What do you do when you’re still mad about something a day later?
Is it important to express how you feel?
Is it possible to never feel anger or frustration?
How can goal setting harm your performance?
How do you coach someone to accept reality and change their expectations?
Why do you consider criticism a gift?
In This Episode, You Will Learn:
Every topic Peter writes about he struggles with himself
It takes 1 – 2 seconds for your instant emotional reaction to be subverted by your rational thinking
Emotional Courage – the courage to feel whatever it is you’re feeling
How emotional courage and freedom are connected
Think of anger as data – it’s you giving yourself feedback about what’s happening around you
When you are angry, ask yourself “What is the outcome I want in this situation?”
The nuts and bolts of goal setting: the why behind a goal is super important
Meditation teaches us the ability to resist urges
Steps to coach yourself through an obstacle:
1 – Take a breath
2 – Ask yourself “What are you feeling right now?”
3 – Determine “What is the outcome I want in this moment?”
4 – Decide “What is the thing I can do in this moment that is most likely going to get me to the outcome I want?”
A tip for getting something done (like writing) – light a candle to burn while doing the task – when it burns out, you’re done
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