Well & Worthy Life Podcast

Health & Wellness Podcasts

The Well & Worthy Life Podcast, hosted by certified Health Coach Deanna Pizitz, aims to inspire and encourage you to become the best version of yourself you can possibly be. Each week Deanna and a guest invite you to listen in as they discuss strategies to improve physical health, mental health, spiritual health, and everything in between. Let's find the way to your best life together.


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The Well & Worthy Life Podcast, hosted by certified Health Coach Deanna Pizitz, aims to inspire and encourage you to become the best version of yourself you can possibly be. Each week Deanna and a guest invite you to listen in as they discuss strategies to improve physical health, mental health, spiritual health, and everything in between. Let's find the way to your best life together.




Unlocking the Secrets of Hormone Replenishment Therapy

Episode Overview With all of the misinformation out there about hormone replacement therapy, or as Dr. Ana calls it, hormone replenishment therapy, I thought it was a good idea to have her back to continue educating us! She has worked with thousands of women one-on-one to help them understand and improve their health and manage their hormones. Dr. Ana is committed to supporting women so they can thrive physically, emotionally, sexually, and even spiritually as they go through the natural...


How to Create Healthy and Sustainable Eating Habits

Episode Overview Melanie is your girl if you want to know how to create healthy and sustainable eating habits! She has taught me many tips and tricks over the years on making quick and easy nutrient-dense meals which is why we created Balance Eating Method. We discovered too many women struggle to get the nourishment they need to live energized and whole from the inside out. In this episode, we invite each listener to join the conversation as we, two best friends, chat about our health...


Break the Cycle: Overcome Emotional Eating

Episode Overview: Emotional eating is a common struggle that can lead to negative consequences such as weight gain and decreased self-esteem. With years of firsthand experience in the world of food obsession, our guest, Hunter, has the tools you need to find freedom and hope. As a certified emotional eating coach, she has supported many individuals in the journey to overcome emotional eating, lose weight and stop thinking about food so they can be free to live fully. Questions...


Do This and Find Success in 2023

Episode Overview: Tired of starting the new year strong only to lose momentum after a few weeks? Deanna is breaking down a simple technique to help make lasting change. Following her insight is bound to help us find success in 2023 and keep us motivated way beyond January. Questions Answered: Action Item: Find success in 2023 by giving yourself the gift of balance with the Balance Wellness Bundle. Get all 3 of our signature programs to improve your overall health, nutrition & fitness...


The Truth About Hormone Replacement Therapy

Episode Overview: The question many midlife women are asking is, “what’s the truth about hormone replacement therapy?” With all the conflicting information we hear, I wanted to talk to an expert on the topic, Dr. Felice Gersh. She is a board-certified OBGYN and integrative medicine doctor. As an expert in menopause, PCOS, hormones, fasting, and the unique needs of women I knew Dr. Gersh was the woman to talk to! She and I have a joint mission to help women who, universally, must go...


Common Questions About Intermittent Fasting Answered

Episode Overview Cynthia Thurlow is on answering questions about intermittent fasting from the Well & Worthy Life community. Most of us at this point have heard about intermittent fasting, and may even be incorporating it into our lifestyle, but sometimes we have inaccurate information. Questions About Intermittent Fasting Answered What breaks a fast?Could your morning coffee be breaking your fast?The truth about 24-hour+ fasting, is it helpful? W Actions Items Intermittent Fasting...


Why Pelvic Floor Health Matters in Menopause

Returning guest, Kassie Dewitt is on today talking all about pelvic floor health and why creating healthy pelvic floor habits matters for menopausal women! I never really thought too much about this until recently while I was in perimenopause and I had lower back pain. I went to a pelvic floor therapist in Birmingham and that's when I started learning the importance of caring for my pelvic floor. Following Kassie on Instagram is always teaching me things I didn't know before as...


Balance Your Brain with Micro Current Neurofeedback

In the pursuit of finding ways to support her son’s ADHD and anxiety, Ashley learned about Micro Current Neurofeedback from the school counselor. After doing the research, Ashley and her husband were open to giving it a try. After one session, her son was sleeping better and was showing more flexibility in thinking skills and going with the flow. This was enough to convince them that there was something powerful about this method! If you’re like me, you’re wondering what Micro Current...


How to Be Grateful When Life Is Hard

How to Be Grateful It's easy to be grateful when life is good but how to be grateful when life is hard is another story! We always have a choice in the way we see our circumstances. We can either see them in a negative light or a positive one. Research has shown that the way we view our life will directly affect our journey. So how can we foster more gratitude in our lives when we're bent towards pessimism or walking through challenging times? The key is mindset. When we set our thoughts...


Stop Over-Fixing Life and Find Joy with Elena Sonnino

Let me introduce you to my new friend, Elena Sonnino. Elena reached out to me wanting to connect on the podcast and after hearing more about who she is and what she does I KNEW she would be a great fit for this Well & Worthy Life community. As a life coach and yoga teacher, Elena brings a beautiful approach to the way she lives life. In this conversation we discuss the key to happiness: stop over-fixing life and find joy. Elena brings delightful sparks of energy to everything she does....


Cultivating Relationships with Adult Children

When I polled Instagram to see what topics you all would like me to talk about on a solo podcast episode, many people asked about relationships with adult children. This is such a great conversation and I am by NO means an expert but I do have a good amount of experience on the topic. As a mom of three boys ages 33, 31 and 28 along with two daughters-in-law, I have learned a few key things along the way that helps cultivate positive relationships with them. The truth is, much of this...


How to Cope With Life Transitions

We often associate grief with the death of a loved one but it is way more expansive than that. Grief can range from the actual loss of a person to the loss of our identity through different life transitions. Career changes, becoming an empty nester, making a big move, a divorce, and the loss of a dream can bring up feelings of grief. Allowing ourselves to grieve these changes is how to cope with life transitions we find ourselves in. As midlife women, I see this come up often with clients....


The Connection Between Alcohol and Menopause

Do you use drinking as your reward for making it to 5 o’clock? Or maybe as a way to self-medicate that hormonal imbalance? I’m back with a podcast fan favorite, Jenn Kautsch aka Sober Sis. Like many of us, she shares how for so long, that was her relationship with alcohol. In this episode, we jump right into the connection between alcohol and menopause and how to break the detox-retox lifestyle. Don’t know what that means? Be sure to give this one a listen to find out! Jenn started Sober...


Faith & A Positive Mindset Through Breast Cancer

One of my very best friends, Cathy Williamson, is on the podcast with me today! Well & Worthy Life exists because Cathy encouraged me to step into it, and I’m so grateful she did! I’ve had her on the podcast many times before talking about reinventing ourselves, blogging, fashion, the transition into this midlife season, and all that comes with that but today she’s sharing part of her personal journey through breast cancer. One thing that really stood out to me about Cathy was her faith and...


Real Talk with Breast Cancer Survivor, Shannon Mann

On today’s episode, we’re getting into the real talk with breast cancer survivor, Shannon Mann. It was almost one year ago to date we had her on the podcast. At the time, she was in the middle of her treatments and we wanted to do a follow-up episode to hear about her journey. Shannon speaks from the heart and gives us a glimpse into what this past year has been like for her. She shares the hardest parts of the journey, the things that helped her show up each day, what it was like to...


Peptides, Hormone Balancing & Health with a Functional Medicine Doctor

I have one of my all-time favs back on the podcast today, my functional medicine doctor, Dr. St. Petery! She has been such a huge support to me in my journey towards health and longevity that I just want to share her wisdom with everyone! What is a functional medicine doctor? For those wondering, a functional medicine doctor takes a different approach to medicine. They work to get to the root cause of issues by asking questions and seeking to understand where the problem stems from so...


Reinventing Yourself with Dr. Sarah Milken

Keeping it Real about Reinventing Yourself with Sarah Milken This episode with Sarah Milken is a ball of laughter mixed with a lot of inspiration. Sarah says it how it is and talks about topics many shy away from which is one of the reasons I'm so drawn to her! Today she's telling us all about her midlife remix as she likes to call it. She grew up in a house with two equal earning parents who had full-time careers. Her career driven mother was her inspiration so she went to school, and got...


Reclaim Your Health with Functional Medicine

Reclaim your health with functional medicine "It's all about us, taking accountability and feeling empowered that we have way more to do with our health than the medical system tells us." - Dr. Tabatha Barber Women, it's time to reclaim your health with functional medicine, and this episode with Dr. Tabatha Barber, aka The Gutsy Gynecologist, is going to inspire you to do just that. Dr. Tabatha is a triple board certified OBGYN physician who specializes in using functional medicine as a...


Optimize Your Gut Health

Optimize Your Gut Health Dr. Will Bulsiewicz is back with us talking about how to optimize your gut health. Let's be real, fiber isn’t that sexy of a topic but Dr. B is changing that. In his new cookbook, The Fiber Fueled Cookbook, you’ll be inspired in your cooking with deeply flavorful, satisfying plant-based recipes that make the Fiber Fueled lifestyle delicious and appealing. This must-have cookbook is so much more than a list of recipes. As you’ll hear in this episode, Dr. B took a...


Meet Your Balance Wellness Method Coaches

After a few months off I am thrilled to be back with all of you! I had a wonderful summer with my husband, children, and granddaughter! I also spent some time planning and preparing for the relaunch of this podcast! In today's kickoff episode, I have 2 of my very dear friends and fellow coaches with me. I want to introduce them because they will be joining me in leading you through the Balance Wellness Method! Hear each of us share our stories of what kickstarted our health journeys and...