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Episode 60:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #60: Keeping Authenticity in Perspective

The Inconvenient Truth about Your “Authentic” Self

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/the-inconvenient-truth-about-your-authentic-self/#

How to Be Your Authentic Self: 7 Powerful Strategies to Be True

https://soulsalt.com/how-to-be-your-authentic-self/

What it means to be your authentic self?

https://www.thecenterforgrowth.com/tips/what-it-means-to-be-your-authentic-self

Episode 59:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #59: Understanding The Purpose and Power of Saying NO

The Art Of Saying No: 4 Ways To Reclaim Your Time

https://dariusforoux.com/the-art-of-saying-no/

The Gentle Art of Saying No for a Less Stressful Life

https://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/the-gentle-art-of-saying-no.html

7 Tips for Saying No Effectively

https://www.inc.com/jonathan-alpert/7-ways-to-say-no-to-someone-and-not-feel-bad-about-it.html

 

Episode 58:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #58: Let’s Get REAL About Living YOUR Truth

WHAT IT MEANS TO LIVE IN YOUR TRUTH AND BE YOUR MOST AUTHENTIC SELF

https://www.thejournallife.co.uk/blog/live-in-your-truth-and-be-your-most-authentic-self

7 Signs You’re Living Your Truth

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-17919/7-signs-youre-living-your-truth.html

Step Into Your Truth With These 4 Simple Steps

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/step-into-your-truth-with_b_5564066

M.A.Y.A (Episode 16) The Key to Unlocking the Best Version of Yourself (Hint: Core Values)

https://www.spreaker.com/user/8153311/m-a-y-a-episode-16-the-key-to-unlocking-

 

Episode 57:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #57: Let’s Get Real About Self-Motivation

https://positivepsychology.com/self-motivation/

 

Episode 56:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #56: Knowing Your Relationship Roles & Making Decisions that Align with Best Self Goals

 

What Are the Five Most Important Roles in Your Life?

https://lifeattheintersection.com/2020/04/13/what-are-the-five-most-important-roles-in-your-life/

Examples of Roles and Responsibilities in Life with List of Examples

http://lifecoachbloggers.blogspot.com/2016/04/Roles-life-list-examples.html

 

Episode 55:

M.A.Y.A. EPISODE #55: The M.A.Y.A. Virtual Mailbag

Eliminating Toxic Influences | Mental Health America

https://mhanational.org/eliminating-toxic-influences

Getting Out Of Thinking Traps | Mental Health America

 

Implicit and Explicit Memory | Simply Psychology

https://www.simplypsychology.org/implicit-versus-explicit-memory.html

 

Episode 54:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #54: Re-Purposing Failure and Disappointment

How to Deal with Disappointment: 12 Helpful Steps

https://www.positivityblog.com/deal-with-disappointment/?nowprocket=1#:~:text=%20How%20to%20Deal%20with%20Disappointment%3A%2012%20Helpful,lost%20in%20the%20pain%20and%20negative…%20More%20

How to Overcome Failure: 9 Powerful Habits

https://www.positivityblog.com/how-to-overcome-failure/?nowprocket=1

Frustration And Failure

https://evolutioncounseling.com/frustration-and-failure/

Episode 53:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #53: Understanding Objectivity IQ

The Principles of Objectivity Can Help You Think Smarter | Psychology Today

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-objective-leader/201604/the-principles-objectivity-can-help-you-think-smarter

Objectivity: The Power of Seeing Things as They Are (Part 2) | HuffPost Life

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/the-power-of-objectivity-_b_3709647

How To Be Objective When You’re Emotionally Invested

https://www.fastcompany.com/3039453/how-to-be-objective-when-youre-emotionally-invested

3 Keys to Get Closer to Objective Thinking – Always Remember Why Inc

http://alwaysrememberwhy.com/3-keys-objective-thinking/

Episode 52:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #52: Special Delivery, The M.A.Y.A. Virtual Mailbag

What is Self Advocacy

https://selfadvocatenet.com/what-is-self-advocacy/

Five Essential Tips For Handling Constructive Criticism

https://www.forbes.com/sites/andymolinsky/2019/03/21/five-essential-tips-for-handling-constructive-criticism/?sh=6dce0a5c72c3

 

Episode 51:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #51: Truth Begins with You…The Role of Honesty with Self

 

GoodTherapy | To Live Your Truth, Start by Being Honest with Yourself

https://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/to-live-your-truth-start-by-being-honest-with-yourself-0815194

7 Signs You Are Lying To Yourself And You Don’t Know It

https://www.lifehack.org/352062/7-signs-you-are-lying-yourself-and-you-dont-know

How to Be 100% Honest With Yourself: A Prerequisite to Self-Improvement

https://www.theemotionmachine.com/how-to-be-100-honest-with-yourself/

 

Episode 50:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #50: Special Delivery, The M.A.Y.A. Virtual Mailbag 

33 Ways to Love Yourself More

 

 

 

Episode 49:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #49: Assigning Value to Your Relationships

Choosing relationship priorities that support your life vision

https://www.decision-making-solutions.com/relationship-priorities.html

The Relationship Value Exercise

http://yourrelationshiparchitect.com/yraftp/rship-values-worksheet.pdf

Episode 48:

M.A.Y.A. EPISODE # 48: UNDERSTANDING THE ART OF THE APOLOGY

The Art of the Apology

https://hbswk.hbs.edu/archive/the-art-of-the-apology

Why It’s Important to Apologize in Relationships

https://www.verywellmind.com/the-importance-of-apologizing-3144986#:~:text=One%20of%20the%20important%20functions%20of%20an%20apology,is%20possible%E2%80%94is%20an%20important%20part%20of%20an%20apology

Episode 47:

M.A.Y.A: Episode #47: Shine Bright…See Gaslighters

10 Examples of What Gaslighting Sounds Like

https://youtu.be/y3t-Jvrr2OY?t=20

8 Ways to Deal with Gaslighting – Healthline

https://www.healthline.com/health/how-to-deal-with-gaslighting

Episode 46:

M.A.Y.A: Episode #46: Being Mindful About TOXIC Positivity

What Is Toxic Positivity?

https://www.verywellmind.com/what-is-toxic-positivity-5093958

What Is Toxic Positivity? How It Affects Us and What To Do About It

https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/wellness/what-is-toxic-positivity-how-it-affects-us-and-what-to-do-about-it/ar-AALv0AW?ocid=ientp

 

Episode 45:

M.A.Y.A: Episode #45 Building the Brand that is “YOU”

Get Familiar with the idea of Personal Branding? Terminology to Know

https://quizlet.com/153761563/personal-branding-flash-cards/

How to Define Your Personal Brand in 5 Simple Steps

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/278480

Episode 44:

M.A.Y.A: Episode #44: The Complexity of BEING Accomplished but FEELING UnFulfilled

How to Find Your Passion and Live a More Fulfilling Life

https://www.lifehack.org/articles/featured/how-to-find-your-passion.html

16 factors of success, that are more important than intelligence

https://www.european-business.com/listicles/16-factors-of-success-that-are-more-important-than-intelligence

Episode 43: 

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Episode 43:

M.A.Y.A. Episode 43: Preparing for Post Pandemic World with Guest Dr. Solomon Liburd

Rethink Your Self-Care Routine As Pandemic Lingers

https://www.premierhealth.com/your-health/articles/healthnow/rethink-your-self-care-routine-as-pandemic-lingers

69 Top Self-Care Tips for Taking Care of You During the Coronavirus Pandemic

https://www.everydayhealth.com/wellness/top-self-care-tips-for-being-stuck-at-home-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

Episode 42:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #42: The Many Facets of You

6 Steps to Discover Your True Self | SUCCESS

https://www.success.com/6-steps-to-discover-your-true-self/

What Is Self-Concept in Psychology

https://www.thoughtco.com/self-concept-psychology-4176368

 

Episode 41: M.A.Y.A. Episode #41: The Power of Self Talk 

How to Practice Positive Self-Talk: 20 Powerful Tips for Everyone

https://www.fabhow.com/how-to-practise-positive-self-talk.html

Positive Self-Talk: How Talking to Yourself Is a Good Thing

https://www.healthline.com/health/positive-self-talk

Episode 40: M.A.Y.A. Episode #40: Attitude is EVERYTHING

7 Powerful Reasons Why Your Attitude Is Everything

https://www.logicpublishers.com/reasons-why-your-attitude-is-everything/#:~:text=Reasons%20Why%20Your%20Attitude%20Is%20Everything%201.%20Connecting,feed%20our%20spirit%20because%20we%20are%20spiritual%20beings.

Why Your Attitude Is Everything

https://www.success.com/why-your-attitude-is-everything/

Episode 39: M.A.Y.A. Episode #39 When Self Defense Works Against You

 The 12 Freudian Defense Mechanisms | Longevity

https://vocal.media/longevity/the-12-freudian-defense-mechanisms

9 Ego Defense Mechanisms That Kill Self-Growth

https://wakeup-world.com/2020/09/14/9-ego-defense-mechanisms-that-kill-self-growth/#:~:text=9%20Basic%20Ego%20Defense%20Mechanisms%201%20Making%20Assumptions.,Extremes.%20…%208%20Suppression.%20…%209%20Repression.%20

Defense Mechanisms

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/defense-mechanisms

Episode 38:

M.A.Y.A Episode #38: How Does FEAR Factor into your Life

30 Powerful Ways of Dealing With Fear

https://veryhealthy.life/30-powerful-ways-of-dealing-with-fear/

What Is The Psychology Of Fear?

https://www.betterhelp.com/advice/psychologists/what-is-the-psychology-of-fear/?utm_source=AdWords&utm_medium=Search_PPC_m&utm_term=_b&utm_content=72578453010&network=g&placement=&target=&matchtype=b&utm_campaign=6459244691&ad_type=text&adposition=&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI8Ynfs5qO8AIVq8mUCR2NfAQfEAAYASAAEgLy2fD_BwE

Episode 37:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #37: April is National Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

https://www.inspirewellbeing.org/news/2019/april/stress-awareness-month

Effective Stress Relievers for Your Life

https://www.verywellmind.com/tips-to-reduce-stress-3145195#short-term-stress-relief-strategies-you-can-do-anywhere

Episode 36:

M.A.Y.A. Episode 36: Time to Clean Up Emotional Messes

What to Do When Your Life Has Gotten Messy

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201606/what-do-when-your-life-has-gotten-messy

Life is Messy: How Can We Embrace the Messy Parts?

https://www.onefrugalgirl.com/life-is-messy/

Episode 35:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #35: Know YOUR Boundaries

What Are Personal Boundaries? How Do I Get Some?

https://psychcentral.com/lib/what-are-personal-boundaries-how-do-i-get-some

10 Way to Build and Preserve Better Boundaries

https://psychcentral.com/lib/10-way-to-build-and-preserve-better-boundaries

Episode 34:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #34: The Importance of Understanding Your Relationship Goals

Making Love Better TwoGether was created to empower and inspire relationships.

http://www.YanniBrown.com

12 Relationship Goals to Make Your Partnership Stronger

https://www.talkspace.com/blog/relationship-goals-partner-marriage/

23 Of The Best Relationship Goals To Nurture Intimacy

 

Episode 33:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #33: The Emotional and Mental Cleanse, Removing Toxicity from your Life

Toxic People: 12 Things They Do and How to Deal with Them – Hey Sigmund

 

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid At All Costs

https://www.forbes.com/sites/travisbradberry/2015/11/10/10-toxic-people-you-should-avoid-at-all-costs/

Episode 32:

M.A.Y.A. EPISODE 32: Stop Your Silence..UnMute Yourself

Should you hide your personality at work?

https://www.fastcompany.com/90227347/should-you-hide-your-personality-at-work

How Trying to Make Everyone Happy Can Make You Miserable

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/meaningful-you/201504/how-trying-make-everyone-happy-can-make-you-miserable

Episode 31:

The Power and Purpose of Energy

How To Pick Up On Positive & Negative Energy In People

https://blog.mindvalley.com/positive-and-negative-energy/

A little science on positive energy

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/one-among-many/200908/little-science-positive-energy

Signs of Negative Energy

https://www.webmd.com/balance/signs-negative-energy

Episode 30:

The Enigma of the Pursuit of Happiness

What Is Happiness?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/happiness

What Is Happiness and Why Is It Important?

https://positivepsychology.com/what-is-happiness/

Why it’s time to stop pursuing happiness

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2021/jan/10/why-its-time-to-stop-pursuing-happiness

Train Yourself To Be Happy: 4 Coachable Parts of Your Mental Health

https://www.verywellhealth.com/four-aspects-of-mental-well-being-5094231

Episode 29:

Episode #29, Let’s Talk about Self Advocacy

What is Self Advocacy

https://selfadvocatenet.com/what-is-self-advocacy/

50 Self-Affirmations to Help You Stay Motivated Every Day

https://www.lifehack.org/863537/self-affirmation#:~:text=%2050%20Positive%20Self-Affirmations%20%201%20I%20am,the%20people%20I%20come%20into%20contact…%20More%20

Episode 28:

Episode #28- Opening your Eyes to your Emotional Blind Spot(s) Zone

5 Emotional Blindspots Most People Never Notice

https://medium.com/personal-growth/5-emotional-blindspots-most-people-never-notice-5b7351088600#:~:text=%205%20Emotional%20Blindspots%20Most%20People%20Never%20Notice,your%20emotions%2C%20it%20doesn%E2%80%99t%20make%20any…%20More%20

Emotional Blind Spots: On Feeling Uncomfortable Feelings

https://tinybuddha.com/blog/emotional-blind-spots-feeling-uncomfortable-feeligns/

SEEING YOUR EMOTIONAL BLIND SPOTS

https://marthabeck.com/2011/11/seeing-your-emotional-blind-spots/

Episode 27:

M.A.Y.A. Episode #27: The Every Day Work of Creating The Best Version of You!

Top 10 Ways to Become the Best Version of You

https://keepingitmindful.com/best-version-of-you/#:~:text=10%20Top%20Ways%20to%20Become%20the%20Best%20Version,Never%20Stop%20Educating%20Yourself.%20…%20More%20items…%20

11 Ways to Become the Best Version of Yourself

https://www.chopra.com/articles/11-ways-to-become-the-best-version-of-yourself

Episode 26:

M.A.Y.A. EPISODE #26: DISCOVERING OR REDISCOVERING YOUR PURPOSE

Why Purpose Matters and How to Discover Yours

How to Effectively Find Your Life’s Purpose

https://www.lifehack.org/879892/lifes-purpose

7 Common Questions About Finding Your Purpose

https://jessicadw.com/blog/life-purpose-questions

Episode 25:

M.A.Y.A Episode #25: Reclaim your PERSONAL POWER!!!!

5 Signs You Need To Reclaim Your Personal Power

https://christieinge.com/reclaim-your-personal-power/

Reclaiming Your Power

https://www.shiftfrequency.com/reclaiming-your-power/ 

5 Signs You’re Giving Your Power Away & How To Reclaim It

https://www.collective-evolution.com/2015/04/07/5-signs-youre-giving-your-power-away-how-to-reclaim-it/

Episode 24:

M.A.Y.A Episode #24: The Security and Sabotage of the “Comfort Zone”

Why leave your comfort zone

https://positivepsychology.com/comfort-zone/

Reasons to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone (And 10 Things You Can Do Right Now)

https://daveasprey.com/step-outside-your-comfort-zone/

6 Reasons Why Your Comfort Zone Is Holding You Back In Life

https://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/6-reasons-why-your-comfort-zone-holding-you-back-life.html

4 Signs You’re Stuck in Your Comfort Zone (and You Don’t Even Know It)

https://www.themuse.com/advice/4-signs-youre-stuck-in-your-comfort-zone-and-you-dont-even-know-it

Episode 23:

If It don’t Challenge you and don’t Change you

Hindsight is 2020: Putting the year in perspective

https://exclusive.multibriefs.com/content/hindsight-is-2020-putting-the-year-in-perspective/facilities-grounds

You are here: Home / Heart Stories / 5 Things to be doing now, to plan ahead for 2021

https://gracefulandfree.com/5-things-to-be-doing-now-to-plan-ahead-for-2021/

Episode 22:

What’s Behind Your Thinking??

The Top 10 Types of “Stinkin’ Thinkin'”

https://psychcentral.com/lib/the-top-10-types-of-stinkin-thinkin#1

Challenge Your Stinkin’ Thinkin

https://reallifecounseling.us/self-sabotage-stinkin-thinkin/

Episode 21:

Understanding Equality & Equity and how they impact your relationships

University of Toledo,HEALTHY BOUNDARIES PROGRAM

https://www.utoledo.edu/depts/police/pdfs/Healthy_Boundaries.pdf

Episode 20:

The Emotion and Mindset Behind Money

The Psychology of Money: What You Need To Know To Have A (Relatively) Fearless Financial Life

https://www.forbes.com/sites/prudygourguechon/2019/02/25/the-psychology-of-money-what-you-need-to-know-to-have-a-relatively-fearless-financial-life/?sh=4034c900dfe8

Money Is Not About Finances, It’s About Emotions

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.huffpost.com/entry/money-is-not-about-financ_b_7579746/amp

Understanding Your Money Feelings

https://prosperityplace.com/understand-your-money-feelings/

Episode 19:

Putting your relationships into perspective

10 Signs That a Relationship Has Turned Toxic

https://www.marriage.com/advice/relationship/signs-of-a-toxic-relationship/#:~:text=Signs%20of%20a%20toxic%20relationship%201%20Ruminating%20and,are%20the%20guilty%20one.%20…%20More%20items…%20

Psychology Explains 7 Reasons People Stay in Relationships They Shouldn’t

https://www.powerofpositivity.com/7-reasons-people-stay-relationships-shouldnt/

Episode 18:

Empathy

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/empathy

Episode 17:

Understanding & Utilizing Perception and Perspective

Difference Between Perception and Perspective

https://www.differencebetween.com/difference-between-perception-and-vs-perspective/

https://pediaa.com/difference-between-perception-and-perspective/#:~:text=Perspective%20is%20the%20way%20we%20regard%20something%20or,and%20perspective%20might%20differ%20according%20to%20different%20individuals

Episode 16:

How well do you (truly) know yourself?

https://soulsalt.com/quiz/

Episode 15:

The Struggle is Real…Let’s Talk About Self Esteem

Self-Confidence Versus Self-Esteem

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/hide-and-seek/201510/self-confidence-versus-self-esteem

8 Warning Signs That You Have Low Self-Esteem

https://www.curejoy.com/content/signs-of-low-self-esteem/

12 Powerful Tips On How To Build Self-Esteem

https://www.curejoy.com/content/how-to-build-self-esteem/

Episode 14:

Where Your FOCUS Goes Your ENERGY Will Follow

Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/some-assembly-required/201903/mindfulness-and-emotional-intelligence

A 10-Minute Meditation to Work with Difficult Emotions

https://www.mindful.org/a-10-minute-meditation-to-work-with-difficult-emotions/#:~:text=RAIN%3A%20A%20Mindfulness%20Practice%20for%20Welcoming%20Your%20Emotions,Read%20More%20.%20Sharon%20Salzberg%3B%20June%206%2C%202018

Mindfulness of Emotions

https://mindfulnessexercises.com/mindfulness-of-emotions/

Special Edition: College Career Part  3 of 3

7 Common Financial Mistakes College Students Make
https://www.collegeavestudentloans.com/blog/7-common-financial-mistakes-college-students-make/

Internet Resources

Fastweb is your connection to scholarships, colleges, financial aid and more. www.fastweb.com

Build your future with O*NET OnLine…Welcome to your tool for career exploration and job analysis. O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more! https://www.onetonline.org/

Special Edition: College Career Part  2 of 3

Self-identity is key to college success

https://westerncourier.com/41518/opinions/self-identity-is-key-to-college-success/

Special Edition: College Career Part  1 of 3

22 Tips for First-Year College Students

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/darwins-subterranean-world/201808/22-tips-first-year-college-students

20 Most Common College Freshman Mistakes

https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/freshman-mistakes/

Episode 13:

Perspectives on Change versus Progress…

https://www.milandobrota.com/2014/05/01/change-vs-progress.html

http://admajoremblog.blogspot.com/2011/04/change-vs-progress.html

Episode 12:

10 WAYS TO BECOME THE BEST VERSION OF YOURSELF

https://emptywhole.com/blogs/empty-whole/10-ways-to-become-the-best-version-of-yourself-and-be-your-best-you

15 Secrets to Creating the Best Version of Yourself

https://addicted2success.com/life/15-secrets-to-creating-the-best-version-of-yourself/

Episode 11:

What Is Emotional Intelligence?

 
 
 

 

How Emotionally Intelligent Are You?

 

 

Episode 10:

Life Rafts and Emotional Support: Managing change and transitions.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-bittersweet/202007/life-rafts-and-emotional-support

Steadying Our Communal Raft During Uncertain Times

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/child-development-central/202004/steadying-our-communal-raft-during-uncertain-times

Episode 9:

The Four Horsemen: Criticism, Contempt, Defensiveness, and Stonewalling

The Four Horsemen: Criticism, Contempt, Defensiveness, and Stonewalling

The Four Horsemen: The Antidotes

https://www.gottman.com/blog/the-four-horsemen-the-antidotes/

Episode 8:

https://www.truity.com/test/type-finder-personality-test-new

https://www.truity.com/page/16-personality-types-myers-briggs

Episode 7:

5 Things You Must Give Up To Become Great in LIFE

5 Things You Must Give Up To Become Great in Life

Episode 6:

The 4 Communication Styles: How Behavioral Traits Affect Communication

https://soulsalt.com/communication-style/

4 Types of Communication Styles; Which One is The Best?

https://trainingindustry.in/4-types-of-communication-styles-which-one-is-the-best/

Episode #5:

The Johari Window Experiment: 

https://kevan.org/johar (The TEST)

Episode #4:

How well do you know yourself?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/collections/201112/how-well-do-you-know-yourself

What’s your attachment style?

https://www.evergreenpsychotherapycenter.com/styles-adult-attachment/

What is your language of love?

https://oureverydaylife.com/love-languages-5533438.html