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Affirmation Nation with Bob Ducca

Earwolf & Bob Ducca

Affirmation Nation with Bob Ducca is a loosely formatted self-improvement podcast dedicated to exploring matters of the Spirit and getting Bob friends. After suffering from numerous mental and physical ailments (mostly self-diagnosed) throughout his ...Show More
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44:47 | May 6th, 2015

It’s finally time for Bob to claim the pain and despair caused by his childhood bully Barto Lundstrum (Ed Helms). Bob confronts Barto about their past scuffles and moves forward to learn how Barto’s new energy drink company “Motor Juice” has been tre...Show More

1:01:04 | Apr 29th, 2015

After making a series of questionable investments in such enterprises as Jetflix and Quinoaffles, Bob talks to his financial advisor and self-defense instructor Dick Butterfield (Rob Huebel) about how to get out of a financial hole. Later, Dick share...Show More
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58:29 | Apr 22nd, 2015

On a special episode of Affirmation Nation, Bob is joined by his spiritual enemy Vernon M. (Brian Huskey) to work out their differences through the power of listening. They’ll identify their issues, participate in a counting exercise, and do some rol...Show More

55:27 | Apr 15th, 2015

Terri Shiavo (Jackie Clarke) and Terri Mounchhousand (John Flynn) are a visionary couple behind the movement of cabaret and dramatic theater. They join Bob to help him navigate through this community as they speak on spotlight and chair work, what is...Show More

1:02:34 | Apr 8th, 2015

Bob is ecstatic about welcoming Greg Mills (Brandon Johnson), CEO and founder of Age Related Interracial Transitioning to speak on his revolutionary movement. They’ll discuss Greg’s practice of pairing young male ethnic individuals with high power ol...Show More

42:23 | Apr 1st, 2015

Bob has been plagued with intense dreams lately and shares his thoughts on the Dream Realm before welcoming Lucid Dream expert Phil Garvin (Paul Scheer) to help him with his nightmares. They’ll discuss the ability to be able to control your actions w...Show More

54:35 | Mar 25th, 2015

Bob shines a light on a new friendship he has gained with his special guest Donald Nills (Will Hines), an assistant manager of the night shift at CVS as well as an AcroSage massage therapist. Donald tells us about how he found the transformational an...Show More

59:42 | Mar 18th, 2015

Bob finds himself in the rare position to help his special guest Melissa Staple (Erin Gibson) raise awareness on the new movement of being your inner parent. Melissa tells us about how she discovered her inner parent philosophy, why you should releas...Show More

49:23 | Mar 11th, 2015

Bob is given the chance to speak to extraterrestrial light beings with the help of channeler & medium Leni (Suzi Barrett) formerly known as Debbie Davis. We’ll learn how Leni gained the ability to contact the Pleiadians, the most disturbing and uplif...Show More

55:45 | Mar 4th, 2015

Bob gives thanks to some of the famous Blues people who have given him and so many others so much solace before welcoming Sound Healing Therapy expert Susan Windchime (Mary Holland) to the show. They engage in some Sound Healing Therapy which helps B...Show More

52:25 | Feb 25th, 2015

Bob decides to conquer his recent issues with time by debuting a poem called Father Time and then welcoming Dr. Hemmet Squirtle (Nick Wiger), renowned Professor of Mindfulness at Valencia City College. They discuss how to get yourself in the moment, ...Show More

54:39 | Feb 18th, 2015

Bob is back from his Gentleman's hotel to bring you an insightful chat with Melvin Zander, an up and coming force in the self-help community. Melvin shares his personal journey which has lead him to his wonderful self-help program, Deny Indulge, a pr...Show More

17:56 | Jan 14th, 2015

Bob begins burning off the fumes of dealing with family over the holidays as he makes an important announcement about the future of the show and shares the types of and reasons for suicide as classified in the Bob Ducca Statistical Manual for Mental ...Show More

56:35 | Jan 7th, 2015

Bob brings in the new year in a healthy way by welcoming Holistic movie reviewer Nurgen Shirley. Nurgen speaks on tantric love making, how movies are like different colors, the importance of tiny fun mantras, and leaves us with some much needed movie...Show More

10:23 | Dec 31st, 2014

Bob is stricken with the Christmas spirit this holiday season and joins Nate Corddry LIVE from UCB-Sunset to share some of the Christmas ailments he suffers from as a special gift to you all.

42:01 | Dec 17th, 2014

Things get heated as Bob welcomes Dr. Camille Goodman, author of Making Love to the Moon. Bob & Camille find their attraction levels rise as they talk about having physical encounters with the moon, how astrologic positions effect people’s love life,...Show More

32:01 | Dec 10th, 2014

When Bob's interview guest doesn't show up he goes on an emotional journey with engineer Brett. He must dig within himself and into the archives to share an interview with special guest MP, a renowned angel scholar/communicator. They'll talk about ho...Show More

43:15 | Dec 3rd, 2014

Bob is excited to have his friend and eating expert Sandy join him to talk about his ground breaking movement “The San Diego Mindset,” indulge in his San Diego diet, challenge some of the popular conceptions within the new age community, and to play ...Show More

59:01 | Nov 26th, 2014

Private citizen Trent Dobkin joins Bob to talk about being a man, being the ruler of your own destiny, dressing well, advice on meeting the perfect lady, and to break down his 5 point plan S.M.A.S.H. Later, Bob calls up Trent to give a follow up on t...Show More

37:06 | Nov 19th, 2014

Old friend and self-help entrepreneur Deshaun Topcockler joins Bob to tell us all about the healing ways of Reiki, his adopted at risk teen son, how his life has changed after becoming a big time practitioner, and to practice some Reiki on Bob.

43:05 | Nov 12th, 2014

World renowned self-help author and life coach Lloyd Betin joins Bob for a life changing episode where they discuss his latest book and movement "Why Not," Lloyd's early adoption of "why not," negative feedback, the true meaning of a (k)not, and to d...Show More

43:44 | Nov 5th, 2014

Healer Persephone Goldstein joins Bob for a very loaded episode in which they discuss past life regression, sensual goddess pottery, assaulting spirits, the term Sit Shiva, their past deeply electric relationship, and to read Bob’s aura. Plus, Bob sh...Show More

46:17 | Oct 1st, 2014

Affirmation Nation with Bob Ducca has returned. Join Bob as he shares the tools, techniques, practices, and people he encounters on his spiritual journey past and present. Our theme this episode is new beginnings, Bob is back to tell us about his mos...Show More

03:54 | Feb 29th, 2012

As Bob tries to navigate his way back home from Denver, he checks in from a truck stop with tales to tell.

01:23 | Feb 27th, 2012

Enjoy this simple little ditty from Bob Ducca as he continues on his journey home from Denver.

02:04 | Feb 24th, 2012

Bob is on the road and without his trusty pharmacist by his side, he has fallen ill to some Colorado-specific ailments. For instance...

03:23 | Feb 22nd, 2012

This week Bob is outsourcing his affirmation to a talented songwriter who I think we all know and love. Belly, if you're listening, you know where to find Bob.

02:37 | Feb 20th, 2012

Star light, star bright, first star I see tonight. I wish I may, I wish I might be spared from your devastating plagues and ailments tonight.

02:33 | Feb 17th, 2012

This week, we leave you with a poem telling an important message about self-esteem and respect. As you go about your day today, don't be so hard on yourself!

01:49 | Feb 15th, 2012

This week's Affirmation Nation is for anyone suffering from diabetes and worried they'll never be able to enjoy their favorite treats again. Here are just a few mouth-watering, insulin-moderating dishes for you to consider. Thanks Whitney!

01:54 | Feb 13th, 2012

Saint Valentine has been torturing the world's lonely people for over 1500 years, but that ends now! Bob has some hopeful wishes and inspirational lyrics that are far more valuable than any chocolate sampler or wilted carnation. Happy Valentine's Day...Show More

04:00 | Feb 10th, 2012

The easy access Universal Crutch Pouch gets more than a brisk review in today's Affirmation Nation.

02:50 | Feb 8th, 2012

Just because you don't have health insurance doesn't mean you must be resigned to illness! This cold and flu season let Dr. Ducca let you in on some secrets to staying clear and breathing without labor.

03:00 | Feb 6th, 2012

Talking to teens isn't always easy, no matter how "real" or "not-pretend" they are. Here is an exercise to help you chat with the kiddo in your life with ease!

02:26 | Feb 3rd, 2012

Not often do we get to hear from our listeners "across the pond" but this week we get a letter straight from the icy woodlands of Norway. Apparently the scenic countryside isn't enough to suppress feelings of romantic inadequacy.

06:49 | Feb 1st, 2012

Today's episode of Affirmation Nation is all about Flipswitchers, or Friendly Little Incentives Presented So We Instantly Think,, Bob is so much better at this than I am!

01:29 | Jan 30th, 2012

Are you hungry for a snack break? Let Bob tantalize your taste buds with some of his favorite ways to chow down.

15:20 | Jan 25th, 2012

I've heard of "Behind the Music" but "Behind the PODCAST?" That's just crazy

02:23 | Jan 23rd, 2012

The animal kingdom is ripe with inspiration. Some of the finest works of art were inspired by our furry little friends, and I think you'll agree that today's poem belongs in that classification. Say hello to Hello: A Poem.

07:17 | Jan 20th, 2012

A candid tape recording of Bob's morning ritual.

02:45 | Jan 18th, 2012

An apple a day keeps the doctor away....depending on how that apple is prepared, by whom, and under what pretense.

02:21 | Jan 16th, 2012

We've had listener letters before, but they've never been as exotic and exciting as today's gem! Listen and try to contain your excitement as Bob is offered the opportunity of a lifetime!

03:53 | Jan 13th, 2012

Are Isolation Tanks right for you? And by "you" I mean listener Paul Prince. Find out as Bob answers yet another listener letter.

02:24 | Jan 11th, 2012

The convenience store dinner. We've all had it, but I doubt any of us have made a feast of it the way Bob has. Just listen!

03:34 | Jan 9th, 2012

Usually after a vacation, you'd invite your friends over to look at pictures from the trip. Seeing as that is impossible for a number of reasons, here we have a monologue regarding Bob's travels: A travelogue if you will.

04:56 | Jan 6th, 2012

If you spent the past month singing Christmas Carols, than there is a good chance that you've been infected by one of the many music-based disorders from which Bob suffers. Thank you Ben for your letter. Ben, huh...that reminds me of a song...

03:43 | Jan 4th, 2012

Well, late is better than never! With Bob out on the road he couldn't share this New Year's Eve poem until after the fact. I think we can all forgive him, considering the circumstances.

04:13 | Jan 2nd, 2012

If you think Affirmation Nation would go on hold for Bob to celebrate the holidays, than you are mistaken! Today Bob calls in with an update on his holiday activity and the fuel he is using to keep them going, if you know what I mean.

02:41 | Dec 30th, 2011

Should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? Thank you all for listening to Affirmation Nation this year. You've all been really kind!

03:02 | Dec 28th, 2011

We have a true return to form this episode as Bob debuts yet another of his beautiful poems. Talk about a great belated Christmas present!

03:19 | Dec 26th, 2011

All the tinsel and eggnog in the world can't measure up to a friendly hug when you're in need. Thank you to all the friends who lent their support to Bob this holiday season.

04:11 | Dec 23rd, 2011

Christmas is just around the corner and Bob's gift to you is a multi-denominational winter prayer that embraces all faith systems and all theological identities. Happy Holidays!

03:06 | Dec 21st, 2011

Once dinner has been eaten and presents have been opened, we'll all need something to do with our loved ones this holiday season. Take a page from Bob and listener Matt and pop in one of these family favorites!

04:00 | Dec 19th, 2011

Bob couldn't quite figure out how to use Amazon Wishlist so he's presenting his holiday desires via podcast!

03:21 | Dec 16th, 2011

And now it’s time for one of everyone’s favorite Christmas carols! You know the tune so sing along! And a one, and a two

03:22 | Dec 14th, 2011

And now it’s time for one of everyone’s favorite Christmas carols! You know the tune so sing along! And a one, and a two

02:42 | Dec 12th, 2011

And now it's time for one of everyone's favorite Christmas carols! You know the tune so sing along! And a one, and a two...

03:22 | Dec 9th, 2011

Are you ready to rumble? Because it might be... could it be... it is a home run of Affirmation Nations this week! Boom goes the dynamite!

03:41 | Dec 7th, 2011

Are you ready to rumble? Because it might be... could it be... it is a home run of Affirmation Nations this week! Boom goes the dynamite!

03:28 | Dec 5th, 2011

Are you ready to rumble? Because it might be... could it be... it is a home run of Affirmation Nations this week! Boom goes the dynamite!

02:47 | Dec 2nd, 2011

Few things are as annoying as a bad case of hiccups. Listener Ashley knows this, and she knows that when you need holistic all-natural healing for a commonplace problem, there is only one person to ask!

04:09 | Nov 30th, 2011

Spontaneous combustion doesn't just happen to plants and animals. It can happen to humans like you, and me, and listener Sheila. Be prepared, be vigilant, and be safe. On a brighter note, go pick up the Ducca Strong bracelet from the Earwolf store. L...Show More

03:05 | Nov 28th, 2011

Gobble Gobble! Hope all you listeners had a great Thanksgiving and that your meal was even half as delicious as Bob's was!

03:01 | Nov 25th, 2011

I think this one speaks for itself. A tone poem. An ode. Where Are My Parents?

05:56 | Nov 23rd, 2011

Some people let the stigma of psychiatry prevent them from seeking help and finding solace. Maybe, just maybe, one of you will take part in some "rhyme therapy" and find that not only is it fun, but it's spiritually freeing. Happy Thanksgiving, liste...Show More

02:26 | Nov 21st, 2011

We all know that The History Channel's "Ancient Aliens" is educational and compelling. Now we learn of its ability to inspire with Bob's newest poem, "Some Thoughts on The History Channel's Ancient Aliens."

03:04 | Nov 18th, 2011

It's not just for moistening cereal or stopping jalapeño burn. It's the lifeblood of the beverage industry and it's what we celebrate this week. Thanks Conrad!

02:50 | Nov 16th, 2011

With 100 episodes now under his belt, I think we can all agree that Bob Ducca is qualified to give advice to the listeners. Best of luck, Bill!

05:51 | Nov 14th, 2011

I think we've all gone through the sorrow of losing a loved one too soon. Even worse is the pain of the passing of a furry friend. Please take this time to think of your own late companions and pet your living friends extra hard. Thanks Bill!

02:32 | Nov 11th, 2011

Bob Ducca has tried his hand at scream therapy, art therapy, and even more experimental forms of self-help like gourd therapy. This week he takes it old school with an attempt at music therapy.

02:17 | Nov 9th, 2011

Bob Ducca has tried his hand at scream therapy, art therapy, and even more experimental forms of self-help like gourd therapy. This week he takes it old school with an attempt at music therapy. Part 2 of 3.

02:49 | Nov 9th, 2011

Bob Ducca has tried his hand at scream therapy, art therapy, and even more experimental forms of self-help like gourd therapy. This week he takes it old school with an attempt at music therapy. Part 1 of 3

03:16 | Nov 4th, 2011

After the outrageous success of the last tone poem, Bob has once again put quill to scroll. Turn off your anxious thoughts, tell your worries to come back later, and let your brain soak in the nectar of Rattle Crackle Crunch Tang.

03:40 | Nov 2nd, 2011

We got one heck of a listener letter this week from a harried housewife with some health questions pertaining to her flower bed. Thanks for your letter Susie, and be sure to keep us updated on your lawn and garden.

04:37 | Oct 31st, 2011

You're going to see a lot of scary goblins and ghouls tonight. Know that not all witches and vampires have warts on their noses and blood soaked fangs. Some might just look like your lonely, middle-aged neighbor.

05:09 | Oct 28th, 2011

Trick or treat, smell my feet, I'm sorry that they're swollen from eating too many sweets.

07:10 | Oct 26th, 2011

If cinema has taught us anything, it is that everyone has a bucket list. Even Bob? Even Bob! Why don't you share your own bucket lists with us on the Earwolf forums ? Thanks Jim!

03:18 | Oct 24th, 2011

You've heard Bob's poetry. You've heard his product reviews. In a total chocolate-and-peanut butter incident, we've found the two combined for today's episode. And, uh...sorry about last week.

05:08 | Oct 21st, 2011

...low self-worth, poor hand-eye coordination, and frequent television watchers have a lowered life expectancy. But that's not all! Thanks for your letter, Ryan!

04:49 | Oct 19th, 2011

...diabetes, behavioral issues, lowered manual dexterity, and...

03:39 | Oct 17th, 2011

Frequent television watching is scientifically linked to an increased risk of obesity, ADHD in children and adults, vision problems, and....

02:51 | Oct 14th, 2011

We end this week with a poem, but one a little different than past poems. This one is considered "tonal poetry" and it is...well, why don't you just listen in and find out!

04:36 | Oct 12th, 2011

Listener Julia should be proud. She's inspired yet another set of inspirational posters! Hang in there, Julia!

02:26 | Oct 10th, 2011

Listener Glenn, like many of us, is plagued by constant anxiety regarding which public restrooms he should and shouldn't use. The foremost expert in the field, Bob Ducca, is here to help!

04:41 | Oct 7th, 2011

It is time for another product review and this one is a real doozy. Is the Over Door Home Cervical Neck Traction Kid by Spineright spine-right for you? Listen in and hopefully you can avoid some of Bob's mistakes.

03:55 | Oct 5th, 2011

Sure, most podcast listeners are white, American males, but that doesn't mean that we lack cultural diversity as an industry. Today Bob responds to a listener letter regarding some of the geographically and culturally specific ailments and illnesses ...Show More

03:30 | Oct 3rd, 2011

Today, for the first time in Affirmation Nation history, we have a guest speaker! Sometimes it's not about what you say but how you say it, so hopefully by bringing a fresh new voice to the podcast we can learn to understand others in a deeper, fulle...Show More

02:38 | Sep 30th, 2011

There is a lot of misinformation and stigma when it comes to ear candling. Don't let yourself get confused like listener Tom; listen to Bob and figure out how to make ear candling work for you.

02:21 | Sep 28th, 2011

Grab a spoonful of whipped topping and a carton of vanilla ice cream, because today we're talking about pies! Perhaps the finest dessert in existence, Bob celebrates this warm and flaky treat in true Affirmation Nation form.

03:16 | Sep 26th, 2011

It's time for yet another product review. This week Bob looks into the pros and cons of the Canine Cooler Thermoregulating Pet Bed. This one gets truly personal for Bob, so find a cool place to sit and prepare for his words of wisdom.

04:32 | Sep 23rd, 2011

Like listener Julia, Bob is often offended and depressed by what major sign-making corporations deem to be "inspirational posters." Today he presents ideas for some more accurate and uplifting signs.

03:43 | Sep 21st, 2011

Today's poem is one of sadness and loss. One that has provided Bob catharsis following a tragedy. One about bagels and toasters.

05:25 | Sep 19th, 2011

It is important to always thank those who provide kindness and charity. Today's Affirmation Nation is dedicated to all the business who have provided Bob with a roof and a comfy chair when he needed it the most.

02:40 | Sep 16th, 2011

We end the week once again with a poem. This one is entitled I'm Looking for a Chiropractor Like The One In Jacob's Ladder. Thank you, and see you next week!

01:55 | Sep 14th, 2011

I think the title says it all. Thanks for your letter, Rich. Feel better.

03:23 | Sep 12th, 2011

The world of psychiatric counseling can be dark and scary to a novice patient. How can you know what path of therapy is right for you? Let Bob help you figure it out!

03:37 | Sep 9th, 2011

Even the happiest clam can fall victim to a devastating set-back. If you're having trouble getting back on that horse, let Bob sooth your soul with today's Affirmation Nation.

03:09 | Sep 7th, 2011

Listener Craig, like many of us, has trouble getting proper shuteye on a plane. Don't get overwhelmed, Craig: Bob is here to help! Prepare to get some major zzz's!

03:45 | Sep 5th, 2011

Someone as trusting as Bob is bound to be tricked once in a while, but that doesn't mean you should be! If you've ever been the victim of theft, deception, or trickery, listen in for tips on how to stay safe in this crazy world of ours.

02:23 | Sep 2nd, 2011

How better to end the week than with a poem? Today's poem is for a very special pepper with a very special place in Bob's heart.

02:54 | Sep 1st, 2011

Is it just me, or do nurses not get the credit they deserve? From cleaning up vomit to administering medicine, they do so much work with so little reward. Send this episode to a nurse in your life and brighten up her day, won't you?

02:15 | Aug 31st, 2011

Bob has made it clear what foods he cannot eat, but it's about time he celebrated all the delicious treats he CAN consume. Very few people appreciate the art of sauce-making the way Bob does, so listen in! You might even leave about a new sauce you'v...Show More

02:16 | Aug 30th, 2011

Join Bob for Affirmation Nation's first ever Quote of the Day. It will leave you feeling warmed, more content, and ready to embark on the day's adventures.

04:03 | Aug 29th, 2011

For many of us, a medicine cabinet is more than just a place to store toothpaste and antacids: A medicine cabinet is a treasure trove of all the things we hold most dear. Today you'll hear what Bob keeps in his medicine cabinet, and hopefully it will...Show More

01:47 | Aug 26th, 2011

What better way to end the week than with a poem? Today's poem is called "Don't Squeeze" and I'm sure it will speak to many of our listeners. Have a great weekend!

03:01 | Aug 25th, 2011

I like to think all of us dream of a better world. A world more friendly, more welcoming, and more ergonomic. Today's Affirmation Nation are some of the dreams Bob has for making the world a simpler place to live.

04:00 | Aug 24th, 2011

It's an easy enough premise, but many of us have problems executing it. Bob reveals just how to say "No" today with some tried and true excuses for those of us too full of love to deny anyone anything ever.

02:59 | Aug 23rd, 2011

Pee shyness effects countless individuals all over this great country, including listener Joel. If you are similarly affected and are tired of the stigma, tune in and find out how you can urinate happily once again.

03:20 | Aug 22nd, 2011

That's right, it is time once again for one of Bob Ducca's product reviews! This week Bob turns his critical eye to a personal hygiene product that can't quite live up to the hype.

02:22 | Aug 19th, 2011

Food and drink cleanses aren't just for fancy starlets and insecure Midwestern moms. Listener Kristen wants to know what cleanse is right for her, and Bob has all the answers she needs!

03:28 | Aug 18th, 2011

You came here for daily affirmations and that is exactly what you'll get! You can walk away from today's episode with a bevy of positive statements to get you through the rest of the week!

02:19 | Aug 17th, 2011

Bob was recently the recipient of some emotional and physical bruising. And what do we do when we are hurt? We write poetry! Enjoy!

03:35 | Aug 16th, 2011

Maybe the most important message Bob has for you all is the message of Highest Self. I honestly can't express enough just how important it is that he get this point across to all of you. You cannot miss this episode!

04:18 | Aug 15th, 2011

Got a case of the Mondays? Start your week off on a positive note with a workplace-specific guided meditation courtesy of Bob Ducca. And just to show that you aren't alone in your anxieties, he'll join you!

02:58 | Aug 12th, 2011

Compression hose. There, I said it! With all the stigma and negativity attached to these medical garments it can be hard to find help. Listener Glen came to the right place and Bob is more than ready to expel the rumors and get to the cold hard facts...Show More

02:42 | Aug 11th, 2011

Feeling stopped up? You won't be for long if you take Bob's advice! Yep, it's another product review and this week it's for the wildly popular Neilmed NasaFlo Neti Pot Sinus Rinse. And while the name says it all, I think you'd all be wise to listen t...Show More

03:17 | Aug 10th, 2011

We have received countless letters from listeners needing advice for their vision quests and other drug-induced religious experiences. This episode is dedicated to listener John P. but I think we'll have all learned a thing or two about spirit wolves...Show More

03:31 | Aug 9th, 2011

Affirmation Nation is by no means sponsored by The Learning Annex (they've actually asked that we refrain from mentioning them henceforth), but that won't stop Bob from loving them! Today Bob offers up some of his favorite classes and I'm willing to ...Show More

04:18 | Aug 8th, 2011

It is time once again for one of Bob's guided meditations. Find somewhere cozy to sit, put on some soothing music, and relax!

03:47 | Aug 5th, 2011

Bob, like many of us, is in the constant state of relieving his burdens. Today he relieves the burdens of childhood enemies. Got a grudge you're still holding onto? I hope you find inspiration in Bob's courage and let go of your pain.

02:53 | Aug 4th, 2011

When I say noble female Egyptian ruler, I think we all know what names comes to mind! Today Bob celebrates the beauty, strength, and courage of the woman who has inspired so many.

02:44 | Aug 3rd, 2011

Summer is the perfect time for a road trip, but who wants to go for a long drive only to be disappointed by the lack of support of their travel cushion? Well, worry no longer! Bob is here to review the Skwoosh Travel Seat Cushion and I think I can sa...Show More

03:08 | Aug 2nd, 2011

Listener Andrew is lucky in love! His wedding is coming up and he has asked for the advice of our dear Bob Ducca. Engaged or not, I think we all can learn a lot from Bob about keeping a marriage fresh and full of joy. Mazel Tov, Andrew!

02:15 | Aug 1st, 2011

While it may be hard to say goodbye to friends and loved ones, it comes nowhere near the pain of bidding farewell to the foods that bring you so much joy. Today Bob shares with us the foods he is no longer able to eat. We're sorry Bob, and we're here...Show More

05:03 | Jul 29th, 2011

How did the world come to know Bob Ducca? Well, I think his parents take some responsibility for that. In this excerpt from Bob's unpublished autobiography, you'll learn how Mr. and Mrs. Ducca came to be the parents of a beautiful baby boy that would...Show More

02:51 | Jul 28th, 2011

There is no better way to start the day than a hot cup of coffee and a fresh poem. Recline your Lazyboy and get out your nicest quilt to warm up with some word jazz.

02:28 | Jul 27th, 2011

It's time for yet another listener letter. Listener Johnny has been experiencing something odd when he walks. Should he go to the hospital? Dr. Bob doles out medical advice that I think we can all take to heart, or at least to knee.

02:33 | Jul 26th, 2011

Bob's poem therapy has been picking up steam as of late and he is back with yet another of his brilliant writings. We should all be so lucky to find a friend like Wrinkles the Hairless Cat.

03:29 | Jul 25th, 2011

We've got yet another product review for you today. Bob recently had an experience with Erdogyne ProFlex Soft Cap Elbow Pads and, well, just listen to what he has to say. Remember folks, elbow pad density is no laughing matter!

03:10 | Jul 22nd, 2011

Listener Mike has recently gone on one of life's scariest roller coasters: Breaking up with a loved one. If you are also dealing with the rejection and pain that comes along with lost affection, take solace in Bob's advice and hopefully you can begin...Show More

05:11 | Jul 21st, 2011

Today we give our listeners yet another guided meditation led by Mr. Bob Ducca. Put on your comfiest orthopedic pajamas, pour yourself a warm cup of tea (but not too warm!) and relax.

03:42 | Jul 20th, 2011

Freedom is the most beautiful gift this world has to offer. By contrast, strictly-enforced limitations are hell on earth. Take joy in your freedoms while Bob lists that which he is no longer allowed to do.

02:39 | Jul 19th, 2011

Today Bob offers up a product review for the Men's Cronus Hook-and-Loop Slipper by Propet. If you're experiencing any slipper-based discomfort, tarry not and listen before it's too late!

01:49 | Jul 18th, 2011

Poetry is one of the most empowering and successful methods of communication. Today's poem, Trestles Made of Yestles, dips its metaphorical toe into the tides of communication and will hopefully wash over you with a wave of positivity on the sandy sh...Show More

03:24 | Jul 15th, 2011

If Bob can make one point known it is that knee pain is a serious problem. Listener Zach seeks advisement on dealing with this embarrassing and painful ailment and gets some spiritual guidance in return.

01:32 | Jul 14th, 2011

From time to time, Bob will use Affirmation Nation as a podium for some of his favorite tweets. This is the fourth of these Twitter Covers. Follow @BobDucca for more gems like these.

02:09 | Jul 13th, 2011

Got a smelly septum? Listener Shamus sure does! If you've had trouble finding the right deodorant to fix your fragrance problem, let Bob assist you down the metaphorical antiperspirant aisle.

01:36 | Jul 12th, 2011

From time to time, Bob will use Affirmation Nation as a podium for some of his favorite tweets. This is the third of these Twitter Covers. Follow @BobDucca for more gems like these.

03:49 | Jul 11th, 2011

I think all our listeners have the same question of Bob, and only Drew has been courageous enough to ask: How did he loose his virginity? The story is touching, and at times criminal, but beautiful nonetheless.

02:09 | Jul 8th, 2011

From time to time, Bob will use Affirmation Nation as a podium for some of his favorite tweets. This is the second of these Twitter Covers. Follow @BobDucca for more gems like these.

02:45 | Jul 7th, 2011

Listener Nicole brings a very important issue to Affirmation Nation: Food Interfacing. Learn today how Bob manages his relationship with gluttony and food-based shame. Thanks Nicole!

01:52 | Jul 6th, 2011

From time to time, Bob will use Affirmation Nation as a podium for some of his favorite tweets. This is the first of these Twitter Covers. Follow @BobDucca for more gems like these.

02:37 | Jul 5th, 2011

If there is anything Bob is an expert on, it's being a step-father. Listener Benjamin seeks out his advice for relating to his own step-parent and receives a beautiful message of encouragement in response.

04:33 | Jul 1st, 2011

Inspired by the hit new song "To All The Girls I've Loved Before," Bob sends out his own love call on the winds of change that are always blowing. We love you all.

03:32 | Jun 30th, 2011

Now that we've all become acquainted, Bob is ready to get very open and honest with all the listeners. Today he reads a particularly sensitive selection from his diary entitled "The Slippery Slope of Comparison."

02:45 | Jun 29th, 2011

Happy to help those in need, Bob has taken to answering letters from some of our listeners. Today's letter comes from Mike, a nice guy in need of a great friend. Best of luck, Mike!

02:25 | Jun 28th, 2011

Bob has made significant progress in his poem therapy and has finally overcome his performance anxiety enough to read one for you. Here is his latest opus: The Battle Tattered Flapping Flag.

02:52 | Jun 27th, 2011

Sometimes we do the best learning when we're on our way to class. This was Bob's experience with his most recent healing venture: Art Therapy. Feel free to send in your own therapeutic self-portraits to .

04:03 | Jun 24th, 2011

After the wild success of his last guided meditation, Bob is back with yet another relaxation exercise. Breath deeply and enjoy.

03:02 | Jun 23rd, 2011

Before you leave your house this morning, ready to conquer the world and achieve all your goals and dreams, listen to the story of Bob's mustache surgery and the unexpected passion it awarded him.

02:39 | Jun 22nd, 2011

Inspired by a trip to the local book store, Bob would like to share with you all some profundity he encountered where he least expected it: In literature!

03:59 | Jun 21st, 2011

Bob brings out his inner Freud this week to talk about our inner child and his or her inner ill-equipped relative stuck taking care of him or her.

02:13 | Jun 20th, 2011

Would you like to be as empowered and self-aware as Bob Ducca? Here is just a brief list of some of the self-help books that have brought happiness into the life of our favorite ex-step father.

02:45 | Jun 17th, 2011

Do you ever feel like everyone is staring at you? This is a feeling Bob is well acquainted with, and he's here to help you overcome your insecurities and get right back on that bus!

02:28 | Jun 16th, 2011

Most of the podcasts on Earwolf are full of jokes and goof 'em ups, but Bob is here to talk about one of the most serious issues plaguing this country: Bathtub Safety.

02:09 | Jun 15th, 2011

Sometimes the smallest creatures can teach us the biggest lessons. Today on Affirmation Nation we learn a bit about the feeding rituals of insects and hopefully about ourselves as well.

02:30 | Jun 14th, 2011

There are few things in this world more refreshing than Affirmation Nation. One of those things is Coconut Water.

04:13 | Jun 13th, 2011

Today's Affirmation Nation is an educational fable in the style of an Aesop or a Blume. Won't you come learn with Bob?

02:34 | Jun 10th, 2011

We are so appreciative of all the kind sponsors who choose to affiliate with Affirmation Nation. We thank them once again.

02:40 | Jun 9th, 2011

Today Bob brings us yet another product review, but one not nearly as favorable as Bauerfield GenuTrain. Watch yourself, Cho-Pat.

02:32 | Jun 8th, 2011

Expensive Pillow is one of Bob's most beloved poems. Enjoy this poem as you start your day, and again as you climb into bed and hug your own expensive pillow.

04:05 | Jun 7th, 2011

Perhaps the greatest love a person can find is the love of a furry friend. But as Bob's friend Ms. Hartar learned, you have to be careful with these four-legged companions.

02:50 | Jun 6th, 2011

We are so appreciative of all the kind sponsors who choose to affiliate with Affirmation Nation. Today, we thank them

02:39 | Jun 3rd, 2011

Turning a negative into a positive, Bob has decided to review some of the various medical supplies that have kept him in slighly-less-discomfort-than-normal. Today we start with his favorite knee brace.

03:43 | Jun 2nd, 2011

Bob has recently discovered the relaxation and self-realization possible through guided meditations. Join Bob on this, his first of many attempts at nirvana.

02:28 | Jun 1st, 2011

Today's Affirmation Nation is a poem written by Bob about a trip he took. The destination? A happier and healthier Bob Ducca.

03:25 | May 30th, 2011

Welcome to Affirmation Nation with Bob Ducca. In this episode, Bob tells us a hopeful tale about a certain therapeutic treatment and what it has meant for his gentle psyche. Please send your words of encouragement, prayer requests, and other needs to...Show More