Archives: Podcast

Parenting

Everyone loves being told how to raise their kids, right?! Of course not. In this episode, we explore the polarizing nature of parenting, discussing various beliefs, values, and approaches, and why they can sometimes lead to disagreement and debate. We also delve into the emotional and physical demands of parenting and how they can vary…

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Artificial Intelligence

Today we discuss the current state of AI (Artificial Intelligence), the science, theories, and philosophies around its future, and the potential dangers/concerns with the impending next “phase” of AI. Is it possible we can create a “computer” that is as smart or smarter than us in every way (e.g. human-level intelligence)? Many scientists, technologists, and…

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Depression

Today, the show gets a little more personal as Mark and Justin discuss the subject of Depression. Mark and Justin are no strangers to this subject. Justin’s familiarity is tied to his intermittent battle with it, while Mark encounters its effects near-daily through his therapy practice. Those who fight their mental health issues also have…

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Politics

Mark brings a surprise topic to the How I See It studio this morning: Politics! This topic can elicit deep feelings of anxiety, anger, fear, fight/flight, and it’s certainly at the top of the charts when it comes to polarization. We have an opportunity (some would say responsibility) to engage this important topic and to…

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MaryEllen Bunce, Part 2

Note: this is part 2. You may want to check out Part 1 if you haven’t yet. Enjoy part 2 of our interview with MaryEllen. She continues to describe the benefits of a natural plant-based diet, her enjoyment of cooking and teaching others to cook in this style, and her general appreciation for the plant-based…

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MaryEllen Bunce, Part 1

Enjoy this interview with MaryEllen: She describes her journey dealing with Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases, despite the medications given, and the odds-defying healing she has found through a natural/Vegan lifestyle. Our standard disclaimer: we are not doctors! But if you’re struggling with chronic health issues, this episode (and next week’s) has some helpful…

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Gratitude

“Gratitude is an attitude my friend” — with so much attention given to the negative in our reality, it pays considerable dividends to redirect our focus to the positive, specifically through the practice of gratitude. Today we talk about various ways we can practice gratitude, how this can influence our outlook, relationships, and opportunities, and…

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Social Media

Social Media: Is it truly social? Or an addictive wasteland? How “real” are these online relationships? In today’s episode, Justin and Mark highlight their disparate experiences with social media and outline the merits and struggles of a world increasingly online, where relationships born through social media are becoming a societal norm. Related, this podcast grows…

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“Never Forget!”

Today we spend some time reflecting on our memories of that fateful day, September 11, 2001. We also discuss the 9/11 mantra, “Never Forget!”—both the merits as well as the potential issues, and further expound on the challenges of trauma, whether it’s from the proximity of an intense event like 9/11, or interpersonal/relational trauma.

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Listening

Today’s discussion is on the art of listening—ways to improve on this invaluable skill, as well as being able to suss out clues when we’re not being listened to. We agreed that we all can be a better version of ourselves as we continue to learn and improve our listening skills. And unironically, we thank…

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