Between Meals Podcast. Episode 69: Stress Part 03: Stress Addiction and Your Stress Mindset

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No. 69 | Stress Part 03: Stress Addiction and Your Stress Mindset

In this episode, the final in this 3 part series on stress, we talk about stress addiction, we talk about our stress mindset and Beth shares her personal story and experiences with creating awareness, staying curious, and recognizing when it was time to change her nutrition habits.

If you struggle to slow down, if you are too restless to enjoy stillness or you find that you absolutely thrive in the chaos and the stress – this episode is for you.

In this episode you will learn:

– are you addicted to stress?
– how stress addiction happens
– why do you feel worse before you feel better?
– are you doing too much?
– what can you do?
– what is your stress mindset
– how your automatic habits can help you or hurt you
– and so much more!


If you haven’t yet listened to parts 1 and 2 of this series, you can listen here:

Stress Part 01 – Is it Really Stress?

Stress Part 02 – Completing the Stress Cycle and Avoiding Burnout


For those habituated to high levels of internal stress since early childhood, it is the absence of stress that creates unease, evoking boredom and a sense of meaninglessness. People may become addicted to their own stress hormones, adrenaline and cortisol, Hans Selye observed. To such persons stress feels desirable, while the absence of it
feels like something to be avoided. – Gabor Mate, M.D.



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Rethinking stress: the role of mindsets in determining the stress response​Crum, A. J., Salovey, P., & Achor, S. (2013). Rethinking stress: The role of mindsets in determining the stress response. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104(4), 716–733.​

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