June 1, 2021

05. How to Overcome Feeling Overwhelmed, Part 1 of 2

05. How to Overcome Feeling Overwhelmed, Part 1 of 2

Being stressed out or overwhelmed is a common challenge that we face as humans. Being overwhelmed can even make us sick. But, perhaps our own beliefs and mindsets are the thing that’s overwhelming us. In today’s episode, Leigh Ann shares tools on how to...

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🛀 Calgon, “Take me away!” 01:01

😞 Three out of four people say they’re feeling overwhelmed and unable to cope with stress. 02:33

🤷‍♀️ Being the victim of our circumstances is an easy role to play.  04:19

🙅‍♀️ “I'm busy”. It's code for “I'm stressed” but how to change that?   05:54

🧣 The SCARF model. 08:08

👑 We all desire status in our lives. 11:01

👩‍⚕️ What is dopamine and how can status overwhelm us? 12:08

😒 What have you said yes to, because you saw it as an opportunity to increase your status, but that you later regretted? 14:01

🤩 Certainty and Autonomy. 13:38

⛓️ What are you holding on to that someone else could do? 19:01

🫂 Relatedness is how we feel connected to others. 19:50

🧠 LBT trivia question: What is the hormone released in our brains when we feel connected to other people? 21:06

🧐 Are you letting your need for relationships interfere with your judgment about workload distribution? 23:00

❓ Fairness is about our desire for equal exchange between groups for people but are you being fair to yourself? 23:18

🚩 Leading Better Teams Challenge. 26:20


Old Calgon Commercial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yjgPgs0_S0

Your Brain at Work:  Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long, by David Rock https://www.amazon.com/Your-Brain-Work-Revised-Updated/dp/0063003155/

SCARF Model - https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/SCARF.htm

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