empathy

EPISODE 196: When Empaths Talk, Therapy Happens: Jess McMahon

EPISODE 196: When Empaths Talk, Therapy Happens: Jess McMahon

An empath is described in SciFi as a person with the paranormal ability to apprehend the mental or emotional state of another individual. Strangely, psychologists use this term as well. I think therapy happens when they talk, let's find out.

EPISODE 195: Success as An Empath After Growing Up Around Abuse: Jess McMahon

EPISODE 195: Success as An Empath After Growing Up Around Abuse: Jess McMahon

Jess is an empath, mom, and band manager. She grew up and survived hardcore domestic abuse and came out of it functioning, healthy, happy, and successful.

EPISODE 163: Teaching Moments: Amar

EPISODE 163: Teaching Moments: Amar

Amar is an educator, an activist, and a feminist all while filled with love and empathy. We have some hard conversations around how we can make a difference in our world and not feel overwhelmed.

EPISODE 090: Love: A Journey Away From Absolutes and Expectations: Christian Grindstaff

EPISODE 090: Love: A Journey Away From Absolutes and Expectations: Christian Grindstaff

In this continuation of our conversation with Christian about, Where Love Comes From.  We begin where we left off, and quickly move into our parents, raising kids, and the meat of letting go of absolutes and expectations.

Christian is a natural critical thinker, learner, who candidly and clearly shares his journey of growing to understand love.  Romance, religion, experience, science, and psychology all give us definitions of love, but is there a definition that makes sense for all of us?

EPISODE 089: Where Does Love Come From?: Christian Grindstaff

EPISODE 089: Where Does Love Come From?: Christian Grindstaff

Christian is a natural critical thinker, learner, who candidly and clearly shares his journey of growing to understand love.  Romance, religion, experience, science, and psychology all give us definitions of love, but is there a definition that makes sense for all of us?

EPISODE 088: How to Solve the Social Media Problem in Our Relationships: Daniel O’Connell

EPISODE 088: How to Solve the Social Media Problem in Our Relationships: Daniel O’Connell

Join the steamy ride of our continued conversation from the last episode. A hilarious whirlwind through feminism, the women’s march, climate change, World War 3, the optimist viewpoint of Donald Trump being president, the problem with hell, and saving social media.  Don’t forget, hip hop, and a comedian moving into the rap game.

EPISODE 087: Revolution Vs. Rebellion. Questioning Our Sexuality? Comedy! Growing Empathy: Daniel O’Connell

EPISODE 087: Revolution Vs. Rebellion. Questioning Our Sexuality? Comedy! Growing Empathy: Daniel O’Connell

This is a roller coaster of comedic conversation through topics of Revolution?  Rebellion?  Questioning Sexuality?  Are We Gay?  Maybe I’m Gay?  Butt Stuff?  Cocaine rules?  Engaging oppression?  Growing in empathy?  And Daniel's rules for cocaine?
 

EPISODE 070: Is the Church Worth Saving?: Author Abolitionist Zach Hunter

EPISODE 070: Is the Church Worth Saving?: Author Abolitionist Zach Hunter

Author and Abolitionist Zach Hunter and I have a conversation about whether to burn the church institution or save it.  In a time where empathy and compassion are at a premium and in need to unify humanity especially in a Trump America, this is a timely episode.

The statistics are in.  Christianity and the Western Christian Church is losing.  Which is exciting to some and frightening to others.  Author and Abolitionist Zach Hunter and I have a fabulous discussion around justice, empathy, and compassion as well as we both take sides on whether or not we feel the church is worth saving in our lifetime...