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The 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 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 ranging from minimalism and clean beauty, to instinctive self-care and journalling. We look at seasonal living, mental health, food, and travel. We talk to people from all walks of life, folks within in the wellness industry, and people who have an interesting take on what it mean to live a good life. Join the conversation: #goodlifeunravelled The Good Life Unravelled is hosted by Elizabeth Dhokia.

The 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 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 ranging from minimalism and clean beauty, to instinctive self-care and journalling. We look at seasonal living, mental health, food, and travel. We talk to people from all walks of life, folks within in the wellness industry, and people who have an interesting take on what it mean to live a good life. Join the conversation: #goodlifeunravelled The Good Life Unravelled is hosted by Elizabeth Dhokia.
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The 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 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 ranging from minimalism and clean beauty, to instinctive self-care and journalling. We look at seasonal living, mental health, food, and travel. We talk to people from all walks of life, folks within in the wellness industry, and people who have an interesting take on what it mean to live a good life. Join the conversation: #goodlifeunravelled The Good Life Unravelled is hosted by Elizabeth Dhokia.

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English


Episodes

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

1/22/2020
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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
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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

#016 - How To Live a Joyful Life with Sophie Cliff

12/18/2019
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Sophie Cliff aka The Joyful Coach, is a coach, podcaster and writer from Leeds, Yorkshire. She aims to help people live a more joyful life, figure out their values, and pursue a life of gratitude. In this episode Sophie shares her journey from a traditional career route to one that know aligns with her values. She shares how a family tragedy helped her reassess everything she'd been taught, and set her on a new path. Sophie shares insights into what joy really means, how we can redefine it...

Duration:00:59:26

#015 - How Business Can Positively Change The World with Will Adoasi

12/9/2019
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Will Adoasi is founder of watch brand VitaeLondon. They donate a percentage of profits to charities in Africa supporting children in education. Will shares how and why he started his business and how a positive ripple effect can change the world. Will’s other achievements include being selected as one of Richard Bransons Virgins ambassadors for entrepreneurship in the UK. And he was named on the Future of Ghana’s top 30 under 30 global list. Will started his first business at 19 years old...

Duration:00:31:03

#014 - A Guide to Intuition with Jo ChunYan

12/4/2019
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Today I am making a call to Australia to chat with Jo ChunYan. Jo is a brand designer, intuitive coach and author of The Intuition Journal, which has just recently been published. In this episode Jo shares her journey from engineering student, to graphic designer, a move to Japan, and to her current work as a brand designer and intuitive coach. We chat about what intuition actually means. What it looks like. The different levels of intuition. And how we need intuition along with ego and...

Duration:00:52:24

#013 - Empowering Community Through Yoga with Tejal Patel

11/27/2019
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Tejal is a New York City-based yoga teacher, community builder and podcaster. She is a passionate advocate for the Indian American teacher in the Western offerings of yoga. She believes in the diverse representation for all people of colour (POC) in yoga. And seeks to create offerings that are inclusive and accessible for all body types, income and experience levels. She aims to offer a practice that raises the power of all individuals and communities in yoga. Tejal organises the ABCDyogi...

Duration:01:08:03

#012 - How I Quit Social Media For 2 Months

11/15/2019
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Last winter I quit social media for 2 months. I unfollowed everybody, I deactivated accounts, deleted apps, and logged out. In this episode I share why I made that decision, my history with social media, how I went about quitting, and what the results of the experiment were. I chat about the benefits of quitting social media for improving your wellbeing and why I would recommend it to everyone as an act of self-care and to help your mental health. Show notes:...

Duration:00:30:27

#011 - Choosing the Freelance Lifestyle with Emma Cossey

11/11/2019
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In todays episode we hear from Emma Cossey, a coach for freelancers. She has been freelancing for 11 years and a coach for 4 years. We chat about how Emma got into freelancing after burning out in the corporate world. Emma tells us how she thinks of freelancing as ideal for introverts and creatives, and likens in it to a ‘career buffet’. Emma’s approach to freelancing as a career is approachable and realistic. We discuss the different terms people use to describe their job role as a...

Duration:00:49:23

#010 - Recognising the Ego and Listening to Your True Self

11/6/2019
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This is my first solo episode on The Good Life Unravelled! I hope you like it. Today I want to share with you my experience and insight from learning and confronting my ego, recognising it's role in my life, and how it has impacted me. I talk about how I've learned to differentiate between my ego and my true self. And I share some examples of how the ego takes over as an automatic response and when I recognised that it was derailing my true purpose. I hope you find something helpful and...

Duration:00:26:12

#009 - The Joy of Volunteering and Learning to be Happy with Jen Lowthrop

10/30/2019
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Jen is a certified Happiness Trainer, Digital Consultant and Travel Blogger. She lives in the beautiful Peak District, UK. Jen shares her lifelong association with volunteering and how this is the root of her new business - Feel Good, Do Good. She shares with us the benefits of volunteering, how to find a cause or organisation for you, and why you should get involved. We also talk about what a Happiness Trainer does and why you might need one. Plus Jen shares her daily self-care routine...

Duration:00:45:19

#008 - Skin Positivity with Lex Gillies

10/8/2019
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In today's podcast episode I am talking to Lex Gillies, also known online as TalontedLex. She is a Northerner living in London with her husband Aaron. She spends her days either working on Pinterest (as a freelance Pinterest manager, coach, and consultant) or on her blog where she talks about beauty, rosacea, and skin positivity. Lex is is at the forefront of the Skin Positivity movement in the UK. She has had the skin condition rosacea for many years. In this episode we first talk about...

Duration:01:13:32

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9/20/2019
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Duration:00:03:22

#007 - Cultivating Creativity, Alternative Business and Living with a Chronic Illness with Sara Tasker

9/17/2019
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Sara Tasker is a writer and creative business consultant who credits Instagram with changing her life (you might know her as @me_and_orla). Sara is a podcast host, best-selling author, and her work is regularly featured in the press. Last year she was named ‘content creator of the year’ by Cosmo magazine. She also runs super-popular online courses. Sara has a chronic health condition that makes it hard for her to access traditional work. She is, therefore, passionate about helping others...

Duration:00:57:41

#006 - Ethical Animal Tourism with Binny Shah-Patel

9/11/2019
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Binny Shah-Patel is a food and travel blogger in the UK who is passionate about advocating for ethical animal tourism. Growing up in Kenya she has seen first-hand that wildlife that was once in abundance is now becoming endangered. We talk about how to discover which animal experiences are unethical and why it's so important. We also talk about Binny's approach to wellbeing following burnout working in the finance industry. We discuss the benefits of scheduling in self-care, how to use...

Duration:00:32:37

#005 - How To Prioritise Self-Care with Jemma Andrew-Adiamah

8/28/2019
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I am talking to Jemma Andrew-Adiamah, a certified wellbeing coach, blogger, and retreat host at Unconditionally Nourished. She's passionate about empowering busy women to create more space for themselves, supercharge their wellbeing and show up as the best version of themselves sharing tools and insights on mindset, self care, intentional living, and mindfulness. In this episode we talk about her journey from PHD to Women’s Wellness Coach. We discuss imposter syndrome and shifting mindset...

Duration:00:45:55

#004 - Zero Waste Living and Sustainability with Lucy Lucraft

8/19/2019
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Lucy Lucraft is a freelance journalist, blogger and podcaster specialising in low impact living and sustainability. In this episode we discuss what zero waste living is and how the term is better phrased. We discuss how to move towards living sustainably. We also talk about yoga and cultural appropriation and how some elements of the wellness industry can be exclusionary. Plus Lucy shares her daily self-care technique and what she thinks is the key to a good life. Show notes here:...

Duration:00:43:19

#003 - Instinctive Self-Care with Monica Stott

8/12/2019
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Monica Stott aka The Travel Hack chats to me about her instinct for self-care. We discuss how she created an ideal life for herself as a travel blogger so she can work around her family. We discuss the therapeutic benefits of pets, the importance of sleep, and how to be adaptable to your own wellbeing. Monica shares her tips for living a good life and how to not overthink self-care too much. Show notes: https://www.elizabethdhokia.com/monicastott #GoodLifeUnravelled

Duration:00:42:13

#002 - Seasonal Living and Journalling for Mental Health with Hannah Bullivant

8/5/2019
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Hannah Bullivant - stylist, writer and blogger. We talk about living with anxiety and how she approaches sharing the experience online. We talk about the physical manifestations of anxiety and what tools Hannah uses to help. We also talk about the usefulness of having the language to understand what our bodies are experience and how that empowers us to make changes and cope. We also talk about what it means to embrace the seasons and how seasonal living is a form of mindfulness. This...

Duration:00:47:43

#001 - Green Beauty and Ethics with Caroline Hirons

8/5/2019
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Caroline Hirons is a leading beauty industry consultant, blogger, and YouTuber. In this episode she explains what honest, green beauty looks like, what to look for and just how varied the concept is. Caroline also talks about honesty and longevity in her profession. Her gripes with misleading terms such as 'chemical free' or 'free from toxins'. We discuss the term 'green-washing'. And Caroline advises us on the range of attributes that come under the green and beauty label, including...

Duration:00:41:35

#000 - Welcome to The Good Life Unravelled

3/7/2019
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An introduction to this brand new podcast all about wellness, wellbeing, self-care, personal development, and holistic living. This takes a different approach, we are seeking a diversity of voices from all walks of life to share their wisdom so together we can figure out what it truly means to live a good life. I don't have all the answers, but hopefully, together, we can go on this journey of discovery. This short episode covers what The Good Life Unravelled is about, why I started the...

Duration:00:09:35