7 Benefits Of Yoga For Reducing Stress And Anxiety

I am grateful to have a guest contribution today from writer Nicole Allen. Nicole’s bio can be found at the bottom of the article. - Michael Patrick

Stress And Anxiety

The hustle and bustle of everyday life can be too much to handle for a lot of individuals. Traffic jams flooding the busy city streets, the sound of your screaming kids fighting over some toy, and bills piling up that are all waiting to be paid are just some sources of stress.

It is important to take care of your mental health to guarantee your overall well-being. Stress can just be the beginning of a long line of issues and ailments if not properly addressed. A proven way to combat stress is through the practice of yoga.

Yoga has been in existence for 15,000 years already. It is not just a fad which its popularity will fizzle in a few years or so. It is gaining momentum year after year after given the positive effects it has on those who live and practice it. The fact that it survived this long is a testament to how beneficial it is.

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A Dude And A Bro Podcast Show: Wild Thing By Laura Krantz

Wild Thing Podcast

The Search For Bigfoot

On this episode of A Dude And A Bro Podcast Show we delve deep into the mysterious and long-running legend of Bigfoot through a review of the fascinating new podcast Wild Thing.

Wild Thing is produced and hosted by journalist Laura Krantz who takes a credible and investigative approach to exploring the many myths, tales, and sagas surrounding the possibility of there being a Bigfoot out there in the wilderness.

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A Dude And A Bro Podcast Show: Special Episode - Wondery Drops Sword And Scale

Sword and Scale Dropped

Mike Boudet

In a shocking announcement Saturday 3/9, Wondery parted ways with Mike Boudet and his Sword and Scale podcast prompting Sword & Scale to abruptly inform its Patreon supporters of the major news.

The partnership that creator Mike Boudet had enjoyed with the podcasting giant allowed him to scale his critically and commercially acclaimed flagship show into the top of the true crime podcasting world.  

Incongruity Media Inc., as it became known, spawned hardcore true crime shows that included Sword & Scale, Monstruo, Sword & Scale Rewind, and This is War.

On this special episode of A Dude And A Bro Podcast Show we got together quickly to share our thoughts and commentary on this news that is sending shockwaves throughout the podcasting landscape.

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A Dude And A Bro Podcast Show: The Argument From The NY Times

The Argument From The New York Times

This episode of A Dude And A Bro Podcast Show we share our thoughts and takes on The Argument from the New York Times. Ironically enough, doing a review of The Argument podcast leads us, A Dude And A Bro, to our very own argument about the show.

The Argument features three opinion columnists from the New York Times who take a constructive look at immediate hot button topics each episode from the world of politics and news.  

Co-hosts and columnists David Leonhardt, Michelle Goldberg, and Ross Douthat offer sharp insights into our country’s most pressing matters in a casual yet heady format.

Check out our review of The Argument and let us know who you are siding with in our own dust up this episode, Tim or Mike?

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A Dude And A Bro Podcast Show: Business Wars - Napster Vs The Record Labels

Business Wars

“Napster Vs The Record Labels”

We are back with another episode of A Dude And A Bro Podcast show and this time around we are taking a look at Business Wars by Wondery media and deconstructing the wild saga of “Napster Vs The Record Labels”.

We are entrenched in podcasts. We do reviews, best-of lists, and new podcast show suggestions. We also debate wide-ranging podcast topics like true crime, self-development, news, history, and entertainment.

We want to do for podcasts what Siskel and Ebert did for the movies. Please subscribe and share our episodes with anyone you know that loves podcasts as we do.

Wondery Drops Mike Boudet And His Sword And Scale Podcast From Its Network

Podcast Chaos

In a shocking announcement late Saturday afternoon, Wondery parted ways with Mike Boudet and his Sword and Scale podcast prompting Sword & Scale to abruptly inform its Patreon supporters of the major news. The partnership with the podcasting giant allowed creator Mike Boudet to launch its popular hit flagship show Sword & Scale into the top of the true crime podcasting world.

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A Dude And A Bro Podcast Show Is Now On The Anchor Platform

Our Podcast

On The Move

We are excited to announce that we are moving the production and distribution of our own homegrown A Dude And A Bro Podcast show over to the Anchor Podcast platform.

There is no better way to make our debut on the new platform than putting out a quick preview of who we are and what we are trying to do with our show.

Podcast Series Preview

Followed up by a fun look back at the year of 2018 in podcasting.

5 Best Podcasts Of 2018

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What was your favorite podcast from 2018? Please leave a comment. We want to hear from you.

Murder On The Space Coast Returns With Season #4

True Crime Florida Style

Dick Crandall is not your average 78-year-old Florida retiree unless the retirees you know roll around trailer parks with fat pockets of prescription pills for sale. Add onto that pretty picture a drug-addicted younger girlfriend and her drug-addicted son both shacking up with Dick and you have got yourself some good old fashion chaos brewing up in the small coastal town of Brevard County in Florida.

To further lend to the insanity of this story and to prove true life is far more bonkers than any Hollywood script, Dick’s ex-girlfriend happens to be his current girlfriend’s sister and the two sisters along with the addict son are all thick as thieves.

All of this Florida born madness can only mean one thing and that is the true crime podcast series Murder On The Space Coast is back for season number 4. This time around they got another doozy on their hands.

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Hostage By Parcast Debuts 2-Part John McCain P.O.W. Special

Parcast

Parcast has rapidly established themselves as a creative force and major player in the ever-expanding world of podcasting.  

One of the many things I appreciate about Parcast is that each show they put out has a similar style and brand, giving the entirety of their network a familiar feel stemming from their approach towards storytelling.

We all know by now that the true crime genre has essentially taken over the podcast-sphere with what feels like an infinitesimal amount of true crime shows. What makes the shows on Parcast unique is the network’s perfected proprietary blend, akin to Reeses melding peanut butter and chocolate, of professional narration coupled with the psychological, almost clinical, approach to covering the granular details of investigative sagas.

It is a creative formula that works tremendously for both entertaining and informing their listeners.

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Total Recovery For True Joy In Life By Guest Author Dr. Michael McGee

Guest Contributor

Dr. Michael McGee

I am honored to have a special guest contributor today who is Dr. Michael McGee. Dr. McGee is currently the Chief Medical Officer of The Haven, a psychiatric treatment facility specializing in the treatment of addictions, located on California’s Central Coast. Dr. McGee also has a private practice in San Luis Obispo.

Previously, we published the article The 5 Biggest Misconceptions of Addiction and Recovery and Dr. McGee has generously offered to author some thoughts and perspective on recovery to serve as a complementary piece.

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13 Best Motivational Videos From Goalcast

Goalcast

Motivational Videos

We live in a remarkable time right now where access to information and content is at the tip of our fingers ready to be streamed at a moments notice.

The leveling out of content distribution, via low-cost and low-barrier outlets, has allowed for a proliferation of content creators to rise up from seemingly out of nowhere to allow their voices and stories to be heard.

All of these videos being shared throughout the social media landscape have served to empower others to open up, be vulnerable, and bravely share their own stories.

Anyone looking to make a single step towards some positive change in life or a radical and wholesale change to their entire lifestyle can simply jump online these days and get lost in the countless on-demand videos of hope, information, and inspiration. The first destination those individuals should want to visit is Goalcast.

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The Dirty John Podcast - A Special Valentine's Day Podcast Pick

Valentine’s Day Podcast Pick:

Dirty John - Presented by the LA Times and Wondery

 

“Who you marry may be the most important decision of your life, but it might be the most irrational.”

Debra Newell is a successful interior designer, whom after a couple of marriages and children leaving the nest, is looking to date again.

The doorbell rings. Standing in his surgical scrubs is John Meehan, a man in his late forties to early fifties. John is a successful anesthesiologist. His prior Hollywood style looks have weathered slightly, unbeknownst to Debra, who views nothing but a tall, dark, and handsome man in her doorway. Could he be the perfect man?

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Monstruo: Incongruity True Crime’s Latest Offering

True Crime Dream Team

“The heart of a man is delicious” are the only notes in the feed description of the new terrifying podcast Monstruo. Finally, we have the ultimate new macabre offering from a true crime and dark fiction podcasting dream team.

That team is comprised of Sword and Scale creator Mike Boudet, Jack Luna, the creator of Dark Topic, and Tyler Bell, author and producer of The Westside Fairy Tales. Fans of these respective shows will be in their glory with Monstruo.

The project, according to Mike Boudet, has been in the works for over a year. After a couple of teaser episodes and a documentary style preview, the long-anticipated true crime, psychological, and downright creepy podcast finally arrived on January 9th, 2019.

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Podcasts To Listen To: The Argument By The New York Times

Stuck In My Echo Chamber

I must acknowledge I typically stick to the same sources of news from the same outlet with the same rotating guests of talking heads and experts. I am aware of the lack of diversity in opinion I am seeking out on a daily basis and I am admittedly not so comfortable with dwelling in a left-leaning echo chamber.

I truly do value the opinions of others and want to stay open-minded in my quest to stay informed but I feel like seeking diversity in my news often leads me to political commentary so slanted and blindly entrenched in a camp, to the detriment of an open exchange of ideas, it becomes tough to even bear for a moment.

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11 Best YouTube Meditation Music Videos For You

Meditation Has Gone Mainstream

Meditation, or the general practice of mindfulness, seems to be tipping from an underground ritual for crystal toting, new age eccentrics over to a mainstream practice for business people and soccer moms alike.

Just about anywhere you turn these days you seem to run into an article, podcast discussion, or some sort of social site post about the benefits of meditation.

My meditation practice has evolved over time for me from initially just something I felt compelled to now a deeply held daily routine.

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Podcasts To Listen To: One Life One Chance With Toby Morse

A Thirst For Inspiration

There is a reason that self-help and personal development are an 11 billion dollar per year industry. Life has a way of throwing an unending parade of stressors and difficulties in our path. Couple those challenges with that feeling in our gut that there is something out there in the world that is better for us and you can see why many are seeking to grow and find more fulfillment out of life.

There are countless personas within the world of creating empowering content who have authored books, made audio recordings, and delivered soaring motivational speeches in halls across the world.

The access to this life-enriching content is mostly available right at our fingertips to stream on demand for free. Whether you are looking to shed an old destructive habit, start a new business, or undertake a new mindfulness practice, there is sure to be a message that can speak directly to you.

What do you do if you are just a kid, though, looking to escape the trappings and pitfalls of a neglectful and abusive home? What if people like Tony Robbins, a legendary figure to most, seem like oversized personalities from a world you do not recognize speaking in a language you do not speak.

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9 Best Episodes Of The Jocko Podcast

The Jocko Podcast

A Unique Approach To Empowerment

There is a wealth of content available in the world of business and life performance that is affirming, inspiring, and cheerful.

There is also another podcast out there now that approaches empowerment in a different manner than most. The Jocko Podcast is hosted by retired Navy Seal Jocko Willink along with his cohort in the studio Echo Charles.

Jocko is not here to motivate you. He believes motivation is a failed concept. He feels If you rely on motivation to get through the daily grind of life you will eventually get burned by it.

Discipline is the calling card for Jocko. Jocko touts discipline over motivation all day.

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Hey Adam Carolla Show, What Ever Happened to David Alan Grier?

The Adam Carolla Show

Pioneering Podcast

The Adam Carolla Show is in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most downloaded podcast. Coming from the terrestrial radio world and syndicated shows like Loveline, Carolla brings a professional, well-produced show to his fans each and every day of the week.  

In fact, with his construction background and blue-collar roots, or “no collar” as he would jokingly say, Carolla, personally built and designed his very own state of the art podcasting studio. It is that humbled “no collar” upbringing which lends a grounded perspective to his observations and humor.  

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