EPISODE 170: A Bar Saved My Life. Oh! I'm HIV Positive: Brian Steen

EPISODE 170: A Bar Saved My Life. Oh! I'm HIV Positive: Brian Steen

Brian is HIV Positive, and he tells his heartfelt and beautiful story to us in the only way he can. With his giant freaking heart of gold. He admonishes the friends, family, and community that have helped him along the way. You will be inspired and encouraged.

MONDAY MELTDOWN: How I Lost Forty Pounds in Six Months: Zac Gandara

MONDAY MELTDOWN: How I Lost Forty Pounds in Six Months: Zac Gandara

Monday Meltdown is our weekly time to chat with each other. This week…

Screw the societal norms of weight and body image, you being you isn't directed by society. When I looked in the mirror, I wasn't me. I had been covered up by layers of pain, trauma, and suppression. Something broke, and then the weight came off.

THINKING THURSDAY: Rituals, Bogus? Or Beautiful?: Zac Gandara

THINKING THURSDAY: Rituals, Bogus? Or Beautiful?: Zac Gandara

Thinking Thursday’s are about critically thinking, breaking out of boxes, and discussing new ways we could live this life together.

What’s up with rituals? What do you think? Are they bullshit? Or Helpful?

EPISODE 169: The Guy “Praying My Gay Away” Had a Boner: Brian Steen aka Merry Lubealot

EPISODE 169: The Guy “Praying My Gay Away” Had a Boner: Brian Steen aka Merry Lubealot

Raised in a small logging town as Seventh-Day Adventist, then Pentecostal. Brian knew he was gay at a young age. He's had his hardships and traumas by living his truth, but nothing has dwindled his light or hardened his heart of gold in the least.

MONDAY MELTDOWN: How I Made It Through The Toughest Holiday Season I’ve Had: Zac Gandara

MONDAY MELTDOWN: How I Made It Through The Toughest Holiday Season I’ve Had: Zac Gandara

Monday Meltdown is our weekly time to chat with each other. This week…

My first holiday season as a “single” person. It was freaking hard. Here are some things I did, self-care techniques I’ve learned that helped me make it through.

THINKING THURSDAY: Projecting the Shadow Shelf: Carl Jung: David R. Hawkins M.D. Ph.D: Zac Gandara

THINKING THURSDAY: Projecting the Shadow Shelf: Carl Jung: David R. Hawkins M.D. Ph.D: Zac Gandara

Thinking Thursday’s are about critically thinking, breaking out of boxes, and discussing new ways we could live this life together.

All too often we project our own negativity, fear, or issues onto the world around us instead of owning it as a part of us. The concept of the “shadow” self came from Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Carl Jung. What if we accepted our shadow selves? How could that help heal our world?

EPISODE 168: A Christian Marries a Satanist: Little Bear and Tobias

EPISODE 168: A Christian Marries a Satanist: Little Bear and Tobias

Part 3 of 3: Little Bear and Tobias are models of the type of human inclusivity this podcast is all about. Human inclusivity is real and can grow within us all. Little Bear and Tobias show us how.

MONDAY MELTDOWN: How To Respond When You’re Triggered: Zac Gandara

MONDAY MELTDOWN: How To Respond When You’re Triggered: Zac Gandara

Monday Meltdown is our weekly time to chat with each other. This week…

When triggered by old trauma how should we react? Does it get better? Can I live life without being triggered? Is it possible to respond in love and my truth without debate?