Food, Success & Life for The Modern Woman
About This Show
Kick off your heels and grab your water as your Food, Success and Life for the Modern Woman host Jennifer Knecht connects with experts around the globe. Together you’ll explore real health, real fat burning results and sexy confidence. www.fslmodern.com.
Most Recent Episode
Don't Drop Me! Wisdom for Us All from Olympian Figure Skater Karyn Garossino, #60
2 days ago
Karyn Garossino, former Olympic Figure Skater is just what we needed on the podcast to help move us forward in any goal we might have. We’ve discussed over physical fitness at length on the podcast, but today we will focus on mental fitness. Karyn talks to us about building mental fitness and resilience. This podcast episode is POWERFUL! Her successes did not make her resilient. Her challenges made her resilient. Listen in to find out how those very challenges we experience are building us up for success. How to Build Resilience You can’t buy it. It’s something you must build. You need to take the challenges that come up in life, whether it’s in family, business, school or friendships and take those experiences and save them as learning opportunities. This is where mental fitness comes in. How Do We Build Mental Fitness? It’s about withstanding the negative things that come our way. Not so much about withstanding the hurt, because it is real to feel the hurt, we’re only humans. Part of this mental fitness and resilience is to be able to recover. Component parts of building mental fitness: It’s asking why. Afterall, our guest’s name is Karyn with a Y!! When you are really scared, and connecting with that fear, one of the mental skills of resilience is to turn your attention on the why you’re doing this. What does this mean to you? What values are you honoring? What contribution are you bringing to the world in this? What are the things that you most look forward to? This is the skill area of focus. This is where you choose to put your attention. Then ask, does the fear serve me? Create an image in your head of where you want to be 1 to 2 years from now, and pull that image in your head every time chaos and stress are increasing and you’re getting busier daily. The hardest thing you can do, is work hard and simply plot your feet one in front of the other. When you have your vision in your head that is a clear mental image of you in the future, you will be drawn to it e