Episode 31: We accept one more Chris as a "walk-in" on the podcast where we delve into privilege, COVID's continuing effects on schools, talking with teens, and dealing with people as individuals... it's a lot to unpack and we're glad to have Dylan Malone of the "Movies & Chill with Zak and Dill" podcast to … Continue reading The Hand You’re Dealt
Episode 30: We start with secret sour gummy treats and paradoxical blankets, and end up playing chicken with the airlines in court. Chris and Jerry unpack expectations with low bars and high hopes... and design some tombstone epitaphs along the way. We'd love to hear from YOU! Send thoughts, reactions, or topics you'd like to … Continue reading Great (and Not So Great) Expectations
Episode 29: Fueled by the amazing cleaning power of Oxyclean, Diesel and Clooney take on even MORE cognitive biases! Scrubbing through everything from conspiracy theories and global queuing issues, we investigate being trapped in IKEA with Stockholm Syndrome, displaced surnames, and issue an apology to the nation of Spain. We'd love to hear from YOU! … Continue reading Cognitive Bias II
Episode 28: Leaping skillfully from coffee aliases to airline frequent flyer programs, Diesel and Clooney unpack Cognitive Biases whilst addressing not so common sense, queue-jumping, and criticism sandwiches – ultimately striving to create our own named and recognized cognitive bias. We'd love to hear from YOU! Send thoughts, reactions, or topics you'd like to have … Continue reading Cognitive Bias
Episode 27: So much to unpack, so little time! The phenomenal Lauren Wells and Tanya Crossman join Diesel and Clooney to discuss their newly released, incredibly impactful research into Third Culture Kids, childhood mobility, and “Adverse Childhood Experiences.” Being misunderstood, the city of Chattanooga, grief towers, and your car’s extended warranty also get thrown into … Continue reading Preventative Care and Research
Episode 26: Chris and Jerry decided there's no time like the present… to unpack time! Do TCKs see time differently? What did the Queen teach Chris about time? What makes famous people "famous"? All this and more in this episode's unpacking. We'd love to hear from YOU! Send thoughts, reactions, or topics you'd like to … Continue reading Time
Episode 25: Devling into post-mask life (for some), polarization, and how both introverts and extroverts may need some time to adapt, Chris & Jerry start to examine the emerging new normal we're all getting to tackle. We'd also love to hear from YOU! Send thoughts, reactions, or topics you'd like to have unpacked to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tbilisi, Georgia Summer is nearly upon us – and for many people that means transition of some sort. In the international and expat community people will be leaving, relocating, perhaps visiting home or relatives. Even in the not-so-expat or international community, summer often means the transition period between grade levels at school, or between high-school … Continue reading The Anti-RAFT
Episode 24: Taking this podcast up a notch, Chris & Jerry glean an abundance of wisdom on teens, mental health, future trends, and so much more from Dr. Anisha Abraham (www.dranishaabraham.com), author of the insightful book, "Raising Global Teens", Acting Chief of Division of Adolescent Medicine and Children's National Hospital in Washington DC, inspiration for … Continue reading Bringing in the expert: Dr. Anisha Abraham!
Episode 23: From malaphors to the magic of over and under-statement, Chris and Jerry unpack comedy on a global scale.