Growth Philosophy

Growth Philosophy

By M Salek
Having a growth-focused mindset is essential for success in every area of your life. If you want to take your life to the next level, grow and improve as a person, or just want to learn more about mindset and personal growth, this is the podcast for you.
Join me every Monday for a bite-sized lesson to help you improve your mindset, and upgrade your life.

Topics: Mindset, Growth Mindset, Positivity, Happiness, Philosophy, Stoicism, Think Better, How To, Personal Growth, Self Improvement, Personal Development, Peak Performance, Self Care, Motivation, Success, Goals.
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A Beginner's Guide to Meditation - What It Is, Is Not, and Why It Is Good for You (Research-backed)

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Negative Trigger List - What It Is and Why You Need One
What is a negative trigger list, and why do you need one?  How can it help you improve yourself, and your life?  That is what you will learn in today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast. Episode highlights: Which thoughts do you more harm than good What a negative trigger list is What are negative triggers Benefits of creating a list of your negative triggers How to create your own negative trigger list Submit your questions & comments here, or on twitter. Additional resources: 8 ways to deal with cognitive biases 5 tips to help you improve your mindset The key reason why people give up 5 essential things you should know about growth mindset How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days  Topics: negativity, positive thinking, how to think better, mindset, growth mindset, self help, self care, self awareness, self improvement, personal development, personal growth, happiness, self empowerment, personal power
19:20
July 6, 2020
How to Get Started With Meditation (Easy Method)
Getting started with meditation can be hard. Lots of beginners find it challenging to meditate. But it doesn't have to be. Want to learn about how you can easily get started with meditation in the next few minutes, even if you've never practiced mediation before? Then stick around, because that's what we'll talk about in today's episode, and more. Episode highlights  Here are a few things you will learn in today's episode: 3 key benefits of meditation 2 key insights that can make or break any habit you want to develop The easiest way to get started with meditation (even if you are new, or have struggled in the past) The most popular meditation app How to get started in the next 5 minutes (for free) Additional resources: All  episodes  A beginner's guide to meditation - What meditation is, is not, & why it is good for you (research-backed) 5 Major Meditation Myths Debunked More insights & guides on personal growth  How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days Questions? Comments? Submit them here, or on twitter. Topics: how to meditate, meditation, meditation guide, beginner's guide, mindfulness, relaxation tips, stress tips, anxiety tips, meditation app, wellbeing, meditation benefits, mental health, self help, self care, self improvement, self development, personal growth, personal development, happiness tips
17:21
June 29, 2020
8 Ways to Deal With Your Cognitive Biases
Your cognitive biases can result in discriminatory behaviors, as well as harmful behaviors, without you even knowing. Yes, despite your best intentions, you might be unconsciously sabotaging yourself.  Learn how to deal with such unconscious biases and beliefs in today's episode. What you will learn:  How your cognitive biases can be bad for you 8 ways you can avoid and counteract cognitive biases How your thoughts are often not ones you consciously choose What moral dialect is And more.... For detailed show notes (and to ask questions), visit the website. Stop your unconscious biases from sabotaging you. Listen to today's episode to learn how.   Additional resources: 8 ways to deal with your Cognitive biases Past episodes More insights & guides on personal growth How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days Topics: Cognitive Bias, Self awareness, Self help, Self improvement, Personal development, Racism, Sexism, Ageism, Biases, Discrimination, Unconscious thinking, Subconscious mind, Think for yourself, How to, Self sabotage, Mind, Brain, Behaviour 
19:41
June 22, 2020
Cognitive Bias and Invisible Racism - How It Affects You, and Others
Did you know that you might have discriminatory beliefs without you even knowing?! Learn more about such invisible, unconscious beliefs (cognitive biases), their impact, and exercises to demonstrate the result, impact (and more) in this episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast.  What you will learn:  What are cognitive biases  How you might be biased without knowing My personal experience of discrimination/racism What 95% of people said when they were asked to imagine a typical drug user (research) What thinking well is (not) about Post your questions & comments on the website, or my twitter. Note: There is a blooper! But since the aim is to do one-take shows, it's left there. What do you think, does it make any major impact on the podcast, and your enjoyment of it? Let me know. Topics: Cognitive bias, Unconscious bias, Psychology, Racism, Sexism, Ageism, Prejudice, Equality, Diversity, Thinking better, How to think better, Subconscious, Critical thinking, Antiracism, Antiracist, Discrimination, Colorism, Fairness, Fair treatment, Human rights, Humanism, Kindness, Compassion, Empathy, Mindset, Growth mindset, Self awareness, Tough questions, Common sense, Examine your thoughts, All lives matter
19:27
June 15, 2020
A Beginner's Guide to Meditation - What It Is, Is Not, and Why It Is Good for You (Research-backed)
You've heard that mediation is good for you.  Ever wondered why?  Or whether these benefits are just hearsay or genuine verifiable benefits?  How about whether what you've heard about meditation is really fact or myth?  If you have ever wondered about these and want to learn more, then listen to today's podcast, because those are the things that you will learn about today. Episode guide:  01:30 - 5 main myths about meditation (+ myths debunked) 07:28 - What meditation actually is (goals of meditation) 08:59 - 5 Scientific reasons why you should meditate (benefits) 15:42 - A key insight on getting started with meditation 17:36 - How to improve your understanding + Next steps Website (for more resources, asking questions, and the full list of researches) -- mhasalek.com  To learn more, listen to the podcast.  Additional resources: How to Get Started With Meditation (Easy Method) Past episodes More insights & guides on personal growth How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days Topics: why meditate, meditation, meditation myths, meditation benefits, myths debunked, meditation guide, beginner's guide, introduction, relaxation tips, stress tips, anxiety tips, mental health, self care, self-care, self improvement, self development, personal growth, personal development, brain health, calm tips, mental strength, happiness.
19:17
June 8, 2020
Why It Is Important to Have a Personal Favourite
It is important to have a personal favourite.  Why?  And how do you discover your personal favourite?  That's the topic of today's talk.  Listen to this episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast to learn more. Learn how one mental exercise can help improve your self-esteem and self-confidence levels, as well as improve the overall quality of your life. Questions? Comments? Submit them here, or on twitter. Additional resources: The key reason why people give up What is growth mindset? What is fixed mindset?  Past episodes How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days Topics: Self esteem, self confidence, self hate, confidence tips, self care, mental health, mental strength, happiness, quality of life, life tips, life advice, personal growth, self-awareness.
11:57
June 1, 2020
Herd Immunity vs Herd Mentality
Both are to do with the collective - but one is very good for us, while the other often results is destructive consequences.  Which one is which?  Which one should you avoid, and how?  Learn in this episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast. More insights & guides (& detailed show notes) are available on my website: mhasalek.com Questions? Comments? Submit them here, or on twitter. Additional resources: What is growth mindset? What is fixed mindset? 10 key differences between a growth mindset and a fixed mindset Past episodes (Full list) How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days Topics: Herd mentality, Group think, Herd immunity, Think for yourself, Think better, How to think better, Happiness, Self care, Self help, Self improvement, Self awareness, Personal development
10:57
May 25, 2020
5 Great Tips To Help You Improve Your Mindset (And Your Life)
Improving your mindset is one of the best things you can do to improve your life.  You know that now. But how can you do it, i.e. improve your mindset? That's what we will explore in today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast.  Learn about 5 great tips to help you improve your mindset.  Questions? Comments? Submit them here, or on twitter. Additional resources: Mindset hack for dealing with & overcoming failure What children can teach you about growth mindset Past episodes More insights & guides on personal growth How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days Topics: Mindset, Growth mindset, Thinking better, Think better, Self improvement, Self help, Self care, Mental health, Happiness, Success, Career tips, Success tips, Personal growth, Self awareness
12:50
May 18, 2020
Mindset Hack for Dealing With and Overcoming Failures
Your ability to deal with, and overcome, failures can be the key to success vs failure, or happiness vs unhappiness.  Learn about a mindset hack for effectively dealing with failures (a.k.a challenges, and setbacks) in today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast.  Listen to the episode to learn more.  Questions? Comments? Submit them here, or on twitter. Additional resources: 5 great tips to help you improve your mindset A beginner's guide to meditation - What it is, is not, & why it is good for you (research-backed) Past episodes More insights & guides on personal growth How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days Topics: Mindset, Growth mindset, Positive thinking, Life hacking, Mind hacking, Failure, Setbacks, Challenges, Success tips, Growth tips, Personal growth, Personal improvement, Self improvement, Personal development
13:12
May 11, 2020
What Children Can Teach You About Growth Mindset
What can you learn from children about the growth mindset? Find out in today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast.  Additional resources: Mindset Hack for Dealing With and Overcoming Failures 5 Great Tips To Help You Improve Your Mindset (And Your Life) Past episodes More insights & guides on personal growth How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days Questions? Comments? Submit them here, or on twitter. Topics: Growth mindset, Fixed mindset, Tenacity, Mental strength, Confidence, Self motivation, Personal development, Personal growth, Self help, Self improvement, Growth philosophy, Stoicism, Success mindset
11:01
May 4, 2020
What is Fixed Mindset?
What is a fixed mindset?  How is a fixed mindset different from a growth mindset?  Learn about fixed mindset in today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast. Additional resources: What is growth mindset? Fixed mindset vs growth mindset How To Deal With Negative Thoughts: The Definitive Guide All episodes of the Growth Philosophy podcast How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days Questions? Comments? Submit them here, or on twitter. Topics: Fixed mindset, What is fixed mindset, Growth mindset, Fixed mindset vs growth mindset, Mindset, Think better, Self improvement, Self help, Personal growth, Personal development, Success, Happiness
18:45
April 27, 2020
What is Growth Mindset?
Not quite clear on what growth mindset actually is (or is not)? Listen to today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast to learn more, and get clear on what growth mindset actually is.  Listen to this episode to learn more.  Additional resources: What is fixed mindset? What is Personal Development? – An Essential Guide to Personal Development (+ FAQs)  All episodes of the Growth Philosophy podcast More insights & guides on personal growth How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days Questions? Comments? Submit them here, or on twitter. Topics: Self improvement, Self help, Personal development, Personal growth, Mindset, Growth mindset, Success, Self awareness, How to think better
12:20
April 20, 2020
3 Key Reasons Why Prolonging The Coronavirus Lockdown Is a Bad Idea
Is prolonging the Coronavirus lockdown a good idea? I do not believe so, for 3 big reasons. Listen to today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast to learn the 3 big reasons why prolonging the Coronavirus lockdown is a bad idea. Listen to this episode to learn more. Additional resources: What is a fixed mindset? What is a growth mindset? 5 Tips on How To Stay Positive No Matter What All episodes of the Growth Philosophy podcast How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days   Questions? Comments? Submit them here, or on twitter. Topics: Coronavirus, COVID19, Coronavirus lockdown, Quarantine, The new normal, Anxiety, Stress, Mental health, Socialising, Social bonds, Happiness, Life tips, Life advice, Opinion
11:27
April 6, 2020
The Key Reason Why People Give Up
Why do people give up?  Ask different people, and you will get different answers. But at the root of it, there is nearly always one key reason why people give up.  Listen to today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast to find out what that is, and how to not fall into that trap.  Listen to learn more.  Additional resources: All episodes  10 Tips On How to Increase Your Self-Empowerment 5 Great Tips To Help You Improve Your Mindset (And Your Life) More insights & guides on personal growth How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days Questions? Comments? Submit them here, or on twitter. Topics: Self confidence, Self belief, Self empowerment, Happiness, Stress, Anxiety, Mental health, Mental strength, Resilience, Tenacity, Personal success, Goals, Ambitions, Success tips, Career tips, Dreams, Failure, Failing forward
12:14
March 30, 2020
5 Recommendations for Surviving the Coronavirus Pandemic
The current time is unprecedented and troubling. But we can get through this, no matter how challenging it might seem right now.  In today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast, I cover my 5 recommendations for getting through (and dealing with) the Coronavirus pandemic.  Listen to this episode to learn more.  Additional resources: All  episodes  How to Deal with Coronavirus How Do You Meditate for Anxiety? A beginner's guide to meditation - What meditation is, is not, & why it is good for you (research-backed) How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days Questions? Comments? Submit them here, or on twitter. Topics: Coronavirus pandemic, Coronavirus lockdown, Quarantine, The new normal, How to solve problems, How to deal with Coronavirus, How to think for yourself, Anxiety tips, Stress tips, Mental health, Mental strength, How to be strong, Positive thinking, Optimism, Pragmatism, Stoicism, Think better, Happiness, Overcoming obstacles, Life tips
13:57
March 23, 2020
How to Deal with Coronavirus
Worries about the Coronavirus has swept the world, affecting people everywhere. So what can you do to deal with it?    Can you actually do anything?    Listen to this episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast to find out my 3-step plan for dealing with the Coronavirus situation, and what else I recommend. Additional resources: All  episodes  5 Recommendations for Surviving the Coronavirus Pandemic  The Negative Impact Of Stress – A Fast, Visual Guide [Infographic] More insights & guides on personal growth How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days Questions? Comments? Submit them here, or on twitter. Topics: Coronavirus pandemic, COVID19, What can you do, Self empowerment, Personal power, Personal growth, Self help, Mental strength, Happiness
12:05
March 16, 2020
Growth Mindset vs Fixed Mindset - 10 Key Differences
Learn about the 10 key differences between a growth and a fixed mindset in today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast. To learn more about the growth mindset, check out: mhasalek.com Additional resources: How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days All  episodes  10 mindsets that winners have The Key Reason Why People Give Up  What Children Can Teach You About Growth Mindset Questions? Comments? Submit them here, or on twitter. Topics: mindset, growth mindset vs fixed mindset, growth mindset, fixed mindset, success mindset, beginner's guide, mental strength, success tips, life tips, self help, self care, self improvement, self development, personal growth, personal development, happiness tips
17:13
March 9, 2020
5 Essential Things You Need to Know About Growth Mindset
5 essential things you need to know about growth mindset. It's not new It's not a passing fad It is essential for growth, and success It is vital for dealing with setbacks It is important for happiness Listen to today's podcast episode to learn more. Additional resources: All  episodes  Changing Your Mindset Can Improve Your Life. Here’s How How to Think Better in 7 Days - Learn How to Think Better, Be Happier and More Positive, in Just 7 Days 10 Key Differences Between Growth Mindset and Fixed Mindset More insights & guides on personal growth Questions? Comments? Submit them here, or on twitter. Topics: mindset, growth mindset, success mindset, fixed mindset, success tips, mental health, mental strength, personal power, self help, self care, self improvement, self development, personal growth, personal development, happiness tips, self empowerment, how to think for yourself, how to think better
14:42
March 2, 2020
Growth Philosophy Podcast Trailer
Get a quick intro about the Growth Philosophy Podcast, and what you can expect. 
01:31
March 1, 2020