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The Nature of Not Giving Up

English, Education, 1 season, 6 episodes, 1 hour, 55 minutes
A collection of thoughts, stories, and overall rawness by Alana Marie (also known as Alana ASMR). Topics covered range from personal experiences all the way to tips on self-improvement. Work with me:
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Just Do the Thing - Motivation Will Come Later

Does motivation come before action? Do you wait until you *feel ready* to do something? Let's talk about it.
7/19/202218 minutes, 16 seconds
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Using Uncomfortable Emotions as Fuel

Let's talk about channelling your emotions and using them as fuel to propel you towards your goals. This is a little technique I have relied on throughout my entire life and has been very beneficial in getting me from point A to point B. We'll discuss how you can do this in a healthy, sustainable way (because ahem balance is everything).
7/6/202227 minutes, 55 seconds
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Are You Giving Yourself Enough Credit?

An impromptu discussion of something my therapist asked me waybackwhen which still holds importance for me to this day.
7/3/202114 minutes, 35 seconds
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My Experience with Depression **Trigger Warning**

You are not alone and if you're suffering at the moment, please reach out for help. You are worth it! Keep on fighting.CANADIAN HELPLINES:Canada Suicide Prevention Service: 1-833-456-4566 (24/7) or text 45645 (4 pm to 12 am ET)Hope for Wellness: 1-855-242-3310 Trans Lifeline: 1-877-330-6366Wellness Together Canada: 1-866-585-0445 (Adults) or 1-888-668-6810 (Youth)Kid's Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 (toll-free) or text CONNECT to 686868If you are outside of Canada, please reach out to your area's available helplines/links and stay strong.
5/26/202115 minutes, 22 seconds
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Motivation and Stillness

Striking a healthy balance between motivation and stillness can be tricky but it is oh so important. In this episode, we're going to talk about the relationship between these two extremes. I'll leave you with five questions you can ask yourself to determine where you are on the stillness-motivation spectrum.
5/22/202121 minutes, 48 seconds
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Intro and Vulnerability

Welcome to the first episode of The Nature of Not Giving Up! In this episode I'll share a few quick tidbits on me, the podcast, and the importance of vulnerability.
4/13/202117 minutes, 23 seconds