Child Acting Performances

Today’s episode is focused on child acting performances in movies that blew our minds. On this episode, you’ll hear the opinions of co-stars and Shrink Tank contributors Dr. Craig Pohlman, and Juliet Kuehnle, LPC as they discuss their top picks for child-acting performances. It’s amazing how despite their lack of experience, children can achieve a particular level of artistry when they’re portraying…

Mind-Blowing Unsung Movie Performances

Unsung movie performances: We can all think of one.  Whether an actor or actress’ stellar performance is overshadowed by another cast member, or a performance goes unnoticed by the Academy during awards season, it’s frustrating all the same. Today’s podcast highlights some of these unsung movie performances to bring them out of the shadows and…

Mind-Blowing Song Outros

Song outros are an incredibly important part of music, especially since it’s what the listener leaves the song with. After all, they don’t call it the grand finale for nothing! In the spirit of how important song outros are, we’re discussing our favorite “Mind-Blowing Outros.” These mind-blowing song outros nail down the final emotions of…

Not-Quite Love Songs

Did you know that, despite scientific evidence, half of the country still believes in love at first sight? In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we’re discussing “Not-Quite Love Songs.” These are songs that portray the initial attraction and chemistry between two people. These mind-blowing hits describe that perfect moment when you meet someone and you’re not…

Mind-Blowing #1 Hits

Just because a song reached the #1 spot on the charts doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a good song. So, what does make a good song? For us, it requires pleasing music, awesome lyrics and vocals but most importantly, an emotional connection. Sometimes, however, the planets align and a big hit actually does hit home. On…

Mind-Blowing Song Bridges

Whether instrumental or changing tempo, song bridges are incredibly important. What’s a song bridge? A song bridge usually comes later on in the song, and it serves as a way to connect and “bridge” the majority of the song to the ending. This typically kicks the song into high gear for the finish line, serving…

Spooky Series: Aliens

One of the best things about Fall? Scary movies of course! One of our favorites is sci-fi classic and sequel, Aliens. On this week’s episode of the Blew My Mind Podcast, we’re talking the beloved sequel Aliens. On this episode, you’ll hear the opinions of co-stars and Shrink Tank contributors Dr. Melissa Miller, Dr. Craig Pohlman and Dr. Frank…

Blew My Mind Ep. 18 Summer Series: Mind-Blowing Concerts

Live music is enjoyable year round but everyone can agree that is particularly mind-blowing in the summer. Music has multiple psychological benefits, and our Blew My Mind Podcast stars/Shrink Tank contributors Dr. Kristin Daley and Dr. Craig Pohlman discuss these. Listen in to this week’s episode of the Blew My Mind Podcast as they discuss…

Blew My Mind Podcast: Mind-Blowing Rollercoasters

Six Flags. Carowinds. Busch Gardens. Regardless of which big name amusement park you consider your ‘home’ park, it’s no question that roller coasters can be truly mind-blowing. Summertime is the prime season for roller coaster riding. Fear and adrenaline are obvious psychological ties to the thrill-seeking contraptions, but roller coasters also bring mind-blowing fun. Whether…

Blew My Mind Podcast: Best Beach Books

Being in the middle of the summer season has undoubtedly brought more time for self-reflection, exploration and growth. Today’s discussion focuses around how the summer season can be approached with a sense of escapism, in particular through catching up on summer reading. While reading is a beautiful experience regardless of location, there’s something special about…