Dec 10, 2019
Guest Victoria Smith knows
firsthand the damaging effects that stress can have on our health,
along with our general well-being. She has taken her own experience
with stress, burnout, and recovery to transition to a life where
she coaches others to use stress management and reduction tools.
Victoria talks about the moment she knew that she had to take
control of her health, gives us a few quick tips that we can start
today to destress, and the common stressors she sees when working
with her clients.
What You’ll Hear In This Episode:
may look on the outside like everyone besides us has their life
totally together and figured out. Not only is that not the case,
but it’s far from it. This can help us have realistic expectations
instead of feeling like we are always falling behind in some
Victoria’s high paced and stressful way of life lead to burnout,
and what exactly the symptoms of stress can look
- Stress is the #1 cause of shingles in younger
adults, and what it felt like for Victoria to have to be vulnerable
and admit to her coworkers that she had it, and needed to take time
off to heal and rest.
burnout can look like and ways that you can recognize the signs for
yourself and your loved ones.
painful and tumultuous time in Victoria’s life when she was caught
in the middle of her parents’ divorce, and the toll it took on her
own energy and life force.
benefits Victoria found in counseling services, and other major
tools that helped her along her wellness recovery
setting boundaries is so important
to our well being, and to preserve
our energy so that we can be the best for both ourselves and
Victoria’s podcast Girl
Tries Life shines a
spotlight on other women who are accomplishing big things and also
committed to their health and self-growth.
takes time, energy, and dedication for stress reduction, but the
results are worth it.
- A few
of Victoria’s strategies to immediately reduce your
have power over our stress life and being a “stressed out” person
is not a life sentence.
- “Everyone on the outside always seems to be
hacking it, but you don’t go home with them.”
most important thing is to always try.”
may not succeed, but I will have tried.”
can only control you.”
Calgary Counseling Center
Girl Tries Life
Stress Less Ladies
Release Meditation Technique
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