Building Psychological Strength Podcast & Blog

 

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0215 [LIFE] How to holistically heal your brain with Dr. Brant Cortright Jan 27, 2021


Since 1950, rates of anxiety and depression have rapidly increased in the U.S. and around the globe, to the point that we now have a mental health crisis on our hands. Improvement in testing and diagnosis does not explain this increase. Rather, changes in our diet, environment, and lifestyle...

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How to Get More Out of Your Day Aug 09, 2020

I've got an important question for you. Between the things you want to do and things you have to do, there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get it all done. So what do you sacrifice?

If you’re like a lot of people, you sacrifice things like...

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Mindfulness as a Tool to Thrive through Adversity Apr 01, 2020


Peak mind is currently offering bi-weekly (2 / week) psych strength building workshops absolutely FREE. Sign up for the Peak Mind Starter Pack at www.peakmindpsychology.com/start to get all the details about how you can join us and to access the replays from past calls. 

If...

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The Brain Science Behind Fear Mar 22, 2020

As you know, cases of COVID-19 are beginning to rise in the U.S. and in many other parts of the world, and naturally, many people are experiencing some fear. Will I get sick? Will my family get sick? How bad will our case be if we do get sick? These are all scary questions to contemplate...

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Dealing with Anxiety During a Pandemic Mar 16, 2020


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 have been cancelled. Businesses and schools have closed or shifted to remote options....

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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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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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How to Build Psychological Strength Through Parenting Jan 01, 2020


Hey, parents out there, this week’s episode is one you won’t want to miss.  

During a challenging time with your child, have you ever questioned yourself and wondered whether you were doing the right thing? Wondered whether it is better to engage with my child in this...

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How to Build Psychological Strength Through Parenting with Dr. Karen Cassiday Dec 25, 2019

Hey, parents out there, this week’s episode is one you won’t want to miss.

During a challenging time with your child, have you ever questioned yourself and wondered whether you were doing the right thing? Wondered whether it is better to engage with my child in this moment or ignore...

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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 to Liberate Your Mind and Pivot Toward What Matters with Dr. Steven Hayes Oct 09, 2019

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Bonus Episode (hands-on exercise):


So many of us have experienced trauma, depression, anxiety, and other painful feelings and events. But answer this:

When you have those experiences, do you tend to try to get rid of or avoid those painful feelings, or do you lean into them?

On...

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