Episode 141

Published on:

27th Dec 2019

141. Jay Nixon - Uncovering The Tools To Surpass Your Maximum Potential

Everybody wants to become the best version of themselves possible, but sometimes we lack the tools necessary to uncover that part of ourselves. Joining us today in this thriving episode, we have a fitness coach, mentor, author, founder of Thrive Studio and speaker, Jay Nixon. Jay and Lance kick the episode into starting gears by exploring his upbringing, his days in college and the adversities within it. Jay reveals to Lance and listeners how fitness and nutrition was Jay’s outlet and addiction in life. Jay shares his journey into personal development after experiencing some heavy loss in his personal life. Empowerment tools are explored and Jay elaborates the advice he gives his clients and provides tips for managing negativity in your life.


Jay answers with, “I know adversity has taught me that I can be, do, and have anything that I want.”


Connect with Jay Nixon

1. Follow Jay on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter

2. Find Jay on his website to get your FREE guide, “Fat, Foggy & Frustrated.”

3. Pick up a copy of Jay’s book, “The Overweight Mind: The Undeniable Truth Behind Why You're Not Losing Weight”  here on Amazon!

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Learn how to shift your perspective on adversity by understanding that although adversity may feel like your worst enemy, it is actually your greatest ally. My mission is to connect with unique and inspiring individuals and showcase their journey and what they have gone through in order to become successful in their lives. Tune in three times a week with Lance Essihos for your gold-filled lesson of inspiration, resilience, and bravery. Don’t forget to subscribe!

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University of Adversity
Welcome to University of Adversity, a podcast where we explore the human experience of overcoming obstacles and achieving personal growth through real-life stories of accomplished individuals. From professional athletes to NY Times bestselling authors, celebrities, spiritual leaders, doctors, scientists, and billionaires, we bring you a diverse range of perspectives on the challenges and triumphs of adversity. Each episode is designed to provide listeners with inspiration, motivation, and practical tools to help them navigate through difficult times. We cover a wide range of topics related to mental health, personal development, self-improvement and resilience building, offering expert insights and actionable advice. Join us as we discover how to overcome adversity, cope with stress, and achieve your goals on this journey of self-discovery and personal growth, highlighting the stories of the everyday heroes among us.

About your host

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Lance Essihos

As an experienced veteran with adversity, Lance has faced some of life's most difficult challenges. Grinding his way through the hockey ranks to traveling the world as a bartender. Through his personal battle with drugs and alcohol for well over a decade, the tragic loss of his brother to suicide followed by the great loss of his father to cancer only a year later, Lance realized he had hit rock bottom. In the darkest of days, he made a promise to himself that he would create a new life, one that would make an impact and inspire the masses, leaving the world in a better place than he found it. Lance has made it his mission to facilitate the message of positive change through adversity and encourage people to see the light through the darkness of life's worst moments.