Happiness through Hardship

Caryn Sullivan

Filled with heartfelt stories designed to light you up, Happiness Through Hardship - The Podcast provides you with inspirational stories of hope intended to bring happiness to your day while guiding you through life’s hardships. Thought-leaders, authors, health and wellness experts will share their personal stories and suggestions with each Tuesday release. Hosted by Caryn Sullivan, founder of Pretty Wellness, two-time breast cancer survivor thriving with stage IV disease and author of the book "Happiness through Hardship." Subscribe Now to Discover Why You Don’t Need To Let Hardship Define You and Your Happiness. read less
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130. Michelle Icard: From Setbacks to Strength - Empowering our Kids
Jun 18 2024
130. Michelle Icard: From Setbacks to Strength - Empowering our Kids
Failure isn’t glamorous, but it's important for personal growth, especially for our children. On this week’s episode of “Happiness through Hardship” - The Podcast, world renowned educator turned best-selling author, Michelle Icard, shares powerful strategies for navigating the maze of parenthood. She talks about the importance of embracing failure as a catalyst for growth and reframing setbacks as opportunities. Through thought-provoking insights and practical advice, Michelle guides us toward fostering resilience, empathy, and individuality in the hearts and minds of our children. Please join us as we discuss the secrets to raising confident, capable children in today's ever-changing world. SHOW NOTES 6:02 – Michelle’s Journey 7:10 – Growing From Failure 13:20 – Parental Reactions 16:05 – Three Steps To Setbacks 22:48 – How Do I Make My Kid… 26:24 – Respecting & Connecting 29:40 – The Grateful Game "Eight Setbacks That Can Make A Child A Success" by Michelle Icard https://amzn.to/452YK5d "Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen" by Michelle Icard https://amzn.to/3R4Umgj CONNECT with Michelle Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/middleschoolrelief Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/michelleicard/ Website: https://michelleicard.com/ CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
129. Ellie Haney: Hope, Healing and Here for You with Mental Health Challenges
Jun 11 2024
129. Ellie Haney: Hope, Healing and Here for You with Mental Health Challenges
Talking openly about mental health is crucial for breaking down stigmas, raising awareness, and offering support to those in need! In this episode of "Happiness Through Hardship" - The Podcast, we welcome Ellie Haney, a remarkable individual who has navigated the turbulent waters of mental illness and unhealthy coping mechanisms. Ellie’s story is a powerful testament to the internal and often invisible fight for happiness. She emphasizes the crucial role of support systems and shares her incredible journey to mental wellbeing. During the COVID-19 quarantine, Ellie turned to creativity, transforming her struggles into a successful entrepreneurial venture. Her brand, "Here For You," symbolizes hope, offering suicide prevention resources and inspirational messages. If you’ve ever struggled with mental health or know someone who has, this episode will transform your perspective on coping, healing, and thriving. SHOW NOTES 4:36 – Ellie’s Journey 5:44 – Trigger Warning: Death 8:48 – Trigger Warning: Psychosis 13:30 – Mental Health Through Creativity 16:57 – Avoiding The “Shut Down” 19:23 – In Tune & Out Of The Darkness 21:30 – Prioritizing Yourself 27:05 – Mental Health Tips 29:45 – Destigmatizing Healing 31:35 – “Here For You” Meaning 34:25 – It’s Okay To Not Be Okay 38:09 – The Mental Health Conversation 43:43 – The Grateful Game Mental Health Resources https://hereforyouclothing.com/pages/resources Hope For The Day Nonprofit https://www.hftd.org/ CONNECT with Ellie Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hereforyouclothing/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hereforyouclothing/ Website: https://hereforyouclothing.com CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
128. Jen Delvaux: A Courageous Conversation about Cancer and Chronic Illness
Jun 4 2024
128. Jen Delvaux: A Courageous Conversation about Cancer and Chronic Illness
Navigating chronic illness today can be difficult, but there is often hope and help available. In this episode of "Happiness through Hardship," - The Podcast we are joined by Jen Delvaux—an author, podcast host, and integrative health practitioner who exemplifies resilience and compassion. Jen has faced significant health challenges firsthand, including her own battle with breast cancer and supporting her husband through multiple brain cancer battles. Together, they have transformed their experiences into creating supportive communities for individuals on similar journeys. Join us as Jen shares her invaluable insights on the transformative power of healthy foods, the crucial role of hope in healing and prevention, and how exercise can promote overall well-being. SHOW NOTES 5:24 – Wellness With A Cancer Diagnosis 9:04 – Food Quality > Quantity 12:06 – Hope During Chronic Disease 15:10 – Embracing Optimism 18:06 – Support During Hardship 21:06 – Plant-Based Prep Meals 26:10 – Season-Based Diets 28:20 – Healthy Guilty Pleasure Foods 30:27 – Prevention Through Exercise 35:32 – The Grateful Game Reset & Rise: Cancer Community https://www.jendelvaux.com/community https://www.jendelvaux.com/blueprint Not Today Cancer Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/not-today-cancer/id1436449587 3-Day Health Reset https://www.jendelvaux.com/3dayhealthreset CONNECT with Jen Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jendelvaux Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jendelvaux Website: https://www.jendelvaux.com/ CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
127. Laura Claiborne: Style Solutions for Self-Confidence
May 28 2024
127. Laura Claiborne: Style Solutions for Self-Confidence
Throughout life, we experience incredible body changes. Whether from coping with stress, a slowing metabolism, or menopause, many of us find ourselves seeking ways to feel confident and empowered in our own skin. Today's guest on “Happiness Through Hardship” is Laura Claiborne, the inspiring entrepreneur behind "My Styled Life.” Laura believes style is a solution to help with our self-confidence. She specializes in helping women not only look good but also feel better through the art of dressing. Join us as we discuss the connection between style, body type, and embracing change with confidence. SHOW NOTES 5:18 – The Power Of Style 7:28 – Life & Clothing Changes 10:45 – Body Acceptance Exercise 13:50 – Body-Based Fashion 17:14 – Rise Against Slenderizing 20:25 – Fashion As Self Care 22:49 – Budget Styling 25:38 – Wardrobe Risks 27:46 – Weight Loss Journey 30:09 – The Grateful Game Episode 16: Single Moming and Simple Styling https://soundcloud.com/user-182425052/16-laura-mccarthy-single-moming-and-simple-styling?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing Episode 71: The Impact of Wardrobe on Joy and Confidence https://soundcloud.com/user-182425052/71-laura-mccarthy-the-impact-of-wardrobe-on-joy-and-confidence?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing Laura’s Outfit Formula https://www.mystyledlife.net/outfitformula “The Holistic Guide to Decluttering” by Michele Vig https://amzn.to/4bTtKXz Closet Edits and more https://www.neatlittlenest.com/ Kosmatology Skincare https://www.kosmatology.com/ CONNECT with Laura Facebook: http://facebook.com/MyStyledLifeMpls Instagram: www.instagram.com/my.styled.life/ Website: https://www.mystyledlife.net/ CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
126. Billy Lahr: From Hustle to Harmony - Focusing on Mindfulness
May 21 2024
126. Billy Lahr: From Hustle to Harmony - Focusing on Mindfulness
Caught up in the hustle of daily life, longing for deeper connections and a sense of purpose? Tune in to this episode of “Happiness Through Hardship” where we chat with Billy Lahr, a seasoned public school educator, meditation teacher, fitness trainer and the host of “The Mindful Midlife Crisis” podcast. Join us as we dive into the ways mindfulness, curiosity, and community support can lead to a more fulfilling life. Discover practical routines and insights for intentional living from someone devoted to empowering others on their journey of self-discovery. ++Please note, trigger warning - suicidal thoughts (16:39)++ SHOW NOTES AD - Memorize Trunks - Custom keepsake trunks. -DISCOUNT CODE: PrettyWellness: https://MemorizeYourLife.com GRATEFUL FOR: Summer Hours Perfume - fresh fragrances made from clean ingredients https://www.summer-hours.com/ 5:11 – Mindfulness Definition 7:36 – Mindfulness vs Meditation 12:55 – Being-Mode 16:28 – Billy’s Journey 23:01 – Pursuing Curiosities 26:40 – Combating Burnout 27:17 – Purpose Into Passion 30:28 – Confronting Career Autopilot 32:09 – Networking Importance 34:35 – Community Pros 37:58 – The Grateful Game Latest Mindful Midlife Crisis Podcast Episode https://www.mindfulmidlifecrisis.com/episodes/ The Total Health in Midlife Podcast by Elizabeth Sherman https://elizabethsherman.com/ "Mindfulness: A Practical Guide To Finding Peace In A Frantic World" by Mark Williams https://amzn.to/3V7fgxU "Switchers: How Smart Professionals Change Careers & Seize Success" by Dr. Dawn Graham https://amzn.to/3V9zbfr The Jordan Harbinger Show: 6-Minute Networking Course https://www.jordanharbinger.com/courses/ Harvard Happiness & Community Study https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2023/01/harvard-happiness-study-relationships/672753/ Yoga Ananda: Kru Nok https://www.yogaananda.net/ CONNECT with Billy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Mindful-Midlife-Crisis-Podcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mindful_midlife_crisis Website: https://billylahr.com/ CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
125. Dr. Jennifer Guttman: The Pursuit of Sustainable Happiness: Insights on Lasting Satisfaction
May 14 2024
125. Dr. Jennifer Guttman: The Pursuit of Sustainable Happiness: Insights on Lasting Satisfaction
Discover the secrets to sustainable happiness in our latest episode of "Happiness Through Hardship" - The Podcast. Dr. Jennifer Guttman, a distinguished clinical psychologist, celebrated author, and influential YouTuber joins me to discuss her strategies for lifetime satisfaction. Learn six transformative techniques for authentic living, including how to avoid people-pleasing and master the art of closure. Don't miss out on these practical tools for genuine joy and fulfillment. Tune in now and unlock the power of living authentically! SHOW NOTES 4:58 – Building Sustainable Life Satisfaction 8:11 – Changing Neural Pathways 11:54 – The Six Techniques 15:02 – Reducing People Pleasing Behaviors 17:48 – Resentment Check-Ins 19:02 – Backhanded Indispensability 22:58 – Finding Happiness 24:38 – Happiness vs Satisfaction 26:13 – The Importance Of Closing 33:36 – Exercising: Meaning & Follow-Through 38:15 – The Grateful Game Beyond Happiness: The 6 Secrets of Lifetime Satisfaction https://amzn.to/4bAdnPC CONNECT with Dr. Jennifer Guttman Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JenniferGuttmanPsychologist/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/guttman_psychology/ Website: https://www.guttmanpsychology.com/ CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
124. Thandi Montgomery: Thriving Forward - Shifting from Existing to Living
May 7 2024
124. Thandi Montgomery: Thriving Forward - Shifting from Existing to Living
Sometimes living a busy life we run through our day-to-day merely existing, which can lead to stress, burnout and disappointment. This week on "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast, author, entrepreneur and former corporate exec, Thandi Montgomery shares her formula to empower women to shift from just existing to living. An expert in advertising for brands like AstraZeneca, Capital One, and Verizon Wireless, from her past career, Thandi is now an accomplished and prominent entrepreneur and, after overcoming her own hardship has dedicated her outreach to women’s health, wellness, and self-discovery. SHOW NOTES 3:55 - How to do the work / reflection 5:13 - Her Formula: SPACE - S (self reflection), P (plan) 8:58 - Personal board of directors 10:36 - A (acceptance) 12:45 - C (community, courage, consistency) 16:50 - Shift of perspective - books as community 17:59 - E (exposure) 20:22 - How to move forward when you want something different 22:14 - Creating systems and simplifying tasks (for more time, more space, more creativity) 28:35 - Just try using affirmations and taking action 33:00 - The Grateful Game “Dare to Lead” - https://amzn.to/49cp8tO by Brene Brown - talking Personal Board of Directors “15 Positive Affirmations” by Thandi Montgomery: https://thandimonee.com/ebook Simon Sinek - What is your Why? https://youtu.be/tF7YLGpOoz8?si=t8w8AUIzN-i-EaJq CONNECT with Thandi TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thandimonee Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thandimonee/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thandimonee Website: https://thandimonee.com/ CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
123. Francesca Falletta: Crafting A Safe Beauty Regimen
Apr 30 2024
123. Francesca Falletta: Crafting A Safe Beauty Regimen
Our skin is our largest organ, so using products that limit toxins can improve health by preventing further illness, skin irritation, acne and more. Today’s episode of “Happiness through Hardship” - The Podcast focuses on crafting a safe beauty regimen with Green Glam Girl’s, Francesca Falletta. Francesca’s passion is to identify cleaner daily products that work well and limit toxins. In this episode she shares dozens of product recommendations and tons of tips so that you feel educated and inspired to shop clean for your beauty routine. SHOW NOTES 3:14 – Francesca’s Journey 4:36 – Green Beauty Philosophy 7:16 – Dangers Of The Unregulated Beauty Industry 10:08 – Safe Beauty Practices 11:48 – Healthy Skin Care Routines 13:28 – Hydrated vs Oily Skin 15:20 – Clean Beauty Apps 19:18 – 2024 Beauty Trends 22:54 – Everyday Glam 26:54 – Francesca’s Favorite Brands 32:22 – Matching Foundation & Palettes 35:28 – Nail Beauty 38:55 – Low-Priced Beauty Products 42:42 – Green Washing 45:32 – The Grateful Game PRODUCT RECOMMENDATIONS Summer Hours Perfume https://www.summer-hours.com/ ***Use PRETTY code at checkout for a 25% discount through 5/13/24 Kosmatology https://www.kosmatology.com/?peachs_apc=francesca-falletta Caryn’s Favorite Kosmatology Product: Rose Geranium Organic Facial Moisturizer/Oil for Dry and Aging Skin https://amzn.to/3PCbKIC The Honest Company https://www.honest.com/ Leahlani https://www.leahlaniskincare.com Beauty Counter https://www.beautycounter.com/en-us/ Erin's Faces: https://erinsfaces.com/products/radiant-firming-concealer?rfsn=3447944.ebf6f0 Hynt Beauty Sun Prep https://amzn.to/3vzP4lq Solara Fortune Teller / Sunscreen https://solarasuncare.com/products/fortune-teller-brightening-sunscreen-serum Ilia Beauty True Skin Serum Foundation https://amzn.to/49ilG0N Kosas Beauty Air Brow https://amzn.to/4abiqpi FitGlow Beauty https://amzn.to/3xf0pbd Olive & June Nail Polish https://oliveandjune.com/ Zoya Nail Polish https://amzn.to/3VAx0SN Dazzle Dry Nail Polish https://amzn.to/3Trfpu0 Well People Beauty https://www.wellpeople.com/ Clover By Clove + Hallow Beauty https://cloverbyclove.com/ Matte lipsticks like Lip Velvets https://amzn.to/3VvtKbz APPS to help: Think Dirty App https://apps.apple.com/us/app/think-dirty-shop-clean/id687176839 Environmental Healthy Living (EHL) App https://apps.apple.com/us/app/ewgs-healthy-living/id703155791 EPISODES mentioned: Laura McCarthy Claiborne Episodes 71 - https://soundcloud.com/user-182425052/71-laura-mccarthy-the-impact-of-wardrobe-on-joy-and-confidence?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing 16 - https://soundcloud.com/user-182425052/16-laura-mccarthy-single-moming-and-simple-styling?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing CONNECT with Francesca Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100035389766452 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/greenglamgirl/?hl=en Website: https://greenglamgirlcom.wordpress.com/ CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
122. Dr. Bill Rawls: Nature's Pharmacy - Cellular Health and the Power of Herbs
Apr 23 2024
122. Dr. Bill Rawls: Nature's Pharmacy - Cellular Health and the Power of Herbs
Curious about transforming your health from the inside out? This week’s guest on “Happiness through Hardship” - The Podcast, Dr. Bill Rawls, talks about improving your health through cellular healing with the science-backed power of herbs. Originally a specialist of obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Rawls experienced medical hardship that led him to the discovery of herbal remedies and holistic healing. Tune in as Dr. Rawls shares his philosophies and intel from his recent book, “The Cellular Wellness Solution,” about how to support your optimal health. SHOW NOTES 2:06 – Bill’s Story 7:55 – The Power Of Herbs 9:54 – Herbs History & Makeup 14:16 – Medical Herb Alternatives 18:14 – Promoting Herb Health 20:36 – Bill’s Herb Suggestions 21:56 – Antimicrobial Meaning 27:24 – Daily Herbal Intake 30:46 – Supplements vs Herbs 35:00 – Starting With Herbs 39:32 – Living A Healthy Life 41:56 – The Grateful Game “The Cellular Wellness Solution” by Dr. Bill Rawls https://amzn.to/4ap81GZ Herbal Database: https://rawlsmd.com/herbs CONNECT with Bill Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rawlsmd/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rawlsmd/ Website: https://rawlsmd.com/ CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
121. Andrea Owen: Growing from the Pitfalls of People Pleasing and Perfectionism
Apr 16 2024
121. Andrea Owen: Growing from the Pitfalls of People Pleasing and Perfectionism
Perfectionism can be a familiar companion in our lives, yet it often undermines our well-being. On this episode of "Happiness Through Hardship" - The Podcast, we turn to well-known author and entrepreneur, Andrea Owen for insights on identifying and setting boundaries, and navigating the pitfalls of people-pleasing and perfectionism. As a seasoned podcast host, four-time author, and the visionary force behind the Your Kick-Ass Life brand, Andrea brings invaluable expertise to the table, drawing from her own journey of rising from Rock Bottom. Join us as Andrea teaches us how to thrive through wellness by molding a better self image, creating a better work/home environment, and redetermining your values. ***TRIGGER WARNING***AT 34:42 MINUTES SHOW NOTES 2:52 – Andrea Owen’s Story 7:43 – Putting In The “Work” 10:19 – Identifying Boundaries 12:00 – Setting Boundaries 14:50 – Parenting/Family Boundaries 17:20 – Coping With People Pleasing 22:42 – The Danger Of Perfectionism 26:32 – Coping Through Creativity // Coping Without Consumption 31:25 – Reevaluating Values 33:34 – For Those At “Rock Bottom” 34:42 – ***Trigger Warning*** 39:52 – The Grateful Game “When The Body Says No” by Gabor Maté https://amzn.to/4ab2NOJ Dr. Brené Brown https://brenebrown.com/ "Make Some Noise" by Andrea Owen https://amzn.to/43GWe43 "How To Stop Feeling Like Sh*t" by Andrea Owen https://amzn.to/43GWe43 "52 Ways To Live A Kick-Ass Life" by Andrea Owen https://amzn.to/3vppT5d "Getting Damn Good At Life" by Andrea Owen https://amzn.to/3Pyere7 CONNECT with Andrea Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heyandreaowen/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heyandreaowen/ Website: https://andreaowen.com/ CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
120. Marnie Dachis Marmet: Unleashing the Healing Power of Memoir Writing and Wellness
Apr 9 2024
120. Marnie Dachis Marmet: Unleashing the Healing Power of Memoir Writing and Wellness
Everyone holds a narrative within, yet it takes a special few to craft introspective memoirs, jumping into their life's journey and the wisdom gained along the path. This week, we are joined by the new author, accomplished entrepreneur, and holistic health coach, Marnie Dachis Marmet, on "Happiness Through Hardship" - The Podcast. Marnie shares her transition from writing workshops to becoming a published author, offering insights and inspiration for those who aspire to pen their own stories. Whether you're contemplating writing a book or simply wish to share your thoughts with the world, this conversation is for you. And as a bonus, stick around until the end for an enriching healthy lifestyle discussion with tons of tips to enhance your overall well-being! SHOW NOTES 3:22 – Women Finding Their Voice 5:10 – Marnie’s Writing Journey 11:03 – Why Write A Memoir? 13:57 – The Joy Of Publishing 14:56 – Advice To Aspiring Authors 17:54 – Publishing Avenues 21:07 – Nonfiction Writing: Pros & Cons 23:43 – Developmental Editor vs Copy Editor 27:53 – Health & Wellness Tips 32:56 – Managing Stress 35:33 – Marnie’s Favorite De-Stressor 38:54 – The Grateful Game My Song Unleashed: A Memoir by Marnie Dachis Marmet https://amzn.to/3vuMZHG Creative Non-Fiction Center https://creativenonfiction.org/ Episode 100: “Happiness Through Hardship” Episode w/ Audrey McClelland: Follow Your Aspirations at Any Age: https://on.soundcloud.com/yYFNo Publish Her Publishers https://publishherpress.com/ CONNECT with Marnie Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zenfullifecoaching/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/zenfullifecoaching/ Website: https://zenfullifecoaching.com/ CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
119. Lauren Gordon: Breaking Free from Autopilot: Designing Your Dream Life
Apr 2 2024
119. Lauren Gordon: Breaking Free from Autopilot: Designing Your Dream Life
Do you think about your dreams or are you moving forward on auto pilot? Today on “Happiness Through Hardship” - The Podcast, social media influencer, podcast host, and mom of three, Lauren Gordon, talks about the importance of living beyond our daily checklist. A self-made entrepreneur and lifestyle expert, Lauren has a lot to discuss about daily to-do lists, physical environment, and everyday happiness. Learn how to find hobbies and create new space in your life to live authentically. ***TRIGGER WARNING 13:12 - parent death/suicide*** SHOW NOTES 5:40 – How To Recognize Your Routine 9:15 – What Makes You Happy? 13:08 – Lauren’s Story ***TRIGGER WARNING 13:12 - parent death/suicide*** 15:15 – Turning Your Hobbies Productive 19:14 – Your Season’s Red Flags 22:42 – Decluttering (Environment & Mind) 27:25 – Lauren’s Happiness: Parenting 31:15 – To-Do Lists 33:50 – The Grateful Grate "The Holistic Guide To Decluttering" by Michele Vig https://amzn.to/3TwbYCl CONNECT with Lauren Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/laurengordonofficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laurengordonofficial/?hl=en Dream Life Guide & Self Love Starter Kit Website: https://stan.store/laurengordonofficial CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
118. Katey McElroy: International Move Shapes Personal Growth and Perspectives
Mar 26 2024
118. Katey McElroy: International Move Shapes Personal Growth and Perspectives
Where is the last place you traveled? Did you gain career advancement, personal growth, and/or cultural immersion? Today’s guest on “Happiness Through Hardship” - The Podcast experienced all of the above as she went through the process of moving from her home in Ireland to the United States. Marketing and digital platform genius, Katey McElroy, shares her story, triumphs, and tribulations in New York, navigating family life and the workforce in a place 3,000+ miles from home. Whether you’re thinking about this kind of adventure, or want to know how to handle your child who dreams to live far from home, today’s episode will teach you the ins and outs of hope and determination with obstacles especially a big move overseas. SHOW NOTES 5:35 – Katey’s Journey 12:32 – Working Overseas 16:28 – Cultural Differences 19:55 – Career & Life Preparation 21:46 – Working With A Visa 26:05 – Navigating Job Searches 30:31 – Support Systems Cruciality 35:49 – Kids Moving Overseas 36:24 – Motivations For Choosing To Move 40:28 – Combating Loneliness 43:48 – The Grateful Game EPISODE 87. Jennifer Niessen and Becky Tyler - Navigating Change and Culture with an International Move: https://on.soundcloud.com/TNSmXjMkrXEruxkR6 CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
117. Colleen O'Neill Mulvihill: Wellness Wanderlust: Healthy Travel & Adventures
Mar 19 2024
117. Colleen O'Neill Mulvihill: Wellness Wanderlust: Healthy Travel & Adventures
Ready to rejuvenate without breaking the bank? Join us on this episode of “Happiness Through Hardship” - The Podcast as we dive into the world of wellness travel with seasoned explorer and advocate for mindful living, Colleen O’Neill Mulvihill. As a firefighter turned holistic health expert, she shares her wealth of knowledge on how to harness the healing powers of travel. From rejuvenating staycations to immersive nature escapes, Colleen offers invaluable tips and strategies for listeners seeking to recharge, refresh, and rediscover well-being through travel. TIME CODES 1:50 – Colleen’s Journey 5:50 – A Wake-Up Call: Rheumatoid Arthritis 10:15 – Wellness Traveling 13:06 – Niche Retreats 16:08 – Customizing Wellness Trips 19:30 – Family Connection Vacations 23:02 – Traveling On A Budget 26:18 – Healing In Nature 27:13 – Simple Wellness Breaks 30:27 – Healthy Vacation Choices 34:03 – The Grateful Game SHOW NOTES Top 5 Cutting-Edge Wellness Retreats For 2024 https://holistichealthtraveler.com/home%2Fblog/f/top-5-cutting-edge-wellness-retreat-trends-for-2024 New Mexico EquiYoga Wellness Trip: https://www.tripaneer.com/enchantment-equitreks/5-days-equi-yoga-and-horse-riding-holiday-in-santa-fe-area-usa?aid=8721 Nepal Cycling Trip: https://www.tripaneer.com/thrill-nepal/5-days-epic-bike-tour-in-nepal?aid=8721 Hawaii 5-Day Grief Support Retreat With Yoga Therapy: https://www.tripaneer.com/thriving-lotus-llc/5-day-rebirth-grief-support-retreat-with-yoga-therapy-for-healing-grieving-hearts-in-maui-hawaii?aid=8721 Retreats With Samantha Harris https://samantha-harris.com/your-healthiest-healthy-retreats/ Vermont Essex Resort & Spa https://www.essexresort.com/ Find Camping Near You https://www.hipcamp.com/en-US/camping-near-me 4-Day Family Ranch Getaway in Montana https://www.tripaneer.com/dream-haven-guest-ranch/4-day-family-ranch-getaway-in-marion-montana?aid=8721 3-Day Family Nature Wellness Retreat in Tennessee https://www.tripaneer.com/seven-springs-retreats/3-day-family-nature-wellness-retreat-in-maryville-tennessee?aid=8721 Overnight Cabin Stay and Horseback Riding in the Grand Canyon (Ages 9+) https://www.tripaneer.com/grand-canyon-western-ranch/overnight-cabin-stay-with-sunset-horseback-ride-in-grand-canyon-arizona?aid=8721 CONNECT with Colleen Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/holistichealthtraveler Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/holistichealthtraveler Website: https://holistichealthtraveler.com/ CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
116. Dr. Pooja Mahtani: Unlocking Optimal Health with Functional Medicine
Mar 12 2024
116. Dr. Pooja Mahtani: Unlocking Optimal Health with Functional Medicine
Explore the depths of cellular health with us on this episode of "Happiness Through Hardship" - The Podcast! Our guest, Dr. Pooja Mahtani, a registered pharmacist, medical science liaison and integrative/functional nutritionist, shares invaluable insights. Whether you're combating chronic illness, navigating a diagnosis, or simply aiming for a healthier lifestyle, Dr. Mahtani offers practical tips garnered from her own health journey. Tune in to discover guidance on daily nutrition, essential vitamins, and supplements, and gain a fresh perspective on nurturing your body from within. TIME CODES 2:22 – Functional Medicine 3:36 – Pooja’s Journey 5:28 – Nutritional Health 8:30 – Body Responses To Foods 11:58 – Foundational Changes (Blood Sugar Stability) 16:04 – Maintaining A Balanced Diet 18:17 – Balancing Nutrients 21:17 – Healthier Eating (Bagel Example) 24:14 – Navigating Supplements 28:15 – Magnesium & Vitamin D 30:06 – BodyBio 31:32 – Cellular Care 34:36 – Body Health: Tips & Tricks 37:17 – The Grateful Game Phosphatidylcholine (PC) Supplement https://bodybio.com/products/bodybio-pc-phosphatidylcholine CONNECT with Pooja Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/poojamahtaniwellness/ Website: https://bodybio.com/ CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
115. Dr. Sarah Silverman: Practical Techniques for Quality Sleep
Mar 5 2024
115. Dr. Sarah Silverman: Practical Techniques for Quality Sleep
Sleep issues? Toss and turn no more! Snuggle in tonight with this episode of “Happiness Through Hardship” - The Podcast with guest Dr. Sarah “Sleep” Silverman. Learn more about why you might not be sleeping well, what healthy sleep and bedtime habits look like, and what it means to truly be a “night owl” or “early bird.” As a holistic sleep specialist and insomnia expert, Dr. Sarah knows the key to revitalizing snooze. Between better sleep hygiene, embracing your nightly wakes, and exploring cognitive behavioral therapy for Insomnia, there are a ton of different ways to reclaim your nights and conquer the next day, rejuvenated and rested. TIME CODES 3:34 – Healthy Sleep: 3x3 Rule 6:36 – Teenagers & Delayed Sleep Onset 11:40 – Tips For Better Sleep 14:26 – Night Owls vs Sleep Inertia 15:28 – Better Sleep Benefits 20:05 – Combating Sleep Issues 24:31 – Non-Medicinal Approaches 25:54 – Sleep Hygiene Behaviors 27:54 – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy For Insomnia 33:50 – Dealing With Sleep Interruptions 35:56 – Tweaking Your Sleep Habits 42:34 – The Grateful Game SHOW NOTES True Dark Blue Light Glasses https://amzn.to/48DydM5 Holistic Sleep Academy https://www.drsarahsleep.com/online-sleep-courses The Society Of Behavioral Sleep Medicine https://www.behavioralsleep.org/ Behavioral Sleep Medicine Specialists https://www.behavioralsleep.org/index.php/united-states-sbsm-members Accredited Sleep Centers https://sleepeducation.org/sleep-center/ American Academy Of Sleep Medicine https://sleepeducation.org/ CONNECT with Sarah Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drsarahsleep Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drsarahsleep/ Book a Free Phone Consultation - Website: https://www.drsarahsleep.com/ CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
114. Mordechai Alvow: Beyond the Roots - Organic Hair and Self Care
Feb 27 2024
114. Mordechai Alvow: Beyond the Roots - Organic Hair and Self Care
Bad hair hardship: whether it’s just frizz or fearful toxins - hair issues can make us feel uncomfortable. On this episode of “Happiness Through Hardship” - The Podcast, world-renowned celebrity hairstylist and founder of YAROK hair and body products shares practical tips on how to take better care of your hair and body. We discuss the intersection of self-care, sustainable beauty, and a healthier planet. From learning tonics in his grandmother’s garden to operating his own salon in Manhattan in New York City, Mordechai has come far in founding his organic hair and body care business, YAROK. He's full of positive energy and has plenty of insight on the newest fashion trends and modern importance of individualism, as well. TIME CODES 3:25 – The Importance Of Haircare 5:57 – Mordechai’s Journey To Organic Products 10:25 – Breaking Hair Care Routines 15:03 – Changing Modern Fashion & Hair 17:00 – Individualism & Changing Trends 19:53 – Going Back To Your Roots 22:39 – Haircare: Tips & Tricks 26:06 – The Grateful Game SHOW NOTES Website: https://yarokhair.com/ Feed Your Ends (Caryn’s favorite leave-in conditioner) https://amzn.to/49NFJ8i Feed Your Moisture (Caryn’s favorite hair masque) https://yarokhair.com/products/feed-your-moisture-conditioning-masque Feed Your Curls https://yarokhair.com/products/feed-your-curls-defining-creme-styling-whip Feed Your Roots https://amzn.to/3ThnS4g Caryn’s friend’s favorite shower filter https://amzn.to/3IfkFeV CONNECT with Mordechai Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YarokHair Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mordechaialvow/?hl=en CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
113. Stacey Lender: Guiding Lights: Mentorship for Personal, Professional and Passion Pursuits
Feb 20 2024
113. Stacey Lender: Guiding Lights: Mentorship for Personal, Professional and Passion Pursuits
Regardless of where we find ourselves in life, the guidance of a mentor is invaluable at every age. In this episode of "Happiness Through Hardship" - The Podcast, we dive into the significance of mentorship, both personally and professionally, with my lifelong mentor and dear friend, Stacey Lender. With her extensive experience as an entertainment marketing executive, author, and mother, Stacey embodies empowerment and wisdom. I'm thrilled to have her join us for a discussion on the impact of meaningful connections and mentorship relationships, regardless of the phase of life we're navigating. TIME CODES 2:48 - What is a Mentor 5:30 - Stacey’s Career Journey 10:41 - How to Start Networking (at Any Age and Stage) When You Don’t Know Where to Begin 14:38 - Process of Writing her Novel: “City Mouse” 20:28 - Tips if you're looking to make a change - new hobby, new project, new idea, new chapter 27:30 - The benefit of “networking” for personal situations 37:15 - The Grateful Game SHOW NOTES “City Mouse”: A Novel by Stacey Lender https://amzn.to/3OQmSBr Crazy Sexy Cancer by Kris Carr https://amzn.to/48t7qlr Fashion Podcast Episodes With Laura McCarthy Claiborne: Ep. 16: https://bit.ly/49IlWH1 and Ep. 71: https://bit.ly/3T4Ysqn CONNECT with Stacey Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StaceyLenderAuthor/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/staceylender/ Website: https://www.staceylender.com/ CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
112. Julie Lythcott-Haims: A Conversation about Raising Adults
Feb 13 2024
112. Julie Lythcott-Haims: A Conversation about Raising Adults
Over the past decade, parenting has undergone profound transformations. In today's episode of "Happiness Through Hardship" - The Podcast, Julie Lythcott-Haims, a distinguished educator, bestselling author featured in The New York Times, renowned speaker, and activist, offers valuable insights into navigating the challenges of modern parenthood with the aim of nurturing resilient adults. Drawing from her extensive experience as a former Stanford University Dean, Julie explores the pivotal role caregivers play in their children's lives and examines the possibility of reversing the trend of "helicopter parenting." Tune in as Julie dives into the importance of embracing life's setbacks, fostering independent decision-making, and tapping into the power of empathy. Whether you're a new parent or a seasoned one, this episode is a must-listen, offering invaluable guidance for parents of all ages. SHOW NOTES 4:30 – How Parenting Has Changed 9:38 – The Dangers Of Overcautious Parenting 13:39 – How Intervening Can Backfire 17:18 – Rewriting Helicopter Parenting 20:34 – Types Of Helicopter Parents 23:15 – Teaching Skill Building 27:13 – Teaching Emotional Wellness 30:10 – Modern Parenting: Empathy 39:50 – The Grateful Game Eli Lebowitz (Professor at Yale - Anxiety and Children) https://medicine.yale.edu/profile/eli-lebowitz/ "Breaking Free Of Child Anxiety And OCD" by Eli Lebowitz: https://amzn.to/3SB7jP4 “How To Raise An Adult” by Julie Lythcott-Haims: https://amzn.to/42zXUMj “Your Turn: How To Be An Adult” by Julie Lythcott-Haims: https://amzn.to/3w6MVO3 “Real American: A Memoir” by Julie Lythcott-Haims: https://amzn.to/3HV18k3 CONNECT with Julie Her website: https://www.julielythcotthaims.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jlythcotthaims/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jlythcotthaims/ CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html
111. Gin Stephens: Fasting Fundamentals - The Power of Intermittent Fasting
Feb 6 2024
111. Gin Stephens: Fasting Fundamentals - The Power of Intermittent Fasting
Intermittent Fasting isn’t only for weight loss—it’s the key to a healthier lifestyle. This week’s guest, New York Times Best Selling Author, Amazon’s #1 Best Seller in the Weight Loss category, host of two podcasts, and Intermittent Fasting expert, Gin Stephens, returns to “Happiness through Hardship” - The Podcast to continue the conversation about healthy eating habits. She talks about Intermittent Fasting and how what we eat and when we eat affects our mood, our immune systems, our cognitive functioning, and our cravings. Intermittent Fasting isn’t only for weight loss—it’s the key to a healthier lifestyle. SHOW NOTES 4:20 - What is Intermittent Fasting (IF) 6:19 - The science of why IF works 11:04 - Gin’s experience with diets 12:11 - Cravings and gut microbiome 14:16 - Additional benefits of IF 17:50 - How to ease in to IF 23:25 - Food and mood 26:13 - Debunk IF myths 30:55 - How her books differ 35:15 - The Grateful Game Gin’s new book: 28 Day FAST Start Day-by-Day: https://amzn.to/3UAXR0R Fast, Feast, Repeat: https://amzn.to/494Sz1Z Delay Don’t Deny: https://amzn.to/3OAshwd Clean-ish: https://amzn.to/3SL629p The Obesity Code - Dr. Jason Fung - https://amzn.to/3UAXR0R Fast, Feast, Repeat Gin’s podcast - (Ep. 28 about debunking myths): https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-28-dr-tabatha-barber-ob-gyn-and-fasting-for-women/id1693633111?i=1000641123751 CONNECT with Gin Facebook: Check out her many FB groups Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ginstephens/ Gin’s website and community: https://www.ginstephens.com/ CONNECT with us Website: www.CarynSullivan.com/podcast Instagram: www.Instagram.com/prettywellness Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PrettyWellness To Buy the Book: “Happiness through Hardship” - The Book: https://a.co/d/igHJmCZ To Donate a Book to a Cancer Center: www.CarynSullivan.com/book To Donate to Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Research: The Cancer Couch Foundation is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) organization that has funded $5 million dollars in metastatic breast cancer (MBC) research since our founding in 2016! 100% of donations and event proceeds are ​​​matched and go to fund MBC research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center! www.thecancercouch.com/donations.html