It’s hard to find a balance between the stresses of life and taking the time to love your body. If you struggle with body issues, self -confidence, stress management, losing weight or stress eating then this podcast is for you. My name is Kiara Johnson and I want to support you on your journey to becoming your own best friend by helping you to let go of unwanted negative emotions that are holding you back and to stop sabotaging your own self-confidence. Join me every Tuesday where I will share knowledge from my Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and hypnotherapy training and 10 years of experience working with clients one on one in the health and fitness industry.
Finding Freedom from Perfectionism: Unlocking the 8 signs to a Perfectionist Mindset
In today's episode, we delve into the fascinating topic of perfectionism and its impact on our lives. I'm your host, Kiara, and I'm excited to share with you the eight signs that indicate you might be caught in a perfectionist mindset.
Perfectionism is a belief system that many of us unconsciously adopt, driven by the desire to avoid blame, judgment, and shame. As renowned shame researcher Brene Brown explains, it convinces us that by appearing flawless and flawlessly executing our tasks, we can shield ourselves from the pain of criticism and rejection.
Throughout this episode, we'll navigate through these eight signs of perfectionism and explore how they manifest in our daily lives. By recognising these indicators, we can gain a deeper understanding of ourselves and begin to make positive changes.
Join me as I share real-life examples of how perfectionism affects our relationships, work, and personal well-being. By understanding the impact of people pleasing and overthinking, you'll gain valuable insights that can transform your perspective and ultimately change your life.
This episode is a must-listen for anyone who has struggled with perfectionism, felt trapped by its expectations, or yearned for a more authentic and fulfilling existence. Remember, perfectionism is merely a set of beliefs, and it does not define who you are as a whole person.
So grab a cup of your favorite beverage, find a cozy spot, and let's dive into the world of perfectionism, uncovering its hidden signs and discovering the path to liberation. Get ready to break free from the shackles of perfectionism and embrace a life filled with self-acceptance, growth, and joy.
Send me a DM @insideouthealthwellness and let me know which of the 8 signs is affecting you the most!
Ep 78: How to Harness Self-Compassion to Reframe Negative Thoughts
In today's episode, we delve into the powerful practice of reframing negative thoughts through the lens of self-compassion. It's all too common to judge ourselves harshly and set unrealistic standards, leading to a barrage of negative self-talk when we make mistakes or face failures. But what if we could change that narrative?
In this episode, I explore the familiar self-limiting thoughts that plague many of us:
"I'm not talented enough."
"I'm not smart enough."
"I'm not strong enough."
"I'm not good enough."
If any of these thoughts resonate with you, then this episode is a must-listen. Join me as I dive deep into the transformative power of self-compassion and discover how it can be the key to challenging these negative thoughts.
Throughout the episode, I uncover practical strategies and techniques to cultivate self-compassion and reframe our negative self-talk. By embracing kindness and understanding towards ourselves, we can break free from the cycle of self-judgment and embrace a more empowering perspective.
Join me as I explore the path to reframing negative thoughts through the transformative practice of self-compassion.
If you're ready to shift your mindset, challenge those negative thoughts, and embark on a journey of self-compassion, then click here to find out how I can support and guide you. It's time to rewrite the story you tell yourself and create a foundation of self-love and acceptance.
You can connect with me on Instagram @insideouthealthwellness.
Previous episodes to help you explore this concept further:
Episode 36: 4 practical ways to practice self-compassion in everyday life
Ep 77: Rewiring Your Thinking with 5 Steps to Reframe Negative Thoughts
Welcome to today's episode, where we dive into the powerful practice of reframing negative thoughts. Negative thoughts have a way of weighing us down and limiting our potential, but with the right mindset and approach, we can take control and reshape our thought patterns.
Join me as we explore the concept of reframing and discover how it goes beyond simply getting rid of negative thoughts. Instead, you will learn how to effectively work with them, challenge their validity, and ultimately transform your perspective.
Understanding the essence of reframing and its impact on our thoughts. Embracing the idea that not all thoughts are accurate representations of reality. Unveiling the 5 essential steps to successfully reframe negative thoughts. If you find yourself struggling with the process of reframing negative thoughts, particularly in relation to specific individuals, events, or situations, don't hesitate to reach out. I'm here to support you on your journey of cultivating a positive mindset and empowering you to reclaim control over your thoughts.
Discover how you can harness the power of reframing to unlock new perspectives, overcome limitations, and embrace a more positive and fulfilling life by clicking here.
To connect with me on Instagram you can find me @insideouthealthwellness
Ep 76: How to handle negative feedback & criticism
In today's episode, we delve into the realm of handling negative feedback and criticism with grace and resilience. We all know how challenging it can be to receive negative feedback, even when it's intended to be constructive. If you're looking to develop healthier and more effective ways to respond to negative feedback, this episode is a must-listen.
Reflecting on your past experiences, consider how you typically react to negative feedback. Would you like to change your response in the future? Join me as we explore strategies for handling negative feedback in the moment and beyond.
In this episode you will learn:
Understanding the physiological response to negative feedback and leveraging it effectively. Strategies for processing and responding to feedback after the initial reaction. Four empowering techniques to navigate and process the emotional impact of feedback. Remember, negative feedback is only one perspective and does not define your worth. Instead of taking it personally, embrace it as an opportunity for growth and self-improvement.
If you find yourself consistently getting defensive and struggling to handle feedback, don't hesitate to reach out for personalised guidance. I can help you discover how you can transform your relationship with feedback and empower yourself to respond with resilience and self-assurance.
For more information on how to work with me and to book a free consultation, click here.
To connect with me over on Instagram you can find me @insideouthealthwellness.
Ep 75: 5 signs you're ready for a Mindset Coach
Welcome to another episode of the Become your own best friend podcast. In today's episode, we will explore the five signs that indicate you may benefit from working with a mindset coach. As a mindset coach myself, I've compiled these common reasons based on my client's experiences and the valuable insights they've gained through our sessions. If you find yourself struggling to find motivation, battling inner demons, or wanting to break patterns of self-sabotage, then this episode is for you.
Motivation: Discover why motivation is rarely the root cause of not being able to start or stop certain habits. We'll delve into the underlying factors that may be hindering your progress and provide insights into overcoming this challenge.
Safe Vulnerability: Understand the importance of having a safe space to be vulnerable. Explore how working with a mindset coach can create an environment where you can openly share your fears, insecurities, and challenges without judgment, leading to personal growth and transformation.
Battling Inner Demons: Recognise that you're not alone in facing inner demons. Learn how a mindset coach can support you in addressing and overcoming self-doubt, negative self-talk, and limiting beliefs, empowering you to build resilience and self-confidence.
Exploring Perspectives: Gain insight into the value of exploring different perspectives regarding your problems. Discover how a mindset coach can help you shift your mindset, challenge assumptions, and develop new strategies for overcoming obstacles and finding solutions.
Self-Sabotage Patterns: Explore how you may unknowingly be getting in your own way and engaging in self-sabotaging behaviors. Uncover strategies and techniques a mindset coach can provide to help you break free from these patterns and create lasting change.
If you are on a journey of self-love, self-discovery, or recovery and sense that there is a version of yourself waiting to emerge, I invite you to consider working with a mindset coach. I currently have three spaces available for my upcoming six-week, one-on-one coaching program starting in July. Together, we can unlock your potential and guide you toward a more fulfilling and empowered life.
For more information on how to work with me visit my website here. To book a free 30 min mindset consultation to see whether we are a good fit click here.
I would love to connect with you over on Instagram, please find me @insideouthealthwellness
Ep 74: What does your future self need from you?
When you are facing a difficult decision or feeling like you are procrastinating on something important have you stopped to think about how your future self can benefit?
Tune into this episode where I walk you through an exercise to help you connect with your future self. We are so quick to seek advice from loved ones about what we should do in a certain situation, but what about our own advice?
In this episode you will learn:
What you can do now that your future self will be grateful for. How you can tap into your own advice on a difficult decision or something you are procrastinating on. How to figure how what daily habits you need to start and stop doing. For even more advice and tips on how to create a more loving relationship with yourself, follow me on IG @insideouthealthwellness