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A feel-good email and podcast series curated by the Texas Optimism Project. Each month features new inspiration and thought-starters around optimism in daily life.

Hi, I’m Chelsea Francis—a photographer, editor, and people-person based in Austin. A year ago, I was profiled for the Texas Optimism Project and it was a career highlight. Weaved into everything I do is this underlying thought that we can change the world through our outlook and mindset. I’m excited to be host of the Good Newsletter, and hope you join us!

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Episode 25: Time for a Change

For some people change is scary and for others it’s liberating. From change over time to changing our minds, this episode focuses on ideas where change and optimism overlap.

Episode 24: Good Newscast, Season 2.0

The first episode of season 2 welcomes a new host and new format. Owen, Andrew, and Chelsea talk about optimism and technology.

New Year, New Host!

Meet the new voice joining the Good Newscast and Good Newsletter, as part of the Texas Optimism Project.