Five Year You

Andrew Dewar and Catherine Collins

Welcome to "Five Year You," the podcast that takes you on a transformative journey toward your future self. Join us as we explore the power of self-improvement, tackling challenges, setting goals, and unleashing the potential within you. Our conversations are raw, real, and relatable, offering practical tips and insights to empower you in your growth. Each episode offers useful tips to help you become the person you aspire to be. Tune in, invest in yourself, and let's embark on this adventure together! Get ready for a unique and personal exploration of the honest and relatable moments that will shape the next chapter of your story. In each episode, we dive into the day-to-day experiences that make up the mosaic of your life over the next five years. From the small victories to the inevitable challenges, "Five Year You" captures the essence of the ordinary and extraordinary moments that contribute to your personal growth. Our tagline, "Raw, Real, Relatable," perfectly encapsulates the authenticity of the stories we share. No glossy highlights, just the unfiltered reality of navigating the twists and turns of everyday life. Join us as we connect with individuals from various walks of life who openly share their aspirations, setbacks, and the unexpected surprises that come with each passing day. Whether you're facing career crossroads, building relationships, or discovering new passions, "Five Year You" is here to provide a real-time reflection on the shared human experience. Tune in for a daily dose of inspiration, motivation, and a reminder that you're not alone on this journey. read less
EducationEducation
Health & FitnessHealth & Fitness
Self-ImprovementSelf-Improvement
How ToHow To
Mental HealthMental Health

Episodes

Looking for Evidence
15-05-2024
Looking for Evidence
Are you unknowingly sabotaging your own success? In this unexpected episode, two friends uncover the hidden ways our brains work against us. From always expecting the worst to overlooking our own victories, they reveal a surprising truth about how our thoughts shape our reality. But that's not all – they also share a simple yet powerful technique to shift your mindset and start attracting the positivity and success you deserve. Intrigued? Stay tuned to discover how a small shift in your thinking can lead to big changes in your life. You won't want to miss this eye-opening conversation! In this episode, you will be able to: Embrace the power of positive thinking and unlock your potential for a happier lifeUncover and transform the limiting beliefs holding you back from reaching your full potentialDiscover effective techniques to enhance your mental well-being and cultivate a more positive outlook on lifeLearn how your thoughts directly influence your personal success and how to harness their power for positive outcomesExplore practical strategies that can help you build a mindset focused on finding joy and contentment in everyday life Mentioned in this episode:Do your mornings suck? Download Monday Mornings for freeDo your mornings suck? Ours used to, so we came up with Magic Mornings. Whether you wake up with a kid's foot in your face or have a giant dinosaur to walk every morning, we have a simple system to start your morning off right. Head over to https://fiveyearyou.com/mornings and download it for free.
When You’re Feeling Behind
01-05-2024
When You’re Feeling Behind
Hey there, Five Tribe! Ever heard these myths about feeling behind and societal expectations? Myth 1: You should have it all figured out by a certain age. Myth 2: Everyone else is ahead of you. Myth 3: Success means following a specific path. But what's the truth? I'll reveal the strategies to bust these myths wide open! Stay tuned for the real deal.   In this episode, you will be able to: Master strategies to overcome feeling behind and take control of your life.Understand the real impact of societal expectations on your self-perception.Discover the powerful benefits of gratitude in your personal growth journey.Customize productivity methods to fit your unique individual needs.Embrace authenticity and self-awareness for genuine personal development.   The key moments in this episode are: 00:00:00 - Welcome and Intention Setting00:00:29 - Podcast Purpose00:01:48 - Feeling Behind in Life00:06:48 - Authenticity and Self-Reflection00:08:57 - Strategies for Overwhelm00:12:53 - Overcoming fair weather learning00:14:00 - Managing work tasks00:17:15 - Overcoming comparison syndrome00:22:58 - Dealing with feeling behind00:24:51 - Glimmers of joy00:25:46 - The Power of Helping Others00:26:04 - Building New Friendships00:27:31 - Embracing Vulnerability in Friendships00:27:58 - Embracing Personal Growth00:28:37 - Avoiding Comparison and Embracing Individuality   Mentioned in this episode:Do your mornings suck? Download Monday Mornings for freeDo your mornings suck? Ours used to, so we came up with Magic Mornings. Whether you wake up with a kid's foot in your face or have a giant dinosaur to walk every morning, we have a simple system to start your morning off right. Head over to https://fiveyearyou.com/mornings and download it for free.
How to Redefine Success
24-04-2024
How to Redefine Success
In the episode titled "Redefining Success," Andrew and Cat explore what it truly means to be successful on one's own terms. They share personal experiences and insights, challenging listeners to question societal norms and expectations. Throughout the conversation, they emphasize the importance of defining success based on internal values and feelings rather than external validation. Andrew reflects on his own journey of chasing external markers of success, only to realize that true fulfillment comes from within. He shares anecdotes about reevaluating his priorities and finding peace amidst life's challenges. Cat discusses her process of breaking free from societal pressures and redefining success on her own terms, prioritizing peace and authenticity. The hosts encourage listeners to consider what success means to them and how it feels on a personal level. They advocate for pursuing goals that align with individual values and passions, rather than societal expectations. The episode concludes with a challenge for listeners to reflect on their own definitions of success and take steps towards achieving it. Overall, "Redefining Success" offers thought-provoking insights and practical advice for anyone seeking to live a more fulfilling and authentic life. With its candid discussions and relatable anecdotes, the episode serves as a valuable resource for personal growth and self-discovery.    Mentioned in this episode:Do your mornings suck? Download Monday Mornings for freeDo your mornings suck? Ours used to, so we came up with Magic Mornings. Whether you wake up with a kid's foot in your face or have a giant dinosaur to walk every morning, we have a simple system to start your morning off right. Head over to https://fiveyearyou.com/mornings and download it for free.
Sympathy Over Solutions: A Game-Changing Communication Tactic
20-03-2024
Sympathy Over Solutions: A Game-Changing Communication Tactic
Does it sound familiar to always want to help your loved ones through tough times, only to find that nothing you say seems to work? Have you been told to constantly provide solutions, leaving you feeling frustrated and unheard? If you're tired of feeling this way and not getting the results you desire, it's time to shift your approach. Let's explore a game-changing way to communicate with your loved ones during hard times that can transform your relationships. Andrew and Catherine share personal experiences and insights on the importance of discerning between offering sympathy and solutions in challenging conversations. Catherine reflects on her journey of learning to balance providing empathy and practical support, emphasizing the transformative impact on her relationships, especially with her children. The conversation delves into practical tips, such as actively listening and creating a safe space for others to express themselves authentically. The hosts stress the significance of understanding when to offer sympathy or solutions and how it can lead to more meaningful and supportive connections. Catherine's relatable experiences and valuable insights make this episode a must-listen for individuals navigating tough relationships, offering practical guidance on empathetic communication and emotional support. If you're seeking to enhance your emotional intelligence in supporting loved ones through difficult times, this episode provides actionable advice and relatable anecdotes to guide you on this journey. In this episode of the Five Year You podcast, host Andrew Dewar engages in a candid conversation with co-host Catherine Collins about the importance of understanding when to offer sympathy versus solutions to people in need. Catherine shares her personal journey of learning to balance providing empathy and practical support, highlighting its transformative impact on her relationships, particularly with her children. The discussion delves into practical tips, such as actively listening and creating a safe space for others to express themselves authentically. The hosts emphasize the significance of discerning between sympathy and solutions, offering valuable insights and relatable anecdotes for individuals navigating challenging relationships. This episode provides actionable advice and relatable experiences, making it a valuable resource for those seeking to enhance their emotional intelligence in supporting loved ones through difficult times.    Mentioned in this episode:Do your mornings suck? Download Monday Mornings for freeDo your mornings suck? Ours used to, so we came up with Magic Mornings. Whether you wake up with a kid's foot in your face or have a giant dinosaur to walk every morning, we have a simple system to start your morning off right. Head over to https://fiveyearyou.com/mornings and download it for free.
Power of Contrast: The strange way of turnings things around
13-03-2024
Power of Contrast: The strange way of turnings things around
Finding Light in Dark Moments: Embracing Contrast for Personal GrowthIf you're feeling the weight of hard times and struggling to cope, then you are not alone! The concept of contrast and the power it holds has been a game-changer for many, including Andrew and Cat. They discuss embracing contrast and its role in personal growth, resilience, and understanding the ebb and flow of life. Listen in for some fresh perspective and tools for navigating tough moments.In this episode, you will be able to:Embracing Life's Contrasts: Discover how understanding the power of contrast can lead to personal growth and resilience.Harnessing Contrast for Growth: Learn how embracing life's contrasts can fuel your personal development journey.Coping with Adversity: Explore effective ways to navigate and cope with hard times using the power of contrast.Appreciating Happiness: Uncover the role of sadness in cultivating a deeper appreciation for happiness and joy in life.Mastering Emotional Processing: Explore techniques for effectively feeling and processing emotions to foster personal growth and resilience.Mentioned in this episode:Do your mornings suck? Download Monday Mornings for freeDo your mornings suck? Ours used to, so we came up with Magic Mornings. Whether you wake up with a kid's foot in your face or have a giant dinosaur to walk every morning, we have a simple system to start your morning off right. Head over to https://fiveyearyou.com/mornings and download it for free.