Overcoming Your Unhelpful Thoughts with Dr. Amy Johnson | POF130

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Our mind has a constant stream of thoughts. Sometimes it seems like the thoughts come from a group of jerks who only want to judge you, put you down and tell you you aren’t good enough. How often have you told yourself you aren't a good enough parent? Too ugly, fat or dumb?

Where does this voice come from and why do we have this constant commentary? Dr. Amy Johnson is here to help us sort all of this out as she shares how our mind works. In fact, she says that NOTHING we think is actually true!

We have the most interesting conversation where we talk about: Why our thoughts aren’t true How you aren’t insecure, you just think you are The real job of the brain What happens when we over identify with our thoughts How you can break free of your thoughts so you can live a life with more peace and joy!

For an excerpt from Amy’s previous book, “Being Human” you can download it from the Parent Toolbox. www.parent-toolbox.com

About Amy Johnson Amy Johnson, PhD is a psychologist, coach, author, and speaker who shares a ground-breaking new approach that helps people find lasting freedom from unwanted habits, anxiety, and self-doubt via insight rather than willpower. She is the author of Being Human, The Little Book of Big Change: The No-Willpower Approach to Breaking Any Habit, and Just a Thought: A No-Willpower Approach to End Self-Doubt and Make Peace with your Mind. In 2017 she opened The Little School of Big Change, an online school that has helped thousands of people find freedom from anxiety and habits and live a more peaceful life. Amy also shares the no-willpower approach in her top-rated podcast, Changeable, and she’s trained over 70 coaches in her Change Coach Training Program. She has been a regularly featured expert on The Steve Harvey Show and Oprah.com, as well as in The Wall Street Journal and Self magazine.

Contact information: Email: amy@dramyjohnson.com Phone Number: (734) 787-5637 Social Media: Website: dramyjohnson.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dramyjohnson/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrAmyJohnson Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr.amy.johnson/ YouTube: http://youtube.com/channel/UCofOUZQvCxjaRWgCQEW4WOA

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