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Dealing with Difficult Emotions
Most of us are challenged by difficult emotions; either pushing them down or acting out of them. This talk gives a way of working with difficult emotions that comes from observing how cows and buffalo approach storms.
Defusing Negative Thoughts Part 1
Thoughts are not all created equal. This talk explores different categories of thoughts, to help make sense of our thoughts and how to use them to our advantage.
Anxiety as a Smoke Alarm Part 2
This is part two of a talk on perceiving anxiety as a smoke alarm. If you haven't already, listen to part 1 first, to get the most out of this talk.
Shift from Sleep to Rest Mindset
One of the things that interferes with sleep is stress and anxiety, particularly about trying to get to sleep. So if we shift our mindset from trying to sleep, which can elicit feels of stress or worry, to trying to rest, which takes all the pressure off. Thereby increasing our chances of actually falling asleep.
Anxiety as a Smoke Alarm Part 1
This talk uses the analogy of a smoke alarm to better understand anxiety.
Defusing Negative Thoughts Part 2
In part 2, we explore different techniques to defuse (take the power out of) negative thoughts.
The Grass Is Green Where You Water It
This talk focuses on how to increase a sense of confidence and self esteem by examining what thoughts/beliefs are you watering?
Self Care // 3
This is part three of a series on self-care explored through the analogy of a car. Learning to read our own "inner dashboard" and receive the signals it's attempting to give us.
Self Care // 2
This is part two of a series on self care explored through the analogy of a car. Learning to read our own "inner dashboard" and receive the signals it is attempting to give us.
Mindset for Growth & Success
Our thoughts and beliefs are powerful, directly affect our experience of life. Learn to harness your thoughts to change your life and see opportunities for growth and success.
Don't Go to the Market Hungry
This talk is for those who are single or dating who are wanting a "nourishing" relationship.
Thoughts & Feelings Part 1
Most people operate on the assumption that how they feel, is a result of what happens around them. This talk explores the role our thoughts play in the equation.
Nap Your Way to Success
Einstein and many other brilliant minds of the last century have used napping to solve problems. Learn how to use napping to your advantage and sleep your way to success.
Increasing Your Confidence
The most important words are the words that you say to yourself. Learn how to harness your self-dialogue to increase your confidence and self esteem.
Making Sleep Cozy
This is an exploration in creating a cozy and warm association with sleep. Often people who have difficulty with sleep, associate sleep as something elusive, stressful, etc. However, creating a positive and cozy association with sleep will help improve our sleep experience.
Discomfort as a Messenger
Most people do their best to avoid discomfort and this creates more challenges down the line. This session invites the listener to shift perspective on discomfort, using the Rumi poem The Guest House, to find the wisdom in discomfort.
Guilt Vs Shame
This short talk on the mindset difference between guilt and shame describes how guilt is a protective and helpful experience, whereas shame can keep people stuck.
Everyone Has a Story
It is so easy to get caught in our negative judgements and automatic thoughts that we don't see peoples pain or their story. If we are paying attention and listening, everyone has a story that will bring us to our knees.
Thoughts & Feelings Part 2
Following on from Part 1, this talk explores how behavior and decisions we make come into the equation.
Making Friends with Sleep
Learning to make friends with sleep can help improve our relationship with sleep. Just like any relationship, if we speak badly about the other, don't give them the time and respect they deserve, the friendship won't hold. But if we look to become friends with sleep, everything can change.
Self Care Series // 1
This is part one of a series on self care explored through the analogy of a car. Learning to read our own "inner dashboard" and receive the signals it's attempting to give us.
Guest House & Welcoming Pain
This is an invitation to a framework for learning to be with and get curious about pain. Inspired by the Rumi poem 'The Guest House', we explore how to think about inviting pain in and listening to what it has to say.
Sleep and Light
One of the main cues that tell our body when it's time to be awake and when it's time to sleep is light. So understanding our relationship with light can significantly help our relationship with sleep.
Thoughts & Feelings Part 4
Following on from the previous talks, the concept of self-fulfilling prophecies is explored. Learn to use this to benefit you rather than limit you.
Thoughts & Feelings Part 3
Following on from part 1 & 2, this talk covers the role our beliefs play in our interpretation of events.