Dr. Lindsey K. Mathews bio says she is a doctor of chiropractic, birth doula, NLP practitioner, strength and conditioning coach, and creator of the rockstar movement, BIRTHFIT! Beyond her extraordinary titles, Lindsey views every obstacle as an opportunity. She is a resilient woman in pursuit of truth, reflection, growth, and connection. Simply put, Lindsey is a peaceful warrior on a trailblazing mission to spread love.
Through the lens of friendship, exploration, and mutual respect, we discuss the trials we endure that introduces us to our strengths. We acknowledge that even at rock bottom, nobody is coming to save you. You have the ability to see that the universe isn’t doing something to you. It’s doing something for you. You have the ability to live a happy life through gratitude and service, you just may need a little guidance. When asked what she wanted to be remembered by, Lindsey said: To educate and empower women, so they have the tools to transition though any obstacle in life. It’s my goal that this episodes helps.
Strength is a Choice.
Opening: Rupi Kaur – Milk and Honey
Who are you and what are you capable of?
A peaceful warrior that’s on a mission to spread love.
6:46 What does the term “warrior” mean to you?
12:20 The trials we endure that strengthen our character.
16:40 Rock bottom and where Lindsey draws strength.
21:09 Nobody is going to save you. You have to save yourself.
22:46 The universe is not doing anything to me. It’s doing something for me.
23:27 The milestone moments:
Asthma and near death lesson, knee tear, medical mission to Africa.
35:03 Advice to the younger self going through abuse. You are worth it.
Most everything is either an act of love or a cry for love.
45:50 Bias, perspective, blindspots, and seeking to understand.
52:00 How a torn knee can shift a young women’s life. Identity cracks.
1:04:40 Medical Mission Trip. Lesson in touch and service.
1:11:35 Traffic is a test of character. Plan and use the obstacle as an opportunity.
1:13:50* BIRTHFIT – What is it doing for you?
1:16:36* All humans seek the happy life but confuse the means…How do you live a happy and fulfilling life? Gratitude and Service
Challenge: As a negative thought pops up, immediately replace it with three thoughts of gratitude.
1:20:50 How can you be a good person? Know yourself and do the right thing.
1:26:10 If you want to make this world a better place, continue to do work on yourself. Make yourself better than you were yesterday. -LKM
1:29:50 Female role models. What would you say to the 12 year-old girls (and boys) out there?
How to identify an emotion without suppression.
1:39:36 What do you want to be remembered by?
Educate and empower women so that they have the tools to transition through any obstacle in their life.
Closing: Rupi Kaur – Bring Your Hammer and Fists
Mindset – Carol Dweck
The Obstacle is the Way – Ryan Holiday