Bedletter

Bedletter

Human psychology and mental health, cultural trends, and social change. The covers are pulled back on Bedletter as we dive into what makes us unique, how powerful our minds are, and why it all matters.

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May 11, 2021 44 min

In part two of my conversation with Abbey, we discuss Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, the impact that minor PTSD symptoms can have on your life, and subtle ways you can actively combat negative symptoms. Follow Abbey on Instagram @abblynnwillis. Find out more at cashliman.com.

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This week we’re making Bedletter history--we have our first guest! Welcome Abbey Willis, as we talk about her journey into becoming an outlaw philosopher, how we are the creators of our reality, and how Covid-19 has impacted our sociability and psychology. Follow Abbey on Instagram @abblynnwillis. Find out more at cashliman.com. 

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May 4, 2021 20 min

Gather around the campfire as I share several poems that I wrote in the early months of 2019. On Episode 38, I present Shoestring Bows, Electric Track, My Simple Word, and American Made. Find out more at cashliman.com. 

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April 30, 2021 34 min

April leaves us with a lot of new psychological research--perfectionism leading to anxiety, male vs. female relationship dynamics, partisan divide on vaccinations, and some other "studies" that might leave you wondering. Find out more at cashliman.com.?

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April 27, 2021 17 min

Recent research has shown that depression affects our visual perception, signifying yet another internal link between our psychology and our physical bodies. Find out more at cashliman.com.?

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April 23, 2021 19 min

New research has shown that high levels of stress and anxiety is keeping many from exercising throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, forming a strange paradox between the desire to improve one’s mental health and their ability to do so. Find out more at cashliman.com. 

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April 20, 2021 21 min

Recent research has shown that when considering our problems, we often add more things--completely forgetting that removing parts from the equation may be a more reasonable route. Find out more at cashliman.com

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April 16, 2021 25 min

In a recent personal experiment, I began writing very closely about my self--detailing the pros and cons of several mental and emotional traits I have. The resulting discovery and awareness truly took me by surprise. Find out more at cashliman.com

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The field of psychology is ever-striving to achieve the pin-point levels of accuracy that many other sciences enjoy. The Psychological Science Accelerator seeks to close that gap, bolstering the strength of psychological studies through globalization, accountability, and diversity. Find out more at cashliman.com. 

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Barriers to entry form road bumps on our path to engagement in meaningful and passionate work. What are these barriers, how do they affect our lives, and how can we eliminate them once and for all? Find our more at cashliman.com. 

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A recent study has shown that gratitude plays a crucial role in mediating the relationship between our zest for life and depression. How can gratitude be used to place our ego in check? Find out more at cashliman.com. 

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A recent article sparks interesting conversation around our ability to train and improve our five senses. Plus, we may have many more senses than the five we have always been taught about! Find out more at cashliman.com. 

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March 30, 2021 15 min

As I recently celebrated my 26th birthday, I have been more introspective than usual. On this episode, I weigh what ages were benchmarks in my own maturation, why it’s important to measure the ‘eggs’ in your ‘basket’, and how consistency with small and simple things can bring about impactful change. Find out more at cashliman.com. 

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March 26, 2021 18 min

Join me as we pick apart a recent piece I wrote for my blog, ‘Grow a Little More’. In this episode we discover ways of becoming more mentally efficient, what ‘peak efficiency’ is, and we talk about a couple easy-to-use writing techniques. Find out more at cashliman.com. 

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Reading fiction for enjoyment has recently been shown to bolster our verbal abilities, according to new research. Our intent with what we read plays an important role in how we intake and remember information. Find out more at cashliman.com. 

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The Sunk Cost Fallacy affects many of our every day decisions--but what does that mean, how do we fix it, and where can we start? This Bedletter lesson focuses on weighing our financial, emotional, and temporal investments against our happiness and satisfaction payouts. Find out more at cashliman.com. 

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March 16, 2021 28 min

Marshmallow tests, moral outrage attractiveness, the perceptions of gambling versus investing, cognitive bias and post-truth, the dark triad of personality traits, and more in this March News Roundup. Find out more at cashliman.com. 

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Are we bad at daydreaming? New research suggests that we might be, but there are many ways to prime ourselves for useful daydreaming--which has been found to have a positive impact on our feelings, emotions, and mental states. Find out more at cashliman.com 

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In this Bedletter Lesson we talk about why editing while you write is damaging, how you can train yourself to be free and open to your thoughts, and different exercises that might help you create productive rough drafts. Find out more at cashliman.com. 

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Covid-19 might be affecting men’s social psychology in a unique way, according to new reports published in Psychology Today. A pandemic of social isolation is leaving many feeling lonely, lost, and vulnerable as they try to reconnect with the outside world. Find out more at cashliman.com. 

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