[Podcast] Ep06: The Way Is Simple, but the Road Takes Courage

In this episode I speak with Janace Tashjian and Natalie Baker, two members of my initial test group as we wrap up week 7. We discuss their successes and setbacks in their first seven weeks, how to stay motivated even during periods of intense stress, and the idea of “Coming out of the health closet” and not being ashamed to want to live healthier despite being surrounded by those who might encourage you to do otherwise.

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Our Guests:

Janace Tashjian

Natalie Baker

Show Credits:

This episode was edited by Michael Schmidt, show notes were written by Matt Christensen (@mchristensen), and the show was executive produced by Kanen Flowers (@iamkanen). We are a member of the THAT STUDIO podcast network.

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Zack Arnold (ACE) is an award-winning Hollywood film editor (Cobra Kai, Empire, Burn Notice, Unsolved, Glee), a documentary director, father of 2, and the creator of the Optimize Yourself program. He helps ambitious creative professionals and entrepreneurs DO better and BE better. “Doing” better means learning how to more effectively manage your time, your energy, and your creativity so you can produce higher quality work in less time (and ultimately become a productivity ninja). “Being” better means doing all of the above while still prioritizing the most important people, things, and passions in your life…all without sacrificing your health (or sanity) in the process. Click to download Zack’s “Ultimate Guide to Optimizing Your Creativity (And Avoiding Burnout).”