Podcast: The Ambitious Procrastinator

Episode Eleven: When to Ride and When to Wait

In this episode of The Ambitious Procrastinator, I share a metaphor of surfing to illustrate how we can navigate through life's challenges and opportunities. Drawing inspiration from observing surfers at Redondo Beach and watching the documentary series "100 Foot Wave," I discuss the importance of seizing opportunities, taking action, and having faith in ourselves.

Episode Ten: How to Trust Yourself: Mastering Self-Trust for Unstoppable Progress

In this episode, Petra shares her experience of trusting herself during a recent photo shoot and highlights the importance of self-trust. She teaches you how to build your inner trust by using the acronym T.R.U.S.T. T stands for truth, R for respect, U for understanding, S for self-awareness, and T for time. Trusting in ourselves and our potential is essential for achieving our dreams and moving forward in life with confidence and purpose.

Episode 9: From Stalling to Soaring: Growth Mindset Strategies to Defeat Procrastination

As the host of The Ambitious Procrastinator podcast, I dive into the power of having a growth mindset in relation to procrastination. In this episode I discuss the difference between mindset and mindfulness, emphasizing how our outlook on life can either propel us forward or hold us back. I introduce the concepts of fixed mindset and growth mindset, inspired by the work of Carol Dweck and I highlight the key characteristics of each mindset and provided five thought-provoking questions for listeners to reflect to help their own mindset and create potential areas for growth. I emphasized the importance of self-perception, resilience in facing challenges, embracing feedback, commitment to goals, and redefining success and failure. I encourage listeners to take control of their mindset, acknowledging that it is never too late to change and tap into their full potential.

Episode Eight: The ABC’s of How to Turn Negativity into Possibility

In this episode, I guide you through a powerful framework to transform negativity into possibility. I emphasize the impact of beliefs on our actions and how disputing irrational thoughts can lead to positive change. By exploring activating events, irrational beliefs, and their consequences, we uncover the power of challenging negative beliefs. Through personal anecdotes and practical steps, I encourage you to shift your mindset and embrace a future filled with positivity and potential. Join me on this journey of self-discovery and empowerment as we navigate through the ABCs of turning negativity into opportunity.

Episode Seven: Positive Psychology Meets Ambitious Procrastination: Your Guide to Happiness

In this episode of The Ambitious Procrastinator, Petra shares insights from positive psychology and personal experiences to help you overcome procrastination and align your actions with your ambitions. She explores the importance of positive emotion, engagement, relationships, meaning, and accomplishments in shaping a fulfilling life. By focusing on small daily habits and embracing self-appreciation, we can cultivate a positive mindset, learn how to make friends with our procrastination habits, and attract more goodness into our lives.

Episode 5: Embracing Imperfection: Navigating the Land of And

Are you a perfectionist struggling with procrastination? Join us on this podcast episode as we explore the relationship between perfectionism and productivity. Let's embrace the Land of And and find balance in our pursuit of greatness.

Episode 3: How to Ignore the Critics and Bet on Yourself

In this episode of The Ambitious Procrastinator, host Petra Kolber dives into the art of procrastination and how it holds us back from achieving our dreams. Through five common situations that often hold us back, Petra encourages her audience to bet on themselves and believe in their abilities. She emphasizes the importance of not letting the fear of judgment or failure hinder progress. Instead, she urges listeners to focus on the impact they can make and the value they can bring to others.