Let's start today's topic with a couple quick questions... What's stressing you out right now? Okay, next question... What stresses you out the MOST? Ladies and gentlemen, STRESS heavily afflicts every single one of us. It's dangerous, and could seriously cause problems somewhere down the road. In this episode, I aim to minimize your stresses by developing a healthier conscience. Just like the great Napoleon once said, "There shall be NO ALPS!"
Episode 81 Time Stamps:
(5:00) "Performing Under Pressure"
(5:47) There are no "good/bad events"
(7:47) The effect of cortisol on our bodies
(10:01) Breaking down the B.E.A.R.!
(14:51) What stresses us out the most?
(16:23) "There shall be NO ALPS!"
(20:19) Seven practical ways to deal with stress
(20:40) #1: Gather pictures of historical figures who've accomplished incredible feats, and hang them up in your work-space
(21:23) An excerpt from Frederick Douglass' narrative | Comparing YOUR stresses/fears
(23:40) #2: Read auto/biographies of historical times where people were grossly mistreated (ex: holocaust, slavery), for studying purposes
(24:42) #3: Attach a monumental meaning to your work/mission | Create a sense of urgency!
(27:02) #4: Creating new standards - "Unproductive emotions must be dealt with immediately" | The EMOTION PLAYBOOK
(31:00) #5: Getting yourself a mentee
(34:19) #6: Inventory your fears and stresses every day!
(37:58) #7: Being deliberate about what you decide things mean
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