Episode 102 - Beating Addiction Forever

In this exciting episode the best Addiction Specialists, Dr. Adi Jaffe and I are digging our heals into ending the shame and embarrassment related to reliance on sugar, refined carbs and alcohol.

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Highlights

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I went and got my masters at Cal State in Long Beach and then my Phd at UCLA and psychology and neuroscience and psychology and not in statistics and you know, continued to the point where I am now where I started a company called ignited that has sensory self help and addiction specific courses and workshops.

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It’s going to be more work for others, for some than others, might be more complex, might be more healing work from some of our traumas that we experienced, you know, certainly the move that you made, a new culture, new...

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Episode 107 - Managing Anxiety with a Positive Mindset

In this exciting episode, we are talking with Anxiety Life Coach Ryan Light. Ryan is back and he is putting a spin on how to live a successful lifestyle while managing anxiety with a positive mindset.

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Highlights

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I try to drink it out of me. I tried to fight it out in me. I tried to run from make, ignore it. I tried to do all the thing is I I could do to get rid of it. Um, and then the last 10 years I’ve changed my perspective of it and I got to the root of the matter.

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It became, I became the anxiety. It was interesting for me and most people do this a lot. As I became the one thing I hated, right. I the anxiety, but my whole identity was caught up in the anxiety.

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And what I found, um, in that journey was everybody wanted to show me how to treat the anxiety for me. It was only maintaining it, right? That was only, I was only treating the symptoms. I was only treating the manifestations.

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That’s when things really start to get...

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Episode 106 - The Power of a Forgiveness Journal

In this exciting episode, we are talking with Alison Ashley.We are talking about the importance of self care and forgiveness is with our health and wellness.

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Highlights

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Like we’re always, we always talk about all we have to forgive others. I’m really excited to talk about self forgiveness and I’m super intrigued about what that means from a perspective of creating a forgiveness journal.

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The frigging forgiveness is huge and it’s such a stress reliever and just like sometimes it’s, you know, you’re thinking that you’re forgiving and you have to go deeper, deeper, deeper. There’s deeper levels. There’s not just one level of forgiveness.

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Then finally they come to it themselves. And that’s the best is, is that you’re not giving the advice. You’re letting them get it themselves. So, that’s the best.

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You know, the forgiveness part, it gives you more power, just...

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Episode 105 - Stories of Transformation: Sean Harvey

In this exciting episode, we are talking with Sean Harvey.  Sean Harvey is here to continue sharing his story of transformation and what it looks like for him.

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Highlights

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It’s changed my life this last, this last 13 months has changed my life for myself as a father, as a husband, as a friend. It’s certainly changed my waistline’s sides and the type of jeans that I can wear.

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It sounds like it was your mindset that’s really allowing you to fully become yourself, but also it’s that mindset that’s helping you change your health habits.

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Oh, that’s beautiful. Like, I talk about this a lot, this idea of leaning into the pain and really the human work that we have to do in order to make a lifestyle change. Like those emotions, those feelings, those wounds of the past, whatever it is, those beliefs and perceptions that we grew up with, all of those, like it’s in our mind.

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I remember scarlet and...

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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.

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Highlights

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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.

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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.

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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 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

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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 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:

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…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.

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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.

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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 92 - Summer Series #1

Welcome to the Fitlandia Summer Series. Christa is prioritizing her self-care and taking a bit of a twist on the show by gathering the greatest insights and wisdom from her week in Fitlandia, delivering it to you as you continue your health, wellness and weight loss journey.

02:52                       I’m calling it my summer series, the week in review and Fitlandia. But the second part to that, I’m working to get fitter by the time I turned 46 than I was at 26. So, my healthiest that I ever was, was it 26 years old…

04:51                       I can’t believe we’re already coming up on 100 episodes, but I wanted Steph Gaudreau to be my guest. She said yes. And through our discussion we focus on talking about breaking negative...

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Episode 89 - Best of the Fitlandia Podcast : #41 With JP Sears

Does your nutrition dogma get in the way of the wisdom of your body?  Do you rationalize your commitment to a food paradigm instead of honoring when change is called for? Do you have unresolved emotional pain that expresses as self-sabotage when it comes to your wellness? Harness the power of your mind to re-evaluate your perspective with a sense of humor, common sense, and a great deal of gentleness.

Today, enjoy a reboot of an honest, compassionate, and funny conversation between host Christa King of Fitlandia, and guest celebrity JP Sears.

Here’s what JP had to say:

“From the bottom of my heart, I would dare say, virtually anything the American Heart Association says deserves to be flushed down the toilet.”

Because of the corporate agenda and funding into research, these studies aren’t for the greater good of people, but instead putting dollars into their pockets. Christa concurs. She points out that there is conflicting info in the industry and JP...

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Episode 87 - Live Transformational Coaching

Really tough challenges will confront you on the road to permanent lifestyle changes. Sometimes you need a guide. It’s a little scary to expose your inner self during a live coaching session, but there is so much power in vulnerability. Stories of transformation need to be told; they offer courage to the next person.


Today, along with CEO of Cardsmith, Monica Burrell, experience a live, unedited transformational coaching session similar to those led by Christa King each week in the Fitlandia Fitness 30 Days to Thriving Program. There, host Christa King helps participants navigate those really tough challenges they are confronted with while making amazing lifestyle changes.  You can hop on board for the June 30 Days To Thriving. For a 25 percent discount, enter code:  friend25 at checkout.

Now, join Monica Borrell and host Christa King as they get real with each other and today’s listeners. It’s a little scary to expose your inner self during a live...

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