Go Help Yourself: A Comedy Self-Help Podcast to Make Life Suck Less

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This week, Misty and Lisa review the #1 New York Times bestseller Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: The Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex by John Gray, Ph.D. John Gray, Ph.D. is the #1 bestselling relationship author of all time. He is the author of over 20 books, including The New York Times #1 bestselling relationship book: Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus. His books have sold over 50 million copies in 50 different languages around the world. He’s a relationship counselor who earned degrees in meditation and took a correspondence course in psychology. He has made guest appearances on such shows as Oprah, The Dr. Oz Show, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The CBS Morning Show, Live with Regis, Fox & Friends Weekend, Good Morning New York, Larry King Live, CNN and Company and many others. He has been profiled in major publications across the United States. John Gray lives with his wife and children in Northern California. In this Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus book review podcast, we think critically about the context in which this book was published almost thirty years ago, and how far the conversation about men, women, gender, and relationships has evolved since then.  If you like what you're hearing, you can buy the book here.  You can also visit the author's website here.  Other GHY episodes we mention can be found here: Daring Greatly by Brené Brown For the Love of Men by Liz Plank, Part 1 and Part 2. Fed Up by Gemma Hartley Attached by Amir Levine and Rachel Heller Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily and Amelia Nagoski. Make sure to check out our Patreon community and grab some GHY merch, too.  Thanks for supporting Go Help Yourself!
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, Lisa shares an article about how to write a heartfelt sympathy note.  The article was from Bottom Line Personal, and interviewed Florence Isaacs, author of numerous books on writing, including the best-selling Just A Note To Say: The Perfect Words For Every Occasion.  If you want to know more about the author of the article, visit her website.  Remember - we've moved our homework check-ins to Patreon! They are more personal and vulnerable. We're calling them Deep Dives and you can check out all the ways to join the community and have access here!
This week, Misty and Lisa review The Mastery of Love: A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship: A Toltec Wisdom Book by Don Miguel Ruiz and Janet Mills. Don Miguel Ruiz is the bestselling author of The Four Agreements (a New York Times bestseller for over a decade), The Four Agreements Companion Book, The Mastery of Love, The Voice of Knowledge, The Circle of Fire, and The Fifth Agreement.  Janet Mills is the founder and president of Amber-Allen Publishing and co-author, with don Miguel Ruiz, of six books in The Toltec Wisdom Series. Mills is also the creator of "The Four Agreements for a Better Life" online course, editor of Deepak Chopra's bestselling title, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, and the publisher of 11 world-renowned "Seth" books by Jane Roberts, which have been credited with launching the New Age movement. We cover the main ideas of the book in this Mastery of Love book review podcast, including: The Wounded Mind The Loss of Innocence The Track of Love, The Track of Fear The Magical Kitchen and more If you like what you're hearing, you can purchase the book here.  If you'd like to learn more about the authors' work, you can visit their website here.  Make sure to check out our Patreon for ways to support the podcast (and get exclusive perks!) and don't forget to grab your GHY merch!
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, Lisa is joined by Andy Eninger to discuss Power Check-Ins during crises. Andy Eninger is a designer and ideation junkie who has designed learning and development programs for over two decades. He has helped hundreds of corporations around the globe to develop their employees on topics ranging from sales enablement to fast feedback to inclusion to executive presence. Andy is the co-founder of Fairplay Communications, which uses the philosophies of improvisation to support learning and human connections.  If you’d like to know more about the delightful Andy Eninger, visit Fairplay Communications. Don't forget! We've moved our homework check-ins to Patreon. We're calling them Deep Dives, and we get much more intimate. Check out all the ways you can join the community, have access to these, and more!
This week, special guest host Andy Eninger joins Lisa to review the New York Times Bestseller The Lazy Genius Way: Embrace What Matters, Ditch What Doesn't, and Get Stuff Done by Kendra Adachi. Kendra Adachi is the New York Times Bestselling author of The Lazy Genius Way and creator of The Lazy Genius Podcast. She went to college to become a high school English teacher but instead became the Lazy Genius, passionately and candidly sharing how to stop doing it all for the sake of doing what matters. Andy Eninger is a designer and ideation junkie who has designed learning and development programs for over two decades. He has helped hundreds of corporations around the globe to develop their employees on topics ranging from sales enablement to fast feedback to inclusion to executive presence. He’s also a dear, dear friend of Lisa’s. In this The Lazy Genius Way book review podcast, we cover some of the 13 principles in the book: Decide Once Start Small Ask the Magic Question Live in the Season Build the Right Routines Set House Rules Put Everything in its Place Let People In Batch It Essentialize Go in the Right Order Schedule Rest Be Kind to Yourself If you like what you’re hearing, you can buy the book here. If you want to know more about the author, you can visit her website. If you’d like to know more about the delightful Andy Eninger, visit Fairplay Communications. Make sure to check out our Patreon for ways to support the podcast (and get exclusive perks!) and don't forget to grab your GHY merch!
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, Lisa asks Misty a thought provoking question: how do you let go of a relationship you know has hurt you? Remember - we've moved our homework check-ins to Patreon! They are more personal and vulnerable. We're calling them Deep Dives and you can check out all the ways to join the community and have access here!
This week, Lisa and Misty review A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son by Michael Ian Black. Michael Ian Black is a multi-media talent who’s starred in numerous films and TV series, written and/or directed two films, is a prolific author and commentator, and regularly tours the country performing his ribald brand of jokes and observations. You may recognize him from “The Jim Gaffigan Show,” “Another Period,” and “Wet Hot American Summer.” He has authored eleven books, has recorded stand-up specials and hosts podcasts. In this A Better Man book review podcast, we cover the following chapters: Introduction: The Wilds of Connecticut Rosary: Tell Your Kids You Love Them Skate or Die: You’re Not Toxic A Useful Engine: You’re a Real Man Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner: Take Pride, but Not Too Much Gunslinger: You Can’t Do It Alone It’s Just Plumbing: Communicate with Your Partner (and Pick Up the Check) Check out our Patreon to see how you can be part of our community! If you want to know more about the author, you can visit his website. If you want to buy the book, you can do so here. Don't forget to rate, review, subscribe and recommend Go Help Yourself!
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, Lisa and Misty share listener e-mails from our Tiny Pocket Friends! Other GHY episodes we mention include: You Are a Badass Get Paid What You're Worth Body Kindness The 4-Hour Workweek Remember - we've moved our homework check-ins to Patreon! They are more personal and vulnerable. We're calling them Deep Dives and you can check out all the ways to join the community and have access here! Don't forget to grab your GHY merch!
This week, Misty and Lisa review The Power of Ritual: Turning Everyday Activities Into Soulful Practices by Casper ter Kuile. Casper ter Kuile is helping to build a world of joyful belonging. He's the author of The Power of Ritual (2020), and co-host of the award-winning podcast Harry Potter and the Sacred Text. Casper is a Ministry Innovation Fellow at Harvard Divinity School and holds Masters of Divinity and Public Policy from Harvard University. He’s also the co-founder of startup Sacred Design Lab, and former Director of Possibility at the On Being Impact Lab. He co-authored the seminal paper How We Gather in 2015 and his work has been featured in the New York Times, Atlantic Magazine, and Washington Post. If you like what you're hearing, you can purchase the book here or learn more about the author at his website here.  We cover something from every chapter in this Power of Ritual book review podcast, including: Introduction: The Paradigm Shift  Connecting with Self Connecting with Others Connecting with Nature Connecting with Transcendence Already Connected Make sure to check out our Patreon community and grab some GHY merch, too.  Thanks for supporting Go Help Yourself!
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, Misty shares an article about the various types of imposter syndrome, written by Career and Executive Coach Tracy Podell.  You can learn more about Tracy and her work here. We've moved our homework check-ins to Patreon! They are more intimate, vulnerable shares called Deep Dives, and you can check out all the ways to access them here.  And make sure to grab your merch here! Thanks for supporting Go Help Yourself!
This week, we're joined by Career & Executive Coach Tracy Podell. Tracy specializes in working with high-achieving women, startup founders, executives and emerging leaders who want to deeply develop their leadership and communication skills. This allows them to be powerfully seen and heard in the workplace, from a balanced and self-supportive space. As a partner in the consulting firm, Evolution, Tracy has worked with startup companies like Slack, Scopely, Dropbox and dozens of others. In 2016, she founded the Career Reinvention Lab to empower strong female leaders in the corporate world so they can create sustainability, balance and success in all areas of life. You can learn more about Tracy and get in touch with her at her website here.  To sign up for Tracy's newsletter and receive a free inner leader visualization, click here! If you'd like to know more about Tracy's work with Evolution, which offers coaching and culture development for startups and high-growth companies, check them out here.  You can also follow her adorable dog Steve on instagram here.  Make sure to check out our Patreon for ways to support the podcast (and get exclusive perks!) and don't forget to grab your GHY merch! Thanks for supporting Go Help Yourself!
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, Lisa brings us an article about community care vs. self care from Mashable. If you want to hear more about the homework, check out our Deep Dive episodes available on our Patreon. To get your GHY swag, check out our merch store! Thank you for supporting Go Help Yourself!
This week, Misty and Lisa review the New York Times bestseller Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski, Ph.D. & Amelia Nagoski, D.M.A. Emily Nagoski has a Ph.D. in Health Behavior with a minor in Human Sexuality from Indiana University, and a MS in Counseling, also from IU, including a clinical internship at the Kinsey Institute Sexual Health Clinic. She has been a sex educator for twenty-five years and is the author of the NYT bestseller Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life. She lives in western Massachusetts with a strange cat, two dogs, and a cartoonist. Dr. Amelia Nagoski is a conductor and music professor, in which jobs her responsibilities include running around waving her arms and making funny noises, and generally doing whatever it takes to help singers get in touch with their internal experience. Her students have described her as "passionate, positive, and boundlessly enthusiastic." In her teaching, performing, and writing, she focuses on connections between art and the experience of being alive in the world, with the expectation that understanding music can help us understand ourselves and each other. She is the identical twin sister of Emily Nagoski, PhD. We cover the main ideas from each part of the book in this Burnout book review summary podcast, including: Part 1: What You Take with You Part 2: The Real Enemy Part 3: Wax On, Wax off If you'd like to learn more about the authors, you can do so at their website here.  If you'd like to buy the book, you can do that here! To listen to our episode reviewing Emily Nagoski's first book Come As You Are, click here! You can also listen to our episodes reviewing For the Love of Men Part 1 and Part 2. If you'd like to support the podcast, you can do that on our Patreon. To get your GHY swag, check out our merch store! Thank you for supporting Go Help Yourself!
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, we check in on Misty's homework from Coyote Medicine.  If you'd like to support the podcast, please check out our Patreon. To get your GHY swag, check out our merch store! Thank you for supporting Go Help Yourself!
This week, Misty & Lisa review Coyote Medicine: Lessons From Native American Healing by bestselling author Lewis Mehl-Madrona, M.D.  Dr. Mehl-Madrona graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine and trained in family medicine, psychiatry, and clinical psychology. He has been on the faculties of several medical schools, most recently as associate professor of family medicine at the University of New England. Lewis has been studying traditional healing and healers since his early days and has written about their work and the process of healing. His goal is to bring the wisdom of indigenous peoples about healing back into mainstream medicine. In this Coyote Medicine book review podcast, we talk about concepts that span across the book's chapters: Why Are You Here? Where Did You Come From? Who Are You? Healing Stories Another Way A Good Resident The Sacred Fire The Gift of the Sun AIDS and the Spirit of an Illness The Vision Quest Coyote Medicine If you like what you're hearing and want to purchase the book, you can do so here.  If you'd like to learn more about the author, you can visit his website. If you'd like to hear the other episode of GHY we mention during you can listen to it here: You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay If you'd like to support the podcast, please check out our Patreon. To get your GHY swag, check out our merch store! And please remember to rate, review, recommend and subscribe to Go Help Yourself! Thank you for supporting Go Help Yourself!
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, Lisa and Misty check in on their Joy & Meaning lists from The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown. 
This week, Misty and Lisa review the #1 New York Times bestseller The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown. Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation - Brené Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers: The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, Rising Strong, Braving the Wilderness, and her latest book, Dare to Lead, which is the culmination of a seven-year study on courage and leadership. Brené's TED talk - The Power of Vulnerability - is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world with over 35 million views. She is also the first researcher to have a filmed talk on Netflix. The Call to Courage special debuted on the streaming service on April 19, 2019. In this Gifts of Imperfection book review podcast, we talk about what the gifts of imperfection are, each of the guideposts Brené lays out for wholehearted living, and what can get in the way.  If you'd like to learn more about the author, you can do so here.  You can also buy the book here.  Here are the other GHY episodes we mention during this review: Come As You Are How to Take Smart Notes How to Be an Imperfectionist And don't forget to grab your merch here! Please subscribe, rate, and review Go Help Yourself!
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, Misty checks in on her homework from On Tyranny. Then, Lisa asks a thought-provoking question: are cults self-help? Here's our episode covering Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis if you'd like to listen.  Please subscribe, rate, and review Go Help Yourself!
Happy New Year! This week, Lisa and Misty review the #1 New York Times Bestseller On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons From The Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder. Timothy Snyder is the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University and a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. He speaks five and reads ten European languages, has authored eight books and co-authored three more. Snyder’s work has appeared in forty languages and has received a number of prizes, including the Emerson Prize in the Humanities, the Literature Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Václav Havel Foundation prize, the Foundation for Polish Science prize in the social sciences, the Leipzig Award for European Understanding, the Dutch Auschwitz Committee award, and the Hannah Arendt Prize in Political Thought.  Snyder was a Marshall Scholar at Oxford, has received the Carnegie and Guggenheim fellowships, and holds state orders from Estonia, Lithuania, and Poland. In this On Tyranny book review podcast, we cover the following chapters: 3. Beware the one-party state. 4. Take responsibility for the face of the world. 7. Be reflective if you must be armed. 9. Be kind to our language. 10. Believe in truth. 13. Practice corporeal politics. 14. Establish a private life. Lisa also mentions the Daily Show interview with the author she saw in 2017, if you'd like to watch it. If you want to know more about the author, you can visit his website. If you want to buy the book, you can do so here. Don't forget to rate, review, subscribe and recommend Go Help Yourself!
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For the last episode of 2020, Lisa and Misty reflect on another year of the podcast.  Thanks for being with us on this journey. You can grab your GHY merchandise here! As always, please subscribe, rate, and review Go Help Yourself!
In this special holiday episode, Lisa and Misty tell you what you need to hear. 
In this special holiday episode, Lisa and Misty say farewell to 2020 with a comedic goodnight prayer. 
In this special holiday episode, Lisa and Misty attempt to sing Christmas songs that are Covid-safe. 
We finally did it! Grab all of your GHY merch here! Let us know if there are any designs you'd like us to add. E-mail us at gohelpyourselfpodcast@gmail.com. We are here for you! Thank you for being an amazing part of Go Help Yourself!
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Podcast Details

Created by
Misty Stinnett & Lisa Linke
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Dec 28th, 2018
Latest Episode
Mar 5th, 2021
Release Period
2 per week
Episodes
236
Avg. Episode Length
37 minutes
Explicit
Yes
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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