Have you ever thought about over-achieving as a form of distraction? Me either.
Enter Giovanna Capozza, today’s guest.
Giovanna is a transformational coach, speaker and host of She Rises, a podcast which focuses on everything from business leadership to spirituality for high-achieving women.
She’s witty, wise and has the best eyebrows on the planet, but I digress…
In today’s conversation we unpack the compelling, almost impulsive need to be “nexting” – working on the next achievement, the next purchase, the next thing that will bring validation and a little hit of dopamine (“We are getting high like this,” she says).
Giovanna gets us thinking about how we might be numbing our uncomfortable tasks, truths or fears with haagen-dazs, Netflix and over-working.
Some show highlights include:
- How to get clear if your overachieving is coming from an unhealthy place (and what to do if it is)
- Identifying your garden variety distractions. Social media? Chasing “display success”? Eating when you’re not hungry?
- How to live more consciously when it feels easier to eat a cupcake (or 5) while binge-watching a box-set and scrolling on your phone
- A useful practice you can try right away…
Please join us!
OH! I’m trialing a new shorter show format, so episodes will run between 20-30 minutes. I’d love to hear your feedback.
Enjoy the show…
Links and Resources:
She Rises podcast
The Greatest Showman movie
This Is Us TV show
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Pearls of wisdom by Giovanna:
“This has been a lifelong thing for me. It’s been a push/pull. It’s held me back in many ways, and it’s been the thing to propel me forward in so many ways. So, it’s been a blessing and a curse.”
“I reached a point where there was nothing. There was a void. I had nothing outside of myself that I could identify with…it was so scary.”
What is it that I’m trying not to feel? We need a gap between stimulus and response to make a change.