Aug 23, 2019
You can't control what happens to you, you can only control how you act. Bad stuff happens and life is not easy but we can be resilient and realize that this is the best life. I can look at everything negative in my life and we all have a million reasons to say why things suck but if you really look around and just be grateful, you realize that this is just the best life. - Danny-J Johnson
What does living the best life look like to you?
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Award-winning entrepreneur, Coach, Speaker, and Co-Host of The Best Life Podcast, Danny-J Johnson returns to share how she is flipping the script about how society sees depression, the help she knew she deserved to help her suicidal thoughts, how to use social media responsibly as an Influencer to express and spread greater consciousness, what she did to prepare for her Rythmia plant medicine ceremony and post-integration as well as the life lessons and revelations that came to her when her marriage ended.
Listen and find out how to set healthy boundaries for yourself around social media to enjoy your best life.
At The Best Life Podcast, your hosts, Danny-J Johnson and Jill Coleman talk about everything from: success, money, relationships, entrepreneurship, productivity, honest communication, positive psychology, and an abundance mindset.
What is the best life? It is the anti-basic life, anti-groundhog day, and a 3-D Version of Success of you creating a life that YOU choose.
Driven, passionate, fun and full of laughter, Danny-J Johnson, is a high-energy speaker who can dish it to you straight, but with just enough sugar to make you want more.
Danny-J, is a serial entrepreneur who has created multiple successful brands and online businesses with one underlying principle: “Make People More Awesome" She won Ali Brown’s 2012 Entrepreneur of the year award, lived through being paralyzed at age 22 and was a suicidal and pregnant teen, with quite a turn-around story.
She owned a very successful personal training and online-training business, No Excuses Fitness, and has helped thousands of people shed unwanted body fat and find inner confidence. She coached fitness competitors to the stage and has even graced the stage as a National Level Athlete and Fitness Magazine Cover Model herself.
"When people observe your life and they think everything is going great for you, you're perfect, or you have everything together, it's hard to admit that you don't have it altogether. There's still a lot of stigma around depression and people asking, "Well, what do you have to be depressed about? You have everything going for you." I have amazing friends, I have all the tools, and I know what to do. Our podcast is called The Best Life because we literally feel like we have the best lives and we get to choose that. I believe in choice and that we get to choose happiness." - Danny-J Johnson
"There are no new stories. A lot of our feelings are the same but we all have unique biochemistry and situations in life. You could have a cheating spouse, mourn someone's death, or get rejected from a job and still react the same way. We are all figuring life out based on all of our unique experiences and then finding the common thread in each one." - Danny-J Johnson
"A couple of years ago when I wasn't well and I was gaining all of this weight, I was following so many other fitness influencers and models on social media. Reading their messages of 'Getting in two a day,' or 'No excuses,' triggered these constant internal battles of feeling guilty that I wasn't working out even though knew I needed to heal by resting. So, I started to unfollow them based on whether their content made me feel bad about myself or if I was judging them. It's not their fault that I felt this way; they're living their own lives but I needed to unfollow people who weren't serving me. This wasn't about me watching all of them, this was about me staying grounded by putting all of my focus back on myself." - Danny-J Johnson