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.

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.

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?

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Tell Your Stories, Listen to the Stories Told About You: Zac Gandara

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Tell Your Stories, Listen to the Stories Told About You: Zac Gandara

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

Lately, a handful of you have sent me articles about American Mega Churches that are finally coming under scrutiny and lawsuits. In particular, my old employer Christian Faith Center. I want to encourage us to tell our stories, but also to listen to the stories others may tell of us. There's healing in both telling and listening.

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Engaging The Anxiety That Comes From New Things: Zac Gandara

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Engaging The Anxiety That Comes From New Things: Zac Gandara

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

Trying new things, being around new communities, engaging others outside of your comfort zones can be hard. There's anxiety and often fear that comes with learning about other lifestyles and cultures. Primarily when we were raised to shun different lifestyles than our own, this episode will help you start to embrace the anxiety and work through it.

MONDAY MELTDOWN: If We're Not Growing, We're Probably Hurting: Zac Gandara

MONDAY MELTDOWN: If We're Not Growing, We're Probably Hurting: Zac Gandara

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

On this weeks episode, I share my emotions around current grief, a fantastic book by Yung Pueblo, and some daily self-care goals that help me.

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Are you in an Abusive Relationship with God?: Zac Gandara

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Are you in an Abusive Relationship with God?: Zac Gandara

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

In this week's episode, we talk about how similar religion and a "relationship with God" are to an abusive relationship, and how leaving it is like a divorce.

THINKING THURSDAY: How to Trust Yourself: Zac Gandara

THINKING THURSDAY: How to Trust Yourself: Zac Gandara

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

After years growing up around religious narcissists, then into a church led by them, I didn’t trust my instincts. I kept looking at someone outside of me to show me the way. Now I realize I always knew, deep down, inside of me.