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Motivational Podcasts to Bring You Hope in Tough Times

Self-quarantining isn’t necessarily fun or easy. If you’ve begun your own practice of social distancing as a response to the COVID-19 outbreak, you may have realized things can get a bit lonely when you’re in isolation. One of the best ways to fight cabin fever is with a bit of positivity — we’re talking motivational podcasts to lift your spirits back up!

Buffini & Company Chairman and Founder Brian Buffini has talked a lot about navigating tough times on his podcast, The Brian Buffini Show. We’re throwing it back to several of our favorite episodes that talk to this theme to help motivate, inspire and uplift during these uncertain times.

1. This Too Shall Pass — an Interview with Dr. Lawrence Yun #201

“It’s going to pass. This short-term virus negative impact will pass.” – Dr. Yun

If you’ve been worried about the country’s economic state, give this episode a listen to ease your concerns. Brian interviews the chief economist for the National Association of REALTORS®, Dr. Lawrence Yun, to provide some clarity on the housing market and economy during the novel coronavirus outbreak. You’ll walk away with answers to major questions about the market and where everything will go once the pandemic passes.

2. Be Anxious for Nothing #175

“You can change habits. Society does not have to impose its anxiety on you whatsoever.” – Brian Buffini

Anxiety affects us all, even when there isn’t a pandemic going on! This episode is a great one for helping you decrease your anxiety, stay on course and Live the Good Life. Brian shares research, tips and strategies for lowering your stress levels and shifting to a more worry-free mindset.

3. The Power of a Made-Up Mind #025

“You can do it, but you gotta have your mind made up.” — Therese Buffini

When you make up your mind, you can achieve much more than you thought. If you’re letting the stress of world affairs get you down right now, listen to this podcast and learn how to transform your fears into action, power and positivity. This one is a Brian Buffini Show classic. 

4. How to Be Mentally Tough #138

“If you are more mentally tough you will be able to be more resolved, more determined, and more successful.” — Brian Buffini

Dealing with the global impacts of novel coronavirus is no walk in the park, but when you up your mental toughness, these things can actually become less daunting. In this episode, Brian describes what it means to be mentally tough, and offers some strategies for increasing your own ability to handle challenges in a new way. 

5. How to Be Resilient #115

“At the end of the day, you can’t win if you don’t finish the game.” — Brian Buffini

During times like these, resilience is key to not giving up hope. Rather than taking the easy way out, listen to this episode and learn how you can cultivate a resiliency that can withstand any situation.

6. Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life #112

“Work harder on yourself than you do on your job; you’ll go from making a living to making a fortune.” — Jim Rohn

Developing a more positive outlook on life affects us in more ways than we may have realized. In this episode, Brian goes over how to harness the power of personal growth to eliminate negative thoughts and commit to a philosophy that creates success.

7. How to Turn the Worst of Times into the Best of Times #092

“Your purpose will be revealed; it’s an elimination process, not a selection process.” —Brian Buffini

Although these are strange times, there is a way to come out stronger than you were when you started. Brian teaches a few solid self-development strategies to help you grow and learn from difficult times. Discover how to cultivate an optimistic perspective that allows you to withstand anything.

8. Future Proof Your Business #090

“Principles don’t change, tactics do.” — Brian Buffini

When you build your business on strong fundamentals, it’s able to survive even the toughest of circumstances. Business owners, listen to this episode to help your operation emerge from the chaos stronger than ever.

9. Taking Note of Your Success #096

“A personal note says the right words at the right time to the right person.” — Brian Buffini

Use your time in self-quarantine to share some positivity with a personal note! These are a great way to connect with others without getting face-to-face. In this episode, Brian talks all about the importance of snail mail and offers strategies to craft the perfect personal note.

10. The Strangest Secret — by Earl Nightingale #061

“We become what we think about.” — Earl Nightingale

A dose of motivation from one of personal growth’s founding fathers, Earl Nightingale. Learn how your thoughts can change the course of your life. Use this recording to keep your mind sharp and your goals sharper while you’re at home!

Let us know which episodes help you stay motivated, resilient and brave! Tag us on Facebook and keep the conversation going. New episodes of The Brian Buffini Show are out every Tuesday with more great content. Happy podcast listening!

For more tips, inspiration and advice on how to navigate the real estate industry during the COVID-19 outbreak, visit our Buffini Bonus Resource hub for ideas.

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