The Psychology of your 20s

A podcast that explains how everything is psychology. Even your 20s. New episodes every Friday! For business enquires please email thepsychologyofyour20steam@unitedtalent.com New merchandise here: https://the-psychology-of-your-20s.myshopify.com/

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 57 minutes

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174. Retroactive jealousy

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Feeling jealous over our partners past can feel highly irrational, but its still a feeling many of us have and contributes to a lot of obsessive and unhealthy behaviours like stalking their exes, asking intrusive questions, starting arguments in hopes of getting the reassurance we need. In today's episode, we talk about the psychology of retroactive jealousy, including its origins and how to move past your jealous feelings...


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173. Your guide to panic attacks

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Panic attacks are awful, they sneak up on us in the worst moments and make us feel overwhelmed by an invisible fear. In today's episode we are going to talk through the psychology of panic attacks including: 

  • Why they occur?
  • Panic disorders vs. panic attacks 
  • The flight, fight, freeze or fawn response
  • The car alarm analogy 
  • The function of anxiety and panic
  • Anxiety avoidance vs...


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172. I'm scared of getting older

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It's my birthday. Let's talk about my fear of growing older. 

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171. Changing careers in your 20s ft. The Career Contessa

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Our 20s are one of the best times for us to change careers. Perhaps you're feeling burntout, bored, unmotivated, craving something bigger, something with purpose or better hours, a change from the life and job you currently have...


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170. The psychology of acne

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Acne has just as many emotional and mental symptoms as it does physical. Having acne in our 20s is a significant source of insecurity, frustration and hopelessness, impacting how we go about making new friends, dating, career opportunities and so much more...


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169. The mental load in relationships

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Sustaining a relationship has a lot more to do with the division of domestic, emotional and physical labour. A massive component is the mental load - the additional energy that goes into organising, scheduling and managing the daily tasks, chores and things that need to be done whilst also accounting for your partners needs...


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168. Do you really need closure?

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The end of a relationship or a friendship can leave us with a lot of unanswered questions, especially when the split is sudden, out of the blue, and the other person is unresponsive. In other instances, we don't quite know what went wrong and are looking for answers. In today's episode we talk about the elusive myth that is closure: whether we need it, how to get it, and why we should not rely on others to provide us with permission to move on...


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167. 5 steps to build a life you love

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A considerable question for those of us in our 20s is how do we create a good life? What does it mean to design a life we love and how exactly do we do that? In today's episode we break down five ways we can do this, including: 

  1. Deconstructing your old life for your new one + the Odyssey Plan
  2. Prototyping your new life + the 15 minute rule 
  3. Addition through subtraction 
  4. Pursue daily joy 
  5. Positive future planning + dopamine...


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166. Fantasy bonding - is it love or delusion?

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Sometimes we become more attached to the idea of someone and their potential, than the reality of who they actually are. We begin to project our wants and desires on to them and ignore the red flags, the disappointments, the truth. This is what we call fantasy bonding and it prevents us from seeing someone for who they truly are, causes us to be lead along and invest in the wrong people...


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165. The psychology of anger

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Anger is one of our most primal emotions and yet we have no idea how to manage it. We suppress it, allowing it to rule our lives; we hide from it, we let it explode onto people who don't deserve our rage. In this episode we break down the psychology of anger and why anger is often a secondary emotion, masking our true fear, anxiety and insecurity...


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