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.

Now onto the show!

Highlights

01:46

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.

04:40

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.

07:55

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.

09:38

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

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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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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 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 94 - Summer Series #3

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.

On your journey to creating a healthy lifestyle, you’ve got to know when to understand and reframe excuse-making, self-sabotaging behavior versus when to honor your body. In this episode of the Fitlandia Week in Review, I’m sharing a wall I hit with a flare up of my Hashimoto’s and how I allowed more rest to get through it quickly and easily.

Here’s what else you’ll learn from the show:

  • Where I’m at on my journey to become fitter by 46 than I was at 26
  • How to honor your body
  • The importance of enjoying the process to your vitality
  • My amazing power-sessions at Portland startup, Ruby Receptionists
  • How to reframe negative thoughts, turning them into positive ones that support...
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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 90 - Best of the Fitlandia Podcast : #60 Jumping Into Keto with Leanne Vogel

If you have been contemplating a switch from carb-loading to fat-fueling, today’s repeat of an interview with guest Leanne Vogel is for you! Join Christa and Leanne as they discuss overcoming fears and getting in touch with your core desired feelings along the way to permanent lifestyle change. They also address important distinctions between healthy and unhealthy approaches to a keto diet.

Leanne started studying nutrition in 2007 to help her better understand her body and how it worked with the foods she was putting into it. Originally going to school to help herself, she discovered after graduation that she had learned too much not to help other people and that’s when her blog, “Healthful Pursuit” was born.

Being a super athlete, Leanne noticed after years of not having her menstrual cycle that she wasn’t performing at her best and was continually struggling to put on muscle. This sparked her interest in regulating her cycle, but after starting...

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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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Episode 85 - Radical Goal-Setting

You have the potential for permanent lifestyle change, no matter where you start from! Harness the power of your mind to thrive, in spite of a culture of fitness-shaming. Set clear process goals and learn how to “fail forward”, through evaluation and revision. Seek community connection to provide motivational support that informs your goal processes.


_Today on the Fitlandia podcast #85, guests Mike McCastle and David Skolnik of Evolution Healthcare and Fitness (Portland, OR) join host Christa King of Fitlandia Fitness to help those struggling with reaching their goals by providing clarity about the process of successful goal-setting and goal achievement._

Why Set Goals?

Anyone can set mere goals. The importance lies in clarity. Setting CLEAR goals and considering WHY we are setting the goal will:

  • limit our mind’s wandering space
  • draw us into the moment, creating immediacy and focus which allows us to create a rich environment in service to our goals
  • provide...
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Episode 83 - The Mind Zoning Academy: New Year's Resolution Revival

January 1 was a great time to harness the power of intention. NOW here you are, months later, still short of your goal.  Maybe you gave up all together. Feel NO shame!  It’s all about REVIVING the energy of that resolution. Let’s refocus the power of your mind, reincorporating the four cornerstones of fitness to move through your goal into permanent lifestyle change. 

Welcome to episode number 83! We are continuing our series on the Mind Zoning Academy and today I am going to talk to you about a New Year’s Resolution Revival! I know you are all going to love it but before we jump into it I want to invite you to head over to myfitlandia.com/mind-zoning. You can enter your name and email address and get the meditation “End Self-Sabotage and Harness Your Superpower.” Alright! On to the show!

Okay so today I am going to continue talking to you about the Mind Zoning Academy. If this is your first time listening to the podcast, a warm,...

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