The Flourishing Experiment

Lisa Kohn, an executive coach, author, and trainer shares her memoir, To the Moon and Back: A Childhood Under the Influence. Lisa shares what a cult is, how she abused herself by becoming suicidal, anorexic, and having a “mild addiction to cocaine” (Lisa’s words), to finally learning how to practice self-compassion. Kari and Lisa discuss how her experience impacts how she chooses to run and how running runs or does not run her life. Serena Marie, RD, discusses what three oils to cook with and which to avoid.

Update: The next online Flourishing Skills group will start on Thursday, October 4, 2018. If you’re feeling stressed out and are looking for some tools to live a life of flourishing and well-being, then this group is an opportunity to learn skills and put them into practice straight away. If you’ve been trying to reach a goal for the longest time, science shows that having a coach is an effective and empowering way to meet your goal. Coaching prices go up effective October 1, 2018. Email Kari@therunninglifestyle.com to learn more.

Find out the 11 Strategies to Live a Running Lifestyle HERE.

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One of the fastest ways to bring about positive emotions and happiness is to think about the happiest day of your life. In fact, research shows that it can decrease depressive symptoms. Kari shares how to go about reliving your happiest day to maximize your positive emotions. Runner of the Week and return guest, Kristen Truempy, goes for a walk with Kari and shares what her running routine currently looks like, the funny thing she would do if it meant helping people live happier lives, and how someone else interpreted what Kristen said she’d do to help people.

Update: The next online Flourishing Skills group will start on Thursday, October 4, 2018. If you’re feeling stressed out and are looking for some tools to live a life of flourishing and well-being, then this group is an opportunity to learn skills and put them into practice straight away. If you’ve been trying to reach a goal for the longest time, science shows that having a coach is an effective and empowering way to meet your goal. Coaching prices are going up effective October 1, 2018. Email Kari@therunninglifestyle.com to learn more.

Find out the 11 Strategies to Live a Running Lifestyle HERE.

Click HERE to receive special gifts and to be part of The Running Lifestyle Show team.

Please go HERE for this episode’s show notes.

Please tweet me your biggest takeaways at @KariGormley!

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Sara Gillespie, a trainer with a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology from the University of Maryland returns to the podcast! This time, she discusses important exercises that anyone can do to be able to move later in life. Kari and Sara talk about C7 humps, how to align yourself for better posture, how to warm up before a run, how Sara took care of herself after both of her sons were in a major accident, why to breathe through your mouth instead of your nose, how to prevent bunions, and much more. Serena Marie, RD, discusses how to determine how many carbs you should eat per day.

Find out the 11 Strategies to Live a Running Lifestyle HERE.

Click HERE to receive special gifts and to be part of The Running Lifestyle Show team.

Please go HERE for this episode’s show notes.

Please tweet me your biggest takeaways at @KariGormley!

Direct download: sara-gillespie-09-13-2018.mp3
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‘Tis the season for goal setting. It’s been said that September is the second January. If you’re hitting the reset button on your goals, then you’ll want to hear how to set goals that align with your values. Kari discusses how the answer to the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM), the Values in Action Questionnaire, can help you set smart goals that give you energy and meaning at the same time. Runner of the Week, Rene’ Kougel, who has asthma, shares how running a 5K was a shock to her and what carried her through running her first marathon.

Update: The next online Flourishing Skills group will start on Thursday, October 2, 2018. This is an opportunity to learn stress-reducing skills in an intimate setting. If you’ve been trying to reach a goal for the longest time, science shows that having a coach is an effective and empowering way to meet your goal. Coaching prices are going up effective October 1, 2018. Email Kari@therunninglifestyle.com to learn more.

Find out the 11 Strategies to Live a Running Lifestyle HERE.

Click HERE to receive special gifts and to be part of The Running Lifestyle Show team.

Please go HERE for this episode’s show notes.

Please tweet me your biggest takeaways at @KariGormley!

Direct download: values-based-goal-setting-09-06-2918.mp3
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