#11 – Jordan Crestwood: Within the Flame

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-bac4u-ee2e1d Jordan Crestwood is the author of the apocalyptic tale Within the Flame: After the Fall, a new fiction series that explores the dark depths of the human psyche when confronted with the collapse of society and the nature of true heroism in the face of utter chaos. Crestwood (pen name of Josh Geckles) hasContinue reading “#11 – Jordan Crestwood: Within the Flame”

Paranormal Investigation: The Spirit Seeking Methods

Kristy Sumner is the leader of Soul Sisters Paranormal, an all women team of paranormal investigators wielding advanced degrees who use academic-minded methods to research the history and reported paranormal activities at haunted locations. Kris joined ConverSapiens for episode 7 of the show to discuss their work. The following is an excerpt from our ghostlyContinue reading “Paranormal Investigation: The Spirit Seeking Methods”

Isolated Facts: The Standardized Multiple Choice Conundrum

Dr. Jonathan Adams is a psychology professor with a Ph.D. in developmental psychology. I am a high school teacher with some… ideas about the failures of standardized testing and its impact on what our students learn, as well as what they come to believe “learning” is. In this excerpt from episode 5 of ConverSapiens, weContinue reading “Isolated Facts: The Standardized Multiple Choice Conundrum”

Freud, Piaget & Vygotsky Walk into a Bar…

Dr. Jonathan Adams joined episode 5 of ConverSapiens to discuss his specialty, developmental psychology. In this excerpt from our conversation, he defines developmental psych and offers some thoughts on traditional psychoanalysis, modern therapy, and the developmental theories of Sigmund Freud, Jean Piaget, and Lev S. Vygotsky. First off, what is developmental psychology, for those ofContinue reading “Freud, Piaget & Vygotsky Walk into a Bar…”

The Cushing’s Nightmare: 10 Cortisol Symptoms

Cushing’s Syndrome, or Cushing’s Disease, is a term that describes the effects of hypercortisolism. That’s when you have way too much cortisol – the stress hormone – in your body. You can have endogenous Cushing’s if your body produces too much cortisol because of a pituitary tumor, an adrenal problem, or from some other internalContinue reading “The Cushing’s Nightmare: 10 Cortisol Symptoms”

Heel Striking Is Your Problem

Ethan Hammond is a performance therapist and CrossFit instructor who helps people improve their mobility and athleticism. He came on ConverSapiens to discuss the top 5 mobility issues he encounters in his work, one of which is the inability to run well. In this excerpt from the show, Ethan describes his own journey as aContinue reading “Heel Striking Is Your Problem”

The #1 Mobility Issue: Lower Back Pain

Ethan Hammond is a mobility coach and performance therapist in England. He helps his clients address mobility problems using Yoga Tuneup and also acts as a CrossFit coach in his practice, E. H. Mobility. Ethan came on episode 3 of ConverSapiens to discuss the top 5 mobility issues he sees in his practice. In thisContinue reading “The #1 Mobility Issue: Lower Back Pain”

It’s Vague Across the Pond: European vs. American English

Ethan Hammond is a mobility coach born in America, now living in the UK. He came on the 3rd episode of ConverSapiens to discuss mobility issues, but first we talked about some of his observations about the differences in American and European English. In this excerpt from the show, we discuss English vagueness… or isContinue reading “It’s Vague Across the Pond: European vs. American English”