You Are Not A Frog

Episode 66 - Staying Positive Through COVID – Getting Back to Basics with Dr Amrita Sen Mukherjee

February 09, 2021 Dr Rachel Morris Episode 66
You Are Not A Frog
Episode 66 - Staying Positive Through COVID – Getting Back to Basics with Dr Amrita Sen Mukherjee
Chapters
4:28
About Dr Amrita
5:01
What We Have To Be Positive About In 2021
7:30
The Importance of Embracing Negative Emotions
14:32
How to Hold On to Positivity
19:14
Going Back to Basics
26:04
Building a Positive Mindset
42:27
Top Tips to Get Through the Next Few Weeks
You Are Not A Frog
Episode 66 - Staying Positive Through COVID – Getting Back to Basics with Dr Amrita Sen Mukherjee
Feb 09, 2021 Episode 66
Dr Rachel Morris

Dr Amrita Sen Mukherjee discusses how we need to get back to basics to make sure we're  supporting ourselves and others in these uncertain times.

Episode Highlights

[05:01] What We Have To Be Positive About In 2021

  • The vaccination program rollout is something to be excited about.
  • Amrita is also hopeful about Joe Biden’s presidency. 
  • She concentrates by minimizing peripheral noise.

[07:30] Importance of Embracing Negative Emotions 

  • Emotions are not binary. 
  • Negative emotions sometimes have lessons to offer.
  • Allowing yourself to feel the moment can fill you with some hope for the future.

[14:32] How to Hold On to Positivity

  • Recognize that the emotions we’re feeling are different from what we experience in a pandemic-free world.
  • Get back to basics.
  • Think about the things you can control.

[19:14] Going Back to Basics

  • Determine the coping strategies that helped you.
  • Understand that this, too, shall pass.
  • We are all facing the same pandemic, but we experience it differently. 

[26:04] Building a Positive Mindset

  • Practice optimum support by communicating your love languages.
  • Engage in positively-based psychological processes like gratitude, journaling, connecting with others, and learning.
  • Move away from toxic things.

[42:27] Top Tips to Get Through the Next Few Weeks

  • Connect with yourself, and communicate it to those around you.
  • Don’t be scared of your negative emotions.
  • Look forward to things. 

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Show Notes Chapter Markers

Dr Amrita Sen Mukherjee discusses how we need to get back to basics to make sure we're  supporting ourselves and others in these uncertain times.

Episode Highlights

[05:01] What We Have To Be Positive About In 2021

  • The vaccination program rollout is something to be excited about.
  • Amrita is also hopeful about Joe Biden’s presidency. 
  • She concentrates by minimizing peripheral noise.

[07:30] Importance of Embracing Negative Emotions 

  • Emotions are not binary. 
  • Negative emotions sometimes have lessons to offer.
  • Allowing yourself to feel the moment can fill you with some hope for the future.

[14:32] How to Hold On to Positivity

  • Recognize that the emotions we’re feeling are different from what we experience in a pandemic-free world.
  • Get back to basics.
  • Think about the things you can control.

[19:14] Going Back to Basics

  • Determine the coping strategies that helped you.
  • Understand that this, too, shall pass.
  • We are all facing the same pandemic, but we experience it differently. 

[26:04] Building a Positive Mindset

  • Practice optimum support by communicating your love languages.
  • Engage in positively-based psychological processes like gratitude, journaling, connecting with others, and learning.
  • Move away from toxic things.

[42:27] Top Tips to Get Through the Next Few Weeks

  • Connect with yourself, and communicate it to those around you.
  • Don’t be scared of your negative emotions.
  • Look forward to things. 

Enjoyed This Podcast?

Write a review and share this with your friends.

Sign up for a FREE workbook.

Join the Shapes Collective Facebook group.

Find out more about our training here.

Email Rachel or reach her on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Podcast Links

Permission to Thrive

Sign up for the
Vortex of Busyness handout

Find out about Ami's work at her
website here

You Are Not A Frog Ep. 35 

You Are Not A Frog Ep. 56 

Humankind by Rutger Bregman

The Happiness Lab with Dr Laurie Santos

The 5 Love Languages by Dr Gary Chapman

Five ways to wellbeing by the New Economics Foundation 

BBC One - The Truth About..., Boosting Your Immune System 

Connect with Amrita on

Support the show (https://youarenotafrog.com)

About Dr Amrita
What We Have To Be Positive About In 2021
The Importance of Embracing Negative Emotions
How to Hold On to Positivity
Going Back to Basics
Building a Positive Mindset
Top Tips to Get Through the Next Few Weeks