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The Steve Weatherford Show | The Secrets To A High Performance Life

Oct 22, 2018

Nick Santonastasso, the shifter of perspective sits down with Steve to talk about how he handled his biggest trigger for suicidal thoughts and surpassed his lowest point in life including 30% chance of surviving. In this two-hour episode, you’ll find out why Steve called him the master of the art of blindness and how he blew his mind with his capabilities despite his physical limitations. Be ready to be inspired by Nick’s bulletproof faith in his ability and to get emotional as he shares his story.


“No one's coming to save you but you.”

Nick Santonastasso



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4:10 How Nick’s parents dealt with his generic disorder

11:44 The day when Nick felt he was different

13:48 Nick’s motivation to elevate himself

15:50 His lowest point and biggest trigger for suicidal thoughts

21:40 You have to be your own cheerleader

26:30 The biggest disability you can ever have

32:37 Sacrifices that Nick had to overcome to become a wrestler

38:00 How Nick's father shifted the perspective of his siblings

41:41 The outlet when he's feeling low

44:00 Beauty behind the outside noise

46:00 The fear he felt on his first wrestling match

50:15 Nick's first taste of winning and how he impacted a child's confidence

1:00:00 First scent of fame and why it made him feel disappointed

1:10:50 His rock bottom after high school graduation

1:16:34 How Nick started his career in bodybuilding and fitness journey

1:23:51 The empowering moment with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

1:33:35 Meeting Tony Robbins and speaking at his youth event

1:41:30 Nick's biggest goals and where he sees himself in 10 years

1:47:26 Saying yes to everything minimizes your time to other more important things

1:51:00 Self-awareness and positive affirmations help you get out of darkness

1:58:00 How Nick wants to be remembered


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