In this episode of the Bravehearts Rising Podcast I speak to the wonderful and very talented Serena Simmons. She is the founder of the Psychology School in Nottingham and it’s her mission in life to help as many people as possible discover what it is that really makes them want to get up in the morning, and help them do it!
If you are struggling with comparison or giving yourself a hard time for not being where you think you should be, then this episode’s for you. Enjoy!
Topics discussed include:
- What is positive psychology? [3:03]
- What to do if you’re beating yourself up for not having all the answers [6:33]
- The addictive side of social media [9:12]
- How can we use our need for rewards so that it works for us [10:49]
- Remembering why you’re here [17:49]
- Shifting comparison [31:55]
- Conversations with God by Neal Donald Walsch
- The Diary of Anne Frank
- The Art of War by Stephen Pressfield
About Serena Simmons
Serena Simmons is a Chartered Psychologist and Senior Psychology lecturer at Nottingham Trent University. She is also a psychology consultant specialising in behaviour change and peak performance. In addition to all of this, she is also the founder of The Psychology School. She regularly appears in the media to discuss her work, and her passion lies in helping people to change their lives, while having fun.
About the host – Lisa Pascoe
I’m Lisa and I’m an Intuitive Life Coach. I am on a mission to help sensitive souls like you to tap into your inner wisdom, and thrive in a noisy, modern world. I do this through 1:1 coaching, soul-nourishing circles and events.
I live in Southsea with my partner Bekky and our wire-haired sausage dog Henry. I have a penchant for vegan cake, oracle cards and walks in the woods.
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