Welcome Finding My Psych fam! Today I review ten negative effects that everyone faces when drinking alcohol. These include psychological, social, and physiological impacts. These effects are seen in both those struggling with addiction and casual drinkers alike.
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Live: Ask Us Anything – Your Health and Wellness Q&A (10 Questions)
Does walking count as exercise? Is weight the most important health metric? Can exercise replace antidepressants? You asked, and we answer! Welcome to another, “Ask Us Anything” livestream on the Finding My Psych YouTube channel. Our lines will be open on March 26th at 6:30 PST on both YouTube and Facebook.
Live: Adhering To Your Wellness Goals – Tools I Use To Stay On Track
How do you track your wellness goals and the progress you make along the way? The research is clear – Those who measure, stay on track. In today’s livestream, I share my own experience from both a hardware and software perspective. I focus on the most basic methods to track my wellness progress while inviting your questions and comments.
Live: The Power of Fitness Streaks – Creating a Plan & How Not to Fail
A fitness streak is a wellness challenge focusing on physical activity designed to keep you moving. In short, it gets you off the couch and away from the cubicle. In today’s livestream, I review my own fitness streak challenge that I started a week ago. I provide a framework for how to create rules that will keep you accountable.
Live: An Introduction to CBT: Triple Column Technique Demo and Discussion
The Triple Column Technique (TCT) was developed by Dr. David Burns. The approach is best applied to managing anxiety and depression rooted in the way we think. I introduce you to a series of cognitive distortions and apply the TCT in a real world example. Thank you for joining the discussion along the way.
Live: How Has Your Life Improved Since You Quit Drinking?
Today I jump on live to engage with you about your story of recovery. I ask about what has improved since you quit drinking. I share twelve benefits that I have experienced myself being 150 days in since quitting drinking.
Live: The Anxiety Episode!
Anxiety is a double edged sword – At proper levels, anxiety is a powerful motivator. However, at its extreme, anxiety can be debilitating. I discuss my own lived experience and review current understandings on how anxiety disorders are developed. Finally, I provide useful approaches to managing symptoms.
Live: Fighting SAD and Winter Blues
Feeling down? I provide some tips and trick for fighting winter blues. Share your experience and what you do to beat back seasonally affected mood.
Live: Kicking Off 2023! What are You Focusing On This Year?
Jumping on live to answer the questions that have come in over the past several weeks and connect with anyone who jumps on. What are you excited about for the coming year? What are you focusing on? I look forward to hearing about your journey.
Live: The CHANGES Model – A Comprehensive Approach to Wellness
We take a deep dive into the CHANGES Model, a biopsychosocial-spiritual framework designed to help you navigate your wellness journey. The model was created by Dr. David Christian in the early 90s and has been validated with those seeking help with clinical depression, anxiety, and weight management.
Live: Food as Medicine – Standard American Diet (SAD) vs. High Carb Low Fat (HCLF) Lifestyle
Join us today as we discuss the importance of viewing food as medicine. We discuss the Standard American Diet (SAD), followed by an overview of eating a HCLF plant-based vegan diet as part of a heart healthy lifestyle.
Live: The #NormalizeSobriety Livestream & Sober October
Join me today in celebrating Sober October! I discuss 10 reasons I got sober as someone who does not struggle with substances. I am sober in support of my marriage. It is important that we normalize sobriety as a positive and meaningful lifestyle choice.
Live: Preparing For Your First Marathon – How Not To Die!
Liz is preparing for her first marathon this Fall. We discuss her training experience over the past several weeks, both the ups and the downs. We also provide advice about how to complete the 42.2 km distance with a focus on having fun and injury prevention.
Live: Running for Weight Loss? Observations & Considerations for Vegan Athletes
Losing the pounds (kilos or stones) is really difficult. Keeping the weight off is even more difficult even as a long distance runner. I review several observations from my own weight loss ups and downs as a vegan athlete. I also suggest some things to consider if your goal is to lose weight and keep it off.
Live: How I Create Training Plans for Running Using Garmin Connect
Today, I share my experience and best practices I have learned along the way. Wether you are just getting started as a new runner, or putting together plans to run your first 5k, creating a solid training plan is important.
Live: New Runners Do’s and Don’ts
New to running? We have some opinions about what to focus on as you get started and what to avoid. There is a ton of advice on YouTube and social media about running technique, injury prevention, and motivation.
Live: Your Wellness Q&A with Jerod Killick, M.S.
I review questions that have come in over the past month through email and social media. We also respond to our livestream audience throughout the show. Topics covered include weight management, treatment and support for addiction, and review of our core principles at Finding My Psych.
Live: Your Wellness Journey Q&A with Liz and Jerod
Join myself, Jerod Killick, and Liz Garrett as we take your wellness focused questions and comments live on YouTube. Topics covered tonight include vegan nutrition, vegan celebrity, alcohol addiction, stress management, plant-based athletics as part of your wellness journey, and activism.
Live: Struggling With Plant-Based Living? Q&A
Join the conversation today as we venture a rather controversial topic. All vegans, at one time or another, struggle to maintain a vegan diet. I have shared my own struggles on the Finding My Psych Podcast.
Live: Goal Setting Mastery for Wellness (Meditation) – Keeping a Bullet List Vs. The SMART Method
Welcome to Finding My Psych. We promote wellness through evidence-based clinical practice and research in Health Psychology and Behavioural Medicine. For our first livestream ever on YouTube, we review how to master goal setting using the SMART method.