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0315 - How to Cultivate a Relationship with Yourself Sep 22, 2021


One of the 7 main skillsets that make up psychological strength has to do with the self. One of the core ways we think about the self is in terms of identity. Who am I? What am I like? What do I value? What am I good at...or not so good at? All of that is important, but today, I want to cover a...

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Peak Mind Pro: What Is Psychological Strength? Sep 21, 2021

What exactly is 'Psychological Strength,' and why is it such an important set of skills for your team to develop? This is the question we'll dive into in this post.

It probably comes as no surprise that our mind is the lens through which we experience and interact with...

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0314 [LIFE] The Secret to Effective Prioritization Sep 15, 2021


We've all felt the squeeze of having too much on our plate and too little time, energy, and capacity. We feel pulled to accomplish, achieve, and deliver based on other people's requests and demands. Our calendars turn to time confetti as we attempt to juggle multiple things at a time, and at...

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0312 [PROFESSIONAL] Why Slowing Down Makes Us Anxious...And What to Do Sep 10, 2021


Have you ever taken a necessary break from work with the goal of recharging, resting, and relaxing...yet you end up feeling ANXIOUS?! Stepping away from work should feel relaxing, right? Yet, so many times, we end up feeling anxiety, and it can feel surprising and unexplainable.

In today's...

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0311 [LIFE] How to have Effective Political Conversations with Peter Montoya Sep 08, 2021


Picture this - it's Thanksgiving, and in walks THAT family member. The one who has differing political views and ALWAYS wants to talk about them. You want it to go well, but you're afraid it just won't. What do you do?

Like it or not, the divisiveness in politics is something that has...

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Peak Mind Pro: Navigate Stress without Being Stressed Out Sep 07, 2021

Back-to-school is always a stressful time for working parents. This year, however, makes previous ones look like a breeze. Set against the back drop of an ongoing pandemic, seemingly constant transitions in the workplace, and heavy world events, employees are feeling the stress more than...

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0309 [PROFESSIONAL] How to Develop Self-Leadership Sep 03, 2021


Becoming a better leader of others requires that we become a better leader of ourselves. In today's professional edition of the podcast, we're focused on self-leadership. What it is, why it's important, and how to cultivate it.

Research cited in this episode: ...

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0308 [LIFE] Find Your New Direction...Mindfully Sep 01, 2021


Have you ever found yourself in a position where you've just felt stuck? Unsure of what direction to go next? Feeling like you're torn between a bunch of options and not sure which one to choose? We've all felt that way, and we're diving deep into how to chart our new direction in a mindful way...

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0306 [PROFESSIONAL] Create Your Own Micro-Culture Aug 27, 2021


As we contemplate the potential of returning to the office in the coming months and all of the uncertainty and complexity surrounding it, one question that's on many people's minds is what it will feel like to be back in the office with everyone? One important element of that question is the...

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0305 [LIFE] A Conflict Resolution Playbook Aug 25, 2021


Let's be honest...no one likes conflict. BUT, let's be honest again...conflict is inevitable. There isn't a relationship in our lives that won't involve some degree of conflict at some point whether it's a personal relationship or a professional relationship. And, our ability to manage that...

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0302 [LIFE] Diet Culture vs. Nutrition as a Self-Care Practice Aug 18, 2021


How often do you think about your own diet and the food you eat as a form of self-care? What does that even mean? So much of our understanding of what constitutes a HEALTHY diet is shaped by diet culture and what amount to marketing messages designed to sell products and services. We forget...

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0299 [LIFE] Finding Meaning as we Move Through Grief Aug 11, 2021


One of the most formative experiences of my life was losing my Dad to colon cancer when I was 11. The grief that I experienced at such a young age, coupled with the harsh realization of my own mortality, and eventually, the passion and meaning that came out of his death cannot be understated.

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