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0328 | Set Your Compass and Live a Life You Love Dec 22, 2021

You all know how much I love life design. This time of the year, it's especially relevant. So many of us take stock of our lives and think about changes we might want to make, and life design provides a set of tools and techniques to help us do that more effectively.

Today, We're speaking with...

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Your (Obligatory) Holiday Survival Guide Dec 20, 2021

Christmas and Kwanzaa are right around the corner (and Hanukkah snuck right past me). Maybe you love this time of year…and maybe you don’t. Maybe you’re like a lot of folks who find it quite challenging. Personally, I don’t holiday like a lot of my fellow...

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0327 | How to Use Creativity to Thrive Dec 15, 2021

Over the last 5 seasons, we've covered so many practices that we can build into our lives in order to help us thrive. But, there's one topic that we haven't really covered in any depth: creativity. Turns out, creative endeavors like painting, sculpting, poetry, dance, and other mediums tie so...

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Mindfulness...from a Former Skeptic Dec 13, 2021

My mom and I are close. I’ve always adored her but, when I was younger, I scoffed a bit at (what I used to call) her Zen-Buddha-karma hippie interests. Like meditation. She was into yoga before it was cool, so I was exposed to it as a teen in the mid-90s. I didn’t mind yoga as...

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0326 | How to Use Courageous Brain Process to Escape Fear Traps Dec 08, 2021

Have you ever stopped to consider just how often fear influences how you think, feel, and react? Sometimes, this impact can be slight, and we're able to quickly move past it. However, other times, these feelings of fear can be so intense that they stop us in our tracks. They lead us to feel...

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Peak Mind Pro: Finding Flow at Work Dec 07, 2021

By now, you've probably heard abysmal statistics about employee engagement (only 1/3 of employees are fully engaged in work) and presenteeism (physically present at work but mentally checked out), which brings with it staggering costs in real dollars. Fortunately, we can...

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0325 | Develop Better Habits in 2022 Dec 02, 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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