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Why you can't self-care your way to mental health

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, is the author of "Real Self-Care."
Natalie D'Onofrio
Pooja Lakshmin, MD, is the author of "Real Self-Care."

On today's In the Moment...

The self-care industry may be booming, but that hasn't fixed rates of burnout among women. As we come out of a pandemic that has exacerbated mental health issues, we check in with one doctor on what does and doesn't work with self-care.

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, is the author of a new book called "Real Self-Care: A Transformative Program for Redefining Wellness (Crystals, Cleanses, and Bubble Baths Not Included)." The book came out this month.

SDPB's C.J. Keene catches up with a gaggle of firefighters training out in the Black Hills.

Our On Call with the Prairie Doc® conversation explores a condition that often presents with no symptoms. Kelly Evans-Hullinger joins with a warning to get tested for hypertension.

We hear from a women's rights icon through an archival interview with Gladys Pyle. She remembers fighting for women's rights in the 1920s and 1930s—and connects that fight to one that happened in the 1970s.

Catholic intellectual George Weigel previews this year's Aquinas Lecture. The topic is the legacy of Vatican II. Learn more about his lecture.

Plus, we'll hand the mic over to the organizer of the TEDxSioux Falls Youth event. Todd Novak discusses the inspiring kids sharing inspiring ideas on Friday.

Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Ellen Koester is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.