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Getting Spiritually Fit with Colleen Wainwright

In this interview, you’ll learn how to understand underlying habits to get to the heart of the issue. Colleen is a writer and vice president for a technology company. One of my favorite parts of this interview is the story of why she buys board shorts when she doesn’t feel spiritually fit.

Highlights from the interview:

  • Colleen explains why she is so stubborn.
  • How she uses failure to grow.
  • Widening our views.
  • Work is about communication.
  • Improving her listening skills so she builds better relationships.
  • How she developed her visceral understanding of other people’s perspectives.
  • Finding people that had different perspectives, so she could grow in different areas of her life.
  • Why she likes to think of herself as a kind person.
  • Why she asks herself, “How am I making things better?”
  • The reason she stopped blogging.
  • How she views the voice in herself.
  • Her spiritual advisor advised her not to meditate because she was using it as a crutch.
  • Where she feels most connected to God.
  • Breaking down a bad decision.
  • Her buying habits often occur because she is dealing with a common internal issue that she hasn’t processed.
  • How she created systems so she doesn’t waste her money buying something to feel better.
  • Self-awareness is vital to growth.
  • How she processes a dear friend who passed from cancer.
  • Asking herself tough questions to get to the heart of an issue.
  • Looking at the small reactions and habits so they don’t turn in big issues.
  • Getting honest about getting sick and being in pain.
  • Importance of having difficult conversations.
  • Letting the pain go.
  • What she will miss when she passes away.

You can learn more about Colleen Wainwright over on LinkedIn.

And as always, if you have any questions or want to submit a guest for the podcast that you think would be amazing, just reach out to me on the Dig to Fly website, and I’ll do my best to get them on. If you enjoy the interview, please take 30 seconds to rate the Dig to Fly podcast on your favorite platform. Thanks!

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