Episode – 020 Revamp Your Habits = Revitalize Your Health – Interview with Jim Fortin

For this special New Year’s edition of Your Body Mind Fit Connection, we interview professional and personal coach Jim Fortin. Jim is a certified Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming as well as a certified Master Hypnotist. When it comes to nutrition, fitness and personal growth in general, he believes that the key to creating actual, lifelong change is not barreling through with willpower but instead using mental development to reshape your habits, attitudes, and even your very identity.

In this episode, Jim discusses how we become the stories we tell ourselves, why grabbing an extra sweet doesn’t mean we’ve failed our resolutions, and the pitfalls of relying solely on willpower when it comes to getting in shape.

Links You Want:

Think, Act, and BE Bigger Than You Ever Thought Possible When You Learn to CONTROL Your Mind – https://www.jimfortin.com/

It Works: The Famous Little Red Book That Makes Your Dreams Come True – https://www.amazon.com/Works-Famous-Little-Makes-Dreams/dp/0875163238

The Angel Tiger Fit Challenge – 10 Day Challenge

Podigy Podcasters – https://podigy.co/

The Finer Details of This Episode:

– Breaking down our relationship with our habits.

– Why people who make fitness-based New Year’s resolutions give up on them so quickly.

– Taking a closer look at the mental associations that create bad eating habits.

– How little solutions lead to bigger outcomes more effectively than large-scale solutions.

– Why people see innocent slip-ups as reasons they’ve “failed” their resolutions.

– Jim’s encounter with pharmaceutical sales representative and how it taught him that our fitness is product of how we think of our “story.”

– Understanding and working with the body’s natural healing capacity, including the surprising benefits of self-hypnosis.

– The downsides of relying solely on willpower for achieving your fitness and nutrition goals.

– COMING SOON: a new Fit & Fun challenge!

Quotes:

“95% of what we do, day in, day out, is habit.  Choose your habits carefully.”

“If you trip along the way, it doesn’t mean anything other than that you tripped.”

“What you want to start doing is reprogramming your subconscious mind for the outcomes you want.”

“You have to be the outcome in your mind first.”

“Whatever you are in your mind, you will be in your external world.”

Links:

Think, Act, and BE Bigger Than You Ever Thought Possible When You Learn to CONTROL Your Mind – https://www.jimfortin.com/

It Works: The Famous Little Red Book That Makes Your Dreams Come True https://www.amazon.com/Works-Famous-Little-Makes-Dreams/dp/0875163238

The Angel Tiger Fit Challenge – 10 Day Challenge

Podigy Podcasters – https://podigy.co/

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