Dr. John Duffy, clinical psychologist, best-selling author and parenting and relationship expert, is joined by his wife, Julie, to talk about how to make life, parenting, marriage, and family better.
A Closet Conversation
Today we are podcasting from our downtown closet talking about everything from the power of dance to why we watch and read what we do. We end with a few back to school tips. Enjoy!
Pride 2021: A Parenting Opportunity
In this episode, we wrap up pride month as we talk about the amazing parenting opportunities that present themselves when your child is different than you maybe thought. And how we all can be better at turning toward the unique qualities in each other - and prevent a lot of heartbreak.
Processing The Pandemic
Today we are talking about our pandemic take-aways and the importance of taking the time to process all that we've experienced. As things return to "normal" we realize many of the memories, good and bad, feel like they're slipping away. So take a beat and talk it all through. We're all changed.
"Let's get back to normal as soon as possible...as if normal was anything to aspire to." - Russell Brand, on "Armchair Expert"
Gray Divorce & Maskless Faces
Today we are talking about a couple of John's new articles for CNN. We are breaking down the new gray divorce trend - a topic sparked by the Bill & Melinda Gates divorce and also discussing the stress of moving out of Covid restrictions.
A Little Joy: Art and Baseball
Julie just opened a new art studio in the city and we were back in the stands for a Cubs game. Finding hope and joy as spring springs.
The Addiction Inoculation with Jessica Lahey
Jessica Lahey is the NYT best-selling author of a brilliant new book, "The Addiction Inoculation," out this week. Here, she has a LOT to share about her own addiction and recovery, the science of addiction, and ways in which we can truly mitigate substance use and abuse in our kids. There are revelations in here. This is a must-listen.
Love the pod
Love the pod. Love their conversations. They are very cozy and relaxing. Kind of like having relative in the background while I do my things. They do touch current affairs but keep it light which I like so I can maintain my morals and spirits up.
Inspiring, Smart, Joyful. The Real Deal.
For anyone who has a child in their life — parent, grandparent, uncle, aunt, godparent, friend — this show is essential, inspiring, fun listening in these crazy times. John and Julie are the real deal. They radiate love and joy. And they’re funny. Nothing’s better than hearing John awesome laugh. Their show always makes me feel not just better, but more hopeful, and they give me things to think about — especially how all of us can make a concrete difference in the lives of kids, as well as in the lives of our friends and family. The world needs more people like John and Julie.
And if you haven’t read Dr. Duffy’s books, you must!
I can’t say enough about how much I love thus podcast and these people. I have laughed, cried and taken so much from Julie and John. They are the real deal!