Interview: Amy Morin on mental strength during times of stress

Best selling author and TED speaker Amy Morin has become the torch bearer for those looking to becoming mentally tougher through times of turmoil.  Starting with a viral article that later became the most viewed article ever had, Amy, a psychotherapist...
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The Fear of Missing Out

The onslaught of social media has made keeping up with everything impossible, and in turn has left us in a constant state of anxiety. Learning how to unplug and be free is very important for inner peace.

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The Draining Reality of Toxic People

We all know that one person who seems to keep rotating out a list of friends, who have problems with all those who stick up fro themselves.  The people who have drama follow them around wherever they go. Toxic people have been called many different things, from...
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Episode 149: What is Nostalgia?

What starts out as a normal episode ends up with Al and Johnny getting into a deep discussion about the stark differences of growing up as a millenial vs. a baby boomer. They also discuss the reason for that nice warm feeling we get when thinking about those things in...

Episode 148: Schizophrenia

Al and Johnny discuss what schizophrenia actually is, and how it’s one of the most debilitating and misunderstood of the chronic mental illnesses. Listen

Episode 147: Attachment Styles

Are you glue or velcro….no wait… Al and Johnny discuss the different attachment styles and how we form them Listen

Episode 146: The New Year

Al and Johnny reflect on 2016 and talk about their plans for 2017 Listen

Episode 145: (Belated) Geek out talk with J Thorn on the best Christmas movies of all time

We bring one of our favorite guests back, writer and general person to look up to, J Thorn, on our favorite Christmas movies.  This episode has a lot of geeking out and good laughs, although the audio was a little messed up, it was really fun....

Episode 144: A very Introvert Extrovert Christmas

Al and Johnny discuss the upcoming Christmas holiday and get into the Christmas spirit. Listen

Episode 143: Welcome Back

Al and Johnny had a holiday hiatus trying to get episodes back up but here we are, and here’s where we’ve been! Listen

Episode 142: Sleep Disorders

Al and Johnny discuss some different sleep disorders. Al did a little research beforehand to give some helpful tips and Johnny goes a little deeper into his insomnia and hilarious nightmares....

Episode 141: Popularity, it doesn’t end when you graduate high school

What is popularity and what is actually happening in terms of human interaction and sociology? Do introverts care less about it than extraverts? Al and Johnny talk about how to popular, and why it isn’t that great....

Episode 140: Relationship blinders and how to avoid them

Love can cause us to do some crazy things, even if those things aren’t always best for us.  Al and Johnny talk about how people seem to ignore those awful traits of somebody they are in a long term relationship with....

Best Reason to Go Outside

I find it very difficult to find reasons to go outside and interact with others. I generally only go out when I have to. The other day I encountered a little girl that changed my mind. I was waiting at a light to cross a street in downtown San Jose when I noticed a...

A Break or Procrastinating

I have not been keeping up with all of the stuff that I need to be doing and I keep telling myself that I am taking a break. If I don’t actively make myself stop sometimes, I will work myself into the ground and get sick. It has happened more than once in the past. I...

How am I feeling

I find that I will often lie to myself to convince myself to keep going through day and not call in sick. I find that I will be able to make it through many an appointment with my pep talks and some quiet time in the car, but the true feelings will leak out on...

Job Experience

I work with a lot of people in their teens and early twenties that are out looking for work and they can’t find anything that will pay a living wage because companies offering decent positions are requiring an absurd amount of experience. I understand that companies...

MBTI Compatibility Chart

Johnny and I found this on Pinterest when we were recording Episode 17 and we have gotten a couple of requests to post it up again. Johnny was bragging that ENTJs have no enemies according to this chart. Beg to differ, but it is interesting reference...

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