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Tune in for a new episode every Tuesday to hear our honest conversations about topics like wellness, entrepreneurship, spirituality & self-development. IT’S REAL, IT’S RAW, AND IT’S UNFILTERED. Inspired by our transition from our twenties to our thirties, we realized it’s so much more than that. Our mission is to provide you with the tools & motivation you need to propel your personal growth and to navigate any transition in your life.

Tune in for a new episode every Tuesday to hear our honest conversations about topics like wellness, entrepreneurship, spirituality & self-development. IT’S REAL, IT’S RAW, AND IT’S UNFILTERED. Inspired by our transition from our twenties to our thirties, we realized it’s so much more than that. Our mission is to provide you with the tools & motivation you need to propel your personal growth and to navigate any transition in your life.
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Tune in for a new episode every Tuesday to hear our honest conversations about topics like wellness, entrepreneurship, spirituality & self-development. IT’S REAL, IT’S RAW, AND IT’S UNFILTERED. Inspired by our transition from our twenties to our thirties, we realized it’s so much more than that. Our mission is to provide you with the tools & motivation you need to propel your personal growth and to navigate any transition in your life.

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Ep. 239 - The Spiritual + Science of Energy Healing with Jill Blakeway

7/23/2019
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Our guest today, Jill Blakeway, is a board certified acupuncturist and traditional Chinese medicine practitioner. Our conversation dives into her new book, Energy Medicine: The Science and Mystery of Healing, a favorite of ours here at Almost 30! We not only discuss how energy and reiki work on a spiritual level, but also the scientific research behind these healing modalities. Jill gives us a better understanding of foods’ energetic properties, our ability to self-heal, and the role...

Duration:01:29:13

Ep. 238 - Modern Fertility: Redefining How We Approach Reproductive Health with Afton Vechery

7/18/2019
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Today’s conversation with Afton Vechery is for ALL of us ladies! Afton is the Co-Founder and CEO of the women’s health company, Modern Fertility. They provide a comprehensive, fertility hormone test you can take in the comfort of your own home. The company offers more than just a test—they also provide research, education, and support to help in making decisions around reproductive health. Understanding fertility hormones isn’t only about potentially having babies—it gives us a deeper...

Duration:01:19:46

Ep. 237 - Julie Solomon on Finding Your Genius + Upleveling Your Brand

7/16/2019
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Today’s listen is applicable for all the women in our community—from mothers, to corporate babes, to entrepreneurs. We are joined by marketing strategist, New York Times best-selling publicist, and host of The Influencer Podcast, Julie Solomon. As the creator of Pitch It Perfect, she teaches bloggers and influencers how to pitch to brands and create a sustainable online business. Our conversation digs into who Julie was before becoming an entrepreneur—working that corporate life as a...

Duration:01:33:10

Ep. 236 - Whitney Port’s Honest Look at Transitions: Motherhood, Marriage + Grief

7/11/2019
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Today we are joined by Whitney Port! You might know Whitney from “The Hills”, the MTV spin-off of Laguna Beach. “The Hills: New Beginnings” just debuted on MTV—be sure to tune in! Since her time on the show, Whitney has built a brand and a family. Not only does she have a new podcast, With Whit, she also has a wildly popular series on her YouTube channel, Whitney Port, titled “I Love My Baby, But…”. It gives viewers an honest look at motherhood and how it has affected her, her marriage, and...

Duration:01:20:24

Ep. 235 - Sheri Salata on ‘The Beautiful No’ and What It Means To Truly Live

7/9/2019
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Today’s conversation highlights how the heartbreaking “no’s” we receive in life can take us in a better and more meaningful direction. Our guest is Sheri Salata, whose humor and wild spirit is infectious. After a twenty year career as the Executive Producer of The Oprah Winfrey Show, Sheri is now the author of The Beautiful No, co-host of The Sheri + Nancy Show, and co-founder of thepillarlife.com. Our conversation begins with an emotional recounting of when Sheri’s brother passed away...

Duration:01:45:18

Ep. 234 - The Intimacy of Motherhood, Ancestral Healing, + Living Authentically with Peta Kelly

7/4/2019
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Today we are sitting down with author, mother, and one of our favorite humans, Peta Kelly. Let us give you a few reasons why we love this woman so much: 1) Peta holds family as one of her greatest values 2) She is funny as hell 3) She walks the talk 4) She has taught us how to have hard conversations 4) She is constantly evolving without needing anything from anyone. The list continues to grow—especially after today’s interview. Since becoming a mom, she has really focused on the intimacy...

Duration:02:00:48

Ep. 233 - From Homeless Heroin Addict to Millionaire: Khalil Rafati on Addiction, Forgiveness + The Definition of Success

7/2/2019
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If you’ve ever struggled with substance abuse, or are the loved one of someone with addiction problems, today’s transformational episode is for you. We are joined with Khalil Rafati, author of I Forgot to Die, owner of SunLife Organics, and founder of the transitional living facility, Riviera Recovery. The son of immigrants, Khalil describes his childhood, especially school, as riddled with racism and bullying. At home, he dealt with violence, neglect, and sexual abuse, which triggered...

Duration:02:09:54

Ep. 232 - Ayana Young on Climate Change + How We Can Reconnect with and Save Mother Earth

6/27/2019
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Our relationship with Mother Earth, and the need for even the smallest of actions to protect her, is our focus in today’s podcast with Ayana Young. She is the founder of the nonprofit For The Wild which now encompasses the 1 Million Redwoods reforestation project, For the Wild podcast, and a new spinoff series birthed from a preservation campaign around the Tongass National Forest. Ayana’s journey as an advocate and protector of our Earth began when she was studying Ecology at Columbia...

Duration:01:47:21

Ep. 231 - Dr. Jen Esquer on Overcoming Infidelity + Reconnecting to Your Body + Intuition

6/25/2019
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This episode if for anyone who has ever felt disconnected from their body and intuition, for anyone navigating life after betrayal and for anyone wanting to forgive others and themselves. This is an intimate conversation on relationships, trust, listening to your physical and emotional bodies. Joining us is physical therapist Dr. Jen Esquer, founder of the The Mobility Method, known for relieving pain, preventing injury, and optimizing movement. Jen is all about affecting change in the body...

Duration:01:28:32

Ep. 230 - Loraine Dowdy on Breaking Beauty Barriers + Leveraging Feedback

6/20/2019
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Today we are sitting down with Loraine Dowdy, founder of the American made cosmetics line, Coloured Raine. After 16 years of working a high-powered job in the financial industry, Loraine pursued her dream of creating a cruelty-free makeup line that encourages diversity, self-expression, and shades for women of color. In our conversation, you can feel Loraine’s passion for creating pigments that accentuate the beauty of all skin tones. We couldn’t help but geek out over our mutual love of...

Duration:01:18:33

Ep. 229 - Yoga Girl, Rachel Brathen, on Humanizing Social Media, Ancestral Healing + Honoring Motherhood

6/18/2019
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Today’s episode features world-renowned yoga instructor and author of To Love and Let Go, Rachel Brathen. Also known as Yoga Girl, she is a heart-centered leader who brings the human element of emotion to social media. Becoming who Rachel is today was not without a history of struggle, and she shares with us how her childhood and rebellious teenage years led her to first find meditation, then yoga. This brings us deep into the conversation of finding identity, especially in our teenage...

Duration:01:28:53

Ep. 228 - Catt Sadler on the Equal Pay Movement, Collaborative Parenting + Empowering Women

6/13/2019
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Today we are sitting down with Catt Sadler, the three-time Emmy-winning journalist, previous host on E!, and host of the podcast NAKED with Catt Sadler. We are incredibly inspired by Catt’s ability to be vulnerable and honest with us about her experience leaving the E! network to stand up for equal pay in December of 2017. Catt is a powerful voice for women, and has inspired so many to stand up for what they deserve. In this episode we delve into the struggles of being a woman in show...

Duration:01:40:02

Ep. 227 - The Keto Diet, Chinese Medicine + Finding Purpose for Optimal Health with Dr. Axe

6/11/2019
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Today we are joined with author of the book Keto Diet and founder of the wildly popular and trusted, Ancient Nutrition, Dr. Josh Axe! Dr. Axe is a doctor of chiropractic, natural medicine doctor, and clinical nutritionist who also started a world renowned functional medicine center in Nashville, TN. He begins by opening up about the journey his mom faced with cancer, and how this shaped his relationship with food and medicine. We dive into the many benefits of going keto, from hormone...

Duration:01:20:16

Ep. 226 - Your Inner Parent, The Truth of Your Soul + The Healing Power of Tarot with Lindsay Mack

6/6/2019
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Today on the podcast we welcome Lindsay Mack, the creator of Soul Tarot, and host of the popular Tarot for the Wild Soul podcast. Soul Tarot is a reinterpretation and intentional utilization of the Tarot as a healing tool, assisting us in differentiating the noise of our brain from the truth of our soul. Soul Tarot is a fusion of Lindsay’s 23 years of experience reading and studying Tarot, her work with her mentor, Michelle Sinnette, her own healing journey through complex PTSD/chronic...

Duration:01:30:13

Ep. 225 - Building Your Dream Business with The Skimm Founders Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg

6/4/2019
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Today we are joined by theSkimm co-founders, Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg. In 2012, friends Carly and Danielle created this subscription based newsletter full of easy to digest news stories. The Skimm makes it easier to live a smarter life by integrating in the routines of their target audience, female millennials. In our conversation today, the four of us talk about creating culture within a growing company, starting a business with your close friend and what challenges that brings,...

Duration:01:12:00

Ep. 224 - On Being Human: Living Real and Listening Deeply with Jen Pastiloff

5/30/2019
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Today we are sitting down with Jen Pastiloff, author, speaker, and the creator of the workshop series, On Being Human. In her workshops, Jen bring women together along with movement, writing, sharing, and fun in order to create space for awakenings within her guests. Jen has been featured in multiple popular media outlets for her unique style of teaching, which has led to helping thousands of women all over the world. When you’re around Jen, you have no choice but to be yourself. In our...

Duration:01:30:53

Ep. 223 - Lizzy Jeff: The Queen of Cannabis on Stepping Into Your Greatness + Connecting to Your Body

5/28/2019
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Lizzy Jeff, medicine woman and leader of an emerging renaissance, joins us on today’s episode. She is dedicated to elevating consciousness through plant medicine, art and radical self love. Lizzy is an advocate for ascension on SO many levels, with the belief that cannabis & self love is the gateway to the universal healing we need on this planet. In her curated pop-up events, Zen + Kush, Lizzy incorporates marijuana into high frequency creative expression. We love that Lizzy is...

Duration:01:32:39

Ep. 222 - Our Queendom, The Matrix + Unconditional Love with Shaman Durek

5/23/2019
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Today’s episode with Shaman Durek is MUCH anticipated. Buckle up! We were ready and willing to go where we have not gone before and holy holy were we cracked open! A spiritual guide and gifted healer, Shaman Durek acts as a bridge between the spiritual and physical planes, applies ancient spiritual wisdom, coupled with decades of devoted study and practice, to help bring success, happiness and healing into people's lives. He is also an author, activist and a women’s empowerment leader. In...

Duration:01:57:39

Ep. 221 - Codependency, Addiction + Conscious Uncoupling with Danika Brysha and Billy Haley

5/21/2019
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Our guests today are Danika Brysha and Billy Haley! Danika is our dear friend and the founder and CEO of Model Meals, as well as a successful model.. Billy is a private chef and the owner of Culinary Recovery Foods. Together, the two toured the United States in 2018 to host The Brunch Series, a workshop style gathering to define and design self-care for each woman in attendance. Lindsey and Krista had the privilege of attending the series in Boston and were blown away by how Danika’s...

Duration:01:48:13

Ep. 220 - Lauren Scruggs Kennedy on How Tragedy Defined the True Meaning of Beauty

5/16/2019
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Today we are joined by Lauren Scruggs Kennedy, a business woman, NY Times Best-Selling Author, activist and blogger. Lauren’s story is one of extreme determination and growth after a tragic accident. Several years ago, Lauren was pulled into the propeller engine of a plane and lost her arm and her eye. In the wake of the accident, her faith in God and in herself is now unshakeable. But it was a long road to get to where she is now. Lauren’s passion to bring hope, restore dignity, and ignite...

Duration:01:39:11