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Modern Anarchy

75 EpisodesProduced by Nicole ThompsonWebsite

The podcast featuring real conversations with conscious objectors to the status quo. I'm your host, Nicole (She\Her). I am a sex coach and queer doctoral student in clinical psychology studying sex, relationships, and non-monogamy. Join me as I feature the honest stories of those who are unashamed i… read more


63. What Does It Mean to Be Authentic? Co-Regulating, Existentialism, and Compersion

On today's episode, we have therapist Mei Zarnitsyna (she/her) join us for a conversation all about existential philosophy and finding authenticity. Together we talk about shifting between our rational mind and body wisdom, recognizing the scale of the universe, and the praxis of philosophy and psychology. 

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Fundraiser: Free therapy for Ukrainian children and families

Resources to Learn More:

Jean-Paul Sartre and Existential Choice

The Science of Analysis Paralysis

Pavlov’s Classical Conditioning

Body Wisdom as a Framework for Decision Making

It Takes Two: The Role of Co-Regulation in Building Self-Regulation Skills

What Do Mirror Neurons Really Do?

What Is Compersion? The Polyamory Practice For Rethinking Jealousy

The gentle power of highly sensitive people 

Universe Size Comparison 2020

The Nap Ministry

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