Ep #61: Mindset

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of stress? If you’re like most people, it probably brings to mind a whole bunch of negative things related to poor health and well-being. We’re all constantly hearing how stress is bad and should be avoided as much as possible—but what if we could flip the narrative?

Instead of looking at stress as a negative thing, what if we looked at stress as a resource? We often believe that stress is something that happens to us that we have very little control over, but in this episode, I’m going to challenge you to think about stress as a positive thing. Listen in to learn how to stop viewing it as the enemy of health and happiness—and learn to use it to your advantage instead.

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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN TODAY'S EPISODE:

  • What stress is and how it affects us.
  • What the research actually says about stress.
  • How you can re-program your body’s response to stress.
  • The alternative response to “fight or flight.”
  • How to view stress as a resource instead of an enemy.

IDEAS WORTH SHARING:

“Stress is something that happens to our bodies and our minds when something that we care about is at stake.” – Valerie Elhurr

“When you change your mind about stress, you can also change how your body responds to stress.” – Valerie Elhurr

“What if you told yourself a different story about stress?” – Valerie Elhurr

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