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The Good Life Unravelled

Health & Wellness Podcasts

The Good Life Unravelled is a podcast curious about what it truly means to live a fulfilling and interesting life, where wellness is for everybody and having an open mind to learning from others is the key to living the best life. We talk about wellbeing, self-care, lifestyle, and all the different approaches to living a better life. We take a holistic approach to wellbeing looking at issues of the body, mind and spirit. We cover topics including mental health, creativity, manifestation, green beauty, intuition, journalling, ethical travel, community-changing business, diversity, yoga, volunteering, and so much more. We talk to people from all walks of life, folks within the wellness industry, and people who have an interesting take on what it means to live a good life. Join the conversation: #GoodLifeUnravelled New episodes every Monday and Thursday. Monday = Monday Motivation Thursday = Good Life Interviews The Good Life Unravelled is hosted by Elizabeth Dhokia.

The Good Life Unravelled is a podcast curious about what it truly means to live a fulfilling and interesting life, where wellness is for everybody and having an open mind to learning from others is the key to living the best life. We talk about wellbeing, self-care, lifestyle, and all the different approaches to living a better life. We take a holistic approach to wellbeing looking at issues of the body, mind and spirit. We cover topics including mental health, creativity, manifestation, green beauty, intuition, journalling, ethical travel, community-changing business, diversity, yoga, volunteering, and so much more. We talk to people from all walks of life, folks within the wellness industry, and people who have an interesting take on what it means to live a good life. Join the conversation: #GoodLifeUnravelled New episodes every Monday and Thursday. Monday = Monday Motivation Thursday = Good Life Interviews The Good Life Unravelled is hosted by Elizabeth Dhokia.

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United Kingdom

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The Good Life Unravelled is a podcast curious about what it truly means to live a fulfilling and interesting life, where wellness is for everybody and having an open mind to learning from others is the key to living the best life. We talk about wellbeing, self-care, lifestyle, and all the different approaches to living a better life. We take a holistic approach to wellbeing looking at issues of the body, mind and spirit. We cover topics including mental health, creativity, manifestation, green beauty, intuition, journalling, ethical travel, community-changing business, diversity, yoga, volunteering, and so much more. We talk to people from all walks of life, folks within the wellness industry, and people who have an interesting take on what it means to live a good life. Join the conversation: #GoodLifeUnravelled New episodes every Monday and Thursday. Monday = Monday Motivation Thursday = Good Life Interviews The Good Life Unravelled is hosted by Elizabeth Dhokia.

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English


Episodes

#036 - Men's Health, Fitness, Mental Health, and Sexual Wellness

8/6/2020
I chat with my husband Raj and his best friend Sonehal about their new Instagram project - To The Baseline - a space to chart their fitness and health journey from day one. We discuss their different goals and perspectives on fitness and general wellbeing. We also talk about what it's like being overweight, and how it's not always a sign of fitness. We talk about the link between mental health and body image. We talk about what a good life means to both of them and their self-care...

Duration:01:13:30

#035 - How Imposter Syndrome Ruined My Twenties

7/27/2020
Imposter syndrome is when some of us feel like we aren't of value, or enough, to be worthy of a job, or relationship, or any kind of social role in society. This feeling worthlessness can hold us back in being our true selves, and living our full life. I talk about how I let imposter syndrome ruin my twenties, and how to find a way out of it. http://elizabethdhokia.com/podcast #GoodLifeUnravelled

Duration:00:13:59

#034 - Being Empowered with our Menstrual Cycles with Claire Baker

7/23/2020
Claire Baker is a life, health and menstrual coach and author of '50 Things You Need to Know About Periods’. For nearly a decade Claire has taught thousands of women how to live in harmony with their menstrual cycle, rather than working against it. Claire believes menstrual cycle awareness is the missing key in women’s wellbeing, empowerment and creativity, and her immersive online courses and workshops inspire women to know their flow and become the authority in their own lives. In...

Duration:00:56:37

#033 - Black Lives Matter, Lockdown Silence, and Future Plans

7/6/2020
Welcome to season 2 of the podcast. We chat about black lives matter, anti-racism work, and our roles in social change. Plus, why I took 3 months off for lockdown and my plans for the future. Show notes and links: https://www.elizabethdhokia.com/seasontwo/ #GoodLifeUnravelled

Duration:00:15:28

#032 - Cooking To Inspire Community and Creativity with Emily Leary

4/9/2020
In today's podcast episode we are chatting to Emily Leary. Emily is an award-winning blogger and author. She founded her blog, A Mummy Too in 2011 out of a love for family, food and photography. She is consistently voted in the top ten most influential food bloggers in the UK and regularly works as a recipe developer for a number of brands. She released her number 1 bestselling book - Get Your Kids to Eat Anything in 2019. In this episode Emily shares her current experience living in...

Duration:00:50:47

#031 - The Importance of Hobbies: My Foray into Gardening

3/30/2020
Today we are looking at the importance of hobbies and how they help improve our overall wellbeing. In particular I talk about how I discovered gardening last year. I share my journey from somebody who hated the idea of getting their hands mucky to being a fully fledged member of the green thumb gang. I talk about where this new hobby started, how it has been beneficial to my health and why I will keep going with it. Show notes: https://elizabethdhokia.com/newhobby #GoodLifeUnravelled

Duration:00:22:26

#030 - Self-Care in Self-Isolation

3/24/2020
As the UK goes into lockdown, now more than ever we need to practice daily self-care to keep our body, mind, and soul healthy. Self-isolation might be tricky, especially given the general anxiety in the world right now. I share tips on how to practice different types of self-care that nourish your body, mind and soul. Plus I share my quarantine routine to help add variety to the day that includes something for the mind, body, creativity, and rest. I know it's a scary time, and I hope this...

Duration:00:19:33

#029 - How To Keep a Health Diary and Why It Empowered Me

3/16/2020
I kept a physical diary of all elements of my daily health, both mental and physical. I found that by making such a mindful act to really reflect on my body and mind for each day I felt a much deeper understanding for how I function. I ultimately felt empowered with this understanding and it has transformed my relationship with my body and physical health.

Duration:00:20:31

#028 - Thriving Instead of Just Surviving with Tamu Thomas

3/12/2020
in today’s episode we are chatting to Tamu Thomas, a holistic life coach and former social worker. She specialises in supporting women in the transitional period of their late thirties and forties. Allowing them to flourish through a period that is often met with resistance. In this episode Tamu shares her journey from working as a social worker for 15 years and moving to create her own wellness business using her skills to help people learn to thrive rather than just survive. Tamu...

Duration:01:09:00

#027 - How To Stop Self-Limiting Beliefs

3/9/2020
Self-limiting beliefs are often rooted in fear, doubt and resistance. They are thought patterns that hold us back from achieving, from living our fullest life, from making progress. This episode is about how to recognise self-limiting beliefs, tips on how to stop them, and ways to shift your mindset. Show notes: https://www.elizabethdhokia.com/self-limiting-beliefs/ #GoodLifeUnravelled

Duration:00:16:26

#026 - Making a Rented House a Home with Medina Grillo

3/5/2020
Medina is the author of the book - Home Sweet Rented Home, the creator of the series - How I Rent, and the voice behind the blog Grillo Designs where she shares creative and affordable ways to decorate your home with a DIY approach. Her goal is to inspire creativity and her tagline is, ‘Just your Average renter, Making a house a home!’ In this episode we chat about Medina’s journey from her profession in healthcare as a nurse and midwife to being a content creator and creative. Medina...

Duration:00:40:10

#025 - How To Set Boundaries

3/2/2020
In this episode I share: My history of boundaries, or lack thereof Whether I like being a nurturing person How is setting boundaries a form of self-care What are boundaries? Examples of setting boundaries How to deal with the fall-out of setting boundaries Tips for setting boundaries 6 types of boundaries What do healthy boundaries look like? Show notes: https://www.elizabethdhokia.com/how-to-set-boundaries/ #GoodLifeUnravelled

Duration:00:19:58

#024 - Mindful Painting - Art as an Essential for Wellbeing with Zena El Farra

2/27/2020
Zena El Farra, the founder of MasterPeace Creative Studios, a drop-in art experience in central London where guest who want to learn to paint mindfully and express themselves creatively. In this interview Zena shares a bit about her background and journey from a career in banking to opening her own art and wellness business. We talk about how painting can be a great alternative to mediation, and how creativity can be such a restorative experience, and is important to our overall...

Duration:00:53:17

#023 - Friendships are for a reason, season, or lifetime

2/10/2020
For the majority of us we will, at some point in our lives, experience friendships that come to an end. This can be an incredibly upsetting, confusing or even just weird. As most friendships are based on trust and mutual appreciation with another human being, they are mostly positive and enriching parts of our lives. Friendships bring joy and pleasure into our lives. They offer relief from the hardships of life, much needed support and guidance, sometimes they even take the place of...

Duration:00:19:01

#022 - The Art of Manifestation with Victoria Jackson

2/5/2020
In today's podcast episode I am chatting to Victoria Jackson. Victoria is a content creator, coach and community leader focused on teaching the art of manifestation and helping people create a life filled with magic, from positive mindset tricks, to increasing motivation, goal setting ideas and putting the action into the law of attraction. Just expect all of the above to be served with a large helping of spirituality and talk of the universe. In this episode Victoria shares her journey...

Duration:00:49:57

#021 - A Beginner's Guide to Meditation

2/2/2020
Here is my mini guide on how to practice meditation. I’ve put together 18 tips to help you get started. Meditation and mindfulness has many benefits for mental, physical and spiritual wellbeing. Show notes: https://elizabethdhokia.com/meditationguide #GoodLifeUnravelled

Duration:00:18:50

#20 Rewilding a Life: The Joy of Greenery with Alice Vincent

1/29/2020
Alice Vincent is a journalist, author, and avid balcony gardener. We chat about how connecting with nature through gardening can have a transformative effect on our wellbeing. In this episode we chat about her upcoming her brand new book Rootbound: Rewilding a Life which is a nature memoir. Alice shares how she got into gardening and why it has been so important to her life in her twenties. We also talk about the resurgence in gardening amongst young people and Alice shares some of...

Duration:00:43:13

#019 - 7 Reasons Why I Am No Longer Talking About My Body

1/28/2020
Body neutrality - today I share the 7 moments that helped me realise I should no longer be talking about my body either publicly or in real life to friends and family. Beyond health, the appearance of my body is not up for discussion. I share why I think that thin and thin-passing women like myself should not be taking up space in the #bodypositivity movement and by practicing body neutrality we are stating that our bodies should not be objectified or discussed as we are not discriminated...

Duration:00:23:59

#018 - Finding Your Purpose, Diversity in Travel and Intersectional Feminism with Eulanda Shead Osagiede

1/22/2020
In today's podcast episode I chat to Eulanda Shead Osagiede, co-founder of Hey! Dip Your Toes In, an award winning blog that promotes creative digital content with a focus on global travel and food culture. She has helped travel and food culture brands like Coca-Cola, IBM, Etihad Airways, and tourism brands around the globe to tell their stories and create compelling digital content. Notably, her work has been featured in Forbes, Lonely Planet, House of Coco magazine, Culture Trip, Matador...

Duration:01:24:51

#017 - How to Choose a Word of The Year and Why It Is Better Than New Year's Resolutions

12/31/2019
I want to share with you my process of choosing a Word of the Year. It’s something I have been doing for years now and I have found the act of choosing a Word of the Year way more effective than setting New Year’s Resolutions. As we are at to the end of the year, and starting a new year, I thought now would be the perfect time to share what has worked so well for me, in the hopes it might inspire and empower you to do the same. In this episode I will cover: What is a Word of the...

Duration:00:18:12