Episodes
It’s possible to get more done in less time, with zero stress - even in a pandemic. Listen in for all the details about a FREE webinar I’m teaching on February 25 that will help you get organized, stay on track, and learn how to keep your commitments to yourself…all while working less than you are now. Press play for details, and then text your email address to +1-347-997-1784 and use the code word “getmoredone” or visit  www.unfuckyourbrain.com/getmoredone to register.
Published 02/20/21
Do you lay awake at night obsessing over why a new date or partner took 3 hours to respond to your text? Or maybe you start to feel avoidant when a new partner wants to hang out too much. Whatever your attachment style, this Greatest Hits episode will help you discover how it may be affecting your relationships - and how to use thought work to feel secure in your relationships. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/173
Published 02/18/21
Do you tie your self-worth to how productive you are? You know the signs: Never feeling like you’re doing enough, criticizing yourself for being “lazy” or “unmotivated.” If you feel stuck in a cycle of burnout and self-criticism, this episode’s for you. Business coach Simone Seol and I explore cultural beliefs about productivity - and how shifting your own beliefs about productivity can help you compound your results. Get full show notes and more information here:https://unfuckyourbrain.com/1
Published 02/11/21
Welcome to UnF*ck Your Brain! This podcast teaches you concrete, effective, mind-blowing tools that you can use to reduce anxiety, improve your productivity, dial-up your self-confidence, and dial down your insecurity and people-pleasing. I’m Kara Loewentheil, a master certified life coach with degrees from Harvard and Yale – and a former high-powered career working for women’s rights. I’ve taken all the best neuroscience, evolutionary psychology, and coaching tools I know and combined...
Published 02/05/21
Do you believe that if you just got that new job title, got married, or achieved any other fill-in-the-blank-accomplishment, you’d be happy and confident? And then do you create unrealistic plans to achieve that goal and abandon them entirely when you inevitably stumble in the execution? Tune in to learn how your perfectionist fantasies are holding you back - and how to build integrity with yourself by letting them go. Get full show notes and more information here:...
Published 02/04/21
It’s no secret that I am an anti-diet coach. On today’s podcast, I’ll introduce you to my dear friend - and wildly successful weight loss coach - Corinne Crabtree. We’ll dive into our shared qualms with the diet industry, explore how Corinne holds space for unconditional self-love and body diversity in how she teaches weight loss, and discuss the top three lessons we’ve learned from each other. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/170
Published 01/28/21
There are a lot of misunderstandings about life coaching - that coaching is about gaslighting and spiritual bypassing, it’s about learning how to “fix” yourself on your own, it’s only for privileged people. Today, I break down the 5 biggest misconceptions about mindset coaching to reveal what it's is really about: taking control of your experience of the world and generating more love and compassion for yourself and others. Get full show notes and more information here:...
Published 01/21/21
Most women feel immense pressure to be “normal.” We evolved to conform for our literal safety, and patriarchy has socialized us to fit in, to defer to the needs of others, to not challenge the dominant social norms. But in order to create an extraordinary life, you have to learn how to leave normal behind and be YOURSELF, fully, weird and wonderful as you are. Learn how in today’s episode. Get full show notes and more information here:https://unfuckyourbrain.com/168
Published 01/14/21
Why is it so valuable to set audacious goals, and how would it feel to have full confidence you could create exactly what you want this year? Find out on today's episode with Master Certified Coach and holistic nutritionist Brenda Lomeli. We’ll share 3 things we’ve learned from each other, how diversity benefits the entire coaching industry, and why it’s sometimes good to feel nauseous. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/167
Published 01/07/21
Are you a perfectionist who wants to do something big in 2021? Most of the tools life coaches use to help their clients go after big goals don’t take perfectionist thought patterns into account, which sets you up to fail before you’ve even started. Tune into today’s episode to learn how to work WITH your brain and blow your f*cking mind this year. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/166
Published 12/31/20
The year is almost over, which means a lot of people are making ambitious resolutions that they will fully abandon by February 1. Tune into today’s bonus podcast to learn how to use the concepts of constraint and massive action to break the cycle of abandoned resolutions and achieve any goal you make for yourself this year. Get full show notes and more information here:https://unfuckyourbrain.com/make-keep-resolutions/
Published 12/28/20
Do you agree to do things you’d prefer not to because you’re worried it would be rude or uncomfortable to refuse? Whether you take on extra obligations at work or make subtle concessions at home to “keep the peace,” your discomfort with saying no is likely impacting every area of your life. Tune into today’s episode to learn how you can say YES to yourself by getting better at saying NO to others. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/165
Published 12/24/20
This week, I invited fellow life coach, friend, and sales savant Stacey Boehman onto the podcast. Stacey is a Master Certified Coach who teaches other coaches how to sell and make money. Tune in as we explore the top three lessons we’ve learned from each other, where security and safety come from, and Stacey’s history of deer-related trauma (yes, you read that right). Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/164
Published 12/17/20
Do you get attached to the things you love? Many people wear their attachment as a badge of honor, thinking that loving something deeply means fearing its loss. In this episode, I’ll teach you why loving lightly - without attachment - is so revolutionary. You will learn how to love others lightly by committing to your OWN happiness, knowing that you will always love yourself and your life, no matter what. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/163
Published 12/10/20
What happens when two coaches fall in (platonic) love? You’ll find out in this episode, where I’ll introduce you to life coach - and best friend of mine - Rachel Hart. You’ll get a window into how our friendship has transformed both of our lives, and find out the three most valuable lessons we’ve learned from each other. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/162
Published 12/03/20
If you have insomnia, do you spend so much energy dreading the possibility of waking up at night that you literally can’t fall asleep? This is a perfect example of anticipatory stress, the stress we feel in anticipation of anything we label “bad.” It’s also the main source of our suffering in any situation we dread. Tune in to learn four simple steps you can take to feel calmer even if what you fear comes to pass. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/161
Published 11/26/20
Do you define yourself by what you have or haven’t achieved in the past? If you’re in debt, do you think of yourself as someone who’s bad with money? If you’re perpetually single, do you think you aren’t capable of love? Most of us judge ourselves because we want to change - but doing so actually PREVENTS us from changing. If you want to change your life, you have to start by changing your beliefs about yourself. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/160
Published 11/19/20
How often do you look at someone else’s behavior and think, “If I were them, I’d do that differently”? This may seem like an innocent habit, but it can wreak havoc on your relationships and stagnate your growth. In today’s episode, learn how to let go of your judgments and generate curiosity, compassion, and love for those around you. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/159
Published 11/12/20
Do you ever notice a low hum of discomfort and anxiety when you do things that someone, somewhere along the line, told you that you shouldn’t do? Like, say, eat carbs or take a nap. In this episode, I’ll teach you a simple brain hack that will instantly dissolve your guilt and discomfort. Get ready to take control of your life and experience WHATEVER you choose with more ease, relaxation, and pleasure. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/158
Published 11/05/20
Are you feeling anxious and worried about the upcoming US presidential election? Our brains are wired to fixate on anything in the future that they perceive as a potential “threat,” but you don’t have to let your fear consume you. In this episode, I’ll teach you how to wrangle your brain when you are spinning out about the election (or any other future-focused event you’re stressed about). Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/157
Published 10/29/20
It’s possible to get more done in less time, with zero stress - even in a pandemic. Listen in for all the details about a brand new FREE webinar I’m teaching on Oct 29 that will help you get organized, stay on track, and learn how to keep your commitments to yourself. Press play for details, and then text your email address to to +1-347-997-1784 and use the code word “getmoredone” or visit  www.unfuckyourbrain.com/getmoredone to register.
Published 10/23/20
A lot of people think that “your thoughts create your feelings” means they should blame themselves if they’re struggling, even if they’re dealing with the effects of trauma. Listen to this episode to learn how to ACCEPT what you’re feeling rather than judge it, and why applying this radical acceptance to your life will set you free. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/156
Published 10/22/20
Do you know how to solve your own problems? Resourcefulness is one of the most important qualities you need to live an incredible life, but many of us have brains that just throw up their metaphorical hands and want to die whenever the smallest hurdle arises. Learn why resourcefulness is so important, and how you can develop this critical skill, in today’s episode. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/155
Published 10/15/20
Is your brain haunting you? Most of us experience ghosts of old anxious thought patterns even after we’ve used coaching to feel more confident and secure. In today’s episode, I’ll teach you why these sparks of anxiety are so persistent, and what you can do the next time you experience a “haunting.” Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/154
Published 10/08/20
You would never go to a toy store for a gala dress, so why do you stay with someone who’s afraid of commitment, when you’re looking for a life partner? Why do you seek validation from a parent, when they’ve never once approved of your choices? In this episode, I’ll teach you how to stop seeking validation, love, and approval from people who will never give it to you - and how to give it to yourself, instead. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/153
Published 10/01/20