CLEANING UP THE MENTAL MESS with Dr. Caroline Leaf
Episode #124: 6 Simple & effective tips to help you stop overthinking and overanalyzing

Episode #124: 6 Simple & effective tips to help you stop overthinking and overanalyzing

January 27, 2020

In this episode Dr. Leaf discusses why we overthink, what happens in our brains when we go into toxic rumination, and how to stop overthinking once and for all. This is a re-airing of one of the most popular episodes form 2019. 

Additional resources:

SWITCH app: https://theswitch.app

Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)

 

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Episode #123: Decoding the mindsets of the most successful people: why some people succeed and others don’t + how we are doing self-help all wrong (with Jordan Harbinger)

Episode #123: Decoding the mindsets of the most successful people: why some people succeed and others don’t + how we are doing self-help all wrong (with Jordan Harbinger)

January 23, 2020

In this episode I interview journalist and top podcaster Jordan Harbinger on what mindset it takes to become successful, how people are doing self-help all wrong and what we should do instead, and why telling other people about our goals can actually be counterproductive and detrimental.

Jordan Harbinger is often referred to as “The Larry King of podcasting,” is a Wall Street lawyer turned interview talk show host, and a communications and social dynamics expert. Jordan has hosted a top 50 iTunes podcast for over 12 years and receives over six million downloads per month, making The Jordan Harbinger Show one of the most popular podcasts in the world.

To learn more about Jordan and his podcast visit: https://www.jordanharbinger.com app 

www.instagram.com/jordanharbinger

www.twitter.com/jordanharbinger

www.YouTube.com/thejordanharbingershow

Articles we discussed in this episode:

https://www.jordanharbinger.com/five-signs-youre-self-helping-the-wrong-way/

https://www.jordanharbinger.com/want-to-accomplish-your-goals-stop-talking-about-them-so-much/

 

Additional resources:

SWITCH app: https://theswitch.app

Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)

 

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Follow me on social media for daily mental self-care tips!

 

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Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf: https://www.facebook.com/drleaf

Twitter: @drcarolineleaf: https://twitter.com/DrCarolineLeaf

If you enjoyed this episode please consider leaving a 5 star review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! For podcast sponsorship inquiries, questions regarding the episode, or topic suggestions please email dominique@drleaf.com

Episode #122: 8 Tips to help you become comfortable with uncertainty & use it to your advantage

Episode #122: 8 Tips to help you become comfortable with uncertainty & use it to your advantage

January 21, 2020

Uncertainty is a certain in life, so we need to learn to become comfortable with the uncomfortableness of not knowing. In this podcast, I discuss WHY we hate uncertainty, why we feel so much discomfort with uncertainty, and HOW to become comfortable with uncertainty and use it to your advantage. 

Additional resources:

 

Think Learn Succeed: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/think-learn-succeed-book

 

The Perfect You: https://drleaf.com/collections/all/products/the-perfect-you-bundle

 

SWITCH app: https://theswitch.app

Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)

 

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Follow me on social media for daily mental self-care tips!

 

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Twitter: @drcarolineleaf

 

If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! For podcast sponsorship inquiries, questions regarding the episode, or topic suggestions please email dominique@drleaf.com

Episode #121: How to know when (& how) to say NO + How to set and enforce boundaries in relationships and with children, how to deal with narcissists, and more with Dr. Henry Cloud

Episode #121: How to know when (& how) to say NO + How to set and enforce boundaries in relationships and with children, how to deal with narcissists, and more with Dr. Henry Cloud

January 16, 2020

Boundaries are vital to protecting your mental and physical health. But when do we need to set certain boundaries? How do we set them? And how do we best enforce boundaries? In this episode I interview leading boundaries expert Dr. Henry Cloud on all things related to boundaries and mental health. We also discuss how to deal with a narcissist, how to deal with gaslighting, and so much more!

 

Dr. Cloud is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, and his books have sold nearly 20 million copies. Dr. Cloud's work has been featured and reviewed by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Publisher's Weekly, Los Angeles Times, and many other publications. Success Magazine named Dr. Cloud in the top 25 most influential leaders in personal growth and development, alongside Oprah, Brene Brown, Seth Godin and others. He is a frequent contributor to CNN, Fox News Channel, and other national media outlets. In his leadership consulting practice, Dr. Cloud works with CEO's, Fortune 500 companies and smaller private businesses alike. He has an extensive executive coaching background, and experience as a leadership consultant, devoting the majority of his time working with CEO's, leadership teams and executives to improving performance, leadership skills, and culture. He also has a specialty in high net worth family offices. As a speaker, Dr. Cloud has shared the stage with many business and global leaders and experts, such as Tony Blair, Jack Welch, Condoleezza Rice, Desmond Tutu, President George Bush, Marcus Buckingham, Magic Johnson, Peyton Manning and many others.Dr. Cloud is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, with a B.S. in psychology. He completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Biola University, and his clinical internship at Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

@thedailydrcloud https://www.instagram.com/thedailydrcloud/

@drhenrycloud  https://twitter.com/drhenrycloud

https://www.facebook.com/drhenrycloud

https://www.youtube.com/user/DrHenryCloud

 

 

 

Additional resources:

 

SWITCH app: https://theswitch.app

 

Join my January 21 Day Brain Detox Challenge! For more into and to sign up visit: https://drleaf.com/pages/21-day-brain-detox-challenge

 

Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)

 

 

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Follow me on social media for daily mental self-care tips!

 

Instagram: @drcarolineleaf

Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf

Twitter: @drcarolineleaf

 

If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! For podcast sponsorship inquiries, questions regarding the episode, or topic suggestions please email dominique@drleaf.com

Episode #120: Struggling to stick to your New Years Resolutions? Listen to this episode! Tips to help you make sustainable changes, deal with set backs, and manage pivots!

Episode #120: Struggling to stick to your New Years Resolutions? Listen to this episode! Tips to help you make sustainable changes, deal with set backs, and manage pivots!

January 13, 2020

According to numerous scientific journals 80% of people will FAIL to stick to their New Years Resolutions! In this episode I share some simple and practical tips to help you stick to your resolutions especially when you really feel like giving up, why most people fail to make sustainable changes, and how to to manage pivots and relapses!

 

Additional resources:

SWITCH app: https://theswitch.app

 

Join my January 21 Day Brain Detox Challenge! For more into and to sign up visit: https://drleaf.com/pages/21-day-brain-detox-challenge

 

Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)

 

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If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! For podcast sponsorship inquiries, questions regarding the episode, or topic suggestions please email dominique@drleaf.com

Episode #119: 6 Steps to Stop Self-Sabotage, how to Identify the triggers to self-sabotage that are unique to you + tips to deal with loss and grief with Dr. Judy Ho

Episode #119: 6 Steps to Stop Self-Sabotage, how to Identify the triggers to self-sabotage that are unique to you + tips to deal with loss and grief with Dr. Judy Ho

January 9, 2020

In this episode I sit down with Dr. Judy Ho, a Triple Board Certified Clinical and Forensic Neuropsychologist and Co-Host of CBS’s The Doctors and a tenured professor at Pepperdine.

We discuss why humans are predisposed to self-sabotage, how to modify thoughts and behaviors to prevent self-sabotage from occurring, how to identify the triggers to self-sabotage that are unique to you, how to unlock your willpower to stop this vicious cycle in its track, how to deal with grief, and so much more! 

 

For more info on Dr. Judy visit: https://www.drjudyho.com/

 

You can order her book here: https://www.drjudyho.com/stop-self-sabotage

 

And follow her on social media:

 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drjudyho/

 
 
 
Additional resources:
 
 
Join my January 21 Day Brain Detox Challenge! For more into and to sign up visit: https://drleaf.com/pages/21-day-brain-detox-challenge
 
 
Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)
 
Special offers from our sponsors:
 
Joovv: For more info on Joovv and to get your special offer go to: www.joovv.com/drleaf
 
 
or use coupon code DRLEAF at checkout
 
 
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If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! For podcast sponsorship inquiries, questions regarding the episode, or topic suggestions please email dominique@drleaf.com
Episode #118: How to not let toxic people or words mess up your mental health and keep you stuck

Episode #118: How to not let toxic people or words mess up your mental health and keep you stuck

January 6, 2020

In this episode I bring back one of my most popular episodes from 2019 where I discuss how to deal with toxic people, words, and events in a way that will ensure your mental health is protected.

 

Join my January 21 Day Brain Detox Challenge! For more into and to sign up visit: https://drleaf.com/pages/21-day-brain-detox-challenge

 

Additional resources:

SWITCH app: https://theswitch.app

 

Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)

 

Special offers from our sponsors:

Blinkist: To get your free week trial on Blinkist AND 25% off your subscription go to: https://blinkist.com/drleaf

 

Ritual: Get 10% off your first three months of Ritual multivitamins at https://ritual.com/?utm_source=arm&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=drleaf

 

Magic Spoon: Get a free variety pack at magicspoon.com/drleaf and use code DRLEAF at checkout for free shipping!

 

Follow me on social media for daily mental self-care tips!

 

Instagram: @drcarolineleaf

 

Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf

 

Twitter: @drcarolineleaf

 

If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! For podcast sponsorship inquiries, questions regarding the episode, or topic suggestions please email dominique@drleaf.com

Episode #117: How inflammation can mess up our mental health, how to reduce inflammation, what lab tests you need done, dangerous wellness fads and more with Dr. Will Cole

Episode #117: How inflammation can mess up our mental health, how to reduce inflammation, what lab tests you need done, dangerous wellness fads and more with Dr. Will Cole

January 3, 2020

In this episode I interview leading functional medicine doctor and bestselling author Dr. Will Cole. He specializes in clinically investigating underlying factors of chronic disease and customizing health programs for thyroid issues, autoimmune conditions, hormonal dysfunctions, digestive disorders, and brain problems. Dr. Cole was named one of the top 50 functional-medicine and integrative doctors in the nation and is a health expert and course instructor for the world’s largest wellness brands such as mindbodygreen and goop.

We discuss everything from how inflammation occurs, how it affects our mental health, how to reduce inflammation, how to do Keto correctly, how Keto can improve mental and brain health, what lab tests you should get done, dangerous wellness fads, and so much more! 

For more information on Dr. Will Cole visit his website at https://drwillcole.com

The Inflammation Spectrum - https://drwillcole.com/the-inflammation-spectrum/

Ketotarian - https://drwillcole.com/ketotarian/

 

IG - @drwillcole
FB - @doctorwillcole
Twitter - @drwillcole

 

Additional resources:

SWITCH app: https://theswitch.app

 

Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)

 

Special offers from our sponsors:

 

NED: www.helloned.com/DRLEAF

Use Code “DRLEAF” for 15% off your order

 

BLUblox: Get 15% off your order with code LEAF at checkout: https://www.blublox.com

 

 

Follow me on social media for daily mental self-care tips!

 

Instagram: @drcarolineleaf

 

Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf

 

Twitter: @drcarolineleaf

 

If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! For podcast sponsorship inquiries, questions regarding the episode, or topic suggestions please email dominique@drleaf.com

Episode #116: Why defining your value off productivity is ruining your mental health + 3 simple tips to help you maximize time off and recover from burnout

Episode #116: Why defining your value off productivity is ruining your mental health + 3 simple tips to help you maximize time off and recover from burnout

December 30, 2019

Do you find yourself feeling guilty for taking time off? Or constantly feel like you have to tell people how busy you are in order to feel valued? In this mini episode I discuss why we feel guilty for something our brains and bodies need, how to take effective breaks that will boost mental and brain health, what I do to relax and recharge, and how to avoid burnout.

 

Additional mental health tips and resources:

SWITCH app: https://theswitch.app

 

Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)

 

Special offers from our sponsors:

 

Lola: Get 30% off your $5 Trial Set today. Visit https://www.mylola.com and enter drleaf to redeem your offer!

 

Follow me on social media for daily mental self-care tips!

 

Instagram: @drcarolineleaf

Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf

Twitter: @drcarolineleaf

 

If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! For podcast sponsorship inquiries, questions regarding the episode, or topic suggestions please email dominique@drleaf.com

Episode #115: Why we often fail to achieve our goals & how to make changes sustainable and more attainable + tips to deal with the mental and physical pain of failure

Episode #115: Why we often fail to achieve our goals & how to make changes sustainable and more attainable + tips to deal with the mental and physical pain of failure

December 23, 2019

In this mini episode I discuss why we often fail to achieve our goals, why focusing on the end goal is not effective, what we should focus on instead, how to correctly deal with failure, and how to manage the mental and physical pain that comes with failure.

 

Additional mental health tips and resources:

SWITCH app: https://theswitch.app

Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)

 

Special offers from our sponsors:

 

Lola: Get 30% off your $5 Trial Set today. Visit https://www.mylola.com and enter drleaf to redeem your offer!

Four SIgmatic: Get 15% off at foursigmatic.com/DRLEAF or use coupon code DRLEAF at checkout

 

 

Follow me on social media for daily mental self-care tips! Instagram: @drcarolineleaf Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf Twitter: @drcarolineleaf If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! For podcast sponsorship inquiries, questions regarding the episode, or topic suggestions please email dominique@drleaf.com