How do Saboteurs impact your Mental Wellness?

Do you find yourself...

➡️ Trying to control people or situations?

➡️ Struggling in your relationships?

➡️ Saying yes when you wanted to say no?

➡️ Feeling like an imposter?

➡️ Procrastinating?

➡️ Judging yourself or others?

➡️ Avoiding conversations that need to happen?

➡️ Feeling anxious/stressed?

➡️ Wanting to improve your way of communicating and connecting with family/friends/co-workers?

Those are the Sabotaging parts of your mind at work and we all have them!

They trigger our primitive mind which controls the fight, flight, or flee response.

On a daily basis, all of that stress makes us anxious, exhausted and overwhelmed. On the other hand, when we experience positive emotions like love, joy, creativity, empathy, and compassion, we are "living" in our sage brain. Have you ever found yourself in that place where things just feel like "you're on a roll and things are just flowing?" THAT is the sage brain and there is a reason why things are easy and flow vs the feeling of paddling upstream.

We can learn how to live in our sage brain by building up the mental muscle to "catch" the saboteur, refocus through proven PQ reps (will explain that) and then shift to the sage brain.

"I feel that this program has made me more aware of the way I react in situations. It has helped me to take a step back and not dive right in. I’m more thoughtful and I am working on improving my listening skills in order to respond in situations of distress better. I feel like I am getting to know myself at a deeper level."

What are PQ reps? Much like we go to the gym and choose the specific equipment that you feel is best to build your biceps or the glutes (activating the glutes is all the rage now!), we also have to work out our mental muscle! PQ reps are the various types of exercises available to build our mental muscle. Working out this muscle 15 minutes a day for 6 weeks begins to change the neuropathways of your brain. The research has seen the shift in that thought pattern through MRI scans.

Positive Intelligence is a synthesis of recent breakthroughs in neuroscience, cognitive and positive psychology, and performance science validated by over half a million participants in 50 countries.

The relative strength of the positive Sage versus the negative Saboteurs is called Positive Intelligence Quotient. Saboteurs react to challenges by generating negative emotions such as stress, disappointment, self-doubt, regret, anger, shame, guilt, or worry. The Sage handles challenges with empathy, gratitude, curiosity, creativity, self-confidence and calm, clear-headed, laser-focused action.

How does one shift from Saboteur to Sage? It's a very simple operating system

  1. Self-Awareness: Based on the Assessment, we begin to learn how to identify the thoughts associated with our Saboteurs. We learn which of our saboteurs get triggered during stress, certain people or situations.

  2. Self Command: Once you have created awareness, you then practice the PQ reps (which are the exercises that build that mental muscle ... bicep curls for your brain) to stop the "negative reaction" and rise above your thoughts and emotions.

  3. Sage: Once you have stopped the runaway train of negative thoughts and have returned to present, you then begin to activate the sage perspective. This perspective offers you the ability to handle the situation, person, or yourself with a kind, clear-headed thought process.

Each time you practice the process and the PQ reps, you are building that muscle that allows for less stress, anxiety, and negativity to enter your thoughts and actions. This shift resonates much like a ripple in a pond.

What can you expect in your life?

  • Let go of stress, anxiety, self-judgment

  • Improved relationships with better communication

  • Greater self-awareness

  • Say goodbye to the Imposter Syndrome

  • Self-compassion

  • Creativity

Interested in giving yourself the gift of Mental Wellness?

Contact us to get additional details for our next POD start dates.

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