11 episodes

Join Michael James Wong in conversation with some inspiring people as they discuss a powerful theme each episode. From the hardest things they've had to forgive to the importance of telling the truth, or how they stay strong when it seems all hope is lost, we’ll discover what they’ve learned along the way and what they left behind to find what The Quiet Life means to them.


This is a Just Breathe ® Podcast. To find out more about Just Breathe visit justbreatheproject.com, follow along @justbreathe and download our app to explore meditation.

The Quiet Life Just Breathe

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Join Michael James Wong in conversation with some inspiring people as they discuss a powerful theme each episode. From the hardest things they've had to forgive to the importance of telling the truth, or how they stay strong when it seems all hope is lost, we’ll discover what they’ve learned along the way and what they left behind to find what The Quiet Life means to them.


This is a Just Breathe ® Podcast. To find out more about Just Breathe visit justbreatheproject.com, follow along @justbreathe and download our app to explore meditation.

    Words To Live By w/ Tasha Bailey #ep110

    Words To Live By w/ Tasha Bailey #ep110

    Each week, with each guest, we’ll share a part two of the podcast. A short solo-pod, mini-talk where our guests will share the highlights and insights of the full podcast in 5-10mins. For those short on time or just want to get straight to the good stuff, listen to WORDS TO LIVE BY each week. If you’ve already listened to the full episode, listen to part 2 to get succinct, actionable insights to support your mind and mental health. Listen here or watch over on Youtube.

     

    In this episode Tasha shares :


    The difference between empathy and codependency and their impacts on mental health.
    How being emotionally available to oneself is crucial for being emotionally available to others.
    The root causes of codependency, including fear of abandonment and confusing need with love.
    The prevalence of codependent behaviours and how they manifest in everyday life.
    Practical tips for managing codependency, such as establishing and respecting personal boundaries.
    The importance of clear communication in teaching others to meet your emotional needs.

    • 3 min
    Empathy vs Co-Dependancy w/Tasha Bailey #ep109

    Empathy vs Co-Dependancy w/Tasha Bailey #ep109

    This week on The Quiet Life Michael speaks with Tasha Bailey – @realtalk.therapist Psychotherapist, Author and Content Creator. In this episode we talk about the difference between empathy and co-dependancy and how it effects our relationships and how we treat others.

     

    In this episode you’ll learn :


    The difference between empathy and co-dependency
    Different attachment styles
    Why ‘boring is better’ in relationships
    The 5 languages and how they are practiced

    Tasha Bailey is an accredited psychotherapist - specialising in trauma, self-love and creativity in therapy - and has established herself as one of the go-to experts on social media talking about mental health; encouraging more open discussions about healing and self-care, making these conversations more fresh, inclusive and relevant. Tasha has contributed to and been featured by Vogue, Stylist, Red Magazine, Buzzfeed, Refinery29, The Independent, Metro, Cosmopolitan, BBC Radio and more. Tasha uses her Instagram @RealTalk.Therapist to share her insights with those who can't access therapy, helping people to reflect, recognise and take stock of their emotions. Tasha has a trademark playful, relatable, light touch (which she showcases online) but does not shy away from addressing tough questions about how and why we see ourselves the way we do and what we can do to fulfil our potential. In September 2022 Tasha was named Health & Wellness Influencer of the Year at the bCreator Awards.

    You can find out more about Tasha on her website realtalktherapist.co.uk You can also follow along with Tasha on Instagram @realtalk.therapist⁠ ⁠For more conversations like this and to join our community visit ⁠⁠⁠⁠justbreatheproject.com⁠⁠⁠⁠ and follow us on instagram ⁠⁠⁠⁠@justbreathe⁠⁠.⁠⁠ And if you enjoyed this podcast, don’t forget to subscribe.

    • 56 min
    Words To Live By w/ Dr. Nilesh Satguru #ep108

    Words To Live By w/ Dr. Nilesh Satguru #ep108

    Each week, with each guest, we’ll share a part two of the podcast. A short solo-pod, mini-talk where our guests will share the highlights and insights of the full podcast in 5-10mins. For those short on time or just want to get straight to the good stuff, listen to WORDS TO LIVE BY each week. If you’ve already listened to the full episode, listen to part 2 to get succinct, actionable insights to support your mind and mental health. Listen here or watch over on Youtube.

     

    In this episode Dr.Nilesh shares :


    Three-Step Process: Learn grateful awareness, forgive agreements, and kind actions.
    Emotional Awareness: Techniques to identify and rank your emotions.
    Self-Compassion: Importance of self-forgiveness and acceptance.
    Practical Tools: Setting reminders for emotional check-ins.


    Long-Term Growth: Using emotions as a tool for resilience, optimism, and grit.

    • 9 min
    Mastering Your Emotions w/Dr.Nilesh Satguru #ep107

    Mastering Your Emotions w/Dr.Nilesh Satguru #ep107

    This week on The Quiet Life Michael speaks with Dr.
    Nilesh Satguru – @drsatguru Self-mastery coach and compassion expert. In this episode we talk about mastering our emotions, how they work and how we can understand them and best navigate them in our everyday lives. 

     

    In this episode you’ll learn :


    What lifestyle medicine is
    What the VIA strength assessment is
    How knowing your strengths can help with depression
    How self-compassion helps with your well-being, growth and potential
    The difference between self compassion and self love
    Understanding what emotions are
    The 3 D's - self-discovery, self-development and decision making
    How to assess your needs by connecting to your emotional self, logical self, spiritual self and physical self
    Practical tools to help master your emotions



    Dr Nilesh Satguru is a self-mastery coach and compassion expert. After over a decade of practising medicine, Nilesh
    now helps entrepreneurs awaken true success with compassion. His work spans 5 continents and his client list includes 7-figure serial entrepreneurs, ex-athletes, authors, executive coaches and award-winning charity founders.
    Although they are from diverse backgrounds, they all share a desire to “go inwards to give outwards”. Nilesh is the founder of a community called ‘Compassion Mastery’, whose purpose is to create and elevate compassionate entrepreneurs. His work has been featured in multiple magazines, including Entrepreneur, and he was recently named by LA Weekly as one of the "10 Leading Coaches to Watch in 2023."

    You can find out more about Nilesh on his website ⁠drsatguru.com⁠ You can also follow along with Nilesh on Instagram @drsatguru For more conversations like this and to join our community visit ⁠⁠⁠justbreatheproject.com⁠⁠⁠ and follow us on instagram ⁠⁠⁠@justbreathe⁠⁠.⁠ And if you enjoyed this podcast, don’t forget to subscribe.

    • 55 min
    Words To Live By w/ Dr. Sula Windgassen #ep106

    Words To Live By w/ Dr. Sula Windgassen #ep106

    Each week, with each guest, we’ll share a part two of the podcast. A short solo-pod, mini-talk where our guests will share the highlights and insights of the full podcast in 5-10mins. For those short on time or just want to get straight to the good stuff, listen to WORDS TO LIVE BY each week. If you’ve already listened to the full episode, listen to
    part 2 to get succinct, actionable insights to support your mind and mental health. Listen here or watch over on Youtube. Understanding
    Your Nervous System, Listen to Dr Sula’s words as she shares a short solo-pod highlighting insights and inspiration on the mind body connection.

     

    In this episode Dr Sula shares :


    What allostatic load is


    The impact of allostatic load on health and mental health
    The science behind mind body connection
    What symptom cycles are
    Practical tools to help
    How important human connection is for the mind body
    connection

    • 13 min
    Understanding Your Nervous System w/ Dr Sula Windgassen #ep105

    Understanding Your Nervous System w/ Dr Sula Windgassen #ep105

    This week on The Quiet Life Michael speaks with DR Sula Windgassen @the_health_psychologist_ .Health Psychologist, Mindfulness Practitioner and Researcher.  In this episode we talk about nervous system regulation, what it means, how it works and do we always need to be working towards down regulation.

    In this episode you’ll learn:


    What a health psychologist is


    How psychology is used to help physical effects
    The impact mental health can have on our physical health
    Fight or flight and when it’s good to be in ‘fight’ mode
    How stimulants (coffee/energy drinks etc) effect the nervous system
    Moderation and intentional consumption
    The nervous system thermometer chart concept
    Empathy vs compassion
    Research shows empathy can burn us out (empathy fatigue)
    What the bio psycho social model is
    Practical tools to help – how connecting with other people/sharing problems can help
    What savouring is
    How intentional seeking out moments to savour literally changes how your brain works

     

    Dr Sula Windgassen(PhD, CPsychol, MSc, PGDip, BSc)  is a leading health psychologist and psychotherapist using psychology to improve chronic illness, chronic stress and
    trauma. She has completed five degrees with two doctoral qualifications including a PhD in Psychological Medicine.



    You can find out more about Dr Sula on her website healthpsychologist.co.uk You can also follow along with her on @the_health_psychologist_  

    For more conversations like this and to join our community visit ⁠⁠⁠justbreatheproject.com⁠⁠⁠ and follow us on instagram ⁠⁠⁠@justbreathe⁠⁠.⁠ And if you enjoyed this podcast, don’t forget to subscribe.

    • 52 min

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