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Building Your New Life – One Conversation at a Time May 13, 2020


As many of us are either reemerging after the pandemic or contemplating what our lives will be like as we go “back to normal,” many of us are thinking through the aspects of our “normal” lives that are worth going back to. 

Yes, the situation we’ve all been...

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Judgy McJudgerson May 11, 2020

As states and municipalities around the country start to re-open, we are thrust into yet another highly uncertain time. Our lives were shaken up like snow globes when the novel coronavirus first reared its nasty head. Now, just as some of the snow is starting to settle and we are...

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Nima Rahmany - How to Become Trigger Proof May 06, 2020


Today’s episode is a deep one. We’re diving straight to the heart of a set of topics that are responsible for more suffering, stress, and anxiety in people’s lives than any others. 

Today we’re speaking with Dr. Nima Rahmany. Dr. Rahmany is...

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Are You Living by Design or by Default? May 04, 2020

29 years ago today, my dad died from colon cancer.

That experience was one of the most impactful experiences of my life, but for more reasons than the obvious.

One of the biggest things I learned from that experience is the importance of TIME and HOW WE CHOOSE TO SPEND...

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Permission to Take Care of Yourself Apr 29, 2020


If you’re like me, you’re a “doer.” When something needs to be done, you do it. When someone needs help, you’re there. When you see something that can be improved, you’re on it. 

There’s a shadow side to all that “doing.” 

Many...

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Be Like Gerda: Finding the Bright Spots in the Darkest Times Apr 27, 2020

Profound Conversations

You know those conversations that just stick with you? The ones that don’t necessarily seem significant at the time but that worm their way into your memory, take root, and blossom into something that fundamentally shifts your worldview?

Have you ever had...

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Maintaining Social Connection During a Pandemic Apr 22, 2020


We’re in an unprecedented time of “social distancing.” Many of us are experiencing the effects of spending time away from family and friends, and loneliness is one feeling so many of us are having. 

Because of this, I’m thrilled to welcome Peter Montoya back to...

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Feeling Fuzzy, Forgetful, or Absent-Minded? A Lesson About Cognitive Load Apr 20, 2020

I'm going to cut right to the chase today - we've been hearing from many people that they're feeling foggy, forgetful, or absent-minded.

You know, when you walk into a room and totally forget to do the ONE THING you went into the room to do?!

If you're a Mom, you've likely...

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Psychological Strength for Our Front-Line Healthcare Workers Apr 15, 2020


This episode was created for and is dedicated to our front-line healthcare workers.  

The responsibility you are being asked to shoulder amidst a time of incredible uncertainty and rapid change is overwhelming. We see you. We see the sacrifice you’re making. We can...

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Going Old School: What Do Grammar and Math Have to Do with Mindset and Pain? Apr 13, 2020

What do grammar and math have to do with mindset and pain? More than you might think!

There’s an old Buddhist saying: “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”

If you’ve ever heard me speak, or even had a conversation with me, you’ve probably heard...

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Parenting During a Pandemic Apr 08, 2020


If you’re a parent, I’m sure I don’t have to tell you that these are very difficult times. During this global pandemic, parents are being asked to simultaneously do multiple different jobs at the same time, and the expectations and evaluations we’re placing on...

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How to Quarantine Like an Endurance Athlete Apr 06, 2020

We've now been at this social distancing / quarantine thing for a few weeks, and it's likely that people's mood and mindset are starting to take a dive (more on that in a moment). 

Above all, we want you to know we're here for you, and we're cheering for you. You can do...

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