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Design Your Way Into The Future with a Calendar Audit Dec 30, 2020


As you look back on the past year, are you happy with how you spent your time? How about as you look forward. Do you feel confident that you have a crystal clear picture of how you want your days to look and feel in the coming year...as well as how to make that happen? 

One...

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A Professional Magician’s Guide to Living an Aligned Life Dec 23, 2020


Perception is reality. Truly.   

Our expectations about how the world works and what “should” happen next provide a powerful lens through which we see the world. 

Perhaps no one knows this better than today’s guest. Today we’re speaking with ...

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5 Principles of Life Design Sep 30, 2020


This episode will change your life...if you let it. 

This week, we’re digging deep into the concept of Life Design. Specifically, we’re going over the 5 principles that you have to work within in order to experience the shift that Life Design has to offer. 

In...

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A Helpful Question When You Feel Stuck Sep 27, 2020

Have you ever felt stuck? Torn as to what to do and which way to go in life? 

Maybe you feel that way about some aspect of life right now. If that's the case, this post is for you. Even if it's not the case, read on, because that stuck / torn feeling is one we encounter over and over...

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Does it Test Well? A Case Study in Life Design Sep 23, 2020


I’ll cut to the chase: this week’s podcast episode is an absolute master class in Life Design. If there is one single bit of friction in your life or you have even the smallest hunch that you want to make a change in your life, this episode is for you. 

Today, we’re...

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Are You Spinning Your Wheels? Sep 20, 2020

I used to wear busy like a badge of honor.

          “How are you?” my mom would ask.

          “I’m so busy! I’m working a ton, and I have to blah blah blah.”

I was on my way to burn out.

That was in the...

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Designing Your Life for Happiness Jul 29, 2020


One of the really cool things that Psychology has to offer is its ability to help us understand our own behavior.  

I mean, why is it that some behaviors or habits are relatively easy for us to adopt, while we struggle with others? Why do some behaviors feel more...

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The Self-Care Pyramid: The Components Most People Miss Jul 22, 2020


Self-care is more than bubble baths and manicures, but unfortunately, most self-care content we see out there is missing important components. Arguably, they’re missing THE MOST IMPORTANT components.  

Today on the podcast, we’re diving into something we call The Self-Care...

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Take Back Your Keys – Be the Driver of Your Own Life Jun 24, 2020


Have you ever been frustrated by self-help gurus and other people who tell you to become your best self, focus on gratitude, and show up as the person you want to be....all the while, they’ve never faced a day of adversity in their lives? 

The thing is, gratitude is ...

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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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Building Your New Life – One Conversation at a Time May 13, 2020


As many of us are either reemerging after the pandemic or contemplating what our lives will be like as we go “back to normal,” many of us are thinking through the aspects of our “normal” lives that are worth going back to. 

Yes, the situation we’ve all been...

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Are You Living by Design or by Default? May 03, 2020

29 years ago today, my dad died from colon cancer.

That experience was one of the most impactful experiences of my life, but for more reasons than the obvious.

One of the biggest things I learned from that experience is the importance of TIME and HOW WE CHOOSE TO SPEND IT. 

At some...

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Feeling Fuzzy, Forgetful, or Absent-Minded? A Lesson About Cognitive Load Apr 19, 2020

I'm going to cut right to the chase today - we've been hearing from many people that they're feeling foggy, forgetful, or absent-minded.

You know, when you walk into a room and totally forget to do the ONE THING you went into the room to do?!

If you're a Mom, you've likely experienced it...

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Moving Toward a Better Vision for Your Life Oct 23, 2019


This is a really neat week on the podcast. We're essentially clearing up some misconceptions this week.

As yoga and meditation have become more mainstream, we've lost a bit of the impact that these practices can have. We all know that yoga can make you more flexible, but what about the...

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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 Your Small Decisions Add Up to Happiness with Alexandra Amarotico 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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Achieving Your True Potential with Sam Basques 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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What is life design? 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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How to Turn Major Life Changes into Opportunities to THRIVE! with Kate Snowise 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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Living Your Life Full Throttle with Lisa Brouwer 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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Create Your Life Around Your Unique Strengths with Emily Brummund 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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