MW081 — Mental Strength Coach & Yogi, Cara Bradley: On The Verge Of An Awakened Life (REPLAY)

This episode originally aired on The Meaningful Way | Episode 13

On our final episode of The Meaningful Way, we’re taking a moment to pause and reflect: what is the experience of life that you really, truly desire? Our previous guest, Cara Bradley, explores just that — digging deeper into your life and enjoying it to the fullest.

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How’ve you been? How often have you answered that question with “busy”? All too often we read about the latest planners, apps, and practices that’ll help organize our hectic schedules, so we can find a few moments of peace. Cara Bradley is here to tell you that living a fully awakened life doesn’t add any more time to your already busy schedule. It doesn’t require you to do anything more and it doesn’t cost you a thing.

Cara Bradley is the author of On The Verge: Wake Up, Show Up and Shine. She’s also a mental strength coach, yoga and meditation teacher, lifelong entrepreneur and former pro skater for Roller Blade. Bradley’s three decades of mind training, movement, and personal transformation has been adopted by Villanova University Football and Basketball, Yale University Soccer, and Penn State University Basketball teams.  She’s also a frequent contributor to The Huffington Post, MindBodyGreen, Mindful Magazine, and many others.

Shift beyond your to-do lists and drama-filled stories and discover what it means to LIVE on the verge!

Key Takeaways:

You’re on a roll! Look at you…buzzing away, checking things off your to-do list, multitasking like a CHAMP and nothing’s shifting your focus. But, are you living in the experience you’re having? Would you even know how to recognize it if you did? Here’s what to look for… [4:53].

You’re looking for more! Research says the top 2016 New Year’s resolution is “to enjoy life to the fullest,” but doing so doesn’t need to cost you a dime or add to your busy life. Ready to live in high definition? Find out what that means… [8:05].

You’re a player in the game! The comparison game, that is. Getting lost in your own self-judgment? And no matter what you do, the constant self-loathing won’t let loose? The ONE thing you need to do to rid yourself of your critical habitual pattern is… [16:08].

Starting your day! Having consistent morning routines, even just one simple thing, like having hot coffee or getting a quick snuggle in with your child before you’re off to work, can set the tone for your state of mind. The one phenomenal morning practice that’s GUARANTEED to give you the best start of your day is… [19:37].

Tune in and turn the volume up for a dose of inspiration and life lessons. That’s how we Live Lead and Play! 

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Meet the host, Luke Iorio
All you really need to know is this: Luke Iorio is a dad, a spouse, an entrepreneur, a conscious growth strategist, coach, blogger, podcaster, a wide-angled observer, and enthusiastic participant in the game of life who seeks to ask and answer, “What’s truly possible?”
So where does that all come from? Well, for that we need to answer this: How does a shy kid from the suburbs of New Jersey grow up to become a conscious strategist, sought-after coach and speaker, and disrupter of life’s “good enough” status quo?
In a nutshell, Luke intentionally pushed through some of his most palpable moments, or what he calls inflection points. These moments included standing on stage, gripping a microphone, and getting totally out of his comfort zone. This repeated intention to “choose different” has catapulted Luke toward stellar success.
So, what happens AFTER you choose…when you start to take meaningful action? That’s when an inflection point becomes an open road — a pathway to living your intended purpose.
Luke’s path looks something like this…he became President of The Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching at age 32, and has since graduated more than 11,000 coaches, leaders, athletes, and professionals across 44 countries, all of whom share his vision and desire for expanding our human potential and creating lasting, conscious change.
You could say Luke’s manifesto reads something like an everyday philosopher and spirited entrepreneur having been inspired early on by the likes of Napoleon Hill and Og Mandino. Nowadays, his intrinsic curiosity and wisdom is paying off as a media personality quoted on The Huffington Post, Fox Business, and Next Avenue, and most recently taking to the airwaves to entertain life’s pivotal questions with the help of celebrated thought leaders, mentors, and everyday unsung heroes.

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