Are you feeling stuck in a stress mess, overwhelmed, and overstimulated by the demands of your life? Spread too thin and not prioritizing self-care because you feel like it’s selfish when so many other people need your help? Well, let’s stop for a moment.
How much can we really help others when we’re just scraping by, ourselves? At the end of the day, we’re only really worth as much as we can give, based on the energy we have in the time that we have.
I’m your host, Dr. Heidi Hanna, and in this stress mastery podcast, we’re talking to the experts to find out what they do to use stress as fuel for success and what they do to shift stress in a positive way when they notice it getting out of control.
Because we’re all human, we all get stuck sometimes and we can learn so much from each other when we take an honest look at the patterns that are hurting us and create new patterns that will help us.
So, let’s get ready to master stress together in today’s conversation!
- [1:08] Dr. Hanna welcomes listeners and introduces this week’s guest — and how the Vagus nerve brought them together — her friend Sally Gray, the Life Mastery Neuroscience Naturopath.
- [2:33] Heidi describes Sally’s mission to empower mothers to cut through the chaos to restore resilience.
- [4:35] Sally Gray dives right in with her personal definition of stress, her evolving relationship with it, and how she uses it as a driving force for shaping everything.
- [8:14] Dr. Hanna asks what techniques Sally has developed and uses to recognize and manage her stress and reactionary patterns.
- [12:54] What are stress signatures, and what can you do with them?
- [13:47] How transparent should we be with our children, about our own stress as a parent?
- [17:15] Sally talks about priming as a way to prepare for future stress and how human resilience paired with stress is a source of continuous evolution.
- [19:30] How can we be the change our kids need to see! (What would we have needed as kids ourselves?)
- [23:40] Dr. Hanna asks Sally if there are any good practices for teaching kids meditation.
- [21:50] Dr. Hanna asks Sally what her mantra is and wraps up the show until next week.
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Until next time, please remember that stressing is a blessing, once you know how to use it for good. It gives us the energy and information to fuel positive change if we’re brave enough to look into it, stay open and curious to what it has to teach us and then adjust our patterns in a way that will give us even more capacity to cope. And when we do that together, we increase the energy we have to bring to the time that we have and we’re better together. So please, be good to yourself, and I’ll see you next week.
Mentioned in this episode:
Global Stress Summit
The Vagus nerve
Sally Gray’s webinar: Understanding and Training Vagal Tone
Program: The Greatness In You
Books by Dr. Wayne Dyer
Book: The 7 Habits of Happy Kids, by Sean Covey
For more information on Dr. Heidi Hanna:
Dr. Hanna on Facebook
For more information on Dr. Hanna’s guest, Sally Gray:
Sally Gray on the Web