110: Dorothy Beal on the Power of Self Love

 

 

Dorothy believes that movement has the power to transform your life and that one of the biggest barriers that can hold us back is our own mind.

 
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Dorothy Beal is a runner, a writer, and a body-positive activist who believes runners come in all shapes and sizes, and that if you run, you have a runner's body. She is the founder and creator of the I Have a Runner's Body and I Run This Body movement. As a marathon runner, Dorothy believes that movement has the power to transform your life and that one of the biggest barriers that can hold us back is our own mind. Today, we talk about when she first became a runner, digging in on the harder days, changing the way we approach health goals, and what prompted her to start her campaigns. Today, you’ll get motivated to start your self-love journey - whatever that may look like for you - whether it’s going for a run or getting started on another goal you’ve been wanting to accomplish.

 
 

Show Notes

What’s In This Episode:

  • The benefits of discovering your new passion or hobby

  • How Dorothy pushes through the low points to get to the high points

  • Dorothy’s secret to dealing with the days when you don't feel like showing up

  • Shifting our mindset to focus on health goals instead of getting caught up in numbers

  • Dorothy's inspiration to start her “I Run This Body” & “I Have A Runner's Body” campaigns

What To Do Next:


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“It's not just choosing running, it's choosing to make good choices that make me healthier and happier all day long.”

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