Overcoming Addiction & Becoming a World Champion with Karlyn Pipes – TSC Podcast #106

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In this episode, Kevin interviews Karlyn Pipes, an International Swimming Hall of Famer, motivational speaker and the author of The Do-Over, a memoir about her struggles and victories with addiction. They discuss about how to become a swimming world champion:

  • Why Karlyn wrote her book, The Do-Over
  • What it was like for her growing up
  • Staying motivated in swimming
  • How Karlyn overcame her alcoholism
  • Beating addictions
  • Importance of having goals
  • Listening to your body
  • Rebounding from injuries
  • Importance of reaching out and asking for help
  • Letting go of shame
  • It’s not about what you do, but why you do it
  • Why you should celebrate small victories
  • Reframing your thoughts
  • Letting go and allowing life to unfold naturally
  • Karlyn’s swimming advice for beginners

Links & Resources:

The Do-Over: My Journey from the Depths of Addiction to World Champion Swimmer (You can order an autographed copy of The Do-Over by sending an email to karlynpipes@gmail.com.)

Get in touch with Karlyn Pipes:

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