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Cup of Tao

57 EpisodesProduced by Chris L McClishWebsite

Cup of Tao - Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times. This podcast incorporates Taoist philosophy and modern contextual psychology principles, which are presented as educational skills and guidelines for living in today's uncertain times. A podcast for those who have an interest in Taoism, Eastern-philosop… read more


Control and Expectation

Cup of Tao Season 5 Episode 3 - Control and Expectation

Hosted by Chris L McClish


In this episode: I talk about how our expectations of a certain outcome can set up suffering, and about how accepting fate or the outcome, and even mentally preparing ourselves for a bad outcome, contrary to popular belief, may be beneficial. 


Cup of Tao is a production of CoachCMC LLC – and is on the web at   Also visit Chris McClish's website!


Social Media:  I'm on Twitter @coachcmc. This podcast is also on Twitter @cupoftao


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Show Music Introduction music is Into the Vortex by Chris L McClish Copyright 2013.

Closing music is Feel it by Chris L McClish Copyright 2014.

Podcast produced by CoachCMC LLC Copyright 2018-2022.

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