Entries by David Madow

200 – Microdosing Psilocybin Mushrooms

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSSHey, welcome to episode 200! I am David Madow and I have something very special for you today. It’s about my journey into using psychedelic mushrooms. This medicine has basically wiped out my anxiety, depression and more. If you are dealing with any psychological issues or […]

I’m at My Wit’s End and Want to Try THIS Idea

Dear David,  I saw Joseph’s question to you last week and it prompted me to write this. I feel as though I am down to my wits end. My relationship with my wife has not been great for about the last five years or so, but it worsened horribly during Covid. There was nowhere to […]

Years of Emotional and Psychological Abuse

Her’s a great question I received a short time ago. QUESTION: I have been married for over twenty years. In the last ten years my wife has turned into a different person from the one I married. She feels the need to control me more than ever. When I confront her, she tells me to […]

Here is What to Do When You Experience Sad Days

So how is your year going so far? I will wager a bet that it is likely much better than 2020.  I wanted to bring up a very common question I receive from my readers. There are many versions but it goes something like “Some days I feel a bit sad or depressed and it’s […]

196 – The $2000 Sofa

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSSIn today’s episode I answer a great question from a listener! Dear David, Let’s say that you are buying a sofa and it is $2000. You can easily afford to pay cash, but the store offers you 12 months interest free. They will not let you […]

Why Hide It?

Please excuse today’s title. I had a totally different article in mind for today’s blog. But then I realized there is something extremely important that I need to share with you. My new book is FINALLY on Amazon! This is super exciting. Not because I just published a book. It’s because I can now help […]

A Fight at the Car Wash?

It was a nice day so I decided to stop at the car wash on my way home from an appointment to get rid of the salt and grime from my 2005 Volvo. It’s a car wash I have been to many times. One of those self service places. You’ve seen them. You put the […]

Is This Person In YOUR Neighborhood?

Another two weeks have passed. How are you making out? I still have not studied Japanese as much as I would like nor have I written that song (although I have an idea). I did however promise in the last issue to share one cool thing that I have been spending my time on during this […]

What Have You Been Doing the Last Ten Months?

That’s right, we have been “social distancing” along with on and off lockdowns for close to a year now. If you have been sick or have loved ones who got sick or were lost, I am truly sorry and I am with you and sending love. And if you’ve been fortunate enough to escape the […]

The Final Blog

So this is Christmas And what have you done Another year over A new one just begun And so this is Christmas I hope you have fun The near and the dear ones The old and the young A very merry Christmas And a happy New Year Let’s hope it’s a good one Without any […]

Yoko’s Salt Lake Soap – The Best Soap Ever!

Close your eyes and picture yourself relaxing in a beautiful natural hot spring somewhere in the Japan countryside. Hot springs in Japan are called “onsen” and they are a very important part of the Japanese culture. Go ahead, really do this! Close your eyes and just imagine! After soaking in the onsen, you feel healthy and […]

This is Why I Had to Pause Being Vegan

First of all, I want to make sure you know that Episode #2 of “My Crazy Health Scare” is now up and ready for viewing. As you may have guessed from my hints, it has to do with my vegan diet coming to an end after seven years of working so hard at it. As […]

My Crazy Health Scare

So many of you have been messaging me asking if I am OK and what has been going on with my health, etc. I want to tell you please not to worry. I have been going through a multi-month crazy health scare but I have been working very hard at figuring this all out and […]

I Can’t Breathe

Hello there… lots of great stuff for you today so let’s dive right in! First of all I want to thank Emma Cooksey for having me as a guest on her podcast “Sleep Apnea Stories.” Emma is a fantastic host and I think this was a great episode. I was able to tell a decent amount […]

“The Turntable” Final Thoughts – Letters From YOU!

I did not plan to make this article three parts. But out of anything I have ever written, it seems as though the turntable has resonated with more of you than anything else. I want to share some great comments I have received from YOU from the first two parts of “The Turntable.” Thanks so […]

The Turntable – Part 2

Thanks so much for all of your great comments from “The Turntable, part 1!” I never realized how much interest a turntable story would stir up. Or how much a turntable can shape one’s life. I was facing a dilemma almost as soon as I bought my new turntable! You see, I wanted more vinyl and I […]