17. Maddy Moon on Body Image, Being Authentic to Herself, Social Media, Podcasting and Much More

Maddy Moon on Inner Effort with Alen StandishAlen talks with fellow podcaster Maddy Moon about her story that led her to start the popular Mind Body Musings podcast and the different approaches she used to make some major changes in her own life and how she views herself.

When two fellow podcasters get to talking it seems there’s never enough time to cover everything. Nevertheless they still managed to get a lot in and had a great time doing it!

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16. Sarahjoy Marsh on Yoga Therapy, Shame & Eating Disorders

Sarahjoy Marsh on Inner EffortA great interview Alen had with Author and Yoga Therapist Sarahjoy Marsh.

Sarahjoy shares her story and struggle with shame and past eating disorders. She goes into incredible detail about the power of yoga and how it impacts the mind and body.

Great conversation!

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15. Anita Wing Lee on Traveling as a Career, Happiness, Meditation, Body Image and Entrepreneurship

AnitaWingLee-InnerEffort300x450-cAnita Wing Lee is a life coach, motivational speaker and entrepreneur who has been traveling the world and sharing her experiences on the new social media platform Periscope.

In this interview, Anita and Alen discuss how she was able to make travelling a career for the last several years, how she’s found happiness, her meditation practices, some past body image challenges and also entrepreneurship. Great conversation!

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14. Michael Pollock on Overcoming Television Addiction

MichaelPollock-300x359-cMichael Pollock talks with Alen Standish about how he overcame his television addiction.

Michael is a blogger and life coach who struggled with television addiction. Looking back, Michael realized he was using television to avoid uncomfortable thoughts and feelings of depression. It had grown into a habit that stole his evenings and weekends and left him feeling bad about himself.

You’ll want to hear Michael’s story and learn what he did to get his television watching addiction under control.

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13. Megan Messmer on Living Openly with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Megan Messmer on Inner EffortMegan Messmer talks with Alen Standish about her daily struggle with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Megan is a blogger who openly writes about everything. She’s refreshingly honest about her struggles with OCD and the impact it’s had on her life.

For Megan it’s been a story of gradual improvements and small changes — a great approach!

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12. Alan Eisenberg on Bullying Recovery, CPTSD, Perfectionism, Anger & Mindfulness

Alan Eisenberg on Inner EffortAlan Eisenberg talks with Alen Standish about his adult bullying recovery that stemmed from being a childhood victim of emotional and physical bullying.

Alan helps us understand that the effects of bullying can stay with us for the rest of our lives. He also talks in detail about CPTSD, his struggle with perfectionism and anger and how important mindfulness and taking care of himself were in his recovery.

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11. Aaron Walker on Purpose, Gratitude, Perfectionism and Overcoming a Tragic Accident

Aaron Walker on Inner EffortAaron Walker talks with Alen Standish about purpose, gratitude, perfectionism and overcoming a tragic accident.

Aaron Walker is an amazing entrepreneur and life coach. He talks about the importance of living with purpose and intention and the roles they played in his life. He also discusses the different struggles he’s had to overcome including living with the consequences of a tragic automobile accident.

A great conversation!

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10. Joel Robertson on Managing Perfectionism, Judgment and the Authenticity of Being a Late Bloomer

Joel Robertson Forgotten Flix CoverartJoel Robertson on managing perfectionism, judgment and the authenticity of being a late bloomer.

Joel and Alen are great friends and use this opportunity to record one of their many one on one conversations that they frequently have. Joel is a fellow podcaster and shares his challenges with getting started on projects, running a major podcast and discovering who he is.

Joel and Alen are both “late bloomers” and they compare and contrast their stories and what they’ve learned they need to do to push themselves past their own struggles.

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9. Paul Colaianni from The Overwhelmed Brain on Perfectionism and Being Judgmental

Paul Colaianni on Inner EffortPaul Colaianni from The Overwhelmed Brain podcast talks with Alen Standish about his own past struggles with perfectionism and being judgmental.

Paul shares his own story and childhood struggles that led him to become a perfectionist and how that impacted his relationships with others and view of himself. Paul is extremely open with Alen and shares what he’s used in his own life to manage his emotions and behaviors

Read more9. Paul Colaianni from The Overwhelmed Brain on Perfectionism and Being Judgmental