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
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 23: From malaphors to the magic of over and under-statement, Chris and Jerry unpack comedy on a global scale.
Portland, Oregon, USA https://youtu.be/Q3PiqN24qnw In general, most of us take a lot for granted… and it’s good advice to try not to: to instead be intentional about recognizing the good things we have going for us, and be grateful for them. Strangely enough, though, there are circumstances where taking things for granted is actually a … Continue reading Two Systems of Thought
Episode 22: Brazenly venturing down a difficult path, Chris and Jerry confront disagreements head-on with a surprising mix of identity issues, bathing costumes, and cross-cultural skills.
Episode 21: With a bad sense of direction and a growing appreciation for cold water, Diesel and Returning for more excitement, Amanda Bates (theblackexpat.com) rejoins Chris and Jerry for a wild ride through movie sequels, managed expectations, Beverly Hills, and wisdom gleened from various TV series.
Episode 19: Diesel and Clooney attempt to keep the holidays just the right amount of dangerous by managing expectations, balancing the implicit and explicit, and improvising cliff jumps.
Episode 16: Jerry shares tips he's learned from his recent cross-country move, Chris tries to create new catchphrases, and both the boys tackle technology.