[PODCAST EPISODE] How to Tame the Inner Critic

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Amy Smith shares great tips on how to tame your inner critic so you can live your best life. Check out the show notes and recording here.

Is your inner critic sabotaging your life? My podcast guest, Amy E. Smith, is a certified confidence coach, masterful speaker, and personal empowerment expert. Founder of TheJoyJunkie.com, Amy uses her roles as coach, writer, podcaster, and speaker to move individuals to a place of radical personal empowerment and self-love.

With acute focus on helping people “find their voice”, she is highly sought after for her uncommon style of irreverence, wisdom, and humor and has been a featured expert on Fox 5 San Diego and YourTango.com.

Listen to EP 392: Amy Smith – How to Tame the Inner Critic, as Amy returns to the show to talk about how to tame the that critic so you can access your highest self.

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Using the Power of Mindfulness to Transform Your Relationships

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Mindfulness is a powerful way to improve all your relationships. Listen to Dr. Ron Frederick, my guest on Last First Date Radio.

Emotional agility and mindfulness are key to healthy relationships. My podcast guest, Dr. Ronald J. Frederick, is a clinical psychologist whose career has focused on the power of your emotions and mindfulness to transform relationships. He’s the author of “Loving Like You Mean It: Use the Power of Emotional Mindfulness to Transform Your Relationships” and the award-winning “Living Like You Mean It: Use the Wisdom and Power of Your Emotions to Get the Life You Really Want.” He’s a senior faculty member of the Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) Institute, and Co-founder of the Center for Courageous Living in Beverly Hills, CA. Ron lectures and facilitates workshops for national, state, and international organizations.

Check out the show notes and listen to EP 380: Using the Power of Mindfulness to Transform Your Relationships.

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How to Have the Conversations You’re Avoiding

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Are there conversations you’re avoiding? My podcast guest, Chris Hughes, shares excellent tips for speaking up in any difficult situation.

Are there any conversations you’re avoiding? My podcast guest, Chris Hughes, shared wonderful tips about how to speak up on tough issues. He is a facilitator of consciousness and an arts and antiques curator. He earned his degree in Opera and Song at the University of Western Ontario, later working in professional opera, singing telegrams, voiceovers for video games, cartoons and elevators. Chris moved to Australia to complete a master’s in integrated Marketing and Communications at QUT. He is Managing Director and curator at the Antique Guild in Brisbane and Vice President of Australian Antique an Art Dealers Association. He facilitates classes for Right Voice for You, a program of Access Consciousness, and he wants to help people “live beautifully.”

Check out the show notes and recording for EP 376: How to Have the Conversations You’re Avoiding.

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How to Create More Connection Through Conflict

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My podcast guests, CrisMarie Campbell and Susan Clarke spoke about how to create more connection through conflict. Check out highlights and tune in!

If you’re like most people, you avoid confrontation at all costs. What if there was a new way to frame conflict – as something to be welcomed, not avoided? And what if you could learn to use conflict to improve all your relationships? In this episode, you’ll learn how to create more connection through conflict.

CrisMarie Campbell, an Olympic rower, Boeing flight test engineer has her MBA, and Susan Clarke, a former marriage therapist and Equus coach. They are the authors of The Beauty of Conflict: Harnessing Your Team’s Competitive Advantage and their forthcoming book The Beauty of Conflict for Couples. As partners in work and life for over two decades, they’ve adapted their proven step-by-step process honed working with Fortune 100 Companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, AT&T and San Francisco Giants to help long-term couples use conflict as a catalyst to greater intimacy, passion, and fulfillment.

Check out highlights below for EP 373: How to Create More Connection Through Conflict. 

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How to Have Difficult Conversations With Your Partner

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If you’re like most people, you shy away from having difficult conversations with your partner. In this video, learn my 4-step method for speaking up!

Do you shy away from having difficult conversations in dating and relationships? If having a root canal sounds like a more pleasant alternative than speaking up about sex, money, or any other challenging topic, today’s video is for you!

Here’s the thing…most people have never been taught HOW to have a difficult conversation. That’s why it’s so scary.

Well, that changes today!

Because if you’re going to have a difficult conversation, you need to prepare. Preparation helps you feel confident and empowered. And, if you’ve prepared well, the conversation will be less stressful, and you’ll be far less afraid to speak up the next time.

I share a few tips on how to prepare for the conversation, and then you’ll hear my highly effective 4-step method for having difficult conversations when you’re dating or in a relationship.

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