Eps 28. 5 Steps to handle Hard Things
We all must navigate Hard Things. If we try to avoid them, they become Frogs. Let’s discuss some easy steps to handle them well and be the coachman of your brain!
You think an average of 2,000-3,000 thoughts per hour. Many of those thoughts are around things you can’t control. Stuff that’s already happened. Fears you haven’t addressed, that likely won’t come true.
Imagine if we used those thoughts to visualize the things we can change? If we focused on what we want, instead of what we fear?
Steps to Handle Hard Things:
1. Practice Strategic visualization
2. Write to your Badass list
3. Have a mantra
4. Manage your State before walking into it
5. Break it into manageable chunks.
Learn these 5 Steps and why when eating an elephant, you do not need to start on the trunk. Hear about our amazing Client and Listener Brooklyn who became a Court-appointed special advocate (CASA) volunteer, and how she was able to navigate a Hard Thing with these steps.
You may not be able to change the Hard Thing. But you can change your response to the Hard Thing. You can control its influence over you, and the power you give it in your day. Sail through it. don’t suffer through it.