Paralyzed or Depressed? Managing Crisis Reactions To Get Your Biz Back On Track Quickly – with Dr. Sarah Wilson [Ep. #145]
In this episode of The Profitable Practice Podcast, I talk with Dr. Sarah Wilson, ND about the two types of nervous system reactions practitioners are having to this crisis and how to manage them.
You’re Not Alone. This Crisis Is rocking Everyone’s World.
Dr. Sarah Wilson is a naturopathic doctor who provides both healthcare and business mentorship to other health and wellness practitioners.
She is nothing short of a rockstar in our industry… and be ready for straight talk… she is direct and honest. No fluff here.
When she started talking with me about the types of reactions she is seeing among her mentorship clients and her patients, I knew it would to make an amazing episode.
Grab a cup of your fave bevvie and tune in for the insight you need to get your biz back on track… healthfully.
“Dealing with danger and focussing at the same time
are just not compatible.”
– Sarah Wilson, ND & Business Coach
In This Episode:
[0:53] Some context for today’s episode… how a crisis rocks your sense of identity and values just as much as your day to day routine.
[4:35] Who is Dr. Sarah Wilson?
[6:58] The two types of reactions to this crisis Dr. Sarah is seeing among practitioners… and how they both are modes of acute nervous system response.
[9:36] On processing the grief of the losses we are experiencing.
[12:40] How to determine what your core values are… Dr. Sarah uses a quick and simple checklist; Dr. Andrea uses a post-it exercise. Both whittle it down to the top 5-10.
[14:54] Strategies for getting people through the paralyzed/frozen state: rely on the calming medicines you know and knowing your numbers/worst case scenario.
[21:30] Last tips for when you feel paralyzed from Dr. Sarah.
[22:11] What’s happening for those of us who went from going full tilt to crickets? Rely on routine and accept it’s ok to take some rest while you can.
[24:33] Preparing for the transition back into work when things boot back up again with solid systems: welcome packages, automated email/communication systems, online booking systems, marketing funnels, etc.
[28:15] Transparency with your team as the leader and your patients as their guide and practitioner… and asking for feedback.
[31:04] TIP: It doesn’t have to be brand new fresh content! Ways to communicate with your community.
[32:10] Final words from Dr. Sarah…
[33:57] Dr. Andrea’s recap and takeaways.
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