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Functional nutrition coach and chef Alexandra Jamieson, author of Women, Food & Desire and The Great American Detox Diet, shares new insights into what we crave and desire, and how to achieve the well-being and happiness we want. The Crave Cast provides valuable inspiration and information to help you get the healthy body, energy, and life you crave.




159: Validate Your Own Damn Self

Today’s show is about one of the most important rules I have learned in my life. Deliciously happy women have some uncommon skills, and today we are talking about validating yourself. I had to learn to validate my own damn self and it wasn’t an easy process. Why do we need validation from others? Why can’t we be content with our own validation? I had to learn to trust myself. I needed someone else to tell me that my thoughts and feelings were valid. I was trained to look outside myself for...

Duration: 00:12:38

158 My Secret Obsession with Essential Oils with Dr. Mariza Snyder

There’s a lot of things I could be talking about today, but I’m going to focus on essential oils. With all of the stressors that are in our lives, we can get sick, over stressed and worn out, and essential oils can help support your health during this time! Dr. Mariza Snyder is an educator, Amazon best-selling author, wife, and Wellness Advocate. She’s passionate about helping you to become more empowered with simple healthy habits that YOU can do TODAY!

Duration: 00:42:12

157 Your Quest for Personal Growth is Not Irresponsible

If you've been listening to this show, you know that it's all about helping us, as women, to create our own rules in life...but why should we care about that? Well, there are many reasons and the truth of it is that most of us are really suffering, from trying to live life by someone else's rules. We tend to live with false beliefs that make our lives really hard, pulling us right out of alignment and causing us to live in an inauthentic way. So, last week, Alex decided to put the...

Duration: 00:24:13

156 Women's Retreats for Total Transformation

Last week was the major solar eclipse. Alex was leading a private two day retreat for one of her private VIP clients at the time, doing some really deep work. The vibe, as they got closer to the apex of the solar eclipse, got really intense and weird and they both felt that the energy during those two days had become heightened. It was a really powerful experience and things became super clear, super fast and by the end of their two days together, her client really felt a life changing...

Duration: 00:23:19

155 Reclaim Your Time

We are wasting time! Our time is valuable and important, so it is time to stand up for it. We, as women, can be seen as bossy or pushy when we fight to reclaim our time. Does that mean we roll over and let our time be wasted? Absolutely not! This week, I am going to share with you the ways that you can begin to reclaim your time, while also slowing down. Life is meant to nourish us, yes? So why does it feel like a frantic race to the end? I want to share with you a success story from one of...

Duration: 00:15:16

154 How to Fall in Love with Anyone: an Interview with Mandy Len Catron

How does love actually work? Is it really possible to fall in love with anyone? Today we're going into a powerful interview about love! In today's interview with Mandy Len Catron, we are going to explore love on a really profound level. Mandy's written a book, which is a beautiful tale as well as a process that she managed to unearth, where you really can fall in love with anyone. Mandy has thirty-six questions in her process, that can be used to foster compassion, understanding, and...

Duration: 00:46:33

153 Yoga for Every Body with Jessamyn Stanley

I have been a student of yoga since I was a wee child! Yoga has changed over the last 40 years and it’s becoming much more mainstream. My guest today is Jessamyn Stanley. She’s an amazing yoga teacher and she is a body positive advocate, who is here today to explain exactly why yoga is for EVERYBODY! Don’t buy into those stereotypes that yoga is only for certain types of people. It’s truly beneficial for any body type. Don’t forget to check out Jessamyn’s new book You can read the full...

Duration: 00:50:01

152 Heal Your Hunger with Tricia Nelson

Stress, anxiety, deadlines--life’s unexpected twists and turns. When the universe hits you hard, it’s easy to want to turn to the things that comfort us. What better comfort could there be than food—the thing that sustains and re-energizes us. For those of you whose comfort-eating has turned to emotional eating, you might be dealing with skin problems, weight gain, and fatigue. You’ve tried diets, exercise regimens, and every pill on the market, and still nothing works. You find that if...

Duration: 00:48:41

151 You're Worth It with Amanda Steinberg

How well do you work with money? Do you struggle to keep within the limits of your budget? Or are you perhaps looking for a new and better way to earn a living? Today's guest, Amanda Steinberg, is the founder of Daily and she also has a brand new book out, called Worth It, which is all about money- her relationship with money, how to deal with money, her own personal journeys with money, all really fascinating and inspiring stuff. So, if wealth, financial planning, budgeting, or...

Duration: 00:46:49

150 The Beauty Myth Revisited

How do you decide that you are beautiful? What can you do in your life that makes you feel beautiful? These days, we are getting so many mixed signals about what makes a woman beautiful. Unfortunately, women’s bodies are now in the middle of a political debate. The men in power, including our President, speak about women as if we are nothing more than our bodies. This week, let’s break Beauty down into the myth that it is. Let’s take back the conversation and do something that brings the...

Duration: 00:20:57

149 The Real Truth About Your Vulva with Dr. Anna Cabeca

Do you have, or have you had some issues with your nether regions? If so, today's episode is super important for you, as well as for all the other ladies out there, as Alex talks to Dr. Anna Cabeca about all things vulva health and offers you some real deal education on the subject. Listen in to learn some really important information about this often neglected subject. Although your vulva may not really be a part of your body that you've given a lot of attention to, on today's show Alex...

Duration: 00:50:25

148 Free Your Mind From Hating Your Body + Dr. Srini Pillay

Do you find yourself living in a way that someone else thinks you should? Does this fly in the face of the way you would actually live, without this kind of influence? If so, you're not alone and you will really gain a lot from today's show, which is all about how women can- and really need to- start living life by our own rules, in every aspect. It's about throwing off the 'shoulds' and learning to live your life in the way that you would choose to. Listen in today, as Alex helps you to...

Duration: 00:48:45

147 Sex 101 for Parents

Would you like to learn how to talk about sex with your kids? And would you like to be able to have the conversation in a calm, open and educational tone? This is something that a lot of parents really struggle with, even though they may be educated and open about sex in general. Today's show is a special edition, after the very first live event of Her Rules Radio, where Alex recorded an incredible panel discussion, in Brooklyn, New York City, titled Sex 101 For Parents. The two Sex...

Duration: 01:03:11

146 Better Summer Skin + Soul Camp with Michelle Goldblum

Have you ever heard of Soul Camp? Well, if you haven't yet, you really need to listen in to today's episode, where Alex talks to Michelle Goldblum, one of its founders. Alex was lucky enough to be invited to speak at the very first Soul Camp, a couple of years ago and she will be teaching there again, at the East Coast Camp in August of this year. Listen in to find out how it started, back in 2014 and how much you will gain from going there. Today, Michelle explains how she and her dear...

Duration: 00:34:58

145 How to Write Your F-It List

I think we all have a list. That’s right, a F-It List. This List is not quite a Bucket List, where you check things off that you want to do before you die. Instead, we can use a F-It list to get rid of the things that are weighing you down. This tool uses all the powers of Positive Psychology at our disposal, allowing you to get rid of anything that drains you. As women in the modern world, we carry around habits and thoughts attached to shame, kind of like how we carry heavy books in a...

Duration: 00:28:34

144 Minimize Me: How to ACTUALLY Step Into Your Power

Have you ever heard yourself saying: “I'm kinda clear about what I want, but I keep getting in my own way.” Or “I'm not sure what I want...” Or even “I don't know how I feel- I'm just confused.”? Well, today, Alex talks about the lack of clarity, the confusion and the self-sabotage that all women seem to experience. She attributes this to the fact that we, as women, have all been trained to minimize our thoughts, emotions and even our strengths and talents. Alex points out that we have...

Duration: 00:13:47

143 Healing the Mother Wound with Bethany Webster

Do you know what it actually means for women to step into their power? This is really something that needs to be considered when you look at the frightening and dangerous things that are going on for women in Texas at the moment. The Texas lawmakers are trying to make it even harder for women to have control over their bodies and their lives, by attempting to make it illegal to drive a woman to a safe abortion provider! According to a study done by the University of Texas recently, in the...

Duration: 01:04:59

142 Reproductive Justice as a Women's Health Advocate with Dr. Willie Parker

In the next couple of weeks, I will be launching a Patreon campaign for Her Rules Radio. There will be different levels of support, but we have lots of exciting bonuses coming your way! Years ago in college, I investigated some women’s health clinics for a newspaper article and found several fake ones, who only provided misinformation. Then I went to a Planned Parenthood clinic. Boy, talk about a world of difference in the quality of the information, as well as in the level of respect...

Duration: 00:55:25

141 Devotion to Meaningful Living with Danielle Laporte

Did you know that even though the path to consciousness and healing may be a messy, circular and frustrating path sometimes, it's still worth it? Alex knows that it can be really challenging to heal and grow, to become a whole and conscious human. She knows that it's not all green drinks, Yoga classes, and breakthroughs, to pursue your truest, highest, healthiest and most whole self. She herself, has been seeking the help and advice of coaches and professionals lately. She tells you this...

Duration: 00:47:05

140 Your Feminine Genius with LiYana Silver

What if you knew that your true confidence and power are actually buried in the very parts of you that you have disowned? Today, Alex talks about the insanity in the world that causes you to hide parts of yourself, in order to be acceptable. She points out that this ensures that you remain unfulfilled, miserable and at war with yourself. She explains that there is a path to the woman you crave to become. It's unruly, messy and a bit naughty, and it asks you to trust the parts of you that...

Duration: 00:56:15

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