Belief

Podcast Episode 12: Disgust

Traditionally as an adaptive function, disgust has served for disease avoidance. In other words: to keep us healthy and to keep us from getting ill. Our feeling of disgust works incredibly well for us to tell us to avoid, for example, faeces, rotting meat, or parasitic infected food. (more…)

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Emotions

Podcast Episode 11: Listeners Mail

In this episode, Jake will be replying to some of our listeners questions that have been sent in. Thank you to those who have emailed us with questions and topic ideas for the show. We hope to get through all the mail and answer all your questions. We will be doing more listeners mail podcast to get you all involved. Enjoy! (more…)

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Anger

Podcast Episode 9: Anger

Jake discusses the emotion of Anger in this episode. Anger is an emotion that everyone has experienced. Something or someone has made you frustrated, infuriated, irritated, annoyed or just plain angry. This episode aims to illustrate the significant role that anger contributes to motivation and if your motivation is not to make change, then you might need to let go of your anger because anger should always serve an intentional purpose. (more…)

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Emotions

Podcast Episode 8: Fear

Jake discusses the emotion of fear in this episode. What is the adaptive function of fear? What does fear tell us is going on in our environment? In brief, fear tells us that there’s a threat or a danger present. It’s probably safe to assume that compared with our ancestors, in this day and age we have little to fear in our day-to-day lives. Why then in places like the US, Europe, and Australia is there a reported general increase in overall anxiety? Jake discusses fear (both rational fear and irrational fear) and anxiety further and talks about how the two are related. (more…)

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Belief

Podcast Episode 4: Emotions Overview Part III

Being mentally healthy doesn’t mean never going through bad times or experiencing emotional problems. We all go through disappointments, loss, and change. And while these are normal parts of life, they can still cause sadness, anxiety, and stress. Listen to the Jake’s final overview on emotions. Hope you enjoy it! (more…)

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Belief

Podcast Episode 3: Emotions Overview Part II

Feelings are sparked by emotions and colored by the thoughts, memories, and images that have become subconsciously linked with that particular emotion for you. But it works the other way around too. For example, just thinking about something threatening can trigger an emotional fear response. While individual emotions are temporary, the feelings they evoke may persist and grow over a lifetime. Listen to Jake explain further. Hope you enjoy it! (more…)

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Emotions

Podcast Episode 2: Emotions Overview Part I

Mental health refers to your overall psychological well-being. It includes the way you feel about yourself, the quality of your relationships, and your ability to manage your feelings and deal with difficulties. In the next two part show, Jake will break down on the way we Feel and Think. Hope you enjoy it! (more…)

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Forgivness

Podcast Episode 1: Trust

No matter how many tests you put people through in order to have them earn your trust, at the end of that whole process, it was ultimately up to you to grant them your trust (or not), and then to continue to trust them (or not). Jake will go deeper and explain what all this means. Hope you enjoy it! (more…)

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