When Do We Have Enough? (Peak Materialism) – Episode #88


How do we know when we have "enough" in a culture saturated by materialism? We give thanks for what we have, but still seem to have an itch that tells us we don't have enough. In today's podcast, I look at consumerism, and our struggle to practice contentment...

Stop Listening To The Angry Talking Heads ~ Episode #86

Bill O'Reilly

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…

It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) ~ Episode #85

The End Is Near

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.

That Time I Was Laid Off From Work (And Tips For Handling Job Loss) ~ Episode #84

Layoff Notice

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.

10 Tips For Working From Home – Episode #83

Working From Home

Because of COVID-19, an increasing number of people are working from home. Some temporarily, others permanently. The transition for many has been difficult. In today's podcast, I provide 10 tips practical tips on how you can improve your work from home situation...

Who Is Your Daddy And What Does He Do? – Episode #82

Kindergarten Cop: Who Is Your Daddy And What Does He Do?

Who am I? And who do others think that I am? In our culture, our sense of self-identification is the end all be all of human existence. Whether we are talking about our family, careers, race, sexuality, religion, or politicial affiliation, who we think we are ends up dramatically shaping what type of lives we live, and how we get along with others. In today's podcast, I talk about why I think this can sometimes be dangerous, and propose an alternate solution...