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909: Jud Brewer – Get Rid of Unwanted Habits

In my work as a business coach, I often talk about adding good habits, morning practices, daily habits, and such. In this episode, we're going to talk about eliminating unwanted habits that might be keeping you from your full potential. Today, I speak with Dr. Jud Brewer about the fascinating concept of eliminating unwanted habits that can hinder personal and professional growth. Jud sheds light on how habits like anxiety and worry can be viewed as behavioral patterns. We explore the habit loop of worrying and delve into the impact of habits like distraction and scarcity mindsets on self-employed business owners. If you want to break free from these patterns and boost your personal development, this conversation is a must-listen for entrepreneurs and business owners.

Dr. Jud Brewer MD, PhD is an internationally renowned psychiatrist, neuroscientist and New York Times best-selling author. He is an associate professor at Brown University's School of Public Health and Medical School. He also serves as the Chief Medical Officer at Sharecare, where he developed the Unwinding Anxiety app, based on his New York Times best-selling book of the same name. The app offers guided, step-by-step lessons and tools that are scientifically proven to reduce anxiety by 67% and reduce worry-related sleep disturbances by 27%. His work has been featured in a number of prestigious academic journals, as well as news outlets such as CNN, The Washington Post, NPR, and Forbes.

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Jud Brewer, thank you so much for being here!

Remember, you might be in business FOR yourself but you are not in business BY yourself.

Be your best self. Be proud and keep changing the world.

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Host Jeffrey Shaw is a Small Business Consultant, Brand Management Consultant, Business Coach for Entrepreneurs, Keynote Speaker, TEDx Speaker and author of LINGO and The Self Employed Life (May 2021). Supporting self-employed business owners with business and personal development strategies they need to create sustainable success.


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