Blog 133 - Upward Spiral

In this week’s 10-minute episode Mark and Jen go over the Flip/Find/Freak chart in the book and teach listeners how to use it. Shifting is all about choosing an upward spiral over a downward spiral, so Jen teaches the steps to follow.

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Blog 132 - You Have Your Answer

In this week’s 11-minute episode Mark and Jennifer talk about coaching tools used to help people up level their communication. They discuss a form of communication that is more inquiry based so people can help each other come up with their own best solutions.

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Blog 131 - No Pain, More Gain

In this week’s 11-minute episode Mark and Jen talk about growing up with the value that hard work and perseverance are the keys to success.  They go on to speculate that things have changed a bit in this new generation and offer an amended approach.

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Blog 130 - Everyday Feels Like Sunday

In this week’s 10-minute episode Jen and Mark discuss the ebb and flow of life and what role it plays in our motivation to get things done.  They use it as an opportunity to help bring self-awareness to listeners who might tend to chastise themselves for not being more productive.

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Blog 129 - Mind Your Own Business

In this week’s 11-minute episode Mark and Jen examine many people’s tendency to involve themselves in other people’s business. The two focus on relationships and encourage listeners to monitor their own tendencies.

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Blog 128 - Exciting News!

In this week’s 12-minute episode Mark and Jen discuss the tendency for many people to show up small in the presence of other people.  They discuss how many of us our reluctant to share our successes, joys, or excitement to others for fear that people aren’t interested or won’t celebrate those positive things. The two discuss why this happens and why it should change.

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Blog 127 - It's My Mother's Fault

In this week’s 10-minute episode Mark and Jen introduce the concept of “enculturation” and the role it plays in our ability to make positive changes in our lives. They help listeners make the connection between their past experiences and how they show up in life. Understanding these connections is key in improved self-awareness.

Blog 126 - This Relationship Isn't Working

In this 10-minute episode Mark and Jen have a conversation about how people can take more responsibility for the success of their close relationships.  They talk about how common it is for people to settle for dull, rocky, lifeless relationships. The two point out that being a victor in life rather than a victim means seeking out the role we play.

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Blog 125 - Say More About My Eyes

In this 12-minute episode Mark and Jen discuss the impact that our words have on other people.  They talk about how important other people’s words have been in shaping the direction of their own lives. The two also discuss why humans need the input of others to get a clear picture of their standing in the world.

Blog 124 - So Funny I Forgot To Laugh

In this 11-minute episode Mark and Jen talk about incorporating more laughter into life. They talk about times when it has helped them out of dark times and how important it is to make sure that listeners are laughing often.

Blog 123 - Losing My Religion

In this 11-minute episode Mark and Jen get a question from a listener asking why they never discus politics and religion on the show. Mark shares insights as to why these topics can alienate shift heads who very much need the message that Oh, shift! has to offer.

Blog 122 - Great Expectations

In this 12-minute episode Mark and Jen continue the conversation about deservingness. They talk about having high expectations out of life and why having high expectations may create more work but it also creates a better reality.

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Blog 121 - Everything You Desire

In this 15-minute episode Mark and Jen ask the question, “should we be able to have what we want in life?” They discuss a process for narrowing down our preferences and desires, and how to apply that information to our career, family and marriage. The two also talk about blocks that people have in feeling deserving of having what they want.

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Blog 120 - Bringing Me Down

In this 11-minute episode Jen talks about a questions that listeners often ask in her keynotes – What do we do with loved-ones or co-workers that are super negative? Jen talks about not being dragged down by these people and gives listeners a strategy to stay in their power around negative people.

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Blog 119 - Truth Circles

In this 14-minute episode Mark and Jen tell about their Truth Circle™ facilitation model. Truth Circles™ were developed to give people the opportunity to speak their truth without fear or judgment. The two give some highlights of how to use them and what benefits they bring to groups.  Mark offers to send guidelines to anybody who contacts him.

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Blog 118 - Spread The Word

In this 14-minute episode Jen talks about sharing the Oh, shift! message across the country and she and Mark go on to encourage listeners to share their own message with those around them.  The two discuss forums that people can use to lead groups and make an impact in their home and work.

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Blog 117 - My Screen Addiction

In this 11-minute episode, Jen and Mark discuss taking technology fasts.  Jen explains why she’s been giving herself technology breaks and shares how it has led to some more productive endeavors.  The two discuss why the screen is such a lure for most people and what happens when it gets shut off.

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Blog 116 - I'm Having Trouble Loving Myself

In this 16-minute episode, Mark asks Jen about her tag-line “love yourself” and the two explore the challenges that many people have in loving themselves.  The two explore causes and ways to deal with deficiencies in the way we feel about ourselves.

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Blog 115 - The Cause Of My Pain

In this 16-minute episode, Jen speaks about emotional trauma that gets stored in people’s bodies in the form of pain. Jen shares her understanding of the concept and her own experience with physical pain emanating from childhood trauma.  Jen refers listeners to teachings by Louise Hay that have helped her understand this connection.

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Blog 114 - Keeping It Real

In this 15-minute episode Jen and Mark discuss their approach to creating a Movement and the desire to keep things real and accessible to people in all walks of life. Jen discusses getting back in touch with the inspiration that led to writing Oh, shift!