Podcast 316: How I Mentally Prepare for a Busy Week + a Neurocycle to Reduce Stress & Burnout
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SHOW DESCRIPTION: Let’s face it: there’s no better feeling than going to bed knowing that you’re well prepared for the next day. So, in this podcast I am going to talk about how to self-regulate your thinking using the Neurocycle to prepare for a busy week and reduce your stress levels and risk for burnout.
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2:30 What happens when you go to sleep anxious about the week ahead
3:33 Planning for a busy week using self-regulation
4:40 Why I like to use the Neurocycle for everyday anxieties & worries
5:50 What happens in the brain when you feel overwhelmed
6:10 The importance of balanced beta energy in the brain
12:25 Why the mind always comes first
13:00 How I use mind-management when I have a busy week ahead of me
14:00 How to use your mind to prepare your brain for stressful periods in your life
16:00 What is mind-management & how do you do it?
17:20, 24:00 Using the 5 steps of the Neurocycle to plan for the week
26:00 How to make a busy week for you instead of against you
30:50 The importance of building rewards & rest into your week
31:10 How over-complaining can affect your mental health
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