In this episode, Cynthia discusses:
Playing the positive or negative “what if” game. The “what if” game as a useful tool in preparing for unknown and potential dangers. Mental Blueprints: Imagining scenarios and possible solutions to those scenarios Not dwelling on the negative “What ifs.”
Create a “mental blueprint” or programming for your brain that helps you to react more quickly and work through the fight, flight, or freeze modes. You freeze when you have no blueprint. Work through “What ifs” that you are most likely to encounter or deal with in multiple situations and all the variables that may occur. Playing “what if” is a beneficial way to prepare for things, instead of thinking about all the things that could go wrong. Let the “what if” game guide you and help you address concerns and questions you may have.
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