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"This podcast saved my life"- Amy W
Practical Wisdom for a Better Life
Open minded discussions of habits, meditation, wisdom, depression, anxiety, happiness, psychology, philosophy, and motivation.

    317: Sarah Wilson on Anxiety

    317: Sarah Wilson on Anxiety

    Sarah Wilson is a New York Times Bestselling author, journalist and founder of iquitsugar.com. She has published 15 I Quit Sugar books in 46 countries and in 2017 and 2018, she was ranked as one of the Top 200 Most Influential Authors In The World. At 29, Sarah was the Editor and Chief of Cosmopolitan Magazine Australia and she has also been the host of Master Chef Australia. Her newest book is, First, We Make the Beast Beautiful: A New Journey Through Anxiety and it is this that she and Eric discuss in this episode. 

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    In This Interview, Sarah Wilson and I Discuss Anxiety and…Her book, First, We Make The Beast Beautiful: A New Journey Through AnxietyWhere the mind goes, energy flowsThe idea of disconnection and reconnection in mental healthHow to know when the line into disordered anxiety has been crossedUnderstanding the role of medicine for anxiety, depression and other mental illnesses as well as the role of struggle in our inner life.The importance and role of therapy while also taking medication for mental disordersThe dynamic, changing nature of actively supporting mental wellnessStopping the cycle of getting anxious about being anxiousSitting in your suffering and ride it out rather than trying to beat or escape itThe slow approach for dealing with AnxietyHow walking can help AnxietyWays handwriting can help AnxietyWays space can help AnxietySpiritual idea of contraction vs expansionAsking yourself “Will this enlarge or contract my life?”Sarah Wilson Links:

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    If you enjoyed this conversation with Sarah Wilson on Anxiety, you might also enjoy these other episodes:

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    316: Steven C. Hayes on Developing Psychological Flexibility

    316: Steven C. Hayes on Developing Psychological Flexibility

    Steven C. Hayes is one of the founders of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and this is his second time on the show. This time, he and Eric discuss his new book, A Liberated Mind: How to Pivot Toward What Matters. Dr. Hayes is a Professor of Psychology at The University of Nevada Reno. He’s the author of 43 books and more than 600 scientific articles. He’s served as the President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy and The Association for Contextual Behavioral Science. He is one of the most cited psychologists in the world. In this episode, Dr. Hayes teaches what psychological flexibility is, how to cultivate it, and the ways in which it can improve your life.

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    In This Interview, Steven C. Hayes and I Discuss Psychological Flexibility and…His book, A Liberated Mind: How to Pivot Toward What MattersAsking “What is the problem we’re trying to solve?”Understanding what you really care about. Take what you’re really struggling with and flip it over, therefore allowing your pain to speak to youThe lengths we go to in order to protect ourselves from hurt“Psychological Flexibility” vs “Psychological Rigidity”6 processes or pivots that promote Psychological FlexibilityThe masks we put on to try and connect with others and belong in addition to our true belongingPivoting from cognitive fusion to diffusionThoughts as ongoing attempts at meaning-making The ability to think multiple things and be guided by what is usefulLiving according to your values as well as the qualities of being and doingResponse Ability – deciding what this is about for you Accepting what we feel and committing to act according to our valuesSteven C. Hayes Links:

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    315: Pete Holmes on Discovering Spiritual Truths

    315: Pete Holmes on Discovering Spiritual Truths

    Pete Holmes is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and podcaster. He is both a hilarious comedian and a deeply contemplative, spiritual person. In this episode, Eric and Pete discuss his book, Comedy Sex God where they go into detail about how Pete views and experiences the world. From how he has learned to deal with frustrations to the way he returns to the present moment and experiences God in his daily life, this interview explores his direct experience with so much spiritual wisdom. You will laugh and also be deeply touched and inspired by this engaging, thoughtful conversation about discovering spiritual truths.

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    In This Interview, Pete Holmes and I Discuss Spiritual Truths and…His book, Comedy Sex GodThe nature of lifeLighting up our pleasure centers can dull the rest of lifeHow sin is about being unconsciousThe consequences of our behavior are not waiting for us in the afterlife – they’re with us in the here and nowThe tension between being and doingMaintaining your center while doing a taskWhen Ram Dass told him, “don’t do funny, BE funny”The mistake of postponing your happiness until things are going your wayHis favorite mantraThat being here and saying yes to the present moment is the kingdom of heavenBeing present even while you’re planning in addition to non-resistanceThe story of you, your ego and how it likes to existHow he connects with his wife when he’s rushedThe role of curiosityWhen in doubt, zoom outHow God is a metaphor for a mysteryPete Holmes Links:

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    314: Linda Graham on Strengthening Our Resilience

    314: Linda Graham on Strengthening Our Resilience

    A conversation about resilience and how to strengthen it

    • 44 min
    313: NEW! BJ Fogg on Tiny Habits for Behavior Change

    313: NEW! BJ Fogg on Tiny Habits for Behavior Change

    BJ Fogg teaches innovators about human behavior. He has a doctorate from Stanford and founded the Stanford Persuasive Tech Lab – now called the Stanford Behavior Design Lab – in 1988. In this episode, he and Eric discuss his new book, Tiny Habits: The Small Changes that Change Everything. There is so much practical, applicable wisdom in this episode. If you have any changes you want to make, any habits you’d like to start in your life, this episode could be a game-changer for you. In it, you’ll learn the “how-to” when it comes to the science of behavior change. It is a skill you can learn, even if you’ve struggled to make changes in your life before. And the best news? It’s incredibly do-able – if you know how.

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    In This Interview, BJ Fogg and I Discuss Tiny Habits for Behavior Change and…His book, Tiny Habits: The Small Changes that Change EverythingThat people change best by feeling good, not feeling badThe Tiny Habits MethodThe technique of CelebrationLearning to be a friend to yourself and treat yourself accordingly When it comes to changing your behavior, looking at yourself as a baby who is learning to walkThe 3 things you should do to set yourself up to succeed when changing a behaviorStop judging yourselfTake your aspirations and break them down into tiny behaviorsEmbrace mistakes as discoveries and use them to move forwardGolden behaviorsThe problem of “all or nothing thinking” The problem of expecting perfection from yourself when it comes to habitsThat when it comes to habits, context is as important as the behavior itself. Change the context, it’s a different habit.The Fogg Behavioral Model: Motivation, Ability and a PromptTroubleshooting a behavior change problemThe danger in assuming you know someone else’s motivationTrying to motivate someone vs. taking away a de-motivatorWays we can make a behavior easy to doThat we can plant a tiny seed in a good spot and it will grow without coaxingBJ Fogg Links:

    bjfogg.com

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    If you enjoyed this conversation with BJ Fogg on Tiny Habits for Behavior Change, you might also enjoy these other episodes:

    Michelle Segar

    James Clear (Part 1)

    James Clear (Part 2)

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    312: Re-Release: Michelle Segar on Making Lasting Changes

    312: Re-Release: Michelle Segar on Making Lasting Changes

    Are you ready to make some changes in your life in 2020? Click Here to book your Free Strategy Session with Eric!




    Michelle Segar, PhD, is a motivation scientist and author of critically acclaimed “No Sweat! How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness” . She is also the Director of the Sport, Health, and Activity Research and Policy Center (SHARP) at the University of Michigan, and Chair of the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan’s Communications Committee.

    Her evidence-based ideas about what motivates people to choose and maintain healthy behaviors is changing the conversation across fields. She consults with global organizations on these issues and delivers keynotes and sustainable behavior change trainings. She ran with the Olympic Torch at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona.

    In This Interview, Michelle Segar and I Discuss…The One You Feed parableHer book, No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of FitnessHow considering a different “why” for starting to be more physically active can be helpfulThat why we engage in physical activity and what it is that we do are critical when it comes to us sticking with itHow too many “whys” dilute their positive effect on usIntrinsic vs Extrinsic goalsHow answering the question, “What kind of physical activity did you enjoy doing as a kid?” can be importantThat we should start doing what makes us feel good and stop doing what makes us feel bad when it comes to physical activityThat any physical movement is better than none at all – Everything counts!That flexibility is a strategy for success when it comes to sustained physical activity in your lifeThe vicious cycle of failureThe sustainable cycle of self-careThat it’s important to focus one complicated behavior change at a timeThe self-care hierarchyMichelle Segar Links

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    • 41 min

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