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Zen Parenting Radio

Pagatim

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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Location:

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

Humility & Procrastination Podcast #419

2/13/2018
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Cathy and Todd discuss why we are always evolving, and share a clip from The Robcast about why humility is essential. They discuss why it’s never too late to excel at sports or other activities, why procrastination may not be such a bad thing, and why Slow TV on Netflix is so soothing.

Duration:01:11:58

Fault & Responsibility- Podcast #418

2/6/2018
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Todd and Cathy share some of the touching and funny Superbowl commercials, and they discuss a video of Will Smith explaining why fault and responsibility are two different things. Cathy shares some of her favorite self-compassion quotes, and they discuss why some quotes wake us up or resonate so strongly. Todd discusses his gullibility, he defends Taylor Swift, and he shares an aha from our Zen Parenting Conference keynote speaker Mike Domitrz.

Duration:00:55:14

Finding Strength- Podcast #417

1/30/2018
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Cathy and Todd discuss the road to wellness and why shame, judgment, anxiety, and hope all play a role. They also discuss why asking for help is so essential, and why asking for help is an act of bravery and strength. They discuss what it means to be a strength-based parent and play a clip from Lea Waters, author of The Strength Switch. Todd plays a clip from the TED Talk podcast about how people with less money actually give more to those in need, and how exposure and empathy are the keys...

Duration:01:03:30

Honesty & Healing- Podcast #416

1/23/2018
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Cathy and Todd discuss the challenges of healing and why honesty and support are essential. They talk about how each of us are challenged to do hard things, and how not doing our own work leads to projection. They discuss how to talk to your kids about difficult topics like sex, and how living a “healthy life” means something different to everyone depending on their circumstances.

Duration:01:01:27

Cathy’s Recovery & Sarah Silverman Podcast #415

1/16/2018
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Todd+Cathy discuss Cathy's recovery of the flu as well as an inspirational exchange between Sarah Silverman and one of her followers.

Duration:00:30:00

Cathy Has The Flu Podcast #414-1/2

1/11/2018
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Yup- Cathy has the flu :( We're gonna shoot for another one at the end of the week. if not, next Tuesday for sure. Sorry for the inconvenience. Keep truckin' Todd

Duration:00:04:45

Cathy Has The Flu Podcast #414-1/2

1/9/2018
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Yup- Cathy has the flu :( We're gonna shoot for another one at the end of the week. if not, next Tuesday for sure. Sorry for the inconvenience. Keep truckin' Todd The post Cathy Has The Flu Podcast #414-1/2 appeared first on Zen Parenting Radio (ZPR).

Duration:00:04:45

The Art of Fulfillment- Podcast #414

1/2/2018
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Todd+Cathy discuss how to “let go” and “bring in” for the new year, and how to wake up to our lives in 2018. They discuss how Steve Bartman and Bill Buckner became the scapegoats for their perspective cities pain, and how we tend to project all blame on one person or event in our own lives. They explain why the science of achievement and the art of fulfillment work well together, and why humor is essential in the midst of challenges. The post The Art of Fulfillment- Podcast #414 appeared...

Duration:01:03:22

These Are a Few Of Our Favorite Things- Podcast #413

12/26/2017
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Cathy and Todd discuss their favorite things from 2017, and share why faith played a big role this year. They answer some questions posed in the Tim Ferriss book, Tribe of Mentors, reflect on growing up in the 80’s and 90’s, and share why they are hopeful for 2018. The post These Are a Few Of Our Favorite Things- Podcast #413 appeared first on Zen Parenting Radio (ZPR).

Duration:00:54:57

Meaning Creates Joy- Podcast #412

12/19/2017
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Todd and Cathy talk about how meaning relates to happiness and joy, and how this knowledge can make our holidays less stressful and our parenting more conscious. They also discuss the benefits of Forest Bathing and share why trees can be our best teachers. They discuss the benefits of being cold, the zen-ness of their rabbit, and the need for more optimistic TV shows and movies. The post Meaning Creates Joy- Podcast #412 appeared first on Zen Parenting Radio (ZPR).

Duration:01:01:01

#Metoo. So What Now? An Interview with Mike Domitrz- Podcast #411

12/15/2017
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Todd and Cathy talk with Mike Domitrz, Founder of The Date Safe Project and 2018 Zen Parenting Conference keynote speaker. They discuss they #metoo movement and what comes next – how does this change our behavior? How will this impact our relationships and society overall? How can it influence our parenting? Mike offers his expertise and support as we all navigate this ever-changing and uncertain time. The post #Metoo. So What Now? An Interview with Mike Domitrz- Podcast #411 appeared...

Duration:01:20:14

Less Perfect, More Peace- Podcast #410

12/12/2017
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Cathy and Todd share how we can take care of ourselves and say no during the holidays without feeling guilt. They discuss Shauna Niequist’s book Present Over Perfect and why our decision to be good to ourselves allows us to be more present for the ones we love. They also discuss why discomfort and confusion during this time of #metoo is normal and necessary for change, and how we can be more thoughtful and self-aware about our choices. It’s awards season again! Cathy shares the Golden...

Duration:00:54:17

9 Statements For Women Podcast #409

12/5/2017
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Todd and Cathy discuss how inequality can lead to challenging and often unconscious communication, and they share some civil statements that women can use to feel heard. They discuss common unconscious double standards in private life and the workplace, and explain why the skit “Welcome to Hell” from Saturday Night Live was so thought-provoking. They share a moment from A Very Brady Christmas, some wisdom from Zen Parenting Conference keynote Mike Domitrz from The Date Safe Project, and a...

Duration:01:03:30

We Are Differently The Same- Podcast #408

11/28/2017
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Todd and Cathy discuss how they experience the world differently, and why understanding and respecting these differences lead to better communication. They talk about why connection is like nourishment, and why not connecting can make us feel uncomfortable mentally and physically. They discuss Gretchen Rubin’s Four Tendencies and share which tendency describes their underlying motivation. They talk about the movie Wonder, owning our stuff, and why sexual assault allegations are uncovering...

Duration:00:55:38

The Gift Of Failure- Podcast #407

11/21/2017
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Todd and Cathy discuss Jessica Lahey’s The Gift of Failure, and discuss why allowing our kids to make mistakes will help them succeed. They also discuss the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, why rewards and punishment don’t work, and why praising our kids for effort rather than outcome will lead to greater success and a healthier sense of self. They play a clip of a Hillary Clinton interview on the Dear Sugar podcast, a commercial about failure from Michael Jordan, and...

Duration:01:05:25

The Five Invitations- Podcast #406

11/14/2017
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Cathy and Todd discuss The Five Invitations, a book that shows us how to wake up fully to our lives. As a compassionate teacher and cofounder of the Zen Hospice Project, author Frank Ostaseski supports the dying. His five invitations dive into the suffering, joy, and inevitability of death, and why embracing this wisdom will lead to a more mindful and compassionate life. Cathy and Todd use clips from Dead Poets Society and Star Wars to highlight his points, and discuss why this book...

Duration:01:03:08

Emotional Labor is an Unpaid Job- Podcast #405

11/7/2017
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Todd and Cathy discuss an article in Harpers Bazaar titled “Women aren’t nags, we’re just fed up” about emotional labor and the sensitivity surrounding this topic. They discuss how to have a productive conversation about what it really takes to manage a house, and why it’s not always true that men are “problem solvers” and women are “sensitive”. They discuss how they are challenged with this issue, how it’s easy to go on autopilot, and why this is an ongoing discussion and not a one-time...

Duration:00:58:30

It’s Okay To Quit (Or Let It Go)- Podcast #404

10/31/2017
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Todd and Cathy discuss why it’s OK for kids to change their minds and try new things, and why it’s important for adults to do this, too. They discuss how self-awareness is essential, and how self-forgiveness and understanding are also essential because we will always be a mystery (the great paradox!). They discuss the offensive gesture during the world series, how they managed their daughter’s crying episode, Byron Katie’s “The Work”, cranial sacral holds, and some humor from...

Duration:01:05:57

From Refugee Camp To An Engineer- Podcast #403

10/27/2017
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Cathy and Todd talk with Roksanna Taghizadeh, an immigrant who grew up in Iran, became a refugee in Germany, and eventually made it to the United States where she became an structural engineer. She shares her immigration story, explains what it’s like to live in a refugee camp, and shares why the current political environment has been surprising and emotionally challenging. The post From Refugee Camp To An Engineer- Podcast #403 appeared first on Zen Parenting Radio (ZPR).

Duration:00:52:44

Cell Phones & Getting Uncomfortable- Podcast #402

10/24/2017
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Cathy and Todd discuss why it’s OK to be uncomfortable, and why focusing on what works and what we are grateful creates the foundation to deal with discomfort. They reference the Good Newspaper, and explain why good news can help us speak out about the uncomfortable news. Todd shares some wisdom from Simon Sinek about why cell phones shouldn’t be the classroom or the boardroom, and why will power sometimes isn’t enough. They discuss if it’s safe for Todd to drive with his knee, why we...

Duration:00:58:26

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