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In the final episode of this season: I talk about the theme of this podcast and my book - acceptance.
In this episode: I talk about the subject of living - truly living your life.
In this episode: I talk about the importance of having or developing and using a support system so that you don't deal with life on your own.
In this episode: I talk about reconnecting to nature. Take time to connect, admire and respect nature and the outdoors!
In this episode: I talk about making sure you reward yourself and have ways to enjoy life around you.
In this episode: I talk about forgiveness and letting go of anger and resentment. After discussing this, I take a short break and then talk a bit about mindful eating.
In this episode: I talk about the importance of being present and soaking in whatever good is in the present moment, with mindfulness that these things may not be here...
In this episode: I talk about the commitment and practice of doing healthy new behaviors until they become second nature (part of your routine - while still being able...
In this episode: I talk about how our expectations of a certain outcome can set up suffering, and about how accepting fate or the outcome, and even mentally preparing ...
In this episode: I talk about - what I call "Healthy Delusions", which are ways of seeing the world that help us function. These are contrasted with "Unhealthy Delusi...
In this episode, I discuss a brief outline for dealing with hardship in life using three Taoist principles.
In this episode: I talk about how one small decision can change your life - sometimes not for the better. Many of us can trace some life circumstances back to a singl...
I talk about compassion (love, mercy, empathy, compassion, kindness, etc.).
In this episode, I talk more about free-will, comparisons, determinism and purpose.
I discuss tips for doing the important practice of daily mindfulness to achieve a level of freedom from buying in to destructive thoughts.
In this episode: I discuss the difficult topic of addition.
In this episode: I discuss luck and misfortune. I describe a story of a man who is an example of both - Frane Selak.
In this episode: I interview a friend that I had met during a Taoist Meetup Group about two years ago, "Spek". Spek and I will discuss why he is "not a Taoist" and div...
In this episode: I discuss philosopher Alburt Camus' concept of Absurdity and then relate this to Taoism.
In this episode: I discuss a little bit of some of the crazy times around us which currently include our recent COVID pandemic and the protests surrounding police brut...
In this episode: I discuss imperfections - and I am leaving this episode unedited for mistakes - to keep the episode very imperfect.
For this show, we are going to ask an important question to guide future behaviors - especially when we choosing undesirable behviors.
In this episode: I discuss Chapter 5 of the Tao Te Ching and then wrap up Season III with some good information.
In this episode: I discuss some chapters 30 and 31 of the Tao Te Ching.
In this episode: I discuss how the Tao seems to elude us just when we think we have hope and maybe some answers to our ultimate questions - and when we lose hope and f...
In this episode: I discuss Ch 74 of the Tao Te Ching pertaining to capital punishment.
In this episode: I discuss chapter 29 of the Tao Te Ching and talk some about our often unsuccessful need to try to control things - much of which is outside of our co...
In this episode: I discuss some chapters of the Tao Te Ching regarding humility.
In this episode: I discuss some chapters - Chapters 5 and 6, of the Tao Te Ching.
In this episode: I discuss Chapter 4 of the Tao Te Ching.