In this episode of The Grass Gets Greener podcast, I'm joined by Mike Goncalves of The Wellness Bucket. Mike joins me to share his story of how he's been able to overcome the negative stories and low expectations others had of him when he was growing up that ended up holding him back for years.
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Mike was told he wasn't smart enough or good enough by his teachers from around the ages of 8-10.
Effects of the traumatic experience:
This affected Mike's self-confidence and beliefs and impacted him for 25 years in all aspects of his life, including relationships and work.
Overcoming the traumatic experience:
Getting around the right people who believe in him, exercise, and allowing himself to not have to be perfect have helped Mike become more confident today.
What Mike does today:
Mike runs The Wellness Bucket to help people create daily health habits that allow them to feel and do their best. He also hosts monthly FitCamps in San Diego.
Given what you know now, if you could go back to when you were going through the tough times and give yourself one piece of advice, what would it be?
Mike's Answer: Believe that there is greatness within you.
TheWellnessBucket.com - Mike's website
FitCamp - Where you can get info. on Mike's FitCamps
Twitter - Mike's Twitter profile
Facebook - Mike's Facebook page
Mike's email address - if you'd like to reach out to him
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