219: How Are You Doing? with Mando Escamilla
January 27th, 2021 · 1 hr 7 mins
About this Episode
03:19 - Mando’s Superpower: Willingness to Talk About Anything Personal with Others
08:39 - Dealing with Life in 2020/2021
- Rationality vs Non-Rationality
- Feeling Lost and Unmoored
18:30 - Finding Anchors
- Narrative and Story
The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow
34:28 - Being Okay Being Less Productive
46:47 - Practicing Gratitude For Communities You Do Have; Talking to Kids About Feelings
- What do you do with the mad that you feel? – Mr. Rogers
- Sesame Street: Dave Matthews and Grover Sing about Feelings
“If it’s mentionable, it’s manageable.” – Fred Rogers
Rein: The ability for there to be a higher-level cognitive function that happens after emotional and affective responses and that it is capable of mediating between those responses and action.
Mando: Giving a specific name to how he’s feeling right now: lost.
Damien: The value of interrogating feelings.
“Community is not the sum of its members but the product of their relationships.” – Russell Ackoff
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