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Uncomfortable is OK Podcast

Making it easier for you to get out of your comfort zone.

Chris Desmond explores the science, the stories, and the strategies of getting out of your comfort zone and finding your magic.

Jun 11, 2018

Jess is a cycling coach in Australia. She has a background in 24 hour Mountain bike racing and has won 3 World Championships and 3 Australian National Championships. She has had a few pivotal 'keystone' moments in her life that created a shift in her perspective. What she has come to learn is that Adversity is a GIFT and with it comes the opportunity to evolve and make a change. Going through the “pressure points” in life has the capacity to create magic moments and amazing outcomes.







Show notes:

  • She won 1000 kilometers race (3.22)
  • Thoughts about failure (8.48)
  • Did she start to doubt whether she should keep going or stop (11.04)
  • What She asked to her heart and mind (14.50)
  • In 2016 she retired on 24hours Solo Mountain Bike Racing (16.10)
  • She always avoided sports as a child (17.50)
  • 1987, the year she was diagnosed with Cancer (18.50)
  • How she fought against Cancer (19.40)
  • The strategies she learned from her Husband (22.00)
  • She became a Personal Trainer (23.52)
  • At the age of 32, she started the process of mountain biking (24.30)
  • 1% improvement a week (26.15)
  • What she learned from the race she lost recently (41.10)
  • How to get good at suffering (42.43)
  • Last Uncomfortable thing she did (45.05)
  • What she learned from her decisions (46.20)
  • Next Uncomfortable thing to do (47.40)
  • Her approach to Uncomfortable situations (50.50)
  • Challenge for listeners (55.30)