Cup of Tao

Cup of Tao

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-philosophy, and mindfulness-based skills. Podcast by Chris L McClish, who has held many roles in life including having a lengthy career as a psychotherapist, as well as having served as an author, clinical supervisor, Judo sensei, personal trainer, mindfulness meditation instructor and now a career in a law enforcement role. For those into: #mindfulness, #taoism, #taoteching, #taoist, #meditation, #taoteacher, #tao, #taoismpodcast Disclaimer: Information is editorial in nature and views expressed are solely those of the host. Information presented does not constitute medical, psychiatric, psychological, nor professional advice. By listening to this podcast, you agree not to use this podcast or blog as medical, psychological, or any type of advice to treat any medical or mental condition in either yourself or others. This entire disclaimer also applies to any guests or contributors to the podcast. Under no circumstances shall Chris L McClish, CoachCMC LLC, any guests or contributors to the podcast be responsible for damages arising from use or misuse of this podcast. All rights reserved. Copyright CoachCMC LLC 2018-2020.

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May 22, 2021 8 min

Cup of Tao Season 4 Episode 11 - A Single Step

Hosted by Chris L McClish

 

In this episode: I talk about how one small decision can change your life - sometimes not for the better.  Many of us can trace some life circumstances back to a single poor decision.  

After discussing this, I take a short break and then talk on a more personal level.

 

Cup of Tao is a production of CoachCMC LLC – and is on the web at https://cupoftao.com.   Also...

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Cup of Tao Season 4 Episode 10 - Compassion

Hosted by Chris L McClish

 

In this episode: I talk about compassion (love, mercy, empathy, compassion, kindness, etc.).

 

Cup of Tao is a production of CoachCMC LLC – and is on the web at https://cupoftao.com.   Also visit Chris McClish's website! www.chrismcclish.com

For sponsorship information, also visit chrismcclish.com.

 

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April 10, 2021 15 min

Cup of Tao Season 4 Episode 9 - The Answers

Hosted by Chris L McClish


In this episode: I talk more about free-will, comparisons, determinism and purpose.

After discussing this, I take a short break and then talk on a more personal level.

 

Cup of Tao is a production of CoachCMC LLC – and is on the web at https://cupoftao.com.   Also visit Chris McClish's website! www.chrismcclish.com

For sponsorship information, also visit chrismccli...

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March 27, 2021 10 min

Cup of Tao Season 4 Episode 8 - Daily Mindfulness

Hosted by Chris L McClish

In this episode: I talk about the importance of mindfulness practice on a daily basis in order to be able to do a healthy detachment from some destructive thinking. 

After discussing this, I take a short break and then talk on a more personal level.

 

Cup of Tao is a production of CoachCMC LLC – and is on the web at https://cupoftao.com.   Also visit Chris McCli...

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March 13, 2021 13 min

Cup of Tao Season 4 Episode 7 - Addiction

Hosted by Chris L McClish

In this episode: I discuss the difficult topic of addition. After discussing this, I take a short break and then talk on a more personal level.

Cup of Tao is a production of CoachCMC LLC - please find me at my NEW website! www.chrismcclish.com

For sponsorship information, please visit chrismcclish.com.

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February 6, 2021 17 min

Cup of Tao Season 4 Episode 6 - Luck and Misfortune

Hosted by Chris L McClish

In this episode: I discuss luck and misfortune. I describe a story of a man who is an example of both - Frane Selak.

After discussing this, I am going to talk to you personally about my new diagnosis of diabetes and where I am at with things.

Cup of Tao is a production of CoachCMC LLC - please find me at my NEW website! www.chrismcclish.com

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October 17, 2020 51 min

Cup of Tao Season 4 Episode 5 - Not a Taoist

Hosted by Chris L McClish

In this episode: I interview a friend that I had met during a Taoist Meetup Group about two years ago, "Spek". Spek and I will discuss why he is "not a Taoist" and dive into other things including free-will.

If you would like to comment to him, relate, or ask him a personal question, his email is spek@brutusworks.com.

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August 15, 2020 12 min

Cup of Tao Season 3 Episode 4 Clinging to Absurdity

Hosted by Chris L McClish

In this episode: I discuss philosopher Alburt Camus' concept of Absurdity and then relate this to Taoism.

Cup of Tao is a production of CoachCMC LLC - please find me at my NEW website! chrismcclish.com.

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

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Cup of Tao Season 3 Episode 4 Chaos Order Violence Injustice Disorder

Hosted by Chris L McClish

In this episode: I discuss a little bit of some of the crazy times around us which currently include our recent COVID pandemic and the protests surrounding police brutality and racial injustice. After discussing these, I answer a few questions and then I take a short break and then talk on a more personal level.

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April 11, 2020 11 min

Cup of Tao Season 4 Episode 2 Imperfections

Hosted by Chris L McClish

In this episode: I discuss imperfections - and I am leaving this episode unedited for mistakes - to keep the episode very imperfect. :) Stay safe! May peace and love be with you.

Cup of Tao is a production of CoachCMC LLC - please find me at my NEW website! chrismcclish.com.

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

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April 4, 2020 14 min

Cup of Tao Season 4 Episode 1 Is this who I want to be?

Hosted by Chris L McClish

Season 4 starts with a theme to "expect the unexpected!" For this show, we are going to ask an important question to guide future behaviors - especially when we choosing undesirable behviors. After discussing this, I take a short break and then talk about "Alligator River" and then the "Question of the Day" Segment will be discus...

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January 20, 2020 13 min

Cup of Tao Season 3 Episode 11 Wrap up of Season III

Hosted by Chris L McClish

In this episode: I discuss Chapter 5 of the Tao Te Ching and then wrap up Season III with some good information. You can hear episodes at https://cupoftao.com. NEW primary WEBSITE: https://chrismcclish.com

Cup of Tao is a production of CoachCMC LLC - please find me at my NEW website! [ChrisMcClish.com] (https://chrismcclish.com)

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January 20, 2020 10 min

Cup of Tao Season 3 Episode 10 Violence and war

Hosted by Chris L McClish

In this episode: I discuss some chapters 30 and 31 of the Tao Te Ching. After discussing this, I take a short break and then talk on a more personal level.

Cup of Tao is a production of CoachCMC LLC - please find me at my NEW website! [ChrisMcClish.com] (https://chrismcclish.com)

For sponsorship information, please visit chrismcclish.com.

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December 21, 2019 11 min

Cup of Tao Season 3 Episode 9 The Tao is elusive

Hosted by Chris L McClish

In this episode: I discuss how the Tao seems to elude us just when we think we have hope and maybe some answers to our ultimate questions - and when we lose hope and fall into nihilism, the Tao seems to give us glimpses of hope and faith. I will be reading from the Crispin Sartwell 2016 version of the Tao Te Ching Chapter 38. After discussing this, I take a sh...

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December 7, 2019 11 min

Cup of Tao Season 3 Episode 8 Punishment and Crime

Hosted by Chris L McClish

In this episode: I discuss Ch 74 of the Tao Te Ching pertaining to capital punishment. After discussing this, I take a short break and then talk on a more personal level.

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

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November 23, 2019 7 min

Cup of Tao Season 3 Episode 7 Give up control

Hosted by Chris L McClish

In this episode: I discuss chapter 29 of the Tao Te Ching and talk some about our often unsuccessful need to try to control things - much of which is outside of our control. After discussing this, I take a short break and then talk on a more personal level.

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

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November 2, 2019 9 min

Cup of Tao Season 3 Episode 6 Be humble

Hosted by Chris L McClish

In this episode: I discuss some chapters of the Tao Te Ching regarding humility. After discussing this, I take a short break and then talk on a more personal level.

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

Please support the show - become a patron: https://patreon.com/chrismcclish.

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Cup of Tao Season 3 Episode # Title

Hosted by Chris L McClish

In this episode: I discuss some chapters - Chapters 5 and 6, of the Tao Te Ching. After discussing this, I take a short break and then talk on a more personal level.

Social Media I'm on Twitter @coachcmc. This podcast is now on Twitter @cupoftao. I'm on Facebook facebook.com/taoteacher.

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September 28, 2019 6 min

Cup of Tao Season 3 Episode 4 The Endless Cup

Hosted by Chris L McClish

In this episode: I discuss Chapter 4 of the Tao Te Ching. After discussing this, I take a short break and then talk about my current life circumstances.

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

Please support the show - become a patron: https://patreon.com/chrismcclish.

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September 21, 2019 11 min

Cup of Tao Season 3 Episode 3 Questioning what you think that you know

Hosted by Chris L McClish

In this episode: I discuss Chapter 3 of the Tao Te Ching. After discussing this, I take a short break and then talk about my current life circumstances.

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

Please support the show - become a patron: https://patreon.com/chrismcclish.

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