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Season 1, Episode 27

Burnout and Boundaries with Special Guest Lisa Smith

In this podcast episode, the Jen and Rita introduce us to Lisa Smith, a habit change specialist and resilience coach. Lisa shares her journey of self-development and how she became an expert in resilience coaching.

The conversation then focuses on burnout and boundaries, particularly for entrepreneurs, attorneys, physicians, and mothers who need guidance in maintaining their well-being. Lisa emphasizes the importance of being aware of boundaries to prevent burnout. She explains that burnout is different from stress and involves feeling empty, detached, and experiencing extreme fatigue, helplessness, and hopelessness.

Lisa describes the techniques she uses to help people make changes, including hypnosis, neuro-linguistic programming (NLP), emotional freedom techniques (EFT), and positive intelligence. She dispels myths about hypnosis, stating that it is a tool for personal development and self-hypnosis, where individuals engage in the process themselves.

The discussion continues to highlight the significance of recognizing signs of stress and burnout and setting boundaries as a preventive measure. Lisa acknowledges that seeking expert help is crucial when dealing with burnout, as it can be difficult to overcome alone. The conversation concludes with a focus on the burnout experienced by attorneys and the importance of addressing mental well-being in the profession.

Overall, the episode explores the role of habit change and resilience coaching in preventing and managing burnout, emphasizing the importance of setting boundaries and seeking professional assistance when needed.

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——About Lisa Smith——

Lisa Smith, MHt, NLP, CPQC, EFT-1 is Certified as a Master Hypnotherapist, Wellness Coach, Positive Intelligence Coach, Neuro-Linguistics Practitioner, and Level 1 EFT Practitioner serving the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. She is also Ordained as a Minister of Spiritual Healing.

As a member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce (and 2008 Chaplain for the Virginia Jaycees), the Virginia Jaycees Life Member Association (Chaplain 2009-2010, 2014-2015) and the JCI Senate (First Timers Chair 2013-present) and past member of the National Guild of Hypnotists, Toastmasters International (Advanced Toastmaster Bronze) and Director of the Public Speakers Association of Hampton Roads, she is committed to service and continuing education.

Lisa was a senior staff hypnotist and trainer with the Virginia Beach and Chesapeake centers of Positive Changes Hypnosis Centers for nearly 8 years.

With over 26 years of education and commitment to helping people improve their health and well-being, she has conducted well over 15,000 hypnosis and coaching sessions, and maintains a following of satisfied clients.