GPP EP # 18: Negative Trigger List – What It Is and Why You Need One

Negative Trigger List - What It Is and Why You Need One

What is a negative trigger list, and why do you need one? How can it help you improve yourself, and your life? 

That is what you will learn in this episode of the Growth Philosophy podcast.
 

Listen here.

 
Episode highlights:
  • Which thoughts do you more harm than good

  • What a negative trigger list is

  • What are negative triggers

  • Benefits of creating a list of your negative triggers

  • How to create your own negative trigger list

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Topics: negativity, positive thinking, how to think better, mindset, growth mindset, self help, self improvement, personal development, personal growth, happiness

A GPP EP # 14: Beginner’s Guide to Meditation – What It Is, Is Not, and Why It Is Good for You (Research-backed)

A beginner's guide to meditation

You’ve heard that mediation is good for you.

Ever wondered why?
Or whether these benefits are just hearsay or genuine verifiable benefits?
How about whether what you’ve heard about meditation is really fact or myth?

If you have ever wondered about any of these and want to learn more, then listen to this podcast, because those are the things that you will learn about in this talk.

Episode guide:
  • 01:30 – 5 main myths about meditation (+ myths debunked)
  • 07:28 – What meditation actually is (goals of meditation)
  • 08:59 – 5 Scientific reasons why you should meditate (benefits)
  • 15:42 – A key insight on getting started with meditation
  • 17:36 – How to improve your understanding + Next steps
To learn more, listen to the podcast.
Full list of the researches referenced in the podcast:
  1. http://ccare.stanford.edu/article/jazaieri-h-mcgonigal-k-jinpa-t-doty-j-r-gross-j-j-golden-p-r-2013-a-randomized-controlled-trial-of-compassion-cultivation-training-effects-on-mindfulness-affect-and-emotion/
  2. https://journals.lww.com/psychosomaticmedicine/Abstract/2003/07000/Alterations_in_Brain_and_Immune_Function_Produced.14.aspx
  3. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S105381190900004
  4. http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~agyurak/Szeatal_E_2010.pdf
  5. https://www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2015/02/09/7-ways-meditation-can-actually-change-the-brain/#1f51d33e1465
  6. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0889159112004758
  7. https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/mindfulness-meditation-may-ease-anxiety-mental-stress-201401086967
  8. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24395196
  9. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24107199
  10. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0889159112004758
  11. http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en