Getting Out of Your Own Way on the Wellness Journey
with JJ Virgin, CNS, BCHN, EP-C
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In this episode, we speak with JJ Virgin about how we can shift our mindset on the healing path. JJ is a triple-board certified nutrition expert and Fitness Hall of Famer. She is a passionate advocate of eating and exercising smarter. She and her team help people stay fired up and healthy as they age, so they feel the best they ever have at age 40+.
JJ is a prominent TV and media personality, whose previous features include co-host of TLC’s Freaky Eaters, 2 years as the on-camera nutritionist for Weight Loss Challenges on Dr. Phil, and appearances on PBS, Dr. Oz, Rachael Ray, Access Hollywood, and the TODAY Show. She also speaks regularly and has shared the stage with notables including Seth Godin, Lisa Nichols, Gary Vaynerchuk, Mark Hyman, Dan Buettner, and Mary Morrissey.
JJ is the author of four NY Times bestsellers: The Virgin Diet, The Virgin Diet Cookbook, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet, along with the Cookbook. Her latest book, Warrior Mom: 7 Secrets to Bold, Brave Resilience, shows caregivers everywhere how to be strong, positive leaders for their families, while exploring the inspirational lessons JJ learned as she fought for her own son’s life.
Join us as we chat with JJ about how to uplevel our mindset. Tune in to hear our discussion!
Listen/Watch time: 36 minutes
In life, all you need is the littlest bit of hope.
– jj virgin
- (02:52) What inspired JJ to write Warrior Mom: 7 Secrets to Bold, Brave Resilience?
- (16:55) Is being a Warrior Mom the same as being a Super Mom?
- (25:51) How does JJ balance it all?
- (31:15) JJ’s actionable takeaways
We’re all caretakers—especially women. We caretake for our kids, we caretake for our parents, we caretake for our friends and our spouses. What we don’t normally do is caretake for ourselves.
– jj virgin