In this episode we look at today’s activists, justice, victim mentality, fear, anger, aggression, and revenge. Does seeking retaliation serve us and society well? We explore these questions and more.
Greetings All, Welcome to the podcast “Close to the Bone.” I’m Carl Vreeland. This is episode #44, it’s called, “You Are Worthy.” “You are worthy.” “You are inherently worthy.” “Own your worth.” “Tap into your worth.” “Don’t let people tell you that you’re not worthy of your dream job and dream life.” “You […]
Greetings All, Welcome to the podcast “Close to the Bone.” I’m Carl Vreeland. Before I begin, let me mention that if you’re enjoying the podcast, and my blog and transcripts, a good way to support of my content would be to subscribe to my free newsletter on my website. Just go to carltvreeland.com and […]
Greetings All, Welcome to the podcast “Close to the Bone.” I’m Carl Vreeland. This is episode #42, and it’s titled, “Resentment.” So, what is a resentment? Well, Merriam Webster defines it as: a feeling of indignant displeasure or persistent ill will at something regarded as a wrong, insult, or injury. And according to […]
What Buddhism has given me is boundless and priceless. It has awakened me to reality, true reality. I know that nothing is permanent and that everything changes. I know that everyone in my life will experience illness, aging, loneliness, and death. I reckon that life likely has no cosmic meaning, that once we die, it’s […]
Greetings All, Welcome to the podcast “Close to the Bone.” I’m Carl Vreeland. This is episode #41, it’s titled, “Alcohol, Drugs, and Transcendence.” As some of you may know, I currently purchased a new home that I had renovated. I was fortunate enough to have good friends who let me stay at their […]
Hello Everyone, I’m Carl Vreeland and this is the podcast “Close to the Bone.” This is episode #40, it’s called, “On the Outside Looking In.” As a young boy in elementary school, I watched my school mates studying at their desks, raising their hands in class, receiving good grades, smiling, joking, and laughing. […]