Episode #336

The Solution to Overthinking

With Jon Acuff

Do you need the solution to overthinking? If you stopped to think about it then you probably do! Our guest today has your answer.

Jon Acuff, masterful author and speaker, is here to talk about his latest book, Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking. On today’s The Speaker Lab, Jon tells us what broken soundtracks are, specific ways to insert positive soundtracks into our lives and a few stories about bombing on stage.

You’ll definitely want to hear his insights and tales so join us for episode 336 of The Speaker Lab!


  • What are “trailer moments” and why do you need to have them?
  • Does he struggle with Imposter Syndrome?
  • Do negative voices ever totally go away?
  • How can you recognize your own broken soundtracks?
  • What is the goal of any good thought?
  • What are the three questions to ask of your loudest soundtracks?
  • Why being fearless is ridiculous.
  • Can making mistakes actually help you connect with the audience?
  • And so much more!

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