Using Play to Deal with Stress and Anxiety — Jason Goldberg


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What if life and work could be less draining? Do you ever catch yourself taking things too seriously? And what if you didn’t depend on fear or scarcity for motivation? Coach, speaker, and author Jason Goldberg is here to discuss the dangers of taking ourselves too seriously. We dive into what life could look like if we weren’t afraid of negative emotions, the real power that comes from putting fear into perspective, and why true peace of mind comes from remembering that we can take a punch. In this interview: The importance of play and humor How being serious kills our creativity Goofiness vs enthusiasm Dealing with anxiety, stress, and depression “Am I always going to feel this way?” Plus: Remembering that we’ll eventually be okay “A clear calm mind knows exactly what to do next” — Byron Katie The myth of “burning the boats” What if you weren’t afraid of your feelings? How do you impact others in a positive way? Referenced in this interview: The problem with Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill Brian Johnson’s Philosopher’s Notes - Click here for Brian’s note on Tripp’s This Book Will Make You Dangerous ( Dr. Peter Gray’s work on play (link to podcast) Alan Watts “The opposite of serious is sincere.” Being attracted to Byron Katie You don't have to settle. Click here to learn the same mindset principles that Tripp Lanier uses with his coaching clients — including Navy SEALs, executives, and entrepreneurs. The Daily Toolkit is available for immediate download. This Book Will Make You Dangerous is a swift kick in the ass that will make you laugh out loud. It’s a practical guide to play for what we truly want, to get over ourselves, and have a ton of fun along the way.

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