In this episode, Liz and Rani talk about two types of motivational phrases commonly used – “Keep Calm and Carry On” and “Try Harder and Try Again” and why we may be spreading a message that may not be helpful.
Have you ever worked longer hours than you intend to? Have you ever caught yourself ruminating things in your head even when you are not actually at work? Join Liz and Rani for a fascinating talk on why trying to problem solve all the time can clutter and overwhelm your mind.
There is a difference between having an intellectual understanding of wellbeing and a felt experience or realisation about wellbeing. Liz and Rani talk about how the real power lies in realisation from within.
In this podcast episode, Liz and Rani talk about their experience of using self-improvement tools and strategies. They share their insights about why, contrary to popular beliefs we actually do not need to "work" on ourselves.
You are not your thoughts, your past, your role or what others think you are. In this week's episode, Liz Scott and Rani Bora explore why some people mistakenly identify with beliefs, labels, ideas, and habits and assume that's who they are. What if none of these represent the true you?
A light-hearted conversation with Liz and Rani on trying to think grateful thoughts to experience gratitude versus feeling grateful spontaneously. Can this beautiful feeling come to us effortlessly at any time?
Whether one gets anxious, obsessive thoughts or even the most extreme kind e.g. suicidal thoughts, all those have something in common – they are loaded with a sense of urgency. Episode 10 of this podcast series explores the nature of thought and the different forms it can take. When we understand the true nature of thought, we realise that we don’t have to always act on our thoughts.
In this episode, Liz and Rani discuss why our mood keeps changing and why we can't sustain a single mood with the same level of intensity throughout the day. Once we understand mood and how it changes spontaneously, we stop trying to resist or correct our feelings, instead return to the true innate source of our wellbeing.
If you have been listening to our previous episodes, you may have heard the use of the word “insight” on many occasions. Some who are new to this understanding worry that they may not be getting an insight and thereby not get any benefit. In episode 8, Liz and Rani explore why an insight may not be what we think it is and why we can only benefit from our own insights.
What do you understand by the term “insight”? Is it a realisation about our perceived weaknesses or is it about seeing something fresh and hopeful? In episode 7 of this podcast series, Liz and Rani talk about insight and how it is connected to well-being.
What if your child or a young person understood that they didn't have to be scared of their emotions, no matter how unpleasant those were? What if they learned something that served them well for their entire life and that wasn't simply a temporary solution?
In episode 6 of this series, Liz and Rani discuss how we can all make a positive impact on children and young people by first seeing for ourselves that - it's okay to be human and, that resilience is innate and always available to us.
We aren't designed as human beings to have positive experiences only. Whether we like it or not, we are capable of experiencing all kinds of emotions. In this episode, Liz and Rani lightheartedly share what it means to them to show up as a human being.