Something You Should Know about Stress and Worry

Stop Worrying So Much

July 8, 2016


Interview with Tamar Chansky, PhD, author of the book Freeing Yourself from Anxiety: The 4-Step Plan to Overcome Worry and Create the Life You Want




Mike Carruthers:
All of us worry sometimes way too much about things that will likely never happen.


Tamar Chansky, PhD:
What happens is worry makes us dysfunctional, it makes us think about all of the “what ifs” instead of really helping us focus on what’s going to help solve the problem.

Tamar Chansky, PhD

Why We Get Stressed - Part 2

June 14, 2016


Interview with Arthur Ciaramicoli, PhD, author of the book The Stress Solution




Mike Carruthers:
If you worry a lot you have a lot of company.


Arthur Ciaramicoli, PhD:

Half of American’s say that they are awake at night due to stress, anticipating stress for the next day.  75% of American’s say they experience stress on a daily basis and it is based on worry about what’s going to happen.

Arthur Ciaramicoli, PhD

Why We Get Stressed

June 13, 2016


Interview with Arthur Ciaramicoli, PhD, author of the book The Stress Solution




Mike Carruthers:
You know what stress feels like but do you know why you’re feeling that way?


Arthur Ciaramicoli, PhD:
Stress really is produced mostly by misperception when we’re perceiving inaccurately we produce stress and we produce the stress hormone cortisol. And when we do that we can’t see things very clearly and we tend to perceive in distorted ways.

Arthur Ciaramicoli, PhD

What Clutter Does To You

June 9, 2016


Interview with Peter Walsh, author of the book Lighten Up: Love What You Have, Have What You Need, Be Happier with Less




Mike Carruthers:
If you want to feel really great about yourself just take a few minutes to de-clutter and clean up a room.


Peter Walsh:
You cannot imagine the transformative effect that it has when you de-clutter a space and let it breathe.

Peter Walsh

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

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