Keeping Life Simple
Episode 10. Parenting

Episode 10. Parenting

May 27, 2019

Parenting can be overwhelming and frustrating.

We would like to have an ideal relationship with our child, and we blame ourself or our child if it isn’t perfect.

It is very helpful to know that we are always doing the best we can in our parenting. It takes away the guilt which is so familiar.

Episode 9. Overwhelm

Episode 9. Overwhelm

May 25, 2019

We address overwhelm and burnout: how to stop it and what to do about it. When we feel overwhelmed we feel like we have to do everything right now. When we see how we are experiencing life, in this moment, we see that overwhelm comes and goes and see it for what it really is.

Episode 8. Depression

Episode 8. Depression

May 25, 2019

If you are depressed, let is tell you, there is always hope. Why do we take a depressed thoughts more seriously than others? We think it defines us. But what if it is simply passing thought? It is an experience we have in a given moment, and moments are changing and so it our thinking.

Episode 7. Body Image

Episode 7. Body Image

May 25, 2019

How ‘should’ we look? What is beautiful for us as an individual? And how are we experiencing these ideas? We have a lot of rules and regulations about food, we feel pressured by society about how we should look? Let us explore further where our experience is coming from...

Episode 6. Separate Realities

Episode 6. Separate Realities

May 23, 2019

When I understand myself more I also start to understand others. I can only ever experience my thinking in this moment and so does everyone else. I see that I cannot possibly think the same as anyone else, and that my feelings are coming from my own thinking about the world. We start to be more compassionate with others and ourselves.

Episode 5. I will be happy when

Episode 5. I will be happy when

May 23, 2019

We pin our happiness to something in the future and when doesn’t turn out the way we anticipate we feel disappointed or frustrated. But what if there is only this present moment. I can only experience what is right now in front of me; anything else is created via thought in the moment. The magic happens now not in the future.

Episode 4. Life Happens

Episode 4. Life Happens

May 23, 2019

Life doesn’t always go smoothly, or the way we plan it, and sometimes things happen that we don’t want to happen. We can feel sad or depressed, it is normal. We talk about our ‘hard’ times. Since we have both come to understand why we are feeling as we are, our hard times have been so much more manageable. We have experienced them with less and less suffering.

 

Episode 3. Anxiety

Episode 3. Anxiety

May 22, 2019

Would you like to know why you have anxiety?

With understanding this Logic of how our mind works we are more likely to wonder how is my experience created?

We start to understand that we are not this anxious person we think we are but that we have moments of feeling anxious.

Episode 2. Stress

Episode 2. Stress

May 22, 2019

Stress is normal. How do you think about it? Is it a problem for you? Do you think you need to change something about yourself or your outside circumstance when you are stressed? What if you didn’t need to?

https://www.ted.com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend?language=en

Episode 1. The Diagram

Episode 1. The Diagram

May 22, 2019

Listen to this podcast after the first one, introduction!

There is a really simple, easy and new way to explain the way we function in the form of a diagram. It makes it so easy to understand what is really going on. You will need a pen and paper if you want to write it down for yourself.