one flawed mortal

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 great Bill Hicks. Bill Hicks...

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 captain of...

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 the chicken...

Ep06: You Are Not Your Body

Ep06: You Are Not Your Body

We made it to 2021! You survived! Or, really, your body did. There was never any doubt that your soul would survive. And -- if you're here -- your body survived, too! In this episode I talk about how to begin to separate your being from your body -- at least in your...

Ep05: How to Replenish Your Energy

Ep05: How to Replenish Your Energy

This year has been really difficult, and I have felt completely and utterly drained. (Tune into the previous episode if you really care about why.) My spirit aches for a better world; a world with less ignorance and fewer malevolent souls. My energy has been drained...

Ep04: Long Time No Podcast

Ep04: Long Time No Podcast

I am sitting in my kitchen writing this script by the glow of my Christmas tree. The last time you heard from me it was warm and sunny. And Christmas was the furthest thing from my mind. The last episode of this show was in August when the power company unknowingly...

Ep03: Well, I’m powerless…

Ep03: Well, I’m powerless…

I had a completely different episode planned for today, but the universe had other plans. In short... The electric company fucked up and disconnected our power instead of the apartment next door. This is not the first time they’ve done this. Whenever one of the three...

Ep02: How to Begin Happiness Work

Ep02: How to Begin Happiness Work

Happiness Work is the art and practice of working through your shit so you can take ownership of who you are. Happiness Work has been called many things. Confidence work. Self-love exercises. What we call it is irrelevant; you can call it anything you want. But — whatever you call it — the net result should be true happiness with who you are as a human being and who you are as a spiritual being.

Ep01: The Problem With Happiness

Ep01: The Problem With Happiness

A deliciously soapy comedy-drama with a dash of murder, Desperate Housewives is an American TV series beloved by millions of women my age. The story centers around the lives of four housewives who live on idyllic Wisteria Lane. Throughout it's eight season run, our...