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28 Jul 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |It's a long road to get to understanding that our worth comes from inside. Have you ever listened to that voice in your head that told you, “You suck.” or felt like you’re not good enough? I like to say that anything worth doing is worth sucking at it first. I talk more about that in today’s podcast with Hailima Yates who is the CEO and founder of Luv Mrk, a coaching company where she works with clients that embrace positive self-identity, inclusive and equitable work environment. Hailima shares how she struggled from negative self-image and low self-esteem which led her to substance abuse and suicidal ideation, and how she came out of that place to change her mindset, finally value herself, stop her self-sabotaging, and make choices where she now lives a life that she has chosen throughout her adulthood. Tune in to this episode and find the inspiration you need to start seeing the best in you!
21 Jul 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |I hear from so many women in menopause who don't want to look in the mirror because their bodies have changed and they don't recognize themselves anymore. And I think more than anything else, there's a big BIG piece of acceptance that's required to get past any obstacles. In today’s episode I’m with guest Sarah Manuel who wrote the children’s book, “Differences Are Dynamite.” Despite living life in a wheelchair and being given a death sentence as a child, Sarah has never accepted her limitations. Tune in to this podcast today and find out some simple questions to ask yourself about how to find your purpose!
14 Jul 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |Food plays a big role in our well-being. For instance, France is very connected to nature in some sense. People there enjoy their meals for an hour or two and it’s perfectly normal for them as it gives them an opportunity to connect with their loved ones while taking the time to eat their food. Meanwhile in America, it’s common to stuff food down our stomachs while being in a hurry to get other things done. It’s connected to this cycle of transaction, outcome, and result that comes from an overabundance of masculine energy. And it’s not supposed to be all that bad. I talk more about that and embracing the feminine energy (the slowing down and being in the moment) in today’s podcast with mentor to tens of thousands of women business owners, Fabienne Fredrickson. Tune in and stay to the end to find out how to get out of your own way in anything!
6 Jul 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |Healthy food creates health! A lot of the benefits of eating better has to do with pleasure and community. And the biggest question that I have is, "How can I help people understand regional cuisines and get them off medicine?" If you ever wondered what a CSA is or how to get more local produce into your diet, catch me today with president of a local not for profit farm called Glynwood and leading educator in the small farm movement here in New York, Kathleen Finlay.
30 Jun 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |I want to be honest with you: I always thought that exercise was punishment. And I don't think I'm alone (I still fight with myself to get my workouts done). When it comes to weight loss in menopause, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer and it's really important to tap into how you feel. If menopause has felt like the apocalypse of your life, make sure to stay to the end to get stress management tips from today's guest, author and fitness coach, Amanda Thebe.
23 Jun 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |Good news: Women like you want to maintain a happy weight and excellent health without counting calories, struggling with fatigue, pushing through hunger and feeling deprived of desserts. And I'm telling you I heard this over and over and it took me 15 years to really hear it: Exercise is not a weight loss tool. Exercise is like the icing on the cake. I talk more about that in today’s podcast episode with board certified holistic nutritionist and functional nutrition, and lifestyle practitioner, Amy White. Tune in to this episode today and know the most important aspects of diet while removing all the fluff!
16 Jun 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |Good news: Starting over as GenX could be an exciting time in your life. You might have already heard that more than 50% of small businesses are started by women in their 50s. That could be YOU. If you have a calling, it will pull you wherever you need to go and you don't have to pay somebody 10,000 or 20,000 dollars a year to show you what to do. If you want to know more about that, we have a fantastic conversation about this topic of starting over with host, and co-founder and chief strategy officer of The Resting Mind, a business coaching and development company for GenerationX women, Jackie Ghedine.
9 Jun 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |Have you been putting off saving for retirement because you don’t believe you can save enough? I can tell you right now that it’s possible to retire with millions of dollars if you just follow the right steps. In today’s podcast episode, we ask financial coach, hotel owner, podcast host and independent life insurance producer with the Legacy Builder Group, Acquania Escarne to give us some tips.
2 Jun 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |Food is not just food. Ayurveda teaches this principle: no one part of us operates independently from one another. And Ayurvedic medicine uses unique practices that are all about finding balance in your body. It focuses on dietary improvements and simple habit changes for lasting improvement. In this episode, we welcome Ayurvedic doctor and co-founder of the International Institute of Ayurveda, Victor Briere as we learn about a new perspective to health and wellness.
26 May 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |We all go through tough times. But some struggles feel heavier than others and they can shake you to your core. Physical pains are tough, and so are the mental wounds associated with them. If, like me, you've been through hard times, then you're probably familiar with feelings of hopelessness... And the feeling of resisting something new.
19 May 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |Headaches are one of the top reasons why people visit the doctor. But what if your headache is caused by what you're eating? And what if what you're eating is endorsed by one of the biggest 'healthcare' organizations out there? And what if they're wrong?
12 May 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS |Anxiety and low confidence are common during MENO-Misery. And there's no one-size-fits-all approach for menopause (even getting rid of the MENO-Belly). But once you start to feel like you're getting control over that specific pain point then you could start to look at it with more motivation to take your next step. You'll also rediscover courage along the way.
5 May 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | In this episode, we welcome fitness trainer Marianna Kane. We talk about how women can overcome their fear of pain and get back into fitness. Marianne highlights the issue of perfectionism in the fitness industry and how you can overcome it. I found that her observations were a lot similar to my own experiences in weight loss. The advice she gives on how to enjoy fitness and love yourself while making progress is helpful to all of us. Change your mindset about your body and learn how to start exercising in this episode!
28 Apr 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | Regardless of age, it's not too late to unlock the best version of yourself! You are still capable of reaching success on both a professional and personal level. It doesn’t happen overnight nor by coincidence. Fear is the major reason so many people stay stuck. Thankfully, you can work your way out of it and move forward with grace and ease through aligning body, mind, and spirit. We talk about this in today’s episode with Lucy Seligman. Lucy explains the number one thing that keeps people stuck and the ways to help them get unstuck and become the best version of themselves. We also talk about dealing with chronic pain and how hypnotherapy can help. I also go through a hypnosis with Lucy to help address my frozen shoulder (you definitely have to see that one!) and more. Watch this episode today and gain amazing insights because you deserve to feel good about yourself!
21 Apr 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | As women go through menopause, we experience many changes that can affect our hormones and our body. We talk about this in more detail in today’s podcast with Dr. Wendy Leigh White, a practicing naturopathic doctor and nutritionist. She shares what the non-diet approach is and why moving towards health is what she advises her clients. Dr. Wendy Leigh also gives tips on getting restful sleep or getting back to sleep when insomnia strikes. We discuss the emotions tied to food and homeostasis. We believe in living your best life possible, which means feeling good physically, mentally and emotionally. Our goal is for you to have all of these things so you can enjoy your life more fully—the natural way. Tune in to this podcast today because you deserve it!
14 Apr 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | One of the major causes of MENO-Misery is weight gain. We have surveyed tens of thousands of women about menopause and overwhelmingly, the biggest struggle is menopause weight. Making the decision to change is the first step. However, taking the action that keeps you going can sometimes be overwhelming and complicated. In fact, we can even quit before we start! I know I have! Willpower is unreliable and there’s a lot of confusing information about what we should eat and how much exercise we need. And many times our self-esteem and negative self-talk get in the way. That’s where this guest comes in. Greg Cormier is a behavior change specialist and transformation coach specializing in weight loss for women. Greg simplifies the weight loss journey, and makes it easy to stick with a program that leads to success, even for women who have tried everything or have never had success in the past. Many of those Greg works with see changes in their bodies in just a short time, without restrictive diets or counting calories. During this episode, we discuss how to stay motivated when trying to change our habits, the role community plays in success and why people are so drawn to challenges when it comes to creating successful change in their lives. Greg also shares real-life examples of women who have found success in a 28-day challenge that he facilitates. If you feel hopeless about managing your weight - this episode will give you a lifeline. Watch it and gain the inspiration you need to kickstart your weight loss journey now.
7 Apr 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | Good nutrition involves good food. Our health and well-being have a lot to do with what we eat, and contrary to what most medical institutions say, fat is not our enemy. Science and sound research show that it is key to improving our metabolic health leading to a long and healthy life. I am so excited to share this interview with Dr. Cate Shanahan. Her book, Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food, has been life-changing for me and my students. When I applied a few simple tweaks based on her recommendations, I started to feel better and more healthy. In this podcast episode, Dr. Cate Shanahan shares the dangers of seed oils and their history. We also talk about how saturated fat got labeled as ‘bad’. We also talk about insulin resistance and the role that nutrition plays in migraines. There is a lot to this episode you shouldn’t miss. Check it out today!
31 Mar 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | Weight gain puts most menopausal women in a tight spot. The extra pounds would have been tolerable if shedding them were easy—but it's not. And so sometimes it can be easier to stay in MENO-Misery and feel like a loser when the hard work doesn't pay off. But what exactly is the culprit behind this? In this podcast episode, I talk with Dr. Avishkar Sabharwal. He shares with us his personal story about obesity and how he was able to conquer it. Dr. Sabharwal explains the cause of obesity and what role medication plays in managing this disease. He also gives practical recommendations for those who want to manage their weight and why you don’t have to starve or deprive yourself to lose those extra pounds. Check out this episode today!
24 Mar 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | Have you ever felt like you have a calling to do something greater and create an enormous impact with the things you are passionate about? Most of us will answer yes to these questions, but so few respond and take the first step--because exciting as it may seem, these two are always scary: change and the unknown. But how long will you wait and deny yourself the chance to a better and purpose-filled life? In today’s podcast, I have a fantastic conversation with Kim Walsh Phillips. She is a living testimony that it’s possible to pivot towards what you’re passionate about and even profit from it. Kim shares what she feared if she took the leap and how she ultimately surrendered in the end. We also talk about how our passions are not an accident, what a zone of genius means, and the ultimate shortcut to success. This conversation is worth listening to. Tune in today!
17 Mar 2021
SUBSCRIBE: Omny | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play | Youtube | Facebook | RSS | We all want to grow and flourish, but more often than not, life happens and before we know it, we are living inside of setbacks. These setbacks to achieving our goals sometimes occur due to unmet needs and a traumatic past. That wounding can have a significant impact on us, and when those wounds go unaddressed, we may feel like life just wants to bring us down and even unsafe in our bodies. However, there is a solution, and it is not too late to live your best life yet! In today’s podcast episode, I welcome back Deirdre Fay. We talk about what becoming safely embodied means. She explains how we can start listening to ourselves, understanding shame, and how we can feel alive all the time, especially for those who are going through therapy. We also discuss the seven foundational attachment needs and their importance, including some practical tips to help when we’re triggered. Check out this episode today!
Dr. Michelle Gordon
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​Michelle E. Gordon, D.O., FACOS, FACS
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