losing our religion

THINKING THURSDAY: So Sick of Teams: Zac Gandara: Joe Rogan: Penn Jillette

THINKING THURSDAY: So Sick of Teams: Zac Gandara: Joe Rogan: Penn Jillette

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

Soon after I left Christianity, I realized that in leaving conservative dogma, I hadn’t changed much in terms of my mentality of “Us Vs. Them” which I despised so much. I was now just in a different boat; I was now in the liberal boat. Can we truly live without picking teams?

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Conversion Therapy Founder Comes out as Gay and Leadership Dualism: Zac Gandara

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Conversion Therapy Founder Comes out as Gay and Leadership Dualism: Zac Gandara

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

“Conversion therapy is not just a lie, but it’s very harmful,” McKrae Game said. Game is one of several former conversion therapy advocates who have come out as LGBTQ and condemned the practice of conversion therapy. So many leaders live dualistic lives have you seen it in your world?

THINKING THURSDAY: Moral Panic: Zac Gandara: Dr. Patrick Markey: Adam Conover

THINKING THURSDAY: Moral Panic: Zac Gandara: Dr. Patrick Markey: Adam Conover

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

Professor of Psychology at Villanova University and author, Dr. Patrick Markey talks about whether or not video games are the cause of school shootings. We jump on their conversation of Moral Panic that is interesting and has affected many of us.

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Beating Ourselves Up: Zac Gandara

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Beating Ourselves Up: Zac Gandara

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

We are often are most harsh critics, and when we perceive that we mess up on something we can get into a cycle of beating ourselves up over it. How do we break this cycle? How can we become more compassionate with ourselves?

“Why am I doing this? Why do I care? I don’t believe any of this anymore.”

THINKING THURSDAY: How to Work Through Feelings and Emotions: Zac Gandara: Melody Beattie

THINKING THURSDAY: How to Work Through Feelings and Emotions: Zac Gandara: Melody Beattie

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

As we grew up, our feelings and emotions were often suppressed by authority figures and parents. So many of us don't know healthy boundaries in dealing with our, and other's emotions.

"While we work through our feelings, we do not have to expend unnecessary energy reacting to each feeling we or others have." - Melody Beattie

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Stoicism and Why am I So Triggered by Facebook: Zac Gandara

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Stoicism and Why am I So Triggered by Facebook: Zac Gandara

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

Ed calls in to share his experience with stoicism and even going back to church with his parents. Tricia writes in and wonders if it’s time to end Facebook after being triggered by family members improper scriptural hermeneutics and interpretations.

“Why am I doing this? Why do I care? I don’t believe any of this anymore.”

THINKING THURSDAY: Attachment Issues and Blending in with the Crowd: Zac Gandara

THINKING THURSDAY: Attachment Issues and Blending in with the Crowd: Zac Gandara

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

Growing through our traumas is hard. Changing is hard. Realizes that we have issues is hard. What is the answer? Is there one answer? Do I need to bring my inward change outward? This stoic thought is something to discuss and put through our critical thinking machine.

MONDAY MELTDOWN: How to Make it Through Transitions: Zac Gandara: Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.

MONDAY MELTDOWN: How to Make it Through Transitions: Zac Gandara: Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.

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

Transitions in this life are really hard. Death, divorce, job changes, job loss, breakups, moving, how do we make it through these tough changes and overcome the anxiety and often depression.