Episode 127

KRISTIN PETRUCCI

Stop And Wonder

Show Notes

11/26/2019 | 66 Minutes

Kristin is a corporate mindfulness expert encouraging men to live victoriously by getting out of their head and into their life. She uses positive psychology practices to help teams build culture, connection, and creativity. She’s also the co-founder of Soul Summit LLC, an authentic Italian cook, and a yogi. Kristin encourages connecting with real intention, and provides a de-stressing experience that, if followed, you just may look back on with wonder.

 

Kristin talks about a TED talk which inspired her coaching mantra, Out of your Head and INTO your life. This talk is from Guy Winch, psychologist, about practicing mental hygiene and battling rumination.

How to Practice Emotional First Aid | Guy Winch

WHAT MAKES KRISTIN TICK:

  • Teach gratitude-based principles: S.A.W (Stop and Wonder), Visceral, or Active Gratitude, and Connection that heal. 
     

  • S.A.W, Stop And Wonder - retraining the brain to combat ruminating negative self-talk with 5 senses of gratitude and wonder. Wonder represents a place where you can find peace and happiness and joy. Something that takes your breath away.  
     

  • Teaching philosophy / her personal mantra: Get Out of Your Head and INTO your Life.
     

  • Helping men move through anxiety and depression and know that they are not broken but so worth it! 
     

  • Ben mentions an incredible documentary about men’s connection and the new loneliness, called The Mask You Live In: An exploration of American Masculinity.
     

  • Seeing the individual faces of audience members’ light up and connect with what she is sharing or presenting.
     

  • Hearing from participants or audience members how something she shared during that session resonated with them and was exactly what they needed to hear that day to help them live their life moving forward.
     

  • The thrill of spreading the word about how healing gratitude, connection, and wonder can be. And thinking of how sharing her story and her voice will help someone else.

WHAT TICKS KRISTIN OFF:

  • People who generalize and call suicide victims selfish.
     

  • The inability to speak her mind without feeling like she might step on someone's toes (passive-ism in United States, no one can take or handle the truth — including herself, sometimes).
     

  • Seeing people, particularly men, choose self-destructive behaviors that harm themselves and their families — and the inability to just control their minds and force them into good.

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