Love Your Whole Body Podcast
If you don't want another unsustainable diet or fitness routine, if you're tired of a one-size-fits-all approach to health and wellness, this is the podcast for you. Real, sustainable transformation.
info_outline 20 You're Worth It and So is Everyone Else 05/28/2019
20 You're Worth It and So is Everyone Else What do the rich and poor have in common? All of us are asking the question, "Do I matter?" Self care answers this question with a resounding "Yes!" Jaci Anderson dives into this. She shares about how running a half marathon for clean water in Africa connected her to herself and those she ran for. We're left with the invitation to allow self love to move us out of our comfort zone to love others more.
info_outline 19 Fall In Love With Feeling Good: Rethinking Fitness 05/20/2019
19 Fall In Love With Feeling Good: Rethinking Fitness From hating exercise, to finding something she could tolerate, to falling in love with the way it feels to feel good, Dwana Olsen shares her journey from being a heavy Samoan teenager to becoming an inspirational fitness instructor and coach. She invites us to embrace ourselves now, so we can reach our goals with more joy, instead of waiting until we achieve them to be happy. Rethink your approach to fitness with this episode.
info_outline 18 Using Our Body to Make Work Meaningful 05/14/2019
18 Using Our Body to Make Work Meaningful How often have you felt unsatisfied at work or in your relationships? There are practices we can do, in our bodies, that increase flourishing in these areas. Julie Barrios shares about having values that act as our North Star, embodying practices that lead us there, and the grace it takes to live in the gap between the two.
info_outline 17 Unseeing Our Stereotypes 05/07/2019
17 Unseeing Our Stereotypes Today's guest, Emelda Juanita De Coteau invites us to unsee our stereotypes of physical appearance, abilities, socio-economic status, gender, etc. and step into the reality that we are all wonderfully made. “We come here as designer originals and we die a carbon copy. Don’t die a carbon copy." Her passionate, wise, challenging, invitational words graciously illuminate disparities in the USA while encouraging us to be hope filled and engaged to make a difference. You gotta check this out.
info_outline 16 Race and Beauty: Loving Yourself When Your Self Isn't the Standard 04/29/2019
16 Race and Beauty: Loving Yourself When Your Self Isn't the Standard There are so many messages about beauty. Many of these messages hold being thin and white as the highest standard. How do people of different ethnicities navigate this? Ana Sanchez is back on the show sharing her experience of being biracial and how beauty standards have a way of displacing everyone, particularly minorities.
info_outline 15 Coaching Jo From Overwhelmed to Empowered 04/22/2019
15 Coaching Jo From Overwhelmed to Empowered You know that project you need to finish but feels overwhelming? You know you need to start it, but what if it's not perfect? You're feeling stuck. Welcome! You are not alone. Check out this episode to hear Jessica coach Jo to complete the overwhelming project of designing a room that gives her tranquility and a functional work space.
info_outline 14 Love Where You Live 04/08/2019
14 Love Where You Live Have you ever walked into a space and just felt at home? That’s because our senses pick up colors, smells, textures, lighting... everything! Wellbeing Interior Designer, Nora Bouz, shares her journey from following trends in design to following her heart. By helping us find our unique “heaven” and bringing that into our homes, we can have increased physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and relational well-being. Don't miss this episode!
info_outline 13 Take Ten Minutes for Yourself 04/02/2019
13 Take Ten Minutes for Yourself You are worth making time for. If we don't practice this truth, how will we live it out for ourselves and with others? This is a short mindfulness exercise to help you slow down and receive yourself. It only takes ten minutes!
info_outline 12 Why We Need Nurture 03/25/2019
12 Why We Need Nurture Nurture is how we encourage ourselves and our bodies toward health. Nurture is learned. Our early experiences of it shape how we relate as adults. When we feel nurtured we can do courageous, beautiful things. Without it, we lack confidence and connection. Special guest Catherine Morrill. M. Div., LMFT, describes what nurture is, why it's important, and how to have more of it!
info_outline 11 Success Stories: Celebrate What’s Right With You 03/20/2019
11 Success Stories: Celebrate What’s Right With You You are already awesome. Yes you. Sometimes it's easier to focus on the negative, which keeps you stuck and diminishes joy. Learn the life hack of reframing your failures into successes and living in the question, "What's right with me!?"
info_outline 10 More on Moving Through Trauma: Myofascial Release from a Patient's Perspective 03/13/2019
10 More on Moving Through Trauma: Myofascial Release from a Patient's Perspective A ten year old knee injury brought Chelsea to Bryan Hoppe's office for physical therapy. Through Myofascial Release (MFR) she received physical healing and whole lot more. This is her powerful story of growing in trust of her body, her voice, and ultimately herself.
info_outline 09 Moving Through Trauma: Myofascial Release 03/05/2019
09 Moving Through Trauma: Myofascial Release Our bodies store physical and emotional trauma. Trauma can be something as little as repetitive bad posture or as big as a car accident or verbal abuse. Whatever the trauma is, it restricts our movement and our joy. Bryan Hoppe, a physical therapist of 33 years and practitioner of John Barnes’ Myofascial Release Technique shares about helping patients release their trauma through movement to gain their power and joy back.
info_outline 08 Listening to Your Body 02/27/2019
08 Listening to Your Body Our body is communicating to us all the time. It tells us what we need: rest, nourishing food, exercise, nurture... Hearing what our body is communicating and responding compassionately takes practice. Over time, this practice can change our lives. This is part two of last week's conversation with Ana. It's another deep, honest discussion about this meaningful topic.
info_outline 07 Fat Is Not a Four Letter Word 02/20/2019
07 Fat Is Not a Four Letter Word This is an honest conversation between a thinner woman and a larger woman. Jessica's friend, Ana, shares about her complicated relationship with food and what it's like to live in a larger body in a thin obsessed culture. This is one of my favorite episodes so far. LOTS to be gained no matter what body size you have.
info_outline 06 Breakup With Your Diet. Go Out With Intuitive Eating. 02/14/2019
06 Breakup With Your Diet. Go Out With Intuitive Eating. If you're tired of dieting, being obsessed about what you're eating, holding your body to an expectation that it probably will never meet, and feeling guilty that you're not exercising enough... then it's time to take a look at intuitive eating. It's actually possible to accept yourself, grow in self trust and enjoy your body and food more. Are your brave enough...?
info_outline 05 Less Reactive and Distracted: Neuroscience and Practicing Mindfulness 02/06/2019
05 Less Reactive and Distracted: Neuroscience and Practicing Mindfulness Our brain is full of super highways called neural pathways. When an incident happens we fly down them automatically. What if there was a way to pause before going in a direction that you don't really want to go? Coach, trainer, and author Kris Kile will teach us how to build bypasses in our brains.
info_outline 04 Is Self Care Selfish? 01/29/2019
04 Is Self Care Selfish? Who hasn't wondered this at some point? How much time and money do I put into myself? What if that detracts from others? This episode provides a framework to give you a middle way between being under committed to yourself or over committed yourself. You'll also be challenged to practice new beliefs and actions to help you create new results.
info_outline 03 Coaching Megan: Learning to Trust Herself 01/22/2019
03 Coaching Megan: Learning to Trust Herself You ever feel intimidated to get in the gym because you don't feel fit enough to fit in? And what about that membership fee... is it even worth it? In this episode, I'll be coaching Megan through finding her answers to these questions and learning to trust herself in the process.
info_outline Budgeting for Your Body 01/15/2019
Budgeting for Your Body Whether you have less than you want, or more than you need, it's not about "the money, money," it's all about the mindset. Former CFP Kasey Choe challenges us to clarify what we really want and REIMAGINE how to get it. She also throws in some budget hacks ;)
info_outline Values, Vision, and Goal Getting 01/12/2019
Values, Vision, and Goal Getting Life coach Jane Perry invites us into the question, "what do you want to do next?" then responds to your answer by saying, "yeah, do that!" She lays down the foundation for how to make your goals work for you, not just work for your goals.