Episodes
Today we have a brand new episode of my How I Learned To Love My Body series featuring lovely Britney Vest, whom you might know as @fittybritttty. Britney is a fitness and wellness influencer and the founder of WVVY, a super cute line of size inclusive activewear. On this episode, we talk about: * How to set boundaries around body and appearance conversations with family members * How to overcome negative childhood body experiences * Her weight loss experience and how that...
Published 10/20/21
Today’s episode is all about anxiety, but from a very different angle than it’s typically talked about. Dr. Wendy Suzuki is a Professor of Neural Science and Psychology in the Center for Neural Science at New York University and a celebrated international authority on neuroplasticity. She serves as a sought-after expert for publications including The Wall Street Journal, Shape, and Health, and her TED talk has more than 31 million views. Her most recent book, Good Anxiety, can be found...
Published 10/13/21
I’m so excited to welcome my personal dermatologist, Dr. Samantha Ellis, to the podcast. Dr. Ellis is a board-certified medical and cosmetic dermatologist. In addition to her private practice, she’s a Clinical Instructor of Dermatology at UC Davis, serves as a dermatology consultant for cosmetic companies, and has published multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and authored several medical textbook chapters on things like immunology, dermatologic surgery, cosmeceuticals, and skin aging....
Published 10/06/21
I’m so excited to welcome Courtnie from @courtandnate to the pod to talk all about van life! I discovered Court and Nate’s page on TikTok during quarantine and became completely fascinated with the idea of living in a van, traveling between all of these beautiful places. And while this episode will answer all of your voyeuristic questions about van life, like how they deal with pooping and how much it costs and if it’s actually as aesthetic as it looks on social media, it ended up really...
Published 09/29/21
On today’s episode—a shiny, fresh edition of our How I Learned to Love My Body series—I have on the incredibly charismatic Achieng Agutu. Achieng is the founder of No Ordinary Noire, where she helps hundreds of thousands of women tap into their most powerful selves. She’s also been the center of campaigns for companies like Valentino, and featured in online publications such as Vogue magazine. And let me tell you—her energy is CONTAGIOUS, and if this episode doesn’t leave a smile on your...
Published 09/22/21
We are kicking off a brand new series today called “How I Got My Dream Job.” It’s built on the idea that wellness encompasses feeling our best in every part of our lives, and our careers make up a huge portion of that. My hope with these episodes is that they’ll both demystify and maybe deglamorize quote unquote dream jobs a bit while also highlighting the behind the scene awesome elements that the public is typically less privy to. And of course, there’ll be plenty of pragmatic advice,...
Published 09/15/21
Today is all about STRESS. My guest today is Dr. Samantha Boardman, who did her undergrad at Harvard before getting her MD Cornell and going back for a masters in Applied Positive Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. She now has a thriving psychiatry practice in New York City and a brand new book called Everyday Vitality: Turning Stress into Strength, which is available wherever books are sold. I wanted this to be the most comprehensive, helpful episode on stress ever. On this...
Published 09/08/21
Today, we have a brand new episode of Thriving Through Anxiety featuring the lovely Alex Snodgrass. Alex is the NYTimes best-selling author of The Defined Dish and the upcoming The Comfort Kitchen, and the woman behind the hugely successful blog and Instagram The Defined Dish. On this episode, we talk about: her anxiety journey how having kids impacted her anxiety  her thoughts around medication and anxiety how she manages her anxiety-related vertigo the books, tools, and...
Published 08/25/21
Today, we have a brand new episode of How I Learned To Love My Body featuring the amazing Katie Sturino. Katie is an entrepreneur, digital influencer and body acceptance advocate. She’s also the founder of Megababe, one of my favorite product lines, which I think does a beautiful job of addressing issues like sweaty thighs or chest acne that so many of us deal with but nobody talks about. On this episode, we talk about: * how she went from hating taking photos of herself to getting...
Published 08/11/21
We’re back with another Ask the Doctor episode. This was a VERY highly requested episode, all about dental health and oral hygiene. If you want more Ask the Doctor episodes, be sure to check out the ones on Happiness, Longevity, Hormones, Gut Health, Anxiety, and more. My guest today is Dr. Mark Burhenne, the creator and author of AsktheDentist.com and the #1 bestselling author of The 8-Hour Sleep Paradox. He is a family and sleep medicine dentist whose advice regularly appears on TV,...
Published 07/28/21
I have been feeling VERY wanderlusty lately—I have an adventure itch, and there was no one better to scratch it than Renee Hahnel, otherwise known as the powerhouse Renee Roaming (@reneeroaming). The author and mega-successful social media star and blogger joined me to talk about all things travel and getting outside, including: * her best tips for taking amazing travel photos * what shocked her about the US when she moved here * how to take big, risky life steps without fear *...
Published 07/14/21
One of the most common questions that I get during my Sunday IG Q&As is where my body confidence comes from, and to be honest, I developed it even at all somewhat recently, and it’s still very much a work in progress. Because it’s something so many of us struggle with, I decided to invite on some of the most confident women I know and ask them: how did you learn to love your body? My guests today are Raeann Langas and Kristina Zias. Raeann is a content creator, curve model, podcaster,...
Published 06/30/21
I know you all love our Ask the Doctor episodes—we’ve got ones on longevity, happiness, anxiety, gut health, and more—so this is sort of in that vein, but a bit different.  I’ve invited back Dr. Aviva Romm, who was on the Ask the Doctor: Hormone Edition, to do a hormone Q&A. Aviva is my absolute favorite resource for hormone expertise—she’s a Yale-trained MD AND a midwife and herbalist, plus she’s the best-selling author of many books, including her most recent, Hormone Intelligence,...
Published 06/16/21
You KNOW I love talking about taboo topics, and today might just be the most taboo of all—money. I’m so happy to welcome Tori Dulap from Her First 100K to the pod to get into the nitty gritty of personal finance. We get into: * Her personal financial story * The biggest money mistake people make * Investing made super simple * Whether or not buying a house is a good investment (and exactly how to best prepare to do so) * What stocks she's invested in, and how she decided on...
Published 06/02/21
We’re kicking off a brand new series today which I am personally very excited about—it’s called Thriving Through Anxiety. I wanted to create a series about how the bad things in our life can actually turn into some of the most transformative, rich, beautiful parts. In this episode, I’ve interviewed two of my favorite women on the internet about their anxiety stories. First up is Cameron Rogers, aka @freckledfoodie, sharing: * what "high-performing anxiety" is and how it impacted her...
Published 05/19/21
My Ask the Doctor series was built around the idea that functional doctors have SO much incredible information about transforming our health, but the really great ones can be hard to find, tricky to get appointments with, and unfortunately quite expensive. On these episodes, I invite on the best doctors in the world and ask them all of my questions—and yours!—about a topic. We have Ask the Doctor episodes about hormones, weight loss myths, longevity, gut health, anxiety, skincare, and more,...
Published 05/05/21
I’m so excited for a brand spanking new episode of Healthy Cooking Secrets. On our first episode of this series, The Korean Vegan, Justine Snacks, and Feed the Malik all came on the pod and shared SO MANY good tips, like how to get protein and even marathon-train on a vegan diet, why you should be adding corn starch to cookies, how to always know the best thing to order from restaurant menus, and more. If you like food and you haven’t listened to that episode yet, I highly recommend that you...
Published 04/21/21
My Ask the Doctor series was built around the idea that functional doctors have SO much incredible information about transforming our health, but the really great ones can be hard to find, tricky to get appointments with, and unfortunately quite expensive. On these episodes, I invite on the best doctors in the world and ask them all of my questions—and yours!—about a topic. We have Ask the Doctor episodes about hormones, longevity, gut health, anxiety, skincare, and more, so definitely check...
Published 04/07/21
I’m so excited to kickstart a new series, which is all about healthy cooking secrets. Each time I do one of these episodes—and I’ll just sprinkle them in occasionally—I’ll invite on some of my favorite friends from the food world—influencers, chefs, cookbook authors—and I’ll grill them about all of their healthy cooking hacks and secrets. On this episode Joanne Lee Molinaro from @thekoreanvegan shares: * her trick to making a delicious, healthy dinner in under 15 minutes * the...
Published 03/24/21
I’m so happy to welcome Phoebe Lapine to the pod. Phoebe is a food and health writer and gluten free chef. She’s written 3 books, including the recently published SIBO Made Simple, which is a must-read guide for anyone struggling with their gut health. We also talk about: * What SIBO actually is, including what causes it and how you can know if you have it * What people get wrong about the microbiome * Why you shouldn't snack between meals * What hidden causes of autoimmune...
Published 03/10/21
This episode—the Ask The Doctor: Longevity Edition—is all about living our longest, healthiest lives.  My guest today is the amazing Dr. Sara Gottfried. Dr. Gottfried is oozing with credentials—she went to MIT and Harvard Medical School and is a NYTimes bestselling author. But what I love about her is her approach to medicine and patients. Her knowledge of science and data is impeccable, but so is her understanding that this is real life. You might want to embrace the wisdom of aging, and you...
Published 02/24/21
I’m SO excited about today’s episode, which is all about friendship. I think we spend a ton of time thinking about relationships and trying to be the best partner possible, and while that’s SO important, platonic friendships are ALSO incredibly important and really under-discussed. This episode is a celebration of friendship, and also is jam-packed with advice ABOUT friendship, including Carissa Stanton (@broccyourbody) and Olivia Noceda (@olive.eeeats) on: * the story of how their...
Published 02/10/21
My guest today is the incredible Chelsie Hill (@chelsiehill), a community leader, trailblazer, entrepreneur and founder of the Rollettes Dance Team. At the age of 17, Chelsie was involved in a drunk driving accident that caused irreversible damage to her spinal cord and left her unable to walk. We talk all about the accident in this episode, and how it’s reshaped her life in surprisingly positive ways. On this episode, we talk about: * The story of the accident that paralyzed her from...
Published 01/27/21
Jen Sincero (@jensincero) is the number one NY Times best-seller of You Are A Bad Ass, You Are A Bad Ass At Making Money, and You Are A Bad Ass Every Day.  Her new book, Bad Ass Habits, is all about applying Jen’s transformational strategies to creating and sticking to habits. This is the ultimate episode about creating and sticking to habits, which is critical for basically any healthy lifestyle transformation. We talk about: * A simple exercise to figure out what’s blocking you from...
Published 01/13/21
I’m so excited to welcome Jessica DeFino to the podcast for the Ask The Expert: Skincare Edition episode. Jessica is a beauty reporter covering natural, holistic, sustainable skincare rooted in science and spirituality. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Vogue, Teen Vogue, Allure, Harper's BAZAAR, and more. She's currently writing her first book, and she knows SO much about beauty—she’s interpreted the science, interviewed the experts, and even gone through her own skincare journey,...
Published 12/09/20