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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

354: The dangers of multitasking & how to stop | Entrepreneur & cancer survivor Thatcher Wine

11/26/2021
Thatcher Wine: “Can you sit with a little bit of boredom and curiosity about the world instead of needing to be doing another thing at the same time?” Wine, an author, entrepreneur, and cancer survivor, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the health benefits of monotasking, plus: - How to know if you're reading wrong (11:24) - How to become a better listener (19:02) - Why you should built a pillow fort for better sleep (22:56) - How to cultivate the art of conversation (28:32) - How...

Duration:00:40:57

353: Everything you need to know about medical & recreational marijuana | Psychiatrist Rebecca Siegel, M.D.

11/24/2021
Rebecca Siegel, M.D.: “There needs to be more research [on marijuana] so physicians can either get behind it or not get behind it." Siegel, a psychiatrist and a licensed prescriber of medical marijuana in New York state, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how marijuana actually affects your brain, plus: - How to know if medical marijuana will work for you (01:32) - Is marijuana really a gateway drug? (08:06) - How men & women's brains react differently to marijuana (14:41) -...

Duration:00:33:54

352: Dr. Google, invisible illnesses & how to make better health care choices | Talya Miron-Shatz, Ph.D.

11/19/2021
Talya Miron-Shatz, Ph.D.: "When you're choosing a doctor, it's important to feel connected to this person—you're going to get better treatment and better health outcomes.” Miron-Shatz, a researcher, author, and medical decision-making expert, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to feel more empowered in your health, plus: - How to Google health-related questions without spiraling (00:44) - How to navigate probabilities & percentages in health care (10:33) - Nonnegotiable qualities...

Duration:00:39:45

351: How to know if you have a leaky gut | Gastroenterologist Marvin Singh, M.D.

11/17/2021
Marvin Singh, M.D.: “70% of our immune system sits in our gut microbiome. It’s silly not to look at that when you're looking at your whole health.” Singh, an integrative gastroenterologist, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the new science of caring for your gut, plus: - What is precision health care (02:12) - Five lab tests for gut heath assessment (03:27) - What you need to know before getting a colonoscopy (24:26) - How to tell you have issues with the integrity of your gut...

Duration:00:40:05

350: How to actually increase your happiness | Gretchen Rubin

11/12/2021
Gretchen Rubin: “Anytime we're connecting with other people, we get a boost of happiness." Rubin, a happiness expert and New York Times bestselling author, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to become a genuinely happier person, plus: - The common habits that can secretly sabotage your joy - How to set a work-life balance while working from home - Why resolutions usually fail & how to actually make them stick - How to boost happiness when you're having a bad day - The real reason...

Duration:00:40:08

349: How to tackle inflammation | Madiha Saeed, M.D.

11/10/2021
Madiha Saeed, M.D.: “The things that we put in bodies have a dramatic effect on our behaviors.” Saeed, a board-certified integrative family physician, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob to discuss how unchecked inflammation can affect your mental health, plus: - The best foods to support immunity & protect your brain - How to enhance the flavor of your veggies - How gratitude can help reduce inflammation - How your behaviors can actually change other people's brains - How to get more plant-based...

Duration:00:44:07

348: How to dispel anxious energy | psychologist Chloe Carmichael, Ph.D.

11/5/2021
Chloe Carmichael, Ph.D.: “There's a healthy level of [anxiety] that can be protective. We just need to learn how to use it properly.” Carmichael, a licensed clinical psychologist, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to better direct your anxious energy, plus: - How to let go of perfectionism - What to ask when shopping for a therapist - How to practice mindfulness in the moment - The best yoga pose when you're feeling anxious - How to mindfully drink alcohol Referenced in the...

Duration:00:48:21

347: Vitamin D myths, the yo-yo effect & what to avoid in a supplement | Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN

11/3/2021
Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN: “Most standalone vitamin D3 products on the market are sub-efficacious doses...It’s like going to get a pumpkin spiced latte and they left out the latte part.” Ferira, mbg's Director of Scientific Affairs, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the biggest vitamin D myths she sees all the time, plus: - How much vitamin D you need daily & what amount is too much - How to maximize bioavailability - What vegans should look for in a vitamin D supplement -...

Duration:00:40:33

346: How to identify the cracks in your relationship | Esther Perel

10/29/2021
Esther Perel: “The quality of all our relationships is what determines the quality of our lives.” Perel—a psychotherapist, New York Times bestselling author & world-renowned relationship expert—joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to know if your relationship will last, plus: - How to know if your relationship is on thin ice - How to become a better friend - What we’re getting wrong about non-monogamous relationships - Why dancing is crucial for successful relationships - How to...

Duration:00:51:48

345: The biggest misconceptions about protein, fiber & iron | Nutritionist Simon Hill

10/27/2021
Simon Hill: “In Western society, we have made animal protein the hero of the plate. We want to flip that.” Hill, a nutritionist and physiotherapist, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss why your diet should be 85% plants, plus: - How to get the most bang for your bunk with plant-based eating - How to eat to protect your heart - The brain-healthy reason you should eat a leafy green salad every day - Why you should eat "stressed out" plants - The sneaky way you might be sabotaging iron...

Duration:00:45:24

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