11. Calm the F*ck Down! (8 Tips to Stop a Freakout in its Tracks)

11. Calm the F*ck Down! (8 Tips to Stop a Freakout in its Tracks)

No F*cks Given Podcast - April 6, 2021 - 41:15

In-the-moment strategies for anyone experiencing one of the “Four Faces of Freaking Out” that Sarah Knight describes in this episode: Anxiety, Sadness, Anger, or Avoidance (aka “Ostrich Mode”). Sarah offers up a technique from her bestselling book Calm the F*ck Down that she calls “sleight of mind.” It helps you shift your mindset from the freakout to its flip-side—like a f*cking magician!—at least for long enough to keep you from doing anything that’s going to make your situation WORSE. In addition to eight great tips (some of which you may have heard before and some that you definitely haven’t…), Sarah tells a personal story about “Mexican Airport Syndrome” and why you want to avoid it, and delivers a useful NFG tip of the week for anyone who suffers from anxiety-induced insomnia. Available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Radio.com, or wherever you get your podcasts. New episode every Tuesday. Today’s topics: 3 pillars of calming the f*ck down: ACKNOWLEDGE/ACCEPT/ADDRESS The 4 Faces of Freaking Out Welcome to the Flipside Sleight of Mind 8 top tips for freakout management Weekly NFG tip: “Tonight You, meet Tomorrow You” Visit www.nofucksgivenguides.com for more information and to sign up for the No F*cks Given Newsletter. Follow on Instagram and Facebook @nofucksgivenguides and Twitter @nofucksgiven.

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Want to stop giving a f*ck and start living your best life? New York Times bestselling author and “anti-guru” Sarah Knight will show you how. Millions have read and loved her No F*cks Given Guides (The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck, Get Your Sh*t Together, Calm the F*ck Down, etc.) and now YOU can get her hilarious, practical, no-nonsense advice in podcast form! Listen for tips and techniques guaranteed to improve your daily life—on topics ranging from getting organized and setting boundaries to building confidence, banishing guilt, managing anxiety, and much more. New episode every Tuesday. The No F*cks Given Podcast is produced in collaboration with Sarah Knight and Cadence13.