Amy Morrison: MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Wellness Coach, XPT Trainer, and Owner of True Core Health

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Amy is a well-rounded individual.  She not only has her Master’s degree in counseling, she also is an XPT certified trainer, wellness coach, and owner of True Core Health.  Amy is a wealth of knowledge.  Her and I cover a variety of topics in our conversation, but we focus mainly on her counseling practice.  We cover counseling topics such as anxiety, body image, and the importance of knowing that you are worthy.  Amy and I met up in Denver, CO at Just BE Kitchen.  Our conversation takes place outside, on the back patio of Just BE, it was a bit windy and chilly that day, so be mindful of that as you listen.  You may also hear a few side conversations or side laughter during our chat, there were other customers on the patio with us:)  Thank you Just BE Kitchen for allowing us to record the podcast at your beautiful location!

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Sean Sewell: Owner of Colorado Personal Fitness, Mountain Fitness School, & Engearment.com

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Sean Sewell is a professional dirt-bag.  Sean also happens to be the owner of Colorado Personal Fitness, Mountain Fitness School, & Engearment.com.  Sean is located in beautiful Denver, Colorado.  Sean and I have a great conversation about life’s struggles, fitness, nutrition, and a host of other topics.  Sean is an awesome dude!  You will really enjoy this episode!  Please subscribe, like, share, and review the episode!

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Overcoming Anxiety and Fear

We experience so many feelings and emotions throughout the day. We have approximately 60,000-80,000 thoughts in a twenty-four hour period. The majority of us deal each day with some kind of anxiety, depression, and fear. There is a lot that happens within our brain, within our mind. Personally, I struggle daily with controlling my mind, controlling my thoughts, and controlling my anxieties. From the time I was a tween, I have had a conscious fight, a conscious battle with my mind. With my feelings, emotions, anxieties, and fears. At times when I was younger, I could barely bring myself to get out of bed because the anxiety and fear of the day was so great. There seemed to be an overbearing weight that was upon my shoulders. Recently, over the last several years, I have learned that I have control, full control over my mind. I have control over my thoughts, my anxieties, my fears, and the outcome of my days. I cannot control others. I cannot control the weather, or any other outside variable. But I can control what goes on inside of me. I can control my mind. Now, the feelings, emotions, anxieties, and fears are still present in my life. They always will be. They are a part of me until the day I die. But I do not have to be a slave to these feelings, emotion, anxieties, and fears. I do not have to allow these to control my life, how I live, how I serve, how I love. How have I come to the point in my life where I no longer suffer from my anxieties and fears? I have learned that I have to go against the anxiety, the fear, the feelings, and the emotions. I have to attack them. Every day. Each day, head on, aggressively, relentlessly. When my feelings and emotions are strong, when the anxiety and fear is trying to suffocate me and hold me back, I have to decide I am not going to be a victim. I am not going to give in, I am not going to allow what is happing inside of me to effect what I want to accomplish that day, week, month, or year. I AM IN CONTROL! My feelings, emotions, anxieties, and fears ARE NOT IN CONTROL! I cannot waste my life. I cannot waste what has been given to me to give. I cannot waste the opportunities I have been presented! I have to live my life fully! I have to be the man I know I am to be! I have to be a leader! I have to be an example! I have to be someone to follow! I must overcome. I must be the master of my mind, all day, every day. I must be stronger then the weakness that wants to win. I accept that I am not perfect. I will never be perfect this side of heaven. Perfection is a myth. But I can work harder, work smarter, learn more, apply more, grow more, mature more, serve more, give more. I can’t stop. I won’t stop. My feelings, emotions, anxieties, and fears have no power over me. They have lost. I have won. The fight, the battle continues. The beautiful struggle of life.

Peter Maksimow: USA Mountain Runner

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Peter Maksimow is a sponsored athlete.  He has run for team USA.  Peter’s forte is mountain and trail running.  In our conversation, we cover Peter’s struggle through recovery from an injury, his love for traveling, and a lot of other fun, interesting, and challenging topics.

Detach

Remove yourself from your feelings and emotions.  Step outside of yourself in order to think, see, and hear clearly.  Too often, we are lost in ourselves.  Lost in our feelings, emotions, anxieties, fears, and sorrows.  Too often, we can’t get past the inner self, in order to accomplish the tasks to reach our full potential.  We need to detach.  We need to learn to detach.  We need to learn to let go.  We need to understand that mistakes, mishaps, and failure are all a part of the life process.  Never to be avoided, but mistakes, mishaps, and failure should be expected, accepted, and learned from.  You are not perfect.  You will never be perfect in this life.  Perfection and the pursuit of, is myth.  Unattainable.  Do not strive for perfection.  Rather, strive for growth.  Strive for maturity.  Strive to become a better you, TODAY!

Held Back

I will not be held back.  I will not be held back.  I will not be held back.  I will not be held back.  I will not be held back by my fear.  I will not be held back by the fear of what other’s may think about me.  I will not be held back by the fear of the opinions of others.  I will not be held back by the fear of what others may say or are saying about me.  I will not be held back by the fear of others, AT ALL.  I will not be held back by the fear of another individual.  EVER.  We are ALL equal.  We are ALL human.  We are All flawed.  We All have struggles.  We All make mistakes, daily.  We All fall short.  I will run my race.  I will run my race focused on the course before me.  I will run my race the best way I know how.  Relentlessly.  Patiently.  Consistently. Humbly.  No other person is going to effect my race.  I will not allow myself to lose focus.  I will not allow myself to become distracted.  I will not allow others to distract me.  I will run my race with everything I have.  I will grab those along the way who have stumbled, fallen, and are hurt.  I will bring them along.  I will run fearlessly.  I don’t care.  I will not be held back.  I will not quit.  I will destroy my fear.  I will lead others from the bondage of fear.  I control my thoughts.  I control my actions.  My life, is my choice.  Fear will not win.

The Natural Mind

I want to live in a routine.  I naturally want to live a life of comfort.  Knowing always what is next.  My mind wants routine.  My mind fights to remain comfortable.  The natural mind will do everything in its power to protect you, protect itself.  To preserve.  The natural mind will lead you astray.  The natural mind will lead you to a dead-end.  The natural mind will eventually destroy you.  You control your mind.  You fight your mind.  If so, you WILL win.