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Episode 13 - WINNING IS 99% MENTAL: Olympic Ski Champion & Free Spirit,

Julia Mancuso


Images courtesy of Julia Mancuso Instagram @juliamancuso

How do you perform under pressure? Do your nerves get in the way?  

Olympic champion Julia Mancuso reveals how she prepares her mind for a race and how she stops negative thoughts from creeping in. Don't underestimate the power of your brain!  A positive attitude is learned behavior; train your brain daily to become more resilient and happy.

In this episode Julia and Jill discuss:

0:43 What does retirement mean to you?

4:48 Did skiing remain a passion even when it was your job?

7:17 How did you craft your positive mindset?

9:22 How do you deal with things that annoy you?

10:25 Sleep tricks and advice.

12:25 Tips of calming your nerves.

13:55 The biggest misconceptions about Julia.

16:27 Building the timeline of your goals.

17:36 Julia explains why her podcast is called “Just Be Yourself.”

18:26 The biggest lessons Julia has learned from being a mother. 

19:05 Discussing the subject of discipline.

21:56 Julias tips on raising her vibration every day.


Have a question or topic you want discussed on the show? Send a message to Jill on Instagram: @_modelsdoeat

Follow the show on Twitter and send us questions: @_lifedonebetter

Hosted by: Jill de Jong

Produced by: AJ Moseley

Theme Music by: Chris Porter

Sound Engineer: Michael Kennedy

Medical Disclaimer

Content here and in this podcast is for informational purposes only. It does not substitute any medical advice, and does not replace any medical judgment by your health provider. Always seek a licensed physician or professional provider for health related questions and issues.

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