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EPISODE 5 | FOOLING YOUR FEAR

An episode of RealityTC® Dog Mom Out.

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Hi, I’m Tara Cole—aka RealityTC®, and I’m a writer from Minneapolis by way of the ad business. The Dog Mom Out podcast focuses on reinvention—the strangeness that is mid-life—and getting back to the things we love in a world full of chaos.

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EPISODE 5 | FOOLING YOUR FEAR
Hi, I’m Tara Cole—aka RealityTC®, and I’m a writer from Minneapolis by way of the ad business. The Dog Mom Out podcast focuses on reinvention—the strangeness that is midlife—and getting back to the things we love while we navigate life's craziness. In Episode 5, I explore tools to manage fear: How our primitive prefrontal cortex responds to fear before our conscious mind does and what we can do to work around it. Topics Include: Intuition, brain function, fight or flight, fairytales, the Iowa Gambling Task, Mel Robbins 5 Second Rule Self-rated: PG-13 (No explicit language in this episode.) LINKS: Website: https://www.realitytc.com Support: https://www.realitytc.com/support Shop: https://www.zazzle.com/realitytc Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/realitytc Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realitytc/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/realitytc SHOW CREDITS: Special thanks to Sun Channel for our music soundtrack, Peaceful Indie Blues, provided by Audio Jungle and licensed for Music Mass Reproduction.  Other music tracks licensed by MelodyLoops.com—license numbers available upon request. AG Music, 'The Circles of Life' and  'Timeless Memories' Alex Borg, ‘Slide Blues Indent’ Manuel Ochoa, ‘Intimate Pianist’ Sergio Schnitzler, 'East to West' Eitan Epstein Music, 'Positive Thoughts' REFERENCE MATERIALS: The Billy Goats Gruff (fairytale) Take Control of Your Life: How to Silence Fear and Win the Mental Game by Mel Robbins (Audible Exclusive) The Five Second Rule by Mel Robbins The Importance of Being Scared: Polish Nobel Laureate Wisława Szymborska on Fairy Tales and the Necessity of Fear by Maria Popova Staying in Control: How The Prefrontal Cortex Helps Us Be Human by Professor Amy Arnsten Adult Children of Alcoholics – world service organization The Iowa Gambling Task by Antonia Damasio How to Find The Best Therapist for You – Psychology Today Calm App RealityTC Episode 5 | YOUR SUMMER READS GEAR: Microphone: Audio-Technica AT3035 Preamp: Focusrite Clarett 4Pre Processor: dbx 286s Edit and Mix: Pro Tools Studio: “The Blanket Fort” Copyright 2019© RealityTC®. All rights reserved.
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July 5, 2019
EPISODE 4 | FREEDOM TO FAIL
Hi, I’m Tara Cole—aka RealityTC®, and I’m a writer from Minneapolis by way of the ad business. The Dog Mom Out podcast focuses on reinvention—the strangeness that is midlife—and getting back to the things we love in a world full of chaos. In Episode 4, I explore pursuing a creative path as a perfectionist, and my thoughts on dealing with failure and rejection. I also discuss pursuing a creative path later in life, Leslie Odem's book, Failing Up, and how I stay creatively motivated, i.e., where I get my Inspiration Juice! Topics Include: Perfectionism, failure, rejection, motivation, goals and attitude.  Self-rated: PG-13 (No explicit language in this episode.) LINKS: Website: https://www.realitytc.com Support: https://www.realitytc.com/support Shop: https://www.zazzle.com/realitytc Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/realitytc Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realitytc/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/realitytc SHOW CREDITS: Special thanks to Sun Channel for our music soundtrack, Peaceful Indie Blues, provided by Audio Jungle and licensed for Music Mass Reproduction.  Other music tracks licensed by MelodyLoops.com—license numbers available upon request. Alex Borg, ‘Slide Blues Indent’ AG Music, 'Timeless Memories' Erick McNerney, 'Contemplative Stars' Manuel Ochoa, ‘Deep Blues’, ‘Intimate Pianist’ Eitan Epstein Music, 'Positive Thoughts' Book recommendation:    Failing Up: How to Take Risks, Aim Higher, and Never Stop Learning by Leslie Odem Jr. Podcast recommendation: Creative Pep Talk — with Andy Pizza RealityTC Episode 3 | PICKING UP WHERE YOU LEFT OFF GEAR: Microphone: Audio-Technica AT3035 Preamp: Focusrite Clarett 4Pre Processor: dbx 286s Edit and Mix: Pro Tools Studio: “The Blanket Fort” Copyright 2019© RealityTC®. All rights reserved.
23:06
June 14, 2019
EPISODE 3 | PICKING UP WHERE YOU LEFT OFF
Hi, I’m Tara Cole—aka RealityTC®, and I’m a writer from Minneapolis by way of the ad business. The Dog Mom Out podcast focuses on reinvention—the strangeness that is midlife—and getting back to the things we love in a world full of chaos.  In this episode, I explore my personal experiences on the creative path and ways to reconnect with your creativity. Topics include: Creativity, the creative process, the creative journey, tricking the brain with sideways actions and tracking our projects when things are going well.  Self-rated: PG-13 (No explicit language in this episode.) LINKS: Website: https://www.realitytc.com Support: https://www.realitytc.com/support Shop: https://www.zazzle.com/realitytc Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/realitytc Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realitytc/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/realitytc SHOW CREDITS: Special thanks to Sun Channel for our music soundtrack, Peaceful Indie Blues, provided by Audio Jungle and licensed for Music Mass Reproduction.  Other music tracks licensed by MelodyLoops.com—license numbers available upon request. AG Music, ‘The Circles Of Life’ Manuel Ochoa, ‘Deep Blues’, ‘Intimate Pianist’ Eitan Epstein Music, ‘Parisian Night Jazz’ Sergio Schnitzler, ‘East To West’ Journaling app mentioned:    Day One https://www.dayoneapp.com GEAR: Microphone: Audio-Technica AT3035 Preamp: Focusrite Clarett 4Pre Processor: dbx 286s Edit and Mix: Pro Tools Studio: “The Blanket Fort” Copyright 2019© RealityTC®. All rights reserved.
25:07
May 25, 2019
REALITYTC S1 EP2 - COPING WITH CHANGE
Hi, I’m Tara Cole—aka RealityTC®, and I’m a writer from Minneapolis by way of the ad business. The Dog Mom Out podcast focuses on reinvention—the strangeness that is mid-life—and getting back to the things we love in a world full of chaos.  In this episode, I explore ideas for coping with change. Topics include the nature of change, accepting the present moment, meditation, positive vs. neutral thinking, relationships and change, journaling and creating resilience. Self-rated: PG-13 (No explicit language in this episode.) LINKS: Website: https://www.realitytc.com Support: https://www.realitytc.com/support Shop: https://www.zazzle.com/realitytc Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/realitytc Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realitytc/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/realitytc SHOW CREDITS: Special thanks to Sun Channel for our music soundtrack, Peaceful Indie Blues, provided by Audio Jungle and licensed for Music Mass Reproduction.  Other music tracks licensed by MelodyLoops.com—license numbers available upon request. AG Music, ‘The Circles Of Life’ Manuel Ochoa, ‘Deep Blues’, ‘Intimate Pianist’ and ‘Magical Stars’ Eitan Epstein Music, ‘Parisian Night Jazz’ Sergio Schnitzler, ‘East To West’ The following reference materials contributed ideas to this podcast: The Harvard Gazette, April 9th, 2018, When science meets mindfulness, Researchers study how it seems to change the brain in depressed patients. by Alvin Powell https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2018/04/harvard-researchers-study-how-mindfulness-may-change-the-brain-in-depressed-patients/ The Problem With Positive Thinking, Psychology Today, Joel Mindon, Ph.D. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/cbt-and-me/201608/the-problem-positive-thinking 10 Ways to Cope With Big Changes, Psychology Today, Stephanie Q. Sarkis, Ph.D. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/here-there-and-everywhere/201701/10-ways-cope-big-changes Meditation Apps Mentioned Headspace https://www.headspace.com Calm https://www.calm.com/ Julia Cameron, The Artist’s Way, Morning Pages free writing exercise. Self-Care Video youtube.com/realitytc GEAR: Microphone: Audio-Technica AT3035 Preamp: Focusrite Clarett 4Pre Processor: dbx 286s Edit and Mix: Pro Tools Studio: “The Blanket Fort” Copyright 2019© RealityTC®. All rights reserved.
20:02
May 3, 2019
RealityTC® Dog Mom Out Podcast | S1 E1: Reclaiming Your Time—3 Things to Let Go Of and 3 Things to Keep
Hi, I’m Tara Cole—aka RealityTC®, and I’m a writer from Minneapolis by way of the ad business. The Dog Mom Out podcast focuses on reinvention—the strangeness that is mid-life—and getting back to the things we love in a world full of chaos.  In this introductory episode, I explore personal rituals and ways to reclaim our time, including three things to get rid of and three things to keep in order to create an 'island of peace' in our lives. Topics include perfectionism, getting a handle on social media, people who deplete our energy, important rituals, better scheduling and embracing those who support our journey. Self-rated: PG-13 (L) LINKS: Website: https://www.realitytc.com Support: https://www.realitytc.com/support Shop: https://www.zazzle.com/realitytc Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/realitytc Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realitytc/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/realitytc SHOW CREDITS: Special thanks to Sun Channel for our music soundtrack, Peaceful Indie Blues, provided by Audio Jungle and licensed for Music Mass Reproduction.  The following reference materials contributed ideas to this podcast: The Concept of Time in Philosophy: A comparative study between Theravada Buddhist and Henri Bergson's concept of time from Thai philosophers' perspectives. Anawat Bunnag via the Kasetsart Journal of Social Sciences. Creative Commons license. The March of Time by Friedel Weinert—Evolving Conceptions of Time in the Light of Scientific Discoveries, Published by Springer in 2013. And Wikipedia, to cross-reference the references above. Copyright 2019© RealityTC®. All rights reserved.
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April 13, 2019
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