Episodes
Published 02/04/22
In the 2020 episode of the same name, we gave you practical point-by-point tips for what to do. This time around, we're digging in deeper. Links: https://www.weflourish.com/podcasts/partner-doesnt-care-about-health-two#transcript (View episode transcript) https://www.weflourish.com/podcasts/017-what-to-do-when-your-partner-dgaf-about-health (What to do when your partner DGAF about health) (original episode) Keep up with all things Flourish. ✨ Join the Flourish membership Follow...
Published 02/04/22
Understanding the difference between your values and goals is key to creating a more sustainable approach to achieving your goals and sustaining habits. Links: https://my.captivate.fm/weflourish.com/podcasts/values-versus-goals#transcript (View episode transcript) https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/667851/the-high-5-habit-by-mel-robbins/ (The High Five Habit by Mel Robbins) (book) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4145712/ (High fives motivate: the effects of gestural and...
Published 01/27/22
Many people struggle with accountability, and understanding more about how it works provides you with another tool you can use to help you achieve your goals. In this episode, Claire breaks down the different types of accountability and which type research says is the best for making progress on the things that matter to you. There are two frameworks we discuss: Gretchen Rubin's Four Tendencies framework and the accountability theory framework. Claire also shares the questions you should ask...
Published 01/13/22
Program note: In this episode rerun, you'll hear Claire talking about Nutritional Freedom. Since we launched the podcast in 2020, we've undergone a makeover to improve the membership experience. For more, listen to our "And we're back! All the updates!" episode. — In this episode, Claire sits down with alcohol-free lifestyle expert, Amanda Kuda. Amanda is a mindset and life coach, speaker and author living, working and playing in Austin, TX. As a coach, Amanda helps ambitious, soul-centered...
Published 01/06/22
Program note: In this episode rerun, you'll hear Claire talking about Nutritional Freedom. Since we launched the podcast in 2020, we've undergone a makeover to improve the membership experience. For more, listen to our "And we're back! All the updates!" episode. — Studies show that 80% (yes... you read that correctly) of New Year's resolutions fail. Why is this? We know that resolutions are set with good intentions and that we don't set out planning to leave our goals behind. Just because New...
Published 12/30/21
In preparation for the holidays and spending more time with loved ones, we wanted to bring you a conversation about boundaries. How can you protect your mental peace in situations where food and body talk can sometimes take center stage? In this episode, Claire interviews Flourish mindset coach Julie about what boundaries are, who they're for, and how to set them. Links: https://www.weflourish.com/podcasts/boundary-setting (View episode transcript) Keep up with all things Flourish....
Published 12/23/21
In this episode, Claire interviews a spectacular Flourish alum, Tara, who shares her story around movement, body image, and her relationship with food—and how Flourish fits in to her growth. If you're struggling with your approach to health or struggling with your body, we hope that through this interview you can really see yourself in our incredible members and know that food and body struggles don't have to be a foregone conclusion for you. Links: View episode transcript Keep up with all...
Published 12/16/21
The first thing that comes to mind when you think of health-promoting behaviors may be nutrition and exercise. And while those things matter, there is more to health than nutrition and exercise. In fact, there is more to "health" than an individual's health behaviors. In this episode, Claire explores the concepts of health and healthism and explains why nutrition is more than food and fitness. Claire also breaks down the Flourish Pillars of Health, a framework for health behaviors we use...
Published 12/09/21
With the significant rise in video conferencing that accompanied the COVID-19 pandemic we also saw an increase in the amount of time we spend looking at ourselves on camera. Maybe you've experienced hours upon hours of watching your facial expressions, feeling weird eating on camera, and maybe having a new source of body image stress. For others, maybe being on Zoom lets you think less about your appearance and the return to in-person is aggravating your body image anxieties. Both of these...
Published 12/02/21
At Flourish our mission is to help women get healthy for good, and our members make the mission. In this episode, Claire interviews an amazing member, Hayley, who shares her story around food, health, and body image, and how Flourish fits in to her growth. If you're struggling with your approach to health or struggling with your body, we hope that through this interview you can really see yourself in our incredible members and know that food and body struggles don't have to be a foregone...
Published 11/25/21
During the holiday season, you may feel worried or stressed about maintaining your health habits with all the traveling, holiday dinners, and general routine changes. In this episode, Claire talks about how you can build a strong foundation for sustaining your health habits during the holidays by cultivating more body trust. She breaks down the concept of interoception, finding satisfaction in your eating experiences, and much...
Published 11/19/21
Right at the start of the Flourish podcast, Claire shared the history of her decade of dieting, and it's one of our most popular episodes. Turns out struggles with dieting are more common than we'd hope. But this also means that if you are struggling with food and your body, you are not alone. And sharing your story or just hearing someone else's can increase feelings of connection and decrease feelings of shame. In this episode, Claire revisits the personal history that lead her to found...
Published 11/12/21
Alex Snodgrass, New York Times best-selling author of "The Defined Dish," joins Claire to dig into her food philosophy, from how she defines "food freedom," to modeling a positive relationship with food for her daughters, to a peek inside the process of creating her forthcoming cookbook, The Comfortable Kitchen (https://thedefineddish.com/the-comfortable-kitchen/ (available now for pre-order)), and more. https://www.weflourish.com/podcasts/alex-snodgrass-defined-dish#transcript (View episode...
Published 11/04/21
In this episode, Claire is joined by Flourish nutrition coach and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor Elizabeth Hatley to discuss the basics of what blood sugar is, how it relates to insulin, insulin resistance, and diabetes, and how much effort we do (or don't) need to devote to managing our blood sugar to feel our best. https://www.weflourish.com/podcasts/blood-sugar-mindfulness#transcript (View episode transcript) Keep up with all things Flourish. ✨ Use code https://app.weflourish.com/...
Published 10/30/21
This episode started with https://www.instagram.com/p/CVA09vZgH3D/ (a social post). Body image is central to our work in Flourish, and it's been a hot topic in the news with pandemic body changes, the Facebook whistleblower trials, and celebrities speaking out about how others commenting on their bodies is harmful, even if they mean well. Impact is more important than intention. In this episode, Claire talks about what to do when other people comment on your body and what to do instead of...
Published 10/21/21
If you haven't already, go back and listen to last week's episode where Claire explained the 6 different types of motivation. Once you've gotten a better understanding of how motivation actually works, join us back here to tackle motivation from a different angle. This week, Claire is addressing how you can actually reduce your reliance on motivation, so you can engage in the behaviors that you know serve you, even when you don't feel like it. Source:...
Published 08/21/21
All too often we hear motivation referred to in a binary way: you either have it or you don't. This often leaves people waiting around for motivation to kick in before taking action or pursuing their goals. Today on the podcast, Claire is beginning a conversation around the topic of motivation as a way to open our minds and get the wheels turning in a different way that hopefully inspires more action. If motivation is something you find yourself struggling with, this episode is for...
Published 08/06/21
According to its creators, Intuitive Eating is a "self-care eating framework, which integrates instinct, emotion, and rational thought." It was developed back in 1995 by two dietitians, Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch, and is detailed in their book, Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Anti-Diet Approach, which outlines the 10 guiding principles of the practice. While Intuitive Eating has gained a ton of traction over the years, it's worth noting that the practice of simply eating intuitively or...
Published 07/23/21
Body positivity is the only way to be nice to your body... right? On this week’s episode, Claire introduces the concept of body neutrality, how it's different than body positivity, and why we like to focus on body neutrality with our members. Instagram might tell you that all you have to do to improve your body image is tell yourself that you’re beautiful, but we all know it isn’t that simple. Claire understood the assignment, so she’s arming you with a few actionable strategies to turn...
Published 07/16/21
Girl, stop should-ing all over yourself... When Claire first heard this catchy phrase, it really resonated with her. Giving yourself the permission to stop living your life in service other peoples opinions? Yes please! Except...what about those "shoulds" that come from your own internal wisdom? When living in alignment with your values and pursuing a flourishing life, these types of "shoulds" are inevitably going to come up. In this episode, Claire explores the difference between...
Published 07/04/21
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Published 06/24/21
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Published 06/24/21
We're a few days into February, which means we've officially entered the Goal Graveyard. How many times have you gone from crushing your New Year's Resolution daily to a Super Bowl Party or Valentine's Day Dinner that marked the beginning of the end for your healthy habit goals? If you listened to our episode on New Year's Resolution Mistakes, you know how much we value sustainable goal setting. But what happens when life throws us a curveball or our goals are no longer serving us? In...
Published 02/11/21
On today’s episode, Claire sits down with alcohol-free lifestyle expert, Amanda Kuda. Amanda is a mindset and life coach, speaker and author living, working and playing in Austin, TX. As a coach, Amanda helps ambitious, soul-centered women renegotiate their mindset around drinking so that they can start living the lives they desire and deserve. She teaches a modern approach to personal development, self-actualization and spiritual enlightenment through the lens of elective sobriety. Join...
Published 01/29/21