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Jul 31, 2022

45 min.  A Day With Maureen & Pierre

After discussing Johann Hari’s book, Attention, Maureen tells Pierre that she has her patients write down their daily schedule in hour increments in order for them to see and review where they direct their attention. 

What’s good for the goose is good for the gander, so Maureen...

Jul 27, 2022

14 min.  Mind Body Resource:  Johann Hari

The opposite of addition is connection, so says Johann Hari.  Author of books about Addiction and Attention, Pierre tells Maureen about a podcast where Rich Roll interviews Johann Hari. Pierre focuses more on the Hari / Roll conversation than on the subject matter of Attention,...

Jul 26, 2022

25 min.  Maureen & Pierre spend another few minutes laughing about the start of their podcast never knowing what they are talking about.  

M & P issue a disclaimer:  This is the Internet kids.  If you think Pierre and Maureen know what they are talking about:  beware, hehe.  In other words, Maureen & Pierre are ordinary...

Jul 25, 2022

10 min.  Maureen & Pierre laugh about the opening line of their podcast:  What are we talking about today???!!!  

Pierre and Maureen discuss acceptance and change in the context of a quote from Carl Rogers.  Maureen helps Pierre distinguish Carl Rogers from the 'pyramid dude' (Abraham Maslow) and asks about  a paradox...

Jul 23, 2022

Jim McCammon talks about unhoused persons in a small affluent Northern California community.  Working at "Reach For Home," Jim goes out into the field and meets unhoused, at risk, people where they are.  He has been doing this day after day for years.

A pastor in a previous professional career, Jim recounts...