Show Notes – Episode 125
In this episode, Erica Ross-Krieger interviews Rick Carson, psychologist and author of Taming Your Gremlin®: A Surprisingly Simple Method for Getting Out of Your Own Way, and founder of The Gremlin Taming Institute. Listen in as Rick shares:
• How to deal with overwhelm by managing your intention.
• The Zen Theory of Change.
• An overview of the Gremlin Taming Method and how it provides freedom from self-defeating behaviors and beliefs.
• The power of Simply Noticing and the importance of practice.
• A peek into the 2nd book, A Master Class in Gremlin Taming.
• The Gremlin Taming Method is form of directing your attention to your physical experience. Accentuating this is a key first step. It’s “mindfulness” in action.
• The breath can be both a barometer/indicator as well as a regulator.
• Practicing the Gremlin Taming Method, breath to breath, helps us get out of our own way.
• The Gremlin Taming Method is simple, but it’s not necessarily easy.
• We can find Rick Carson and his upcoming classes, on his website and his Facebook page.
Connect with Rick Carson:
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/tamingyourgremlin
Richard D. Carson, Bio
For over four decades, Rick has been a practicing psychotherapist, personal/executive coach, seminar leader, and consultant to businesses, nonprofit organizations, several US government agencies, and more. He’s conducted presentations at the behest of organizations in the US, Europe, and the Middle East.
Rick Carson is the author of four HarperCollins books. His seminal work, Taming Your Gremlin®, has had a remarkable track record, having been a top seller for Harper since its publication in 1984. It has been translated into several languages, leading to a Revised Edition in 2003 and a sequel, A Master Class in Gremlin- Taming®, (HarperCollins 2008).
Rick is a Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, a former faculty member at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and a founder of the Gremlin-Taming Institute.