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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

#055 - Welcome 2021 - How To Use My Free Guide to New Year Journalling

1/14/2021
Happy New Year. Yes, it's two week late, but it's a pandemic world and it has taken me this long to feel motivated and ready to share. In this episode I share where I have been at the for the past couple of months. I talk anxiety and coping. I am about to start my New Year Journalling process where I reflect on the past year, work on my current values, passions, and priorities, and finally plan and find focus for the year ahead. I decided to turn this into a free guide for you to download...

Duration:00:19:27

#054 - Leveraging Instagram To Start a Business and How Scent Can Boost Your Wellbeing with Hannah Chapman of Ava May Aromas

11/24/2020
Hannah Chapman is a 25 year old entrepreneur with a passion for home fragrance. She started her business Ava May Aromas in July 2018 and now runs the business alongside her Dad (Daryl) who is also her business partner. Alongside work she is also a full time dachshund mum to my pup Harley who goes everywhere with her. In this episode we talk about: Show notes: https://www.elizabethdhokia.com/hannahchapman/ #GoodLifeUnravelled

Duration:00:54:59

#053 - A Few Ideas on How To Cope with Lockdown 2

11/5/2020
In this episode I talk on day 1 of England lockdown 2 about: Get updates on: https://www.elizabethdhokia.com/subscribe/ Links mentioned: The Importance of Processing (ep. 37)Setting Boundaries (ep. 25)Holland Otik on being chronically ill in lockdown (ep. 50)My mailing listCore values worksheet #GoodLifeUnravelled

Duration:00:24:25

#052 - Value-Driven Business That Feels Good with Kayte Ferris

10/29/2020
In today's podcast episode we chat with Kayte Ferris from Simple and Season, a business coach and blogger who left the corporate marketing world and moved to Snowdonia in 2017. Since then she has helped over 100 creatives launch and build their businesses online, winning awards and launching a top-rated podcast along the way. Kayte’s approach is all about creating a business that feels like you, ignoring the rules and should do’s and trusting your soul. In this episode we talk about Kayte’s...

Duration:00:59:45

#051 - The Value of Procrastination

10/26/2020
In a culture that prizes being busy and productive, I argue that there is a value in procrastination. For too long we have associated procrastination with laziness, emptiness, nothingness. We sometimes link procrastination with a poor sense of self-worth. But what if we reframe that? What if we look at why we are procrastinating and what the act of it can do for us? #GoodLifeUnravelled

Duration:00:10:27

#050 - The Power of Centering People and Their Knowledge of Themselves with Holland Otik (pt.2)

10/22/2020
This is part 2 of the interview with Holland Otik. Listen to part 1 on episode 48 first. Holland Otik is a maker, chef, teacher, researcher, and animistic object enthusiast who incorporates magic and ritual into everything they do. In this episode we cover a range of topics in quite some depth. It's a super interesting discussion with some pretty profound and insightful ideas. We cover: Show notes: https://www.elizabethdhokia.com/hollandotik2 #GoodLifeUnravelled

Duration:01:11:06

#049 - Create a transitional activity to cope with working from home

10/19/2020
We live in a global pandemic world now. Six months ago when we first went into strict lockdown I think we all imagined and hoped that by autumn winter things would be back to semi-normal. But as this awful illness of Covid-19 continues to put so many at risk, our lives are still in a semi-lowdown state. We live in a pandemic world for the foreseeable future, and that is something that is both difficult to reconcile with, but it is important that we kindly find ways for ourselves to not just...

Duration:00:11:53

#048 - Rituals, Symbols, and Personal Spiritual Practice with Holland Otik (part 1 of 2)

10/15/2020
In today's podcast episode I chatting with Holland Otik, a maker, chef, teacher, researcher and animistic object enthusiast who incorporates magic and ritual into everything they do. She currently owns a small shop and studio in Hereford. This conversation was epic. So much so that we ended up talking for twice as long as we scheduled, and this interview will be split into two parts. Our first two parter! So today's episode is part one of the two part interview with Holland Otik. In this...

Duration:00:56:05

#047 - How To Choose a Coach

10/13/2020
How to choose a coach - For the 'too long, didn’t read' crowd the simple answer is this - choose somebody you resonate with. It’s a simple as that. But now for the explanation, because what does resonating really mean. What does it look like? How do we know who we resonate with? And how do we find them? https://elizabethdhokia.com/podcast #GoodLifeUnravelled

Duration:00:09:02

#046 How Growing Your Empathy Can Improve Your Wellbeing with Mimi Nicklin

10/9/2020
Empathy levels have declined by a staggering 40% in the last 30 years and as Michelle Obama mentioned in her latest speech - the empathy deficit is having a devastating impact on personal relationships and our communities - causing polarisation, division and unhappiness. Mimi Nicklin unpacks the science and value of empathy in her new book Softening the Edge. Revealing how we can become more empathetic and happier. Mimi Nicklin is a bestselling author and the host of the ‘Empathy for...

Duration:00:51:21

#045 What is the difference between a therapist, a mentor, and a coach?

10/5/2020
What is the difference between a therapist, a mentor, and a coach? All operate in a kind of 'therapeutic' and personal one-to-one space and it's important to know how each functions and who will meet your needs. As I am about to start welcoming my first intake of coaching clients I make it absolutely clear that I am not a therapist. That is, I do not have the medical knowledge, training, or correct skills for any kind of therapy work necessary for those with any kind of mental illness,...

Duration:00:11:01

#044 - The Magical Power of Storytelling with Alexandra Cuncev

9/24/2020
Alexandra Cuncev is runs Storisse – a platform aimed at inspiring positive change through the gentle art of storytelling. She believes that telling our stories, sharing our magic in the mundane can inspire others around us and leads to gentle, but sustainable change. She also hosts a unique podcast called My Beautiful Stories where Alex and her husband Pawel collect and share day-to-day stories, followed each week by a brief reflection and art recommendation. The purpose of the podcast...

Duration:00:45:53

#043 - How To Honour Yourself With a Morning Routine

9/22/2020
A morning routine is the ideal way to set yourself up energetically for the day. I don't just mean physical energy, but also your mental, emotional, and spiritual energy. I share the one crucial question you should ask yourself when you first wake up. And why practising some kind of self-care and intentional activity can set you up for the day. I give you a piece of homework to work on. My first podcast homework for my listeners! If you would like to download and print my free morning...

Duration:00:20:18

#042 - Embracing The Winters of Our Lives with Katherine May

9/17/2020
Katherine May is an author of memoir and fiction. We talk about her recent book - Wintering - all about how to embrace the inevitable darker times of our lives. We also talk about wellness and being neurodivergent. Plus her experience of getting an adult diagnosis of autism. Katherine also shares the joys of sea swimming, even in the winter! Katherine May is an author of fiction and memoir whose titles include Wintering, The Electricity of Every Living Thing, The Whitstable High Tide...

Duration:00:53:52

#041 - 15 Tips on How To Simplify Your Life

9/14/2020
In today's podcast episode I share my journey to simplify my life over the past five years of living in my home. It started with simplifying our home, but a mindset happened and I was able to apply this mentality to all areas of my life. I share 15 tips on how to simplify your life. LEARNING POINTS subscribe to download your own values worksheetlisten to the boundaries podcast herelisten to the how I quite social media podcast herelisten to reason, season, lifetime podcast here Show...

Duration:00:19:14

#040 - The Therapeutic Benefits of Acupuncture

9/10/2020
In today's podcast episode we chat with Mita Mistry, a mindfulness-based cognitive therapist, acupuncturist, and newspaper columnist. She talks about how she went from a career in the city to making a change and going back to university to learn acupuncture. Mita shares why she was drawn to the therapeutic profession. Acupuncture is over 3000 years old. Mita shares a bit about the Chinese philosophy of energy meridians in the body, and how the acupuncturist can look help with unblocking...

Duration:00:46:45

#039 - How To Use Positive Mantras To Improve Your Wellbeing

9/7/2020
What are mantras and how can they change your mindset and overall wellbeing for the better? Plus examples of 43 mantras you could use in you own life. #GoodLifeUnravelled Sign up for the new one-to-one unravelling coaching here: https://www.elizabethdhokia.com/coaching/

Duration:00:15:01

#038 - Celebrating Over 40s Fashion with Catherine Summers

9/3/2020
In today's podcast episode I chat with Catherine Summers, an award-winning blogger of over-40s style blog Not Dressed As Lamb. Not Dressed As Lamb is one of the leading and most established over-40s fashion and style blogs in the UK and around the world. 47 year old Catherine’s key message is to encourage women of all ages to oppose the outdated notion of age-appropriate dressing and to wear whatever they like (she is the founder of the hugely successful Instagram hashtag...

Duration:00:55:08

#037 - How To Create Space For Processing For Mental and Emotional Health

8/12/2020
Why we need to create space for processing and what I mean by processing How a lack of processing can lead to poor mental health or overwhelm. Having an autistic family member taught us how to recognise the necessity for processing. Awareness of my introvertedness - need for space after being around people helped understand need for processing. Every person has a different way of processing. Figuring out how you work and how processing techniques would suit us best. Could include...

Duration:00:17:20

#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