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.
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."
Sep 22, 2021 | Communication Skills, Effectiveness, Personal Growth, Self-DevelopmentIf you struggle with being assertive and knowing how to communicate effectively, you’re not alone — it’s a problem faced by many. In this excerpt from her audiobook, psychologist Dr. Julie De Azevedo Hanks encourages you to examine the way you assert yourself at work and at home, sharing strategies for getting your message across clearly and confidently.
Sep 16, 2020 | Effectiveness, Emotions, Mindfulness, Self CareFocusing is a gentle yet powerful self-awareness technique that lets you tap into your body's wisdom and make positive changes in your life. It is the process of listening to your body in a gentle, accepting way, honoring the wisdom that you have inside you, and hearing the messages that your inner self is sending you.
Mar 11, 2020 | Effectiveness, Personal Growth, Self Care, Self-DevelopmentPracticing self-compassion allows you to be aware, to tune in, to be mindful of your experiences, and to provide comfort and self-nurturing when you need it. According to psychotherapist Dr. Julie de Azevedo Hanks, author of the popular audiobook “The Assertiveness Guide for Women,” neglecting self-compassion is a mistake that many of us make; but, without self-love, we won’t be able to realize our full potential as human beings.
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.