Amidst the chaos and uncertainty, there is very little we can control right now. And the lack of control we’re all experiencing as a global community can quickly spiral downwards to anxiety, depression, and even paranoia.
So what can you do?
Fortunately there are still things we can control, and in this episode I do an “All Hands On Deck” call with members of my ‘Optimizer’ coaching & mentorship community to discuss how we can take simple steps to reduce the fear and anxiety consuming us all.
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The first and most important thing we discuss as a group is how people are doing. It’s amazing how comforting it can be to hear the voices of others knowing the world hasn’t disappeared and we’re not alone in this. Beyond checking in on the group, we then dive into various strategies to better manage the things we can control, including:
How to better manage our relationship with the news and current events
Taking back control of our finances in turbulent times where so many of us have lost work for the foreseeable future
The importance of movement now more than ever while working from home
Now that you are your own boss, how can you prioritize your time? What should you be working on? What comes next?
How can you make the most of all of your free time and prepare for when the job market opens again?
- Simple breathing exercises to help calm your racing thoughts (especially if you’re struggling with sleep)
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