75. Mindful Self-Compassion with Dr. Christopher Germer

Self-compassion is a hot topic in psychology. It predicts everything from emotional resilience to therapy outcome. The exciting news is, with practice, you can increase your self-compassion. In this episode, Dr. Christopher Germer, pioneer in self-compassion and co-founder of the Mindful Self-Compassion Program, discusses:

‧His personal struggle that led him to self-compassion

‧How being kinder to yourself impacts your well-being

‧Common fears about self-compassion that keep us stuck in self-criticism

‧How self-compassion benefits your romantic partnerships

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74. Mastering Adulthood with Dr. Lara Fielding

Interested in becoming an emotional grown up? In this episode, Debbie talks with Dr. Lara Fielding, author of Mastering Adulthood: Go Beyond Adulting to Become an Emotional Grown-Up, about such topics as:

‧ some of the challenges of young adulthood

‧ helpful ways to think about thoughts, emotions, and behavior patterns

‧ how to increase awareness and skillfulness to live a meaningful life

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73. Essentialism with Greg McKeown

In this episode, best-selling author Greg McKeown talks with Yael about Essentialism, a systematic discipline designed to support making life decisions that help you to make your “highest possible contribution towards the things that really matter.” 


Join us for an inspirational conversation and learn:


‧Why it is important to distinguish the essential from the nonessential

‧How to identify what is most essential

‧Strategies to create a system that supports the disciplined pursuit of what is essential to you

‧How Greg walks individuals through the steps of Essentialism

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72. Committed Action with Dr. DJ Moran

Are you ready to make a behavior change for 2019? Join us for a motivational episode with commitment expert, Dr. DJ Moran! In this episode Dr. Moran shares:

‧Common internal obstacles to behavior change

‧How to make mindfulness accessible

‧How he used values to change his health

‧What is blocking Diana from her New Year’s resolution

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71. Simplify, Declutter, and Create Space for the New Year with Diana and Debbie!

Happy New Year! Do you have a resolution to simplify your life and clear the clutter? Are you tired of being stressed out by too much stuff? In this episode, co-hosts Debbie and Diana explore:

‧How simplifying and slowing down can help you create a more meaningful life

‧Thoughts and emotions that may arise when you finally tackle that closet you’ve been avoiding

‧Why buying the next little gift shop trinket won’t provide you with lasting happiness

‧Helpful strategies from behavioral psychology that can help you declutter your home and simplify your life!

So take a listen if you could use some practical strategies and inspiration in your quest to simplify. We wish you a peaceful and meaningful 2019!

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69. Emotional Intelligence and the Science of Meditation with Dr. Daniel Goleman

Are you emotionally intelligent? Listen to Diana interview Dr. Daniel Goleman, and learn about:

·What it means to be emotionally intelligent

·Why EI trumps IQ when it comes to being a good leader

·How empathy is being impacted by current technology

·Why we should be teaching social emotional skills in our schools

·The neuroscience of meditation, and the differing benefits of different types of meditation

·Three practices the Dali Lama recommends for all of us

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