Through the Eyes of a Therapist

www.throughtheeyesofatherapist.org Cristal M. Acosta, TX LPC, Board Certified Therapist, is committed to shining light on EVERYTHING mental health by de-mystifying therapy, humanizing therapists, and de-stigmatizing mental illness!

How to Be a TUFF Mudder: Women Warriors Under TOUGH Spartan-Like Course Conditions

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Maybe you've heard of the popular obstacle race courses, Tough Mudder, Spartan Race, Warrior Dash, etc.  In this conversation with Paulina, my muddy buddy, we talk about our physical and mental experiences during these races.  

The both of us have strong backgrounds in Psychology and Sociology, so we talk about mental toughness, confidence, competition, discipline, and grit.  We have done Tough Mudders, Spartan Races, Warrior Dashes, and other types of marathons/obstacle races. 

We mention how we each trained for the races and how mentally prepared we must be to endure, prepare, and tough out some harsh conditions.  We give honest reviews about our experiences with each type of race we have done, so you can decide if you want to Spartan Up or be a Tough Mudder.

 

For more info on the obstacle course races mentioned in this episode visit:

https://toughmudder.com/

https://www.spartan.com/en

https://warriordash.com/

http://runthejailbreak.com/

 

*This podcast is for informational or entertainment purposes only.  You should always seek the consultation and advice of your own doctors and/or other health/mental health professionals.

Safety in an Unsafe World

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In this episode I interview preparedness instructor, consultant, and safety expert, Martin Lopez.  This Navy Veteran talks with me about:

  • Arming our school teachers.
  • A false sense of security.
  • Preventing traumatization.
  • Recommendations on how you can make your home a safer place.
  • Why having a safety plan and training is ESSENTIAL. 

 

To get training from Martin or his network of professionals, you can reach him at info@redteamsafety.com

Or by visiting his facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RedTeamSafety/

 

*Material in all episodes of Through the Eyes of a Therapist is for informational purposes only and you should always seek the help of your own mental health professional or doctor*

 

 

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