Finding Healthy Middle Ground + Thriving with an Autoimmune Disease, with Phoebe Lapine
In this episode we’re chatting with Phoebe Lapine about autoimmune disease, Hashimotos Thyroiditis, finding middle ground when it comes to health, and her book, The Wellness Project.
Phoebe is a food and health writer, wellness personality, gluten-free chef, culinary instructor, recipe developer and speaker.
On her award-winning blog, Feed Me Phoebe, she shares recipes for healthy comfort food, and insights about balanced lifestyle choices beyond what’s on your plate.
Her memoir, The Wellness Project, chronicles her journey with Hashimotos Thyroiditis and how she finally found the middle ground between health and hedonism by making one lifestyle change, one month at a time.
Overview of autoimmune disease and Hashimotos Thyroiditis.
Thoughtful systematic way of figuring out what works for you.
How to fit health changes into real life.
Finding the sweet spot between health and hedonism and feeding your spirit.
The effect of stress on health, autoimmune disease, and the benefit of letting go of unrealistic ideals of perfection.
The One Big Question--if you could tell someone one thing to change about their life that would have a profound impact on their wellbeing, what would it be?
Thinking about health in terms of concentric circles, and then focusing on locking down the center circle.
The Ten Commandments of healthy hedonism.
Why focusing on balanced blood sugar is a great place to start when it comes to health change.
Approaching an elimination diet with an experimental mindset.
The benefit of consuming fermented foods.
Why taking small steps can make such a big difference over time.
How cooking at home can move the needle when it comes to health.
Finding the middle ground and balance between making your body feel good and living a good life.