Today my guest is Dr. Ben Michaelis an action-oriented psychologist, elite performance coach, professional thought partner, and the author of Your Next Big Thing: Ten Small Steps to Get Moving and Get Happy. In his private practice based in Manhattan, Dr. Michaelis works with entrepreneurs, authors, actors, musicians, artists, and executives. He’s frequently featured as a mental health expert on various television and radio programs such as The Today Show, Fox News, MSNBC, and he’s written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Vanity Fair, The Oprah Magazine, Parents Magazine, Women’s Health, Glamour, and many others.
00:03:37 – The NYC Marathon.
00:11:26 – Big life changes and travel.
00:17:58 – Who his the book written for.
00:24:07 – Societies current mental health challenges.
00:32:31 – The inner critic is not sufficient.
00:35:35 – Finding the right therapist for you.
00:42:38 – Lightning round.
00:48:01 – Questions about writing.
LINKS – (In order of appearance)
Your Next Big Thing: Ten Small Steps to Get Moving and Get Happy by Dr. Ben Michaelis
For Like Minds – Connect with People Like You
Siddhartha: A Novel – by Hermann Hesse