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Your Motivational High 5

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Rank #70 in Mental Health category

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Feeling stuck? Try Your Motivational High 5, hosted by Phil Larson. It is the short, 5-minute podcast seeking to motivate you in the way of self-examination, developing good mental health, and empowering yourself to do incredible things. We are all about telling ourselves positive narratives as a way to combat and rewire the negative narratives we've believed much of our lives. Find support, realize you're not alone, and feel empowered to move forward!

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Feeling stuck? Try Your Motivational High 5, hosted by Phil Larson. It is the short, 5-minute podcast seeking to motivate you in the way of self-examination, developing good mental health, and empowering yourself to do incredible things. We are all about telling ourselves positive narratives as a way to combat and rewire the negative narratives we've believed much of our lives. Find support, realize you're not alone, and feel empowered to move forward!

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417 Ratings
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Binge worthy

By Justin Pagan - Jul 25 2019
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Positive, short, sweet and the point. Phil you got me hooked.

Wonderful!

By ktreetree316 - Jun 24 2019
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Just started listening and I’m glued to this podcast. Very inspiring and positive!

iTunes Ratings

417 Ratings
Average Ratings
359
50
5
2
1

Binge worthy

By Justin Pagan - Jul 25 2019
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Positive, short, sweet and the point. Phil you got me hooked.

Wonderful!

By ktreetree316 - Jun 24 2019
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Just started listening and I’m glued to this podcast. Very inspiring and positive!

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Your Motivational High 5

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Feeling stuck? Try Your Motivational High 5, hosted by Phil Larson. It is the short, 5-minute podcast seeking to motivate you in the way of self-examination, developing good mental health, and empowering yourself to do incredible things. We are all about telling ourselves positive narratives as a way to combat and rewire the negative narratives we've believed much of our lives. Find support, realize you're not alone, and feel empowered to move forward!

Episode 66: On Anxiety

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Anxiety is an appropriate response. We approach it healthily by embracing it and seeing it through. Only then will we find the growth and life waiting for us on the other side. #YMH5   Support my music: http://bit.ly/itw_itunes   Reach out to Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Jul 28 2017

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Episode 2: On Risk

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About this episode:

Failure sucks. Risk is scary. Here are some ways to redeem risk after failure to make risk worth it. We need to trust that sometimes the greatest failure is not risking at all. Be willing to risk because you are worth success!

Links:

http://thestoryshop.tv/podcast or http://thestoryshop.tv/ymh5

Custom line art by William Johnson: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

The 66 Day Experiment by Alex Barker: http://66dayexperiment.com

Facebook: http://facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5

@Phil_Larson | phil@thestoryshop.tv | http://PhilLarson.net

#YMH5

Jan 22 2016

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Episode 15, Part 1: On Rewiring Your Brain: Breaking Habits (with Dr. William Ranahan)

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Part 1 of 2! Dr. William Ranahan is our guest for both parts of Episode 15. Step 1 to rewire your brain is identifying the bad habits. Studies of Neuroplasticity have discovered gaps between neurons that remain our entire life. Electrical circuits in our brain that have reinforced pathways of unhealthy behavior can be broken. #YMH5

@Phil_Larson | phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net

thestoryshop.tv/podcast | thestoryshop.tv/ymh5

Art by William Johnson: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5

Mar 04 2016

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Episode 95: On Patience

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Patience leads us to a more productive, quality-filled life. Patience helps us focus on what matter most. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

May 28 2019

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Episode 57: On Motivation

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A concept when trying to derive motivations is to make your reason bigger than your excuses. It's even better when your reasons aren't based on anything external. We speak more about internal motivation and how to find it. #YMH5   Reach out to Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Mar 20 2017

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Episode 31: On Self-Belief

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Self-Belief is hard because before anyone else will have a reason to believe in us, we have to believe in ourselves. You have more authority over your own life than anyone else and are capable of great things! #YMH5   Reach out to Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net @Phil_Larsonthestoryshop.tv/ymh5 thestoryshop.tv/podcast Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5 Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Jun 22 2016

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Episode 26: On Positivity

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Healthy positivity involves balance between the positive and negative. It is being optimistic while acknowledging that negative as room for growth. #YMH5

Reach out to Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net @Phil_Larsonthestoryshop.tv/ymh5 thestoryshop.tv/podcast Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5 Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

May 09 2016

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Replay Episode 26: On Positivity (originally released 05/09/16)

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Healthy positivity balances with healthy perspective of the negative. It is being optimistic while acknowledging the reality of the negative. #YMH5   Reach Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art   Support my music: Stream: http://bit.ly/Believe_PL1 Buy: http://bit.ly/Believe_PL2

Jan 19 2018

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Replay Episode 31: On Self-Belief (originally released 06/22/2016)

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Self-Belief is hard because, before anyone else will have a reason to believe in us, we have to believe in ourselves. You have more authority over your own life than anyone else and are capable of great things! #YMH5

Reach Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: bit.ly/ymh5art

Jun 11 2018

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Episode 3: On Potential

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About this episode of #YMH5:

This episode invites us to recall our dreams: these things that live dormant inside of us; these things that contain great potential. We choose to allow ourselves to feel those again.

Links:

@Phil_Larson | phil@thestoryshop.tv | http://PhilLarson.net

http://thestoryshop.tv/podcast or http://thestoryshop.tv/ymh5

Custom line art by William Johnson: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Facebook: http://facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5

Jan 25 2016

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Episode 73: On Self-Care

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Taking seriously our self-care is also taking seriously how we approach others and the world. Sometimes putting others in front of our selves is actually a selfish way of living. Your well-being deserves your care for it. #YMH5

Support my music: Stream: http://bit.ly/Believe_PL1 Buy: http://bit.ly/Believe_PL2   Reach out to Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Nov 30 2017

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Episode 69: On Habits

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Habits send us in a direction. Are they taking you to where you want to be? Are they encouraging healthy relationship or isolation? #YMH5 

Support me:

http://bit.ly/Believe_PL2

Reach out to me:

phil@thestoryshop.tv

@Phil_Larson

thestoryshop.tv/ymh5

YMH5 on Facebook

Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Sep 29 2017

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Episode 17: On Success

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Success is something that you get to define for yourself. There is no concrete definition. What we need to be careful of, however, is the cost of that success. Does achieving your definition of success come at the cost of other important goals? Appropriate balance is the key! #YMH5

Mar 14 2016

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Episode 22: On Fear

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When we fear, we live in the future: we want to know it; we want to control it. We can't. Face your fears by asking yourself, "Where do I want my future self to be?" When we face our fears, we face our future. #YMH5
Reach out to Phil Larson:
phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net @Phil_Larsonthestoryshop.tv/ymh5 thestoryshop.tv/podcast Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5
Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Apr 11 2016

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Episode 5: On Procrastination

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Sometimes it only takes one step forward to beat procrastination. We deserve a productive life. #YMH5

@Phil_Larson | phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net

thestoryshop.tv/podcast | thestoryshop.tv/ymh5

Show artist: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5

Jan 29 2016

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Episode 47: On Self-Growth

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Self-Growth is easier when we project ourselves into our future and connect our present self with that version. What we are doing now determines what that future self will look like. Are you becoming who you want to be? #YMH5   Reach out to Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net @Phil_Larsonthestoryshop.tv/ymh5 thestoryshop.tv/podcast Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5 Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Nov 21 2016

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Episode 91: On Instincts

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Our instincts need to be taken seriously as indicators that something more is going on. We can trust them to tell us that more questions need to be asked. #YMH5

Support on Patreon:

http://Patreon.com/YMH5

Jan 24 2019

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Episode 37: On Pain

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Pain is a teacher. The lessons we learn through our pain can offer healing to others. "Suffering ceases to be suffering the moment it finds some meaning." -Viktor Frankl #YMH5   Reach out to Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net @Phil_Larsonthestoryshop.tv/ymh5 thestoryshop.tv/podcast Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5 Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Aug 08 2016

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Episode 45: On Relationships (with Kylee Larson)

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Kylee Larson shares her understanding that healthy relationships involve a give and take of challenge and growth. I'm greatful to be married to this amazing woman! #YMH5   Connect with Kylee Larson: BoomerangGrace.blogspot.com @Kylee_Larson   Reach out to Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net @Phil_Larsonthestoryshop.tv/ymh5 thestoryshop.tv/podcast Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5 Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Oct 27 2016

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Episode 9: On Self-Doubt

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Self-doubt should be embraced as an indicator of aspiration. "The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to death." -Steven Pressfield. #YMH5

@Phil_Larson | phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net

thestoryshop.tv/podcast | thestoryshop.tv/ymh5

Art by William Johnson: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5

Feb 11 2016

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Episode 100: On Perfectionism (2)

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In Episode 100, I look at 4 ways Perfectionism holds us back. I also go off on a rant and get a little preachy at the end. Oops. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Nov 20 2019

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Episode 99: On Peace

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Peace does not have to be negatively affected by external circumstances. We can allowing those things to move us toward stronger internal peace. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Oct 07 2019

12mins

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Replay Episode 41: On Resentment (originally released 09/23/2016)

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Resentment becomes unhealthy when not addressed. We carry around this weight that begins to cause damage to our mental health. Getting rid of unaddressed resentment takes grieving the loss of this thing that served us. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Sep 27 2019

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Episode 98: On Perseverance (2)

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We were built to persevere. The rewards are the experience and growth gained from the perseverance itself. What's your marathon? You can do it. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Aug 30 2019

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Episode 97: On Trust (2) (with Lacey C. Clark of Phenomenal Everywhere)

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Lacey helps us see that trust on a grand level is helpful when desiring bigger and better things for your life. #YMH5

Lacey’s audiobook:

https://www.peverywhere.com/audio-book-1

Connect with Lacy:

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Instagram

Jul 24 2019

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Episode 96: On Anger

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Anger is not bad. It is an indicator of the things that are important to us. However, our anger can be channeled in healthy or unhealthy ways. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Jun 28 2019

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Episode 95: On Patience

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Patience leads us to a more productive, quality-filled life. Patience helps us focus on what matter most. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

May 28 2019

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Microsode 94.5: On Memorial Day

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Memorial Day should help us both tune-in to the past as well as the present. It all comes down to love, if we let it. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

May 27 2019

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Episode 94: On Rejection (with Stephen David Leonard)

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Stephen David Leonard gets vulnerable and lets us in on something he is grieving and working through. He shows us how to benefit from Rejection! #YMH5

StephenDavidLeonard.com

LisaLeonard.com

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Apr 22 2019

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Episode 93: On Disagreements

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Disagreements are to be expected. As long as we circle back around to them with the goal of listen to another perspective, we can grow in empathy and learn something new. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Mar 19 2019

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Episode 92: On Prayer

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Prayer should be seen less as religiously oriented and more seen as spiritual rejuvenation or a meditative practice. The purpose is to change you. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Reach Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: bit.ly/ymh5art

Feb 25 2019

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Episode 91: On Instincts

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Our instincts need to be taken seriously as indicators that something more is going on. We can trust them to tell us that more questions need to be asked. #YMH5

Support on Patreon:

http://Patreon.com/YMH5

Jan 24 2019

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Episode 90: On Transitions (2)

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In this second episode on Transitions, we look how they are important to help us mourn the old thing and welcome the new thing. Being mindful in the transition helps us apply the lessons learned from the old thing to the new. #YMH5   Support the podcast on Patreon! Patreon.com/YMH5 Reach Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: bit.ly/ymh5art   My Uplifting Pop Project: http://spoti.fi/2GzHrx0   Support more of my music: Stream: bit.ly/Believe_PL1 Buy: bit.ly/Believe_PL2

Dec 20 2018

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Episode 89: On Passion (with Garrain Jones)

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Garrain Jones helps us tap back into our inner child, find our passions again, and get inspired to focus your life onto what brings you joy. #YMH5   Find Garrain online: GarrainJones.com Instagram.com/garrain.jones   Support the podcast on Patreon! Patreon.com/YMH5
   Reach Phil Larson:
 phil@thestoryshop.tv
 @Phil_Larson
 thestoryshop.tv/ymh5YMH5 on Facebook 
Art by: bit.ly/ymh5art

Nov 26 2018

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Replay Episode 32: On Grace (originally released 06/29/16)

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Sometimes the hardest person to extend grace to is ourselves. We need to allow ourselves to take care of ourselves. The poem read is "Wild Geese" by Mary Oliver. #YMH5

Patreon.com/YMH5

Reach Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: bit.ly/ymh5art

Nov 05 2018

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Episode 88: On Amends

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Amends is an action to rectify our past actions and is best approached while conscious to our pain. #YMH5

Support the podcast at Patreon.com/YMH5

Reach Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: bit.ly/ymh5art

Oct 19 2018

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Episode 87: On Pain (2)

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We aren't in a good place if we are making judgements about someone else's deep pain while not in-tune to our own deep pain. #YMH5

Patreon.com/YMH5

Reach Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: bit.ly/ymh5art

Oct 01 2018

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Episode 86: On Beginnings (with Dana Bowman)

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Author Dana Bowman takes us through how to welcome and embrace new beginnings by sharing with us her vulnerable story. #YMH5

Dana's website: momsieblog.com

Dana's book: How to be Perfect Like Me

YMH5 on Patreon: Patreon.com/YMH5

Email me: phil@thestoryshop.tv

My twitter: @Phil_Larson

Art by: bit.ly/ymh5art

Sep 07 2018

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Episode 85: On Progress

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Progress should not be confused with perfection. We can only truly progress if we are willing to fail and try again. #YMH5

Patreon.com/YMH5

Reach Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: bit.ly/ymh5art

Aug 20 2018

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Episode 84: On Boundaries

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Healthy boundaries are how we love ourselves and others better. We protect ourselves and don't enable unhealthy behavior. #YMH5 Support on Patreon: Patreon.com/YMH5 Reach Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: bit.ly/ymh5art

Aug 01 2018

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