In today’s episode of the Savvy Dentist Podcast, we have an engaging conversation with Sally Arnold of Creating Encores. Sally started her professional life as a flautist but went through challenges in her life that led her to where she is today, working as a trained psychotherapist and high performance coach. She helps business owners and teams move forward, improve productivity and fast track success. And today we’re going to talk about the impact of creativity on people and in business, mental health and how it relates to the current COVID pandemic.


In this episode we discuss:

  • [02:00] Sally gives a how she started in the performing industry to becoming a psychotherapist.
  • [06:32] The emotional journey she experienced.
  • [10:42] Bouncing back from the tough challenges in her life.
  • [12:28] How to foster creative thinking.
  • [15:13] Sally shares about what she does with Melbourne University.
  • [19:05] Talking about the creativity of people.
  • [21:17] The impact of creativity in business life.
  • [24:20] Practices that can be put in place to help people adapt through the pandemic.
  • [27:34] Breaking down barriers on the mental health stigma.
  • [29:47] The problem of people talking more and listening less.
  • [32:44] THe positives that have come out of COVID.
  • [36:29] Things that business owners need to be thinking about and considering so they can come out of this pandemic well.
  • [38:46] People she would love to invite to a dinner party and the food she would prepare.

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