A couple of months back, I was talking to a friend about mindful eating and he said something that has stuck with me ever since; he said, “Yeah mindful eating is key, but it doesn’t mean shit if you don’t know how to bring awareness and intuition into the act”. Relationships with food are often not clear and concise, they generally are very muddied.

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Several years back, I found myself, on the 4th of July, in rapt wonder, staring at my television screen. It wasn’t the kaleidoscope of colors from the fireworks in the sky, or the majestic sounds of the Boston Pops that so thoroughly held my attention prisoner; but rather a group of people, continuously feeding themselves hotdog after hotdog, that so intensely held my gaze. My family and I had accidently come upon a competitive eating competition, and I couldn’t turn away. I needed to know what mythical beast was going to win this competition.

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”4.2.2″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.2.2″ hover_enabled=”0″] Lorenzo Lewis is a social entrepreneur, professional speaker, and founder of the widely acclaimed The Confess Project, an initiative that centers on mental health and wellness for young men of color. A master storyteller, Lewis has spoken at numerous venues around the country about his journey turning…

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”4.2.2″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.2.2″ hover_enabled=”0″] Dr. Christopher Willard (PsyD) is a psychologist and educational consultant based in Boston specializing in mindfulness.  He has been practicing meditation for 20 years, and has led hundreds of workshops around the world, with invitations to more than two dozen countries. He currently serves on the board…

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”4.2.2″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.2.2″ hover_enabled=”0″] I am beyond happy to have had sat down with today’s guest, Susan Piver!! Susan is the New York Times bestselling author of nine books, including The Hard Questions, the award-winning How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life, The Wisdom of a Broken Heart, and Start Here Now: An…

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”4.2.2″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.2.2″ hover_enabled=”0″] We got to sit down with Andrew Morse for today’s podcast… and boy was it a great experience. Andrew is one of the most genuine souls that there is! He is open, engaging, inquisitive, and not afraid to have some deep conversations about the societal and religious…

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.2.2″] We got to sit down with our friend Robyn Lee!! The conversation touched upon a number of different topics, however the fruit of the conversation really focused on the positive role that social media can play with community building and philanthropy. We often hear about the negative affects…

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”4.2.2″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.2.2″ hover_enabled=”0″] We recently got to catch up with our friends, Aaron and Maire, from Beyond Happiness!! Catching up was fantastic, and we were even blessed with a visit from a 3rd essential member of their company!! The episode is packed with great information on self care, perspective, and…

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”4.2.2″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.2.2″ hover_enabled=”0″] In this episode, I got to sit down with my dear friend, Heidi Yohe, and talk about all the awesome things she is doing, and how her life has transformed since last we saw each other, 10 years ago. Heidi and I worked together for the LACES…

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.2.2″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”4.2.2″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.2.2″ hover_enabled=”0″] Episode 13 features someone I have been a long time fan of, and am in awe of… Mike Gillette. Mike Gillette has a life story that reads like an action-adventure novel. A life which has proven to be his own best case-study for goal attainment. He was…

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