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8th November, 2022

You Choose

With Rachel Morris

Dr Rachel Morris

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Do you sometimes find yourself thinking that you don’t have a choice? Your circumstances and obligations seem to prevent you from taking any course of action except for one. But the thing is, we always have a choice. We choose all the time. Life is made up not of the big choices we have to make but of the little, compounding choices we make on a daily basis. So what choice will you make today? You choose.

In this You Are Not a Frog Quick Dip, Rachel delves into choice. She shares the one thing healthcare professionals get wrong about choice and why we find its concept difficult. She discusses the concept of the Zone of Power and how it can help us assess what’s in and out of our control in making choices. At the end of the day, we only have one wild and precious life — it’s your choice how to spend it.

If you want to know how to begin making choices with unclouded acceptance, tune in to this episode!

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Reasons to listen

  1. Discover what it means to live a wild and precious life.
  2. Learn how to get out of the victim mentality that we don’t have a choice.
  3. Understand the concept of the Zone of Power.

Episode highlights

00:29

You Choose!

01:36

Making Choices

04:17

Living a Wild and Precious Life

06:14

What Healthcare Professional Get Wrong about Choice

07:34

Recognising Your Zone of Power

09:02

Choice and Losses

09:36

Embracing Serenity

10:44

Why We Find the Concept of Choice Difficult

12:56

Regrets of the Dying

14:33

Zone of Power Exercise

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. When my kids were little, there was one book that…

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