Savvy Psychologist podcast

Savvy Psychologist

Seeking a healthier emotional life? It’s time to bring a trained psychologist and mental health expert along for the ride. Dr. Monica Johnson explains the why behind complex emotions, helps you form better relationships, and guides you down the path of self-understanding.

Seeking a healthier emotional life? It’s time to bring a trained psychologist and mental health expert along for the ride. Dr. Monica Johnson explains the why behind complex emotions, helps you form better relationships, and guides you down the path of self-understanding.

 

#486

The psychology behind our spending habits

Delving into the psychology behind our spending habits, from the emotional triggers that drive impulse buys to the cognitive biases and social influences shaping our financial decisions. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/3-facts-to-better-understand-worry-re-issue) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

17 Jul 2024

11 MINS

11:46

17 Jul 2024


#485

6 practical rules for setting boundaries in your relationships (Re-issue)

If you have trouble setting boundaries in your relationships, you need these rules. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/3-facts-to-better-understand-worry-re-issue) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

10 Jul 2024

08 MINS

08:20

10 Jul 2024


#484

3 facts to better understand worry (Re-issue)

You’ve had worry as a part of your life for a long time, but do you really understand it? [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/3-facts-to-better-understand-worry-re-issue) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

03 Jul 2024

07 MINS

07:43

03 Jul 2024


#483

The psychological causes of erectile dysfunction

What are the psychological causes of erectile dysfunction (ED)? From anxiety and depression to stress and relationship issues, discover how these factors impact sexual health and explore effective treatment strategies. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-empower-yourself-against-emotional-triggers-lkoakeoc) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

26 Jun 2024

09 MINS

09:45

26 Jun 2024


#482

7 ways to stomp out negative thinking (Reissue)

Does negative thinking derail your life? In this episode, the Savvy Psychologist shares 7 tips to help re-shape your thinking. [Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips.] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/negative-thinking/) Check out all the [Quick and Dirty Tips shows] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts) . [Subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe) for more psychology tips. Join the conversation on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) . Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych ... Read more

19 Jun 2024

10 MINS

10:15

19 Jun 2024


#481

Exploring ethical non-monogamy

In recent years, ENM has garnered increased interest and acceptance, fueled by shifting societal attitudes and greater visibility through media and academic research. Today I’m going to delve into the intricacies of ENM, exploring its various forms, principles, benefits, and challenges, alongside insights from psychological research. This won’t be an exhaustive look at ENM, just the quick and dirty.  ... Read more

12 Jun 2024

16 MINS

16:13

12 Jun 2024


#480

Understanding asexuality and pansexuality

In the spirit of Pride Month, we're focusing on topics related to sex and sexuality. In this episode, we’ll define Asexuality and Pansexuality, discuss the spectrum of experiences within these orientations, and address common misconceptions and challenges faced by individuals who identify. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-empower-yourself-against-emotional-triggers-lkoakeoc) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

05 Jun 2024

10 MINS

10:31

05 Jun 2024


#479

The 4 components of body image (Reissue)

With the Summer months approaching and the return of beach season, we're re-posting a special episode originally released just after the New Year. In this episode, the Monica looks at the 4 components of body image, and how we can change our minds about our bodies. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-empower-yourself-against-emotional-triggers-lkoakeoc) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

29 May 2024

13 MINS

13:20

29 May 2024


#478

Common cognitive fallacies (Part 2)

What are the common cognitive biases that lead to problems for us? [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-empower-yourself-against-emotional-triggers-lkoakeoc) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

22 May 2024

14 MINS

14:40

22 May 2024


#477

Common cognitive fallacies (Part 1)

What are the common cognitive biases that lead to problems for us? [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-empower-yourself-against-emotional-triggers-lkoakeoc) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

15 May 2024

11 MINS

11:09

15 May 2024


#476

Are your parents to blame for your development?

8 developmental stages to set you up for life. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-empower-yourself-against-emotional-triggers-lkoakeoc) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

08 May 2024

19 MINS

19:11

08 May 2024


#475

Emotional numbness

Are you emotionally numb? Here are some of the signs and coping strategies. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-empower-yourself-against-emotional-triggers-lkoakeoc) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/)   ... Read more

01 May 2024

12 MINS

12:13

01 May 2024


#474

Understanding "Specific Phobias"

Are you having a normal reaction or is it a phobia? Today I define what phobias are and outline some strategies to combat them. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-empower-yourself-against-emotional-triggers-lkoakeoc) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

24 Apr 2024

12 MINS

12:33

24 Apr 2024


#473

Tips for combatting emotional and cognitive patterns (EMS Part 2)

Part 2 of our series on "Early Maladaptive Schemas" or EMS. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-empower-yourself-against-emotional-triggers-lkoakeoc) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

17 Apr 2024

09 MINS

09:50

17 Apr 2024


#472

18 Beliefs that may be ruining your life (EMS Part 1)

Part 1 of our episode on "Early Maladaptive Schemas" or EMS. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-empower-yourself-against-emotional-triggers-lkoakeoc) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) [Show Less] (https://dashboard.simplecast.com/accounts/dd74e7bd-f654-43a6-b249-3f071c897900/shows/aea4cd2f-920d-4f23-a09a-6a8f045a8df4/episodes/a4dd4a31-f4ff-42a3-9874-2de1972982d8/#) ... Read more

10 Apr 2024

15 MINS

15:35

10 Apr 2024


#471

The many types of “boredom” and what to do about them

In this episode, Dr. Monica Johnson unpacks the different types of boredom, from the relaxed detachment of indifferent boredom to the restless uncertainty of calibrating boredom. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-empower-yourself-against-emotional-triggers-lkoakeoc) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

03 Apr 2024

14 MINS

14:12

03 Apr 2024


#470

The facts of narcissistic personality disorder

Narcissistic personality disorder often shows up in pop culture, but it’s widely misunderstood. Here’s why not every jerk you come across can be called a narcissist. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. [A transcript is available at Simplecast.] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/the-facts-of-narcissistic-personality-disorder/transcript) Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

27 Mar 2024

10 MINS

10:08

27 Mar 2024


#469

The facts of bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder often shows up in pop culture, but it’s widely misunderstood. Here are some facts about how bipolar disorder works. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. [A transcript is available at Simplecast.] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/the-facts-of-bipolar-disorder/transcript) Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links: [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

20 Mar 2024

09 MINS

09:32

20 Mar 2024


#468

Why being too independent can actually be a problem

Here are two ways that hyper-independence may show up in yourself or others. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. [A transcript is available at Simplecast.] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/why-being-too-independent-can-actually-be-a-problem/transcript) Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

13 Mar 2024

07 MINS

07:21

13 Mar 2024


#467

Being tidy is not the same as having OCD

OCD often shows up in pop culture, but it’s widely misunderstood. Here are some facts about how OCD works. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. [A transcript is available at Simplecast.] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/obsessive-compulsive-disorder/transcript) Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links: [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

06 Mar 2024

07 MINS

07:55

06 Mar 2024


#466

How to win at the "what if" game

Are you sick of getting stuck in the what-ifs? When your brain goes to every possible scenario there are ways to pull out of it. Here are the ways to stop the what if game.  [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available [at Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-win-at-the-what-if-game-cqcoomuh) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/)   ... Read more

28 Feb 2024

07 MINS

07:26

28 Feb 2024


#465

Dealing with political anxiety

As election season approaches, I address how to manage your own political anxiety and have effective communication with others in the process. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-empower-yourself-against-emotional-triggers-lkoakeoc) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

21 Feb 2024

14 MINS

14:23

21 Feb 2024


#464

Coping with rejection in romantic relationships

How to cope with rejection and a few benefits of doing the hard work. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-empower-yourself-against-emotional-triggers-lkoakeoc) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

14 Feb 2024

12 MINS

12:42

14 Feb 2024


#463

Finding meaning in life despite suffering

How to find meaning despite not having perfect circumstances. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-empower-yourself-against-emotional-triggers-lkoakeoc) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

09 Feb 2024

14 MINS

14:48

09 Feb 2024


#462

How to EMPOWER yourself against emotional triggers

There are so many things happening in the world that are potentially triggering for folks. On this episode of the Savvy Psychologist you will learn how to handle your emotional triggers through a useful acronym that will EMPOWER you to cope in a healthy way.  [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at [Simplecast] (https://savvy-psychologist.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-empower-yourself-against-emotional-triggers-lkoakeoc) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/)   ... Read more

02 Feb 2024

11 MINS

11:34

02 Feb 2024


#461

Overcoming the pitfalls of "Build Mastery"

A follow up to last week’s episode on the “Build Mastery” skill. [Savvy Psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) is hosted by Dr. Monica Johnson. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com.] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) Find Savvy Psychologist on [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) and [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) , or [subscribe to the newsletter] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist-newsletter) for more psychology tips. Savvy Psychologist is a part of [Quick and Dirty Tips] (https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/) . Links:  [https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist] (https://quickanddirtytips.com/savvy-psychologist) [https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist] (https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist) [https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych] (https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych) [https://www.kindmindpsych.com/] (https://www.kindmindpsych.com/) ... Read more

26 Jan 2024

11 MINS

11:40

26 Jan 2024