4 Ways to Stay Calm When You’re Stressed: This Life Advice Will Change Your Future

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The Mel Robbins Podcast

4 WAYS TO STAY CALM WHEN YOU'RE STRESSED: THIS LIFE ADVICE WILL CHANGE YOUR FUTURE

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In today’s episode, you’re going to learn 4 pieces of advice that will help you act confident when you're stressed, be fearless under pressure, reach your potential, and unlock the magic in your life.

If you can’t stop procrastinating, are battling self-doubt, or you just need a reminder that you’re stronger than you think, then this is the episode for you.

And if you know someone who’s not living up to their potential because they keep procrastinating on the actions they need to take, send them this episode and let Mel give them the motivation they need.

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In this episode:

  • 3:45: What got Mel SO excited.
  • 5:40: You get the opportunity of a lifetime but you want to turn it down?
  • 10:50: Why you get mad at people you love who aren’t taking initiative.
  • 13:50: Expect this response when you confront people who are avoiding.
  • 15:25: You avoid lifetime opportunities because of this.
  • 17:30: Do this when someone you love is backing away from opportunities.. 
  • 19:45: Be prepared and expect this as a response.
  • 20:45: Life Lesson #1: use these 4 words when you’re stopped by fear.
  • 26:35: Fast forward to Carnegie Hall, and what a surprise this was.
  • 29:00: Does your anxiety look like this too?
  • 34:05: Lesson #2: The BEST thing to do when you’re feeling stressed.
  • 38:20: Here’s what the science says about a good scream.
  • 42:00: Life lesson #3 will surprise you.
  • 46:10: Phil Cook is a phenomenal artist; listen to his music clip here.
  • 47:50: The 5 minutes that Mel held her breath in awe.
  • 49:10: The moment designer Leanne Ford’s kindness saved the day.
  • 50:25: What if you lived your whole life like this?
  • 52:30: The text exchange between two women supporting each other.
  • 55:00: Life lesson #4: Instead of your phone, get your memories this way.

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