Brussels, Belgium https://youtu.be/riAhRh3Amrw The concept of resilience has come up quite a lot lately in various realms – which makes sense with the ongoing changes we’re all having to deal with as a result of the pandemic. Resilience has a lot to do with how we react to challenges… and we don’t seem to have … Continue reading Resilience
Episode 17: Skillfully weaving in snippits of songs just short enough to avoid copyright infringement, Chris and Jerry take a look at what social media has done to the way we communicate: the good, the bad, and the convenient... while also discussing Chris and Jerry's alleged age difference.
Episode 15: Chris and Jerry take on a melange of topics ranging from jet-lag and the weather to clothing and swear-words in this tasty little buffet of thoughts seasoned with cultural musings.
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 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 3: Chris & Jerry blaze their way through the sometimes murky, sometimes scary, sometimes exhausting, but often necessary waters of conflict resolution.
Oregon, United States https://youtu.be/xAGTYQK9tuc In recent discussions with students, teachers, and even parents – the topic of loneliness has come up frequently. Loneliness is a feeling common to everyone… which is a bit ironic: a feeling associated with isolation is something we all share. But that’s the thing about loneliness – it’s complicated. To combat … Continue reading Loneliness
Oregon, United States https://youtu.be/-OizXlGV2WY Grief is universal to the human experience. It’s not a fun part of the experience – which is why we’ll go to great lengths to avoid it. Few people actually know how to grieve well… We’ve known for some time that Third Culture Kids and those in more mobile or transient … Continue reading Good Grief
Oregon, United States https://youtu.be/elnkp-XSTcQ I’m writing this right in the middle of April, 2020. With Easter just having passed (and therefore the season of Lent ending) for many Christians in the western world, Passover only a week ago for the Jewish faith, and Ramadan starting soon – at some point during this month at least … Continue reading Fasting