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Woman singing on stage

#124: Be Willing to Show Up and Suck

In order to succeed at anything, you’ve got to be willing to show up and suck. Eleanor Roosevelt famously said, “Do something that scares you every day” (and be willing to suck at it). What are you currently doing that scares you—even a little bit? What is making you uncomfortable? In this fiery episode, Cara talks about growth—your growth—and how doing stuff that scares you is the path of growth.

#123: Strike A Pose!

If you didn’t know her before, you know her now. Megan Rapinoe, is the captain of the US Women’s National Soccer Team. She is also that purple haired, top scoring, and charismatic total badass who has recently inspired women around the globe with “the pose.”

#108: Returning To Center

Return to center and you’ll move in the world feeling “just right.”
What does it feel like to be centered, why does it matter and how do we get there? In this episode Cara explores shares how she taps into her natural state of clarity and calm.

3 Ways To Slow Down Time

Time and the perception of time…how do they work and why does it feel like the passage of time speeds up as we age? A

sky gaze

#100: Blow Your Mind With Sky Gazing

In this episode, Cara explains why this micro-practice opens our mind. You’ll learn how catching a glimpse of the expansive sky is not only settling, it’s downright mind blowing. Furthermore, discover how this simple Tibetan Buddhist practice comes from the tradition of Dzogchen aimed at discovering and continuing in the natural state of being.

Pocket Watch

#99: Try This Micro-Practice To Find Your Flow In 15 Minutes

Learn this 15 minute micro-practice and shift into flow—your optimal state of focused attention and effectiveness. There’s a reason the typical TED talk lasts around 15 minutes. Research shows that our focus starts to drift at the 10-15 minute mark of a talk or lecture. In other words, our attention has a shelf life. In this episode Cara offers you a micro-practice, or quick strategy, to make the most of your finite attention span.

man in ocean

#96: Your “Hell Yeah” Wake-Up Call

I’m still buzzing from a powerful exercise I (sort of) made up about finding my “hell yeah.” It’s inspired by the bestseller Tools of Titans in which author Tim Ferriss engages with programmer-philosopher Derek Sivers about saying hell yeah and saying no. Sivers writes: “If I’m not saying “HELL YEAH!” about something, then I say no. If I feel anything less than “Wow! That would be amazing! Absolutely! Hell Yeah!” — then my answer is no.”

Cup of Tea

#95: The Power Of Pause

Power pause. Discover how to up your game and perform your best. We are starving for stillness and silence in our culture. Doesn’t it seem like there is noise and chaos everywhere? The truth is that the world is not going to slow down and get less noisy simply because you want it to. You have to commit to taking time to pause. I’ve grown to appreciate that pausing truly is golden. Taking breaks settle me in a matter of minutes.

#93: Solitude: Are You Getting Yours?

https://media.blubrry.com/ontheverge/p/content.blubrry.com/ontheverge/93_Solitude-Are_you_getting_yours_7_26_18_10_11_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:53 — 21.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher |

Woman singing on stage

#124: Be Willing to Show Up and Suck

In order to succeed at anything, you’ve got to be willing to show up and suck. Eleanor Roosevelt famously said, “Do something that scares you every day” (and be willing to suck at it). What are you currently doing that scares you—even a little bit? What is making you uncomfortable? In this fiery episode, Cara talks about growth—your growth—and how doing stuff that scares you is the path of growth.

#123: Strike A Pose!

If you didn’t know her before, you know her now. Megan Rapinoe, is the captain of the US Women’s National Soccer Team. She is also that purple haired, top scoring, and charismatic total badass who has recently inspired women around the globe with “the pose.”

#108: Returning To Center

Return to center and you’ll move in the world feeling “just right.”
What does it feel like to be centered, why does it matter and how do we get there? In this episode Cara explores shares how she taps into her natural state of clarity and calm.

3 Ways To Slow Down Time

Time and the perception of time…how do they work and why does it feel like the passage of time speeds up as we age? A version of this article was originally published by Thrive Global In the grand timeline of existence, the human experience is a mere blink of an eye. As a kid you may have felt

sky gaze

#100: Blow Your Mind With Sky Gazing

In this episode, Cara explains why this micro-practice opens our mind. You’ll learn how catching a glimpse of the expansive sky is not only settling, it’s downright mind blowing. Furthermore, discover how this simple Tibetan Buddhist practice comes from the tradition of Dzogchen aimed at discovering and continuing in the natural state of being.

Peak Experience

Are You Missing Peak Experiences in Your Life?

Flow is your full-body, full-sensory peak experience where you come alive. A version of this article was originally published by Happify During a peak experience in the middle of a college track race when I was 19 years old, I experienced an exhilarating sense of aliveness. I felt connected to my body and my mind in

Pocket Watch

#99: Try This Micro-Practice To Find Your Flow In 15 Minutes

Learn this 15 minute micro-practice and shift into flow—your optimal state of focused attention and effectiveness. There’s a reason the typical TED talk lasts around 15 minutes. Research shows that our focus starts to drift at the 10-15 minute mark of a talk or lecture. In other words, our attention has a shelf life. In this episode Cara offers you a micro-practice, or quick strategy, to make the most of your finite attention span.

man in ocean

#96: Your “Hell Yeah” Wake-Up Call

I’m still buzzing from a powerful exercise I (sort of) made up about finding my “hell yeah.” It’s inspired by the bestseller Tools of Titans in which author Tim Ferriss engages with programmer-philosopher Derek Sivers about saying hell yeah and saying no. Sivers writes: “If I’m not saying “HELL YEAH!” about something, then I say no. If I feel anything less than “Wow! That would be amazing! Absolutely! Hell Yeah!” — then my answer is no.”

Cup of Tea

#95: The Power Of Pause

Power pause. Discover how to up your game and perform your best. We are starving for stillness and silence in our culture. Doesn’t it seem like there is noise and chaos everywhere? The truth is that the world is not going to slow down and get less noisy simply because you want it to. You have to commit to taking time to pause. I’ve grown to appreciate that pausing truly is golden. Taking breaks settle me in a matter of minutes.

#93: Solitude: Are You Getting Yours?

https://media.blubrry.com/ontheverge/p/content.blubrry.com/ontheverge/93_Solitude-Are_you_getting_yours_7_26_18_10_11_AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:53 — 21.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify | RSS | More Being alone is not time wasted. Solitude is time well spent. Do you spend time alone? Where do you find solitude? Also, what do you

Cara Bradley - Motivational Speaker and Author

Cara Bradley

Top Motivational Speaker​

Cara Bradley is a former pro skater and currently a world renown motivational speaker. Cara works with busy people just like you to work and play in FLOW so that they can achieve their peak performance.

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