Building Psychological Strength Podcast & Blog

 

It's time to go beyond merely surviving. It's time to thrive!

 

SUBSCRIBE
How to Avoid Feeling like a Failure When Your Plate is too Full Jan 06, 2021


Sometimes, the amount of work and responsibilities we have on our plates is just too much. Between work, caring for others, taking care of our homes and physical space, and attempting to squeeze in a little bit of self-care, it can all feel overwhelming. 

But, what if you could...

Continue Reading...
When you feel like life is against you Dec 02, 2020


There’s no denying it – life is going to hand us adversity. Time and time again, we will be challenged by our circumstances, and many times, those circumstances won’t be in our control. 

When I was 13 years old, I went blind for the first time, and I will admit, I let...

Continue Reading...
When Being Selfish Is HEALTHY Aug 16, 2020

We frequently have conversations with our students and clients about how it is NOT selfish to take care of yourself....but what if it actually IS selfish? What if it is something called healthy selfishness?

I came across this concept in a book I have been reading. The book is called...

Continue Reading...
 
How to Protect Yourself from Burn-Out Aug 12, 2020


Today’s show is dedicated to the person on the edge of burn out. The person who is juggling work, family, household, friends, and other responsibilities. 

You are an asset in your life. You are THE asset in your life, and as an asset, you must be protected. 

When you serve such...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...
You are the Asset Jul 01, 2020


Let’s take just a moment to review all of the people who rely on you in a given week.  

Your partner. Your kids. Your team at work. Your broader family. Your friends. That's a lot...and it can be overwhelming at times

You’ve probably seen the...

Continue Reading...
Permission to Take Care of Yourself Apr 29, 2020


If you’re like me, you’re a “doer.” When something needs to be done, you do it. When someone needs help, you’re there. When you see something that can be improved, you’re on it. 

There’s a shadow side to all that “doing.” 

Many...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...
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. 

...
Continue Reading...
What Do You Look Like at Your Best? Mar 08, 2020

If we're all being honest we've all had days where we showed up as our BEST! ...and then there were those days where we feel like we fell short.

Here's something really cool: There's INSIGHT in that.

Hear me out! Think about what you're like when you're at your best. What are you doing?...

Continue Reading...