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Building Psychological Strength

More and more, people are seeing the benefits of building resilience, building confidence, building mental toughness and flexibility, and moving past fear and anxiety in their lives. April Seifert, Ph.D., hosts this powerful podcast that will help you build psychological strength through interviews and information from some of the world's leading experts in the fields of Psychology and Life Design. It's time to go beyond merely surviving. It's time to thrive! This podcast is brought to you by Peak Mind: The Center for Psychological Strength.
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Apr 24, 2019

Wow, I actually had a really tough time putting a title on this week’s podcast episode because we discussed so many amazing topics!

How do you pick just one to highlight?!

This week, I had the chance to sit down with Monica Zimmerman. Monica is a life and success coach who helps people elevate their emotional intelligence at work and in their relationships. She has a special place in her heart for women returning back to work after having a baby, and she draws from her past experience as a midwife to help women through that important transition.

Monica and I got into some incredible topics!

In this episode, we cover:

  • The power of self-awareness - Being able to understand yourself and the situations, people, and events that impact your emotions is such an important skill. It’s one that many people believe they have, when in reality, they don’t. It takes intentional work to cultivate this skill, and Monica and I talk all about it.

  • The massive impact of small changes - Our lives are comprised of the thousands of small decisions we make on a daily basis. This means that even small shifts can create a massive ripple effect on your life. Monica shares such wisdom about how to incorporate these small changes into your life to make meaningful improvements.

Recently, I announced my partnership with Ashley Smith to form Peak Mind: The Center for Psychological Strength. Think of it as a gym membership for your mind! We’re so excited about this new venture that we’re offering a FREE 4-part Achieve Your Peak video series. Sign up now - the doors won’t be open for long!

Apr 17, 2019

How many times have you felt the urge to try something new, but you stopped short because you felt like you weren’t qualified?

For example, maybe you want to write a book, but you didn’t go to school to be a writer.

Have you ever considered that the qualification doesn’t precede action? Rather, it is through action that you become qualified.

Also, it is through action that we literally become the person we need to be in order to stretch outside of our comfort zone.

In this episode, we cover:

  • That you don’t have to be perfectly qualified to try something new

  • How your identity dictates the size of the goals you’ll go after

This episode is your permission to pivot.

Recently, I announced my partnership with Ashley Smith to form Peak Mind: The Center for Psychological Strength. Think of it as a gym membership for your mind! We’re so excited about this new venture that we’re offering a FREE 4-part Achieve Your Peak video series. Sign up now at www.peakmindpsychology.com/webinar. The doors won’t be open for long!

Apr 10, 2019

Pop quiz: Tell me the things people should be doing to keep their bodies strong and help them avoid illness and injury!

You got it: Exercise, sleep, diet, water

Now, what about the things you should be doing to keep you mind strong? What are the things you should be doing to cultivate psychological strength so you have the mental resilience to weather the ups and downs of life?

That’s harder, isn’t it?

Well, as it turns out, the fields of Psychology and Design Thinking are brimming with evidence-based tools and techniques that can help you build the psychological strength and life alignment that will help you THRIVE in your life!

But, until now, those tools have really only been available in academic journals or behind the doors of therapists’ offices.

I’m thrilled to announce a new partnership with my friend Ashley Smith!

Together, we have created Peak Mind: The Center for Psychological Strength, and in this episode, we’ll tell you all about it.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What psychological strength is and why it’s important to cultivate it

  • Why our brains can be our best asset or biggest barrier

  • How you can start building your own psychological strength through a membership in Peak Mind.

This project has been in the works for over a year, and we truly believe that we’re bringing something innovative, meaningful, valuable, and powerful to the market.

We’d love for you to join us!

Wanna learn more? We’re offering a FREE 4-part Achieve Your Peak video series. Sign up now - the doors won’t be open for long!

www.peakmindpsychology/webinar

Apr 3, 2019

Think back to when you were a little kid.

How excited were you when you got a new box of crayons or some Play Doh or water color paints?

Inside of each of us is an inner child who is inherently creative. Every single one of us had a time in our lives when we created simply for the joy of the process.

Why don’t we do that as adults?

This week, you’ll meet Kirsie Schwender. She is the founder of the company Love & Drishti and the transformational Meditate and Create event. She makes the most beautiful jewelry, and she had a profound impact on my own life.

Kirsie has had such a powerful journey to become the centered, grounded, creative woman that she is today, and we talk about that in her interview. We also cover some other incredible topics:

  • You only get one life. Don’t get to the end of it and regret that you didn’t live as your true self.

  • Who is your inner child? What does she love doing? What does she do, simply for the sake of doing it? What makes her happy? How can you give her what she needs?

PSSST! I'm hosting an absolutely FREE webinar called "Setting Value Based Boundaries" in partnership with my incredible friend Leslie Forde of the blog Mom's Hierarchy of Needs. If you're in need of a few boundaries in your life, you won't want to miss it. Visit www.aprilseifert.com/webinar to register!

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