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Episode 124: Setting New Year's Intentions and My 2022 Words

Drama-Free Healthy Living With Jess Cording

Release Date: 01/05/2022

Episode 138: Pilates Instructor and Educator Linda Farrell show art Episode 138: Pilates Instructor and Educator Linda Farrell

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I've often talked about how much I love Pilates. While I don't teach a lot right now I still have my own practice that's been so helpful for my mental and physical health. I’m thrilled to be bringing you a conversation with Linda Farrell, who trained not just me but hundreds of other instructors. In this episode, we talk about how she found this amazing exercise regimen and how it can help you support your mind and body. We also get an eagle-eye view of how life has brought her to this workout trend personally.   This will also give you perspectives on not only Pilates, but also...

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Episode 137: Little Game Changers: Hanger Management show art Episode 137: Little Game Changers: Hanger Management

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Have you ever experienced moments of hunger and anger combined, known affectionately as hanger?    In this episode of my Little Game Changers podcast series, I’m sharing tips on how you can eat to support stable blood sugar and your emotional and physical well-being, while also enjoying foods which satisfy you and your cravings. I hope you come away with some helpful suggestions on how to best fill your plate with foods that fuel your body healthfully!   Want to learn more about other game changers I depend on for healthy living? Check out my book   and reach out to me...

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Episode 136: Seemore Meats & Veggies Founder Cara Nicoletti show art Episode 136: Seemore Meats & Veggies Founder Cara Nicoletti

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I love having conversations with people who create things and bring about change, so I’m especially happy to share my interview with Cara Nicoletti! Cara is the Founder & CEO of , a women-owned meat company that makes sausages with fresh veggies and humanely raised meat.   Cara is a fourth generation butcher, winner of The Food Network’s Chopped, television host of VICE Munchies’ The Hangover Show and Open Fire, and author of literary cookbook, Voracious. She grew up working at her family’s butcher shop in Boston, and took up the family trade working in top restaurants and butcher...

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Episode 135: Announcing my new book, The Farewell Tour show art Episode 135: Announcing my new book, The Farewell Tour

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Caregivers. Literally the word reflects how they “give”-but what about what they need to take? If you’ve ever been in a caregiving role, you know the self-care struggle is real.    After months of waiting to share this with you, I am thrilled to announce my upcoming book, The Farewell Tour: A Caregiver’s Guide to Stress Management, Sane Nutrition, and Better Sleep (Viva Editions, October 2022).    Inspired by my family’s experience caring for my father after his diagnosis of advanced pancreatic cancer (an experience which he, a music industry veteran, called his...

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Episode 134: Science Journalist and New York Times Best-Selling AuthorMax Lugavere show art Episode 134: Science Journalist and New York Times Best-Selling AuthorMax Lugavere

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I am so excited to be able to share this episode with you. I’m chatting with Max Lugavere, a health and science journalist and the author of the New York Times best-seller Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life, now published in 10 languages around the globe. Max’s sophomore book, also a best-seller, is called The Genius Life: Heal Your Mind, Strengthen Your Body, and Become Extraordinary. Max is also the host of a leading health and wellness podcast, titled The Genius Life.   Max appears regularly on the Dr. Oz Show, the...

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Episode 133: Freshly CEO Anna Fabrega show art Episode 133: Freshly CEO Anna Fabrega

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In this episode I chat with Anna Fabrega, the CEO of . I also answer a listener question about how much protein you need.  I’m so excited to share this episode with you because we’re talking about one of my favorite topics: making healthiery eating more accessible.  We talk about debunking the myths of healthy eating being costly and providing food without comfort or taste. Fabrega shares her thoughts oon making healthy eating more than doable, but also enjoyable and affordable.  In this podcast interview, we discuss the company’s mission to not only will we break down the...

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Episode 132: Dr. Anisha Patel Dunn show art Episode 132: Dr. Anisha Patel Dunn

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In today’s episode, I have the pleasure and privilege of speaking with Dr. Anisha Patel-Dunn, who serves as Chief Medical Officer at where she helps people lead healthier, more fulfilling lives by improving access to trusted, affordable, and personalized mental healthcare.   Dr. Anisha has nearly 20 years of experience as a practicing psychiatrist and managing a large group practice, having co-founded Pacific Coast Psychiatric Associates, Inc. (PCPA) in 2006, now part of LifeStance Health, in San Francisco. At LifeStance Health, Anisha is responsible for overseeing all clinical...

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Episode 131: An Interview with Vanessa Steil show art Episode 131: An Interview with Vanessa Steil

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I’m so happy to be able to share this podcast with you. My guest, Vanessa Steil, is someone whose work I admire and who has so much wisdom to share. Vanessa is a graduate of The American University in Washington, D.C. and holds a B.A. in political science, but an unexpected cancer diagnosis changed her life’s trajectory.    At the age of 26, Vanessa was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. This life-altering diagnosis led Vanessa down a new career path as a Board Certified Patient Advocate, health coach, and wellness blogger. Following this passion, Vanessa started her site in 2014 as...

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Episode 130: Little Game Changers - Power of Intention show art Episode 130: Little Game Changers - Power of Intention

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If you want to take control of your life, embrace the power of intention. As I discuss in this podcast episode, incorporating intention into your daily self-care practices can go a long way in helping us feel grounded and less anxious despite life’s stressors.    So, make an effort to find an activity that feeds your soul and you’ll come to find that the misalignment that you feel in your life will subside.    Want to learn more about other life hacks that have helped many regain control of their life? Check out my book . You can also connect with me via , , and ....

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Episode 129 : Revisiting The Power of Gratitude Journaling show art Episode 129 : Revisiting The Power of Gratitude Journaling

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A lot has changed since the episode originally aired on 12/23/19 but gratitude journaling is an especially powerful practice to turn to during crazy, uncertain times.    I talk quite a bit about journaling in my book, (Viva Editions, January 2020). One of the most powerful types of journaling is gratitude journaling. I have recommended it to so many clients and patients over the years, and the results have been amazing. In this episode, I talk about how gratitude journaling can help you reach your goals and maintain your success!   for more health and wellness content,...

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Did you set a word or intention for 2022? I choose a word every year, and this time, I’m focusing on alignment in my personal and professional life after a year of massive change and shake-ups that has me thinking about how I want things to look going forward. In this solo podcast episode I share tips for setting powerful intentions and choosing your words as well as why I’m focusing on “alignment” and “surrender” going into 2022.