psychology

6 Life Lessons I've Learned From My 6-Month Old

I’ve been a dad for six months now so I thought it now would be a good time to reflect on some of the things I’ve learned so far.

Being a parent is a great and challenging responsibility. After all, we are raising the next generation of adults. It’s important to make sure we are passing on the correct values and creating self-sufficient and useful adults.

Despite the fact that we need to teach our children how to conduct themselves, they also have a fair amount to teach us. They are pure creatures who haven’t been beat up by life yet so their perspective is basically as unbiased and untainted as possible.

Here are 6 lessons I’ve learned from my little one over the past six months…

7 Tools to Improve Your Relationships (Episode #40)

In this episode, my wife and I talk about some of the approaches and frameworks that have helped us improve and maintain our relationship for nearly a decade. We start off by addressing a question from a listener regarding her own relationship with a guy who doesn’t believe he should have to tailor his communication to suit her. We mostly refer to romantic relationships in the episode but most of the principles we discuss apply to all sorts of relationships.

Psychologist Rebecca Ray On Dealing With Unworthiness, Fear, and Limiting Beliefs (Episode #39)

Rebecca Ray (@drrebeccaray on IG) is a clinical psychologist, author, and speaker. In this episode we talk about some of the more common issues she sees as a psychologist, including low self-worth, crippling fear, and the underlying limiting beliefs at the root of these cognitive distortions…

Dan Siegel: The Science and Practice of Presence (Episode #37)

In this episode, I speak with Dr. Dan Siegel. He is a clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute.

Dr. Siegel has written 16 books and multiple New York Times best sellers, including Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation and The Whole Brain Child (two of my favorites). However, most of our conversation covers topics in his new book, Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence