After this episode you’ll have the tools and skills to experience a shift, so you can move forward to feel differently, think differently, and realize the possibilities for yourself.
LISTEN TO THE PODCAST
2:40 Introduction to Dr. Doug J Moore
4:40 Negative Self-Judgment and Self Talk
8:27 Setting Goals As An Explorer
18:41 Thriving and Self-Compassion
20:53 Effective Journaling
22:28 How We Change Habits
25:40 The Most Important Thing To Remember
Episode 5 Overview
In the modern world, we often find ourselves caught in a web of negative self-talk. Our instinctual drive frequently results in self-judgment and criticism. This intricate web can sometimes leave us stuck in survival mode, preventing us from truly thriving. However, as we discuss in this podcast episode, with psychologist and life coach Dr. Doug J Moore, it is possible to untangle this web and embrace self-compassion for personal growth.
Dr. Moore brings four decades of wisdom into our discussion, emphasizing the importance of awareness and consciousness in our thoughts and actions. He advocates for nurturing self-compassion, even amidst life’s grittiest challenges.
One of the ways we can foster self-compassion is by setting realistic goals and adopting a mindset akin to our very own life coach. Disappointment is a part of life, and it’s crucial to acknowledge it. But we can use it as an opportunity for growth.
In our journey through life, we should picture ourselves as explorers. Every setback is a discovery, every challenge a horizon to traverse. Dr. Moore encourages us to replace self-judgment with compassion and positivity. This allows us to break free from the cage of an all-or-nothing thinking and move forward with resilience and determination.
As we usher in the new year, it’s the perfect time to embrace the power of self-compassion. Harnessing self-compassion can help us weather life’s storms and celebrate its triumphs. With every affirmation, every conscious decision to choose compassion over criticism, we rewire our minds for a more fulfilling journey through life.
Mindfulness plays a significant role in the journey from survival to thriving. It encourages us to live in the present, rather than dwelling on the past or worrying about the future. It allows us to accept that setbacks are part of the journey, and instead of letting them deter us, we can learn from them. Mindfulness also helps us recognize our inherent lovability, boosting our self-esteem and motivating us to make positive changes.
Dr. Moore also highlights the importance of repetition in changing our habits and rewiring our brains. When we catch ourselves in the act of self-judgment, we can replace it with self-compassion. The more we practice this, the more self-compassion becomes a habit.
Remember, you are worth taking the time to thrive!
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