Episode 036: How to Stop Feeling Like Shit with Andrea Owen

Episode 036: How to Stop Feeling Like Shit with Andrea Owen
Andrea is a returning guest because her first episode kicked off and you guys loved it. This episode, we’re talking about her new book and it has literally the best title ever. It’s called, How to Stop Feeling Like Shit. We dove into all of the principles of how we are addicted to our own suffering and how we create structures in our lives that literally set us up to feel like shit. She talks through these principles and really breaks them down, making it easy. We extracted a lot of the value from the book and brought it to the show so you guys can really absorb a lot of what she has to say.

About Andrea Owen

Life coach. Author. Hellraiser. Andrea Owen is passionate about empowering women to value themselves and fiercely love who they are. She helps high-achieving women let go of perfectionism, control, and isolation and choosing courage and confidence instead. You can learn more at www.yourkickasslife.com.

Inside this episode, Andrea shares

  • 5:21- The difference between using food as a numbing mechanism and overeating.
  • 12:43- How we can express, feel and release our emotions in a safe way.
  • 16:00- Why the need to constantly “be strong” is detrimental to our health.
  • 22:00- Navigating through judgement and comparison.
  • 30:00- How we can identify and dismantle the imposter syndrome.
  • 35:26- How we can honor ourselves and take pride in our accomplishments.

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Meet Samantha Skelly

Samantha Skelly is an entrepreneur, motivational speaker, best-selling author, and emotional eating expert who has revolutionized the weight loss industry by examining the individual and underlying causes of eating disorders. She has shared her mission on an international platform and continues to spread her message and transform the lives of thousands of people through the Phoenix Formula, motivational speaking engagements, the Hungry for Happiness podcast, worldwide international retreats, and her Amazon best-selling book, Hungry for Happiness: One Woman’s Guide From Fighting Food to Finding Freedom.