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A Healthy Way to Blend Families with Maria Natapov

Green Living with Tee

Release Date: 02/20/2023

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This week Tee is delighted to welcome Mory Diané the founder and designer behind the revolutionary  device, created under his engineering design company, Cleyx. Mory shares his journey from the Ivory Coast to the U.S., his academic and professional background in civil engineering and the power industry, and his shift towards environmental sustainability. Mory and Tee discuss the inspiration and development of Rover, a refillable, biodegradable roll-on dispenser designed to reduce plastic waste in the beauty and personal hygiene industry.  This insightful conversation covers the...

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This week Tee is excited to welcome Chwynyn Vaughan to the podcast for an incredibly insightful look at the benefits of organic botanicals for our health and skin. For more than 3 decades, Chwynyn has embraced a clean, toxin-free lifestyle. Chwynyn’s desire to use pure products coupled with a deep love of botanicals, regenerative gardening, and foraging wild plants, led her to create her all-natural handcrafted skincare product line, . In this episode, Tee and Chwynyn dive into the world of botanicals and their myriad benefits, especially for skincare. Botanicals are plant-based scents...

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This week Tee is excited to welcome Jenn Trepeck for an in-depth conversation about how we can truly read labels on our food products. Jenn has been described as “A Force of Nature” in the wellness space, recognized as one of Podcast Magazine’s 40 under 40, and nominated for the 2022 International Women’s Podcast Award for Visionary Leadership. She is an Optimal Health Coach, Podcaster, and Business Consultant. In this episode, Tee and Jenn tackle the pervasive myths, misinformation, and faulty marketing tactics in the food and diet industry. Jenn shares her expertise pointing out key...

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This week Tee is happy to welcome her Friend Ginny Dent Brant back to the show for a talk on the emerging research regarding the relationship between plastics and cancer. Ginny is a speaker and writer who has battled cancer, ministered around the world, and served as a counselor, educator, wellness advocate, and adjunct professor. Her recent book, was written with commentary from an oncologist and medical researcher, Dr. Robert Elliott.  In this episode, Tee and Ginny discuss the pervasive issue of toxic and potentially cancer-causing chemicals in plastics. Ginny shares her personal...

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This week Tee is delighted to welcome Sage Dammers for a deep dive into the many health benefits of adaptogens and natural herbs. Sage is the Co-founder and CEO of , an innovative and environmentally-conscious chocolate retailer who are committed to providing the world’s most delicious, pure, and toxin-free chocolates and drink mixes. In this episode, Sage shares how his journeys around the world led him to insights and breakthroughs on how adaptogens can help the body respond to stress, anxiety, and fatigue.  With a background in Taoist tonic herbalism and nutrition, Sage explains the...

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This week Tee is excited to welcome her friend and fellow podcaster Tanya Willis to the show for an insightful and eye-opening look at obesogens and how they are affecting our health and happiness. In this chat, Tee and Tanya discuss the prevalence of these obesogens—environmental chemicals found in everyday household products that contribute to obesity. Tanya shares her inspiring journey from a stressful office job to a fulfilling career in fitness, health coaching, and hosting the . In addition, Tanya explains how obesogens interfere with our metabolism and hormones, often beginning with...

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This week Tee is delighted to welcome Dr. Sharon Surita for a harrowing talk about the effects of plastics on our bodies. Dr. Sharon is a Certified Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner and triumphant chronic illness warrior. Her passion for holistic well-being is shaped by her four-year journey to overcome challenges with Dysautonomia and complications from a hernia mesh implant. Armed with a doctoral degree in Environmental Engineering, Sharon's expertise in air, water quality, and environmental health risks, linked to chemical and mold exposures, enables her to craft...

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This week Tee welcomes Sweta Vikram for a wonderful conversation about Ayurvedic self-care practices and her journey into embracing an Ayurvedic lifestyle. Sweta is an international speaker, best-selling author, and Doctor of Ayurveda with a postgraduate degree in Sports Nutrition. Sweta’s journey began after consistently questioning the uniformity of dietary recommendations across diverse backgrounds. Before embracing Ayurveda, Sweta found herself on the cancer watchlist, struggling for breath in the emergency room, and had to put her life on hold for six months to heal. Despite growing up...

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In this episode, Tee welcomes David Medansky to discuss deceptive marketing tactics in the food, pharmaceutical, and weight loss industries that prioritize profits over health. David is a best-selling author and speaker known for helping people lead healthier lives. In this chat, David shares his personal journey from struggling with weight issues to losing 50 pounds and keeping it off after a serious health warning from his doctor. The conversation also covers the importance of avoiding ultra-processed foods, the misconceptions about dieting and exercise, and the significance of adopting a...

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This week Tee is excited to welcome Matthew Frederick the founder of His mission is to push the boundaries of what's possible in these fields, of skincare and he is committed to creating high-quality, personal care products and services designed to enhance and extend human life. Driven by a deep-seated passion for transformative change, Matthew founded Nobiesse to fill a significant gap in the consumer market: the need for authentic Do-No-Harm products that prioritize consumer well-being and metabolic health.   After researching and testing hundreds of products Matthew discovered...

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Stepparenting can be a rewarding and life-giving experience for men and women at all stages of life. However, anyone who has experienced the process of step-parenting and living in a blended family knows that it comes with profound challenges. Our guest today is helping stepparents transform from family chaos into meaningful and harmonious co-parenting by applying both her life experience and extensive training into coaching and therapeutic techniques that are helping to heal wounds and form lasting bonds.

Maria Natapov is a Step Parenting Expert and Trusted Advisor to Divorce Professionals, Financial Advisors, and Parenting Coaches. Maria offers a caring and playful coaching approach where clients feel energetically held and empowered to joyfully and confidently blend their families.  

Maria knows from experience that stepparenting isn’t something you pick up from scrolling the internet or crowdsourcing your friends. She believes that forging a relationship with your stepchild means learning to find your voice and hearing theirs.

As the daughter of divorced immigrant parents and a stepparent herself, Maria understands blended families' communication and connection challenges and the vital importance of healing pain and preventing further harm by establishing innovative parenting support systems.

Through her signature 4-step energy-focused process combined with Rapid Resolution modality, Maria helps families transition from chaos to harmony. She enables stepparents to strengthen their values, foster partner alignment, create trust with stepchildren, and enhance the community with birth families by building on their existing skills, experiences, and strengths. 

Maria has helped numerous blended families foster more harmonious family dynamics through her VIP Stepparenting Breakthrough support model and her podcast, Synergistic Stepparenting. To learn more about how to work with Maria, visit her website at SynergisticStepparenting.com

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