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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.

Oct 8, 2018

Carl is the founder of BestMe, a FUNctional movement coach and plays advocate. He strongly believes that through attaining certain foundational movements and applying the principle of play everyone will get the most out of life. He knows this as he is also a father and is constantly learning from his daughters. They are often seen playing in the garden, cooking together or crawling around the backyard playing animals!


He has been in the health and fitness industry for 15 years. Carl has been actively involved in corporate health, has run health retreats, is a quoted health professional in Good Health magazine, has presented health and fitness seminars around New Zealand and internationally. He is a co-founder of Wellington’s fully integrated gym HealthFit Collective.

Today we discuss

  • Developing self-identity
  • Bodybuilding fails
  • Learning
  • Health
  • Epigenetics
  • Business
  • Podcasting
  • And of course getting UNCOMFORTABLE


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Show Notes:

  • Challenges gave by his lecturer that time(8.10)
  • He played Cricket so well! (12.10)
  • When he realized the time for a change (14.40)
  • His bodybuilding story (16.10)
  • Why he get into Public Speaking (21.10)
  • Attitude to discomfort (23.10)
  • His purpose or vision (25.40)
  • Recalling the Uncomfortable situations he faced for his kids (31.10)
  • How to structure the reflection of time (36.00)
  • About Epigenetics, his recent activities in here (43.10)
  • The focus of his Program (51.10)
  • Increase to the awareness of decision making (53.10)
  • Last Uncomfortable thing for him (54.40)
  • Next Uncomfortable thing for him (56.10)
  • Strategies to approach Uncomfortable situations (57.50)
  • Challenge for listeners this week (59.50)