Dr. Melanie Harth on Happiness as a Disciplined Practice and Authenticity

Dr Melanie Harth on HappinessToday I’m talking with Dr. Melanie Harth about Happiness and how to make it a disciplined practice we can work towards.

Many folks, myself very much included, don’t have a high happiness set point. For me, I have to work at being and staying happy. Many of us have to diligently practice being happy. When we do, that’s when we experience happiness, and when we experience happiness, we bring in even more happiness into our lives, especially when we are being authentic to ourselves. Change comes from taking action. For many of us, it comes by practicing happiness.

Dr Harth has the same belief about happiness. She teaches and helps others create their own practices. Listen to her story and her experiences. A great conversation!

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Therapist Leora Fulvio on Binge Eating, Bulimia, Meditation and Perfectionist Thinking

Therapist Leora Fulvio on Binge Eating, Bulimia, Meditation and Perfectionist ThinkingAlen talks with psychotherapist and friend Leora Fulvio. They discuss how Leora overcame a long time eating disorder and the mindset she uses today when she finds herself in challenging situations. They also talk in detail about how she uses mediation and the awareness she tries to maintain about her own thoughts. They also sprinkle in discussions of black and white thinking and perfectionism.

A great conversation!

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Dr Gail Brenner on Mindfulness and Meditation for Struggles with Anxiety, Depression and Unhappiness

Dr Gail Brenner on Meditation and Mindfulness for Anxiety, Depression and UnhappinessAlen talks with psychologist Dr Gail Brenner about overcoming our struggles with unhappiness and anxiety and how to detach from those thoughts using mediation and other mindful techniques.

Gail shares how it’s possible to go beyond our minds to discover the peace that’s already deep  inside ourselves. Great conversation!

Dr Gail Brenner on Mindfulness and Meditation for Struggles with Anxiety, Depression and Unhappiness

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Yoga Therapist Erin Geraghty on Shame, Finding Peace, Meditation, Mindfulness and Body Image

Erin Geraghty on Shame, Finding Peace, Meditation and MindfulnessErin Geraghty talks with Alen about her own experiences with change, overcoming shame, finding peace, meditation and mindfulness.

Erin is a fellow podcaster, life coach and yoga therapist. In this episode Erin discusses the power of getting out of her own head, overcoming the struggles of the mind and trusting in herself. Starting a new business, changing careers, relationships, eating disorders, dealing with shame and finally being okay with the person she truly is. Great conversation!

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Anita Wing Lee on Traveling as a Career, Happiness, Meditation, Body Image and Entrepreneurship

AnitaWingLee-InnerEffort300x450-cAnita Wing Lee is a life coach, motivational speaker and entrepreneur who has been traveling the world and sharing her experiences on the new social media platform Periscope.

In this interview, Anita and Alen discuss how she was able to make travelling a career for the last several years, how she’s found happiness, her meditation practices, some past body image challenges and also entrepreneurship. Great conversation!

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Quit Binge Eating: Leora Fulvio on Meditation for Overeating and Emotional Eating

Therapist Leora Fulvio on Binge Eating, Bulimia, Meditation and Perfectionist Thinking

In this episode of The Quit Binge Eating Podcast, Alen Standish talks with therapist Leora Fulvio about meditation and its effects on overeating and emotional eating. Learn more and connect with Leora at bingeeatingtherapy.com.