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Feeling Anxious? Want to learn how to manage your mind to feel calmer and get much needed anxiety relief! Listen to Get Real with The English Sisters the No.1 podcast show for mental health that will give you anxiety relief leaving you smiling. Anxiety is on the rise and most of us experience it in some form or other. The English Sisters, Violeta and Jutka Zuggo are clinical hypnotherapists, business women, authors, wives and mother’s of wonderful grown up children! As hosts of their show th ...
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Send us a Text Message. Bonus Episode: Save this relaxing meditation for when you are in a comfortable place. Do not drive or operate machinery when listening. Embark on a serene escape from the everyday hustle with our latest meditation session, a balm for the soul, thoughtfully crafted in response to our first text message on the show from a love…
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Send us a Text Message. Have you ever caught yourself smiling at a child's unabashed giggle and wondered, "When did I last let my inner child run wild?" That genuine spark of playfulness doesn't need to be a distant memory; let's rediscover it together. This candid discussion unwraps the magic of infusing play into the mundane, transforming househo…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever concealed your feelings until they bubbled over in unexpected ways? Our latest episode peels back the layers of emotional expression, shining a light on the hidden struggle to regulate what we feel and the toll it can take on our physical well-being. Join us as we traverse the delicate balance between showcasing our tru…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever felt like you're treading water, with your dreams just out of reach? We've all been there, but today's heart-to-heart is about transforming that self-doubt into a steely self-belief that not only strengthens your own resolve but also inspires others to trust in your potential. As we peel back the layers of expectation—y…
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Send us a Text Message. Have you ever considered the possibility that you might be the wisest, kindest, and most supportive friend you could ever hope to meet? On Get Real with the English Sisters, we're delving into the transformative power of self-compassion and the art of being your own best friend. Imagine the shift in your world if, for just o…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever found yourself questioning whether a friend truly has your back, or if their compliments come with a hidden barb? We've all navigated the treacherous waters of relationships where the line between friend and frenemy is as thin as ice in spring. Join us on this heart-to-heart as we share stories resonant with the reality…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever felt suffocated by the incessant quest for perfection in every little thing you do? We've been there, and we're here to tell you, it's time to embrace the magic of 'good enough.' Join us, The English Sisters, as we recount the ways the 80-20% rule has revolutionized our lives, from academia to social mixers. Listen clos…
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Send us a Text Message. Have you ever felt the sting of cold shoulders at a party, or the bite of being bypassed in professional settings? We've all been there, and on "Get Real With The English Sisters," we're peeling back the layers of rejection and the pursuit of likability that often leads to encounters with negativity. As we navigate through t…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever catch yourself waiting for someone else's nod of approval before you can feel good about your own achievements or even your looks? Well, we're tearing down those walls on Get Real with the English Sisters this week. Join us as we tackle the complex dance between self-liking and the pursuit of external validation that se…
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Send us a Text Message. Have you ever felt like your world is spinning with the chaos of new beginnings? We've been there too, and it's the heart of our latest conversation where we unpack the whirlwind of emotions that come with starting anew. Whether it's the first day at a new job or the daunting task of buying a house, we share how taking thing…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever find yourself standing in front of your closet unsure of what to wear, only to later regret your choice? We've all been there. But what if your wardrobe could be a powerful tool for self-expression and confidence? Join us, The English Sisters, as we unwrap the complex ties between the clothes we wear and the identities …
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Send us a Text Message. Have you ever caught yourself turning down opportunities, big or small, only to wonder later if fear was pulling the strings? This episode peels back the layers of self-sabotage, that sly villain lurking in our shadows, ready to snatch away our chances at success and happiness. We will take you through the winding paths wher…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever find yourself mindlessly reaching for your phone only to realize you've lost track of time scrolling through an endless sea of apps? This peculiar behavior is exactly what we're unpacking in our latest episode—an intimate journey through the maze of 'popcorn brain,' a term describing the overstimulated state our minds e…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever catch yourself eyeing someone else's lawn, wondering how they keep it so lush? We're peeling back the layers of the "Illusion of Greener Grass" to explore why it's easy to fall into the trap of coveting another's life. With every scroll through social media or overheard story, we confront the shiny facades that tempt us…
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Send us a Text Message. Have you ever felt the grip of anxiety loosen with a simple shift of focus? That's precisely what we're unpacking today. Join us as we weave through personal revelations and practical tactics to transform anxious energy into a tool for reflection and problem-solving. We start with the intimate act of journaling our fears, di…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever feel like you're a slave to the never-ending pings of your phone, each one screaming for your immediate attention? We've all been there, and in this heartfelt discussion, we share our own journey towards setting boundaries that protect our peace and sanity. We dissect the corrosive culture of immediacy that's permeating…
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Send us a Text Message. Have you ever noticed how a traffic jam can turn minutes into what feels like hours of frustration? Our latest conversation might just be the key to transforming those moments into an unexpected gift of peace. We unravel the alchemy of slowing down in a society addicted to speed, where the demand for instant gratification le…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever feel like you're running on empty, juggling life's demands? In our latest heart-to-heart, we uncover the secrets to maintaining your energy levels, not by doing more, but by doing what's meaningful. We share candid stories from the trenches of everyday life, where the art of saying no preserves your vitality for the pas…
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Send us a Text Message. Have you ever chased after happiness like it's a destination, only to find it's more of a journey? Join us and the English Sisters as we unpack the hedonic treadmill, the sneaky psychological phenomenon that keeps our happiness levels in check despite life's ups and downs. We're peeling back the curtain on the fleeting thril…
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Send us a Text Message. Do you ever feel like you've settled for less than what you truly deserve, whether it's in your personal life, your career, or your fitness goals? We're here to tell you that you can shatter your own expectations and achieve things you never thought possible. In our next podcast episode, we crack open this concept, using per…
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Send us a Text Message. Are you striving for perfection? Trying to live up to an impossible ideal can be exhausting and damaging to our mental health. In this episode, we're getting real about our humanity - all the raw, imperfect, and beautiful moments. We're taking a deep dive into the pressure to be perfect, how it's amplified in today's fast-pa…
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Send us a Text Message. Do you often find yourself brushing off warning signs in relationships or job situations? Perhaps it's your desire for a certain outcome or a fear of change that makes you ignore these red flags. We dove deep into the repercussions of neglecting these signs, emphasizing the importance of trusting your gut instinct and recogn…
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Send us a Text Message. Do you ever feel like your feelings don't matter? That they're swept under the rug or simply overlooked? This episode, we, The English Sisters, take a deep dive into the world of emotional validation, exposing its vital importance in our lives. We engage in a thought-provoking discussion about the dangers of dismissing emoti…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever wondered why laughter is considered the best medicine, especially when coping with stress and anxiety? This episode will reveal why and how a good chuckle can help to melt away tension. We'll also explore those unexpected situations where laughter can serve as a natural stress relief - yes, even at funerals! We'll walk …
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Send us a Text Message. How often do we try to bury our pain, to suffer in silence? Ever wondered what healing could happen if we dared to share our suffering? Today's podcast episode is all about the power and importance of sharing our suffering and vulnerabilities. We wrestle with why it can be so tough to open up, especially when past experience…
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Send us a Text Message. Have you ever been on the brink of giving up that dream project or study goal, only to wonder what could have been? Welcome to our latest episode, an enlightening discussion that brings forth the true power of perseverance. We engage in a deep dive into the essence of resilience and the significance of a strong support syste…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever wondered how tiny acts of kindness can revolutionize your life? Get ready to unravel the power of small gestures with us, The English Sisters, in this fascinating episode of Get Real. We delve into the concept of a "love bank" where every small act of kindness becomes an emotional deposit. Whether it's making a cup of c…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever wondered what could happen if you started treating yourself as a business? By investing in personal growth, striving for quality time, productivity, and financial success - you're taking steps towards a remarkable transformation. We delve into this intriguing concept, examining how this shift can help manage emotions, i…
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Send us a Text Message. What if accessorizing was more than just a fashion statement? Imagine if those little baubles, trinkets, and decor items dotting your life held the key to mental tranquility and self-care. We unravel this fascinating connection, shining light on the riveting interplay between accessories, be it jewelry or home décor, and our…
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Send us a Text Message. What if the person you betray the most in your life is surprisingly yourself? In today's enlightening discussion, we take a deep dive into the concept of shapeshifting and how it connects to self-betrayal. We examine how we unconsciously morph ourselves to merge with the crowd, and in the process, betray our individual ident…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever feel overwhelmed by the constant clutter and chaos of your daily life? Picture a life where you tackle each day one manageable step at a time - it's a reality, and we're here to show you how! We're The English Sisters, and on this episode of "Get Real," we're breaking down how to navigate life's chaos, from the mundane …
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Send us a Text Message. Ever thought about why we struggle to ask for what we need? It’s a loaded question, one that we peel back layer by layer in this episode. We dive headfirst into the world of 'mind reading' in relationships, and how our upbringing often instills a reticence in us when it comes to expressing needs and desires. From exploring t…
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Send us a Text Message. Did you know that a simple hug could be your most powerful tool in combating stress and boosting your immunity? Come, let's embark on an enlightening journey as we unravel the intricate intricacies of physical touch and its profound influence on our well-being and development right from our infancy. We'll be unraveling the f…
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Send us a Text Message. Have you ever found yourself feeling guilty for needing help? Rest assured, you're not alone. In this week's chat, we The English Sisters, open up about our own experiences with guilt and shame, particularly the feeling of guilt when needing to hire help. We're here to reassure you - there's no shame in needing assistance. I…
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Send us a Text Message. Are we always chasing more, forever stuck in a relentless pursuit of perfection? Welcome to our exploration of a perhaps underrated concept: contentment. Let's dive into the vortex created by modern culture that keeps us in a constant state of comparison and the insatiable quest for more. The result? A society burdened with …
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Send us a Text Message. What if you could extract some beauty or positivity from even your darkest days? What if it's all about adjusting your mindset? Join us on an inspiring journey as we delve into the power of positivity and mindfulness, where we share our perspectives on finding joy in the little moments. We discuss how a simple shift in perce…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever found yourself in a conversation looped in negativity, or found that a seemingly harmless conversation has caused friction in a relationship? Ponder this, do we really give thought to the conversations we engage in every day, and how they shape our relationships and lives? This episode is dedicated to dissecting how our…
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Send us a Text Message. Fuel your curiosity as we explore the profound influence of our environment on self-control and lifestyle. Transform your life by making simple changes to your surroundings and see how the brain, naturally inclined towards pleasure, can be trained for healthier choices. Take a journey with us as we illustrate with practical …
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Send us a Text Message. Did you know that you could be a puppeteer of sorts, tugging at people’s emotions in disguise without even realizing it? Our latest podcast episode uncovers the unsettling realm of emotional blackmail— a phenomenon that's more common than you'd think, slipping right into the fabric of our daily interactions, especially in pa…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever thought about what YOLO - You Only Live Once - really means to you? Listen in, because we're about to take you on a journey to explore the pressures and implications of this catchphrase. From enticing dangerous escapades to fostering authentic connections and welcoming opportunities, we're stripping down YOLO to its bar…
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Send us a Text Message. Imagine transforming your relationship with food and amplifying the pleasure of eating, just by choosing mindfully and savouring each bite. Sounds enticing? That's exactly what we're exploring in this episode. Taking inspiration from a recent indulgence at a local bakery, we delved into how the act of savouring food can enri…
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Send us a Text Message. Are you ready to unearth the superhero within you? You're about to embark on an enlightening journey as we illuminate the behavioral patterns that restrain us from unlocking our full potential. We've all got our kryptonite - those deeply embedded vulnerabilities and weaknesses that we've carried from childhood. These could m…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever wondered why a simple smile from a stranger can brighten your day? Turns out, the act of kindness not only elevates other’s spirits but can activate our brain's pleasure and reward centers, providing a natural 'helpers high'. In this captivating episode, we shed light on how sprinkling kindness around can serve as a pot…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever felt like your outfit has the power to make or break your day? We certainly do! Join us as we share personal stories and insights on how choosing the right attire can impact your mood, experiences, and even your productivity. Learn from our sister-in-law's impeccable sense of style and discover how planning your outfit …
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Send us a Text Message. Do you ever find yourself feeling guilty or anxious about not meeting your parents' expectations? Discover how to break free from this "curse" in our eye-opening and empowering conversation. We'll explore the subtle ways parental expectations can manifest, such as a simple facial expression or a reward for meeting their stan…
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Send us a Text Message. Are you feeling the pressure and anxiety that comes with milestone birthdays like the big three-oh? Trust us, you're not alone! That's why we've dedicated this week's episode to exploring the importance of looking forward to these milestones, the nostalgia of leaving your twenties, and the societal pressures to achieve certa…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever wondered how making your bed in the morning can impact your day? Discover the surprising benefits of this simple routine as we, The English Sisters, share our experiences and hilarious childhood memories, including our dog Otto's sneaky bedroom antics! Join us as we reminisce about our school days, emphasizing the impor…
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Send us a Text Message. Have you ever wondered if your friendships are truly healthy and supportive, or if there's something more sinister lurking beneath the surface? Join us as we share our personal experiences and insights on how to spot emotional manipulation in friendships and ways to protect yourself and your friends from these toxic dynamics…
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Send us a Text Message. Are you constantly bombarded by social media, comparing yourself to others and feeling like you're always missing out? Fear not, as we, The English Sisters, explore the world of FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) and its counterpart, JOMO (Joy of Missing Out) in this enlightening episode. We discuss the curated reality of social med…
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Send us a Text Message. Mind your words for anxiety relief because the words that you use everyday have a real impact on how you feel that day. Have you ever wondered how speaking more than one language can shape your thoughts and perception of the world? Join us on this enlightening journey as we, a pair of bilingual speakers, unravel the mysterie…
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