#25 Fin McKenna-Fox Pt 2/2 – Listen To What Your Body Needs, Learn To be Happy In The Skin That You’re In.

The Pursuit of Enhancement Podcast Episode 24

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Welcome to Episode 24 of  The Pursuit of Enhancement Podcast.

My name is Peter Ledwidge and I am your host.

Each week I sit down to talk in-depth with guests that push the boundaries of conventional living, driven by the singular pursuit of being on an unrelenting quest to continually expand the horizons of their body, mind and spirit.

The aim is to learn more about them and from them; their story, the work they are doing, the highs, the lows, the triumphs, the heartaches and everything in between.

The hope is that these conversations might spark something within you that gives you cause for self-reflection, inspires you to embark on your own journey of self-discovery or gives you the courage to take a chance and go after your goals.

Fin McKenna-Fox

@complete_body_approach

FIN PT 2.4This week is part 2 of my conversation with Fin McKenna-Fox, Movement Therapist & founder of Complete Body Approach; a Movement Therapy & Lifestyle Coaching practice in Perth, WA.

If you missed part 1 you can check out the details here.

Last week was a look at Fin’s personal and professional journey that brought him to where he is today.

Part 2

This week on the podcast we talk about

  • stripping back, living within your means, looking at what’s important to you, the value that you are putting on your life and the interactions you want to have.
  • Reconnecting with nature while still have a foot in the present, a view to the future, but taking cues from our past and not losing touch with simple notions to keep us grounded.FIN PT 2.3
  • Rising levels of anxiety and depression, how to find balance from it
  • I ask Fin specific questions relating to movement and in particular relating to running
  • In relation to movement Fin explains classical vs romantic approaches to movement, incorporating a play element, exploration, getting fun out your training rather than just adhering black and white to a program
  • Transitioning to zero drop shoes from more conventional shoes with a high heel toe drop
  • How something so simple as earthing and grounding can have such a profound impact on our health and inflammation markers, which are a key contributor to many ailments.
  • Healthy day to day habits to find the balance between modern life but letting it become all consuming, getting back with earth and simple factors or life
  • The power of whole food and how we can heal ourselves by our diet and lifestyle choices.

Above all this is a conversation about being happy in the skin that your in, being content with yourself, finding the power to be able to trust yourself, your gut feelings and your intuition, we shouldn’t have to do things just because it’s the norm or what’s expected, we should do things that’s in tune with ourselves and the more we can do that the better off we might be.

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FIN PT 2.1

Connect with Fin

You can find Fin on Instagram or Facebook

Website coming soon!

Resources Mentioned

Tony Riddle

Earth Runners

Don Tolman – Base Camp for health

End of Episode 25

And that brings us to the end of today’s episode.

For me one of the major themes throughout the conversation was just about doing what feels right to you and not worrying so much about what others might think or say and do things that you know are going to be nourishing to yourself

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I’m Peter Ledwidge, this is the Pursuit of Enhancement podcast and I will catch you next week..

In the mean time remember to

Be kind

Work hard

Stay humble

And smile often.

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