Right-Sizing Our Thrills and Chills

How do you right-size your thrills and chills? The right amount of discomfort pushes us out of our comfort zone into our learning and growth zone.

It’s spooky season, and we’re talking about how to find our just-right amount of thrills and chills – what feels fun or engaging for each of us (eustress), and what’s too much (distress). 

The amount of challenge that we desire in each arena of life can differ quite a bit, depending on our individual nervous system and season of life. What’s brave for one of us can be too extreme for another, and only we can know for ourselves.

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What causes you eustress and distress? How do you know when you’re right-sizing your thrills and chills? Tell us at podcast@semitogether.com or send us a voice memo.

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