58: How to Recognize your Triggers so you can Stop Spiraling & Inspire a Positive Reaction
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It’s time to shine the light on your triggers! Many people aren’t aware of what causes an emotional reaction – either positive or negative – within them.
Have you ever noticed an immediate, unconscious and powerful reaction within you, most often felt as a defensive reaction, which can send you into a downward spiral?
Like the time your boss spoke down to you, and you suddenly felt an immediate overwhelm of anger, frustration or fear boil to the surface?
Well, chances are you experienced a negative verbal triggered reaction which in turn, is an emotional reaction.
The same thing can happen when you are talking with someone and all of a sudden, their mood changes. They more than likely have been triggered.
In this episode, we’re going to break down several types of triggers, which can be positive or negative, and really depend on the stimuli.
When you create a positive triggered reaction for your clients or staff, it goes a long way to building a rapport and friendship
Let’s look at how to recognize your own triggers – so that when you start seeing physical reactions or feel emotion building in the body, you can then begin to slow down and be more purposeful in the way you act and react.
What you’ll hear in this podcast:
- Getting to know your triggers
- How to recognize your own triggered reactions
- Different types of triggered reactions
- What is a trauma trigger?
- How to get out of a funk faster
- How to get out of a never-ending negative loop
- Verbal, physical and content triggers
- What attention residue is
- How to establish positive triggers
- How to use positive triggers in your business & life
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