How to Get A Mental Six Pack

May 6, 2016
Hosted by Hemda Mizrahi

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According to the Cleveland Clinic (http://www.clevelandclinicwellness.com) “humans have an average of 60,000 thoughts daily, 95% of which are the same thoughts repeated everyday. 80% of the habitual thoughts are negative.” Since our thoughts trigger our emotions, this indicates that we're experiencing similar emotions day-to-day. Given that we're wired to focus on potential threats, we typically feel survival-based emotions such as fear, judgment, shame, frustration, and anger. In survival mode, we come from a place of scarcity, yet we are essentially creative, growth-oriented beings whose physical survival is rarely in question. Thanks to evolution, we have a brain that’s able to imagine a great future, yet too often we use it in ways that generate “mental fat,” redundant, unproductive thinking that creates unnecessary stress, anxiety, and worry. Join us to learn about the three steps to a lean, agile mindset: override your biology, burn the mental fat, and flex your mental muscles!

Turn the Page

Turn the Page

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“Turn the Page” features best practices in performance and quality of life for entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs and businesses. Subject matter experts, many of whom are long-time entrepreneurs, discuss the business models that have enabled them to recover from setbacks, thrive, and adjust course based on both their growth paths and marketplace changes. Guests include specialists in law, marketing, public relations, product and service-focused global businesses, social entrepreneurship, parental leave planning, and other disciplines. You’ll benefit from the stories of distinguished performers, such as executives and former pro athletes who have transferred and augmented their strengths to become business owners in the service of creative autonomy, lifestyle flexibility, philanthropy, and other legacy goals. Host Hemda invites you to subscribe to the show through iTunes or Stitcher, and to explore becoming a sponsor or affiliate by contacting her through the “Email Host” link.

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Hemda Mizrahi

Hemda Mizrahi

Hemda Mizrahi, Ed.M., M.A., is a Board Certified Coach who specializes in executive and leadership development. Using the tools she has gained from her training in mediation, image consulting, and as a certified wellness coach and licensed therapist, she partners with clients on issues related to career transition, lifestyle management, and performance. As an organizational effectiveness consultant, Hemda collaborates with businesses to address gaps in the employee and customer experience. Her coaching, consulting and radio talk show roles are informed by her managerial experience in healthcare and higher education, participation on advisory boards, and entrepreneurship expertise. Hemda earned Master’s degrees in Organizational and Counseling Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Bachelor’s in Hospitality Management from Cornell University. She is certified in the research-based 360-degree feedback assessments developed by the Center for Creative Leadership.

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