Good Things Radio

A lively and humorous show focusing on the good that life has to offer while going through the joys and challenges of parenthood, married life, cooking, pop culture, friendship and her Catholic faith.

GTR Episode #168: Not So Formulaic with Special Guest Ginny Kochis

 

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On today's show: It's the last episode before pilgrimage! Special guest Ginny Kochis joins us. Ginny is the founder of the website and community Not So Formulaic: Raisng Exceptional Kids Rooted in Extraordinary Love. Ginny talks about her journey as a wife and mom raising differently wired kiddos. Also, how God is using her challenges to help reach other women and build community. Ginny shares fantastic tips to help foster faith in all children along with mass and Lenten resources. Plus, raising money for persecuted Christians in Syria, and much more!

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GTR Episode #165: The Cure for Consumerism {Intro. to Asceticism} with Fr. Gregory Jensen

Posted by goodthingsradio in Prayer, Prayers, Church, Culture, Balance, patience, Asceticism, Consumerism

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On this epsisode: Big news! A exciting announcement about GTR. Plus, special guest, Fr. Gregory Jensen, pastor of Sts. Cyril & Methodius Ukrainian Orthodox Mission and the Eastern Orthodox chaplain at UW-Madison joins us. He shares insights from his book The Cure for Consumerism and the power of the ascetic life. 

 

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GTR Episode #163: Fresh Start

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Welcome to a brand new season of Good Things Radio! We are kicking things off with two of our favorite regular guests: Fr. Nathan Cromly, CSJ and Linda Isaiah. Father Nathan talks about "holy fear" and Linda shares practical ideas about starting fresh. Plus, Brooke reveals some personal news, we check in on the March for Life in DC, and much more! 

 

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GTR #162: A Quasimodo Christmas

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It's the last show of the season! On this special episode of GTR, Fr. Nathan Cromly talks about the significance and symbolism of bells. Kristin Reilly from One Hail Mary at a Time talks about the power of the Holy Rosary. Christmas greetings from Brooke's mom, Joan, and much more!

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GTR Episode #161: Favorite Things Part II

Posted by goodthingsradio in DefaultTag, Advent, Christmas, Balance, Books

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On this episode, Speaker, writer, and blogger from Raising Lifelong Learners, Colleen Kessler joins us. Colleen shares creative, educational and fun gift ideas for families and kids of all ages. Special guest Katie McIntyre also joins us to talk about Monk Manual. 

 

All GTR listeners receive a special 10% discount offer from Monk Manual! Use the code: GOODTHINGS. Promo is good until the end of the year! 

Colleen Kessler's Favorite Things List:

Favorite Website for games: ThinkFun

Melissa and Doug Loom

Dixit Board Game

Escape the Room

Royal Roundup -on sale!

Gravity Maze

Barista Rock Candy

Rush Hour Traffic Jam Logic Game

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GTR Episode #147: Choose Hope

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Welcome to a brand new season of Good Things Radio! On this episode: A major announcement about an exciting new project. Author Kristen Tiber talks about her new book At the Well and shares a special offer for parents of young adults. An exclusive back-to-school promo from Mabels Labels, Brooke's new favorite Amazon series, and much more!

 

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GTR Episode #145: Lean In: With Special Guest Tara Blackwell

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In this episode: Special guest, former collegiate softball player, Tara Blackwell. Tara was paralyzed instantly after sustaining a broken neck during a break in practice while preparing for a game in Nashville, Tenn. Tara shares her story of perseverance as well as "The 7 Project" in a special interview. Fr. Nathan Cromly is back with a "Padre in your Pocket" about dealing with difficult people. Brooke finishes a race and discerns a big goal...plus much more! 

 

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GTR Episode #144: One Step at a Time

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On today's show: Summer is here! Sharing a few new "Favorite Things." Summer reading, half marathon training, how to stay motivated, and so much more! 

 

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GTR Episode #139: Mental Health Matters {Pt. 2} with Dr. Aaron Kheriaty

Posted by goodthingsradio in DefaultTag, Autism, Balance, Depression, Depression in Moms

On this episode: The second in a two-part series about mental health. Dr. Aaron Kheriaty joins us for an important, enlightening, in-depth interview about mental health issues. Dr. Kheriaty is a UC Irvine Health psychiatrist who specializes in medical ethics, and psychiatry and spirituality. He is the author of the book The Catholic Guide to Depression: How the Saints the Sacraments and Psychiatry Can Help You Break Its Grip and Find Happiness Again. On today's show, we discuss depression in women, societal pressures on mothers, raising children with special needs, and how we can become stronger and healther through faith.  

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GTR Episode #138: Mental Health Matters {Pt. 1} with Dr. Aaron Kheriaty

On this episode: Kicking off the first of a two-part series about mental health. Dr. Aaron Kheriaty joins us for an important, enlightening, in-depth interview about mental health issues. Dr. Kheriaty is a UC Irvine Health psychiatrist who specializes in medical ethics, and psychiatry and spirituality. He is the author of the book The Catholic Guide to Depression: How the Saints the Sacraments and Psychiatry Can Help You Break Its Grip and Find Happiness Again. On today's show, we discuss depression, anxiety and mental health triggers in young adults. 

 

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