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Coffee With Dr. Kashey
16 minutes | Jul 23, 2021
Ep #35: When Getting Back on Track Feels Impossible
The views from the top of the Great Wall of China are pretty spectacular. But what if you were a soldier who had to scale it? Now that’s a challenge. And that’s how it can feel when you’ve been on top of your plans, making some great progress - but then you mess up and are thrown off your groove! Will you ever be able to get back on track? Yes! The good Dr. Kashey has got your back with some valuable insight, and a simple three-step solution to help you get back on track sooner than you’d think was possible!
17 minutes | Jul 9, 2021
Ep #33: You May As Well Keep Going
Dr. Kashey walks us through the ways we reinforce our self-sabotaging behaviors through negative reinforcement and operant conditioning. He shares the 3-step path to get back on track when we've veered from our plan. Grab your coffee and a notepad; you won't want to miss this!
17 minutes | Jul 2, 2021
Ep #32: When You’re Beating Yourself Up
Dr. Kashey explains that many of his clients expect perfection from themselves and beat themselves up over goofs in their lives. The goofs can be in any area of life. Extreme high performers are the worst at beating themselves up over mistakes made, creating a feedback loop of self-sabotaging behavior.
16 minutes | Jun 25, 2021
Ep #31: The Truth About Goals
Do you hate setting goals? The secret is out: so does Dr. Kashey! It’s because while the goal format may work wonders in a bureaucracy, it is not the best framework to use in a self-help setting. On the other hand, maybe you do like goals and they have helped you succeed! Then this episode is for you, too. Listen along as the good doctor takes a deep dive into the nature and background of goal setting, and shares the tools that can help you make real progress toward where you want to be!
26 minutes | Jun 18, 2021
Ep #30: Soft Science Behind Hard Cravings Part Two
How many of us have seen someone on TV crying about a breakup over a tub of ice cream? Or done something similar ourselves? Many people eat this way because they want to feel better, but believe it or not, bingeing actually makes negative moods last longer. The good news is that consuming food based on mood is actually a learned behavior! Join Dr. Kashey for the second part of his food cravings rant to find out what you can do to put an end to those hard cravings that lead to bingeing behavior.
16 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
Ep #29: Soft Science Behind Hard Cravings
“Soft science” doesn’t mean the study of mattresses and marshmallows! It’s science that is based on interpersonal interactions instead of lab research. In this episode, the good doctor has read over fifty sources on food cravings and has some interesting facts to share. Like why chocolate is the single most craved food around the world... and why dieting can actually make you gain weight instead of losing it! Join Dr. Kashey in a deep dive into the nature of food cravings for more fascinating finds.
17 minutes | Jun 4, 2021
Ep #28: Dr. Kashey’s Perspective on Chaos
What do car rentals have to do with your brain? The answer is chaos. About ninety percent of renters had a stress response when asked what type of car insurance they wanted. But here’s the secret - insurance isn’t even required! By creating a chaotic environment like this, companies, other people, and the media can try to profit off of forced decision-making. So how can you keep stress from robbing you of your ability to make level-headed decisions? Dr. Kashey has some insight to share on the subject. His solution may surprise you!
17 minutes | May 28, 2021
Ep #27: Revert to Old Habits
Have you ever noticed that you revert to a younger version of yourself around your family? Or maybe you find yourself acting out around an old group of friends? Whether they mean to or not, people who have known you for a long time often fail to recognize that you’ve changed. Instead, they treat you as an outdated version of yourself! This can become a setback and cause you to revert to old habits. But the good Dr. Kashey has a solution! In this episode, learn to stay true to the new you and convert those habits into victories.
18 minutes | May 21, 2021
Ep #26: Criticism And Negativity From Family
Does your family think they can say whatever they want about you, whenever they want? “You know, you wouldn’t be so heavy if you skipped dessert once and a while!” Somehow the people close to us have a way of knowing just what to say to bring us down. The good news is, you don’t have to “grin and bear it” any longer! Dr. Kashey has a four-step plan to help you build resilience to negative input, and change the dynamic of difficult relationships.
22 minutes | May 14, 2021
Ep #25: Cure For Night Binges
Are you indulging in harmless habits? You start with just one cookie but it turns into a binge, sound familiar? These cycles of binging create chronic stress that leads to indulgent habits, which lead to more stress. So how can you conquer chronic stressors and those inevitable binges? Find out in this episode with Dr. Trevor Kashey, as he covers how to take care of yourself without letting your stress relievers become a negative binge habit!
15 minutes | May 7, 2021
Ep #24: The Truth Behind Motivational Quotes
Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution only to give it up after a few weeks? Are even the best-intentioned plans and accountability measures not leading to success? Well, Dr. Kashey knows what’s missing. Join him in this episode for an “angry nerd rant” to find out what that missing piece is, and why motivational language actually has the opposite effect! Listen to Ep 24 ‘Dr. Kashey's Nerd rage: MoTiVaTiOnAl QuOtEs’ Now. Hosted by Dr. Trevor Kashey
20 minutes | Apr 30, 2021
Ep #23: When You Secretly Hope They Sabotage You
Did you know it’s possible to tell someone “no” without actually saying “no”? Most people have pre-programmed responses to the word, so avoiding it can actually be highly effective. But people can also sense when you wish you didn’t have to resist. So how can you turn your wishbone into a backbone? Listen as Dr. Kashey gets into the details about how to be firm with pushy people and instead say “yes” to yourself.
20 minutes | Apr 23, 2021
Ep #22: Feeling Guilty When Acting “Selfish”
At a porch party with his neighbors, Dr. Kashey responded to a question with another question: What is selfishness, really? The word has a negative connotation, but is it ever okay to be selfish? In this episode, the good doctor discusses the implications of selfishness. Listen to Ep 22. ‘Dr. Kashey's Fix For Feeling Guilty When Acting "Selfish" ’ Now. Hosted by Dr. Trevor Kashey
25 minutes | Apr 16, 2021
Ep #21: 10 Ways Your Brain Is Wired To Be Lazy
In tough situations, our brains default to quick decision-making (aka cognitive laziness) rather than reason, in order to eliminate stress. But if your brain continues to operate this way when stress is gone, it causes problems! Join Dr. Trevor Kashey to learn how to repurpose this system, foster your intellectual resources, and train your brain to make better decisions every day. Listen to Ep 21. ‘10 Ways Your Brain Is Wired To Be Lazy And Oversimplified’ Now. Hosted by Dr. Trevor Kashey
17 minutes | Apr 9, 2021
Ep #20: When You’re Discouraged And Demotivated
What happens when you take a self-sabotaging thought and turn it into a headline? “Local man binges, citing discouragement about weight loss” or “Woman despairs at the thought of another balanced meal,” could apply to many. You would never let a clickbait headline change your behavior. In this episode, Dr. Kashey explains how you should respond to self-sabotaging thoughts through his headline metaphor. Listen to Ep 20. ‘Dr. Kashey's Fix For When You're Discouraged And Demotivated’ Now. Hosted by Dr. Trevor Kashey
14 minutes | Apr 2, 2021
Ep #19: Because It’s a Special Occasion
Whether an event is marked by a celebration or commiseration, both activate intense feelings that serve as anchors. These anchors determine the behaviors associated with each. Here, Dr. Kashey discusses how to recognize these anchors to evaluate your actions in order to give yourself a chance to default on healthy behaviors, regardless if the marking is a celebration or commiseration. Listen to Ep 19. ‘Dr. Kashey's Fix For When You're Doing Stuff Because’ Now. Hosted by Dr. Trevor Kashey
19 minutes | Mar 26, 2021
Ep #18: When You’re Feeling Sabotaged by People Close to You
How do you communicate your journey of improvement to others and get the support you need from friends and family? In this episode, Dr. Kashey discusses how to appropriately set boundaries and provides the framework to communicate with those closest to you, when you feel like they are sabotaging your progress. Listen to Ep 18. ‘Dr. Kashey's Fix For When You're Feeling Sabotaged By People Close To You' Now. Hosted by Dr. Trevor Kashey
16 minutes | Mar 19, 2021
Ep #17: When You’re Bored, Tired and Sleep Deprived
How much brainpower do you have when you’re sad, angry, stressed, or bored? During sleepless nights in stressful times, it can be easy to fall into the self-sabotage trap. However, you always have some amount of control over your response. In this episode, the good doctor explains how you can make better decisions when your nervous system is in high gear. Listen to Ep 17. ‘When You're Bored, Tired and Sleep Deprived’ Now. Hosted by Dr. Trevor Kashey
19 minutes | Mar 12, 2021
Ep #16: Here’s How Learning Was Bad For You
What do thermostats, blood sugar, and learning guitar have in common? All three work through feedback loops, which drive human behavior. Your feedback loops are under your influence, and through reinforcement, they can be changed. In this episode, Dr. Kashey explains the thinking behind the cognitive, biological, and behavioral science that goes into feedback loops. Listen to Ep 16. ‘Here's How Learning Was Bad For You’ Now. Hosted by Dr. Trevor Kashey
13 minutes | Mar 5, 2021
Ep #15: Always Letting Yourself Down
Despite the feel-good advice that states “Don’t be hard on yourself,” setting high standards and holding yourself accountable are important parts of improving. It’s essential to develop the skills of figuring out what you’re capable of and making yourself more capable. In this episode, Dr. Kashey explains how feelings surrounding failure can impede progress, and how to recognize those feelings. Listen to Ep 15. ‘Dr. Kashey's Fix For Always Letting Yourself Down” ’ Now. Hosted by Dr. Trevor Kashey
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