How to Stay Upbeat in Overwhelming Times #249
“Focus on being the best and having the best life that you can. And then be a shining example of that.” – Brian Buffini
In today’s uncertain world, it’s more important than ever to try to be positive and optimistic. In this episode, Brian teaches strategies to stay upbeat in the face of difficulty. Topics discussed include: why reading is vital, the importance of factual and unbiased information resources, and why a focus on the five circles of life helps to combat fear and negativity.
YOU WILL LEARN:
- How to eliminate the negative.
- How to accentuate the positive.
- How to mind your business.
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
“Accentuate the Positive,” by Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters
“Crucial Conversations,” by Kerry Patterson et al
Episode 161, Never Split the Difference with Chris Voss
“Never Split the Difference,” by Chris Voss
“Learned Optimism,” by Martin E.P. Seligman
Episode 097, The Book That Made Me a Millionaire
“The Richest Man in Babylon,” by George S. Clason
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:
“If something gets you worked up, get it worked out.” – Brian Buffini
“He who has learned to disagree without being disagreeable has discovered the most valuable secret of negotiation.” – Chris Voss
“Miss a meal if you have to, but don't miss a book.” – Jim Rohn
“You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive life-changing content and by associating with people who bring hope.” – Zig Ziglar
“Keep your attention focused entirely on what is truly your own concern and be clear that what belongs to others is their business, and none of yours.” – Epictetus
“You have power over your mind, not outside events. Realize this and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius
Theme Music: “The Cliffs of Moher” by Brogue Wave