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A discussion of principles of Taoism combined with contextual psychology principles as applied to managing stress created from today's uncertain times. A podcast for those who have an interest in Taoism, Eastern-philosophy, and mindfulness-based skills. Podcast by Chris L McClish, who has held many roles in life including being a psychotherapist, author, clinical supervisor, Judo sensei, personal trainer, and mindfulness meditation instructor. CoachCMC LLC production.

A discussion of principles of Taoism combined with contextual psychology principles as applied to managing stress created from today's uncertain times. A podcast for those who have an interest in Taoism, Eastern-philosophy, and mindfulness-based skills. Podcast by Chris L McClish, who has held many roles in life including being a psychotherapist, author, clinical supervisor, Judo sensei, personal trainer, and mindfulness meditation instructor. CoachCMC LLC production.
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A discussion of principles of Taoism combined with contextual psychology principles as applied to managing stress created from today's uncertain times. A podcast for those who have an interest in Taoism, Eastern-philosophy, and mindfulness-based skills. Podcast by Chris L McClish, who has held many roles in life including being a psychotherapist, author, clinical supervisor, Judo sensei, personal trainer, and mindfulness meditation instructor. CoachCMC LLC production.

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@coachcmc

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Episodes

Ep. 11 - Moving on

12/16/2018
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In today's Ep 11 show, I talk about why I am discontinuing The Tao Today but keeping my other podcast show Cup of Tao and discuss the reasons why. My other podcast, Cup of Tao is available on all app platforms that you listen to podcasts, just do a search for "Cup of Tao" in your podcast app. The website for it is at https://CupofTao.com and the RSS feed is https://pinecast.com/feed/cup-of-tao Sorry for any inconvenience this caused you. I think you will find Cup of Tao to be everything...

Duration:00:05:00

Ep. 9 - Meditation and a monkey

12/2/2018
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Episode 9 - Meditation and a monkey In today's show, I, Chris L McClish, talk about meditation, basic categories and some examples of types. Before I do that, I talk about a monkey - a parable of a monk and a monkey. In the question of today, I discuss how to handle when family and friends try to push their contrary religious or political views off onto you! Send your "Question of the day" to master@taoteacher.com and place "Question of the day" in the subject line. ______ I am on the web...

Duration:00:14:04

Ep. 8 - How to Change

11/26/2018
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Episode 8 - How to Change In today's show, I, Chris L McClish, talk about the difficulty of changing. Even though we are not in control of many things in our life, it doesn't mean that we can't attempt to control what we can, then let go of the rest. In the question of today, I deal with procrastination and how commitment sometimes comes before change. We have to commit to a behavior and then force ourselves to get moving. Taoism is often misinterpreted as an instruction to have no fixed...

Duration:00:11:50

Ep. 7 - Simplify your life

11/19/2018
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Episode 7 - Simplify your life In today's show, I, Chris L McClish, talk about briefly about ways to make your life easier, from my Taoist perspective, as a way to reduce stress. I also answer the question of today, which is about some tips for a married couple who find that they are arguing frequently. This is a short episode. Send your "Question of the day" to master@taoteacher.com and place "Question of the day" in the subject line. ______ I am on the web at https://coachcmc.com (you...

Duration:00:09:42

Ep. 6 - Radical Acceptance

11/12/2018
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Episode 6 - Radical Acceptance In today's show, I, Chris L McClish, talk about acceptance and give you some tips. I also answer the question of today, which is pertaining to bereavement. Send your "Question of the day" to master@taoteacher.com and place "Question of the day" in the subject line. ______ I am on the web at https://taoteacher.com). Twitter handle: @coachcmc Facebook page: https://facebook.com/taoteacher ___________________ The Tao Today is a production of CoachCMC LLC Support...

Duration:00:17:35

Ep. 5 - Assertive Communication

11/6/2018
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In Ep 5 "Assertive Communication", I, Chris L McClish, talk about how to deal with arguments and communicate in rough situations better. My answer to the question of today also deals with this theme - I provide steps on how to communicate with someone in an assertive way. ______ I am on the web at https://coachcmc.com (you can also get there by going to https://taoteacher.com). Twitter handle: @coachcmc Facebook page: https://facebook.com/taoteacher ___________________ The Tao Today is a...

Duration:00:23:45

Ep. 4 - Here and Now

10/29/2018
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Episode 4 - Here and Now In today's show, I, Chris L McClish, talk about being fully present and fully engaged in the here and now, without letting your mind pull you into the past, or consume you with worry about the future. Once again, mindfulness is important to help pull you back into the present moments so that they don't slip by, and to cultivate being able to not allow your mind to bully you. I answer the question of today which is "What are some Taoist practices?" - at least from...

Duration:00:21:21

Ep. 3 - Be Kind to Yourself and Others

10/25/2018
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In todays Ep 3 show, I, Chris L McClish, discuss how to counterbalance when our critical mind tries to depress us or when comparing ourselves to others. This is done by practicing treating our mind as a separate entity as part of mindfulness practice. I also answer the Question of the Day pertaining to dealing with rude coworkers, hurtful comments and arguments with family members and others. Send your "Question of the day" to master@taoteacher.com and place "Question of the day" in the...

Duration:00:22:22

Ep. 2 - Avoidance Control Escape

10/21/2018
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I have a new microphone, so no more audio distortion! In today's show, I, Chris L McClish, discuss a more Eastern model of health - as opposed to trying to eliminate symptoms, issues, and problems, instead, we should be moving in a direction of health. I educate about the destructive nature of our ACE agenda (avoidance, control, and escape) which is what keeps us from stretching beyond our comfort zone and having a more meaningful life. I also mention how other factors such as:...

Duration:00:44:25

Ep. 1 Rerecorded - Life is What it is

10/17/2018
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Totally re-recorded to improve overall quality! In this introductory episode, I introduce myself, introduce a little about Taoism (the philosophy more than the religion) and introduce mindfulness! In the next episode, I will start a question of the day. You can send me your questions to the email address: master@taoteacher.com. Please put "Question of the Day" in the subject line. I hope to put out a new podcast episode every week. Episode is under 30 minutes! _________________ The Tao...

Duration:00:20:41

Ep. 1 - Life is what it is

10/17/2018
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In this introductory episode, I am talking a little bit about Taoism, myself, mindfulness, and why life is neither good nor bad, it just is. In the next episode, I will start a question of the day. You can send me your questions to the email address: master@taoteacher.com. Please put "Question of the Day" in the subject line. I hope to put out a new podcast episode every two weeks initially. Episode is under 30 minutes!

Duration:00:23:52