S2 - Ep 7 - Ideas to ease

After existing for so long with pandemic restrictions, even the most familiar spaces can make us feel anxious or intimidated. And then there are those places and moments - the gym, the public speaking event, the difficult conversation - that make the adrenaline rush, and not always in a good way. Flight often ensues. But psychologists agree that some degree of discomfort is a good thing, a growth opportunity. Tom and Drea discuss some of the empowering tools to employ to prepare yourself for uncomfortable or unfamiliar situations, including “setting the table” of expectations, creating a positive association and voicing our vulnerabilities.