one flawed mortal

Ep11: Mortals don’t cope well with uncertainty

Ep11: Mortals don’t cope well with uncertainty

Werner Heisenberg is driving down the interstate when he sees flashing lights in his rear view mirror. Heisenberg does what any of us would do: he pulls over, and starts to feel his anxiety level creep up. The cop walks up to the side of the car, taps the end of his...
Ep10: I’m me! He’s him! You’re you!

Ep10: I’m me! He’s him! You’re you!

It’s Friday night. It’s about ten o’clock. I’m sitting in my kitchen steeping some green tea and trying to ignore my cat because this is as exciting as my life gets. In today’s episode I am talking about identity, self-talk, and the late...
Ep08: I am one deeply flawed mortal

Ep08: I am one deeply flawed mortal

This is not the episode I intended to record. This is a stream of consciousness episode that became far more personal than I expected. But, this episode is the first of a new series called Captain’s Log, a series of episodes about what it’s like to be the...
Ep07: You Control Your Reactions

Ep07: You Control Your Reactions

Episode Transcript When I was a child — perhaps 3 or 4 years old — my parents and I used to go out to dinner at this small family diner in my home town. One time I threw a temper tantrum. I don’t remember exactly what it was about; I think I wanted...