Category Archives for "Stress"

Financial Advisors: The Real Cause of Your Stress

By Dr. Jack Singer

Many advisors have contacted me for help dealing with their stress during the recent roller coaster upheavals in the market. As I have written in many articles over the years, it’s important to remember that events, such as volatile markets, don’t cause stress. Your interpretation of the events (for example, telling yourself that now some […]

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3 Stress Mastery Tips to Buffer Your Stress

By Dr. Jack Singer

In my initial article, I talked about the surveys done with financial advisors right after the 2008 financial crisis and the alarming percentage of advisors who actually suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a result. We don’t know how many advisors actually retired or tried to change their careers in response to the stress […]

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How Stress Can Knock the Health Out of You!

By Dr. Jack Singer

Robert Sapolsky in his wonderful book, “Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers,” said it best: “A critical shift in medicine has been the recognition that many of the damaging diseases of slow accumulation can be either caused or made far worse by stress. Accordingly, a wealth of research has surfaced over the past 30 years showing […]

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Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

By Dr. Jack Singer

3 videos by Amy Cuddy that you should watch. There has been a lot of research into how others perceive our body language, and the importance of sending the right message. However, Amy Cuddy delves into how we are influenced by our own body language — and how a few strategic power poses can make a world […]

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Advising the Advisors – Part V

By Dr. Jack Singer

By Dr. Jack Singer Licensed Clinical Psychologist Financial Advisor Trainer and Coach Additional Distorted Thinking Habits for Which Advisors Should Be on the Lookout Recall that in my last segment, I discussed the thinking patterns in which we frequently engage whenever we encounter difficult or challenging events. And, if our “Internal Critics” are allowed to […]

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Advising the Advisors – Part IV

By Dr. Jack Singer

By Dr. Jack Singer Licensed Clinical Psychologist Financial Advisor Trainer and Coach Recognizing Your Distorted Thinking Habits Recall that in my last segment, I discussed the foundation of all stress, mood and attitude issues is your “Internal Critic,” that little voice in your head that you listen to hundreds of times each day. Sadly, most […]

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Advising the Advisors – Part III

By Dr. Jack Singer

By Dr. Jack Singer Licensed Clinical Psychologist Financial Advisor Trainer and Coach It all Starts with Your “Internal Critic” Recall that in my last segment, Advising the Advisors – Part 2: Buffer Yourself Against the Real Cause of ALL of Your Stress, I discussed the foundation of all stress, among advisors (and anyone else, for […]

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