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negativity

Ep #26: Criticism And Negativity From Family

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Coffee With Dr. Kashey
Ep #26: Criticism And Negativity From Family
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Does your family think they can say whatever they want about you, whenever they want?  “You know, you wouldn’t be so heavy if you skipped dessert once and a while!”  Somehow the people close to us have a way of knowing just what to say to bring us down.  The good news is, you don’t have to “grin and bear it” any longer!  Dr. Kashey has a four-step plan to help you build resilience to negative input, and change the dynamic of difficult relationships.  

Binges

Ep #25: Cure For Night Binges

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Coffee With Dr. Kashey
Ep #25: Cure For Night Binges
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Are you indulging in harmless habits?  You start with just one cookie but it turns into a binge, sound familiar? These cycles of binging create chronic stress that leads to indulgent habits, which lead to more stress.  So how can you conquer chronic stressors and those inevitable binges?  Find out in this episode with Dr. Trevor Kashey, as he covers how to take care of yourself without letting your stress relievers become a negative binge habit!

motivational

Ep #24: The Truth Behind Motivational Quotes

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Coffee With Dr. Kashey
Ep #24: The Truth Behind Motivational Quotes
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Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution only to give it up after a few weeks? Are even the best-intentioned plans and accountability measures not leading to success? Well, Dr. Kashey knows what’s missing. Join him in this episode for an “angry nerd rant” to find out what that missing piece is, and why motivational language actually has the opposite effect!

Listen to Ep 24 ‘Dr. Kashey’s Nerd rage: MoTiVaTiOnAl QuOtEs’ Now.

Hosted by Dr. Trevor Kashey

sabotage

Ep #23: When You Secretly Hope They Sabotage You

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Coffee With Dr. Kashey
Ep #23: When You Secretly Hope They Sabotage You
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Did you know it’s possible to tell someone “no” without actually saying “no”? Most people have pre-programmed responses to the word, so avoiding it can actually be highly effective. But people can also sense when you wish you didn’t have to resist. So how can you turn your wishbone into a backbone? Listen as Dr. Kashey gets into the details about how to be firm with pushy people and instead say “yes” to yourself.

selfish

Ep #22: Feeling Guilty When Acting “Selfish”

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Coffee With Dr. Kashey
Ep #22: Feeling Guilty When Acting "Selfish"
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At a porch party with his neighbors, Dr. Kashey responded to a question with another question: What is selfishness, really? The word has a negative connotation, but is it ever okay to be selfish? In this episode, the good doctor discusses the implications of selfishness.

Listen to Ep 22. ‘Dr. Kashey’s Fix For Feeling Guilty When Acting “Selfish” ’ Now.

Hosted by Dr. Trevor Kashey

discouraged

Ep #20: When You’re Discouraged And Demotivated

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Coffee With Dr. Kashey
Ep #20: When You're Discouraged And Demotivated
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What happens when you take a self-sabotaging thought and turn it into a headline? “Local man binges, citing discouragement about weight loss” or “Woman despairs at the thought of another balanced meal,” could apply to many. You would never let a clickbait headline change your behavior. In this episode, Dr. Kashey explains how you should respond to self-sabotaging thoughts through his headline metaphor.

Listen to Ep 20. ‘Dr. Kashey’s Fix For When You’re Discouraged And Demotivated’ Now.

Hosted by Dr. Trevor Kashey

Occasion

Ep #19: Because It’s a Special Occasion

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Coffee With Dr. Kashey
Ep #19: Because It's a Special Occasion
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Whether an event is marked by a celebration or commiseration, both activate intense feelings that serve as anchors. These anchors determine the behaviors associated with each. Here, Dr. Kashey discusses how to recognize these anchors to evaluate your actions in order to give yourself a chance to default on healthy behaviors, regardless if the marking is a celebration or commiseration. 

Listen to Ep 19. ‘Dr. Kashey’s Fix For When You’re Doing Stuff Because’ Now.

Hosted by Dr. Trevor Kashey

feeling sabotaged

Ep #18: When You’re Feeling Sabotaged by People Close to You

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Coffee With Dr. Kashey
Ep #18: When You're Feeling Sabotaged by People Close to You
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How do you communicate your journey of improvement to others and get the support you need from friends and family? In this episode, Dr. Kashey discusses how to appropriately set boundaries and provides the framework to communicate with those closest to you, when you feel like they are sabotaging your progress.

Listen to Ep 18. ‘Dr. Kashey’s Fix For When You’re Feeling Sabotaged By People Close To You’ Now.

Hosted by Dr. Trevor Kashey

learning

Ep #16: Here’s How Learning Was Bad For You

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Coffee With Dr. Kashey
Ep #16: Here's How Learning Was Bad For You
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What do thermostats, blood sugar, and learning guitar have in common? All three work through feedback loops, which drive human behavior. Your feedback loops are under your influence, and through reinforcement, they can be changed. In this episode, Dr. Kashey explains the thinking behind the cognitive, biological, and behavioral science that goes into feedback loops.

Listen to Ep 16. ‘Here’s How Learning Was Bad For You’ Now.

Hosted by Dr. Trevor Kashey

letting yourself down

Ep #15: Always Letting Yourself Down

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Coffee With Dr. Kashey
Ep #15: Always Letting Yourself Down
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Despite the feel-good advice that states “Don’t be hard on yourself,” setting high standards and holding yourself accountable are important parts of improving. It’s essential to develop the skills of figuring out what you’re capable of and making yourself more capable. In this episode, Dr. Kashey explains how feelings surrounding failure can impede progress, and how to recognize those feelings.

Listen to Ep 15. ‘Dr. Kashey’s Fix For Always Letting Yourself Down” ’ Now.

Hosted by Dr. Trevor Kashey

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