788: Finding Hope In Difficult Times (R)

Mother Nature clearly wanted me to replay episode 659.  Okay, maybe she wasn't that clear, but she did send a huge thunderstorm to Nashua.  Usually I am unswayed by weather, but this time the power flickered twice. I am thinking that the lights may go out due to the storm and if that is the case I want to make sure I set you up for a nice ride in the morning.  So to that end, I am rebroadcasting episode 659, Finding Hope in Difficult Times.

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787: Preview of 5 Minute Mojo

You are here, so you know how much ZEN commuter gets you ready for the day.  You start off your day and your commute in a more relaxed space.  Isn't that something you would want for your ride home too?  Don't you worry; I have you covered.  ZEN commuter has an evening inspiration podcast to do just that, 5 Minute Mojo. Come listen today.

Things you will learn in this episode:

  • How to relax on your ride home
  • Why it is important to ask yourself deep questions
  • How to live your life

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786: Five Ways to Avoid a Total Meltdown

We have all had one a moment (actually several) when we realize something went wrong. We may have had something severe happen, like and accident.  Or something a littleness earth-shaking, like misplacing your wallet.  Regardless of severity, there is a cycle that happens to some people that has them totally losing it.  Today I talk about how to make sure that is not you.

Things you will learn in this episode:

  • The definition of catastrophize
  • An exercise that brings you into the moment
  • The best step for moving forward

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784: Do You Create Drama? Three ways to Stop if You Are

This week I have been focusing on drama.  More to the point, I have been focusing on drama from the standpoint of dealing with people who are prone to drama.  However, today I look at things from the other side.  Perhaps listeners would want to know if they are manufacturers of frenzy, gossip and backstabbing

Links from this Episode:

3 Ways to Stop Being a Person of Drama

Things you will learn in this episode:

  • Ways to determine if you are a person of drama
  • Ways to limit your drama-rich behavior
  • Determining what you get out of drama

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783: 6 Ways to Handle a Person of Drama

There are so many sources of drama in the world: TV, Movies, your coworkers.  However, it is safe to say that thanks to technology we can now access drama 24 hours a day on our devices.  What is the biggest contributor?  That's easy; social media.  Like anything though, it has the ability to drown us in despair or lift us up.  Today I talk about which forms of social media are the best and the worst for drama

Links from this Episode:

10 Ways to Avoid Facebook Drama

Things you will learn in this episode:

  • Why images create more drama than words on social media
  • What is the least drama-filled form of social media
  • Why Facebook is so heavy on drama

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782: Which Social Media is Lightest on Drama

There are so many sources of drama in the world: TV, Movies, your coworkers.  However, it is safe to say that thanks to technology we can now access drama 24 hours a day on our devices.  What is the biggest contributor?  That's easy; social media.  Like anything though, it has the ability to drown us in despair or lift us up.  Today I talk about which forms of social media are the best and the worst for drama

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781: 3 Reasons Why Some People are Drawn to Drama

Yesterday I told you 4 ways to spot drama from a safe distance.  My goal was to help you stay away from situations that would drain your energy.  However, I did make another point that warrants repeating; we should never judge a book by its cover.  You should always seek to commune with people.  Be compassionate.  If there are people who are prone to drama, don't ostracize them.  Interact with them to hopefully help them see there are other ways to live.  With that said, do not jeopardize your positivity by condoning drama.  Today I talk about why some people enjoy drama.

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780: Spotting Drama from Afar: 4 Signs for Identifying People of Negativity

It's time for a series, Travelers!  I thought about one aspect of life that is always a stressor; drama.  I'll start with helping you identify drama in the wild.  Sometimes it is too late to escape the gravitational force of petty gossip and backstabbing.  You are at a social event where you don't know many people.  Before you know it you are knee-deep hearing a new acquaintance talking about her tumultuous love life, string of bad luck and illness she just can't seem to beat; ones that have all the best doctors baffled.  The good news is, I have been able to develop a pretty good way of understanding signs of drama from afar.  Now you can safely watch from a distance and determine if it is safe to enter a conversation.

Things you will learn in this episode:

  • The definition of histrionics
  • How to spot narcissism from across the room
  • The significance of volume when trying to discern drama

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