A.Ron and Cecily have been around the block a time or three and have made their share of mistakes. But at the end of the day, everybody wants what we have; a good time where ever we go! Join us every other week for an advice show podcast on life, love, money, careers, relationships, sex, and more. If we get stumped, we’ll call on our friends and fellow travelers from around the globe to get you find the right perspectives on living! Sound good? Email or tweet us #OWT!
OWT:29 – RevBedPro
40:36A.Ron and Cecily are back for the first episode of 2021! Cecily talks about developing even a moment’s distraction, and A.Ron introduces us to the concept of “revenge bedtime procrastination”. After that, they discuss some feedback. One Weird Trick is practicing what they preach and taking a brief hiatus! We hope to be able to resume posting in the summer of 2021. SAMHSA: https://www.samhsa.gov/programs SMART Recovery: https://www.smartrecovery.org/ Suicide Prevention Lifeline: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
OWT:27 - Hypoxia
1:10:27In this episode of One Weird Trick, Cecily talks about the risks and benefits of working from home and A.Ron talks about trying not to get discouraged, because, shit's hard, yo. Then, they get some feedback on procrastinating about doing something you love, finally getting into therapy, treatment, and medication, as well as putting your mask on before putting it on others. Things get dark in this one, bruh. Articles discussed in this podcast: Stanford Study; "DOES WORKING FROM HOME WORK?" Harvard Business Review; Research: Knowledge Workers Are More Productive from Home Listener Suggestions on Therapeutic Reading: Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by David D. Burns How to Be Yourself: Quiet Your Inner Critic and Rise Above Social Anxiety by Ellen Hendriksen
OWT:26 - Like Neo from The Matrix
43:32On the first anniversary of One Weird Trick: A.Ron talks about personal and collective responsibility, and Cecily talks about asking the right questions. Then, they discuss feedback from someone with a noisy neighbor, sticking with hobbies, and an update from a friend in a religious crisis.
OWT:25 - Hearts of Fire, Feet of Ice
59:39In our 25th episode of One Weird Trick, Cecily talks about disagreeing to agree, and A.Ron talks about wintertime strategies to keep you warm. Then, they discuss feedback from listeners wanting advice on dating multiple people without being "a player", advice from a teacher on helping your child learning from home, advice for allistic folks, and getting your parents to go to therapy. This week's book recommendations: Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler, Stephen R. Covey Failure to Communicate: How Conversations Go Wrong and What You Can Do to Right Them by Holly Weeks The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense by Suzette Haden Elgin A.Ron's Certified and Approved Heating Pad: "Mighty Bliss" Large Electric Heating pad
OWT:24 - Where You End and I Begin
44:14Cecily and A.Ron are back to establish some boundaries and help kids with homework. Then, they get feedback updates on being smart, beautiful, tall and intimidating but trying to make friends & date and feeling less alone in the world with your personal struggles. Recommended reading: Boundaries: Where You End And I Begin by Anne Katherine
OWT: 23 - Erotic Blueprint
1:08:27This week A.Ron and Cecily are joined by sex therapist Dr. Cynthia Pizzuli! They cover everything and anything sex-related which include cheating, dysfunction, non-sex, encouragement, sex work, finding the erotic in the platonic, Tinder, and meat-cutes at the deli. Then, they discuss feedback on revenge porn and finding a partner/social circle! You can find more information about Dr. Cynthia on her website here and follow her on Twitter@DrCynPizzulli. For more information on the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists click here! Cynthia's book recommendations: Come as Your Are by Emily Nagoski The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts by Gary Chapman Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus by John Gray
OWT:22 - Step-Pickle
48:39Cecily and A.Ron are back with more weird tricks! Cecily talks about mindfulness meditation and A.Ron shares some tips on gaining financial freedom. Then they get an update from a listener as well as a request for handling a sticky situation. Link to the app referenced in the podcast: Mindfulness Coach App
OWT:21 - Womanizer with a Maglite
44:50Amateur therapy and the usefulness of well-meaning groups, and Cecily talks about key skills for being a good listener. Then, we hear some suggestions for lint-free towels, other means of having sex for the first time, and a request for places to find sex toys!
OWT:20 - Wet A** Podcast
54:41This week, Cecily talks about the various forms of consent and A.Ron talks about slip-sliding into happy sex - with the proper lubrication, of course. Feedback this week includes an update from a place where young men should NOT be going, advice on how to lose your 'virginity', and a sex therapist writes in about being good in bed.