53 episodes

Life is a roller coaster; ups, downs, unexpected bumps, and turns are all part of the journey. How we handle those ups and downs impacts who we are, who we become and how we see ourselves. And many times, there are life situations that throw us for a loop and it impacts us in ways seen and unseen. These can have us feeling defeated, stuck, alone and wondering how to move forward. Cheddy Matthews and Michelle Wickman are joining forces to share interviews, chats, and their own journeys riding this roller coaster that we call “life.” If you are working through some of the ups and downs, loop de loops and corkscrews, then this is the podcast for you!

Winning Inside with Cheddy Matthews Cheddy Matthews and Michelle Wickman

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 14 Ratings

Life is a roller coaster; ups, downs, unexpected bumps, and turns are all part of the journey. How we handle those ups and downs impacts who we are, who we become and how we see ourselves. And many times, there are life situations that throw us for a loop and it impacts us in ways seen and unseen. These can have us feeling defeated, stuck, alone and wondering how to move forward. Cheddy Matthews and Michelle Wickman are joining forces to share interviews, chats, and their own journeys riding this roller coaster that we call “life.” If you are working through some of the ups and downs, loop de loops and corkscrews, then this is the podcast for you!

    The Recovering People Pleaser

    The Recovering People Pleaser

    In this episode, Cheddy and Michelle discuss:
    The predominance of people pleasing
    Burnout and resentment from people pleasing
    Saying "yes" becoming your identity
    Key takeaways:
    What part of you is people pleasing benefiting?
    Losing a part of you is a risk of people pleasing
    4 step process to assess people pleasing
    Pause…
    Say “no” as the first response (practice not apologizing).
    Feel the discomfort that saying “no” makes you feel.
    Allow it to be there; don’t resist it, change it, or deny it. 
     
    “People pleasers are wonderful human beings who have the quality of empathy and compassion. But they take that past the point, to the detriment of themselves and really losing their own authentic selves; because they are constantly deferring to other people.” -Michelle Wickman



    Contact Us:
    Website: www.WinningInside.io 
    Michelle: www.WickmanWellness.com 
    Cheddy: www.CheddyMatthews.com 
    Email: WinningInsidePodcast@gmail.com
    Twitter: @winning_inside 
    Facebook: @WinningInside
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/winninginside 
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoF6Rtked9jTNVdaVmARl6g 
     

    • 28 min
    The #1 Skill to Thrive in Life

    The #1 Skill to Thrive in Life

    In this episode, Cheddy and Michelle discuss:
    Michelle Wickman’s four components of self-leadership.
    Hard skills vs Soft Skills in your career and life. 
    Key takeaways:
    The four components of self-leadership are:
    Self-Awareness
    Self-Discipline
    Emotional Intelligence
    Personal Agency
    We must invest the time to develop these soft skills.
    If we are leaders, we must lead ourselves first!
     
    “I think machines are easy. You learn a system, learn a process, and you make it go. But humans, we live in the grey area -we’re grey. And in that gray space, that’s where you need the soft skills.” -Cheddy Matthews
     
    Contact Us:
    Website: www.WinningInside.io 
    Michelle: www.WickmanWellness.com 
    Cheddy: www.CheddyMatthews.com 
    Email: WinningInsidePodcast@gmail.com
    Twitter: @winning_inside 
    Facebook: @WinningInside
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/winninginside 
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoF6Rtked9jTNVdaVmARl6g 
     

    • 35 min
    Procrastination On Ice!

    Procrastination On Ice!

    In this episode, Cheddy and Michelle discuss:
    A coach sees their client’s behaviour from the sideline; they can see the big picture from what the client is describing. 
    Plan for “what ifs” while you’re taking the steps towards your goals. 
    Choosing action over procrastination.
    Key takeaways:
    Procrastination is a nice way of self-sabotage. 
    Procrastination is based in fear and avoidance of a potential negative emotion. 
    3 ways to deal with procrastination in the moment. 
    Take small steps towards another goal.
    Recognize the emotion, focus and process it.
    Ask the question, “is that true?” Then take action!



    “When you are taking those scary steps, when you are taking those scary actions towards goals, towards things that you love, that you desire in your life. It is that exhilarating and scary feeling all in one package. And then you get to assess ‘do I want to do that again?” And that's how you prepare yourself for the next obstacle, for the next step.” -Michelle Wickman

     
    Contact Us:
    Website: www.WinningInside.io 
    Michelle: www.WickmanWellness.com 
    Cheddy: www.CheddyMatthews.com 
    Email: WinningInsidePodcast@gmail.com
    Twitter: @winning_inside 
    Facebook: @WinningInside
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/winninginside 
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoF6Rtked9jTNVdaVmARl6g

    • 25 min
    Do It Anyway

    Do It Anyway

    In this episode, Cheddy and Michelle discuss:
    Finding a way to accomplish your goal.
    Eliminating the option of changing course.
    Understanding what serves your goal.
    Key takeaways:
    Deciding to be “all in” will cause current discomfort, but it will yield future results.
    Look for the shift to happen when you have no other options but to succeed.
    Learning to say no to things that do not serve your greater purpose.
     
    “All of your focus is on this one goal right, and so if your vision is consistently on that and you wake up with that vision in your mind, and you go to bed with that vision in your mind, and you walk around all day with that vision in your mind. When opportunities present themselves, you will notice them.” -Michelle Wickman
     
    Contact Us:
    Website: www.WinningInside.io 
    Michelle: www.WickmanWellness.com 
    Cheddy: www.CheddyMatthews.com 
    Email: WinningInsidePodcast@gmail.com
    Twitter: @winning_inside 
    Facebook: @WinningInside
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/winninginside 
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoF6Rtked9jTNVdaVmARl6g

    • 16 min
    Small Wins

    Small Wins

    In this episode, Cheddy and Michelle discuss:
    Small wins as steps to greater goals Visualizing yourself winning like an athlete. What is a small win?   Recognizing other people’s wins   
    Key takeaways:
    Schedule time to celebrate one small win per day. The more you take time to celebrate small wins, the more you’ll recognize the opportunities to win. Celebrating other people’s small wins is infectious A small win today can be totally different than a small win tomorrow. Don’t compare your win to other’s wins and don’t compare your own current win to your past wins.   
    “Consider the things in your life that you may think are mundane and routine -but those are actually wins. Whan you accomplish something that you set out to do, that's a win! when you do something that's hard and you complete it, that's a win!” -Cheddy Matthews
     
    Website: www.WinningInside.io
    Michelle: www.WickmanWellness.com
    Cheddy: www.CheddyMatthews.com
    Email: WinningInsidePodcast@gmail.com          
    Twitter: @winning_inside
    Facebook: @WinningInside
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/winninginside
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoF6Rtked9jTNVdaVmARl6g

    • 21 min
    What Gets You Out of Bed?

    What Gets You Out of Bed?

    In this episode, Cheddy and Michelle discuss:
     
    Behavioral Activation - take the action and let your brain get on board. 
    WHAT gets you out of bed vs HOW you get out of bed. 
    Selecting a thought or an action that gets you out of bed. 
     
    Key takeaways:
    Be Intentional when getting out of bed.
    Celebrating waking up to another day; embodying gratitude. 
    Be aware how your wake up routine can affect your mood.



    “Anything we offer is a suggestion, but everybody has their own unique approaches to it as well. So Cheddy had to find the thought that would motivate him into action. I just took the very tiniest, smallest action: ‘get out of bed and put on your shoes…!’ Do the action and the brain will catch up” -Michelle Wickman



    Website: www.WinningInside.io 
    Michelle: www.WickmanWellness.com 
    Cheddy: www.CheddyMatthews.com 
    Email: WinningInsidePodcast@gmail.com
    Twitter: @winning_inside 
    Facebook: @WinningInside
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/winninginside 
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoF6Rtked9jTNVdaVmARl6g

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Antonio LB ,

Amazing Podcast

This is a must listen. The team does a phenomenal job providing listeners weekly insights into the human experience. Their discussions are guaranteed to make you more aware of yourself and a better person.

Cco61827 ,

One of the best motivational podcasts out there!

Can’t recommend this podcast enough! If you’re looking for some great motivational content, you found it! Well done!

TinaMachina ,

Real stories, real connections

Cheddy and Michelle are both digging deep into the human condition to draw connections and prove that we are all really capable of achieving more and that even the strongest among us have to overcome adversity.

Humbling, honest and authentic.

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