1. 319. Age Gracefully, Eat Mindfully: Overcoming Unhealthy Eating Habits - Mark Barnes Kara Goodwin 30:16

Mark Barnes is an inspiring individual who’s on a quest to infuse the golden years with health, energy, and vibrancy. Mark, a seasoned educator and entrepreneur, has unravelled the secrets of longevity and mindful eating. His book, Hacking Life After 50: 10 Ways to Beat Father Time and Live a Long, Healthy, Joy-Filled Life, is a comprehensive guide designed to make life after 50 a joy-filled journey. Known for his practicality, Mark brings a fresh perspective to breaking unhealthy habits, driving home the concept of mindful eating, and cultivating a positive mindset for a healthier life.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Uncover the long-term advantages that embracing a mindful lifestyle through meditation brings to your overall wellbeing.

  • Explore the ways to build a meaningful life post-50, filled with purpose and satisfaction.

  • Unravel the techniques for nurturing your physical health through smart dietary choices and meal planning strategies.

  • Understand the underlying concept of conscious consumption and the steps to cut ties with unhealthy eating habits.

  • See the ripple effect of propagating the benefits of meditation and the power of sharing purposeful content.

The key moments in this episode are:

00:00:06 – Introduction  00:02:15 – Pursuing a Healthy Centurion Life  00:05:14 – Changing the Narrative 00:09:37 – Overcoming Negativity 00:12:28 – The Role of the Soul 00:16:05 – Simple Strategies for Physical Health 00:19:01 – Making Small Changes for Weight Loss 00:21:43 – The Problem with the Standard American Diet 00:25:29 – Breaking Unhealthy Habits 00:28:53 – Where to Find More Information 00:29:56 – Wrapping up and future episodes 00:30:06 – Favor to ask 00:30:16 – Conclusion 00:30:26 – Call to action  00:30:36 – Closing remarks

Resources in this episode:

  • Visit Karagoodwin.com: Check out Kara’s website for resources to help you connect to a higher version of yourself. This includes personal energy transmissions, which are recorded meditations uniquely designed for each person’s specific needs.

  • Purchase Hacking Life After 50: Get a copy of Mark Barnes’ book, co-authored with Jim Sturtevant, to learn practical tips and strategies for living a long, healthy, joy-filled life after 50. The book covers various aspects of well-being, including physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual.

  • Follow After 50s Life on Facebook: Join the Facebook community created by Mark Barnes and Jim Sturtivan where they share videos, resources, and positive information about mental and physical well-being in the after 50s life. Connect with like-minded individuals and participate in discussions about healthy aging.

  • Explore the Blue Zones: Learn more about the Blue Zones, which are areas around the world where people live the longest and healthiest lives. Check out Dan Buettner’s books and the Netflix show to discover the commonalities among these communities and gain insights into longevity.

  • Practice meditation and breathwork: Incorporate meditation and breathwork into your life.

Kara Goodwin Meditation and Transformation Coach

Kara Goodwin is like a personal trainer for spiritual aspirants. She is passionate about helping those who wish to expand beyond the physical plane to tap into the wisdom and gifts within them and grow into a truer understanding of who they are. While she derives great fulfillment from swimming in mystical waters, she equally values nurturing her Earthly side through motherhood, animals, plants, and treatment-free beekeeping.