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Ease Your Anxiety with Belly Breathing

Ease Your Anxiety with Belly Breathing

Anxiety expert, Dr. David Carbonell has a powerful suggestion during moments of panic: practice belly breathing. Belly breathing can serve as a powerful anchor against anxiety by grounding you in the present moment. Each breath is a gentle reminder of your ability to find solace amidst the chaos, and helps to ensure that serenity remains within reach whenever you need it most. Join us as we delve into this relaxing practice of belly breathing through this simple exercise from the popular audiobook, "Panic Attacks Workbook: A Guided Program for Beating the Panic Trick (Second Edition)".
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Falling in Love with Where You Are: Jeff Foster’s Transformative Wisdom

Falling in Love with Where You Are: Jeff Foster’s Transformative Wisdom

Spiritual teacher Jeff Foster is the author of the enlightening audiobook "Falling in Love with Where You Are." A former astrophysics scholar at Cambridge University, Jeff encourages us to break free from preconceived notions about life, liberate ourselves from the shackles of past and future thinking, and dive into the rich tapestry of sensations, feelings, and thoughts present in the here and now. In this excerpt from Falling in Love with Where You Are, he proposes an experiment to discover the freshness and vitality inherent in each moment.
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Weight Loss Success: Insights from ‘The Diet Trap’ Audiobook

Weight Loss Success: Insights from ‘The Diet Trap’ Audiobook

Navigating the path to enhanced confidence amidst the challenges of weight loss can be a complex journey, particularly when it's tempting to anchor one's aspirations solely on the envisioned end goal. In this episode, we share inspiring insights from the popular audiobook, "The Diet Trap: Feed Your Psychological Needs and End the Weight Loss Struggle Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy." Weight loss experts Drs. Lillis, Dahl, and Weineland empathize with the struggle many face and provide advice and a fresh perspective on boosting confidence during the weight loss journey.
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How to Create Positivity for Your New Year

How to Create Positivity for Your New Year

Start your year off on the right foot by embracing the power of mindfulness to stop negative thinking and lay a solid foundation to create positivity. Dr. Klemanski helps us step into the New Year with a commitment to create positivity. He shares simple yet powerful methods from his popular audiobook "Don't Let Your Anxiety Run Your Life." Learn to halt negative thinking in its tracks, release judgment, invite acceptance, and let positivity be your anchor.
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The Art of Living Beyond Your Comfort Zone

The Art of Living Beyond Your Comfort Zone

Embark on a transformative journey as we explore the art of living beyond your comfort zone. While the familiar may be reassuring, the real magic happens when we step outside the confines of what we know. Join us as we share an engaging excerpt from the witty audiobook "How to be Miserable: 40 Strategies You Already Use" by psychologist Dr. Randy Paterson. Discover the art of breaking free from comfort zones and embracing a technicolor life, where new experiences become the canvas of your personal growth.
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Overcome Anxiety with Mindfulness

Overcome Anxiety with Mindfulness

In our fast-paced world, anxiety seems like an unwelcome epidemic, but today we'll explore how to overcome anxiety with an excerpt from the audiobook "Don't Let Your Anxiety Run Your Life," written by acclaimed psychologist Dr. David Kelmanski. Dr. Kelmanski shares how emotion regulation and mindfulness become your allies in the quest for mastery over anxiety, creating a potent framework for lasting change.
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How to Find Your Mission and Align with Your Purpose

How to Find Your Mission and Align with Your Purpose

Are you embarking on a journey of self-discovery? Do you want to find your mission, but end up feeling adrift in the sea of life? You're in good company! Every hero's journey begins with uncertainty. In this episode, we'll equip you with three transformative exercises to help you unearth your life's purpose. These exercises are drawn from the popular audiobook "Why?: What Your Life is Telling You About Who You Are and Why You're Here".
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How to Fix Your Sleep Schedule and Get a Good Night’s Sleep

How to Fix Your Sleep Schedule and Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Night owls and early birds, it’s time to fix your sleep schedule. If your mind is too active when you are trying to sleep, the reason could be that you are trying to sleep at a time when your body clock is promoting alertness. To set yourself up for a successful night of rest, it’s vital to match your internal clock to the one on your bedside table. This excerpt from the popular audiobook, "Goodnight Mind: Turn Off Your Noisy Thoughts and Get a Good Night's Sleep " will guide you in making the changes to help you thrive.
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Mindfulness Meditation for Anxiety

Mindfulness Meditation for Anxiety

Mindfulness meditation is the ultimate tool for being fully present in the moment without judgment or labeling. If you're struggling with anxiety, it may seem counterintuitive to focus on your internal, present-moment experiences. But the truth is, anxiety often arises from ruminating about the past or anticipating the future — it doesn’t actually occur in the present moment. Today, clinical psychologist and anxiety expert Dr. David Carbonell provides effective step-by-step instructions for a simple mindfulness meditation for anxiety. These instructions are from his popular audiobook, "Panic Attacks Workbook: A Guided Program for Beating the Panic Trick (Second Edition)".
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Dealing with Flight Anxiety: A Simple Exercise

Dealing with Flight Anxiety: A Simple Exercise

Do you struggle with flight anxiety? Well, you’re not alone! But what if you could conquer that fear and finally enjoy air travel without the crippling anxiety? The audiobook, "Fear of Flying Workbook: Overcome Your Anticipatory Anxiety and Develop Skills for Flying with Confidence", written by anxiety expert Dr. David Carbonell, provides practical exercises and tools to help you overcome your fear and become a confident passenger. In this excerpt from his audiobook, Dr. Carbonell provides a simple exercise to help you overcome flight anxiety. It can help not only when you’re flying but in any situations that trigger anxiety.
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How to Practice Acceptance

How to Practice Acceptance

Sometimes, finding the strength to accept things can feel impossible. But there are simple techniques from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (or "ACT"), that can help you find peace and learn to practice acceptance, even in the midst of chaos. These tips are from the audiobook, "Things Might Go Terribly, Horribly Wrong: A Guide to a Life Liberated from Anxiety", by Dr. Kelly Wilson and Troy Drufrene. Discover the power of ACT and find peace in the midst of chaos.
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How to Fix Your Sleep Schedule and Get a Good Night’s Sleep

12 Ways to Stop Feeling Tired All the Time

This episode address some of the common causes of fatigue so that you can finally stop feeling tired all the time. Thankfully, most of the reasons for a lack of energy are fixable and require simple lifestyle changes. With helpful direction from the sleep experts who wrote the popular audiobook, ”Goodnight Mind: Turn Off Your Noisy Thoughts and Get a Good Night’s Sleep”, you too can wake up on the right side of the bed.
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Overcome Anxiety with Mindfulness

A Mindfulness Practice to Stop Negative Thinking

It can be hard to shake off thoughts that make you feel scared or anxious, especially when you’re convinced that it's necessary for your well-being. The good news is that you can take control of your thoughts and break free from this cycle of negativity. We want to help you get started by sharing a powerful mindfulness exercise from the audiobook, ”Don’t Let Your Anxiety Run Your Life” , written by psychologist Dr. David Klemanski and Joshua Curtiss.
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Learn How to Make Time for Yourself

Learn How to Make Time for Yourself

Are you an introvert struggling to keep up with the fast-paced, extroverted world around you? Do you feel drained after spending time in social situations? If so, it’s crucial that you learn how to make time for yourself to recharge and replenish your introverted energy. Stay tuned for an excerpt from the popular audiobook, ”The Awakened Introvert: Practical Mindfulness Skills to Help You Maximize Your Strengths and Thrive in a Loud and Crazy World” , by Dr. Arnie Kozak. This excerpt will share the key to restoring your inner peace and energy.
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How to Find Your Mission and Align with Your Purpose

Find Purpose through Meditation

You can tap into the deepest parts of your mind and find purpose through meditation. Meditation can help you to discover your true desires and dreams. And the best part? Meditation comes with a whole heap of benefits—not just finding your purpose! Today's excerpt is from the popular audiobook ” Why?: What Your Life is Telling You About Who You Are and Why You’re Here”. Let’s take a deep breath and learn how to use meditation to align your actions with what truly matters to you.
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How to Practice Self-Compassion

How to Practice Self-Compassion

Dr. Julie de Azevedo Hanks, author of the popular audiobook ”The Assertiveness Guide for Women: How to Communicate Your Needs, Set Healthy Boundaries, and Transform Your Relationships”, offers great advice for how to practice self-compassion, a critical aspect of emotional well-being and resilience. she shares s a practical exercise for cultivating self-compassion, which will help you learn to act in comforting and kind ways toward yourself so that you can provide yourself with the self-soothing and self-nurturing that you need.
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Healing After a Breakup: Moving through Grief

Healing After a Breakup: Moving through Grief

After a breakup, you might experience any or all of the five stages of grief. These stages can be scary and disorienting, but there is light at the end of the tunnel! By learning to understand the feelings associated with grief and how to be gentle with yourself as you move through them, you can create a positive environment for healing. In this episode, we’re sharing an inspiring excerpt from Dr. Christina Hibbert’s inspirational audiobook, ”Who Am I Without You? 52 Ways to Rebuild Self-Esteem After A Breakup.”
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How to Overcome Challenges in Meditation

How to Overcome Challenges in Meditation

Whether you're a seasoned meditator or just starting out, meditation inevitably has its difficult moments, but learning how to overcome challenges in meditation creates a chance for discovery and allows for the possibility of freedom. Today we’re sharing tips to address the challenges and difficulties that come with a regular meditation practice from the audiobook, "The Art and Skill of Buddhist Meditation: Mindfulness, Concentration, and Insight.”
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Intuitive Eating: How to Eat “Just Enough”

Intuitive Eating: How to Eat “Just Enough”

Is there any way to know how to eat “just enough”? Though there isn’t a particular science behind it, Intuitive Eating offers a proven way to establish communication between your brain and your belly. Mindfully creating awareness of what your body says it needs is the first step to understanding what “just enough” is for you. In this episode, we’re sharing Dr. Lynn Rossy's tips from the popular audiobook, "The Mindfulness Based Eating Solution (Proven Strategies to End Overeating, Satisfy Your Hunger, and Savor Your Life.”
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Weight Loss Success: Insights from ‘The Diet Trap’ Audiobook

Conquer Weight Loss with Self-Love

All too often, we look at the scale to drive our health goals and not at a values-based weight loss method. Pushing too hard to reach milestones can mean a departure from who you really are or even ignoring what truly matters to you. Weight loss with self-love is possible! Don’t let the numbers and goals replace what makes you, you! Instead, find liberation in letting your values drive your weight loss. This excerpt is from the popular audiobook, "The Diet Trap: Feed Your Psychological Needs and End the Weight Loss Struggle Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy".
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