160- Helping Type-A Personalities Manage Stress and Health with Christian Elliot

By Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

October 14, 2021

If you have a Type-A personality, where you live a fast-paced life, and strive to achieve great things, then this episode is perfect for you.

We will be covering how a fast-paced, high-impact life can be great in the short term, but can lead to health issues in the long term if you don't learn to manage stress levels.

Christian Elliot has worked with thousands of clients who live fast-paced lives, and he is here to give us steps to manage our stress tanks and set routines that are productive for our goals.

What To Expect From This Episode

  • Why we are considered the most overfed population in history, yet very undernourished
  • Some benefits and problems of having a fast-paced lifestyle
  • How to recognize the top stressors in life and how to manage them
  • Nutritional and exercise changes to make when the stress load becomes heavy


  • [0:00] Welcome to the Summit For Wellness Podcast
  • [1:45] Who is Christian Elliot and how did he get interested in working with people's health
  • [3:45] When Christian started having health issues pop up, did he figure out what was the cause
  • [5:00] This is the most overfed population in history, yet we are undernourished
  • [6:15] What defines a fast-paced or a high impact lifestyle
  • [9:45] Will a fast-paced lifestyle eventually catch up with everyone, or do some people thrive like this
  • [14:30] How do you determine what in your life is causing the most stress and how to manage it
  • [18:45] When you have needed routines to keep yourself healthy, how do you get kids to understand to respect your boundaries
  • [23:00] When Christian's stress tank starts to fill, does he make any dietary or workout changes
  • [26:45] What are some psychological issues that are blocking people from making the changes necessary to improve their health
  • [31:00] You have to set small goals that are on track for the big goals to increase confidence and success
  • [33:30] Real life moves slowly, yet we want instant results
  • [37:45] What does Christian Elliot do each day to improve his own health

Resources From This Episode

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Transcript For Episode (Transcripts aren't even close to 100% Accurate)

Learn More About Christian Elliot

Christian Elliot teaches how to manage stress

Christian Elliot teaches how to manage stress

About the author

Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

Bryan Carroll is a certified Functional Medicine Practitioner and Movement Therapist who helps the outdoors community to reduce injuries and improve their health so they can get back to exploring nature. His big health crisis from mold exposure taught him the importance of finding the root causes to illnesses so you can take back control of your life. He is also the host of the Summit For Wellness Podcast.

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