Each day suggests a new opportunity and a fresh start. Some employees believe this and others do not. Our experience in the workplace can be like Bill Murray’s movie Ground Hog Day, when each day plays out exactly the same. This is fine when it’s positive, but when it’s not, it’s stressful.
The reset button microskill facilitates shifting your mental state from negative to positive thoughts so that you can restart your day or ensure tomorrow is a new one. New, by definition, implies pure and good, which is the opposite of what Albert Einstein taught as being less desirable: “Insanity – doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”
What are the steps?
Press your reset button on demand
Acknowledge that you are looping on a negative thought.
Determine what, if any, action is required.