Act: Taking Hurt To Hope Joanne Dahl

Synopsis

Lifes challenges are diverse. They may be circumstantial or broad-based. Suffering and lack of momentum are common results of lifes ups and downs. JoAnne Dahl will help guide listeners to spend less time with their problem and more time focusing on values based action as in Acceptance Commitment Therapy. Opinion leaders from a variety of modalities will join JoAnne for candid discussions focusing on general principles for living as well as specific solutions for difficult problems.

Episodes

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Is prosocial behavior a short cut to valuing? Guest Dr Steve Hayes

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Is prosocial behavior a short cut to valuing? Guest Dr Steve Hayes

    28/04/2014 Duration: 33min

    Welcome to ACT taking hurt to hope. Today, in our final program we are going to continue to talk about prosocial behavior. Remember that Prosocial behaviors are those intended to help other people. Prosocial behavior is characterized by a concern about the rights, feelings and welfare of other people. Behaviors that can be described as prosocial include feeling empathy and … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – What is Prosocial Behavior Guest David Sloan Wilson

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – What is Prosocial Behavior Guest David Sloan Wilson

    21/04/2014 Duration: 26min

    Welcome to ACT taking hurt to hope. Today Iwould like to take up the concept of prosocial behavior. What it is, how is can be trained and what kind of effects it has for us as individuals and as a group, as a nation and on our earth. Prosocial behavior is defined as voluntary behavior intended to benefit another. A … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – The Caregiver Syndrome Guest Tom Szabo

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – The Caregiver Syndrome Guest Tom Szabo

    14/04/2014 Duration: 30min

    Welcome to ACT taking hurt to hope. Today we are going to talk about the challenging side of caring for others who are at times acting out and acting aggressively towards the caregiver. Several recent studies have shown that caring for others provides resilience to the damaging effects of stress on the heart, for example. But there is also a … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Struggling with Migration and homesickness Guest Andrew Gloster

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Struggling with Migration and homesickness Guest Andrew Gloster

    07/04/2014 Duration: 31min

    According to an article in the British Medical Bulletin, When people migrate from one nation or culture to another they carry their knowledge and expressions of distress with them. On settling down in the new culture, their cultural identity is likely to change and that encourages a degree of belonging; they also attempt to settle down by either assimilation or … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Struggling with ‘Who You Think You Are’

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Struggling with ‘Who You Think You Are’

    31/03/2014 Duration: 32min

    Who you think you are might be more important than you think. Usually we use the term self in general to refer to how you think about or perceive yourself. To be aware of oneself is to have a concept of oneself. How you define yourself, your beliefs, your values, your limits and so on predicts your behavior. The problem … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Struggling with Breast Cancer

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Struggling with Breast Cancer

    24/03/2014 Duration: 28min

    Welcome to ACT taking hurt to hope. Today we are going to continue our series on ACT and Health issues and talk about cancer. Breast cancer. Breast cancer is a type of cancer originating from breast tissue, most commonly from the inner lining of milk ducts. Worldwide, breast cancer accounts for 22.9% of all cancers. Prognosis and survival rates for … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Radio Program with Mats Rothman

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Radio Program with Mats Rothman

    17/03/2014 Duration: 29min

    Welcome to ACT taking hurt to hope. Today we are continuing on the theme of what happens when you find yourself in a values conflict. When the context around you, whether it is a working place, a relationship, a society or spiritual community places rules on your behavior that don’t coincide with your own values. Recently we had a program … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – New ACT book The Diet Trap

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – New ACT book The Diet Trap

    10/03/2014 Duration: 28min

    Welcome to ACT taking hurt to hope. Today you are going to have the chance to hear about a new ACT book that has just been released called *the Diet Trap.’ This is a self help book for people who are struggling with overweight using the ACT model. It is authored by Jason Lillis, myself and Sandra Weinerland. … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Struggling with your own feelings when helping others

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Struggling with your own feelings when helping others

    03/03/2014 Duration: 27min

    Struggling with your own avoidance when trying to help others Many of us work with people. Many of us try and help people to develop and grow in different ways. You may be helping children learn difficult things in school or helping patients to learn how to cope with an illness. You may be a parent trying to help you … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Struggling in Daily Conflicts with Children

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Struggling in Daily Conflicts with Children

    24/02/2014 Duration: 31min

    Welcome to ACT taking hurt to hope.Today we are going to discuss about the difficulties involved in parenting. We see on TV and in popular media, often program for ‘so called’ Out of control children. This has resulted in all kinds of treatments for children with the aim of controlling their behavior. Probably children are pretty much the same as … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – New ACT book ACT and RFT in Relationships

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – New ACT book ACT and RFT in Relationships

    17/02/2014 Duration: 28min

    There are many good reasons to work on and keep vital your intimate relationship. Divorces effect our health negatively. Divorce can take a great mental and physical toll on men. Specifically, divorced and unmarried men have higher rates of mortality and are more prone to substance abuse and depression than married men. Breaking up in general increases stress, weakens the … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – The show this week is about using Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT) for medical challenges that require life style changes

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – The show this week is about using Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT) for medical challenges that require life style changes

    10/02/2014 Duration: 28min

    . Our guest Dr Jen Gregg is an associate professor at San Jose State University in San Francisco and her website is www.sjsu.edu/people/jennifer.gregg. In this program Jen speaks to us about how she works with ACT to help people get flexible around fears and rigid thoughts about having the diagnosis of diabetes in order to get space to take … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – When Rules conflict with your Values

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – When Rules conflict with your Values

    03/02/2014 Duration: 33min

    What happens when rules imposed upon you conflict with your own values? Rules always come from the outside, your parents, your school, the ‘gang’ that you hang around in, your workplace or your church. What happens the day you feel that these rules don’t coincide with your own values? This type of conflict causes physical and psychological uneasiness like anxiety, … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Struggling with Asthma

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Struggling with Asthma

    20/01/2014 Duration: 29min

    Asthma is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. Asthma causes recurring periods of wheezing , chest tightness, shortness of breath, and coughing. The coughing often occurs at night or early in the morning. Asthma affects people of all ages, but it most often starts during childhood. In the United States, more than 25 million people are … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Struggling with attachment with Newborns

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Struggling with attachment with Newborns

    13/01/2014 Duration: 34min

    Having a baby and learning to be a parent is certainly one of life’s greatest challenges. About 1 in 4 women experiencing mental health difficulties during pregnancy or postnatally (most commonly depression or anxiety). But this doesn’t really give us an indication of women who are struggling who don’t meet ‘cut off’ criteria for depression or anxiety or whose experiences … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – How can knowing about evolution help us?

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – How can knowing about evolution help us?

    06/01/2014 Duration: 42min

    Change as the mantra for modern life, craving positive changes on all levels from individuals seeking to improve themselves to neighborhoods seeking a greater sense of community to nations attempting to function in better ways. How can evolution science help as an agent of change in general? What happens when change is left unmanaged, left to evolution? what are the … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Training the Brain for Compassion

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Training the Brain for Compassion

    30/12/2013 Duration: 31min

    Welcome to ACT taking hurt to hope. Today we are going to have an enlightening conversation about the three pounds of soft gooshy tissue we all carry between our ears. Our brains. Our brains are the most complex object know in the universe. Understanding some basic characteristics about how our brains work can be of great help to us in … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Struggling with IBS

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Struggling with IBS

    23/12/2013 Duration: 26min

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common functional disorder of the gut. (The gut includes the bowels.) A functional disorder means there is a problem with the function of a part of the body, but there is no abnormality in the structure. So, in IBS, the function of the gut is upset, but all parts of the gut look normal, … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Health issues for women in Midlife: the invisible group

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Health issues for women in Midlife: the invisible group

    16/12/2013 Duration: 34min

    Welcome to ACT taking hurt to hope. Today we are continuing our series of ACT and Health Issues. A topic close to my heart is how ACT can approach the growing population of women over 50 and those special health issues. In the next decade, more women than ever before will be age 50 or older. Women face unique health … Read more about this episode...

  • ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Stuggling with Choices: Eating problems

    ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – Stuggling with Choices: Eating problems

    09/12/2013 Duration: 38min

    The rates of obesity in America’s children and youth have tripled in the last quarter century. Approximately 20 percent of our youth are now overweight with obesity rates in preschool age children increasing at alarming speed.. Low-income minority children have a greater risk of being overweight or obese, eating fewer fruits and vegetables and engaging less in physically active lifestyles.… Read more about this episode...

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