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The Savvy Psychologist's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Mental Health

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The Savvy Psychologist's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Mental Health

The Savvy Psychologist's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Mental Health

QuickAndDirtyTips.com

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Welcome to psychology for the rest of us. Host Dr. Jade Wu takes the science of psychology and makes it both entertaining and relatable. Using a sympathetic ear and evidence-based research, she explains the ‘why’ behind emotions like joy, anger, fear, trust, and anxiety, and helps you better understand the relationships you form with your friends, family, coworkers, and yourself. Seeking a healthier emotional life? It’s time to bring a trained psychologist and mental health expert along for the ride.

Latest Episodes

311 - How Being Less Defensive About Racism Will Help You Grow

Becoming an antiracist starts with an important first step—losing our defenses. Confronting the implicit biases we all have means getting uncomfortable ... and it's the only way to grow. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-be-less-defensive-about-racism https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

16 min6 d ago
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311 - How Being Less Defensive About Racism Will Help You Grow

310 - 4 Buffers Against the Toxic Effects of Racism

Racist encounters are stressful and detrimental to Black and African American mental health. It shouldn't be Black people's burden to right these wrongs—it's everyone's job to be anti-racist. But until there is equity, here are some tools to protect against the toxic effects of racism on your mental health. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/coping-with-racism https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

15 min1 w ago
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310 - 4 Buffers Against the Toxic Effects of Racism

309 - How Does Racism Affect Black Mental Health?

You may be surprised by how many ways racism impacts mental health, from the way trauma is transmitted from parents to kids, to how racism affects the way people see themselves, to its impact on the very building blocks of the mental healthcare system. Today we take an unflinching look at racism and how it affects Black and African American people's mental health. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/racism-black-mental-health https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

19 min2 w ago
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309 - How Does Racism Affect Black Mental Health?

308 - Doomscrolling- Through 2020? Here's How to Stop

The screen casts an eerie glow on your face. You can't tear your eyes away from the bad news. You feel depressed and angry, but you can't stop scrolling. Why do we do this to ourselves, and how can we stop? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/self-care/stop-doomscrolling https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

15 min3 w ago
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308 - Doomscrolling- Through 2020? Here's How to Stop

307 - How to Master Your Fear of Death

Do you fall into existential dread when you're reminded that you'll die someday? You may be surprised by the factors that subtly (or not so subtly) change our attitudes toward death. We may even be able to control some of them to master our fear. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/master-fear-death https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

15 minAUG 21
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307 - How to Master Your Fear of Death

306 - Postpartum Mental Health Issues We Don't Talk About

There's more to postpartum mental health than "baby blues." These lesser-known challenges may not get as much attention as postpartum depression, but they're no less real to new moms who experience them. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/womens-health/postpartum-mental-health-issues https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

21 minAUG 14
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306 - Postpartum Mental Health Issues We Don't Talk About

305 - 6 Ways to Survive Survivor Guilt

When tragedy befalls those around us but leaves us unscathed, some of us feel guilty. Here's how to understand and cope with survivor guilt. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/6-ways-to-survive-survivor-guilt https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

14 minAUG 7
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305 - 6 Ways to Survive Survivor Guilt

304 - Feeling Out of Sorts? Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Might Help

Are you getting your needs met? The classic Maslow's hierarchy can help you understand why you might be feeling unfulfilled and what to do about it. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/maslows-hierarchy-needs https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

16 minJUL 31
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304 - Feeling Out of Sorts? Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Might Help

303 - Pain Is Inevitable—Here's How to Make Suffering Optional

Pain and suffering aren't the same. You can ease suffering by gently peeling back layers of worry, regret, complaint, and unhelpful story-telling to get to the pain inside. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/pain-vs-suffering https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

15 minJUL 24
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303 - Pain Is Inevitable—Here's How to Make Suffering Optional

302 - Chemtrails, Aliens, and Illuminati—The Psychology of Conspiracy Theories

Does your otherwise sensible friend believe "chemtrails" are part of a sinister government plot? The psychology behind believing in conspiracy theories is fascinating. Some may even have biological causes. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/psychology-conspiracy-theories https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

15 minJUL 17
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302 - Chemtrails, Aliens, and Illuminati—The Psychology of Conspiracy Theories

Latest Episodes

311 - How Being Less Defensive About Racism Will Help You Grow

Becoming an antiracist starts with an important first step—losing our defenses. Confronting the implicit biases we all have means getting uncomfortable ... and it's the only way to grow. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-be-less-defensive-about-racism https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

16 min6 d ago
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311 - How Being Less Defensive About Racism Will Help You Grow

310 - 4 Buffers Against the Toxic Effects of Racism

Racist encounters are stressful and detrimental to Black and African American mental health. It shouldn't be Black people's burden to right these wrongs—it's everyone's job to be anti-racist. But until there is equity, here are some tools to protect against the toxic effects of racism on your mental health. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/coping-with-racism https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

15 min1 w ago
Comments
310 - 4 Buffers Against the Toxic Effects of Racism

309 - How Does Racism Affect Black Mental Health?

You may be surprised by how many ways racism impacts mental health, from the way trauma is transmitted from parents to kids, to how racism affects the way people see themselves, to its impact on the very building blocks of the mental healthcare system. Today we take an unflinching look at racism and how it affects Black and African American people's mental health. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/racism-black-mental-health https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

19 min2 w ago
Comments
309 - How Does Racism Affect Black Mental Health?

308 - Doomscrolling- Through 2020? Here's How to Stop

The screen casts an eerie glow on your face. You can't tear your eyes away from the bad news. You feel depressed and angry, but you can't stop scrolling. Why do we do this to ourselves, and how can we stop? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/self-care/stop-doomscrolling https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

15 min3 w ago
Comments
308 - Doomscrolling- Through 2020? Here's How to Stop

307 - How to Master Your Fear of Death

Do you fall into existential dread when you're reminded that you'll die someday? You may be surprised by the factors that subtly (or not so subtly) change our attitudes toward death. We may even be able to control some of them to master our fear. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/master-fear-death https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

15 minAUG 21
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307 - How to Master Your Fear of Death

306 - Postpartum Mental Health Issues We Don't Talk About

There's more to postpartum mental health than "baby blues." These lesser-known challenges may not get as much attention as postpartum depression, but they're no less real to new moms who experience them. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/womens-health/postpartum-mental-health-issues https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

21 minAUG 14
Comments
306 - Postpartum Mental Health Issues We Don't Talk About

305 - 6 Ways to Survive Survivor Guilt

When tragedy befalls those around us but leaves us unscathed, some of us feel guilty. Here's how to understand and cope with survivor guilt. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/6-ways-to-survive-survivor-guilt https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

14 minAUG 7
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305 - 6 Ways to Survive Survivor Guilt

304 - Feeling Out of Sorts? Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Might Help

Are you getting your needs met? The classic Maslow's hierarchy can help you understand why you might be feeling unfulfilled and what to do about it. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/maslows-hierarchy-needs https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

16 minJUL 31
Comments
304 - Feeling Out of Sorts? Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Might Help

303 - Pain Is Inevitable—Here's How to Make Suffering Optional

Pain and suffering aren't the same. You can ease suffering by gently peeling back layers of worry, regret, complaint, and unhelpful story-telling to get to the pain inside. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/pain-vs-suffering https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

15 minJUL 24
Comments
303 - Pain Is Inevitable—Here's How to Make Suffering Optional

302 - Chemtrails, Aliens, and Illuminati—The Psychology of Conspiracy Theories

Does your otherwise sensible friend believe "chemtrails" are part of a sinister government plot? The psychology behind believing in conspiracy theories is fascinating. Some may even have biological causes. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/psychology-conspiracy-theories https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych

15 minJUL 17
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302 - Chemtrails, Aliens, and Illuminati—The Psychology of Conspiracy Theories
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