Building Psychological Strength Podcast & Blog

 

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What is psychological strength? Nov 18, 2020


CUE THE CONFETTI! Friends, this is episode 200 of the podcast, and in honor of that huge milestone, we’re diving DEEP into the different facets of psychological strength. 

You see, when we talk about ‘building psychological strength,’ we’re really talking about...

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Therapy Is Like KonMari for Your Mind Oct 11, 2020

If you've been with us for a bit, you're probably coming to realize some truths about our minds. Among others:

They're powerful...

They take shortcuts...

They're prone to creating habits...

And sometimes those habits aren't helpful.

Because of the nature of the way our minds work, they easily...

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How A Skinned Knee Made Me Grateful Oct 04, 2020

I have to share a painful/slightly hilarious story with you.

I'm currently training for my first half-marathon. Yesterday, I was a little over 7 miles into my planned 8 mile run, and I was feeling good. Really good, in fact, so I picked up the pace. I crossed 75th Street, the...

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Emotional Intelligence: Sifting Through Grey Emotional Sludge Sep 13, 2020

Pop quiz. What color is this?

Most people will say grey.

But, what if I told you that this grey paint is actually composed of 4 other colors mixed together. How easy would it be for you to figure out what those 4 colors were?

Pretty tough, right?

This simple paint example actually illustrates a...

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You Can Be Both a Success AND a Work-in-Progress Aug 02, 2020

Think about how far you've come. 

Truly. If you're in the Peak Mind community (or you're reading this post), you're the type of person who believes in intentionally working to better themself.

Think about all the progress you've made since you started your journey. Now think about...

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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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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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How Psychological Strength Helped Me Give a TEDx Talk Dec 11, 2019

 


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If you've been following me at Peak Mind or on social media, you likely know that I recently fulfilled a life-long goal by giving a TEDx Talk. It was an absolutely thrilling day, but there was a long road of hard work, unexpected issues, and...

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How to Develop the Courage Habit Aug 14, 2019


The notion of being “fearless” is one that is so highly celebrated in our culture. 

But here’s the thing…there’s no such thing as being fearless. Fear, as a response, is primal and adaptive. It is natural and ingrained in us to fear the unknown, and...

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