The Truthiest Life

The Truthiest Life

In the age of social media, filters, and highlight reels, we work tirelessly to make sure no one sees our cracks, faults, and the messy moments. But what if we let our human show? What if instead, we strived for unconditional vulnerability? Only then could we stay soft in life’s hardest moments and show up as our TRUE selves – the version of us the world needs. On The Truthiest Life, host Lisa Hayim shares tips, tools, and conversations that will leave you inspired and ready to live your own truthiest life.


August 5, 2022 50 min

Most people know Melissa for her famous workout method and huge platform, but few people know HOW she got to where she is now. Melissa shares how growing up poor shaped her, how she shifted her energy to choose joy, and how she creates a life full of positive female energy. 


In this episode of The Truthist Life, Melissa shares:

  • The many jobs she worked (at once) just to put food on the table/pay rent in NYC
  • How exactly "medita...
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    Jules is here to help you create more time, space, and energy through intentional systems and rituals that simplify your life.


    Social media is treated like an “all-you-can-eat buffet,” says Jules. But breaking this habit, simplifying her physical space, and implementing SYSTEMS have allowed Jules to REDEFINE what it means to be productive — and her definition includes LOTS of REST + JOY. Jules brings mindfulness and intent to...

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    Ava Lee is the online content creator behind Glow with Ava. Ava pivoted away from finance when she saw a gap in the skincare and social media market– and knew she could educate people and make a difference. Ava got it from her mama, the OG skincare Guru, and now translates that into relatable content that makes skincare approachable and fun.


    Ava Spills:

  • what being a “third culture kid” is and how it shaped her career 
  • how she pivo...
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    Sammy is back on The Truthiest Life updating us on her divorced life, being single, being a mom of 3 with shared custody, and going back to work. 


    Sammy share’s what it’s like to be turning 30 with so much “life stuff” already behind her, how she’s using her “kid-free” weekends to do the things she never got to do, and staying positive. 

    Sammy Spills:

  • The strict “energy diet” she’s on
  • How to trust yourself when making hard decisi...
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    Shazi Visram is an American entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist, best known as the founder, CEO, and Chief Mom of Happy Family Brands. Shazi shares how her immigrant parents shaped her to be a problem solver, the journey of raising a special needs child, and how she does it all.


    Shazi spills:

  • Why humor gets her through
  • Her 3 non-negotiables for a clean home (and how you can make your home cleaner, too)
  • How she retains the ‘...
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    Lisa turned 34 and wow what a year it’s been! Becoming a mom has been a disorienting whirlwind + timelapse. Lisa’s sharing what this year has brought up for her and the lessons she’s learned along the way.


    Lisa spills:

  • Why life lessons aren’t always upbeat + freeing
  • Her waning sense of “self-importance” and why it’s a good thing
  • A re-frame on this idea of “toxic people” 
  • Making the most of therapy 
  • and more… 


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    For Tracy Dubb, acne was a huge insecurity that led her down the futile path of trying to have “flawless skin.”  In her thirties, she came to realize that flawless skin shouldn’t be the goal, but rather REALISTIC SKIN YOU FEEL GOOD ABOUT SHOULD! In pursuit of trying to ditch expensive products that don’t work, she wanted to make TRUTHFUL BEAUTY products that are honest + transparent. She left behind investment banking to start ...

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    Efia went through the foster system as a baby and was adopted into a loving home when she was three years old. When she lost her mom at 14 years old, Efia became orphaned. Living in Scotland as a person of color, and losing her mom (and grandma, too) affected Efia’s mental health big time.


    Rather than experiencing grief, she “powered through”, becoming an overachiever and excelling on the surface. But inside, she was crumbling - ...

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    June 10, 2022 31 min

    Lisa is a pro at making friends in weird places. Her best friend Amaya was found at jury duty, there was an entire table of internet friends at her wedding, and she’s known for striking up convos with people in the most unsuspecting places. But, after two years of a pandemic, she realized her social skills got rusty. Eager to meet new moms, Lisa revisits her time-tested tips for meeting new people and shares them with you! Whether ...

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    Carli Blau is a breath of fresh air. She says the things we’re all too afraid to think (let alone say) and shares candid stories about her personal and professional life that leave us empowered to BE our TRUE selves. 


    Carli SPILLS:

  • Why we should OWN OUR WEIRD
  • Faux Confidence: how getting bullied shaped her into who she is today
  • Self-Love: what is it REALLY? And why men need to work on it, too! 
  • How to use the REAL self-love to have...
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     Lisa Spills:

  • What her recent “emotional reverting” taught her about “inner work”
  • Toxic Positivity: Why we shouldn’t write everything off as toxic positivity 
  • A lesson in embracing the good in life – and how to do it when everything is TRULY bad! 
  • The Fear of Falling Behind
  • and the organization tool she preys will fix all her problems! 

  • Podcast mentioned in this episode: The Healthy Baby Show

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    Madeline built a strong following after creating easy to follow recipes made specifically for the Whole 30 community. But over time, she realized she was perpetuating diet culture which she wanted to escape herself. She pivoted personally, and professionally - losing followers and income immediately - but retaining her authenticity. Madeline shares tips and tools to become a blogger without completely relying on social media. 



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    Lisa sits down with fitness entrepreneur and founder of The Sculpt Society Megan Roup. 

    They discuss:

  • Megan’s past life as a professional dancer
  • How she healed her relationship with food and her current philosophy
  • Megan’s goal to change the way women view movement through The Sculpt Society
  • Megan’s dislike of pregnancy, body image struggles, and how she overcomes them
  • Entrepreneurship as a new mom - the struggles and realities. 


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    Alexis Joseph is the OG blogger and Registered Dietitian behind and Alchemy Brands. In the last two years, Alexis got married, had a baby, underwent a month-long pre-birth hospitalization, and was involved in a serious car accident. Alexis took a new look at her life, reflected on her perfectionistic traits, and learned to make HARD CHOICES – and now she’s free.


    Lisa and Alexis break down why:

  • we procrastinate doi...
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    In this episode, Lisa is sharing what she’s loving lately!

    She shares:

  • The game that’s changing Lisa’s relationship with herself and her husband 
  • How to use your love languages for self-love
  • A fresh take on “food as medicine”
  • and, 

  • Why going to bed early is the new hot girl move (and how to get quality sleep!) 


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    In this second part, we learn about DOS, the sex cult within NXIUM. how it came to be, and the manipulating ways Sylvie got roped in. We learn how she met her husband, and Keith’s “rules” she had to follow, what her family thought, and how it eventually all fell apart. 

    Content warning: Sexual abuse 


    Sylvie Lloyd is now a mother to a beautiful baby girl. From ages 18-32, she was a member of NXIUM + DOS, described as “an Ameri...

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    In this first part of Surviving a Sex Cult ft. Sylvie Lloyd, we learn about the “cult” called NXIUM: how Sylvie got involved, her first introduction to Keith, and how her reality was warped by his “teachings”. Sylvie was the first witness to testify against Keith: she shares the humiliating story behind the trial and why she’s stayed away from the media since.  She also shares why she’s sharing her story with us and has a message f...

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    April 8, 2022 28 min

    In this solo episode, Lisa shares her tough decision to go back on medication for her postpartum depression. She also includes how her relationship to medicine has changed over the years, what influenced her choice, and why she doesn’t see this as a step back. 


    Lisa shares: 

  • why a medicine that worked before may not work now
  • the importance of regular therapy
  • what to ask your doctor
  • why you should trust your doctor, but not blindly
  • ho...
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    April 1, 2022 61 min

    Ece Targit is a Yoga Teacher and Content Creator. At the height of her career in YouTube, she quit! She is no stranger to taking big leaps and trusting her gut. In this episode, she shares the behind-the-scenes of her entrepreneurship nature, what it’s like working with her husband, and her new app, This is Deste!  

    You’ll leave this episode inspired to make hard changes in your life, knowing that hard choices lead to BIG growth an...

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    March 25, 2022 58 min

    Confused about the energy healing modality called Reiki? In this episode, Kelsey Patel breaks it down.

    Without any tools to find balance and work through her emotions, Kelsey dealt with career stress by becoming obsessive about her work. Before long, she lost herself - neglecting her body, mind, and spirit. Her high-stress lifestyle started to unravel her, which manifested itself through crippling anxiety, intense back pain, and chr...

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