56 episodes

Learn strategies to reduce stress and increase mindfulness.

Relaxing with Rob Rob Sepich

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 23 Ratings

Learn strategies to reduce stress and increase mindfulness.

    Be Kind to Yourself

    Be Kind to Yourself

    There’s enough criticism in the world without targeting yourself. Jess Glynne’s 2015 song, “Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself” expresses this nicely.

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    • 9 min
    Distinguish Problems from Inconveniences

    Distinguish Problems from Inconveniences

    You might be less anxious if you recalibrate your stress meter and consider some problems as simply “inconveniences.”  
    Here’s a non-affiliate link to Robert Fulghum’s book that inspired today’s topic. I also encourage you to support local booksellers and borrow from your public library.

    • 7 min
    Be More Grateful & Creative

    Be More Grateful & Creative

    A simple but challenging experiment could produce gratitude in the short term and creativity in the long term.

    • 7 min
    Turn Back the Clock

    Turn Back the Clock

    Aging may be inevitable, but holding a negative stereotype about it is not. Research from Harvard psychologist Ellen J. Langer shows that we can actually turn the clock back in surprising ways through shifts in our expectations. Here’s a non-affiliate link to Langer’s book on mindful health.

    • 8 min
    Worry Less about Others' Opinions

    Worry Less about Others' Opinions

    It’s normal to worry about others’ opinions of you, but it’s not necessary. Two ways to break free from this are: 1) desensitize yourself by assuming that it’s always going to happen; and 2) recognize that their critiques are directed at your “social self,” not your “essential self.” 
    Here’s a non-affiliate Amazon link to Martha Beck’s book that I reference in the episode.

    • 7 min
    Commencement Wisdom

    Commencement Wisdom

    You don’t have to attend a graduation ceremony to benefit from commencement speakers. 
    Here’s a link to Anne Lamott’s 2003 address at the University of California, Berkeley that explores mindfulness and compassion with humor and insight. I believe that in 2020, her comments have become even more relevant.

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

EMoney2019 ,

Good stuff

I have been using Rob’s relaxation exercises for six years and now he has a podcast. Forget the other guys apps, use Rob’s cast.

Sarha12345146793$32 ,

A great way to spend a few minutes!

I enjoy everything about this podcast, from the opening music to the sign-off! Lots of nuggets of wisdom. Thanks Rob for sharing your knowledge and experience.

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