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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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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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66. Helping People Change Using Motivational Interviewing With Dr. Nadine Mastroleo

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Nadine Mastroleo, an expert in motivational interviewing.

You will learn:

• What is motivational interviewing

• How the motivational interviewing approach sets the stage for behavior change

• How you can use these strategies to increase others’ motivation to change addictive and other problem behaviors

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65. Self-care, Kindness, and Living Well with Dr. Kelly Wilson

In this interview, Diana talks with Dr. Kelly Wilson about kindness and the common humanity of feeling inadequate and broken. Dr. Wilson describes the evolutionary science behind suffering and how “evolutionary mismatch” plays an important role in modern day physical and psychological illness. Dr. Wilson, co-founder of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), demonstrates acceptance and compassion as he describes his personal path to self-care and the regular self-care practices he engages in. On the eve of his retirement, Dr. Wilson shares what’s next for him on his ongoing journey towards kindness and meaning.

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64. Clinician's Corner: Contextual Schema Therapy with Dr. Eckhard Roediger

Join us in our first clinician’s corner segment for a deep dive into contextual schema therapy with Dr. Eckhard Roediger!

Discover how schema therapy fits into the broader market of evidence-based treatments.

Learn about schemas, modes, and mode awareness, and how these concepts are utilized in contextual schema therapy.

Hear about some of the core strategies employed in contextual schema therapy.

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