Managing Behavior Change
November 22, 2016
Hosted by Leaha Mattinson
Most of us have habits that we need to change. Whether it is our eating, drinking or other habits, successfully making change -- and maintaining it -- is not just a key to a healthier life but also very difficult. What are the elements of a successful behavior change program? How can you develop and maintain motivation in a world full of temptations? What roles do self-discipline and moral intelligence play in the behavior change process? Can other people, and specifically groups, help you reach your goals, and if so, what are the elements of a successful group? Join Leaha, who lost over a hundred pounds and has kept it off for more than 16 years, and Dr Howard Rankin, as they once again provide inspiration, insight and intelligence in an effort to help listeners to master their lives and the behavior change process.
Master Your Life
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Renowned life coach Leaha Mattinson teams up with writer and presenter Dr. Howard Rankin to provide inspiration, insight and intelligence that will help you Master Your Life. Everyone has challenges on their journey and Leaha and Howard are no exception. However, they combine their personal experiences with expertise and knowledge to provide powerful tools to help listeners regain control of their lives. They also bring a vast array of inspirational and insightful guests who add wisdom and practical advice. If you need direction in any area of your life, this entertaining and empowering show is for you.
Leaha Mattinson is a change management specialist, life coach, speaker, and author who “walks her talk” in a truly extraordinary way. In 2008 she learned she would someday inherit Huntington’s disease, a genetic, neurological, terminal illness that affects the brain and progressively shuts down the mind and body. It was a devastating diagnosis—yet Leaha realized that to be true to the message she shares with clients she must live her life consciously with enthusiasm, grace and gratitude.
She developed her own wellness protocol to halt the onset of the disease by focusing on nutrition, exercise, restorative sleep, mindfulness and a pervasive sense of reverence for life. But the most crucial attribute of Leaha’s success is her mindset: she embraces passion, happiness, and possibility, and turns all negativity into positive life experiences. She attributes her work ethic and values to the example set by her beloved parents and a childhood growing up on a farm where she was immersed in the rhythms of nature.
Her mission is to share these valuable insights with others. As a life and executive coach, she guides her clients toward self-improvement by helping them resolve underlying fears, interrupt bad habits, and break through barriers in order to achieve their goals. She is also a speaker, addressing topics such as stress management, finding courage, discovering purpose, living in uncertainty, and facing terminal illness.
Leaha shares her own life story in her upcoming book "Silver Linings: How to Be Unstoppable in the Face of a Terminal Illness." Master Your Life is aimed at people who are passionate about wellness, personal growth and self-improvement—those who are eager to bring real change to the way they live and find meaning in a world that’s often brutally stressful and disconnected.
Leaha lives on a ranch west of Red Deer, Alberta with her partner Dwayne, their blended family, a pack of happy dogs, and a herd of horses.