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0325 | Develop Better Habits in 2022 Dec 01, 2021

December is here, which means New Years is right around the corner, bringing with it goals for creating better habits and changing our lives for the better. Except, habits are stinking hard to change!!

Our minds are hard-wired to make habitual behaviors very difficult to change, but it's not...

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Stop Feeling Bad Nov 29, 2021

How many times have you said, “I feel bad”? How many times have you been asked “What’s wrong?” or told “Don’t be sad/mad/worried/_____”?

 

About a million, right?

 

And therein lies a problem. 

 

We are taught from early...

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0324 | Cultivating the Mother-Daughter Relationship with Dr. Michelle Deering Nov 24, 2021

Being a parent is hard. It's a fact. If there's one relationship that requires us to be psychologically strong, it's the relationship we cultivate with our kids.

This week, we're diving deep into the Mother-Daughter relationship. Specifically, we're talking about how we can cultivate the type of...

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If You Want to Be Happy, Expect Less Nov 22, 2021

If you want to maximize happiness and cultivate more inner peace, expect less.

 

 As a teenager, I was stoked to watch An American Werewolf in Paris. I just knew it was going to be edgy and scary - a cinematic masterpiece! What it was, however, was a giant let...

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0303 [PROFESSIONAL] Rescuing Corporate Exhausted Heroes with Mark Heydt Nov 19, 2021


This episode is my special gift to those of you who find yourself wearing multiple hats. Individual contributor AND manager. Individual contributor AND strategic visionary. It's not easy!

Today, we're speaking with Mark Heydt. Mark has experience coaching C-suite executives, divisional...

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0323 | Values in Concept versus Values in Action Nov 17, 2021

So, you've taken the time to define what your personal values are. Amazing! Knowing your personal values is an important step in helping you align your life and your decision-making in the direction that is right for you.

But, let me ask you this: when you look at your actual behavior, the...

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Happy in 3...2...1 Nov 15, 2021

 

Several years ago, over a shared steak dinner at a local restaurant, a friend and I talked about all kinds of things ranging from physics to depression. I happened to share this little exercise I use regularly at work called Daily 3-2-1 (full disclosure, I learned it from Dr....

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0322 | The Super Power of Psychological Flexibility with Diana Hill Nov 10, 2021

There are a few things I hear from clients more often than anything else. "How do I move forward when I'm afraid?" or "How do I stop my inner critic?" or "I feel stuck in my old ways and am having a hard time changing." These complaints may sound like big, difficult problems, and they definitely...

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Peak Mind Pro: Increasing Employee Engagement Nov 09, 2021

You've probably seen the statistics. In August, 2021 alone, 4.3 million people quit their jobs. There are a lot of driving factors behind these numbers, but one big factor is disengagement and dissatisfaction.

The pandemic caused people to reevaluate all areas of their lives, but in...

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0321 | The Critical Role of Emotions in Managing Conflict with Doug Noll Nov 03, 2021

When you think about effectively managing conflict, what comes to mind? Many people go straight to things like communication skills or the ability to clearly articulate a point. But, what about the role of emotion? What if we truly aren't rational beings? What if we accept the fact that we are...

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Fear: Is It a Trick or a Treat? Oct 31, 2021

Scary movies, haunted houses, creepy crawlies that go bump in the night…yes, please! If you’re like me, you enjoy a good scare. The anticipation as you wander through the haunted house, knowing that someone – or something – is waiting to jump out at you at any...

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0320 | Brain Hacks to Boost Productivity with Nicole Byers Oct 27, 2021

Today is a very special episode for those of you who are high-achievers, those who tend toward perfectionism, and those who have a lot on your plate right now. Many times, in our quest to be more productive, we find ourselves using tactics that simply aren't effective. The crazy thing is that we...

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