The beginning of January is synonymous with goal-setting and resolution-making. What’s the best strategy for success? How do you hold yourself accountable? And what’s the best course of action when things go astray? In this episode, we talk about all the things related to making sure you have a plan for the year.
Do you have a process for measuring your own success? Reflection and review is invaluable for knowing what works and what needs adjusting, yet are you doing it regularly? Whether you're new to the process or have a tried and true recipe for review, join us for this timely year-end discussion.
Do you have a love/like relationship with the holiday season? The last few months of the year are filled to the brim with parties and cookies, and gift-giving and receiving, joyous events and perhaps some family drama. Join us for a light-hearted discussion as to how to better manage your stress through this time of year.
And if you’re interested in learning how to make this holiday season a more relaxing and joyful few months, join us for our inaugural spotlight program. This month and going forward, we’ll pick a subject and do a deep dive for more intensified learning. We’ll assign homework (the fun kind) and commit to an action plan. Get ready for the magic of the season!
Experts estimate we make over 35,000 decisions a day breaking down to more than 2,000 decisions per hour. In this episode, we talk about decision fatigue, how to make more effective decisions and why relying on willpower is a least reliable strategy.
We’ve done a lot in the name of health - some of them have been a bit out there. We feel it’s important to experiment and figure out what works for you. We talk through some Ayurvedic practices like tongue scraping and oil pulling, measuring your temperature to see how your body is reacting to foods, rolfing, and of course colonics and coffee enemas. We’ve had different experiences along the way with these and want to spur on a conversation.
It’s the ultimate act of self-care and for many, morning routines are the secret sauce to having a successful day. Why is that? And what exactly is a morning ritual? In this discussion, we distinguish between a routine and ritual and share ideas for how best to craft a process that serves you best.
The wellness industry is ever-changing and new trends pop up almost daily. In this episode, we discuss a few of the current popular topics - charcoal, mushrooms, matcha, floating, keto, bio-hacking - all things we talk through and share our experiences along the way.
Let’s talk about poop. It’s not the most pleasant topic to discuss, but so vital to understand and track to ensure we’re staying on top of our wellness. There are some key things to look out for and that you can do to ensure your digestion is moving along as it should. Warning that we’re going to be very open about this, so if it makes you uncomfortable, maybe best to move to another episode!
Today we’re talking about friendships. Friends are invaluable, they keep us sane and listen when we need that shoulder to cry on. But what happens when a friendship turns toxic? How do you end a friendship and then how do you find new friends?
Let’s talk about what we can do for the environment as it relates to your health. Think swapping plastic for metal, being mindful of environmental toxins and such. Don’t worry, this isn’t a heavy end of the world discussion, rather our do-able take on what it means to be well, both personally and to Mother Earth.
Elimination diets - what are they? Why do one? What are the benefits? Then what happens after the elimination diet - how do you reintroduce foods? We share our experiences and give our two cents.
You know that thing you do when you’re trying to avoid feeling a feeling? It’s called buffering and we do it constantly. Buffering shows up in many forms and becoming aware of the habit can be very powerful.
How do we keep the spark alive and continue dating our significant other? Many of us have been in our relationships for some time and we have demanding work and life schedules. It’s essential we continue to stay connected with our significant other and keep the fire burning in the relationship. We discuss some ways to ensure this happens.
We continue debunking a few of the bigger and more popular health myths - is gluten free the way to go? Can we eat eggs? Is breakfast the most important meal of the day? Is coconut oil good or bad for you? . We also dissect some of our favorite old wives’ tales (is swallowing gum a no-no?). This is part 2 of 2.
Let’s debunk a few of the big and popular health myths! Finding definitive answers can be time-consuming and confusing, and professional opinions often change over time. Are juice cleanses healthy and good? What’s t deal with agave and salt? Can we out exercise a bad diet? We had fun preparing for this episode. What other myths would you want to debunk?
Intermittent Fasting. You hear about this everywhere at the moment and it can have many different versions. We want to dive in and learn more about what this means, what benefits you might see and how you can experiment with it.
What’s up with Paleo, Keto and all of the “diets” we keep hearing about. With so many ways to form healthy habits, we chat about a few of the more popular ones and what we’ve learned along the way.
Today we talk about meditation and how to get some of its benefits into your life. Meditation can be a daunting topic and one that doesn’t feel feasible to incorporate into your already busy and hectic schedule. However, there are small things you can do to start incorporating meditation into your routine and therefore see the benefits over time. The goal as always isn’t perfection, it’s progress!
You just had a fabulous vacation with friends or family, but now you’re back at work and all of the relaxation you had has vanished. We talk through getting back into the swing of life after vacation without losing all of the benefits you found while getting away. Vacation re-entry - it’s a process!