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High-Functioning Anxiety and The Happier Approach with Nancy Jane Smith Feb 12, 2020


Sometimes, the most difficult issues to work on are the ones that are in our blind spots. The ones that are masked by external factors or achievements that make us believe that we’re ok….when we aren’t. 

This week, we’re talking about one of those...

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Mind-Hacking Happiness with Sean Webb Feb 05, 2020


You’ve heard me say it a million times. Your mind can be your most valuable asset or your biggest liability.  

This week, we’re diving into the fundamental mechanisms that set us up to go in either of those directions with one of the world’s leading experts on...

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Building Emotional Intelligence with Rich Bracken Jan 29, 2020


I’m sure you’ve heard about emotional intelligence and how important it is to psychological strength.  

Today, we’re talking to an expert in the domain of emotional intelligence, and I have to say, it was such a deep, actionable conversation.  

Today,...

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Mindfulness Through Music with Cheryl B. Engelhardt Jan 22, 2020


This week is a first on the podcast. This week I’m speaking with a Julliard-trained music composer. 

What does that have to do with psychological strength you ask? 

Well, in addition to being a talented musician, Cheryl B. Engelhardt suffered from monthly panic attacks...

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Become a Better Leader by Building Psychological Strength Jan 15, 2020


Have you ever thought about all of the ways you show up as a leader in your life?  

Think about it.  

The most obvious is probably a leadership position at work or in your company. But, how about in your relationships outside of work? How about as a parent? How...

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The Single Most Important Factor Driving Psychological Well-Being Jan 08, 2020


If you had to guess what the single, most important factor is in determining your psychological well-being, what would you guess? 

Turns out, it’s social connection and personal relationships. 

Our connections to other people and our social interactions with them are an...

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How to EMBODY Psychological Strength Dec 18, 2019


This week on the podcast, we're talking to a kindred spirit. Josh Trent is the founder of Wellness Force, a movement to help people improve their lives by helping them find physical and mental intelligence.

Here's the thing. Not only does Josh advocate learning about important topics...

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How Psychological Strength Helped Me Give a TEDx Talk Dec 11, 2019

 


Watch my TEDx Talk here!

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If you've been following me at Peak Mind or on social media, you likely know that I recently fulfilled a life-long goal by giving a TEDx Talk. It was an absolutely thrilling day, but there was a long road of hard work, unexpected issues, and...

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An East Meets West Approach to Building Psychological Strength with Senia Tuominen Dec 04, 2019


How many times have you heard people talk about physical health as though it’s separate from mental health? 

Let’s come at this from a different direction. If you stayed up very late for 4 nights in a row, how would you feel, emotionally, afterward? 

That simple example...

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Break Free from Anxiety Nov 27, 2019


Each and every one of us have struggled with feelings of anxiety in our lives. Anxiety has become so pervasive and common that people have begun to believe that it’s just a fact of life that can’t be changed. 

This week, we’re debunking that notion. 

This week,...

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How Recognition Can Help You Achieve Peak Performance and Thrive Through Adversity and Failure Nov 20, 2019


When was the last time you genuinely said "thank you" to someone else? How often do you recognize people for the big (and small) things they do? Have you ever stopped to consider how impactful the act of recognition can be?

Today, we're speaking with Sarah McVanel. Sarah is a recognition...

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Psychological Strength through Stillness with Betty Jean Bell Nov 13, 2019


If you’ve ever felt like you weren’t enough, this episode is for you. 

If you’ve ever felt like you needed to lose X pounds or make $X in order to be happy, this episode is for you. 

If you have a set of beliefs or thought patterns about yourself that aren’t...

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