TC 304: The Frientimacy Triangle, Intimacy Gaps, and Positivity

TC 304: The Frientimacy Triangle, Intimacy Gaps, and Positivity

In this episode of the Transformation Cafe, host Robin Masiewicz and co-host Amy Frost discuss chapters 3 – 5 of Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness by Shasta Nelson. This section focuses on the Frientimacy Triangle, Identifying the 5 Intimacy Gaps, and Positivity: Giving and Receiving. “Simply stated, frientimacy is any relationship where two people feel really seen in a way that feels satisfying and safe for both of them.” “So how can we find frientimacy?” For us to feel SATISFIED, we must feel our interaction is rewarding, practicing POSITIVITY with each other. For us to feel SAFE, we must feel some level of trust, practicing CONSISTENCY with each other. For us to feel SEEN, we must be willing...

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TC 297: Living the Charged Life and The Happiness Quotient

TC 297: Living the Charged Life and The Happiness Quotient

Are you Caged, Comfortable, or Charged? In this week’s episode host Robin Masiewicz, and guests Amy Frost and Carolyn Ortman discuss Brendon Burchard’s work on living a Charged Life, and his High Performance Academy. Brendon is the author of The Charge: Activating the Ten Human Drives That Make You Feel Alive, The Motivation Manifesto, The Millionaire Messenger, and many other books. He also has a very popular YouTube channel.   Brendon Burchard on The Caged Life   About Carolyn Ortman CKO Marketing Group specializes in dynamic marketing and business solutions for entrepreneurs, businesses, and professionals. The company offers services through expert facilitators, consultants, and coaches. CKO is led by Carolyn Ortman who acts as a...

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TC 296: The 30-Day Sobriety Solution

TC 296: The 30-Day Sobriety Solution

In this episode host Robin Masiewicz and her guest Amy Frost discuss The 30-Day Sobriety Solution by Jack Canfield and Dave Andrews. Amy had met Jack at the International Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology Conference in 2014 where Amy was a presenter and Jack was the keynote speaker. He had mentioned to her that he was working on this book, so when it was recently published Amy was anxious to start working through it. She shares her thoughts with Robin on how it can be beneficial for any type of addiction, whether you’re an alcoholic or a workaholic. From Booklist review: “Not everyone wants to join a support group to deal with their drinking problems. With that in mind, Jack Canfield, of Chicken Soup for the Soul and The Success...

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TC 283: Letters to My Future Self

TC 283: Letters to My Future Self

Ever wish you could talk to your future self? Can you imagine what your life will be in the future, in a month, a year, ten years? In this episode host Robin Masiewicz and her guest Amy Frost discuss writing letters to your future self. Amy describes how she came across the book “Letters to My Future Self” which is sort of a diary in the form of letter addressed to your self, recently featured as one of Oprah’s Favorite Things for 2015. The book contains the following 12 letter prompts: These are my roots… Where I want to go… All the things I’d like to try someday… This is what I live for… It was an extraordinary day… I promise to myself… There’s no place like home… A pep talk for the future...

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TC 271: From Head to Heart

TC 271: From Head to Heart

In this episode of the Transformation Cafe podcast, host Robin Masiewicz and her guests discuss the journey from “Head to Heart”. They share techniques for moving from feeling isolated, filled with worry, anxiety, self-doubt, and critical self-talk about who we think we are (the head) to recognizing your authentic self, increasing awareness, and moving toward what you truly want (the heart). Even if you don’t suffer from negative self-talk and other issues, living a head-centered life may prevent you from experiencing an abundant, deeply rewarding life. As Robin’s guest Amy Frost says, when she finds herself in times of stress and she’s not sure what she should do, she takes a step away from the logical/worrying part of herself and...

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TC 258: Positive Psychology and Authentic Happiness

TC 258: Positive Psychology and Authentic Happiness

In this episode of the Transformation Cafe, we continue our discussion on happiness. Robin and Gloria discuss the work of Martin Seligman, Ph. D., and his research into “Authentic Happiness”. Seligman is the former president of the American Psychological Association (APA), and founder of positive psychology, a field of study that examines healthy states, such as happiness, strength of character and optimism. Three aims of Positive Psychology According to Dr. Seligman, positive psychology has three aims: Psychology should be just as concerned with human strength as it is with weakness It should be interested in the best things in life as it is in repairing the worst It should be just as concerned with making the lives of normal people fulfilling, and...

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