EP 27: Push Through Procrastination

EP 27: Push Through Procrastination

EP 27: Push Through Procrastination

Why we often delay doing what we know we have to do.

  • Identify ways you might be putting things off. Do you find yourself in these situations?

    • Realizing you didn't leave yourself enough time to finish a task by the deadline

    • Feeling inadequately preparing for meetings

    • Trying to force yourself to do a task

    • Being stressed about time as you rush to appointments

    • Trying to hide that you haven't been working on a task

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Ep 26: Core Beliefs

Ep 26: Core Beliefs

Ep 26: Core Beliefs

Our brains develop shortcuts based on prior learning, experiences.

  • We develop scripts, or automatic responses that often don't even require conscious thought

    • Example: Driving a car safely while listening to the radio

  • In the same way, our minds develop mental structures that help us deal with potentially emotional situations like rejection, success, failure and so forth.

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EP 25: Deep Breath: The Importance of Breathing Properly

EP 25: Deep Breath: The Importance of Breathing Properly

EP 25: Deep Breath: The Importance of Breathing Properly

We need oxygen to survive.

  • It is the first and last things we do in this life.

  • I've taken yoga classes and they always say to focus on your breath

  • There are tons of different breathing techniques we use in counseling, to help with panic and anxiety disorders.

  • I have known the importance of breathing, but just recently in my life I really started to be more aware of my breathing and it has made a BIG difference in my stress levels and how clear my head is. When I just take a few moments, and I open up my diaphragm and breathe deeply, I just feel lighter and more free.

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EP 23: 3 Ways You're Self-Sabotaging

EP 23: 3 Ways You're Self-Sabotaging

EP 23: 3 Ways You're Self-Sabotaging

Many of us are engaged in self-destructive behaviors that have become habits. We allow these behaviors to continually undermine success and happiness, but we may not even recognize that we’re doing it. Self-sabotage is when we do something that gets in the way of our intent, or of our bigger dreams and goals. We want something, but somehow we never accomplish it.

Why? Because somewhere deep in our subconscious we’re fighting against that goal.

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EP 21: Practice Gratitude

EP 21: Practice Gratitude

EP 21: Practice Gratitude

Practicing gratitude means paying attention to what we are thankful to the point that it makes us feel more kind and compassionate toward the world. It can motivate people to make positive changes in their lives.

  • I say Practice gratitude instead of be grateful, Because honestly it is not easy. It does not come natural to be grateful. Maybe in November there is a heightened sense of gratitude because of thanksgiving, but in general. Misery likes company and life is hard. To truly focus on the good takes practice.

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