Pushing the STOP Button: Halting Triggers Before They Cause Reactions
We all have those hot buttons - words or actions that immediately make us lose our mind and either lash out in anger or completely shut down.
It could be when one of your employees shows up late to a meeting or when your business partner criticizes one of your growth strategies. Most people are constantly chasing their triggers - they're mitigating them after they've already reacted. Unfortunately, by this time, much of the damage has been done.
The key is to use your powers of noticing and awareness to manage your triggers BEFORE they get the better of you and thus, head off the unwanted response. While it may not always be easy, getting some perspective on your triggers can be a pretty simple process.
Continue reading here for some tips that can help you push the STOP button on your big emotional triggers.
Trish Cody has over 20 years of experience consulting with some of the world’s top Fortune 500 Companies. Today, as an ICF and iPEC Certified Coach and Energy Leadership Master Practitioner, Trish works with clients to uncover their core values and beliefs, clearly see how they are showing up in their behaviors and impacting their success, and to shift their thinking to naturally attract positivity and success. For more information, visit www.TrishCody.com.