Thrive On Life Podcast

E130 Stepping into Surrender; How to Overcome Your Fears, with Kristin Weitzel

January 13, 2022

Kristin Weitzel joins us this week to chat about the benefits and importance of ice baths, how to stop shaming yourself, and facing the fear of failure! We also chat about her business, the physiological difference between men and women + the research gap there, and so much more. Tune in for more and see below for a full list of topics covered in this episode with Kristin.

Key Topics

  • Peoples aversion to cold and why you should start doing ice baths 
  • Why belief is half of the battle 
  • Breaking down the mental side of the ice bath and why men tend to struggle more with it 
  • What is “surrender” and how Kristin supports people through the process 
  • The physiological breakdown of what is happening to your body when you’re in the cold or an ice bath 
  • The importance of managing your breath and how the cold helps your nervous system 
  • How the body adapts and tips to strengthen it 
  • The difference between men and women from a physiological standpoint
  • Why women fear risk more than men
  • How to stop shaming yourself and practice doing hard things 
  • One thing that has surprised her in her client-work with ice baths 
  • CJ’s personal past struggle with communication and vulnerability and some of the ways + tools to overcome these feelings 
  • How to “dare to suck” and face your fears of failure 
  • Her brand/business and how she got there 
  • Why it’s not about men versus women but the research gap 
  • When is the right time of the month for women to get into an ice bath 
  • The difference in benefits of ice for men and women 
  • Does the time of day matter for getting into ice? 
  • What does “thriving” mean to Kristin


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