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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

Psychologist Shawn Smith: Why Our Brains Make Us Anxious — and What We Can Do About It - Your Great Journey

12/27/2017
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Your mind is not built to make you happy; it’s built to help you survive. But in the process, it may have developed some bad habits—like avoiding new experiences or scrounging around for problems where none exist. Is it any wonder that worry, anxiety, and self-critical thoughts so often get in the way of enjoying life? Today we’re sharing an exclusive interview with psychologist Dr. Shawn Smith. He discusses his audiobook The User's Guide to the Human Mind: Why Our Brains Make Us Unhappy,...

Duration:00:11:27

Dealing with Loneliness - Your Great Journey

12/20/2017
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Most of us want to avoid being touched by loneliness. When we sense it coming into our awareness, we may feel nervous, fearful, angry, or frustrated—feelings we’d rather not experience. But Robert Rabbin, author of “The Sacred Hub,” has some inspiring words today about dealing with loneliness: when we make the tough decision to walk through loneliness instead of running from it, we realize there was nothing to be afraid of in the first place. The post Dealing with Loneliness appeared...

Duration:00:07:15

Find What Makes You Feel Passionately Alive? - Your Great Journey

12/13/2017
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Jeff Foster is a spiritual teacher and author of the audiobook Falling in Love with Where You Are. Today he asks: “What will you do with this one precious, fleeting gift of life?” The answer, he says, is simple, because life is short. Do whatever makes you feel passionately alive. Find a way – however much you have to struggle at first – of doing what moves you and connects you to the deepest truth of yourself. The post Find What Makes You Feel Passionately Alive? appeared first on Your...

Duration:00:08:25

Find What You Want Most - Your Great Journey

12/6/2017
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know what you REALLY want. What do you want more than anything in your life? You might be surprised to learn that it’s probably not what you first think! In this episode, noted psychiatrist Dr. Shelley Uram offers a simple exercise from her audiobook “Essential Living: A Guide to Having Happiness & Peace.” This exercise will help you peel back the layers to find what you want most. The post Find What You Want Most appeared first on Your Great Journey.

Duration:00:17:55

Overcome the Fear of Flying - Your Great Journey

11/29/2017
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One out of every six people fears flying. It’s a solvable problem, and yet many people who’ve tried to face their fear of flying find that the harder they try to control it, the worse it gets. Anxiety expert and clinical psychologist Dr. David Carbonell has helped thousands of people overcome fears of all kinds. Today he’s sharing some helpful information from his audiobook, “The Fear of Flying Workbook” for anyone who wants to overcome the fear of flying. The post Overcome the Fear of...

Duration:00:15:50

Emotions and Anxiety: The Science of Emotion Regulation - Your Great Journey

11/22/2017
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Dr. David Klemanski, psychologist and author of the audiobook “Don’t Let Your Anxiety Run Your Life,” talks about the science of emotion regulation and the latest and most effective techniques available to reduce and eliminate anxiety. If you’re ready to take steps to skillfully manage anxiety, then you’ll appreciate this informative interview with an expert in overcoming anxiety. The post Emotions and Anxiety: The Science of Emotion Regulation appeared first on Your Great Journey.

Duration:00:12:23

Anxiety and Depression: Ancient Tools for Modern Times - Your Great Journey

11/15/2017
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In moderate amounts, anxiety and depression can improve our focus and performance. That doesn’t mean that depression and anxiety are always useful. In large doses, they are debilitating. However, one of the most important truths about our minds is this: we don’t always have to obey them. In this episode, we hear from psychologist Dr. Shawn Smith, author of 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."...

Duration:00:11:36

A Guided Meditation for Stressful Moments - Your Great Journey

11/8/2017
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Today we’re sharing a soothing guided meditation that will help you find your center in stressful moments. This guided meditation for stress can also help any time you just want to feel more grounded. This meditation is from psychologist Ted Zeff’s audiobook "The Highly Sensitive Person's Survival Guide: Essential Skills for Living Well in an Overstimulating World." In this episode, Dr. Zeff shares a meditation that will help you come back to center. You’ll be guided through a soothing,...

Duration:00:09:59

A Simple Mindfulness Practice - Your Great Journey

11/1/2017
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Mindfulness practice can help bring us, moment by moment, into a greater sense of spaciousness, calmness, and a deeper connection with ourselves and the world. Today we’re offering step-by-step instructions for a simple mindfulness practice you can return to over and over again. Today we’re sharing an excerpt from the popular audiobook “The Art and Skill of Buddhist Meditation: Mindfulness, Concentration, and Insight,” by Richard Shankman. This audiobook is a practical guide to building a...

Duration:00:07:59

Inner Wisdom and Clarity: A Conversation with Robert Rabbin - Your Great Journey

10/25/2017
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We all want to live a fulfilling, authentic, and expansive life. But how do we do that? How can we access our deepest inner resources? Today, author and coach Robert Rabbin shares his thoughts about discovering the inner wisdom and clarity hat lies inside of everyone. Robert Rabbin is the author of the audiobook "The Sacred Hub: Living in the Shimmering Light of Your True Self." This audiobook is an inspiring guide through the process of questioning, reframing, and deepening awareness...

Duration:00:19:41

The QUIET Technique: Stop Stress in Only a Few Seconds - Your Great Journey

10/18/2017
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We can all benefit from a quick and easy way to stop stress and bring ourselves back to the present moment. QUIET is an acronym for a simple technique that helps you quiet your mind in any given moment. Best of all, it only takes a few seconds! In this episode we’re sharing an excerpt from psychotherapist Dr. Arnie Kozac’s audiobook "The Awakened Introvert: Practical Mindfulness Skills to Help You Maximize Your Strengths and Thrive in a Loud and Crazy World." In "The Awakened Introvert,"...

Duration:00:13:18

Anxiety and Avoidance: A Vicious Cycle - Your Great Journey

10/11/2017
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In the short term, it might seem like it makes sense to avoid things that trigger fear or anxiety. But this strategy to manage anxiety can actually increase your anxiety response in future situations. This cycle can lead to increased anxiety and worry, and a loss of confidence in your ability to cope. In this episode we offer an excerpt from the audiobook “Don’t Let Your Anxiety Run Your Life,” written by doctor of psychology David Klemanski and Joshua Curtiss. In this excerpt, David and...

Duration:00:14:28

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