Helping you solve lifestyle problems with good food and movement
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Listened to 3 October 2017
Monika Zands is a life coach, fitness coach, business strategist, and best selling author who has dedicated herself to helping other achieve greatness and build their legacy by embracing their true selves and spreading love.
M0nika joins me this week to talk about some of the strategies she employs to help people achieve the lives they want and some of the challenges she has faced along the way.
Listened to 6 Sept 2017
Goal setting is tricky. It’s most common around January 1 when people are setting their New Year’s Resolution. In fact, 92% of people who set them for the new year fail! Here’s a post I wrote about goal-setting. We are told that we need to have a 5 year plan, find our purpose, and set challenging goals but it’s rare that you read about the actual process behind goal setting. I’ve done a lot of my own research and found Brian P. Moran’s book, the 12 Week Year.
Listened to 19 September 2017
The voice inside our head is possibly one of the most powerful influences on our lives. Most people are very self-critical and hard on themselves. Have you ever noticed that if a friend makes a mistake, you say “oh, that’s ok, everyone makes mistakes” but if you make the same mistake yourself, you might say, “Ah Gosh! I’m such an IDIOT!” How we talk to ourselves is extremely powerful and being mindful about your self-talk is the key to getting started. One of my favorite quotes is “The voice inside your head that says you can’t do this is a liar.” I first learned about training my inner voice to be more supportive and gentle with the spiritual element of my yoga practice. The good news about the voices in our head is that they are trainable and it starts with self-compassion. That’s where I found Kristin Neff, PhD
"The Compound Effect", by Darren Hardy
"The 5 Second Rule", by Mel Robbins
"Get Over Your Damn Self", by Romi Neustadt
"You Are a Badass", by Jen Sincero
"Girl, Wash Your Face", by Rachel Hollis
"The Happiness Advantage", by Shawn Achor
"Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance", by Angela Duckworth
"The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F**K", by Mark Manson