PP 629: Overcoming Overwhelm with Samantha Brody
Quick Show Notes – Samantha Brody:
“When we’re really clear about what’s most important to us, it’s so much easier to line up our choices to make sure we’re doing the things we want to do.” – Samantha Brody
Kim Sutton and Samantha Brody share the importance of addressing our personal needs, and the consequences of ignoring them.
9:32 How do you vet your doctor?
10:15 Kim shares how her businesses have affected her health
13:16 Taking the time to really look at what we want, how we want to feel and what’s working
16:50 Moving our bodies while working
19:43 Quality time with kids
22:07 Kim’s lame excuse for not joining the gym
23:06 The shaming cycle
28:29 What’s in our stress bucket
34:08 CBD Oil
36:47 Stress management tactics
38:28 Getting our tells
39:41 Wrapping up and letting go
47:40 Where are your roadblocks?
Resources – Samantha Brody:
- Jungle Jims Weekend of Fire
- Episode PP005: Sleep… And Why I’d Rather You Do It Than Listen to Me
- Recumbent exercise desk
- CBD Oil
- Purposeful Parentpreneurs
- How to Break Up with Your Phone by Catherine Price
- Deep Work by Cal Newport
- Overcoming Overwhelm: Dismantle Your Stress From the Inside Out by Samantha Brody
“When we’re driven to do things, especially as entrepreneurs, it’s really hard to carve out — because it’s so important to us, and because we love it, and because it’s satisfying — it’s hard to carve out the time to really do what we need to do but taking the time to do that is…
it’s imperative. It’s the most important thing for living a life aligned with our own values.” ~Samantha Brody
“It’s not an issue of time. We all have time to move our bodies.” ~Samantha Brody
“You’re not lazy. No one’s lazy. There’s a reason for (not doing what you should). So the question is, what’s keeping you from getting there and what kind of work do you have to do to get past it… And making sure we do that.” ~Samantha Brody
“We can keep on making excuses, or we can take actions.” ~Kim Sutton
“You can’t fail at self-care.” ~Samantha Brody
“Whatever the limitation is that keeps us from doing (something) is going to limit us in other ways.” ~Samantha Brody
“Are we using bandaids? Or are we actually really dealing with the causes of issues.” ~Samantha Brody
“When we’re really clear about what’s most important to us, it’s so much easier to line up our choices to make sure we’re doing the things we want to do.” ~Samantha Brody
“We have to be brutal about what we say “yes” to and what we do.” ~Samantha Brody
“We’re not here to be perfect. We’re here to be us.” ~Kim Sutton
About Samantha Brody:
Samantha Brody, is a naturopathic physician and acupuncturist from Portland, Oregon who also serves clients and community members as an online entrepreneur. In addition, she is the author of Overcoming Overwhelm: Dismantle Your Stress From the Inside Out, which was published by SoundsTrue.
In this episode, Kim Sutton and Samantha share the importance of addressing our personal needs, and the consequences of ignoring them.