Posts by Linda Tucker


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Have you ever wondered what successful people know that you don't? For over twenty years, I have worked with people to help clarify what keeps them stuck or struggling and move them forward in ways they never thought possible. Challenge Your Thinking Podcast is a natural outgrowth of my practice which is about helping you to find ways to overcome obstacles or challenges that stand in your way. If you are interested in making major shifts in your life, business or relationships let's talk.

Lindsey Jacobellis has been snowboarding since she was eleven years old, and holds the record for most Gold medals won by any female at the Winter X Games. In 2006 she went to the Torino Winter Olympics as the American snowboarding favorite. A split-second decision changed Lindsey’s trajectory and her chance for Olympic gold. Since those winter games, Lindsey has been walking the long and important road of learning the power of...

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We don’t have to look very far to see that our culture’s definition of beauty is far too narrow and exclusive—and in desperate need of a makeover. Photographer and author Kate T. Parker has focused her skill and creativity towards doing the work of reshaping and expanding the concept of female beauty by empowering girls to believe that strength resides in being 100% genuine. Kate’s book, “Strong is the New Pretty,” which...

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Today’s conundrum: In a society filled with abundance and choice are we experiencing increased rates in depression and dissatisfaction. Our guest, Professor, Author and Psychologist, Dr. Barry Schwartz has found that too many choices are making us miserable. Barry is here to explain how infinite choice is exhausting to the human psyche and why accepting “good enough” might actually bring us more satisfaction in life. In his books,...

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Writer and photographer Bill Hayes knows the sting of loss quite personally. He has lost two partners, and shares his experience in an intricately specific and yet profoundly universal way. He is the author of four books, a frequent contributor to the New York Times, and the recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship in nonfiction. Bill also has a long history of insomnia which has lead to some beautiful nighttime photographs that he uses...

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With a background in both molecular biology and mindfulness training, psychiatrist and addiction expert Judson Brewer is here to help us to better understand how our brains work and how to break bad habits. You might be surprised to hear that the answer has more to do with being rather than achieving. In his new book, “The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love – Why We Get Hooked and How We Can Break Bad Habits,” Judson...

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