The 5 - Bullet Point Episode (EP's 21-25)
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Another 5 episodes have passed, which means another 5-Bullet-Point Episode here on The IPS Podcast.
Each 5-bullet-point episode features selected short clips from each of our past 5 episodes. These excerpts are meant to help listeners choose which full episode or episodes they’d like to listen to.
Likewise, these episodes can also be used as a boost of inspiration for your day, hearing the inspiring words of different experts in their field.
Either way, the 5-Bullet-Point Episodes hold something for everyone—even for me, as the host of The IPS Podcast.
Whenever I make a 5-Bullet-Point Episode, I feel renewed with pure gratitude for the incredible guests who had taken their time to appear on our show.
Therefore, to all the guests who appeared in the past 5 episodes: THANK YOU!
And for our regular listeners or anyone new to this podcast, thank you as well for taking the time to listen to The IPS Podcast. I truly hope you will enjoy this 5-Bullet-Point Episode for Episodes 21–25.
Afterward, if you find an episode that you want to really dig into, you can scroll down a bit more to find the description of particular episodes and the link to each of the past 5 episodes featured here.
With that, please enjoy this 5-Bullet-Point Episode for Ep. 21–25.
The 5 - Bullet Point Episode (EP's 21-25)
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EP 021 - How to Rewire Your Brain to Be Happy | Dr. Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | The Science of Happiness
One realization that can completely change your life is knowing that the architecture of your brain is not fixed.
You can change it.
Despite what scientists thought some years ago, the brain is plastic until the day you die. Rick Hanson, a leading expert in positive neuroplasticity, talks in this episode about how to rewire your brain for happiness.
EP 022: Learn from Various Experts How to Handle Distressing Times (COVID-19 Special Episode)
This is a special episode we created for the current pandemic. In this episode, various experts who have previously been guests on our show share short pieces of advice on how they deal with distressing times, such as the coronavirus epidemic.
We believe that, long after this pandemic has passed, these shared pieces of advice can still be of enormous help for everyone.
Distressing times occur all the time in life.
Therefore, it would not hurt to discover some new tools from our guests who are life experts: a pancreatic cancer survivor, a former SAS patrol commander, a woman who ran 1144 miles alone through Iran, a monk who lived 37 years in a monastery, and many other incredible people.
What they share will certainly find a place in your toolbox to help you cope better with similar moments in the future.
EP 023 - Scott Pinyard on Alcohol Use Disorder, the Effects of Alcohol on the Brain and Body, and How to Provide Support
Alcohol is an interesting topic to talk about and learn more about. Even though it is a legal drug in many countries, the mental and physical problems alcohol causes in people’s lives are some of the countless issues in today’s society.
This episode features Scott Pinyard, head coach of This Naked Mind—a program to help people stop drinking and develop a better relationship with alcohol.
Scott speaks from many years of professionally coaching people and years of personal experience with alcohol addiction, providing a better understanding and more information on this topic.
EP 024 - Sean Galla, Founder of Men’s Group: The Struggles Men Face and How to Support Men Better
Like women, men face countless struggles too. However, these struggles are often unheard.
This episode is meant to give voice to these problems and to provide a better understanding about the struggles and hardships men face—so that all of us, men and women, can better understand how to be there for each other.
For this episode, we invited Sean Galla, the founder of Men’s Group, to talk about his years of experience holding men’s groups and what he learned about the struggles that men deal with.
EP 025 - Rena Romano: Healing Child Sexual Abuse and Conquering Past Hurts
Child sexual abuse is not an easy topic to talk about. Yet, that does not take away the fact that it happens around us.
In this episode, survivor of child sexual abuse Rena Romano shares her story about 20 years of sexual abuse, how she started healing, and how she now helps other people move past their trauma to feel empowered and become not just survivors but sur-THRIVERs in their lives.
Question about this episode: Of all the features on our 5-Bullet-Point Episode, which one sparked your interest the most?