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Optimal Performance

Feb 10, 2020

Dr. Kristen race has advised large corporations and classrooms alike in the practices of mindfulness. 

With experience in neuroscience - Dr. Race is keenly aware of the applications and implications of using mindful techniques to deal with stress and keep perspective in times of tension. 

In this episode we cover: 

  • How to manage stress
  • The importance of building resilience
  • Systemic Stress increasing with every generation
  • The importance of exposing your kids to challenges and failure
  • How Dr. Race learned the hard way - how important it is to mindfully practice what you preach
  • The difference between formal and informal mindfulness.
  • Techniques for dealing with stress and elevated states PBR
  • The neurochemical process of increasing resiliency
  • How little inputs and stresses tell our brains that our lives are in danger.
  • How saying “I’m excited” is scientifically proven to help process stress/fear
  • Focusing on growth instead of failure and worry.
  • The power of Gratitude
  • 3 Good Things - as a way to stay positive with friends and fam (2 weeks, improved sleep, work-life balance, happiness, decreased depression and anxiety) 6 month follow up, trends better than prozac for increasing happiness and decreasing depression.