242: Dr. Tamsin Astor, author of Force of Habit: Unleash Your Power by Developing Great Habits • My Quest for the Best

242: Dr. Tamsin Astor, author of Force of Habit: Unleash Your Power by Developing Great Habits

Dr. Tamsin Astor, author of Force of Habit: Unleash Your Power by Developing Great Habits

Dr. Tamsin Astor  and Bill Ringle discuss Force of Habit: Unleash Your Power by Developing Great Habits for small business leaders. 

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Top 3 Take-Aways from this Interview

  • We make 35,000 decisions per day.
  • Having the right habits in place it will serve us rather than detract from our progress.
  • Going to yoga once a week, starting a meditation practice, or journaling about how we feel every morning are simple ways to tune in to our body’s language.

Tweet-Ready Insights from this Episode

Mindsets needs to be calibrated. >> #MQ4B Ep242 with Dr Tamsin Astor (@TamsinAstor), author of Force of Habit: Unleash Your Power by Developing Great Habits Click To Tweet There are two things are key in putting us on track or derailed: how we talk to ourselves and how we navigate our relationships with others. >> #MQ4B Ep242 with Dr Tamsin Astor (@TamsinAstor), author of Force of Habit Click To Tweet The key in creating a successful life in your own terms is learning to navigate the internal and external awareness of your mindsets. >> #MQ4B Ep242 with Dr Tamsin Astor (@TamsinAstor), author of Force of Habit Click To Tweet Holding on to anger and frustration about people can weigh you down. >> #MQ4B Ep242 with Dr Tamsin Astor (@TamsinAstor), author of Force of Habit: Unleash Your Power by Developing Great Habits Click To Tweet We should be all become our own best habit scientist, where we are constantly running experiments, seeing how they work, adopting the ones that work and discard those that don't work out. >> #MQ4B Ep242 with Dr Tamsin Astor… Click To Tweet Have a bigger purpose in life being able to see our lives in order to adjust our mindset and to fine tune our habits. >> #MQ4B Ep242 with Dr Tamsin Astor (@TamsinAstor), author of Force of Habit Click To Tweet When we think about all the ways we’re supposed to change, it can be overwhelming, so we don't do any of it. >> #MQ4B Ep242 with Dr Tamsin Astor (@TamsinAstor), author of Force of Habit Click To Tweet 45% of everything we do every day is habit.>> #MQ4B Ep242 with Dr Tamsin Astor (@TamsinAstor), author of Force of Habit: Unleash Your Power by Developing Great Habits Click To Tweet Tweaking these daily practices a little bit at a time is the secret to a happier life. >> #MQ4B Ep242 with Dr Tamsin Astor (@TamsinAstor), author of Force of Habit: Unleash Your Power by Developing Great Habits Click To Tweet We have to commit to honoring our pain, our discomfort, and the true motivations for why we want to change our lives. >> #MQ4B Ep242 with Dr Tamsin Astor (@TamsinAstor), author of Force of Habit: Unleash Your Power by Developing… Click To Tweet When we develop the right kinds of habits for whatever it is that is most important to us, we can become more powerful. >> #MQ4B Ep242 with Dr Tamsin Astor (@TamsinAstor), author of Force of Habit: Unleash Your Power by Developing… Click To Tweet It’s really important to get clear with ourselves about what we really want, what matters to us, and what our priorities are. >> #MQ4B Ep242 with Dr Tamsin Astor (@TamsinAstor), author of Force of Habit: Unleash Your Power by… Click To Tweet

Interview Insights

Read the Show Notes from this Episode

  • Tamsin tells about her inspiration and how these events influenced her to connect to her potential. [01:21]
  • What’s an example of advice she shared with you? [03:05]
  • Can you think of a moment in your twenties when that advice served you? [04:37]
  • What else can you offer as an insight into whet we need to be thinking about in terms of using our mindset? [05:31]
  • Tamsin shares her experience transitioning from Great Britaian to the United States. [08:40]
  • Do you recognize what Yoga gave you at that point in your life? [11:20]
  • My Quest for the Best Lightning Round [23:20]

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Expert Bio 

Tamsin Astor, PhD is the founder and Chief Habit Scientist of Yoga Brained Coaching. She is known for giving her clients the tools to shift their mindset, organize their vision, and improve their habits to create an efficient, productive business. We make 35,000 decisions every day, which leads to decision fatigue. Dr. Astor helps her clients reduce the amount of overwhelming decision-making they do by harnessing their goal-achieving machine, aka, their brains.

Prior to coaching, Dr. Astor was an academic and then a consultant, using yoga and meditation to support children and therapists, and teachers and students, on the ADHD and autism spectrum and in struggling inner-city schools.

In addition to her coaching and consulting practice, Dr. Astor is an avid traveler and foodie taking her three kids to Brazil, France, England, Amsterdam, Japan, Costa Rica and beyond.

Tamsin Astor holds a PhD in neuroscience and psychology and a post-doctorate in education. She also has certifications in yoga (RYT500, Yoga Ed.), mindset & Ayurveda (Living Ayurveda, Yoga Health Coach).

She is an executive coach and author of the book Force of Habit: Unleash Your Power by Developing Great Habits.

Contact Info for Dr. Tamsin Astor

Web address: TamsinAstor.com

Travels from: Cleveland, OH 

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