"The first thing you do to start your day, sets the tone for the rest of your day." Vegan Athletics - Returning To Your Base In today's show, Liz Garett, the Plant-Based Power Coach, and I connect to discuss our return to vegan athletics. The journey to wellness has many ups and downs. Knowing that it has … [Read more...] about FMP 024 • Liz Garrett on Vegan Athletics, Cultural Warfare, and Self-Care
Running has a profound impact on both physical and mental health. It is an effective approach for maintaining weight and has been shown to significantly improve mood. Learn ways to incorporate running into your life as part of your personal transformation journey.
"Self-doubt is normal. Don't let it be a trap!" You Can't Run? The incessant internal voice is your worst enemy. If you are new to running, especially after your first experience with a setback, you are adequately aware of how difficult it is to manage mental pitfalls along the way, especially … [Read more...] about 5 Distorted Messages We Tell Ourselves about Running (With Rebuttal)
"If it was so easy to get up off your ass, you would have done it!" The Cognition - Motivation Connection The research is clear: Thoughts (cognitions) are powerful. In fact, cognition is the most important factor in care planning for individuals with Major Depressive Disorder. Cognition also has a … [Read more...] about Improved Motivation for Athletes – Using the Burns Triple Column Method
"Care about the process more - Everyone else is obsessed with the outcome." Tim Van Orden Interviews Jerod Killick In today's episode, Tim Van Orden returns to interview Jerod Killick, creator of the Finding My Psych website and podcast. Tim and Jerod engage in a free flowing conversation about personal … [Read more...] about FMP 018 • Tim Van Orden Interviews Jerod Killick from Finding My Psych (Deep Dive)
"Best feeling ever: Looking back and knowing that what you just completed has changed you." The Fitness - Mood Connection The connection between physical fitness and mental health, is commonly sited by seasoned athletes and others in the first few weeks of new exercise program. In fact, it goes well beyond … [Read more...] about Mood Benefits of Intensive Cardio Activity (Your Getting Started Guide)
"Embrace your own journey with compassion and understanding." Special Guest - Tim Van Orden On today's show, we are honoured to sit down with author, athlete and raw food vegan, Tim Van Orden. Tim and I discuss the personal challenges encountered in any personal transformation journey. We also … [Read more...] about FMP 011 • Interview with Tim Van Orden – Raw Vegan Athlete – A Compassionate Approach
"The problem with illicit substances is their efficiency." The goals of the substance user and athlete battling depression is the same - Both seek a shift in mood and/or mental state. The goal to, 'feel better,' is universal, regardless of the tool used. In fact, substance misuse is considered superior … [Read more...] about What Runners and Substance Users Have In Common (Altered State)