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The Overweight Mind podcast, where the power of positive psychology, mindset, and personal development converge to transform lives. Join us on this uplifting journey as we explore the secrets to creating a lifestyle that leads to happiness, health, and wealth. Discover how the science of mindset can help you achieve your weight loss goals and unlock your full potential. It's where the magic of the mind meets the path to a healthier, wealthier you!

The Overweight Mind Jay Nixon

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    • 4.9 • 97 Ratings

The Overweight Mind podcast, where the power of positive psychology, mindset, and personal development converge to transform lives. Join us on this uplifting journey as we explore the secrets to creating a lifestyle that leads to happiness, health, and wealth. Discover how the science of mindset can help you achieve your weight loss goals and unlock your full potential. It's where the magic of the mind meets the path to a healthier, wealthier you!

    Episode 290: Exposed: The Dark Side of Fitness Influencers: Debunking Myths and Saving Your Health

    Episode 290: Exposed: The Dark Side of Fitness Influencers: Debunking Myths and Saving Your Health

    Exposed: The Dark Side of Fitness Influencers: Debunking Myths and Saving Your Health

    Introducing "The Overweight Mind" podcast, where the power of positive psychology, mindset, and personal development converge to transform lives. Join us on this uplifting journey as we explore the secrets to creating a lifestyle that leads to happiness, health, and wealth. Discover how the science of mindset can help you achieve your weight loss goals and unlock your full potential. It's where the magic of the mind meets the path to a healthier, wealthier you!



    Exposed: The Dark Side of Fitness Influencers: Debunking Myths and Saving Your Health



    Welcome back to The Overweight Mind! Today, we're delving into a topic that affects millions: the bewildering world of fitness influencers, gurus, and even doctors who are saturating social media and YouTube with misleading information. From misrepresenting clinical data to the obsession with fame over genuine help, we're unpacking the harmful trends that make it hard for individuals to achieve their health goals.

    1. Misrepresentation of Clinical Data:

    Fitness influencers often cherry-pick clinical data to fit their narrative, manipulating research findings to support their own agenda. Whether it's advocating for a particular diet or endorsing a specific exercise regimen, the misinterpretation of scientific studies can lead to confusion and false hope among consumers.

    2. Fabrication of Facts and Half-Truths:

    In their pursuit of influence and profit, many influencers resort to making up facts or using half-truths to bolster their stance. This deceptive practice not only misleads consumers but also undermines the credibility of evidence-based health advice.

    3. Quick-Fix Schemes and Programs:

    The allure of "get healthy fast" or "lose weight quick" schemes is pervasive in the fitness industry. Influencers peddle programs, pills, and products promising miraculous results, preying on the vulnerability of individuals desperate for a solution. However, these quick-fix solutions often fail to deliver sustainable, long-term health outcomes.

    4. Overcomplication and Confusion:

    Fitness influencers often overcomplicate health-related concepts, creating a sense of confusion and dependency among consumers. By presenting themselves as the sole arbiters of complex nutritional and exercise strategies, influencers perpetuate a cycle of reliance on their perceived authority.

    5. Obsession with Debunking Rivals:

    Rather than prioritizing the well-being of their audience, some influencers engage in relentless battles to prove each other wrong. This competitive atmosphere detracts from the true mission of promoting health and wellness, leaving consumers caught in the crossfire of conflicting advice.

    6. Fame Over Genuine Help:

    For many influencers, the pursuit of fame often outweighs their commitment to genuinely helping people improve their health. The quest for likes, followers, and sponsorships can lead to the prioritization of sensationalism over evidence-based guidance, ultimately jeopardizing the well-being of their audience.

    Conclusion:

    As consumers, it's crucial to approach the information disseminated by fitness influencers and gurus with a critical eye. By discerning fact from fiction and prioritizing evidence-based practices, individuals can navigate the complex landscape of the fitness industry more effectively. Remember, true health and wellness are not achieved through shortcuts or gimmicks but through sustainable lifestyle choices supported by sound scientific principles.

    If you love the show, it would mean the world to me if you'd like it, share it, and review it. That's the only way I can help more people and continue to fulfill my mission of helping others overcome pain and start living a life of peaceful passion. 

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    Best Selling Books: The Overweig

    • 38 min
    Episode 289: Inflammation Is Making You Sick, Dumb And Dead With Dr. Tom O’Bryan

    Episode 289: Inflammation Is Making You Sick, Dumb And Dead With Dr. Tom O’Bryan

    Inflammation Is Making You Sick, Dumb And Dead With Dr. Tom O’Bryan



    Introducing "The Overweight Mind" podcast, where the power of positive psychology, mindset, and personal development converge to transform lives. Join us on this uplifting journey as we explore the secrets to creating a lifestyle that leads to happiness, health, and wealth. Discover how the science of mindset can help you achieve your weight loss goals and unlock your full potential. It's where the magic of the mind meets the path to a healthier, wealthier you!



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    Dr. Tom O’Bryan: Inflammation Is Making You Sick, Dumb And Dead 



    In this episode of The Overweight Mind, we chat with Dr. Tom O’Bryan, who is a renowned functional medicine expert in environmental medicine and a leading voice in holistic health and wellness. 



    With an impressive career dedicated to uncovering the hidden impacts of environmental toxins on family health, Dr. O'Bryan offers invaluable insights into nurturing healthier generations. 



    Dr. O’Bryan is considered a “Sherlock Holmes” for chronic disease and holds teaching faculty positions with the Institute for Functional Medicine and the National University of Health Sciences. He is the author of You Can Fix Your Brain and The Autoimmune Fix.



    His new docuseries, The Inflammation Equation: Decoding the Steps for Optimal Wellbeing, will be available to stream on March 20, 2024.

     

    In today’s episode, we discuss the critical issue of environmental toxins and their impact on family well-being. In a conversation that promises to be both enlightening and urgent, Dr. O'Bryan will guide you through understanding the unseen threats in our everyday environment and offer practical solutions for safeguarding the health of our families – especially our children.

     

    The prevalence of environmental toxins poses a significant threat to public health, affecting everything from childhood development to adult chronic illnesses. 



    For example, very few people realize that an average of 186 foreign chemicals are found in the umbilical cords of newborn babies in 2023. Dr. O'Bryan's expertise lies in explaining these complex issues in an accessible manner, emphasizing the importance of early prevention and education. 



    His insights are particularly crucial when families are increasingly exposed to various environmental hazards, often without their knowledge.



    Dr. O'Bryan's credentials are extensive. He is the author of several influential books on health and wellness, a frequent speaker at international health conferences, and has appeared in numerous media outlets sharing his expertise.



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    If you love the show, it would mean the world to me if you'd like it, share it, and review it. That's the only way I can help more people and continue to fulfill my mission of helping others overcome pain and start living a life of peaceful passion. 

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    Thrive Forever Fit Supplements

    Thrive Forever Fit Coaching Program

    Thrive Fitness Studio



    FREE Facebook Group: Wellness Lab



    Best Selling Books: The Overweight Mind

    The Purpose of Pain 

    • 51 min
    Episode 288:  The Problem IS The Problem (How Your Obsession With Your Struggle Is The Very Thing Keeping You Stuck)

    Episode 288:  The Problem IS The Problem (How Your Obsession With Your Struggle Is The Very Thing Keeping You Stuck)

    The Problem IS The Problem (How Your Obsession With Your Struggle Is The Very Thing Keeping You Stuck)



    Introducing "The Overweight Mind" podcast, where the power of positive psychology, mindset, and personal development converge to transform lives. Join us on this uplifting journey as we explore the secrets to creating a lifestyle that leads to happiness, health, and wealth. Discover how the science of mindset can help you achieve your weight loss goals and unlock your full potential. It's where the magic of the mind meets the path to a healthier, wealthier you!



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    “The Problem IS The Problem”



    In this episode of The Overweight Mind, we dive deep into a common yet often overlooked aspect of personal development – the tendency for individuals to become fixated on their problems rather than seeking solutions. Join us as we explore the impact of this mindset on personal growth and how shifting the focus toward solutions can be the key to success.



    The Story Obsession

    Many of us find ourselves trapped in the narratives of our own challenges, constantly dwelling on the reasons we can't succeed or the obstacles preventing us from moving forward. This fixation on the problem becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy, hindering our ability to explore possibilities beyond our current circumstances.



    The Power of Reframing

    Our host challenges the conventional approach to problem-solving by advocating for a radical shift in perspective. Instead of spending the majority of our time understanding the problem, they propose that a mere 10% of our focus should be dedicated to problem analysis. The remaining 90 ~  Devoted to exploring solutions, fostering a proactive mindset that propels us toward growth and success.



    Overcoming Limiting Beliefs

    Listeners will gain valuable insights on how to break free from the shackles of their own stories. The episode delves into practical strategies for overcoming limiting beliefs and redirecting energy toward positive change. Our host shares real-life examples and success stories, illustrating the transformative power of embracing solutions over problems.



    The Roadmap to Success

    The episode concludes with a roadmap for cultivating a solution-oriented mindset. Listeners are encouraged to actively engage in a self-audit, identifying areas where they may be overly focused on their problems. By implementing the 10-90 principle, our host believes that individuals can unlock their full potential and pave the way for a future defined by solutions, growth, and success.



    Join us next time on The Overweight Mind as we continue to unravel the intricacies of personal development, challenging conventional wisdom to empower you on your journey towards a more fulfilling life. 



    Remember, the problem isn't the problem – the real problem is fixating on it. Shift your focus, embrace solutions, and watch your life transform.



    If you love the show, it would mean the world to me if you'd like it, share it, and review it. That's the only way I can help more people and continue to fulfill my mission of helping others overcome pain and start living a life of peaceful passion. 

    Links:

    Thrive Forever Fit Supplements

    Thrive Forever Fit Coaching Program

    Thrive Fitness Studio



    FREE Facebook Group: Wellness Lab



    Best Selling Books: The Overweight Mind

    The Purpose of Pain 

    • 22 min
    Episode 287: Is Wasting Your DOTS Shortening Your Life?

    Episode 287: Is Wasting Your DOTS Shortening Your Life?

    Is Wasting Your DOTS Shortening Your Life?

    Introducing "The Overweight Mind" podcast, where the power of positive psychology, mindset, and personal development converge to transform lives. Join us on this uplifting journey as we explore the secrets to creating a lifestyle that leads to happiness, health, and wealth. Discover how the science of mindset can help you achieve your weight loss goals and unlock your full potential. It's where the magic of the mind meets the path to a healthier, wealthier you!

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    “Is Wasting Your DOTS Shortening Your Life?”

    In this inspiring episode, Jay Nixon dives deep into the profound concept of not wasting your precious DOTS—representing the moments of your life. 

    Get ready for a motivating journey towards becoming your absolute best self in the realms of health, wealth, happiness, gratitude, and joy.

    Key Takeaways:

    #1 Your Obligation to Excellence:

    Discover why being your best isn't just a personal choice but an obligation. Jay emphasizes the impact of living your best life not only on yourself but also on your significant other, family, and the world at large.

    #2 No More Wasting DOTS:

    Jay passionately advocates for a life free from wasting precious moments on net-negative influences. Learn the art of letting go of people, places, and things that drain your energy and hinder your journey toward abundance.

    #3 The Power of Positivity:

    Explore the transformative effects of cultivating a positive abundance-based mindset. Jay shares insights on the role of proper nutrition, intermittent fasting, and a high-protein, low-carb diet in achieving optimal health and well-being.

    #4 Living Abundantly:

    Uncover practical tips and strategies to live abundantly in all aspects of your life. From fostering gratitude to finding joy in the every day, Jay provides actionable steps to elevate your overall well-being.



    Jay's Opinion:

    "Life's too short to waste on things that don't contribute to your abundance. It's time to reclaim your DOTS and live the extraordinary life you deserve!"

    Tune in to this episode for a dose of motivation, practical wisdom, and a reminder to stop wasting your DOTS. Because when you live abundantly, you contribute positively not only to your own life but also to the world around you.



    Remember, your DOTS are valuable—make each one count!


    Stay tuned for our upcoming episodes, where we'll continue to explore themes that inspire personal development and positive change. You are capable, and your journey matters.

    If you love the show, it would mean the world to me if you'd like it, share it, and review it. That's the only way I can help more people and continue to fulfill my mission of helping others overcome pain and start living a life of peaceful passion. 

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    Thrive Forever Fit Supplements

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    Thrive Fitness Studio



    FREE Facebook Group: Wellness Lab



    Best Selling Books: The Overweight Mind

    The Purpose of Pain 

    • 39 min
    Episode 286: 9 Ways To Rewire Your Brain For Weight Loss 

    Episode 286: 9 Ways To Rewire Your Brain For Weight Loss 

    9 Ways To Rewire Your Brain For Weight Loss 



    Introducing "The Overweight Mind" podcast, where the power of positive psychology, mindset, and personal development converge to transform lives. Join us on this uplifting journey as we explore the secrets to creating a lifestyle that leads to happiness, health, and wealth. Discover how the science of mindset can help you achieve your weight loss goals and unlock your full potential. It's where the magic of the mind meets the path to a healthier, wealthier you!



    Show Sponsor: SpaStar www.spastar.net  The Get Ready Wrap™ is spa-inspired and made for virtually every body. Designed with comfort and eco-elegance in mind - no velcro, snaps, or bulky material that take up too much room in your closet, laundry, or suitcase. This luxury spa wrap is perfect for spa treatments, beauty rituals, special occasions, getting ready, makeup tutorials, travel, by the pool, and the gym bag.Discount Code to Save 15% Off Your Get Ready Wrap: THRIVE15



    Today, we're diving deep into the fascinating world of neuroplasticity and its profound impact on weight loss. Get ready for a mind-revolutionizing journey titled, "9 Ways To Rewire Your Brain For Weight Loss.”



    In this episode, we unravel the secrets of neuroplasticity, highlighting the brain's incredible ability to change and rewire itself through learning and experience. 



    Did you know it takes approximately 10,000 repetitions, equivalent to a dedicated three months of practice, to forge a new neural pathway and master a fresh behavioral pattern? Every brain is unique, so this timeframe may vary.



    Discover the power of motivation in making lasting changes. Our data shows that individuals in accountability groups, coaching, or mentorship programs achieved better results and sustained their transformations longer than those going solo. Contrary to popular belief, the journey doesn't always start with motivation; many successful dietary changes kick-off before motivation sets in, gaining momentum with each triumph.



    Here are the 9 Steps to Rewire Your Brain and Cultivate Habits for Sustained Weight Loss:



    1. Be Aware of Your Thoughts: Remember, thoughts become things.

    2. Turn Negatives into Positives: Embrace challenges as opportunities through reframing.

    3. Understand What Derails You: Master pattern recognition and reassignment.

    4. Create a Personal Mantra: Your mind operates on frequency; the words you speak shape your identity.

    5. Practice Daily Gratitude: Ground yourself, minimize emotional decisions, and actively move into positivity.

    6. Reciprocity Ripple (Boomerang Effect): You get what you give; see the world through the lens of perspective.

    7. Connection to Community: Forge meaningful connections for support and shared experiences.

    8. Enhance Your Environment: Your inputs dictate your outcomes; curate an environment conducive to your goals.

    9. Powerful Daily Routine: Embrace discipline, follow the process, and repeat for lasting change.



    Get ready to rewire your brain, break through barriers, and embark on a transformative journey toward sustained weight loss. It's time to thrive!

    Stay tuned for our upcoming episodes, where we'll continue to explore themes that inspire personal development and positive change. You are capable, and your journey matters.



    If you love the show, it would mean the world to me if you'd like it, share it, and review it. That's the only way I can help more people and continue to fulfill my mission of helping others overcome pain and start living a life of peaceful passion. 

    Links:

    Thrive Forever Fit Supplements

    Thrive Forever Fit Coaching Program

    Thrive Fitness Studio



    FREE Facebook Group: Wellness Lab



    Best Selling Books: The Overweight Mind

    The Purpose of Pain 

    • 31 min
    Episode 285: Who or What Is To Blame? "Weight Loss Trouble"

    Episode 285: Who or What Is To Blame? "Weight Loss Trouble"

    Who or What Is To Blame?



    Introducing "The Overweight Mind" podcast, where the power of positive psychology, mindset, and personal development converge to transform lives. Join us on this uplifting journey as we explore the secrets to creating a lifestyle that leads to happiness, health, and wealth. Discover how the science of mindset can help you achieve your weight loss goals and unlock your full potential. It's where the magic of the mind meets the path to a healthier, wealthier you!



    Show Sponsor: SpaStar www.spastar.net  The Get Ready Wrap™ is spa-inspired and made for virtually everybody. Designed with comfort and eco-elegance in mind - no velcro, snaps, or bulky material that takes up too much room in your closet, laundry, or suitcase. This luxury spa wrap is perfect for spa treatments, beauty rituals, special occasions, getting ready, makeup tutorials, travel, by the pool, and the gym bag.Discount Code to Save 15% Off Your Get Ready Wrap: THRIVE15



    Who or What Is To Blame? 



    Jay Nixon is back, your dedicated wellness advocate and today's podcast is a deep dive into the often tumultuous relationship we share with a seemingly innocuous yet frequently maligned entity – the infamous SCALE!



    Have you ever caught yourself in a moment of frustration, shaking your fist at the scale, questioning its loyalty, and wondering why it seemingly betrays your fitness aspirations? Well, hold on, because it's time to rewrite the script.



    In this episode, we're unraveling the complex dynamics many of us have developed with our scales. Spoiler alert: It's not the scale's fault; it's our mindset that needs a recalibration.



    Let's shift the conversation away from blaming the scale and redirect our focus to a more critical player in the game – our forks! Why is it that we throw a tantrum when the numbers don't align, yet rarely scrutinize the choices laid out on our plates? It's time to confront the real culprit – our decisions and habits.



    Join me on this journey as we dissect the intricacies of this dysfunctional relationship with the scale. This isn't just another episode; it's your wake-up call, a reality check, and your golden ticket out of the blame game.



    We're not just dismantling excuses; we're handing you the tools to take charge of your journey. So, press play, dear Thrive Tribe! Let's liberate ourselves from the shackles of the scale blame cycle and embrace the true hero of this story – personal responsibility.

    Stay tuned for our upcoming episodes, where we'll continue to explore themes that inspire personal development and positive change. You are capable, and your journey matters.



    If you love the show, it would mean the world to me if you'd like it, share it, and review it. That's the only way I can help more people and continue to fulfill my mission of helping others overcome pain and start living a life of peaceful passion. 

    Links:

    Thrive Forever Fit Supplements

    Thrive Forever Fit Coaching Program

    Thrive Fitness Studio



    FREE Facebook Group: Wellness Lab



    Best Selling Books: The Overweight Mind

    The Purpose of Pain 

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
97 Ratings

97 Ratings

Marilyn558 ,

Mentally important

He is absolutely right it starts in the brain, the foods these days have made us addicts to chemicals. The fast food knows the salt, sugar. and fat are killing us and they don’t care. We need to take our health into our own hands, or we will get sick.

BradleyR13 ,

Top 1% of Podcasts

Jay and his show is easily one of the best podcasts you will find in any category. Period. No fluff, loads of value, and always engaging. Listen to one and it will quickly become a favorite show of yours. It has for me.

Maryfuss ,

The Thrive Forever Fit Show

I recommend The TFF show 100%! Not only is Jay Nixon the expert on Fitness and Nutrition and has been my Coach since 2015, He is so funny ! I listen to these Podcast on my Drives to work and I literally Burst out laughing. He has amazing Guests on his show and I love the content . It’s new , easy applicable and worth the Listen ! Five Stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
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