JumpStart – The Repetition Compulsion

Podcast Do you know someone who has made a vow never to be like one of their parents (maybe it’s you)? And yet as life goes on they find themselves becoming more and more like that parent? This is because of what psychiatrists call the...

JumpStart – Your Oz

Podcast What if you were “off to see the wizard” -- I mean THE wizard, someone who could give you everything you want. Ask yourself: What would you want added to your life?What would you want removed from your life?What one thing would you...

JumpStart – Compassion

Podcast When you are compassionate, you are less-stressed, happier, more relaxed, and even more confident. So, how would you define compassion? Feeling someone else’s pain?  Yes, compassion is empathy but it’s also something more and...

JumpStart – The Ego Trap

Podcast So imagine you have this “friend” who hangs around with you all the time. And, this “friend” keeps telling you to do things that are hurtful to yourself and to others. Then, when you’re tired, sad, angry, or perhaps a little...

JumpStart – Drifting

Podcast About 2 weeks ago, I had my mind blown when one of my great teachers mentioned a book by Napoleon Hill that I’d never heard of -- “Outwitting the Devil.” I’ve been listening to it and learning so much and in this JumpStart I want...

JumpStart – It’s The Hope That Kills You

Podcast One of my favorite scenes in any movie is the compelling scene in “Jaws” where Robert Shaw tells about being in the Navy when the USS Indianapolis is shot out from under him and his shipmates.  For three days, he witnessed his...

JumpStart – Help to Not Be a WPOS

Podcast Last night, I was watching a Masterclass taught my Aaron Sorkin (think "West Wing," "Sports Night," "Moneyball," "Steve Jobs," and more) when I heard him say that after going over a new script with his friend and trusted producer,...

JumpStart – Lessons from Ted p5 – Winning & Losing

Podcast Without a doubt, Ted Lasso’s views on winning and losing are the most galling to the British press.  “I believe you can have the most points on the scoreboard and still lose.” Ted said.  “Whereas, I believe you can have...

JumpStart – Responding vs Reacting

Podcast What we’re going to discuss today is something that, honestly, I’ve struggled with my entire life; although I’ve made some BIG gains in the last 10 years. It’s learning to respond to things rather than to react and, as usual, it...

JumpStart – Resiliency

Podcast “RESILIENCY” 'Sounds cool, right?  Well, it's not what you think. Let me tell you what we can let from resiliency experts about * Creating plans * Hiring someone else to worry for us * The one question that kills life energy...

Become a Happiness Hero 4: “Take Over the Starring Role”

Podcast After about a 10 day hiatus, I woke up this morning in a really good mood. I realized it before going to bed last night I was going to do three things:  Have my morning planned with healthy activitiesPut myself in a good mood...

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