Obstacle Course

Leading with Empathy & Questioning Faith

Episode Summary

In this important episode, cousin Blair comes to town and we tackle some tough subjects including; homelessness, religion, politics, depression and how trauma often lies at the root of all four. Blair talks openly about his struggle to aid those in trauma while not being overwhelmed by his own trauma and how greater empathy can help us all move forward. If you find yourself struggling to feel compassionate towards THEM, whoever THEY are, this episode is for you! This! Is Obstacle Course. Let's go!

Episode Notes

Here's more information on the great work Blair is involved in.

Us and Them Documentary This powerful documentary follows 4 local homeless people over an astonishing 10 year journey. Highly recommended!!

Dr.Gabor Mate is the world's leading expert on trauma and its connection to homelessness and addiction.

We always fear what we don't understand. John was right, it is Batman.

Duncan United Church practices empathy on a daily basis. If you are looking for a positive community that practices loving kindness to all, reach out to the fine folks at Duncan United!

If you enjoy taboo subjects and/or have an interest in religion and politics, you'll love Blair's Podcast!

"You can't think your way out of a negative mindset. Take action." - Andrew Langford