Mind Set Game #41: Be mindful with Dr Denise McDermott

On today’s episode of the Mind Set Game Podcast, I sat down with Dr Denise McDermott.

Denise has been in private practice in Southern California since 2001. She completed her Adult Psychiatry residency at Emory University in Atlanta Georgia, and her Child Psychiatry residency at UCLA. As a medical doctor with board certifications in both Adult and Child Psychiatry, she treats children, adolescents and adults. Her goal is to empower you, your child, and your family to live the best life possible. Her approach is to encourage people to believe in wellness, not illness, and to lead a balanced healthy lifestyle.

Denise utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to medicine, where she integrates her western medicine psychiatric training using the Bio/Psycho/Social framework coupled with a Spirit/Mind/Body approach for mental health treatment of the whole person.

Denise summarises the episode in these words: “Be mindful of how your thoughts, words and actions affect your own individual health and the health of others.”

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Mind Set Game #27: Find out who you want to be and be curious with Tom Foxley

In today’s episode of the Mind Set Game podcast, I sat down with Tom Foxley.

Tom works with functional athletes on their mindset. Mindset (thoughts) lead to actions. Actions lead to results. Mindset is the lead domino to tip. ‘That’s why I do what I do’.

Tom also runs The Alpha Movement Podcast which is a deep dive into the mindsets of some of the CrossFit world’s best athletes and coaches. He extracts the building blocks of a successful athlete (and get to speak to Games competitors and coaches). Tom’s racked up over 10,000 hours of CrossFit and 1-2-1 coaching. I’ve spent time in one of the elite arms of the British Military. Continue reading “Mind Set Game #27: Find out who you want to be and be curious with Tom Foxley”

Mind Set Game #20: Psychology of Mindfulness with John Amaechi

In today’s episode of the Mind Set Game podcast, I sat down with John Amaechi.

John is a psychologist and New York Times best-selling author. In the US and Europe, he works with aspiring and already high-achieving individuals as well as medium to large-sized organisations looking for an edge.  He is often retained to help identify and implement ways to increase productivity by improving communication & leadership skills, organisational culture and climate – often where mainstream options have failed.

He’s proven himself adept at achieving the seemingly impossible by scaling to the heights of the best basketball league in the world, the National Basketball Association, after starting the game aged 17. From first picking up a ball, he went to a ‘starting five’ position on the Cleveland Cavaliers in just six years.  His personal drive, perseverance and planning are augmented by his post-retirement research and education in psychology. He is a true ‘triple threat’ when working with individuals and organisations that want to change. Continue reading “Mind Set Game #20: Psychology of Mindfulness with John Amaechi”

Mind Set Game #10: Dealing with Anger with Steve McNamara

In this episode of the Mind Set Game podcast, I sat down with Steve McNamara to talk about his background as to why he got into mindset/mindfulness, Steve says mindset is powerful.

In This Episode We Discuss:

  • But how can it help to mellow down your emotions?
  • What tips would you recommend for dealing with anger?
  • Mindset/mindfulness isn’t for everyone but you should try something at least once, you should leave no stone unturned to improve yourself.
  • Using the gym to relieve stress and anger.

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