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Zen Parenting is a weekly radio discussion between a spiritual and emotional mom (Cathy Adams) and a logical and practical dad (Todd Adams).

Zen Parenting is a weekly radio discussion between a spiritual and emotional mom (Cathy Adams) and a logical and practical dad (Todd Adams).
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Chicago, IL

Networks:

Pagatim

Description:

Zen Parenting is a weekly radio discussion between a spiritual and emotional mom (Cathy Adams) and a logical and practical dad (Todd Adams).

Language:

English

Contact:

c/o Pagatim 1929 SE Powell Blvd. Portland, OR 97202 312-952-8122


Episodes

What is Gaslighting? Podcast #507

8/20/2019
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Cathy and Todd breakdown the manipulation tactic known as gaslighting, where the goal is to abuse or control through lying, manipulating, and destabilizing. They discuss how it can be used by partners, parents, friends, bosses, and the political system, and why self-awareness and reality testing are essential to keep yourself from being victimized. They also discuss Norway’s approach to childhood sports and how its contributed to their record-setting number of Olympic medals.

Duration:01:07:27

Say Anything- Podcast #506

8/13/2019
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We couldn’t tape a show this week because Todd was sick ☹, so this is our Pop Culturing Podcast where we talk about the movie Say Anything… (1989) – we share why Lloyd and Diane’s love and friendship inspired us to be better people. We will return to our regularly scheduled programming next week! Say Anything ... is a 1989 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe in his directorial debut. The film follows the romance between Lloyd Dobler (John Cusack), an...

Duration:01:03:11

Mental Health and Empathy Podcast #505

8/6/2019
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Cathy and Todd discuss the benefit of mental health days after a law passed in Oregon allowing them to be excused. They also discuss the light and dark side of empathy, and how pain and challenge is a an opportunity to become more compassionate toward ourselves and others. The discuss post-traumatic growth and how we are hard-wired to help people in need, especially if we relate to their experience.

Duration:00:47:46

Being Apart To Come Together Podcast #504

7/30/2019
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Cathy and Todd discuss why alone time or time away from your partner can be healthy and connective. They share the benefits and discuss the balance of togetherness and individuation. They share why it’s important to keep a sense of self and why the healthiest partnerships exist within the paradox of safety and adventure.

Duration:00:53:55

Stranger Things- The Hurt Is Good Podcast #503

7/23/2019
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Cathy and Todd discuss Stranger Things Season 3 and how it deals with grief, trauma, and growing up. They also discuss the “believe women” theme and all of the obvious and less obvious 80’s references.

Duration:01:12:44

How To Be Yourself- Podcast #502

7/16/2019
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Cathy and Todd discuss how we all have different approaches to challenging situations, and why there isn’t one way to speak up or solve a problem. They discuss how we can help children build a “self-awareness muscle” through question-asking and curiosity, and why understanding and honoring who we are is a life-long endeavor.

Duration:01:15:39

Raising An Upstander- Podcast #501

7/9/2019
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Todd and Cathy discuss Jon Krakauer’s book Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town and the documentary the Bystander Moment (ZPR and The Tribe Men’s Group are hosting a free screening of this movie at the Elmhurst Public Library on July 9th at 7 pm). They discuss the statistics and trauma of sexual assault, and the why it’s important to talk to our kids about entitlement, desire, and consent. They explain what it means to be an Upstander and why supporting and speaking up for...

Duration:01:08:45

Meet Our Kids- Podcast #500

7/2/2019
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To celebrate their 500th episode and 8 years of podcasting, Todd and Cathy talk with their daughters Jacey (16), Camryn (14), and Skylar (11) about their experiences with “zen” parenting, and discuss the issues confronting teens and pre-teens today. Todd and Cathy also announce the launch of their new podcast, Pop Culturing - they discuss movies, tv shows and books, and break down key moments and little-known facts to touch upon underlying themes of self-awareness and what it means to be...

Duration:01:31:29

What Your Therapist Thinks- Podcast #499

6/25/2019
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Cathy and Todd discuss some questions that Lori Gottlieb addresses in her book, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, and share their own experiences with being the practitioner and the patient.

Duration:00:53:27

Redefining Fatherhood- Podcast #498

6/18/2019
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Cathy and Todd discuss how fatherhood is being redefined and expanded as we learn more about ourselves and gender, Team Zen, Taylor Swift and much more...

Duration:00:47:59

The Wisdom Of Anxiety- Podcast #497

6/11/2019
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Cathy and Todd discuss Sheryl Paul’s book The Wisdom of Anxiety, and why anxiety is an opportunity to be curious rather than afraid. They discuss how compassion, stillness, and gratitude play a role in understanding and coping with anxiety, and why anxiety is a wound and a messenger. They also discuss the Equal Rights Amendment and how it hasn’t yet been ratified by 38 states.

Duration:01:02:52

Finding The Genuine Podcast #496

6/4/2019
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Todd and Cathy discuss Sister Joan Chittister and her new book The Time is Now: A Call to Uncommon Courage. They discuss civil discourse, why we get our loves out of order, and why we yearn for the genuine. They discuss why self-care is the first step toward bettering our partnerships, parenting, and engagement in community and activism.

Duration:00:38:28

Women Aren’t Nags, We’re Fed Up- Podcast #495

5/28/2019
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Todd and Cathy talk with Gemma Hartley, author of Fed Up. They discuss emotional labor, how it affects partnership and parenting, and why it needs to be an evolving and ongoing conversation. Gemma will be taking questions during our Team Zen talk on June 4th – click here to join Team Zen and participate.

Duration:01:01:49

Women’s Autonomy Podcast #494

5/21/2019
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Cathy and Todd discuss why the new laws in Alabama and other states strip women of their reproductive and human rights. They discuss how we have to take a wider view and not assume everyone has access to the same resources or education. They discuss how men make these decisions but remove themselves from what should be legislated or criminalized, and how we could refocus our energy to educate and support all communities. This episode is for mature audiences.

Duration:01:03:43

Girls & Anxiety Podcast #493

5/14/2019
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Cathy and Todd discuss girls and stress and play clips from Rich Roll’s interview with Under Pressure author Lisa Damour. They also discuss the conflict between James Charles and Tati Westbrook, and how to talk to boys about being a bystander.

Duration:01:13:51

Be A Happier Parent- Podcast #492

5/7/2019
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Cathy and Todd talk with Former New York Times reporter KJ Dell’Antonio about her book How to be a Happier Parent. They discuss some common issues that challenge parents, and explore how to decrease the stress and find more joy.

Duration:01:08:13

Cobra Kai- Podcast #491

4/30/2019
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Todd and Cathy discuss how people and organizations are both light and dark, and why it’s important to recognize this in ourselves. They discuss the You Tube Original Show Cobra Kai, specifically the nostalgia and surprises, and how all the characters are multidimensional and imperfect. They also share Carol Cadwalladr’s TED Talk where she calls out the Titans of Tech and Ricky Henderson’s Baseball Hall of Fame speech.

Duration:00:49:14

Failure, Consent, & Kobe- Podcast #490

4/23/2019
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Cathy and Todd discuss a sports psychologist Dr. Michael Gervais interview on Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard. They discuss the difference between being the best and being your best.

Duration:00:42:12

Permission Slips- Podcast #489

4/16/2019
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Cathy and Todd discuss how to give ourselves permission to change or try something new. They share some wisdom from Oprah’s new book The Path Made Clear, and discuss why trusting and honoring ourselves can strengthen our relationships.

Duration:00:58:38

Essentialism- Podcast # 488

4/9/2019
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Todd and Cathy discuss Greg McKeown’s book Essentialism about how we can do less, but better. They discuss how to figure out what’s essential, how to let go of what we no longer need, and how essentialism relates to KonMari and the movie City Slickers.

Duration:01:03:45