The Health Investment Podcast with Brooke Simonson

Health & Wellness Podcasts

Empowering you to invest in your health so you can look & feel your BEST!

Location:

United States

Description:

Empowering you to invest in your health so you can look & feel your BEST!

Language:

English


Episodes

How To Become A “Normal” Eater | Karen Koenig

2/6/2023
EPISODE 173 - Karen R. Koenig, LCSW, M.Ed., is a psychotherapist; international, award-winning 8-book author; and popular blogger. Her books and blogs are known for their humor and practical wisdom. She has 30-plus years of experience in the field of eating psychology, teaching chronic dieters and emotional, binge, and overeaters to become “normal” eaters through a non-diet, non-weight focused approach to eating intuitively and creating joyous, healthy, meaningful lives. Her media experience...

Duration:00:48:25

A Researcher’s Best Tips For Busting Through Nutrition BS & Digging Deeper | Stephanie Compton

1/30/2023
EPISODE 172 - Stephanie Compton, PhD, is a researcher and registered dietitian bridging the gap between science and real life to educate about nutrition. She shares science education for health professionals and talks about nuanced nutrition information via Instagram at @steph.compton.phd and researches cancer, nutrition, and metabolism. She’s passionate about bringing nutrition science to life to help others bust through the BS, ask questions, and dig deeper. In the episode, Stephanie...

Duration:00:48:55

Food Allergies/Sensitivities, Immune System “Boosts,” Green Snot & More! | Dr. David Stukus

1/23/2023
EPISODE 171 - Dr. David Stukus (commonly known as "Dr. Dave") is a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Division of Allergy/Immunology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University College of Medicine. At his institution, he serves as the Director of the Food Allergy Treatment Center and Associate Director of the Pediatric Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Training Program. Dr. Dave is a member of the Board of Regents for the American College of Allergy, Asthma and...

Duration:00:50:45

Reflections From A Weight Management Physician | Dr. Matthea Rentea

1/16/2023
EPISODE 170 - Dr. Matthea Rentea is a board certified Internal Medicine physician specializing in metabolic health. She is the founder of The Rentea Metabolic Clinic and the co-host of the Weight Loss for Life podcast. In the episode, Dr. Rentea shares why weight loss medications can be the appropriate intervention, why you should be the scientist of your body, why it’s important to balance your blood sugar…and more! EPISODE WEBPAGE: thehealthinvestment.com/170 P.S. – If you’re liking The...

Duration:00:48:02

Mindfulness Strategies For Toddlers & Teenagers | Lindsay Miller

1/9/2023
EPISODE 169 - Lindsay Miller is a kids mindfulness coach, mindfulness educator and host of The Stress Nanny Podcast. She is known for her suitcase tricks and playful laugh. When she's not playing catch with her daughter or rollerblading on local trails with her husband, you can find her using her 20+ years of child development study and mindfulness certification to dream up new ways to get kids excited about deep breathing. Having been featured on numerous podcasts, platforms and...

Duration:00:48:53

Tips For Decluttering, Organizing & Buying Less | Peg Sadie & Brooke Simonson

1/2/2023
EPISODE 168 - When I interviewed Peg Sadie about postpartum tips for episode #156, we became fast friends! Off air, we chatted about our mutual obsession with decluttering and organizing, which is why I invited Peg to come back on The Health Investment Podcast! Peg—a trained psychotherapist & resilience coach (BA PSY + MA Professional Counseling PSY), wife of 19 years, and boy mom x 2—founded Resilient Mom Academy to realize her vision and bridge the gap between therapy and thriving for...

Duration:00:51:31

Managing Stress After A “Small” Heart Attack | Phil Barth

12/26/2022
EPISODE 167 - In August 2001, Phil Barth wandered into a Toastmasters meeting in West Chester, Ohio. He joined that night and has been talking non-stop ever since. In 2011 Phil finished in the Top 10 (out of 30,000 competitors) in the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking. In 2018 he finished in the Top 20. In 2015 he finished in the cardiac wing of Bethesda North Hospital in Montgomery Ohio. The trip to the cardiac wing didn’t help his 2015 speech contest performance, but it...

Duration:00:46:37

PART 2—Skincare 101: Everything You Need To Know For An Effective Anti-Aging Routine | Dr. Cynthia Bailey

12/19/2022
EPISODE 166 - Dr. Cynthia Bailey, MD, is back with more tips! Dr. Bailey is a Board Certified Dermatologist in California with over 35 years of clinical experience. Over the course of her career, she’s done 200,000+ skin exams! She founded Dr. Bailey Skin Care in 2009 to make professional quality skin health and skin care information accessible to everyone—trusted physician skin care to help you love the skin you're in. Her practical skin care advice can be found on her website and blog at...

Duration:00:48:55

Set Firmer, Healthier Boundaries | Dana Skaggs

12/12/2022
EPISODE 165 - After graduate school in clinical psychology, Dana Skaggs worked in community mental health for seven years then served at Woodridge Psychiatric Hospital, Quillen Rehabilitation Hospital (manager of Psychological services), as well as seven school districts. She’s been a board member of Inter-Mountain Psychological Association for four years. After having her third child in 2001, she decided to become a stay-at-home mom and was able to do that for over 6 years. When her...

Duration:00:45:08

Goodbye, Anxiety! | Terri Bacow

12/5/2022
EPISODE 164 - Dr. Terri Bacow is a widely known expert in cognitive behavioral therapy, an evidence-based therapy approach. A Brown and Boston University graduate, she has authored several peer-reviewed papers based on her research, and sees clients in her private practice on the Upper West Side. She is a media contributor and has been featured in Women’s Health and Shape magazines, Scary Mommy, and various blogs and podcasts. Dr. Bacow supervises trainees in psychology and psychiatry at NYU...

Duration:00:43:28

PART 2—Hormone Myths vs. Facts | Hormones Demystified

11/28/2022
EPISODE 163 - Hormones Demystified (aka "HD") is a semi-retired endocrinologist who spent his clinical career treating patients in a large, multi-specialty practice. He has trained at two Ivy League institutions, among other well-regarded programs. He's been named a Regional Top Doctor multiple times, determined by a survey of area physicians that asks, “Who would you send your family members to for their health care?” HD blogs anonymously at www.HormonesDemystified.com. He has chosen to...

Duration:00:35:27

PART 1—Hormone Myths vs. Facts | Hormones Demystified

11/21/2022
EPISODE 162 - Hormones Demystified (aka "HD") is a semi-retired endocrinologist who spent his clinical career treating patients in a large, multi-specialty practice. He has trained at two Ivy League institutions, among other well-regarded programs. He's been named a Regional Top Doctor multiple times, determined by a survey of area physicians that asks, “Who would you send your family members to for their health care?” HD blogs anonymously at www.HormonesDemystified.com. He has chosen to...

Duration:00:50:19

Fitness For Your Finances | Maia Monell

11/14/2022
EPISODE 161 - Maia Monell is the Co-founder and Chief Growth Officer of the Nav.it Money App. Nav.it's the fitness app for finances, providing personalized financial coaching to build good habits and live financially well. When she's not pitching, selling, and creating for Nav.it, Maia's working with her family's two foundations. She's devoted to closing wealth gaps perpetuated by a system not built for the majority of America and believes financial wellbeing is an integral part of creating...

Duration:00:51:05

Drink Less, Live More | Caroline Holke

11/7/2022
EPISODE 160 - Caroline Holke has always had a pretty good life on paper—happily married with two kids, a leadership position in corporate marketing, and plenty of good friends and family. But she wasn't quite happy and knew that the first place to start was her relationship with alcohol. Today she is a Drink Less Coach. She helps women get rid of the bad parts of drinking—and this doesn't mean quitting drinking altogether (necessarily). Her work centers on the concept that we are taught what...

Duration:00:50:11

How Women Manage & Mismanage Their Health | Susan Salenger

10/31/2022
EPISODE 159 - Born and raised in Los Angeles, Susan Salenger attended UCLA to study English. After graduation, she worked alongside her husband Fred for 25 years at their production company, Salenger Films, which produced corporate training and development films distributed worldwide. Today, at age 79, Susan lives in Northern California to be near her incredible family which includes her two daughters, four grandchildren, a cat named Max and a dog named JD (Salenger). When she is not...

Duration:00:48:45

The Path To Financial Freedom | Florian Fritz

10/24/2022
EPISODE 158 - Florian Fritz is the founder of the Money Hero Academy, where he is teaching how to create financial freedom by improving your money mindset, money management, and money making skills. As a financial advisor, Florian realized during the last financial crisis in 2008 that the financial industry was only looking out for their own best interest and not that of their clients. That's why he learned from some of the world's best financial coaches like Robert Kiyosaki, his Rich Dad...

Duration:00:50:24

What Mountaineering Can Teach Us About Mindset & Life | Greg Morrissey

10/17/2022
EPISODE 157 - Greg Morrissey (M.Ed.) is the founder of Mountain Goat Movement. In addition to teaching high school literature and coaching ice hockey and lacrosse, Greg spent the last 10 years building human-powered adventures for high school and college students in the greater NYC area. He has led thousands of young people on treks, climbing trips, surf trips, ski trips, sustainability programs, and more both domestically and internationally. Greg has raised over $40,000 for...

Duration:00:56:03

The Postpartum Period: Preparation, Anxiety, Depression & Resilience | Peg Sadie

10/10/2022
EPISODE 156 - Peg Sadie—a trained psychotherapist & resilience coach (BA PSY + MA Professional Counseling PSY), wife of 19 years, and boy mom x 2—founded Resilient Mom Academy to realize her vision and bridge the gap between therapy and thriving for struggling moms. She has been featured in over 50 media outlets, including Instyle, Parents, and Women's Health. Her own experience with postpartum depression/anxiety and overwhelm as a new mom ignited her passion to support other women in their...

Duration:00:50:58

How To Stop Stress In Its Tracks | Ellen Leonard

10/3/2022
EPISODE 155 - Ellen Leonard is a speaker, stress management consultant + coach, and expert who teaches and coaches business leaders, teams, and entire organizations how to manage and prevent stress. Ellen’s professional background and expertise includes 12 years as a published scientific researcher, 9 years as an award-winning university instructor, and 9 years leading The StressLess MethodⓇ. She has a Masters Degree in Adult Education, is a National Board Certified Health + Wellness Coach,...

Duration:00:49:40

We Didn’t Evolve To Be Happy (And What To Do About It!) | Ron Siegel

9/26/2022
EPISODE 154 - Dr. Ron Siegel is a part-time Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School, where he has taught for over 35 years. He is a long-time student of mindfulness meditation and serves on the Board of Directors and faculty of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. Dr. Siegel also teaches internationally about the application of mindfulness practice in psychotherapy and other fields, and maintains a private clinical practice in Lincoln, Massachusetts. He’s the...

Duration:00:52:06