The Agents Together Blog
This blog brings together a collection of interesting and useful articles around the aims of achieving a healthy mind and a healthy business. Our contributors include professionals and experts with a variety of different specialisms.
We know that estate agency and the property market has been more buoyant since lockdown but the 3 month cease of trading has caused some significant issues across businesses of all sizes and as uncertainty continues and the prospect of a second round of lockdowns loom we felt it was our duty as a charity focussed on a healthy mind that we help those most in need.
Now we all talk to ourselves, it's a natural human trait. I certainly do. But here's the thing.... What does it sound like that inner voice? Is yours kind? Loving? Supportive? Would you say your inner voice is your biggest fan? Your own personal cheerleader? Or, is yours an inner critic, that I like to call THE GREMLIN?
Do you have a fixed or growth mindset? Your mind is one of the most powerful weapons that you possess, the most advanced and complicated systems in the world and you have one to your disposal. In theory we should train our minds just as we would train our bodies. Your body will not do much if it wasn’t for your mind and thought process firing you up to get to the gym, hit the road running or whatever exercise you enjoy doing. Our bodies will always go further than the mind so make sure your mind is trained to go on that little bit further.
Did you know an estimated 275 million people suffer with anxiety? and that’s just the ones we know about. How many more suffer in silence. Ask yourself.. Are you constantly worried about the future and events ahead? Do you feel on edge? Do you suffer with headaches, restlessness and have difficulty concentrating? Do you struggle to focus? Do you find yourself trembling, sweating, dizzy or have rapid breathing? If you find yourself experiencing some or all of these then here are some techniques to try and help.
As part of her research into what it takes to have a healthy mind; Sarah Edmundson Agents Together CEO decided to investigate and read some of the best books available on the topics of mindset and motivation. “As our two founding pillars are helping agents to have a healthy mind and a healthy business I thought it would be useful to compile a list of books that would be of interest to our agent community” says Sarah.