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59 How to Overcome the Hustle When You're Feeling Stretched Too Thin, with Jessica Turner

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Jessica Turner is a working mother who wants you to know that even when you’re overwhelmed by your to-do’s and caring for your family, you can find pockets of time throughout your day, evaluate what is satisfying for you, and make more space for self-care.

Read on for more from Jessica, and to listen to her interview on the Feel Good Effect Podcast.

How to Overcome the Hustle When You're Stretched Too Thin. Listen to this episode of The Feel Good Effect Podcast, an interview with Jessica Turner on how to overcome the hustle when you're feeling stretched too thin and how to integrate self-care into even the busiest working mother's life. #thefeelgoodeffect #podcast #gentleisthenewperfect #selfcare #workingmoms

How to Overcome the Hustle When You're Feeling Stretched Too Thin, with Jessica Turner

Read on for more from Jessica, and to listen to this episode of the Feel Good Effect podcast about how to find time for what satisfies you and why it’s so important to take care of yourself.

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On what led Jessica to writing her new book, “Stretched too Thin”:

Jessica works full time, with 3 kids, and a lifestyle blog.

She values space for talking to working moms, which is reflected in her book’s subtitle: “How Working Moms can Lose the Guilt, Work Smarter, and Thrive”

Three years ago, Jessica’s other book, “The Fringe Hours: Making Time for You”, was released.

This book featured the idea of finding pockets of time in our daily lives that are often wasted or missed.

It just made sense to move next onto working motherhood.

For this idea, Jessica surveyed 2,000 working moms, asking about their struggles.

She found that there were a lot of similar struggles working moms were having, including: home management, time for marriage, work boundaries,  time for self care, parenting well, etc.

With that in mind, Jessica piloted an incredibly successful online course that led her to continue researching the subject.

With all this success in the field, she was asked why she wasn’t writing full time.

Her thought was that it made sense to write about what she was experiencing: working a full time job, being a mom, and writing this book.

There is an overly glorified idea that working for yourself, means less stress, but there are a new set of issues that come with not being in an office.

On “The Fringe Hours”:

When discussing her research findings with others, Jessica found that it was eye opening for women to hear that on average, we wait about 45-60 min a day.

On top of that, the number one thing women reported wanting to do more of, if they had more free time, was to read.

And it’s so easy to read while waiting!

It’s a great example to bring to women, and one of the first steps to fixing this discrepancy is time tracking for a full week.

Track how long it takes to complete all of your tasks and activities throughout the day and recognize where there are pockets of time, when there are things you can say no to, or times you can block out in advance to make room for self-care.

Self care is so important!

And women tend to think that it's selfish to make room for that time, but consider how you model that to your kids.

On defining ‘balance’:

“It’s not about balance, it’s about satisfaction”

It's not about balancing your life, rather, it's about how satisfied you are with those different areas of your life.

Instead of thinking about categorizing by work + everything else, think about improving the different areas in your life that you are unsatisfied with.

On taking inventory:

If you’re feeling stretched too thin, step one to a resolution is time tracking.

Figure out where you are draining time, what is satisfying, what isn’t satisfying and you want to change, and what work and home look like.

In her survey, Jessica found that 80% of those moms felt like managing their home was a struggle.

Instead of stressing about home management as a whole, think about it and break it down: what part of home management is the struggle? What needs to change?

Use time tracking to figure out exactly how much time is being spent in the subcategories of home management, such as grocery shopping, cleaning up, etc.

From readers so far, people have really resonated with the idea that you don't have to be the perfect mom.

They came away from the book with the mindset that they are the perfect mom for themselves.

Each chapter ends with a space for reflection to tell your own story.

It's important to recognize that this is a personal journey that is different for everyone.

It's overwhelming trying to be a perfect mom, the tactics Jessica writes about help combat that mindset.

On the mental load:

Mental load describes the idea of noticing the silent tasks that need to be done, that no one else seems to notice.

Once you notice it’s added stress, you can actually change it and ask for help.

Speak up!

And acknowledge how much goes on in a day, giving yourself that credit, without comparing yourself to others.

“I want each of us to speak truth to ourselves, rather than lies that nobody has actually told us how we should live”

It’s so easy to look at someone else’s life and think that they’ve got it all together, asking “well why can't I have it together like this?” but you also have to ask, “does it make me happy, in the same way that it makes them?”

“Trade comparison for celebration”

On core values:

Being able to celebrate what others are doing, while having compassion for yourself is driven by your values.

It’s easy to say, “these are my values”, but when you look at what someone spends their time on, you have some insight into what they actually value.

If you notice that what you spend your time on doesn't align with your values, its time for something to change.

On defining what you need to do versus want to do:

Flip the narrative!

What do you really need to do versus what is nice to do

What are you saying yes to that you really should be saying “no” to?

If it's not a heck yes, it’s a no.

Try saying “no” just once, and notice how good it feels to have that extra time to do something that really satisfies you.

It might disappoint other people, but sometimes saying “no” is protecting your boundaries.

Its okay to say “no” if its not going to work for you: hold your ground.

On self-care:

Is guilt keeping you from practicing self care?

“You are going to be the best version of yourself if you take care of yourself”.

There will always be a choice to take care of what you need now, or to wait until it’s more convenient.

And self-care doesn’t have to mean manicures and bubble baths, rather, it can be eating healthy and actually going to the doctor when you need to instead of putting it off.

We take care of everyone else, but would you let someone you care about suffer until they decided it was more convenient?

Do what you need to do to thrive!

On the book:

Here are the major takeaways from Jessica’s book for working moms: how to work and parent guilt-free, establishing boundaries with work, home management, investing in your marriage and other relationships in your life, making time for self-care, and feelings that come with being stretched too thin.

One big take away from Jessica after writing the book:

“You are a great mom”.

Women tend to feel like they are failing because they are stretched too thin.

Working moms are strong + brave, and they are doing a great job.

Yes, there are areas for improvement, but that doesn’t change the fact that you are already a great mom.

Jessica, on what it really means to be healthy:

“I think it really is important that you are cognizant of all of your needs and that you're taking care of yourself. I think that if you are able to invest in yourself, you are going to be the healthiest, happiest person you can be”.

If you loved today’s episode be sure to leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts so we can keep bringing you more content like this! Share the show on Instagram, tagging @realfoodwholelife so that we can connect and I can highlight listeners on my feed.


How to Overcome the Hustle When You're Stretched Too Thin. Listen to this episode of The Feel Good Effect Podcast, an interview with Jessica Turner on how to overcome the hustle when you're feeling stretched too thin and how to integrate self-care into even the busiest working mother's life. #thefeelgoodeffect #podcast #gentleisthenewperfect #selfcare #workingmoms

Resources

Take the Quiz! Wellness Personality Quiz.

Catch up on past Feel Good Effect Podcast episodes here.

Jessica’s website www.themomcreative.com

Grab a copy of Jessica’s new book: Stretched Too Thin


Guest Information

Jessica N. Turner is the author of Stretched Too Thin and The Fringe Hours. She is also an award-winning marketing executive and the founder of the popular lifestyle blog The Mom Creative (www.themomcreative.com). Additionally, she is a writer for the Today Parenting Team and DaySpring's (in)courage, an advocate for World Vision, a regular speaker at events nationwide. She and her husband, Matthew live with their three children in Nashville, Tennessee.

Jessica’s website, www.themomcreative.com

Instagram: @jessicanturner

Facebook: The Mom Creative

Twitter: @JessicaNTurner



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58 How to Get Back on Track After You've Let Wellness Slip

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Read on to learn about how to get back on track after you've let your wellness routine slip, and to listen to this episode of the Feel Good Effect podcast about getting unstuck.

The Feel Good Effect Podcast, episode 58: how to get back on track after you've let wellness slip. In today’s episode we’re breaking down the 5 steps to getting back on track when you’ve gotten away from wellness.  We discuss what to add to your wellness routine and the science behind how taking baby steps and finding a tribe can help you achieve wellness.   Read the interview or listen on the Feel Good Effect Podcast. #feelgoodeffectpodcast #podcast #wellness #healthyandwellness #wellnesspodcast #healthpodcast #healthandwellnesspodcast #selfhelp #selfimprovement #healthylifestyle #healthyliving

How to Get Back on Track After You've Let Wellness Slip

In today’s episode we’re breaking down the 5 steps to getting back on track when you’ve gotten away from wellness.

We discuss what to add to your wellness routine and the science behind how taking baby steps and finding a tribe can help you achieve wellness.

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Show Notes

Today, I am going to share the habits, tactics, and mindset shifts you need to know to get back on track when you’ve let your wellness routine slip.

We all have days, weekends, and nights when we lose track of our routine.

This episode will teach you how to ease back into your wellness routine.

This episode is brought to you by my new free resource guide, Simplified Guide to Meal Prep and Planning.

Check out my guide on how to simplify and create easy minimalism around food.

Be sure to share a screenshot if you’re listening on social media, and tag @realfoodwholelife so I can connect with you!

I recently was asked a question on Instagram: “how do I get back on track when I’ve let my wellness routine slip?" 

I could spend so much time answering this question!

I’ve had my own rough patches, especially after college and after having my daughter, so I really resonated with this struggle.

Even now, I find myself letting things slip from time to time, and I just need to reset and start fresh.

Through my own trial and error and my coaching experience, I’ve come up with a set of strategies, habits, and mindset hacks to smooth out the process of getting back into that lost routine.

Lately, on my website and Instagram, I’ve been talking a lot about letting go of “all or nothing” thinking.

Our brains are actually wired for this type of thinking, and when we add in external messages about how we should be, it’s easy to give into this “all or nothing” thinking.

This mentality will only keep you stuck.

There are two types of reasons you may have let your wellness routine slip:

First, are long term reasons, including reasons such as kids, job, school, relationship change, illness, or caring giving.

In these moments, it’s so important to recognize that it’s normal for wellness to slip.  

“It’s not a matter of beating yourself up and saying ‘what is wrong with me, why can't I do it all?’, it's about having so much compassion and saying ‘this is a really difficult time- how can I be in this space? How can I be in this experience?’ and find ways back to wellness”

The other time things can slip are short term reasons like vacations, holidays, or drinking.

These short term slips tend to be compounding, in that while you might get caught up in a shame spiral, you also might feel physically  badly.

Here are 5 ways to get back on track:

1 | Baby steps.

Start small and build momentum.

There is a ton of research about building momentum by starting small.

When you feel yourself slipping, ask yourself: “what are the baby steps here?”

And acknowledge that baby steps count!

You’re building a runway and working up to something big.

2 | Add.

When we talk about wellness, we tend to think about all the things we shouldn’t do.

Instead, I like to flip the script and think about what we can add, instead of taking away.

Here are the 5 things you should add:

a. More real food: anything with 5 ingredients or less in its most whole form.

Listen to my interview with Sarah Adler, on how to thrive with real food, and definitely check out my Simplified Guide to Meal Prep and Planning for more tips and ideas.

b. More veggies: think about adding veggies to whatever you’re already eating, or eating them as a snack.

c. More water: dehydration affects cravings, sleep, and focus, and it’s so simple to add into your routine.

Have a glass of water by your bed for right when you wake up, on your desk, or in your car-- where it’ll remind you to drink up.

Even think about using a straw to make it that much easier! 

d. More rest: lack of sleep impacts our wellness choices.

Start by just going to bed a little earlier, reminding yourself that it’s a huge step that will affect your whole life.

e. More mindfulness: micro mindfulness is about being in the moment.  

When it comes to wellness, we tend to spend time thinking about where we have messed up in the past and where we want to be in the future.

“All of that past or future thinking takes us out of this moment… and this moment right now, this is everything... because the past doesn't exist anymore, it’s over, it's done, and the future hasn't happened yet”

Listen to my interview with Kait Hurley about how to be more present with meditation for the rest of us.

3 | Don’t let perfect be the enemy of consistency.

Separate consistency from perfection.

When you think about consistency in wellness, do you think about it in terms of perfection and getting it all right, all the time?

Or do you think of it in terms of just doing something more than you don’t do it?

4 | Find your tribe.

Community matters in health and wellness.

Find a tribe, a group that may or may not be family, and lean on them for support.

If you don’t have anyone in your immediate circle, look outside for community.

Search on social media for groups, because there are a ton out there!

Once you’ve found them, explain to your tribe what you’re wellness routine is to make sure you get the support you need.

5 | Gentle is the new perfect.

a. Actively forgive yourself for the slip.

Take a moment and remember a time when you slipped in your wellness routine.

What feelings do you feel towards yourself?

Imagine what it would feel like to forgive yourself.

b. Know the research.

If you’re skeptical, know that this is actually research based.

Showing yourself compassion and forgiveness are highly related to success.

c. Acknowledge that wellness slips are human. 

There is no ideal human that is perfect and makes no mistakes.

It’s okay for you to make mistakes, too!

d. Show yourself as much kindness as you’d show someone else in your situation.

If you go back to that memory of when you slipped in your wellness routine, think about if it were someone else: what would you say to them?

“Don’t let perfect be the enemy of consistency. What you do most of the time matters so much more than what you do only some of the time”


The Feel Good Effect Podcast, episode 58: how to get back on track after you've let wellness slip. In today’s episode we’re breaking down the 5 steps to getting back on track when you’ve gotten away from wellness.  We discuss what to add to your wellness routine and the science behind how taking baby steps and finding a tribe can help you achieve wellness.   Read the interview or listen on the Feel Good Effect Podcast. #feelgoodeffectpodcast #podcast #wellness #healthyandwellness #wellnesspodcast #healthpodcast #healthandwellnesspodcast #selfhelp #selfimprovement #healthylifestyle #healthyliving



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57 How to Thrive with Real Food (& Ditch the Calorie Struggle for Good) with Sarah Adler

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Sarah Adler is an entrepreneur and real food expert, who wants you to know that you can benefit from a real food diet with patience and careful attention.

Read on for more from Sarah, and to listen to this episode of the Feel Good Effect podcast about why real food is better than a pre-planned diet, and why it's so important to have a good relationship with food.

An interview with Sarah Adler from Simply Real Health why real food is better than a pre-planned diet, how to ditch the calorie struggle and why it's so important to have a good relationship with food. Read the interview or listen on the Feel Good Effect Podcast.   #feelgoodeffectpodcast #podcast #wellness #healthyandwellness #wellnesspodcast #healthpodcast #healthandwellnesspodcast #selfhelp #selfimprovement #healthylifestyle #healthyliving

How to Thrive with Real Food (and Ditch the Calorie Struggle for Good)

In this week's episode we chat with Sarah Adler, founder of Simply Real Health, about why real food works for everyone and how to have a good relationship with food. She walks us through how to know your body and how to make the shift.

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Show Notes

On how food being “good” or “bad” has changed for her:

Being in the food industry comes from a story, this is Sarah’s:

As a child she was obsessed with healthy eating, growing up in a healthy home where healthy eating was talked about frequently and positively.  

She became obsessed with it as she went into middle and high school, reading nutrition textbooks and diet books for fun, working out all the time; she was actively trying to be healthy but had no stop button.

In her reading, however, she found that there are endless things to learn about health and wellness, many of which conflict with each other.

She tested out various diets, and as she got older, found herself becoming anxious about going out or to social events where her “healthy foods” might be scarce.

“It never turned into an eating disorder, but it was a very disordered way of looking at food.”

In college, Sarah’s healthy eating became motivated by body image, too.

After finding herself on a trip to Italy, she noticed that although her “healthy snacks” weren’t as accessible abroad, the Italian women she observed were really present, happy, and fully engaged with the people they were with.  

She noticed that they were calm around their food, even though it wasn’t the healthy eating she was used to.

There was no worry about what workout would need to follow, no picking at the meal, no punishing themselves.

This was Sarah’s turning point:

“Everything that I had learned up until that point, everything that I had been pouring over and learning over these books and theories and diets… that I realized that none of that mattered if you didn’t have a good relationship to food as well”.

This turning point led to a changed relationship to food; she began asking herself:

Is it a real food?

Is it one ingredient?

Is it something that has existed for thousands of years?

If so, then it’s real food and my body can deal with it better.

Sarah went from viewing healthy food as diet food to healthy food being real food.

On a relationship with food:

Healthy eating is not always about focusing on the what to eat (eat this, don’t eat that), but the healthy relationship with food (joy, micro mindfulness).

Food is so much a part of our daily lives, culture, and celebration.

We tend to learn about foods in “yes foods” and “no foods”, “eat this” but “don’t eat that”, try this fad“, etc.

But the way food is so integrated into our lives, something will always come up (events, celebrations, gatherings…)

“Trying to live healthy… on a diet is black and white, but real life is the land of grey”

Our relationship to food tends to have a cycle of extremes:

When we diet and feel really good, we might feel like it’s okay to indulge a little.  

When we indulge too much and start to slack, we begin to feel badly and start to diet again.

What to do: find a middle ground that allows you to feel good and enjoy meaningful things.

How to do it: get rid of clutter!  Declutter by asking yourself…

  1. What do you get the most enjoyment from?

  2. What do you not care about?

On what’s “right” and real food:

Many have expressed feeling overwhelmed by all the diet options to integrate into healthy eating, struggling to find what’s “right” among all the conflicting information available.

Real food is about finding what works for your body.

Making the shift to real food:

  1. Be physically stable: transition to real food. Look for minimal, quality ingredients that you recognize. Swap + upgrade.

  2. Know how you feel: experiment with foods, be intentional and shut off autopilot. Everyone is different-- figure out what works for you.

Real food is better all around; make it your first step, versus adopting a restrictive diet.

Intentionally integrate real food for a lifestyle change, even though it might take more thought, awareness, and self-connection than a pre-planned diet.

Invest the time.

It’s not just about the food- there are mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects to living a healthy life.

When it comes to indulgences, ask yourself: does it really bring me joy or am I indulging simply because it’s there?

When it comes to real food, think 5-ingredients or less.

If there are too many more than 5 ingredients, or ingredients you don’t understand, make a swap for something else.

What doesn’t matter: the nutrition label- calories, fiber, sugar, etc. (unless you have health restrictions to consider)

What does matter: are these foods my body will know how to process and use?

Be aware of what you eat and how it makes you feel, and then, move into eating what brings you joy and what makes you feel good.

Consider what you’re eating and when you’re eating it; notice how the combination affects you.

This transition takes time- expect to give yourself a week before seeing results.

Note: “Transitioning to real food and a real food lifestyle and a sustainable lifestyle is not the quick fix... it is taking a little more time on purpose because the changes that are happening are hopefully going to be ones that stick with you for a really long time”

On finding what works for you:

Be aware that everyone has individual differences.

Diet trends may be a good fit for some people, but just because it worked for someone else (think instagram influencers), it doesn’t necessarily mean it will be as effective for another person.

Sarah’s experience on finding what worked for her: she cut out gluten entirely and after three months noticed significant results.

“Our bodies are always tending towards health… they will tell us when things are off”.

She noticed that her body reacted negatively to gluten and integrated a gluten-free diet into her life.

However, she is still aware of what is naturally gluten-free real food versus what is gluten-free and heavily processed with a list of ingredients.

Test and experiment what works for you to understand it.  

Be a good partner to your body.

Sarah’s advice: learn about what real food is and what it’s not, develop a filter to tell what is real food, learn the intricate details of it.

Find Sarah’s resources below.

What’s next: cookbook two is in the works

**If you love Real Food Whole Life, you’ll love Simply Real Health

On what it really means to be healthy:

“Being healthy means in-tune with yourself, of who you are, of who you want to be, of how you thrive best, of the things that you want to create in your life.

I think that it requires being grounded and calm and really present in who you are and what you’re doing”

An interview with Sarah Adler from Simply Real Health why real food is better than a pre-planned diet, how to ditch the calorie struggle and why it's so important to have a good relationship with food. Read the interview or listen on the Feel Good Effect Podcast.   #feelgoodeffectpodcast #podcast #wellness #healthyandwellness #wellnesspodcast #healthpodcast #healthandwellnesspodcast #selfhelp #selfimprovement #healthylifestyle #healthyliving

Resources

Take the Quiz! Wellness Personality Quiz

Catch up on past Feel Good Effect Podcast episodes here.

10 Easy Ways to Eat Real Food Every Day

More on Sarah's blog

Simply Real Cookbook

Check out Sarah's Food Academy to learn more about real food.


Guest Information

Sarah Adler is a lady-boss entrepreneur of Simply Real Health: a healthy lifestyle company, food blog, cookbook and brand on a serious mission to help busy people live healthier and more inspired lives, made simple.

Simple as in—philosophy (real food), recipes (all with 5 ingredients or less, 10-15 minutes or less) and easy (totally doable in real life). All with the mission of helping people creating better relationships to food, an #antidiet life that lasts, and a more joyful, fulfilling life because of it.

Website: www.simplyrealhealth.com

Instagram: @simplyrealhealth



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56 The 5 Biggest Wellness Mistakes You’re Making (and How to Fix Them)

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Read on for the 5 biggest wellness mistakes you’re making, and to listen to this episode of the Feel Good Effect podcast to learn about how to fix them.

Find out the 5 biggest wellness mistakes you’re making, and to listen to this episode of the Feel Good Effect podcast to learn about how to fix them. #feelgoodeffectpodcast #podcast #wellness #healthyandwellness #wellnesspodcast #healthpodcast #healthandwellnesspodcast #selfhelp #selfimprovement #healthylifestyle #healthyliving

5 Biggest Wellness Mistakes You’re Making (and How to Fix Them)

In this week's episode of the Feel Good Effect Podcast we talk about the 5 biggest wellness mistakes you’re making and how to fix them.  

We discuss how balance, mindset shifts, simplifying food, and self-love can help you achieve overall wellness.

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Show Notes

It’s a new season!

The Feel Good Effect took a break so I could incorporate some intentional rest and pause into both my life and business.

Listen to my last solo episode from season 2, Episode 54: 5 Things to do so You Can Actually Take a Break, to hear about how you can too.

There are some amazing interviews coming up this season with guests you’ll be excited to hear from, so make sure to subscribe and come back weekly to hear what they have to share!

This episode is brought to you by my new free resource guide, Simplified Guide to Meal Prep and Planning.

Check out the guide on how to simplify and create easy minimalism around food, and stay tuned for a challenge that I’ll post soon!

Be sure to share if you’re listening on social media, and tag @realfoodwholelife so I can connect with you!

The 5 Wellness Mistakes:

1 | Balancing the 3 M’s (Mindset, Movement, Meals)

The common mistake here is overemphasizing one or two of these and neglecting the remaining one(s).

Is there one area of wellness in your life that you really focus on, at the cost of other two?

Are you so focused on moving and exercising that you forget to eat well?

Or, as occurs so frequently, we get so amped up for wellness and lifestyle change that we forget about mindset.

For more depth on mindset, listen to the Feel Good Effect episode on Unpacking Mindset.

When it comes down to it, mindset describes our thought patterns and the way we think in four stages.

i. Information/Experience

ii. Thought Pattern

iii. Resulting Action/Habit

iv. Result

“The magic really happens when we balance mindset, movement and meals."

Consider Mindset, Movement, and Meals in your own life-- how are you balancing them?

2 | Getting Stuck in Old Thought Patterns

This is the most common mistake!

There are three personality types that face different challenges when it comes to thought patterns:

i. Dynamo: Perfectionism + All-Or-Nothing thinking

Being a Dynamo can be effective in other areas of life, but not so much in wellness.

What to do:

  • Actively let go of all-or-nothing.

  • Embrace the idea that something is better than nothing.

Hint: You might be a dynamo if you don’t like hearing me tell you to let go..

Like anything else in life, the only way to get better at letting go of a mindset we’ve become accustomed to is to practice.

ii. Seeker: Comparison + Task Switching

Seeker types worry about what are other people are doing, always looking for a better way and new trends, comparing themselves and others.

They get stuck in a cycle of trying and ditching, rather than sticking with and committing.

What to do:

  • Hit pause to get quiet.

  • From there, think about what works for you, versus what you think I should be doing, and stick with it.

  • Make a commitment rather than dropping for next trend

  • Unfollow and unsubscribe to focus and eliminate distracting input.

iii. Cultivator: Guilt + Worthiness

Cultivators tend to be challenged by guilt on spending time on self wellness.

What to do:

  • Momentum building: focusing on small steps.

“Small wins build momentum”

  • Oxygen mask: help yourself first.

“If you can’t breathe you can’t help anyone else.”

Find out which type you are with the Wellness Personality Quiz.

3 | “Have To” Movement Mentality

We tend to think exercise should be hard, something we have to do, and that we should be suffering or it doesn’t count.

Shift your movement mentality from have to→ movement for ease, joy and elevating experience.

Tip: do an audit- list all the ways you move and rate each one on a scale (1-10) of “Have to” to “Brings you joy”.

4 | Overcomplicating Food

The opposite of overcomplicating is simplifying.

Reduce decision fatigue: stop meal planning, instead, focus on meal mapping (meal types + the essential 6).

  • Meal Types: Bowl, Taco, Stir-fry, Pasta, Salad, Mason Jar Salad

  • Essential 6: Sauces, Protein, Cooked Veggies, Raw Veggies, Grains + Bases, Toppings + Extras.

Focus on the essentials and use meal types and the essential 6 to create a capsule, minimalist pantry.

This mindset will help streamline grocery shopping and meal mapping, simplifying food.

5 | Beating Yourself Up

There are so many messages about not getting enough.

But, being hard on yourself doesn’t help make long-term behavior changes.

Gentle is the new perfect.

“Show yourself the same kindness you might show to a friend, or somebody that you love”.


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55 How to Discover Your Superpower with Karen Walrond

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Karen Walrond is a consultant and coach, who uses courage, vulnerability, and positive psychology to help people bring purpose into their lives and businesses.

Read on for more from Karen, and to listen to this episode of the Feel Good Effect podcast about finding the beauty in being different.

How to Discover Your Superpower with expert guest, Karen Walrond

How to Discover Your Superpower with Karen Walrond

Have you ever felt different, like an outsider, or somehow like you didn’t fit in?

What if instead of thinking of these differences as a weakness you instead flipped the script and started thinking of them as your superpower?

That’s exactly what we’re talking on about on today’s episode: diving into how to discover your superpower and find beauty in the different, with expert guest Karen Walrond.

Let’s make it happen!

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Show Notes

On what she does:

Karen is a leadership consultant, who helps people provide purpose in their work by identifying gifts and values to integrate into work-life and life-life.

Started out by doing what she was supposed to be doing, earning degrees in engineering and law.

“I was doing what I was supposed to do rather than what I was called to do… I decided that this couldn’t work”

Although she was successful and respected in her work, she wanted something different, and ended up leaving her law position without a set plan.

In search for the next step, she discusses how she had to dig deep, asking…

  1. What is it that I love to do?

  2. What are the things that bring me joy?

  3. What are the things that when I achieve them, I get a real sense of purpose?

  4. What are my values?

On making the decision to leave:

After catching a client in an ethical dilemma, Karen realized the effect of her values mixed with her work responsibilities affected her well-being negatively.

She had been blogging for 5 years, and knew photography, writing, and public speaking were her biggest strengths and passions.

Using her site as portfolio of what she could do, Karen found practice in speaking, writing, and shooting.

Through this process, she valued and found importance in…

  1. Being patient

  2. Being open to opportunities

  3. “Being loud about the things that were important to me”

The hardest part about the transition of trading her old life for one of uncertainty was not loss of income, but loss of identity.

She felt like with her identity as a woman of color and values, she was letting down the people who needed her to stay.

“Mine your past for what it has given you thus far, and see how you can use that into the future; I don’t think anything is wasted”

After leaving her job, Karen sat down and made a list of everything she loves to do, both related to work and life.

She remembers reviewing her list, point by point, asking, “why do I love these things?”, to find clues as to what’s there for her and where they might take her.

She also made a list of passions, including both passions of love and passions of anger, asking further, “where can these take me?”.

On creativity and vulnerability:

“It’s easier to endure vulnerability, than comparison”

Vulnerability: risk coupled with emotional exposure

Comparison: comparing your insides with somebody’s outsides

“Comparison will kill creativity… there is room in this world for all of us to do our art form… nobody does it with your voice, nobody does it with your experience, nobody does it with your insight.”

Keep falling forward.

On finding your superpower:

What makes us different makes us beautiful, from Karen’s book, The Beauty of Different: Observations of a Confident Misfit

We tend to be uncomfortable with standing out, yet we are captivated by the people who do.

Find purpose in your life with the things that make you different: these are your superpowers.

You cannot get farther without diversity of thought and diversity of experience.

Fitting in vs. Belonging, from Brené Brown’s, Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone

Fitting in- forces you to fit a standard that holds you back

Belonging- understanding your self-worth and value, everyone else is worthy

On overnight success:

Yes, some people may become an overnight success.

But not a transformative success.

Hard work and practice at something purposeful will bring transformative success, although much of the behind-the-scenes may not be seen.

On leveling-up versus meeting expectations:

Something new takes time to get comfortable and routine with, but at some point we can get too comfortable and stop moving forward (or leveling-up).

Sometimes comfort is good, and leveling-up isn’t necessary.

Other times, in areas you feel like you just need more- don’t get comfortable.

Use that to progress.

On what it means to be healthy:

“I think being healthy is the same as being mindful and self-reflective… Being able to check in with yourself and give yourself a certain amount of grace and kindness”.

Karen’s morning intentions

  1. What can I do to feel healthy today?

  2. What can I do to feel purposeful today?

  3. What can I do to feel connected today?

How to Discover Your Superpower with expert guest, Karen Walrond

Resources

Take the Quiz! Wellness Personality Quiz

Catch up on past Feel Good Effect Podcast episodes here

More on Karen’s writing and books.

Karen’s TEDx Talk.


Guest Information

Karen Walrond, is a consultant and coach, with a focus on building meaningful business and leadership skills to change the world.

Using empirical, research-based principles of courage, vulnerability, authenticity and positive psychology, she helps executives, professionals & entrepreneurs infuse purpose in their lives and businesses.  

She’s a sought-after keynote and TEDx speaker, and has spoken around the United States and abroad to individuals and organizations on the topic of thriving, through leadership development, the magic of creativity, the valuing of cultural and racial diversity and inclusion, and the power of social media.  

Her bestselling book, The Beauty of Different, is a chronicle of observations that what makes us different makes us beautiful -- and may even be the source of our superpowers.

And finally, as an avid photographer and journaler, she uses creative exercises to help clients discover their own their gifts and superpowers, and how to use them in a way that allows them to thrive.

Website: chookooloonks.com

Instagram: @chookooloonks




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54 5 Things to Do So You Can Actually Take a Break

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5 Things To Do So You Can Actually Take a Break!

5 Things to Do So You Can Actually Take a Break

When was the last time you truly took a break?

If you struggle with taking down time, then this episode is for you, because wellness is about so much more than green smoothies and the perfect exercise routine.

It’s also about tuning in, taking a break, and finding time for rest.

But taking a break? It’s not always so easy.

Today on the show we’re unpacking the importance of taking a break, and diving into 5 tactical mindset shifts you can use to put this practice into your life right now.

Let’s make it happen!

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Resources

Take the Quiz! Wellness Personality Quiz

Website: realfoodwholelife.com

Instagram: @realfoodwholelife


5 Mindset Shifts for Taking a Break

1 | Ditch Guilt + Should

2 | Get out of FOMO

3 | Actually Take the Break

4 | Quality Over Quantity

5 | Think Sustainability


5 Things To Do So You Can Actually Take a Break!


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53 What You Really Need to Know About Mindfulness

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What You Really Need to Know About Mindfulness

Practicing mindfulness has so many positive benefits, but it can seem challenging to fit into everyday life.

If mindfulness sounds daunting, boring, or like something you don’t have time for, then this episode is for you.

We are taking a deep dive into its many benefits, and how to practice mindfulness in real life with expert Dr. Leah Weiss.

Let’s make it happen!


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Guest Information

Leah Weiss, Ph.D. is a researcher, lecturer, consultant, and author.

She teaches Compassionate Leadership at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she created the perennially-waitlisted course "Leading with Mindfulness and Compassion."

She is a principal teacher and a founding faculty member of Stanford's “Compassion Cultivation Program,” conceived by the Dalai Lama.

Her first book, “How We Work: Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind” (HarperWave) focuses on developing compassionate and soft skill-based leadership while also offering research-backed actionable steps towards finding purpose at work."

Website: leahweissphd.com

Instagram: @leahweissphd


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52 How to Create a Morning Routine in Less Time with More Impact

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How to Create a Morning Routine in Less Time with More Impact

Morning routines: you know that creating a streamlined and simple routine can make a huge difference in your day.

But who has the time?

Today on the Feel Good Effect Podcast, we’re deconstructing the exact steps to create a morning routine in less time, and with more impact.

And don’t worry, this isn’t about some perfect ideal that works for someone else.

This is about creating a routine that works for YOU. Let’s make it happen!


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10 Steps to Create a Simple, Impactful Morning Routine

1 | Intentionality: Know Your Why

2 | Know Your Personality

3 | Go on a Decision Diet

4 | Set a Time + Skip the Snooze

5 | Limit Consumption

6 | Micro Mindfulness

7 | Balance: Sleep & Season

8 | Balance: Partner, Travel, Weekends

9 | Should vs. Good

10 | Gentle is the New Perfect


Resources

Take the Quiz! Wellness Personality Quiz

Episode 15: The Four Tendencies

Episode 37: How to Go on a Decision Diet

Instagram: @realfoodwholelife


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51 How to Quit Your Day Job & Find More Purpose + Fulfillment with Cathy Heller

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How to Quit Your Day Job & Find More Purpose + Fulfillment with Cathy Heller

If you’re feeling stuck--either in your day job or in your day-to-day life, this episode is for you.

Cathy Heller, host of the wildly popular podcast, Don’t Keep Your Day Job, is walking us through capitalizing on your unique qualities, finding your superpower, and accessing greater fulfillment and purpose in life.

Let’s dive in!

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Resources

Take the Wellness Personality Quiz


Guest Information

Each week on Don’t Keep Your Day Job, host Cathy Heller interviews someone truly inspiring who’s created a life they love through figuring out how to be truly themselves and use their zone of genius to make the world better.

You’ve got so much to contribute and Cathy is here to help you do it.

Website: don’tkeepyourdayjob.com

Instagram: @cathyheller

Podcast: Don’t Keep Your Day Job


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50 The Secret to Self-Care in Real Life: 20 Ideas Beyond Baths & Massages

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Looking for the secret to self-care in real life? This episode is packed with ideas that go well beyond bubble baths, massages, and journaling.

The Secret to Self-Care in Real Life: 20 Ideas Beyond Baths & Massages

Looking for the secret to self-care in real life?

This episode for the Feel Good Effect podcast is packed with ideas that go well beyond bubble baths, massages, and journaling.

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Self-care is trending right now, and for good reason.

Because if self-care means intentionally taking care of yourself: mind, body, soul, then absolutely, let’s start a self-care revolution!

The problem?

All the self-care lists out there seem to be packed with ideas that frankly seem unrealistic.

Because as much as I love a good bubble bath + hour-long message, this working mama--who’s balancing entrepreneurship, family, life responsibilities, and taking care of herself--well, let’s just say there aren’t a lot of bubble baths happening around here.

Here’s the truth about self-care: It’s simply about all the small ways you tune in, listen to your body, and take small steps to take care of yourself.

It’s about flipping the script from what you should be doing, to focusing instead on what feels really good.

So how to make it happen in real life?

In this episode we dive into 10 self-care ideas beyond bubble baths, massages, and journaling


29 Real Life Self-Care Ideas Beyond Bubbles Baths & Massages

Read on for the full list . . . 


More Resources

Take the Quiz! Wellness Personality Quiz

Instagram: @realfoodwholelife


Sponsor

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Looking for the secret to self-care in real life? This episode is packed with ideas that go well beyond bubble baths, massages, and journaling.


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49 How to Find Perfection in Imperfection + Kintsugi Wellness with Candice Kumai

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How to Find Perfection in Imperfection + Kintsugi Wellness With Expert Candice Kumai

How to Find Perfection in Imperfection + Kintsugi Wellness with Candice Kumai

Candice Kumai, the golden girl of wellness, is sharing takeaways from her new book, Kintsugi Wellness: The Japanese Art of Nourishing Mind, Body, and Spirit .

We’re diving into how to find perfection in imperfection, the Japanese art of golden repair, the philosophy of wabi-sabi, and the real story of her wellness career pivot.

Listen now!




Guest Information

Candice Kumai is an internationally-renowned wellness writer, chef & content creator, described by ELLE magazine as “The Golden Girl of the Wellness World.”

She is the author of the new book, Kintsugi Wellness: The Japanese Art of Nourishing Mind, Body, and Spirit

Candice contributes to numerous, national wellness & lifestyle publications including ELLE, Cosmopolitan, Bon Appétit, Shape, Yoga Journal, Men’s Journal, Wall Street Journal, Well+Good, Pop Sugar, Girlboss and Byrdie.

A Top Chef alumna, Candice has appeared as a regular judge on Iron Chef America & Beat Bobby Flay.

Website: candicekumai.com

Instagram: @candicekumai


Sponsor

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They’re on a mission to help women be more comfortable in our own skin. Find out more here and use the code FEELGOODKNIX for 15% off your first purchase.


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48 Unpacking Mindset: What Mindset Is, What It’s Not & 5 Ways to Shift It

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Unpacking Mindset: What Mindset Is, What It’s Not & How 5 Ways to Shift It

In the never-ending search for wellness solutions, we’ve forgotten something monumental: mindset.

In this must-listen episode, we’ll unpack mindset: what it is, what it’s not, and 5 keys ways to shift it.

Because mindset matters when it comes to change, growth, and busting out of old patterns that have you feeling stuck. Let’s dive in!

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Resources

Take the Quiz! Wellness Personality Quiz

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

Carol Dweck's Mindset TED Talk

Instagram: @realfoodwholelife


5 Ways to Begin Shifting Mindset 

1 | Know that mindset matters, and that you are not the problem. Consider that you may just have some thought patterns that aren’t serving you

2 | Know what mindset is not: not the thought, not controlling the thought, not choosing an emotion or feeling, not manifesting. Mindset is simply a different tool in the toolbox.

3 | Shine the light: Bring awareness + start noticing thought patterns.

4 | Start thinking about the thought pattern feedback loop: how they affect mood, how you act, the decisions you make, and the results you get.

5 | Open the door to the possibility of changing those engrained patterns, which will change how you process information, and eventually change your brain.


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47 How to Live a Resilient Life with Dr. Rick Hanson

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How to Live a Resilient Life with Dr. Rick Hanson

If want to live a more resilient life, to grow an unshakable core of calm, strength, and happiness, then this episode is for you.

Using his trademark blend of neuroscience, mindfulness, and positive psychology, Dr. Rick Hanson--psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author--is unpacking true resilience, and sharing how you can begin to cultivate it through simple daily practices.

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Guest Information

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author.

His books are available in 26 languages and include Resilient, Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture.

He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin and has numerous audio programs.

A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, he’s been an invited speaker at NASA, Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, and other major universities, and taught in meditation centers worldwide.



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46 How to find a Middle Ground Between Self-Acceptance and Self-Improvement

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How to Find a Middle Ground Between Self-Acceptance and Self-Improvement

Ever feel like you’re kind of over self-improvement?

Or that you’re not doing a good enough job at self-acceptance?

I’ve been getting this question a lot lately, so today we’re unpacking self-improvement, self-acceptance and how to navigate the two approaches.

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45 Rethinking Healthy Skin: How to Restore the Skin Biome + Glow from the Inside Out with Jasmina Aganovic

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Rethinking Healthy Skin- How to Restore the Skin Biome and Glow from the Inside Out

Rethinking Healthy Skin: How to Restore the Skin Biome + Glow from the Inside Out with Jasmina Aganovic

If you want better skin from the inside out, this episode is for you!

Our guest is Jasmina Aganovic, President of Mother Dirt, a line of biome-friendly personal care products focused on restoring and maintaining the balance of the skin biome.

We’re unpacking the skin biome, and how balancing your bacterial ecosystem may be the key to better skin.

This episode is all about cutting-edge science and radiant natural beauty, so let’s make it happen!

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Ingredients that don't pass the Biome-Friendly test:

(1) Alcohol and ethanol 

(2) Strong surfactants like: SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulfate) &  SDS (Sodium Hydroxide) - these are the most common. A bit less common but still come up regularly are quaternary ammonium surfactants, such as quaternium-15 and benzalkonium (try saying that 10 times fast!)

(3) Broadly all preservatives are not biome-friendly. Afterall preservatives are in formulas to kill bacteria. Some common examples here are phenoxyethanol, parabens, and sodium benzoate.

(4) Anti-microbial essential oils (thyme, eucalyptus, peppermint, tea tree). Essential oils are potent in general. Those with antimicrobial activity are especially powerful. These should be used sparsely, and for specific areas (not everywhere all the time). 

For more information about how we test for impact on the skin microbiome, please visit biomefriendly.com


Guest Information

Jasmina Aganovic is the President of Mother Dirt, a line of biome-friendly personal care products focused on restoring and maintaining the balance of the skin biome.

The technology is based off research from AOBiome Therapeutics, a biotech company focused on transforming human health through products that restore Ammonia-Oxidizing Bacteria (AOB), which current hygiene practices have stripped from the modern microbiome.

She is a cosmetics and consumer goods entrepreneur who received her degree in chemical and biological engineering from MIT. H

er career path combined her technical background with roles at consumer brands like LVMH, Fresh, and Living Proof.

Website: motherdirt.com

Instagram: @motherdirt



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44 Grand Openings Don't Work for Wellness: Here's What to Do Instead

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Grand Openings Don't Work for Wellness: Here's What to Do Instead

You don’t need to go-big-or-go-home when it comes to wellness.

Sure, we’ve been told that the all-or-nothing mentality is where it’s at, but what if there’s a better way?

Today we’re unpacking the idea of a grand opening when it comes to wellness, and exploring the alternative of playing your own wellness game.

Thanks to Seth Godin, and his podcast, Akimbo, for inspiring this episode.

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43 How to Discover Your Dosha + Ayurveda 101 with Sahara Rose

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How to Discover Your Dosha + Ayurveda 101 with Sahara Rose

We’re diving into all things Ayurveda in today’s episode with Sahara Rose is the best-selling author of the Idiot's Guide to Ayurveda.

Find out how to discover your Dosha, and how Sahara’s modern take on Ayurveda can help you balance mind and body.

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Guest Information

Sahara Rose is the best-selling author of the Idiot's Guide to Ayurveda (Penguin Random House) and has been called “a leading voice for the millennial generation into the new paradigm shift” by Deepak Chopra.

She is a Certified Ayurvedic, Holistic and Sports Nutritionist and host of the Highest Self Podcast.

Sahara's mission is to awaken people of their innate potential so they can share their gifts and fulfill their purpose on this planet.

Website: iamsahararose.com

Instagram: @iamsahararose

Podcast: Highest Self


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42 A Quick Guide for the Perfectionist: What to Do (and Not Do)

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A Quick Guide for the Perfectionist: What to Do (and Not Do)

What to do (and not do) if you’re a perfectionist.

We all have an image in mind when we think of a perfectionist.

Impeccably dressed, clean home, always arriving on time, having it all together.

And while that image is certainly one way of perfectionism can show up, it’s not the only way.

Perfectionism shows up in different ways for different people.

So just because you don’t fit the stereotype image of the perfectionist, doesn’t mean perfectionism isn’t a mindset that’s affecting your life, or holding you back from where you want to be.

In this episode we’ll dive into why you might be a perfectionist (and not even know it), plus how this mindset may be holding you back from your wellness goals, as well as what to do (and not do) about it.

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41 How to Nurture Self-Love in the Age of Digital Media with Erin Treloar

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How to Nurture Self-Love in the Age of Digital Media with Erin Treloar, Raw Beauty Talks

How to Nurture Self-Love in the Age of Digital Media with Erin Treloar, Raw Beauty Talks

If you’re struggling with self-love, self-esteem, and comparison, this episode is for you.

Beauty, confidence, and self-love expert Erin Treloar takes us into the “why” behind criticism and negative self-talk, and then offers specific shifts to change our self-image.

Erin is the founder of Raw Beauty Talks, an online platform dedicated to positive body image and self-love.

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Erin’s greatest passion is helping girls and women learn to live from a place of self love.

She launched Raw Beauty Talks in 2014 with an interview series featuring over 200 women without makeup, photo editing or filters that ignited a conversation surrounding beauty, confidence and self love.

In 2014, she founded Raw Beauty Talks Society to support programs raising self esteem in youth.

Her work has been featured in publications including Elle magazine, the LA Times and Marie Claire amongst others.  

She is a public speaker on the topics of beauty, confidence and self love and a frequent contributor to Huffington Post, being named as one of HuffPo Canada’s Top 50 Bloggers.

Website: rawbeautytalks.com

Instagram: @rawbeautytalks


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40 How to Flip Your Goals to Be Happier + Healthier Right Now

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How to Flip Your Goals to Be Happier + Healthier Right Now

We’ve all been told that setting goals will make healthier living easier.

But what if there’s a better way?

Today we’re diving into how to flip your goals, and to focus on the process instead.

In the episode you’ll get a quick overview of the research, hear the problems with traditional goal setting, and dig into actionable steps to harness the the power of process.


The Problems with Traditional Goal Setting

  • Living for the Future

  • Outcome Over Sustainability

  • Never Done

  • Goal Jumping

  • Failure State

Action Steps

  • Feel Good Goal Setting Process (more here)

  • Focus on how you feel at the end

  • More joy

  • Bite-sized change

  • Feel good


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How to Flip Your Goals to Be Happier + Healthier Right Now: Feel Good Effect Podcast


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