3 Sep 2022

EP32: Stress Coping 101

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Episode 32: Stress coping 101

What are you built for? The human body is a very complicated machine, with lots of moving parts, and pretty much everything serves a purpose, even stress. Stress is part of the ‘fight or flight’ response, basically your heart races, your breath quickens and muscles get ready for action. So in prehistoric times stress is what would get you away from a sabretooth tiger, but it was short term, either you escaped the savage animal, or you became its breakfast.

You’re not built to be stressed for hours, days, weeks or months. Being stressed long term can cause headaches, depression, heartburn, insomnia, weak immunity, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, stomachache, heart palpitations, heart attacks, the list goes on. You need to be able to get on top of stress whenever it should arise… because eliminating it isn’t really an option, unfortunately its just part of being a business owner.

In this episode you’ll learn about dealing with the stresses of being a business owner, along with some coping mechanisms that will help you keep a lid on it. You’ll learn how to catch yourself in a stress cycle and break out of it. There is even a book recommendation for one of the best things you can read (or listen to) for teaching yourself to deal with stress. It’s important to take care of your body, you only get one… mental health is serious, stop pushing it to the side.

WHAT YOU’LL GAIN FROM IMPLEMENTING TODAYS PODCAST:

  • An understanding of how stress effects the way you work
  • A great book recommendation for dealing with stress
  • Improved physical and mental health

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