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Podcast Ep 19 – Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely

9/20/2018
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Predictably Irrational highlights common mistakes that we make as humans in our reasoning and decision making. Here is a TED talk Dan did that I also enjoyed – TED talk

Duration:00:50:09

Podcast Ep 18 – Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindberg

8/30/2018
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Podcast episode on Anne’s experience on a two week retreat of solitude on an island in the Gulf shores. This book was recommended and when it arrived through the library I wasn’t sure I would enjoy it (I thought it might be poetry or use too much descriptors of nature). I highly enjoyed the metaphors […]

Duration:00:42:03

Podcast Ep 17 – Influence by Robert B Cialdini

8/25/2018
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Influence, the Psychology of Persuasion. Topics include the tactics (weapons of influence) that have been studied and show compliance vs placebo group. I struggled in explaining some of these studies (as the one person, and then the other person). I will work on cleaning up my language to more clearly explain the participant vs experimenter. […]

Duration:00:52:36

Podcast Ep16 – How to Fail at Almost everything and Still Win Big; Kind of the Story of my Life – Scott Adams

8/13/2018
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Scott Adams released this book in 2013 and I cover the highlights in this podcast. Below are resources discussed Mike Rowe video on passion Influence: Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman www.lynda.com is a learning resource (subscription required) […]

Duration:00:47:45

Podcast Ep15 – 12 Steps and 4 years

4/24/2018
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Today is the 4 year anniversary of my sobriety and in celebration I covered the 12 steps book. The book on stoicism I am reading that I mentioned in the article (things we can control and reference to the tennis match) Timothy Keller book I mentioned (below to purchase, here is a pdf link […]

Duration:00:33:32

Podcast Ep14 – On Becoming a Person – Carl R Rogers

4/17/2018
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Carl Rogers was considered the second best practicing clinician (wiki) and a pre-eminent American psychologist, and foundational in establishing client centered therapy. Democratic-Acceptant parenting. This is apparently a thing. Most google results led to positive parenting links. Deleterious. I wanted to make sure I was saying it correctly. Cognitive Behavior Therapy, or CBT, is […]

Duration:00:49:19

Podcast Ep13 – Charlotte’s Web and The Four Agreements

4/12/2018
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Charlotte’s Web had some great writing and a message that highlighted the importance of friendship, life and love. I shared my thoughts on that for the first 10 minutes, then moved on to the second book “The Four Agreements” Agreement 1 : Be impeccable with your word – speak […]

Duration:00:34:49

Podcast Ep12 – Budget and Happiness

3/29/2018
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I compare my expenses for Q118 compared to Q117. Explore happiness, how to manage the decreases. Posts on not spending for a year becomingminimalist countdowntotranquility happyphilosopher (recommend listening to some podcasts with him) Savings discussed – Quarter vs LastYear Quarter Restaurants (Dinner) – $800 Clothes – $2,000 Groceries/Lunch – $500 Happiness Index Psychology Today […]

Duration:00:33:49

Podcast Ep11 – Braving the Wilderness – Brene Brown (Part 2)

3/22/2018
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Shownotes Jung quote – “the paradox is one of our most valued possessions” Negative visualization

Duration:00:35:31

Podcast Ep10 – Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown

3/13/2018
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Shownotes Brene’s 33+M downloaded TED talk (given June 2010, fourth most popular of all time) Sebastian Junger (wiki page) (TED talk) Restrepo (Korangal Valley was the location) Tribe Kailash Satyarthi – TED talk Ordinary Men Jocko’s podcast (with Jordan Peterson) – Ep#112 – rule of 3

Duration:00:31:50

Podcast Ep9 – Present over Perfect by Shauna Niequist

3/6/2018
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Shownotes –Don Miguel Ruiz – author of The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book) – “People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own soul.” – Carl Jung – “What you resist, persists” – Carl Jung – Personal Mission Statement

Duration:00:23:18

Podcast Ep8 – School Shooting, Evil and Pain

2/20/2018
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My reaction to the most recent school shooting is one of wanting to sit in the pain with those affected. I also believe it is beneficial to recognize the evil in me. I included some critical thoughts on what I believe to be present in our culture during times such as these (blame, looking for […]

Duration:00:17:40

Podcast Ep7 – Recovery, Russell Brand and the Lord’s prayer

2/13/2018
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Podcast on Recovery, which is written by Russell Brand. This episode includes a small clip of Russell talking to Joe Rogan, pulled from JRE episode #1021. Also discussed step 7 and humility, along with the Lord’s prayer. The Jim Carrey quote I mentioned was “I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything […]

Duration:00:31:40

Podcast Ep6 – The Art of the Dance

2/6/2018
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Today I quoted from Blood Meridian and a clip of Jordan Peterson when he was on the H3 Podcast #48. This is about my recent experience of trying a new thing. I hope it inspires you to try new things in your life and as Jordan says, “turn yourself on”. I deleted 51 “Ummms” and […]

Duration:00:23:50

Podcast Ep5 – Modern Man in Search of a Soul – Jung (chapter 5 only)

2/2/2018
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I covered Chapter 5 of Carl Jung’s book, Modern Man in Search of a Soul. I enjoyed the read, each chapter was independent (best I could tell), which reminded me of some of CS Lewis’s works. Chapter 5 was my favorite, but also challenging for me to comprehend. I did a podcast on it to stumble […]

Duration:00:35:50

Podcast Ep4 – Part 3 of Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

1/30/2018
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Episode 4, part 3. Not too much to the show notes here. -pain in us (or done to us) does not permit us to extend pain to others -we are individually responsible for life -living as if we are doing it the second time -self-forgetfulness through service -love is seeing potential in someone -suffering into […]

Duration:00:34:53

Podcast Ep3 – Part 2 of the Man’s Search for Meaning by Frankl

1/25/2018
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Part 2 of delving into Man’s Search for meaning. Hopefully there is just 3 parts! Digging into what Frankl saw as the meaning of life. -I spoke of Jordan Peterson’s video on evil vs tragedy. He said some things about God that blew me away (“without limitation”) -Picture of chestnut blossom -“Joy” could be suffering […]

Duration:00:26:39

Podcast Ep2 – Debriefing my experience using an autobroker

1/20/2018
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A Podcast on some thoughts I experienced purchasing a vehicle through an autobroker. I mentioned the Ray Dalio’s work in the podcast, see below for his TED talk (regarding radical transparency) Ray Dalio – Principles and this TED talk regarding “Radical Transparency”

Duration:00:23:37

Podcast Ep1 – Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor Frankl

1/18/2018
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Excepts from Victor Frankl’s book that I found interesting, profound and worth exploring. The human condition when faced with unbelievable hardship. I was inspired by Frankl’s analysis and strength during time in Auschwitz and various workers concentration camps The quote I mentioned in the podcast about the neurotic being able to laugh at himself […]

Duration:00:28:49

Intro Podcast

1/11/2018
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The intro and first foray into podcasting. Not much content, but some context. Topics included Jordan Peterson, Carl Jung, creativity and understanding myself (website for big five character trait assessments that Jordan Peterson put together)

Duration:00:17:54