Podcast: The Improvement Project
The Improvement Project is a podcast about dabbling in self improvement to become a better human through challenging yourself to take on good habits to become…
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In Episode 180, I revisit an episode where I discussed the fact that humans spend a lot of time thinking about what other people think of them and how this is related to the fact that our brains are telling us it’s a matter of life or death. You can actually override this very old school impulse and I’ll give you some ways to do that in this episode
In Episode 179 we go back in time to June of 2020 to a segment in Episode 104 to talk about the concept of Progress vs Perfection. Remember that done is better than perfect and we are focusing on B minus work.
In Episode 178, I talk with meditation and mindfulness teacher Dora Kamau about meditation and mindfulness as well as her new series on Spotify called Sunday Scaries by Headspace which is about the Sunday anxious feeling before a new week.
In Episode 177, in another MVP (most valuable podcast) episode, we go back in time to June of 2020 to a segment in Episode 105 to talk about the concept of Motion vs Action. Let’s learn about procrastination by preparing instead of doing the scary thing that will get you the results that you want.
In Episode 175 I welcome Dr. Kinga Mnich to the show to discuss habits related to emotional intelligence. Dr. Kinga Mnich is an international social-psychologist, educator and speaker specializing in emotions, positive psychology and gender. Her work solves myths of emotions by breaking down the complexity of the social & cultural concepts.
In Episode 174, I welcome Jennifer Powter, a weight loss and mindset expert for women over forty. She shares some great strategies to help you take control of your mind and your health and to stop sabotaging your habits along the way.
In Episode 173, I’m doing a special replay of an episode that is well loved and listened to and which also is thematic around the time of Thanksgiving….it’s an episode about the habit of Gratitude. Maybe you are a listener and you just found The Improvement Project and you haven’t had a chance to start at episode one and listen to all 172 episodes, and as a result you might have missed some of the most valuable episodes.
In Episode 172, Dr. Heather McKee and I discuss bite sized habits and so much more around creating healthy habits. Dr Heather McKee is the UK’s leading lifestyle behaviour change specialist and founder of drheathermckee.co.uk. She runs the Bite Sized Habits course for individuals looking to create lasting habit change. bitesizedhabits.co
In Episode 168 I remind you how September is another January and it’s time to get back after it!That back to school feeling, and crisp fall air gives us all an ‘anything is possible’ feeling that means it’s time to get back to routine.
In Episode 167, I was inspired by a Brooke Castillo podcast to share some thoughts on true rest versus avoidance behaviour or what she calls laziness when you are working toward the results that will lead to your big dreams and goals.
In Episode 165, I shared some of my life’s so-called ‘Failures’. I really believe that life happens for you…not too you. Your ‘Failures’ have lessons that are valuable in your personal growth. So it really is true that you win or you learn.
In Episode 163, I share some strategies that will help you be more successful as you start a new habit to get it locked in long term. I discuss something I’m calling Habit Inertia, goals vs systems and how your identity is an important factor to consider as you take on new habits.
In Episode 161 I share 10 habits for self care that you can incorporate into your life so that you prioritize your health and happiness and also maximize your potential of being the best version of you that will lead the way to your big dreams and goals.
In Episode 159 I share 10 ways that you can get motivated and get your butt in gear when you have an important task or habit or routine or deadline and you have little to no motivation to get after it and you just don’t feel like it.