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.

 

#483

18 Beliefs that may be ruining your 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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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


#482

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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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


#481

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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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


#480

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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191. 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


#479

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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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


#478

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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191. 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


#477

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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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


#476

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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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


#475

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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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


#474

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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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


#473

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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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


#472

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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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


#471

Using the "Build Mastery" skill to reach a better you

How to develop the Build Mastery skill with any task in order to accomplish goals and improve your mental wellbeing. [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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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

19 Jan 2024

09 MINS

09:07

19 Jan 2024


#470

Body image and the impact of social media

An overview of BDD (Body Dysmorphic Disorder) and how social media can impact it. [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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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

12 Jan 2024

13 MINS

13:37

12 Jan 2024


#469

What is motivation? Plus tips to stay motivated in 2024 and beyond

What are the different types of Motivation and what are some tips and strategies for how best to stay motivated? [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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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 Jan 2024

12 MINS

12:10

05 Jan 2024


#468

4 ways to invest in your mental health bank

Just like your bank account, your mental health fluctuates depending on what you put into it--and what you take out. In this episode of Savvy Psychologist, Dr. Monica Johnson will teach you how to invest in your personal mental health bank. [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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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 Dec 2023

11 MINS

11:42

29 Dec 2023


#467

5 building blocks of mindfulness

Do you struggle with staying in the present moment? Here are 5 tips for enjoying the here and now! [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) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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 Dec 2023

10 MINS

10:25

22 Dec 2023


#466

“The Loneliness Epidemic” and how to combat it

In this episode, we dig into what loneliness really is, how it can impact your mental health, and a few tips on how best to combat 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/are-we-misusing-therapy-terms-like-gaslighting) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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 Dec 2023

14 MINS

14:53

15 Dec 2023


#465

This is why you’re distracted, and it’s not ADHD

Do you find that your mind wanders all the time, that you have trouble focusing, or that people tell you all the time that you are in lala land? You might be thinking—yes, that’s why I am trying to get an ADHD diagnosis right now! Well, it may not be ADHD or any diagnosable mental health disorder at all. Today, I’m going to let you know about the default mode network (DMN) and how it relates to distractibility and a few quick and dirty tips on how to improve it. ... Read more

08 Dec 2023

10 MINS

10:31

08 Dec 2023


#464

5 ways to be SMARTer in the New Year

As 2023 comes to a close, it's likely that many of us have goals we set out to achieve this year that we just didn't quite get to for one reason or another. In this episode, I'll walk you through what's called the SMART method, a framework for setting clear and actionable goals to better position you for success in 2024.   [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/boundaries-101-iiybqh5l) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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 Dec 2023

10 MINS

10:18

01 Dec 2023


#463

Boundaries 101

I get a lot of listener questions about boundaries, so today, I wanted to share some boundary basics so that you can learn to set your own boundaries. [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/boundaries-101-iiybqh5l) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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 Nov 2023

08 MINS

08:34

24 Nov 2023


#462

Are we misusing therapy terms, like gaslighting?

In this episode of Savvy Psychologist, host Dr. Monica Johnson explains and corrects the frequent misuse of popular psychology terms such as 'toxic', 'triggered', 'trauma', 'trauma bonding', 'narcissist', and 'gaslighting'.  [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/are-we-misusing-therapy-terms-like-gaslighting) . Have a mental health question? Email us at [psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com] (mailto:psychologist@quickanddirtytips.com) or leave a voicemail at 929-256-2191.  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 Nov 2023

12 MINS

12:20

17 Nov 2023


#461

Introducing Sound Detectives from LeVar Burton

LeVar Burton presents SOUND DETECTIVES – a funny, engaging, and thought provoking podcast that invites elementary school-aged kids to explore the magic and mystery of sound. Breaking News – Across the globe, sounds are mysteriously going missing! Waves aren’t crashing, crickets aren’t chirping, and the familiar jingle of the ice cream truck is a distant memory. Follow Detective Hunch (Vinny Thomas) and his new sidekick Audie the Ear (Jess McKenna) as they solve sound mysteries and track down the nefarious Sound Swindler … all with a little help from LeVar Burton himself! Equal parts fun and informative, SOUND DETECTIVES encourages listeners to engage with the sound mysteries that surround us, while unlocking the door to people and cultures around the globe. Join the team on this semi-improvised comedy caper, and help return the mystery sounds before the world falls silent! Listen to SOUND DETECTIVES on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. ... Read more

16 Nov 2023

09 MINS

09:29

16 Nov 2023