How to Cope with Anxiety and Other Unpleasant Feelings

With Dr. Joan Rosennberg

All this week we are sharing special episodes (some old, some new) to help our community navigate these challenging times.

Today’s episode is a modified version of a past episode with Dr. Joan Rosenberg on the topic of how to cope with anxiety and other unpleasant feelings.

Here are the original show notes from the episode:

What often blocks most people from success and feeling capable in life is the ability to experience, move through, and handle unpleasant feelings, such as sadness, shame, helplessness, anger, embarrassment, disappointment, frustration, and vulnerability. 

Knowing how to deal with intense, overwhelming, or uncomfortable feelings is essential to building confidence, emotional strength, and resilience. Yet when we distract or disconnect from these feelings, we move away from confidence, health, and our desired pursuits, ultimately undermining our ability to fully realize our ambitions.

On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, I talk with my good friend, Dr. Joan Rosenberg about how to work through unpleasant feelings, and how to build emotional strength to create the life of your dreams. We discuss why worrying about what other people think of you is really just a distraction from feeling vulnerable, and why harsh self-criticism is one of the most destructive things we can do to ourselves. We also talk about why speaking your truth is the most important action to take to cultivate confidence, authenticity, and resilience. 

For more on Dr. Joan Rosenberg, be sure to follow her on Instagram @drjoanrosenberg, on Facebook @drjrosenberg, and on Twitter @drjoanrosenberg. Check out her website https://drjoanrosenberg.com. You can find her book, 90 Seconds to a Life You Love: How to Master Your Difficult Feelings to Cultivate Lasting Confidence, Resilience and Authenticity, right here – https://www.90secondsbook.com

Lastly, here is a bonus gift from Dr. Rosenberg: https://drjoanrosenberg.com/gift.

 

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I hope you enjoyed this conversation as much as I did.
Wishing you health and happiness.
Dhru Purohit

Guest

 
Dhru Purohit

Dhru is the host of the Broken Brain Podcast, a top 20 health podcast with over 10 million downloads, that teaches listeners how to improve their brain performance and mental health through their diet, lifestyle and everyday biohacking.

As an entrepreneur, Dhru is also the CEO Dr. Hyman Enterprises, Farmacy and the UltraWellness Center, a functional medicine based clinic that specializes in treating chronic disease through personalized medicine.

 
Dr. Joan Rosennberg

Dr. Joan Rosennberg is an Air Force veteren, a California-licensed psychologist, best-selling author, consultant, master clinician, and media host. Dr. Rosenberg speaks on how to build confidence, emotional strength, resilience; achieving emotional, conversational and relationship mastery; integrating neuroscience and psychotherapy and suicide prevention. She is a professor of graduate psychology at Pepperdine University in Los Angeles, CA. Her latest book is, 90 Seconds to a Life you Love: How to Master Your Difficult Feelings to Cultivate Lasting Confidence, Resilience and Authenticity.

 

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