Deflated Balloons and Faded Roses: Did Your Relationship Survive Valentine’s Day?

February 20th, 2017

Ah... Valentine's Day. As a society, we place a great deal of emphasis on the romance and fanfare that comes with this holiday. In this episode, Jason and Monica explore the collective attitudes and the effects they have on the individual psyche. When it comes to our relationships, do we really know what fulfills us? Are we being honest about our needs? Or, are we allowing consumerism and comparisons to "others" to dictate or manufacture our enjoyment? Join us for this thought provoking discussion.


Double Standards: When What’s Good For the Goose is NOT Good For the Gander

February 5th, 2017

Double standards run rampant in our society in almost every way you can think of. With the prevailing political climate in this country, we're certainly getting the message that there are many more of these to come. In this episode, Jason and Monica touch on double standards and how they can affect us individually and collectively.


I’m Working On It: How To Create The Path To Your Own Greatness

January 29th, 2017

Hopefully, we're all making continuous assessments of our life progress. We may be asking ourselves questions such as: What am I working on? Or, What am I working towards? Sometimes, we struggle with concrete methods that we can implement into our daily lives to forge our path toward progress. In this discussion, Jason and Monica cover potential strategies that we can use, and markers we can set in creating the path to our own greatness in our chosen fields of endeavor. Please tune in for this can't miss episode!! 


Don’t Get Burned- DISCERN !!

January 8th, 2017

You definitely don't want to miss this episode!!! Jason and Monica discuss how we can go about exercising discernment when it comes to guidance, specifically in the "new age" community. How do you know if the person that you're dealing with is legitimate and viable? How can we use our judgment in order to create the experiences we desire and get the help that we need? Please join us for some lively and stimulating "back and forth."


“Ain’t Sh*t Changed But The Date: Why the New Year Doesn’t Mean a New You”

January 2nd, 2017

Going into 2017 strong, Jason and Monica explore the topic of New Year's resolutions and commitents from the viewpoint that a change in the year has nothing to do with the actual changes that you've decided to (or not to) make. The hosts advocate an approach to 2017 which includes ruthless honesty and self-confrontation as a means to progress. Tune in because you don't want to miss this show!!


“You’re Doing Too Much” : Maintaining Healthy Time & Energy Management

December 26th, 2016

In this episode of Clear & Present Conversations with J & M, Jason and Monica discuss the dangers of doing too much. It can be an awful feeling to "crash and burn" because we've spread ourselves too thin. We suffer spiritually, emotionally, mentally and physically. Tune into this thought provoking discussion in regard to what may be behind these behaviors and how we can properly manage our time and energy to promote balance and harmony in our lives.


No Proof Required

December 19th, 2016

In this episode, Jason & Monica engage in a lively, thought provoking discussion about the challenges we face when we seek validation from outside sources, and why we may feel the need to do so. Also, they aim to consider the following questions: What is authenticity? How do we make a practice of incorporating that into our daily lives?


Home For The Holidays : How Do We Navigate?

December 18th, 2016

Whatever holidays one chooses to celebrate, they're designed for people to come together in the name of good will and fellowship. However, this isn't always a reality. For some, these times can be extremely difficult and loathsome due to philosophical differences, and issues surrounding shame and disapproval. In this podcast episode, Jason and Monica discuss navigating the challenges that come with family holiday gatherings and ideas on how to survive these times.


When The Fairy Dust Clears : “What Happens to Mr.or Ms. Perfect”

December 18th, 2016

In episode #2, Jason and Monica discuss relationships and "when the fairy dust clears". We often wonder what happened to the "Mr. or Ms. Perfect" we knew when the relationship first started. Was this person always a figment of our imagination? Do we actually "invent" people to contribute to our disillusionment? Tune in and join this thought provoking discussion.


Meet The Hosts - Jason & Monica

December 17th, 2016

In episode # 1 Jason and Monica discuss how they met, the discussions that led up to the birth of Clear & Present Conversations and why they felt it was necessary to openthis forum of discussion


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