Lorna McLaren, bestselling author of Before it Hits the Fan:Quick Communication Tips to Help You Resolve Conflict and Reduce Stress shares secrets for business that can help you reduce holiday stress before it starts too.
She’s a corporate trainer and international speaker on effective communication, conflict resolution, and stress reduction. That is the perfect trilogy for emotionally charged holidays or any time of year if you’re a woman in midlife more susceptible to the negative effects of stress thanks to hormones.
It’s no secret that over 80 diseases are directly tied to stress. We’re taught to exercise, eat healthy, and yet we aren’t given extensive tools to deal with stress. Our environment may have conditioned us to respond certain ways that are dysfunctional. If it’s your norm you don’t even realize that you’re doing it. Leave this episode with a new awareness of what triggers you, how you might trigger others, and with a bag of tools to protect you and them!
How listening can help you:
- Reduce year-end work-related stress
- Reduce family conflicts at holiday gatherings
- Reduce your interval argument over treats, sweets, and cocktails
- Learn how to reduce your stress in the heat of the moment
Lorna shares how positive words can influence your brain and your emotions dramatically. Interestingly enough some words you might think of as positive really can give us a negative emotional reaction. Time to check in with yourself on this one! One of the examples she gives reveals just how much we devalue self-care.
Join this conversation by listening. Change years of conditioning by creating awareness of where you’re sabotaging yourself or possibly others unintentionally. Are you the victim of stress at the office or causing stress, or both? Find out!
Sample chapter titles from Lorna’s book:
- Conflict Happens
- It’s Smart to Know When You’re Stupid
- Stop and Stall
- The B.I.T.C.H Perspective
- Focus your F.E.A.R.
- People Rarely Argue with their Own Information
- Just do Your Best and Flush the Rest
Get Lorna’s Book:
In addition to your free digital copy of Before It Hits the Fan you’ll also get bonus links to reduce stress
Interested in having Lorna for a content-rich keynote or for corporate training?