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The Journey To Living Freely with Michael Bonnell

The Journey To Living Freely with Michael Bonnell

Welcome to the Living Freely podcast!

One thing we all want in life is to live freely!

How do we live freely? That's what this podcast covers.

We talk about everything from: happiness, purpose, success, money, entrepreneurship, health, wealth, positive psychology, and being able to achieve your damn goals and dreams in life.

We all have different goals and want different things in life. This podcast helps you to find the life of your dreams and provides tips that will help you get closer to living your best life.

Don't just live your life. Create your life and enjoy life!
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17. What A Balanced Life Is Important & How To Find Balance In Life - Managing Stress & Anxiety

The Journey To Living Freely with Michael Bonnell

17. What A Balanced Life Is Important & How To Find Balance In Life - Managing Stress & Anxiety

The Journey To Living Freely with Michael Bonnell

23. Dangers of Calorie Counting, Eating Disorders, How To Avoid Eating Disorders, Seeking Professional Counseling
In this podcast episode, I will talk about how calorie counting has impacted my life, how it led to an eating disorder, and what you can do to prevent yourself from going through similar challenges to the ones I have experienced. There are many types of eating disorders out there and many dangers of calorie counting. I discuss 5 different types of eating disorders from bulimia, anorexia, to binge eating, and how all of them have impacted me. Lastly, the 8 signs of eating disorders, the dangers of calorie counting, and how to ensure you don't fall victim to living to the social norm.  I hope this episode provides you with some value. If it does, please be sure to leave a rating and subscribe to the show.  It's time to master your life and overcome your fears! Let's go! Follow My Blog: Microphone: Audio Interface:
September 26, 2020
22. How To Find Success In Life (Success Tips, Achieve More Of Your Goals) - Just Get Started
What’s standing in your way of achieving your goals and your dreams? What's holding you back from taking that next step forward and living freely?  For many of us, the only thing that stops us from achieving our dreams and our goals is our own fear. Fear of failure, fear of the unknown, fear of judgment. We become our own worst enemy, doubting ourselves into paralysis. Life isn't ever going to be perfect, but there is only one way you are going to find success in your life - the only proven way to find success - and that's to just get started.  Imagine what your life could look like if you just got started, if you were able to overcome all of your fears of failure.  In this episode of The Journey To Living Freely, you will hear how other successful individuals made a name for themselves out of nothing, how successful people have found a way to overcome challenges, and how others have just gotten started to find the success they have endured over the course of their lives. When it comes to finding success in life, you need to just get started. Let go of your fears, give yourself the chance to succeed, don't overcomplicate the pathway to success, and above all else, just trust yourself and believe in all that you are capable of achieving.  It's time to master your life and overcome your fears! Let's go! Follow My Blog:  Microphone: Audio Interface:
September 23, 2020
21. Body Shaming, Overcoming Negative Self-Talk, Dealing With Eating Disorders
On this episode of living freely, body shaming and overcoming negative self-talk is what we're doing to be talking about. Why do we idolize certain body types? Why are we criticizing people for being too skinny or too fat? Why do we tell others how to live their life? Don’t let what you see in the mirror become distorted by a socially constructed beauty ideal. We all have different ideas of what it means to be healthy. At the end of the day, health and beauty are a state of mind.  As someone who listened to others body shame me, my best recommendation for you would to just be you, and be the best you that you can be. Others have already taken enough of your life away from you, why let them take any more? Let’s embrace what we have, and work with what we have. PUSH PLAY! Worry about yourself; love yourself for the amazing person you are, and do what you can do to make the world a better place for everyone. Resources: Main Site: Podcast: ——————————— CAMERA GEAR ——————————— Camera: RODECaster Pro: Microphones: Lavelier Microphone:
September 16, 2020
20. Living Freely: What It Means To Live An Authentic Life & How To Live Your Passion
Are you living freely? Do you wake up every morning knowing that you are living your best life, doing the things you want to be doing, and just living your dreams?  Most of us aren't.  It's time that we all stop listening to the judgment of others and stop trying to fit in. Instead, we should be following our dreams, living the one life we are blessed enough to have, and live freely.  In this episode, I talk about living freely, why it's important to live freely, and how living freely can help lead us towards living a better and more meaningful life. If you want to find your purpose and a deeper meaning for life, this episode is a MUST! Resources: Main Site: Podcast: ——————————— CAMERA GEAR ——————————— Camera: RODECaster Pro: Microphones: Lavelier Microphone:
September 10, 2020
19. Overcoming Fear: What Is Fear, How To Overcome Fear, Be Confident)
Are your fears holding you back? Do you want to learn how to overcome your fears and manage fear so that you can get back to living your best life?  In this episode, I share with you how fear has impacted my life and has stopped me from living my best life. I also share why some fears are good and how to overcome the negative fears we all have. These 4 steps will help you to take back your life. Remember, nobody is perfect, but every day is a new opportunity to grow from the individual you were yesterday into the individual you aspire to become.  It's time to master your life and overcome your fears! Let's go! Follow My Blog:  Microphone: Audio Interface:
September 6, 2020
18. Investing For Beginners! What To Know Before You Start & How It Can Help You Become A Millionaire
Have you thought about investing your money but don't know if it's quite worth it?  I get it. I was there too. I thought it was too late to start investing and that it wouldn't do me any good. Plus, I didn't think I had enough money to invest.  The simple truth is that if you spend as little as $25 per day on yourself, you can become a multimillionaire later on in life. You won't have to be able to work the rest of your life. You will be able to retire, to live your dreams, and to do so without having to worry about financial stress.  No matter what stage you are at in life, it's never too late to get started by investing in your future. Be smart with your spending and trust a process that has worked for millions of millionaires.  It's time to get control of your finances so that you can master your life and create a far better future for yourself.  Follow My Blog:  Microphone:  Audio Interface:
September 1, 2020
17. What A Balanced Life Is Important & How To Find Balance In Life - Managing Stress & Anxiety
Balance is not something that's always easy to find in life. In fact, it's never easy to find. It's something you need to create on your own. On today's episode, I want to share with you my "near death" experience because of stress and anxiety, how my mental and physical health suffered due to a lack of balance in my life, why it's important to find balance in your life, and how to find balance in life (tips I am using in my life to find balance to manage my stress and anxiety).  It's more than just stress and anxiety. If you want to be happier and live your best life, you need to find a sense of balance in all areas of your life. These areas include personal, social, spiritual, professional, health, financial, etc. How do you manage all of these different areas of life?  Follow My Blog: Microphone: Audio Interface:
August 29, 2020
16. Own The Day, Own Your Life | Develop A Winning Mindset & Achieve Greatness
How many times have you found yourself beating yourself up for the mistakes you make and/or doubting yourself and your abilities?  It's okay, we all have.  But there is a great quote that will take you into the mind of champions and will help you to develop mental strength that can't be broken. That quote: Winners focus on winning, and losers focus on winners. So often we allow the opinions and views of others to stop us from achieving the amazing things we are meant to do and we allow them to prevent us from living our best life. But not anymore! It's time we start taking back our life, achieving our goals, achieving our dreams, and master the one life we are blessed enough to have.  Buckle in because it's time to take control and master your life.  Original blog post here: Follow My Blog: Microphone: Audio Interface:
August 26, 2020
15. Best Life Advice To Find More Self-Confidence and Overcome Self-Doubt, What's The Next Best Thing
I am a person who has struggled with a lot of self-doubts over the course of my life. I would beat myself up for my mistakes and became scared to take chances on myself. But the truth is that unless you are willing to believe in yourself and take chances in life, you are never going to master your life.  This piece of advice has changed my life. I have been on my personal development and self-improvement journey for more than two years now, and this piece of advice has changed my life in more ways than I could have ever imagined through personal growth, financials, and just life in general. Let me know what you thought about it.  Podcast Setup: Microphone: Audio Interface:
August 19, 2020
14. Dave Ramsey 7 Baby Steps To Living Debt Free, The Total Money Makeover Summary and Review
Are you tired of living your life consumed by debt and want to start living financially free and independent? If so, I strongly recommend reading Dave Ramsey's book The Total Money Makeover. It will definitely help you to take control of your finances and start making smarter choices with your money. The book is broken down into 7 baby steps that will help you to start paying off your debt, save money for retirement, and overall just live a simpler and less stressful life.  If you are interested in purchasing Ramsey's book for yourself, here is a link where you can pick it up: The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness Podcast Setup: Microphone: Audio Interface:
August 12, 2020
13. Side Hustle Ideas To Make Extra Money: 5 Super Easy Hustles (Shipt, Skillshare, Uber, Medium, Podcasting)
Need to make some extra money? Here are 5 super easy side hustle ideas to help you do so. Some of these ideas can replace your full-time job, and some can turn into passive income. Here is my review on these 5 side hustles. To learn more about them, feel free to use the links below.  Shipt: Skillshare:  Uber Medium: Podcasting:
August 2, 2020
12. Mental Illnesses In College Students: Dealing With Depression In Young Adults & Men
I think we can all agree that this year is going to look a little bit different than most for those who are going back to school this fall. During my time in college, I experienced a wide-variety of mental health related illnesses, so I can only imagine how that's going to impact others this fall.  Mental health illnesses are already on the rise in American colleges. Now, in the face of a pandemic, students are going to be experiencing even more change than they already were.  In this podcast episode, I share with you the statistics of mental health related illnesses in American colleges and some tips that helped me to manage and cope with depression while I was in school. Follow my blog: Follow me on Instagram: Follow me on Twitter: Like my Facebook Page:
July 27, 2020
11. 7 Ways To Remain Calm During Quarantine, Remain Calm, & Reduce Stress
Are you struggling to manage your mental health and find some sense of normalcy during these hard and challenging times? Here are 7 ways to remain calm during the COVID-19 quarantine. These tips have helped me to find some peace and stillness in a world that is full of chaos and pandemonium, and I know they will do the same for you as well.  The important thing to remember during these challenging times is to remain calm, to keep moving forward with everything you have, and to make the most out of every day of your life. Stay happy, stay positive, and stay safe! Follow my blog: Follow me on Instagram: Follow me on Twitter: Like my Facebook Page:
July 13, 2020
10. How To Suffer Less In Life - 3 Tips That Will Help You To Overcome Suffering
Are you struggling and suffering in life? Here are 3 things that have helped me to suffer less in life.  After years of depression, an eating disorder, anxiety, and six years of always feeling down in life, these are the 3 tips that helped me to get my life back on track. My hope is that it will inspire perhaps just one person to never give up on themselves. If you give up, everything is over. Nobody deserves to live a life in which they suffer, but know that it's your choice and only your choice to change. So invest in yourself, believe in all that you are capable of achieving, and never stop moving forward.  Follow my blog: Follow me on Instagram: Follow me on Twitter: Like my Facebook Page:
May 24, 2019
9. The Importance of Setting Realistic Goals For Yourself
Tony Robbins once said, "People overestimate what they can accomplish in a year, but underestimate what they can accomplish in two or three decades."  Now, I know you want to achieve your goals and live that successful life you have always envisioned yourself living, but understand that meaningful goals are not easy to accomplish. If they were, everybody would already have the success that they crave.  Set goals for yourself in advance, realize that your goals are going to take time to achieve, and stay motivated. If you set unrealistic goals and don't achieve them, you are only doing yourself more harm than good. So be realistic, set realistic goals, and never stop striving to achieve the things that you want to achieve.  Follow my blog: Follow me on Instagram: Follow me on Twitter: Like my Facebook Page:
May 22, 2019
8. How To Achieve Impossible Goals & Dreams, Achieve Greatness, & Be Successful
Do you set goals for yourself that you think are impossible to achieve? Here are 4 tips that will help you to achieve any impossible goal that you set for yourself and turn them into your reality.  Remember, your mind is your greatest obstacle, but it is also your greatest weapon. Once you learn to control your mind, there isn't anything that you won't be able to achieve,  Follow my blog: Follow me on Instagram: Follow me on Twitter: Like my Facebook Page:
May 15, 2019
7. How To Get Over Your Fear of Failure, Find Success, & Live Freely
Do you have a fear of failure? Here are 3 tips that will help you to get over your fear of failure. Let go of your ego, realize that everybody fails, and ask yourself if it is worth it to regret anything at the end of your life.  You are stronger than you will ever know and can achieve far more than you give yourself credit for. Stop limiting yourself, believe in all that you are capable of achieving, and never give up on yourself until you turn all of your dreams into your reality.  Follow my blog: Follow me on Instagram: Follow me on Twitter: Like my Facebook Page:
May 8, 2019
6. 25 Self Improvement Tips For A Better Life (Find Happiness, Live Better, Achieve Your Goals)
Here are 25 self-improvement tips to help you live a better life. Since implementing these tips and strategies into my daily life, my life has turned around completely. I have never been as happy as I am today, I have never had the self-belief that I do now, and I have never loved life as much as I do now. A large reason for this change is due to the tips that I discuss in this episode.  Maybe these tips work for you, or maybe they don't. But the only way to ever find out is to try. So try one of these tips, see if they work for you, adapt as you go, and live a better life each and every single day. This is your one life, so make the most of it.  Follow my blog: Follow me on Instagram: Follow me on Twitter: Like my Facebook Page:
April 15, 2019
5. Can't Hurt Me by David Goggins Book Review + Why You NEED To Read This Book
I recently finished Cant Hurt Me by David Goggins, and I have to say, it is a book that I will never forget. After experiencing more pain in his life than almost anybody, David Goggins was still able to live the meaningful life that he envisioned for himself. Times were rarely ever easy for Goggins. In fact, he would constantly put himself through as much pain as he could to callous his mind.  Aside from this, he realized that when he felt like he couldn't go any further, he was actually only giving 40% of his true potential. He realized that if he could tap into any of that extra 60%, then he could achieve greatness. And that's exactly what he did.  Can't hurt me is a book for anyone who has experienced hurt in their life and is now looking to achieve greatness. It will teach you how to develop your mind, how to overcome any amount of pain that you might be feeling, and how to keep pushing forward when you feel like giving up. If you are looking for extra motivation or extra inspiration to achieve your dreams in life, then this book is for you!  Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds: Follow my blog: Follow me on Instagram: Follow me on Twitter:
March 23, 2019
4. It Can Be Done
No matter what you dream about, no matter what you want to accomplish in life, it can be done.  In this episode, I talk about following your dreams, and achieving all that you desire in life. I also talk about the fact that no matter how big or small your dream is, it can be done. If it has been done before, it can be done again. If it has not been done before, well then be the first to do it.  We all have the ability to be whatever it is that we want to be in life. We just need to be willing to work hard, follow our dreams, and believe in ourselves. Live your best life, and turn your dreams into a reality.  Michael Bonnell - Aspiring daily blogger, motivating and positive podcast host, and lover of life. I am making it my mission to motivate, inspire, encourage, and promote positivity to each and every life in this world.  If you want to follow my daily blog, click this link. Follow me on Instagram:
December 21, 2018
3. Positivity & Motivation In Life
In this episode, I talk about why it is that I wanted to start a podcast focused on motivation and positivity. My mission is to help others to find motivation and positivity in their lives. If you are interested, follow along. Also, subscribe to my daily blog if you have not already.
October 29, 2018
2. Focusing On The Bright Side Of Life
If you truly want to find happiness and success in life, you need to focus on the bright side of every single outcome. Living in a negative state of mind is not going to do you and good. Learn to embrace the challenge of everyday life, focus on the bright side of life, and find your happiness. Live with an outcome that you are comfortable living with for the rest of your life. My Blog: My Twitter: My Instagram:
July 18, 2018
1. Fulfilling My Dreams: Creating Motivation, Inspiration, & Positivity In today's episode I talk about my blog, my reasoning for starting a podcast, and what it is that I want to do with this podcast. Everyone could use a little more motivation, inspiration, and positivity. I am here to help you overcome obstacles in life and to just live more freely. While I might only be 24 years old, I have suffered from depression, an eating disorder, and social anxiety. After all of this, I have still found a way to focus on living a better life. Join me in helping to spread motivation, inspiration, and positivity for all!
July 11, 2018