Not Overthinking It

Elisabeth Bradley

Elisabeth (with an s) is a normal 24-year-old with big dreams in San Diego. She's navigating the rollercoaster of her 20s, treating stages of life like an experiment, and discovering her most authentic self - all while *trying* not to overthink it. From struggles with self-doubt and finding balance in life, to sharing her love for fitness, books, and entrepreneurism, Elisabeth covers everything you'd save for your closest girlfriends and has a way of making you feel right at home with yourself. Enjoy! read less
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tips for becoming the most confident version of yourself (shy girl approved)
May 6 2024
tips for becoming the most confident version of yourself (shy girl approved)
confidence is a skill that you can obtain and improve! these are tangible confidence tips that worked for me (shy-girl approved) 00:00-13:24 life updates: apartment hunting in SD, travel, books I'm reading, quarterly planning 13:24-17:18 confidence: being fully authentic self without worrying what other people think we are whole as we are 17:18-21:11 from evolutionary perspective, humans are social animals that needed to work well together to survivesocial anxieties like wanting to be liked or wanting to fit in used to serve a more life/death purpose for survival, but in the modern world not so much 21:11-29:03 tips for being confidence“be as you wish to see” - change is possible, confidence is a skill that can be acquired and improved uponembodying people you see as confident in situations where you lack confidencealtering body language to project more confidence, people can’t read your mindsurrounding self with confident people & setting boundaries 29:03-30:54 stop bringing attention to insecurities, how you treat yourself is how others will treat youa lot of times people don’t notice insecurities until you bring it up 30:54-32:50 the power of affirmations 32:50-37:16 confidence is having a routinecompleting daily tasks/goals is building self trust & confidenceroutine can be anything from morning routine to a fitness routineany form of fitness can vastly improve confidence 37:16-38:01 joining clubscan help to surround self with confident people, or people you would like to emulate 38:01-41:00 finding stylestyle in all physical forms (hair, clothes, living space, etc)using Pinterest as a tool for this 41:00-43:36 assume the besttypically we assume the worst in social situations, but most the time that’s not the case at all 43:36-45:54 recap Follow my podcast Instagram ⁠⁠here⁠⁠ http://instagram.com/notoverthinkingitpodcast Follow my personal Instagram ⁠⁠here⁠⁠ http://instagram.com/elisabethbradleyy Check out my ⁠⁠Youtube⁠⁠ http://youtube.com/@elisabethb --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/elisabeth-bradley/message
Finding inspiration in everyday things & learning to be kinder to myself | plus my feed favs and Q+A
Mar 21 2024
Finding inspiration in everyday things & learning to be kinder to myself | plus my feed favs and Q+A
girl chat, life updates, current projects, how I lost and re-found inspiration in life, what i've been consuming, Q+A! Follow my podcast Instagram here http://instagram.com/notoverthinkingitpodcast Follow my personal Instagram here http://instagram.com/elisabethbradleyy Check out my Youtube http://youtube.com/@elisabethb 00:00-03:25 update of the day 03:25-06:46 finding inspiration through what i've been consuming (my current feed favs) 06:46-13:20 back in my at-home-coffee erawent home for a week, changing mindset around visiting homemovies w/ dad, food w/ mom new workout classes on Class Passmanifest spin class “I don’t want to be great, I don’t want to be good, I just want to be honest” - Daniel Kaluuya 13:20-17:42 taking my first spin class: how I was inspired taking an empowering twerk class: my thoughts my current workout routine 17:42-22:21 upcoming girls trip to NYCgetting a new digital camera for flash photos 22:21-30:48 going through texts I send myselflooking back on old photos of self and being nicer now than you were to yourself back thenneed to be nicer to self in the presentBria Jones - “embrace the cringe”writing letters to your future self helps you to appreciate where you’re at right now and be nicer to self “you don’t get what you want, you get what you think you’re worthy of”chronic chapped lip cure 30:48-45:04 Q&AHow did you get yourself to start waking up early in the morning?not always morning person, reading Atomic Habits changed perspective of changing self and habitsincremental increases of wake up time, setting alarm to something enjoyable, creating enjoyable morning routine, being patient with it Podcast & book recs?Emma ChamberlainThe Skinny Confidential (most the time)Common Chaos for girl talkActive Ingredient What was your experience like at SDSU? What are people like there? Living in San Diego in general?moved to SD for college, found lots of friends through sorority & clubsgenerally feel like nobody in SD is unhappy about living here What is a project that you’re excited to be working on?quarterly planningYouTube, just joined mentor programpodcasting 45:04-45:40 outro --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/elisabeth-bradley/message
How to cure imposter syndrome and validate yourself
Feb 21 2024
How to cure imposter syndrome and validate yourself
today we talk about working through imposter syndrome, validating yourself, and trusting your own timeline Follow my podcast Instagram ⁠here⁠ http://instagram.com/notoverthinkingitpodcast Follow my personal Instagram ⁠here⁠ http://instagram.com/elisabethbradleyy Check out my ⁠Youtube⁠ http://youtube.com/@elisabethb 00:00-07:51 intro/about my day 7:51-20:39 imposter syndrome introupdates on what’s been inspiring lately (my feed favs) my takeaway from Emma Chamberlain’s podcast ‘Practical Productivity‘ w Tim Ferriss being overly productive is actually a form of lazinesssproductive procrastination 20:39-31:17 my struggles with imposter syndrome identifying how I self sabotage working through imposter syndrome by talking about it more - vulnerability is your superpower seeing coincidences as intentional and a guide to know if you’re on the right path 31:17-35:31 recap/final thoughts on imposter syndrome: realizing everyone experiences imposter syndrome, no matter how successful they are talking through it w other peoplebeing kinder to myself & not spreading myself thinI’m allowed to be a student & will always be a student an excerpt from Mastery that stood out to me be willing to take time to create your best work possiblethere will always be people doing more than you, which is why you have to develop self trust 35:31-36:01 closing thoughts --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/elisabeth-bradley/message
Being fully yourself and worrying less about what others think
Jan 24 2024
Being fully yourself and worrying less about what others think
Why do we care so much what others think of us and why do we let that hold us back from fully expressing ourselves? In this episode, I explore my thoughts surrounding these questions and commit to being fully myself. let’s connect 🧚 follow the podcast on instagram! follow me on my instagram! 💌 elisabeth@girlgains.co 00:00-4:49 be unapologetically authentic so that you give others the courage to be fully themselvesauthenticity comes from 1) doing things for YOU, not others 2) following your interests & curiositieswho are you when nobody is watching? 4:49-8:18 my 2024 theme: self trustunderstanding the signs of authenticityusing journaling as a self trust toollooking inwards at self first before looking externally if needed 8:18-16:49 why we feel certain emotions and the purpose that they servebrains are meant to survive and be on alert mode, so need to teach ourselves to dissect what we’re feeling and why, and separate thought from the reality“Mindset” bookour minds are malleable & can be changed“people with the growth mindset are not afraid to be seen failing” 16:49-19:43 Inside Out movieSteve Jobs - “you can’t connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking back” 19:43-24:00 getting rid of falsies and accepting my natural state + my tips for going lash free how would you present yourself if you didn’t care about being judged? 24:00-30:36 being able to be vulnerable is a sign of self authenticity 30:36-31:36 outro --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/elisabeth-bradley/message
2024 IS OUR YEAR | the 12-week method
Jan 16 2024
2024 IS OUR YEAR | the 12-week method
Welcome back!! Follow me on the gram! Intelligent Change Journals - get 10% off with code: ELISABETH https://www.intelligentchange.com/ 0:00-3:02 intro 3:02-12:14 life updates and journal prompts journal prompt #1: top 3 life changing moves of 2023 ⁃ quitting my 9-5 ⁃ becoming a financial queeen ⁃ competing in stronglifting & leaning into failure 12:14-14:56 journal prompt #2: what small things did you enjoy doing most during your day to day life? ⁃ listening to/creating podcasts & reading ⁃ making breakfast ⁃ journaling every morning/night ⁃ exercising: gotta have it! ⁃ being in the sun 14:56-16:43 journal prompt #3: top happiest moments of the past year ⁃ being in Miami w family ⁃ Big Bear gym squad retreat ⁃ Florida gym squad trip journal prompt #4: what did you do for the very first time in your life last year? ⁃ started a podcast ⁃ spoke at a leadership summit 16:43-22:20 “the beginning is always today” - my new favorite quote from Intelligent Change “Best Year Yet Journal” journal prompt #5: what are you going to leave behind in 2024? ⁃ self doubt (its not that deep!) ⁃ feelings of annoyance 22:20-32:31 goal setting, 3-5 goals, written in the present tense ⁃ “i am the fittest, strongest shape i’ve ever been in” ⁃ “i have a YouTube silver plaque” ⁃ “Girl Gains has 2500 active members” break down main goals into sub-goals to make larger goals more achievable supporting actions: 3-5 weekly tasks to help achieve goal entering this in Notion template from TikTok 32:31-36:25 wrap up & final thoughts “direction over speed” --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/elisabeth-bradley/message