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37 – A Collective Pause with COVID-19

Instead of panic, let’s get curious. How is Covid-19 showing off interesting quirks in society? How is it affecting islands wildlife? How is it changing relationships under quarantine? And how can we embrace this unique point in history where the WHOLE world pauses, to reset and take a breath. Maybe a breaking point is the […]

March 17, 2020

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36 – Journaling Part Two

In this episode we tell stories from jail therapy, time traveling, and the psychology of how gratitude tricks your brain into being excited for the future. We cover different styles of journals and finding a way to start. And finally, stick around to the end when Anni shares how a journal entry has her pumped […]

February 28, 2020

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This week we chat about our love for journaling! •Different kinds of journaling styles•The power of getting emotions out •The psychology of why it benefits our bodies as well as our minds •And famous journals of history Stay tuned for part two – including a story about how a Beta Fish became part of Anni’s […]

February 12, 2020

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35 – Journaling – Part One

33 – The Voice Inside.

Its called many things, the Holy Spirit, Inner Child, and Life Compass to name a few. Today we talk about learning to listen to the inner call and do the next right thing. It doesn’t have to be huge, it doesn’t even have to be hard, we can follow in small steps and become who […]

December 21, 2019

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32 – American or Dutch? Growing up in a dual culture home.

One parent from the Netherlands, one from America. One sister grew up overseas, one in the midwest. Today we compare our experiences and dig into our own personal coding. Are we American? Or Dutch? Or a unique blend? What do we resonate with? And is it related to culture or personality?  So many questions. Not […]

November 19, 2019

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How did the books we read in childhood influence us? What are the benefits of reading as a child? We chat over our favorite books as kids, the themes we notice now, and cool science facts including how reading changes growing brains and lowers blood pressure. What was your favorite childhood book??

August 23, 2019

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29 – Books That Changed Us – Children’s Literature

028 – Anxiety, The Beast Below

Today we chat about how our anxiety has masked itself behind good behavior. Fears pushing us to be responsible, a desire to avoid pain rather than being good because we want to. What if we let go of the anxiety and put that energy into a joyful motivation instead? Both result in positive outcomes, but […]

August 1, 2019

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027 – Moving: Stats, Stories, and Scandalous Situations

Today we’re talking all about moving!! Where we’ve moved. Why the average American moves and how it differs from the average European. Plus personal stories of how new places stretch our understanding of what is scandalous and what’s normal. Thanks for listening! As always share with your friends if you enjoyed! We’d also LOVE a […]

July 12, 2019

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Does every conversation need to be productive? What is your conversation style? Does the Enneagram have anything to do with it? So many questions to this week’s topic! Join us as we discover the balance between diving deep and enjoying the tide pools. Also – we get a little bit hard on our own family […]

June 24, 2019

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026 – The Practicality of Frivolity: Conversation Styles and How to Connect.

25 – Scarcity and Abundance in Faith, Dating, and Money.

How can Christians view scarcity or abundance mindsets in the framework of God’s goodness? Today we chat through our own places of vulnerability in faith, dating, and money. Learning to let go of limiting beliefs and trust a good God. Kris shares thoughts on singleness and the age old question, “Where are the good guys?” […]

May 29, 2019

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022- Selfishness and Free Will

When we try so hard to be self-less that we lose our sense of identity and voice, we lose our God given free will. So where’s the balance? How do we navigate being a Christian and keeping our own voices? Join us as we discuss the idea that being too self-less may  actually be harmful. […]

March 28, 2019

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What’s the difference between teasing and bullying? How do nicknames bond us? What’s the psychology behind teasing? Today we chat about all these and more! Also – Jesus was totally sassy and real with people. Hope you enjoy the banter! Kris & Anni   Article referenced in our podcast: In Defense of Teasing. 

March 14, 2019

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021 – Teasing