Category ArchiveTMB-Podcast

ByDr. Berney

TMB Episode 63: I’m Kicking Myself, Do You Mind?!?

There are times when we are our own worst enemy. Times when we not only knock ourselves over, but continue to kick ourselves when we are down. We are overly critical and refuse to give ourselves the credit we worked for a deserve.
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TMB Episode 61: Superstitions and Sports

In this episode, Dr. Berney responds to a listener question about her son’s need to wear the same socks to ever soccer match. This parent wrote: Read More

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TMB Episode 60: That’s What She Said

If you read the Harry Potter series, or many other fantasy series, you will likely remember the emphasis placed on words. Whether it was Hermione’s emphasis on the articulation of a particular spell or the anticipated consequences for those who dared to utter the name of He Who Must Not Be Named. Words have power. And while some words have more power than they should, other words are losing their power all together.
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TMB Episode 58 – Bedtime Routines

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In this episode, Dr. Berney responds to a listener question about setting an appropriate bedtime for a child in elementary school. This parent wrote: Read More

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TMB Episode 57: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

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As Uncle Ben told Peter Parker, “With great power comes great responsibility.” Many of the most well known superheroes and super villains were born out of tragedy. Whether it was Batman witnessing the murder of his parents or Darth Vader learning about – and later avenging – the death of his mother, tragedy plays a major role in the origin stories of most iconic characters.
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TMB Episode 56: Try Not, Do, Or Do Not

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Yoda had it right, instead of proclaiming an intent to “try,” there are times when we must “do.” Far too often we proclaim a desire or set a goal but fail to take the critical first step of starting down that path. In this podcast, Dr. Berney and Dr. Richard talk about the importance of getting started on our goals and ambitions.
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TMB Episode 55: Optimism and Pessimism

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What makes one person optimistic and another pessimistic? In this podcast, Dr. Berney and Dr. Richard talk about the benefits of optimism and the factors that help predict whether you are a “half empty or half full” type of person. And more importantly, is it possible to change from one to the other? All of that and more in this episode of The Mental Breakdown podcast.
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