In today’s episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast we continue our talk with Howard Jacobson about going from motivation to transformation. Howard is a health educator, author, and broadcaster from Pittsboro, North Carolina. He is host of the Plant Yourself Podcast and founder of TribeWell.us. He is a contributing author to Proteinaholic, by Garth Davis, MD, and Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition, by T. Colin Campbell. Howard coaches, consults, and speaks on health and fitness for individuals, families, organizations, and communities.
If you remember from last week we are hashing out the idea of connecting motivation to transformation. What is a lasting motivator for people to hit and surpass their goals? With Howard’s guidance we explore different options for higher level motivations, how they work, what they look like in practice, and how we can connect with them and use them. If you haven’t yet heard Part 1 of this show, go back to Episode 109 of the PTP and give that a listen first to catch yourself up.
In this episode we discuss:
- Going from motivation to transformation
- Pain & pleasure – cost/benefit
- Pain threshold and instant gratification
- Limiting factors
- Diets don’t work
- Being satisfied with just being average
- Overcoming negative thoughts
- Finding joy in what you do
Links to things we mentioned:
Losing 200lbs & Becoming An Athlete with Josh LaJaunie – PTP105
Plantpower vs Plantbased – PTP084
Proteinaholic with Garth Davis – PTP042
Our Transition To A Plant-Based Lifestyle – PTP003
Diet For A New America by John Robbins
The Power of Fifty Bits by Bob Nease
Four Seconds by Peter Bregman
Your Survival Instinct is Killing You by Marc Schoen and Kristin Loberg
The Path of Least Resistance by Robert Fritz
Proteinaholic by Garth Davis M.D. and Howard Jacobson
The China Study by T. Colin Campbell
Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition by T. Colin Campbell and Howard Jacobson
Google AdWords for Dummies by Howie Jacobson and Joel McDonald
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