Something You Should Know about Stress and Worry

The Problem With Worry

May 16, 2016


Interview with Danny Penman, author of the book Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World




Mike Carruthers:
As human beings we have a tendency to worry a lot.


Danny Penman:
It is an entirely natural thing to do is to worry over problems to constantly turn them over in your mind. But because it’s natural that doesn’t mean that it’s the best way of dealing with a problem.

Danny Penman

The Problem With Worry

March 4, 2016


Interview with Martin Rossman, M.D., author of the book The Worry Solution: Using Breakthrough Brain Science to Turn Stress and Anxiety Into Confidence and Happiness




Mike Carruthers:
Everyone worries it's part of what makes us human.


Martin Rossman, M.D.:
Look, there’s a lot of things to worry about in life but if you’re worrying is a habit and you’re creating anxiety and stress that you don’t really need to have – that’s what you need to become aware of.

Martin Rossman, M.D.

Performing Under Pressure

January 13, 2016


Interview with Taylor Clark, author of the book Nerve: Poise Under Pressure, Serenity Under Stress, and the Brave New Science of Fear and Cool




Mike Carruthers:
Staying cool under pressure, some of us handle it better than others.


Taylor Clark:
Take concert performers like classical musicians for example, people have done studies on the differences between the elite performers and the people who that don’t perform that well.

Taylor Clark

Keeping Your Energy Level High

November 9, 2015


Interview with Joseph Cardillo, author of the book Body Intelligence: Harness Your Body's Energies for Your Best Life




Mike Carruthers:
As the day wears on your energy level can start to suffer and there are some ways to recover that energy.


Joseph Cardillo:
Probably everybody experiences some sort of midday slump - so instead of having that 3rd or 4th cup of coffee or an energy drink if instead we just go out and take a walk particularly if it’s a sunny day.

Joseph Cardillo PhD

Sabotaging Your Success

October 1, 2015


Interview with Tim Schurr, author of the book Get Out Of Your Way: How to Eliminate Self-Sabotage and Win Your Life!




Mike Carruthers:
When you’re focused on your problems it’s hard to work on the solutions so you need to change the focus.


Tim Schurr:
This is not about just being a positive thinker this is about emotionally reprogramming yourself – getting yourself focused on how you want your future to be.

Tim Schurr

How To Stay Young & Live Longer

September 3, 2015


Interview with Dr. Michael Roizen, author of the book You: Staying Young: The Owner's Manual for Looking Good & Feeling Great




Mike Carruthers:
Having too much stress in your life is bad for your health. How exactly?


Dr. Michael Roizen:
Stress (that is unmanaged stress) turns on around 550 of your genes that produce then inflammatory proteins.

Dr. Michael Roizen

The Cause Of Your Stress

August 21, 2015


Interview with Andrew Bernstein, author of the book The Myth of Stress: Where Stress Really Comes From and How to Live a Happier and Healthier Life




Mike Carruthers:
When you get all stressed out what’s really going on in your mind is that you’re thinking…


Andrew Bernstein:
Life should be different than it is - and as a result of that belief we experience a negative emotional charge.


Andrew Bernstein

How Lifestyle Affects Health

August 10, 2015


Interview with Dr. Dean Ornish Professor of Medicine at U.C. San Francisco




Mike Carruthers:
Have you heard of lifestyle medicine?


Dr. Dean Ornish:
Well lifestyle medicine I think is the hottest trend in medicine right now. It’s really lifestyle is treating and reversing chronic diseases that people thought we would have to suffer with forever.

Dr. Dean Ornish

Coping With Worry & Fear

July 31, 2015


Interview with John Demartini, author of the book The Values Factor: The Secret to Creating an Inspired and Fulfilling Life




Mike Carruthers:
Worry and fear we’ve all been there.


John Demartini:
I first defined fear as an assumption that you are going to experience in the future; more pain than pleasure, more loss than gain, more negative than positive, more challenge than support from somebody or yourself.

John Demartini

How Your Brain Can Sabotage

June 26, 2015


Interview with Kelly Traver M.D., author of the book The Program: The Brain-Smart Approach to the Healthiest You: The Life-Changing 12-Week Method




Mike Carruthers:
If you've ever tried to change a habit or improve your health you know it can be difficult to make it stick.


Kelly Traver M.D.:
And the reason for that is that your whole body and brain is really based on this homeostasis principle - which is to keep everything the same.

Dr. Kelly Traver

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