PNP047 Motivation with Coach Cookie Rosenblum

Posted by on Sep 10, 2014 in Podcast | 2 comments


Coach Cookie Rosenblum talks to Alen Standish about motivation and how to stay motivated when trying to make a change in habits or behaviors.

One of the most common questions Alen gets from listeners is “How do I stay motivated?” or “Why do I always loose my motivation after only a few days?” Cookie has some great ideas and wonderful suggestions you’re going to want to hear!

Before the conversation with Cookie, Alen shares some of his perfectionism challenges with the podcast and a small format change he’s going to try doing to help himself through it.

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PNP046 Coach Kaila Prins

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Podcast | 1 comment

Kaila PrinsAlen Standish talks with health coach Kaila Prins of In My Skinny Genes and the Finding Our Hunger podcast about struggles with perfectionism and eating disorders.

In this episode, Kaila shares her history and long struggle with Anorexia and Binge Eating. We talk in great detail about how trying to be perfect is a no-win approach to any eating template (paleo, vegan, etc).

Kaila has so many wonderful things to share. You want to hear this!

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PNP045 Dr Stan Beecham Elite Minds

Posted by on Aug 7, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Stan Beecham Elite MindsAlen Standish talks with sports psychologist and consultant Dr Stan Beecham about his fantastic book Elite Minds.

You don’t need to be into sports or be an athlete to appreciate this conversation. Everything Dr Beecham talks to me about can be applied to everyday living. And that’s why I contacted him! Dr Beecham book came from a different perspective that really resonated with me. It’s very much how I’m trying to live my life now (emphasis on trying!). We talk performance, overcoming self-judgement and perfectionism.

No more spoilers. You need to listen!

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PNP044 Andrew Walen Man Up To Eating Disorders

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

Andrew-Walen-Man-Up-Eating-Disorders-Conversation-200x303Alen Standish talks with Therapist Andrew Walen about his new book Man Up To Eating Disorders.

We talk about the new book and what prompted Andrew to write it. What it means to “Man Up” in today’s world and how that leads many boys and men to never be happy with themselves and to start forming eating disorders. We talk about perfectionism and shame. We also talk about the many challenges of writing this book.

Andrew is a great person and great friend. This is a book every guy who struggles with an eating disorder should read. It struck very close to home.

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PNP043 Coach Cookie Rosenblum and Perfectionism

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Podcast | 2 comments

CookieCroppedAlen Standish talks with Coach Cookie Rosenblum about perfectionism and being a perfectionist.

Everyone loved it the first time Cookie was on the show back in May 2014. I had to bring her back to ask her thoughts about perfectionism and how it tied into eating challenges and what we can start to do about it. She’s amazing. You’re going to love this conversation!

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