10: Depression: Lifestyle Links for Beating the Blues
 

Living Free / July 08, 2021

Researchers have long recognized the link between depression and nicotine use. Depression is about a loss of connections—in the brain and in life. Many factors are involved in depression. Positive lifestyle choices make a difference!

 
11: Stress and the Entertainment Trap
 

Living Free / July 07, 2021

Studies show that those who have a harder time coping with stress are more likely to give in to cravings and lapse into old habits, attitudes, and addictions. This episode focuses on effective stress management as the key to long-term success.

 
12: Creating Connections: Why Relationships Matter
 

Living Free / July 06, 2021

Social ties play a major role in shaping our attitudes, habits, priorities, and principles. Vicki examines the characteristics of positive relationships, and how to form them.

 
13: Habits that Last and Situational Awareness
 

Living Free / May 07, 2021

It’s one thing to achieve a goal, it’s another to maintain it over time. Vicki examines the difference between “outcome” versus “identity” based change. In addition, she will introduce the idea of situational awareness as key to understanding this difference, and will explore what it is, and how we can strengthen our walk of growth.