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Overcome Panic Attacks and Phobias - Your Great Journey

6/20/2018
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Many people struggle with panic attacks and phobias. Dr. David Carbonell is a psychologist, anxiety expert and author of the audiobook: "Panic Attacks Workbook: A Guided Program for Beating the Panic Trick." Today he tells us there’s good news and bad news about panic attacks, and the phobias that usually accompany them. The bad news is that panic is a devious, insidious trick that can make you a prisoner in your own life, home and head. The good news? It’s only a trick! People can, and do,...

Duration:00:15:03

A Guided Meditation for Letting Go - Your Great Journey

6/6/2018
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In this episode, we’re going to help you relax, let go of stress, and experience a tranquil inner oasis with an abridged guided meditation for letting go from the audiobook "Guided Meditations for Letting Go." This guided meditation utilizes relaxation, mindfulness and visualization to help you recover a sense of inner quiet and spaciousness. The post A Guided Meditation for Letting Go appeared first on Your Great Journey.

Duration:00:19:01

Break Bad Habits Without Using Willpower - Your Great Journey

5/23/2018
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Psychologist Dr. Amy Johnson shares great advice about how to break bad habits without using willpower. Your habits and addictions are the result of simple brain wiring that can be easily changed. If you want to understand the science behind any bad habit, make the decision to end it, and commit to real, lasting change, her audiobook, "The Little Book of Big Change: The No-Willpower Approach to Breaking Any Habit" will help you to finally take charge of your life—once and for all! The...

Duration:00:11:58

Rewire Your Anxious Brain: The Power of Cognitive Restructuring - Your Great Journey

5/9/2018
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Today we're exploring the power of cognitive restructuring and ending anxiety by rewiring the brain. We're sharing an excerpt from the audio book "Rewire Your Anxious Brain: How to Use the Neuroscience of Fear to End Anxiety, Panic, and Worry." Thought patterns that are illogical or unhealthy can exacerbate anxiety or stress. Cognitive therapists focus on identifying and changing thoughts that are self-defeating or dysfunctional, particularly thoughts that lead to increased levels of...

Duration:00:13:28

Robert Rabbin: A Spiritual View of Addiction - Your Great Journey

4/25/2018
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In this episode, author, coach and spiritual teacher Robert Rabbin explores the issue of addiction. He begins by breaking down the components of addiction and addresses our burning desire to break them. He asks us to look more closely. Instead of thinking of our addictions as problems waiting to be solved, he suggests that not only do we have more addictions that we may even realize, but that there is a spiritual view of addiction—addictive behavior is a sign of yearning for true...

Duration:00:14:15

Retrain the Amygdala to Reduce Fear and Anxiety - Your Great Journey

4/11/2018
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Today we’ve got some great advice from anxiety expert Dr. David Carbonell. He is the author of the audiobooks "The Worry Trick: How Your Brain Tricks You into Expecting the Worst and What You Can Do About It" and "The Fear of Flying Workbook." Dr. Carbonell has helped thousands of people overcome fears of all kinds. Today he’ll share some insightful information about how the brain works, as well as the science behind retraining the amygdala so you can reduce fear and anxiety. The post...

Duration:00:12:09

The Benefits of Eating Mindfully - Your Great Journey

4/4/2018
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How often do you grab a meal and eat it in the car, or eat while standing over the sink, thinking about the thousand other things you need to do? When was the last time you truly savored a meal? Today we’re sharing the benefits of eating mindfully with an excerpt from psychologist Susan Albers’ audiobook “Eating Mindfully: How to End Mindless Eating and Enjoy a Balanced Relationship with Food.” Learn about the Buddha’s insights into mindful eating, and discover the joy of eating―and...

Duration:00:10:48

Relationships and the Trap of Romantic Fantasies - Your Great Journey

3/28/2018
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When you first meet someone special, it’s common to feel overwhelmed by your desire for them. It’s possible to fantasize a whole life with someone before we’ve ever even spoken to them! Often, our response to this attraction is, “This is the one!” But the problem with this type of desire is the danger of being caught up in romantic fantasies. The post Relationships and the Trap of Romantic Fantasies appeared first on Your Great Journey.

Duration:00:07:16

Urge Surfing: Learn How to Handle Urges - Your Great Journey

3/21/2018
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Dr. Jennifer Taitz, clinical psychologist and author of the audiobook “End Emotional Eating,” offers a four step process to help you learn how to handle urges of any kind, followed by an exercise to help you “urge surf,” to minimize the amount of self-control you need. The post Urge Surfing: Learn How to Handle Urges appeared first on Your Great Journey.

Duration:00:10:27

Emotion Regulation and Mindfulness Can Help You Outsmart Your Anxiety - Your Great Journey

3/14/2018
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Psychologist Dr. David Klemanski tells us about two fields of psychological research—emotion regulation and mindfulness. Together they can provide a powerful framework for helping people gain mastery over anxiety. Dr. Klemanski is the author of the audiobook "Don't Let Your Anxiety Run Your Life." The post Emotion Regulation and Mindfulness Can Help You Outsmart Your Anxiety appeared first on Your Great Journey.

Duration:00:12:31

How to Handle Overwhelming Emotions: A Conversation with Dr. Karyn Hall - Your Great Journey

3/7/2018
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In this informative conversation, Dr. Karyn Hall, author of the audiobook “The Emotionally Sensitive Person,” talks about mindfulness, and why it is especially helpful for the emotionally sensitive person. She also discusses what she calls “emotional first aid” and offers some practical tips to stop feeding overwhelming emotions. The post How to Handle Overwhelming Emotions: A Conversation with Dr. Karyn Hall appeared first on Your Great Journey.

Duration:00:10:53

Reduce Anxiety by Changing Your Interpretations - Your Great Journey

2/26/2018
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Authors of the best-selling audiobook “Rewire Your Anxious Brain: How to Use the Neuroscience of Fear to End Anxiety, Panic, and Worry” offer great advice about being mindful of your interpretations during stressful situations. Interpretations are often shaped by past experiences and expectations, so it sometimes takes practice to identify a more helpful way to interpret it. Having the ability to change your interpretations can often go a long way toward helping you to reduce anxiety. The...

Duration:00:09:54

Experience a Quiet Mind with Progressive Muscle Relaxation – A Guided Meditation - Your Great Journey

2/21/2018
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What can you do when your mind is spinning and your thoughts just won’t stop? Today we’re offering a guided relaxation exercise by psychologists Dr. Colleen Carney and Dr. Rachel Mamber, authors of the audiobook "Goodnight Mind: Turn Off Your Noisy Thoughts and Get a Good Night's Sleep." This guided progressive muscle relaxation will teach you to relax muscles, release tension and experience a quiet mind. The post Experience a Quiet Mind with Progressive Muscle Relaxation – A Guided...

Duration:00:12:37

Meditation Practice: Returning to the Source - Your Great Journey

2/14/2018
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Why do we practice meditation? When we practice meditation, what do we hope will change? In our own way, each of us is seeking liberation. If you’re seeking a life of greater introspection, freedom and love, then we hope you find inspiration in Robert Rabbin’s thoughts on the power of meditation. Robert Rabbin is the author of audiobook "The Sacred Hub: Living in the Shimmering Light of Your True Self." The post Meditation Practice: Returning to the Source appeared first on Your Great...

Duration:00:13:02

The Panic Trick: Don’t Be Fooled by Anxiety and Panic - Your Great Journey

2/7/2018
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There’s a "Panic Trick" that’s central to all phobias: You experience discomfort and treat it like danger. Anxiety expert and clinical psychologist Dr. David Carbonell has helped thousands of people overcome fears of all kinds. Today he’s sharing a simple, counter-intuitive approach to reducing fear, anxiety and panic. The post The Panic Trick: Don’t Be Fooled by Anxiety and Panic appeared first on Your Great Journey.

Duration:00:09:28

Think Like a Shrink: A Habit Change Exercise - Your Great Journey

1/31/2018
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Habit change can be challenging, so it helps to know if the benefit of a change will outweigh the effort involved. Today we’re sharing an exercise from the audiobook “The User's Guide to the Human Mind: Why Our Brains Make Us Unhappy, Anxious, and Neurotic and What We Can Do about It,” written by psychologist Dr. Shawn Smith. This exercise will help you approach habit change the way a psychologist might: methodically and in small steps. The post Think Like a Shrink: A Habit Change...

Duration:00:06:54

How to Make Change Easy? Tell a New Story! - Your Great Journey

1/24/2018
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Bob Litwin, a Wall Street performance coach and world champion tennis player addresses the common misconception that change is difficult. In fact, change is fun and surprisingly simple. Bob offers insights from his audiobook "Live the Best Story of Your Life," about how to make change easy. Telling a new story can help you realize your unique and powerful potential. Lasting, positive change is only a story away! Bob is author of the audiobook “Live the Best Story of Your Life: A World...

Duration:00:10:38

The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution: A Conversation with Dr. Lynn Rossy - Your Great Journey

1/17/2018
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Many of us have trouble regulating our intake of some foods, as well as anxiety about our eating habits. How do we get back to feeling sane and happy around food? How can we cope with the part of our mind that never stops craving and demanding more? Psychologist Dr. Lynn Rossy, author of the audiobook “The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution,” say the secret is in mindfulness eating. The post The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution: A Conversation with Dr. Lynn Rossy appeared first on Your...

Duration:00:14:22

Break a Habit: The Power of a Pause - Your Great Journey

1/10/2018
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Often the difference between making a rash decision and the right decision is a just matter of moments. It's much easier to break a habit when we learn to pause, assess, and then plan before we act. Even a pause of just a few moments can help us regain control. In this episode, we’re sharing an excerpt from the audiobook "The Little Book of Big Change: The No-Willpower Approach to Breaking Any Habit," written by psychologist Amy Johnson. The post Break a Habit: The Power of a Pause...

Duration:00:12:45

Emotional Eating: Bad Moods Can Lead to Bad Choices - Your Great Journey

1/3/2018
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Today we’re sharing an excerpt from "End Emotional Eating: Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy to Cope with Difficult Emotions and Develop a Healthy Relationship to Food" by Dr. Jennifer L. Taitz. If you’ve wondered about the science behind emotional eating, then you’ll appreciate this investigation into why we eat when we feel poorly, and how we can break free of that pattern. The post Emotional Eating: Bad Moods Can Lead to Bad Choices appeared first on Your Great Journey.

Duration:00:12:06