“As we heal our soul, from there, everything else starts to work a whole lot better.” – Jon Gordon
With world events causing so much stress and anxiety, we must remember to take some time to feed our soul. In this episode, Brian interviews positivity master and eight-time bestselling author Jon Gordon about his new spiritual fable, “The Garden.” Different from Jon’s past writings, “The Garden” follows two teenagers struggling with mental health and an elderly neighbor who teaches them to overcome fear, stress and anxiety through his beautiful garden. Jon explains the Five D’s that hold us back and the strategies you need to counter each one to find peace and joy. They also discuss the key to staying positive during tough times.
YOU WILL LEARN:
- The role faith plays in beating stress and anxiety.
- How to overcome the Five D’s that hold us back.
- How to stay positive during tough times.
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
“The Garden,” by Jon Gordon
“Training Camp,” by Jon Gordon
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:
“I’m sharing a framework and tips and strategies to overcome the anxiety, the fear the stress that can actually paralyze you, debilitate you and really sabotage you.” – Jon Gordon
“When I lost my job and almost went bankrupt, I found my faith through that time and it prepared me for this time right now to be a light for others.” – Jon Gordon
“When you have clarity, that drives focused action.” – Jon Gordon
“Stars shine the brightest in the dark. Positive people shine the most in adversity.” — Brian Buffini
“We need spiritual answers to matters of the heart and matters of the soul.” – Brian Buffini
“I’ve learned to talk to myself, instead of listen to myself.” — Dr. James Gills
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” — Zig Ziglar
“How do you know if someone needs encouragement? If they are breathing.” – Truett Cathy