Minds and Mics

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Summary

Gregg Krech, an expert in a form of Japanese psychology called Morita Therapy, discusses how to think differently about the role of emotions in mental health and the surprising power of taking action to improve things like anxiety, procrastination, and depression.

Show Notes

Gregg Krech, an expert in a form of Japanese psychology called Morita Therapy, discusses how to think differently about the role of emotions in mental health and the surprising power of taking action to improve things like anxiety, procrastination, and depression.

Show Notes
  • The relationship between feeling and action
  • Morita therapy
  • Feeling-centered vs purpose-centered lifestyle
  • Coexisting with unpleasant feelings without acting on them 
  • Cultural difference in our understanding of emotions
  • Acceptance of emotions
  • Content of emotions vs your relationship with your emotions 
  • Zen meditation and the nature of emotions
  • Working on feelings vs accepting them
  • Acceptance, attachment, and suffering
  • Non-resistance
  • Self-focused attention
  • Iatrogenics in psychotherapy
  • Performance anxiety
  • The Inner Game of Tennis by W. Timothy Gallwey
  • Soren Kierkegaard
  • Anxiety and intelligence
  • Procrastination
  • Michael Singer and The Untethered Soul

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What is Minds and Mics?

Psychologist Nick Wignall interviews experts in the fields of psychology, mental health, and human potential to better understand how the mind works and how we can make it work for us to improve our lives in practical, meaningful ways.