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#256
Thu, 11 Jan 2018

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#256
Thu, 11 Jan 2018

Tonight’s Think Tank question: My aging father has mental impairment, and he was recently evicted from his assisted living home for inappropriately touching another resident. Though we’re trying to make sure he’s safe and cared for, I’m not able to support what he did, and I realize that I don’t like or respect my father anymore, but I feel I still need to help him. Please help! Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!

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#255
Fri, 05 Jan 2018

Tonight’s discussion question: With the recent controversy of YouTuber Logan Paul filming a suicide victim in Japan as part of his vlog, we talk about the very real issues of depression and suicide, how they have affected us personally, and how we can be more compassionate and understanding as a society. We also include a listener letter describing life after a family member commits suicide. Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!

Website: http://taurenthinktank.com

Patreon site: http://patreon.com/taurenthinktank

Twitter: @TaurenThinkTank

Facebook: http://facebook.com/taurenthinktank

Discord server:  http://tinyurl.com/tttchat2

#254
Thu, 21 Dec 2017

Tonight’s discussion question: when the holiday season isn’t so merry and bright for you, and why that’s so very okay. There’s a lot of pressure during the holidays to make things perfect, have a wonderful joyous time, but life often gets in the way of that. Also, with the upcoming New Year approaching, expecting to have a resolution and execute it can be daunting. What can we do to cope? Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!

Website: http://taurenthinktank.com

Patreon site: http://patreon.com/taurenthinktank

Twitter: @TaurenThinkTank

Facebook: http://facebook.com/taurenthinktank

Discord server:  http://tinyurl.com/tttchat2

#253
Thu, 07 Dec 2017

An update on why we missed the show last week, and news about this weekend’s Minnesota Meetup! Tonight’s discussion question (from a listener letter): I’m having a lot of RL troubles, one thing after another and it's getting me down. I let money slip away over the years and now that I need it, it’s not there. I just wish I hadn't made bad financial decisions when I was young, and had some now to spare.
Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!

Website: http://taurenthinktank.com

Patreon site: http://patreon.com/taurenthinktank

Twitter: @TaurenThinkTank

Facebook: http://facebook.com/taurenthinktank

Discord server:  http://tinyurl.com/tttchat2

#252
Fri, 24 Nov 2017

Recording a day early for Thanksgiving! We’re giving thanks and enjoying the chat room this evening! Tonight’s discussion question (from a listener letter): I was listening to a TED Talk podcast about making the choice not to have children, and how society reacts to women who choose not to be childless. I have a wonderful partner and neither of us have felt strongly about wanting to have kids. But everyone says, “Oh just wait - you’ll change your mind about that.” How do I come to terms with being a woman who doesn’t want to have kids? Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!

Website: http://taurenthinktank.com

Patreon site: http://patreon.com/taurenthinktank

Twitter: @TaurenThinkTank

Facebook: http://facebook.com/taurenthinktank

Discord server:  http://tinyurl.com/tttchat2

 

#251
Fri, 17 Nov 2017

Marconin’s returning to PAX South, Jules shares a personal podcasting accomplishment, and much more! Tonight’s discussion question: There’s been a lot of controversy and debate about the benefits of adding voice chat to Heroes of the Storm. Though it’s very beneficial to team coordination and increasing competitive advantages, voice chat also opens up opportunities for gender discrimination, harassment, racism, and more. Should HotS bring in voice chat now after not having it for so long? Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!

Website: http://taurenthinktank.com

Patreon site: http://patreon.com/taurenthinktank

Twitter: @TaurenThinkTank

Facebook: http://facebook.com/taurenthinktank

Discord server:  http://tinyurl.com/tttchat2

#250
Fri, 10 Nov 2017

It’s our 250th Episode! We’re back from BlizzCon, and we both have voices to do a show! We talk about our adventures during the week, including the happenings at The CTR Party. Tonight’s Think Tank question: I would love to hear your thoughts on how one might go around building up a bank of 'positive things' about oneself as an adult. Any general suggestions for improving self-confidence? I am easily convinced problems or issues that happen are all my fault. I’m often struggling to keep things together. Please help! Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!

Website: http://taurenthinktank.com

Patreon site: http://patreon.com/taurenthinktank

Twitter: @TaurenThinkTank

Facebook: http://facebook.com/taurenthinktank

Discord server:  http://tinyurl.com/tttchat2

#249
Fri, 27 Oct 2017

It’s our annual pre-BlizzCon show! What to expect if it’s your first BlizzCon, where you can find us throughout the week, and more! Tonight’s Think Tank question: I’ve been inspired to change my career completely and move across the country, but I’m afraid it might not be the right move. I have a decent-paying job, but I don’t enjoy the work I’m doing. I’m not happy in the state I live in now. But what if I move and pursue my dreams and it doesn’t work out? What should I do? Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!

Website: http://taurenthinktank.com

Patreon site: http://patreon.com/taurenthinktank

Twitter: @TaurenThinkTank

Facebook: http://facebook.com/taurenthinktank

Discord server:  http://tinyurl.com/tttchat2

#248
Thu, 19 Oct 2017

Two weeks until BlizzCon and we’re getting ready in our own ways! Tonight’s Think Tank question - I lived in Las Vegas for 7 years and have many friends there. The mass shooting two weeks ago in Vegas has me feeling helpless and guilty that I’m not there to help, not to mention all the hurricanes and fires that have happened around the country. What can I do with the helplessness that I feel for not being there to help people that I care about? Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!

Website: http://taurenthinktank.com

Patreon site: http://patreon.com/taurenthinktank

Twitter: @TaurenThinkTank

Facebook: http://facebook.com/taurenthinktank

Discord server:  http://tinyurl.com/tttchat2

#247
Mon, 09 Oct 2017

Our guest this week is Wendi Dunford from The Morning Stream’s Therapy Thursday segment and The Therapy Show! Our discussion topic: venting online - studies have shown that venting online on social media and anonymous sites seem to make us think we feel better, but it’s actually making us angrier! What is it about social media that gives us that dopamine hit that we keep coming back for? How can we be less angry if online interaction is such a part of our lives? Be a part of the show by sending your Tell Us One Thing questions, feedback, and requests for advice to questions@taurenthinktank.com. Slash Moo, everybody!

Website: http://taurenthinktank.com

Patreon site: http://patreon.com/taurenthinktank

Twitter: @TaurenThinkTank

Facebook: http://facebook.com/taurenthinktank

Discord server:  http://tinyurl.com/tttchat2

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A weekly podcast hosted by Jules and Marconin, Tauren Think Tank focuses on the interpersonal issues that Blizzard gamers experience both in-game and in their outside lives. This show is an audio advice column, where listeners send in their questions asking for help about anything from interacting with other players to managing depression and social anxiety. Come sit by the fire, meet new friends, and know that you're never alone! Questions can be sent to questions@taurenthinktank, or send them through Twitter: @TaurenThinkTank, @JulesRPG, and @MarconinWoW.

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