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The Feel Good English Podcast

Kevin Conwell

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Become more fluent in English and life with inspiring English lessons based on the best non-fiction books and Ted Talks. Feel Good English is personal growth for English learners. Let's grow together! Get transcripts, extra lessons and connect wi...Show More
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#119 Shhh - I'm Meditating "10% Happier" By Dan Harris

19:00 | Mar 1st, 2018

www.feelgoodenglish.com  To start this episode, let me ask you something. Do you have a voice inside your head? Like, do you have “something” inside of you that speaks to you? As weird as that sounds, I bet you do. And I’m not talking about “hearing ...Show More
#118 How to Actually Live a Better Life - "A Guide to the Good Life"

17:30 | Feb 15th, 2018

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com Today I’m going to teach you a lesson from a book called “A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy” by William Braxton Irvine. In this book, Irvine offers a refreshing presentation of Stoici...Show More
#117 The Dumb Things We All Do - "Predictably Irrational" by Dan Ariely

17:59 | Feb 1st, 2018

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  Today I have some ideas from a very interesting book called “Predictably Irrational” by Dan Ariely. And the main point in this book, the overall message is that much of our behavior is misguided, irratio...Show More
#116 How to Be Yourself - "Psycho-Cybernetics" by Maxwell Maltz

20:17 | Jan 15th, 2018

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/go To get started with today’s topic, I got a question for you. What kind of person are you? Are you motivated? Are you lazy? Are you always running late? Are you a leader or a follower? Are you good at s...Show More
#115 Biggest Lessons of 2017 - Part 2

26:59 | Jan 1st, 2018

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/go The podcast that blends, mixes, English learning with personal development. Making your time spent with English more inspiring, enlightening, and...exciting? This is the last episode of 2017, well, it’...Show More
#114 Biggest Lessons of 2017 - Part 1

27:23 | Dec 15th, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/go  I have a lesson for you today that will be good for speaking practice. I want you to speak today, either out loud so people think you talk to yourself like a crazy person, or in your head, so you can ...Show More
#113 Lindsay McMahon - Perfection is the Enemy

29:56 | Dec 1st, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/go Today I have something special for you. Well, I guess it’s always special, right? But today is extra special. It’s not going to be just me on the show, I brought someone else on the show to talk about ...Show More
#112 How Stress Can Make you Stronger - "Antifragile"

25:56 | Nov 15th, 2017

Get the premium lesson at www.feelgoodenglish.com/go  I’m going to talk about a concept today, a pretty complicated one. A concept that’ll stretch your mind, make you think, possibly make your mind stronger. And speaking of stronger, let’s first talk...Show More
#111 WHY! -"Start with Why" by Simon Sinek

23:02 | Nov 1st, 2017

Get the premium lesson at www.feelgoodenglish.com/go  Today we’re going to talk about a Ted Talk. Well, and a book. We are going to discover the reason why some people and some companies are so influential. We often think that if someone tells you ex...Show More
#110 How to Deal with People - "How to Win Friends and Influence People" by Dale Carnegie

21:38 | Oct 15th, 2017

Get the Premium lesson at www.feelgoodenglish.com/go  in today’s episode, I am going to teach you how to deal with people, well how to deal with people better. I’m going to pull lessons from the very popular and classic book, “How to Win Friends and ...Show More
#109 Finding the Courage to Connect With Others

24:48 | Oct 1st, 2017

Get the premium lesson for this at www.feelgoodenglish.com/go Today I have an episode based on two words. That’s it, two English words. But these two words affect our lives so much. One of these words is responsible for our loneliness, depression, ou...Show More
#108 Resisting Personal Growth - My Story

22:58 | Sep 15th, 2017

Get the premium lesson at www.feelgoodenglish.com/go Today I’m going to get a bit personal. I’m going to tell you something that recently happened in my life that could have ended pretty terribly, but instead, the situation turned into a huge life-le...Show More
#107 Loving Your Limits - A Ted Talk with Amy Purdy

28:02 | Sep 1st, 2017

Go premium at www.feelgoodenglish.com/go  We as humans love the stories of incredible successes. Stories of people doing things that seem impossible. But I got to thinking, “you know when something terrible happens to someone, this person becomes lim...Show More
#106 Goals are for Losers - "How to Fail at Everything and Still Win Big" by Scott Adams

27:26 | Aug 15th, 2017

Get the premium lessons at www.feelgoodenglish.com In January, with a pen, paper, and a lot of motivation, I plan out my whole year and what I want to see happen. Well, you know what, my year hasn’t ever really fallen nicely in line with my goals. Ca...Show More
#105 Expect the Worst - "The Antidote" by Oliver Burkeman

25:37 | Aug 1st, 2017

Get the premium English lesson at www.feelgoodenglish.com  Today’s lesson might be a little shocking for some of you, especially because it’s coming from me, someone who talks a lot about personal development. Why shocking? Because today’s episode is...Show More
#104 Now or Never: The 5 Second Rule

17:54 | Jul 2nd, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feegoodenglish.com  When you have an idea about doing something, something you know would be valuable to your life, do you often stop and think about it, then end up not doing that “something”? This happens a lot! It happens...Show More
#103 How to be happier: "Hardwiring Happiness" by Rick Hanson

21:05 | Jun 25th, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/hardwire Today we are going to talk about happiness. We all like feeling happy, right? Well, if you don't like feeling happy, well then you either need some professional help, which I hope you get, or you...Show More
#102 Advanced grammar lesson: used to vs. to be used to

14:35 | Jun 13th, 2017

www.feelgoodenglish.com  Let me help you correct some of the most common advanced grammar mistakes.  There are two different phrases that often get mixed up. One is easy, and one is complex. But even the easy one needs to be explained, and the comple...Show More
#101 The Smallest Decisions Matter Most: "The Compound Effect" by Darren Hardy

21:08 | Jun 5th, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com Does it ever feel like you give up pretty quickly after deciding to do something positive for your life? You want to make a big change or add a big skill to start strong but only a few days or sometimes a...Show More
#100 - #100!!!

24:44 | May 29th, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  Learn some behind-the-scenes info about the podcast after 100 episodes. I'll share some listener numbers, how the podcast has changed, and what's coming in the future.
#099 The Secret Ingredient - A TED TALK on Passion and Perseverance

19:21 | May 22nd, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com Today we are going to talk about a video, a TED Talk called The power of passion and perseverance, by professor and author Angela Lee Duckworth. And in this talk, she talks about a characteristic, a very ...Show More
#098 Badass BUSINESS ENGLISH with Spoken.io - Interviewing Henry Blue

16:40 | May 15th, 2017

Check out Spoken at www.spoken.io  Want business English lessons in your pocket, all day long?  Well, that might sound like trouble, but it's not! Spoken.io is a very innovative and effective way to improve your business English.  Use your messaging ...Show More
#097 The 4 Most Important Life Lessons "The Four Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz

20:15 | May 8th, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com Today's episode I think will help you become much more fluent in life. One of my favorite books, at least one of my top ten books that I've read in my, not so short life, but not so long life either. I'm ...Show More
#096 Having Sex with Someone Else "Sex at Dawn" by Christopher Ryan, Cacilda Jethá

14:28 | May 1st, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  I’m going to talk about some fascinating concepts from a book and we're going to go more into the evolution of human sexual behavior in an attempt to understand why we deal with sex the way that we do. S...Show More
#095 Why You are You "Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind"

15:54 | Apr 24th, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  Today we're going to talk about history, something I don't do very often here on the Feel Good English podcast, but this book that I’ve recently read is very interesting and I wanted to share something d...Show More
#094 Language Hacks that Work "Fluent Forever" by Gabriel Wyner

17:06 | Apr 17th, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com If you are listening to this, it’s very likely you have learned a foreign language which is English; good for you, great job by the way. And maybe you have tried or you are considering learning another fo...Show More
#093 Nice Guys Finish First "Give and Take" by Adam Grant

14:41 | Apr 10th, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  Today I'm going to give you a few ideas on a book called "Give and Take. Why helping others drives our success." This book is by Adam Grant, who is a professor at a very prestigious business school. And ...Show More
#092 No, you're not a badass, yet "The Ego is the Enemy" by Ryan Holiday

16:30 | Apr 3rd, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  Today I have an episode based on a book called "Ego is the enemy" by Ryan Holiday. And if you've never heard the word ego, ego, E G O just to give you a brief definition. The ego is a person's sense of s...Show More
#091 How to Live A Calm Life "The Power of Now" by Eckhart Tolle

17:40 | Mar 27th, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  Today’s book I am going to talk about is kind of a special one for me. Why? Because it’s one of the first books that I can remember that really got me thinking a lot more about how to deal with the every...Show More
#090 Why We Make Stupid Decisions. "Driven" by Paul Lawrence and Nitin Nohria

17:29 | Mar 21st, 2017

Go deeper at www.feelgoodenglish.com  There are four core human drives (motivations) that form how people think and behave. Understanding these core drives helps us to understand what people want, as well as provides us with information on how to hel...Show More
#089 I gave up on going to the gym. Here's why...

14:39 | Mar 9th, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  For years I have had an on-and-off again relationship with the gym.  Believe me, I know the importance of staying fit. Having a healthy body makes just about all other aspects of life easier.  But after ...Show More
#088 Practical Ways to Make BIG Things Happen "The Magic of Thinking Big" by David J Schwartz

19:57 | Mar 1st, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  How and what you think is CRITICAL – it’s the foundation everything else is built upon. Set your goals high...then exceed them!
#087 TED TALK "10 Ways to Have a Better Conversation" by Celeste Headlee

16:06 | Feb 22nd, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodengish.com/member We can all become better conversationalists. And when learning English, you can also focus on improving your communication skills in general. That's one benefit of learning a foreign language.  In t...Show More
#086 How to Create a Business Based on YOU "Will it Fly" by Pat Flynn

19:51 | Feb 15th, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/member Have you ever thought about starting your own online business? Wouldn't it be nice to make some extra money on the side by doing something you love?  In the book, "Will it Fly" by Pat Flynn, you'll...Show More
#085 Kevin Answers Listener Questions :)

24:54 | Feb 8th, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/member In this episode, I answer some question I have received over the last few months from listeners around the world.  Find out my opinions on building vocabulary, understanding t.v. series and movies ...Show More
#084 Level Up with Brian Kwong from the Add 1 Challenge

29:33 | Feb 1st, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  Brian Kwong runs the website add1challenge.com A community of language learners who support each other to reach new levels of the language they're learning, like English.  In this interview, we talk abou...Show More
#083 An Episode for Shy People - "Quiet" By Susan Cain

18:35 | Jan 25th, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com   Are you Shy, or Just an Introvert?  Even though Western culture idealizes the outgoing, confident, and very social personality, not everyone can be that person. And in the book, "Quiet" by Susan Cain, w...Show More
#082 Vital Tips for Entrepreneurs - "Rework" by Jason Fried and David Hansson

21:07 | Jan 18th, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com If you are taking on a big new mission, you have to find ways to stay motivated to keep moving forward. Progress is a HUGE motivator. So how do you see quick progress when you have long-term goals?  In th...Show More
#081 Clean Out Your Life "Essentialism" by Greg McKeown

18:54 | Jan 11th, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  Essentialism is the practice of focusing only on the most necessary aspects. In today’s world, it can be very difficult to know what to focus on, and even more so, how to stay focused without getting dis...Show More
#080 BIGGEST LESSONS OF 2016 (Productivity)

21:32 | Jan 4th, 2017

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  Here are four of the most important lessons on productivity from 2016. These lessons have resonated with me the most, and I think they can do the same with you.
#079 BIGGEST LESSONS OF 2016 (Motivation)

21:21 | Dec 28th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  Here are four of the most important lessons on motivation from 2016. These lessons have resonated with me the most, and I think they can do the same with you.
#078 Become Addicted to Being Productive (rebroadcast of #11)

11:30 | Dec 19th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  Do you feel overwhelmed, swamped, and just too busy? Sometimes we have so many things to do we think we will never be able to finish everything. We also can spend days, weeks and even months "thinking" a...Show More
#077 How to Make Better Life Decisions (rebroadcast)

16:39 | Dec 12th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  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 ...Show More
#076 Stop Freaking Out! How To Control Emotions - "Emotional Intelligence" by Daniel Goleman

21:10 | Dec 5th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  Are emotions happen for a reason. They help us deal with our environment, and are oven based on survival. But they can also cause problems for you. Learning how to be emotionally smart is well, smart.  E...Show More
#075 How to Be Better at Life "Awaken the Giant Within" by Tony Robbins

19:02 | Nov 28th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com Wake up and take control of your life! Tony Robbins, the nation's leader in the science of peak performance, shows you his most effective strategies and techniques for mastering your emotions, your body, ...Show More
#074 How to Give a Powerful Presentation in English - "The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs" by Carmine Gallo

19:31 | Nov 24th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  Whether he was introducing the latest iPad or delivering a keynote presentation, Steve Jobs electrified audiences with his incomparable style and presentation skills. He didn’t just pass information in h...Show More
#073 Your Problems ARE the Solution - "The Obstacle is the Way" by Ryan Holiday_Part 3

17:51 | Nov 21st, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  We all have obstacles in our life. If you’re an entrepreneur, artist, or student, this book is about seeing problems in “a new light”. Stop making excuses and learn how to take the obstacles we all face ...Show More
#072 Your Problems ARE the Solution - "The Obstacle is the Way" by Ryan Holiday_Part 2

20:00 | Nov 14th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  If you’re an entrepreneur, artist, or student, this book is about seeing problems in “a new light”. Stop making excuses and learn how to take the obstacles we all face and use them to achieve our goals. ...Show More
#071 Your Problems ARE the Solution - "The Obstacle is the Way" by Ryan Holiday_Part 1

16:58 | Nov 8th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/obstacle  We all have obstacles in our life. If you're an entrepreneur, artist, or student, this book is about seeing problems in "a new light". Stop making excuses and learn how to take the obstacles we ...Show More
#069 4 Simple Steps to Stay Motivated - Q&A

11:57 | Oct 25th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com  Even if we have a clear plan and know which direction we want to go, staying motivated can be difficult. And this is the key to achieving success!  So how do we stay motivated?  In this episode, I answer...Show More
#068 Start Loving the Job You Hate "So Good they Can't Ignore You" by Cal Newport

19:14 | Oct 21st, 2016

Start Loving the Job You Hate  Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/member Instead of changing jobs every six months, why don't you learn a way to start loving the job you currently have.  There is a common philosophy out there that we have ...Show More
#067 What You Think Before You Die - "3 Things I learned While my Plane Crashed" Ted Tuesdays

12:34 | Oct 18th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com Ric Elias was on that plane that landed in the Hudson River in New York. You know the one from the Tom Hanks movie?  Well, as you can imagine, when you are crashing to your death you're going to have some...Show More
#064 Get People to Like You More with thIs System - "The Like Switch" by Jack Shafer

15:45 | Oct 7th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com How Do You Get People to Like You More? We've heard it before, "Just be yourself!" But according to the book, "The Like Switch" by Dr. Jack Schafer, you should first use a system that helps you connect wi...Show More
#063 Get motivated ! Pep Talk by Kid President - Ted Tuesdays

15:00 | Oct 4th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/member What's a pep talk? A motivating speech! Who motivates you? Yourself? Your parents or children? What about a 10-year-old boy? Kid President commands you to wake up, listen to the beating of your hea...Show More
#062 Become Rich with English - "Think and Grow Rich" by Napoleon Hill

16:01 | Sep 30th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/rich  How Do You Become Rich? Someone studied successful people to find the exact answer to this, and the lessons he shared have been followed for the last hundred years, and the book is still being studi...Show More
#061 Ted Tuesdays - "Keep Your Goals to Yourself" by Derek Sivers

13:38 | Sep 27th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/sivers Do you Share Your English Goals? If you have a big, new, exciting goal, are you tempted to share it with the world? Well, sharing them might have negative consequences. After hitting on a brilliant...Show More
#060 How To Reprogram Your Life - "The Ultimate Introduction to NLP" by Richard Bandler

19:03 | Sep 23rd, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/nlp Neuro-linguistic programming deals with how our minds and bodies are connected, how our emotions work, how we see the world, everybody sees the world differently, and our experiences and the way we co...Show More
#057 Using MAKE to Talk about $$ - "What Teachers Make" Ted Tuesdays

15:43 | Sep 13th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/member Ever heard the phrase "Those who can't do, teach"? At the Bowery Poetry Club, slam poet Taylor Mali begs to differ. At the Bowery Poetry Club, slam poet Taylor Mali begs to differ, and delivers a p...Show More
#056 A Memorization Technique that Works! - "Memory Palace" by Lewis Smile

21:08 | Sep 8th, 2016

Get the TRANSCRIPT at www.feelgoodenglish.com/memory Do you have a system for memorizing new English vocabulary? Are you a master of memorization? I'm not. :( But there is a system that has been around for thousands of years, helping people memorize ...Show More
#055 How to Master English - "The Art of Learning" by Josh Waitzkin

20:57 | Sep 1st, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/josh In his riveting new book, The Art of Learning, Waitzkin tells his remarkable story of personal achievement and shares the principles of learning and performance that have propelled him to the top—twi...Show More
#054 The Most Important English Phrase - Ted Tuesdays - "Why Lunch Ladies Are Heroes"

12:42 | Aug 30th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/member Children's book author Jarrett Krosoczka shares the origins of the Lunch Lady graphic novel series, in which undercover school heroes serve lunch...and justice! His new project, School Lunch Hero D...Show More
#053 Drew Badger from EnglishAnyone.com Shares Life-Changing Tips

35:21 | Aug 25th, 2016

Get the transcript --> www.feelgoodenglish.com/member Drew Badger from Englishanyone.com shares lessons that have changed his life, business and language learning. Learn how to apply these lessons to your English learning in today's episode.
#052 Frustrated with English? How To Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

19:36 | Aug 19th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/member Through Dale Carnegie’s six-million-copy bestseller recently revised, millions of people have been helped to overcome the worry habit. Dale Carnegie offers a set of practical formulas you can put t...Show More
#051 Little Changes = Big Results "How to Tie your Shoes" - Ted Tuesdays

09:28 | Aug 16th, 2016

Get the transcript --> www.feelgoodenglish.com/member Terry Moore found out he'd been tying his shoes the wrong way his whole life. And you know what? So have you, probably. He'll teach you the right way in this talk, and show you how little changes ...Show More
#050 Jack Askew on Discovering Your Path TO FLUENCY

31:12 | Aug 12th, 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 t...Show More
#049 A 30 Day English Goal - Ted Tuesdays

13:04 | Aug 9th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/member Is there anything you’d like to add to your day? Is there any routine or habit that you think would help you be happier, be more productive, become a better English speaker? In today's TED Tuesday ...Show More
#048 Stop Trying to Sound Smart - Words That Work by Frank Lundtz

14:08 | Aug 5th, 2016

FREE COURSE --> http://www.feelgoodenglish.com/free-course/ Do you want to reach out to the 2 billion English learners from across the world? Or perhaps you'd like to make friends with people who play the same game as you or enjoy the same music like...Show More
#047 Q&A Episode - How should I use your podcast transcripts?

08:23 | Aug 2nd, 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 episod...Show More
#046 How to Stop Feeling Like a Loser - The Psychology of Winning by Denis Waitley

15:47 | Jul 29th, 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,...Show More
#045 The World's English Mania - Ted Tuesday's

09:57 | Jul 26th, 2016

Get the transcript --> www.feelgoodenglish.com/member Jay Walker explains why two billion people around the world are trying to learn English. He shares photos and spine-tingling audio of Chinese students rehearsing English — "the world's second lang...Show More
#044 The Secret to Higher Quality Work - Deep Work by Cal Newport

21:54 | Jul 22nd, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/member Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It's a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time...Show More
#043 The #1 Quality that Brings Success - Ted Tuesdays

11:08 | Jul 19th, 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 del...Show More
#042 How to Easily Sell Things and Influence People - To Sell is Human by Daniel Pink

18:08 | Jul 15th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com 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. H...Show More
#041 - When is the best time to listen to English lessons?

09:39 | Jul 12th, 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 t...Show More
#040 Don't Wait for Others to Choose You - Choose YOURSELF by James Altucher

24:55 | Jul 8th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com The American dream system has come to an end and has been long gone, and we as a collective society has become more submissive than ever and it's become even harder to keep up with Jones' in our current t...Show More
#039 Success Is a Continuous Journey - Ted Tuesdays

07:14 | Jul 5th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com 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 ...Show More
#038 Think You're Smart? Not So Much - You Are Not So Smart by David McRaney

15:28 | Jul 1st, 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...Show More
#037 - The Power of Believing that You Can Improve by Carol Dweck - Ted Tuesdays

12:01 | Jun 28th, 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 ...Show More
#036 How to Easily Create Permanent English Habits - Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

20:24 | Jun 24th, 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 d...Show More
#035 The KEY to Learning English: Speak English with Vanessa

27:12 | Jun 21st, 2016

TRANSCRIPTS at www.feelgoodenglish.com/member Vanessa is an English teacher, language and culture lover, and continuously curious person. She's been teaching English for 6 years around the world, and now she teaches online helping intermediate Englis...Show More
#034 Focus on the RIGHT English Goals with the 80/20 Rule - The 80/20 Principle by Richard Kock

14:50 | Jun 16th, 2016

Get the free transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com Are you unsure about which English goals you should have? Our modern world can create a lot of stress because of all the options and content we have. Which method is the best? How do I manage my time...Show More
#033 Ted Tuesdays - How to Start a Movement by Derek Sivers

08:11 | Jun 15th, 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 i...Show More
#032 Thirteen Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do by Amy Morin

18:12 | Jun 10th, 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 ep...Show More
#031 Rappin' with the Fluency MC - English through Rhythm and Rhyme

26:57 | Jun 7th, 2016

GET THE FREE TRANSCRIPT AT https://goo.gl/eyWRb6 Jason R Levine has eighteen years of experience as an English teacher, teacher trainer, and materials writer. He has led student workshops and teacher training programs in fourteen countries in Europe,...Show More
#030 Learned Optimism: Change your Mind and Your LIfe by Martin Seligman

17:15 | Jun 3rd, 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 ha...Show More
#029 The Key to Learning any Skill - An interview with Adir Ferreira

21:18 | Jun 1st, 2016

Adir Ferreira is one of the guys who just not knows HOW TO learn things. Not only is he a very proficient English teacher, but he is also a successful marketer, linguist, and even a professional speaker. Oh, and he's an extremely nice guy! In this ep...Show More
#028 What kind of content should I use for English learning?

13:10 | May 28th, 2016

In this week's episode of Q&A Saturdays, Bryan from China asks "What kind of content should I use?" With so much available content online these days, it can be very frustrating to figure out WHAT content to use for English and learning, and HOW to us...Show More
#027 3 Words that Motivate, Engage and Influence

12:58 | May 26th, 2016

"Magic Words" by Tim David. Words inspire. Words influence. Words sell. But why? And how can we use words to better communicate our message so it truly connects? By exploring seven "magic words", Tim David explains the important psychology behind how...Show More
#026 Ted Tuesdays - A Story about Stories

08:50 | May 24th, 2016

Like TedTalks? This is a short and fun talk on the history of how we use technology to tell stories. Ever heard of an iPad storyteller? Me neither, until I watch this. Listen to this episode of the Feel Good English podcast and learn some history, be...Show More
#025 Learning HOW TO Learn English - My Story

11:55 | May 21st, 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 lea...Show More
#024 How to Take a Company from Good to Great

14:51 | May 19th, 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 f...Show More
#023 Ted Tuesdays - Have a Meeting? Take a Walk

08:16 | May 17th, 2016

This week’s Ted Talk Tuesday is on a short talk that could bring some needed transformation to your business meetings. The idea could actually be used for English classes too. I USED TO do what the speaker in this Ted Talk recommends with my students...Show More
#022 How do you learn phrasal verbs?

10:22 | May 14th, 2016

If you have been learning English for a long time, you have heard of phrasal verbs. And you most likely have had problems with them too. But there is something I have seen many English learners do that makes phrasal verbs much more difficult than the...Show More
#021 How to ALWAYS Make the Right Decision

13:32 | May 12th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com 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 t...Show More
#020 Waking Up with Purpose! Gabby Wallace from Go Natural English

22:27 | May 6th, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/gabby-english Gabby Wallace is a TEDx speaker, writer, and entrepreneur. She has created a location-independent business and travels the world while running it. She is an expert on language learning and t...Show More
#019 Gabby Wallace - Connecting the World Through English

12:17 | May 3rd, 2016

Gabby Wallace is the founder of Go Natural English, a platform for English learners which provides courses and video lessons. In her TEDx talk, Gabby shares her journey of how she has connected over 100,000 people around the world through hard work a...Show More
#018 How Do You Become an Effective English Speaker?

09:25 | Apr 30th, 2016

How do you become an effective English speaker? This is a question I have been asked more than once, for sure. And I understand why. When I had reached an intermediate level of Portuguese, I remember thinking that I needed to become much more "precis...Show More
#017 The ONE THING to Focus on for English learning

12:27 | Apr 28th, 2016

If you're like me, it can seem like you have way too many things that you either want to do or "have" to do. And with your English learning, you might not be sure about what area to focus on, what vocab to learn, what skill to develop, etc... I find ...Show More
#016 Ted Tuesdays - How Do you Succeed? Sleep more.

08:43 | Apr 26th, 2016

Want to know how to succeed? According to this Ted speaker, sleeping more can help. In this small talk with a "big idea", Ariana Huffington shares what she thinks can help you be more effective and creative in life and business. I recorded this episo...Show More
#015 How do we memorize new vocabulary and not forget it?

09:12 | Apr 23rd, 2016

Do you have problems memorizing ne vocabulary or information? I know I do. And what about not forgetting them after you learn them? Well, that can be difficult too. I personally have struggled with learning new information, especially when you have t...Show More
#014 Taking a Big Leap with Justin from Real Life English

24:26 | Apr 21st, 2016

In this episode I interview Justin from Real Life English. Justin and his team have one of the coolest resources online for English learning. At Real Life, they strive to connect people around the world through English, and they have created wonderfu...Show More
#013 Ted Tuesdays - How to Live an Awesome life

17:11 | Apr 19th, 2016

Get the transcript at http://www.feelgoodenglish.com 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...Show More
#012 Are short English podcasts or long ones better for listening?

06:50 | Apr 16th, 2016

Will is an English learner from Brazil, and wants to know if it is more effective to listen to short, 1-2 minute podcasts or if longer ones, like 10 or more minutes are better for English training. Will’s email… "Kevin, what kind of podcast do you th...Show More
#011 Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done - Eat that Frog

10:50 | Apr 14th, 2016

Do you feel overwhelmed, swamped, and just too busy? Sometimes we have so many things to do we think we will never be able to finish everything. We also can spend days, weeks and even months "thinking" about doing important tasks but constantly feeli...Show More
#010 Ted Tuesdays - 8 Secrets of Success

12:44 | Apr 12th, 2016

One of my favorite Ted Talks because it is so practical. short and easy to watch, yet inspiring! Richard has interviewed hundreds of "Tedsters" about what they think has brought them success. He has concluded that there are eight traits that were mos...Show More
#009 Q&A - How do I improve my English pronunciation?

10:02 | Apr 9th, 2016

Olga works with English and finds ways to improve grammar and vocabulary. But she says her "accent is killing" her. :/ How can English learners QUICKLY improve their accent and English pronunciation . I have a very easy, fast and effective method for...Show More
#008 How to Keep Moving Forward in Life and Language Learning with Lindsay from All Ears English

20:07 | Apr 7th, 2016

Lindsay is the co-founder and Director of All Ears English. At All Ears English, she provides online material for upper intermediate adult English learners who are self motivated, independent learners looking for a new way to learn. Their core value ...Show More
#007 How do you perform at your best, EVERY DAY? The 4 areas to maintain - Habit 7/7 by Steven Covey

15:39 | Apr 3rd, 2016

Free 7 Habits Course here --> https://goo.gl/0kzJjo It can be difficult to feel good every day. But if you learn how to maintain the four most important areas in your life you can conquer each day. Discover the four areas and what to do with each in ...Show More
#006 Achieve amazing results with your team through SYNERGY - Habit 6/7 by Steven Covey

08:28 | Apr 3rd, 2016

Free 7 Habits Course here --> https://goo.gl/0kzJjo When a team is able to bring everyone's best aspects together, amazing things can happen. Discover how to achieve SYNERGY (and learn what that means) in this episode.
#005 - Steven Covey Habit 5 - Listening is the Key to English fluency

12:17 | Apr 2nd, 2016

Free 7 Habits Course here --> https://goo.gl/0kzJjo Do you need to help solve problems and manage others at work? We often do not know how to effectively listen to other people in order to find the best solutions possible. Discover 5 WAYS in which yo...Show More
#004 Do you hate your colleagues? Learn how to work with them better. - Habit 4/7 by Steven Covey

12:18 | Apr 2nd, 2016

Free 7 Habits Course here --> https://goo.gl/0kzJjo Do you hate some of your colleagues? Some people are just difficult to work with, that's for sure. However, if you learn how to utilize them for what they can offer you can achieve bigger results fo...Show More
#003 Too busy for English ? Prioritize the RIGHT tasks in your day - Habit 3/7 by Steven Covey

12:46 | Apr 2nd, 2016

Free 7 Habits Course here --> https://goo.gl/0kzJjo Are you too busy with work and family for spending time on English? You are probably putting too much time in on the WRONG tasks. Discover the type of tasks that are MOST important in this episode, ...Show More
#002 Begin with the End in Mind - Habit 2/7 by Steven Covey

09:14 | Apr 2nd, 2016

Free 7 Habits Course here --> https://goo.gl/0kzJjo Do you know why you spending so much time on certain areas of your life? It is important to visualize what your future WILL look like if you achieve your goals so you know they are the RIGHT goals. ...Show More
#001 Are you Proactive(good) or Reactive(bad)? Habit 1/7 by Steven Covey

12:36 | Apr 2nd, 2016

Free 7 Habits Course here --> https://goo.gl/0kzJjo There is ONE factor that will decide how successful you will be with your English (and your life). Do you know what this factor is? Read about the first habit in Steven Covey's book The 7 Habits of ...Show More
#000 What Is The Feel Good English Podcast?

11:03 | Apr 1st, 2016

Get the transcript at www.feelgoodenglish.com/member What Is The Feel Good English Podcast? The What, Why, and How