Posts in Detox and Chill
Episode #54: Billy Bosch // Founder of Iconic Protein // The Importance of Protein & How He Raised $8 Million in Capital

Hi beautiful friends and welcome back to the podcast this week!

This week we have an amazing founder and brand back on the podcast - Billy Bosch of Iconic Protein.

Billy learned first hand that food can be both the problem and solution to better health and vitality. He has a great story as he created Iconic Protein when discovering that all the protein brands on the market were filled with sugar and preservatives, which were harming him and impacting his performance and daily functions. He was determined to lean into health and create a better beverage in a category that was filled with unhealthy options. Billy is highly proficient in discussing how protein impacts our health, particularly dairy vs. plant protein and how protein deficiency should not be taken lightly.  

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Episode #53: Lauren Zielinski // Certified Nurse Midwife & Founder of New Moon Rising // Vaginas, Midwifery, and Gyno Visits

This week we’re back with Lauren Zielinski, a certified nurse-midwife and founder of New Moon Rising. New Moon Rising works in cities across the US to hold free, day-long workshops that foster discussion about reproductive health, political advocacy, natural medicine options, and community connections.

We felt really strongly that we needed to start opening the discussion around female sexual health and empowerment, and Lauren was so generous to share her wealth of knowledge.

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Episode #52: Live Event ft. Tara Foley // Founder & CEO of Follain // Saying Goodbye to Toxicity

To everyone who was able to stop by our event at the Follain storefront in Beacon Hill, THANK YOU! For anyone who didn’t make it…good news! We have the live recording here for you to listen.

Tara is someone who we look up to SO much as we build this podcast and make decisions for growth. If you listened to the first episode featuring Tara, we covered some new and different topics in this one. We talked about…

->You gotta do the work and make the connections. Set up coffee meetings to learn more what other people do.

->It’s OK as an entrepreneur to have a safety net (a job that pays the bills, etc.) taking CALCULATED risks is what pays off big time.

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Episode #51: SOLO Episode // Taking Credit For and Owning Your Successes + Learning How to Say No

This week we’re back with a SOLO episode about a topic that’s been on our minds a lot lately -- taking credit for, and owning successes. We cannot believe we’ve released 50 EPISODES, and we’ll be honest…it was a little bit uncomfortable to shout it from the rooftops and give ourselves a pat on the back. That’s what inspired this episode!

For anyone out there who’s side-hustling, working and pursuing their passions, or just making it through their day, here’s your permission to celebrate it and share your successes with others. We don’t do this nearly enough (especially as women!) and it’s SO important.

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Episode #50: Jamie & Michael // Founders of Busy Beauty // Struggles and Successes as Entrepreneurs

OMG, it’s EPISODE #50!!!! How crazy is that?? Today we have the founders of BusyBeauty on the pod — Jamie Steenbakkers & Michael Leahy. Alison (their marketing manager) also tagged along which made this recording a record for how many people participated!

BusyBeauty is a wonderful brand for women on the go (which makes so much sense for our listeners!). After meeting in college, Jamie and Michael set out to solve the problem of long and involved beauty routines (and also shaving your legs in a dorm room). They created a waterless shave gel first and have since expanded their line to include wipes and showerless shampoo. Jamie is a beauty protege — the next generation inventor, the eye for design, the creator and the visionary. While Michael is a hustler — an expert at supply chain optimization, growth hacker, people, and cash flow manager.

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Episode #49: Emily Estes // Channeling Your Energy Into Intuition & a LIVE Tarot Reading

Boy, do we have an EPISODE for you guys today.

Today we have Emily Estes on the podcast. Emily is an intuitive reiki healer and tarot reader based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

We first heard about Emily through our Facebook group (go join!) and we knew we needed to get her on immediately. We’ve really been trying to bring more spirituality to you guys, and Emily is just that.

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Episode #48: LIVE Event ft. Charity Lighten of Silver Fern Brand // Go With Your Gut

This episode gives us chills. You know when you set huge goals for yourself and worry whether or not you’ll actually make it across the finish line successfully?

We’re not going to lie fam, we felt SCARED about last Thursday’s event. And we were absolutely, positively amazed by the positive response we received.

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Episode #47: Emily Cunningham // Co-Founder & COO of True Moringa // From Ghana to the US: Bringing the Moringa Tree to Life

To say that Emily and Kwame are changing the world would be an understatement. Our guest this week, Emily Cunningham, is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of True Moringa, and shares her story of bringing the benefits of “the miracle tree” to the U.S. In 2011, Emily’s co-founder Kwami had his sights set on becoming a rocket scientist. Emily was in the midst of her third year of studying development economics at Harvard, frustrated by the disconnect between the academic literature and the realities of poverty on the ground.

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Episode #46: Carly Stein // Founder & CEO of Beekeeper’s Naturals // Choosing Freedom Over Fear

Hi lovely friends! It’s not the last time that you’ll be hearing about this from us, BUT we want you all to come to our gut-health event on April 4th! We will be diving in with Charity Lighten, who is the CEO and Chief Nutritionist at Silver Fern. We’ll start with an amazing Core Power workout, followed by a panel on gut-health and wrapping up with dinner from Dig-Inn. Sign up at the following link!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/go-with-your-gut-detox-chill-x-silver-fern-brand-tickets-57892653485

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Episode #45: Kelli Tennant // Founder of The Platform // Choosing Yourself

Hi lovely friends! First things first, we want you all to come to our gut-health event on April 4th! We will be diving in with Charity Lighten, who is the CEO and Chief Nutritionist at Silver Fern. We’ll start with an amazing Core Power workout, followed by a panel on gut-health and wrapping up with dinner from Dig-Inn. Sign up at the following link!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/go-with-your-gut-detox-chill-x-silver-fern-brand-tickets-57892653485

This week we have an absolutely AMAZING guest on the podcast. Kelli Tennant is a former TV host for the Lakers and Dodgers. Kelli recently launched her OWN podcast, The Platform Podcast, to have critical conversations that dive deep into the harsh realities of chronic illness, the inspiring stories of entrepreneurs and the powerful women supporting women movement.

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Episode #43: Alfred & Cam // Founders of VitalFit Nutrition // Fighting Inflammation with Tart Cherry & The Grind of Entrepreneurship

This week, we have an amazing powerhouse duo on the pod - Cameron and Alfred of VitalFit.

Cameron and Alfred started VitalFit as a part of their grad school thesis project at Babson. What was a gripe with commissioned sales clerks, flashy marketing, and lack of industry accountability turned into their full-time venture. It was ultimately a back injury from playing basketball that actually led us to their first product. Sick of taking ibuprofen and having no luck finding a natural alternative they felt like something was missing. Eventually, they came across tart cherry juice, which was surprisingly effective and began working on the way to best deliver its effects and apply it to the health and wellness space.

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Episode #42: Kate Van Horn // Entrepreneur & Co-Founder of the Good Fest // Limiting Beliefs, Trauma, & Healing

Hi Fam! Hope you had an amazing weekend - we had the BEST time at our Oscars party with some of our fav listeners/friends and are so excited to share some pics with you!

This week’s episode is a good one, and a timely one. We’ve spoken about it on previous podcasts, but we both attended The GoodFest in Philadelphia this past fall, and had a truly transformative experience. We are so excited to share that this week we have Kate Van Horn on the podcast, who is one of the founder’s of The GOOD Fest, among many other things. Kate is a Yoga Instructor, Blogger, and wellness entrepreneur currently living in LA. You wouldn’t guess it from talking with her, but Kate has been through some tough times in her life and we were honored to be able to talk about these things with her.

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Episode #41: John & Dan // Husbands // Traveling, Communication, and Marriage Questions

Friends! We hope you had an amazing weekend — we both had the chance to travel and take a long weekend off of work which was absolutely amazing. It’s always great to mix it up and get ourselves into a different environment.

This week for a belated Valentine’s Day, we have our husbands back again! We recorded this one on a snowy night and with some wine, so it’s a good one.

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Episode #36: Elise Caira // Founder of Sweatfixx // Jumping in Head First & Finding Strength Through Loss

Happy Monday! We hope you guys are feeling the New Year vibes and fresh outlook that we are over on the podcast!

In the spirit of #newyearnewyou, we couldn’t think of anyone better to have on the podcast than Elise Caira. DAMN, this girl is motivations. A former basketball star, Elise Caira eventually became a public accountant after college. She continued to daydream about her future fitness career and squeeze in classes and teaching at 5AM before heading into work for the day.

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Episode #35: Natalie Miles // Spiritual Guide & Mentor // Recognizing Your Own Intuitive Abilities

This week’s episode is something COMPLETELY different than who we’ve heard from on the podcast in the past year. We are beyond excited to share this with you!

Natalie Miles is is an experienced Psychic offering Psychic Readings, Mediumship & Intuitive Life Coaching. Natalie is super passionate about helping others- illuminating the light on people’s true life paths and finding their soul’s purpose - and what an amazing drive she has!

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Episode #32: Chris DiVecchio // Author, Coach, and Founder of Premier Mind & Body // The Path of Self-Development & Rising From Failure

Hi friends! We’re so excited for this weeks’ episode, especially in the midst of this crazy holiday season! It’s perfect timing to be talking about these topics.

Today we’re talking with Chris DiVecchio, who is an author, coach, and founder of Premier Mind & Body Fitness. Chris has spent over 20 years in the health and wellness industry focusing on busting fads, creating personalized mind-body programs, and inspiring his clients to live their best life.

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Episode #31: Outdoor Voices Panel Event ft. Wendy Williams and Ciara Clark // Managing Stress in the Millenial World

We know we’ve talked about in leading up to, and after the event, but we TRULY cannot express how grateful we are to have had our first live event at the amazing Outdoor Voices, in Boston.

One thing that we both have dealt with while balancing the pod and our 9-5’s (and seriously, EVERYONE deals with in today’s world) is STRESS. And let’s be honest - we’re not going to prevent stress in our lives…so we wanted to bring a panel of amazing women who could talk to us about how to MANAGE our stress better in our day to day lives.

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Episode #30: Tara Foley // Founder & CEO of Follain // Building a Unique Brand in the Clean-Beauty Industry

We’re blown away that founder and CEO Tara Foley took the time out of her evening to record with us, and share her entrepreneurial story.

Follain is an independent retailer that thinks about the clean beauty industry differently. The brand is built on founder Tara Foley’s passion for safe ingredients and desire to act as a platform for the niche makers that share her perspective in the non-toxic personal care movement. Follain vigorously vets brands based on the highest standards of performance and health to feature a passionately selected portfolio of skincare, hair care, and cosmetic products for their shoppers. 

Before Follain, Tara researched safe and sustainable skincare, apprenticing on an organic lavender farm in France, and with a private label skin care company in Maine. With degrees in public policy and business, Tara's vision, passion, and activism fuel Follain’s growth, and its mission of improving the health and lives of others. 

In this episode, we talk about Tara’s journey from working a job that she wasn’t fully passionate about, to diving headfirst into business school and winning a business proposal to open her retail storefront.

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Episode #29: Meg & Beck // SOLO Episode // A Few of Our Favorite Things

Hi Fam! We’re back with a different kind of episode today. If there’s one thing that we LOVE to talk about when it’s not related to food or the podcast, it’s our favorite products. We wanted to do this episode before Black Friday, in case you’re interested in checking anything out! We have everything linked below. Would love to hear what YOU’RE loving currently as well!

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Episode #28: Katie Horwitch // Founder of WANT: Women Against Negative Talk // Moving Forward Fearlessly

We are so pumped for this episode.

We have both been AVID listeners of the WANTcast for years now, and to say we admire Katie Horwitch’s work doesn’t even begin to cover it.

Katie Horwitch is a writer, speaker, and the founder of WANT: Women Against Negative Talk – a platform that gives women tools, insight, and inspiration to move forward in their lives by shifting their negative self-talk patterns.

She brings to the table over a decade of experience in the wellness lifestyle editorial space, and almost two decades in public speaking and performance. She has spoken across the country – from SXSW to body-positive pageants – about self-confidence and self image, and is the host of the WANTcast: The Women Against Negative Talk Podcast, where she interviews visionary WANT Women (and occasionally, some magnificent WANT Men) about moving forward fearlessly and taking a pragmatic approach to positivity.

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