PNP055 Sam Lomeli, Tips of the Scale, Mental Game of Weight Loss and Body Image

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Sam Lomeli of Tips of the Scale Podcast on Mental Game of Weight Loss and Body ImageAlen Standish talks with fellow podcaster Sam Lomeli from the Tips of the Scale podcast.

We learn more about Sam and what he’s come to learn about needing to change our thoughts and assumptions before trying to change our bodies and view of own selves, especially before trying to lose weight. After almost 130 interviews with men and women from around the world, Sam will tell you, it’s all between the ears.

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PNP054 Coach Brooke Castillo on Making New Habits, Mindfulness, Self Kindness and Planning Decisions

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Brooke Castillo Life Coach Making New Habits, Mindfulness and Self KindnessIn today’s show Alen Standish talks with Coach Brooke Castillo from the Life Coach School and Podcast.

They spend the entire show talking about how to build positive habits and the importance of mindfulness, self kindness and the need to plan decisions. It’s a amazing conversation you don’t want to miss!

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PNP053 One Small Thing & Being Authentic to Manage Holiday Stress, Binge Eating, & Self-Judgement Over Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and New Years

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Podcast | 1 comment

One Thing for Holiday Stress, Binge Eating and Self Judgement A rare solocast where Alen Standish shares a very simple approach we all can use to get through the holidays in spite of all the stresses.

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.

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PNP052 Dr Tim Pychyl on Procrastination and Using Self-Forgiveness, Mindfulness, Willpower & Planning

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Podcast | 1 comment

Tim Pychyl Procrastination, Mindfulness, Self-Forgiveness, Willpower, Planning & WritingDr 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.

Amazing discussion!

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PNP051 Michelle Cleary Discussing Progress, Regression, Perfectionism, Power of Gratefulness & Eating Disorders

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Michelle Cleary

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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PNP050 First Annual Listener Survey and Giftcard Contest

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

QuestionmarkPlease help me strengthen and grow the Progress Not Perfection (PnP) podcast. I also want to improve myself as an interviewer, mobile app publisher and coach. Please take 5 minutes to complete the 2014 PnP Listener Survey.

At the end of the survey you can enter for a chance to win one of seven (7) Amazon.com gift cards I’ll be giving away. The contest and survey close Oct 30, 2014 at midnight Central. I’ll individually notify the winners privately via email on Friday, Oct 31st.

Survey responses will NOT be shared with anyone else and your info will remain 100% private. You only need to enter your email address on the last page of the survey to enter the contest. Otherwise your responses will be 100% anonymous… even to me.

Click here to take the survey now!

Reminder, the survey and contest close Oct 30, 2014 at midnight Central. Feel free to share this with others!

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PNP049 Laurie Weaver Followup: Being a Perfectionist, Voice Acting, Bravery and Intuitive Eating

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Podcast | 2 comments

LaurieWeaverInterview2-260x214Alen 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.

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