Wellness While Walking

Wellness While Walking

Inspiring, interesting, and funny news and stories about health and life are delivered to you by Health Coach Carolyn in this walking podcast. Your 30-minute movement venture will now be a a more social occasion! After 30 minutes, you will feel energized and renewed, having moved, learned, and laughed!

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August 10, 2022 37 min

Weight loss isn’t a typical topic here on Wellness While Walking. Perhaps you’ve heard the advice to “eat less, move more,” in order to shed unwanted pounds. Even if that worked for all (hint: it doesn’t), not having laid the proper foundation first dooms it from the start. Let’s dive in a bit today, to find out what other ingredients are key if we’re hoping to lose the still-present Quarantine 15, or simply take the next step on o...

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Sometimes, what’s old is new again, and that’s true with a type of movement we might want to reconsider! Join me and my guest, Hampton Liu, as he offers a comprehensive workout in his trademark warm, encouraging, funny manner!

 

LET’S TALK THE WALK!

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    Should we use a Good/Better/Best continuum to help us make decisions consistent with our health goals? Or is there something more nuanced -- more personalized and contextual – that might be more helpful to us, as we choose our next small step? I’ll take you along with me on my own decision-making process that came up for me this week – call it a Green Goddess Deep Dive! And I’ve got some thank you’s to spread around!

     

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    Tired? Fatigued? You’re not alone. What can be done? We explore exhaustion with Dr. Jenny Tufenkian today, and I share my story of being diagnosed with Busy Mom Syndrome. How did I solve my tiredness issue, and how did Dr. Jenny address her chronic fatigue? Wherever you are on the boundless energy/fatigue spectrum, don’t miss today’s episode to get those answers and more!

    FATIGUE AND ME/CFS/LONG COVID/THYROID ISSUES, etc.

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    We’re looking at Naturopathic Medicine today, with the help of Dr. Jenny Tufenkian, ND. What is a naturopathic doctor, and how do they differ from conventional physicians? What kind of approaches might a naturopathic doctor use (or, what’s in their toolkit)? Dr. Jenny tells us what we could expect if we worked with her, and what her vision of health looks like – spoiler alert: it’s very enticing! 

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    Sarah Fay and I wrap up our conversation about her mental health misdiagnoses, and what's happened since her book, Pathological: The True Story of Six Diagnoses, was published. I'll then share a story of my questionable medical diagnosis. If you've totally relinquished the reins of your care, or you feel uncomfortable asserting yourself or asking numerous questions as it pertains to your mental or physical health, pleas...

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    Sarah Fay, author of Pathological: The True Story of Six Misdiagnoses, shares with us her decades-long struggle with mental health, which started with her diagnosis of anorexia nervosa as a teen. With age, her list of diagnoses grew. Sarah shares with us what she experienced – her memoir of these years – and what she learned in her assumed role as an investigative journalist about the system that at least partially failed her. With...

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    Kendra Adachi’s bestselling The Lazy Genius Kitchen is a guide to making the kitchen a place of lower stress, zero shame, and more nourishment of every kind for those we care about, and for ourselves! Kendra delivers her fail-proof, foolproof methods with unthreatening, loving big sister energy and her trademark wit – I bet she’ll have you seeing and operating the heart of your home in a whole new light before our time together tod...

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    Kendra Adachi of The Lazy Genius joins us today to share her approach to living well and on our own, considered and manageable terms! She’s the BEST combination of smart in every sense of the word AND fun, and I’m so grateful I was introduced to her and her work. I know it will help you, so listen in as Kendra shares her insights in her trademark kind, doable and humorous way!

     

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    Dr. Dana Cohen spills the (decaf) tea on what else keeps us hydrated, and we do a speed round of questions, where I get some juicy answers. Hydration is key to so many processes within the body that add up to health, functioning well and feeling great. It’s worth listening in!

     

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    Dr. Dana Cohen joins us to talk about one misunderstood consideration when we’re trying to feel better and enjoy enhanced wellness. It’s not about more – it’s about different! We get a simple step or two to enhance our hydration, and the advice is different than what you've heard before, because it's based on new information about water! When even being slightly dehydrated can lead to us feeling badly and put us on the road...

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    The female brain has the potential to be stronger and better in midlife! Whether you’re a woman in midlife or love one, this information is valuable and empowering! And it’s all brought to you by the hosts of the Hot Flashes & Cool Topics Podcast, Colleen Rosenblum and Bridgett Garratt! I love to share my favorite things with you, and this is one of them! Check out more about the duo and their show and work in the show notes! F...

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    When my travel digestion woes didn’t resolve, I started an elimination diet to see what could be at the root of my distress. I’ve got some good clues, and I’ll share a few things I’m eliminating and how I’m feeling. Does chasing happiness work? We’ll revisit an episode from two years back that has great relevance right now, and we’ll also touch on fermented foods, which have so many potential benefits, but which I’m avoiding for th...

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    Call it swimming upstream or walking against traffic, but it’s what we need to do if we’re trying to live with vibrant health in our society! In this episode, we’ll acknowledge some of these situations – in food, in work, in popular culture and more – and will identify some entities who are trying to prey on our vulnerabilities as humans. While leaving things to chance might not lead to living with wellness, the process of taking o...

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    Dr. Romie joins us today, to talk about her brainSHIFT program, which can help address our too-busy brains. But we also get real about what really matters in health, and how it might not be what we expect! 

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    April 28, 2022 1 min

    Limited Opportunity -- 1:1 One Hour Session With Carolyn (Podcast Input and Health Coaching) 

    If you're interested in learning more and possibly applying for one of a small number of spots, please email me at wellnesswhilewalking@gmail.com.

     

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    Awe-inspiring gardens set the backdrop for us to talk about functional movement. Our bodies were meant to move quite a lot throughout our days. Gardening is a wonderful way to keep healthy and stay moving, as the oldest living folks around the world show us. Today’s guests, Madeline Hooper and Jeff Hughes, are a dynamic duo who take us around the US to the most spectacular gardens, and heal the gardeners from their aches and pains....

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    Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist, the Uncluttered course, and new book, Things That Matter, shares a wise man’s observation that our imprisonment by our things is not so different from the chains of communism. In addition to our things, Joshua names other distractions we may not even have considered – things like fear, past mistakes, money, work and leisure – and then some we probably have, like all things digital. We talk abou...

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    Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist joins us to share how minimalism can help us improve our health and live the most meaningful life possible. We talk intention, distraction and decluttering our stuff, all for a greater purpose. Join us and then put this episode right to work with a mini-challenge!

     

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    Please vote for me as host of Wellness While Walking, as part of the Top Mom Podcaster designation from Podcast Magazine. The link to vote is here, and everyone can vote daily until April 10, 2022. Thank you for your caring support!

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    I don’t think “Languishing” had a color on my mood ring in the 1970s, but it sure is a common mood these days. If you’ve been feeling blah, you’re not alone according to expert Adam Grant. And it’s ...

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