Strong Body Strong Mind and The Journey Of Self Acceptance with Steph Gaudreau

Episode #11 | September 02, 2021

A strong body creates a strong mind. The mental discipline and meditative qualities in physical movement can be life-changing and can heal on a deeper level too. Not only for wellbeing but for cultivating self-acceptance. In this episode, we discuss how dedicated exercise and mindset work can transform your relationship with yourself.

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About this episode:

Steph shares her expertise on challenging limiting beliefs and stories about body image and body type. We tackle the ‘never enough’ mindset trap with regard to exercise and body image, where we get stuck believing that we are never good enough until we reach the level of perfection in our minds. Steph offers a more holistic approach to fuel your body and mind in a way that is more compassionate and in alignment with who you really are. We speak openly about our own journeys of self-acceptance and learning to love our body types and how shifting your Mindset is key to changing your relationship with your body.

Episode Highlights:

  • How strength training shifted Steph’s mindset & self image (09.54)

  • Strong body strong mind: The benefits of exercise on mood and mental health (17.15)

  • Movement as meditation (19.55)

  • Challenging what you thought was possible (22.02)

  • Unravelling ‘it's never enough’ mindset with regard to body image (24.57)

  • Toxic diet industry messaging, Fitspo & body shaming (33.11)

  • The journey to self acceptance and loving your body type (37.56)

  • Gratitude for the gifts in life that your body allows you to experience (41.37)

  • Why mindset work is the key to self acceptance (46.21)


Meet Steph

Steph Gaudreau, NTP, is a nutritional therapy, strength training, and intuitive eating expert helping women who lift weights fuel themselves better so they get stronger, increase their energy, and perform better in the gym. In her best-selling book, The Core 4, she details a four pillar approach to getting stronger, embracing your body, and owning your power. Steph is trained in biology and human physiology and is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, and USA Weightlifting Sports Performance coach. Her weekly podcast, the Listen to Your Body Podcast, has 3.8+ million downloads. She’s an international speaker that has been featured in Outside, MindBodyGreen, SELF, and ESPN Radio.

Connect with Steph:

Website | Instagram | Podcast | Coaching | Book | Freebies

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Website | Instagram | Facebook | Linkedin | Clubhouse

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