Season 13 - Ep 144: Self-Help Not Helping? | Why doing less gets better results

Mar 24, 2024

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When it comes to focusing on our mental and physical well-being, the common cure always seems to be to do….something

Buy a book, take a class, get a gym membership, whatever it is, it asks for a time commitment. 

When time is already stretched to capacity, adding anything else just puts more pressure on us to do it all. 

So what if instead of adding, we subtracted?

This week, Karlee explains why all of those self-help books and gym memberships are collecting dust. The cure to overwhelm isn’t tacking on more when we’re already chronically busy. If we believe we always have to be doing more, we can’t be present and enjoy what’s already good. 

In this episode, you’ll learn why the idea of self-help can be flawed at its core. You’ll hear powerful methods for feeling the way you want to feel before you reach your goals so that reaching them becomes inevitable and more enjoyable in the process.  You’ll also get the go-ahead to accept that what you’re doing is already enough. 

If you’re ready to flip the script on self-help and tap into a more meaningful way to be well, then this is the episode for you.  

What You’ll Learn in This Episode:

  • A softer method of communicating (3:56)
  • The sticky trap of the self-help industry (6:15)
  • How to align your energy with your intentions (8:53)
  • Proven ways to bolster your well-being (11:38)
  • The permission slip you’ve been waiting for (12:59)

Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

Episode 141

Episode 142

Episode 143

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