Episodes
Self-discipline is a great thing to have, you know that. That said, it can be really hard to practice. But there is a way you can make self-discipline easy for yourself. Want to learn how? Then stay tuned, because that's what today's talk is all about. What you'll learn / Episode highlights: A great way to make self-discipline easy, using accountability partners What is an accountability partner Why you need an accountability partner Role of an accountability partner Accountability...
Published 08/03/20
Why is mindfulness good for you?  Find out 5 major ways (research-backed) mindfulness can help you improve your life in this episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast. Episode highlights: How mindfulness helps with stress How mindfulness helps with mood How mindfulness helps with the immune system How mindfulness helps with mental health How mindfulness helps with recovery How to get started practicing mindfulness, and easily make it a daily habit Submit your questions &...
Published 07/27/20
You have heard about mindfulness, but do you really know what it is? Do you really understand it?  Learn more about what mindfulness is and finally get clarity about it in this episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast. Episode highlights: What is mindfulness?  The scientific definition of mindfulness Examples of mindfulness Why mindfulness is important Submit your questions & comments here, or on twitter. Additional resources: How to adopt mindfulness in 2 minutes a day ...
Published 07/20/20
Did you know that you can turn your daily toothbrushing into a practice that can help you to be more mindful, calm, help you with your stress and anxiety, and improve your life?  Sounds useful, right? Want to learn more?  Then listen in, because that is what today's talk is all about. Listen to today's podcast to learn more.  Episode highlights:  A big truth about life and happiness What mindful toothbrushing is How to easily create a mindfulness habit in 2 minutes a day (work...
Published 07/13/20
What is a negative trigger list, and why do you need one?  How can it help you improve yourself, and your life?  That is what you will learn in today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast. Episode highlights: Which thoughts do you more harm than good What a negative trigger list is What are negative triggers Benefits of creating a list of your negative triggers How to create your own negative trigger list Submit your questions & comments here, or on...
Published 07/06/20
Getting started with meditation can be hard. Lots of beginners find it challenging to meditate. But it doesn't have to be. Want to learn about how you can easily get started with meditation in the next few minutes, even if you've never practiced mediation before? Then stick around, because that's what we'll talk about in today's episode, and more. Episode highlights  Here are a few things you will learn in today's episode: 3 key benefits of meditation 2 key insights that can make or...
Published 06/29/20
Your cognitive biases can result in discriminatory behaviors, as well as harmful behaviors, without you even knowing. Yes, despite your best intentions, you might be unconsciously sabotaging yourself.  Learn how to deal with such unconscious biases and beliefs in today's episode. What you will learn:  How your cognitive biases can be bad for you 8 ways you can avoid and counteract cognitive biases How your thoughts are often not ones you consciously choose What moral dialect is ...
Published 06/22/20
Did you know that you might have discriminatory beliefs without you even knowing?! Learn more about such invisible, unconscious beliefs (cognitive biases), their impact, and exercises to demonstrate the result, impact (and more) in this episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast.  What you will learn:  What are cognitive biases  How you might be biased without knowing My personal experience of discrimination/racism What 95% of people said when they were asked to imagine a typical drug...
Published 06/15/20
You've heard that mediation is good for you.  Ever wondered why?  Or whether these benefits are just hearsay or genuine verifiable benefits?  How about whether what you've heard about meditation is really fact or myth?  If you have ever wondered about these and want to learn more, then listen to today's podcast, because those are the things that you will learn about today. Episode guide:  01:30 - 5 main myths about meditation (+ myths debunked) 07:28 - What meditation actually is...
Published 06/08/20
It is important to have a personal favourite.  Why?  And how do you discover your personal favourite?  That's the topic of today's talk.  Listen to this episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast to learn more. Learn how one mental exercise can help improve your self-esteem and self-confidence levels, as well as improve the overall quality of your life. Topics: Self esteem, self confidence, self hate, confidence tips, self care, mental health, mental strength, happiness, quality of life,...
Published 06/01/20
Both are to do with the collective - but one is very good for us, while the other often results is destructive consequences.  Which one is which?  Which one should you avoid, and how?  Learn in this episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast. More resources + transcript available on my website: mhasalek.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/growth-philosophy/message
Published 05/25/20
Improving your mindset is one of the best things you can do to improve your life.  You know that now. But how can you do it, i.e. improve your mindset? That's what we will explore in today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast.  Learn about 5 great tips to help you improve your mindset.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/growth-philosophy/message
Published 05/18/20
Your ability to deal with, and overcome, failures can be the key to success vs failure, or happiness vs unhappiness. Learn about a mindset hack for effectively dealing with failures (a.k.a challenges, and setbacks) in today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast. 
Published 05/11/20
What can you learn from children about the growth mindset? Find out in today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast. 
Published 05/04/20
Published 04/27/20
What is a fixed mindset?  How is it different from a growth mindset?  Learn about fixed mindset in today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast.
Published 04/27/20
Not quite clear on what growth mindset actually is (or is not)? Listen to today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast to learn more, and get clear on what growth mindset actually is. 
Published 04/20/20
Is prolonging the Coronavirus lockdown a good idea? I do not believe so, for 3 big reasons. Listen to today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast to learn the 3 big reasons why prolonging the Coronavirus lockdown is a bad idea.
Published 04/06/20
Why do people give up?  Asking different people will get you different answers. But at the root of it, there is nearly always one key reason why people give up.  Listen to today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast to find out what that is, and how to not fall into that trap. 
Published 03/30/20
The current time is unprecedented, and troubling. But we can get through this, no matter how challenging it might seem right now. In today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast, I cover my 5 recommendations for getting through (and dealing with) the Coronavirus pandemic. 
Published 03/23/20
Worries about the Coronavirus has swept the world, affecting people everywhere. So what can you do to deal with it? Can you actually do anything?  Listen to today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast to find out my 3-step plan for dealing with the Coronavirus, and what I recommend. 
Published 03/16/20
Learn about the 10 key differences between a growth and a fixed mindset in today's episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast. To learn more about growth mindset, check out: mhasalek.com
Published 03/09/20
5 essential things you need to know about growth mindset. It's not new It's not a passing fad It is essential for growth, and success It is vital for dealing with setbacks It is important for happiness Listen to today's podcast episode to learn more.
Published 03/02/20
Get a quick intro about the Growth Philosophy Podcast, and what you can expect. 
Published 03/01/20