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The Balanced Life

104 EpisodesProduced by Robin LongWebsite

Robin Long, Pilates instructor and founder of The Balanced Life hosts a place for honest conversations on health, wellness, self-care, work/life balance, and everything in between. We’ll cover it all and provide inspiration, resources, and practical tips to help you create your own uniquely balanced… read more


31: Tina Lifford: Self-Talk, Well-Being, and How Our Thoughts Affect Our Lives

When we think fitness, we tend to jump to workouts and diets, but mental health is a major and important aspect of fitness. Having a healthy relationship with our thoughts and patterns is the most fundamental step to creating a happier and sustainable lifestyle. 

Today's guest, Tina Lifford, is not only a critically acclaimed Hollywood actress from Parenthood and Queen Sugar but is also the CEO of the Inner-Fitness Project. The Inner-Fitness Project gives people the strategies and tools they need in order to properly self-reflect and create awareness within themselves. 

Join Robin in this fascinating episode to learn more about how to interrupt old thought patterns and exercise your internal choices. 

Show Highlights: 

  • Who is Tina Lifford and what it looks like to find your identity 
  • What a typical day looks like for Tina Lifford 
  • Maintaining habits when traveling 
  • Incorporating movement into daily life that fits your personal preferences
  • Deepening awareness of your thoughts and how you can challenge your thinking 
  • How to control your thinking and actions through the journey of engaging with ideas 
  • How to dismantle old beliefs and establish a new way of thinking 
  • The importance of recognizing how thoughts manifest and how to let go of thoughts that are not serving you 
  • Creating awareness for past experiences in order to manage sabotaging cycles 
  • Creating strategies to interrupt old patterns and engage with them in a way that will create healthier patterns 
  • What is an inner-fitness workout and how to practically make change 


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We have created a promotional code for The Balanced Life community. If they enter "BalancedLife" at checkout they will get $10 off any of our workout classes for 2020.

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