Everything Happens with Kate Bowler

Latest Episodes

How Far We’ve Come

June 8, 2021 - 33:20
In our season six finale, Kate takes us back to the very beginning. In this episode, you’ll hear the unlikely beginning of the...

Julianna Margulies: Getting Unstuck

June 1, 2021 - 38:50
Chaotic childhoods can leave us feeling stuck. Stuck in the roles and relationships and chaos that once felt familiar. Actress Julianna...

Suleika Jaouad: You Are Not The Bad Thing (Part 2)

May 25, 2021 - 30:52
There is a strange tension when we want so badly for the people we love to support us, but want to shield them from the pain at the same...

About The Show

Life isn't always bright and shiny, as Kate Bowler knows. Kate is a young mother, writer and professor who, at age 35, was suddenly diagnosed with Stage IV cancer. In, warm, insightful, often funny conversations, Kate talks with people about what they've learned in dark times. Kate teaches at Duke Divinity School and is author of "Everything Happens for a Reason (And Other Lies I've Loved)." Find her online at @katecbowler.

More Episodes

How Far We’ve Come

June 8, 2021 - 33:20
In our season six finale, Kate takes us back to the very beginning. In this episode, you’ll hear the unlikely beginning of the...

Julianna Margulies: Getting Unstuck

June 1, 2021 - 38:50
Chaotic childhoods can leave us feeling stuck. Stuck in the roles and relationships and chaos that once felt familiar. Actress Julianna...

Suleika Jaouad: You Are Not The Bad Thing (Part 2)

May 25, 2021 - 30:52
There is a strange tension when we want so badly for the people we love to support us, but want to shield them from the pain at the same...

Suleika Jaouad: The Kingdom of the Sick (Part 1)

May 18, 2021 - 35:10
There are two different worlds people inhabit. In one world, people feel infinite bounce. They can see every silver lining and believe...

Adam Grant: Leaning into Uncertainty

May 11, 2021 - 33:43
Everything is in flux. Nothing is the same anymore. How do we live amid all of this uncertainty? Well, psychologist and bestselling...

Heather Havrilesky: Be Where You Are

May 4, 2021 - 37:53
How do we find “enough” in a life that keeps getting…. harder? Our lives are shrinking. We are shrunk by the pandemic or by illness or...