Julie Loeger Shares the Simple but Effective Way She Reframes Negative Thinking

In her Thrive Questionnaire, the EVP, President of U.S. Cards for Discover Financial Services says to shift gears and move forward, we need to identify the root cause of the thought.

At Thrive Global, in honor of International Women’s Day, we’re inviting women business leaders to share how they Thrive. 

Thrive Global: What’s the best advice you’ve ever received about prioritizing your health and well-being?

Julie Loeger: Stick to the basics; fresh foods, portion control and quality sleep make a huge difference. Always keep active both mentally and physically, and most importantly, spice it up! Don’t get stuck in the day to day.

TG: What’s the best advice that you would give women about preventing burnout?

JL: Use your vacation time and always have interests outside of work. Also, make the effort to maintain strong friendships — it will pay off in the long run.

TG: What’s important in your life outside of work? What helps you thrive? With a demanding schedule, how do you make time for these important things?

JL: Spending quality time with family and friends. You have to be selective with your time and always try new things — quality over quantity always!

TG: How do you reframe negative thinking so you can feel “unstuck” and move forward?

JL: Get negative thoughts out of your mind as quickly as possible and replace them with positive thoughts. If that doesn’t work, try to understand the root cause of your thoughts and figure out a way to address and resolve… and if all else fails, have a big glass of wine and binge watch your favorite show. 

Share your comments below. Please read our commenting guidelines before posting. If you have a concern about a comment, report it here.

You might also like...

International Women's Day//

The Powerful Advice Jen Fisher Wants Women to Know About Preventing Burnout

by Jen Fisher
International Women's Day//

This Is the Stress-Relieving Breathing Technique That Kirsten Allegri Williams Swears By

by Kirsten Allegri Williams
International Women's Day//

Sally Keane on the Importance of Making Time for What’s Important Outside of Work

by Sally Keane
We use cookies on our site to give you the best experience possible. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to this use. For more information on how we use cookies, see our Privacy Policy.