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Feed your psychology nerd. Build motivation, resilience, and intelligence - using science and hard work. Embrace the challenges that build real rewards with the Growth Mindset. Wishing and believing will not manifest your dreams: __ 1 __ Leave your inner chakra at the door __ 2 __ Put down the astrology chart __ 3 __ Stop waiting for something or someone to fix your life Create the life you want ... yourself. - - - With over 8 million downloads, this is your hub for deep dives into mindsets ...
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Manipulation tactics that work - Irrational behaviours that don't - Prediction Fallacies we fall for. In this episode, we dive further into our series on cognitive biases and how they cloud our judgement. Studying applied psychology we can learn how we get manipulated by companies and start to protect ourselves from our own irrationality. Take home…
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Unusual yet important questions you should ask yourself. We steal some of the best questions and ideas from different domains that you can try applying to your own life. What is a life worth living Healthy vs toxic aspirations How to abandon what doesn't serve you The illusion of self-importance Our guest today is Jodi Wellman the author of "You On…
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How your brain creates movement and why it's interesting. We learn about the movement control centre of the brain, how it is a leading indicator for brain and cognitive health in general and how to optimise it. Important topics How does the motor cortex work exactly How to improve reflexes Repair damage and rewire brain circuits How alcohol and can…
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The pillars of a happy life lead to increased satisfaction instead of having opposing priorities fight it out. By treating work and life as opposing forces we inevitably end up tipping the scales the wrong way. We can't always subscribe time evenly and things get out of whack. We find there is a much better way by examining the term itself 'Work-li…
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Avoid the partnership traps everyone falls into and select and build strong relationships, that last. Matt Higgins is an incredibly successful serial entrepreneur and Shark Tank investor with a personal fortune +$150 million dollars. The unspoken ingredient to his success is relationships. We learn about: Relationship dynamics in successful busines…
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Build self-awareness and recognise the mind traps we easily fall into every day. We examine 9 different cognitive biases related to Ego and how we can spot them. Learn: When our ego serves us or sabotages us Why we fall in love for the wrong reasons How our bias to perceive ambiguity as hostility almost triggered a Nuclear war From panicking over g…
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Is society sick? Are we sick? Let's treat our drive to conform as a disorder we can diagnose and fix. This episode is a hypothetical deep dive where we treat our obedience to social pressure like other personality disorders. Main topics: DSM-5 entry for Social Pressure Personality Disorder (SPPD) 2 contrasting case studies Crossovers with other dis…
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~11% of men are porn addicts (+3% of women). You know a LOT of porn addicts. Today's episode discusses: Why is porn addiction not discussed openly? Why is it so shameful to talk about? Why is the problem only getting worse? How do we create better systems for recovery? On the show, we have Eric Zusack (Powerful Eric) a porn addiction coach. He spen…
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The quiet path to loud success by overcoming our nature. We explore ego and our automatic tendencies and how we can over-ride our inbuilt patterns that get in the way of our goals. Set yourself apart in a world dominated by noise Silent but powerful ways to surpass expectations Increase effectiveness at getting what you want We delve into the art o…
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What can we learn about stress management from consistent out-performers? Dr Steven Stein is the author of "Hardiness: Making Stress Work for You to Achieve Your Goals", and several books on Emotional Intelligence. We learn: How to self-motivate Life lessons from prisoners of war The traits of success behind Olympic champions, Military specialists,…
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Understand the circuitry of the self as we uncover the neurological pathways behind the Ego and explain what the Default Mode Network is. Topics covered: What the hell is the Default Mode Network The Brain Pathways of Anxiety and Depression The imbalances causing ADHD How modern medicines interact with the brain The effect of meditation and psilocy…
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Battle the flood of priorities with a tool to decide where to dedicate effort Our tasks in life have different requirements but it's not always obvious. Sometimes we need to: Get it done Aim for average Excel with grandiosity We'll learn the mistakes people make by applying effort in the wrong places and frustrating themselves. Selective bother wil…
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The science behind Psilocybin-assisted mental health breakthroughs and what are the current benefits and limitations? We have the owner of Odyssey, a psilocybin experience company to discuss the state of psychedelic science and lessons from mental health treatment centres. Topics: The benefits and limitations of Psilocybin therapy What is Oceanic B…
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