Stress is, unfortunately, a natural part of life — especially in our busy and hectic modern times. You don’t have to let it get in the way of you designing a thriving life for yourself and those around you. Studies show that the key to coping with stress is simpler than you think — it’s all about how you respond to the situations and things that stress you out or threaten to overwhelm you.

I'm excited because today we have Dr. Melanie Greenberg visiting us at the Thriving Life Club to talk about stress and how to respond to it. 

Melanie is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Neurtoscience expert and the author of "The Stress-Proof Brain: Master Your Emotional Response to Stress Using Mindfulness & Neuroplasticity."

She coaches businesses and has been a speaker at venues such as The National Organization of Women Business Owners and various University Psychology Departments.

She has also spent more than a decade teaching graduate courses and workshops addressing topics such as stress-management, mindfulness and emotional intelligence, neuroplasticity and positive brain change, resilience, willpower and grit, growth mindset, managing anxiety, overcoming trauma, positive psychology, negotiating relationships, leadership, health psychology, and personal development.

​Some of the questions I ask during this interview:

  • ​Why is it so important to be able to overcome stress?
  • What is stress really?
  • How does the process of stress-proofing our brain work on a step-by-step basis?
  • Does neuroplasticity decrease overtime as we age or is it just a myth?
  • What are the 3 most common roadblocks that get in the way while stress-proofing the brain?
  • What is the fist physical action one needs to take in order to start developing a stress-proof brain?
  • What does it really mean to be authentic?
  • What is the best way to discover one's true self?
  • What is growth mindset and what does it mean?
  • What can you teach in the next 5 minutes about managing anxiety?
  • What's the difference between anxiety and excitement?

Episode Notes

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