Understand Life

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Sinopsis

Turning life into lessons so that you can Understand Life

Episodios

  • 32: What's Solar Powered Paint?

    12/01/2020 Duración: 30min

    In this episode, we are talking about solar power, different types of harnessing energy from the sun, and where we are at technologically. We specifically touch on the ability to "paint" a material in order to obtain a "solar power" effect. Enjoy the show. Show notes are located at leonardnieman.com/podcast/32. Support us at Patreon.com/UnderstandLife.

  • 31.5: Happy 2020

    05/01/2020 Duración: 06min

    This is a short episode which goes over the highlights of last week and touches on what we are going to talk about next week. Last week:  What we learned about taking care of our teeth Next week: Solar powered paint?!? We're going to talk all about solar power, including getting solar power from paint. Enjoy the show! Support us at www.Patreon.com/understandlife

  • 31: What am I good at? Clifton Strengths: Part 2 (rebroadcast of #21)

    28/12/2019 Duración: 31min

    We are taking a break for the holidays and re-broadcasting some of our most popular episodes. This is a re-broadcast of Episode #21: What am I good at? Clifton Strengths: Part 2. This week, Alyssa, Malachi, and Leonard Nieman are joined by Kelly Nieman-Anderson, Leonard's sister. This is the conclusion of our podcast on Clifton Strengths (a.k.a. Strengths Finder). There's a lot of meat in this show. We go over all 34 Clifton Strengths, at least a little bit. We dig into a couple of our own strengths. And, we talk about the separation of strengths into groups that are kinda like Quadrant Theory. Enjoy the show. Show notes are located at www.leonardnieman.com/podcast/21. Support us at www.Patreon.com/UnderstandLife.

  • 30: What am I good at? Clifton Strengths: Part 1 (rebroadcast of #20)

    22/12/2019 Duración: 28min

    We are taking a break for the holidays and re-broadcasting some of our most popular episodes. This is a re-broadcast of Episode #20: What am I good at? Clifton Strengths: Part 1. This week, Alyssa, Malachi, and Leonard Nieman are joined by Kelly Nieman-Anderson, Leonard's sister and talking about Clifton Strengths. This is only Part 1 on strengths because we went into so much cool stuff this time that we didn't actually get to the 34 different strengths. Instead, we gave an overview of Clifton Strengths (a.k.a. Strengths Finder) and talked about Leonard and Kelly's strengths. Enjoy the show. Show notes are located at www.leonardnieman.com/podcast/20. Support us at www.Patreon.com/UnderstandLife.

  • 29: Can a Baby be Born with Pink Hair (rebroadcast of #12)

    14/12/2019 Duración: 26min

    We are taking a break for the holidays and re-broadcasting some of our most popular episodes. This is a re-broadcast of Episode #12: Can a Baby be Born with Pink Hair? This week we dive into the genetics of hair color. We'll cover the basics of genetics, how our genes impact our melanin production, and how our melanin production impacts our hair color. We'll also answer the question and let you know why. Enjoy the show. See the show notes at www.leonardnieman.com/podcast/12 Support us at Patreon.com/understandlife

  • 28: Can I have a piece of gum (rebroadcast of #8)

    07/12/2019 Duración: 23min

    We are taking a break for the holidays and re-broadcasting some of our most popular episodes. This is a re-broadcast of Episode #8: Can I have a piece of gum This week we talk about planning ahead. Planning ahead is a key component to making wise decisions, and making wise decisions is a key component to doing well in life. Therefore, planning ahead is extremely important in understanding life. We walk through why it's important to think ahead and use the idea of when it's a good time to have gum and when it isn't as an example of thinking ahead. Enjoy the show. Please visit the show notes page at www.leonardnieman.com/podcast/8. Please support us at www.Patreon.com/understandlife.

  • 27: Why do people lose their teeth (Part 2)?

    01/12/2019 Duración: 20min

    In this episode, we are talking about teeth. This is Part 2 of 2, so if you did not listen to part 1, we recommend you go back and listen to that first. In this episode, we cover what is out there in terms of scientific studies about good oral hygiene. Based on that info, we come to some kind of conclusion of what you should do to take care of your teeth. Enjoy the show. Show notes are located at www.leonardnieman.com/podcast/27. Support us at www.Patreon.com/UnderstandLife.

  • 26.5: Teeth Studies

    24/11/2019 Duración: 08min

    This is a short episode which goes over the highlights of last week and touches on what we are going to talk about next week. Last week:  Why do we lose our teeth part 1. We went over the reasons why we have baby teeth and why adults lose their teeth. We also talk about what it means to be a good study. Next week: We're going to talk about the study results that are out there about what is good for your mouth and what is currently still just a hypothesis. Enjoy the show! Support us at www.Patreon.com/understandlife

  • 26: Why do people lose teeth?

    17/11/2019 Duración: 26min

    In this episode, we are talking about teeth. We cover how baby teeth help us, when teeth come in, and start the discussion on what good oral hygiene looks like. This is part 1 of 2, so tune in next time to get the rest of it, where we talk about what is most important in taking care of your mouth. Enjoy the show. Show notes are located at www.leonardnieman.com/podcast/26. Support us at www.Patreon.com/UnderstandLife.

  • 25.5: Roller Coasters With Teeth

    09/11/2019 Duración: 10min

    This is a short episode which goes over the highlights of last week and touches on what we are going to talk about next week. Last week:  We talked about Roller Coasters and Theme Parks. We went over the best roller coasters in the world and the best theme parks that may contain those roller coasters. Next week: We're talking about teeth: why we lose them and how to either prevent that or not Enjoy the show! Support us at www.Patreon.com/understandlife

  • 25: Is Cedar Point the best roller coaster park?

    02/11/2019 Duración: 28min

    In this episode, we get back to more fun topics (than our personality type series). We are talking about roller coasters: which coasters are the best and why. Then, we talk about which parks are the best for roller coasters and why. Great information to keep in mind when planning your family vacation for next year. Enjoy the show. Show notes are located at www.leonardnieman.com/podcast/25. Support us at www.Patreon.com/UnderstandLife.

  • 24.5: My Personality Finished with the The Big 5 Roller Coasters

    26/10/2019 Duración: 09min

    This is a short episode which goes over the highlights of last week and touches on what we are going to talk about next week. Last week:  We ended the Personality Types Series that we had spent the whole summer doing. As such, we talked about why we had talked about personality types so much in the first place. We also talked about the Big Five a.k.a. the Five Factor Model that Psychologists use.  Next week: No more series' for a while. This one will be about the best Theme Parks in the world, especially the best theme parks for roller coaster.  Enjoy the show! Support us at www.Patreon.com/understandlife

  • 24: Why are we talking about all this personality stuff?

    20/10/2019 Duración: 29min

    This is the last episode in our personality type series. It's been a great summer, but it's time for some other work (mostly a little more fun and less heavy). This week, we mostly discuss why we did a whole series on personality types: to learn more about yourself and to learn more about others. Also, we cover the Big Five, a.k.a. the Five Factor Model (FFM) that real Psychologists generally use, rather than the pop-psychology that most of the rest of the personality type series has been about. Enjoy the show. Show notes are located at www.leonardnieman.com/podcast/24. Support us at www.Patreon.com/UnderstandLife.

  • 23.5: The 5 Any-uh-Grandmas

    12/10/2019 Duración: 12min

    This is a short episode which goes over the highlights of last week and touches on what we are going to talk about next week. Last week:  Part 2 of the Enneagram (pronounced ANY-uh-gram) Personality Type. We talk about our types, how all the types are connected within the circle, plus the 3 centers and the 3 instincts. Next week: The last of the personality type series. It includes why we had a long personality type series and goes into the "big five" a.k.a. the five factors version which psychologists generally use. Enjoy the show! Support us at www.Patreon.com/understandlife

  • 23: Complicated Personality Type = Enneagram (Part 2)

    06/10/2019 Duración: 29min

    This week, Alyssa, Malachi, and Leonard Nieman are joined by Kelly Nieman-Anderson, Leonard's sister. This is the second of two episodes on the Enneagram Personality Type. The Enneagram is possibly the most complicated personality type out there. Last time, we went over what the 9 types are and a little bit about each of them. This week, we talk a lot about what our types are, what we learned about those, and also some additional details on the Enneagram, such as the centers and instincts. Enjoy the show. Show notes are located at www.leonardnieman.com/podcast/23. Support us at www.Patreon.com/UnderstandLife.

  • 22.5: The 9 Grandma Personalities

    28/09/2019 Duración: 11min

    This is a short episode which goes over the highlights of last week and touches on what we are going to talk about next week. Last week:  Part 1 of the Enneagram (pronounces ANY-uh-gram) Personality Type. We touch on some basics of the Enneagram, including the 9 grandmas. Then, we go through all of the personality types from a pretty high level.  Next week: We'll be finishing the Enneagram Types. This means we touch on the three instincts, why Alyssa is the best version of Malachi, and more. Enjoy the show! Support us at www.Patreon.com/understandlife

  • 22: Complicated Personality Type = Enneagram (Part 1)

    21/09/2019 Duración: 24min

    This week, Alyssa, Malachi, and Leonard Nieman are joined by Kelly Nieman-Anderson, Leonard's sister. This is the first of two episodes on the Enneagram Personality Type. The Enneagram is possibly the most complicated personality type out there. This week we go over what the 9 types are and a little bit about each of them. Next week, we'll go into more details on the intricacies of the Enneagram and which types we are.  Enjoy the show. Show notes are located at www.leonardnieman.com/podcast/22. Support us at www.Patreon.com/UnderstandLife.

  • 21.5: It's all about the strengths, any-a-strengths, no weakness

    14/09/2019 Duración: 09min

    This is a short episode which goes over the highlights of last week and touches on what we are going to talk about next week. Last week:  The details of Clifton Strengths (a.k.a. Strengths Finder). We at least touch on all 34 strengths. We go into details on a few of them. And, we separate all of the strengths into four different categories. These categories are similar to the four quadrants in quadrant theory, and we talk about how that's true. Next week: We'll be going over Enneagrams (pronounced ANY-uh-grams). The kids mentioned that they remembered that Alyssa was the best version of Malachi. Tune in next week to see how that's sorta true. Enjoy the show! Support us at www.Patreon.com/understandlife

  • 21: What am I good at? Clifton Strengths (Part 2)

    08/09/2019 Duración: 30min

    This week, Alyssa, Malachi, and Leonard Nieman are joined by Kelly Nieman-Anderson, Leonard's sister. This is the conclusion of our podcast on Clifton Strengths (a.k.a. Strengths Finder). There's a lot of meat in this show. We go over all 34 Clifton Strengths, at least a little bit. We dig into a couple of our own strengths. And, we talk about the separation of strengths into groups that are kinda like Quadrant Theory. Enjoy the show. Show notes are located at www.leonardnieman.com/podcast/21. Support us at www.Patreon.com/UnderstandLife.

  • 20.5: Alyssa Hosts Clifton Strengths

    31/08/2019 Duración: 07min

    Alyssa Hosts this is a short episode which goes over the highlights of last week and touches on what we are going to talk about next week. Last week:  The basics of Clifton Strengths (a.k.a. Strengths Finder) and the philosophy behind it. Next week: We'll go over every one of the 34 Clifton Strengths, separate them into 4 quadrants, and talk about the kid's strengths. It may end up being a little long. Enjoy the show! Support us at www.Patreon.com/understandlife

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