Resiliency, Worry Windows and Mind over Moment – Anne Grady

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I love Anne Grady. Talking to her is like getting a PhD is how to build and recognize resiliency. Her life experiences giver her massive credentials to speak to her topic of Resiliency no matters how bad life hits you.

On this episode Anne Grady shares answers to my questions about resiliency and productivity.  That one hit home for me which is why I asked the question and you might be surprised by the answer she shared.

We also discuss the benefit of a worry window, why it is important to know your cognitive shortcuts and a key question to ask yourself on a  regular basis to improve resiliency. Hint, it has something to do with my favorite idea of perspectives.

Anne Grady began studying the brain and neurodevelopment to find answers while searching for treatment options for her son, Evan, after he was diagnosed with severe mental illness and Autism. Then, after being diagnosed with an avocado-sized tumor in her salivary gland in 2014, she had to lean on the tools she learned with her son to help her through this difficult time.

Now, she wants to help others cultivate the habits and skills to build strength through struggle with the science behind resilience.

With a master’s degree in organizational communication, Anne shows people how to harness the power of resilience to break out of reactivity so they can communicate, lead, and live on purpose. Not only is Anne recognized as a leading expert in the fields of leadership, communication, and resilience by Harvard Business Review, Entrepreneur, Inc., Fast Company, FOX Business, CNN, and more, she is also a living testimonial.

She is the author of 52 Strategies for Life, Love & Work: Transforming Your Life One Week at a Time and its best-selling follow-up book, Strong Enough. In her newest book, Mind Over Moment: Harness the Power of Resilience and the companion journal, Anne delivers a collection of actionable, practical, and timely takeaways for the challenging world we find ourselves in today.

Anne is a passionate mental health advocate and a portion of all her book proceeds go to the National Alliance on Mental Illness Central Texas (NAMI).

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