In episode 267 of the L3 Leadership Podcast, Doug Smith shares how to deal with stress, burnout, and anxiety in leadership.
ABOUT DOUG SMITH:
Doug is the Director of Development at Light of Life Rescue Mission and Founder and CEO of L3 Leadership. He is the author of his eBook, “Making the Most of Mentoring”, a step by step guide to help you build and cultivate relationships with mentors. He blogs at dougsmithlive.com, he is the host of the L3 Leadership podcast, and he is sought after public speaker. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Laura, who currently works as an Account Executive at Ivalua. Together, they love family, personal growth, travel, working out, and serving others.
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10 KEY TAKE-AWAYS FROM EPISODE 267:
Doug shares about his personal journey through burnout, stress, and anxiety, and what proved to be the most difficult season of his life.
Doug shares wisdom and insight in the areas of burnout, unprocessed grief, and spiritual battles.
- My Spiritual health and walk with God is my #1 Priority.
- Continuing to Get Help!
- Go to Therapy
- Trauma Assessment
- Journal, Journal, Journal
- Seek Gratitude
- Evaluating and Assessing Beliefs
- Have a safety plan
- Investing in Deep Friendships
- Learning and Knowing I’m Enough
- Taking Medication
- Things I’m implementing:
- Daily unplugging
- Exercise daily
- Get a hobby
- Eat Healty – Look into this
- Go to therapy
- Talk with a friend weekly
- Overcoming the Fear of Death
LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE 267:
- Leading on Empty by Wayne Cordeiro
- The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry by John Mark Comer
- Take a Day off by Robert Morris
- Change Your Brain, Change Your Life Dr. Daniel Amen
- Keith Moore – Week of Increase 2020
QUOTES FROM EPISODE 267:“The reason some battles seem so tough is because you can’t see it in the spiritual, but the enemy is doing his best to squash an acorn before it becomes a mighty oak tree. Your victory is tied to other people’s victories.' Doug SmithClick To Tweet 'If you ask, 'Why is this happening?' no light may come, but if you ask, 'How am I to glorify God now?' there will always be an answer.' - J.I. Packer Click To Tweet
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