Psychologist and all-around wonder lady Dr. E. has a new book out, and it’s enlightening. Prepare to escape the Red Zone and embrace the Green Zone with a new life-changing strategy for success and self-transformation in your professional and personal life. To quote Olympian Vince Pocente, author of the New York Times best-selling book The Earthquake, “Dr. E’s latest book gives a path to living an incredible life!”
The Key to Success
First in a series of three books – The True Success series – Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo’s new book Get Out of the Red Zone is an excellent formula for overcoming challenges and stress to attain success and happiness. She has demonstrated a unique ability to use psychological principles in simple and practical ways to assist people in making significant changes in their life by working with some of the world’s most famous athletes, celebrities, and CEOs. We’re not just talking about the typical self-help books here, but something far more powerful. In this article, we’ll give you a glimpse into some of the science behind the formula and advice on how to break out of the Red Zone!
So, What Exactly Is the Red Zone?
It’s not uncommon to feel overburdened without fully comprehending the source of your anxiety. Snapping at your spouse or children and then feeling bad about it later? Or simply highly anxious to the point that you feel like you can’t move because of it. Unfortunately, as much as I’d like to cheer you up, you’ve entered the RED ZONE. A switch has been flipped, and our feelings and irrational thinking have seized control, affecting our physical health, the decisions we make, and the connections we have with other people. This is the moment at which we enter the Red Zone. This is the point at which we have been pushed to our breaking point by either the pressures of life or our thinking patterns. When we are in the Red Zone, we each have our own set of triggers and behaviors that are distinctive to us that we tend to default to whenever we are in that place. We have all been there in some form or another. The most important thing to keep in mind, however, is that each of us can overcome these self-defeating tendencies and the potential to achieve success — it’s all a matter of perspective.
How can Dr. E help?
What Dr. E.’s new book helps us do is build a deeper awareness of ourselves so that we can avoid this tipping point, what our triggers are to keep ourselves from getting there in the first place, and also how we can get out of this phase and move forward, so that we spend less time in the Red Zone and therefore move on with our lives, accomplishing more as a result: emotionally, socially, and professionally.
This great woman genuinely knows her business, from her studies, her coaching and therapy work, and not the least from her personal life, which has not been an easy one by any means. And if you have seen a clinical psychologist PHD., Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo, on her regular appearances on The Today Show and Good Morning America, you may already know this. No one likes to be told to do something and then be told by a “guru” that everything will be OK, right? Elizabeth, on the other hand, isn’t one of those people. She has climbed her way up and now has a busy life with a full-time job, two daughters, and a husband who suffers from a serious condition, not to mention the responsibility of taking care of her dog. So she understands it to the core.
Understanding Red and Green Zones
Passion, according to Lombardo, is “positive energy even in terrible times,” which she explains in the opening chapter of her book. She describes how, as a result of what she refers to as an abundance of discomfort, we can find ourselves feeling overwhelmed and that this drives us to think and behave in ways that are not congruent with who we are at our core. This resonates with me to the core. Who among us hasn’t at some point said one of these phrases: “I don’t recognize myself,” “that wasn’t at all like me,” or “I’m sorry, I’m not feeling myself…?
Stopping our self-deprecating behavior is easy when we remember that not only does Dr. E. herself experience these periods, but she also gives us a step-by-step guide to understanding and managing our own Red Zones so that we may use them to achieve the life adjustments we desperately need.
Useful questioning assists you in determining where you are, whether you are on the verge of or have already achieved a meltdown, and methods, in terms of attitude and action, that can get you back to the Green Zone, which is where you are your genuine self. Dr. E. has developed a magic formula to assist each of us in becoming our genuine selves, best selves, and better selves on a more consistent basis, and we all hope that it will do so.
Begin Your Journey to Success by Getting to Know Yourself
It is unnecessary to be a well-known actor or athlete to profit from Lombardo’s innovative counsel or spend significant money on the “couch.” But, more often than not, you too can become the finest version of yourself; if you’re not, no worries! You can succeed! Get out of the Red Zone and accomplish the success you know you are capable of achieving. Dr. E has faith in you; now, you must have faith in yourself.
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