We wake up every day with expectations- will it be a good/bad/productive/frustrating day? And that’s just my expectations around ME…what about my expectations around the people in my life? We discuss how expectations can turn on you and corrupt your relationships. We also talk about the value of practicing communicating with your partner and how to communicate your needs even when it makes you feel uncomfortable.
After exactly one year, we are back and ready to podcast again! It’s been quite a year. In this episode we talk about trusting your intuition, listening, and overwhelm…you know, the usual stuff. Enjoy!
Worried about California’s drought? Interested in Wetland Conservation? Listen up! This week’s guest is Eric Zahn of Tidal Influence, an Ecological Consulting Firm based in Long Beach, California that restores wetlands, saves and studies endangered species and educates children about our environment. Eric shares about his love affair with nature, his work in restoring Long Beach’s Colorado Lagoon with the community advocacy group Friends of Colorado Lagoon, and his ongoing work on restoring the Los Cerritos Wetlands. To learn more about how you can help restore the Los Cerritos Wetlands, visit the Los Cerritos Wetlands Stewardship Program by clicking HERE. AND DON’T FORGET TO VOTE YES ON PROPOSITION 1 ON NOVEMBER 4TH!!
When is the last time you took inventory of your life and asked “WHY?”. We answer that question about our podcast in this week’s episode. Tune in!
Our dear friend Luke Yankee joins us this week for a discussion that will leave you inspired! Luke is an exceptional actor-director-producer-playwright-author-husband-you name it! We discuss his youth as the son of an Oscar-winning actress (Eileen Heckart), the opening of his brilliant play “The Last Lifeboat”, plus a few “Frances” stories that will leave you in stitches. “The Last Lifeboat” opens November 14th at UCI- purchase tickets HERE. You can subscribe to Luke’s Tidbitts “Celebrities Unmasked” HERE. Finally, you can keep up with EVERYTHING LUKE YANKEE at his official website HERE.
This week’s episode features special guest Keiko Agena! Keiko is an accomplished actress (check out her IMDB!), puppeteer, performance artist, and part-time personality typer. She came down to Long Beach to talk to us about the Enneagram Personality Test and we had a great time! You can check out her puppeteering in the heartwarming featurette “Me + Her” HERE.
Have you been watching the newest reality show- Married at First Sight- on the FYI channel? We have and we LOVE it! Three pairs of men and women agree to marry complete strangers and they have five weeks to decide if they want to stay married or get divorced. It’s a high stakes rollercoaster with a lot of insight and a lot of emotion. SPOILER ALERT- we discuss a few things that have already aired since the show is almost over.
Mike Vicioso is back to share his progress in the last year at the Growing Healthy Together Pediatric Clinic in Long Beach! Even if you are not local to Long Beach, Mike will inspire you to believe you can have the exact kind of healthcare you want for your children. He inspires us! Visit http://ghtkids.com to learn more about the Growing Healthy Together Pediatric Clinic.
Mom and I had a rather *tense* moment just before I pressed record. Listen to how we work it out and reflect on the danger of righteousness.
Do you feel left out or alone? Do you exclude yourself or others from activities? This episode is about the art of inclusion and reaching out to others.