Building Psychological Strength Podcast & Blog

 

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Neuroplasticity: The Full Story Sep 09, 2020


Neuroplasticity. A concept we’ve all heard about. It’s a key driver of growth mindset, the creation of new habits, the reason why gratitude practices are so powerful, and the underlying factor that allows us to reinvent ourselves. 

How amazing is that?! 

But, there’s...

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Quieting Your inner Critic Aug 23, 2020

You know that little voice? The one inside that’s constantly comparing you to others, noting all the ways you’re falling short, and oh-so-helpfully pointing out everything little thing you do wrong?

Or perhaps your Inner Critic is more of a bully, calling you names and harshly...

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Don't Slouch: Building Mental Muscle and New Thinking Habits Jul 12, 2020

From the time I was 3 until I was 17, I was a ballet dancer. My main teacher, Miss Judy, was a stickler. She demanded poise and precise body position and technique. As a result, I had perfect posture. I had practiced so much that my default was a straight spine and broad open...

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A Quick Technique for Building Compassion for Anyone May 17, 2020

Last week, Ashley wrote a post about judgements. And, we've talked extensively about the importance of avoiding judgement and accepting (not necessarily approving of) other people's behavior.

We simply can't force others to do something, think something, or be a certain...

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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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