Episode 4

The One About Fight Or Flight

Stress. It’s real. It’s pervasive. It’s something so many misfits I work with battle day on day…

And what’s happening to us now on a physiological level is that we’re responding to that stress the way our ancestors would have responded to life-threatening danger.

In this episode, I’m joined by Dr Rachel Morris to talk about these instinctive responses to our “stuff” - fight, flight and freeze. 

Listen on for:

  • The perks (and limits) of self-awareness.
  • How to handle your emotions in a way that will make you way more effective!
  • How to make sure your fight or flight response doesn’t rule the show.
  • The impact that true community can have on the way you engage with your fear.


Meet Rachel Morris

Rachel is a GP turned Executive Coach, Speaker and Specialist on Resilience in the workplace. She works with GPs, doctors and other professionals in high stress and high stakes jobs to help them beat stress and burnout.


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About your host

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Ebonie Allard

I'm Ebonie Allard -Founder of Misfit for Life and Head Coach. I'm a Certified & award winning Master Coach. I am the creator of the 'Misfit to Maven Way' and the 'Value Filter™' system.

I'm a Misfit turned Maven. An Adventurer of life. An Author. An Artist. A Priestess. A Sister. A Friend...

As a teacher, healer and master coach I am passionate about facilitating you in self-actualisation.

I specialise in creating the conditions in which you trust yourself and listen to the inherent wisdom you have within.

I help creative heart-led misfits like you to simplify their lives, and eliminate guilt, shame and fear; allowing you to live your greatest potential and be bolder, freer and happier now!

I know that you crave work that's fulfilling, connected intimate relationships, and time to explore, indulge and express your creativity and authentic expression.

It is my mission to help you live a fully rounded three dimensional, successful and self-governed life.

At my core, I believe that it is your responsibility to shine, to bring your gifts to the world, and to encourage others to do the same.