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Wellness + Wisdom with Josh Trent

The Wellness + Wisdom Podcast is a global collective dedicated to mastering physical and emotional intelligence for humans to thrive in our modern world.

In this podcast together we gather, apply and embody the wisdom needed for authentic well-being in the 21st century.

Each episode is artfully crafted to go an inch wide and a mile deep into the Pentagon of Wellness: Physical, Emotional, Mental, Spiritual & Financial.

Your host Josh Trent asks the questions no one else will ask to garner the truth about how to live a life of confidence, freedom, and optimal wellness—this is where together we walk the path of courage to cross the gap between knowing and doing.

Learn from world class leaders in the fields of physical intelligence, breathwork, emotional intelligence, behavior change, wellness, nutrition, behavioral psychology, habits, mindset, fitness, health, strength training, organic supplementation, biohacking, body transformation, psychedelics, mindfulness, meditation, neuroscience, mental health, spirituality, consciousness, the (7) pillars of wellness to live life well and (EI²)™ Emotional Intelligence + Inventory.

Feb 27, 2017

"You realize that when you get to the core of it, wellness is really about taking care of yourself physically, mentally, and spiritually. Paying attention to all three will affect how you show up for everyone else" - Ian Ryan on the importance of paying attention to our bodies and minds. 


For anyone who has ever felt the feelings of unworthiness that blocks them from living a fearless and healthy life, Ian Ryan is on a mission to inspire and share his message:

We are all worthy beyond measure.

On this episode of Wellness Force Radio episode, we'll discuss personal power, courage, and confidence needed to take imperfectly perfect action, knowing that anything is possible.

Ian Ryan is the creator and host of the Fearless and Healthy Podcasta top ranked iTunes podcast in health, self-help and education. With over 150 podcast episodes and counting, Ian has been interviewing some of the best minds in wellness and personal development that support grow in both mind and body.

Become Fearless and Healthy

With over 9 years experience as a highly sought after health coach, Ian believes in a holistic approach to wellness and putting a large emphasis on mastering mindset. His vision is to help one million people step into their true calling and live a healthy, confident and fearless life. Ian’s motivation to create was in large part influenced by his 25 year old brothers death in January 2015.

This tragedy was the catalyst behind his podcast, cross country move and desire to inspire people on a bigger scale. Ian believes that wellness can spark the change necessary to change lives both inside and out.

On this eye-opening show, Ian shares his top advice for coping with tragic loss, getting re-connected with yourself in a modern world, and the steps he believes will allow anyone to become the person they are meant to be. Discover how you can tap into your fears and make the changes to live the life that you desire.

Listen to Episode 101 as Ian Uncovers

  • How he helps people with busy schedules to really focus on improving their physical and mental health.
  • Why he values his alone time to focus on himself; especially during his morning rituals or breathing exercises.
  • His personal story of how gaining the college Freshman Fifteen was a real wake up call for him to focus on his health.
  • When he began building a career as a personal fitness trainer and what he learned from the initial experience.
  • How his brother, Casey, struggled with drug addiction and the impact his death had on him. Why this tragic experience really pushed him to work harder to help people with their health and wellness.
  • The moment when he decided to follow an uplifting life path and try to understand addiction by interviewing people for his magazine.
  • The difference between acting out of fear and acting out of love.
  • How we can begin to create behavior change and good habits.
  • The reason behind him asking himself the following questions after his brother's death, "What type of impact have I had on this world? Were the lives of other people going to be better because I was here? How am I going to make the lives of other people better?"
  • His fear of being video-taped and being seen in YouTube videos because of the reactions or comments that he would receive from the public.
  • Why people hold themselves back from achieving the health or self-expression that they want.
  • How we can choose our own journey by ignoring negative thoughts.
  • The power behind focusing on doing something that's going to help us get to where we want to be while serving other people at the same time.
  • Why there's no cookie cutter approach to living our lives. If we follow a "template" to live our lives, it can be so easy to get caught up in a shame spiral.
  • His morning ritual that he tries to follow each day.
  • Why it's okay if our morning isn't perfect and we don't do everything that we want to accomplish each day.
  • How he adjusts his morning routine if he's traveling or doesn't have the time to complete everything.
  • How he has used meditation as a tool to help him cope with the loss of his brother.
  • How meditation, stillness, and journaling all help to work our brain muscles and build cognitive strength.
  • Why it's okay to let go and not be consistent with journaling. We can give ourselves permission to not do something everyday.
  • The magic behind why our life journey doesn't have to be like anyone else's.
  • How positive thinking can change us: We don't have to live up to anyone's expectations and we're worthy on our own. 

Top 3 Takeaways From The Show

  • We don't have to allow a personal tragedy to lead us on a destructive path. We have the ability and power to live a life that can help others and as well as ourselves. If you're seeking to improve your life, you will find the right tools and assistance to help you get there.
  • It's very common for someone to be afraid of what other people think about them. For example, we can easily fear judgement and not being accepted by our peers. But guess what? People are actually way more caught up in their own lives and problems than you think they might be. Other people don't have time to judge us because they're more caught up with what is going on with themselves.
  • Many of us think we need to have a perfect morning ritual or a template to set ourselves up for the day, but life doesn't actually work like that. Life happens and the reality is that sometimes there's just not enough time to complete everything, but that's okay. Just use whatever time you have available to you to do something that empowers and motivates you to do your best each day. Even if you spend 10 minutes focusing on your breathing; that can be enough to start your day with positive emotions.

Power Quotes From Ian Ryan

"We're the architect of our own future and sometimes we forget that." - Ian Ryan of the Fearless and Healthy Podcast

"You realize that when you get to the core of it, wellness is really about taking care of yourself physically, mentally, and spiritually. Paying attention to all three will affect how you show up for everyone else. You realize that when you get to the core of it, wellness is really about taking care of yourself physically, mentally, and spiritually. Paying attention to all three will affect how you show up for everyone else."- Ian Ryan on the importance of paying attention to our bodies and minds.

"When we share the tragedies that we experience, it can help other people who are in similar situations." - Ian Ryan on how we can all heal by talking about difficult experiences.

"Although my brother's death is a difficult topic for me to talk about, that life event shifted everything for me because I realized that no one is promised tomorrow. So many of us look at life as if we have time to put things off, but the reality is that life can be snatched away from you at any moment." - Ian Ryan on the impact of his brother's death.

"A couple of different things can happen to the mind when we experience tragedy. We can either take it in a direction where we go into addiction or we can turn that pain into art and service for other people." - Josh Trent on how we cope with a tragedy.

"It's nice to have a game plan and clarity, but the reality is that all of the pieces aren't going to make sense before you have to jump in and take action. So many of us think we're waiting for this magic bullet for everything to come together. The reality is that we have to jump, take action, and then figure things out along the way because life is a journey. Whatever area we want to change, we have to be able to step into it and be okay with imperfect action." - Ian Ryan on why it's okay to make changes in life without a perfect game plan. 

"What type of impact do I want to make? I'm okay if my message doesn't resonate with everyone because it doesn't have to. However, if I don't do anything at all, then I'm not going to impact anyone." - Ian Ryan on how he got over his fear of sharing his message with YouTube videos.

"We're the architect of our own future and sometimes we forget that. We get into reaction mode to everything else that's going on in the world. But sometimes we have to take a step back, breathe, look at the vision we have of ourselves, visualize what we want, and try to act in alignment with the person that we want to try to become." - Ian Ryan on how we can create a clear purpose and vision for ourselves. 

"If I only had ten minutes to do a morning ritual, I wouldn't check my smartphone, laptop, or e-mail. I'd just sit there and be alone with my breath for a couple of minutes and be grounded. Even if it's just a 100 count breathing exercise, do something because I guarantee you that it's going to make a huge impact if you're consistent with it." - Ian Ryan on the benefits of doing breathing exercises on a daily basis even if we don't have a lot of time.

"First make the commitment and decide that you're worthy of change. Just get started and realize that things will get better over time. You're going to build that emotional and physical muscle. You're going to get to where you want to be, but you just have to take that first step." -Ian Ryan on how you can use today to get started and make changes in your own life.

"In life, we can either react to what this world throws at us in an unfavorable way or we can choose to tap into our hearts and live with purpose and power." - Ian Ryan from the Fearless and Healthy Podcast intro

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