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

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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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Resources:

Girls With Heads

Episode 78 about tragedy striking someone you love

Episode 79 about not putting up with nonsense and stories other people tell about you

Brene Brown

Liz Winters of Sprout Wellness

Food as Medicine on Cayly’s website

Abby Bliss White of Bliss Holistic Health


Piquing Our Curiosity:

Multnomah County Library. I love the library, y’all. I use it all the time. Use it, love it, save yourself some money.


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