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If you are a woman in leadership and/or aspiring for greater leadership and you are looking to have it all; success in your career, personal life, and health, you're going to love this podcast season. I am incredibly passionate about this topic because I believe that as women leaders we can have it … read more

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Farewell

February 22nd, 2024

0:39

An important message from RadioPublic

107. Good Habits for Weight Loss & Health

April 26th, 2023

40:30

We can’t rely on punishing popular health practices to offer us the gentle healing we need. 


Dr. Stephanie Zgraggen is a chiropractor and a …

106. “How much protein do I need?”

April 19th, 2023

43:31

There is a lot of confusion out there about how much protein you need in a day. 

That is why I really enjoyed this conversation with Beth Lipton. Beth is a food and wellness writer and shares her tips on why it is …

105. Liz Johnson - Getting Sick Is A Part Of Life

April 12th, 2023

38:12

Take care of yourself to ensure you have the mindset needed to serve others. 


Liz Johnson is the owner and Care Planning Consultant for Seniors at …

104. Beth Ramer - Work-Life Balance Is an Illusion

April 5th, 2023

35:40

The key to balancing work and life is to take more time for self-care. 


Beth Ramer is a career counselor and professional coach who helps women balance the alignment of work and life by prioritizing their well-being. 


The …

103. Dr. Beverly Tchang - Better Understanding of Obesity

March 29th, 2023

43:11

The healthcare system needs to view obesity through a more compassionate lens. Dr. Beverly Tchang is an endocrinologist who works with a medical team …

102. Samrah Kazmi - Find Your True Passion And Identity In The Workplace

March 22nd, 2023

35:38

It’s time to stop putting our ambitions on the back burner and find our true passions. 


Samrah Kazmi is an entrepreneur, trend hunter, and startup advisor in the fintech industry and shares her thoughts on staying true …

101. Bette Vargas - Post-Menopause With The Right Mindset, Meals & Movement

March 15th, 2023

37:13

Menopause can be challenging for many women, but there are ways to make it easier. Bette Vargas is a certified holistic health coach and the creator …

100. Low Motivation is Not the Problem

March 10th, 2023

18:56

If you are waxing and waning with your motivation, there is a strong reason for that. While it is perfectly normal to have drops in motivation during your health journey, we need to ask ourselves why we feel this way. …

99. How Do You Accept But Not Give Up?

February 2nd, 2023

33:56

We need to stop denying reality and start practicing acceptance. Stop putting everything else in your life ahead of yourself and take responsibility for your health because you can’t look after your loved ones or enjoy …

98. Mindie Barnett - Balancing Burnout And Teamwork

January 31st, 2023

33:51

👩 Mindie is getting her master's in marriage & family counseling and is doing research on burnout syndrome: everybody needs recovery time so we don't become a depleted nation. 02:25
🤳 Make your body a leaner, …

97. Shannon Black: Trauma Lives In The Body. Luckily, We Can Change The Template

January 30th, 2023

45:30

🧠 Trauma is stored in the body: our brain is built on our experiences and relationships. 03:23
✅ When the vagus nerve is toned, we are in a safe and …

96. Yvette Sims - Women's Health, Stress, & Hormones

January 27th, 2023

34:08

Women need to have their voices heard in the medical care system. Yvette Sims is a nurse practitioner who specializes in women’s health and talks about the decline of femininity in the healthcare system. 

One of the …

95. Time To Start Telling A Story That Serves You

January 26th, 2023

19:10

✅ We have inner dialogues around our goals all the time: you can be in the exact same situation as someone else but feel completely different. 00:22
👉 The only person who can make a change is you - not medication, diet …

94. How To Be Fabulously Successful - And It’s Not What You Think!

January 23rd, 2023

8:52

✅ You want to be fabulously successful and have great relationships and you can have it!: our worth is not tied to how we look. 00:26
💯 Establish …

93. Dr. Bonnie Gasquet - Overly stressed? Mood unbalanced!? - Get your hormones checked!

January 20th, 2023

40:05

🧬 Bioidentical hormones exactly match human DNA hormones: synthetic estrogen can be harmful, but that's not the whole story. 02:44
🤦‍♀️ Some women …

92. Linda Clarkson, MS LPC - Help Your Brain Create Healthy Neural Pathways

January 19th, 2023

39:13

💡 Linda used her weight loss issue as an excuse not to love herself: discovering a connection with inner narratives/self-talk. 02:57
🧒 It's a fool's …

91. How and Why To Befriend Your Body

January 18th, 2023

23:18

🤱 It's easier to connect with nature than with our own body: observe how we're taught unconsciously to disconnect, to look outward. 00:32
🥰 To have a deep sustainable level of health, you need to befriend your body: …

90. Dr. Renu Mansukhani - Obesity as a Medical Condition

January 17th, 2023

45:25

👩‍⚕️ Why Dr. Renu, an endocrinologist, chose to be an obesity medicine physician. 03:25
❗ Obesity is not an intrinsic characteristic: we don't say …

89. The Mental & Emotional Journey of Fertility Issues

January 16th, 2023

34:39

🤗 It's important how we approach infertility mentally and physically: this shouldn't be an isolating journey - the more you talk, the less isolated …

88. Robin Wilson - All You Have Is Now, Use It Wisely!

January 13th, 2023

44:26

😮 Robin had a stroke even though she led a healthy life. 02:03
💤 Sleep is a time of healing. 06:28
💔 Living with a stroke and all risks: it's hard having speech problems and emotionally overwhelming moments. 08:15
💙 …

87. Are You Humming in All Areas of Your Life?

January 11th, 2023

23:49

✅ We can have it all. 00:29
👉 The upper limit problem explains how we sabotage ourselves: it's not about perfection, it’s about things going well and doing better. 02:38
❗ When something is recurring in your life, …

86. Karen Taylor Bass - Give Yourself Permission To Be You

January 10th, 2023

40:10

❤️ Allowing yourself to feel seen - you have permission to just be: Karen's three words for living authentically in 2023. 02:39
🌬️ Allow yourself to not feel good: we can breathe our way into shit! 05:19
💪 Freedom is …

85. Madeline Schwarz - Communication Builds Confidence

January 9th, 2023

33:50

📢 Getting more comfortable communicating: Madeline was terrified of public speaking, which negatively affected her well-being.  02:02
💪 Overworking is not a way to prove yourself: "I'm going to speak up, even if it …

84. Source Your Own Love, You Are Worth It!

January 5th, 2023

23:48

❗ You are worthy of everything you desire: let's not confuse deserving love and taking from others. 00:20
🥰 Endogenously love yourself - value yourself, don't just go to the spa: we are looking for exogenous support …

83. Andi Locke Mears - Germanic Healing Knowledge

January 4th, 2023

37:59

🇩🇪 German New Medicine is a native cultural tradition: people with the same traumas have the same diseases. 02:23
🤧 All living beings have this …

82. Svetlana Chamoun - Tackling The Business Of Burnout

January 3rd, 2023

45:51

👩‍⚕️ From cardiology to lifestyle medicine: healthy lifestyle changes can prevent 85% of chronic diseases. 02:50
🔥 Before covid, 50% of healthcare …

81. Why Dieting Makes Us Miserable & What You Can Do Instead

January 2nd, 2023

23:29

❌ Dieting feels restrictive to us, it's against our nature. 00:36
😮‍💨 Negative judgment about bad food leads to a bad relationship with food - we start obsessing. 02:40
✅ The drama around food often comes from our …

80. Robin Maynard Dobbs - A Feminine Approach To Weight Loss & Health

December 30th, 2022

45:00

🙈 Counting calories, carbs & fats is shame-based.. 02:49
❗ Secrecy + Hard on yourself + Analysis + Must be something wrong with me + Emergency = SHAME 04:58
👩 Women feel guilt 80% more than men: don't fight against …

79. Kate McKay - Claim Your Best Self

December 29th, 2022

36:09

🍾 Release self-sabotage & reclaim vitality - be in the process of celebration, not self-degradation. 01:36
6️⃣ Work on the 6 areas & have a badass, kickass life: Kate's meaning shifted when she lost her child. …

78. Dr. Oluyemisi Famuyiwa - Exploring Choices & Freedom With Fertility Preservation

December 28th, 2022

35:51

⏳ The quality and quantity of eggs decline with the years. 02:22
🤰 In your early 30s, eggs are mature & best to freeze (20 eggs!). 07:13
👩‍⚕️ You …

77. Tami Murphy - The Dishonest Marketing Around Holistic Approach

December 27th, 2022

36:28

🟡 Holistic means using alternative, natural methods that can be easily obtained to improve health. 02:22
💊 Tami had severe digestive issues, and …

76. Is Food Your Only Indulgence?

December 26th, 2022

23:07

🥧 Food makes us feel good. 00:18
❔ Is food your main indulgence, or do you provide yourself with satisfaction & pleasure from other sources? 01:43

75. Matha Figaro - Delicious Cakes That Have Extra Benefits

December 23rd, 2022

30:27

🍰 Helping people feel better by making butter cakes infused with cannabis. 01:31
🚬 Cannabis butter cakes and why Matha started making them: Jill uses CBD and edibles recreationally. 03:48
🧘‍♀️ Matha uses privately …

74. Christina Veselak - Feeding the Recovering Brain

December 22nd, 2022

37:03

✅ Integrating mental health nutrition into psychotherapy can bring quicker recovery results. 02:46
🍗 When our blood sugar drops adrenaline kicks in: …

73. Heather Keyworth Conley - Bring Your Full Self to Work (living with ADHD)

December 21st, 2022

34:15

🔔 Imposter syndrome: ADHD presents itself differently in girls and can go undiagnosed. 02:18
💭 What could happen if mental health wasn't taboo? 08:54

72. Shivi Goyal: Breathe Your Way to a Second Life

December 20th, 2022

26:49

🧍‍♀️ The prolonged effects of not taking care of our mental and physical health severely impact our life: a healthy body & a healthy mind are a …

71. Edna White - Higher Health & Happiness is an Inside Job

December 19th, 2022

41:52

🤝 Even people with great jobs need help to find their purpose: desperation puts people where they are. 02:06
📼 If there's an unconscious replay in …

70. Maria Gavriel - Battling Burnout for Women in Businesses

December 16th, 2022

27:28

🔥 Women have different responsibilities and carry more in their personal life: burnout is an official disease that kills 1000s of people a year. 02:17
⚠️ Perfectionism led Maria to burnout, marriage problems, and …

69. When Food is Your Reward

December 15th, 2022

25:04

🤝 We've been trained to receive transactionally: kids receive actively and purely.  00:50
🍨 When Jill had a baby, her unconscious receiving was eating ice cream: nourish yourself first. 03:29
💞 Jill's work is …

68. Rachel Bents - FUNctional fitness

December 14th, 2022

32:35

🌸 Health & wellness should be fun and enjoyable: faith, family, and fun are Rachel's 3 values. 02:06
🤸‍♀️ Build up from super small habits: do …

67. Alex Van Tol - What's Love Got To Do With Health?

December 13th, 2022

31:12

❤️ Self-love is at the root of all our healing: inner work is a bit of a faith game, invisible and mood dependent. 03:14
💐 Focusing context vs. …

66. The Tsunami of Negativity

December 12th, 2022

13:02

🍧 We're surrounded by a culture that undermines our success: As women, in our 20s we learn that our value in society is based on how we look. 00:26

65. Dr. Shaniece Criss - The 5 Layers of a Healthy Society

December 9th, 2022

33:07

5️⃣ The five layers of public health: how to make the healthy choice an easy choice. 02:20
🤝 It's important to recognize individual power and partnership: townships & communities organize great events that are good …

64. Here is What to Eat

December 8th, 2022

22:12

✅ We just need guidance: start with the basics. 01:25
❗ Disclaimer: This is for educational purposes. 04:43
🥬 Put away all the fancy diets and eat …

63. Bianca Grant: Fight Autoimmune Disease by Listening to Your Body

December 7th, 2022

28:00

😴 Bianca started napping on work breaks and had jerks: after a car wreck, she lost all control of her body. 02:27
📚 Nobody knew the root of the …

62. Allyson McQuinn - Curing All Layers of Illnesses

December 1st, 2022

35:11

❤️ 'Heil' means whole art and science + 'kunst' is healing and curing: Allyson's son’s autism was successfully treated. 01:33
🎯 What’s the difference …

61. Louisa Hext - Forgiveness as a Self-Care Exercise

November 30th, 2022

32:12

🎁 Can forgiveness help us have a better time during the holidays? 02:49
💭 Does reframing lead to forgiveness? 04:07
🍗 It takes a deep muscle for …

60. What Does Grief Have to Do With Food

November 29th, 2022

14:58

😔 Changing our diet can cause emotions of loss. 00:15
🚬 Dieting can be like quitting smoking. 01:27
🏄‍♀️ Urge surfing - ride the wave of the urge. 03:49
🥺 We need to allow ourselves to grieve the loss of the food we …

59. Control Cravings with This One Rule

November 28th, 2022

16:08

🦸🏼‍♀️There is no need to be a Superwoman. 00:56
👀 Learn what you are lacking. 01:50
▶️ Start with the physical body. 04:27
😇 Turn your attention …

58. Anusha Batra - Processing Emotions with Creative Writing

November 25th, 2022

32:37

✍️ Process a story out of everything that happens in life: writing down your emotions is a good way to process them. 02:31
💻 Blog as a go-to place for when you feel overwhelmed and need to process emotions. 04:17
🇮🇳 …

57. Alison Haase: Love Your Self Through Consistency and Support

November 24th, 2022

32:37

💉 Alison lost her little brother to an overdose a year ago: she is sober for 19 years because of her consistency and habits. 02:14
✅ When life happens, keeping consistency is incredible. 06:42
👣 Sometimes it's necessary …

56. Anne Asher - A Holistic Approach to Pain

November 23rd, 2022

43:49

 ❤️ Non-violent communication is giving from the heart, but let the jackal out first. 03:08
 🧒 The jackal is like a wounded child expressing itself. …

55. Natalia Naila - Antiaging and Health Improvement With the Help of Biohacking

November 22nd, 2022

25:28

👩‍🔬 Biohacking is testing the whole body to get to know it: you can do it even at home.  02:06
🧪 Everyone should do a huge lab comprehensive test …

54. This is What Really Causes Belly Fat

November 21st, 2022

22:47

🧠 Belly fat is not what you eat, how you exercise, or your hormones, all of those things are downstream effects of your nervous system state. 01:00
💯 Sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems affect adrenaline …

53. Anita Kopacz - Zero F’s Given

November 18th, 2022

40:21

🦠 Anita's experience with long Covid - intense attacks and food problems. 02:22
🇲🇽 Anita’s healing experience in Mexico: healing ceremonies. 06:25
🥰 Surround yourself with people who believe in you, especially when …

52. Wonder With Me For a Moment

November 17th, 2022

15:23

🎯 There's a root cause of unhappiness with ourselves. 00:40
🌺 We are worthy and beautiful, but our culture taught us differently. 02:42
🤗 Not …

51. Michele Yasuda - Living in Alignment

November 16th, 2022

48:02

❔ What integrity and essence mean to Michele: being in our wholeness. 03:16
🧒 Michele’s “Jersey Girl” persona. 04:28
🎭 Relationship between persona …

50. Breanne Ward - The Burden We Carry Through Generational Trauma

November 15th, 2022

36:54

🩸 Breanne's experience with iron deficiency and anemia.  02:05
👌 Getting therapy: when Breanne's motivation increased a ton.  07:40
🔋 Nutritional deficiency affects your mood and energy levels.   08:20
⏸️ We have to …

49. Positive at All Costs: Why This Doesn't Work

November 14th, 2022

14:41

👧 The ways we are raised 00:41
💐 Facing reality leads to a better life. Why is that? 02:02
🍔 What does it mean to face reality? Overeating example. 03:19
❌ Making yourself wrong only leads to bad behavior. 05:00
✍️ …

48. Emotions: Good or Bad, We Can't Deny Them

November 11th, 2022

12:15

🧘‍♀️ Allow your emotions to flow even though you were taught the opposite. 00:40
😊 Core emotions: anger, sadness, fear, happiness, and sexual feelings. 02:17
🤸‍♀️ Emotions are physical sensations. They are connected …

47. Romy Carlson - Building Connection and Empowering Each Other for Success

November 10th, 2022

44:40

🤹‍♀️ How does Romy manage everything? 01:49
✋ Why boundaries are important. 02:20
👩‍🎓 Worries about having college-aged kids: everything has its …

46. How You Can Be Happier by Leaning in to Your Emotions

November 9th, 2022

18:17

🌊 Emotions are not bad - they’re just feelings. 00:35
🤷‍♀️ How do we deal with fear, anger, and sadness? 03:18
👉 We want to avoid feelings but they persist. 04:42
👊 What to do when something hits you - this trick …

45. Kelli Wingo - The Superpower of Ownership

November 8th, 2022

32:32

🤸‍♀️ A body is a living, breathing miracle – a cadaver is proof. 01:46
💡 Kelli is interested in and inspired by the human body. 03:19
🚘 We take better care of our cars than our bodies. 4:58
✨ Everyone has a mind, body, …

44. What Are You ACTUALLY Committed To?

November 7th, 2022

21:43

🛺 Annoying slow drivers and our consciousness. 00:30
🥇 Desire to be good enough as a source of self-sabotaging. 03:06
🤔 The best question to ask when irritated: What is my unconscious belief about myself? 05:56
📋 …

43. Marcia Roberts Mikels - The Lasting Physical Effects of Trauma

November 4th, 2022

39:26

🤰 Marcia left her husband after an assault: a sad event that affected her health. 02:55
😢 The miscarriages, gaining weight, elevated blood pressure: …

42. Punam Saxena - Teach Your Children to Advocate For Themselves in Schools

November 3rd, 2022

40:18

📗 Parent Power book: A parent’s guide for children from 0 -18: from social media to self-care to empty nesting. 03:12
📱 How to set parameters around social media for your children. 06:25
⚠️ Difference between parent …

41. Kelly Moore and the Importance of Exploring and Expressing Your Emotions

November 2nd, 2022

25:02

🥰 In Kelly’s hardest times, a social worker at school stepped in to help: I want to be like her. 01:55
🩹 Processing the trauma with a professional: …

40. Mary I. O’Connor, M.D & Kanwal L. Haq, M.S. - How To Become Better Self Advocates

November 1st, 2022

48:37

📕 Book Taking Care of You is a powerful tool women can use to be more empowered in their health. 02:00
👙 Stop talking just about the ‘bikini …

39. What You NEED to Know About Hormones

October 31st, 2022

12:55

🥰 Sex hormones are estrogen and progesterone: from age 35 women's bodies produce less progesterone and that causes some issues. 00:29

🌟 Transfer your life at ‘50 and ‘60: get a bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. …

38. Li'Ana Michelle - Dealing with Personal Trauma by Helping Others

October 28th, 2022

54:33

👗 Li’Ana is a Miss Voluptuous Pageant finalist: I can do this, I am worthy. I am of value. 02:00
🤩 Being a part of an effective change for people in …

37. Jane Baudelaire - Medical Gaslighting

October 27th, 2022

42:41

🙋 Being an advocate for yourself in the medical world: battles and gaslighting experience. 02:39
🌟 Jane advocating for herself in the medical system started when she was 16: when you are asking questions for a reason. …

36. Conflict as a Positive Tool for Deeper Connections in Relationships

October 26th, 2022

25:01

😇 No relationship is free of conflict: conflict is what leads us to intimacy. 02:31
🤓 Relationships without conflict: re-learning how to actually disagree and engage with each other. 03:51
💣 What is conflict? A …

35. Haylee Breitinger - End Mental Health Stigma Now

October 25th, 2022

39:27

🌟 It should be natural to seek out mental health counseling. 00:30
🧠 Mental health has been stigmatized: a lot of things are going on in our world, …

34. The Self-Love Context is the BEST

October 24th, 2022

16:06

✨ Jill is a Big Leap coach: She’s been certified by the Hendricks Institute. 00:10
🤦‍♀️ Differentiating between content and context: The diet industry has created an entire context in which we have been trained to …

33. Fabienne Jacquet - Embracing Feminine Energy for Innovation

October 21st, 2022

40:45

🎆 Anyone can be an innovator: it means creating something new that creates value. 02:51
👩‍🍼 Being an innovator as a housewife and a stay-home-mom. 06:19
🤔 We tend to overcomplicate things: innovation is coming from …

32. Michela Parisi - Is Trauma Unconsciously Affecting Your Day-to-Day Life?

October 20th, 2022

40:21

🙋‍♀️ Michela is a therapist who is incorporating Neurofeedback into her counseling sessions: primarily helping women who’ve experienced trauma. 02:08
🤷‍♀️ What does it mean to “experience trauma”? Minimizing the way …

31. Lauren Hooper - Choreographing Life

October 19th, 2022

42:44

✨ Getting back to herself and self-care: being a mom of two small kids and navigating so many things. 02:18
👩🏽‍🎤 Lauren is a performer in musicals, film, and TV: building back the strength and stamina to be able to do …

30. Heather Zoccali - Finding Beauty in the Trauma of Life

October 18th, 2022

22:21

🧜‍♀️ Rainbow-colored scales are kind of her armor: Heather is not taking someone else's trauma.   02:37
👧 Caregiving and forgiveness as two pillars …

29. How Do You Love Yourself And Still Make Change?

October 17th, 2022

10:16

🤷‍♀️ How do I reconcile the concept of radical acceptance with the idea that I need to lose weight or fix something in my body? 00:10
⚠️ Nothing good comes from a black-and-white way of thinking. 01:28
🥅 The goal is not …

28. Nicole Bazaco - Getting Away From the Vicious Cycle of Self-judgment and Falling Into Curiousness

October 14th, 2022

21:47

😫 Nicole struggled with anxiety, disordered eating, and relationship issues: judgmental voice vs. curiosity. 01:51 
🧁 We want to comfort ourselves …

27. Cait Donovan - Understanding the Link Between Resentment, Burnout, and Your Boundaries

October 13th, 2022

35:12

2️⃣ Two things Cait thinks can change peoples’ lives: resentment and boundaries. 03:05
🤯 Underneath resentment is a feeling of unfairness; either because you're over-giving or because you're under-recognized. 06:23
⚠️ …

26. Lyndsey Martin - Power of Cannabis in Healing PTSD, Insomnia, and Anxiety

October 12th, 2022

36:42

👍 Lyndsey is getting her master's in nutrition and working in the cannabis industry. 02:15
😮‍💨 Missouri is a state in which using cannabis is allowed for medical purposes, but it might be legalized for recreational …

25. Kathleen Curtis Wolf - Purpose, Strength, and Values as a Foundation for Good Health and Career Life

October 11th, 2022

23:46

👉 You need to be prepared for what is next: Kathleen watched her mom struggle. 01:48
👩‍💼 Kathleen left corporate and wanted to do more: serving and helping others because she was prepared and had a choice. 05:01
🙅 “If …

24. Trapped by Your Desire?

October 11th, 2022

14:08

🤷‍♀️ Having a deep desire to lose weight but results are not looking good enough? 00:26
😩 When we constantly question ourselves and look to find our …

23. Finding More Sustainability on Your Health and Weight Loss Journey

October 7th, 2022

28:59

🥬 Issues with weight loss and yo-yo dieting: Maureen wanted something more sustainable. 02:12
😩 Health comes first: She would climb the stairs and …

22. Betsy Salkind - Using Humor to Facilitate Healing

October 6th, 2022

16:10

 🤣 Betsy feels the absolute necessity to laugh throughout her life and health journey. 01:29
 🧠 Comedy can teach us to shift towards new …

21. Aundrea Leven - Benefits Of Childlike Wellness For Any Age

October 5th, 2022

35:26

🤸‍♀️ We as adults need to be more like kids and have a little bit more fun eating.01:14
▶️ Seeing 7000 people a month as a clinic nutritionist: it …

20. Monisha Kapur - Keeping the Promise to Myself for Myself

October 4th, 2022

25:37

🦸‍♀️ Monisha is a supermom: her pivotal moment in life is right now.  01:24
👩‍👧 Gut health affects her mental and physical health: Monisha put her own needs aside due to issues her daughter had. 02:44
🥘 Food allergies …

19. The Difference Between Healthy Responsibility and Blame

October 3rd, 2022

11:22

😓 We often get into the mindset of blame on our journeys of losing weight and regaining health. 00:10
👆 When we blame someone, it’s coming from a place of fear, not love. 02:20
▶️ Start the practice of taking healthy …

18. Elizabeth Sandler - The Positive Impact on Health When You Live with Purpose

September 30th, 2022

19:02

👠 Having a huge international corporate career: fatigue and not having control of her life. 01:58 
👩‍💼 Living a movie of her life vs living a life: …

17. Linda Greene - Enjoying Traveling and Foods for Healthy Aging

September 29th, 2022

22:33

🤗 Seeing her mom’s issues pushed Linda to do everything to look, feel, and be healthy as possible.  01:17
🧘‍♀️ Working with Jill, having a personal trainer, doing Pongo: 03:31
😇 Structural issues and pain: knowing that …

16. Dr. Sandra Lewis - Overcoming Burnout

September 28th, 2022

24:45

😟 Sandra’s worst burnout episode: when your body says ‘Enough’. 01:49
🤯 Being in the Get It Done mode: pushing the anxiety back. 03:52
😩 Eating well and doing yoga but her self-care was just a checklist. 06:22
👩🏽‍🦱 …

15. Elisse Barnes - The Importance of Prioritizing Yourself While Caregiving

September 27th, 2022

20:32

🤔 Figuring out how to take care of herself while being a caregiver. 01:41
😍 Taking advantage of time windows and focusing on her weight: Elisses’s strongest motivations. 02:57
💃🏽 Elisse is a night exerciser: making …

14. How to Build Your Motivation for Healthy Habits

September 26th, 2022

15:49

🧮 Motivation is a big issue: low willpower equals low motivation - the quick calculation that's occurring in our brains. 02:12
🧠 Experiencing the …

13. Eileen - Redefining Health as We Age - What Energizes You?

September 23rd, 2022

21:55

😇 Starting to think about aging in our 40s: different perspectives about aging. 02:13
🥳 Celebrating 75th birthday and feeling comfortable about it: having simple goals comes with years. 02:51
🥰 Supporting health with …

12. Kim Leonard - Words About Healing from a Three-Time Cancer Survivor

September 22nd, 2022

21:27

🤯 When the doctor said to Kim she will be in bed for the rest of her life: “I don’t accept that!” 01:56
🛌 We don’t know the answer: chemo brain, pain, fatigue, and living as a bedridden mom. 03:50
🤒 Health issues Kim’s …

11. Krista Sande-Kerback - Simple Practices for Self Care

September 21st, 2022

22:17

👠 Krista and Jill met through global professional women's network. 01:38
🧘‍♀️ As a senior product marketing manager with a very active life Krista starts her day with meditation, gratitude practice, walking, and few …

10. Angelica Rodriguez - Taking Baby Steps Towards More Movement and Better Health

September 21st, 2022

24:47

🚶‍♀️ Challenges of moving her body and negative relationship with comfort foods. 01:36
👣 Physical therapy and moving her body gradually: Angelica’s …

09. Start Telling a Different Story Today

September 19th, 2022

16:04

😲 Stories in our heads are not always our stories and many of them are disempowering. 00:42
😰 Jill’s story she is telling herself: feeling guilt and blame. 01:58 
🥅 The purpose is to learn, grow, and love yourself no …

08. Tami Parker - Getting Smoothly Through Perimenopause

September 16th, 2022

21:27

🤩 Tammi’s favorite theme besides food is perimenopause: people are eager to learn more. 01:21
🤓 Difference between perimenopause, menopause, and post-menopause.  02:03
🤯 Tammi’s experience and symptoms: Why do …

07. Betsy - Fighting Against Your Old Programming Through Inner Work

September 15th, 2022

45:45

🤗 Counseling and inner work as primary methods of regaining health. 01:54
🤓 Losing 30 pounds without doing anything! 02:31
🤯 Mom would take Betsy to …

06. Donna McPherson - Reshaping Your Health Trajectory

September 14th, 2022

17:46

🤗 Don’t take your health for granted: your body is supposed to function a certain way.  01:28
😢 Donna’s mom passed away at 48, her sister at 49, and she lost three brothers due to cardiac issues. 02:00
🚶🏽‍♀️ Donna …

05. Cheryl Whitelaw - Building an Identity About Yourself

September 13th, 2022

21:46

🤩 Cheryl’s new normal: Personal acts of self-care become her awareness choices, choices that matter. 01:25
😇 ‘Should’ culture and restrictive …

04. Jill’s Thoughts - The Power in Acceptance and Feeling Your Feelings

September 12th, 2022

11:59

🤒 Jill’s morning fatigue after COVID infection: acceptance is an important step.  00:30
‼️ Feeling our feelings is scary but essential: the perfect eater and the perfect workout guru don’t exist - it is fake. 01:42
🧘‍♀️ …

03. Committing to Being Healthier Instead of Thinner

September 9th, 2022

24:30

🧠 Carla’s mind shifted toward the new ultimate goal - being healthier. 01:43
🙃 Falling off the wagon while having only weight loss in mind becomes …

02. Patty Blakesly - Changing the Beliefs and Language Around Food and Your Body

September 8th, 2022

19:52

🥋 Health is in our control: a massive change of mindset happened to Patty when she become a karate practitioner. 01:29
⛽ Food as a source of comfort …

01. Rev. Dr. Deb Walters - The Habit of Prioritizing Others Over Self

September 7th, 2022

33:01

🗃️ We tend to compartmentalize our life but all is interconnected.
🤷‍♀️ When she felt sad, Deb was not eating: neglected her body too much.
🛑 Eating disorders run in Deb’s family, but she realized it is time to …

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