“When you’re in a funk, it’s time to go back to the fundamentals of personal growth and development, because I believe the greatest way to get out of a funk is to grow.” – Brian Buffini
Life is designed to have peaks and valleys. We all have highs and lows along the way – that just means we’re human. In this episode, Brian explains why everyone experiences a funk sometimes and how to best get past it. Topics discussed include: the three kinds of funks that exist; why positive self-talk matters; the difference between isolation and solitude; and why you must be careful what you read, watch and listen to.
YOU WILL LEARN:
- Reasons why you can get into a funk.
- How to navigate a funk when there is no instant fix.
- Steps to take to get out of a funk.
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
“Chatter,” by Ethan Kross
“What to Say When You Talk to Yourself,” by Shad Helmstetter
Episode 40, Getting Caught Talking to Yourself
“Boundaries,” by Henry Cloud
Episode 61, The Strangest Secret – by Earl Nightingale
Episode 200, As a Man Thinketh
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:
“We have highs, we have lows, we have times we’re fired up, we have times when we’re just at the bottom. There’s nothing wrong with you, you’re human.” – Brian Buffini
“It takes grit to be relentlessly positive.” – Brian Buffini
“Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” – Brené Brown
“We all need people. And we all do better with people.” – Brian Buffini
“One of the most life-giving things in the world is to serve somebody else.” – Brian Buffini