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The Peaceful Practice

May 24, 2021

Using cat lawyer as inspiration, Alan and Dawn discuss the pitfalls of taking on the identity of 'serious professional.'

Russell Brand's viewing of 'Cat Lawyer' can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlP9ebZmyLs

You can reach Alan and Dawn in the following places:

Email us at: podcast@peacefulpractice.com


May 17, 2021

Alan and Dawn are back after a 6 month break from recording!  In this episode, we discuss the benefits of taking a break. Whether it's 5 minutes or 5 months, there is value in any downtime.  

Pieces cited are from the Harvard Business Review at hbr.org

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Nov 16, 2020

After a hard day at the office, Dawn goes home feeling lonely.  Turns out, she's not alone.  On this episode, Dawn and Alan take on the topic of loneliness in the professions, which is not only common but also a huge factor leading to burnout.  

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Nov 2, 2020

Dawn and Alan discuss the phenomenon of decision fatigue and the fact that our ability to make decisions is a measured resource and does go down over the course of a day.  

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Oct 26, 2020

Dawn and Alan tackle a list of 11 common thought/cognitive distortions compiled by Cornell University's Allan Filipowicz.  These are painfully common and if we can learn to spot them as they arise, we can get off the train of negative thinking and overreactions and correct our thinking to correspond with reality.  

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