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THE MATTER AT HAND is a weekly podcast offering our listeners a new perspective on life and living. THE MATTER AT HAND provides a means for escaping the restraints of everyday life, allowing listeners to embrace a new existence and open the door to new realms of extraordinary and unknown possibilities.

THE MATTER AT HAND is a weekly podcast offering our listeners a new perspective on life and living. THE MATTER AT HAND provides a means for escaping the restraints of everyday life, allowing listeners to embrace a new existence and open the door to new realms of extraordinary and unknown possibilities.
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San Francisco, CA

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THE MATTER AT HAND is a weekly podcast offering our listeners a new perspective on life and living. THE MATTER AT HAND provides a means for escaping the restraints of everyday life, allowing listeners to embrace a new existence and open the door to new realms of extraordinary and unknown possibilities.

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@tmahpodcast

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English


Episodes

Episode 20 - Paranormal Politics

11/26/2016
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Christmas is well upon us, yet people's tempers are still raging. A tempestuous temperament seems to have settled across the latitudes of this great country. So what can we do to subdue and soothe people's disagreeable mood at the Christmas table?

Duration:00:32:23

Episode 19 - The Dangers of Technology

10/22/2016
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Unfortunately advances in technology don't always have the potential to benefit mankind, sometimes the opposite is true. It is only a matter of time before technology turns against us. Every time you use a fork or a weedwhacker or any modern technological artifact for that matter, you become more and more dependent on technology. To the point where now we have these interweaving networks of technology spreading through society -in our households and even inside our pockets. Technology has...

Duration:00:24:50

Episode 18 - The Mother of All F*** Ups

4/16/2016
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In this episode: white rainbows, giant wasps and prude drain covers reframe our ideas of normalcy. True stories where assumption challenges our destiny.

Duration:00:23:11

Episode 17 - Everyday Aesthetics

2/26/2016
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In this episode we interview daredevil, explorer, opportunist and self styled aesthetician Dingo Demastico who advocates the use of aesthetics as a theory of art and beauty following traditional categories and at the same time attempting to go beyond conventional borders of art by artificating the non art and extending its scope to everyday objects, environments and to living itself. Dingo Demastico

Duration:00:28:39

Episode 16 - How to Deal with Crisis

2/17/2016
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When faced with crisis we are forced to function outside of our normal comfort zone. The nature of crisis tends to create a certain amount of present moment awareness which is where real solutions can be found. In this episode Carey and Gabe will give you the best methods to effectively deal with any type of crisis.

Duration:00:23:37

Episode 15 - How to Battle Depression

2/8/2016
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Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being. In this episode Gabe, Jevon and Jake go over proven therapeutic methods that deal with this terrible ailment, giving the listener different means to get on the road to living a happier life.

Duration:00:34:06

Episode 14 - The Unknown

2/6/2016
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The only way to beat the fear of the unknown is to face it boldly. If you’re afraid of getting in trouble, remember that remaining in ignorance of the unknown will often land you in worse trouble. In this episode Jake and Gabe will help you face your worst fears. If you listen to the voice of your supernatural side you will live a remarkable life. The Black Stick Man - A Very Lonely Man Have you ever heard of the "Black Stick Man"? In the recent years there have been numerous sightings...

Duration:00:14:45

Episode 13 - Thug Lifestyle

12/6/2015
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To be a true thug means you haven't necessarily had it good your whole life and you intend to change that. You don't have to be a stereotypical "gangsta" to be a thug. A baker can be a thug, a farmer can be a thug, a ballerina can be a thug, a zookeeper can be a thug, an old butler can be a thug! So leave all stereotypes and labels behind and plunge into this new episode where we will give you the basic key steps to become a true thug .

Duration:00:24:19

Episode 12 - How To Increase Your Brain Power

10/11/2015
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Are you tired of feeling scatterbrained, mentally fatigued and overwhelmed. Have brain fog and the inability to cope with simple problems become part of your every day life? Are you one of the millions of people that suffer from mediocre brain power? In today's episode we will teach you how to develop organizational and critical thinking skills, give you unique insight into cognizant maneuvering within the pathways of the human brain.

Duration:00:32:48

Episode 11 - Surviving The Apocalypse

3/23/2015
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Cataclysm, destruction, armageddon, the end of the world and surprising survival. In this new episode The Matter at Hand turns its gaze to the topic of pending doom and the best methods of survival in the midst of an apocalypse.

Duration:00:25:20

Episode 9 - Get Motivated

2/6/2015
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There are days when even the most motivated of us can feel unmotivated. Sometimes we can get into such a slump that even getting out of bed seems impossible. Don't despair: in this episode we will share small and practical steps that will soon get you on the road to being motivated. Through years of hard science we have discovered practical and infallible methods to help you break out of any slump, tap into unimaginable reservoirs or energy and creativity, unbridle your motivation and...

Duration:00:30:03

Episode 8 - The Grilled Cheese And The Art Of Living

1/26/2015
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What do Benjamin Franklin, a grilled cheese sandwich, touchscreen interface and methanol crippled swamplands have in common? In this episode we explore the deep reaches of the uncharted lands that lay a few inches behind the foreheads of your hosts Carey and Gabriel.

Duration:00:27:47

Episode 7 - Five Thousand Year Old Beverage

1/19/2015
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In this episode we interview beer connoisseur David Lindman who enlightens us on the origins of one of the most popular drinks in the world. We also discuss how to seduce a hipster using "honey beer" and why microbreweries are on the rise after virtually becoming extinct during prohibition.

Duration:00:20:49

Episode 6 - New Years Resolutions

1/19/2015
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In this episode you will learn how to achieve your new year's resolutions and avoid failure. We will discuss different techniques that will help make even your loftiest dreams come true.

Duration:00:23:31

Episode 5 - Holiday Special Part Two

1/5/2015
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IN THIS EPISODE WE EXPLORE DIFFERENT HOLIDAY TRADITIONS. WE ALSO DISCLOSE THE DETAILS SURROUNDING "KINDER-DAY", "MERMAID-DAY" AND OTHER INCREDIBLE HOLIDAYS ON THE VERGE OF BECOMING INSTITUTED AROUND THE WORLD. Thanks to Eduardo Rubio for the visual art.

Duration:00:20:14

Episode 4 - The True Meaning of Christmas

12/23/2014
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In this episode we explore the real meaning of Christmas and reveal the true origins of this beloved holiday. What do Celtic myths, a charlatan Santa Clause, Genghis Khan, burning Christmas trees and KFC have in common? Join Carey and Gabriel in this Holiday Special episode and find out the true meaning of Christmas.

Duration:00:29:19

Episode 3 - Hacking Your Image

12/16/2014
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The image you present creates a first impression and very often a permanent impact on the people you meet. In this episode we interview Jevon M. An expert Image Hacker and Social Media Image Guru. Helping you achieve that perfect image you have always dreamed of is no longer a lofty dream. Thank's to ilustrator Eduardo Rubio for allowing us to use his artwork. Eduardo currently lives in Madrid, Spain where he exhibits his work in museums and galleries. His main focus is in publishing...

Duration:00:31:42

Episode 2 - Fear

12/9/2014
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HOW DOES FEAR AFFECT YOU? WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF AND WHY? IN THIS EPISODE WE WILL TEACH YOU HOW TO DEAL WITH PHOBIAS AND MOVE INTO HIGHER REALMS OF BRAVERY AND BOLDNESS.

Duration:00:18:54

Episode 1 - Self Defense

12/3/2014
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DANGEROUS SITUATIONS CAN'T ALWAYS BE AVOIDED BUT YOU CAN BE BETTER PREPARED TO DEAL WITH THEM. IN THIS EPISODE WE LIST OUT TECHNIQUES THAT WILL TEACH YOU HOW TO STARE DANGER IN THE FACE AND WALK OUT UNSCATHED.

Duration:00:23:25