Morning Shift: September 30, 2015

Morning Shift: September 30, 2015

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In movies and on TV, there’s always that dramatic moment when one character grabs another by the lapels and shouts: “Life isn’t a game!” But maybe it should be. That’s the big idea behind a new book called “Super Better: A Revolutionary Approach to Getting Stronger, Happier, Braver and More Resilient.” It was written by a videogame designer named Jane McGonigal. She tells us how we can use the principles of games to overcome challenges. We also have a preview of Chicago’s Museum Week. Plus, the latest batch of words added to the Oxford Dictionaries Online. And we talk about the sounds of the city.