Podcast: The Ambitious Procrastinator

Episode 15: Time ROI: Investing In What Truly Matters

Use this episode to walk and listen as you reassess your daily routines, identify time-wasting habits, and make intentional choices to create a more fulfilling and balanced life. Click here to learn more about the 4K poster mentioned in the show. Enter Petra as you...
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Episode 14: The Confidence Circle: How to Trust Yourself and Take Action

I encourage you to listen to this show as you walk. In this podcast episode, I talk about confidence and share personal experiences of lacking confidence in the past. We discuss the six pillars of self-esteem by Nathaniel Brandon, emphasizing the need for self-acceptance, self-responsibility, self-assertiveness, and living consciously and purposefully to enhance confidence and tools that you can use to take inspires action - before you think you are ready. Toward the end of the show, I ask five empowering questions to help you tap into your inner coach. There is music and time for you to reflect built in so you can use the power of movement to help you strengthen your confidence muscle.

Episode Thirteen: Navigating the Sunk Cost Fallacy: When to Hold On and When to Let Go

In this episode of The Ambitious Procrastinator, Petra explores the concept of the sunk cost fallacy and how it influences our decisions. She shares personal experiences of holding onto things longer than necessary due to past investments and I discuss how this fallacy affects various aspects of our lives, from relationships to projects. Petra leaves you with several high-powered questions designed to help you reevaluate your current choices and consider if you are holding onto things based on past investments rather than future benefits.

Episode Twelve: Second Thoughts, The Art of Changing Your Mind

This Episode is sponsored by The Catalyst Community, a membership for Ambitious Procrastinators in Mid-Life. To learn more visit Petrakolber.com/join In this episode, we dive deep into the concept of changing our minds. Changing your mind is not a weakness. It’s a sign of strength...
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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.