232 episodes

UnF*ck Your Brain is the podcast for high-achieving feminist women who struggle with anxiety, self-doubt, and imposter syndrome. If you know you’ve accomplished a lot professionally but still secretly feel like you’re unqualified….if you want to feel confident but you worry about what everyone else thinks about you...if you want to succeed but fear failure...this podcast is for you. In each episode Master Certified Confidence Coach Kara Loewentheil, J.D., will teach you how to overcome social conditioning and your own self-critical thoughts so that you can reduce your anxiety and insecurity, boost your self-confidence, and get what you want in life. Download a free guide to creating confidence at www.unfckyourbrain.com/podcastconfidence.

UnF*ck Your Brain Kara Loewentheil

    • Mental Health
    • 4.7 • 3.7K Ratings

UnF*ck Your Brain is the podcast for high-achieving feminist women who struggle with anxiety, self-doubt, and imposter syndrome. If you know you’ve accomplished a lot professionally but still secretly feel like you’re unqualified….if you want to feel confident but you worry about what everyone else thinks about you...if you want to succeed but fear failure...this podcast is for you. In each episode Master Certified Confidence Coach Kara Loewentheil, J.D., will teach you how to overcome social conditioning and your own self-critical thoughts so that you can reduce your anxiety and insecurity, boost your self-confidence, and get what you want in life. Download a free guide to creating confidence at www.unfckyourbrain.com/podcastconfidence.

    Thought Work After Abortion: An Interview with Amanda Kingsley

    Thought Work After Abortion: An Interview with Amanda Kingsley

    Because discussions about abortion tend to be so polarized, it can be difficult to unpack your thoughts and feelings about the decision. This week, I’m joined by Amanda Kingsley, a Certified Life Coach, Doula and host of the Speaking Light Into Abortion podcast, to explore the prevailing thoughts many women have about their abortions - and how to let go of unnecessary pain and suffering around the decision.

    Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/181

    • 46 min
    Philosophy = Self Help + Why It Matters

    Philosophy = Self Help + Why It Matters

    Do you roll your eyes when you see life coaches offering self-help courses on your IG/FB feed? It may surprise you, but the embarrassment or shame you feel toward self help is 100% internalized patriarchy. In today’s episode, you will learn why self help has more in common with ancient philosophical traditions than with self-indulgent spa trips, and why your own self-help practice is so important.

    Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/180

    • 30 min
    QA: Relationships

    QA: Relationships

    Do you tend to make rejection mean there’s something “wrong” with you? Have you ever wondered how to know when a relationship is “toxic”? Do you struggle with a partner who is more extroverted than you are? In today’s Listener Q&A episode, I’ll answer some of your most burning relationship questions and share the role thought work can play in common relationship issues.

    Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/179

    • 31 min
    Greatest Hits Vol 4. The Infinite 1%

    Greatest Hits Vol 4. The Infinite 1%

    You may think you aren’t close to achieving a goal until you’re 99% of the way there. But actually, the biggest distance you can cover is in taking your first few steps toward your goal. Going from inaction to action is INFINITE growth. You can just repeat the process until you reach your destination. In this Greatest Hits episode, you will learn how minuscule steps create exponential growth.

    Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/178

    • 23 min
    Best Teachings from Clutch College - Goals, Results, and Your Future Self

    Best Teachings from Clutch College - Goals, Results, and Your Future Self

    Do you think of goals as shiny gold coins to collect in order to feel better about yourself? Do you undermine or discount your accomplishments? Tune in to this episode for some mind-blowing wisdom from a live event I hosted earlier this year. You will learn how to reframe everything from your relationship to goal-setting, and learn how to develop the single most important skill to uplevel your growth.

    Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/177

    • 33 min
    Tarot Cards, Thought Work & Mysticism with Jessica Dore

    Tarot Cards, Thought Work & Mysticism with Jessica Dore

    Want to learn what thought work and tarot have in common? In this week’s special episode, I have invited my friend, philosopher, writer, and tarotist Jessica Dore onto the podcast to discuss all things thought work and tarot...and to give me a mini-reading! Jessica has a background in cognitive and behavioral therapy, and uses the art of mysticism to help her clients gain a deeper understanding of themselves.

    Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/176

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
3.7K Ratings

3.7K Ratings

victactoe ,

Worth every minute

I’ve never gotten such straight forward, applicable advice on anything everything life related thru just a podcast. Couldn’t recommend this pod more!!!

WickedLester ,

Absolutely love this podcast

I absolutely identify with Kara and her teachings, I’ve recommended this podcast to multiple friends who also now love it. Quite frankly, I’ve worked in CBT before, as well as Buddhist principles - so this work 100% resonates. I’ve already started applying the work to my life with positive results. To the reviewers who mention she tries to sell her services in the podcasts and don’t like that…well, how is she supposed to make a living on a free podcast? She is doing amazing work, providing life-changing information free in this podcast. But yeah, she has other programs that she charges for - she’s a life coach and her services aren’t free. I’m not sure why anyone would want to deny her an opportunity to advertise her paid services on her free podcast, especially when the people listening are the ones who may benefit the most from her services. But, whatever. We’re all free to think whatever we want - which is a main premise of her work. The podcast is not primarily her “selling” anything - she really only mentions it at the end. This stuff is deep work, it takes a lot of practice, listening to a podcast is going to be helpful - but to really change your life, it’s going to take work. Therapists aren’t free. Prescription antidepressants aren’t free. Anti-anxiety drugs aren’t free. I’ve tried all those and they haven’t resonated or worked.

Regardless, if you are the type of person who can’t get past some advertising (it’s really not that much) then don’t listen. But if you are the type of person who believes your thoughts cause your feelings, and you can change your thoughts to have a better, more fulfilling life - then give it a try.

dnikki80 ,

Y’all need to get over the Clutch mentions - this is great

Having been furloughed for six months due to the pandemic (after starting my dream job in January 2020 no less), I went through a complete identity crisis. A friend rec’d this podcast for numerous reasons and I was immediately hooked. I am not saying the ads and Clutch mentions don’t get slightly irritating. But she’s out here hustling and I have respect for that. As a marketing professional, I appreciate the elaborate nurture campaign. This podcast is free and doesn’t have to be - you get out of it what you want. The best thing I’ve personally absorbed thus far (in an early episode) is how to stop, or at least lessen, my expectations everyone should be abiding my “manual”. That hit. Hard.

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