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The mindbodygreen podcast features host Jason Wachob, founder & co-CEO of mindbodygreen, engaging in open, honest conversations with the people shaping the world of well-being. Join us to expand your mind.

The mindbodygreen podcast features host Jason Wachob, founder & co-CEO of mindbodygreen, engaging in open, honest conversations with the people shaping the world of well-being. Join us to expand your mind.

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United States

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The mindbodygreen podcast features host Jason Wachob, founder & co-CEO of mindbodygreen, engaging in open, honest conversations with the people shaping the world of well-being. Join us to expand your mind.

Language:

English

Contact:

347-529-6952


Episodes

344: This is your brain on spirituality | Lisa Miller, Ph.D.

10/22/2021
Lisa Miller, Ph.D.: “People who [have] a spiritual response to suffering show entirely different brains.” Miller, an award-winning researcher in spirituality and psychology, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how a sense of spirituality can bolster your mental health, plus: - How to flex your spiritual muscles - How to strike a balance between surrender and ambition - How your parents significantly shape your spiritual life - How to get out of your head & actually lead with the heart...

Duration:00:51:24

343: You're missing 50% of your life by being distracted | neuroscientist Amishi Jha, Ph.D.

10/20/2021
Amishi Jha, Ph.D.: “Pay attention to your attention. Check in with this precious brain resource—it is the fuel for your ability to think, feel connect, and act.” Jha, a neuroscientist and professor of psychology at the University of Miami, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to pay attention better, plus: - Why there's no such thing as multitasking - The link between a wandering mind & your mood - What to do if you get an upsetting text - How to do "mindfulness pushups" for your...

Duration:00:53:48

342: Are healthy foods secretly spiking your blood sugar? | Casey Means, M.D.

10/15/2021
Casey Means, M.D.: “Metabolic health is not just about avoiding long-term chronic illnesses…It's also about feeling good in the moment.” Means, a Stanford-trained physician and co-founder of Levels, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss which healthy foods can secretly spike your blood sugar, plus: - How your microbiome affects your blood sugar - How to prepare your body for a glucose spike - Underrated tips to keep your metabolism stable - Why you should switch from sweet to savory...

Duration:01:01:08

341: How to use light for better sleep, skin & overall health | Leland Stillman, M.D.

10/13/2021
Leland Stillman, M.D.: “People who have sleep issues need to fix their light environment as aggressively as possible.” Stillman, a functional medicine doctor, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to use light to your advantage, plus: - How to mitigate the effects of looking at a screen all day - Why you should get morning light without glasses or contacts - How dim light can contribute to anxiety - How to tell if your blue light blockers are working - How light affects your gut &...

Duration:00:48:55

340: The connection between hormones & weight loss | Sara Gottfried, M.D.

10/8/2021
Sara Gottfried, M.D.: “For women, testosterone is especially important for confidence, agency, and even risk-taking.” Gottfried, a Harvard-trained integrative medicine doctor and hormone expert, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how hormones affect your weight, plus: - How the keto diet can hinder your sleep - Why women should pay more attention to testosterone - How to successfully follow the keto diet for metabolic health - How to increase your growth hormone & why it matters -...

Duration:00:47:00

339: Melatonin, bedtime myths & why you should prepare for sleep in the morning | Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., R.D.

10/6/2021
Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., R.D.: “If someone said they haven't consumed water in a few days, you'd be like, 'That's really bad.' The same should be with sleep.” Ferira, mbg's Director of Scientific Affairs, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss why winding down is crucial for your health, plus: - How to pre-game your sleep - Why we're all so wired at bedtime - How men & women differ when it comes to sleep - The best foods to promote calm & help you rest - The link between intermittent...

Duration:01:00:37

338: How to turn the volume down on your anxiety | Neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki, Ph.D.

10/1/2021
Wendy Suzuki, Ph.D.: “[Moving your body] is like giving your brain a bubble bath of fantastic neurochemicals that make you feel better.” Suzuki, a neuroscientist and brain plasticity researcher, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to make your anxiety work for you, plus: - How to turn stress into resilience - How to use affirmations to help with anxiety - Why you should talk about your vacations - How making smoothies can be meditative, plus her go-to recipe - The best type of...

Duration:00:43:00

337: Neurohacking, productivity & why you should work out in the morning | MIT & Harvard-trained brain researcher Elizabeth Ricker

9/29/2021
Elizabeth Ricker: “Brains are not well-designed for trying to function on too little sleep.” Ricker, a neurohacker and MIT and Harvard-trained brain researcher, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to upgrade your brain in 15 minutes a day, plus: - How to make habits actually stick - Why women are more productive in a warmer temperature - How to boost creativity - The best type of exercise for cognitive performance - Why you should track your micros, not just your macros Referenced...

Duration:00:55:29

336: How to know if your drinking water is safe | Erin Brockovich

9/24/2021
Erin Brockovich: “Your gut is your second brain, and we oftentimes don't listen to it.” Brockovich, an environmental activist, consumer advocate, and legal clerk, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how we can tackle the water crisis, plus: - The most common pollutants in drinking water - Signs you're dealing with unsafe water - Low-lift ways to reduce your water consumption - How to actually advocate for yourself & your community - What to do if you're feeling overwhelmed by climate...

Duration:00:42:17

335: How does your brain store trauma? | Neurologist Scott Small, M.D.

9/22/2021
Scott Small, M.D.: “One of the main purposes of sleep is to trim down our memories.” Small, a neurologist & Alzheimer's researcher, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how trauma affects your memory, plus: - How sleep keeps you from having "too much memory" - Why having a “bad memory” can sometimes benefit your mental health - How to make sure your brain has a balance of memory and forgetting - How fear memories impact your health & how to keep them at bay - How meaningful social...

Duration:00:35:35

334: Hero foods for anxiety & tricks to build self-esteem | Clinical psychologist Nicole Beurkens, Ph.D., CNS

9/17/2021
Nicole Beurkens, Ph.D., CNS: “From a mental health standpoint, movement is critical—when we're too sedentary, that's a problem.” Beurkens, a clinical psychologist and board-certified nutritionist, joins mbg Co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss her tips to get through this mental health epidemic, plus: - Hero foods for anxiety at every age - Why more and more kids are diagnosed with mental health disorders - How to build self-esteem & deal with uncertainty - How much sleep you actually need for...

Duration:00:48:25

333: Is wellness narcissistic? | Rupa Marya, M.D. & Raj Patel, Ph.D.

9/15/2021
Rupa Marya, M.D. & Raj Patel, Ph.D.: "Our immunity is completely dependent on supporting the other and getting out of the individualistic mindset." Marya, an internal medicine physician and activist, and Patel, a political economist and New York Times bestselling author, join mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to better your health by prioritizing the health of others, plus: - How to protect the respiratory system - Sneaky triggers for inflammation & what to do - How climate change can...

Duration:00:51:28

332: How to know if your gut issue is something more serious | New York Times bestselling author Danielle Walker

9/10/2021
Danielle Walker: “Your disease does not have to rule your life.” Walker, a New York Times bestselling author, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the signs your gut discomfort is a more severe issue, plus: - How to maintain a strict diet & still have fun with food - The biggest "watch-outs" to avoid if you're gluten-free - Advice for anyone struggling with an autoimmune disease - What she wished she knew when she was first diagnosed with ulcerative colitis - How a specific...

Duration:00:43:08

331: Are electric cars & plant-based meat really the answer? | Acclaimed environmentalist Paul Hawken

9/8/2021
Paul Hawken: "We have to move away from fighting, combating, and tackling—all these long words we're using around climate change—to ones about regeneration." Hawken, an acclaimed environmentalist & bestselling author, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to actually help solve the climate crisis, plus: - What we can learn from the new IPCC Climate Change Report - Why we should all live in 15-minute cities - How to talk to others about climate change - Why plant-based meat does not...

Duration:00:52:31

330: A holistic plastic surgeon’s tips for youthful skin (without plastic surgery!) | Anthony Youn, M.D.

9/1/2021
Anthony Youn, M.D.: “The goal of a plastic surgeon should not be to get somebody into the operating room—it should be the opposite of that. How do we keep them out of the operating room and use surgery as a last resort?” Youn, a holistic board-certified plastic surgeon, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to have smooth, youthful skin without surgery, plus: - The best remedies for thinning hair - How to support your skin longevity with diet & lifestyle - Why plastic surgery...

Duration:00:50:26

329: Why we’re all so stressed | Positive psychiatrist Samantha Boardman, M.D.

8/25/2021
Samantha Boardman, M.D.: “Hobbies are the purest form of love.” Boardman, a positive psychiatrist, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss her top tips to manage stress, plus: - What to do if you feel bored in your relationship - Why you can have daily interactions with others and still feel lonely - How to feel “less like a tumbleweed” in everyday life - Why social comparison isn't always a bad thing - How to actually unlock meaningful conversations Referenced in the episode: -...

Duration:00:47:56

328: Supplement pet peeves & how to glow from the inside-out | mbg director of scientific affairs Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., R.D.

8/20/2021
Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., R.D.: “Topicals can be helpful, but we want to be supporting the inner cells and what they're trying to do naturally.” Ferira, mbg's director of scientific affairs, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss her biggest pet peeves when it comes to beauty supplements, plus: - How much salmon it actually takes to get enough astaxanthin - Why not all forms of CoQ10 are created equal - Why you should treat your beauty like your bone density - Why there's no such...

Duration:00:46:29

327: How to live to 200 | Sergey Young, longevity expert

8/18/2021
Sergey Young: “I’m a huge fan of a psychological approach to aging. If you think you’re younger, your body actually works differently.” Young, a longevity expert and founder of the Longevity Vision Fund, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss lifestyle interventions to help you live a longer and healthier life, plus: - The most underrated foods & supplements for longevity - How to "think" yourself younger - How many steps you actually need in a day - The 5 longevity buckets you need to...

Duration:00:47:45

326: Psychobiotics & the best foods for managing stress | Leading scientists Bonnie J. Kaplan, Ph.D. & Julia J. Rucklidge, Ph.D.

8/13/2021
Bonnie J. Kaplan, Ph.D. & Julia J. Rucklidge, Ph.D.: “Our brains are set up to require roughly 30 micronutrients: 15 minerals and 15 vitamins.” Kaplan and Rucklidge, leading scientists and co-authors of The Better Brain, join mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how your food affects your stress, plus: - What we’re still getting wrong about nutrition & brain health - The best supplements for mental health - How a vegan diet affects your brain - The connection between psychobiotics &...

Duration:00:45:07

325: Sperm count is declining & everyone should care | Shanna Swan, Ph.D.

8/11/2021
Shanna Swan, Ph.D.: “[Sperm count] is not just about having babies. It's about how healthy you’re going to be as you get older.” Swan, an environmental and reproductive epidemiologist, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss why sperm count is declining (and what it means for overall health), plus: - Lifestyle factors that can affect fertility - The best & worst foods for reproductive health - How city dwellers can limit exposure to endocrine disruptors - The connection between...

Duration:00:39:30