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UnF*ck Your Brain

Author: Kara Loewentheil

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UnF*ck Your Brain is the podcast for high-achieving feminist women who struggle with anxiety, self-doubt, and imposter syndrome. If you know you’ve accomplished a lot professionally but still secretly feel like you’re unqualified….if you want to feel confident but you worry about what everyone else thinks about you...if you want to succeed but fear failure...this podcast is for you. In each episode Master Certified Confidence Coach Kara Loewentheil, J.D., will teach you how to overcome social conditioning and your own self-critical thoughts so that you can reduce your anxiety and insecurity, boost your self-confidence, and get what you want in life. Download a free guide to creating confidence at
142 Episodes
Listen in today as I give you a different perspective on the fear of uncertainty and how you can start to slowly let go of it. You don’t have to be terrified and let it stunt your growth. In fact, you can discover a whole new way of using thought work and stretch yourself in ways you never would have imagined. Get full show notes and more information here:
The questions I've received over the past week were so interesting and thoughtful, and I’m excited to address these topics on the podcast today. They range from how thought work aligns with the concept of mindfulness, questions about coaching others and how I facilitate coaching sessions, to whether there is a right or wrong reason to practice thought work. Get full show notes and more information here:
The topics I’m covering range from general questions on classic thought work issues to some more specific questions from life coaches that I think will be super helpful to all of you. From the importance of niches, the belief that external factors could make you happy, to letting go of your emotional childhood, I’ve got it all covered today. Get full show notes and more information here:
It can be absolutely crippling and produce more anxiety than necessary, especially when we preemptively think about how we’ll feel when we have to get out there and perform. So this week, I’m approaching this concept from a slightly different perspective to show you what it really is, how we often exacerbate this negative feeling, and how to start resolving it. Get full show notes and more information here:
If there are things you want to achieve in your life or business but you’re worried about the expense, or not having enough time, or whether it’ll all work perfectly the way you imagine, today’s episode is for you. I’m highlighting these thoughts that have been running in your mind day in and day out, to help you look at them, and decide if you want to keep them. Get full show notes and more information here:
In this episode, I’m outlining my beliefs on internalized biases. We all have them, whether we’re conscious of them or not, as we live in a society where people have explicitly or implicitly taught us certain biases. It can be difficult to accept the thoughts we deem to be wrong or ugly that we’ve internalized about ourselves or others, but rejecting them is far from useful. Get full show notes and more information here:
UFYB 101: The Human Ecosystem

UFYB 101: The Human Ecosystem


The human ecosystem is a concept that I developed early on in my own thought work journey when I was trying to change the behaviors I didn’t like in the people around me - especially my partner at the time - but keep the ones I did. Sound familiar? Today, I’m taking a deep dive into this concept to show you how it applies to anyone in your life, including yourself, or any circumstance you experience. Get full show notes and more information here:
UFYB 100: The Infinite 1%

UFYB 100: The Infinite 1%


Join me this week to discover how the infinite 1% tool can shift your mindset completely. The difference between not doing anything and doing something 1% is huge so I hope you embrace it and start implementing this in your life because you will see some amazing transformations. Get full show notes and more information here:
UFYB 99: Fear and Safety

UFYB 99: Fear and Safety


Join me this week as I break down the way we process the feelings of safety and danger. These feelings are no exception to thought work, and it’s something we need to work on to teach our lizard brains that our perception of our safety is our responsibility and can be managed. Get full show notes and more information here:
On this episode, I’m covering some really common themes that I see a lot. If you’re working on your social anxiety, if you’re struggling in your relationships, or having anxiety-producing thoughts in the middle of the night, this one is for you. Get full show notes and more information here:
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Ingrid Juliana Berrio

I'm listening through castbox, where do I do the review?

Oct 21st

Jacinda Forts

Get outta my head!!!!!!

Oct 4th

Alisar Eido

Being told that I should be accepting and loving of a partner who was dangerously abusive kept me from creating necessary change. If I had followed this advice, loving and accepting, not asking or striving for change, I would be dead. Great advice for smaller problems maybe, but not if your life is on the line.

Oct 3rd

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Oct 3rd

Coralee Hall

the amount of times the word "Right?" was said in this podcast drove me up the wall. really wanted to hear the content but couldn't stand that "Right?" at the end of every sentence

Sep 12th

Marie Phillips

I have age anxiety I'm 51 and I'm finding this helpful 😀

Aug 29th
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Stacy Freeman

This podcast is so good. Love this

Aug 26th

Cristina Rios

amazing episode

Aug 24th
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i couldn't figure what I have been feeling for a little while now and this is bang on... 👍👍👍

Aug 4th

Ellen Eyles

This woman and her Thought Work and Coaching has helped save my life. I feel like Kara really knows exactly how my brain works and it's such a relief to have that comfort in her work. cannot recommend this enough.

May 21st

Ren Kirk

Tried to get the reading list but seems to be a problem from NZ. Will this only work for people in the States? Thanks 👍

Mar 10th

Beth Kearsey Burke

this is so supportive and makes me feel understood ♥️ thank you

Jan 24th

Daniella Campbell

absolutely fantastic! I adore this podcast! Every episode is applicable in numerous ways! Feel incredibly blessed that my friend told me about it and I tell everyone I know!!

Jan 22nd


love this!!

Jan 21st

Trish Richardson

I am really loving your podcasts. As soon as I am in a more positive position I will engage you as a coach. Do you coach many men? In particular any Aussie Blokes?

Jan 17th

Reyanne Navarro

this one was really good

Jan 7th

Donna McCool Kirkendall

I’m n love!!!!!

Jan 3rd

April Payne

love this episode!

Dec 13th

Teena Thankachan

Thanks a ton!!! Truly a labour of love <3

Dec 9th

Roxanne Neely

Loved this episode.

Nov 28th
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