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Get Grounded in Uncertain Times, Episode #57

Champion's Mojo

Release Date: 03/30/2020

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More Episodes

How can you feel grounded when your normal life and routine has been uprooted? In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kelly and Maria give advice for staying motivated, hopeful and grounded in an uncertain time in life. Listen in and share your own pandemic micro-goals with Kelly and Maria at hello@championsmojo.com.

Episode Topics and Mentions

Coronavirus

COVID-19

Tony Robbins

Certainty

Uncertainty

Swimming

Habit

Routine

Insomnia

Anxiety

Mortality

Overeating

Underexercising

Overexercising

Binge watching

Sensationalism

Walking

Yoga

Micro-goal

Pushup challenge

Health coaching

Life coaching

Master’s degree in counseling

Master’s degree in exercise science

Mental health

Fear

How to Ground Yourself

  • Stop consuming media. Media is selling us bad news. 
  • Create a new normal. Decide what your routine will be right now. 
  • Find time for reflection -- prayer, meditation, yoga, journaling.
  • Take time for self-care. 
  • Set a micro-goal.

Ideas for Setting Micro Goals

  • There will be an after, what seems exciting to try right now?
  • What would your future self want you to do right now?
  • What do you have to let go of to achieve that micro goal? 

Quote of the Week

"We need a break from the non-stop negative news. Give yourself a 24-hour news fast and put your focus on things you love, connect to nature and friends, and you will feel a million times better." -- Kelly Palace

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