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143: The Mental Toughness Blueprint w/Dr. Eddie O'Connor

Christian Healthy Lifestyle: Motivation for Vitality, Mental Health, and Personal Growth

Release Date: 06/05/2024

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Christian Healthy Lifestyle: Motivation for Vitality, Mental Health, and Personal Growth

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Imagine conquering your inner critic and feeling unstoppable no matter what obstacles life throws your way. The greatest battles are won by mastering the mental X-factor elite performers use. Prepare to be blown away as you discover strategies to silence self-doubt and unlock unshakable focus when it matters most. This is your blueprint - can you follow it?

7:49 Positive thinking and its limitations in achieving excellence.

12:05 Identifying values and motivation for success in various areas of life.

15:39 Maintaining motivation in long-term committed relationships.

20:14 Mental toughness and obedience to God's Word in the face of adversity.

24:17 Mental toughness coaching for athletes and applying it to other areas of life.

31:33 Embracing failure as a learning opportunity and finding identity beyond athletic achievements.

40:02 Managing anxiety and peak performance through biblical principles and sports psychology.

54:01 Managing anxiety and embracing suffering with a spiritual perspective.

Christian Healthy Lifestyle show notes page

David's book: The Christian's Guide to Holistic Health

Dr. Eddie's website