Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Years. For many of us, these times can be incredibly stressful. Yikes! But let’s try to keep things simple and focus on Just One Thing.
PNP052 Dr Tim Pychyl on Procrastination and Using Self-Forgiveness, Mindfulness, Willpower & Planning
Dr Tim Pychyl from the iProcrastinate Podcast talks with Alen Standish about procrastination and the power of mindfulness, self-forgiveness, planning, just starting and the pros and cons of willpower.
Alen learns from Tim that procrastination is an emotion focused coping strategy we all often use. And unfortunately it can quickly become a habit. Tim shares some amazing strategies he uses for managing procrastination and when he simply doesn’t feel like doing something.
PNP051 Michelle Cleary Discussing Progress, Regression, Perfectionism, Power of Gratefulness & Eating Disorders
Psychotherapist Michelle Cleary talks with Alen Standish about what it means to make progress when recovering from any issue to include eating disorders & perfectionism. Michelle shares a great deal about herself and how she handles situations — great examples!
As Michelle and Alen continue to talk they discuss the power of gratefulness and creating a daily gratefulness practice. Feeling gratitude is amazing! Alen loved this conversation!
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Alen Standish talks with friend Laurie Weaver again! This time we talk more about being perfectionists and how we work through those thoughts and habits. We also talk voice acting, bravery and intuitive eating.
Laurie and Alen have struck up such a friendship that Alen calls Laurie his new big sister (he’s never had a sister before!). They each share more of their own stories and try to answer some listener questions based on their first conversation from several months ago.
Karly runs an amazing website and coaches others on Growing Human Kindness. In today’s show she shares some very personal events and feelings from her past. We talk about how recovery can take a very long time and why. Karly also shares some very insightful approaches on using the power of surrender in helping to fully heal.
This is a great conversation you’re going to find incredibly moving.
Coach Cookie Rosenblum talks to Alen Standish about motivation and how to stay motivated when trying to make a change in habits or behaviors.
One of the most common questions Alen gets from listeners is “How do I stay motivated?” or “Why do I always loose my motivation after only a few days?” Cookie has some great ideas and wonderful suggestions you’re going to want to hear!
Before the conversation with Cookie, Alen shares some of his perfectionism challenges with the podcast and a small format change he’s going to try doing to help himself through it.