Dec 28, 2022 | Changing Habits, Effectiveness, Self CareNo matter what your bad habit is, you have the power to change it. Understanding how the mind works can help you to rewire your brain and break bad habits — without using willpower! Today we’re talking with Dr. Amy Johnson, psychologist and author of the best-selling audiobook, "The Little Book of Big Change: The No Willpower Approach to Breaking Any Habit". Dr. Johnson shares her own story about breaking bad habits and offers advice that will help you to stop your bad habits in their tracks.
Feb 16, 2022 | Changing Habits, Food & Diet, Self Care, Self-DevelopmentExpecting perfection, inviting excuses, and harboring self-doubt are all distractions that can keep you from staying on track during weight loss. Though these challenges can be discouraging, don’t let them — or your goals — stop you from living your life. Dr.s Lillis, Dahl, and Weineland, authors of the audiobook The Diet Trap, encourage you to explore what it would be like to invite imperfection, forgiveness, and perseverance into your health journey.
Jan 5, 2022 | Changing Habits, Effectiveness, Personal Growth, Self-Development, SpiritualityWhat bad habit would you like to change? How many times have you tried to break free of it? Why is it that for all our good intentions and heroic willpower we’re often unsuccessful, and end up right back where we started? How can we overcome bad habits for good? Dr. Amy Johnson shares her insights to help you break any habit—once and for all—without using willpower. Dr. Johnson is author of the audiobook "The Little Book of Big Change: The No Willpower Approach to Breaking Any Habit."
Dec 29, 2021 | Changing Habits, Self CareDo you struggle with creating and keeping helpful habits? Today, Dr. Ted Zeff, a psychologist who specializes in working with highly sensitive people, shares some of the elements involved in maintaining good habits. Taking small steps, and looking into your life goals hold the key to unlocking and forming new habits. All it takes is the right structure and some self-compassion!
Jan 8, 2020 | Changing Habits, Effectiveness, Emotions, Self CareChanging habits can be difficult, so it's helpful to know if the benefit of a change will be greater than the effort involved. In this episode we’re sharing a simple exercise from the audiobook “The User's Guide to the Human Mind: Why Our Brains Make Us Unhappy, Anxious, and Neurotic and What We Can Do about It,” written by psychologist Shawn T. Smith. This exercise will help you to experiment with small behavior change methodically and in easy steps.
Dec 4, 2019 | Changing Habits, Effectiveness, Personal Growth, Self CareDo you ever feel that bad habits have taken over your life? When stress and anxiety mount, do your go-to behaviors wreak havoc on your time, relationships, work, and finances? According to Dr. Amy Johnson, psychologist and author of the popular audiobook "The Little Book of Big Change," changing bad habits is far less daunting and much more simple than you might think. It relies on neuroplasticity — the brain’s ability to reorganize itself — and requires no willpower at all!