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May 4, 2020

Dr. Lizzy Weisinger is a licensed clinical psychologist and founder of Elite Psychological Services in Los Angeles. Her private practice provides therapy individual, couples, and family. Dr. Lizzy is passionate about mental health and enjoys assisting people in making deep, meaningful changes in their lives. When Dr. Lizzy is not in the office, she enjoys a good cup of coffee, family time, spending time outdoors, and learning new things.

On this episode of Boss Maidel, we discuss the various emotions that one can be feeling during our current situation. Whether it is anxiety, grief, a deep sense of loneliness etc. Dr. Lizzzy shares tangible tools and tips that can help us process our various emotions. Citing numerous research based findings, Dr. Lizzy talks about the importance of gratitude, radical acceptance and how one can adopt a mindset of post traumatic growth. Even the busiest mom can benefit from Dr. Lizzy's 30 second rule, which can help anyone regain their focus  and sense of calm.

 

Favorites:

Book: Man's Search For Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

Place to unwind: Lake Tahoe, CA

Role model: her mom

You can find Dr. Lizzie at www.Elite-Psych.com

 

Resources:

To learn more about Dr. Kristen Neff and self compassion visit www.selfcompassion.org

Click here and here to read more about post traumatic growth.

To learn more about cultivating resilience click here.

Tips for managing anxiety:

Click here for a list of calming  activities that you can even enjoy doing with your kids. 

Click here to read about general coping strategies.

To learn more about my favorite method  to unwind (which is practicing  QiGong) click here.

To start a daily meditation practice that  can take minutes click here.

To start and maintain a positive new habit  click here