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Affirmation Nation with Bob Ducca

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Affirmation Nation with Bob Ducca is a loosely formatted self-improvement podcast dedicated to exploring matters of the Spirit and getting Bob friends. After suffering from numerous mental and physical ailments (mostly self-diagnosed) throughout his life Bob decided to make a change. Mr. Ducca invit… read more

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223 Releasing the Bully (w/ Ed Helms)

May 6th, 2015

44:47

It’s finally time for Bob to claim the pain and despair caused by his childhood bully Barto Lundstrum (Ed Helms). Bob confronts Barto about their …

222 Strike Back (w/ Rob Huebel)

April 29th, 2015

1:01:04

After making a series of questionable investments in such enterprises as Jetflix and Quinoaffles, Bob talks to his financial advisor and self-defense instructor Dick Butterfield (Rob Huebel) about how to get out of a …

221 Listening Club (w/ Brian Huskey)

April 22nd, 2015

58:29

On a special episode of Affirmation Nation, Bob is joined by his spiritual enemy Vernon M. (Brian Huskey) to work out their differences through the power of listening. They’ll identify their issues, participate in a …

220 Psycho Cabaret (w/ Jackie Clarke, John Flynn)

April 15th, 2015

55:27

Terri Shiavo (Jackie Clarke) and Terri Mounchhousand (John Flynn) are a visionary couple behind the movement of cabaret and dramatic theater. They join Bob to help him navigate through this community as they speak on …

219 A.R.I.T. (w/ Brandon Johnson, Jason Mantzoukas)

April 8th, 2015

1:02:34

Bob is ecstatic about welcoming Greg Mills (Brandon Johnson), CEO and founder of Age Related Interracial Transitioning to speak on his revolutionary …

218 Lucid Dreaming (w/ Paul Scheer)

April 1st, 2015

42:23

Bob has been plagued with intense dreams lately and shares his thoughts on the Dream Realm before welcoming Lucid Dream expert Phil Garvin (Paul …

217 AcroSage Barefoot Boogie (w/ Will Hines)

March 25th, 2015

54:35

Bob shines a light on a new friendship he has gained with his special guest Donald Nills (Will Hines), an assistant manager of the night shift at CVS as well as an AcroSage massage therapist. Donald tells us about how …

216 Being Your Own Parent (w/ Erin Gibson, Jason Mantzoukas)

March 18th, 2015

59:42

Bob finds himself in the rare position to help his special guest Melissa Staple (Erin Gibson) raise awareness on the new movement of being your inner parent. Melissa tells us about how she discovered her inner parent …

215 Pleiadian Light Beings (w/ Suzi Barrett)

March 11th, 2015

49:23

Bob is given the chance to speak to extraterrestrial light beings with the help of channeler & medium Leni (Suzi Barrett) formerly known as Debbie Davis. We’ll learn how Leni gained the ability to contact the …

214 Sound Healing Therapy (w/ Mary Holland, Jason Mantzoukas

March 4th, 2015

55:45

Bob gives thanks to some of the famous Blues people who have given him and so many others so much solace before welcoming Sound Healing Therapy …

213 Mindfulness: Living in the Moment (w/ Nick Wiger)

February 25th, 2015

52:25

Bob decides to conquer his recent issues with time by debuting a poem called Father Time and then welcoming Dr. Hemmet Squirtle (Nick Wiger), …

212 Deny Indulge (w/ Charlie Sanders, Jason Mantzoukas)

February 18th, 2015

54:39

Bob is back from his Gentleman's hotel to bring you an insightful chat with Melvin Zander, an up and coming force in the self-help community. Melvin …

211 Depresskimos

January 14th, 2015

17:56

Bob begins burning off the fumes of dealing with family over the holidays as he makes an important announcement about the future of the show and …

210 Holistic Movie Reviews (w/ Jon Daly, Jason Mantzoukas)

January 7th, 2015

56:35

Bob brings in the new year in a healthy way by welcoming Holistic movie reviewer Nurgen Shirley. Nurgen speaks on tantric love making, how movies are …

209 Christmas Ailments LIVE from UCB-Sunset (w/ Nate Corddry)

December 31st, 2014

10:23

Bob is stricken with the Christmas spirit this holiday season and joins Nate Corddry LIVE from UCB-Sunset to share some of the Christmas ailments he …

208 Making Love to the Moon (w/ Sarah Burns)

December 17th, 2014

42:01

Things get heated as Bob welcomes Dr. Camille Goodman, author of Making Love to the Moon. Bob & Camille find their attraction levels rise as they …

207 Angel Scholar (w/ Brian Huskey)

December 10th, 2014

32:01

When Bob's interview guest doesn't show up he goes on an emotional journey with engineer Brett. He must dig within himself and into the archives to share an interview with special guest MP, a renowned angel …

206 The San Diego Mindset (w/ Nick Kroll, Jason Mantzoukas)

December 3rd, 2014

43:15

Bob is excited to have his friend and eating expert Sandy join him to talk about his ground breaking movement “The San Diego Mindset,” indulge in his …

205 S.M.A.S.H. (w/ Owen Burke, Jason Mantzoukas)

November 26th, 2014

59:01

Private citizen Trent Dobkin joins Bob to talk about being a man, being the ruler of your own destiny, dressing well, advice on meeting the perfect …

204 Tijuana Skin Grafts (w/ Nate Corddry, Jason Mantzoukas)

November 19th, 2014

37:06

Old friend and self-help entrepreneur Deshaun Topcockler joins Bob to tell us all about the healing ways of Reiki, his adopted at risk teen son, how his life has changed after becoming a big time practitioner, and to …

203 Why Not (w/ Brian Huskey, Jason Mantzoukas)

November 12th, 2014

43:05

World renowned self-help author and life coach Lloyd Betin joins Bob for a life changing episode where they discuss his latest book and movement "Why Not," Lloyd's early adoption of "why not," negative feedback, the …

202 Past Life Regression (w/ Dannah Phirman)

November 5th, 2014

43:44

Healer Persephone Goldstein joins Bob for a very loaded episode in which they discuss past life regression, sensual goddess pottery, assaulting …

201 New Beginnings (w/ June Diane Raphael)

October 1st, 2014

46:17

Affirmation Nation with Bob Ducca has returned. Join Bob as he shares the tools, techniques, practices, and people he encounters on his spiritual …

144 Truckstop Blues

February 29th, 2012

3:54

As Bob tries to navigate his way back home from Denver, he checks in from a truck stop with tales to tell.

143 Via Voicemail Pt. 2

February 27th, 2012

1:23

Enjoy this simple little ditty from Bob Ducca as he continues on his journey home from Denver.

142 Via Voicemail

February 24th, 2012

2:04

Bob is on the road and without his trusty pharmacist by his side, he has fallen ill to some Colorado-specific ailments. For instance...

141 Rhymes With Belly

February 22nd, 2012

3:23

This week Bob is outsourcing his affirmation to a talented songwriter who I think we all know and love. Belly, if you're listening, you know where to find Bob.

140 Astro Illnesses

February 20th, 2012

2:37

Star light, star bright, first star I see tonight. I wish I may, I wish I might be spared from your devastating plagues and ailments tonight.

139 Don't Be So Hard On Yourself

February 17th, 2012

2:33

This week, we leave you with a poem telling an important message about self-esteem and respect. As you go about your day today, don't be so hard on yourself!

138 Diabetic Foods

February 15th, 2012

1:49

This week's Affirmation Nation is for anyone suffering from diabetes and worried they'll never be able to enjoy their favorite treats again. Here are …

137 Valentine's Day

February 13th, 2012

1:54

Saint Valentine has been torturing the world's lonely people for over 1500 years, but that ends now! Bob has some hopeful wishes and inspirational …

136 Crutch Pouch Miracles

February 10th, 2012

4:00

The easy access Universal Crutch Pouch gets more than a brisk review in today's Affirmation Nation.

135 Cold Remedies

February 8th, 2012

2:50

Just because you don't have health insurance doesn't mean you must be resigned to illness! This cold and flu season let Dr. Ducca let you in on some …

134 Inner Teenager

February 6th, 2012

3:00

Talking to teens isn't always easy, no matter how "real" or "not-pretend" they are. Here is an exercise to help you chat with the kiddo in your life with ease!

133 Love Jealousy

February 3rd, 2012

2:26

Not often do we get to hear from our listeners "across the pond" but this week we get a letter straight from the icy woodlands of Norway. Apparently the scenic countryside isn't enough to suppress feelings of romantic …

132 Flipswitchers

February 1st, 2012

6:49

Today's episode of Affirmation Nation is all about Flipswitchers, or Friendly Little Incentives Presented So We Instantly Think, uh...man, Bob is so much better at this than I am!

131 Body Snacks

January 30th, 2012

1:29

Are you hungry for a snack break? Let Bob tantalize your taste buds with some of his favorite ways to chow down.

129 Hello: A Poem

January 23rd, 2012

2:23

The animal kingdom is ripe with inspiration. Some of the finest works of art were inspired by our furry little friends, and I think you'll agree that today's poem belongs in that classification. Say hello to Hello: A …

128 Sound Poem: Bob Gets Ready

January 20th, 2012

7:17

A candid tape recording of Bob's morning ritual.

127 Nutrition

January 18th, 2012

2:45

An apple a day keeps the doctor away....depending on how that apple is prepared, by whom, and under what pretense.

126 Letter from Ibraham

January 16th, 2012

2:21

We've had listener letters before, but they've never been as exotic and exciting as today's gem! Listen and try to contain your excitement as Bob is offered the opportunity of a lifetime!

125 Isolation Tanks

January 13th, 2012

3:53

Are Isolation Tanks right for you? And by "you" I mean listener Paul Prince. Find out as Bob answers yet another listener letter.

124 Road Food

January 11th, 2012

2:24

The convenience store dinner. We've all had it, but I doubt any of us have made a feast of it the way Bob has. Just listen!

123 Bob's Travelogue

January 9th, 2012

3:34

Usually after a vacation, you'd invite your friends over to look at pictures from the trip. Seeing as that is impossible for a number of reasons, …

122 Bob's Voicemail Pt. 3

January 6th, 2012

4:56

If you spent the past month singing Christmas Carols, than there is a good chance that you've been infected by one of the many music-based disorders …

121 Bob's Voicemail Pt. 2

January 4th, 2012

3:43

Well, late is better than never! With Bob out on the road he couldn't share this New Year's Eve poem until after the fact. I think we can all forgive …

120 Bob's Voicemail

January 2nd, 2012

4:13

If you think Affirmation Nation would go on hold for Bob to celebrate the holidays, than you are mistaken! Today Bob calls in with an update on his …

119 New Year's Resolutions

December 30th, 2011

2:41

Should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? Thank you all for listening to Affirmation Nation this year. You've all been really kind!

118 Toenail Clippings

December 28th, 2011

3:02

We have a true return to form this episode as Bob debuts yet another of his beautiful poems. Talk about a great belated Christmas present!

117 Holiday Friends

December 26th, 2011

3:19

All the tinsel and eggnog in the world can't measure up to a friendly hug when you're in need. Thank you to all the friends who lent their support to …

116 Winter Prayer

December 23rd, 2011

4:11

Christmas is just around the corner and Bob's gift to you is a multi-denominational winter prayer that embraces all faith systems and all theological …

115 Family Fun Films

December 21st, 2011

3:06

Once dinner has been eaten and presents have been opened, we'll all need something to do with our loved ones this holiday season. Take a page from …

114 Bob's Xmas List

December 19th, 2011

4:00

Bob couldn't quite figure out how to use Amazon Wishlist so he's presenting his holiday desires via podcast!

113 12 Days of Duccamas Pt 3

December 16th, 2011

3:21

And now it’s time for one of everyone’s favorite Christmas carols! You know the tune so sing along! And a one, and a two…

112 12 Days of Duccamas Pt 2

December 14th, 2011

3:22

And now it’s time for one of everyone’s favorite Christmas carols! You know the tune so sing along! And a one, and a two…

111 12 Days of Duccamas

December 12th, 2011

2:42

And now it's time for one of everyone's favorite Christmas carols! You know the tune so sing along! And a one, and a two...

110 Bob Loves Football 3

December 9th, 2011

3:22

Are you ready to rumble? Because it might be... could it be... it is a home run of Affirmation Nations this week! Boom goes the dynamite!

109 Bob Loves Football 2

December 7th, 2011

3:41

Are you ready to rumble? Because it might be... could it be... it is a home run of Affirmation Nations this week! Boom goes the dynamite!

108 Bob Loves Football

December 5th, 2011

3:28

Are you ready to rumble? Because it might be... could it be... it is a home run of Affirmation Nations this week! Boom goes the dynamite!

107 Bob Cures Your Hiccups

December 2nd, 2011

2:47

Few things are as annoying as a bad case of hiccups. Listener Ashley knows this, and she knows that when you need holistic all-natural healing for a …

106 Spontaneous Combustion

November 30th, 2011

4:09

Spontaneous combustion doesn't just happen to plants and animals. It can happen to humans like you, and me, and listener Sheila. Be prepared, be vigilant, and be safe. On a brighter note, go pick up the Ducca Strong …

105 Bob's Thanksgiving

November 28th, 2011

3:05

Gobble Gobble! Hope all you listeners had a great Thanksgiving and that your meal was even half as delicious as Bob's was!

104 Where Are My Parents?

November 25th, 2011

3:01

I think this one speaks for itself. A tone poem. An ode. Where Are My Parents?

103 Rhyme Therapy

November 23rd, 2011

5:56

Some people let the stigma of psychiatry prevent them from seeking help and finding solace. Maybe, just maybe, one of you will take part in some …

102 Ancient Aliens

November 21st, 2011

2:26

We all know that The History Channel's "Ancient Aliens" is educational and compelling. Now we learn of its ability to inspire with Bob's newest poem, "Some Thoughts on The History Channel's Ancient Aliens."

101 Got Milk?

November 18th, 2011

3:04

It's not just for moistening cereal or stopping jalapeño burn. It's the lifeblood of the beverage industry and it's what we celebrate this week. Thanks Conrad!

100 Listener Life Advice

November 16th, 2011

2:50

With 100 episodes now under his belt, I think we can all agree that Bob Ducca is qualified to give advice to the listeners. Best of luck, Bill!

99 Pets Who Have Passed

November 14th, 2011

5:51

I think we've all gone through the sorrow of losing a loved one too soon. Even worse is the pain of the passing of a furry friend. Please take this time to think of your own late companions and pet your living friends …

98 Music Therapy Pt 3

November 11th, 2011

2:32

Bob Ducca has tried his hand at scream therapy, art therapy, and even more experimental forms of self-help like gourd therapy. This week he takes it …

97 Music Therapy Pt 2

November 9th, 2011

2:17

Bob Ducca has tried his hand at scream therapy, art therapy, and even more experimental forms of self-help like gourd therapy. This week he takes it …

96 Music Therapy Pt 1

November 9th, 2011

2:49

Bob Ducca has tried his hand at scream therapy, art therapy, and even more experimental forms of self-help like gourd therapy. This week he takes it …

95 Rattle Crackle Crunch Tang

November 4th, 2011

3:16

After the outrageous success of the last tone poem, Bob has once again put quill to scroll. Turn off your anxious thoughts, tell your worries to come …

94 Plant Derived Illnesses

November 2nd, 2011

3:40

We got one heck of a listener letter this week from a harried housewife with some health questions pertaining to her flower bed. Thanks for your letter Susie, and be sure to keep us updated on your lawn and garden.

93 Psychic Vampirism

October 31st, 2011

4:37

You're going to see a lot of scary goblins and ghouls tonight. Know that not all witches and vampires have warts on their noses and blood soaked …

92 Halloween Allergies

October 28th, 2011

5:09

Trick or treat, smell my feet, I'm sorry that they're swollen from eating too many sweets.

91 Bucket List

October 26th, 2011

7:10

If cinema has taught us anything, it is that everyone has a bucket list. Even Bob? Even Bob! Why don't you share your own bucket lists with us on the …

90 Orthobean Body Pillow

October 24th, 2011

3:18

You've heard Bob's poetry. You've heard his product reviews. In a total chocolate-and-peanut butter incident, we've found the two combined for …

89 Television Ailments III

October 21st, 2011

5:08

...low self-worth, poor hand-eye coordination, and frequent television watchers have a lowered life expectancy. But that's not all! Thanks for your letter, Ryan!

88 Television Ailments II

October 19th, 2011

4:49

...diabetes, behavioral issues, lowered manual dexterity, and...

87 Television Ailments

October 17th, 2011

3:39

Frequent television watching is scientifically linked to an increased risk of obesity, ADHD in children and adults, vision problems, and....

86 The Home Inside My Head

October 14th, 2011

2:51

We end this week with a poem, but one a little different than past poems. This one is considered "tonal poetry" and it is...well, why don't you just listen in and find out!

85 Inspirational Posters II

October 12th, 2011

4:36

Listener Julia should be proud. She's inspired yet another set of inspirational posters! Hang in there, Julia!

84 Public Restrooms

October 10th, 2011

2:26

Listener Glenn, like many of us, is plagued by constant anxiety regarding which public restrooms he should and shouldn't use. The foremost expert in …

83 Cervical Neck Traction Kit

October 7th, 2011

4:41

It is time for another product review and this one is a real doozy. Is the Over Door Home Cervical Neck Traction Kid by Spineright spine-right for …

82 Culturally Specific Ailments

October 5th, 2011

3:55

Sure, most podcast listeners are white, American males, but that doesn't mean that we lack cultural diversity as an industry. Today Bob responds to a …

81 Special Guest: Potato Water

October 3rd, 2011

3:30

Today, for the first time in Affirmation Nation history, we have a guest speaker! Sometimes it's not about what you say but how you say it, so …

80 Ear Candling

September 30th, 2011

2:38

There is a lot of misinformation and stigma when it comes to ear candling. Don't let yourself get confused like listener Tom; listen to Bob and figure out how to make ear candling work for you.

79 Bob's Favorite Pies

September 28th, 2011

2:21

Grab a spoonful of whipped topping and a carton of vanilla ice cream, because today we're talking about pies! Perhaps the finest dessert in …

78 Canine Cooler Pet Bed

September 26th, 2011

3:16

It's time for yet another product review. This week Bob looks into the pros and cons of the Canine Cooler Thermoregulating Pet Bed. This one gets …

77 Inspirational Posters

September 23rd, 2011

4:32

Like listener Julia, Bob is often offended and depressed by what major sign-making corporations deem to be "inspirational posters." Today he presents …

76 Someone Set the Toaster...

September 21st, 2011

3:43

Today's poem is one of sadness and loss. One that has provided Bob catharsis following a tragedy. One about bagels and toasters.

75 Waiting for the Bus

September 19th, 2011

5:25

It is important to always thank those who provide kindness and charity. Today's Affirmation Nation is dedicated to all the business who have provided Bob with a roof and a comfy chair when he needed it the most.

74 Looking For A Chiropractor

September 16th, 2011

2:40

We end the week once again with a poem. This one is entitled I'm Looking for a Chiropractor Like The One In Jacob's Ladder. Thank you, and see you next week!

73 Intercontinental Incontinence

September 14th, 2011

1:55

I think the title says it all. Thanks for your letter, Rich. Feel better.

72 Types of Therapy

September 12th, 2011

3:23

The world of psychiatric counseling can be dark and scary to a novice patient. How can you know what path of therapy is right for you? Let Bob help you figure it out!

71 Dealing with Disappointments

September 9th, 2011

3:37

Even the happiest clam can fall victim to a devastating set-back. If you're having trouble getting back on that horse, let Bob sooth your soul with …

70 A Guide to Travel Pillows

September 7th, 2011

3:09

Listener Craig, like many of us, has trouble getting proper shuteye on a plane. Don't get overwhelmed, Craig: Bob is here to help! Prepare to get some major zzz's!

69 Don't Get Duped

September 5th, 2011

3:45

Someone as trusting as Bob is bound to be tricked once in a while, but that doesn't mean you should be! If you've ever been the victim of theft, …

68 Chipotle: A Poem

September 2nd, 2011

2:23

How better to end the week than with a poem? Today's poem is for a very special pepper with a very special place in Bob's heart.

67 A Note to Nurses

September 1st, 2011

2:54

Is it just me, or do nurses not get the credit they deserve? From cleaning up vomit to administering medicine, they do so much work with so little reward. Send this episode to a nurse in your life and brighten up her …

66 Bob's Favorite Sauces

August 31st, 2011

2:15

Bob has made it clear what foods he cannot eat, but it's about time he celebrated all the delicious treats he CAN consume. Very few people appreciate the art of sauce-making the way Bob does, so listen in! You might …

65 Quote of the Day

August 30th, 2011

2:16

Join Bob for Affirmation Nation's first ever Quote of the Day. It will leave you feeling warmed, more content, and ready to embark on the day's adventures.

64 Bob's Medicine Cabinet

August 29th, 2011

4:03

For many of us, a medicine cabinet is more than just a place to store toothpaste and antacids: A medicine cabinet is a treasure trove of all the …

63 Don't Squeeze

August 26th, 2011

1:47

What better way to end the week than with a poem? Today's poem is called "Don't Squeeze" and I'm sure it will speak to many of our listeners. Have a great weekend!

62 Dream Journal

August 25th, 2011

3:01

I like to think all of us dream of a better world. A world more friendly, more welcoming, and more ergonomic. Today's Affirmation Nation are some of the dreams Bob has for making the world a simpler place to live.

61 Learning To Say No

August 24th, 2011

4:00

It's an easy enough premise, but many of us have problems executing it. Bob reveals just how to say "No" today with some tried and true excuses for …

60 Pee Shyness

August 23rd, 2011

2:59

Pee shyness effects countless individuals all over this great country, including listener Joel. If you are similarly affected and are tired of the stigma, tune in and find out how you can urinate happily once again.

59 Handheld Travel Bidet

August 22nd, 2011

3:20

That's right, it is time once again for one of Bob Ducca's product reviews! This week Bob turns his critical eye to a personal hygiene product that can't quite live up to the hype.

58 French Toast Cleanse

August 19th, 2011

2:22

Food and drink cleanses aren't just for fancy starlets and insecure Midwestern moms. Listener Kristen wants to know what cleanse is right for her, and Bob has all the answers she needs!

57 Positive Affirmations

August 18th, 2011

3:28

You came here for daily affirmations and that is exactly what you'll get! You can walk away from today's episode with a bevy of positive statements to get you through the rest of the week!

56 I Bruised My Coccyx

August 17th, 2011

2:19

Bob was recently the recipient of some emotional and physical bruising. And what do we do when we are hurt? We write poetry! Enjoy!

55 Highest Self

August 16th, 2011

3:35

Maybe the most important message Bob has for you all is the message of Highest Self. I honestly can't express enough just how important it is that he get this point across to all of you. You cannot miss this episode!

54 Workplace Meditations

August 15th, 2011

4:18

Got a case of the Mondays? Start your week off on a positive note with a workplace-specific guided meditation courtesy of Bob Ducca. And just to show that you aren't alone in your anxieties, he'll join you!

53 Varicose Veins

August 12th, 2011

2:58

Compression hose. There, I said it! With all the stigma and negativity attached to these medical garments it can be hard to find help. Listener Glen came to the right place and Bob is more than ready to expel the rumors …

52 Neilmed Neti Pot

August 11th, 2011

2:42

Feeling stopped up? You won't be for long if you take Bob's advice! Yep, it's another product review and this week it's for the wildly popular …

51 Vision Quest

August 10th, 2011

3:17

We have received countless letters from listeners needing advice for their vision quests and other drug-induced religious experiences. This episode is dedicated to listener John P. but I think we'll have all learned a …

50 The Learning Annex

August 9th, 2011

3:31

Affirmation Nation is by no means sponsored by The Learning Annex (they've actually asked that we refrain from mentioning them henceforth), but that won't stop Bob from loving them! Today Bob offers up some of his …

49 The Self-Esteem Basket

August 8th, 2011

4:18

It is time once again for one of Bob's guided meditations. Find somewhere cozy to sit, put on some soothing music, and relax!

48 Past Burdens

August 5th, 2011

3:47

Bob, like many of us, is in the constant state of relieving his burdens. Today he relieves the burdens of childhood enemies. Got a grudge you're …

47 An Ode to a Pharaoh

August 4th, 2011

2:53

When I say noble female Egyptian ruler, I think we all know what names comes to mind! Today Bob celebrates the beauty, strength, and courage of the …

46 Skwoosh Travel Cushion

August 3rd, 2011

2:44

Summer is the perfect time for a road trip, but who wants to go for a long drive only to be disappointed by the lack of support of their travel cushion? Well, worry no longer! Bob is here to review the Skwoosh Travel …

45 Wedding Advice

August 2nd, 2011

3:08

Listener Andrew is lucky in love! His wedding is coming up and he has asked for the advice of our dear Bob Ducca. Engaged or not, I think we all can …

44 Saying Goodbye

August 1st, 2011

2:15

While it may be hard to say goodbye to friends and loved ones, it comes nowhere near the pain of bidding farewell to the foods that bring you so much joy. Today Bob shares with us the foods he is no longer able to eat. …

43 How They Met

July 29th, 2011

5:03

How did the world come to know Bob Ducca? Well, I think his parents take some responsibility for that. In this excerpt from Bob's unpublished autobiography, you'll learn how Mr. and Mrs. Ducca came to be the parents of …

42 Yet Another Poem

July 28th, 2011

2:51

There is no better way to start the day than a hot cup of coffee and a fresh poem. Recline your Lazyboy and get out your nicest quilt to warm up with some word jazz.

41 Knee Crunching

July 27th, 2011

2:28

It's time for yet another listener letter. Listener Johnny has been experiencing something odd when he walks. Should he go to the hospital? Dr. Bob …

40 Wrinkles the Hairless Cat

July 26th, 2011

2:33

Bob's poem therapy has been picking up steam as of late and he is back with yet another of his brilliant writings. We should all be so lucky to find …

39 ProFlex Elbow Pads

July 25th, 2011

3:29

We've got yet another product review for you today. Bob recently had an experience with Erdogyne ProFlex Soft Cap Elbow Pads and, well, just listen …

38 Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

July 22nd, 2011

3:10

Listener Mike has recently gone on one of life's scariest roller coasters: Breaking up with a loved one. If you are also dealing with the rejection …

37 Guided Meditation III

July 21st, 2011

5:11

Today we give our listeners yet another guided meditation led by Mr. Bob Ducca. Put on your comfiest orthopedic pajamas, pour yourself a warm cup of tea (but not too warm!) and relax.

36 What Bob Can't Do

July 20th, 2011

3:42

Freedom is the most beautiful gift this world has to offer. By contrast, strictly-enforced limitations are hell on earth. Take joy in your freedoms …

35 Hook-and-Loop Slipper

July 19th, 2011

2:39

Today Bob offers up a product review for the Men's Cronus Hook-and-Loop Slipper by Propet. If you're experiencing any slipper-based discomfort, tarry not and listen before it's too late!

34 Trestles Made of Yestles

July 18th, 2011

1:49

Poetry is one of the most empowering and successful methods of communication. Today's poem, Trestles Made of Yestles, dips its metaphorical toe into …

33 Knee Pain and You

July 15th, 2011

3:24

If Bob can make one point known it is that knee pain is a serious problem. Listener Zach seeks advisement on dealing with this embarrassing and …

32 Twitter Covers IV

July 14th, 2011

1:32

From time to time, Bob will use Affirmation Nation as a podium for some of his favorite tweets. This is the fourth of these Twitter Covers. Follow …

31 Septum Deodorant

July 13th, 2011

2:09

Got a smelly septum? Listener Shamus sure does! If you've had trouble finding the right deodorant to fix your fragrance problem, let Bob assist you down the metaphorical antiperspirant aisle.

30 Twitter Covers III

July 12th, 2011

1:36

From time to time, Bob will use Affirmation Nation as a podium for some of his favorite tweets. This is the third of these Twitter Covers. Follow …

29 Virginity

July 11th, 2011

3:49

I think all our listeners have the same question of Bob, and only Drew has been courageous enough to ask: How did he loose his virginity? The story …

28 Twitter Covers II

July 8th, 2011

2:09

From time to time, Bob will use Affirmation Nation as a podium for some of his favorite tweets. This is the second of these Twitter Covers. Follow …

27 Food Interfacing

July 7th, 2011

2:45

Listener Nicole brings a very important issue to Affirmation Nation: Food Interfacing. Learn today how Bob manages his relationship with gluttony …

26 Twitter Covers I

July 6th, 2011

1:52

From time to time, Bob will use Affirmation Nation as a podium for some of his favorite tweets. This is the first of these Twitter Covers. Follow …

25 Step-Children

July 5th, 2011

2:37

If there is anything Bob is an expert on, it's being a step-father. Listener Benjamin seeks out his advice for relating to his own step-parent and …

24 To All The Women...

July 1st, 2011

4:33

Inspired by the hit new song "To All The Girls I've Loved Before," Bob sends out his own love call on the winds of change that are always blowing. We love you all.

23 An Entry from Bob's Diary

June 30th, 2011

3:32

Now that we've all become acquainted, Bob is ready to get very open and honest with all the listeners. Today he reads a particularly sensitive …

22 Alonzo Sourpudding

June 29th, 2011

2:45

Happy to help those in need, Bob has taken to answering letters from some of our listeners. Today's letter comes from Mike, a nice guy in need of a great friend. Best of luck, Mike!

21 The Battle Tattered Flapping Flag

June 28th, 2011

2:25

Bob has made significant progress in his poem therapy and has finally overcome his performance anxiety enough to read one for you. Here is his latest opus: The Battle Tattered Flapping Flag.

20 Art Therapy

June 27th, 2011

2:52

Sometimes we do the best learning when we're on our way to class. This was Bob's experience with his most recent healing venture: Art Therapy. Feel …

19 Guided Meditation II

June 24th, 2011

4:03

After the wild success of his last guided meditation, Bob is back with yet another relaxation exercise. Breath deeply and enjoy.

18 Bob's Mustache

June 23rd, 2011

3:02

Before you leave your house this morning, ready to conquer the world and achieve all your goals and dreams, listen to the story of Bob's mustache surgery and the unexpected passion it awarded him.

17 Hanging Out With Yes

June 22nd, 2011

2:39

Inspired by a trip to the local book store, Bob would like to share with you all some profundity he encountered where he least expected it: In …

16 Inner Self

June 21st, 2011

3:59

Bob brings out his inner Freud this week to talk about our inner child and his or her inner ill-equipped relative stuck taking care of him or her.

15 Bob Ducca Book Club

June 20th, 2011

2:13

Would you like to be as empowered and self-aware as Bob Ducca? Here is just a brief list of some of the self-help books that have brought happiness …

14 Bus Ride

June 17th, 2011

2:45

Do you ever feel like everyone is staring at you? This is a feeling Bob is well acquainted with, and he's here to help you overcome your insecurities and get right back on that bus!

13 Bathtub Safety

June 16th, 2011

2:28

Most of the podcasts on Earwolf are full of jokes and goof 'em ups, but Bob is here to talk about one of the most serious issues plaguing this …

12 The Tick And The Bed Bug

June 15th, 2011

2:09

Sometimes the smallest creatures can teach us the biggest lessons. Today on Affirmation Nation we learn a bit about the feeding rituals of insects …

11 Coconut Water

June 14th, 2011

2:30

There are few things in this world more refreshing than Affirmation Nation. One of those things is Coconut Water.

10 An Important Story

June 13th, 2011

4:13

Today's Affirmation Nation is an educational fable in the style of an Aesop or a Blume. Won't you come learn with Bob?

9 Thanks To Our Sponsors II

June 10th, 2011

2:34

We are so appreciative of all the kind sponsors who choose to affiliate with Affirmation Nation. We thank them once again.

8 CPDA Knee Strap

June 9th, 2011

2:40

Today Bob brings us yet another product review, but one not nearly as favorable as Bauerfield GenuTrain. Watch yourself, Cho-Pat.

7 Expensive Pillow

June 8th, 2011

2:32

Expensive Pillow is one of Bob's most beloved poems. Enjoy this poem as you start your day, and again as you climb into bed and hug your own expensive pillow.

6 Ms. Hardtar's Dog

June 7th, 2011

4:05

Perhaps the greatest love a person can find is the love of a furry friend. But as Bob's friend Ms. Hartar learned, you have to be careful with these …

5 Thanks To Our Sponsors

June 6th, 2011

2:50

We are so appreciative of all the kind sponsors who choose to affiliate with Affirmation Nation. Today, we thank them

4 Bauerfield GenuTrain

June 3rd, 2011

2:39

Turning a negative into a positive, Bob has decided to review some of the various medical supplies that have kept him in slighly-less-discomfort-than-normal. Today we start with his favorite knee brace.

3 Guided Meditation

June 2nd, 2011

3:43

Bob has recently discovered the relaxation and self-realization possible through guided meditations. Join Bob on this, his first of many attempts at nirvana.

2 Comfort Zone

June 1st, 2011

2:28

Today's Affirmation Nation is a poem written by Bob about a trip he took. The destination? A happier and healthier Bob Ducca.

1 Hand Putty

May 30th, 2011

3:25

Welcome to Affirmation Nation with Bob Ducca. In this episode, Bob tells us a hopeful tale about a certain therapeutic treatment and what it has …

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