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11th October, 2022

Shark Music

With Rachel Morris

Dr Rachel Morris

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Rachel gives a quick tip on facing shark music in this short episode of You Are Not a Frog. She shares her experiences of anticipating the worst-case scenario. She talks about why we hear ‘shark music’ in the first place and shares two quick steps you can take to stop it. It’s time to stop assuming the worst and enjoy your life without shark music playing in the background.

Tune in to this episode to hear Rachel’s quick tips on expecting the best and getting rid of your negative assumptions — the imaginary sharks!

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Reasons to listen

  1. Learn where shark music can come from and what might trigger it for you.
  2. Understand why we assume the worst in different situations.
  3. Find out how you can beat the shark music by assuming the best.

Episode highlights

00:28

What It Means to Hear Shark Music

04:35

Assumptions of Sharks

07:42

Assuming the Best

09:06

Triggers of Shark Music

10:52

Stopping the Shark Music

Episode transcript

Rachel Morris: This is a You are Not a Frog quick dip, a tiny taster of the kinds of things we talk about on our full podcast episodes. I’ve chosen today’s topic to give you a helpful boost in the time it takes to have a cup of tea, so you can return to whatever else you’re up to feeling energised and inspired. For more tools, tips and insights to help you thrive at work, don’t forget to subscribe to You are Not a Frog wherever you get your podcasts. This week on our quick dip episode, I want to…

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