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Is it a Challenge or an Opportunity?

Is the glass half full or half empty? And does it even matter? In a recent Freakonomics podcast episode, reposted from No Stupid Questions, Stephen Dubner and Angela Duckworth discussed the topic of toxic positivity. My takeaway from that conversation is that the glass is half full and half empty. What you’re experiencing as a…

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Growth Through a Learning Mindset

What advice would you give to your younger self? I have one piece of advice that I wish I knew sooner but still am learning, to choose.

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(It’s time to) Try Something Outside Your Comfort Zone

When you do things that challenge you, taking you outside of the familiar, you change. You may experience uncertainty, discomfort, excitement, curiosity, stress. None of these sensations are necessarily bad; it all depends on how you feel about them. If you feel energized and motivated, then they are positive emotions. On the other hand, if…

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Advice to Your Younger Self

What advice would you give to your younger self? I have one piece of advice that I wish I knew sooner but still am learning, to choose.

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Join the Bloganuary Challenge

Get writing every day by joining the Bloganuary challenge from WordPress.com. Feel free to write just for yourself or share with others.

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Bonus Episode: Join the Speak Easy Virtual Therapy May 2021 Challenge

This is a bonus episode. The regularly scheduled episode on self acceptance will come out tomorrow. Last week, I had an interview with Sarah Eames, who’s a psychotherapist based in Dublin, Ireland. Her interview won’t come out until the end of May so I’m releasing a snippet from that episode to share her May challenge with you. You can join the challenge from her feed on Instagram, at speakeasyvirtualtherapy_.

All you have to do is message Sarah or Erica through Instagram or email Sarah from her website https://speakeasyvirtualtherapy.com. Then you will receive a packet from them worksheets to make a plan and to log your progress. At the end of each week, you will check in with them on your progress in meeting your goal.

 You can go reach out to Sarah on Instagram or through her website, speakeasyvirtualtherapy.com. Her email address is also on that page if you prefer email. I hope to see you in the May challenge.
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The Gifts and Opportunities of a Gratitude Habit

Who are you grateful for? Who has had an impact on your life, has been there for you even when you didn’t realize it? Have you ever expressed your gratitude to these people? In today’s interview, John Israel will inspire you to do just that.

John Israel, aka Mr. Thank You, is on a mission to elevate the level of gratitude on the planet by 1% by inspiring 74 million Thank You cards written all over the world.

This podcast interview was recorded on Dec. 11, 2020.

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Facing Anxiety with Self Compassion

In this episode of Changes Big and Small, host Damianne President shares how we can take a moment to explore how we’re really feeling at the moment. She also shares how you can use mental contrasting for success or to reduce anxiety. The episode ends with a challenge to connect with an old friend.

Find the full shownotees at https://changesbigandsmall.com/2020/04/08/developing-self-compassion-and-making-connections-ep-26/

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Play is Necessary for Adults

In this episode of Changes BIG and small, I’m going to share some of the research about why play is so important. There are compelling reasons to add play to your life. Stay with me and by the end of the episode, you’ll have some concrete ideas of how you can enrich your life with play. This episode is for everyone.

See the full shownotes – https://changesbigandsmall.com/2020/01/29/play-is-necessary-for-adults/

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