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Live Greatly

Jun 8, 2021

If you're someone who chokes under pressure, you're gonna learn a lot from this episode. Today we are going to talk with Sian about helpful strategies to prepare yourself for those stressful situations, so you can excel and feel confident about your performance.

Key Takeaways From This Episode

  • The pressure of being seen by family
  • Interpreting bodily responses
  • Practicing self-compassion
  • Distracting yourself before your performance
  • Taking a step back from a stressful situation

Disclaimer: All information and views shared on the Live Greatly podcast are purely the opinions of the authors, and are not intended to provide medical advice or treatment recommendations. The contents of this podcast are intended for informational and educational purposes only. Always seek the guidance of your physician or other qualified health professional when you have any questions regarding your specific health, changes to diet and exercise, or any medical conditions.

Resources Mentioned In This Episode

About Sian Beilock

Sian Beilock is a cognitive scientist by training and serves as the eighth President of Barnard College at Columbia University. As one of the most selective academic institutions in the United States, Barnard College is devoted to empowering exceptional women to change the world and the way we think about it. 

She has authored two critically acclaimed books published in more than a dozen languages—Choke (2010) and How the Body Knows Its Mind (2015)—as well as over 100 peer-reviewed publications. Her 2017 TED talk has been viewed over 2 million times.

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Kristel Bauer, the Founder of Live Greatly, is on a mission to help people awaken to their ultimate potential.  She is a wellness expert, Integrative Medicine Fellow, Keynote Speaker, Physician Assistant, & Reiki Master with the goal of empowering others to live their best lives!

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