Author: Seth Gillihan

Grit Podcast

Ep. 6: Dr. Angela Duckworth – How to Find a Passion That Inspires Extraordinary Effort

Psychologist Angela Duckworth’s research on grit is challenging the widely held assumption that talent is the most important determinant of success. Angela defines grit as “perseverance and passion for long-term…

Depression Podcast

Ep. 5: Dr. Rachel Hershenberg – How to Create a Life You Love

It’s hard to build a life we love, and doubly so when we’re going through depression. In my conversation with Dr. Rachel Hershenberg, we talk about her recent book, Activating Happiness:…


Ep. 4: Dr. Jason Hunt – The Front Lines of Evidence-Based Psychotherapy

This week I talk with Dr. Jason Hunt, a clinical psychologist and owner of Behavioral Health and Anxiety Reduction. Jason has extensive training in evidence-based approaches, and his passion for…


Ep. 3: Dr. Raymond Pasi – Secondary Education in the Twenty-First Century

High school isn’t the highlight of life for most of us—it certainly wasn’t for me. The four years span our early teenage years through young adulthood, with all the turmoil…


Ep. 2: Dr. Lucy Faulconbridge – Therapy, Weight Loss, and Nutrition

In this episode I speak with psychologist Lucy Faulconbridge. Lucy has an extensive background in the biological and psychological bases of eating behaviors and obesity. I found our conversation to…


Ep. 1: Dr. Aria Campbell-Danesh – Building a Healthier Relationship with Food and Your Body

In this first episode, I speak with psychologist Aria Campbell-Danesh. Aria’s specialty is helping men and women achieve sustained weight loss by changing their relationship with food and with their…

Anger CBT Made Simple Mindfulness Self-Help

Struggling with Excessive Anger? CBT Can Help.

Have you ever gotten so angry you couldn’t think straight, and ended up doing something you regretted? I know I have. Anger is a very useful emotion. It lets others…

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Insomnia Self-Help

Tired of Bad Sleep? Here’s How to Find the Best Treatment

Do you often find yourself lying awake in bed praying for sleep? If so, you’re not alone—one out of three adults in the US has had recent sleep problems, with…

Guided Meditations

Meditation for Managing Angry Emotions

Anger can be one of the most challenging emotions to deal with. Like any emotion, anger can be very useful, motivating us to stand up for ourselves or others and…