270. How Am I Doing? with Cory Yeager

In order to show up as our best selves for others, for all the roles that matter most to us, and to make the world a better place, we need to be able to have the important conversations with ourselves. In his new book, How Am I Doing?: 40 Conversations to Have with Yourself, Dr. Cory Yeager, a clinical psychologist and therapist for the Detroit Pistons, offers us 40 questions to help us start those important conversations with ourselves. Join Dr. Cory and Yael for a powerful conversation about why we need to have these conversations with ourselves and how to get that conversation started.

Listen and Learn:

  • Why we should be having more conversation with ourselves
  • What can get in the way (and how to overcome it)
  • The value of balanced positivity in the face of racial injustice
  • What narrative solution focused therapy is
  • How to form a helpful internal supreme court
  • How to move from making the “right”choices to making your choices right 
  • Why being vulnerable can free you
  • Why moving forward often requires us also to look back
  • What you can do with just 23 seconds


About Dr. Corey Yeager

Dr. Cory Yeager is a therapist who merges his two main passions–athletics and therapy–as the Detroit Piston’s psychotherapist. In this role, he supports the overall organization, individual players, coaching staff, and front office leadership. His work also aims to advance dialogue about race and racism and he has facilitated conversation across the country with various organizations including The Oprah Winfrey Network and elsewhere. And he is also known for his appearance on Harry and Oprah’s show, The Me You Can’t See on Apple TV+. 

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Episode 270