The pandemic of 2020 is forcing a lot of people to spend the holidays alone. In today's podcast, I provide 9 tips for making your holiday season a little less blue, and creating a sense of being together, even if we are alone.
Cable news, talk radio, and social media websites are often full of very heated exchanges. We’ve become captive to popular “talking heads,” who regularly engage in combative discussions. We flippantly share wild conspiracy theories consisting of the most heinous accusations, and regularly malign our political opponents to score points for our tribe. In today’s podcast, I talk about the destructive nature of our discourse in this nation, and what we can do to heal…
The election had everyone in America filled with anxiety this past week. We waited on the edge of our seats as every vote was counted. The levels of anxiety created a lot of vitriol as people attempted to cope with the unfolding political drama. Things often got ugly, and as some imagined what the future would be like if the other side won the election. People imagined outcomes that were on par with the end of the world as we know it. In today’s podcast, I talk about wrestling with anxiety, and how we can feel good in a world full of uncertainty.
This past week at work, a lot of people were laid off and lost their job. I wasn't among them in this round of layoffs. But I once was, and there is the very real possibility I could be laid off in the future. In this week's podcast, I talk about the inevitability of job loss, how we can prepare for it, and how we can handle it once we find ourselves out of work.