Getting Consistent! How to Stop Being Afraid of Failure (and/or Success!) [Ep. 63]
Are you afraid to commit to your healthy habits because you think you might fail or will have to quit? Or maybe you're actually afraid of the consequences if it actually works?! These feelings can paralyze us from taking action, and make us terribly inconsistent.
In this final episode of our Consistency Series, we're taking a closer look at how the fear of failure AND the fear of success can stop us from being consistent and making progress.
We're talking about:
If you need hacks (and a therapy session!) on how to get more consistent with your nutrition and exercise routine, this discussion will help!
Getting Consistent! How to Prevent Burnout with Strategic Pressure Release Valves [Ep. 62]
Is burnout the source of your inconsistency? For many, it is. They start a program and strive to do it all perfectly, day in and day out, only to find themselves getting sick of it and burning out. If you know the feeling, you need Strategic Pressure Release Valves...moments of "imperfection" that magically prevent burnout and keep you going for the long haul.
On this episode, we're talking about:
This one is chock-full of helpful tips that will help you get more consistent!
Getting Consistent! Let's Create Better Goals and Set Realistic Expectations [Ep. 61]
Getting more consistent with your workouts and eating habits is TOUGH! But I'm helping you get there. And learning how to actually create better goals for yourself and have a realistic and doable set of expectations is extremely important.
On this episode, I'm teaching you the formula for goal setting that WORKS. And then we'll re-examine those goals through a lens of your own unique circumstances and frequent curveballs, landing on a set of action steps that actually feel really easy!
We're talking about:
If you struggle to stick with your routine and can't seem to make forward progress, this episode will give you so much clarity!!
The Goal Setting Formula:
Getting Consistent! all about Effective Accountability [Ep. 60]
This episode kicks off our new series all about consistency! To get you to actually see results, we're focusing on the major factors that will help you stick with your self-care habits. And having EFFECTIVE ACCOUNTABILITY is a huge key to becoming more consistent.
Unfortunately, most of us don't really know what accountability actually means. Is it tracking charts? An accountability partner or a group? Something else? Of course, it's all these things and so much more.
On this episode, we're chatting about:
Accountability is not what you think! And until you get that, you'll continue to flounder.
Ask Me Anything! Let's talk splurges, carbs, supplements, fasted workouts, BMI, and more! [Ep. 59]
We're going to cover A LOT of ground on today's episode, because I'm answering YOUR questions! This week we're addressing some unanswered questions from the alcohol episode, plus:
Oh, this is a good conversation you can't miss!
Macro Series: All About Alcohol - Should you drink or not? [Ep. 58]
To wrap up the macro series, we're taking a closer look at alcohol. You may be wondering "Is alcohol a macronutrient?" Technically, perhaps. Practically, probably not. But it's fair to say that we all need to know more about alcohol, and its physical/spiritual effects in our bodies.
On this episode, you'll learn:
We're also discussing my own recommendations about drinking for those I coach. Lastly, we want to see what the Bible says about drinking... is it bad, is it ok? What does God think?
Macro Series: All About Carbs - Here's what you need to know. [Ep. 57]
Carbs, carbs, carbs!! People are always "trying to cut carbs", but is this actually a good idea? On this episode, we're taking a closer look at carbohydrates and learning all about this amazing macronutrient. I'm teaching you:
It's time to clear up the carb debate! You're going to get concise instructions on how YOU should be consuming your carbs without obsession!
Macro Series: All About Fats - Are you eating them wrong? [Ep. 56]
FAT. This tiny word bears many negative feelings. We’re always trying to manipulate the fat in our diets to impact how fat we are. But at some point, we need to realize that fat is not evil, whether it's in the food that we eat or on our bodies. We just need a better, more educated perspective on fat.
On this episode, you'll learn all about:
After listening, you'll know how much and what types of fat you should be eating and why!
The Macro Series: All About Protein [Ep. 55]
This is the first episode in a series dedicated to learning all about MACRONUTRIENTS! Let's look at protein first, since protein should be the foundation, the star, of every single meal we eat. On this episode, you'll learn:
While I'm not a fan of tedious macro-counting, you'll see why I think it is helpful to pay attention to the grams of protein we eat.
One major struggle that many of us face daily is a "less is better" mindset about food. Learning about protein and working on eating MORE protein is the perfect place to start healing and transforming our thinking around food.
Strong Mom Series: Battling Depression and Anxiety (with special guest Sara Sery) [Ep. 54]
We need to talk about depression and anxiety, whether it's postpartum or chronic. On this final episode in the Strong Mom Series, Scott and I are sharing our own personal struggles with mental illness. And boy, do we get vulnerable! We're sharing the true ugliness of how it manifests within us...from baby-shaking to 7 hour-long panic attacks.
Also, on this episode I'm talking with Sara Sery, who has a Master's degree in counseling and leads the clients in her coaching program through transforming their motherhood into one of joy and growth. Sara and I chat about:
This is a must-listen if you think you might suffer from depression or anxiety, or you know someone who does and you want to know what it looks like on the inside.
Megan P. Dahlman, CSCS, PN1
I'm a trainer, a nutrition coach, and a Christian mom. And I'm changing the conversation about fitness & nutrition!