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Episode 29: Why You Should Apologize More

Episode 29: Why You Should Apologize More

In this episode, Sarah and Pam discuss why you should get better at apologizing and do it more often. You’ll learn why apologizing is especially important when the need to apologize to repair a wrong isn’t as apparent, how to apologize effectively, and how sincere apologies actually change memories.

Episode 28: How to Navigate a Layoff

Episode 28: How to Navigate a Layoff

This conversation revolves around personal experiences of job loss and layoffs, and provides tips for dealing with the emotional and practical aspects of a layoff.

Episode 27: Building a Gratitude Practice

Episode 27: Building a Gratitude Practice

Developing a gratitude practice makes you feel in control of your life and increases satisfaction and happiness. Sharing gratitude with others can even improve personal relationships and workplace dynamics.

Episode 26: Reading for Fun

Episode 26: Reading for Fun

The conversation explores the decline in reading for pleasure and the importance of rebuilding the skill.

Episode 25: Confirmation and Negativity Biases

Episode 25: Confirmation and Negativity Biases

In this episode, Pam and Sarah discuss the cognitive biases of negativity bias and confirmation bias. They explain how these biases work together to create a powerful feedback loop, leading to negative thinking and confirmation-seeking behavior.

Episode 24: Sunk Cost Fallacy

Episode 24: Sunk Cost Fallacy

In this conversation we explore the concept of sunk cost fallacy, which is the tendency to continue investing resources in something even when it’s no longer beneficial. Examples include staying in an unfulfilling job or relationship and continuing to pay for unused memberships or subscriptions.

Episode 23: The Seven Types of Rest

Episode 23: The Seven Types of Rest

In this episode, we discuss the concept of rest and the seven types of rest identified by Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith. The seven types of rest are physical rest, mental rest, spiritual rest, emotional rest, sensory rest, social rest, and creative rest.

Episode 22: How to Respect Your Sleep

Episode 22: How to Respect Your Sleep

In this episode, Pam and Sarah discuss various strategies and habits for improving sleep quality. They share their different perspectives on sleep and their natural sleep schedules.

Episode 21: Is Entrepreneurship Right For You?

Episode 21: Is Entrepreneurship Right For You?

In this conversation, Pam and Sarah discuss their journeys into self-employment and the differences between being self-employed and having a traditional job.

They explore the themes of stability vs. freedom, income predictability, career growth and development, and work-life balance. They highlight the pros and cons of each and provide insights into how to navigate these aspects of entrepreneurship.

Episode 20: Book Club – Unwinding Anxiety by Dr. Jud Brewer

Episode 20: Book Club – Unwinding Anxiety by Dr. Jud Brewer

In this conversation, Pam and Sarah discuss anxiety through the lens of the book ‘Unwinding Anxiety’ by Dr. Jud Brewer. They share their personal experiences with anxiety and how it affects their lives. They explore the concept of anxiety as a habit and the habit loop that reinforces anxious behaviors.

Episode 19: Public Speaking Tips

Episode 19: Public Speaking Tips

As a follow up to the last episode on Permission to Speak by Samara Bay, Pam and Sarah discuss tips for public speaking and using your voice effectively.

Episode 18: Book Club – Permission to Speak by Samara Bay

Episode 18: Book Club – Permission to Speak by Samara Bay

In this episode, Pam and Sarah discuss the book ‘Permission to Speak: How to Change What Power Sounds Like Starting With You’ by Samara Bay.

They explore topics such as developing confidence in speaking, expanding the definition of public speaking, the influence of pitch and voice perception, accepting and appreciating your voice, managing emotion while speaking, the power dynamics of speaking up, connecting with your audience and message, challenging traditional male standards, and reframing apologizing.