Are you looking for a big push? How can a wild goal push you to become an entirely new version of yourself? Why should you be mindful of the words you use to describe your abilities?
In this podcast episode, Joe Sanok speaks with Eric Deeter about the marathon mindset and achieving a wild goal.
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Meet Eric Deeter
Eric Deeter wanted to do something epic, but he couldn’t get himself unstuck. He had set himself subconscious limits.
Then he found the key to unlocking the power of his subconscious mind. He dropped 30 pounds. He ran a 50-mile race. The year after, he ran 100-miles.
To change your life or to run crazy distances, you just have to keep moving forward. As a mindset coach, Eric helps his clients go after their Epic Thing. Eric believes you are meant to have an epic life — where you show up as your most authentic, awesome, and confident self. And you need an ultramarathon mindset to live an epic life and go after your wildest goals.
In This Podcast
- The power of a wild goal
- Be mindful of your words
- Eric’s advice to private practitioners
The power of a wild goal
Your mind and your body will evolve regardless of whether you are directing it or not. The habits and unintentional things that you do pile up until they become your lifestyle or the way you run your business.
A year from now I was going to run 50 miles. That was a big decision that I made and I didn’t tell anybody that was my goal when I started running … going into the mindset of “I’m not accepting the fact that people have to slow down, or have to pull back on what they think they can do … as they get older”. (Eric Deeter)
Because everything is evolving with what you give it, rather be proactive, take the initiative, and sit at the helm of your life, instead of watching it pass you by.
Be mindful of your words
Be careful not to put yourself down, or to internalize the way other people speak to you as the indicator of your abilities.
The words that they use were bringing their mindset down … you do not have to accept [what people say], all you have to do is say “well, I’m not good at it yet” because … if you’re saying you’re not good at it, it puts a damper on things, but if you say “I’m not good at it yet” it means [that] you’re on your way and still working on it. (Eric Deeter)
How you speak can impact the way you perceive the world around you, so make sure that you give yourself – and the world – room to see you grow into a more developed and experienced version of yourself.
Eric’s advice to private practitioners
You can do more than you think. People tend to think in patterns, so find a way to change the routine of these patterns to get yourself to do something truly epic and light a fire in your ambition and passion.
Books mentioned in this episode:
BOOK | Joe Dispenza – Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One
BOOK | Michael Alan Singer – The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself
BOOK | Michael Alan Singer – Living from a Place of Surrender: The Untethered Soul in Action
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- Visit Eric Deeter’s website and connect with him on Facebook and Instagram
- Listen to The Ultra Marathon Mindset Podcast and connect with them on Instagram
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Meet Joe Sanok
Joe Sanok helps counselors to create thriving practices that are the envy of other counselors. He has helped counselors to grow their businesses by 50-500% and is proud of all the private practice owners that are growing their income, influence, and impact on the world. Click here to explore consulting with Joe.
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