89: Reality Check: How to Keep Moving Forward When Life and Business Isn’t Going Your Way

Reality Check: How to Keep Moving Forward When Life and Business Isn’t Going Your Way

Welcome to episode 89 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

Part of the human experience is dealing with obstacles and unexpected situations that are inconvenient. As an entrepreneur, on top of the typical situations that all humans go through, you’re going to have an extra set of problems uniquely tied to your lifestyle. At some juncture in time, you’ll most likely reach a period where nothing in life and business seems to be going according to plan. And this episode, I’ll share 4 principles that will help you overcome those times.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Why droughts are a normal part of life
  • The small difference between an average human and a superhuman
  • The 4 principles to leverage when life gets hard, and you know it’s only going to get harder
  • About the dark sides of success
  • A counter-intuitive habit that average humans use but high performers must avoid like the plague
  • And much more

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88: Florence Williams on Leveraging Nature to Make Us Healthier, Smarter, and Happier

Florence Williams on Leveraging Nature to Make Us Healthier, Smarter, and Happier

Welcome to episode 88 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have journalist, author, and podcaster Florence Williams dropping by for a fascinating discussion on nature and its intimate connection to our mood and overall health. She is a contributing editor at Outside Magazine and a freelance writer for the New York Times, New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, The New York Review of Books, Slate, Mother Jones, and numerous other publications. If that isn’t enough, she’s the host of two Gracie-Award-winning Audible Original series plus the author of BREASTS: A Natural and Unnatural History and The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier and More Creative.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Florence’s origin story
  • Why Central Park is so magical
  • Surprising revelations from writing the Nature Fix
  • How nature makes you a better person
  • What’s the urban health penalty
  • The 3 sounds the human brain positively responds to
  • How nature is defined (and why it matters)
  • Nature and its connection to our health
  • A discussion on the 3-day effect
  • What’s forest bathing
  • The benefits of exercising in the park (backed by research)
  • An optimal dose of weekly nature exposure
  • A discussion on walking and its many benefits and meanings
  • Florence’s nature routine
  • A brief discussion on classical music and some of our favorite artists {Meditation from Jules Massenet’s Thaïs is one of my favs—Here’s my favorite rendition by Nicola Benedetti to check out: Spotify & Youtube}
  • And much more

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87: MMM | Need Motivation? Create An Anti-Vision

MMM | Need Motivation? Create An Anti-Vision

Welcome to episode 87 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

Vision boards, gratitude journals, writing down your “why,” and a slew of other activities are frequently recommended in the self-improvement space. But what about when those activities aren’t enough? That’s when you need to channel aspects of your dark side—specifically your anti-vision. We often know we want to change and don’t like our situation, but we can’t create a clear picture of what we want. But in this same situation, we’re most likely able to rattle off everything we don’t want or don’t stand for. You can take advantage of this and leverage it.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Why you should create an anti-vision

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