mom and Dad Are Fighting and he co-created and produces Pregnant Pause, How To Survive the End of the World and Freedom Dreams. He facilitates workshops and consults with museums, high schools, universities, and community organizations on various story-based projects. He's also a counselor at Radio Campfire, a live listening event series and a coach at the Detroit Writing Room.


on 2/3/2022

Love all the short easy to listen to pieces of advice. Especially enjoy food Friday but I do like the diversity of all of the advice!
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on 1/23/2022

Love all the advice!
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on 1/8/2022

Zak’s approach to sharing the advice is so fun and relatable. I love that he moves through each topic quickly. He makes the point, plays the audio and keeps it simple. I love it and have enjoyed every episode.
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