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The Whimsy + Wellness Podcast

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Welcome to the Whimsy + Wellness Podcast - your happy place for health! Join people-lover and wellness-enthusiast Meg Ryan for weekly heart centered conversations that will leave you feeling empowered and believed in to live your happiest and healthiest life possible. Diving deep into topics on holistic health and wellness, essential oils, crystals, mental health, stress, nutrition, sleep, self-improvement, and more, the Whimsy + Wellness Podcast is sure to be your go-to podcast for all things wellness! We hope this show is a soft landing space for you to grow, learn, and even laugh right alongside us. Cheers to a little more whimsy!

Welcome to the Whimsy + Wellness Podcast - your happy place for health! Join people-lover and wellness-enthusiast Meg Ryan for weekly heart centered conversations that will leave you feeling empowered and believed in to live your happiest and healthiest life possible. Diving deep into topics on holistic health and wellness, essential oils, crystals, mental health, stress, nutrition, sleep, self-improvement, and more, the Whimsy + Wellness Podcast is sure to be your go-to podcast for all things wellness! We hope this show is a soft landing space for you to grow, learn, and even laugh right alongside us. Cheers to a little more whimsy!

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United States

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Welcome to the Whimsy + Wellness Podcast - your happy place for health! Join people-lover and wellness-enthusiast Meg Ryan for weekly heart centered conversations that will leave you feeling empowered and believed in to live your happiest and healthiest life possible. Diving deep into topics on holistic health and wellness, essential oils, crystals, mental health, stress, nutrition, sleep, self-improvement, and more, the Whimsy + Wellness Podcast is sure to be your go-to podcast for all things wellness! We hope this show is a soft landing space for you to grow, learn, and even laugh right alongside us. Cheers to a little more whimsy!

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English


Episodes

SEASON 1 FINALE - THANK YOU!!

11/23/2021
Today is a very special episode because it’s our 45th episode and season 1 finale of the Whimsy + Wellness Podcast! Listen to this mini episode for more information about season 2, and some of our favorite moments from season 1. Thank you so very much for listening to season 1 of the Whimsy + Wellness podcast in whatever capacity you did (1 episode or all 45!) We are so grateful for you and hope that our show made your world a happier and healthier place!! If you’re interested in...

Duration:00:05:43

Suzy Holman on Finding Your Zone of Genius & the Freedom You Unlock When You Allow Yourself to be...YOU!

11/16/2021
I’m going to guess that if you are a woman who uses instagram and you’re even the slightest bit entrepreneurial minded or interested in brand building, you most likely follow or at least have heard of Suzy Holman! Suzy is one of my personal favorite people to follow on Instagram because of her business and marketing strategy that she shares about for free but also because her personality is truly contagious and inspirational. I’m so excited and honored to be interviewing her today and...

Duration:00:27:02

Human Design for Beginners: Manifesting Generators, Generators, Projectors, Reflectors and Manifestors...Oh My! with Erin Claire Jones

11/9/2021
Ready to learn the “must knows” about Human Design? Coach and Human Design guru, Erin Claire Jones is here to teach us the foundations of Human Design and how we can use our unique energetic makeup (or blueprint as Erin says!) to live in alignment in business, relationships, and life! On this episode Erin walks us through: HERE And more!! If you love learning about yourself, how you best operate and how to best support your loved ones - you’re going to love this episode! Connect...

Duration:00:55:20

What are Chakras? A Beginner's Guide to Chakras and How They Can Help You Live an Embodied Life with Cristi Christensen

11/2/2021
What are chakras? How do I balance my chakras? What does balancing chakras even mean?! As the knowledge and teachings of chakras become more and more widespread, so do the questions - which is amazing!! Learning about Chakras with the intention of becoming more deeply connected to your innermost self is incredible, and this episode of the Whimsy + Wellness Podcast is a perfect starting point on your journey to understanding the Chakra system! Today’s guest, Cristi Christensen is a...

Duration:01:04:44

What’s Your Sign? A Fun Intro to the Zodiac + Essential Oils and Crystals for Each Star Sign!

10/26/2021
On this episode of the Whimsy + Wellness Podcast we’re going to be talking all about the basics of the Zodiac and of course, the perfect essential oils and crystal pairing for each zodiac type! The Zodiac is a really fun way to learn more about yourself and how you’re impacted by the natural world! Your Zodiac sign or star sign simply means which stars were visible when you were born, cool right? In this episode you’ll hear: If you’ve been wanting to tip your toes into the zodiac...

Duration:00:33:28

Beyond Bubble Baths & Netflix: What is True Self-Care and How to Implement it into Your Daily Life

10/19/2021
You might remember a few months ago when registered nurse and Certified Aromatherapist, Holly Brandenberger (or @scienceofessentials as many of you may know her as over on Instagram), was on the show talking with us all about stress: the stress cycle, what stress actually is, how essential oils can help reduce stress and so much more. To this day it’s still one of our top most downloaded episodes, you can listen to it HERE! Now, 5 months later, Holly is back for a second interview with...

Duration:01:20:58

Unlocking the Healing Power of the Breath: Heal Trauma, Overcome Anxiety, and Uncover Your True Self Using Breathwork with Samantha Skelly

10/12/2021
Our breath is one of our most powerful tools for healing, awareness, and even life expectancy. We take about 25,000 breaths per day yet many of us have no idea the power our breath can hold when we focus on it and allow it to help us feel and heal trauma, anxiety, illness, and more. Today I’m sitting down with breathwork facilitator and CEO of Pause Breathwork, Samantha Skelly to share with us the incredible healing power of something we all have free access to; our breath. Years...

Duration:00:59:19

5 Best Crystals for Manifesting: Welcoming Abundance, Wealth, Love, Creativity, & Motivation

10/5/2021
Manifestation is an incredible tool for creating the life of your dreams and when you throw crystals into your manifestation practice? You’re sure to have some high vibration and good things coming your way! Today our founder, Haylee Crowley, will be sharing the 5 best crystals for manifesting abundance, wealth, love, creativity, motivation and the life of your dreams. We’ll be sharing all about how Citrine, Pyrite, Clear Quartz, Rose Quartz, and Carnelian are the perfect crystals for...

Duration:00:14:48

You Are Easy to Love: Finding True Self-Love & Acceptance with Body Image and Self Love Activist Jenna Rammell

9/28/2021
*Trigger warning*: This episode may be triggering for listeners who have battled or are currently battling any form of eating or body image disorders. Have you ever hated your body? Or maybe you always have? We start receiving messages and comments about our bodies at a very young age. Those messages we receive, whether from media or the people in our lives directly or indirectly, imprint the way we think about and view ourselves and our bodies later on as pre-teens, teenagers, and...

Duration:01:04:53

Essential Oils for Anxiety: Calm Stress, Intrusive Thoughts, and Worry with the Healing Power of Essential Oils

9/21/2021
Essential oils for anxiety? You bet! Essential oils can be wonderful tools in supporting your mental health! Last week, on episode 35, I had holistic psychiatrist, Dr Ellen Vora on the podcast, and we talked all about holistic approaches to anxiety, getting to the root cause, and even finding healing. Since we love all things essential oils and holistic health and wellness here at Whimsy + Wellness, we wanted to follow up to last week’s episode, with an episode on using essential oils to...

Duration:00:38:31

What Our Anxiety Is Telling Us: The Gut Brain Connection & Other Functional Medicine Approaches to Healing Anxiety with Holistic Psychiatrist Dr. Ellen Vora

9/14/2021
If you’ve ever struggled with anxiety or have supported a loved one who struggles, then you know how difficult (understatement), lonely, scary, and even debilitating anxiety can be. I know it can also often feel as though anxiety is our fate and destiny and is wrapped up in our identity. Today’s guest, however, is here to encourage just the opposite; that anxiety does not define who we are and that there are holistic yet powerful tools that can ease our anxiety. Dr. Ellen Vora, is a...

Duration:00:59:43

Using Essential Oils to Manifest Abundance, Prosperity and the Life of Your Dreams

9/7/2021
Essential oils can be an incredible tool to add into and amplify your manifestation practice; and that’s exactly what I’ll be sharing about on today’s episode! Last week, on episode 33, I interviewed Jenni Adishian, a manifestation advisor, on what manifestation is, the science behind how manifesting works, and of course the 5 steps for manifestation! If you enjoyed her interview, are passionate about the topic of manifestation, are interested in bringing essential oils into your...

Duration:00:23:52

5 Easy Steps to Manifestation and Creating the Life of Your Dreams with Manifestation Advisor Jenni Adishian

8/31/2021
Manifestation has been quite the popular topic lately and maybe you’ve found yourself saying, “What is manifestation? How do I manifest?” Well, I'm asking an acclaimed manifestation advisor all those questions (and more!) in today’s episode! Manifestation advisor Jenni Adishian helps us unpack patterns and beliefs that could be holding us back from living the life we desire and walks us through the 5 steps of manifestation. In this episode we discuss: • 00:00 Intro • 03:45 Meet...

Duration:01:02:59

7 Essential Oils & Crystals for Healing, Transitions, and Beautiful New Beginnings

8/24/2021
Whether it’s a painful change such as a divorce or loss of loved one or an exciting change you’re welcoming like a move or even marriage, the properties and benefits of essential oils and crystals are great tools for us to reach for as we walk through change and transitions of all kinds! On last week’s episode, I interviewed Dr. Maya Shankar, a cognitive behavioral scientist studying how we react, adapt, and thrive through change. It’s a must-listen, but this episode is for those of us...

Duration:00:27:36

Navigating Change And Transition with Resilience And Self-Compassion with Dr. Maya Shankar

8/17/2021
Change happens to us all. Luckily, the human mind is built for navigating change, both the good and the bad - and we are more capable than we might realize at handling the unexpected changes that come our way. When we approach change with humility and openness, we can avoid letting the fear of the unknown prevent us from embracing necessary change and creating a more desirable - and even happier outcome. In today’s episode, I am talking to Dr. Maya Shankar, cognitive behavioral scientist...

Duration:00:43:31

How To Get Started With Crystals And 5 Crystals For Beginners

8/10/2021
There is no wrong way to “do crystals.” And your journey with crystals won’t look the same as the next person either --so don’t compare! The most important part of your crystal journey is to listen to your intuition and never stop learning because there is always something new to uncover, whether it’s which one you choose or how to use them and beyond! As I continue to learn more about crystals, I thought it would be fun to share how to get started with crystals so you can start your...

Duration:00:27:30

Why Your Lymphatic System Is Key To Good Health and Immunity with Lymphedema Therapist and Lymphatic Drainage Practitioner Lisa Levitt Gainsley

8/3/2021
Are you ready to fall in love with your lymph system? Once you understand what it is and how it works, you’ll see why you should spend more time taking care of your lymphatic system if you want to stay healthy. When you know how to access your lymphatic system, you’re not only stepping into empowerment around your own self-care and taking back control of your health, but you’ll also start feeling better in your body. In today’s episode, I’m talking to Lisa Gainsley, certified lymphedema...

Duration:00:43:24

Open and Honest Conversations About Sex And Intimacy with Casey Zaruba

7/27/2021
[PG-13 Subject Alert!!] Why are sex and intimacy so uncomfortable to talk about? If we had more open and honest conversations about it, people might become more relaxed, open, and confident in their sexuality. Let this episode be your permission slip to normalize conversations about sex and intimacy so that we can remove the shame and give confidence back to women. In today’s episode, I’m talking to Casey Zaruba, wife, entrepreneur, and mama of six, who holds space online for open and...

Duration:01:11:47

Everything You Need To Know About Essential Oils For Sleep with Meg Ryan

7/20/2021
Do you struggle with sleep? Maybe it’s falling asleep, staying asleep, or even having bad dreams. Most adults (and even some children) experience at least one of these, and unfortunately, lack of sleep or even the quality of sleep we get can really lead to a lot of serious issues. That’s why essential oils can be a great tool for helping you wind down, reduce stress, and get that much-needed snooze! In today’s episode, I’m going solo to talk about sleep, how it works, the scientific...

Duration:00:27:46

How Gentle & Compassionate Parenting Leads To Gentle & Compassionate Adults with Jami Nato

7/13/2021
What do you want your kids to say about your parenting? What legacy do you want to leave behind? Parenting can be a beautiful journey that leaves a lasting impact on generations. Parenting is also challenging and requires you to be courageous enough to dig deep, ask questions, and have those hard conversations at every stage of the journey. But if you approach parenting humanly and with compassion, you can create empathetic, generous humans that will change the world. In today’s episode,...

Duration:00:59:36