OFM Metabolic Health Tip:  Reducing Stress Through Self Discovery and Healing

The journey to optimizing your fat metabolism involves more than just diet and exercise. One of the big factors we teach in our coaching and courses is managing stress levels. Truth be told, the chronic stressors found in our modern lives impact our health as much as having too much sugar and processed food.

In this enlightening podcast clip, Tina Hein shares her OFM journey and part of it being an intimate journey of self-discovery, re-evaluation, and the importance of being attuned to one's inner voice amidst the external noise.

As she confronts early menopause, societal pressures, and relationship challenges, we dive deep into understanding the importance of recognizing and healing childhood wounds, challenging societal norms, and truly connecting with one's true self.

Self-connection provides solid grounding which creates the basis for peace and freedom.

Key Takeaways:

Introspection and Self-Discovery

  • Coming to the realization that we might not be living our best lives.
  • Tina's journey into early menopause and its potential link to stress and ignoring her true self.
  • Importance of recognizing our personal stress levels and understanding the impact of chronic stress on our nervous system and overall health..

Challenging Societal Beliefs:

  • Unlearning societal pressures and norms from family, friends, fashion, movies, TV and social media.
  • Recognizing and breaking away from the damaging messaging found in modern culture and media which we constantly receive about self-worth and value.

Childhood Wounding:

  • The concept of childhood wounding through trauma or perceived emotional harm.
  • How unresolved childhood issues manifest in differing forms up to and through adult life that constantly re-enforce patterns of self-worth.
  • Recognizing patterns and actively working towards breaking them to make more informed life decisions.

Relationship Dynamics:

  • Recognizing the "reversed polarity" in relationships.
  • Importance of open communication, understanding each other's needs, and avoiding passive-aggressive behaviors.
  • Reflection on a profound lesson from "The Queen's Code" and its impact on relationship dynamics.

Reconnecting with One's Body:

  • Understanding and tuning into one's physiology and the importance of being in tune with one's own body.
  • Tina’s personal journey in relearning her body, particularly her relationship with her belly.
  • Importance of meditation and self-awareness in truly understanding oneself.

Closing Thoughts:

  • The necessity of creating an inner sanctuary for self-reflection.
  • The vulnerability and susceptibility to external messaging  that arises when one is disconnected from themselves, their goals and their desires.
  • Encouragement for listeners to prioritize self-awareness, internal listening, and genuine self-care.

Recommended Reading:

"The Queen's Code" - A transformative book on understanding and improving relationship dynamics.