The Finding My Psych Podcast - Sober Vegan Living

The Finding My Psych Podcast - Sober Vegan Living

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COVID-19 Depression: Observations and Management (My Journey)
December 18, 2021

Each of us, whether you are a frontline healthcare professional or healthcare leader, is coping with the results of the ongoing pandemic in both adaptive and maladaptive ways. COVID-19 Depression is how we are now conceptualizing what we as individuals a

Addiction & Precontemplation - Screening and Basic Approaches To Care
December 04, 2021

It is difficult to know what to do when someone is stuck in precontemplation. While we often blame the individual using substances for their persistent denial of the impact their use has on their life, we also find ourselves trapped in their apparent lac

Psychodynamics and Psychoanalysis - Relevance in Health Psychology
November 27, 2021

Freud's Psychoanalytic theory and the field of Health Psychology have one thing in common - Both approaches seek to help individuals, 'feel better'. We typically associated Health Psychology and Behavioural Medicine within the context of cognition and be

Five Disturbing Health Trends You Should Avoid
November 13, 2021

Everyone is looking for a hack to wellness. In reality, the turtle wins the race when it comes to improved physical and emotional wellbeing. In today's episode, I review five dangerous health trends, many promoted on TikTok to youth.

You Asked, We Answer - Your Health Psychology Q&A
November 06, 2021

Over the past three years, we received dozens of questions from our listeners. In this special episode, we sifted through the most relevant and interesting queries and answer each from a place of thoughtfulness and authenticity.

My Vegan Choice - Raising The Bar On The Vegan Community
October 31, 2021

Living a vegan lifestyle is a journey, not an endpoint. I discuss my own circuitous path living as a vegan, the bumps along the way, and the lessons I have learned. My vegan choice started over a decade ago. Over the years, my adherence has not been pe

Controversial & Dangerous Treatments For Mental Illness - A Dark History
October 23, 2021

Based on listener feedback, today, I review the dark history of treatments for mental illness. In my review, I highlight the most astonishing practices - Who knows how well intentioned these actors were. Nevertheless, treatments such as blood letting, i

Grounding Exercises For Acute Anxiety (Trauma & Cognitive Psychology)
October 17, 2021

A listener reached out inquiring about managing moments of acute anxiety and feeling overwhelmed at work. Today, we discuss the power of "Grounding," an approach that interrupts the mental and physiological response to anxiety.

You Are Evolving - Post-Covid Professional and Personal Growth Insights
September 25, 2021

In today's episode, I walk through a series of insights on professional and personal growth as part of my Autumn period of self-reflection. I challenge the idea that our work and home life should be considered separate. I also consider the importance of

Perfectionism is Ruining Your Life (Observations and Solutions)
September 25, 2021

In a previous article on Finding My Psych, we explored the application of the Triple Column Technique on addressing perfectionism. Today, in this solo episode, I addressed my own experience with perfectionism and provide some suggestions for containment.