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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 www.unfckyourbrain.com/podcastconfidence.
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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: http://unfuckyourbrain.com/98
Do you ever find yourself consciously committing to a new goal or habit and then failing at it? I think everyone can relate to, at some point or another, trying to do something new and it seemingly just not working out. This week, I’m introducing you to a concept I call unconscious commitments; understanding this is going to be life-changing in getting more clarity on why you sometimes have a hard time achieving your goals. Get full show notes and more information here: http://unfuckyourbrain.com/97
UFYB 96: Beginner’s Mind

UFYB 96: Beginner’s Mind

2019-08-2900:21:144

This week, I’m introducing you to a concept I first learned in yoga – beginner’s mind. I’m all about growth and evolution, and as humans, we naturally want to advance in anything we do. With that in mind, I’m delving into why learning to cultivate the beginner’s mind is crucial to actually improving your skills and advancing in your abilities. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/96
UFYB 95: Aging Anxiety

UFYB 95: Aging Anxiety

2019-08-2200:36:007

On this episode, I'm diving into why some of us - mostly women - struggle with the reality of aging. I'm exploring all factors, from our cultural stories and stereotypes to the archetypes of women that play into our identities as we move through different stages of life. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/95
UFYB 94: Thought Avoidance

UFYB 94: Thought Avoidance

2019-08-1500:22:414

We're desperate to run away from old thoughts that make us feel bad, and I'm going to help you see if you're frantically trying to drive your brain in a new direction. Today, I'm showing you how you can give yourself a fighting chance to truly change your thoughts by squarely looking them in the eye. Get full show notes and more information here: http://unfuckyourbrain.com/94
UFYB 93: Problem-Addiction

UFYB 93: Problem-Addiction

2019-08-0800:23:3712

Discover how you might be subconsciously sabotaging whatever problem you're facing. I'm sharing why this is actually normal and how you can start to solve it for good. Working through this is truly one of the keys to unlocking the possibilities of your own life, so come join us in The Clutch if you need more support on this topic! Get full show notes and more information here: http://unfuckyourbrain.com/93
I've got two tools that are seemingly straightforward in helping you break any of your ingrained numbing habits, but it's going to require lots of practice in order to use them to your advantage. Breaking habituated patterns takes effort because most of the time it's happening unconsciously, and it often makes us feel anxious when we act against our own will, which is why these tools are going to be challenging but life-changing. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/92
Working on bringing awareness to compulsive behaviors means being able to enjoy these activities mindfully, without the end goal of numbing. I'm focusing on the distinction that exists, and why we feel the need to get a break from our feelings, which is totally normal. Stay tuned because next week, I'll be teaching you how to start changing these habits if you want to. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/91
This week, I'm addressing perfectionist fantasies and tomorrow thinking. I'm discussing how they work, why we indulge in them, and the consequences of staying stuck in this cycle. If there is any area of your life you're working to better or achieve something in and it isn't working, I can guarantee that this is probably the reason why. I urge you to listen to this episode closely, a few times over if necessary, to stop making plans you know you won't keep.  Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/90
This week, I'm helping you see why you're not getting as much done as you'd like and how to deal with the discomfort of having to actually practice focusing in your daily life. If productivity and multitasking are things that are holding you back, this episode is for you. It's not going to be easy, but try out my tips for focusing today and I can guarantee your life is going to be transformed. Get full show notes and more information here: https://unfuckyourbrain.com/89
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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
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Marie Phillips

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

Aug 29th
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Lisa Wood

Marie Phillips me, too! i will be 51 in December.

Aug 30th
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Stacy Freeman

This podcast is so good. Love this

Aug 26th
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Cristina Rios

amazing episode

Aug 24th
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Chhotu Kumhar

Cristina Rios yeah

Aug 24th
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R

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

Aug 4th
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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
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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
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Beth Kearsey Burke

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

Jan 24th
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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
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T O

love this!!

Jan 21st
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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
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Reyanne Navarro

this one was really good

Jan 7th
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Donna McCool Kirkendall

I’m n love!!!!!

Jan 3rd
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April Payne

love this episode!

Dec 13th
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Teena Thankachan

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

Dec 9th
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Roxanne Neely

Loved this episode.

Nov 28th
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Stacey Morrison

Thank you! This is helpful.

Nov 24th
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Manisha

Thank you for this episode. It is amazing!

Nov 21st
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Stacy Freeman

Awesome episode.. I do suffer from social anxiety and am currently working on myself inside a d outside. My boyfriend is blown away I think of how far I have come. Maybe my wish will come true..😊 thanks again for the knowledge.

Nov 16th
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Michelle Williams

This is amazing.

Jul 17th
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