The Business Society Podcast

Healing Financial Trauma

March 21, 2022 Melissa Houston /Elisabeth Kristof Episode 93
The Business Society Podcast
Healing Financial Trauma
Show Notes

“As entrepreneurs, we are constantly pushing our own limiting beliefs, we’re constantly pushing ourselves to be visible… this can lead to a lot of stress, not just in our cognitive mind, but into our subconcious mind and into our body and into our nervous system.”

—  Elisabeth Kristof


As entrepreneurs, we often deal with higher levels of stress, so having our brains work FOR us and not AGAINST us is crucial! Your brain’s job is to ensure your survival, but when it feels that you’re unsafe or stressed, it can make the problem worse by triggering headaches, insomnia, or unhealthy cravings — not exactly helpful! Often, our brains even try to “protect” us through leading us to self-sabotage.


My guest Elisabeth Kristof is a certified applied neurology practitioner who works with entrepreneurs, creatives, and leaders to improve resilience, manage stress, and regulate emotions through intentional, science-based, brain training.


“Our nervous system is our operating system, and when we learn to work with it, we can change all of our life experiences, we can change our behaviours,” Elisabeth explains. “Pain, dizziness, nausea, migraine, fatigue, binge-eating, insomnia — these are all nervous system outputs and, by training our nervous system, we can create real change in those outputs.”


By training your brain to better deal with stress and stimuli, you train it to become a more valuable member of your team as you grow your business!


In‌ ‌this‌ ‌episode,‌ ‌you’ll discover:‌ ‌

  • Why it’s important for entrepreneurs to learn how to train their nervous systems 
  • How to combat your brain’s attempts to trick you into self-sabotaging and develop healthy new tools for emotional regulation
  • Tips for dealing with stress or anxiety related to your finances


About Elisabeth Kristof: Elisabeth Kristof is an expert in using applied neurology to move people out of pain, unwanted behaviour, and stress response. She is the founder of Brain-Based Wellness, an online platform that trains the nervous system and body to resolve old patterns, improve performance, and increase well-being.

  

Highlights:‌ ‌

01:04  Intro

02:04  Meet Elisabeth Kristof

03:28  Why train your nervous system?

07:18  Mechanisms behind self-sabotage

10:24  Start small & don’t be overwhelmed!

12:03  Free video series

13:35  Dealing with financial stress

19:41  Working with Elisabeth

22:45  Takeaway

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Links:‌ ‌

Elisabeth Kristof

https://brainbased-wellness.com 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/elisabeth-kristof-0859612 

Instagram: @elkristof 

  

The Business Society: https://thebusinesssociety.co   

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Work with me: https://www.melissahoustoncpa.com/work-with-me

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