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Mental Health

Removing Trauma Response with Yes/And Healing: Alun Parry and Yael Zivan on PYP 572

Neuroscience has recently cracked the code on how the brain updates and heals from trauma, but few therapists or coaches know about the breakthrough. Today’s guest is working to change that.

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The Anatomy of Life-Changing Conversations: Jon Connelly on PYP 571

Does trauma healing have to involve painful and lengthy therapy that forces patients to revisit their worst moments? Or, as Jon Connelly claims, can profoundly effective therapy be fun, light, non-threatening – and fast?

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Overcoming OCD and Anxiety: Robert James on PYP 570

What is obsessive-compulsive disorder? What are the symptoms, and what’s the lived experience? And how can we overcome it and live a full and satisfying life?

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Helping the Unhoused – and Homeless – Move From Poverty to Prosperity: Momma Kai Sanders on PYP 562

How can we end homelessness? Unhoused activist and visionary Momma Kai shares her experiences and solutions.

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The Art and Neuroscience of Transformational Change: Dr Tori Olds on PYP 553

For most of the 20th century, neuroscientists believed that old emotional memories could only be managed, not removed. Until the discovery of Memory Reconsolidation…

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How to Engage in “Healthy Conflict”: Mark Goulston, MD, on PYP 545

Mark Goulston, MD, shares how to engage in healthy conflict, control your anger in tough situations, and defuse tension with “surgical empathy” and “radical patience.”

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Own Your Nervous System: Sukie Baxter on PYP 544

What are the root causes of physical tension and chronic emotional distress? How can we truly heal our bodies and minds? Today’s guest points to the nervous system as the node of highest leverage.

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Nature and the Nervous System: Howie Jacobson on PYP 535

Take a walk in the woods with Howie and catch up on what he’s been reading and thinking about.

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Can Marriage be More Than a Lifetime of Compromises? Ana Gabriel Mann & John David Mann on PYP 516

What’s the purpose of marriage? Is it to get happiness for yourself? Give happiness to your partner? Or something bigger and grander that encompasses yet transcends both?

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Don’t Over-optimize Your Life: Glenn Murphy on PYP 512

Self-improvement is fine and good, but there’s a danger in over-optimizing our minutes and missing our lives.

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