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Aging with Vitality and Strength

Aging with Vitality and Strength

With: Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum

About the Episode

Discover how this 70-year-old health coach defies aging stereotypes and lifts 50-pound plates with ease. You won’t believe what she says about living a vibrant, healthy life at any age. Ready to be inspired? Stay tuned for the unexpected truth about aging and vitality.

In this episode, Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum shares her journey from a negative, failure mindset to embracing positive psychology and a growth mindset. The conversation delves into the transformative power of mindset, emphasizing the importance of a purpose-driven future and the role of health coaching in guiding lifestyle changes.

Imagine embracing a lifestyle where each decade brings more vitality, energy, and joy. It’s time to ditch the defeatist mindset and discover the empowering benefits of a growth mindset in aging.

Listen now to start aging with more vitality!

What We Discuss

Dr. Scheinbaum’s personal story and professional mission serve as inspiring examples of embracing a growth mindset and thriving in later stages of life. She highlights the challenge of unlearning traditional medical approaches when transitioning to health coaching and advocates for a client-centered, empowering coaching style. You’ll gain valuable insights into the principles of positive psychology, the impact of mindset on personal growth, and the significance of a purpose-driven future. Dr. Scheinbaum’s experiences offer compelling reasons to tune in and discover the transformative potential of a growth mindset in aging.

Redefining Aging: Embracing Vitality and Purpose

Dr. Scheinbaum challenges the notion that aging equates to decline, emphasizing that it is not the aging process itself but rather one’s mindset and behaviors that dictate one’s experience. By reframing aging as an opportunity for growth, exploration, and contribution, she inspires listeners to embrace each stage of life with purpose and enthusiasm, highlighting the transformative power of a positive outlook on aging.

The power of positive psychology

Positive psychology shifts the focus from what’s wrong with a person to what’s right, promoting personal growth and well-being. By embracing positive psychology principles, individuals can enhance their mindset and outlook on life, leading to greater resilience and happiness. Positive psychology emphasizes the importance of a positive and purpose-driven future, guiding individuals towards a fulfilling and meaningful life.

The benefits of a growth mindset

Embracing a growth mindset allows for personal transformation and a positive outlook on aging. By focusing on what’s right with oneself rather than dwelling on limitations, individuals can thrive and continue to grow. Adopting a growth mindset in later stages of life can lead to a purpose-driven future and guide behavior towards a fulfilling lifestyle.

Guest Bio

Having devoted nearly four decades to clinical psychology, Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum is renowned for her expertise in positive psychology and mind-body medicine. She is also an author and host of the Health Coach Talk podcast. In collaboration with The Institute for Functional Medicine, she founded The Functional Medicine Coaching Academy in 2014, shaping the future of holistic healthcare.

Links

LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandra-scheinbaum-ph-d-17ba678/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/drscheinbaum
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sandra.scheinbaum/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drsandi/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FunctionalMedicineCoachingAcademy
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/functionalmedcoach/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drsandi
Website: https://functionalmedicinecoaching.org/
Complimentary Guides on Functional Medicine Health Coaching: http://fmcafreebook.com/

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Aging with Vitality and Strength
Aging with Vitality and Strength

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Aging with Vitality and Strength
Aging with Vitality and Strength

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This test evaluates the presence of harmful mycotoxins (toxins produced by molds).

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At home

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Urine

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Glutathione for 1 week, then bath or sauna.

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$299

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No insurance accepted
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At home

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Aging with Vitality and Strength

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Blood

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$260

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No insurance accepted
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At home

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Urine

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