Nov 28, 2018
American mixed martial artist and UFC competitor, Michelle Waterson, sits with Lisa to discuss strengthening your mind-body connection, using failure to motivate your success, and balancing diverse identities as a mother and a warrior.
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Michelle’s story and MMA being taboo for women [2:01]
Defying family expectations and tradition [3:45]
Live the life that you want to live [4:37]
Managing vulnerability inside and outside the octagon [5:34]
Accept that it happened and move on [6:45]
Failing means you’re still climbing [8:57]
Don’t start something without finishing it [10:45]
Embracing the challenge as your roots [12:34]
Exercising your mind [13:33]
Balancing identities between mother and fighter [14:25]
Practice being in the moment [16:45]
Building the mind-body connection [18:41]
Respecting your body as a key pillar of your lifestyle [21:25]
Leaning on family to motivate her passion [24:00]
Separating personal and professional life [28:42]
Being a mother is being a natural warrior [32:13]
Fighting in order to strengthen your inner voice [34:37]
The power of being able to flow [36:17]
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