Author: Chad Smart

Positive Cynicism EP 46: Dealing with Depression

Positive Cynicism EP 46: Dealing with Depression [ 1:07:22 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (131) Positive Cynicism EP 46: Dealing with Depression Awareness of mental health issues such as depression and bipolar disorder is currently on the rise. In the past, such disorders went either undetected or were simply disregarded as an excuse for erratic behavior. @chadsmart fit into this category. Inspired by a blog post from professional wrestler @GentlemanJervis Cottonbelly detailing his battle with depression, Chad knew it was time to confront what was becoming a too frequent occurrence. Joined by...

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Positive Cynicism EP 43: Wonder Why; Bobby Caldwell

Positive Cynicism EP 43: Wonder Why; Bobby Caldwell [ 1:35:39 | 131.36 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (131) @chadsmart and @mikedekalb return with another edition of Wonder Why. This edition features a listener suggested One Hit Wonder Choice. Chad and Mike break down the 1979 hit song What You Won’t Do for Love by Bobby Caldwell. While Mike was familiar with the song, Chad had never heard it before. What opinion do they have of the song and the debut album which included the song? In addition to the discussion of Bobby Caldwell, @chadsmart...

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Positive Cynicism 42: Question Everything; Jenna Jamieson

Positive Cynicism 44: Question Everything; Jenna Jamieson [ 63.31 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (93) Positive Cynicism 44: Question Everything; Jenna Jamieson. The #SummerOfPositivity kicks off with Question Everything guest Teacher/Author @jennarpjamieson. Jenna is the author of  Giving Back: Lessons from an adopted immigrant on why a happy life is about helping others. In addition to the interview, @chadsmart gives details on giveaways happening over the next three months. The first giveaway is a copy of Jenna’s book. Check out the other shows on the Jittery Monkey Podcasting Network.  There’s something for everyone. Well...

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Positive Cynicism 41: Positive Updates

Positive Cynicism 42: Positive Updates [ 17:19 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (93) Positive Cynicism 42: Positive Updates. A big summer is brewing in the Jittery Monkey Podcasting Network studios. Positive Cynicism has a lot planned for the next 4 months. Host @chadsmart runs down the plans for the summer with Question Everything, Wonder Why and the as of now untitled History and Evolution of Summer Blockbusters. If you have a title suggestion for the Summer Blockbuster series, send your suggestions either on Twitter or on the Positive Cynicism Facebook page. In...

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Positive Cynicism 40: Pledge of Positivity

Positive Cynicism 41: Pledge of Positivity [ 20:23 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (92) Positive Cynicism 41: Pledge of Positivity.  After a weekend filled with non-stop negative news, from the White House Correspondents Dinner to Kanye West to a Las Vegas Golden Knights double overtime playoff loss, @chadsmart has decided enough is enough. He is taking a pledge of positivity as he vows to focus more on the good things in life.  Part of focusing on the positives means eliminating negative influences. Hear how he plans to accomplish these goals in the...

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