Curious & Curiouser Podcast, Episode 84: Non-tangible Signs of Growth, Being Your Own Guinea Pig, & Intention-Setting as Self-Experimentation


Happy New Year, y’all! For this week’s episode of the podcast, Tracey and I are doing a bit of a year in review and talking about how we are approaching intention-setting this year.

Specific topics include:

  • What’s something you’ve done this year that would surprise the you of the previous year?
  • More subtle indicators of growth and celebrating our evolution
  • Recognizing non-tangible accomplishments
  • Do we plan to set in intentions this year?
  • Alternatives to resolutions or intentions
  • Cardiovascular health, heart rate variability, and emotional health
  • Allowing yourself to be the villain in someone else’s story
  • What we’re focusing on this year
  • How we’ve both changed our approach to fitness and movement
  • What do we think about aesthetic goals?
  • Aging and why we don’t like the term “anti-aging”
  • Our thoughts on diet- and exercise-related goals
  • Letting go of our egos in the gym
  • How Tracey and I make changes to our diets
  • My experience cutting out alcohol
  • The benefits of experimenting on yourself
  • Using intentions or resolutions as a way to gather information about yourself
  • And more!

Tracey and I hope you find this conversation helpful and that it offers some useful insights you can apply to your own intention-setting process this year.

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