Brad Stulberg researches, writes, and coaches on health, well-being, and sustainable performance. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New Yorker, Atlantic, Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine, Forbes, and more. In his coaching practice, he works with executives, entrepreneurs, and physicians on their performance and well-being. He is bestselling author of the new book, The Practice of Groundedness: A Transformative Path to Success That Feeds-Not Crushes-Your Soul
In this episode, Eric and Brad Stulberg discuss several tools to develop a practice of groundedness.
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Brad Stulberg and I Discuss The Practice of Groundedness and…
- His book, The Practice of Groundedness: A Transformative Path to Success That Feeds-Not Crushes-Your Soul
- Defining groundedness and the metaphor of a mountain
- The importance of not letting the outcome supersede the process in our minds
- Bridging the gap of knowing versus doing
- How community is one of the most influential factors of doing hard things
- Heroic individualism is the constant game of one-upmanship and is the opposite of groundedness
- Learning to accept “good enough” rather than perfect
- Patience is having the restraint to slow down for sustainable progress long term
- His experience with OCD of repetitive thoughts that started with a panic attack
- His work with exposure and prevention therapy and his meditation practice
- Working with your thoughts and knowing which are worth engaging or letting go
- Asking yourself what advice you’d give a friend when dealing with difficult thoughts
- The benefits of naming your thoughts and continuing to do what you planned
- The importance of clearly defining your values and creating practices to live your values
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