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Dr. Caroline Leaf is a cognitive neuroscientist, bestselling author, mental health and mind expert. Each week the Dr. Leaf Podcast focuses on topics related to mental health and discusses ways to help you deal with issues including anxiety, depression, shame, guilt, PTSD, and more. Whether you are struggling in your personal life or simply want to learn how to understand and use your mind to live your best life, this podcast will provide you with practical tips and tools to help you take back control over your mental, emotional, and physical health.

CLEANING UP THE MENTAL MESS with Dr. Caroline Leaf Dr. Caroline Leaf

    • Mental Health

Dr. Caroline Leaf is a cognitive neuroscientist, bestselling author, mental health and mind expert. Each week the Dr. Leaf Podcast focuses on topics related to mental health and discusses ways to help you deal with issues including anxiety, depression, shame, guilt, PTSD, and more. Whether you are struggling in your personal life or simply want to learn how to understand and use your mind to live your best life, this podcast will provide you with practical tips and tools to help you take back control over your mental, emotional, and physical health.

    Episode #123: Decoding the mindsets of the most successful people: why some people succeed and others don’t + how we are doing self-help all wrong (with Jordan Harbinger)

    Episode #123: Decoding the mindsets of the most successful people: why some people succeed and others don’t + how we are doing self-help all wrong (with Jordan Harbinger)

    In this episode I interview journalist and top podcaster Jordan Harbinger on what mindset it takes to become successful, how people are doing self-help all wrong and what we should do instead, and why telling other people about our goals can actually be counterproductive and detrimental.
    Jordan Harbinger is often referred to as “The Larry King of podcasting,” is a Wall Street lawyer turned interview talk show host, and a communications and social dynamics expert. Jordan has hosted a top 50 iTunes podcast for over 12 years and receives over six million downloads per month, making The Jordan Harbinger Show one of the most popular podcasts in the world.
    To learn more about Jordan and his podcast visit: https://www.jordanharbinger.com app 
    www.instagram.com/jordanharbinger
    www.twitter.com/jordanharbinger
    www.YouTube.com/thejordanharbingershow
    Articles we discussed in this episode:
    https://www.jordanharbinger.com/five-signs-youre-self-helping-the-wrong-way/
    https://www.jordanharbinger.com/want-to-accomplish-your-goals-stop-talking-about-them-so-much/
     
    Additional resources:
    SWITCH app: https://theswitch.app
    Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)
     
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    Follow me on social media for daily mental self-care tips!
     
    Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/
    Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf: https://www.facebook.com/drleaf
    Twitter: @drcarolineleaf: https://twitter.com/DrCarolineLeaf
    If you enjoyed this episode please consider leaving a 5 star review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! For podcast sponsorship inquiries, questions regarding the episode, or topic suggestions please email dominique@drleaf.com

    • 55 min
    Episode #122: 8 Tips to help you become comfortable with uncertainty & use it to your advantage

    Episode #122: 8 Tips to help you become comfortable with uncertainty & use it to your advantage

    Uncertainty is a certain in life, so we need to learn to become comfortable with the uncomfortableness of not knowing. In this podcast, I discuss WHY we hate uncertainty, why we feel so much discomfort with uncertainty, and HOW to become comfortable with uncertainty and use it to your advantage. 
    Additional resources:
     
    Think Learn Succeed: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/think-learn-succeed-book
     
    The Perfect You: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/the-perfect-you-bundle
     
    SWITCH app: https://theswitch.app
    Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)
     
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    Follow me on social media for daily mental self-care tips!
     
    Instagram: @drcarolineleaf
     
    Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf
     
    Twitter: @drcarolineleaf
     
    If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! For podcast sponsorship inquiries, questions regarding the episode, or topic suggestions please email dominique@drleaf.com

    • 31 min
    Episode #121: How to know when (& how) to say NO + How to set and enforce boundaries in relationships and with children, how to deal with narcissists, and more with Dr. Henry Cloud

    Episode #121: How to know when (& how) to say NO + How to set and enforce boundaries in relationships and with children, how to deal with narcissists, and more with Dr. Henry Cloud

    Boundaries are vital to protecting your mental and physical health. But when do we need to set certain boundaries? How do we set them? And how do we best enforce boundaries? In this episode I interview leading boundaries expert Dr. Henry Cloud on all things related to boundaries and mental health. We also discuss how to deal with a narcissist, how to deal with gaslighting, and so much more!
     
    Dr. Cloud is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, and his books have sold nearly 20 million copies. Dr. Cloud's work has been featured and reviewed by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Publisher's Weekly, Los Angeles Times, and many other publications. Success Magazine named Dr. Cloud in the top 25 most influential leaders in personal growth and development, alongside Oprah, Brene Brown, Seth Godin and others. He is a frequent contributor to CNN, Fox News Channel, and other national media outlets. In his leadership consulting practice, Dr. Cloud works with CEO's, Fortune 500 companies and smaller private businesses alike. He has an extensive executive coaching background, and experience as a leadership consultant, devoting the majority of his time working with CEO's, leadership teams and executives to improving performance, leadership skills, and culture. He also has a specialty in high net worth family offices. As a speaker, Dr. Cloud has shared the stage with many business and global leaders and experts, such as Tony Blair, Jack Welch, Condoleezza Rice, Desmond Tutu, President George Bush, Marcus Buckingham, Magic Johnson, Peyton Manning and many others.Dr. Cloud is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, with a B.S. in psychology. He completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Biola University, and his clinical internship at Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
    @thedailydrcloud https://www.instagram.com/thedailydrcloud/
    @drhenrycloud  https://twitter.com/drhenrycloud
    https://www.facebook.com/drhenrycloud
    https://www.youtube.com/user/DrHenryCloud
     
     
     
    Additional resources:
     
    SWITCH app: https://theswitch.app
     
    Join my January 21 Day Brain Detox Challenge! For more into and to sign up visit: https://drleaf.com/pages/21-day-brain-detox-challenge
     
    Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)
     
     
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    Follow me on social media for daily mental self-care tips!
     
    Instagram: @drcarolineleaf
    Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf
    Twitter: @drcarolineleaf
     
    If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! For podcast sponsorship inquiries, questions regarding the episode, or topic suggestions please email dominique@drleaf.com

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode #120: Struggling to stick to your New Years Resolutions? Listen to this episode! Tips to help you make sustainable changes, deal with set backs, and manage pivots!

    Episode #120: Struggling to stick to your New Years Resolutions? Listen to this episode! Tips to help you make sustainable changes, deal with set backs, and manage pivots!

    According to numerous scientific journals 80% of people will FAIL to stick to their New Years Resolutions! In this episode I share some simple and practical tips to help you stick to your resolutions especially when you really feel like giving up, why most people fail to make sustainable changes, and how to to manage pivots and relapses!
     
    Additional resources:
    SWITCH app: https://theswitch.app
     
    Join my January 21 Day Brain Detox Challenge! For more into and to sign up visit: https://drleaf.com/pages/21-day-brain-detox-challenge
     
    Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)
     
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    If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! For podcast sponsorship inquiries, questions regarding the episode, or topic suggestions please email dominique@drleaf.com

    • 20 min
    Episode #119: 6 Steps to Stop Self-Sabotage, how to Identify the triggers to self-sabotage that are unique to you + tips to deal with loss and grief with Dr. Judy Ho

    Episode #119: 6 Steps to Stop Self-Sabotage, how to Identify the triggers to self-sabotage that are unique to you + tips to deal with loss and grief with Dr. Judy Ho

    In this episode I sit down with Dr. Judy Ho, a Triple Board Certified Clinical and Forensic Neuropsychologist and Co-Host of CBS’s The Doctors and a tenured professor at Pepperdine.
    We discuss why humans are predisposed to self-sabotage, how to modify thoughts and behaviors to prevent self-sabotage from occurring, how to identify the triggers to self-sabotage that are unique to you, how to unlock your willpower to stop this vicious cycle in its track, how to deal with grief, and so much more! 
     
    For more info on Dr. Judy visit: https://www.drjudyho.com/
     
    You can order her book here: https://www.drjudyho.com/stop-self-sabotage
     
    And follow her on social media:
     
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    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/doctorjudyho
     
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/drjudyho
     
     
    Additional resources:
     
    SWITCH app: https://theswitch.app
     
    Join my January 21 Day Brain Detox Challenge! For more into and to sign up visit: https://drleaf.com/pages/21-day-brain-detox-challenge
     
     
    Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)
     
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    If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! For podcast sponsorship inquiries, questions regarding the episode, or topic suggestions please email dominique@drleaf.com

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode #118: How to not let toxic people or words mess up your mental health and keep you stuck

    Episode #118: How to not let toxic people or words mess up your mental health and keep you stuck

    In this episode I bring back one of my most popular episodes from 2019 where I discuss how to deal with toxic people, words, and events in a way that will ensure your mental health is protected.
     
    Join my January 21 Day Brain Detox Challenge! For more into and to sign up visit: https://drleaf.com/pages/21-day-brain-detox-challenge
     
    Additional resources:
    SWITCH app: https://theswitch.app
     
    Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)
     
    Special offers from our sponsors:
    Blinkist: To get your free week trial on Blinkist AND 25% off your subscription go to: https://blinkist.com/drleaf
     
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    Follow me on social media for daily mental self-care tips!
     
    Instagram: @drcarolineleaf
     
    Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf
     
    Twitter: @drcarolineleaf
     
    If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! For podcast sponsorship inquiries, questions regarding the episode, or topic suggestions please email dominique@drleaf.com

    • 20 min

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