Episode – 016 Steps to an Easy New Year

The winter holidays can be a perilous time when you’re trying to maintain a workout routine—even more if you plan on starting one, as is the case with many New Year’s resolutions. Between the food and festivity (and depending on where you live, the weather), you might not feel like going out for a daily jog or even have the …

Episode – 015 Walk Like a Tiger

We’re told that sitting up straight, walking with purpose and flashing a smile are reliable ways to make good first impressions, but when you’re feeling down, or even just tired, it can be difficult to conjure up the spirit to even just smirk. Yet you may find that putting in that little bit of effort is enough to boost your …

Episode – 014 Healthier Habits for a Fitter Future

Lisa Hisscock is a certified health and fitness coach specializing in behavioral change, working closely with her clients to foster new and healthy habits to keep them in shape on a day-to-day basis. Through her coaching business More Than a Body, she takes a full lifestyle approach to health and fitness. With her routine and enough time, the exercises and …

Episode – 013 Surviving the Social Side of Food

  Show Notes: Ricki Heller is an educator, author and anti-candida nutritionist. As part of her Sweet Life program, Ricki advocates for a diet free of high-glycemic sweeteners, refined sugars, caffeine, and many other food types to ensure long-lasting and vibrant health. She also argues for the widespread normalization of vegan and gluten-free dishes, rather than them being the exception …

Episode – 012 Changing Your Lifestyle is Medicine

Michele Drielick is the CEO of DestinyWell, a private laboratory that specializes in providing “at-home” medical tests for health-conscious individuals, as well as health coaching. With DestinyWell, she aims to keep patients on top of their health outside of their annual or semiannual checkups and identify which conditions your body may be susceptible to before they fully develop and become …

Episode – 011 Exiting the Pity Party

Whether it’s from a bad day, an honest mistake you made, or events beyond your control, at some point down the line you’ll probably trip and fall into a deep pit of self-pity—“Woe is me,” I can’t believe I messed up like that,” “Can’t I do anything right?”, etc. Those moments leave us feeling weak and hopeless, but if you …

Episode – 010 Saying ‘No’ or ‘Hell Yes’

If your calendar doesn’t have a lot of white spaces, chances are you’re the kind of person who likes to keep busy and lend a hand when asked. But while saying “yes” to every request or opportunity may feel like the right thing to do, who does it benefit if you end up feeling too burnt out to help out …

Episode – 009 Achieving the Vision of Ourselves We Want

Anyone who regularly steps on the bathroom scale knows the power—and intimidation—of numbers when getting physically fit. But the black-and-white reality of numbers are beneficial to achieving the vision of ourselves we want. Just by tracking what you eat and how you exercise, you’ll find yourself on a more concrete path to becoming the You to want to be.   …

Episode – 008 Progress

Remember the old saying about “the best laid plans of mice and men”? It’s important to keep in mind because life often has a way of intruding on our carefully crafted work schedules and workout routines. While it’s easy to feel down ourselves in these situations for not accomplishing everything we hope to, it’s important to take a gradual approach …

Episode – 007 Commitment

We all want to change some aspect of our lives, be it eating habits, exercise routines or even how we socialize with others. But successfully making those changes means more than simply adding a new task to our agendas. To make truly lifelong changes, you will need to commit and figure out which habits need to be improved and which …