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From the Self-Improvement Phenomenon blog PickTheBrain.com comes the Pick the Brain Podcast, the show where we pick the brains of the brightest minds in productivity, health, and self improvement. Pick the Brain has been named in over 100 “Best of the Web” lists, and Refinery29 named co-host Erin Falconer one of the Top 10 Women Changing the Digital Landscape for Good. Join hosts Erin Falconer and Jeremy Fisher as we retrain our brains to experience and expect the best from ourselves and the best from life.

From the Self-Improvement Phenomenon blog PickTheBrain.com comes the Pick the Brain Podcast, the show where we pick the brains of the brightest minds in productivity, health, and self improvement. Pick the Brain has been named in over 100 “Best of the Web” lists, and Refinery29 named co-host Erin Falconer one of the Top 10 Women Changing the Digital Landscape for Good. Join hosts Erin Falconer and Jeremy Fisher as we retrain our brains to experience and expect the best from ourselves and the best from life.
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From the Self-Improvement Phenomenon blog PickTheBrain.com comes the Pick the Brain Podcast, the show where we pick the brains of the brightest minds in productivity, health, and self improvement. Pick the Brain has been named in over 100 “Best of the Web” lists, and Refinery29 named co-host Erin Falconer one of the Top 10 Women Changing the Digital Landscape for Good. Join hosts Erin Falconer and Jeremy Fisher as we retrain our brains to experience and expect the best from ourselves and the best from life.

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Episodes

Why We Don't Get What We Want

9/20/2018
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On this episode Erin and Jeremy will be discussing the importance of goal setting along with perspectives from the late Zig Ziglar. Show Notes: Original Video More from the Ziglar Brand Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:23

How to Cope With a Crazy Busy Life

9/17/2018
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We all have so much to do! In today's episode Erin and Jeremy will discuss tips from Mel Robbins on how to cope with a crazy busy life, find balance, and be in control of our own worlds as much as possible. Show Notes: Original Video Clip 1 Original Video Clip 2 More from Mel Robbins Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:29

31 Inconvenient Career Truths

9/13/2018
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Should you be elitist? Does ageism matter? How important are degrees? On today's show Erin and Jeremy will be discussing a list of inconvenient careers truths from career coach Marty Nemko. Let's jump in! Show Notes: Dr. Marty Nemko's Book Careers for Dummies Original Article Marty's Narration Marty's Website Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:12

Life Lessons From a Rare Steve Jobs Interview

9/10/2018
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On today's episode of the Pick the Brain podcast Erin and Jeremy will discuss points made by the late Steve Jobs in a 1994, after he had already achieved success with Apple computers but before he made one of the most influential changes of all time, the introduction of the iphone. Let's jump in! Show Notes: Original Interview Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:23

Special Episode: Principles From a Billionaire

9/6/2018
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In this episode we'll be hearing a short web series created by Bridgewater founder and billionaire Ray Dalio. The audio from this episode was originally published on youtube HERE as a video series and is based on Ray Dalio's book Principles, which can be found HERE. Show Notes: More from Ray Dalio Ray's Book Original Video Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:17

3 Surprising Ways Music Effects Our Well Being

9/3/2018
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You probably already know that music is a great tool for dealing with stress, but what other effects does music have on our well being? That's the topic on today's show where Erin and Jeremy tackle music and all of its benefits. Show Notes: 3 Strange and Surprising Ways Music Effects Our Well Being Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:59

How to Turn Our Adversities Into Our Advantages

8/30/2018
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Muniba Mazari is a Pakistani artist, model, activist, speaker, singer, and television host. In today's episode Erin and Jeremy will be discussing perspectives provided by Muniba on how she converted a physical limitation into an advantage. Show Notes: Original Speech More from Muniba Mazari Ted Talks from Ted.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:23

They Key to Unlocking Your Mind's Full Potential

8/27/2018
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How do we program ourselves? Are we in control of our emotions or do they control us? On this episode of the show Erin and Jeremy will be listening to a clip from an Impact Theory video featuring Impact Theory and Dr. Joe Dispenza. Ready to pick your own brain? Let's do it! Show Notes: Full Video Impact Theory Dr. Joe Dispenza Impact Theory Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:25

Get Motivated With This Incredible Spoken Word Mix

8/23/2018
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Are you ready for another inspiring spoken word mix?! Today's show features a great mix of talented performers. Check out the links below to visit their youtube pages for more! Show Notes: Harvard Commencement by Donovan LivingstonDark Black and The Wrong Truth by Indigo WilliamsWhen You Love the Wrong Person by Taz AlamAmerica in 4 Minutes by Branden Wellington Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:04

Science Backed Ways to Improve Your Memory

8/20/2018
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Do you ever have trouble remembering people's names? In this episode Erin and Jeremy will be discussing science based hacks for improving your memory. Speaking of memory, make sure you remember to subscribe to this show! Show Notes: 7 Science Based Hacks for Improving Your Memory Help Remembering People's Names Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:32

The Most Underrated Emotion We'll Ever Feel

8/16/2018
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What's the most underrated emotion you'll ever feel? You'll find out on today's episode from Marquette University's 2018 Commencement Address, which featured Jeannie Gaffigan, Comm '92, and Jim Gaffigan, who talk about the experiences they've had when facing illness and how to maintain one of the most important emotions we'll ever feel. Show Notes: Original Speech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:59

7 Minimalist Ways to Declutter Your Life

8/13/2018
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One of the most popular subjects in the self improvement space right now is the art of minimalism, particularly as it pertains to the amount of things you have in your life. In this episode Erin and Jeremy discuss steps suggested in a PTB article about minimalism and how we can apply some of the best principles to our lives. Show Notes: 7 Minimalist Ways to Declutter Your Life Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:24

Won't You Be My Neighbor? Timeless Lessons from a Familiar Voice

8/9/2018
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If you were a child in the 80s or 90s you probably had some familiarity with Fred Rogers, Mr. Rogers, host of the very popular children's show Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. In this episode Erin and Jeremy will be talking about the impact of Mr. Rogers and discussing the commencement address he made where he reminds us that our differences are smaller than we think. Show Notes: Original Commencement Speech from Mr. Rogers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:33

Ready to LOL? Why Laughter is Good For Your Brain

8/6/2018
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In this special episode of the show Erin and Jeremy will be listening in on a few comedy bits from some very funny comedians and discussing the health benefits that your brain experiences from laughter. Ready to laugh out loud? Show Notes: Ellen benefits of laughter video Jim Gaffigan Full Video Ellen DeGeneres Full Comedy Special Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:34

Controlling the Momentum of Limiting Beliefs and Fear - Conclusion - Matthew McConaughey

8/2/2018
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Is fear a good thing? When are our limiting beliefs realistic and when are they man-made? How much does the stacking of stressors begin to take a toll on us? All of these questions and more are discussed on this part 2 episode of the podcast where Erin and Jeremy will finish up discussing ideas presented by actor Matthew McConaughey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:08

Happiness Should Not be Your Goal - Matthew McConaughey

7/30/2018
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With so much talk of happiness out in the personal development space you might be hard pressed to hear someone say that happiness should not be your goal. In this episode of the podcast Erin and Jeremy will hear part one of a speech delivered by actor Matthew McConaughey delivered to graduates of the University of Houston. Show Notes: Original Video Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:58

"What's in Your Life's Blueprint?" - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

7/26/2018
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In this episode of the podcast Erin and Jeremy will be hearing and discussing a speech delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., leader of the American civil rights movement and one of the most influential people of all time. Today's speech was delivered to students at Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia on October 26, 1967. Today's message has inspiring calls to action in the pursuit of beauty, love, and justice. Show Notes: Original Speech Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:28:57

Surprising Truths About Persistence, Endurance, and Beauty

7/23/2018
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Today's show features segments from a speech delivered by record-breaking hiker Jennifer Pharr Davis on the lessons she learned hiking the Appalachian Trail. In 2011, despite facing sickness and hypothermia, Jennifer became the fastest person (male or female) to hike the 14 state-long Appalachian trail. If you're like Erin and Jeremy, you might be surprised to hear what she learned on her journey. Show Notes: More from Jennifer Pharr Davis Original Full Length Speech Jennifer's...

Duration:00:29:50

Feeling Emotionally Drained? This Might Be Why...

7/19/2018
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Are you feeling emotionally drained? This episode is for you. Often it's the people in our lives that we care the most about that drain us the most. In this episode Erin and Jeremy will be discussing how to avoid being a people pleaser and how to establish boundaries with people that are emotional vampires. Let's jump in! Show Notes: 7 Mind Hacks to Permanently Erase the People Pleaser Mentality 5 Ways to Deal with People Who Drain You Emotionally Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:29:33

Get Motivated with Kick Ass Quotes from Kick Ass People

7/16/2018
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Are you ready to get motivated? In today's special episode you'll hear from five kick ass people that share their views on the world and what it means to be a human. Get ready to get inspired. Are you subscribed to this show? Recently PTB changed it's podcast feed so make sure you didn't lose your subscription - just check to make sure the "Subscribe" button has been clicked in iTunes, Podcasts, Podcast Addict, Castbox, or whatever app you use to listen to the show! Show Notes: Dr. Neal...

Duration:00:19:36