Your Brilliant Un-Career
About This Show
An Un-Career is when you abandon the corporate ladder to create your own path! Your Brilliant Un-Career follows the journey of author and startup entrepreneur Cas McCullough, a single mother of 3 homeschooled kids who is rebooting her un-career as a tech entrepreneur in the content marketing space, with her startup Writally. In each episode Cas and her guests share candid and raw "making the leap" and marketing stories, tips and insights to help startups, corporate escapees, mumpreneurs, wantrepreneurs and entrepreneurs shift from stuck to inspired, from dreamers to doers. Get the real, no-holds-barred story on what it's like to startup and scale a business.
Proudly brought to you by Cas's Amazon bestselling book: Your Brilliant Un-Career: Women, Entrepreneurship, and Making the Leap, available on Amazon, and of course, http://writally.com - helping business bloggers create high quality blog posts in half the time!
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YBUC54 - 31 Days to Biztopia - Day 11: Make Healthy Choices feat. The Merrymaker Sisters
In today’s episode, the Merrymaker Sisters Emma and Carla Papas share their take on making healthy choices. Startup founders are used to pushing themselves to the limits, but are you making healthy choices. For your mind to work at peak capacity, your body needs some lovin’ as well! The Merrymakers share how to get started and how to make it easy and fun! We even do a plank live on the show!
-Do you struggle with making healthier choices? If you do, you’re not alone.
Even the way you get out of bed in the morning can influence how you feel.
-According to an article in Psychology Today, you are more inclined to make less healthy choices when you know what’s in your food, when government campaigns and fitness experts try to convince you of the error of your junk food eating ways and when you’re hungry and the options before you are less healthy ones.
-The article also points out that if you make the default choices healthy ones, you will be more likely to make healthier choices.
-Every time I go into the kitchen I take something out of my cupboard that doesn’t need to be there and put it in the box.
-If you just park a little further away from the shops and take the stairs instead of the elevator, that will help to get you started in changing your exercise habits.
-“high vibes” — new term for me
-Changing our lifestyle changed our lives in so many ways
-Our overall message is everyone’s healthy is a little bit different. Feel empowered not guilty.
-Find a healthy choice that is energising, fun and brings joy to your life.
-When you remove the friction from a decision, it’s an easy decision. One is the food that we eat. We believe that healthy food should be delicious, and easy to make.
-Set yourself up for wins. When you achieve it you’ll feel so good.
-You can start really basic: meat and vegetables and gradually add variety and spice.
-For exercise, we just make sure we love what we do.
-A lot of the time people think there’s a right way to exercise. What’s the point in doing something you hate.
-What if you don’t enjoy exercise?
-Start with really small goals. Start with a 5 minute walk and you’ll feel better.
-It’s about reframing your feelings around exercise. If you can connect exercise to another one of your values or goals, that’s another thing you can do.
-Connect exercise with another value or goal to motivate you.
-If you meet a friend for coffee, how about you meet a friend for a