Posts tagged detox
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 #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 #39: Jenn Lyons // Holistic Health Coach // Transitioning from a Corporate Career & Intuitive Eating

Today we have the AMAZING Jenn Lyons on the podcast today. Meg and Jenn were actually college roommates and we were beyond excited to feature her on the podcast because of the amazing and inspiring things that Jenn is doing now.

Have any of you felt like you’re “stuck” in your corporate career, or that there’s something out there that you’re way more passionate about? In this episode we talk through those feelings and Jenn shares some exciting news that she recently quit her corporate job to become a health coach – which is absolutely amazing and inspiring!

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Episode #37: Michelle Ranavat // Engineer & Founder of Ranavat Botanics // Finding Your Royal Ritual & How to Claim Your Crown

Hi friends! We hope that you’re staying warm wherever you are. This week we’re back with a super inspiring episode for you with Michelle Ranavat of Ranavat Botanics.

Michelle is the mother to 2 young boys and recently launched a natural skincare company inspired by the beauty rituals of Indian Royalty. We’ve had the amazing chance to try some of these products, and they are truly luxurious and amazing.

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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 #33: John & Dan // Husbands of Detox & Chill // Marriage, Sex, and Being Friends with an Ex

The Husbands episode part TWO is brought to you by our amazing...husbands. We are so grateful that these busy guys took the time to record ANOTHER episode with us - on a weekend - and be really open about marriage and relationships and topics that are typically taboo.

We’re trying to bring more honest marriage conversations to the forefront - because while it’s not always sunshine and rainbows, there are things you work through and come out on the other side for the better.

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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 #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 #25: Carla Romo // Dating & Relationship Coach // Finding Self Love in The Dating World & The Secret to Relationships

We have been SO excited to record this episode and share the lovely Carla Romo with you! Carla has an incredible and inspiring story of how she ultimately ended up being a dating and relationship coach, as well as public speaker. Carla’s father was abusive and it set the tone for her childhood. As we discuss in this episode, it paved the way for her to be in codependent relationships where she was never fully living for herself. Ultimately, this cost her happiness, peace of mind and serenity.

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Episode #24: Yuri Tomikawa // Founder of Zencare // The Importance of Mental Health

This week’s episode is an important one — and it’s a topic near and dear to both of our hearts. Mental health is something that affects so many of us in our lives, and yet, we don’t talk about it nearly enough.

In today’s episode, we dive in with the Founder and CEO of Zencare, Yuri Tomikawa. While living in New York, Yuri started her own search for a therapist when she was going through a tough time. She was shocked with how long and challenging the process was — from insurance, to appointments being booked out for months. She realized that there was a HUGE need for people struggling to have an easy place to book directly with a therapist in a timely manner.

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Episode #22: Kelly & Allison // Founders of Branch Basics // How Cleaning Products Have The Power to Cultivate Good Health

Hi fam! Happy new week!! We have an exciting giveaway coming up for you this week so stay tuned for that, as well as the announcement of the giveaway winner for the WELL Summit tickets!

Today on the podcast we have the incredible Allison Evans and Kelly Love of Branch Basics. As Beck and I move towards cleaning up all of our household and beauty products, we learned about Branch Basics and their amazing cleaning products. We immediately knew we needed to share their wisdom on the podcast.

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Episode #21: Candace Burch // Hormone Expert // What's Really Going On In Your Body & Why You Might Want to Toss Your Birth Control

Today we’re back with a really really special episode. Candace Burch is the a Hormone Health educator that reconnected Beck and Meg (whether she knew it or not), sparked their passion for wellness, and inspired them to start their own wellness and lifestyle podcast.

We were so lucky to sit down with Candace in person, as she just so happened to be in Boston for a week. She was just as amazing in person as all of the incredible podcasts that she has been featured on.

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Episode #20: Lauren Berkovitz // Founder of Lauren B. Beauty // Creating Her Own Beauty Company & Why You Should Use Non-Toxic Nail Polish

Hi guys! Happy MONDAY! We hope you all had an amazing weekend - we actually did a little romantic getaway (jk, kind of.) to brainstorm what's coming next for the podcast and the amazing things we want to bring you in this upcoming year. Something about the fall just screams for a fresh start and refocusing, and that's exactly what we're doing.  Stay tuned for some fresh content and different guests - we're so excited.

For today's episode, we have the AMAZING Lauren Berkovitz, the founder and CEO of Lauren B. Beauty. Lauren B. Beauty is at the top of the non-toxic nail polish game — we have both tried this polish and absolutely swear by it.

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Episode #18: Angelica & Jules // Founders of Trinity Lounge // Natural Skin Care & The Benefits of CBD

Today we're back with an amazing episode with the co-founders of Trinity Lounge, a skincare and wellness boutique here in Boston.

Angelica and Jules started Trinity Lounge with a vision of a unique space that integrates skincare, herbal medicine, aromatherapy, yoga - it's basically the complete holistic package. We especially wanted to talk to them, because we noticed that they offer a CBD facial and are big supporters of CBD.

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Episode #17: Russ Bennion // Supplement Expert // Owning Your Health & Navigating the Supplement World

Hi fam!! Happy Friday! Today we're keeping it in the fam, and we're back with an amazing guest - Russ Bennion! Russ is John's dad (shout-out to the husbands episode, if you haven't listened to it already!), and is an absolute wealth of knowledge in regards to supplements.

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Episode #15 // Rachele Pojednic, PhD, EdM // Founder of Strong Process Forum // The Science Behind Wellness

Hi friends!!

Today we're back with an amazing episode for your weekend, featuring one of the most accomplished women we know.

Rachele Pojednic, PhD, EdM is an Assistant Professor of Nutrition at Simmons College and a former research fellow at the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine, Harvard Medical School. She is also the founder of the Strong Process Forum, a one day Boston-based wellness conference that includes three curated panels of scientists, farmers, journalists, athletes, clinicians and innovators designed to integrate evidence based knowledge into the health and wellness space.

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Episode #14: Madeline Davis // Director of Women's Rowing at Boston University // Owning Your Body

Today we're back with an extremely inspiring episode.  Our guest today is Madeline Davis, the Director of Women's Rowing at Boston University.  Madeline got her start at Princeton University as All-American lightweight rower. While her coaching career began at a boarding school, she ultimately transitioned to the assistant coach at Stanford, the associate head coach at Ohio State, and is now the Director of Women's Rowing at Boston University (we know...she is a real human!).

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Episode #13: Alan Donovan // Founder of The Oat Shop // Starting a Business 101

Hi Fam! Happy Fridayyyy we made it! We are back with ALL OUT AUGUST for ya, and this is a goooood one. Do you guys like oatmeal? Then this is the episode for you. Today, Alan shares his story of leaving a prominent Finance position in D.C. and starting the amazing Oat Shop in Davis Square here in Cambridge. We get into the NITTY GRITTY of writing a business plan, running your own small business, finding a brick and mortar location for your business, and the growth he's experienced -- we even talk about our favorite topic, money honeyyy. 

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