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The Heidi B Show


Jul 23, 2020

Jenn Linck Wears All The Hats

We play different roles in life. We take on different sets of responsibilities as we confront challenges. Overcoming these hurdles while wearing all sorts of hats requires grit and perseverance.

In this episode, Jenn Linck talks about how she perseveres through life’s curveballs. She shares how she keeps going while being a mom, wife, coach, and entrepreneur, all at the same time. Jenn also talks about her relationship with some of the most significant people in her life.

To know more about perseverance and how you can be better by practicing it, listen to this episode!

Here are three reasons why you should listen to the full episode:

  1. Discover the different roles Jenn plays in her life.
  2. Be inspired by Jenn’s journey to sobriety.
  3. Learn how to maintain healthy relationships and love yourself unconditionally.

Resources

  • LinckFIT by Jenn Linck
  • My first book Relationship Ready: How I Stopped Fucking Randos and Started Cupcaking My Soulmate is available on Amazon and Audible. Grab your copy now!

Episode Highlights

Jenn as a Champion Collegiate Rower

  • When Jenn was a high school freshman, she joined a rowing program.
  • Water was a big part of Jenn’s life because she grew up near the beach.
  • She eventually got a scholarship to row at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.
  • During Jenn’s senior year, she was able to row internationally.

How Jenn Became an Entrepreneur

  • Jenn was not entrepreneurial, but she has always found herself in leadership roles.
  • Entrepreneurship is an extension of leadership.
  • Jenn started the concept of LinckFIT after her first bodybuilding competition in 2017.
  • Her mission is to help others become a better and happier version of themselves.

On Sports & Discipline

  • Jenn got into bodybuilding because her father was also a competitive bodybuilder.
  • Her father taught her to lift correctly and respect the weights.
  • Lifting was a way for her to bond with her dad.
  • Jenn also got into rowing and running.

Jenn’s Journey to Sobriety

  • Throughout Jenn’s college years, she worked hard and partied hard.
  • She eventually came to a point where she felt disconnected from her inner voice.
  • Jenn is over six months sober now. She still sometimes wakes up from “drinking dreams,” but these remind her of the importance of staying sober.
  • She feels terrified and amazed at the same time.

Jenn as a Fitness Competitor

  • Jenn believes in healthy competition.
  • She feels motivated by the grit it takes to prepare for a bodybuilding competition.
  • For her, working on her body and breathing is therapy.

LinckFIT Fitness & Nutrition

  • LinckFIT started as an online coaching service for training, nutrition, and wellness.
  • Its objective is to provide a wellness plan and coaching option for people who are off active duty. 
  • Coaching is about giving you the tools to do some open-ended work.

On Overcoming Grief

  • Grief shows up in many different ways.
  • Everyone’s grieving process is like a fingerprint. It is not the same for everybody.
  • What made the grieving process harder for Jenn was getting hammered every night trying to deal with it.

Remarrying Her Ex-Husband

  • Jenn’s marriage was tumultuous for about ten years. 
  • When her first marriage ended, both she and her ex-husband dated other people.
  • After being separated for one year and two months, they remarried each other.
  • In maintaining healthy relationships, it is essential to ask for help whenever you can.
  • Surround yourself with supportive people.

Jenn’s Non-negotiables

  • Jenn makes her bed every day. It sets her day and gives her structure.
  • She drinks water, washes her face, and prays to God.

You Deserve Love

  • Jenn’s advice to women who are suffering right now is that you deserve love.
  • Whatever it is that you are going through, you deserve endless unconditional love.

5 Powerful Quotes from This Episode

“Having to feel your feelings and getting to know what those feelings are is both terrifying and amazing at the same time.”

“Everyone’s grief process is like their fingerprint. It’s not the same.”

“I think our bodies know what we need to do, whether we’re drunk or not. It’s just the fact that, like, we emotionally don’t understand what we’re doing because we’ve numbed the feeling.”

“I really got to figure out what legacy it is that I want to imprint on this planet while I’m here.”

“Whatever you feel you’re going through right now—like you’re broken, or you’re used up, or whatever it is—you’re a child of the universe or God or the spirit, whatever you want to call it. And you deserve endless, unconditional love.”

About Jenn

Jenn Linck is a fitness and nutrition coach at LinckFIT. She is a champion collegiate rower and a bodybuilding competitor. Jenn is also on active military duty while being both a mom and a wife. Through LinckFIT, Jenn commits to helping people build their support system through strength, health, and happiness.

If you want to know more about Jenn, you may visit her website. You may also reach her through Facebook and Instagram.

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