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The Feel Good Effect is about deconstructing and simplifying healthy, to help you live a happy, authentic, inspired life. More at realfoodwholelife.com

The Feel Good Effect is about deconstructing and simplifying healthy, to help you live a happy, authentic, inspired life. More at realfoodwholelife.com
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The Feel Good Effect is about deconstructing and simplifying healthy, to help you live a happy, authentic, inspired life. More at realfoodwholelife.com




067: How to Design Gatherings That Matter, with Priya Parker

This week’s guest is Priya Parker, a master-facilitator and the founder of Thrive Labs where she helps activists, elected officials, corporate executives, educators and philanthropists create transformative gatherings. Priya is also the author of The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why it Matters, which really dives into how to create gatherings, in all types of contexts, that meaningfully connect people. This conversation is all about how to infuse intention and connection into those...


066: How to Avoid the Holiday Downward Spiral & Cultivate an Intentional Season Instead

Instead of getting stuck in the holiday spiral this year, use this time to ditch perfection, comparison, and overwhelm. The end of the year is a great opportunity to start making some changes, so that when the new year comes you don’t feel like you have to start over. In this episode, we talk about the different ways the downward holiday spiral comes up in self-talk, we compare two versions of the same holiday weekend, one in the downward spiral and one that is more intentional and...


065: How to Tune Into Your Intuitive Food Voice and Stop Serial Dieting with Robyn Youkilis

This week’s guest is Robyn Youkilis, a certified health coach, author, speaker, and leading expert in holistic digestive health. Robyn is the founder and CEO of the global health coaching practice, Your Healthiest You, and the author of bestselling books, Go With Your Gut and Thin From Within. This episode focuses on how to listen to that intuitive food voice we all have and how to quit the serial dieting cycle. Robyn offers advice for those who are constantly looking outside themselves...


064: How I Learned to Accept My Body

This episode is about body-love and acceptance. We will unpack body image and talk about how to accept yourself the way you are right now. Robyn tells her story about her body image journey and offers a few mindset hacks and tactical tips to find peace, center, and calm about the way you look. 1 | Know how you think + what your personality type is: perfectionism, comparison, or guilt. 2 | Bring awareness to and change the way you talk to yourself. 3 | Talk to yourself like someone...


063: How to Cultivate Self-Compassion with Dr. Kristin Neff

Today’s guest is self compassion expert, Dr. Kristin Neff, an associate professor of educational psychology at the University of Texas, Austin and a pioneer in field of self compassion research. In this conversation, we dive into how to cultivate self compassion in your own life, what it has to do with well being, and how to use self compassion to reach wellness goals. Dr. Neff talks about how to use mindfulness, kindness in response, and framing imperfection in light of the human...


062: How to Make Time for Wellness

This week’s episode is about how to shift your mindset so that you can find the time for wellness. You can have all the tips and strategies, but if you’re not able to shift your mindset about how you’re thinking about wellness and health those strategies will get you nowhere. Learn how to implement both mindset and strategy into your wellness routine. Listen to learn about the 3 ways to shift your mindset, and 9 strategies to guide you through finding pockets of time in your busy schedule...


061: The Secret to Finding Time for Exercise with Robin Long, The Balanced Life

Today’s guest is Robin Long, founder of The Balanced Life + The Balanced Life Sisterhood. This episode dives into how to find time for exercise, talks about what balance means to Robin, a discusses a time when she felt like she didn't fit in and how she leveraged that into her business today, and gets real about the pelvic floor and ab separation. Find out how to find time for exercise, why it’s so important for avoiding burnout, and why we should speak up when we think differently than the...


060: My 5-Minute Morning: The Secret to Starting Your Day Refreshed, Revived & Ready to Thrive

In this episode of the Feel Good Effect Podcast, I am going to share with you my 5 minute morning. This is how I start everyday, and it’s the exact process that I share with my clients. You’ll learn 5 steps to making this routine work in your life and the “why” behind it. Full blog post, show notes, and resource for this episode available at: realfoodwholelife.com/fge Instagram: @realfoodwholelife Join our Facebook Group Show the Feel Good Effect Love If you loved today’s episode be...


059: How to Overcome the Hustle When You're Feeling Stretched Too Thin with Jessica Turner

Jessica Turner is a working mother who wants you to know that even when you’re overwhelmed by your to-do’s and caring for your family, you can find pockets of time throughout your day, evaluate what is satisfying for you, and make more space for self-care. Listen in to find out how to find time for what satisfies you and why it’s so important to take care of yourself. Full blog post, show notes, and resource for this episode available at: realfoodwholelife.com/fge Instagram:...


058: How to Get Back on Track When You’ve Let Your Wellness Routine Slip

In today’s episode we’re breaking down the 5 steps to getting back on track when you’ve gotten away from wellness. We discuss what to add to your wellness routine and the science behind how taking baby steps and finding a tribe can help you achieve wellness. Full blog post, show notes, and resource for this episode available at: realfoodwholelife.com/fge Instagram: @realfoodwholelife Join our Facebook Group Show the Feel Good Effect Love If you loved today’s episode be sure to leave a...


057: How to Thrive with Real Food (& Ditch the Calorie Struggle for Good) with Sarah Adler

Sarah Adler is an entrepreneur and real food expert, who wants you to know that you can benefit from a real food diet with patience and careful attention. Read on for more from Sarah, and to listen to this episode of the Feel Good Effect podcast about why real food is better than a pre-planned diet, and why it's so important to have a good relationship with food. Full blog post, show notes, and resource for this episode available at: realfoodwholelife.com/fge Instagram:...


056: 5 Biggest Wellness Mistakes You’re Making (and How to Fix Them)

In this week's episode of the Feel Good Effect Podcast we talk about the 5 biggest wellness mistakes you’re making and how to fix them. We discuss how balance, mindset shifts, simplifying food, and self-love can help you achieve overall wellness. Resources Take the Quiz! Wellness Personality Quiz 5 Wellness Mistakes Balancing the 3Ms MindsetMovementMeals Getting Stuck in Old Thought Patterns Dynamo: Perfectionism + All-Or-NothingLet go of all-or-nothingSomething is better than...


055: How to Discover Your Superpower with Karen Walrond

Have you ever felt different, like an outsider, or somehow like you didn’t fit in? What if instead of thinking of these differences as a weakness you instead flipped the script and started thinking of them as your superpower? That’s exactly what we’re talking on about on today’s episode: diving into how to discover your superpower and find beauty in the different, with expert guest Karen Walrond. Let’s make it happen! Resources Take the Quiz! Wellness Personality Quiz Catch up on past...


054: 5 Things to Do So You Can Actually Take a Break

When was the last time you truly took a break? If you struggle with taking down time, then this episode is for you, because wellness is about so much more than green smoothies and the perfect exercise routine. It’s also about tuning in, taking a break, and finding time for rest. But taking a break? It’s not always so easy. Today on the show we’re unpacking the importance of taking a break, and diving into 5 tactical mindset shifts you can use to put this practice into your life right now....


053: What You Really Need to Know About Mindfulness with Dr. Leah Weiss

Practicing mindfulness has so many positive benefits, but it can seem challenging to fit into everyday life. If mindfulness sounds daunting, boring, or like something you don’t have time for, then this episode is for you. We are taking a deep dive into its many benefits, and how to practice mindfulness in real life with expert Dr. Leah Weiss. Let’s make it happen! Show Notes Grab Leah’s Book: How We Work: Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind More...


052: How to Create a Morning Routine in Less Time with More Impact

Morning routines: you know that creating a streamlined and simple routine can make a huge difference in your day. But who has the time? Today we’re deconstructing the exact steps to create a morning routine in less time, and with more impact. And don’t worry, this isn’t about some perfect ideal that works for someone else. This is about creating a routine that works for YOU. Let’s make it happen! 10 Steps to Create a Simple, Impactful Morning Routine 1 | Intentionality: Know Your Why 2 |...


051: How to Quit Your Day Job & Find More Purpose + Fulfillment with Cathy Heller

If you’re feeling stuck--either in your day job or in your day-to-day life, this episode is for you. Cathy Heller, host of the wildly popular podcast, Don’t Keep Your Day Job, is walking us through capitalizing on your unique qualities, finding your superpower, and accessing greater fulfillment and purpose in life. Let’s dive in! Resources Take the Wellness Personality Quiz Guest Information Each week on Don’t Keep Your Day Job, host Cathy Heller interviews someone truly inspiring...


050: The Secret to Self-Care in Real Life: 20 Ideas Beyond Bubble Baths & Massages

Looking for the secret to self-care in real life? This episode is packed with ideas that go beyond bubble baths, massages. Let’s dive into the practical tips so you can start your own self-care practice in your real life. Self-care is trending right now, and for good reason. Because if self-care means intentionally taking care of yourself: mind, body, soul, then absolutely, let’s start a self-care revolution! The problem? All the self-care lists out there seem to be packed with ideas that...


049: How to Find Perfection in Imperfection + Kintsugi Wellness with Candice Kumai

Candice Kumai, the golden girl of wellness, is sharing takeaways from her new book, Kintsugi Wellness: The Japanese Art of Nourishing Mind, Body, and Spirit . We’re diving into how to find perfection in imperfection, the Japanese art of golden repair, the philosophy of wabi-sabi, and real story of her wellness career pivot. Resources Kintsugi Wellness: The Japanese Art of Nourishing Mind, Body, and Spirit Guest Information Candice Kumai is an internationally-renowned wellness...


048: Mindset Matters: What Mindset Is, What It’s Not & 5 Ways to Shift It

In the never-ending search for wellness solutions, we’ve forgotten something monumental: mindset. In this must-listen episode, we’ll unpack mindset: what it is, what it’s not, and 5 keys ways to shift it. Because mindset matters when it comes to change, growth, and busting out of old patterns that have you feeling stuck. Let’s dive in! RESOURCES Take the Quiz! Wellness Personality Quiz Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck Carol Dweck's Mindset TED Talk Instagram:...