The Bevan James Eyles Show - The Fitness Behaviour Podcast (general)

We all go through insecure times in our lives. Unfortunately for many of us we deal with this in ways that make our lives worse off. Ideally we want to get through these time in the healthiest way possible. In this episode I share my approach to healthily dealing with my insecure times.

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Is it time for you to quit a certain area of your life?

We are looking at areas that aren’t necessarily bad for you, they can be ones that offered a lot of value in the past but now don’t provide any growth of development.

In this episode we dig deep into this, so you can keep growing and evolving yourself as time goes on.

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In this episode I break down how you can have your best ‘lived experience’ in your day to day life. This is about you having the emotional states you love in your daily life, so you get the most of what life has to offer.

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In this episode I break down how you can have your best ‘lived experience’ in your day to day life. This is about you having the emotional states you love in your daily life, so you get the most of what life has to offer.

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This week I have an interview with www.passionfit.co.uk owner Loren Ward. She shares what they do to create a fitness community that brings the best out in people.

Go to www.passtionfit.co.uk to find out more about what they do there.

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When we have negative memories in certain areas of our lives, we can limit our possibility of developing ourselves in these areas. Imagine if you had a tool that could help you create better memories, ones that help you move towards the growth you desire.

In this episode, I share a technique that you can use to do this in your life.

 

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Jean Scott is a world leading personal trainer that has achieved many amazing things in the fitness industry. She has a wealth of knowledge in how to bring the best out in people.

In this episode Jean shares some of these amazing insights with you.

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In this episode I cover three topics:

  • How you can use your words in powerful ways.
  • How to healthily deal with frustration in others.
  • What to do when you are losing your mojo with exercise.

Feel free to share with your world.

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In this episode I have an interview with the author of Mental Fitness, Dr Paul Wood. He passionately shares many of the lessons in his book.

To get the book click here: https://www.harpercollins.co.nz/9781775541677/mental-fitness/

You can follow Paul here: https://paulwood.com

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Recently I read Dr Paul Wood’s book Mental Fitness, which you can get here. In it he teaches tools around how to understand your stress levels and what to do when you are getting to a high level of distress.

In this episode I share these tools with you so you can become better at staying away from the negative effects of stress and keep yourself in a healthier place in your life.

 

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In this episode I cover three different topics, these are:

- Catching emotional bids in your life 

- How decade ages leads to inspirational change

- What Superman taught me

Sign up for my free weekly video education called ‘Keep Active with Bevan’ by clicking here: https://www.keepactivewithbevan.co.nz 

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Yuri Elkaim is a New York Times bestselling author who turned his own health challenge (losing all of his hair at the age of 17) into a business that helped more than 500,000 people to better health

and now the CEO of Healthpreneur®, a training and consulting company that helps health professionals and coaches build thriving virtual practices.

In this episode, we learn lessons around healthy living from Yuri.

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In this episode, I introduce the idea of ‘going back to default’ in your life. This is when you try to make progress but you end up back where you started. I cover how this works and give you strategies that help you find higher-level defaults in your life.  

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In this episode I have an interview with Mark McKeon.

Mark is the designer of the widely practiced ‘Every Day Counts’ and ‘Go Zone’ training programs.

He spent 18 years in the AFL first as a Player, then as a High-Performance Coach, including 5 years with the Victorian State of Origin Team. Member of the Collingwood Hall of Fame. Former Magazine Editor. Author of 4 books, with numerous international reprints or translations

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In this episode, I cover three different topics:

- The importance of understanding your mission
- How to get your mojo back when you are coming back to exercise
- Improving the transitions in your life.

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Do you find that you give up too easily in life? Do you quit when you get uncomfortable, and the effort gets hard? If so, how does this hold you back in life?

On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles Show, I break down how you can become more successful in your effort moments. So you can actually persevere through the moments that will help you be a higher level self.

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Jolies Glassman is a world leading fitness trainer. She has been working in the industry for over 30 years, helping thousands of people achieve growth through fitness. On this episode Jolie shares many insights into how to be successful with exercise.

You can follow Jolie here.


Recently I had some awareness moments that made me realise that I need to create massive change in my life. This is change the will create a completely different future for me, a future which is exciting but isn’t clear. In this episode I share this experience and the insights that this time has taught me.


In this episode I have an interview with author Donald James. Donald discusses his debut book, Manners Will Take You Where Brains and Money Won’t: Wisdom from Momma and 35 Years at NASA, and why he believes manners, or the ways a person “shows up” in the world, are so important.

You can get his book here: www.donaldgregoryjames.com

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I have recently had a back operation. It’s a time where I could gain weight, lose more fitness than I need to, and struggle mentally. My aim is to get through this time in the healthiest way possible. In this episode I share my approach to being successful. I call it ‘The 7 Steps To Stay Healthy In Diminished Times’.


This week I have triathlon legend Emma Carney on the show. She covers her amazing career in the sport of triathlon. You can get her new book: Hard Wired - Life, Death, and Triathlon by clicking here.

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Clauda Wilson is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Nutrition (CSSD) and a Strength and Conditioning Specialist/Trainer (CSCS). She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health from West Chester University in Pennsylvania and her Master’s Degree in Nutrition from the University of Utah, with an emphasis in Sports Nutrition and Eating Disorders.

She is also the author of One Two Punch, which you can get here: www.onetwopunchbook.com

On this episode Claudia shares a lot of wisdom around how to be successful with nutrition in your life.

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Yasmin London is a speaker who focuses on courageous conversations, leadership mindset and digital wellbeing. She is also the Executive Director of ySafe, Australia’s leading social media and cyber safety education organisation. On this episode she shares insight into these important areas. 

You can follow Yasmin here: www.yasminlondon.com

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The filters we use to make decisions with can have a massive negative or positive affect on our lives. For this reason we need to have a good understanding of which filters work for, or against, us. On this episode I address this topic and give you tools to put better filters in place in your life. 


Recently I discovered that one of the biggest pieces of advice I love to give to my daughter may not be the most effective way to motivate good choices in her life. This discovery has completely shifted the language I use to motivate people and it’s proving to be very effective. On this episode I what I have learnt and how you can apply it to your life.

In this I mention the 5 year journal I use, you can get it from Amazon by clicking here.


On this episode I have an interview with Psychotherapist William Pullen. William has developed Dynamic Running Therapy, this is where he has therapy sessions while walking/running with his clients. William talks about how movement is a powerful medicine.

You can find William’s work here: www.williampullenpsychotherapist.com


On this episode I have an interview with Brodie Sharp. He's a physiotherapist who is passionate about helping people deal with injuries in the best way possible, both physically and psychologically. 

You can find Brodie at www.runsmarter.online


Are you someone who feels that you have imposter syndrome? Do you worry that at any moment you could get exposed and that your future may be on the line for this reasons. If you do make sure you listen to this episode as I share a great strategy to help you have confidence about your future.


On this episode I share 20 'Nudges' for Better Behaviours. These are strategies and tools that help you introduce and maintain behaviours that improve your life. 


Recently I did an interview on The Riding High Podcast. In the interview I covered topics that I haven’t covered on this show so I’m sharing with it with you.


Bri Williams is a keynote speaker, author, and specialist consultant who focuses on behaviour science.

On this episode Bri shares tools and strategies that help you perform at a higher level in your life.

You can follow Bri here: www.briwilliams.com


Matthew Thraxton is a world leading fitness professional who has travelled the world training and developing fitness instructors. He has a deep insight into how to bring the best out of people. 

On this episode Matthew shares these insights with you, so you can get the most out of your health and fitness. 


Do you have behaviours that damage your life? Are there some behaviours that you struggle to manage to a level which is healthy for you? 

In this podcast I introduce strategies that help you work through 3 key areas of your behaviours. By applying these strategies you’ll get better at removing behaviours that are bad for you, managing ones that you are up and down with, and embracing ones you do well with. This will allow you to be healthier in both body and mind. 


Andrew Huberman Ph.D. is an American neuroscientist and tenured professor in the Department of Neurobiology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has made numerous important contributions to the fields of brain development, brain plasticity, and neural regeneration and repair.

In this episode Andrew shares amazing insights from research in to higher human performance.

You can follow Andrew on Instagram and see his work at Huberman Lab.

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Brad Mooar is an assistant coach of the All Blacks rugby team. He is a man who has a passion for bringing the best out of people, sport, and the power of community.

In this episode Brad shares amazing insights from his years in coaching.


In these crazy times there can be a lot of worry. Unfortunately this worry can consume us and make our lives worse. In this episode I address this and give you strategies that help you deal with worry in healthier ways.

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In this episode I cover 3 different topics:

  1. How we need moments of mental relief in this crazy time.

  2. The importance of knowing who you are and staying on your path when uncertainty is in your life.

  3. How to deal with a lack of confidence in your life.


Lisa Osborne is one of the biggest names in fitness. As an athlete she has been a world champion in competitive Aerobics and has reached the highest level in the Crossfit Games. She is also a key figure for the world leading fitness brand Les Mills.

In this interview Lisa shares what drives her as an athlete, how she overcomes adversity, and shares insight into how to be a great fitness professional.

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Does this crazy moment in time make you regret the choices you have made in your life? or is it a time that reinforces the choices you have made? 

This is a big question to explore which can reveal where you need to develop yourself. This is what I do on this episode. I also give you a plan that can help you create change in your life. 

 


This week I have an interview with Kathleen Trotter.

Kathleen is a fitness expert, media personality, personal trainer, writer, life coach, and overall health enthusiast. She is the author ofFinding Your Fit: A Compassionate Trainer’s Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit and Your Fittest Future Self: Making Choices Today for a Happier, Healthier, Fitter Future You.

We go deep into all things health and fitness. You can find all of work at her website: www.kathleentrotter.com

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Are you finding that your exercise is falling away with what is happening with the Corona Virus? Is this leading you to an unhealthier place were you are feeling that you are losing yourself?

If so make sure you listen to this weeks show as I share the 4 keys to exercising in these crazy times. This will help you get the benefits you need from exercise, in a time where you need these the most.


Dr Greg Wells is a world leading health and performance expert. As a scientist and performance physiologist, he has dedicated his career to exploring and researching human limits and making that science understandable and actionable.

On this Episode Greg shares important advice that can help you healthily manage through these tough times.

You can find Greg’s work here: www.drgregwells.com


One of the listeners of the podcast sent through a question about how to stay present and enjoy the 'now' when you are chasing growth in your life. It was a good question so I decided to answer it on this episode.

If this is an area that you need to work on make sure you listen.  


Michael Hempseed is back on the show to talk about how childhood trauma impacts health in many adults. He covers what are the causes of trauma, the signs you have been affected by it, and how to work through trauma to create a healthier place in your life.

You can follow Michael here. Here are the resources Michael talked about on the show. Here’s the John Gottman book about growing emotionally intelligent children.

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Do you struggle with your discipline? If you do you are not alone as it’s an area that a lot of people feel they fail in.

In this episode I share some important lessons about discipline. These lessons will help you learn how to be more successful in this important area of your life.

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I recently did an interview with leading fitness professional Grant Goes on his Find Fit People Show. Grant has had a long career in fitness and is helping people learn how to be more successful with exercise.

In this episode I share this interview with you.

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While most of us create New Year’s resolutions many of us never create the change that we desire. This can lead to a place where we feel we are stuck and that we’ll never be the version of ourselves that we want to be. If you have identified that you want to change, creating this change is important.

On this episode I teach you a different approach to achieving your New Year’s resolutions, one that will give you a higher chance of being the version of you that you desire.


In my holiday version of the show I have an interview that I did with Anders Ericsson from a few years ago. Anders is leading academic in expertise and the author of Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise.

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In this episode I breakdown three different ideas:

1. How to manage stress by firstly not creating it

2. How it can be freeing when you reveal something you disguise about yourself

3. The cost of not figuring out the real problem you need to be working on

There’s a lot to reflect on in this show, enjoy.

 


This week I have an interview with Laura VanZee Taylor.

Laura is an award winning documentary director who has recently released ‘I am Maris’, a documentary about Maris, a young woman with an eating disorder and how yoga helped her move to a healthier place.

In this interview, we talk about Laura’s interesting career, the making of the documentary, and what she has learnt about eating disorders through this experience. 

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I had an experience recently which made me think that there needs to be healthier ways to interact with others. On this episode I discuss my experience and put a challenge to you which could help shift our personal interactions to develop stronger, healthier connections.

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Jess McGregor is a qualified nutritionist and has a degree in Sports and Exercise Science. She’s always had a passion for health and fitness and in more recent times has put her focus into helping guild parents with childern’s nutrition. On this episode Jess shares many insights into how you can help the children in your life be healthier in their first 1000 days.


Many of us get frustrated when we have areas in our lives that we want to improve but often we don't know how to start or once we do, we give up or lose motivation. These areas become our ‘should do’s’ that ultimately lead to disappointment within ourselves.

Recently, I’ve introduced a tool into my life that has helped me make massive shifts in the areas I wanted to improve. On this episode I introduce this tool to you which may help.


Lee Stoner is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of North Carolina. He has a passion for helping people understand what it takes to ‘tune their tickers’. 

 

On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles show Lee and I talk about how academics create advice for people to follow1, what to look out for when choosing who to listen to, and he give some general advice on health and fitness.

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Some people never seem to be able to deliver in important moments in their lives, then there are other people who always deliver. Why is this the case?

On this episode I address this and share two key strategies that allow you to be successful in times when you are tested.

If you want to deliver in your important moments, listen now.


Scott Stein has worked with thousands of leaders around the world helping them to become better leaders by fast-tracking their thinking and their approach with people. Scott is a highly sought after international speaker and mentor who has worked with a range of global and Australian businesses. He has a Master’s Degree in Communications and taught Communication and Public Speaking at Central Michigan University.

On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles Show share some amazing leadership tips. 

You can find Scott at www.scottstein.com

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On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles show I cover two different topics:

1. Learning Consistency: We all know that consistency is important for success but many people don't know how to be consistent. In this section break down how you can learn to be consistent in your life. 

2. Protecting Your Tools: We all have tools that help us through out tough times but sometimes we work against these tools so we can't get the value of what they can offer. I address how to overcome this in this section. 


On this episode, I have an interview with High Performance Coach John Quinn

Here’s John’s Bio: John is currently working for High Performance Sport New Zealand, Crusaders Rugby, Mainland Tactix Netball, New Zealand Rugby, New Zealand Bowls, Canterbury Cricket and Christs’ College. Outside the sporting arena, John has worked with businesses and providing services such as leadership, interpersonal skill, mentoring and wellness within the workplace.

You can find John here: performancewellbeing.co.nz


On this episode, I cover two different topics: 

1. Diminishing your insults. This is about lessoning negative self-talk/perception so you can either let it go or focus on how to grow in that area.

2. The Distraction of Getting Started. Often we spend all of our time researching how to start an activity we would like to do, but we never start doing it. In this segment, I address this and give you ways to work through it so you actually do what you desire.


On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles show, I have interviews with two of New Zealand’s top fitness professionals, Em Grault and Mandi Jones.

We cover some deep topics that give you insight into their own journeys and what they have learned in helping others be successful with exercise.

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Many of us spend too much time on our phones. There can be guilt and a feeling that we are 'wasting our lives' because of our phone habits. While there is a place in our lives for the phone we want to learn how to manage this so we can get what we need from it and then spend more time on what is really important to us. 

In this episode I go through some big changes I have created with my phone habits over the last period of time, and what I have gained by doing this. I also give some steps on how you can have a better relationship with your phone. 


Glenn Marsden has had a career in fitness and photography. His work has taught him a lot about helping people and has lead to his passion project, The Imperfectly Perfect Campaign. This is a project to create more awareness of mental health through photography.

In this interview, Glenn shares insight into fitness, mental health, and finding your passion.

Click here to see The Imperfectly Perfect Campaign.

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Jase Te Patu has been in the fitness industry for over a quarter of a century. He is an international yoga and meditation teacher trainer, facilitator, keynote speaker and creator of M3 - Mindfulness for Children aged 5-10 years.

In the past, Jase was a presenter/trainer for Les Mills International. He has also taught dance in schools throughout Aotearoa and traveled Australasia as a professional performer. 

On this episode, Jason shares his powerful philosophy on health and fitness and how he's helping others to be more healthy in their lives. 

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_159_-_Jase_Te_Patu.mp3
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When we are trying to change or grow in any area in our life there is one thing we need to be good at - improving our ability with effort. We not only need to be great with putting in effort we need to learn to enjoy it.

On my latest podcast, I teach you why this is important and the steps you can take to improve putting effort into the right areas in your life. 

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On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles Show I have an interview with Mike Trott. Mike is a top fitness professional in the UK who is also in the academic world and is currently working on a study around exercise addiction.

We dig deep into this topic and Mike also shares some tips around how to be successful with your health and fitness.


Recently I've evolved a mindset tool that I have been using which is having a really powerful affect on me.

On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles Show I share this tool with you so you can see if you want to start using it and experience the benefits and shifts that I am.

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On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles show I have an interview with Reon Nolan. Reon Nolan was one of New Zealand’s hardened criminals. He first went to jail as a young teenager. He spent a total of 18 years in institutions and jail. He was beaten, abused, involved in drugs and the very worst of crimes both in and out of jail.

Today Reon is one of the few that has been able to break the cycle. He is a highly accomplished cyclist and he spends most of his time now converting other young people from lives of crime into good members of the community. His personal mission is to provide food, shelter, clothing, love and care for those that come out of prison, often at his own expense and to make them proud members of the community. 

We dig into Reon's work on the show. 

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On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles show I talk about what has been happening in Christchurch, my city, over the last week and in the main part of the show I dig into what happens when you let fear drive your life. 

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On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles show I have an interview with Michael Hempseed. Michael is a highly sought after Professional Speaker. There are several topics which he speaks on but his favourite topic is overcoming failure. In addition to his speaking career he writes numerous articles that have been published in national newspapers and international websites. 

You can follow Michael here. You can get his new book 'Being a True Hero' by clicking here


On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles Show I dig deep into the importance of boundaries in your life. So many people get to a place where they feel they are lost. This episode addresses this and teaches you how to put boundaries in place and get to a place where you are living a life that is healthy. 

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On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles Show I have an interview with Dr Sven Hansen. Sven runs The Resilience Institute which specialises in resilience training. In the interview Sven shares what resilience is, why it is important, and how we can improve it in our lives. He also shares some deep insights around living a healthy life. You can find Sven’s work here: www.resiliencei.com

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This episode of The Bevan James Eyles show addresses how to create change in your life. It has a focus on changing the areas where you have 'set in your ways' habits that could be improved but you resist. In the show Bevan teaches you a process that allows you to change these areas, so you can be more effective at what is important to you. 

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On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles show I have an interview with Dr Paul Woods. Paul has a fasinating story which started with a long term prison sentence. Within his prison time he turned his life around and trained in psychology. His academic focus has been on the relationships between people’s personalities and attributes, and how this knowledge can be used to better understand the complexity of human behaviour. The combination of personal experience and academic study has enabled Paul to identify and understand the universal steps towards achieving sustained and successful change.

On this show Paul shares many amazing insights from his life and from helping others. 

You can check out Pauls website here: www.whatsyourprison.com 

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_149_-_Dr_Paul_Wood.mp3
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Recently I received a question about food addiction. I did a lot of research into how this works and what to do about it. While I was doing this I came across the work of Lance Dodes, M.D. He's a world leading thinker on addiction. On this months show I have an interview with Lance. He shares a lot of insight into this topic. 

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_148_-_Lance_Dodes.mp3
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John Polley is a movement coach, educator and mentor who is passionate about helping people create a life where they are free to be themselves. John spends a lot of time creating education that teaches coaches and participants how to be successful around health and fitness. On this episode of the show John and I dig deep into some of the topics John is most passionate about. 

Here are the links that were mentioned in the interview: John's website www.jbfreelw.com.au, John's Facebook group, Christchurch Mentorship, Vibration Cert in Christchurch

 

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Wayne F Marriott is a conflict management and disputes resolution specialist who helps many corporations and individuals get better at dealing with challenging situations. He also has a passion for prison reform. On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles show Wayne shares many insights on how to be successful in dealing with conflict in your life. 

You can get in contact with Wayne at: www.waynemarriottt.co.nz


On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles show I share many of the little nuggets of wisdom I learnt at a leadership workshop I did recently. 

Here are the websites I mentioned on the show: www.allright.org.nz, www.depression.org.nz.

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_145_-_Little_nuggets_of_wisdom.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:27pm EDT

On the latest episode of The Bevan James Eyles Show I cover a couple topics that have been on my mind recently. First of all I talk about the importance of real human connection and then I introduce a concept called 'Personal Standard Statements'. These are a great way for you to see your strengths and also discover where you need to grow as a person. I also give you a way you can grow using 'Personal Standard Statements'. I hope you enjoy the show.  

 

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_144_-_The_people_youll_meet.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:41pm EDT

The latest episode of The Bevan James Eyles show has three different subjects. 

1. The amazing performance of Matt Russell

2. The Step Back Strategy. 

3. Can your world be a reflection of you if you are being true to yourself. 

There's a lot to think about with this episode. 

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_143_-_Can_you_create_your_world.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:24pm EDT

Jen Pillipow is passionate about helping people find a healthy way to deal with their nutritional side of their lives. Her approach is to look at the mental approach and teach the tools and strategies that leads to sustainable change. On this episode Jen shares her experience and some of the tools she uses to help people create change. 

You can check out her podcast, Brain Boss, here

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_142_-_Jen_Pillipow.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

In this episode of The Bevan James Eyles show I look into the cost of looking for short term solutions to the change you desire. I also approach a better way of creating long term sustainable change. 

 

You can check out www.my5kdream.com here. 


On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles Show I introduce the concept of a 'Healthy High Performer'. If you feel you are lacking in your health (because life is to busy), either physically or mentally, you want to listen to this episode. 

 

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_140_-_The_Healthy_High_Performer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:50pm EDT

Questions can be the best tools to help us work on ourselves. They have the ability to get us to reflect in ways that open up discoveries that can move us forward. On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles Show I share one of the hardest questions that I have ever had to confront. This is a challenging episode as it will make you reflect upon yourself in ways that you may have not thought of. 

 


On this episode I have an interview with Steve Gurney. Steve is one of the greatest endurance sports athletes of all time, winning the Coast to Coast adventure race 9 times. As well as being a top athlete Steve has worked as a coach/mentor, promoted active lives for childern, and has written books on his journey as a person. In this interview Steve shares many of the insights that live has taught him. 

You can find Steve's work at his website here: www.stevegurney.co.nz

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_138_-_Steve_Gurney.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:48pm EDT

On this episode I introduce the 'Story telling tool'. This is a tool that can have a massive influence on the way you experience the world. In the show I share an experience where this tool helped me in a big way. 

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_137_-_The_Story_Telling_Tool.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:37pm EDT

On this episode I introduce the 'Story telling tool'. This is a tool that can have a massive influence on the way you experience the world. In the show I share an experience where this tool helped me in a big way. 

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_137_-_The_Story_Telling_Tool.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:37pm EDT

On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles show I have an interview with Brett Robbo. Brett has worked within High Performance Sport, has created a mental strenght training programme and is passionate about helping people develop themselves. Brett shares some amazing insights into what it takes to be your best.

You can check out Brett's work on his website: www.yourlifeofimpact.com 

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_136_-_Brett_Robbo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:15pm EDT

I've been over in Germany doing some media work at an Ironman race. After I finished interviewing a lot of people I pushed record again and asked them these two questions - 1. What would advice would you give to a beginner exerciser about finding an exercise routine? 2. What does exercise bring to your life? 

Later on in the show I also have an interview with triathlon legend Erin Baker. This interview shows the wisdom that comes from someone who has spent their life growing as a person. 


On this episode I explore at how you look at things in life. More importantly I explore how this can limit you. From there I teach a method that allows you to see the world in a way that makes it work best for you.  

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_134_-_How_do_you_interpret_things.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:55pm EDT

Suli Tuitaupe is one of the biggest influences on my fitness career. He has an amazing ability to draw people to exercise and make it accessable to all levels. Suli is second to none with in his commitment to helping others lead a healthy lifestyle. In this interview Suli share some of his insight into how to have exercise in your life. 

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_133_-_Suli_Tuitaupe.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:21pm EDT

On this episode I talk about the concept called 'Moments of Motivation'. This is about you learning when you truly need motivation and what you need to do to be able to get through these times in the most successful way possible. Ideally if you can consistently win these you will be able to have long term success and growth. 

At the end of the episode I mention the Master Class for My 5k Dream. You can get it here: www.my5kdream.com/masterclass

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_132_-_Moments_of_motivation.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:10pm EDT

On this episode I introduce 'Bevan's Baby Steps for Movement'. The Baby Steps form the foundation of my commonsense advice on movement/exercise, and are the starting point for anyone ready to change their life from an unhealthy place to one where they are healthy.

Bevan's Baby Steps for Movement are:

Step 1: Learn how to get out the door. 

Step 2: Find a movement you love doing.

Step 3: Find the right ‘exercise’ world for you.

Step 4: At first set beginner goals.

Step 5: Learn how to challenge yourself with movement.

Step 6: Live with the perspective that 'your life is better when you have movement it in'.

Step 7: Always look to growth with exercise/movement. 


On the latest episode of The Bevan James Eyles Show I have an interview with Dr Laura Pfeifer. Laura is passionate about broadening the role of a medical professional - to give their clients the tools and support to maintain a healthy lifestyle (and stay away from avoidable medical conditions).

In our interview she shares many great thoughts on how we can lead a healthier life. 

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_130_-_Dr_Laura_Pfeifer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:09pm EDT

On this episode of The Bevan James Eyles show I cover three different areas: 

  1. I dig deeper into the work that we did on the last episode, where we looked at developing your character traits (both performance and moral).
  2. I then go into the value of having sport in your life and how it's something that we should all aim to participate in. 
  3. In the main section of the show I look at when is it not a good time to make big decisions in your life. I then look at how you can work through these times, so you can get to a place where you can make wise decisions. 

Go to www.bevanjameseyles.com for the show notes and to become a Patron. 

 

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_129_-_3_Key_Points.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:41pm EDT

With the Australian Cricket Team being caught ball tampering recently, sporting cheats has been a big topic of conversation. This is a topic that allows us to explore 'character traits' and how the can affect our lives. In this episode I explore a new way to look at character building and give a method that can help you develop yours. 

In this show I mention Jim Loehr's book The Only Way to Win, which you can get by clicking here

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_128_-_Character_Building.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:10pm EDT

Johann Hari is the author of 'Chasing the Scream' and more recently 'Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Cause of Depression - and the Unexpected Solutions'. 

In this episode of The Bevan James Eyles show Johann shares deep insights into the causes of depression and how we can move forward in this area. 

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_127_-_Johann_Hari.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:45pm EDT

This episode covers a few topics, these include: 

- What to do when you have given up on yourself. 

- How to change your focus when you are pulled away from what is really important. 

- Then in the main part of the show I dig into persistence, why it's important and how to become a person who is strong in this area. 

 

 


Bevan Lawson is a Mental Skills coach. On this episode Bevan shares how he works with his clients and what they work through to progress in this area. There's lots of good insight into how to improve your mental skills. 

 

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_125_-_Bevan_Lawson_on_Mental_Skills.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:36pm EDT

Johann Hari has recently released his new book, Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression - and the Unexpected Solutions. I feel this is one of the most important books of our time so on todays show I breakdown this book and share my thoughts on some of the insights in it. 

I highly recommend you get this book and share it with your world. 

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_124_-_Lost_Connections.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:20pm EDT

Richard Denniss is the Chief Economist at The Australia Institute. He is public policy commentator and the author of two great books, Affluenza and Curing Affluenza. On this episode Richard discusses what Affluenza is, how it effects the individual and society as a whole, and the actions we can take to avoid it. You can follow Richard on Twitter by clicking here.

You can get Curing Affluenza by clicking here. 

Direct download: The_Bevan_James_Eyles_Show_Episode_123_-_Richard_Denniss_on_Affluenza.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:13pm EDT