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Psychological Strength in the Face of a Pandemic Mar 16, 2020

Strap in. This week’s message is a long one, but it’s timely.

Unless you’ve been living so far off the grid that a global pandemic can’t reach you anyways, you’ve heard about the coronavirus. You’ve probably also been affected in some way. Events...

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How to Negotiate for Yourself…Even if You’re Afraid Mar 11, 2020


Pop quiz! On a scale from 1-10, how uncomfortable does it make you feel to think about negotiating on your own behalf? 

Now, on a scale from 1-10, how uncomfortable does it make you feel to think about negotiating on someone else’s behalf?  

For a lot of us, the...

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What Do You Look Like at Your Best? Mar 09, 2020

If we're all being honest we've all had days where we showed up as our BEST! ...and then there were those days where we feel like we fell short.

Here's something really cool: There's INSIGHT in that.

Hear me out! Think about what you're like when you're at your best. What are you...

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Life Tips from an IronMan with Brian Weaver Mar 04, 2020


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Have you ever had to persist even though you wanted to give up?  

Have you ever had to admit to yourself that you have a limited capacity of energy or...

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The Rapture of Your Full Life Experience with Stephanie Raffelock Feb 26, 2020


Some of you might know that I recently turned 40! Beyond the typical celebration, cake, and candles that come with any birthday, something stood out as unique about this one. 

The reactions of people around me when I told them the age I was turning. 

Some people were very...

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What is Perfectly Hidden Depression? with Dr. Margaret Rutherford Feb 19, 2020


I stumbled upon this week’s guest on Lewis Howes’ podcast, ‘The School of Greatness,’ and I was only about 5 minutes into that episode when I realized that she needed to be on our show as well.  

This week, we’re speaking with Dr. Margaret Rutherford...

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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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