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Episodes

Where do we Learn Respect for Others?

10/24/2018
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Where does it come from and where do we need to practice it. Respect is earned and not just given. The difficult lesson is that we must give respect to receive respect. Are we bias in who we respect?

Duration:00:08:21

Resilience, do you have it?

10/1/2018
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Some days we feel like we do and some days we don't. Some times you have to face diversity before you can know if you have it. Keep moving forward towards our goals.

Duration:00:07:10

Unhappy and Miserable, 8 steps to take to stay on this route.

9/12/2018
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Follow these 8 principles to remain unhappy and continue to be miserable. Change these negative patterns to be happier and more content with life. Considering these lists could change your path.

Duration:00:05:23

5 Steps to Change a Behavior

8/22/2018
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Changing behaviors can help you lead a better and more content life. 1) Need to want to change and must involve intellect, body, emotions and even your spiritual motives. 2) Knowing what specifically needs to change, what is driving our anger or our obsessions. 3) Follow through with a doable plan to create a new habit. 4) Validate out successes by truly feeling the joy. 5) Review what worked and get through blocks that keep us from succeeding.

Duration:00:06:57

Relationships: Is this what life is about?

8/8/2018
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When we look at relationships closely we see that someone or something is influencing our emotions in one way or another. Find the good in every relationship you choose to participate in. Learn to tolerate others differences as well as your own. Make your own meaningful and rewarding relationships in life.

Duration:00:07:02

3 more challenges to improve your life skills.

7/11/2018
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Re-frame and manage disappointment and aversion. See setbacks as opportunities. See failure as an event not an identity. Be open to new information and be willing to change your mind. Create a habit to motivate yourself.

Duration:00:07:09

3 Challenges to Improve Your Life Skills

6/27/2018
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To live a life that is less reactive it is necessary to put the Ego in it's place. View situations with clarity. It takes two to do this but it has to start somewhere. This podcast looks at the Spotlight Effect, Egocentric Behavior and Self Awareness.

Duration:00:05:54

Quick Tips for a Better Life

6/5/2018
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Things to avoid and things to embrace to find the peace and contentment we all deserve. Focus on purpose. We all have something to offer the world. Try these tips to work towards a better life.

Duration:00:05:55

Past Present and Future. How has the past influenced you?

5/16/2018
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How has your past influenced you? The past is there to learn from to help you get the most from the present. Do you use the present wisely? Is your present life preparing you for the future?

Duration:00:05:26

Respect: is Respect Becoming More Difficult to Show to Others?

4/11/2018
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We are the ones that individually decide who we will respect. Are we respecting more people or fewer people? Is our personal criteria more stringent or are there fewer people deserving of our respect? Respect is earned not just given, yet we need to give respect to receive respect. Respect does not necessarily require agreement.

Duration:00:08:16

Confidant: is a Confidant Good for Your Mental Health?

3/14/2018
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What concerns can you talk out with your confident? Are they a sounding board or an adviser? Find potential solutions, relieve concerns and stress while building trust with a confidant. Confidentiality and trust are key.

Duration:00:06:29

Past Experiences. What did we learn from our parents?

2/28/2018
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Do we repeat the past in the present? Why do we respond the way we do?

Duration:00:06:21

Validation – How important is it to give and receive?

1/22/2018
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Realistically, we all like the positive feelings of expressing validation. This validation includes those from our children, our spouse, our friends, our boss and our co-workers. Do you give validation to others? We should.

Duration:00:06:56

Wishes, what do we do to make them come true?

12/28/2017
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Generally, we should use wishes to bring about a change for the "good" in ourselves or for others. Use wishes as a motivator.

Duration:00:07:58

Authority – Is authority losing it’s respect

12/8/2017
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All of us realize that most people do not like to be told what to do. Yet, all of us must realize that in order to get alone in this world we need to comply with appropriate and fair leaders.

Duration:00:05:40

Work Relationships: Do the co-workers at your workplace work well together?

11/17/2017
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How does the discord at work influence your mental health? Working as part of a team can make your workplace more efficient and more enjoyable. Yet you have to ask yourself... are you a team player? Do you have negative co-workers, gossips or slackers at your workplace?

Duration:00:08:51

Two – Do two people work well together?

10/25/2017
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With differing types of "two" people combinations they all would work better together if they wold be more other centered as well as ... (listen to the podcast to find out.)

Duration:00:07:07

Apologize – Have we ever apologized to anyone for anything?

9/27/2017
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An apology can show that we are not always right and we do make mistakes. Who do we need to apologize to and are we willing to do so?

Duration:00:07:44

Everyone – are you a part of “everyone”?

9/13/2017
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These "everyone's". how do we include them in our lives? Do we care, does it matter how the "everyone" lives on this planet?

Duration:00:05:59

Gifts – Are you a giving person?

8/8/2017
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To me a gift is an effort on someone's part to extend an appreciation in some way to another person without expecting anything in return. Do you do this? Love is a gift!

Duration:00:05:56