Staying Power Podcast with Phyllis Cole-Dai
“Same Air, Same Ground, Same Heartbeat”

“Same Air, Same Ground, Same Heartbeat”

November 7, 2020

These days, we seem to think we already know everything we need to know about everybody else, when in fact we only know our own opinions about them. What if we were more curious?

Note: This podcast will be discontinued in a few weeks. Thereafter Phyllis will post her reflections on her YouTube channel.

“What Could Keep You Warmer Than This?”

“What Could Keep You Warmer Than This?”

October 31, 2020

Phyllis reflects on the "three-ring circus of community" that followed last week's invitation to sign her red "I AM PART OF EVERYBODY" coat. Guaranteed to warm your spirits!

This podcast is part of Staying Power: Your Virtual Care Package for the Pandemic. Subscribe at phylliscoledai.com.

“Let Me Carry You on My Back”

“Let Me Carry You on My Back”

October 24, 2020

Phyllis is wearing her bright red winter coat again, decorated with hundreds of signatures from strangers in at least eight languages. A visual reminder of the power of community, it's big enough to hold the world. Care to sign? Email her at phyllis@phylliscoledai.com.

This podcast is part of Staying Power: Your Virtual Care Package for the Pandemic. Subscribe at phylliscoledai.com.

“The Clarinet in the Attic”

“The Clarinet in the Attic”

October 18, 2020

This love story between a man, his wife, and his clarinet nudges us to tap into our creative self when going through a tough patch. Doing so helps to restore balance in our wounded spirits.

This podcast is part of Staying Power: Your Virtual Care Package for the Pandemic. Subscribe at phylliscoledai.com.

“Covering Our Part of the Garden”

“Covering Our Part of the Garden”

October 10, 2020

These days I'm seeing a lot of tired people. “Pandemic fatigue” or “coronavirus burnout,” the experts are calling it. But the garden teaches us we can't rush what can't be rushed.

This podcast is part of Staying Power: Your Virtual Care Package for the Pandemic. Subscribe at phylliscoledai.com.

“Follow the Nudge”

“Follow the Nudge”

October 3, 2020

Creative inspiration (the Muse) often comes as a surprise visitor, as if from beyond ourselves. Here's what to do when the Muse visits you. (Learn more about the poem-book in this episode.)

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“Laughing in the Dark”

“Laughing in the Dark”

September 26, 2020

A night hike inspires pure wonderment at how magical the world appears in varied shades of black; at how, without light, our eyes surrender to the guidance of other senses; at how phenomenally those senses team up to navigate a safe way through; at how profound ignorance of what's coming next forces us to pay attention to every step we take. 

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“Laughing at the Silver Linings”

“Laughing at the Silver Linings”

September 5, 2020

Gratefulness and humor can help us meet and overcome adversity. In that spirit, here's a rather light-hearted list of 45 silver linings Phyllis has found in the clouds of her pandemic isolation. (She'll be on hiatus the next two weeks.)

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“The Table and the Tap”

“The Table and the Tap”

August 29, 2020

All around us, small, frightened voices are saying, “What you need is gone.” The voice of abbondanza says, “What you need is here. Even now.” What we need is within us, among us, around us—just waiting to be tapped.

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“A Pandemic Letter to My 17-Year-Old Son”

“A Pandemic Letter to My 17-Year-Old Son”

August 22, 2020

Sometimes a childhood game is just a game. Sometimes it's far more. 

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