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How to Live ‘Eyes Wide Open’ Sep 25, 2019


This week's guest has one of the most eclectic resume's in business, including the following:

  • He has been a child television star
  • A Supreme Court clerk for Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsberg
  • Co-Founder of an internet startup
  • A graduate of Harvard at age 19
  • The author of a TED talk...
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One Woman’s Journey of Psychological Strength through Bariatric Surgery with Kayla Landaeta Sep 18, 2019


This week on the podcast, we’re diving into the topics of obesity and bariatric surgery. These topics are important ones to cover in their own right, but even beyond that, they’re topics that touch on many of the psychological hurdles that all of us face when we have to make a...

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What is Radical Responsibility and How Can You Cultivate It? Sep 13, 2019


Everyone has been given 1 life to live, but sadly, not everyone is an active participant in their own life.  

One of the key reasons for this is that they are not willing to accept responsibility for that active role. They are not willing to take radical responsibility for their life....

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How to Successfully Navigate Your Toughest Conversations with Intention and Empathy with AmyK Hutchens Sep 11, 2019


Think back to the last time you had to have a really tough conversation. Maybe it was a difficult conversation with your spouse, a friend, or someone at work. Maybe it was a family member or an employee. No matter what, there’s no denying how terrifying these conversations can be. 

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Build the Psychological Strength to Overcome Unhealthy Habits with Glenn Livingston Sep 04, 2019


This episode will change your life.  

We all have habits that we want to change. Maybe we want to eat healthier, drink less, or exercise more. You’ve likely set a goal to change a particularly difficult habit....and then failed. Likely multiple times. 

We set New...

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Navigating the Winding Path of Life with Mindfulness, Intentionality, and Self-Awareness with Shannon Schottler Aug 28, 2019


So many of us operate from the perspective that life is supposed to follow a linear path. So much so that, when we find ourselves at a crossroads or we feel compelled to go in a new direction, it can be incredibly difficult for us!

This is why I am so excited for you to meet this week’s...

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Nurturing a Growth Mindset to Help Our Children Learn with Teru Clavel Aug 21, 2019


We all want the best for our kids; that goes without saying. But, sometimes, our best intentions actually get in the way of our kids making the mistakes they need to make to grow and develop into educated, high-functioning adults. 

In today’s episode, we’re talking with ...

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Managing the Complexity of Trauma, Emotion, and Gratitude Aug 16, 2019


Gratitude is something we hear about a lot in the mainstream personal development literature…and it’s also a topic that gets simplified and manipulated in mainstream media. We’ve all seen the pretty social media posts that urge us to think positively,...

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How to Develop the Courage Habit Aug 14, 2019


The notion of being “fearless” is one that is so highly celebrated in our culture. 

But here’s the thing…there’s no such thing as being fearless. Fear, as a response, is primal and adaptive. It is natural and ingrained in us to fear the unknown, and...

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Harnessing the Power of your Subconscious Mind with Tiffany Toombs Aug 07, 2019


In this interview, you’ll learn how incredibly powerful your subconscious mind is. At Peak Mind, we say that your mind can be your most valuable asset or your biggest liability, and this episode illustrates that.  

This week you’ll meet Tiffany Toombs. Tiffany runs Blue...

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Failure Means You’re On the Right Path with April Seifert, Ph.D. Aug 05, 2019


NOTE: This is a legacy episode from the Women Inspired podcast, before it transitioned to be the Building Psychological Strength podcast. While you will hear some mention of the Women Inspired brand during this episode, the content is highly relevant to the goals of Peak Mind, which is why we...

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Thriving Through Uncertainty with Alisa Jones Aug 05, 2019


NOTE: This is a legacy episode from the Women Inspired podcast, before it transitioned to be the Building Psychological Strength podcast. While you will hear some mention of the Women Inspired brand during this episode, the content is highly relevant to the goals of Peak Mind, which is why we...

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