February 17th, 2016
Episode 478 of 715 episodes
Dr. Ben Michaelis (@DrBenMichaelis) is a motivational psychologist and author of Your Next Big Thing: Ten Small Steps to Get Moving and Get Happy. Here, he shows us how to stop trying to avoid stress and, instead, utilize it in intelligent ways. "The tighter we hold onto things and try to control them, oftentimes the more difficult it is to have influence over them." -Dr. Ben Michaelis The Cheat Sheet: Stress is inevitable, so stop trying to avoid it and learn to leverage it for constructive purposes. Is anxiety the same thing as stress? Understand how cognitive biases get in your way. Learn the difference between eustress and distress -- and how to get the right amount of the right kind of stress when you need it. How do we overcome our evolutionary programming to focus on actual problems vs. imaginary problems? And so much more... Show notes at http://theartofcharm.com/podcast-episodes/ben-michaelis-your-next-big-thing-episode-488/ HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! If you dig the show, please subscribe in iTunes and write us a review! This is what helps us stand out from the crowd and help people find the credible advice they need. Review the show in iTunes! We rely on it! http://www.theartofcharm.com/mobilereview Stay Charming!