Nach Genre filtern

The Mel Robbins Podcast

The Mel Robbins Podcast

Mel Robbins

You can change your life and Mel Robbins will show you how. Mel Robbins is one of the world’s most widely booked and followed podcast hosts and authors. She’s trusted by the world’s leading brands and medical professionals who use her research-backed tools and strategies in clinical and corporate settings. She’s amassed millions of followers online, with her videos going viral almost daily. 143 Studios Inc., her female-led media company, produces provocative and award-winning content with unprecedented results: millions of books sold, billions of video views, seven #1 audiobooks, and original courses and programming for clients like Starbucks, JP Morgan Chase, LinkedIn, Spotify, Headspace, and Audible. Mel’s work has been translated into 41 languages, her podcast is syndicated in 194 countries, and her TEDx Talk is one of the most viewed of all time. A New York Times bestselling author and self-publishing phenom, Mel’s work includes The High 5 Habit and The 5 Second Rule. Most importantly, her science-backed tools and relatable advice have changed the lives of millions of people worldwide. Despite all this, Mel is one of the most down-to-earth and caring people you’ll ever meet. The person you see every day online is exactly the same in real life. Probably because she learned everything she teaches the hard way: by first screwing up her own life, and out of necessity, discovering the tools and research that transformed her life and got her to where she is today. In The Mel Robbins Podcast, Mel gets more personal than ever, welcoming you into her life and taking you behind the scenes in real time. Every episode is packed with deeply relatable topics, tactical advice, hilarious screwups, compelling conversations, and the tools and inspiration you need to create a better life. Tune in and buckle up – your life is about to change. New episodes of The Mel Robbins Podcast drop every Monday and Thursday. To learn more about Mel, go deeper into every episode, find the resources and research she mentions, or submit a topic or question, check out

106 - 6 Magic Words That Stop Anxiety & Overwhelm
0:00 / 0:00
  • 106 - 6 Magic Words That Stop Anxiety & Overwhelm

    In today’s episode, I’m sharing the “6 magic words” that I say to myself on repeat whenever I start to spiral. I call them “magic” because they seem to have an almost spell-like effect on me when I say them out loud. I’ve shared these 6 magic words with millions of people online, and today you’re going to learn what they are and how to use them to your advantage. If you're a worrier, an overthinker, or struggle with anxiety, you’ll love these 6 words. You can use them like a tool to stop yourself from worrying, obsessing, catastrophizing, and creating problems in your mind that don’t exist in the present moment. These 6 words are rooted in behavioral science, psychology, stoicism, and even Buddhism. In fact, I’m going to share a fantastic metaphor to make this even more visual and easy to understand and apply in your life. You will also learn: How to use my 6-word phrase to interrupt your worries and self-doubt. The question you can ask yourself to beat fear with logic. A beautiful Buddhist teaching that will empower you to stop torturing yourself mentally. A shocking study about how stressful thoughts cause you real pain. What “positive ideation” is and why you need to use it the next time you start to spiral. What the data says about your worries (my jaw was on the floor). Exactly how to train your brain to be more optimistic. Bottom line: You have the power to quiet anxious thoughts and to stop the endless loop of worries that run through your head. You just need the 6 magic words I’m about to teach you right now. Xo, Mel In this episode: 0:44: I’ve got something I want to confess to you. 4:46: What is the ONE thing we all do? 5:13: You are creating worry and stress in your life. This is exactly how to stop. 6:49: How to use my 6-word phrase to interrupt your worries and self-doubt. 9:18: The question you can ask yourself to beat fear with logic. 12:10: A beautiful Buddhist teaching that will empower you to stop torturing yourself. 13:46: Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional. Listen to this. 16:16: Assuming the worst is doing this to your nervous system. 18:39: What would your life be like if you didn’t worry about…anything? 21:38: This is exactly how to break the habit of chronic worry. 24:55: The shocking connection between catastrophizing and your ability to focus. 31:06: Wait until you hear how stressful thoughts cause you real pain. 34:06: How do you start living to your fullest potential once and for all? Want more resources? Go to my podcast page at Disclaimer

    Thu, 28 Sep 2023 - 37min
  • 105 - You Asked, I Answered: Don’t Blame Me for Delivering the Hard Truth

    In today’s episode, we are trying something new, and absolutely anything goes. You’ve been flooding my inbox with questions, problems, sticky situations, and big, big dreams and goals. So today, because you asked, I am going to show up and deliver the hard truth, the surprising advice, the tricks to get you out of any pickle, and the inspiration that you need to take that next step. Nothing is off the table. So don’t f***ing blame me when I tell you how it is. I’ve got a pile of hundreds and thousands of YOUR questions, and I’m giving you the coaching you need. This might be my favorite episode I ever recorded. We are going to cover: When it’s time to walk away from a friendship (hint: when these 2 things disappear). How it’s about damn time you stop dating for potential. How to use the ‘Let Them Theory’ to protect your energy. ONE tool you need to make decisions without overthinking. What’s keeping you from getting a raise or promotion, and more importantly, what should you do to get it. How to get someone you love to go to therapy (and when it’s time to walk away). Why a mid-life crisis is actually your greatest opportunity. Oh, and we will cover my favorite swear word for the season (I can’t write it here, so you’ll have to listen). You will laugh with me in this episode, and you will also get advice you need to hear. But don’t blame me if it is TMI—you asked for it! Xo, Mel P.S. If any little ones are listening, put those headphones on! In this episode: 1:40: How do you know when to walk away from a friendship? 9:00: How do you make decisions without overthinking? 10:20: How do women negotiate a fair salary with a boss? 11:55: Mel, what were your dreams when you were a girl? 14:40: How do you get someone to go to therapy when they need it? 25:50: How can you be vulnerable with word vomiting everything? 26:30: Mel, what’s your favorite swear word? 28:20: You need to hear the advice I give about the BS of a ‘mid-life crisis’. 30:50: Betsy’s husband is missing out on life, and she needs help. Want more resources? Go to my podcast page at Disclaimer

    Mon, 25 Sep 2023 - 37min
  • 104 - Never Fast the Week Before Your Period! The Shocking Science About Intermittent Fasting & Women’s Health

    In this episode, researcher, respected expert on intermittent fasting, and bestselling author of Fast Like A Girl, Dr. Mindy Pelz, is here to explain fasting—and, in particular, how it impacts women’s hormone health. Men and women’s hormones are different, and because of that, women MUST fast differently than men. Dr. Mindy is the first person who explained this to me, and this is why I wanted to have her on. I had no idea that fasting would screw up my estrogen and progesterone. Why? Because I first learned about fasting from a male. When I tried intermittent fasting, I wasn’t seeing the health benefits that everyone talks about. Now I know why. You’ve seen fasting advice trending on TikTok and in health articles; even your friends are talking about it (just like mine), and after this episode you will know exactly what fasting is, why you might want to do it, and what every woman needs to know to get started. I want you to get the right information from a respected female expert in this field. Everyone needs to hear this. This conversation is loaded with research and resources, and as always, extensive show notes are available on You can find them for this episode here. ( Today, Dr. Mindy Pelz reveals: The scientific protocols you need so you can fast the right way. How to fast with your 28- to 30-day cycle for hormonal, physical, and mental health (and what to do if you’ve lost your cycle, like me). The hormone science about how the female body operates (no one talks about this). How to manage PMS and why intermittent fasting may help. The research that explains why fasting tanks your progesterone How this relates to you if you are in menopause and have an irregular cycle. What the 30-day reset is, and its powerful ability to transform your health. How to incorporate fasting into your life (and never miss a good meal with your family and friends). Why coffee doesn’t break a fast, but a frappuccino does. 3 hacks to get started with a fast that will make your fasts more successful. The 6 fasting windows and their unique and extraordinary health benefits. We are going to focus on the step-by-step guide for women, what to do, and why this matters, but we do cover fasting protocols and how-to advice that both genders need to know. I learned so much from Dr. Mindy, and as with all episodes, this is a free resource where you get to learn straight from somebody who has literally written the book on this topic. I would definitely send this to absolutely anyone that needs to hear it. Xo, Mel IMPORTANT: This podcast discusses fasting, and its advice may not be suitable for anyone with an eating disorder. If you have an existing health condition, are pregnant or nursing, or are taking medication, always consult your healthcare practitioner before going for prolonged periods without eating. In this episode: 1:30: What exactly IS fasting and what is the purpose? (Hint: It’s NOT a diet trend.) 5:45: What does fasting look like for a PhD who studies fasting? 7:15: What’s okay to include during your fasting window? 8:15: 3 simple hacks to help you get started with fasting. 13:00: Who is fasting NOT for? 16:10 Here’s how you may feel when you first try fasting. 17:50: Women need to fast differently than men.  18:45: How your hormones are impacted by intermittent fasting. 25:00: Why most women were not successful when fasting was first introduced. 30:15: How do you figure out your menstrual cycle if you use an IUD? 34:20: Menopausal women can use the moon for what? 38:50: 4 steps to determine which of the 6 types of fasting works best for you. 42:00: How to make intermittent fasting more flexible. 45:00: Limit these 3 foods when you’re fasting. 47:50: 4 ways to break a fast. Want more resources? Go to my podcast page at Disclaimer

    Thu, 21 Sep 2023 - 52min
  • 103 - 6 Intermittent Fasting Protocols for Fat Loss, Mood, Energy, and Improving Your Overall Health

    In this episode, renowned holistic health expert and intermittent fasting devotee Dr. Mindy Pelz is here to explain the 101 of fasting for better health. You’ll learn the empowering science behind why it works and how it can help you achieve so many health goals. Dr. Mindy is fascinated by our body’s ability to "heal itself" and how fasting protocols can activate some remarkable results based on extensive research studies. If you’re tired of diets that leave you feeling like sh*t, health improvements that cost money, or just hate feeling out of control of your body, this is the one zero-cost tool that could have a significant impact on your health. Dr. Mindy is on a mission to help people understand and harness their healing abilities through fasting. And today, she’s told all the Olympic athletes, Academy Award-winning actors, and Silicon Valley CEOs that she works with to step aside because she’s got an appointment with someone more important: you. This episode is a guide to 6 recommended and researched fasting protocols. You’ll learn about each one and how they unleash your body’s natural ability to heal itself, reset the gut, and even get rid of damaged cells in the body. Dr. Mindy breaks it all down with significant research, stories, and shocking statistics. She’ll teach you: What fasting even is and why it’s different from a "diet". The 6 different fasting protocols and their researched-backed benefits. The 3 easiest ways to start fasting at any point. What the two energy systems in your body are and how fasting helps you tap into both. What is biologically happening when you follow a fasting protocol? What Keto really stands for and why the term "Keto-friendly" can’t be trusted. The 9 cellular healing benefits of fasting and how it can help cure disease. The fasting protocol that will help you lose belly fat (for good). I can’t wait for you to learn from Dr. Mindy about this free tool that may just be what you’ve been looking for. Get ready to feel empowered. Xo, Mel IMPORTANT: This podcast discusses fasting, and its advice may not be suitable for anyone with an eating disorder. If you have an existing health condition, are pregnant or nursing, or are taking medication, always consult your healthcare practitioner before going for prolonged periods without eating. In this episode, you’ll learn: 4:40: According to the research, what does fasting do? 5:30: Here’s why fasting is such a passion for Dr. Mindy Pelz. 7:20: So how does fasting work exactly? 10:00: Our bodies have two energy systems, but we only use one. 12:15: What is autophagy and why should I care? 14:00: When your body isn’t making ketones, you’re missing a key component of health. 17:30: The surprising places most of the fasting research comes from. 20:40: Science recommends intermittent fasting as a first line of treatment. 21:45: This is why fasting is NOT a dieting trend. 25:00: Here’s how fasting melts calories, no matter what you eat. 28:20: Got cravings? This is where they come from and how you can control them. 31:00: Ignore “keto-friendly” marketing; eat this food instead. 33:00: Fasting is not for pregnant and nursing women, or people with eating disorders. 35:10: What about my coffee? 37:15: Describing the 6 different types of fasting.  39:50: I want to make this idea of fasting easy for you. 45:40: When your body makes a ketone, it also makes the calming GABA hormone. 48:00: Let’s unpack autophagy and who exactly that is for. 54:40: How do intestinal stem cells make a difference to your health? 55:35: Is it even safe to fast for 36 hours, and why on earth do I want to do that? 58:30: Feeling anxious? Give this type of intermittent fasting a try. 60:30: Research found that fasting chemo patients had healthier white blood cells. Want more resources? Go to my podcast page at Disclaimer

    Mon, 18 Sep 2023 - 1h 07min
  • 102 - Raw and Refreshing Advice on Navigating Anxiety, Insecurity, Popularity, & Peer Pressure in Your Teenage and 20-Something Years

    Lately, I’ve been getting a ton of questions from listeners about how to best support high schoolers and 20-somethings. There are lots of questions about anxiety, peer pressure, and getting young adults to open up. So, in this episode, I have a pile of your questions in front of me as my son, Oakley, and I go through them rapid-fire style, so you get both of our perspectives on the topics everyone worries about but is too afraid to talk about. I have to say, Oakley really showed up for this conversation for you. He has hilarious and heartfelt thoughts on topics he has first-hand experience with. We cover it all. From academic pressure to body image to bullying, this conversation is full of tools and strategies and is raw, unfiltered, and filled with relatable stories (and only a few f-bombs). You will learn: What teens and 20-somethings really need (and don’t need) from their parents. (If you only get one thing from this episode, make it this…) How to encourage the young men in your life to open up. The ONLY thing you need to do when your young adults come home in a bad mood. How to get unhooked from toxic popularity and cliques and find your people in school or in life. 3 smart strategies to use when your child is getting bullied that will strengthen your bond with your kid. An 18-year-old's surprising take on when to give your kid a cellphone. The must-use hacks for introverts who want to be more confident in school. How to get your kid to do chores (and still like you). Strategies for handling your kid’s anxiety without yelling or freaking out. The best way to navigate curfews and late-night parties with your teen. I can’t wait for you to hear this. I loved the questions and the advice. And as a mom, I couldn’t be more proud of Oak for how much wisdom he shared. I’d love for you to listen with your teens and 20-somethings. In fact, at the end of the episode, Oakley gives specific advice (including exactly what to say) to get your kids to listen. Xo, Mel In this episode, you’ll learn: 1:20: Why is it so hard to get my teen to open up to me? 4:00: Your kids need quiet time at these two times of the day. 7:22: Here’s what to say to start a conversation with your child. 9:30: How should your kids handle clique groups? 11:00: How can you tell who "your" people are? 12:15: Three strategies to help your kid deal with hurtful behaviors. 17:30: What teens need (and don’t need) from their parents. 21:45: At what age do you think your teen should have a phone? 23:30: My high school senior has no idea what she wants to major in. 26:00: Two best hacks for introverted teens everywhere. 28:45: How can you help your kids find their friends? 34:00: My teen is a senior in high school, but he still has chores at home. 36:30: Oakley gives you a peek into his own anxiety to help your anxious teen. 41:20: How do you reassure your kid when he’s dyslexic? 42:45: The gold-standard tutoring program we used to help Oakley with his dyslexia. 44:20: Two simple hacks that have made a big difference for Oakley in school. 45:30: The two qualities I think of first when it comes to curfews. 47:00: Here was my #1 desire for my Vermont home when it came to my kids. 49:40: I literally sat Oakley’s friends down and laid down two rules for hanging out. 52:40: So how do you get your teen to listen to this interview? Want more resources? Go to my podcast resource page at Disclaimer

    Thu, 14 Sep 2023 - 54min
Weitere Folgen anzeigen