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How to Deal with Xmas Disasters and Other Disappointments in Life with Corrina Gordon-Barnes
Episode 14613th December 2022 • You Are Not A Frog • Dr Rachel Morris
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Do you look forward to Christmas holidays or other family celebrations only to be disappointed that reality is not what you had hoped it would be? Or has life not worked out as expected, and you're struggling with regrets and disappointment? How do we deal with feeling disappointed, especially with the upcoming holidays?

In this 2022 Christmas Special of You Are Not A Frog, executive coach and relationship expert Corrina Gordon-Barnes joins us to explain several approaches to dealing with life's disappointments. She builds on her years of experience as an executive coach and relationship expert to share the value of self-compassion and give simple tools we can use to turn disappointment into a learning experience.

If you’re perpetually being disappointed every holiday season, this episode might be for you!

3 reasons why you should listen to the full episode:

  1. Learn the value of self-compassion to overcome being disappointed.
  2. Find out why bad experiences can actually be good motivators. 
  3. Get practical tips on how to handle disappointment (and other negative emotions!)

Episode Highlights

[06:02] Disappointed During Holidays

[17:43] Practising Your ‘Scripts’ and ‘Dances’

[20:59] The Power of Requests

[29:38] Handle Expectations, Prevent Being Disappointed

[35:34] Embracing Feeling Disappointed and Negative Emotions

[40:43] Finding Self-Compassion

[44:56] The Value of Regret

[51:19] Top Three Tips to Handle Being Disappointed


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