Overcoming Stress With Jenny Evans
Given the challenges we are facing in this current environment of dealing with COVID - working from home or working on the frontlines, managing home schooling, racial and social tensions, and all of the political rhetoric, it’s no wonder we are all feeling some level of stress, anxiety and overwhelm. How are you managing your stress? Are you practicing self-care?
In this episode, we chat with Jenny Evans, speaker, author, and on-air expert on physiology and chemistry, as it relates to resiliency, confidence and performance. Jenny shares her perspective on how you can learn to recover from stress more quickly and raise your threshold for it by utilizing realistic and manageable tactics.
Jenny Evans is the founder and CEO of PowerHouse Performance and author of the award-winning book The Resiliency rEvolution: Your Stress Solution for Life –60 Seconds at a Time. Working with thousands of C-suite executives, leaders and employees worldwide, Jenny helps audiences tap into their personal power and confidence, as well as learn how to increase their capacity for stress and to recover from it more quickly and effectively.
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[02:49] Jenny’s journey
[05:59] Gaining clarity
[09:37] The effects of cortisol on our behavior
[14:05] The importance of good sleep
[17:38] Clear your mind before making decisions
[19:53] Building trust in yourself[25:19] Change isn’t always easy
[29:34] Tips for reducing stress
[31:27] Overcoming the stories we tell ourselves
[35:04] Rewriting your story
[40:32] The importance of your community
[44:03] Advice on accelerating success
“A clear sense of purpose is essential for resiliency.” – Jenny Evans
“Figure out what is your ONE best next step and take action today.” – Jenny Evans
“The top three forms of recovery available to the human body are sleep, exercise, and nutrition.” – Jenny Evans
About Jenny Evans:
Jenny Evans is obsessed with human performance and has created a career and life designed around maximizing her own potential, and helping others do the same. With a blend of confidence, creativity, stubbornness and some naïveté (which is sometimes key), she has gone headlong into following her passion and purpose...and figured out how to make a living while doing it.
Jenny is a keynote speaker, author and on-air expert on resiliency, stress, confidence and human performance. She is founder and CEO of PowerHouse Performance and author of the award-winning book The Resiliency rEvolution: Your Stress Solution for Life – 60 Seconds at a Time. Working with thousands of C-suite executives, leaders and employees worldwide, Jenny helps audiences tap into their personal power and confidence, as well as learn how to increase their capacity for stress and to recover from it more quickly and effectively. Clients improve their performance and productivity, all while enhancing their health.
Jenny has spoken on the TEDx stage, is the resiliency subject matter expert for Optum and The Big Know’s digital courses, writes as a blogger for The Huffington Post and was an NBC Health & Fitness expert for over four years. She has been quoted on National Public Radio, in Health Magazine and Women’s Health, while being showcased on FastCompany.com, Inc.com, Entrepreneur.com, Shape.com and Elle.com.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis on Psychology from the University of Minnesota, has been an American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor for over 20 years, and is a certified Exercise Nutritionist. In her spare time she is an aerial arts performer...because you never know when you’re going to need a backup plan.
Jenny’s corporate client list includes Yale School of Management, Ameriprise Financial, U.S. Bank, AT&T, Estée Lauder Companies, Comcast, Nationwide, Procter & Gamble, Target, and many other Fortune 500 companies.
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