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Wellness While Walking
Wellness While Walking
Carolyn Cohen

Inspiring, interesting, and funny news and stories about health and life are delivered to you by Health Coach Carolyn in this walking... more

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239. Level up Your Health by Mastering This Self-Control Skill

      One character strength is particularly helpful in our effort to make healthy lifestyle behavior changes. Join us... more

24 Jul 2024 · 28 minutes
238. The Health Flywheel: 7 Powerful Lifestyle Action Steps + Feeling Better

We’ll do better when we feel better, so today we’ll figure out how to feel better so we can take... more

17 Jul 2024 · 29 minutes
237. Walking and Weight Loss: It’s Complicated + Midyear Re-focus on Health Goals

“Walking the Weight Off” or “How to Walk for Weight Loss,” the headlines tease. Are they accurate or misleading? How... more

10 Jul 2024 · 29 minutes
236. Finding What Works in Walking: Nicole Luongo, Walker and Cerebral Palsy Advocate, on Designing Our Own Unique Approach to Movement

SUMMARY Fellow walker and cerebral palsy advocate Nicole Luongo discusses her unique walking and exercise routine, and shares with us... more

03 Jul 2024 · 43 minutes
235. The Hospitality Hunt: Spotting the Signs of a Patient-Centric Practice with Dr. Michael Sonick

Hospitality isn’t just for restaurants any more! Dr. Michael Sonick joins us to discuss his new book about bringing the... more

26 Jun 2024 · 34 minutes
234. Your Mouth as a Mirror: What Your Teeth and Gum Health Can Mean for Overall Health, with Dr. Michael Sonick

From the secrets of tooth and gum care to all the ways getting it right can potentially impact our overall... more

19 Jun 2024 · 33 minutes
233. Busy But Balanced: 2-Minute Mindfulness Minis + A Walking Meditation Revisited

Tiny sessions with big results might be our "way in" to meditation and mindfulness. Indeed, a small practice of it... more

12 Jun 2024 · 41 minutes
232. From Headaches to Hot Flashes: Can Acupuncture Can Help You Thrive in Midlife?

Got pain? Sleep issues? Menopausal symptoms? Ancient wisdom has made its way into many mainstream health and well-being practices. We’ll... more

05 Jun 2024 · 32 minutes
231. This Social Phenomenon is the New Smoking: Does It Apply to You and What to Do if it Does?

If I told you something that went unaddressed could affect our health as much as smoking would, I bet you’d... more

29 May 2024 · 27 minutes
230. The Power of Hypnotherapy: Unlocking The Magical World Within All of Us, with Matan Cohen-Citron

If you’re thinking hypnosis is like that guy who swung a coin on a string back and forth and got... more

22 May 2024 · 28 minutes
Decluttering for Health + More Life Satisfaction!

  When we’re living in a cluttered environment, how does that impact our health? Well, it DOES tend to affect... more

15 May 2024 · 36 minutes
Undernourished/Underveged + Is Bitter Better? + Eat the Rainbow!

Fight back against the food system that leaves us overfed and undernourished by embracing the powerful rainbow of produce! We’ll... more

08 May 2024 · 27 minutes
Supercharge Your Health: How's YOUR Veggie Daily Habit?

How’s your daily veggie tally? Vegetables aren’t always the first foods we see when we’re out and about in our... more

01 May 2024 · 28 minutes
Fighting Perfectionism, Building Systems to Manage Life, Moving Our Bodies + More Tools From the Toolkit of Diann Wingert, Coach and ADHD Expert

From fighting the effects of perfectionism to developing ways to fight decision fatigue to managing our focus, approaches to life... more

24 Apr 2024 · 30 minutes
ADHD, Explained with Diann Wingert, Host of the Driven Woman Entrepreneur Podcast

Diann Wingert joins me today to discuss the in’s and out’s of ADHD. As a former psychotherapist who’s now a... more

17 Apr 2024 · 29 minutes
Singing for Health: All Are Welcome, Reluctant Singers Included! With Guy Monroe

Singing can contribute to our physical health (hello and thanks, vagus nerve!), but today we’re chiming in on how using... more

10 Apr 2024 · 32 minutes
Walking FAQs: How to Make Walking Stick? Does Walking Lead to Weight Loss? When Will I See Results from Walking? Happy National Walking Day!

In honor of National Walking Day – the day this episode drops – we’ll do an all-walking episode, where we'll... more

03 Apr 2024 · 27 minutes
Balancing News Information + Wellbeing with Julie Rose, host of Top of Mind With Julie Rose Podcast

Consuming the news incorrectly can be hazardous to your health, said no warning ever! But it can be true. So... more

27 Mar 2024 · 44 minutes
NEW Program Announcement!!! Plus the Potential Healthspan Benefits of Midlife

Do you believe life gets better with age? Well, that’s what the research tells us! So what can we expect... more

20 Mar 2024 · 31 minutes
Learning to Love Midlife with Chip Conley: How To Get Happier, Edit Our Lives, and Live With Vibrant Purpose

Are you in -- or approaching -- midlife? Forget the crisis! Embrace this time of epic self-acceptance, living with purpose,... more

13 Mar 2024 · 33 minutes
Gut Check! 5 Ways to Heal the Digestive System (Even If We Have No GI Symptoms) with Margaret Floyd Barry

  LET’S TALK THE WALK! ***NEW*** Facebook Group for Our Community! Join here for support, motivation and fun! Wellness... more

06 Mar 2024 · 29 minutes
We’re Walking Food: What Food Sensitivities Mean to Our Gut and Overall Health, with Margaret Floyd Barry

We are what we eat, or what we assimilate! We’ll distinguish food sensitivities from food allergies and food intolerances, and... more

28 Feb 2024 · 29 minutes
My Big Birthday: Hard-Won Health Insights That Can Help Shape Your Wellness Journey (3 Health Lies, 2 Health Truths and 1 Critical Action Step!)

To mark a birthday milestone, we look at 3 health lies and 2 truths that have emerged over Carolyn’s decades... more

21 Feb 2024 · 31 minutes
Our Journey to Wholeness in Midlife with Ben Katt

Did you know that there’s a story that pervades many myths, novels, and movies? We can learn from this hero’s... more

14 Feb 2024 · 29 minutes
The Benefits of 3000 or 4000 Steps + Retro Walking + The 12-3-30 Tiktok Regimen + Blood Pressure and Brain Shrinkage + Eating the Rainbow + More!

Let’s delve into the latest walking research and trends, to find out if we need to tweak our routines! What... more

07 Feb 2024 · 28 minutes
Balancing Pause + Purpose: Focus, Peace, Balance, Growth and Community with Emily Vartanian-Tuttle

Today, we’ll get ideas for how to find greater focus, how to balance our human-being and human-doing tendencies, how to... more

31 Jan 2024 · 42 minutes
“Cheetos Are The Perfect Food:” How to Free Yourself From the Grip of Addictive Processed Foods

We’ll go into the secret “back room” at focus groups to get a handle on the machinations behind the most... more

24 Jan 2024 · 37 minutes
Powerhouse Nutrients, Satiety, and Why We Overeat

When we eat foods with actual nutrients, we thrive. But what are the nutrient powerhouses? What obstacles stand between us... more

17 Jan 2024 · 41 minutes
Hunger, Cravings, Protein + More with Marty Kendall of Optimising Nutrition

Our reliance on ultra-processed foods is making us hungry and prone to overeating, in addition to negatively affecting our health!... more

10 Jan 2024 · 37 minutes
3 Ways to Score Health Wins in the New Year + Words of the Year + Listener Shout Outs! (a MINI episode)

Don’t leap into the January resolution rush without doing the 3 things in today’s episode! The wisdom and insight you’ll... more

08 Jan 2024 · 18 minutes
MINI The 80/20 Rule + 5 Other Health Rule Ideas That Might Improve Your Health on Autopilot

Rules can give us structure in the moment we’re making decisions that may or may not result in the behaviors... more

20 Dec 2023 · 12 minutes
What's the "New Walking" Now?! Plus, a Processed Food Swap Case Study (MINI Episode)

See what's going to get your health humming! And then a case study in hummus – check out one example... more

13 Dec 2023 · 14 minutes
MINI: Honesty as a Health Habit!

We, as humans, lie on average about 1.5 times a day! But how is this getting in the way of... more

06 Dec 2023 · 16 minutes
Introducing MINI Episodes! (Small Steps, Big Health)

We’re sprinkling some bite-sized episodes into the mix! Sometimes you need a meal and sometimes you need a snack! These... more

06 Dec 2023 · 4 minutes
Some Surprising + Powerful Benefits of Walking: A Conversation with Dave Paul

Two walkers walk into a Zoom room?! Dave Paul, host of the Walking is Fitness Podcast and I recorded a... more

29 Nov 2023 · 48 minutes
Is Junk Food Junking Up Our Livers? Fatty Liver 101 and a Case Study

Today, we examine the impact of ultra-processed foods on liver health. This shift in our diet has had an impact... more

22 Nov 2023 · 41 minutes
The Influencer Experts Who Should Know Better (and What To Do To Protect Your Health From Them and Their Funders)

Dangerous misrepresentations of the health of our food abound on social media. Who’s behind this and how can we protect... more

15 Nov 2023 · 31 minutes
Flourishing + Flow for a Fulfilling Life with Dr. Margarita Tarragona

Are you aiming for a fulfilling life? Well, for optimal functioning, consider the impact of flourishing and flow, and join... more

01 Nov 2023 · 32 minutes
Health Through Our Narratives: Considering Our Life Stories for a Happier, Healthier Life with Dr. Margarita Tarragona

Dr. Margarita Tarragona is here to explore the power of our stories in enhancing well-being. We discuss how examining and... more

01 Nov 2023 · 36 minutes
Our Favorite Takeaways From Episode 0 to 200 and What’s Ahead for Wellness While Walking!

We’re delving into our top healthy lifestyle tips from the first 200 episodes, and then we’re looking ahead to where... more

25 Oct 2023 · 42 minutes
Diet and Symptom Awareness: Lessons from the Blue Zones

In a world of health misinformation and disinformation, we consider how we might be getting dietary advice, and how to... more

18 Oct 2023 · 29 minutes
Beware Blue Zones: How Its Diet Advice Might Harm Our Health with Erin Skinner, RD

As “Live to 100,” a docuseries, airs on Netflix, we might be tempted to follow in the footsteps of these... more

11 Oct 2023 · 44 minutes
How Negative Self-Perception Can Erode Health + What To Do About It -- Dr. Jill Stoddard Returns!

How can imposterism and self-doubt affect our health and well-being? Dr. Jill Stoddard is back to discuss imposterism and its... more

04 Oct 2023 · 34 minutes
Imposter No More! Dr. Jill Stoddard on Overcoming Self-Doubt!

A practical path to dealing with insecurity, self-doubt and downright imposterism lies ahead of us, and we’re led by guide... more

27 Sep 2023 · 35 minutes
BONUS! Health Warrior Dora + Walking, Cooking, Our Sick-Care System, and What We Can Do To Change Our Healthspan

You loved hearing Dora's journey back to health in Episode 195! Here's a little bonus Dora! You'll hear about her... more

26 Sep 2023 · 38 minutes
Striding to Recovery with Determination: A Listener's Inspirational Story

We’re joined today by Dora, a listener from Queens, NY, who shares with us her health journey, that’s harrowing at... more

20 Sep 2023 · 50 minutes
194. Maximize Your Healthy Steps with Variety + An Exponential Mindset Move

Hunter-gatherers ate dozens of different plants each day! How can we use variety to maximize our health in the modern... more

13 Sep 2023 · 45 minutes
#SilentWalking + Cultivating Micro-Moments + Embracing Strangers, All For Health!

Don't malign the small stuff: the micro-moments in our lives can make us happier! We'll talk about how we can... more

06 Sep 2023 · 32 minutes
Frontload Your Life to Maximize Health and Wellbeing

Today, we explore the concept of prioritizing pursuing important experiences sooner rather than later. Memories are gold, and when we... more

30 Aug 2023 · 35 minutes
Embracing Health Changes with Love, Not Fear: A Conversation with Michelle Shapiro, Functional/Integrative RD

Michelle Shapiro, a registered dietitian specializing in gut issues, anxiety, and weight loss, shares insights from her private practice. Michelle... more

23 Aug 2023 · 44 minutes
Viewing Nutrition Through a Functional, Integrative + Wholistic Mind-Body Lens with Michelle Shapiro, RD + Host of the Quiet the Diet Podcast

Functional, integrative registered dietitian Michelle Shapiro discusses her journey into the field of dietetics and her approach to health and... more

16 Aug 2023 · 35 minutes
Navigating the Paths of Walking + Hiking, Step by Step

Are you walking? Hiking? Something in between? And does it matter? We’ll delve into what makes a walk a walk... more

09 Aug 2023 · 20 minutes
The ONE Thing We Need to Do For Health? Dr. Elizabeth Boham Breaks It Down

With all the loud voices on social media and in the news headlines, it’s easy to think that health is... more

02 Aug 2023 · 29 minutes
8,000 Steps + Weekend Warriors, Plus How to Start a Walking Organization for Profit and Community

What's the optimal frequency for walking an hour or more per week? A recent study highlights the significance of... more

26 Jul 2023 · 36 minutes
The Magic of Walking: Changing Lives and Building Communities with Laura Conely of Urban Paths

Walking for wellness is at the heart of everything today’s guest does! Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths, a walking... more

19 Jul 2023 · 37 minutes
Steps to Healthy Bones: What’s the Root Cause of Our Bone Loss, and What to Do About It with Debi Robinson

When we face bone loss, whether that be osteopenia or osteoporosis, we’re rarely told about lifestyle factors that could make... more

12 Jul 2023 · 37 minutes
Mediterranean + Asian = #MediterAsian: Dr. William Li’s Food as Medicine Approach to Healthy and Joyful Living

Today, Dr. William Li’s back to discuss the MediterAsian way of eating which features powerful foods for weight loss and... more

05 Jul 2023 · 50 minutes
Cracking the Metabolism Code: Dr. William Li on Small Steps to Burn Fat and Heal Our Metabolism

Dr. William Li is here with us, and he shares insights from his latest book, "Eat to Beat Your Diet."... more

28 Jun 2023 · 39 minutes
Are AGEs An Inflammation Overload That's Aging You Faster? Plus, Inflammation 101 with Dr. Elizabeth Boham

Are you a fan of those diamond grill marks on a steak or marinated tofu? Do you love charred turkey... more

21 Jun 2023 · 41 minutes
181. Moving While Moving + Making a Farming Dream Come True with Rachel Yeo of Maluridae Farm

I thought I was pretty active, and then I moved – really moved! More on the learning I got from... more

14 Jun 2023 · 40 minutes
180. Going Low Tox Where It Matters Most: Alexx Stuart on Moisture + Mold, a Food “Formula” and Reducing Toxins YOUR Way

Alexx Stuart, founder of Low Tox Life, is back to discuss the toxins in our environment that are harming our... more

07 Jun 2023 · 42 minutes
179. Talking Toxins with Alexx Stuart of Low Tox Life: The Everyday Items That Could Be Standing Between You and Better Health

Today we’ll hear how one woman’s journey to heal her chronic conditions led her to avoiding certain everyday products at... more

31 May 2023 · 36 minutes
178. Rise + Thrive: Morning Wellbeing for an Optimized Day with Emily Prokop (Routine Series, Part 2)

Does your morning routine need a shot in the arm? Check out how a 6-year-old boy kicks his mornings off... more

24 May 2023 · 35 minutes
Transforming Your Day + Life: Designing a Powerful Morning Routine, Part 1, with Cristen Marine and Wendy Karlon

Join us in today's episode as we delve into the powerful morning routines of two remarkable women. Discover the secrets... more

17 May 2023 · 46 minutes
Ice Cream With Health Benefits? The Scoop on How Researchers Squashed News About a Favorite Dessert, and How to Eat When We Don’t Get Accurate Information

The cold, hard (or soft… serve?) truth on how to follow our health journeys when we’re fed inaccurate information about... more

10 May 2023 · 33 minutes
3 Tips for a Healthier, Happier You from My Recent Retreat at Canyon Ranch

In a crazy-busy time in my life, I stepped out of the day-to-day, and went on a (healthy) business retreat!... more

03 May 2023 · 31 minutes
A Toxic Epidemic: The Predatory Targeting of Teens by the Vaping Industry and the Moms Who Are Fighting Back, with Meredith Berkman

When our policy doesn’t protect us, we need to take on more responsibility in our aim to stay healthy. With... more

26 Apr 2023 · 59 minutes
Small, Hope-filled Steps to Fight Back Against the “Shorter Lives, Poorer Health” Reality

Somehow, U.S. authorities decided to ignore the scary trends in a comprehensive report, but the *good news* is that we... more

19 Apr 2023 · 35 minutes
The Sweat-Free Secret to Strong Abs/Less Back Pain + Combatting Walking Muscle Woes

Self-proclaimed "lazy girl" Laura Coleman is back to share with us an exertion-free (and $$ free) way to build our... more

12 Apr 2023 · 34 minutes
Pain, Pain Go Away: Laura Coleman's Proven Techniques to Keep Us Walking (and Living) Well!

Are you plagued by persistent aches and pains? You came to the right episode because Laura Coleman, a highly experienced... more

05 Apr 2023 · 36 minutes
Intuitive Eating: My 1995 Attempt + High Impact Physical Activity: Pros and Cons

Intuitive eating didn’t go too well for me when I first tried it – hear what about the movement resonates... more

29 Mar 2023 · 31 minutes
Oh,Oh, Oh, Ozempic + More with Canyon Ranch's Dr. Stephen Brewer

We're talking routines, prioritizing ourselves, getting back on track and more with Dr. Stephen Brewer of Canyon Ranch. He’s back... more

22 Mar 2023 · 37 minutes
The Canyon Ranch Guide to Weight Loss with Dr. Stephen Brewer, MD

Why we need to lose weight, what we need to know about weight gain, and what habits and mindset will... more

15 Mar 2023 · 31 minutes
Walk + Talk With a Doc with Dr. Angela Ryan

Dr. Angela Ryan and I sit down for a conversation about walking through life and all that life deals us.... more

08 Mar 2023 · 39 minutes
Functional Health: Our Immune Systems + Increasing Longevity and Healthspan with Dr. Jeffrey Bland

LET’S TALK THE WALK! ***NEW*** Facebook Group for Our Community! Join here for support, motivation and fun! Wellness... more

01 Mar 2023 · 39 minutes
Functional Medicine: A Solution to the Pill-for-Every-Ill Approach? A Conversation with Dr. Jeffrey Bland

Have you been wondering about functional medicine – what is it and how does it differ from conventional medicine? Dr.... more

22 Feb 2023 · 37 minutes
From Kegels to Confidence: Overcoming Vaginal Prolapse + Urinary Incontinence with Alyce Adams, RN, The Kegel Queen

We’re jumping into new territory today, with the expert guidance of our guest, Alyce Adams, RN, or The Kegel Queen.... more

15 Feb 2023 · 42 minutes
How to Press Reset When We’re Addicted to Sugar, Caffeine, Social Media + More with Dr. Anna Lembke, MD + Author, Dopamine Nation

Dopamine Nation author Dr. Anna Lembke joins us again, to help us level up our life satisfaction. We talk about... more

08 Feb 2023 · 39 minutes
I'm Sick!! And It's a Good Thing!

Why the glee over being sick? Could never getting sick be problematic? What I’ll do to heal + more in... more

01 Feb 2023 · 13 minutes
We're All Addicted: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence with Dr. Anna Lembke

News flash: we’re pretty much all addicted to something, whether we realize it or not! Those little hits of dopamine... more

25 Jan 2023 · 31 minutes
How to Walk to Combat Sitting All Day + Orthorexia 101

(Exercise) snacks, anyone?? New research answers exactly how much we need to walk to undo our sedentary lifestyles, and then... more

18 Jan 2023 · 33 minutes
Healthy Living: JJ Virgin on Tips + Strategies for Changing Body Composition, Eating by the Plate, and Improving Metabolic Flexibility by Reducing Sugar Impact

JJ Virgin, author of four best-selling books centered on improving diet for health, joins us to discuss creating a balanced... more

11 Jan 2023 · 36 minutes
The Most Powerful Health Changes with JJ Virgin, Author of Sugar Impact Diet

We’re kicking off a new year with celebrity nutritionist and fitness expert, JJ Virgin! She shares her perspective on health... more

04 Jan 2023 · 33 minutes
Walking Backwards + Looking Forward (But Not Together!) With A Word of the Year

Have you hopped on the walking backwards trend? Find out whether walking backwards might be right for you! We’ll then... more

28 Dec 2022 · 13 minutes
Coaches' Corner: 3 Health Books Summarized and Discussed, with Two Fellow Health Coaches!

Three coaches discuss three health books that can change your life! Join our book chat to learn new ideas that... more

21 Dec 2022 · 43 minutes
Minimalism + Wellness Purchases: A Healthy Gift List (a #healthywhilebusy Challenge Mini-Episode)

In Episodes 152-156, we talk about staying healthy in busy times, as part of our #healthywhilebusy Challenge! This informal challenge... more

16 Dec 2022 · 12 minutes
The Food to Prioritize When We're Crazy Busy (a #healthywhilebusy Challenge Mini-Episode)

In Episodes 152-156, we talk about staying healthy in busy times, as part of our #healthywhilebusy Challenge! This informal challenge... more

15 Dec 2022 · 7 minutes
Food Pushers and Boundary Crossers: No is a Complete Sentence! (a #healthywhilebusy Challenge Mini-Episode)

In Episodes 152-156, we talk about staying healthy in busy times, as part of our #healthywhilebusy Challenge! This informal challenge... more

14 Dec 2022 · 7 minutes
Holiday Values and Your To-Do List (a #healthywhilebusy Challenge Mini-Episode)

In Episodes 152-156, we talk about staying healthy in busy times, as part of our #healthywhilebusy Challenge! This informal challenge... more

13 Dec 2022 · 6 minutes
Quick Healthy Actions to Keep Ourselves on Our Own List During Busy Times! (a #healthywhilebusy Challenge Mini-Episode)

In Episodes 152-156, we talk about staying healthy in busy times, as part of our #healthywhilebusy Challenge! This informal challenge... more

12 Dec 2022 · 11 minutes
Introducing FRIED: The Burnout Podcast with Cait Donovan, on Burnout Signs and Symptoms

What exactly is burnout, and how do we know if we’re suffering or at risk of experiencing it?  Today’s episode... more

07 Dec 2022 · 26 minutes
Could Meat Raised Right Be Healthy for Us and the Planet? Karli Amonite from Heritage Hills Farmstead Tells Us What to Look For

When Karli Amonite couldn’t get the food she needed to heal from a chronic illness, she and her husband dug... more

30 Nov 2022 · 37 minutes
Am I Paleo? Plus, Shortcuts in the Kitchen with Michelle Tam of Nom Nom Paleo

Kitchen tips and tricks abound in the second part of our chat with Michelle Tam, co-founder of Nom Nom Paleo,... more

23 Nov 2022 · 39 minutes
Michelle Tam of Nom Nom Paleo and a Plan for Fast, Simple, Healthy Flavor-Packed Meals, With a Side of Humor!

Nom Nom Paleo’s Michelle Tam is in the house -- and specifically the kitchen -- today! Her infectious warmth, humor... more

16 Nov 2022 · 37 minutes
147. Walking for Fitness, Health, Weight Loss and More: What Does the Reseach Say, with Prof. Marie Murphy

Long or short walks? Brisk or slow? Count steps or not? Will walking help me lose weight? How can I... more

09 Nov 2022 · 42 minutes
Health Documentaries Demystified, with Prof. Jason Osder

Documentary films can be powerfully persuasive, and our guest today helps us understand why, and then gives us a roadmap... more

02 Nov 2022 · 41 minutes
Walking Pain, Balance, Agility + Footwear: Dr. Courtney Conley of Gait Happens, Part 2 on our Fit Feet!

((BREAKING! Get 10% off the Fit Feet Program*!)) Let’s talk footwear, pain while walking and what to do about it,... more

26 Oct 2022 · 32 minutes
Feet First with Dr. Courtney Conley of Gait Happens: How Our Feet Are Pivotal to Walking and Our Health

Good health starts with our feet! Today, we’ll delve into feet, toes, ankles and everything they’re connected to (which is... more

19 Oct 2022 · 38 minutes
Thin On The Outside/Fat On The Inside (TOFI), BMI, and More Metabolic Madness

Does obesity drive disease, or vice versa? We talk TOFI (Thin On The Outside/Fat On The Inside), BMI, sugar in... more

12 Oct 2022 · 45 minutes
Health and Adversity: Can We Use Hormesis to Impact Our Longevity and How We Feel Today?

Our bodies (and also our minds) were meant to be challenged, and sometimes, in our comfortable society, the challenges aren’t... more

05 Oct 2022 · 29 minutes
My Inactive Lifestyle? Plus, Wellness + Tech: What’s Ahead

Yep, we dig into why (and how often) my wearable technology is telling me to stretch my legs, and what... more

28 Sep 2022 · 33 minutes
Forming Healthy Communities with Candice Maudsley

Maybe forming a group to help support you on your health journey is outside your comfort zone. But maybe it’s... more

21 Sep 2022 · 45 minutes
Compound Interest and Your Health Journey + Hunger Hormone Help with Dr. Leslie Meyers, ND

Our levels of hunger and satiety are controlled in part by hormones, as are many of our bodies’ systems. What... more

14 Sep 2022 · 35 minutes
How to Avoid Hormone Horrors with Dr. Leslie Meyers, ND

Insulin, cortisol, ghrelin, leptin, estrogen – these are some of the hormones that keep the trains running on schedule. Many... more

07 Sep 2022 · 36 minutes
An Easy Dinner Framework + Savoring Summer and Life

We do a deep dive into a new approach to thinking about dinner, since  the change in seasons can up-end... more

31 Aug 2022 · 40 minutes
Short Walks for our Health (New Research!) + Longer, Slow Walks for Our Well-Being, with Jonathon Stalls

Just 2 minutes of walking could have an impact on our health! We’ll dive into some new research that highlighted... more

24 Aug 2022 · 30 minutes
The Life-Changing Benefits of a Slow Walk with Jonathon Stalls

Walking for fitness and health is finally receiving its proper glory, after being under-recognized for far too long. No other... more

17 Aug 2022 · 38 minutes
Pandemic Weight Gain Persistence + The Power of Coaching with Janet Hunter (listener and new health coach!)

Weight loss isn’t a typical topic here on Wellness While Walking. Perhaps you’ve heard the advice to “eat less, move... more

10 Aug 2022 · 37 minutes
Hampton Liu Offers Up a Movement Option (+ Some Entertainment)

Sometimes, what’s old is new again, and that’s true with a type of movement we might want to reconsider! Join... more

03 Aug 2022 · 39 minutes
Good/Better/Best Health Decisions

Should we use a Good/Better/Best continuum to help us make decisions consistent with our health goals? Or is there something... more

27 Jul 2022 · 34 minutes
Fatigue: From "Busy Mom Syndrome" to Long COVID to Chronic Fatigue + More, with Dr. Jenny Tufenkian

Tired? Fatigued? You’re not alone. What can be done? We explore exhaustion with Dr. Jenny Tufenkian today, and I share... more

20 Jul 2022 · 35 minutes
Heal From Within, with Dr. Jenny Tufenkian, ND: Natural Techniques From Ancient Practices to Modern Science

We’re looking at Naturopathic Medicine today, with the help of Dr. Jenny Tufenkian, ND. What is a naturopathic doctor, and... more

13 Jul 2022 · 33 minutes
Being Our Own Advocate: We Can't Take a Backseat in Our Wellness Care, with Sarah Fay

Sarah Fay and I wrap up our conversation about her mental health misdiagnoses, and what's happened since her book, Pathological:... more

06 Jul 2022 · 34 minutes
Something We Need to Know About Mental Health with Sarah Fay, author of Pathological: The True Story of Six Misdiagnoses

Sarah Fay, author of Pathological: The True Story of Six Misdiagnoses, shares with us her decades-long struggle with mental health,... more

29 Jun 2022 · 33 minutes
Kendra Adachi Returns: Losing the Kitchen Stress and Shame + Finding What Matters in the Heart of the Kitchen, with the Lazy Genius

Kendra Adachi’s bestselling The Lazy Genius Kitchen is a guide to making the kitchen a place of lower stress, zero... more

22 Jun 2022 · 35 minutes
Kendra Adachi Tells Us How to "Lazy Genius" Our Lives to Feel More Like Our Authentic Selves!

Kendra Adachi of The Lazy Genius joins us today to share her approach to living well and on our own,... more

15 Jun 2022 · 40 minutes
Secrets of the Well-Hydrated: An Easy Tweak to Our Feeling Our Best, with Dr. Dana Cohen

Dr. Dana Cohen spills the (decaf) tea on what else keeps us hydrated, and we do a speed round of... more

08 Jun 2022 · 32 minutes
Hydration: A 2% Shortfall Has Consequences. What To Do About It, With Dr. Dana Cohen, co-author of Quench

Dr. Dana Cohen joins us to talk about one misunderstood consideration when we’re trying to feel better and enjoy enhanced... more

01 Jun 2022 · 37 minutes
Introducing The Hot Flashes & Cool Topics Podcast: Women’s Brains in Midlife with Dr. Louann Brizendine

The female brain has the potential to be stronger and better in midlife! Whether you’re a woman in midlife or... more

25 May 2022 · 42 minutes
My Current Elimination Diet (+ Positivity + Fermented Foods Replay)

When my travel digestion woes didn’t resolve, I started an elimination diet to see what could be at the root... more

18 May 2022 · 42 minutes
To Be Healthy, We MUST Walk Against Traffic!

Call it swimming upstream or walking against traffic, but it’s what we need to do if we’re trying to live... more

11 May 2022 · 40 minutes
Our Busy Brains + Comfort Food + Community + More with Dr. Romie Mushtaq

Dr. Romie joins us today, to talk about her brainSHIFT program, which can help address our too-busy brains. But we... more

04 May 2022 · 38 minutes
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28 Apr 2022 · 1 minute
Another Path to Wellness With the Hosts of TV's GardenFit!

Awe-inspiring gardens set the backdrop for us to talk about functional movement. Our bodies were meant to move quite a... more

27 Apr 2022 · 46 minutes
Distractions: What's Getting in the Way of Your Best Life with Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist

Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist, the Uncluttered course, and new book, Things That Matter, shares a wise man’s observation that... more

20 Apr 2022 · 32 minutes
Minimalism + Things That Matter with Joshua Becker

Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist joins us to share how minimalism can help us improve our health and live the... more

13 Apr 2022 · 41 minutes
Feeling Blah? From Lanuishing to Flourishing with Kelly Reznikoff, MA

Please vote for me as host of Wellness While Walking, as part of the Top Mom Podcaster designation from Podcast... more

06 Apr 2022 · 33 minutes
Flourishing + A Life Most Worth Living with Kelly Reznikoff

Associate Certified Coach, Kelly Reznikoff puts positive psychology to work, explaining to us and modeling for us what it means... more

30 Mar 2022 · 35 minutes
Smoothies 101, Plus Other Breakfast Options We Can Make Ahead, Part 2

Breakfast on-the-go is one of the many benefits of smoothies, and we’ll dive deep into these popular options – a... more

23 Mar 2022 · 35 minutes
Breakfast: The Hows, Whats and Whys of the Littlest Meal Full of Big Controversy (incl. Make-Ahead Options)

Breakfast might be the most controversial meal of the day! Truth is, we all break our fasts at some point... more

16 Mar 2022 · 30 minutes
What Skeptical Law Enforcement Agents Learned About Mindfulness, with Retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent Scot Huntsberry

Scot Huntsberry, retired FBI supervisory special agent, shares today some revelations students had at the FBI’s National Academy when introduced... more

09 Mar 2022 · 40 minutes
Making Strides in Wellness with FBI Agent Scot Huntsberry + A Tribute to Herbert Benson, MD

What do you think a new FBI agent who’s just moved his family of 7 to a new state for... more

02 Mar 2022 · 35 minutes
Finding Your Walking Sweet Spot + Resolution Check-in (Mine, Too!)

How can we balance general exercise recommendations with what’s right for us personally? We explore finding our walking sweet spot!... more

23 Feb 2022 · 34 minutes
Mindset Tweaks to Achieve Our Health Goals

Can how we THINK make all the difference in the success we find in making our goals a reality? I’ll... more

16 Feb 2022 · 36 minutes
A Shortcoming of Our Modern Diet: Chef James Barry Talks Nutrition, Cooking and Pluck

Former personal chef to the stars James Barry joins us to talk about cooking, meal planning and the nutrients we’ve... more

09 Feb 2022 · 37 minutes
Functional Fitness Through the Years with Stephanie Taddei (Pt. 2)

Fitness instructor Stephanie Taddei returns to share with us more motivating information! We talk about the importance of maintaining our... more

02 Feb 2022 · 39 minutes
A Menu of Movement Options with Instructor Stephanie Taddei

A healthy “diet” of physical activity can include a lot of different kinds of movement. Fitness instructor Stephanie Taddei shares... more

26 Jan 2022 · 32 minutes
Improving Metabolic Health + Establishing Balance: Marty Kendall Returns!

Protein leverage, fat/weight loss, diet culture and diets, metabolic health and more -- not easy topics, but we have Optimising... more

19 Jan 2022 · 38 minutes
Data-Driven Tweaks: Fasting, Weight Loss, Insulin Resistance + More with Marty Kendall

Diets don’t work, right? We know resolutions to shed excess fat usually backfire. Often, the same is true for folks... more

12 Jan 2022 · 33 minutes
Walking Into the New Year + A Resolution Tweak + Becoming a Morning Person

Though you and I probably aren’t underrating walking as a form of exercise, apparently some do! Here’s why they shouldn’t!... more

05 Jan 2022 · 33 minutes
Rest and Reset: A Short, PreAmble Episode

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29 Dec 2021 · 6 minutes
Coaching Through the Emptying Nest + Other Transitions with Coach Christine

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22 Dec 2021 · 32 minutes
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20 Dec 2021 · 8 minutes
Appreciation + Giveaways + Looking Ahead, While Walking!

Prizes, insider info, and what’s ahead for 2022! Walk with me to celebrate 100 episodes of Wellness While Walking! **NEW**... more

15 Dec 2021 · 34 minutes
On the Menu Today: Happiness, with Dr. Scott Glassman Part 2

Full-spectrum happiness is within our reach! Check out some more of the menu of activities and exercises Dr. Scott Glassman... more

08 Dec 2021 · 37 minutes
A Happier You! A Conversation with Scott Glassman, PsyD

A Happier You? Sound good? I think so, too! There’s always room to uplevel our happiness, and Dr. Scott Glassman... more

01 Dec 2021 · 33 minutes
Sarah Hart-Unger on Planning for Health + We Are the Average of Those Around Us

Sarah Hart-Unger and I continue with our conversation and planning and living intentionally, and she shares wisdom about planning for... more

24 Nov 2021 · 30 minutes
Planning for Our Best Lives with Sarah Hart-Unger

Planning can help us check the productivity box, but it can also guide us on our journey to live a... more

17 Nov 2021 · 32 minutes
Walk + Talk Therapy in Nature with Jen Udler: A Powerful Trifecta

We’re doing a deep dive into the intersection of movement, nature and mental well-being with walk and talk therapist, Jen... more

10 Nov 2021 · 38 minutes
Swedish Death Cleaning + Tips for Stress Reduction and Movement While On the Road!

Are you trying to wrestle yourself free from a lifetime of clutter? Maybe Swedish Death Cleaning is for you!  We... more

03 Nov 2021 · 29 minutes
Food, Beverage + Sleep Tips While Traveling and How I Did on My Challenge!

Fresh from my first big trip in years, I go through some of my best strategies for staying healthy while... more

27 Oct 2021 · 38 minutes
Hold Me Accountable + What Dogs Know + Join the #100thanks Campaign!

Re-entering society after socially distancing? We talk about how I’m going to approach flying across the country for my first... more

20 Oct 2021 · 24 minutes
91. Now We Need 7,000 Steps?? And Why Our Wellness Efforts Might Leave us Tired

How many steps are associated with a longer, healthier life? 7,000? 10,000? More? Fewer? Do we know the answer? And... more

13 Oct 2021 · 35 minutes
Food Addiction: A New Take, Plus Teen Food Restriction and More with Abby Ellin

Can food be addicting? After we tackle that dicey topic, we return to our chat with journalist Abby Ellin, this... more

06 Oct 2021 · 33 minutes
Health and the Power of Quitting? Abby Ellin Explains

Quitting Diet Coke™ as your superpower? Never underestimate the power of a quitter! We’ve got journalist, writer and podcaster Abby... more

29 Sep 2021 · 30 minutes
Decluttering for Clarity: Purging the Excess to Find Our Ideal Life with Mary Vraa

We delve into the importance of decluttering, beautifying, and simplifying our physical environments – especially our homes – to give... more

22 Sep 2021 · 33 minutes
My Recent Health Mistakes Report Card + Talking to Strangers

It's so easy to get off the path to health and well-being, so I share how I deviated from my... more

15 Sep 2021 · 34 minutes
Kicking a Habit: 8 Tips from a Health Coach Who’s Been There!

Trying to change up a bad habit? As quitting Diet Coke™ hits the headlines, we run through several tips and... more

08 Sep 2021 · 32 minutes
Getting More Veggies In: Replay, Plus New Segment!

In this updated popular episode, we make the case for adding another vegetable or two into our diets, and then... more

01 Sep 2021 · 38 minutes
A Healthy Habit Change Advanced Gem + Back to Basics, Pt. 2

Yep, this episode is chock full of some of the most practical next steps my clients work on with me... more

25 Aug 2021 · 37 minutes
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Trying to change up a bad habit? As quitting Diet Coke™ hits the headlines, we run through several tips and tricks to... more