10 Ways Successful Dentists Stay Calm (part 2)

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Patient Attraction Episode 282

Welcome back to our look at ways successful people stay calm. We’ll look at numbers 6-10 when we return. Stay tuned.

– Colin Receveur here on Thursday, December 18.

– We are talking about the importance of stress and how successful people deal with it.

– Yesterday I told you about research that shows how stress of limited time and frequency, actually HELPS us reach peak performance.

– We also looked at 5 traits of successful people on staying calm.

– So let’s get started on the rest of our list.

6. They sleep.

– Self-control, attention and memory all suffer when you don’t get enough sleep.

– Lack of sleep also raises cortisol levels.

7. They squash negative self-talk.

– Write down your negative thoughts and compare them to the facts.

– More likely than not, your thoughts are exaggerated.

8. They reframe their perspective.

– You can’t control everything that happens to you, but you can control how your respond to them.

– Put whatever is causing you stress in perspective.

9. They breathe.

– Focus on your breathing to put yourself in the moment.

10. Finally, they use their support system.

– Ask for help when you need it.

– That may be asking someone to take some of your responsibilities.

– It also may be just asking someone to listen to your concerns.

– I hope these tips have been helpful.

– We all want to think we handle stress well.

– Compare yourself to these 10 traits and see how many of them apply to you.

– Come back tomorrow and we’ll look at the other side of this equation: chronically unhappy people.

– Until then, keep moving forward.