How resilient is your heart right now and do you feel like you’re in a space to cultivate more joy? If you’ve been following the news, you’ll know that the majority of our listeners in Texas are dealing with the aftermath of a massive winter storm right now. One that has left many of our friends in Austin without power, heat, and running water for 4-5 days straight whilst the outside temperatures dipped down to 0F (that’s -18C)… the lowest they’ve been in decades. Yikes!
It was one of those “once-in-a-century” snowstorms that left people shook to the core. And its moments like these that build resilience and character. You find your true friends and strengthen bonds in your local community and your neighborhood.
My special guest today is Dr. Eva Selhub and she’s simplifying how to cultivate joy through resilience. No matter what hard season you’re going through right now… like those in Texas (or hello, pandemic!), she shares the secrets to shift your mindset now, so you can get back to center and back to finding your joy faster.
My special guest today is Dr. Eva Selhub and she’s simplifying how to cultivate joy through resilience.
We tackle and simplify all aspects of it, including:
- How she defines the concept of ‘resilience,’ especially for entrepreneurs and small business owners
- Like a high performance athlete who trains their muscles, how to build your resilience through mindset work
- What the 6 pillars of resiliency are and a deep dive into how to practice ‘emotional equilibrium’
- How to avoid the ‘victim’s mindset’ when things seem to be spiraling out of control
- …and ultimately, we talked about stress. It’s inevitable, right? So, how to use stress to our advantage in business and in our lives the next time it happens.
My heart goes out to everyone in Texas that are recovering from it all right now. And if that’s you, I realize that you might want to blip off this episode, thinking…
“I’m nowhere near being in the mindset to think about joy right now… I’m boiling water, I’m still in survival mode!”
And I get that… but my hope is that you stick with us and give today’s conversation a listen. Let it be a balm for your heart as it might spark something new inside you, that’ll help in the healing process. And help you recover emotionally, too.
You can do it, I believe in you!
- Q: Are you ready to cultivate more joy in your life? If yes, this one is for you.
- It’s time to #DoTheThing!
- <What’s catching my eye this week>
- My challenge for you this week:
- Links, books and apps mentioned:
- Get Unstuck with The Simplifiers Morning Prompts
- About Dr. Eva Selhub
- Where Dr. Eva hangs out online:
- Dr. Eva’s vote for the perfect guest on The Simplifiers Podcast:
- Watch the video version of the episode
- Join us and become a Simplifier!
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Q: Are you ready to cultivate more joy in your life? If yes, this one is for you.
It’s time to #DoTheThing!
<What’s catching my eye this week>
- Breonna Taylor: Who She Was, How She Died, Why Justice Is Overdue – The Daily Show
- The 8 Pillars of Joy, developed by the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Tutu – Yanik Silver
- 50 powerful questions to help you reflect – The Institute of You
- Mary is offering 50-minute 1-1 brainstorming sessions for those looking for ideas on how to pivot their businesses
My challenge for you this week:
How are you going to take what you’ve learned in today’s episode and begin to cultivate more joy this week? What’s one thing you’ll do differently? Share it with me, privately or publicly. Snap a photo of you doing the thing, and tag @thesimplifiers on Instagram for added accountability and support!
Links, books and apps mentioned:
Book: Resilience For Dummies (available for pre-order, release date March 03, 2021) – Dr. Eva Selhub
Book: Civilized to Death: The Price of Progress – Christopher Ryan
Podcast: How to build resilience in an uncertain world, featuring Carrie Montgomery – The Simplifiers Podcast
Podcast: How to squash your limiting self-beliefs – The Simplifiers Podcast
Get Unstuck with The Simplifiers Morning Prompts
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Now more than ever, I’m finding 7-minutes of journaling is helping me calm my mind and get centered every morning.
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It’s a free daily worksheet that helps you laser-focus in on what needs to get done today, what could trip you up and how you’re going to stay on track. 5 questions, 7 minutes… this worksheet will help you SIMPLIFY!
About Dr. Eva Selhub
Dr. Eva Selhub – She is an internationally recognized expert, physician, speaker, executive leadership and performance coach, focusing on stress, resilience, and integrative medicine.
Dr. Selhub served as an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and her latest book, Resilience For Dummies, helps to translate complex information into practical and usable knowledge that any individual can access.
Her work has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, Self, Shape, Fitness, the Dr. Oz show and more.
Where Dr. Eva hangs out online:
Dr. Eva’s vote for the perfect guest on The Simplifiers Podcast:
Dr. Eva Ritvo – She is a psychiatrist with almost 30 years of experience practicing in Miami Beach. She is the author of Bekindr – The Transformative Power of Kindness and the founder of the Bekindr Global Initiative, a movement to bring more kindness in the world.
She is also the co-founder of the Bold Beauty Project (BBP), a nonprofit that pairs women with disabilities with award-winning photographers to create art exhibitions to raise awareness.
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