Episode 104 - HOW A RETREAT TRANSFORMED MY OWN LIFE

In this exciting episode, we are cracking the code to a healthy lifestyle with Christa King. Christa talks about how retreats have been a key part in her transformation with unlocking this code.

Highlights

01:43

Hi, I’m Christa King and I’ve cracked the code to making healthy habits stick by learning how to rewire my mind through my recovery is a burned out corporate exec to becoming a certified hypnotherapist and nutritional therapist.

02:20

I was 50 pounds overweight, drinking a bottle or two of wine every night, working 70 hours a week, traveling three to four weeks out of the month, all while my mother was suffering from severe mental illness 3000 miles away.

06:37

Once I unlock the secret, I started with myself losing and now maintaining 30 pounds of weight, but weight loss aside, it was my mind that had change. Weight loss was a byproduct.

12:18

I asked myself, how do I share the stories of people who have made massive changes in their lives by merely stepping out...

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The Power of Retreats to Transform You

 

In May of 2012, I went on my first transformational retreat that completely changed my life. At the time, I was in such a desperate place that I was ready to try anything. I was 50 lbs. overweight, drinking a bottle (or two) of wine every night, working 70 hrs./week, traveling 3 – 4 weeks out of the month…all while my mother was suffering from severe mental illness 3,000 miles away.

Yeah. Life Sucked.

At the time, I knew exercise would help. I knew I had to drink less. I knew I needed to meditate. I knew I needed to change my dietary habits. I knew I needed more balance.

But I was completely stuck and overwhelmed at the idea of “doing one more thing.”

I knew in my gut I had to get away and completely break my routine of working, drinking, caring for others day in and day out. After a lot of research with Google, I ended up finding an outfit in Sedona, AZ.

I scheduled a consultation call with a guide to review my workshop and session options. The price was...

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Episode 103 - The Power of Retreats to Transform

In this exciting episode, we are talking with David Skolnik PT, DPT, CSCS.  The Power of Retreats to Transform is not measurable after you sit down and listen to this powerful podcasts on retreat transformation.

Now onto the show!

 

Highlights

00:56

about six months ago left Portland and moved down to Sonoma County, California for a job opportunity to kind of step up what I’m doing in the rehab world going from part-time as a physical therapist to the director of Rehab at a clinic that focuses on kind of acute care, geriatrics.

05:07

How, you know, problems aren’t usually formed in isolation or solved in isolation. So, it takes people with different perspectives coming together to, to, to either solve problems or even to figure out what the problem is.

08:13

And over the course of the last six years, I can’t believe it’s been six years almost since I went on that retreat. I’ve really started to not only embody the power of, you know, what...

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Episode 101 - Getting Off Grains

Uncategorized Jan 15, 2019

Happy New Year to you all and welcome to the show! Before we dive into Getting Off Grains with CEO and Founder of Miracle Noodle, Dr. Jonathan Carp, I have some exciting news!

The Fitlandia Whole-Life Reset Retreat is now accepting reservations! Only 15 spots. VIP options available. Get in now and let’s give you an escape and the reset you need to start (and finish) your transformation.

Now onto the show!

 

Highlights

6:07

I’m a doctor, a medical doctor specializing in dermatology and I have always had an interest in nutrition. my passion is people who have autoimmune diseases of the skin. So we’re talking psoriasis and Lupus especially. And my interest is in how to help them from a lifestyle and nutritional perspective.

7:08

I was on a trip to Japan and friend of mine took me to a restaurant, a Buddhist Vegan restaurant outside of the city of Kyoto and I was served this bowl of noodles and they told me that it had virtually no calories and no...

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Episode 100 - Breaking Negative Self-Talk and Excuse Making

Oh my goodness! It’s the 100th episode of the Fitlandia Podcast and we have none other than Steph Gaudreau with us to help you break negative self-talk and excuse making. I just know 2019 will be your healthiest yet with the tips Steph and I have for you.

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Highlights

1:28

I’ve always been a very wear my heart on my sleeve kind of person. I’m very empathic. I...

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Episode 99 - Exploring Moderation with Alcohol

Welcome to episode #99 of the Fitlandia Podcast. Today my guest is Evelyn DeDominicus from Connecticut where she believes by practicing in collaboration with other professionals they can develop a stronger connection with their clients. We are going to talk exploring ways to moderate alcohol; why it is important to understand our behaviors and habits associated with alcohol.

Highlights

11:56

I have to be perfect when really the intention is to help figure out what foods work best for your body and doing a clean elimination and then at the end adding foods back in one at a time. And it is, it’s the same whether it’s any kind of reliance…

18:06

I started off saying, I’m the type of person that’s on or off, right? I’m like a light switch. And so if I start to say to myself, I’m the type of person that can take it or leave it. And that’s empowering. That’s an empowering statement, right?

34:48

You’re figuring...

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Episode 98 - Manifesting Your Dream Life by Aligning with Your True Self

Welcome to episode #98 of the Fitlandia Podcast. Today my guest is Frank Gjata from Conscious Ink founded in Bend, Oregon. Today, we are going to talk about why manifesting your dream life by aligning your true self is important for your building a positive mindset.

Highlights

8:28

It’s one of the things I say when we do this practice of reframing negative thoughts into positive is that you don’t have to believe the statement, but imagine what it would feel like the emotions that would come up if you believed it fully and completely.

15:02

And so the invitation again is just to allow those feelings to breathe and allow them to go through. Now you’re making a big shift right then and there and it will open up space for the new thought pattern to be put in.

20:27

Take three deep breaths and just literally imagine like this elevator coming out of your mind and but down below your throw and literally into other parts of your body and just start to notice what you feel...

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Episode 97 - Transforming Your Mind Through a Break from Tech

Uncategorized Nov 02, 2018

Welcome to episode #97 of the Fitlandia Podcast. Today my guests are Erin Moone and Dionne Del Carlo from StarCycle, founded right here in Portland, Oregon. Today, the three of us are going to talk about why taking a break from tech is so important for your mind.

Highlights:

10:17

...this sense of urgency that we all have that is really inflated and exaggerated and not real. So it's giving ourselves permission to say that's going to wait. We're not brain surgeons.

12:24

I know for myself I will eat quickly and not really taste what I'm eating and just getting it down and onto the next thing, but if I put my phone away, engage in conversation, listen to the laughter, then I'm taking in all those senses and actually tasting my food. It does taste better because I'm paying attention.

13:30

So related to the classes we run, our bodies are physically moving quickly and we're working really hard and our heart rates are up. But because we're disconnecting from any distractions, we're...

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Episode 97 - Transforming Your Mind Through a Break from Tech

Welcome to episode #97 of the Fitlandia Podcast. Today my guests are Erin Moone and Dionne Del Carlo from StarCycle, founded right here in Portland, Oregon. Today, the three of us are going to talk about why taking a break from tech is so important for your mind.

Highlights:

10:17

…this sense of urgency that we all have that is really inflated and exaggerated and not real. So it’s giving ourselves permission to say that’s going to wait. We’re not brain surgeons.

12:24

I know for myself I will eat quickly and not really taste what I’m eating and just getting it down and onto the next thing, but if I put my phone away, engage in conversation, listen to the laughter, then I’m taking in all those senses and actually tasting my food. It does taste better because I’m paying attention.

13:30

So related to the classes we run, our bodies are physically moving quickly and we’re working really hard and our heart rates are up. But because...

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Episode 96 - Stories of Transformation with Sean Harvey

Uncategorized Oct 15, 2018

Welcome to episode number 96 of Fitlandia Podcast. I’m super excited because today we have another story of transformation. My guest today is Sean Harvey and I just know he’s going to inspire you and give you insights that are going to keep you moving forward on your own journey. I met him a few months back at Leanne Vogel’s Ketogenic Diet Cookbook tour here in Portland and he and I were waiting in line to meet our idle and after talking with him for just a few minutes, I knew I had to have him on the show. So after he listened to this episode, please head over to iTunes and give a rating and review and let Sean know what you got out of today’s episode.

Highlights:

5:35

There were a number of things that had been put in front of me to help with my wellness. And then a really good friend who is a holistic nutritionist just one day - and I don’t know what it was about this day or what it was about these words that she said to me, but she just said,...

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