Nature, mindset, kids. It’s all covered in this episode.
Choosing to make it work is a daily choice. We can choose to
make it work five or six times a day.
Even with friends, making it work is different now. By using
FaceTime and Zoom for face-to-face calls, we can make it work.
magazine did an article about why Zoom calls are stressful.
It’s because these meetings are not really face-to-face. They’re
pseudo presence as opposed to real presence. We’re not sharing
space – and it’s getting to Diana.
On the other hand, COVID has given us the brain space to notice
nature more. And those moments give us joy.
Leaning in to the necessity of slowing down helps us make it
work. Fighting yourself doesn’t help.
To make it work, we have to rest. We’re constantly
accommodating new things, and our brains are muscles. They need a
Making it work can mean being creative by making do with what
you have at home.
Deciding when to do something on our to-do lists helps get it
done! When we add it to our calendars, we’re more likely to do it.
Becky’s favorite strategy is to write out the best and worst
versions of life during quarantine. Completing this exercise
creates a container for our anxiety and worries.
Making it work is all about grabbing onto the opportunities
that appear in front of us - or, as Becky says, business as
When we decide, we start to move forward.
When we decide to do something our brains help us find ways to
get it done.
So whether we think we can or we can't do something, we're
right! SMH (smack my head)
About the Podcast
The podcast with strategies for creative, quirky, and extraordinary people of all ages. Diana Bader and Becky Berry accompany you on the adventure of living with unique brilliance. Whether or not you have an ADD, ADHD, Asperger's, or dyslexia, learn and share strategies from uniquely brilliant people and other experts in differences. If you sense your ideas, dreams, and thoughts are just a little bit bigger than "normal," and you are tired of feeling lost, frustrated or just plain wrong, this podcast is for you! Learn how to squelch those voices in your head that say you're wrong because you think differently and learn how to reclaim your best self!