Episode 15: "You need to empty your mind."
Sometimes, just taking a deep breath is a win and you need simple, small reminders to break the vicious cycle of chronic stress. C + D share how they cope with anxiety and the latest books they’re obsessed with.
Links To Give You Life:
Help D fuel her obsession with her new book project and sign up to receive her email updates
Pick apart your favorite stories to see if they fit this 27-point format—or use it to plot out your own novel
Read the underdog story of the 1936 U.S. Olympic rowing team that really stuck it to Hitler with The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
Not into rowing? Enjoy a similar story of bobsledding with comedy classic Cool Runnings
Watch the mini-documentary of Us Against the World to learn more about the rowing team’s history
Or experience the story with a full film from PBS, The Boys of ‘36
List away your anxiety with this Notebook for Charting Your Tasks, Hopes, and Dreams
Identify what you’re feeling, why it happens, and how to cope with it with advice from This Way Up
Disrupt your “stress is normal” cycle and pre-order Stress-Less Leadership by Dr. Nadine Greiner to tackle stressors that trigger you in the office and at home
Integrate mindfulness in your daily workout routine with Daily Burn
Put Obsessed to the (Taste) Test:
Folkington’s is an English company that makes authentic juices, presses, mixers, and tonics, and in this episode, C + D tried the Cloudy Pear Juice. Listen to see what they thought (spoiler: we’re #obsessed), and grab a bottle for yourself to try! Don’t forget to email your stories, suggestions, and thoughts to email@example.com.