People with Peace Filled Lives Know These Two Truths
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People with Peace Filled Lives Know These Two Truths

This thought-provoking episode delves into the profound relationship between contentment and relinquishing control over others. Join us as we explore how true peace of mind often comes at the cost of surrendering the desire to dictate or influence the lives of those around us. We explain that the key to personal happiness lies in embracing…

New Research on Screens and Our Emotional Intelligence

New Research on Screens and Our Emotional Intelligence

In this episode, we dive deep into the intricate and often uncomfortable process of challenging our beliefs. Join me as I explore the psychological and social mechanisms that make it so difficult to question the ideas we hold dear. We’ll delve into new research on screen time, touch on the ever-controversial topic of politics, and…

How do We Love our Toxic Parents and be Healthy?
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How do We Love our Toxic Parents and be Healthy?

Episode 271 is now live. In this insightful episode, we dive into one of the most challenging and nuanced aspects of family dynamics: loving your elderly toxic parents while maintaining healthy boundaries. Many of us struggle with the complex emotions that arise from dealing with toxic behaviors in those who raised us, especially as they…

Paddle from Both Sides to Spur Growth in Your Life
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Paddle from Both Sides to Spur Growth in Your Life

Ever felt like you’re paddling through life in a one-sided canoe, going in circles without progress? In this episode, we delve into the analogy of canoeing to explore how embracing tension and distress can actually propel us forward. Just like navigating the currents, acknowledging the challenges in our lives and actively seeking solutions can lead…

268. Is Avoiding Conflict Conversations Hurting Your Quality of Life?
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268. Is Avoiding Conflict Conversations Hurting Your Quality of Life?

In this enlightening episode, join us as we dive into the dynamic interplay between conflict, expectations, and personal growth. Conflict often carries a negative connotation, but what if we reframe it as a catalyst for transformation? Let’s explore how embracing conflict can lead to unexpected opportunities for learning and development. Conflict is one of the…

267. Constructs Create Our Understanding of the World

267. Constructs Create Our Understanding of the World

Welcome to our latest podcast episode, where we delve into the intricate world of constructs. Constructs serve as the scaffolding of our understanding, akin to mental models, guiding us through the complexities of our existence. They aid us in deciphering the world’s intricacies, offering both clarity and confusion. However, to ensure our mental landscapes remain…

How to Have the Most Difficult Conversation with Our Children
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How to Have the Most Difficult Conversation with Our Children

In this episode of The Joe Martino Show, we dive into the crucial topic of discussing drugs with your children. It’s a conversation that many parents find daunting, yet it’s one of the most important ones to have. Host [Host Name] shares personal experiences and insights, highlighting the significance of regular and open dialogues about…