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African Violet Queen

Episode 109: The African Violet Queen Of Milwaukee

I want to do something different this month.
This month I'm going to tell you a story. It's a true story and is called the African Violet Queen Of Milwaukee.

It starts with a man named Milton Erickson.
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Reframing

Episode 108: Reframing

As winter gets closer and the warm summer that we had this year seems so long ago we have a choice; we can either recoil at the colder, damper weather or we can appreciate the leaves changing colour, the excitement of the build up to Christmas and the ability to see the sun rise without having to get up super early!
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Arachnophobia

Episode 107: Spiders And Behaviourism

Over the last few weeks I've seen an increasing number of clients with a fear of spiders, it seems that a bit of warm weather is creating jumbo sized house spiders.

And with a reported half of all women, and 10 percent of all men having some degree of anxiety about them it is no surprise that people are picking up the phone to ask for help.

But how can can Arachnophobia be successfully treated?
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Practise Makes Perfect

Episode 106: Practise Makes Perfect

In my January podcast I briefly mentioned something that is often referred to as "The 10,000 hour rule" for becoming a master of something.

And it prompted an email from a listener asking me to confirm whether or not it is true, that 10,000 hours over 10 years is all we need to do to become the best we could possibly be.

And the answer is......

No.
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Flying

Episode 105: Fear Of Flying

This months topic is actually down to public demand, as most days there was somebody that came through to me in one way or another asking about helping with fear of flying.
Now, if you follow the news even a little you'll probably know why that is.
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Happy

Episode 104: Happiness (Part 5 - Sleep Yourself To Happiness)

Part 5 of the July special.
Can more sleep make you happier?
Throughout July there is an episode every Monday all about "What makes a happy brain"
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Happy

Episode 103: Happiness (Part 4 - The Dreaded Exercise!)

Todays episode is part 4 of the July special and is about one of the best ways of boosting our mood.
Exercise!
Throughout July there is an episode every Monday all about "What makes a happy brain"
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Happy

Episode 102: Happiness (Part 3 - Spending The Right Way)

Today's episode is about the best ways to spend our hard earned cash and how to more effectively do random acts of kindness to boost you mood.
Throughout July there'll be an episode every week all about "What makes a happy brain"
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Happy

Episode 101: Happiness (Part 2 - Doing The Right Things)

Throughout July there'll be an episode every week all about "What makes a happy brain"
Today's is about the mistakes we make on our path to happiness.
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Happy

Episode 100: Happiness (Part 1 - Your Body Speaks)

It's episode 100, and that means that throughout July there'll be an episode every week all about "What makes a happy brain"
Today's is about body language and why it is important that we act as if we're in a good mood even if we're not!
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Body Image

Episode 99: Body Image And The Media

Maybe it's because of the few days of good weather that we had last month but in May I noticed quite a dramatic increase in my consulting room of people upset over their body shape.
Often going as far as to say that they hate themselves for the way they look.
Yet, there are always people that are bigger, heavier, lumpier than them, people that actually couldn't care less and are happy!
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Episode 98: Evolution and Adaptation

All of the species on this planet that didn't become extinct are here because at some point in their history one family became more suited to their environment in some way. They adapted to their circumstances.
The families that didn't adapt died out, because their environment changed and they didn't change with it.
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Regrets

Episode 97: Reflections And Regrets

In this months newsletter I'm going to write about something that seems a little morbid at first, but I'm sure you can get the right perspective on it.
My uncle died a few weeks ago and so I had a funeral to go to last month unfortunately.

In our culture funerals are usually a time for saying goodbye and grieving but I try to look on them as a celebration of someone's life rather than a commemoration of their passing.
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Regrets

Episode 96: Dealing With Fear

One of the most common issues that clients bring to my consulting room is Anxiety.
Either a general background sense of something bad around the corner or a specific set of circumstances that provoke an uncomfortable feeling.
Both have the same response in our body, often a churning in the stomach or butterflies accompanied with an increase in heart rate that leads to a tensing of the muscles or increase in temperature.
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Regrets

Episode 95: Confidence

A few weeks ago, through the Motivate Yourself Facebook page, I asked listeners to my podcast what sort of topics you'd like me to talk about and I received a lot of messages asking about confidence, social anxiety and nervousness.
Which all boil down to the same thing really, which is fear. And usually fear OF fear.
Which makes a vicious circle of anxiety that creates a belief that you aren't able to handle certain situations confidently.
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Episode 94: Enthusiasm

Happy New Year!
If you've made any new years resolutions before you go any further ask yourself this question

"Why didn’t I start this last month? Or in November, or October?"

Because if they answer is "I couldn't be bothered" then you're probably not that bothered now either and should maybe get your head around it first as there's not enough enthusiasm to ensure that you succeed.
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