Liz Fosslien regularly leads interactive, scientifically-backed workshops about how to create a culture of belonging, help remote workers avoid burnout, navigate different work styles and effectively harness emotion as a leader. Her work has been featured by The New York Times, Ted, The Economist, and NPR. She is also the co-author and illustrator of The Wall Street Journal bestseller, No Hard Feelings along with the book discussed in this episode, Big Feelings: How to Be Ok When Things Are Not Ok.
In this episode, Eric and Liz discuss really specific, practical ways to cope with various Big Feelings.
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Liz Fosslien and I Discuss How to Cope with Big Feelings and…
- Her book, Big Feelings: How to Be Ok When Things Are Not Ok
- The myths of Big Feelings
- Myths about Uncertainty
- Tools to help cope with Perfectionism
- Emotions are often a response to stimuli we’re taking in and a result of our brain chemistry
- How to stop “anxious fixing”
- The helpful phrase “I’m a person learning to….”
- How extreme language produces extreme emotions
- Naming your inner perfectionist
- Finding a non-perfectionist role model
- The red flag of thinking “I’ll be happy when…”
- How envy can reveal what you value, and then thinking about your willingness to live the life that leads to that
- How to just make it through when you’re in the worst of it in life
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