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305: Boldly Stepping Beyond Toxic Perfectionism – Petra Kolber

Gosh I’m a fraud. I don’t want anyone to know I don’t know it all? And, I sure the heck don’t want to screw up in front of my friends. I just don’t get how everyone else has such a perfect life except me? Sound familiar? Of course it does because you are human and we humans think everything has to be perfect. But here’s a little insight. Those kind of thougths are toxic and really don’t do you any goo.

Here is the great news, you are not alone. Almost everyone at some time in their life feels that they are the only ones not holding up their end of the bargain and an imposter in their own life. And the higher the stakes, the closer you are moving towards your dream life, the more likely these thoughts will appear. But there’s hope for you and the rest of humanity.

Back for a repeat visit is my dear friend Petra Kolber. Author of her new book The Perfection Detox: Tame Your Inner Critic, Live Bravely and Unleash Your Joy!, Petra will help us see how we can never make a bold move, live life on our terms, or discover the joy of a life (un)closeted, until we tell perfection were to go!

Show Highlights

* You learn to teach and turn your pain into your purpose
* Perfect is only a word until you attach it to an emotion
* Discover what we all have – it’s this little thing called an “-er”
* Perfect holds you back from your greatness
* Quote: Longest distance we will ever travel is from our head to our heart

About Petra

Petra Kolber is an internationally renowned fitness expert and wellness leader who is known throughout the industry as a crusader for change and a beacon of authentic happiness. In her 25 years in the fitness world she has starred in and choreographed sixty award winning videos and fitness programs, and has spoken live to thousands of motivated followers.  As a national workshop leader and keynote speaker she inspires people around the globe to stand up for their lives and live profoundly from their hearts. She has been a consultant and contributor to many national fitness magazines and has been named Fitness Crusader Of The Year by Health Magazine.  She has been the face and voice of leading food and fitness companies such as Reebok, Spry Living, Yes Fitness Music, and California Walnuts.

This August, in association with Da Capo Lifelong Publishing, Petra’s first book, The Perfection Detox: Tame Your Inner Critic, Live Bravely and Unleash Your Joy, will be available wherever books are sold.

As a two-time cancer survivor, she is passionate about waking people up to the precious gift of time. Her mission is to inspire people to move more and fear less, so that they can stretch their dreams, strengthen their courage muscle and build an inspired life, full of joy and gratitude.

In her spare time Petra is an aspiring DJ, a budding cook, an avid traveler, and podcast maven who feels deeply blessed on the mornings she can wake up early enough to watch the sunrise.

Connect with Petra
Get Her Book – The Perfection Detox


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