'Shut Up, Brain' Podcast show

'Shut Up, Brain' Podcast

Summary: Meditation, psychology, and practical neuroscience to help you change your brain and turn your mind into an ally.

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 How to Complete an Impossible Task in Your Life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:05

If you have something you've been avoiding, some big, hairy task you need to do... something that just feels impossible. This is the episode for you.  Before you listen to the episode please check the show notes at brilliantside.com/111 for a video of a sudoku player from Cracking the Cryptic.

 Becoming your own best friend | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:55

Are you tired of arguing with yourself? Do you treat yourself as well as you should? In this episode I explain how becoming your own best friend leads to greater productivity, happiness, and improves the lives of those around you.

 Ask Ben - Strategies for Anxiety During the Pandemic | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:44

Another episode of Ask Ben where I answer your questions that you write in to me at advice@brilliantside.com or my instagram @benjaminagain.

 You can become stronger because of this crisis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:05

In this episode of the shut up brain podcast I describe a method you can use to become emotionally stronger during this time of quarantine. How to strike a balance between productivity, and self care.

 How to find calmness during a pandemic | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:47

How to find calmness during a pandemic

 Ask Ben - Body Image, mental illness, and motivation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:16

This is the first episode of the podcast within a podcast called Ask Ben. I answer letters from Kahlan, Maria, and Emmy this episode. FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.brilliantside.com/106

 How to really control your emotions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:13

In this episode I dive deep on some of the ways to control emotions, especially anger. There are some real world tactics and a 3 step method that has been working for me to control and process emotions so much more efficiently. 

 It's okay to not be okay | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:03

In this episode of the shut up brain podcast I talk about the proper mindset to have if you are going through a tough time in order to prevent unnecessary suffering. I also touch on the question if you can still be motivated to change, even if you are content with where you are at. FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.brilliantside.com/104

 The unexpected problem created by reaching your big goals | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:03

When you reach a big goal you will experience a spike of happiness and then..... it's back to normal. That can lead to the evaporation of the drive to maintaining the goal. This is why it's very common to get in the cycle of productivity >> laziness >> productivity >> laziness. In the last half of the show I go over the gameplan for the next 100 episode of the podcast.  Full show notes: https://www.brilliantside.com/103

 Time sensitive! Make changes in 2020 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:04

This is such an important episode to listen to if you want to make a change in 2020. But don't wait until January 1st! Listen to it before then if you can. FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.brilliantside.com/102

 Managing stress at work with Julia Arndt | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:45

An interview with ex-googler and stress management coach Julia Arndt about how to recognize and reduce stress at work. Key tips to help you avoid burnout and stay productive. FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.brilliantside.com/101

 The Best Lessons From 100 Episodes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:46

I've recorded 100 episodes of the podcast now and reached my goal. I talk about the lessons I've learned from undertaking (and completing) such a big project, some of the hidden backstory you may not know about, and whats next for the Shut Up, Brain podcast. FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.brilliantside.com/100

 Why Everyone Hates Meditation (Including Me) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:39

I have a confession to make... I haven't meditated much in the past 2-3 months. In this episode I go over why meditation can be so difficult even for a seasoned meditator like myself. I also talk about some of the antidotes to the common 'lies' our brain tries to tell us to keep us from meditating.  FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.brilliantside.com/099

 Continue to Evolve | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:39

What is the next step of your evolution? Is there a part of yourself that is lagging behind and needs to face a change? How can you trigger that next level within yourself? I cover all of these questions and more in this episode of the Shut Up, Brain podcast. FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.brilliantside.com/098

 How to stop thinking about work | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:24

If you are constantly thinking about work when you are not working then you will want to listen to this episode. I go over the causes of this type of overthinking, as well as ways you can train your brain to leave work at work so you can enjoy your time off. FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.brilliantside.com/097


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