Episode 14: When you find someone who is willing to have the hard conversations AND walk alongside you, you bring them on the podcast at once! Chris and Jerry are joined by the truly insighftul Dr. Laura Anderson (www.drlauraanderson.com) for a dive into some deep, timely, and relevant issues.
Episode 13: The incredbile Amanda Bates (theblackexpat.com) joins Chris and Jerry for a winding conversational journey through forced subjegation to choral interpretation, the complexity of racial issues, defense of the Olive Garden, and so much more. It's an eye opening, mouthwatering episode!
Episode 12: It's been about a year of the quarantimes at this point, and it's fair to say we're all dealing with some stress. Chris & Jerry unpack what this prolonged stressful experience is doing to us individually and collectively, and share some (hopefully) helpful ways to manage our stress.
Episode 11: Chris and Jerry get to delve into the unknown with the marvelously talented Sundae Schneider-Bean (www.sundaebean.com) to decide whether or not planning is overrated, and explore the losses (both good and bad) as well as the gains that come with moving into the expat lifestyle - all seasoned with an occasional Scottish brogue!
Episode 10: Joining Chris and Jerry in the virtual studio is the one and only Michael Pollock! Co-author of the most recend edition of "Third Culture Kids: The Experience of Growing Up Among Worlds," Executive Director of Interaction Internaitonal, and an all around amazing guy, Michael purveys wisdom and heart, and we're fortunate to capture … Continue reading Ikea, diseases as a teaching aid, and amazing TCK insights from the expert: Michael Pollock!
Episode 9: We all need to eat... which makes eating a phenominally borderless tradition that highlights both variety and commonality. Join Chris and Jerry as they discuss the best, the worst, and the culturally nuanced details of food.
Episode 8: Chris and Jerry are joined by Christian Phillips (a rather clever man in the realm of linguistics) to discuss the ridiculously important role languages play in how we interpet and interact with the world around us... and learn why some words became "bad".
Episode 7: How does one go about defining "home"? Chris and Jerry delve into the surprisingly complex nature of a seemingly simple concept in an ever globalizing world.
Episode 6: We all know 2020 has been quite the doozy of a year... but Chris and Jerry are determined to extract some of the good that came about amidst all of the chaos.
Episode 5: Happy Holidays! Chris and Jerry unpack ways to keep the holidays... happy!