#10: Giving Yourself Permission To Follow Your True Passion | Sonya Looney
Sonya Looney (@sonyalooney1) is a world champion mountain bike and motivational speaker. Sonya races all over the world in endurance mountain biking events, has a successful podcast and even has a TED Talk under her belt. Sonya is a very passionate and determined athlete and fuels herself solely on a plant-based diet.
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Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cure by Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr. M.D.
That thing I never mentioned… I eat a plant-based diet - blog post by Sonya Looney
Martin Seligman - Explanatory Style
Carol Dweck - Fixed vs Growth Mindset
Introduction to Sonya Looney. (1:00)
Sonya explains how she got into mountain biking by accident (2:55)
When did you realise you could take mountain biking to the next level? (6:20)
Sonya talks about how he trains and prepares for such big endurance events (8:40)
What are some key bits of advice for newcomers to cycling? (10:45)
How do you support yourself financially to race in so many different locations? (13:31)
Sonya talks about her experience on a plant-based diet (15:31)
Sonya talks about her podcast and its’ objective (22:06)
Sonya emphasises the importance of practicing mindfulness (24:26)
Sonya talks about her experience doing a TedTalk (28:16)