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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.

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.

Location:

Australia

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep 57: Are you feeling the need to take control in situations?

8/15/2021
Are there situations in your life where you often feel the need to take control? Is it in relationships? At work? At home? You may notice a pattern of where you like to be in control. In this episode, I talk about 6 steps you can take when you feel like you are having to control a certain situation. I reflect on my situation with moving house and how I began to want to take over all of the packings because I wanted it done my way. It's hard to delegate when you want things done your way....

Duration:00:17:53

Ep 56: Are you waiting for the perfect time to start something important?

8/1/2021
Do you find yourself constantly waiting for the circumstance to be just right before you start taking action? Are you waiting for all of your ducks to be in a row before you get started? This is part of the Perfectionist Mindset and something that I have struggled with for years. In fact, waiting for the perfect time to start held me back in my business for over 9 months. I recently shared my business journey and the struggles I had with perfectionism on another podcast, the incredible...

Duration:00:17:09

Ep 55: 4 practical tips to try when you overthinking and over-analyzing decisions

7/26/2021
Do you overthink things people say to you or over-analyze decisions? Is your mind on overdrive running possible problems around and around? Tune into this episode where I talk about the mindset behind why you overthink and over-analyze decisions in your life. I give you 4 practical tips to help you work through decisions without overthinking! Here are a few episodes to learn more about this topic: - Episode 32: The real reason why you are exhausted - Episode 29: Do you fear you will...

Duration:00:18:59

Ep 54: Are you stuck in an all-or-nothing mindset?

7/1/2021
You might already be quite familiar with this concept - have you started a diet or began a new exercise program and completed it perfectly for a few weeks and then completely fall off the wagon? We think we need to put in the perfect effort to get perfect results Tune into this episode where I will help you understand the all-or-nothing mindset and how to change your thought process around it. Below are some episodes which will help you understand this topic even further: Ep 41: Are you...

Duration:00:13:51

Ep 53: How people-pleasing is affecting your self-worth

6/22/2021
Are you a yes person? Do you worry about what others think about you? Do you worry you will disappoint others if you say no? People-pleasing is a protective mechanism, so we do it for a reason! The important thing is not to beat ourselves up over it and feel resentment, but rather understand where it's coming from. In this episode, I help you understand the mindset around people-pleasing and how it's affecting your life. We often live our life on auto-pilot, so if you're in the habit of...

Duration:00:21:45

Ep 52: Are you worried about what others think about you?

6/15/2021
It's easy to say to yourself not to worry about what others think but it's another thing to put into action. The need to want to be liked far outweighs any intellectual knowledge. It's ok to what to be liked and it's ok to care about what others think about you. In this episode, I talk about your thought process when it comes to worrying about what others think of you. If you are struggling with living your life constantly worrying about what others think then please listen to this...

Duration:00:13:19

Ep 51: Why advice around changing your habits isn't working for you

6/8/2021
If you feel like you have tried things in the past to change your life for the better e.g exercising, clean eating, meditation, journaling etc but it hasn't worked for you or you struggle to follow through with these habits then listen to this episode. I talk about the number one reason why you struggle to follow through with habits, despite intellectually knowing what to do. If you're avoiding something that you know will help you, ask yourself the following questions and see what your...

Duration:00:16:39

Ep 50: What to do when you're feeling stuck

6/1/2021
We all have those times in our lives when we feel stuck - whether it be feeling stuck with our career, job, relationship, home life etc. Whatever it is, you are not alone! We all go through these phases at different points in our life. The most important thing is to recognise we are not alone and to have compassion for ourselves when we are going through it. If we shame ourselves for feeling this way then it will only create a vicious cycle of not feeling good enough. In today's episode, I...

Duration:00:18:48

Ep 49: Creating self-control when you are under stress

4/20/2021
Being under stress is an important window to provide self-control. It's easy to have self-control when life isn't throwing you curve balls. So how do you create self-control when things aren't going along so smoothly? Tune into this episode where I discuss what happens to your brain when you are under stress. Once you understand what's happening you have the self-awareness to make better decisions on how you want to react to the situation. I hope you enjoy this episode :)

Duration:00:15:06

Ep 48: What to do when you feel triggered

4/6/2021
Do you feel like you sometimes react strongly to a situation? If you have ever reacted to a situation that you later regretted, then you have a trigger. Triggers are often events or things that happen that consistently take you in the wrong direction, basically when your emotion is bigger than the situation warrants. You are not a bad person if you have emotional triggers, in fact, it's a completely normal part of the human experience! The big focus is on knowing what your triggers are so...

Duration:00:19:42

Ep 47: 3 ways to explore your emotions

3/30/2021
Emotions are feelings we experience, they can be intense or mild. If we don't consciously monitor this process, our emotions will take over the lead. In this episode, I talk about 3 ways you can explore your emotions. Use these as an experiment to see what works and what doesn't. You will learn how to recognise, label, and understand your feelings. I hope you enjoy this episode:) Ps - have you downloaded my free stress management hypnosis yet? Click on the link...

Duration:00:16:04

Ep 46: Are you reacting or responding to situations?

3/24/2021
Do you often regret how you react in situations? In every situation, there is always a stimulus and a response. This episode will get you thinking about the gap between the stimulus and your response. The only thing you can control is your response. If you do or say things in the heat of the moment that you later regret then make sure you tune in. It's not events themselves that cause you to react, it's your thoughts and feelings about it that cause the reaction. Learn how to become...

Duration:00:15:21

Ep 45: how to identify and change your unconscious thoughts - Part 2

3/9/2021
In this two-part series, I dive deep into our unconscious thoughts, specifically how to identify and change them. If you haven't already listened to Part 1 (Ep 44) then listen to that one first, I talk about how to identify the unconscious beliefs that are holding you back. In this episode, I talk about changing your thought patterns and how the critical filter in your brain often rejects new thoughts. In my coaching sessions, I use hypnotherapy to assist with creating new thought...

Duration:00:14:39

Ep 44: How to identify and change your unconscious thoughts - Part 1

3/1/2021
In this two-part series, I dive deep into talking about our unconscious thoughts and beliefs. Do you worry about disappointing people? Have you tried everything to lose weight and still struggle with your body? Do you struggle to save money? The root cause of all of these problems is your unconscious beliefs about yourself! For example, if you believe you are not good enough as a person then you will spend your life people-pleasing in an attempt to avoid disappointing anyone. We will...

Duration:00:16:49

Ep 43: How to exercise and eat in alignment with your hormonal cycle

2/23/2021
BYOBF has started back for 2021 after a nice long break! For the first episode back I am talking about topics relating to understanding your body from a hormonal level. Exercise and diet are a hot topic this time of year! But I want to talk about it from a different perspective that you may not have thought about before. If you are following an exercise and/or nutrition plan and not taking into account your hormonal cycle this please listen to this episode! Males work off a 24 hr cycle of...

Duration:00:14:33

Ep 42: 8 signs you are a perfectionist

12/21/2020
Are you struggling with Perfectionism? In this episode, I talk through 8 signs to be aware of and examples of how they are affecting your life. Brene Brown, who is a shame researcher, describes perfectionism as "the belief that if you look perfect and do everything perfectly, you can minimize or avoid the pain of blame, judgment, and shame." If you struggle with people-pleasing and overthinking then this episode is a must! Understanding that perfectionism is simply a set of beliefs and...

Duration:00:21:59

Ep 41: What it means to be in a Perfectionist Mindset

12/7/2020
This is a topic very close to my heart! I struggled with this mindset for over 10 years and never really understood what it meant. It has only been in the last few years that I have understood the Growth Vs Fixed Mindset. In this episode, I talk about how the perfectionist mindset keeps you stuck. If you believe your talents and abilities are fixed then this episode is a must! I talk about how it can affect every area of your life - including relationships, exercise, career, and running a...

Duration:00:21:52

Ep 40: BYOBF is celebrating by going back to where it all began

11/26/2020
In this very special episode, I am learning to celebrate the small things and I am encouraging you to do the same! BYOBF is having a makeover! In this episode I talk about why waiting for the perfect time to start something will always keep you stuck. I share my journey on starting this podcast and why I started before I was ready. I also recap on the 1st episode where I talk about Neuro -Linguistic Programming (NLP) and how I use these concepts to help my clients get out of their own...

Duration:00:21:47

Ep 39: Are you feeling guilty for how you feel?

11/19/2020
We have all been there! Feeling guilty for resting, eating something we shouldn't, missing a gym session, leaving the kids.. the list is endless! The definition of guilty is culpable of or responsible for specified wrongdoing. No wonder we feel bad about ourselves! Feeling guilty is not a nice feeling, so why do we do it to ourselves? Tune in to this episode where I talk about how to feel your feelings properly, without the guilt! How would your life improve if you no longer felt guilty...

Duration:00:27:33

3 reasons why you have been struggling to change or remove habits permanently

11/9/2020
There is so much more t changing a habit than waking on one day and deciding that you have had enough. It's certainly a great starting point though :) One of the biggest reasons why we struggle to make changes is we are doing it backward. We think that simply deciding to take action that it's going to work. Then we get disappointed in ourselves for not maintaining. I talk about the 3 requisites for change that you must do if you want to create or remove a habit permanently. The first one...

Duration:00:27:18