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0218 [LIFE] How to Cope with 'Virus Fatigue' Feb 03, 2021


Virus Fatigue. If we’re being honest, we’re all experiencing it to some degree. As we release this episode, the U.S. has been in the COVID epidemic for exactly a year. This is longer than any of us expected when it all began. 

The dirty secret of all of this...

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Surviving and Thriving through the Upcoming School Year in the Era of COVID Aug 05, 2020


"I’m so worried about the upcoming school year.” 

“I’m already struggling to be a good mom and a good employee. Now I have to be a good teacher too?!” 

“I have such high standards for myself. I’m afraid of my perfectionism as school starts...

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Living Life by Design After COVID May 20, 2020


Stop. Stop right now. Consider for a moment the opportunity that stands before each and every one of us. 

Life is about to go back to “normal” after COVID. We’re about to go back to our jobs, begin shopping, interacting, and living in a way that is closer to the...

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Judgy McJudgerson May 10, 2020

As states and municipalities around the country start to re-open, we are thrust into yet another highly uncertain time. Our lives were shaken up like snow globes when the novel coronavirus first reared its nasty head. Now, just as some of the snow is starting to settle and we are getting used...

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Maintaining Social Connection During a Pandemic Apr 22, 2020


We’re in an unprecedented time of “social distancing.” Many of us are experiencing the effects of spending time away from family and friends, and loneliness is one feeling so many of us are having. 

Because of this, I’m thrilled to welcome Peter Montoya back to...

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Psychological Strength for Our Front-Line Healthcare Workers Apr 15, 2020


This episode was created for and is dedicated to our front-line healthcare workers.  

The responsibility you are being asked to shoulder amidst a time of incredible uncertainty and rapid change is overwhelming. We see you. We see the sacrifice you’re making. We can...

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Parenting During a Pandemic Apr 08, 2020


If you’re a parent, I’m sure I don’t have to tell you that these are very difficult times. During this global pandemic, parents are being asked to simultaneously do multiple different jobs at the same time, and the expectations and evaluations we’re placing on...

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How to Quarantine Like an Endurance Athlete Apr 05, 2020

We've now been at this social distancing / quarantine thing for a few weeks, and it's likely that people's mood and mindset are starting to take a dive (more on that in a moment). 

Above all, we want you to know we're here for you, and we're cheering for you. You can do this. 

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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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An Actionable Exercise to Help Ground You During Uncertain Times Mar 25, 2020


As we move through these uncertain times together, I want to do everything I can to help you build and maintain the psychological strength you’ll need to thrive through this adversity.  

We founded Peak Mind to help you navigate times exactly like this.  

Life is...

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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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Psychological Strength in the Face of a Pandemic Mar 15, 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 have been...

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