KEW Episode 31: Parenting

As a parent this topic is always on my mind. Am I a good parent? What should I be doing with my kids? Are my kids alright? Parenting can kind of dominate your identify if you let it. Especially for primary caregivers. And if you're not a parent, you had parents. Or guardians who influenced …

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Whether you have kids or not, you probably had some sort of guardians who raised you. Or at at least changed your diapers and fed you. Not everyone has kids, but you might one day; or at least have friends who do. These relationships we call 'parent' and 'child' can be very complex. And much …

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FLASHBACK! KEW Episode 11: Analysis Paralysis

The need to make the 'correct' decision in any situation can literally paralyze us into not making any decision at all. It could be 'needing a minute' at the restaurant because you can't decide what to eat, or whether you should quit your job to pursue an acting career. Both decisions are driven by so …

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KEW Episode 30: Quality

I became sort of obsessed with the idea of quality after reading Robert Pirsig's 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance'. Not that it matters but at one time this was the best selling philosophy book in the world. Which is kind of weird because it's really just a story about a guy who goes …

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Quality is one of those words we think we understand but I'm going to argue that we really don't. Quality is about the inherent characteristics of an item or idea. But instead of assessing these characteristics we tend to describe quality in terms of how the item makes us feel or whether we like it …

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FLASHBACK! KEW Episode 10: Connectedness

In these divisive times I hope you find this episode compelling. If you already understand how connected *everything* is to everything else, please help spread the word. We are stardust We are golden We are billion year old carbon All repackaged generation after generation. Connected through molecules Connected through history. Connected through energy. Being divided …

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KEW Episode 29: Gratitude

Gratitude is touted as being able to improve an array of human problems. Anger, depression, anxiety, dieting, and other stressful issues have decreased in people who practice out being grateful with some regularity. Psychologists, neurologists, and therapists suggest being grateful as part of any self-improvement plan. But what is it about 'feeling thankful' that produces …

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We are berated with messages telling us that Gratitude, like Meditation, is an excellent antidote to whatever ails us. While I'm not hear to preach, I describe my recent adventure down the path of gratitude in this Episode. Turns out, besides making you just feel better, practicing gratitude has a side benefit of teaching us …

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FLASHBACK KEW Episode 9: Old Beliefs

Good time to revisit this Episode. For me, anyway because I'm constantly stalking old beliefs to try and change them. Old Beliefs are what you think is you. They're the program running in the background of you 'mind'. They're the Matrix. But I'm here to tell you that the Old Beliefs are NOT YOU. I …

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KEW Episode 28: Doubt

Doubt is tricky. A little bit is a good things. Too many of us think we're right all the time - and that simply can't be true. A little bit of doubt is healthy and says, 'hey, i may be wrong here'. Admitting you may be wrong, and doubting your ability to 'know the truth' …

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