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Michal and Silvia Podcast

Michal and Silvia Podcast

By Silvia and Michal
Do you want to build healthy habits, increase your productivity and well-being, or live a more mindful and meaningful life? Join Silvia and Michal, the founders of TheWhiteLog.com and JournalSmarter.com, as they discuss all sorts of personal development related topics in a casual relaxed environment over their daily cup of tea or while they take long reflective walks in the forest.
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Grounding Practice
This quarter I’ll be exploring the practice of grounding myself. Here’s why.
09:59
April 9, 2021
A Moment of Grounding
Sitting on a rock, barefoot, overlooking the Ocean and connecting.
09:41
March 18, 2021
Decisions, decisions... How do we make them?
If you're curious how journaling could help you make difficult decisions, check out our comprehensive collection of journaling exercises: https://journalsmarter.com/journaling-exercises-behavior-change/
19:59
February 27, 2021
Choosing Your Practices / Habits for 2021 (Year of Practice)
Michal and Silvia explore how to choose three practices to focus on in 2021. We talk about the benefits of radical prioritization (and how to select 3 things when there are so many exciting possibilities), goals vs experiments (and why we like experiments more), curiosity-driven personal development, and more… https://yearofpractice.com 🌳 
47:27
December 17, 2020
Edinburgh: the City of Transformation
A conversation with Marta Brzosko (founder of http://selfawareness.blog) about the magical city of Edinburgh, becoming aware, finding your true self and accepting death. Links: Before Knowing You I Was Unconscious https://medium.com/@michal.korzonek/before-knowing-you-i-was-unconscious-35d4bb285d2f Between Fire and Water https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVeygd_Skfk
01:09:22
September 29, 2020
Writing Your Story
An interview with Silvia about her experience with writing her journal in public. We talk about vulnerability, insights that came up throughout this journey, and the power of writing your own story. Onion Journals: https://onionjournals.substack.com/
45:09
August 18, 2020
Jumping Off Cliffs
A short conversation on facing the Fear.
19:33
August 14, 2020
Facing the Lows
Silvia and Michal share their experiences and insights from facing lows in life, as well as two journaling practices that help them go through. The Minimalist Journaling System: https://journalsmarter.com/minimalist-journaling-system/ The Medicine Wheel: https://medium.com/better-humans/journaling-techniques-to-master-balance-and-grow-faster-1c3114485377
39:30
June 16, 2020
On Creative Process, Connecting with the Body and Intuition
This time Michal talks with a good friend João Moreira—a music producer and composer performing under a stage name “Instil”. We’re diving into the creative process, emotion-based feedback, taking breaks, connecting with the body, and intuition. Here’s João’s new EP called “Wide Spectrum of Beautiful Chaos”: https://instil.bandcamp.com/album/wide-spectrum-of-beautiful-chaos
35:02
June 10, 2020
Building a New Routine From Scratch
Michal embarks on a quest of building a new routine, and shares his approach and strategy for the upcoming weeks.
15:31
June 3, 2020
All Things Goal Setting
On setting goals, defining principles, embodying your vision, and keeping it all agile. Michal’s Operating Principles: https://bit.ly/2ZmYy18
27:27
May 20, 2020
Taking a Break from Thinking
Hear us talking about rest, time off from work, and balancing out work and thinking with movement and mindfulness.
28:56
May 2, 2020
Relationship Retrospective
A simple practice you can apply to any relationship to make it flourish. Here are our thoughts after doing it for the first time. Inspired by: Running Agile Scrum on our Relationship by Alanna Irving https://medium.com/@alanna.irving/running-agile-scrum-on-our-relationship-9b2085c5d747
22:31
April 27, 2020
Looking for Beauty
An exercise based on the chapter ‘Bathe in Beauty’ from Ryan Holiday’s book ‘Stillness is the Key’. The goal? To find beauty in everything, big or small, light or dark, and let that shift your perspective and bring you to a space of inner peace.
17:56
April 26, 2020
Heart Over Frameworks and Using Play to Get Unstuck
What if you create from your heart and not from your mind? How to get out of your own head and connect with the pure intention and the reason why you’re creating in the first place? And how to get unstuck when it seems like there’s no hope?
30:15
April 22, 2020
How To Be Better At Dealing With Uncomfortable Emotions
Silvia shares some ways to strengthen emotional resilience and be more comfortable in the face of inner challenges.
15:59
April 21, 2020
Looking at the Stars
Sit next to Michal and gaze at the nighttime skyline in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.
06:14
April 20, 2020
Our Daily Collaborative Meetings
We’re partners in love and business, which gives us plenty of space to experiment with different approaches to communication. Recently, we’ve been exploring “collaborative meetings” to make our daily walks even more effective (thanks, Alicia Trepat Pont from Ouishare for introducing us to this format). Learn more about Collaborative Meetings: https://bit.ly/3epUYbr
11:59
April 16, 2020
How to Prioritize When You Lack Focus and Clarity
You have so many choices. How to pick the right one and stay sane in the process? Michal and Silvia share their best practices for effective prioritization.
30:06
April 14, 2020
Start With the Why: Building Unquittable Habits
170-day habit streaks? Absolutely. In this podcast, Michal and Silvia share some of their findings on building habits that last.
28:59
April 13, 2020
Forest Walks, Challenging Emotions and Connecting with Your Body
Learn about simple tools to get out of your busy mind and connect with your body, as we walk through a magnificent forest.
15:04
April 13, 2020