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Are you tired of all the boring English content out there? Feel Good English is different. I promise. I connect English with personal development. So check out my inspiring lessons on life-changing ideas, and watch your English grow naturally!
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Aug 12, 2016

Get the free transcript --> www.feelgoodenglish.com/member Jack Askew is the creator of To Fluency. and a certified English language teacher and language lover. He has helped many English learners reach a high level of English. He's originally from the UK, but now lives in the mountains of North Carolina in the US. He then started teaching English lessons one-to-one online before finding his passion: language acquisition and English language coaching. He realized how powerful English language learning coaching can be. He researched this topic, applied the methods to his own language learning, worked with learners from all around the world, and saw some incredible results. All his experience and knowledge is at To Fluency Get the transcript --> www.feelgoodenglish.com/member

Aug 2, 2016

GET THE TRANSCRIPT at www.feelgoodenglish.com Do you use transcripts for learning the content from this podcast more deeply? If so, what is the best way to use them? Is one way more effective than another? Well, yes, I think so. LIsten to this episode and find out the best way to use transcripts.

Jul 29, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/member Being a winner is an attitude, a way of life, a self-concept. It's a heads-up, full-speed-ahead way of living and being. It's an expectation of success that you can master with your personal coach, Denis Waitley.

Jul 19, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com We can train our ability to delay gratification, just like we can train our muscles in the gym. And you can do it in the same way as the child and the researcher: by promising something small and then delivering. Over and over again until your brain says, 1) yes, it’s worth it to wait and 2) yes, I have the capability to do this. Learn more in this episode.

Jul 15, 2016

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To Sell Is Human offers a fresh look at the art and science of selling. As he did in Drive and A Whole New Mind, Daniel H. Pink draws on a rich trove of social science for his counterintuitive insights. He reveals the new ABCs of moving others (it's no longer "Always Be Closing"), explains why extraverts don't make the best salespeople, and shows how giving people an "off-ramp" for their actions can matter more than actually changing their minds.

Jul 12, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com In this Q&A episode, a Feel Good podcast listener asked, "When is the best time to listen to my podcast?" Are YOU doing it wrong? Listen and hear my opinion on when the most effective (and easiest) time to listen to English lessons is. Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com

Jul 5, 2016

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Think you're done after you've reached success? You're not! A common problem when people realize big successes is they stop doing what got them there in the first place. In this episode, Richard St. John shares his story of how he gave up on doing exactly the things he taught in his first Ted Talk, the 8 Secrets of Success.

 

Jul 1, 2016

Get free transcripts at www.feelgoodenglish.com In this episode of the Feel Good English Podcast, I have some bad news for you, unfortunately, and the news is... You are not as smart as you think. And where did I hear this news? Well, I heard it from the book "You Are Not so Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook. Why Your Memory will See Fiction and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself." by David McRaney. But here’s the truth: You are not so smart. You’re just as deluded as the rest of us. That’s okay because being deluded is part of being human.

Jun 28, 2016

Get the free transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/member "Mindset" author, Carol Dweck, wants to share that our children need to know how to react to challenges not only in school, but also through any place else that creates various challenges. In this episode, we will also be talking about the Ted Talk, also by Carol Dweck, called "The Power of Believing That You Can Improve".Get the free transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/member

Jun 24, 2016

In The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. With penetrating intelligence and an ability to distill vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives, Duhigg brings to life a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential for transformation.

Jun 15, 2016

Free Transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/member In this episode of the Feel Good English Podcast, we have another Ted Tuesday lesson and I chose this really cool, fun, and short video called "How to Start a Movement" by Derek Sivers. Derek Sivers is a very successful tech entrepreneur and writer, and a very interesting guy in general. The short TedTalk goes through a Youtube video that went viral about a dude who got up out of the crowd and started dancing on his own. Free Transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/member

Jun 10, 2016

GET THE FREE TRANSCRIPT AT WWW.FEELGOODENGLISH.COM/13things While the advancements in technology have made our lives easier, it has, however, alienated us from our true values and distanced us from establishing real, healthy relationships. In this episode, I’m going to talk about "13 Things Mentally-Strong People Don’t Do" by Amy Morin, a licensed psychotherapist and best-selling author whose book has attracted a worldwide following and has been translated into 20 languages. The book shows us things that we can do to become mentally strong, especially in the face of adversity or in times of hardships. The book also tells us that mental health is just as important as physical strength. Treat yourself as you would treat a good friend of yours or a family member, be kind with yourself, it is not your responsibility to keep other people happy for they can only control their own thoughts.

Jun 3, 2016

Get the FREE transcripts at www.feelgoodengish.com/member Have you ever heard the expression "is your cup half empty or half full?" We say this a lot in the US, and what it gets at is if you are an optimistic or pessimistic person. Difficult times happen to everyone, but the way you look at these times makes a big difference in the quality of your life. In the book, "Learned Optimism" by Martin Seligman, the consequences of being pessimistic are talked about, as well as the benefits to becoming more optimistic. Strategies are given that you can apply to help you become a more optimistic person, which leads to more productivity, creativity, and happiness. Get the FREE transcripts at www.feelgoodengish.com/member

May 21, 2016

In this episode, I am going to tell you a little story from my life. When I was 23, I traveled to Prague, CZ to study business, and also Czech so i could meet girls at the bar. ;) However, this year gave me the biggest insight of my life on how I learn languages, which I now have taught to thousands of English learners. If you feel frustrated with the way you're learning, listening to this episode is a must. For transcripts to FGE episodes go to www.feelgoodenglish.com

May 19, 2016

Many companies are good, only a few companies are GREAT. In this episode I am going to talk about a book called "From Good to Great", by Jim Collins. In the book, the author studied companies that were able to outperform all the others, in order to figure out WHY and HOW these companies had so much success. He breaks down a few certain principles all these great companies followed that led them to become leaders in their market. YOU can take these concepts and apply them to YOUR business or career, and even your life and English learning. Listen and learn how to make something great! For the FREE transcript to this episode go to www.feelgoodenglish.com

May 12, 2016

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Making decisions is part of daily life. What should I have for breakfast? What career path should I take? What English program is going to help me become fluent faster? Sometimes we struggle with making the "right" decision, especially when there are big life choices to be considered. Fortunately, making the right decisions is a skill that can be developed. As discussed in the book "Decisive", by Dan and Chip Heath, various factors contribute to making bad decisions. Through deep research, the authors have found factors that contribute to making poor choices, but if we recognize these factors and learn how to avoid them when making decisions we can feel more confident about the decisions we make. Learn how to be a better decision maker on this episode of the Feel Good English podcast. 

Apr 19, 2016

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In this week's Ted Talk Tuesday episode I am going to talk about a talk on living a more inspired life called the 3 A's of Awesome. How do we live an awesome life? One that makes us feel more alive, optimistic and fulfilled? Neil Pasricha thinks it's the small little pleasure of each and every day, which he writes about in his blog, 1000Awesomethings.com In his Ted Talk, Neil gives you three words (all of them start with A, duh) that he feels can help us live a richer life. It is an emotional and entertaining talk, one which I found inspiring. 

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