Archive for July 2019

Checkin’ Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

This week’s episode is brought to you by the letters ACT. What does that stand for? Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Psychotherapist Greg Bodin (who is an absolute delight) joins us this week to talk about this type of Psychotherapy that is getting more attention these days, but is not new in any sense. Acceptance and…

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Shiftin’ Self Care

The ways we market and promote Self-Care needs to change. There is a heavy focus on self-care from the outside in, which is totally legitimate. I think our focus needs to shift, not ignore. We see more and more focus turn to our Mental Health, which needs more than a bubble bath. More than what…

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Checkin’ OCD in Context

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder where people experience unwanted repeating thoughts, feelings, images, or sensations. Engaging in behaviors or mental acts in response. While we have a lot of misconceptions on Mental Health conditions and disorders, we can bring understanding when we combine knowledge with lived experiences. This week I am joined…

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Bonus: Old Dogs Learn New Tricks

This week’s quick self-check Shek Check, is dissolving the idea that “Old dogs can’t learn new tricks”. So I know something I got in the habit of doing, (and actively trying to stop) is placing limiting beliefs on others. “This is how they are, they will never change”. I realized that limiting belief of others…

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Checkin’ The Power of a Voice

A single voice can reach out to all those who sit in silence, and it holds that power. It is sometimes weird to say that when someone uses their voice to break down societal barriers, that it gives others permission to do the same. Afterall, we are all free agents who make the choice to…

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