Using Your Strengths To Ease Stress
So the next thing I asked you all to do, which is a little out of order with, I'm gonna skip one thing in the book for right now and go to the bottom of page 16. Your strengths as I mentioned before, we have a culture that is really focused on bringing this up to our weaknesses in the business world. We do these three sixties evaluations and assessments that identify the person's strengths and they give it a little bit of time and then they jump right into the developmental opportunities, euphemism your weaknesses. And we focus on bringing those up and we have school systems that measure and bring up the bottom. But in reality there's so much fabulous research showing that when we do things through our strengths, the weakness has come up. We we can use that to get to where we need to be. So they offered up a strength assessment that is found at the University of pennsylvania's positive Psychology School and you can get to it through authentic Happiness dot com, which will reroute you t...
o authentic happiness U penn edge, ooh yada yada, yada. Um just so you know that it will change the link when you go and it comes up with 24 he character strengths. And again, because we're high achievers, people in business for ourself, this doesn't mean you're weak. If you don't score all of them, this is identifying the ones where you have your power, that's the way to think of it. So if you're going out to fight the forces that are to fight the stresses that are out there, you certainly want to do it with your best tools and your strengths are your best tools. So if you look at this list, which is some of them that exist, you know, what are the things that you look at and say, you know, that kind of is me. So turning the page Again, I've asked in # three What's your best mindset? And I've asked this multiple times and I do that on purpose because I want you to really get solid in your mind, who you are when you're your best. What mindset do you bring to your best function to your best happiness, to your best health? Who are you and your best. So take the time to just jot down a few. I'm my best when I am, I'm my best when I am centered when I'm grounded, when I'm calm. And is this similar to the uh huh. As I said, I'm going to ask you several times. Good. Yeah. Just try this thing. We call that the re attention to intention. This is who you want to be at your best. So that thank you for saying that because one of the ways to think about that is the time when you were really doing your best. Who were you then? You know what what state were you in when you were doing your best?