Episode 139: Why it’s OK to Quit Healthy Habits with Lisa King

You gotta know when to hold ’em and know when to fold ’em.   Imagine being determined, disciplined, dedicated, and having the desire to stick with a healthy behavior only to find that it’s actually not the right behavior for you. The fact is that not all ‘healthy behaviors’ are healthy for every person. Knowing when to quit, like in a … Read More

Episode 136: Confessions of a Recovering Overachiever with Lisa Drake

Joking about being an overachiever seems harmless. But the truth is, it has a dark side. Our brain really doesn’t ‘get’ these kinds of jokes, and they actually harm more than entertain. Our guest, a freestyle coach, and recovering overachiever shares with her dark-to-light journey from overachieving to a dead stop for over a hundred days. This discussion uncovered some … Read More

Episode 123: Meditation Burnout Trauma and Anti Racism with Jill Wener

Our guest today was always skeptical of meditation, which was spurred on by her traditional medical training. However, when she found herself suffering from burnout and hit rock bottom she felt like she had nothing to lose by giving it a shot. It turns out this specific meditation changed her life. She has since gone on to become a meditation … Read More

Episode 120: SAD: An Involuntary Seasonal Tradition with Christina Montalvo

Not all traditions of fall and winter – like pumpkin-spice lattes and football parties – are pleasant. One tradition for many people is a serious illness: Seasonal Affective Disorder. In this episode, we are talking all about Seasonal Affective Disorder [SAD] If you are in midlife, this is important information to be aware of. The fact of the matter is … Read More

Episode 115: Trapped in My Sports Bra with Author Marlene Kern Fischer

You are in for a treat today we have some real conversations about what really happens in midlife. My guest today is Marlene Kern Fisher and she wrote a couple of books but one was called “Trapped in My Sports Bra And Other Harrowing Tales”. And we are here to talk about her hilarious take on midlife. Get your tissues … Read More

Episode 111: Sister Solidarity Misinterpreted, with Candace Smith

We are here to dispel the myth that practicing acts of fitness and health improvement have to involve suffering.Workouts are not acts of torture, and neither is eating a balanced healthy diet. This discussion is in reference to Nicole Kidman leaning out and getting stronger for a photo shoot. In an article in The Guardian, the author is putting Kidman down and … Read More