AMELIA BOONE

How to Cultivate Mental Toughness

Guest Biography

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Amelia Boone, corporate attorney at global powerhouse Apple by day and obstacle course-racing machine by night, lets nothing hold her back. This three-time winner of the grueling, 24-hour World’s Toughest Mudder challenge, sponsored athlete, and sport commentator shares why she embraces fear like a close friend in this tell-all episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu.

 

“I make friends with pain because I think pain is something that teaches us so many lessons.” —Amelia Boone 


SHOW NOTES

Amelia talks about what she learned from being at rock bottom. [2:28]

Amelia describes how she leveraged fear to embrace opportunities. [5:43]

Amelia explains how she uses fear as a guiding light. [8:00]

Tom and Amelia discuss compartmentalizing small tasks making friends with pain. [13:02]

Amelia focuses on cultivating mental toughness and training in undesirable conditions. [15:38]

Amelia expounds on the game of training and discovering purpose through failure. [22:39]

Tom and Amelia talk about incorporating meditation and the power of routine. [26:19]

Amelia elaborates on the never-ending merry-go-round of self-flagellation. [29:18]

Amelia discusses power to outlast and keeping an underdog mentality. [32:28]

Tom and Amelia uncover the misconceptions associated with a certain four-letter word. [37:29]

Amelia reveals how she built confidence by celebrating small wins. [45:23]

Amelia highlights the importance of shifting from hypersensitivity to normalizing gender biases. [48:19]

Amelia defines the impact that she wants to have on the world. [52:49]

 

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

Amelia’s blog – http://bit.ly/2mfNUFw [2:16]

Documentary Rise of the Sufferfests – http://bit.ly/2mgQhI9 [14:39]

Grit by Angela Duckworth – http://amzn.to/2bfMIu1 [19:54]

Amelia’s blog about self-flagellation – http://bit.ly/1ZCOhnT [29:17]

Former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics Steven Hawking – http://bit.ly/1wgZPkp [46:20]

Res Ipsa Loquitur – http://bit.ly/2mws9BV [54:14]

 

BONUS VIDEOS

Amelia talks about the electric eel: http://bit.ly/2n9Crop

World’s Toughest Mudder 2012 (Amelia starts at [5:57]) – http://bit.ly/2lRN7a6

 

FOLLOW AMELIA

TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2mgR4sh

INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/2mR7r0q

FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/2lRK7dP

WEBSITE: http://bit.ly/2mgRgI1

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