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Ep. 71 | Cool Things You Didn't Know About Gut Health, Thoughts On The "Hack Your Health: Secrets Of The Gut" Netflix Documentary, and How To Make Sustainable Changes

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Show notes:

I have been meaning to make this episode about gut health for 2 years and it finally happened. 🙌🏻 I recently watched the new Netflix Documentary "Hack Your Health: Secrets of the Gut" and that was the motivation I needed to re-share an Instagram live that I did a couple of years ago that is packed with info that is going to surprise you when it comes to gut health. 

The reality is that most people are pretty hush hush when it comes to bathroom habits, which means most peopl…

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Ep. 56: How To Not Want "Bad" Food

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Podcast transcript:


Hey Life Boosters! This is Dr. Amelia, health and life coach and recovered burnt out veterinarian, here to help you ditch the yo-yo dieting, people pleasing, and perfectionism by breaking the norm and living a life that energizes you from within. 


Today, we are going to talk about how to not want junk food. Like, how would that make your life different? If you truly just didn't want the donuts when you saw them? Or you just didn't want the pizza. Insert whatev…

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Ep 55 | My PSA: Why Semaglutides Aren't A Weight Loss Miracle Drug + Why Our Healthcare System and Guidelines Are Failing Us

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Hey, life boosters. This is Dr. Amelia health and life coach and veterinarian here to help you ditch the Yo-Yo dieting, people pleasing, and perfectionism by breaking the norm and living a life that energizes you from within. 


All right, so the episode today is a topic that I am so passionate about. This is going to be a conversation about why we really need to be breaking the norm. It is also a public service announcement. This was motivated by a newer weight loss drug ca…

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Why I Stopped Drinking Without Intending To Stop Drinking

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Today I thought I'd share why I stopped drinking without intending to stop drinking…

Note: I haven’t labeled myself as someone who “doesn’t drink” (why create that box?). I just always choose not to. 

Backstory: Alcohol used to be a big part of my life. Not in an overly reliant way, but it was one of my favorite ways to do something fun. I loved hanging out a brewery enjoying a delicious IPA while laughing with friends, I’ve enjoyed wine tastings throughout the world and love the feeling of ha…

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The Life Boost (LB) Approach

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I’ve spent a lot of time asking, “If being healthy is supposed to feel good, why is the norm in our society to be sick, overweight, and/or unhappy?”.

You can learn more about the answer to that question here:

That leads to the next question, "what are the key components to being healthy in a way that feels good and IS sustainable?"

There are so many factors that impact the way you feel ph…

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Why The Norm Is To Be Sick, Overweight, And/Or Unhappy

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I’ve spent a lot of time asking, “If being healthy is supposed to feel good, why is the norm in our society to be sick, overweight, and/or unhappy?”. I’ve talked about the 3 Wellness Levels, but there's more to the story. Let's dive deeper into the real WHY…

When you think of things you should do to be more healthy, what comes to mind? 

How does your body react? Is there a sense of “woohoo, I can’t wait to get started!” or a feeling of impending doom as if a vacation is about to end?

If you’r…

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The Three Levels Of Your Wellness Journey

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The health and diet industries are drooling with the New Year.

You're about to be bombarded with messages pressuring you to detox, diet, and workout to the extreme. It's perpetuating a vicious cycle that's preventing you from truly achieving what you want: a healthy lifestyle that feels effortless.

When it comes to making healthy changes, there are 3 levels that we need to talk about.

Most people stay stuck between 1 and 2…their ENTIRE life. That sucks, because Level 3 is truly amazing. I kno…

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Friday Favorites: Wellness Gifts Edition

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Giving is a tremendous way to foster connection and boost your own health and happiness. Why not continue the positive momentum by giving a gift that will bring health and happiness to the recipient, as well?! 

For this month's Friday Favorites, I'm sharing some of my favorite things that make wonderful gifts for you or someone you care about any time of year. I've prioritized businesses with meaningful missions and high standards and gifts ideas for every price point. All done shopping? These …

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Nutrient-Packed Cranberry Sauce (No Sugar Added)

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I didn’t plan on sharing this cranberry sauce recipe with you. Not because I wanted to keep it a secret, but because it didn’t exist until about an hour ago. Today is one of those days when almost every hour is scheduled as I finish up deadlines, emails, and pack in preparation for traveling for Thanksgiving. And yet...the cranberries were calling to me. So here we are. 


When I think of a recipe, it’s hard to resist (especially when it’s quick and easy)! I love cranberry sauce, but as you kno…

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7 Tips For A Happy and Healthy Holiday Season

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Ah, the holidays. Such a magical time of year! Or, is it? The holidays can be a time of joy, celebration, connection, and comfort. They can also be a logistical nightmare. 

Juggling the holidays on top of everyday life can feel like a lot. The added stress of a full calendar, constant temptations, extra expenses, navigating family, making the most of vacation time, and trying to stay cheerful and merry while DOING IT ALL can be overwhelming. Here are 7 tips to help you stay healthy and sane thi…

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