Stop Your POPs
Have you identified the scary monsters that are hiding deep within your brain?
In this episode of the Beauty of Conflict, Susan and CrisMarie reflect on Pathways of the Past (POPs). They are automatic and often problematic, stress response mechanisms built upon past experiences ingrained within our brains, which they had already talked about with Annie Hopper in an episode that was part of their Brain Series. As humans, we learn from significant emotional events that happen to us, and if they are negative, our brains are wired to protect us from similar events in the future. However, sometimes these lie behind habitual patterns: in the thoughts, emotions, or behaviors that occur when we’re under a triggering or stressful situation and we may not even notice. Susan and CrisMarie discuss how to identify these POPs, share some steps to take to unhook yourself from them and find new healthier ways to deal with conflict situations.
Tune in to learn more about POPs and how to stop yours from affecting you!
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What a Pathway of the Past is and how it can affect you.
What triggers a POP.
What to do once you have identified one of your POPs.
Why the brain has pre-set responses we don’t normally control.
What are some tools and actions to change one’s brain’s association with anything.
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CrisMarie Campbell and Susan Clarke
Coaches, Business Consultants, Speakers and Authors of The Beauty of Conflict
CrisMarie and Susan work with leaders and teams, couples in business, and professional women.
They help dysfunctional turnaround teams into high-performing, cohesive teams who trust each other, deal with differences directly, and have clarity and alignment on their business strategy, so they create great results.
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