38 episodes

You can’t pour from an empty cup, or an empty heart. Join Victoria and Cody as they try their best to recharge after a hard week in a sometimes scary world.

Heart Half Full Cody Bondarchuk & Victoria Dee

    • Mental Health
    • 4.8, 19 Ratings

You can’t pour from an empty cup, or an empty heart. Join Victoria and Cody as they try their best to recharge after a hard week in a sometimes scary world.

    34.Tom Nook is a Well-Meaning Lib

    34.Tom Nook is a Well-Meaning Lib

    This week, Vic starts a new job and Cody dives right into the deep end of the role-playing game pool. Plus, we talk about video games! Not the Lana Del Rey masterpiece, but the concept of gaming - then, now, and for the future! Good News Everyone: Medieval Wine Windows are Reopening, Reviving Italian Plague TraditionNew York Post Main Topic: Video GamesAPA: Video Game Play May Provide Learning, Health, Social Benefits, Review FindsRadiohead: 10 Reasons Why Playing Video Games is Good for Your Brain Wholesome TweetsVic ⚔️Cody 😷Litmus 🧝 Black Lives Matter

    • 1 hr 15 min
    33: Getting Absolutely Shredded

    33: Getting Absolutely Shredded

    This week, Cody can't stop going for walks and Vic learned about BC's sexy COVID recommendations live on the pod. Plus, we check in with each other on how our 2020 resolutions and yearly themes are going, halfway through the year. Good News Everyone: BBC NewsCNNStop Smoking: Info for AlbertansStop Smoking: Info for Americans Wholesome TweetsVic ☀️Cody 🏃 Black Lives Matter 

    • 54 min
    32: A Healthy Fear of GUBA

    32: A Healthy Fear of GUBA

    This week, Cody and Vic don their caps and gowns to talk about graduation! Good News Everyone: Miniature human livers grown in lab!Vic's Wholesome Tweet Cody's Wholesome Tweet 

    • 1 hr 12 min
    31: Teen Angst is Forever

    31: Teen Angst is Forever

    This week, Vic would like you to hire her and Cody has a new animal friend named Wyatt. Plus, we reminisce about the music we grew up on and what it means to us today. Good News Everyone: Thousands Sign Petition to Rename Columbus, Ohio to “Flavortown”CNN Main Topic: Childhood Music TastesYellow Sony WalkmanBlue iPod NanoProtest Music of the Bush Era Wholesome TweetsVic ☕Cody 🧠 Black Lives Matter

    • 1 hr 5 min
    30: It's Normal To Not Know What To Do

    30: It's Normal To Not Know What To Do

    Become a Patron of Is This For Real?Donate to Black Lives Matter Edmonton This week, Cody still won’t shut up about Dungeons & Dragons, and Vic wants you to keep wearing a mask outside, especially during a protest! Plus, we talk about something a lot of you might be feeling lately – crisis fatigue. Good News Everyone: Drag Race Winner Surprised With Socially-Distant Parade From FansPopBuzz Main Topic: Crisis FatigueWired: All This Chaos Might be Giving You Crisis FatigueHarvard Business Review: Coping with Fatigue, Fear, and Panic During a Crisis Wholesome TweetsVic 🍔Cody 🐋 Black Lives Matter

    • 59 min
    29: The Power of Vulnerability

    29: The Power of Vulnerability

    Donate to a Group in the National Bail Fund NetworkResources for Non-Black Allies This week, Cody becomes a citizen of Chromatica and Vic miniaturizes her hobbies. Plus, we get vulnerable and talk about opening ourselves up to pain and discomfort to be able to grow. Good News Everyone: Crayola Unveils Packs of Crayons to Reflect World’s Skin TonesCNNRelease Video Main Topic: VulnerabilityFarnam Street: Is Vulnerability a Choice?TEDxHouston: Brené Brown on the Power of VulnerabilityForbes: How Vulnerability Can Make Our Lives BetterNew York Times: The 36 Questions That Lead to Love Wholesome “Tweets”Vic 🐿️Cody 🎢 Black Lives Matter

    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

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Auntienini

Always great to hear true heart-filled laughter. Intelligent and positive. Thank you both for “not quitting before YOUR miracles happened”

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great podcast!

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Makes my week

Listening to this podcast always helps me to get centered and refocus on my own mental health.

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