Self Help Tips to Overcome Adversity and Thrive with Mari Ruddy

Building a Life You Love- Step into a Life & Purpose You Love

Mar 6 2024 • 50 mins

Today on the podcast, I speak with Mari Ruddy, an author, endurance athlete and 3 time cancer survivor, about reclaiming your life and becoming an overcomer no matter what we walk through in life. Note: We discuss suicide, PTSD on this episode.

We also discuss:

  • Feeling like you are not seen and how to understand your worth
  • Not feeling Validated or having a place you belong
  • Walking through cancer three times
  • Getting help after suicide attempt and finding professionals who can help you through it
  • How moving our bodies and challenging ourselves can help us thrive
  • What it takes to be an endurance athlete
  • Setting boundaries and removing people from our lives that are not supportive
  • Finding a supportive community of friends
  • Writing a book and speaking about your past- sharing our stories

Connect with Mari at

Check out her book- Extreme Healing here.

Grab Your Free Workbook to Reignite Your Passion here.

Connect with me on Instagram here @kristinfitch.

Ignite Your Passion, Simplify Your Life and Deepen Your Faith, Master Your Mindset, Improve Your Health

Are you trying to design a life you love but get stuck in the what-ifs, and expectations and obligations in your life? Welcome to Building a Life You Love, a podcast dedicated to helping you step into a life where your passion blooms from within, your faith deepens and simplicity becomes your favorite synonym for everyday life. What is holding you back from designing a life you love. It's time to give yourself permission to step into a future that nourishes, renews, and supports you and What God Has for You.

Each week we'll dive into creating positive habits, stepping out of your comfort zone, making space for meaningful relationships and deepening your faith.

I share practical tips, uplifting guest conversations and expert guidance you can use.

We will focus on:

  • You CAN Change Your Life

- Simplifying Our Lives

- Slowing Down Our Pace

- Rediscovering Our Passion, Creativity & Curiosity

- Stepping into New Possibilities at Any Age

-Igniting Our Faith Fueled Dreams

- Cultivating Healthy Physical, Mental and Spiritual Practices

- Overcoming Fears and Limiting Beliefs

- Makeovers: Learning to Be Present, Calmer and Grateful

- Cultivating and Nurturing Our Friendships and Marriages

This is Your Life. Your One Life. How Will You Choose to Live It? I choose to celebrate those among us who stepped off the path of expectation and into a life that feels good on the inside and outside. If you are looking for a place to help you live a more joyful, peaceful life and to step into more ease and calm in your day you've come to the right place