On the first anniversary of One Weird Trick: A.Ron talks about personal and collective responsibility, and Cecily talks about asking the right questions. Then, they discuss feedback from someone with a noisy neighbor, sticking with hobbies, and an update from a friend in a religious crisis.
In our 25th episode of One Weird Trick, Cecily talks about disagreeing to agree, and A.Ron talks about wintertime strategies to keep you warm. Then, they discuss feedback from listeners wanting advice on dating multiple people without being "a player", advice from a teacher on helping your child learning from home, advice for allistic folks, and getting your parents to go to therapy. This week's book recommendations: Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler, Stephen R. Covey Failure to Communicate: How Conversations Go Wrong and What You Can Do to Right Them by Holly Weeks The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense by Suzette Haden Elgin A.Ron's Certified and Approved Heating Pad: "Mighty Bliss" Large Electric Heating pad
Cecily and A.Ron are back to establish some boundaries and help kids with homework. Then, they get feedback updates on being smart, beautiful, tall and intimidating but trying to make friends & date and feeling less alone in the world with your personal struggles. Recommended reading: Boundaries: Where You End And I Begin by Anne Katherine
This week A.Ron and Cecily are joined by sex therapist Dr. Cynthia Pizzuli! They cover everything and anything sex-related which include cheating, dysfunction, non-sex, encouragement, sex work, finding the erotic in the platonic, Tinder, and meat-cutes at the deli. Then, they discuss feedback on revenge porn and finding a partner/social circle! You can find more information about Dr. Cynthia on her website here and follow her on Twitter @DrCynPizzulli. For more information on the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists click here! Cynthia's book recommendations: Come as Your Are by Emily Nagoski The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts by Gary Chapman Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus by John Gray
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Cecily and A.Ron are back with more weird tricks! Cecily talks about mindfulness meditation and A.Ron shares some tips on gaining financial freedom. Then they get an update from a listener as well as a request for handling a sticky situation. Link to the app referenced in the podcast: Mindfulness Coach App
Amateur therapy and the usefulness of well-meaning groups, and Cecily talks about key skills for being a good listener. Then, we hear some suggestions for lint-free towels, other means of having sex for the first time, and a request for places to find sex toys!
This week, Cecily talks about the various forms of consent and A.Ron talks about slip-sliding into happy sex - with the proper lubrication, of course. Feedback this week includes an update from a place where young men should NOT be going, advice on how to lose your 'virginity', and a sex therapist writes in about being good in bed.
In the 19th episode of One Weird Trick, A.Ron talks about the basis of good relationships with your sexual partner, and Cecily talks about positive affirmations and how they can improve your mental outlook. Then, they discuss feedback from an employee facing a high-risk Covid work situation, updates on surviving conversion therapy, a listener's weird trick on nonviolent communication, and having your kids do chores when the standards are high.
Cecily explores the differences between love and hate. Then, A.Ron breaks down resentment, covert contracts, and enlightened selfishness.
In the 17th episode of One Weird Trick, A.Ron talks about anger and Cecily breaks down exactly what "emotional labor" means. Then, they discuss feedback, which includes sharing personal stories of understanding, staying sane in the time of COVID, being single late in life, and undervaluing premium content.