99 episodes

Meditation, psychology, and practical neuroscience to help you change your brain and turn your mind into an ally.

'Shut Up, Brain' Podcast Benjamin Schoeffler

    • Alternative Health

Meditation, psychology, and practical neuroscience to help you change your brain and turn your mind into an ally.

    It's okay to not be okay

    It's okay to not be okay

    In this episode of the shut up brain podcast I talk about the proper mindset to have if you are going through a tough time in order to prevent unnecessary suffering. I also touch on the question if you can still be motivated to change, even if you are content with where you are at.

    FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.brilliantside.com/104

    • 33 min
    The unexpected problem created by reaching your big goals

    The unexpected problem created by reaching your big goals

    When you reach a big goal you will experience a spike of happiness and then..... it's back to normal. That can lead to the evaporation of the drive to maintaining the goal. This is why it's very common to get in the cycle of productivity >> laziness >> productivity >> laziness.

    In the last half of the show I go over the gameplan for the next 100 episode of the podcast. 

    Full show notes: https://www.brilliantside.com/103

    • 34 min
    Time sensitive! Make changes in 2020

    Time sensitive! Make changes in 2020

    This is such an important episode to listen to if you want to make a change in 2020. But don't wait until January 1st! Listen to it before then if you can.

    FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.brilliantside.com/102

    • 30 min
    Managing stress at work with Julia Arndt

    Managing stress at work with Julia Arndt

    An interview with ex-googler and stress management coach Julia Arndt about how to recognize and reduce stress at work. Key tips to help you avoid burnout and stay productive.

    FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.brilliantside.com/101

    • 33 min
    The Best Lessons From 100 Episodes

    The Best Lessons From 100 Episodes

    I've recorded 100 episodes of the podcast now and reached my goal. I talk about the lessons I've learned from undertaking (and completing) such a big project, some of the hidden backstory you may not know about, and whats next for the Shut Up, Brain podcast.

    FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.brilliantside.com/100

    • 35 min
    Why Everyone Hates Meditation (Including Me)

    Why Everyone Hates Meditation (Including Me)

    I have a confession to make... I haven't meditated much in the past 2-3 months. In this episode I go over why meditation can be so difficult even for a seasoned meditator like myself. I also talk about some of the antidotes to the common 'lies' our brain tries to tell us to keep us from meditating. 

    FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.brilliantside.com/099

    • 47 min

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