Ep. 85 - Honoring Your Body + Being Your Own Self-Advocate - with Bethany Holmes

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Far too often, our problems as women are chalked up to hormones or menstruation or just being whiny, but we know our bodies and we deserve to be listened to – especially by our medical professionals. Women’s pain just isn’t taken as seriously as men’s, and that’s a problem.

 

 

But today’s guest Bethany Holmes, AKA The Healthy B, has a story about one of her own health issues that just resonated with us so so so much. Really, it’s like a soap opera – you can almost hear Liz + Nina eating popcorn in the background!

 

And if you weren’t aware, Wine & Shine is now FINDING YOUR SHINE! We’ve grown a lot as people over the past two or so years and we wanted to make a change to the show to reflect that. But don’t worry – you’re still going to get the same incredible guests and the same fun conversations, all in the same place!

 

We Chat About:

  • Moving from the Midwest to NYC (and then back to the Midwest)

  • Becoming more aware of the stress in your body

  • Being your own self-advocate

  • Suffering through nine months of pain without anyone listening to you

  • Going through a five-hour brain surgery

  • What does a coach do?

  • Discovering jackfruit

  • Trypophobia: a fear of holes, bumps, and clusters

  • Sharing energies over the phone

  • Learning about yourself through Reiki

  • Why Bethany is such a huge supporter of doTERRA essential oils

 

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Ep. 84 - Getting to Know Thyself - with Christina Rice

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Christina Rice is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and Primal Health Coach (with a unique background in psychology and film) dedicated to helping you find YOUR version of wellness so you can live your healthiest life. She’s also a host of two podcasts: Wellness Realness and Straight Up Paleo.

Christina doesn’t mince words in this episode, sharing everything she thinks about some of the trends in the nutrition and wellness industry – like the problem with intuitive eating and why it doesn’t work for everybody (at least not without putting in some work to heal first) – why we all need to invest more in ourselves, and what she believes are the best first steps anyone can take to start fixing their own health.

 

We Chat About:

  • The unfortunate reality of healthcare

  • YOU are the best product that you could possibly invest in!

  • Looking for a personal quarterback

  • How Christina’s psychology background affects her nutrition work

  • The different definitions of mindful eating

  • Learning to quiet your mind

  • Creating boundaries for yourself and your technology

  • Your first step should be becoming more aware of what you’re eating – not cutting everything out

  • Whole foods diet

  • The different reasons we crave food

  • You’ll never fix your health problems if you don’t get your stress in check

 

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