“When you need a break, take a break.”

Have you ever doubted your ability to handle your life because of how you perceive yourself? Has stress felt overwhelming when you’ve compared yourself to others? Has being a woman ever felt like a disadvantage? I am so glad you are going to hear Dr. Tracy’s wisdom on all of this.

Dr. Tracy Alloway is an award-winning psychologist and her research on memory and the brain was highlighted in Newsweek as a big idea. She is the author of 15 books and over 100 scientific articles. She has been featured on BBC, Good Morning America, the Today Show, Forbes, Bloomberg, The Washington Post, Newsweek, and many others. Dr. Alloway is also a consultant for documentaries, ABC/NBC and the CW affiliates, AMC TV, and the World Bank.

In this episode, Tracy shares so many helpful tips and insights into how we can change our perspective on stress, embrace the power of thinking like a girl, and harness the power of gratitude to increase our resilience.

Here’s what you will learn:

  • What interested Tracy in researching women’s psychology (2:31)
  • The inspiration for writing a book about her experiences (9:31)
  • How social media can help develop our empathy (14:16)
  • Why dark chocolate can aid in memory (18:52)
  • How your perception of stress can help you manage stress (21:38)
  • The truth about power posing (25:26)
  • The relationship between gratitude and burnout (32:06)
  • How the romantic part of the brain is different for men and women (37:49)

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