The Nourished Nervous System Podcast

Episode 38 - Resistance is a Normal Part of Change


 Hosted by Kristen Timchak          

Have you ever felt really excited about starting a new practice or new habit only to come up against some resistance a day or two in and drop it?

Or maybe it is something that you used to do a lot and are trying to get back into it and it just feels so hard.

Resistance is a normal and healthy part of change and is often a sign that the thing you are trying to do is stretching you out of your comfort zone and creating change.

But it is important to also listen to resistance, to be curious and listen to your body because there are times that resistance is asking for something else.

In this episode:

  • A few types of resistance I often encounter in myself 
  • Using deep listening, breath and felt sense memories to move through resistance
  • Why our nervous systems are primed for resistance
  • How your Ayurvedic constitution can influence your relationship to resistance

Related Episodes:

Episode 17 - Listen!  Your Body is Talking
Episode 11 - Why What You Think Matters
Episode 10 - Kapha, the Sweet One
Episode  8  - Oh Pitta, You're Hot!
Episode 3 - What the Vata?!

Resources for you:

Nourished for Resilience Workbook


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