The What If UP Club with Mendhi Audlin - Podcast Archives

Conquering Self-Doubt what if wednesday Dec 11, 2019

When is the last time you honestly listened to the voice in your head? What was it telling you? Is your self-talk kind and empowering? Or critical and afraid?

The holiday season can easily trigger self-doubt.  For some, it's the result of being around family members who see in you all the...

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Slowing down... what if wednesday Dec 04, 2019

The Sufi poet Rumi reminds us:
"The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear."

December carries with her the call to slow down, to reflect, and to listen deeply. What if, despite all the demands of the holiday season, we take the time to step away from our busy-ness and...

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The Healing Power of Gratitude what if wednesday Nov 27, 2019

I'm in Texas today.  Mom is in the kitchen preparing the turkey. Dad is in the living room listening to my daughter practice Christmas carols on her violin.

Tomorrow, my childhood home will be filled once again with brothers and sisters, cousins and in-laws, representing...

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Why "Idea People" Often Get Stuck... what if wednesday Nov 20, 2019

We all know people who have great ideas, right? How many of those people follow through to turn those ideas into reality? 

In working with people for over 20 years using the "What If UP" tools, I've found 5 areas where people get stuck:

1)  They don’t know what they want to do.

2)...

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What if we mobilize the middle? what if wednesday Nov 13, 2019

Sometimes it seems as if we are living in a time of extremes.  Polarization.  People donned in the jerseys of "Team Us"  and "Team Them."

What if the reality of our world is actually different from what we see?  What if the majority of us are not at the...

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A light in the darkness... what if wednesday Nov 06, 2019

A tragedy has impacted my little town in Colorado. Teen suicide has become the leading cause of death for people in our state between the ages of 10 and 24 with over 500 young people per year choosing to end their lives.

Last night, our community grieved another loss.  Following the...

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An ancient tradition of remembering... what if wednesday Oct 30, 2019

We are fast approaching one of my favorite times of the year...

While so many of us here in the United States are preparing for Halloween, down in Mexico there is an another ancient tradition beginning this week. 

It is a tradition of remembering, celebrating, and reconnecting with...

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Getting to Know YOU! what if wednesday May 15, 2019

Here's what I've noticed this week:

It doesn't matter how vast our differences may seem, when we take the time to get to know and understand each other, the space between us seems to melt away.

What if, this week, we focus our attention on getting to know each other a little better?

Consider the...

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What if you could strengthen your resilience? what if wednesday May 08, 2019

As you may know, each month I connect live with our What If UP Club Online for an hour of teaching, sharing, coaching & encouragement. Last night's call was a powerful one.  Our focus:

resilience (noun). The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.

It's a...

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When You're Down and Troubled... what if wednesday May 01, 2019

The words are by Carole King. You may know it best in the harmonious voice of James Taylor.  The message is universal. And perhaps today it is more applicable than ever...

"When you're down and troubled
And you need some love and care
And nothing, nothing is going right,
Close your eyes...

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The Three Priorities what if wednesday Apr 24, 2019

April has been a whirlwind. This morning, I sat down to regroup, refocus, and reprioritize.

As I reflected on my priorities, I realized that my top three priorities are universal. They never change.  And, in fact, if I continue to focus first on my top three priorities, everything else will...

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The Invincible Strength of the Human Spirit what if wednesday Apr 17, 2019

I'm struggling to put into words what I've experienced in the past 24 hours...

I'm in California this week.  Yesterday, I had the honor of presenting a keynote address at the 2019 CalWorks Conference. CalWorks is an organization committed to lifting California...

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