[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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How to Avoid Getting Dumped

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Want to avoid getting dumped? Follow these great communication tips from relationship coach, Chuck Rockey. They might save your relationship!

My podcast guest, Chuck Rockey, discussed several ways to avoid getting dumped. His suggestions may surprise you! He is a Princeton-educated software engineer turned dating and relationship coach with a passion for helping clients gain more happiness and vitality.

Chuck prides himself on guiding people to add new dimensions to their lives – such as self-acceptance, focus, greater connection or whatever they desire to add to their world.

Check out the show notes and listen to EP 388: Relationship Coach Chuck Rockey – How to Avoid Getting Dumped.

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What NOT to Say When Your Feelings Are Hurt


feelings are hurtDon’t you wish you always knew what to say when your feelings are hurt? It’s also important to know what NOT to say…

When my feeling are hurt, I know how to effectively communicate with grace and compassion. But, that wasn’t always the case. In the past, when I felt hurt or misunderstood, I’d have two basic modes of communication: shut down or get defensive. Neither is very effective. I had no idea how to express my hurt feelings without turning a man off.

I had the same issue in my non-romantic relationships. Whether it was a family member, a friend, or my boss who wrongly accusing me of something, I would be at a loss for the right words to say. I’d be flooded with emotion and just freeze.

I knew what I didn’t want to do—yell or slink away in silence. What I yearned for was to remain connected and empowered, feel heard, and be open for feedback. After studying communication skills for over a decade, I’ve finally learned how to effectively express hurt feelings, especially when to text and when to talk in person. I’ve also learned what NOT to say when my feelings are hurt.

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