There is Time for Listening to Your Body with Eliza Kingsford, Boulder, Colorado

October 6, 2022

What’s the best way to compete burnout? By letting your teams know it’s okay to be human.

Eliza Kingsford, psychotherapist and author, says it comes down to leaders to create workplaces based in psychological safety. And for Eliza, the key to doing that lies in science.

Eliza has devoted her life to helping others understand their nervous systems more deeply so they can properly listen to their bodies and interpret the signals they are constantly sending. Listen in to hear how to recognize when your brain is over-taxed and the steps to take to protect your mental health.

So how does Eliza stay balanced in body and mind? By making Zero Excuses and evaluating her senses.

Key Takeaways:

  • Find a deeper connection to yourself and your work to overcome burnout
  • Recognize humanity in the workplace to function on a higher level
  • Assess your changing emotions to maintain better control

Things to listen for:

[03:59] How our bodies react to increased work and stress

[07:01] Signs your nervous system is taxed

[11:16] Overcoming trepidation around self-care

[14:08 Why leaders are so affected by work-related pressure

[17:02] Bringing humanity to workplaces

[18:48 How to understand your varying emotional states

[23:25] The role food plays in maintaining a healthy nervous system

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