59 episodes

If self-doubt is holding you back in your relationships, career, creativity or your business, Courage & Spice is especially for you. You’ll find inspiring conversations about all things self-doubt - including real-life stories and research-led approaches to help you navigate through it. I’m Sas Petherick and my work is all about helping you cultivate self-belief - my Master's research was a deep study into the phenomenological experience of self-doubt - I’m absolutely fascinated by it. More goodness for you: www.saspetherick.com

Courage & Spice: the podcast for humans with Self-doubt Sas Petherick

    • Self-Improvement

If self-doubt is holding you back in your relationships, career, creativity or your business, Courage & Spice is especially for you. You’ll find inspiring conversations about all things self-doubt - including real-life stories and research-led approaches to help you navigate through it. I’m Sas Petherick and my work is all about helping you cultivate self-belief - my Master's research was a deep study into the phenomenological experience of self-doubt - I’m absolutely fascinated by it. More goodness for you: www.saspetherick.com

    Coaching Curious

    Coaching Curious

    Because of the emails and messages, you all send me I know that if you are listening to this podcast, you are interested in your own development as a human and you tend to be self-reflective (which is one of the best things I believe anyone can be).

    Therefore, you are more likely than the average bear, to seek out coaching support.

    This episode is designed to support you to make good choices if you are 'coaching curious' — how to get the most from a coaching experience.

    • 26 min
    Bust Your Unhealthy Beliefs

    Bust Your Unhealthy Beliefs

    In the last couple of episodes, we have been exploring our unhealthy, unhelpful, often unhealed beliefs: how to recognise them, the benefits of changing them.

    In this episode, we are bringing these ideas together. I'm sharing a practice called Belief Busting that I have developed over the last few years, specifically to help folks who are held back by the beliefs that create and sustain self-doubt.

    This episode is a bit like a workshop c*m coaching session!

    • 38 min
    Changing Unhealthy Beliefs

    Changing Unhealthy Beliefs

    Cognitive Restructuring is based on the principle that how we feel emotionally and what we do behaviourally, is not the result of what happens to us, but instead, it’s down to how we think about what happens to us. 

    We can change how we feel and what we do, by changing what we believe.

    Practising this is ace!

    It helps us to slow down and become more aware of our negative self-talk and unhealthy beliefs. This makes it so much easier to unpack unconscious beliefs so we can intentionally change the

    • 24 min
    Upgrade Your Self-talk

    Upgrade Your Self-talk

    Your voice is the one you hear most often, is it kind?

    So much mental and emotional suffering comes from the way we talk to ourselves in our own minds.

    This episode is all about the most common types of negative self-talk (sometimes called Cognitive Distortions), and some strategies you can use to identify and start to change your own unhelpful negative voice and upgrade your self-talk!

    • 25 min
    Unconditional Self-acceptance

    Unconditional Self-acceptance

    Unconditional Self-acceptance means that we fully and unconditionally accept ourselves regardless of our competence, and whether or not other people approve, respect, or love us.

    With self-acceptance, if we mess up, we understand that we’ve messed up. That’s it. No unfavourable judgement. No feeling bad. Hence, no constant fluctuation in self-worth. 

    In this episode we explore what Unconditional Self-acceptance looks like, it's many benefits and importantly: how to begin to cultivate it!  

    • 23 min
    The Myth of Self-esteem

    The Myth of Self-esteem

    High self-esteem is something many of us desire, its the source of a squillion Pinterest quotes, we tend to worry if our kids don’t have enough of it. 

    But does self-esteem actually make us happier, healthier, more successful?

    In this episode, we go on a magical mystery tour of the self-esteem movement: where it came from, the surprising research findings and how self-esteem moved out of the realm of psychological research and into Infomercials and Oprah guests.

    • 20 min

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Great

I really enjoy listening to this podcast. It’s thought provoking and I always learn something. Thanks for sharing your knowledge.

LBH1980 ,

A big warm hug

Thank you Sas for your amazing work. I love this podcast. Great information that makes me feel more normal, less alone in this world. It’s like getting the big warm hug I need from time to time.

BillieandTan ,

Perfect for the morning commute

I've followed Sas on Insta for a few years now. Big fan.
Its so nice to hear her voice and explore the people she interviews on Courage & Spice.
This pod cast is part of my daily commute and morning coffee. Love your work Sas.

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