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Mormon Stories 1432: Fit2Fat2Fit – Drew Manning's Mormon Story Pt. 2



Today I am honored to share the story of Drew Manning – author, TV star, and founder of the viral brand, “Fit2Fat2Fit.” Join us as we continue with Part 2 of Drew’s Mormon story, which will cover:

– Healing after a divorce
– Discovering meditation
– Finding new wisdom outside of the church
– Spirituality through psychedelics
– Fit2Fat2Fit and the identity crisis that followed
– Drew’s beliefs around God and an afterlife as a post Mormon

Show notes:
– “Stealing Fire” by Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal
https://www.amazon.com/Stealing-Fire-audiobook/dp/B01N2HREQU/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=stealing+fire&qid=1621491299&sr=8-1

– “How to Change Your Mind” by Michael Pollan
https://www.amazon.com/How-to-Change-Your-Mind-audiobook/dp/B07B1V3RF5/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=how+to+change+your+mind&qid=1621491406&s=books&sr=1-1

– “The Body Keeps the Score” by Bessel van der Kolk

– “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz

– “The Mastery of Love” by Don Miguel Ruiz

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Timecodes:
5:41 Moving to heal in Hawaii
9:40 Contemplating staying or leaving in the church
11:58 Finding new tools like Meditation
14:26 Positive affirmations
17:00 Gratitude list
18:35 Getting out in nature
19:42 Podcasts and books helping Drew transform into his higher self
23:49 Finding new and better wisdom than church teachings
29:05 Views on parenting
31:11 Drew’s identity and morality without the church
38:28 Developing self love after living life in a shame spiral
42:32 Spirituality through psychedelics
47:45 Ayahuasca and why Drew thrives off of having psychedelic experiences
57:42 Costa Rica inner child experience
1:06:13 Fit2Fat2Fit and the identity crisis that followed
1:18:53 Diet, losing the weight, Keto and recommended exercises
1:26:31 Dealing with emotions when losing weight
1:35:58 Privacy telling parents about divorce, affair, and leaving the church
1:42:24 Pretending vs authenticity
1:48:27 Drew’s beliefs around God and an afterlife as a post Mormon
1:52:14 Purpose of life and Drew’s words of advice for people in a faith transition

#Fit2Fat2Fit #DrewManning #LDS #Fitness #Mormon #Religion #Faith Crisis #PostMormon

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