Today’s guest is Petra Kolber, author of The Perfection Detox: Tame Your Inner Critic, Live Bravely, and Unleash Your Joy. Petra is an internationally renowned fitness expert and wellness leader who’s known throughout the industry as a crusader for change and a beacon of authentic happiness. In her 25 years in this field, she starred in and choreographed more than 60 award-winning videos and fitness programs, spoken live to thousands of people and audiences around the world, lead workshops nationwide. She’s a keynote speaker and inspires people to stand up for their lives and live profoundly from their hearts. She’s been the face and voice of leading food and fitness companies like Reebok, Spry Living, Yes Fitness Music, and California Walnuts. She’s a two-time cancer survivor and she’s passionate about waking people up to the precious gift of time. Her mission is to motivate people to move more and fear less so they can stretch their dreams, strengthen their courage muscle, and build an inspired life full of joy and gratitude.
00:03:12 – What’s life about?
00:05:28 – Learning to DJ.
00:11:22 – The Perfection Detox.
00:16:26 – An aha moment.
00:23:16 – Staying in the present.
00:33:50 – The little voices inside our heads.
00:37:03 – Loving ourselves.
00:42:42 – Mirror talk.
00:48:09 – Book release date.
00:49:10 – Lighting round.
00:54:06 – Challenges growing up as a child.
01:07:19 – What it took to get the Perfection Detox written.
01:12:01 – Beta testing of the book.
01:20:48 – Book proposal how-to.
01:28:45 – Finding an editor.
01:33:59 – The Writer’s Space.
01:37:49 – Technology used in writing.
01:43:11 – Positive psychology – a discussion.
YES! Fitness Music
The Perfection Detox: Tame Your Inner Critic, Live Bravely, and Unleash Your Joy
The Surrender Experiment: My Journey into Life’s Perfection by Michael A. Singer
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
The Bloggess – Jenny Lawson
Voice Record Pro App
Canva – Design App
If You Can Talk You Can Write
The Writers Room
Petra’s Tedx talk