Overworking is a Habit We Can Change: Getting Comfortable with Stillness with Dr. Kristi Angevine

podcast Aug 11, 2022

Anyone who has a tendency to overwork will tell you that it feels more like an innate way of functioning than a deeply-rooted but optional habit we can deconstruct and change.

Underneath our overworking habit and discomfort with doing less are long-held protective mechanisms that keep us in motion to our own detriment.

How do we uncover why we overwork, overcome our discomfort with stillness and install a healthier way of working into our default behavior?

In this episode, habits expert, coach and host of Habits on Purpose, Dr. Kristi Angevine returns to talk about the habit of overworking that’s highly prevalent in female physicians and the most self-compassionate way to overcome it.

Three Things You’ll Learn In This Episode 

  • The most common reasons why people overwork
    What line of inquiry can we use to lay groundwork for examining all the unique, individual reasons we overwork?

  • How to avoid the backlash of a bad habit
    What is the most important part of the process we can’t bypass if we want to take care of the overworking habit for good?

  • The biggest challenge overworkers face
    How do we actually get comfortable with the discomfort of doing less, doing nothing or being still?

Guest Bio

Dr. Kristi Angevine is a habits expert, coach and host of Habits on Purpose. She helps high achieving overthinkers find true self confidence and uses cognitive psychology concepts and coaching tools to help find the root causes of why they repeatedly think how they think and do what they do.

To learn more about Kristi’s coaching programs, head over to https://habitsonpurpose.com, listen to the podcast here or on your platform of choice, and find Kristi on Facebook.


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