Which episode are you looking for?

Hello dear listener! I accidentally used the keyword "triangle" for more than one of my episodes. So...which one are you looking for? Is it: Episode 210: How to Escape the Drama Triangle with Stephen Karpman or Episode 196: Harnessing the Transformative Power of Your...

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Lots of new things going on

It's been forever and a day since I wrote an article here on neilsattin.com - and it's good to be back. I've been working on all sorts of new content and a podcast (Relationship Alive!). Along with opening up a few slots in my one-on-one coaching program, I am also...

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Finding a Team: You Don’t Have to Do It Alone

In the Personal Development world, there is a lot of emphasis on personal power. You can take charge of your life! You can use the Law of Attraction to get what you want! You are the ultimate arbiter of your personal success or failure! Now all of this is true, of...

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And my star is born

Last year, during these very hours (January 23rd), my wife went full-on into labor.  We visited the midwife, did some last-minute grocery shopping, and came home to chill out (as best as our Hypnobirthing techniques enabled us to do).  By three in the morning on...

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The Blessing of a Busted Laptop Computer

For the past four months, I've pretty much lived with my laptop computer at my side.  The internet is just a couple clicks away at any moment, which has made blogging (and keeping in touch with the world) relatively easy.  Any time I have a spare second - on with the...

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Practical Advice: An Easy Cure for Bad Breath

When you're out in the world interacting with other people, having conversations, it helps to have fresh breath.  Don't you want to go to bed knowing for certain that you're not going to offend your partner with bad breath?  Haven't there been times when an associate...

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How to Increase Your Creativity in Five Steps

You can be as productive as you want to be in your life, but if what you're producing isn't getting at the creative spirit within you, then odds are that you're going to still feel unfulfilled - no matter how outwardly "successful" you appear to be.  Since we are ALL...

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Personal Productivity: Zen to Done Part One

Lately my wife and I have been looking around at our mountains of "things to do" and feeling a bit overwhelmed.  Now we've (all of us - you included!) have already discussed a way of tackling the feeling of being overwhelmed with all the goals/tasks on the road to...

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Personal Development: What Snowstorms Teach Us about Overcoming Procrastination

The first snowstorm of the year is always exciting, especially when it arrives in the middle of the night, and we wake up to a world that looks totally different than it did mere hours before. Then reality sets in: how to MOVE all that snow? That’s what I’m thinking about right now, as I type this post. And I just realized that shoveling snow is about more than shoveling snow. It’s about procrastination, and the way we wrestle with everything we want to accomplish in our lives. Just as there are many different options for getting the snow off your driveway, there are many ways to overcome the influence of procrastination in your life. Imagine that the “things you want to get done” in your life is like having a driveway full of that white stuff. And more is coming down. The beauty is that any way you approach it, you will clear your driveway. Grab your earmuffs and read on (for a more direct discussion on overcoming procrastination, you can also check out this article by K. Stone on lifehack.org) !

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Music: Breakfast, please!

Breakfast.  It's an important meal.  All the professionals tell you to eat it.  Even some amateurs will tell you to eat your breakfast (the nerve!).  So what do you do when you wake up one day feeling under the weather, and eating a big healthy breakfast is the last...

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Hypnobirthing: What a great way to arrive

I don't think I'll ever forget the way I felt when we saw the word "pregnant" flash on the digital readout of the pregnancy test.  My wife was only a few days "late" - so it was really a lark (or maybe a hunch) that propelled us to the local pharmacy to pick up a few...

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Gratitude for my friends of every species

There have been times in my life that have been really rough, and you have been there for me, making me laugh, caring for me, showing me what it's like to help another. There have been times that have been amazingly joyful, and you have been there with me to...

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Podcast Reviews

  • Love it! But.
    July 8, 2019 by Akmommaof2 from United States

    I love almost all of the podcasts!! My only complaint is when he switched to putting his adds in the middle of everything after you’re engaged, tends to throw me off! Not sure about everyone else?

  • Not a Substitute for Therapy but Pretty Dang Close
    July 4, 2019 by FreeziePop from United States

    As a therapist myself, I use this as supplemental to my partner’s and my couple’s counseling with positive outcomes. Well produced show with extremely knowledgeable and well known/renowned guests (in the mental health field).

  • Remarkable Resource
    July 1, 2019 by Brandon MS from United States

    Neil is a gifted interviewer who brings information that is helpful for laypeople as well as professionals. I am a marriage and family therapist, as a busy mom and clinician I have found this podcast extremely helpful in pointing me toward what I want to invest time reading more about. I often forward podcasts to my clients to have them listen as well. Thank you Neil!

  • Great and helpful interviews
    June 18, 2019 by Lazercats from United States

    Neil has a great interview style and has interesting and knowledgeable people on his show. Very helpful for my relationships.

  • Self-help / relationship psych Podcast excellence!
    June 7, 2019 by PNW_transplant from United States

    Extremely professional interviewing style that lets the podcast guests shine and makes for informative, easy to absorb and learn from episodes. An excellent array of guests! Thank you for such a great resource!