Mind Love • Modern Mindfulness to Think, Feel and Live Well

Mind Love • Modern Mindfulness to Think, Feel and Live Well

Give your mind a little love with Mind Love, a podcast that explores the magic of self-love and empowers you to cultivate a healthy relationship with your mind. Each week, Melissa Monte meets with an expert who shares their insights, research and strategies for overcoming the psychological and emotional obstacles that stand in the way of self-acceptance and growth. Whether you’re looking to launch yourself onto the path of your dreams, overcome negative thought patterns or simply treat yourself with more kindness, Mind Love was designed for you. Join us as we delve into the fascinating and complex world of mindfulness, mindset and mind science, and discover the transformative power of caring for your own mind and spirit. So, if you're ready to embark on a journey of self-discovery and personal growth, tune in to "Mind Love" and show your mind some love today.

Episodes

January 31, 2023 74 min

We will learn:

  • How we can master challenges through mindfulness.
  • Why it’s important to be radically curious about the world.
  • The top findings for defining and creating happiness for yourself.

  • We all just want to be happy right?

    But what actually contributes to happiness? Do external circumstances ever matter? Or is it always something we cultivate from within? Can external circumstances help us to cultivate it from within?

    Thankfully, th...

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    We will learn:

  • How to pinpoint your unique value proposition.
  • How to gain inspiration from what people are already doing without falling into comparison or copying.
  • How to use the personal brand hologram to present yourself in the most powerful way possible.

  • Do you have a personal brand?

    A lot of people have a sort of aversion to personal branding. Like it’s somehow making themselves something to put on display. 

    But that’s where I think...

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    We will learn:

  • How our brains process fear and how we can use that to our advantage.
  • How to reframe anxiety into excitement.
  • A 6-step plan to move through fear called climbing the LADDER.

  • Did you know that fear is the number one thing that keeps us from the life we’re meant to live?

    When we examine our self-doubt all it really is, is fear. We’re afraid of looking foolish, we’re afraid of failing publicly, we’re afraid of wasting time, a...

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    We will learn:

  • The unexpected ways we accumulate limiting beliefs, all the way back to our time in the womb
  • How self-indoctrination leads us to false conclusions about ourselves and the world
  • 7 steps to overcoming limiting beliefs with the Clearing Beliefs process

  • Do you feel like you just can’t make progress?

    The root cause is most likely a limiting belief.

    A limiting belief is a thought or idea that we hold about ourselves or the world...

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    We will learn:

  • Why we can’t think logically when we’re dealing with intense negative emotions.
  • How to identify which implicit memories are affecting your present.
  • A unique, proven memory-editing process that has the power to change your mind, behavior, and happiness.

  • Did you know you can actually go back and change your childhood memories?

    What most people don’t realize is that your implicit memories are what form the foundation of your...

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    We will learn:

  • The history of The Headless Way and how to experience it yourself.
  • How to shift, contract and expand your perception of who you are.
  • Exercises to allow you to experience headlessness for yourself.

  • This episode is going to blow your mind. Or, at the very least, it’ll blow open your perception of who you are.

    Your mind is always using cues from your perception, beliefs, and past experiences to create your worldview, which i...

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    We will learn:

  • How to recognize our calling.
  • The difference between taking a stand and taking position and why it matters.
  • Why the mindset of scarcity is our biggest challenge and how to overcome it.
  • Do you ever feel like you’re just going through the motions? 

    The more chaos we feel around us, the more we instinctually go into survival mode. And then we enter our primal brains, and creative processing, emotions, and critical thinking, ...

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    We will learn:

  • The psychological reasons why we try to control.
  • Why detachment is necessary for a healthy life and how to practice it.
  • How to break free from the cycle of codependency so you can start caring for yourself.

  • Do you feel like you’re always the one giving and never receiving? Or maybe you feel like you’re always the one doing and never being.

    So how do we break the cycle of codependency? How do we stop trying too hard to con...

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    We will learn:

  • How the paradox of quitting influences decision-making: If you quit on time, you will feel you quit early
  • What forces work against good quitting behavior, such as escalation commitment, desire for certainty, and status quo bias
  • How to think in expected value in order to make better decisions, as well as other best practices, such as increasing flexibility in goal-setting, establishing “quitting contracts,” anticipating ...
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    We will learn:

  • Why it is hard for us to think clearly about our nature and the explanations for our behavior.
  • The 4 strands of research that all led to the same conclusion: that we are strangers to ourselves.
  • How to better read signals to understand other people’s hidden motives.
  • No one wants to be called a liar, but what if I told you that you, and all of us, lie to each other and ourselves all the time?

    We are basically political anim...

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    We Will Learn:

  • How to stay productive and make progress on your goals
  • A simple way to improve circulation and ease muscle tension
  • How to activate your parasympathetic nervous system to relieve anxiety
  • How to check the known contaminants in your local water supply
  • How blue light at the wrong times affects sleep, energy and focus
  • How to combat seasonal affective disorder
  • The dangers of glyphosate in food and how to protect yourself
  • The negat...
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    We will learn:

  • The marketing tricks that leave us feeling like we always need more.
  • Why our intentions to donate often fail.
  • The 7 emotional clutter magnets and how to work through them.
  • Have you ever noticed how clutter affects your mental health?

    Wouldn’t it be amazing to walk into a home that feels inviting? Or to start daydreaming about your next big goal and not have an interfering thought saying, “Well, maybe I’ll get to that afte...

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    We will learn:

  • About the two types of comparison: inspiration and expiration.
  • The 5 most common insecure foundations and how to find a more secure foundation to build our worth upon.
  • 3 steps to detox comparison for good.
  • Do you struggle with comparison? 

    I think we all do. Or at least most of us. It’s hard to avoid with the social media environment these days.

    The problem with comparison creates a sense of lack. You see what someone else...

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    We will learn:

  • How different types of movement elicit different emotional responses and how to use them to move through our emotions.
  • The symbolism of the medicine wheel and how it can remind us to view our healing holistically.
  • How to heal our connection with ourselves and nature with reverence and ceremony.

  • Isn’t it funny how we have all this technology and progress to give us insight into things we never had before, yet somehow, all...

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    We will learn:

  • How to become more self-aware of your impact on yourself and others in everyday moments.
  • To identify the things that trigger you and hold you back from learning and growing.
  • How to hold the space to evolve as a person.
  • Are you too hard on yourself? Are you even aware that you are?

    We often talk about rewiring our thoughts, but a key aspect that gets missed is forgiveness.

    Those thoughts come from somewhere. And most often,...

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    We will learn:

  • How to find your enneagram type and why it’s not as simple as a test or checklist.
  • The 9 paths of warriorship for living a compassionate, fiercely awake life.
  • The strengths and poisons to bring awareness to in order to evolve.
  • What wisdom could we unleash if we intersect Buddhism and the enneagram? 

    While they might sound unrelated, if you think about it, Buddhism is a path of spiritual development leading to insight into...

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    We will learn:

  • Why most people are dividing the wrong pie in negotiations and how to find the right one.
  • The two perspectives most people take in negotiation and how this new method appeases both.
  • How to apply this method to simple and more complex needs for negotiation.
  • Do you feel like a confident negotiator?

    Negotiations are stressful. It usually feels like a verbal game of poker, with both people bluffing and hoping they come out on...

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    We will learn:

  • What animals want their owners to know most.
  • How and why animals need emotional clearing.
  • How people can build a better bridge of communication with their pet.
  • Do you ever wish you knew what your pet was thinking?

    I’m learning that whether your pets are still with you or they’re with you outside of the physical, you are always connected.

    And there are ways to deepen the bridge of communication with them when they’re here a...

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    We will learn:

  • How and why some psychiatric medications cause harm and keep people ill.
  • Why and how metabolism and mitochondria can explain all the symptoms of mental illness.
  • How to self-assess your metabolic and mental health.
  • What if I told you that new research is showing that everything we’ve previously known about mental health is wrong?

    New research shows that mental health is directly impacted by our metabolism.

    So this episode i...

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    We will learn:

  • How we begin to develop Equanimity, or “nonjudgmental awareness”.
  • The Four-Step Practice in Karuna Training to skillfully lean into and stay with difficult emotional energy.
  • How to transmute confusion into wisdom.
  • I keep finding that the more we go back to our roots, the easier everything becomes - health, peace, joy, connection.

    We think we live in a modern world with modern problems, so clearly, we need a modern solutio...

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