Self-Improvement Podcast Episodes
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How to Let Go of Resentment: The ‘HEALS’ Method
Often, people who have been abandoned or betrayed by those they trusted have trouble letting go of their pain. Today, Dr. Ronald Potter-Efron, anger management expert and author of the audiobook "Healing the Angry Brain," addresses this issue. He explains the “HEALS” method, a powerful technique that teaches you how to let go of resentment.
The Power of Meditation with David Gandelman
In this episode, you’ll learn how you can access the power of meditation for personal growth, self-healing, to release anxiety, and to live on purpose. Our guest is David Gandelman, a spiritual teacher, author of "The 7 Energies of the Soul," and founder of Meditation School. David’s mission is to awaken souls on their path of growing into being human, and living an enlightened and purpose-driven life. Dive deeper into your meditation practice — David makes learning to meditate easy and accessible!
Find Your Purpose in Life
Your talents are the innate skills that nature gave you to realize your uniqueness, and they are clues that can help you to find your purpose in life. You have been gifted with a unique combination of talents that equip you to walk through life with purpose. This excerpt from the audiobook Why?: What Your Life is Telling You About Who You Are and Why You’re Here will help you to develop confidence and identify your uniqueness.
Healing After Heartbreak: Create the Life You Desire
Though experiencing heartbreak is a time of grieving, it does present a new opportunity to create the life you desire. Dr. Christina Hibbert, author of the audiobook Who Am I Without You? 52 Ways to Rebuild Self-Esteem After A Breakup, shares her thoughts on healing after heartbreak. What do you want your future to look like? Focusing on this question can help the healing process.
Embrace Being an Introvert
It can be challenging to be an introvert in a world that favors extroverts and high energy. But Dr. Arnie Kozak, author of the audiobook The Awakened Introvert: Practical Mindfulness Skills to Help You Maximize Your Strengths and Thrive in a Loud and Crazy World, has an encouraging suggestion — embrace being an introvert! In fact, the Buddha himself was an introvert! Dr. Kozak shares how accepting your introversion can help you awaken to your greater potential as a human being.
Staying on Track During Weight Loss
Expecting 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.
How to Break Habits: The No-Willpower Approach
What 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."
Healing After a Breakup: Build a Support System
After a difficult loss or breakup, don’t go through it alone! Instead, focus on ways to build a support system. Though heartbreak can make us want to remain alone, putting in the effort to recognize who you can lean on and how they can help can make all the difference in the healing process. By reflecting on what kind of help you need from those you love, you begin the journey of healing after a breakup.
Finding Your True Path in Life
Today we’re sharing an excerpt from the audiobook Why?: What Your Life is Telling You About Who You Are and Why You’re Here. This excerpt discusses the six great archetypal pathways that can help you to express your talents and realize our mission: the teacher/communicator, the healer/peacemaker, the warrior/guardian, the explorer/scientist, the builder/ organizer, and the artist/designer. The wisdom of these archetypes can be a helpful guide in finding your true path in life.
Communicate Effectively by Asserting Yourself
If 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.