Posts tagged detox and chill
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 #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 #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 #44: Suzie Welsh // Founder & CEO of BINTO // The Importance of Better Healthcare for Women

Hi friends! We’re back at it again this week with an amazing female founder for Women’s History month, Suzie Welsh!

Suzie is a BEAST at everything she does. She holds a BSN from the University of Virginia and a Master’s Degree in Nursing for health leadership from the University of Pennsylvania. Suzie is also an adjunct professor at Villanova University's School of Nursing, and a 200 hour certified yoga instructor. We mean…COME ON!

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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 #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 #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 #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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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 #23: Michael & Kristel // Your Super // Surviving Cancer, Using Super Foods, & Building a Well-Rounded Brand

Today we’re back with an incredible episode. We’re so excited to share Your Super with you — a brand with a mission that we both stand behind 100%.

When Michael and Kristel met on the tennis courts in college, there was an instant connection. Neither of them could have know that at the age of 24, Michael would be diagnosed with cancer. Determined to help boost his immunity during treatment, Kristel created 7 unique antioxidant mixes, specific to a health benefit. While taking them, Michael started to feel energized, happier and increasingly aware.

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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 #19: Jennifer Hanway // Nutritionist, Bio Signature Modulation Practitioner, & Personal Trainer // Glowing From The Inside Out

Hi guys! Happy Monday - we hope you had an amazing weekend! We miss checking in with you twice a week like we did for ALL OUT August...but we have a lot of things in the works for you guys behind the scenes in the meantime.

Today we're back with an interview featuring the lovely Jennifer Hanway - who is seriously one of the most lovely and qualified ladies in the Boston area. Jenny's struggle with digestive issues started young -- at age 7, she was rushed to the emergency room for suspected appendicitis, but the pain turned out to be due to being unable to digest McDonald's.  After years of dealing with the same digestive issues as a professional dancer, Jenny's journey ultimately led her to enroll and be certified as a Holistic Nutritionist, Level 2 Bio Signature Modulation Practitioner, and Certified Personal Trainer.

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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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