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Turning Emotional And Mental Pain Into Motivation with Jay Glazer

Jay Glazer is a TV personality and National Football League (NFL) insider for FOX Sports’ award-winning NFL pregame studio show, FOX NFL Sunday. The entire cast, including Glazer, became the first sports show inducted into the Television Hall Of Fame in 2019. He is also part of FOX’s Thursday Night Football. He was one of the first ever minute by minute breaking online news reporters in the NFL, first for CBSSportsline.com in 1999, followed by FoxSports.com.

In 2007, Glazer created the first mixed martial arts training program for pro athletes in America and has trained over 1,000 pro athletes. In 2014, he co-founded the Unbreakable Performance Center, a private training facility frequented by Wiz Khalifa, Chris Pratt, and Demi Lovato, as well as numerous NFL, NHL and MMA athletes. Glazer starred as himself in all five seasons of HBO’s Ballers. In 2015, Glazer and former U.S. Army Green Beret Nate Boyer founded the charitable organization MVP (Merging Vets and Players) to assist combat veterans and former professional athletes, who often faced a tough road adjusting to civilian life.

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How do you turn pain into motivation so you can go from feeling broken to becoming unbreakable?

While almost everyone has struggled with mental health at some point in their lives, emotional and mental pain can sometimes be harder to talk about than physical pain. But what if having the right words could turn fear, anxiety, and depression into motivation and power to achieve your goals?

To go deeper into this topic, I’m excited to have Jay Glazer as our guest today. Jay is a TV personality, NFL insider, mental health advocate, and author of the brand-new book, Unbreakable: How I Turned My Depression and Anxiety into Motivation and You Can Too. He’s here to talk about why it’s so important to learn how to voice your experience so that no one has to suffer in silence.

When you’re struggling through difficult times, opening up to someone else can sometimes be the hardest thing to do. But it’s okay to not be okay. Listen in as Jay talks about how to take small, simple steps to break through ruminating thoughts, turn your pain into motivation, and conquer your day.

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"When you’re the heavyweight champion of the world, you don’t stop training. It should be same when it comes to therapy and taking care of ourselves."

Jay Glazer

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  • It doesn’t matter what kind of life you have; the gray can affect anyone. Jay describes what it means to “live in the gray” and why being able to describe it is so important for everyone. [2:47]
  • Mental pain can be just as agonizing as physical pain. Learn to be proud of your emotional scars. [4:45]
  • Jay talks about how he breaks through ruminating thoughts so he can conquer his day. [6:43]
  • Learning how to open up and share can be difficult, but the results can be so powerful and life changing. [8:21]
  • Adversity is a gift. [9:29]
  • Jay shares the three pillars for dealing with the gray and developing an Unbreakable mindset. [12:18]
  • Laughter is important in fighting the gray and helps you handle the tougher parts of life. [14:31]
  • No matter what level or stage you’re at, you can always learn from anyone. [15:44]
  • Take a screenshot, share, and tag us (@JimKwik & @JayGlazer) and tell us one small, simple step you’re going to take as a result of this episode.
  • I will share my favorites and gift a few copies to lucky listeners.
  • Be sure to get a copy of Jay’s book, Unbreakable: How I Turned My Depression and Anxiety into Motivation and You Can Too, here.


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