Concerns about Awareness: Part 2

Allowing space between a stimulus and its response is an integral part of awareness. We ponder the benefits of respecting that space and honing an awareness of our egos. We discuss ego-management, core values, over-identification, social causes, social media, childhood slights, and self-parenting. Featured in this episode: laughing lest we cry.

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Concerns about Awareness: Part 1

What is natural awareness and how do we tap into it? In this episode, Jodi struggles with the concept of natural awareness and Sarah gently guides her down the path to understanding. We also discuss resilience, decentering, negative self-talk, mindfulness, learned optimism, our mutual fear of bugs, and “someone” shares a ridiculous existential scenario concerning said fear.   

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Concerns about the Holidays: The Gift of Boundaries

The holidays are here again and before you let your family push your buttons, maybe it’s time to define and strengthen your personal boundaries. One family, lots of different opinions. Would you like a side of bigotry with your candied yams? How do we navigate the pumpkin-spiced, jolly-sloshed minefield of politics, religion, old grudges and general disrespect? Tune in to find out!

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