The Morning Four

Katie Parsons

The Morning Four is a daily podcast that leads with three fun, interesting or humorous and ends with an affirmation -- with a twist. Host Katie Parsons intends to start each day on the right foot, no matter what else is happening in the world.

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After 379 episodes, host Katie Parsons bids listeners a "see you later" -- hear about the most important lessons she has learned hosting the podcast. Follow Katie online: @bykatieparsons on Instagram @bykatieparsons on Twitter Email: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com  

Mar 2020

4 min 53 sec

Take some time to unplug from your devices today and listen in to hear how much the most expensive coin in the world is worth. Stick around for feel-good news and an affirmation. Unplug today Coin price Kindness for kindness sake Vote for Katie Parsons of The Morning Four podcast as your Favorite Woman Podcaster! CLICK HERE Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Mar 2020

6 min 4 sec

Not all successes are created equal. Are you finding success in what matters to you -- or just arbitrarily finding things to be "good" at doing? Tune in to today's #ThursdayThoughts with host Katie Parsons. Vote for Katie Parsons of The Morning Four podcast as your Favorite Woman Podcaster! CLICK HERE Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Mar 2020

5 min 22 sec

Happy 13th birthday to Ferris Parsons -- and a fun fact on a teen who created something cool. Stick around for a pet-friendly feel-good news story and an affirmation. Baby names American flag designer Free pet adoption Vote for Katie Parsons of The Morning Four podcast as your Favorite Woman Podcaster! CLICK HERE Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Mar 2020

3 min 25 sec

It's Grammar Day and host Katie Parsons has a few thoughts. This episode also lists the three youngest countries and has a feel-good news story about dementia and dancing. Grammar Day Young countries Dementia dance class Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Mar 2020

3 min 58 sec

This task this week is somewhat of an anti-task -- let go of something that is causing you stress or anxiety. Listen in as host Katie Parsons shares hers. Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Mar 2020

6 min 55 sec

Turkeys turn all shades of red and blue when they're excited -- and the man with the deepest voice can sing notes that humans can't even hear. Tune in for these stories, a feel-good news item and a Friday affirmation. Turkey blush: https://www.livescience.com/17057-turkey-facts-thanksgiving.html Deep voice: https://www.medicaldaily.com/man-worlds-deepest-voice-hits-notes-only-elephants-can-hear-242157 Nature/wellness: https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/26/health/nature-makes-children-happier-wellness/index.html Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Feb 2020

4 min 25 sec

Do the thing that is weighing on your mind - and do it with confidence. Tune in to today's #ThursdayThoughts for some inspiration.   Vote for Katie Parsons of The Morning Four podcast as your Favorite Woman Podcaster! CLICK HERE Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Feb 2020

3 min 40 sec

Running amok has an actual definition and started in Malaysia. Octopi are incredible mothers and a two-year-old made the day o a pizza delivery man -- all on today's episode. Running Amok Octopi mommies Pizza delivery kindness   Vote for Katie Parsons of The Morning Four podcast as your Favorite Woman Podcaster! CLICK HERE Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Feb 2020

5 min 43 sec

Crack open a pistachio for National Pistachio Day -- and find out where in the world the tallest and shortest people live. Stick around for a feel-good news story and affirmation. National Pistachio Day: https://nationaltoday.com/national-pistachio-day/ Tallest and shortest: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/maps-and-graphics/the-tallest-and-shortest-countries-in-the-world/ Mr. Reed story: https://kdhlradio.com/the-feel-good-story-janitor-reed-gofundme-page/?utm_source=tsmclip&utm_medium=referral Mr. Reed donate: https://www.gofundme.com/f/transportation-for-mr-reed Vote for Katie Parsons of The Morning Four podcast as your Favorite Woman Podcaster! CLICK HERE Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Feb 2020

4 min 37 sec

Learn how the Polish packzi pastry got it's start -- and it had nothing to do with partying. Stick around for some Mardi Gras facts and feel good news - plus a Tuesday affirmation. Packzi start Mardi Gras facts Bead good news Vote for Katie Parsons of The Morning Four podcast as your Favorite Woman Podcaster! CLICK HERE Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Feb 2020

5 min 17 sec

Is multitasking really a good thing? Host Katie Parsons explores the idea of doing just one thing at a time in today's #MondayMotivation segment. Tune in at MorningFour.com. Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Feb 2020

3 min 48 sec

Take some time to walk your four-legged friends this weekend and tune in for some sweet sloth facts. Friday is packed full of good news and an affirmation, too. Walk your dog Sloth facts Teen kindness NOMINATE KATIE FOR FAVORITE WOMAN PODCASTER:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdZD4P-lt-SBfGtVP6sIbPKmgLmGwUReGuq6bFrG1acTQJjfA/viewform Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Feb 2020

4 min 49 sec

Set some goals that are too small to fail - and build from there. Host Katie Parsons talks about some advice she recently heard that she is trying to incorporate into her life. Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Feb 2020

5 min 43 sec

The amount of people who use Facebook would fill up several large countries -- and a smaller country wins for the most cyclist-friendly. Tune in for good news and a Thursday affirmation. Facebook users Copenhagen and bikes Inmates earn college degrees Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Feb 2020

3 min 35 sec

Find out which country has the highest proportion of pets and how many ants are living on earth. Stick around for some good news about being kind and the Wednesday affirmation.   Pet owners Ants of the world Kindness and health Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Feb 2020

3 min 16 sec

There are A LOT of people on Earth right now - learn exactly how many in today's episode. Stick around for some feel-good news about BBQ and the Tuesday affirmation. https://bestlifeonline.com/world-facts/ https://www.popsugar.com/celebrity/Countries-Royal-Families-44074489 https://finance.yahoo.com/news/sonnys-bbq-takes-stand-kindness-150700830.html   Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Feb 2020

4 min 52 sec

What are some small steps you can take this Monday toward larger goals - without feeling overwhelmed? Host Katie Parsons challenges listeners to take some time out to write down a few small tasks this week.    Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Feb 2020

7 min 19 sec

It's Random Acts of Kindness Day - how will you spend it? Learn about a fire-filled optical illusion and a new school that two moms have created. Stick around for the Monday affirmation. Random Acts of Kindness Day Firefall waterfall New school for adults   Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Feb 2020

4 min 13 sec

Valentine's Day is the second most popular for card giving and the longest marriage on record lasted 86 years. Tune in for some feel-good news about health and love -- and a Friday affirmation. Valentine's facts Longest marriage Health and love Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Feb 2020

3 min 50 sec

What are the things in your life that you have yet to finish? Are there things you want to accomplish that make you feel badly? Skip those negative feelings and remember -- you are not too old and it is not too late. Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Feb 2020

4 min 27 sec

Learn the most popular country in the WORLD for tourism and celebrate World Radio Day. Learn about a woman who was a preemie herself that is providing hand-knitted hats for the tiniest babies. France is popular: https://bestlifeonline.com/world-facts/ World Radio Day: https://nationaltoday.com/world-radio-day/ Preemie hats: https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/micro-preemie-now-knitting-hats-for-other-preemies/ Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Feb 2020

4 min 24 sec

Happy Birthday to the 16th President of the United States! Learn about a pepper so spicy that it is deadly -- plus hear about a six year old's kind deeds. Stick around for the affirmation. Happy Birthday Abe Deadly pepper 1,000 acts Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Feb 2020

4 min 1 sec

When you're wrapped up in a negative emotion, take the time to pause and ask yourself "Is there anything bad happening right now?" Tune in to today's #MondayMotivation segment. Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Feb 2020

3 min 49 sec

Open an umbrella and sing your favorite rainy day tune and learn a little about the world's population. Stick around for some feel-good news about a lost wallet and a Monday affirmation. World's population Umbrella Day UPS kindness Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Feb 2020

4 min 33 sec

Learn about one of the most effective public service announcements of all time -- and a fun Pixar Easter egg inside a popular movie. Follow the feel-good news to the UK and stick around for the affirmation. Effective PSA Pixar Easter eggs Tumbleweed day   Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Feb 2020

3 min 17 sec

You don't have to wait for the first of the month, or the first day of the week, or any other predetermined time to reset or make a change. Listen in to today's #ThursdayThoughts segment. Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Feb 2020

4 min 57 sec

Learn about one of the strangest U.S. attractions and Cold War surveillance tools in today's episode. Feel good about plastic being turned into lumber and stick around for today's affirmation Oregon vortex Blackbird cameras    Recyclables into lumber Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Feb 2020

3 min 48 sec

Forget whitening - there was once a time people dyed their teeth black or yellow. Check out some of the most expensive restaurants in the world - and stick around for some good news about Alzheimer's research.   Dying teeth     Expensive restaurants   Alzheimer's hope Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Feb 2020

4 min 57 sec

Get motivated each and every Monday with the #MondayMotivation episode of The Morning Four podcast with host Katie Parsons. Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Feb 2020

2 min 21 sec

What is a hiccup, anyway? And if you are judged by a TV court, does that legally hold up? Learn about a program that pairs young people with seniors who need help reading.   Hiccup facts   Court TV     Teens reading to seniors Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Feb 2020

4 min 25 sec

Learn where you can find stretchers from World War II - refurbished in memoriam. And hear about a French artist who walked an interesting pet down the streets of Paris. Stick around for feel good news and an affirmation.   WW2 stretchers   Strolling lobster    Teen Jeopardy donation Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Feb 2020

4 min 13 sec

Drop kicks are legal in the NFL, tea can make you live longer and kids can do some pretty special things. Stick around for a Friday affirmation.  Obscure football rule Tea longevity Backpack donation   Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Jan 2020

5 min 19 sec

Financial planning is important - but when we stress over scrimping and saving, it can lead to a negative obsession over money that can steal joy. Tune in for host Katie Parsons' perspective on ridding your life of negative, obsessive financial thoughts.  Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Jan 2020

6 min 28 sec

Would you trust a tablecloth that was hot wired for electricity? Learn about a tribe in Thailand that can see underwater and a dog trained to collect trash on the beach. Electric tablecloths Thailand tribe Dog trash collector   Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Jan 2020

4 min 35 sec

The thumbs up isn't universally recognized -- and George Lucas had military aspirations but was rejected for service (twice). Learn about a new planet (far, far away) that was discovered by a young volunteer.  Thumbs up origin George Lucas military Intern discovery Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Jan 2020

5 min 29 sec

That Tuesday morning sleep eye gunk is normal and baseball can go into MANY extra innings. Today's feel-good news story features a young gamer who saved the life of a friend playing 5,000 miles away. Sleep gunk Long ball Long-distance save   Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Jan 2020

6 min 4 sec

Whatever brings you joy deserves to be shared. Today's #MondayMotivation tasks listeners with publicly talking about what makes them joyful in the coming week. Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Jan 2020

2 min 53 sec

Charlie from the original Willy Wonka movie is still earning royalties and wild rice really isn't that wild. There is some good news about art for the sake of art in today's feel-good news segment. Wonka earnings Wild rice Art and stress relief   Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Jan 2020

5 min 17 sec

Ever stuck your head in the freezer then had someone take a pic? If so, today's episode may have a meme for you. Learn about three major world cities that are built on top of ancient ruins and about a dog who is trained to save koalas in Australia. Stick around for an affirmation to get you through the weekend. 241543903 Cities on ancient ruins  Koala-saving dog   Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Jan 2020

5 min 52 sec

You don't have to wait for someone to tell you that it's okay to be happy or joyful about any part of your life. Today's #ThursdayThoughts delve into how to own what you love and what makes you happy, even if no one else agrees or understands.   Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Jan 2020

4 min 53 sec

Can you name the 11 ingredients in KFC's secret recipe? Can you name the second-coldest state in the US? Learn what happened in Chicago when library fines were dropped -- and stick around for your Thursday affirmation. KFC secret recipe Coldest states In the US Ditched library fines   Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Follow Katie Parsons on Instagram Follow Katie Parsons on Twitter Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Jan 2020

4 min 23 sec

Red hasn't always meant "stop" on the roads and cereal wasn't originally created to be eaten with milk. Learn about a family starting a kindness ripple in honor of their late son, Blake. Yellow stop signs   Cereal and milk   #ForBlake   Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Jan 2020

5 min 26 sec

Set out some positive intent for your week ahead with the #MondayMotivation segment. Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Jan 2020

4 min 15 sec

You may not be as at-risk to get sick on that flight as you think -- and Thomas Jefferson once made a catchphrase so popular it wound up in early American dictionaries. Learn how copper hospital beds are improving patient care and stick around for a Wednesday affirmation. Flights and germs   Jeffersonian catchphrase Copper hospital beds   Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube  

Jan 2020

6 min 40 sec

If you are not a spider fan, today's first fact may have your skin crawling. Hear a story about a milkman's resourcefulness and bravery and learn how millennial dads are changing parenthood. Stick around for a Monday affirmation. Helpful links from today's show: Raining spiders Milkman to the rescue  Millennial dads   Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Follow The Morning Four on Facebook Follow The Morning Four on Instagram Sign up for weekly kindness email Buy Katie a Starbucks The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Apple Podcasts The Morning Four on The Morning Four on Spotify The Morning Four on  Google Play The Morning Four on YouTube

Jan 2020

4 min 57 sec

Learn more about what your ear is - and isn't - as well as some items you may think are named for a famous emperor (that aren't). Today's feel good news item features a smog-eating billboard. Ear facts: https://www.portablepress.com/blog/2016/12/can-you-hear-these-ear-facts/  Not Caesar named: https://www.portablepress.com/blog/2016/12/three-things-named-for-caesar/ Smog-eating billboard: https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/mexican-billboard-purifies-air-by-eating-smog/ Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Sign up for weekly kindness email: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1xIj5yXTaB_Bsk2FogHG2r6y4VGsatNk_xI0POltkkV8/edit  Buy Katie a Starbucks: paypal.me/kpparsons54 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4j1NbgDvqTbW1BTvM7Aww Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-morning-four/id1426410372?mt=2 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1CYJyL6jxmmOL1OdMOhjQV Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Ieff37dft2fcfshvli3cwlcws5u Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/themorningfour/ Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/morningfour/

Jan 2020

5 min 36 sec

You are the owner of your days -- all of them, even the bad ones. Listen is as host Katie Parsons shares a post on social media that inspired her to take back her own time and feelings. 

Jan 2020

5 min 11 sec

How much could your old stuff be worth? And what is the fastest elevator in the world? Tune in today to find the answers - and to hear about a company that gives instruments to those who need them most. Antique treasures: https://www.portablepress.com/blog/2016/12/antiques-roadshow-top-finds/  Fastest elevator: https://www.traveltrivia.com/fastest-elevators/ Feel Good Tour:  https://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/The-Feel-Good-Tour-is-giving-out-free-instruments-to-local-kids-566224811.html  Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Sign up for weekly kindness email: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1xIj5yXTaB_Bsk2FogHG2r6y4VGsatNk_xI0POltkkV8/edit  Buy Katie a Starbucks: paypal.me/kpparsons54 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4j1NbgDvqTbW1BTvM7Aww Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-morning-four/id1426410372?mt=2 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1CYJyL6jxmmOL1OdMOhjQV Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Ieff37dft2fcfshvli3cwlcws5u Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/themorningfour/ Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/morningfour/  

Jan 2020

4 min 30 sec

Action figures aren't the only thing pop culture can inspire and the U.S. actually has a short name (comparatively). Today's feel-good news item centers on a child who saved her own mother by doing CPR. Pop culture beer: https://www.portablepress.com/blog/2014/03/pop-culture-inspired-beers/ Long names: https://www.traveltrivia.com/countries-with-longest-names/ Child does CPR: https://www.foxnews.com/health/girl-saves-mom-cpr-youtube-videos Contact: morningfourpodcast@gmail.com Sign up for weekly kindness email: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1xIj5yXTaB_Bsk2FogHG2r6y4VGsatNk_xI0POltkkV8/edit  Buy Katie a Starbucks: paypal.me/kpparsons54 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4j1NbgDvqTbW1BTvM7Aww Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-morning-four/id1426410372?mt=2 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1CYJyL6jxmmOL1OdMOhjQV Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Ieff37dft2fcfshvli3cwlcws5u Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/themorningfour/ Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/morningfour/

Jan 2020

4 min 40 sec