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Do you see a glass half full or empty? My name is Shadie, and although I don’t work in the field of psychology I have a passion and love for science and behavioural nuances. Especially that of the human condition. This podcast brings thought provoking content in less than 10 minutes, dealing with subject matters revolving around the mind, wellbeing and more.

Do you see a glass half full or empty? My name is Shadie, and although I don’t work in the field of psychology I have a passion and love for science and behavioural nuances. Especially that of the human condition. This podcast brings thought provoking content in less than 10 minutes, dealing with subject matters revolving around the mind, wellbeing and more.
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Do you see a glass half full or empty? My name is Shadie, and although I don’t work in the field of psychology I have a passion and love for science and behavioural nuances. Especially that of the human condition. This podcast brings thought provoking content in less than 10 minutes, dealing with subject matters revolving around the mind, wellbeing and more.

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English


Episodes

#6 – Motivation

5/3/2019
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I explore the science of motivation in my final episode in the series of Melancholy Man’s knowledge bullet podcast. I can’t thank you enough for all of your support. Please let me know if any of the content has helped in any way. REFERENCES FORBES ARTICLE: https://www.forbes.com/sites/sujanpatel/2015/01/09/the-science-behind-motivation/ DOPAMINE NEUROSCIENCE JOURNAL STUDY: http://www.jneurosci.org/content/32/18/6170 DOPAMINE MOTIVATION STUDY #2:...

Duration:00:09:01

#5 – Healthy body and mind through sleep

4/24/2019
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In this episode we explore the impacts of sleep on the mind and body. I aim to help people with the context of science, understand what happens to their bodies through sleep deprivation and how it will impact your mental wellbeing. REFERENCES Harvard University Publication – Mental Healthhttps://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletter_article/sleep-and-mental-health Independent Article featuring Richard...

Duration:00:10:47

#4 – Your Superpower

4/16/2019
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In this episode we explore what it means to unlock your inner superpower. Focused around mindfulness and meditation, I aim to bring both motivational and scientific support to my listeners, in an effort to help realise the benefits of this technique. RECOMMENDED MEDITATION APPS HEADSPACEhttps://www.headspace.com/ SAM HARRIS – WAKING UP APPhttps://wakingup.com/ REFERENCES Alpha Brain Waves Boost Creativity and Reduce Depression ... Read More

Duration:00:10:50

#3 – Illusion of Self

4/7/2019
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In this episode we explore some of the work by Mo Gawdat in his latest book, “Solve for happy”. I break down some traditional ideas of what it really means to be YOU, in hope that you realise your ability to change and grow as a person. REFERENCES Solve for Happy by Mo Gawdat : “https://www.amazon.co.uk/Solve-Happy-Engineer-Your-Path/ MIT Device to read ... Read More

Duration:00:10:58

#2 – Remembering Self VS Experiencing Self

3/28/2019
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In this episode we explore more of the ideas in the book “Thinking fast and slow” by Daniel Kahneman. Specifically on how you remember your experiences and the impacts they have. REFERENCES Here is a link to the study referred to in the Podcast: https://www.jstor.org/stable/40062570 FEEDBACK Submit feedback, topic ideas or just say hello to me@shadiecarrier.com

Duration:00:06:14

#1 – Systems of Thought

3/20/2019
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Thinking Fast and Slow, if i were to surmise its essence, would be about the two states of your mind. He refers to these states as systems. System 1 being your almost reactionary / auto pilot state, and System 2 being your more conscious and deliberate state. It is quite profound and remarkably logical when you look at how he’s compounded his views into this ‘system’ mentality.

Duration:00:08:13

#Prologue – Melancholy Man

3/18/2019
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A short 5 minute introduction to the podcasts purpose, your host and more.

Duration:00:05:03