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The Psychologym Podcast

The Psychologym Podcast

By Kristen McAdams

Personal experiences, psycho-education, and interventions from professionals addressing the mental, physical, social and emotional health of your world.
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#47: Social Phenomenology and Existential Conspiracy
#47: Social Phenomenology and Existential Conspiracy
Put on your foil hats and dive into this socially phenomenological theory about mental health, organizational systems, social perspective, elite control, and manipulation of the masses. Is it for the betterment of society? Or are well just fucked? Decide for yourself!
01:02:09
December 04, 2021
#46: Setting Boundaries in Healthcare
#46: Setting Boundaries in Healthcare
Meet Mental Health Therapist Associate, Comedian, and Massage Therapist Elizabeth Wheat as she unpacks personal experiences with the health care industry. She, and Mental Health Professional Kristen McAdams, take a peak into the history of insurance, paths to healing, and how to set boundaries in this difficult-to-navigate healthcare climate.  Research: Sheingold, B. H., & Hahn, J. A. (2014). The history of healthcare quality: The first 100 years 1860–1960. International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences, 1, 18-22. https://www.griffinbenefits.com/blog/history-of-healthcare https://publications.aap.org/journal-blogs/blog/5878?autologincheck=redirected https://theconversation.com/do-us-teens-have-the-right-to-be-vaccinated-against-their-parents-will-it-depends-on-where-they-live-166147 https://immunisationhandbook.health.gov.au/vaccination-procedures/preparing-for-vaccination
01:37:01
November 10, 2021
#45: Breaking Down: The Work/Life Balance
#45: Breaking Down: The Work/Life Balance
This episode is for anyone who is completely fed up with society, the system, and having to manage unrealistic expectations. It is for healthcare workers, corporate America cogs, and home-makers. To people who aren’t quite robots (yet!), the people pushing through personal overwhelm, and to those who are currently facing down burnout; you have our permission to take a fucking break! Listen in to hear why you need it, how to do it, and what might be holding you back.  Research: Kelliher, C., Richardson, J., & Boiarintseva, G. (2019). All of work? All of life? Reconceptualising work‐life balance for the 21st century. Human Resource Management Journal, 29(2), 97-112. Le, H., Newman, A., Menzies, J., Zheng, C., & Fermelis, J. (2020). Work–life balance in Asia: A systematic review. Human Resource Management Review, 30(4), 100766.
01:01:38
October 19, 2021
#44: Balancing Relational Harmonies
#44: Balancing Relational Harmonies
Get a real world perspective from Mental Health Professional Kristen McAdams and The Psychologym Podcast Producer Mike Hudak as they pull back the curtain on their relationship to discuss: why ideas about relationships have become misconstrued and how setting boundaries can foster healthy relationship patterns. Research: Luyten, P., Campbell, C., Allison, E., & Fonagy, P. (2020). The mentalizing approach to psychopathology: State of the art and future directions. Annual review of clinical psychology, 16, 297-325.
01:07:03
October 11, 2021
E43: Breaking Bad Boundaries
E43: Breaking Bad Boundaries
Health Coach Kaitlyn Jordan, and Mental Health Therapist Kristen McAdams, explore boundary setting using personal experiences and education, while providing new ways for conceptualizing boundaries in your personal life.  Research from the episode: “Set Boundaries, Find Peace: a guide to reclaiming yourself” by Nedra Glover Tawwab @nedratawwab "Crimes Against Logic" by Jamie Whyte Schmidt, G., Pommerien-Becht, F., & Daniels-Wredenhagen, N. (2018). Failure in Health: Burnout as an Intuitive Competence for Setting Health-Conducive Personal Boundaries. In Strategies in Failure Management (pp. 241-266). Springer, Cham. Holowaychuk, M. K. (2018). Setting boundaries to protect personal time. Veterinary Team Brief, 6(6), 13-17. Lee, M. K. (2020). This World is Exhausting, don’t Let it Exhaust You: Setting Emotional Boundaries to Prevent Fatigue. Zhang, J. W., Chen, S., & Tomova Shakur, T. K. (2020). From me to you: Self-compassion predicts acceptance of own and others’ imperfections. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 46(2), 228-242.
01:01:06
October 04, 2021
E42: Bedlam to Britney: Breaking Free with Ben Horn
E42: Bedlam to Britney: Breaking Free with Ben Horn
Tune in to Military Veteran and hilarious Comedian Ben Horn discussing freedom, happiness, and pursuing your dreams. Celebrate the summer and socializing by examining our social body through the lens of therapeutic comedy. EPISODE BREAKDOWN: Threshold (6 mins in) - conformity versus authenticity. Figuring out what makes you happy is the hardest part. Fluid status. Recap (22 mins in) - Analyzing social bodies and the comedy/therapy intersection. (Honorable Mentions: Anthony Jeselnik, Mark Normand, Shane Gillis, and Jay Whitecotton). Approach (31 mins) - The damage we are drawn to and how we choose it. On being selectively offended. Failure, risk, and being drawn to the damage. Responding in a healthier way. Comedy as a healing tool for trauma. Why women relate to Britney Spears. (Honorable Mentions: Dan Crenshaw). Road back (58:40 mins in) On the importance of building community.
01:26:53
July 17, 2021
E40: Deconstructing Social Norms
E40: Deconstructing Social Norms
Health Professional Kaitlyn Jordan and Mental Health Professional Kristen McAdams discuss the intersection of health, mental health, and belief systems. How does the exchange of information impact our beliefs about the world? Find your own answers to this question as Kaitlyn and Kristen navigate HAES, 9/11, BLM, the 90's and so much more.  You can't get the breakdown of this episode in small snippets. You'll just have to listen! Threshold (8:25) Personal experiences with social constructs. Recap (36:45) Defining Social Constructionism Approach (44:15) Anti-stigma facilitates stigma Road Back (59:31) Evaluating your personal beliefs and how they impact your life
01:10:47
June 08, 2021
E39: Overcoming Social Construct Confusion
E39: Overcoming Social Construct Confusion
The term "social construct" has been flying around like wildfire this past year. Conscious Citizen Kelly Byrne and Mental Health Professional Kristen McAdams discuss some basic ideas around social constructionism with race, addiction, and body positivity.  Threshold (12 mins in) Becoming the status quo Empowering the youth Damned if you do. Damned if you don’t. Who we were in Quarantine. Do you need the label of “addict” to stop using a substance? Recap (42:30 mins in) The FRIENDS Reunion and why we love Matthew Perry. Approach (52:25) definitions of social constructs Road back (1:08:40) we are constantly changing and conversations are hard. Differentiating feeling from thinking. Research: Gamson, W. A., Croteau, D., Hoynes, W., & Sasson, T. (1992). Media images and the social construction of reality. Annual review of sociology, 18(1), 373-393. Greer, C., & Jewkes, Y. (2005). Extremes of otherness: Media images of social exclusion. Social Justice, 32(1 (99), 20-31. https://medium.com/the-science-of-human/how-the-brain-invents-race-2c96b2947f3a https://artsci.washington.edu/news/2010-07/mental-illness-social-construct https://www.anpud.org/the-social-construct-of-drug-use/ https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/social-construction-naturalistic/ https://www.everydaysociologyblog.com/2014/04/alcohol-and-the-social-construction-of-social-problems.html#:~:text=A%20social%20construction%20is%20a,issue%20that%20is%20created%20collectively.&text=So%20yes%2C%20alcohol%20causes%20lots,about%20the%20effects%20of%20alcohol.
01:27:40
June 02, 2021
E38: F*cknetic Energy
E38: F*cknetic Energy
Come slay the demons of your past by navigating the tension between change and consistency with Mental Health Professional Kristen McAdams and Nutritionist Kaitlyn Jordan. Learn about lifting Mental Health Stigma, why millennials can't commit, and the disorientation of becoming healthier. Celebrating Re-commitment Month and National Mental Health Awareness Month! Threshold (2:45): Embodying past lives. Vacation hangovers. On becoming a therapist. Difficult conversations. Re-intro (22:45): On realizing the next best version of yourself ( @trentshelton ) Approach (29:24): Why millennials don't commit to things. The APP equation. How Politics as a brand increased Mental Illness. Overconnected disconnect. Road Back (48:40): The misunderstood nature of commitment. ( #75hard ; @andyfrisella)
01:01:09
May 24, 2021
E37: ABC's of Mental Health (in 2021 America!)
E37: ABC's of Mental Health (in 2021 America!)
It's ALREAD-DAY May! We are taking note of Mental Health Awareness and focusing on Re-Commitment to our brains, bodies, beliefs, and boundaries this month. Learn the ABC's of Mental Health from 15 year student and professional practitioner of Psychology Kristen McAdams in this controversial, jam-packed, not-to-be missed episode!  Threshold (3:30 min) Lifting the stigma with May Holidays and Special Events Recap (18:30 min) Normalizing Mental Illness and Stigmatizing Mental Health Approach (27 min) Defining Re-Commitment and navigating Stages of Change Model vs. PAPM Road Back (42:30) Action items to begin a new mental health journey TODAY! (Including: how to quit smoking, how to initiate and navigate change, and thoughts on comparison). Research and Links:  http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/may.htm https://monatglobal.com/may-national-recommitment-month-still-committed/#:~:text=May%2C%20the%20fifth%20month%20of,yourselves%20at%20the%20New%20Year. https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-recommitment-month-may/ Weinstein, N. D., Sandman, P. M., & Blalock, S. J. (2020). The precaution adoption process model. The Wiley Encyclopedia of Health Psychology, 495-506.
01:00:24
May 05, 2021
E36: Conscious Comedy with Paula Jane Newman
E36: Conscious Comedy with Paula Jane Newman
The lovely and impactful Paula Jane Newman does it all: accomplished On Camera Actor, Improv Artist, Voice Over Artist, Comic, and world traveled Meditation Instructor and Inspirational speaker. Paula is bringing consciousness to comedy and using her craft to support recovery for Human Trafficking Survivors. Listen in to learn about "hysterical freneticism", "systemic meditationism", and the art of communing with an audience. See Episode description for how you can support her efforts to bring wellness to underserved communities. Review each section to see what you can take out of this consciously grounded and community minded episode. Threshold (6:40 mins): Paula's personal journey to healing her body with meditation | Common misconceptions about beginning a meditation practice and the realness of resisting the process | “Systemic Mediationism” | The insanity of expectations Recap (22 mins): "Hysterical freneticism" | open mic life | the delusion of the “suffering artist” | the vulnerability of comedy | ways to ground the nervous system for a better comedy set | owning the ridiculous of who we are (mentions: Bill Burr) Approach (36 mins) The Yo Mamas Show and why it matters | Aware Meditation Inc. Global Outreach Program | Human Trafficking: Trauma and Statistics | The Feminine Divine | The Trauma Response | How Meditation works | Concentration versus Non-directive techniques and the brain | Internal surrender Road Back (52 mins) How to stop being reactive. | The Grounding Test | ABC  for Somatic Experiencing by @markwalsh | Pranayama Breathing exercise | Vedic Meditation Stories | Alpha wave changes to resist the clamor for outside validation. | Understanding that you’re ok | the quality of laughter. | The creative mind in western society. | How to remove the need to think positive and eliminate stress. |“ Stop the judgement and start to be.” Paula Jane Newman: www.paulajanenewman.com / www.awaremeditation.com  Donations via PayPal:    paypal.com/us/fundraiser/charity/3925636  Or TXT AWAREMED to 44321 @awaremeditation  www.youtube.com/c/Awaremeditation www.facebook.com/awaremeditation https://www.linkedin.com/in/awaremeditation https://www.divasinpower.com https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-human-trafficking
01:07:01
April 19, 2021
E35: "Cool" Culture with Jay Whitecotton
E35: "Cool" Culture with Jay Whitecotton
We gave Comedian Jay Whitecotton (as seen on Fox, Hulu,and FusionTV) the microphone to discuss his thoughts on confidence, control, capitalism, and comedy. Threshold (4 mins in): COOL CULTURE Jay's history growing up with mental illness. Reality testing. Why "fake it until you make it" is dumb. Humans invented social constructs. Everything is trial and error. Comedy over-rewards the negatives. Co-opting mental illness. Our personalities are dictated by the personalities around us. It’s ok to lie. Three rules for life. How we fucked up comedy. You're going to fail. (Mentions: Tim Ferris, Vulcan gas company, Joe Rogan, Brian Redban, Benedict Cumberbach, Kenny Van, Eckert Tolle) Recap ( 52 mins in): Boredom and suicide. People love to be manipulated. Reinforcing what you want to be true. Suspending disbelief. (Mentions: Tom Hanks) Approach ( 57 mins in): Overconfidence. The attention economy. Problems with self-diagnosis. Theories on existence. "Do you do anything that matters?" Living in a simulation. Impost Syndrome. Profiting off the counter argument. How to control society. Empathy Exhaustion.Virtue as your brand. The mystiq of celebrity. The root of psychosis in comedy. Untruths: “killed it”. It’s ok to be a fraud. The perception business. Get better at that thing you enjoy. (Mentions: Mel Robbins and Bill Cosby). Road Back (1:19 mins in): Be aware without all the awareness. Comedy traps. ‘I’m a thing”. It doesn’t fucking matter. There is no counter culture. Old white money. "Versus” culture. Fallible humanity. The leisure culture we were promised. Busy work is not an art. You’re only in control of the things you can do. Good thoughts. Good Words. Good Deeds. Bullshitting yourself. Psychology, philosophy and politics all revolve around one thing: bullshit. Bullshit is fluid. Fluid is good. (Mentions: Joe Pettis, Matt Beardon) Jay's Recommendations: Billy Wayne Davis, Jay Whitecotton Jazz Funeral Covid19 edition, Siddhartha (book), A Monster Calls (movie), The Global Brain - Howard Bloom
01:55:31
April 13, 2021
E34: Overcoming Awkwardness
E34: Overcoming Awkwardness
We're not even trying to be awkward and it's happening anyway. This week Conscious Citizen Kelly Byrne and Host Kristen McAdams figure out how to have a sense of humor about being awkward and how it relates to navigating the upcoming post-pandemic social angst.  Threshold ( 7 mins in): Embracing awkwardness and even seeking it out. Diffusing tension with comedy. Social anxiety in post pandemic life. “Sometimes discomfort is the only way through”. Awkwardness arising in all things. A challenge for yourself. Tame your seriousness.  Recap ( 25 mins in): Eligible comedians start your engines! Kelly is looking to get some action! Don’t make it awkward though. Find out what's happening in the ATX Comedy Scene.  Approach ( 28:30 mins in): We take ourselves so seriously and it’s so hard to live life that way. Extremely specific research articles. Awkward scenarios. Keeping it awkward instead of keeping it weird. Therapeutic skills/Comedy skills/Negotiation skills. Satisfaction without purpose. Does laughter have emotion? Road Back ( 45 mins in): There’s a lot of good things that come from awkwardness. Ways to manage and understand your own awkwardness. Web Articles and Research: https://youtu.be/BN3KT7IERSw    https://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2015/11/23/the-science-of-awkwardness#:~:text=When%20Awkwardness%20Helps%20and%20Hurts,making%20the%20same%20mistake%20twice.%20%22 https://www.healthline.com/health/socially-awkward https://www.wikihow.com/Overcome-Awkwardness https://www.wikihow.com/Avoid-Being-Socially-Awkward https://www.verywellmind.com/tips-to-cope-with-awkward-conversations-3024859 https://www.succeedsocially.com/awkwardbenefits https://socialpronow.com/blog/socially-awkward/ Duncan, P. (2017). Joke work: comic labor and the aesthetics of the awkward. Comedy Studies, 8(1), 36-56. Reeser, T. W. (2017). Producing awkwardness: Affective labour and masculinity in popular culture. Mosaic: an interdisciplinary critical journal, 50(4), 51-68. Mentions: @donmiguelruiz @brenebrown @adamsandler @rickygervais @boratsagdiyev @impracticaljokersofficial
01:01:46
April 07, 2021
E33 Disastrous Dichotomies
E33 Disastrous Dichotomies
Health Coach Kaitlyn Jordan @metanoia_nutrition and @Kaitlyn__jordan) and Mental Health professional Kristen McAdams (@kristenmcadamstherapy and @kristen4transition) describe how binary thinking can result in distress and mental illness. Hear about research studies that indicate the harm dichotomous thinking can do you your well-being. Learn to think multifaceted and for yourself. Threshold (4 mins in): Your truth is not THE truth. Everything is a social construct. Social media stress. Preventing wellness. Living in the grey. Uncertainty and change. The rise of narcissism due to prioritizing authenticity. Men aren’t the problem. ....and other controversial statements.  Recap (37 mins in): (Mentions: @crystalkatebonham ) Producer Mike discusses what it’s like to be the poster child for toxic masculinity. The need for a mututal exchange of respect. Acknowledging that we are all human. Approach (49 mins in): Research on Dichotomous Thinking. The experience of healing trauma. Points of agreement. Understanding events as multifaceted. Fear of therapy and self-reflection. Road Back (1:03 mins in): (Mentions: @taraschuster) “Life is short. Don’t be a dick”. Know who you are. Be ok with learning what makes you tick. Do not fear feeling. Sit with yourself. Self-reflect. Don’t overgeneralize. Move out of black and white thinking. Live in the grey. Allow room for mistakes. You don’t know what you don’t know. True self care is self awareness. Take time to digest information. Foster curiosity. Research and Articles Mentioned: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/08/opinion/sunday/women-dieting-wellness.html https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17000202/ Bonfá‐Araujo, B., Oshio, A., & Hauck‐Filho, N. (2021). Seeing Things in Black‐and‐White: A Scoping Review on Dichotomous Thinking Style. Japanese Psychological Research.
01:13:23
March 29, 2021
E32: Basic Bitch
E32: Basic Bitch
Meet Female Comedian Allison Wojtowecz (BS (Kinesiology), BA (Acting), PN2 ACPT Personal trainer and fitness coach, digital marketing services for health companies). We discuss feminine fear, stereotypes, and going for it! See segment descriptions and time codes for more info. Intro: "Commit to the Bit" - What it's like to be a woman in comedy. Threshold (3 mins): “Something is only a thing if you make it a thing”. How Basic Bitches became a thing, AND how much further can we stereotype ourselves?  Recap (18 mins in): What it's like to make friends as women and thoughts on WAP. Approach (29 mins in): Feminine fear. “No one knows shit so do whats good for you.” The truth about research. Making an impact through media. Having an opinion without getting worked up.  Modern bullying and tribalism. Women in the comedy world. It’s ok to lose. Overcompensation.   Road Back (47 mins in): Take back your narrative. Try it on. Compare constructively. Ask if it’s useful. Re-frame and Re-label. Speak your truth. Mentions/Research: Follow Allison @alliwo (IG) or @thealliwo (Twitter) | Find her comedy shows at www.alliwo.com | Listen to: All.is.on podcast (@allisonpodcast) where all is on the table for discussion. @jenniferfulwiler | @mondaypunday | @mrs.jwells | @thealisonarmstrong | @the_lana_leigh | @awakenwithjp | @alexreymundoofficial @gfysocialclub to hear special release of WAP Harassment resources: https://www.stopbullying.gov/resources/facts https://victimconnect.org/about-us/about-our-services/ https://www.rainn.org/national-resources-sexual-assault-survivors-and-their-loved-ones https://ncadv.org/STATISTICS https://www.mankind.org.uk/statistics/statistics-on-male-victims-of-domestic-abuse/ Wang, C. S., Whitson, J. A., Anicich, E. M., Kray, L. J., & Galinsky, A. D. (2017). Challenge your stigma: How to reframe and revalue negative stereotypes and slurs. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 26(1), 75-80. Olsson, M., & Martiny, S. E. (2018). Does exposure to counterstereotypical role models influence girls’ and women’s gender stereotypes and career choices? A review of social psychological research. Frontiers in psychology, 9, 2264. https://tcnjwgs220.wordpress.com/2014/12/05/new-trend-in-media-or-new-stereotype-the-birth-of-the-basic-bitch/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23379190/ Sexual activity among young women https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1071438/  Sexuality in the US https://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007%2F978-981-13-0218-3_12  Work place bullying and gener
01:05:49
March 22, 2021
E31: Birds, Bees, and Bitch Control
E31: Birds, Bees, and Bitch Control
How did you learn about the birds and the bees? Who taught you about menstrual cycles? Share your experiences with us and learn a whole lot more about hormones, cycle syncing, womanhood, and research on women's health! Threshold (4 mins in) Figuring out womanhood : what was your “birds and the bees” talk? Hormone levels and sensory deprivation tanks. Recap (20 mins in) Health icons? Or not.  HRV and doing what’s right for your body. Approach (32 mins in) Dissecting research on women: systemic versus physiological. Using Natural Cycle and how to cycle sync. Road back (46 mins in) Treat yo' self culture. On achieving calm and alert. Re-wiring your brain. Honorable Mentions: @fit2fat2fit @Cherishloveott @Brodiethatbdood @Thefuckitdiet @Whoop @beachbody Research: https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/5-steps-to-change-your-brain-from-neuroscientist https://www.whoop.com/thelocker/drew-manning-fit-to-fat-to-fit/ Connor, J., Madhavan, S., Mokashi, M., Amanuel, H., Johnson, N. R., Pace, L. E., & Bartz, D. (2020). Health risks and outcomes that disproportionately affect women during the Covid-19 pandemic: A review. Social science & medicine (1982), 266, 113364. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113364 Rich-Edwards, J. W., Kaiser, U. B., Chen, G. L., Manson, J. E., & Goldstein, J. M. (2018). Sex and Gender Differences Research Design for Basic, Clinical, and Population Studies: Essentials for Investigators. Endocrine reviews, 39(4), 424–439. https://doi.org/10.1210/er.2017-00246 Kachani, A. T., & de Lima Furtado, Y. A. (2020). Diet, Nutrition, and Women’s Mental Health. In Women's Mental Health (pp. 265-273). Springer, Cham.
54:48
March 16, 2021
E30 Overcoming Sex Myths
E30 Overcoming Sex Myths
Kristen and Kelly get vulnerable discussing the intersection of the feminist movement and growing up with weird messages about sex. With better technology, our understanding of sex has thankfully evolved. Break free from social messaging and come to your own conclusions about being a woman. Happy Women's History month! Threshold (4 mins) - What messages we received about sex and feminism growing up Post-Commercial Break (20 mins) - Whats up with WAP? Approach  (28 mins) - Virginity, the Hymen and other words we use Road back (45 mins) - Getting to know yourself Research and Mentions: “Come As You Are” by Emily Nagoski - https://www.emilynagoski.com https://www.vox.com/2018/3/20/16955588/feminism-waves-explained-first-second-third-fourth https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/588436?seq=4#metadata_info_tab_contents
53:06
March 08, 2021
E29 The Texas Power Grid
E29 The Texas Power Grid
Meet Josh Hanawalt, a Lineman Educator who has dedicated 16 years of his life to the Texas Power Grid. Texas is it’s own, deregulated power grid that is operating under the influence of government and consumerism. Learn about the many forms of disconnection that occurred during the 2021 Texas Winter Storm that left millions without resources and discover what kind of trauma responses may have occurred in its wake.  Threshold: (5-19 min.) - How important is electricity in your life and who brings it to your home. Approach: (20 min.) How the power grid works. Road back: (45 min.) Preparedness lists / communication / learning / taking action Take-Away’s: The difference between blame and problem identification / First world problems with power Quotes: “Power is a luxury and a finite resource” / “Ted Cruz….Joe Biden…..You need skilled workers” “Renewable energy is only as good as the source”  Mentions: @abaaustinhvac / @mikerowe  https://judithcurry.com/2021/02/18/assigning-blame-for-the-blackouts-in-texas/#more-27097 https://judithcurry.com/2017/05/14/electricity-in-texas-is-100-renewables-feasible-part-i/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judith_Curry http://www.ercot.com/content/wcm/key_documents_lists/225373/Urgent_Board_of_Directors_Meeting_2-24-2021.pdf www.ercot.com https://nccleantech.ncsu.edu/about-us/ https://programs.dsireusa.org/system/program/tx https://thecannononline.com/the-texas-power-outage-started-with-bad-policy/ https://iowaclimate.org/2021/02/18/factchecking-bbcs-factcheck/ https://www.investopedia.com/terms/p/paretoprinciple.asp Home owners preparation list: https://www.ses.nsw.gov.au/stormsafe/simple-things-you-can-do/prepare-for-a-storm-now/ Worst preparation lists: https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/features/hurricanepreparedness/index.html https://www.cdc.gov/cpr/zombie/index.htm Other preparation lists: https://www.stormdamagecenter.org/preparing-for-a-storm/ https://www.denofgeek.com/tv/the-walking-dead-how-to-survive-zombie-apocalypse/
01:03:43
March 01, 2021
E28 The Psychologym Podcast: The Chemistry of Confidence
E28 The Psychologym Podcast: The Chemistry of Confidence
Meet our Vanity Hair Salon Sponsor Catie Keene! Catie discusses her life as a small business owner, hair stylist, and human. Stop apologizing for being who you are and learn from these 80's babies: how confidence is connected to doing the work, why the little things create and bigger picture, and when it’s important to throw the rules out the window! @Vanitywakefield @Taraschuster @Nicholes_vanity @kristen4transition www.amygravesane.com
01:24:23
February 01, 2021
E27 The Psychologym Podcast: Suck Up the F*$K
E27 The Psychologym Podcast: Suck Up the F*$K
Is mental health impacting your goals? We all have some F*$K to Suck Up!  Hear three different perspectives from this host crossover episode with Kaitlyn Jordan and Kelly Byrne. Start here, get clear and, quit your chaos. You’re not alone on your journey and we have some tips and experiences for how to just press play. Honorable Mentions:  @kellyroachofficial @billyontheradio @Jess_ekstrom Resources: https://www.history.com/news/new-years-history-festive-facts https://www.history.com/news/the-history-of-new-years-resolutions https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=MlbiKo0gpyYC&oi=fnd&pg=PA13&dq=locke+and+latham+goal+setting+theory&ots=wkkJjzvZqY&sig=bG9poJxhqEF40a0rMvhULxqmk70#v=onepage&q=locke%20and%20latham%20goal%20setting%20theory&f=false https://www.apa.org/pubs/highlights/spotlight/issue-101 https://positivepsychology.com/goal-setting-psychology/
01:15:46
January 26, 2021
E26 The Psychologym Podcast: The Roast of Mental Health Trends
E26 The Psychologym Podcast: The Roast of Mental Health Trends
Take life lessons from someone who is happy about being happy. Gabe Davis joins us to roast mental health trends and to help me figure out exactly what toxic positivity means! Hear stories of how Gabe achieved his goals of going from open-mic comic to Stand-Up Special (to be recorded January 2021! Get your tickets now!) Learn why 80% of people do not accomplish their New Year Resolution. Figure out how to make a mental shift to a more grounded life. Comedy, Psychology, Goals, and Culture, all wrapped up into one offensive episode! Mentions: @heyheygabe Resources:  "Getting Our Bodies Back" Christine Caldwell https://youtu.be/8fWYUP_cdzc https://psychology.jrank.org/pages/254/Free-Association.html
01:39:56
January 18, 2021
E25 The Psychologym Podcast: Flipping the Script
E25 The Psychologym Podcast: Flipping the Script
Meet Brock Carrow! Listen as PGP hosts discuss their personal experiences of tuning in with their physical and social bodies. We are wired for patterns, bias, and the desire to be right and are navigating a confusing world. DIscover how to work within your personal limits, detach from external messaging, and seek out ways to be a human in an unprecedented era of unrest and technological influence. Mentions/Reserach: @metanoia_nutrition @brockwiththestrongname @thebrockast @JenSincero @JockoWIllinick @Jordan.B.Peterson @Batman @WonderwomanFilm
01:52:56
January 11, 2021
E24 The Psychologym Podcast: Overcoming Procrastination
E24 The Psychologym Podcast: Overcoming Procrastination
What was the first thing we did in 2021?! PROCRASTINATE! Yes! We procrastinated the procrastination episode. Hear Kristen McAdams and Kelly Byrne discuss all things procrastination: personal experiences, the neurobiology of impulsivity versus procrastination, and ways to identify your personal procrastination style.  Mentions and Research: https://www.businessinsider.com/main-types-of-procrastinators-how-to-avoid-accountability-coaches Liu, P., & Feng, T. (2017). The overlapping brain region accounting for the relationship between procrastination and impulsivity: A voxel-based morphometry study. Neuroscience, 360, 9-17. Books: Melody Beattie - "Beyond Co-Dependency"
01:04:09
January 08, 2021
E23 The Psychologym Podcast: Hot Button Health and Connection
E23 The Psychologym Podcast: Hot Button Health and Connection
Set yourself up for consistency in 2021 with our final episode of 2020. We are tired, it was messy, and we are ending one hell of a crazy year on some brutally honest notes!  On this episode, we have a grab bag of hot button topics to discuss and learn from. Perfectionism, Body Positive, Toxic Independence, social media, subjective loneliness, sympathetic joy, religion, and finding your tribe combine in our 2020 Year End Health Review.  Research mentioned: www.crimonology.com Experience Life Magazine Barriers due to perfectionism: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-costs-perfectionism/202004/socially-disconnected-your-perfectionism-may-be-the-problem Dunbars Number: https://www.peerspring.com/innovations/79/d/184/ Happiness Research Institute: https://www.happinessresearchinstitute.com
01:14:22
December 28, 2020
E22 The Psychologym Podcast: Connection Through Comedy
E22 The Psychologym Podcast: Connection Through Comedy
How did we manage to deliver relevant mental health information alongside civil unrest, covid, and addiction? With comedy! Recap the 2020 chaos with Comedian Josh Castro and Host Kristen McAdams as they unpack the outrageously difficult environment of the past year in a hilarious way. Learn about neurobiology of equity and comedy, as well as, tips on fostering connection for health in your life. Mentions/Reserach: Franklin, R. G., & Adams, R. B. (2011). The reward of a good joke: neural correlates of viewing dynamic displays of stand-up comedy. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 11(4), 508-515. https://youtu.be/deYUUfak08Y - Lets stop talking about diversity and start working towards equity | Paloma Medina | TEDxPortland
01:09:46
December 22, 2020
E21 The Psychologym Podcast: Addiction and Connection
E21 The Psychologym Podcast: Addiction and Connection
Emotions won't kill you but behaviors will. Re-package, re-frame, re-define, create, and initiate with this episode on Addiction and Connection during COVID. Courtney Johnson and Kristen McAdams discuss social and neurobiological aspects of navigating substance abuse in 2020 and introduce their future prospects for addressing and dismantling outdated addiction and mental health treatment practices.  Resources: "Quit Like a Woman" by Holly Whitaker "Getting Our Bodies Back" by Christine Caldwell Roberts, J. A., & David, M. E. (2020). The Social media party: fear of missing out (FoMO), social media intensity, connection, and well-being. International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, 36(4), 386-392. Options for free courses: Coursera WellSet.co
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December 14, 2020
E20 The Psychologym Podcast: Overcoming Disconnection
E20 The Psychologym Podcast: Overcoming Disconnection
Explore the definitions, synonyms, meaning making, and tips on cultivating hope, possibility, and a vision for the future through this season of grief and loss. Host Kristen McAdams and Co-Host Kelly Byrne discuss the importance of connection, why it can feel difficult to create and maintain it, and the health problems associated with disconnection. Kelly engages in Narrative Therapy while describing connection through shared experience.  Episode Resources: Some of these books were mentioned in the podcast, but all are recommended for further reading on loss "On Grief and Grieving" - Elizabeth Kubler Ross "I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye" - Brook Noel and Pamela Blair "When Things Fall Apart" - Pema Chadron "Many Lives, Many Masters" - David Weiss "Option B" - Sheryl Sandberg Effects of disconnection: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/feeling-it/201208/connect-thrive Loneliness and social media: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/modern-mentality/201807/what-you-need-know-about-the-loneliness-epidemic Recommended resources for starting work on our relationships with ourselves: "The Mastery of Love" - Don Miguel Ruiz "Creating Peace from the Inside Out" - Oprah & Deepak's 21-Day Meditation Experience: http://bit.ly/1EXZyHt "Attitudes of Gratitude: How to Give and Receive Joy Every Day of Your Life" - MJ Ryan Bartolo, P. (2019). Belong and Flourish–Drop Out and Perish: The Belongingness Hypothesis. In Perspectives on Wellbeing(pp. 7-20). Brill Sense.
01:31:37
December 07, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 19: Coping with Cognitive Distortion
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 19: Coping with Cognitive Distortion
Do you want to know what's REALLY happening with society in 2020? Tune in while Host Kristen McAdams and Produce Mike roast societies favorite re-imagined coping strategy: cognitive distortion. Everyone is guilty of having used at least one, if not all of these 15 of these thought processes to justify, rationalize, and minimize their maladaptive life processes. These strategies have been around since the beginning of psychotherapy and are only growing more elaborate with the times. You can Google "cognitive distortion" and find information from millions of sites. However, this is our article cited: https://psychcentral.com/lib/15-common-cognitive-distortions/
01:15:26
November 24, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 18: The Stress Relief Tool Kit
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 18: The Stress Relief Tool Kit
This is the ONLY podcast you will need for 2020! Functional Neurologist Dr. Roger Borbone, of Dr. Pure Life, joins host Kristen McAdams to discuss the science of anxiety.  Listen while Dr. B and Kristen marvel over the male vs. the female brain, the speed of the modern world, and the often embarrassing symptoms of Modern Women's Syndrome. Get back to being who you are with 6+ activities from the Stress Relief Tool Kit and practice while you listen! Producer Mike demonstrates a few of the tools with you! See www.drpurelife.com for more information on the Stress Relief Tool Kit
01:31:44
November 16, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 17: Overcoming Anxiety
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 17: Overcoming Anxiety
Co-host Kelly Byrne and Host Kristen McAdams discuss personal experiences with anxiety and how they overcame panic attacks, maladaptive coping strategies, and personal fears. Learn the basics of fear, panic, and anxiety, as well as, techniques for overcoming anxiety in your own life.  Resources submitted by Kelly Byrne:  https://www.healthline.com/health/panic-attack-vs-anxiety-attack Breath Work - https://www.doyou.com/the-7-best-yoga-breathing-exercises-both-on-and-off-your-mat/ Aromatherapy - https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/aromatherapy-do-essential-oils-really-work Don Miguel Ruiz - The Four Agreements Pacifica - https://www.pacificabeauty.com/
01:18:47
November 10, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 16: Growth Warrior
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 16: Growth Warrior
Meet real world superhero Justin Boflex Bohannon, founder of Make a Vet Sweat, as he joins Kaitlyn Jordan and Kristen McAdams for this very special episode on Post Traumatic Growth. Learn about the science and process of healing trauma using your mind and body. Cultivate a new perspective of spreading Grace, wellness, and health through connection and the understanding of trauma.  Visit: www.makeavetsweat.org to register for their 5K charity event! Mentions: Zack Blakeney of Supergivers Academy Mike Sarraille of Echelon Front The Embodiment Conference Books: “The Obstacle is the Way” - By Ryan Holiday “Extreme Ownership” - Jocko Willinik “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck” - Mark Manson “The Body Keeps the Score” Bessel Van der Kolk “In an Unspoken Voice” Peter Levine Research: https://health.gov/sites/default/files/2019-09/Physical_Activity_Guidelines_2nd_edition.pdf https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/talking-about-trauma/201608/exercising-your-way-ptsd-recovery https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00133/fullarticle Infurna, F. J., & Jayawickreme, E. (2019). Fixing the growth illusion: New directions for research in resilience and posttraumatic growth. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 28(2), 152-158. Sciarrino, N. A., DeLucia, C., O'Brien, K., & McAdams, K. (2017). Assessing the effectiveness of yoga as a complementary and alternative treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder: a review and synthesis. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 23(10), 747-755. Tedeschi, R. G., & Calhoun, L. G. (2004). " Posttraumatic growth: Conceptual foundations and empirical evidence". Psychological inquiry, 15(1), 1-18.
01:24:22
November 01, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 15: The Mask of Tragedy
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 15: The Mask of Tragedy
Special Cross-over Episode! Not Jamie, of the GFY Social Club, joins Kristen McAdams and Producer Mike to discuss Cancel Culture, Gallow's Humor, and resting bitch face. Uncover the links between tragedy, comedy, and going to therapy. Learn the basics of flow psychology to improve performance, recover from trauma, and manage first world problems.  Research: www.flowresearchcollective.com and www.theembodimentconference.org  Mentions: www.makeavetsweat.org
01:16:36
October 27, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 14: Unmasking Addiction
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 14: Unmasking Addiction
Co-Host Courtney Johnson, of Onyx Counseling and Wellness, is on the show discussing the trauma behind Addiction in America. In our Threshold segment we discuss the prison-like, shame-based nature of the treatment industry. Then we cover trauma, substances and the body in the Approach segment. Finally, the Road Back has methods for taking back your power, being in your body, conducting compassionate inquiry, and finding yourself a therapist.  Resources: www.theembodimentconference.org Mentions; Peter Levine, Bessel Van der Kolk, and Gabor Mate'. 
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October 20, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 13: Overcoming Trauma
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 13: Overcoming Trauma
October is Trauma Month! Host Kristen McAdams and Co-Host Kelly Byrne discuss personal experiences with surviving PTSD, offer education on signs and symptoms of PTSD, and discuss interventions for managing traumatic experiences.  Research: https://www.nami.org/About-Mental-Illness/Mental-Health-Conditions/Posttraumatic-Stress-Disorder/Overview Mentions: @namicommunicate @drwillcole @risingphoenixdesign @rapidresolutiontherapy
01:10:13
October 12, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 12: ROGUE EPISODE The Weaponization of Mental Health Pt. 1
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 12: ROGUE EPISODE The Weaponization of Mental Health Pt. 1
Learn why you are not broken on this ROGUE episode of the Psychologym Podcast. Kristen McAdams and Producer Mike discuss off-brand mental health topics including: super heroes, consistency, anger, survival, and the problem with peoples opinions. They will revoke your "license to ill" with key perspectives on why mental health should go beyond the treatment of symptoms. Like, share, comment, follow @thepsychologympodcast and bring your voice to the studio, or email thepsychologympodcast@gmail.com.
01:01:57
October 06, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 11: Unwire Your Tired
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 11: Unwire Your Tired
Kaitlyn Jordan, of Metanoia Nutrition is back in the studio discussing how to Unwire Your Tired. We unearth the magic of zeitgebers, brain dumps, and even virtual health hacks! Learn about the biological and neurological effect of sleep on your body, mind, and mood as we journey through the Threshold, Approach, and Road Back segments. Keywords: Sleep, Depression, Zeitbeger, REM/NREM, consistency, synchronicity Mentions: @Kaitlyn__Jordan of @metanoia_nutrition @drdarabushman @kristen4transition Research: https://www.sleepfoundation.org/mental-health Pandi-Perumal, S. R., Monti, J. M., Burman, D., Ramanujam, K., BaHammam, A. S., Spence, D. W., ... & Narashimhan, M. (2020). Clarifying the role of sleep in depression: A narrative review. Psychiatry Research, 113239. Carskadon, M. A., & Dement, W. C. (2005). Normal human sleep: an overview. Principles and practice of sleep medicine, 4, 13-23. Tsouklidis, N., Tallaj, N., Tallaj, Y., & Heindl, S. E. (2020). Lights Out! The Body Needs Sleep: Electronic Devices and Sleep Deficiency. Cureus, 12(7).
01:04:29
September 27, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 10: Coping with Comedy - Depression Session
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 10: Coping with Comedy - Depression Session
Join Kristen McAdams and Mike Hudak as they dissect the highs and lows of both Depression, and depression within the field of comedy. Consider how far is too far in comedic relief. Consider the health of the comedy world, and how comedy provides a useful escape from depressive symptoms by normalizing other wise difficult topics. Hang on tight while we discuss penetration, Robin Williams, and global trauma. Books: "Lost Connections" by Johann Hari "Getting Our Bodies Back" by Christina Caldwell
01:18:10
September 21, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 9: Agency in Depression
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 9: Agency in Depression
If you think you are experiencing depression and are looking for support in your struggle, tune-in to this weeks episode on Agency in Depression. Host Kristen McAdams, Co-Host Courtney Johnson, and Guest speaker Josh Castro, are health professionals discussing Depression through the lens of culture, agency work, and personal experience. Find coping, connection, and comedy in our mutual goals toward healing depression.  Connects: Courtney Johnson @onyx.counselingandwellness / www.onyxcounselingandwellness.com Josh Castro @justjoshingcomedy / @borderlaughspodcast
01:16:15
September 13, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 8: Overcoming Depression
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 8: Overcoming Depression
The theme of September is DEPRESSION!. On this episode of The Psychologym Podcast, we discuss Overcoming Depression. Hang with us through the threshold, approach, and road back, as we discuss our moments of vulnerability with experiencing depression, types of depression, the history of depression, and interventions to implement into your own life. Check out the resources below for a more in depth education on the topic. Enjoying the podcast?! Please give us a like, share, or a comment on social media @thepsychologympodcast so we can continue to bring your relevant and up-to-date content.  Book Recommendations: “Lost Connections” by Johann Hari Research article: Horwitz, A. V., Wakefield, J. C., & Lorenzo-Luaces, L. (2016). History of depression. The Oxford handbook of mood disorders, 11-23. Web article: https://www.healthline.com/health/types-of-depression Intervention resource: https://www.wimhofmethod.com
01:11:03
September 06, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 7: WTF is Psychoneuroimmunology?
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 7: WTF is Psychoneuroimmunology?
Psychoneuroimmunology is likely one of THE MOST important areas of research for 2020. It is the study of how your body, mental health, and immune system interact. Dive into the basics of this in depth research field, with Nutrition Coach Kaitlyn Jordan and Host Kristen McAdams, as they take you through their personal experiences with the mind/body connection, and deliver the research and interventions for how you can implement better health in your world. Co-Host Kaitlyn Jordan contact and socials:  @Kaitlyn_jordan www.metanoianutrition.com coachkaitlyn@metanoianutrition.com Book Recommendations:  "The Mind-Gut Connection: How the Hidden Conversation within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health." By Emeran Mayer, MD "The Joy of Movement" by Kelly McGonigal Research: Slavich, G. M. (2020). Psychoneuroimmunology of stress and mental health. The Oxford handbook of stress and mental health. Oxford University Press, New York.
01:12:42
August 30, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 6: Coping with Comedy - Health through Laughter
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 6: Coping with Comedy - Health through Laughter
Cancel culture, freedom of speech, "claptor", and mental health via meme, are all part of this discussion of comedy in a postmodernism era. Find out why laughter is so important for our health, and learn to laugh again, as Producer Mike and Kristen McAdams discuss the importance of comedy in 2020! In the words of Dennis Miller, "something is going to happen in this country that is going to uncap this pressure". Laugh, groan, and sigh along with this months episode of Coping with Comedy!  Research articles: Mbiriri, M. Laughter Therapy as an Intervention to Promote Psychological Well-Being. Al-Mahadin, S. (2020). Laughing it off: Coronavirus superspreaders, anxiety, and fear in Jordan and Australia. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 12(S1), S45. Kariko, A. A. T., & Anasih, N. (2019, March). Laughing at one’s self: A study of self-reflective internet memes. In Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Vol. 1175, No. 1, p. 012250). IOP Publishing. Gregory, R. (1984). Laughing matter. Mentions: @heyitsmikehudak #gfysocialclub @jokedoctor #jerrycorley @joerogan  @jerryseinfeld @officialbenshapiro  @dennismiller  @dancrenshawatx
01:16:44
August 23, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 5: Agency in Health
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 5: Agency in Health
Health Month Continues! Walk with Courtney Johnson and Kristen McAdams through the Threshold, Approach, and Road Back, as they describe what it means to TAKE AGENCY and TAKE DOWN outdated addiction treatment models.  Host Media: www.mysoundingboard.co Co-Host Media: www.onyxcounselingandwellness.com  Books mentioned: The Will Power Instinct by Kelly McGonigal The Joy of Movement by Kelly McGonigal  Research Cited: Pickard, H. (2017). Responsibility without blame for addiction. Neuroethics, 10(1), 169-180.
01:08:00
August 16, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 4: Overcoming Interference
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 4: Overcoming Interference
Learn where mind meets as Kristen and Kelly answer the question "What is Health?" In the Threshold you will learn about the hosts personal experiences with mind/body interference. Discover some juicy history and neuroscience about the mind/body connection in the Approach. Reduce your own mind/body interference after listening to the Road Back Interventions.  For excellent research on the inseparable intersection of mental and physical health, check out: @kellymariemcgonigal There is a wide variety of research available on the VMPFC - You can use Google Scholar to explore the various studies related to how our brain and body communicate. 
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August 08, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 3: Who does 2020 think it is?
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 3: Who does 2020 think it is?
On this episode we go rogue. Producer Mike and Host Kristen McAdams discuss masks, social media, and the "new normal" from a mental health lens that is peppered with personal flair. You're invited to participate in the conversation by noting topics of interest and writing in to the podcast. Find the middle ground between the divineness that is causing chaos on social well-being.  Additional resources: Kaplan, J. T., Gimbel, S. I., & Harris, S. (2016). Neural correlates of maintaining one’s political beliefs in the face of counterevidence. Scientific reports, 6, 39589. Happiness Reserach: Search Ori Heffetz in Google Scholar for further detail https://research.cornell.edu/news-features/life-choices-and-happiness Lessons from End of Life Research: Svenaeus, F. (2019). To die well: the phenomenology of suffering and end of life ethics. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy, 1-8. Montross-Thomas, L. P., Joseph, J., Edmonds, E. C., Palinkas, L. A., & Jeste, D. V. (2018). Reflections on wisdom at the end of life: qualitative study of hospice patients aged 58–97 years. International psychogeriatrics, 30(12), 1759-1766. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Susan_Block4/publication/11937328_Psychological_considerations_growth_and_transcendence_at_the_end_of_life_The_art_of_the_possible/links/54e47e530cf2dbf60696b280.pdf https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/09/28/443468965/a-nurse-reflects-on-the-privilege-of-caring-for-dying-patients
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August 01, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 2: Agency in Addiction - Understanding the Impact of "Just Say No"
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 2: Agency in Addiction - Understanding the Impact of "Just Say No"
You're invited to challenge your beliefs about addiction with two professionals from the industry. Examine how "who do you think you are" influences success in recovery during the Threshold Segment. Listen to Nancy Reagan "Just Say No" and contemplate moral psychology's pooping analogy in the Approach Segment. Uncover your internalized beliefs to improve your mind and body on the Road Back Segment. Join us as we explore how selfishness can be the path to empowerment and why victimhood is inherent in the argument for morality.  Don't forget to check out resources mentioned in the episode! Books: "The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion" - by Jonathan Haidt Research: How Political Rhetoric Contributes to Social Opinions on the Legalization of Marijuana https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Richard_Stringer/publication/334724441_From_Just_Say_No_to_I_Didn't_Inhale_to_We_Have_Bigger_Fish_to_Fry_The_President_The_Media_and_Attitudes_Toward_Marijuana_Legalization/links/5d55ba51a6fdccb7dc3f9aaf/From-Just-Say-No-to-I-Didnt-Inhale-to-We-Have-Bigger-Fish-to-Fry-The-President-The-Media-and-Attitudes-Toward-Marijuana-Legalization.pdf Connect with your Co-Host Courtney Johnson, LPC: www.onyxcounselingandwellness.com @onyx.counselingandwellness Stay Connected to the Psychologym Podcast: @thepsychologym on Twitter @thepsychologympostcast on instagram and facebook
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July 26, 2020
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 1: Overcoming the Thought
The Psychologym Podcast Episode 1: Overcoming the Thought
WOW! This is so much fun! This was our FIRST EPISODE EVER! We are working through our vulnerabilities by asking one another WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?! Kelly Byrne and I take our listeners on the hero’s journey through the threshold, approach, and road back segments of this four part podcast. Hear us describe our personal learning experiences and offer up some strategies to cultivate coping in a world full of opinions, bullies, and challenging conversations. Words are powerful. Let’s cultivate awareness around them! Learn how our internal experience of the “hot stove” creates tension in our daily lives. Discover how we make meaning through personal evolution, an understanding of taboo words generated by the mental health field, and the intrinsic nature of communication! We will even throw in some resources to connect you with some of our favorite trainers, gurus, and comedians! Research and learning opportunities: Foundations of the word intersectionality: https://www.law.columbia.edu/news/archive/kimberle-crenshaw-intersectionality-more-two-decades-later Founding article for the word: https://chicagounbound.uchicago.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=&httpsredir=1&article=1052&context=uclf Book: Journey of Souls, The Four Agreements Podcasts to follow: Off the Bike with Crystal Kate Bonham
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July 19, 2020