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Resilience

Saying Yes to the Impulse of Freedom: David Berceli, PhD on PYP 524

David Berceli turned a couple of overwhelming constraints into a revolutionary way to help people heal from trauma.

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The Biology of Resilience: Taylor Sittler, MD, on PYP 519

What’s the connection between psychological and biological resilience? What tools do we have to increase our resilience, so we can bounce back faster and stronger to challenges, whether physical or emotional?

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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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The Feeling of Being Alive: Robbie Bent on PYP 498

With effects as profound as meditation and safer than psychedelics, breathwork, cold exposure, and heat exposure can democratize access to heightened and expansive states of consciousness, and better psychological and physical health.

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Learning to Listen: A Guide to Ethical Mindfulness: Lani Muelrath on PYP 472

My dear friend Lani returns to the podcast to talk about her latest book, Mindfulness, published under the Conscious Care Guides imprint. 

We had our usual freewheeling conversation, with some tears and lots of laughter.

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Mastering the Chatter in Our Heads: Glenn Murphy on PYP 465

My favorite mind-body science stress performance guy, Glenn Murphy of Stressproof.net, and I kicked around the concept of mental chatter and how we can perform at our best when the voice in our head is getting in the way.

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A Counterintuitive Mind Hack for When You Feel Like Giving Up

When your mind tells you that you’ll never change, and that you’re destined to keep struggling forever with diet, or exercise, or any other bad habit, it’s easy to convince yourself to give up.

But there’s a simple “mind hack” that you can employ, to change your inner dialog, that can give you the tools you need to keep making progress.

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How to Survive Thanksgiving 2020

Thanksgiving is a time for family, tradition, and gratitude. So what do we do when we can’t be near our families? When we can’t participate in our traditions? When we feel anything *but* grateful?

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Steven C Hayes on PYP 425: How to Liberate Our Minds

Steven C Hayes is the originator of ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, or Acceptance and Commitment Training, take your pick), one of the most important psychological approaches of the past 100 years. Why the high praise? For several reasons: ACT is evidence-based ACT is learnable ACT is actionable ACT can be practiced and shared by… Read More

Empathy is Stronger than Fear:
Glenn Murphy on PYP 416

Glenn Murphy returns to Plant Yourself to talk about how we can self-regulate our emotions and actions during a time of great societal upheaval and division. We talk about our own impulses to “fight” with others, and where there’s a messy intertwining of good intentions and unresolved psychological issues. We discuss the physiology of the… Read More