Episode 74:
Improve Your Health to
Improve Your Life

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Self-care isn’t selfish. In fact, it is the very thing that can give you more energy and more passion for being able to do more and give more. This episode is all about self-care and improving your well-being so you can see the ripple effects in your life. We talk with Bret Gornick and Jason Loebig of Live Better as they share their personal stories of discovering the importance of self-care and how they now help others do the same in their lives. We also talk about decision fatigue and how you can decrease that through self-care and systems.  And if you learn nothing else from this podcast, take Jason and Bret’s recommendation to try Lion’s Mane!

In the “You Want Me To Do What??” section, Nicole shares her recommendations for scheduling in time for daily self-care and for checking in with yourself to ensure you are taking care of yourself and your energy levels throughout the day. And Shanna talks about a decision detox method that she has been trying that was recommended by Marie Forleo.

Episode Recap:

Interview with Bret & Jason - 1:46

"You Want Me To Do What??" section - 49:40

Highlights:

  • Improving your health and well-being gives you more energy which then gives you more passion for other areas of your life

  • Self-care has to be about something more than how you look

  • You take care of yourself so you can give more to everyone else

  • Decision fatigue refers to how you can feel worn out or find it difficult to make optimal decisions after being faced with making too many decisions

  • Decrease decision fatigue with:

    • Self-care

    • Systems that decrease the amount of decisions you need to make such as prepping your meals for the week, choosing your outfits for the week, and using a calendar to keep track of and remind you of your appointments

  • Top 3 Tips to Live Better:

    • Focus on your “Why” and believe in it with purpose

    • Surround yourself with like-minded people that share your values and will push you

    • It’s never over; you always can improve yourself and your situation

Resources:

Where to find Bret and Jason:

The Four Agreements by don Miguel Ruiz: https://www.miguelruiz.com/the-four-agreements 

Decision Detox: https://www.marieforleo.com/2015/12/decision-detox/