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68. SOLOSODE: EXAHLING... FOR HIGHER PERFORMANCE.

In this new Solosode, I share my mindset + process when experiencing a decrease in my usual High Performing energy, how to was affecting my cognition + physical efforts, and in all realness, how I maneuvered through it, with RESPECT for it. 

Working SMARTER + not always HARDER to make real, longstanding gains in our lives means being receptive, honest + agile with our energy levels- every single day.  

We need the exhale as much as we need to inhale.

Enjoy 

xRx

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67. CASEY JENNINGS: LEADING BY EXAMPLE, APPRECIATING FAILURES, CHASING YOUR BEST SELF.

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Casey Jennings is a lot of awesome + is largely inspiring.

He played Pro Beach Volley Ball for 15 years at the highest level + is still competitive, playing select PRO tournaments like the badass athlete that he is.

He is the Co-founder of p1440, An event series and digital platform dedicated to revolutionizing the beach volleyball industry, he is officially a new Podcast host as of this Fathers Day when he launches his podcast “Starting Point” this Fathers Day, his a loving father of 3 + husband of 17 years to my bestest girl Kerri Walsh Jennings

Casey is a unique blend of fiery passion- (he’s unarguably one of the most exciting volleyball players to watch) paired a laid-back, Cali, surf vibe that makes it really easy + fun to be around him.

Casey has faced A LOT of adversity in all areas of his life and in his darkest hours, he would inevitably choose to keep learning, growing + trying to become a better version of himself, for his own personal health, for his relationship with Kerri + their family.

There is A LOT of wisdom to gain from Casey’s mental-frame work

Some MINDSET GEMS we dive deep into in our talk are rooted in:

  • Appreciating Failure

  • The importance of discipline

  • The power of commitment

  • Leading by example

  • Parenting as a team + weathering the “storms” as a UNIT.

  • Fighting for what you love + believe in-which includes yourSELF

  • Constantly striving to be a better person + how everyone around you gains from it

His journey is as REAL as it gets as is Casey.

He’s really carved out his own unique path in life through his love for sport which eventually took him to Southern CA where he would meet Kerri, fall in love and start their life journey together as a powerful unit. Its an absolute privilege to witness how he and Kerri do their Life together-its hard, it's romantic, it's raw, it's inspired, it's constantly evolving + in my opinion, it is what real love + dedication to a unified vision as partners is ALL about.

Enjoy

xRx

STAY CONNECTED WITH CASEY VIA IG: CASEYTJENNINGS + P1440.com

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66. SOLOSODE: CRUSHING LIMITING BELIEFS💪 FUCK AGE- IT'S ALL ABOUT 🔥 LEVELS🔥 REFRAMING CHALLENGES TO SERVE YOU👊.

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In this new Solosode I freestyle on some recent happenings in my life that have allowed me to make some major gains in my #mindset AND in my business from: Crushing limiting beliefs, to dismissing the idea of getting older with "age" and replacing it with reaching HIGHER LEVELS in your life AND the power in reframing challenges so that they serve you and your process.

🎉 ALSO, I am SO excited + proud to share that my new eBook:

"BEAUTY FUEL Recipes for High Performance Living" is complete and available for you now via  BlackBeltBeauty.com 

I am so confident that you will LOVE these delicious recipes that are absolute TOOLS for me to perform at my highest level in life. They hack the production of cooking nourishing, healthy meals + give you LOADS of nutrients to keep YOU feeling great + kicking ass throughout your day- WIN WIN👊

EVERYTHING EFFECTS EVERYTHING💋

Enjoy!

xRx

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65. ALLISON BURKE: CREATING CONNECTION THROUGH MOVEMENT, SELF-INVESTIGATION FOR CONSTANT GROWTH + LEARNING HOW TRUST IN YOURSELF.

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Allison Burke is a TRUE HIGH PERFORMER in life.

She is a professional dancer who performs full time as ensemble dancer + artist coach for Cirque Du Soleil's Beatles LOVE show. 

She is a fitness model as well as a pilates & HIIT trainer for TruFusion (my favorite hot studio in Vegas)

Allison has been dancing, performing and competing for the majority of her life. 

She is a proud graduate of Chapman University with a Bachelors in Dance + in Advertising.

She’s traveled the world training, assisting + dancing with some of the most revered choreographers in dance and has earned several performance awards over the years, for great reason: she is the ultimate representation of talent that gets backed up all the way by hard work driven by relentless passion.

There’s no quit in this growth-minded artist who is constantly discovering ways to expanded herself into a greater expression of her Self that touches ALL areas of her life, starting with the connection and love she holds for herself. 

Some takeaway mindset gems in this episode:

  • Discovering your strengths + your deficiencies for better performance

  • Dismissing the constant need for perfection while keeping standards high

  • The importance of Self-Investigation for constant growth

  • Eliminating “imposture syndrome” and owning your outcomes

  • Learning how to trust yourself under pressure

  • Beating body-issue challenges with true nourishment and self love

  • Operating from an open, abundant mindset vs a restrictive controlling mindset

I LOVE our conversation so much.

Not only is it a deep dive into the challenging journey she relentlessly maneuvered through to become an artist for one of the worlds most revered entertainment shows in that lives in Las Vegas, but it is a real conversation with a real woman who is authentically working through the process of constant self-discovery with an honest, curious and open mind.

Its deep, full of laughter and I really believe you will love + be inspired by Allison journey + her mindset; I most definitely am.

Enjoy.

xRx

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INSTAGRAM: @ALLISON_BURKE

WEBSITE: www.allisonjaneburke.com

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63. EMILY HAYDEN: FUELED BY ADVERSITY, BEING RELENTLESS, PURSING A LIFE OF EXCELLENCE

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Emily Hayden is A lot of inspiring things. 

  • She is Fitness + lifestyle influencer 

  • An IFBB Bikini Pro competitor

  • A YouTube Vlogger 

  • A Podcast host to her show of Evolve with Emily 

  • An online trainer, coach + fitness model 

And above all, she is a relentless pursuer in creating a Life of Excellence.


I first discovered Emily on my friend Lisa Bilyeu’s Woman of Impact show and was immediately drawn a few things about Emily while listening to her talk on Lisa’s panel. For one, I was inspired by the powerful story of how she climbed out of some serious childhood adversity into becoming the successful entrepreneur she is today. I was equally inspired by the authenticity I felt in her presence as she shared her empowered mental framework that supported her to get through all of her adversity’s and become the resilient woman she is on a mission to support others to create a life of excellence.


I want to share a quote I found from her that I feel really touches on the power of her mindset:
There is no “end” for me. Every time I reach a goal, I start my journey towards a new goal. 99% of life is in the “journey” stage. 1% is the time when the goal is achieved, then you start back at 0 towards the new goal. That’s why I believe it’s so important to enjoy the journey and enjoy the process every step of the way.

Emily Hayden is MY kinda girl all the way. She’s that ALL IN, I can do better, Appreciate the ENTIRE process kinda girl who is creating her life from a place of pure passion, faith + authenticity.  

Some powerful takeaways from this episode are:

  • Turning adversities into fuel to succeed

  • Embracing life’s seasons; how to ride the hard ones out with strength 

  • Transferring wins the gym into wins in business 

  • Turning your passions into your enterprise 

  • Why staying authentic in your pursuits breeds great success in the long game

  • The power of discipline and how to utilize it for success

  • Giving yourself the chance to succeed by NOT being afraid to fail 

  • Turning up your mental resilience and taking the quit out of you

  • Pursuing a life of excellence 


I am so excited to share this conversation with all of you because I have NO doubt it will leave you feeling mentally elevated to go after or KEEP pursuing what it is you truly want to create in your life, starting with WHO you are- it will service the inspirational fuel that takes the QUIT out of you. 

Enjoy!

xRx

HOW TO STAY CONNECTED WITH EMILY:

Instagram @emilyhadenfitness

Youtube: Evolve in your fitness and your life with Emily 

Podcast: Evolve with Emily 

🎧AVAILABLE VIA: ITUNES, YOUTUBE, SPOTIFY, STITCHER + GOOGLE PLAY🎧


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62. SOLOSODE: 5 WEEKLY QUESTIONS FOR GREATER + MEASURABLE PROGRESS IN SELF GROWTH + IN YOUR LIFE.

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Asking powerful questions in life will always support our ability to gain powerful results. 

In this new episode, I'm sharing 5 of my most effective PROGRESS enhancing + progress measuring questions that I ask mySelf every single week and write the answers in my journal so that I can witness my progress +/OR areas where I can better create more progress. 

All 5 of these powerful questions help to advance and measure our progress in #personalgrowth + the most important pillars of investments that legitimately shape our lives:

  • Relationships

  • Business/Finances 

  • Health

I love asking mySelf these questions because they are effective tools that continuously serve the growth I seek to obtain in my life and I believe they can support you the same in yours.

Enjoy x 

🎧AVAILABLE VIA: ITUNES, YOUTUBE, SPOTIFY, STITCHER + GOOGLE PLAY🎧

 

 

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61. AJA DANG: DISCOVERING YOUR PASSIONS, CREATING YOUR BEST SELF, KEEPIN IT REAL ON SOCIAL MEDIA + IN LIFE.

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AJA DANG is an American TV host turned lifestyle blogger who has a genuine passion for supporting others to become their best selves. 

Aja comes from a background in Broadcast Journalism of over 13 years. She worked with major companies such as Fox, the NFL Network, Maxim Magazine and the Hollywood Reporter.

It’s not easy to depart from a secure career life like that and dive into the very uncertain and highly competitive arena of Social Media as an Influencer but Aja pulled it off both successfully with over 800,000+ in her growing community AND she’s done it staying true to herself and her passions.

 She channels the knowledge and experience she gained from those earlier chapters of career life and infuses it all with her love for natural beauty and self growth- all of which create the killer content in her YouTube videos.  

Aja and I met at a beauty event for Burts Bees a few years ago and we immediately hit it off.  There were a lot of commonalities between us, our passion for natural beauty, wellness, Hawaii being homes to us both but the dominating connection above all was that we both knew we were exchanging with someone who is truly being their authentic self. 

What I love about Aja in addition to how she keeps it so real and especially as a Social Media Influencer, is that the content she creates is legitimately valuable and fun to absorb.  She is quirky, funny, smart, sexy and she cares about the ways at which she can support her community to truly create a life they love, that feels great and is true to who they really are.

A few highlights you will learn from Aja’s experience in this episode are:

  • Navigating through the discovery process of your desired career path

  • How to get clear on which career path to choose

  • What helped to break free of outside opinions and trying to fit into a “category”

  • What was useful to apply for strength and courage when facing very uncertain times in her career

  • How she found herself in massive college debt and what she learned from it

  • Getting out of massive college debt and sharing her entire process via her YouTube channel

  • The value in operating from Authenticity in life and through your Social Media channels

  • How utilizing Visualization supports her to achieve her goals

  • Why being responsible for your own happiness is a must

  • Being impactful by creating valuable content such as: how to get out of college debt or learning self-defense with #Jiu-Jitsu really helps to grow a genuine online community through your Social Media Channels.

This conversation is so much fun and especially great for those trying to learn how to navigate authentically through life and through the lens of Social Media. 

 Aja is simply DOPE.

Enjoy. 

xRx

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FOLLOW AJA ON INSTAGRAM: @AJADANG

SUBSCRIBE TO AJA”S YOUTUBE CHANNEL HERE

MENTIONS:

3 MAKEUP PRODUCTS, 3 MINUTES, EVERYDAY MAKEUP TUTORIAL

THE METHODS I USED TO PAY OFF $120,000.00 OF COLLEGE DEBT

5 CHOKES EVERY WOMEN SHOULD KNOW: AJA + RENER GRACIE JIUJITSU DEMONSTRATION

WOMEN EMPOWERED JIUJITSU SELF DEFENSE PROGRAM

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60. INSTASODE: ✨ HOW TO 'SWITCH ON' YOUR UNLIMITED SELF✨

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“THE SWITCH"

If you want to create your ideal Life, made up of your deepest desires + goals actualized + achieved, then FOCUSING on creating your idealSelf is a MUST because that is the version of you that is LIVING that Life.

In this new episode inspired from this BlackBeltBeauty Instagram post 

I dig deeper into this concept with some viable tips on how to apply this powerful ACTION that bridges you from where you are now, towards all that you desire for your life into your day-to-day process. 

Enjoy

xRx

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59. DR. GABRIELLE LYON: MUSCLE CENTRIC MEDICINE, UNDERSTANDING PROTEIN + OPTIMIZING HEALTH FROM BODY + MIND TO CRUSH AT LIFE.

Dr. Gabrielle Lyon is an Elite Performance, Functional Physician who focuses her practice around "muscle centric medicine" and is an expert in optimizing metabolic health + longevity and body composition. 

Dr. Lyon's approach is integrative using her extensive knowledge +  cutting edge science through comprehensive labs, metabolic + genetic testing, nutritional science AND behavioral action.

 In other words: She knows how to fortify the health of both body + mind.  

Dr Lyon has been on a REAL PATH to lead her to be the renowned doctor that she is, since discovering her passion for medicine from the young age of 17 starting by watching her godmother who was one of the original leaders in nutritional science + functional medicine, Liz Lipski. 

She was a semifinalist in Fitness America, a professional fitness model + a nationally ranked figure competitor, which I believe gives her an extra edge in her practice that not only focuses on optimizing health but equally focuses on OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE.

I was so excited to get her on the podcast IMMEDIATELY upon discovering her and taking a deep dive into her work.

We talked all things related to:

  • Muscle health

  • Metabolism

  • And a FULL breakdown on Protein from:

  • The different types of protein

  • Protein timing + muscle protein synthesis

  • The amounts of protein needed for optimal health

  • Why protein is the most important macro to focus on for health optimization, longevity + body composition.

  • Mindset: She shares some of the most foundational common threads in the incredible mental frame works of her elite + high performing patients. 

I LOVED my talk with Gabrielle.

Not only is her extensive knowledge and proven approach to optimizing health impressive but I equally appreciate the empowered mindset and strong, authentic character that is easily detectable in her exchange + delivery.

I highly recommend following this powerful woman on SM: @drgabriellelyon + signing up for her newsletter via her website: www.drgabriellelyon.com where she also offers her Lyon Protocol a guide to help reset your metabolism, lower whole body inflammation and balancing your blood sugar. Major.

And overall, I recommend staying connected to Dr Lyon’s voice to anyone who wants to continuously turn your best into better- and thats pretty much everyone who listens to this podcast.

The recording quality is a little sub-optimal being that it was done via the web but this is one of much more to come with her on the podcast and I cannot wait for the next already.

Enjoy!

xRx

Stay connected with Dr Lyon:

🎧AVAILABLE VIA: ITUNES, YOUTUBE, SPOTIFY, STITCHER + GOOGLE PLAY🎧

Let me know you’re listening to this episode by sharing it on your Instagram stories with tags: @blackbeltbeauty + @roxylook Thank you for the love + support! ❤️


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58. SOLOSODE: "SPRING CLEANING " TECHNIQUE FOR MORE CLARITY + EFFECTIVENESS IN YOUR PERFORMANCE TO ACHIEVE + ACCOMPLISH YOUR GOALS.

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I love Spring.

It’s all about refreshing life + new beginnings.

It’s also the 3rd month into the year and I work in 3 month sprints throughout the year, taking a break at the end of each sprint to evaluate progress made towards the goals that were made at the start of each sprint + how things FEEL in all the major pillars of life:

  • Self: health/fitness/interconnection goals

  • Relationships: partners + friendships

  • Business

  • Home life

  • Finances

I utilize this technique from a NON judgemental approach to learn + to measure where I am in relation to where I want to be via my ideals, goals + set visions within all of these major pillars.

It’s very supportive to give you more clarity which furthers your ability to be more effective with your performance on the pursuit to actualize your goals/visions within each of these Life Pillars.

AND it’s a very valuable tool to assess your dominating emotional state that you’ve been living from throughout your process which is just as important as achieving/accomplishing your goals.

Personally, I rely on this technique + utilize it 4 times through the year to continue making inner + external advancements. And it works.

I believe that TRUE wealth + success in life means we are nourishing, investing, fortifying and expanding in BOTH intrinsic via the intangibles + extrinsic via the tangibles. In other words:

I want it ALL- don’t you? :)

Enjoy!

xRx

🎧AVAILABLE VIA: ITUNES, YOUTUBE, SPOTIFY, STITCHER + GOOGLE PLAY🎧

Let me know you’re listening to this episode by sharing it on your Instagram stories with tags: @blackbeltbeauty + @roxylook Thank you for the love + support! ❤️

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57. INSTASODE: 5 HIGH PERFORMANCE, SELF-REGULATING QUESTIONS TO KEEP YOU FOCUSED WITH PRECISION, PROGRESSING IN DESIRABLE WAYS, 💫 ALIGNED WITH YOUR HIGHEST SELF + YOUR LIFE GOALS/VISION 🎯.

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In this new episode I share 5 of my most effective, focusing + self-regulating questions that I ask mySelf with consistency. They are #highperformance + alignment tools that I absolutely rely on. These powerful questions allow for a deeper sense of #selfconnection  + #selfawareness which supports my ability to stay in the driver seat, on my highest path of my life, focused on what matters most with precision + what ultimately is in alignment with what I desire/envision to create within it. I believe they can do the same for you. 👊

This Instasode was inspired from this recent Instagram post via BlackBeltBeauty

Gotta 🧘🏻‍♀️ Drop IN to Rise UP🚀

Enjoy!

xRx

Let me know you’re listening to this episode by sharing it on your Instagram stories with tags: @blackbeltbeauty + @roxylook Thank you for the love + support! ❤️

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56. LISA BILYEU: CHALLENGING YOURSELF TO GROW, APPRECIATING FAILURE + BEING THE HERO OF YOUR OWN LIFE.

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Lisa Bilyeu went from housewife to world class entrepreneur in just a handful of years.

Her and her husband, Tom Bilyeu are the founders and force behind the 2nd fastest growing, BILLION dollar business, Quest Nutrition.

Lisa is also the president of Impact Theory, a media company that she and Tom created with a powerful mission to inspire and support people to live from their greatest potential from all of IT’s content.

All of the shows under IT, Impact Theory, Health Theory, Relationship Theory + Women of Impact, a Youtube show/podcast that Lisa hosts are STAPLES in my kick ass arsenal because they not only serve to there mission- but in my opinion, they OVER DELIVER by bringing on incredible guests that have inspiring stories, valuable knowledge, viable strategies and powerful mental frameworks that really do support those who seek to create their greatest self + life.

Lisa’s passion and vision behind her pursuits is incredibly inspiring.

This fun + mentally elevating conversation is rich in mindset gems geared around:

  • Employing a growth mindset

  • Getting clear on what you’re buying into with relationships + business

  • Honesty in communication with both Self + partner

  • Failing + the value of it

  • Seeking discomfort

  • Believing in yourself + vision

  • Self talk that supports motivation + resilience

In our conversation you will learn:

  • The early years of Lisa’s life +she how formulated strategies that would convince her parents to let her study abroad in the US

  • Meeting her husband Tom Bilyeu and the impact that made on her life

  • Building Quest Nutrition from the inner works of their kitchen + turning it into the 2nd fastest growing billion dollar private company in the US.

  • How Lisa’s role went from housewife to world class boss + entrepreneur, without any prior experience as well as the MINDSET that carried her through her evolution.

  • The communication practices that she + Tom employee to keep their relationship in both marriage + business, healthy.

  • Being an Alpha female + the limiting belief that she owned with that energy prior to meeting Tom.

  • What she + Tom bought into from their roles as partners to their mission in business

  • The most powerful gains Lisa made from experiencing failures

  • Lisa’s pivoting career moment from working within Quest and moving into deeper passions that unfolded for her

  • The mission and process behind creating Impact Theory with Tom

  • The importance of being honest + clear in what you are buying into with your business goals

  • The importance of having a powerful WHY behind your business goals + mission

  • Lisa’s process in figuring out how to be a great boss with no prior experience

  • How she creates strategies, visualizations of her business goals + why she believes in announcing them before they are actualized.

  • The importance of having big, lofty goals as well as smaller goals

  • What inspired her to create WOMAN OF IMPACT + the evolution of the idea

  • Lisa’s view of living “balance” in life

  • Why she seeks discomfort

  • The self talk that motivates her to be resilient + push through challenges

Lisa is as real as it gets, she is infectious with her natural charisma + warm personality.  I am SO proud to share her story, process, mental frame work, vision + ultimately her incredible, authentic presence on the podcast.  She is living proof that #Empoweredwomen really do #Empowerwomen 👊

Enjoy,

xRx

FOLLOW LISA + HER WORK HERE:

@LISABILYEU

WOMEN OF IMPACT

Impact Theory

Health Theory

Relationship Theory

Let me know you’re listening to this episode by sharing it on your Instagram stories with tags: @blackbeltbeauty + @roxylook Thank you for the love + support! ❤️



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55. THE 💪POWER OF FINDING HUMOR 😂 IN A CHALLENGE🥊

In this mini episode, I share a REAL time challenge that I chose to view with humor, take in a good laugh and the benefits that come with doing so.

I also get discuss why I feel it’s powerful to embrace and even share the “messy” moment of process

It’s a fast, raw, real episode that will and hopefully will invite you to find some humor in one of your life’s challenges and maybe even get a good, healthy, tension releasing laugh in from it too- I certainly did from mine!

Enjoy,

xRx

Let me know you’re listening to this episode by sharing it on your Instagram stories with tags: @blackbeltbeauty + @roxylook Thank you for the love + support! ❤️

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53. TRACY LYNN: CHOOSING YOUR POTENTIAL OVER DISTRACTIONS, DITCHING MARKETABLE APPEARANCES FOR AUTHENTICITY + YOGA'ING YOUR LIFE,

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Tracy Lynn is a yoga instructor (my personal favorite in 19 years of practicing yoga) , a Lululemon ambassador, an artist of movement, a dancer/performer, and most importantly a woman who is 100% , unapologetically her most Authentic Self.

Tracy has the midas touch when it comes to guiding her students to get rooted in their bodies while ditching the ego for the incredible surrender, connection and release in the body that is Yoga.

Her classes are rich with humor, zen, challenge and the perfect amount perverseness that creates an absolute unique Yoga experience.

But Yoga is much more than Om’s and sun salutations to this incredible woman.

As a survivor of battled addiction and abuse in her teenage years, Yoga quite literally helped to heal her traumas from those challenging chapters of her life and helped her to discover her true potential, diverse passions and healing gifts that she has been contributing to this world by being authentically herself.

It takes courage and strength by choosing to remain true to one’s self like Tracy does every single day of her life and ditch the path opting for a “marketable appearance” to attempt advancements in business.

Next to her deep love for yoga is her deep love for dance and performing.

She uses her dance performances to reveal her body discoveries to the audience AND herself. 

She is a FAR cry from anything “traditional” when one thinks of a yoga instructor. 

She is a true artist who dances with her inner light and her shadows; expressing the beauty within both of them through her creative modalities of movement and art. 


Her most recent and favorite dance performance at Wastelander’s Ball” mentioned in the episode.


In this conversation you will learn:

  • Tracy’s backstory, battling addiction and abuse throughout her teenage years

  • How Yoga helped her work through her traumas from addiction and abuse

  • What made her decide to pivot from her destructive habits and change the entire course of her life

  • Why Surrender and being decided vs wanting is vital for major transformations 

  • Being aware while maneuvering through your true potential + your disruptive distractions/habits

  • How she discovered Yoga + what drove her to actualize her robust yoga career 

  • How she used her all of her life challenges to bridge hereunto higher chapters of herSelf + her life

  • How her dance performance liberates her and why that’s so important to her 

  • The power of being conscious + constant student of learning yourSelf from your language to your body

  • Her ideas on what Yoga is

  • The importance of taking responsibility of your life and surrounding yourself with people who are honest with you at all costs.

  • The value of no bull shit, "high performing conversations” that allow for truth to be delivered in a non-violent way

  • Why she never wants to feel like she’s “leading the pack” + is hitting the ceiling with comfort in her life

  • Why she believes is necessary to find comfort in discomfort for growth in life

  • The value in remaining true to your authentic self and not living from a 

  • “marketable appearance”

  • What is at the very heart of her dance performances and how why she infuses it into the major areas of her life

  • Why being “Selfish” is important and dismissing convention for your truth

  • The bravest thing she has ever done to date 

  • Her love for working with people who battle mental health issues 

  • What is deeply inspiring her in 2019 

  • Her advise for how to live from your most Authentic Self

  • Her #1 tip for ALL yoga students

  • The power of leading your life with Vision vs Goals



There is SO much inspiration, humor and mindset GEMS to take in from this beautiful woman throughout this episode.

Enjoy it.

xRx

FOLLOW TRACY ON SM: TRACYLYNNWITHLOVE

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Podcast mentions:

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52. SOLOSODE: TIPS ON HOW TO BEAT LIFE'S "SHIT HAPPENS" MOMENTS, LIKE AN EMOTIONAL BOSS 💪

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We ALL experience moments of the unexpected, annoying, frustrating, time consuming and even financial setbacks, that pay us surprise visits- even when we are doing EVERYTHING right. 

No one is immune to these scenarios in life nor the triggered, uneasy  human emotions that come with them but how we CHOOSE to respond to them makes ALL the difference in who ends up being the winner:

YOU vs the CHALLENGE

In this new Solosode, I share a recent real life, "shit happened" moment that I BEAT like an emotional BOSS and tips to inspire and empower your ability to do the same when these not so fun moments show up on your path. 

Enjoy

xRx

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51. MIKE SAFFAIE: LEANING INTO RESILIENCY, SEEKING CHALLENGE FOR GROWTH, EMPLOYING SHORT TERM GOALS VS RESOLUTIONS + EXPOSING YOURSELF UNDER STRESS.

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Mike Saffaie is an elite + highly revered Strength & Conditioning coach to high performing athletes with some names under his resume such as, UFC fighters Cara Esparza, Anderson Silva, Ferbricio Werdum, + Brain
”T-City” Ortega to name a few. In addition to training pro atheltes, he’s been an award winning private trainer for over two decades now.

His unique approach to training stems from the mental landscape of an engineer. He designs all of his training methods from a methodical and intelligent strategies that advance body mechanics, strength and speed- all of which have been proven to be effective.

Fitness in many facets has been a life long passion of Mike Saffaie.

It’s in his DNA and when you look at the physique of this life time athlete who is an ALL natural, IFBB PRO + PNBA competitor, it’s hard to disagree. Like his training skills, his abs have legitimately won their own awards too. No joke.

He’s been training Brasilian JiuJitsu for over 13 years and officially received his Black Belt under Ryron + Rener Gracie out of Gracie University in Torrance California.

Above all of those amazing accomplishments and high honors, what I am MOST proud of is that fact that I get to call Mike Saffaie MY brother.

Most know my brother for his passion for fitness + movement, his physical talents, competitive wins and his career status but the deeper you get to know Mike, you quickly learn he equally loves using his mind through philosophy, intellectual arguments/debates, critical thinking and logical reasoning.

He completely CRUSHES the usual perception of the “gym guy with muscles” who would prefer to listen to an intellectual argument on Free Will vs watch Sunday night football.

Aside from his love for body + mind, Mike is known as one of the realist + kindest guys around.

As his sister, one year apart in age (he’s my baby brother hehe) I can honestly say, he’s one of the most curious humans I’ve ever met, what you see is what you get with my brother: i.e. he’s as real as it gets and he has the biggest heart that is fiercely loyal that which he loves.

In this very special episode you will learn:

  • His competition mindset

  • What drives him to compete

  • The challenges in learning how to “get better and better”

  • Seeking challenges to discover more of himself and his capabilities to beat them

  • How he utilizes aggression for progress and why he believes leaning into it can support wins

  • Why he feels resiliency is essential to survival and how he tests his own levels of resiliency

  • Why he prefers short term goals over resolutions

  • His self-talk when training an being challenged

  • How his early childhood exposed his mind to it’s reaction ability

  • His views on” Life moving towards us” vs “Life happening for us”

  • Being hyper vigilant, growing up with ADHAD and dealing with anxiety

  • How his specific style of Jiu-Jitsu led him to create his patented grip strengthening device, The Grapple Grip™

  • What makes fighters and MMA unique to other athletes and his approach to training them

  • How he creates future videos taking to himself and why

  • The power of motivating yourself by speaking out loud as a performance tool

  • The bravest thing he’s done in his life to date

  • Why he does not carry negative emotional weight from his childhood adversities

  • The one constant in his life that gives him confidence

  • HIs “ALL IN” mentality + approach to his work

  • What’s inspiring him currently and projects he currently working on

  • What he loves especially about training women + how his upbringing influenced his relationship to empowered women

This episode will definitely pull you into deep thought and get your inner champion fired up at the same time.

Enjoy

xRx

Follow Mike on Social:

IG: @mikesaffaie + Facebook: Mike.Saffaie

Let me know you’re listening to this episode by sharing it on your Instagram stories with tags: @blackbeltbeauty + @roxylook Thank you for the love + support! ❤️

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50. Q+ A: Tips on creating decompression rituals, avoiding overwhelm, staying motivated to keep leveling up + how to work round negativity in relationships.

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It’s Q + A time badasses!

In this episode, I’m answering some very relatable questions that cover:

  • How to create habits/rituals to decompress

  • How to avoid overwhelm in the constant strive for bettering all major pillars of your life

  • How to stay motivated to keep leveling up in your life

  • How to handle negativity in relationships that are disruptive to your joy

I love answering your questions and always look forward to receiving more so DM me up on Instagram with them and as always I will do my very best to answer them in the most supportive way possible for you!

Enjoy!

xRx

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49. SOLOSODE: TIPS ON HOW TO LIVE "AGELESSLY" + FEEL AGELESS.

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The concept of aging as we know it is OLD.

I firmly believe the mindset behind “aging” needs to be revamped because it is NOT the only way to live out our increasing chronological years anymore + in the latest BlackBeltBeauty Episode, I’m tearing into the NEW model of aging, offering tips on how we can live expressing ourselves “agelessly” from body to spirit for the majority of our lives.

This episode was actually inspired by the recent Instagram Challenge that’s been going around massively called the #10yearchallenge - A challenge that reveals how you’ve aged in the past 10 years.

There’s no denying that we all age + will eventually depart from our living Being but we are now living in a time where we can CHOOSE how we want to age by way our daily choices that make up our lifestyle.

We have the option of how we age ourselves:

Fast + hard by promoting the body + spirit to deteriorate in the early decades of life.

or

We can extend our healthspan + carry a youthful, almost “ageless” appearance that stems from having a “younger” biological clock that beats our chronological years, paired with a SPIRIT that exudes that one of who does not get “old.”

Personally, I love that we own the CHOICE of how we wish to age ourselves by way of actions and I absolutely LOVE living lifestyle that allows me the dismiss the OLD model of aging + truly feel AGELESS as I live my days out with all of my heart.

I hope this episode offers inspiration with lifestyle/mindset tips that resonate that will support you to start or to continue doing, the same in yours.

Enjoy ❤️

xRx

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I want to pinch my cute 30yr old cheeks on the left + smack my 40yrs ALIVE’s 🍑 on the right + say to mySelf:

“Great work, Im proud of U- Now do better because u know u can.”

SURE CAN. The bait to keep LEVELING UP seduces me on the daily.

The model of “aging” as we know it is OLD.

.✨I still play outside..

.✨I laugh with NO constraints and A LOT..

.✨I’m as curious as ever.

.✨I always seek ways to CREATE.

.✨I mind my business + focus solely on what grows me in desirable ways. .

✨I eat my vegetables.

.✨I make sleep a priority. .

.✨I daydream often. .

.✨I listen to my instincts/intuition-always. .

.✨I seek challenge.

.✨I embrace uncertainty. .

.✨I spend LOTS of time in nature..

.✨And I don’t take shit from anyone. Ever.

.✨🤸🏻‍♂️Im savoring EVERY minute of this adventure called LIFE +wasting NO energy on “getting older.” Its not even part of my Vocabulary… Weeeeeee....🤸🏻‍♂️✨ 

Episode mention: #28|| Dr. Molly Maloof

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