[book club] Ep. 8 – “Radical Acceptance” (Fxck Feelings, Intro)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/ElY_ym4obqM On Monday, I jumped on Instagram live to discuss the introduction of “Fxck Feelings” by Michael and Sarah Bennett (recorded live and first aired on #IGTV - August 20, 2018). Highlights: - This book is all about acceptance. - Growth mindset is key. - Happiness as a goal is BS. How are you at… Continue reading [book club] Ep. 8 – “Radical Acceptance” (Fxck Feelings, Intro)

[book club] Ep. 7 – “The Final Last Word” (The Willpower Instinct, Conclusion)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/t6II-Igtrqo On Friday, I jumped on live to discuss the conclusion of “The Willpower Instinct” by Kelly McGonigal, as well as my experience reading the book (recorded live and aired first on #IGTV - August 17, 2018). Highlights: - The book is clearly written for students. - I learned that I need to let the… Continue reading [book club] Ep. 7 – “The Final Last Word” (The Willpower Instinct, Conclusion)

[book club] Ep. 6 – “Attention Me!” (The Willpower Instinct, Ch. 9)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/nZmXg3UQA_0 On Tuesday over on Instagram, I jumped on live to discuss Chapter 9 of “The Willpower Instinct” by Kelly McGonigal. (recorded live and aired first on #IGTV - August 14, 2018) Highlights: - Beware your object of focus, you just might get it. - Deprivation and restriction cause rebounds. - If you focus on… Continue reading [book club] Ep. 6 – “Attention Me!” (The Willpower Instinct, Ch. 9)

[book club] Ep. 3 – The Willpower Instinct, Chapter 6 – “The Cake is a Lie”

via IFTTT On Monday over on Instagram, I discussed Chapter 6 of "The Willpower Instinct" by Kelly McGonigal. (recorded live and aired first on #IGTV - July 23, 2018) Highlights: - dopamine gives us the promise of relief/reward, not an actual reward - we use what will make us feel bad later in order to… Continue reading [book club] Ep. 3 – The Willpower Instinct, Chapter 6 – “The Cake is a Lie”

[book club] Ep. 2.5 – The Willpower Instinct, Chapters 4 & 5 – “License to Sin”

via IFTTT On Thursday over on Instagram, I discussed Chapters 4 and 5 of "The Willpower Instinct" by Kelly McGonigal. (recorded live and aired first on #IGTV - July 19, 2018) Highlights: - dopamine is misunderstood (desire, not pleasure) - desire feels good (sometimes better than the reward) - desire causes stress (that's part of… Continue reading [book club] Ep. 2.5 – The Willpower Instinct, Chapters 4 & 5 – “License to Sin”

Book Club – Ep. 0 (Willpower Instinct, Intro)

Watch HERE Hello, fellow peoples of the interwebs! Welcome to Episode 0 of the “Life Coaching with Ryan” Book Club! In this quick-isode, I’ll lay out the plan for the book club in general, and talk specifically about how I’m going to approach the first book in the series. A few items of note: The… Continue reading Book Club – Ep. 0 (Willpower Instinct, Intro)

ANNOUNCING: Life Coaching with Ryan Book Club!

Well, hello there! Long time, no see. I have a BUNCH of stuff in the works, but today -- today, my friends, I am announcing the “Life Coaching with Ryan” BOOK CLUB! I will be reading a book per month and sharing my responses as I go. Feel free to read along with me and… Continue reading ANNOUNCING: Life Coaching with Ryan Book Club!