An Organic Journey - A Podcast on Natural Lifestyles

Building a lifetime of Natural Selfcare One Tiny Habit at a Time Alka Chopra | Wellness Warrior

November 08, 2020 Theresa Quitto-Dickerson Season 1 Episode 12
An Organic Journey - A Podcast on Natural Lifestyles
Building a lifetime of Natural Selfcare One Tiny Habit at a Time Alka Chopra | Wellness Warrior
Show Notes

“Making self-care a lifestyle and a culture”

 

Do you put off self-care? Do you remember the last time you just spent a day focusing on you and only you? Our guest today is Alka Chopra is registered dietician and certified diabetes educator. She also educates individuals on self-care. Alka has some amazing tips and steps to build tiny habits and create a positive relationship with ourselves that we can then use to create a lifestyle.

 

Podcast episode summary

·         Alka’s lifestyle and habit building (3:55)

·         Being happy with your own self and building habits (6:20)

·         Self-care and the dopamine effect (9:40)

·         Alka’s 6 questions or steps to put yourself first (12:30)

·         How to overcome hurdles or challenges (27:44)

·         Who and where to reach out for support (31:10)

·         What Alka does and why it’s important (33:30)

 

Quotes

“I have seen people make choices…. When you are designing your life, you are really designing your life by the choices you make…. How you want to make your life look like….” (2:17)

 

“Self-care is not a onetime thing…. there is going to be a tomorrow…. self-care is not a onetime approach…. you have to invest in yourself every single day” (4:41)

 

“You can frame your life, you can design your life with tiny habits” (6:09)

 

“Tiny changes leads can actually lead to habit, it’s a behaviour change…. when you start changing small tiny things in your life….and then you feel good about yourself” (6:36)

 

“Self-care is selfish… it’s not…it’s an investment in your family and your loved one’s” (11:57)

 

“If you don’t ask…no one knows what’s going on with you” (32:17)

 

“The real meaning of selfcare has become a little distorted… so people really need to understand what self-care is really all about and It is not a one-time thing…. You need to invest yourself every sing day, every single day…. One habit, one week at a time, so if you choose to change one habit, give yourself one week to feel the impact and then you will know” (39:05)

 

References

Tiny Habits: The small changes that change everything by BJ Fogg (6:20) https://tinyhabits.com/book/



Our guest

Alka’s website: https://www.alkachopra.ca

*Self-care day July 24 (40:20): 12 module Course: Tiny habits mighty transformations Alka’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alkachoprard/

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