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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 #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

Colleen Kessler's website and podcast, Raising Lifelong Learners.

 

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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!

 

Get Kristen Tiber's new book, At the Well and the free Parent's Pack, here.

Use the code: GOODTHINGS to save 10% with Mabel's Labels, here.

Read the latest post from writer Melody Lyons entitled: A Catholic Girls' Guide to Unmasking a Predator, here.

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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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Click here to read Dr. Kheriaty's article Dying of Despair

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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. 

 

Purchase a copy of The Catholic Guide to Depression, here.

Click here to read Dr. Kheriaty's article Dying of Despair

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GTR Episode #133: The Way of the Desert

Posted by goodthingsradio in Bible Study, Lent, Balance, Arise Retreat

 

_albumtemp_14_.jpgOn today's show: Lenten wisdom from Fr. Nathan Cromly. A new bible commentary from nationally syndicated talk show host Denis Prager. Click here to read more about The Rational Bible: Exodus.  An exciting update about the Arise retreat, recap from the Marriages of Grace conference, and more!

 

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GTR Episode #125: Orthodoxy

 

_albumtemp_5_.jpgIn this episode: Finding inspiration in Orthodoxy. A quick look at the history, beauty, and heritage of the Orthodox tradition. Fr. Nathan Cromly is back with a Padre in Your Pocket. Feedback from Mari in New York City about the connection between our physical and spiritual fitness. Jim Caviezel delivers a powerful talk at the FOCUS Conference. Feedback from Michelle about the Holy Land and an upcoming marriage conference, and much more! 

 

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Good Things Radio Episode #117: Special Guest Jesse Romero

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In this episode: Preparing for Israel. Getting ready for a trip to the Holy Land with a powerful book. A look inside the emotions of a pilgrim-priest in Jerusalem. An update on the health of Brooke's mom. World Police Olympics boxing champion, a former U.S.A. middleweight kickboxing champion and a retired veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Jesse Romero joins Brooke on the show. Jesse talks about the effects of prayer on the brain, motivating spiritual couch potatoes, and much more!

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