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Tune in for a new episode every Tuesday to hear our honest conversations about topics like wellness, entrepreneurship, spirituality & self-development. IT’S REAL, IT’S RAW, AND IT’S UNFILTERED. Inspired by our transition from our twenties to our thirties, we realized it’s so much more than that. Our mission is to provide you with the tools & motivation you need to propel your personal growth and to navigate any transition in your life.
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Oct 18, 2018

We are hanging with our soul sister, the funny + beautiful, Sahara Rose. Everyone in our Secret Facebook group can’t stop talking about our first ever episode with Sahara, over a year ago. With her new GORGEOUS cookbook, Eat Feel Fresh, being released, we knew we had to have her back on. Sahara created this cookbook as a way to bring the beauty of Ayurveda to modern times in easy, accessible recipes that are sure to help you live more aligned with your doshas.

In the episode, you’ll get a run down of the 3 doshas (for a deeper look, listen to our first episode with Sahara), how she brought India to life in the pages of her new cookbook, and why it was important to her to work with local photographers for this project. We all had a good laugh over how Vata Lindsey is, and how Pitta Krista is - but Krista with those beautiful Kapha cheeks and Lindsey spending time on the toilet like a true Pitta, we dive into possible combos! PLUS the why behind the recipes Sahara chose to put in her cookbook. We also dish on dosha’s! Sahara shares why she knew she wanted to be with a Pitta guy, and how her dating experience with a Kapha helped her come to that realization. The two of us just couldn’t love this girl any more.

 

We also discuss...

  • Looking back at Sahara’s transition from her first book to her second  
  • What tri-doshic cooking is
  • The 6 tastes in Ayurveda  
  • Sahara’s favorite recipes in her cookbook
  • Tips on creating powerful passive income

 

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Oct 16, 2018

Recent discussions in our Secret Facebook group inspired today’s episode.  So many of you have turned to the group for guidance and advice surrounding the pain of grief and loss.  How do we cope? Does it get easier? When our loved one’s pass, where do they go and how do they feel? Tim Braun is a world-renowned medium who has performed over 15,000 individual sittings across two decades, and has become the medium people connect with to heal in the wake of losing a loved one or immense loss.

 

Tim is so kind, funny, and intentional.  He does not filter what comes through from the other side.  His gift is to bring forth the messages from loved ones passed to those still in the physical world.  Lindsey has been sitting with Tim once a year for about three years. Each time, she experiences deep healing in connecting with her loved ones and friends who have passed.  Often times they have messages for her about what is currently happening in her life, which is immensely comforting and affirming that they are with us always.

 

We discuss…

  • Lindsey and Krista’s reading with Tim
  • Healthy ego + staying within our humbleness
  • When Tim realized he had his gift + how he learned to use it
  • Tim’s aspirations to be a talk show host
  • Getting some answers about aliens, psychics, and more
  • Tim’s skepticism
  • When we pass over
  • What Tim sees, hears, and feels during a reading
  • Grief, loss, and how to cope
  • Everyone has intuition!!
  • What it’s like at Tim’s live events
  • God giveth + God taketh

 

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Oct 11, 2018

Today we’re talking to Sebastian Terry, the founder of “100 Things” and “Kindsum”.  Sebastian is inspiring people all over the world to give themselves the permission to define how they want to live their lives.  . Sebastian first created a bucket list of 100 things after losing a dear friend at a young age. He reevaluated the way he was living his life and whether he was truly happy..

 

Sebastian’s priorities shifted and he dedicated his time to his list.  A list that lit him up and helped him to get to know himself better, to know what truly made him happy.  .Once the world caught on to Sebastian’s magnetic adventure, he started to ask others, #WhatsOnYourList? His book, TV series, and talks around the world are inspiring people to shake off what people think they should do, and follow what makes them truly happy.  

 

He’s also launching a new project designed to bring more happiness into the world, Kindsum, which you can think of as a TaskRabbit for kindness. He’s so incredibly genuine and fun, and we’re so grateful for the opportunity to share his story, his mission, and his big heart.

 

And if you want to talk about what’s on your list and how #ALMOST30NATION can add more kindness to the world, head over to Facebook and join our Secret Facebook Group.

 

In this episode, we talk about…

 

  • What high schoolers and middle schoolers think of 100 Things
  • Swimming with a shark, doing a handstand, marrying a stranger, and other incredible  things on Seb’s list
  • How the list grew into a community
  • Getting caught up in what you “should” do
  • The synchronicities that have occurred while pursuing his list
  • Getting offered a book deal
  • Seb’s feature on ESPN
  • Why helping someone run a half marathon has been one of the most meaningful experiences of Seb’s life
  • Discovering the commitment to help others
  • The 100 Things reality show
  • Bootstrapping + launching Kindsum
  • The incarcerated individuals who built Seb’s website

 

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Oct 9, 2018

Bree Melanson is a spiritual medium, channel, and soul trainer – but Bree isn’t your conventional psychic. She’s on a mission to make getting in resonance with love more accessible to everyone.  In this episode she uses her “spiritual straight talk” to help us understand the limitations of the ego and lift the divide between the physical and spiritual world. She is playful and funny...and as you’ll hear in the reading, our spirit guides are too!

 

This episode includes…

 

  • What exactly is the difference between being a medium and a channel?
  • When and why someone might seek out a channel
  • What blocks most of us from connecting to our higher selves
  • The ages of souls
  • The first time Bree has talked about her abductee experience
  • Creating boundaries as a medium + in her personal life
  • A mini live reading for Lindsey and Krista!
  • Bree’s spirit stories

 

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Oct 4, 2018

We’re doing more solo episodes to connect with all of you in #ALMOST30NATION, and today Lindsey is here with an intimate conversation all about the sacredness of being single. And even if you’re in a relationship, we know you will get a lot out of this episode as well.  The feeling of lonliness can visit us at any time– but being alone doesn’t have to be a time that you rush through or wish away. You can learn to collaborate with that energy to create something special!

 

If there’s something you want to hear about from Lindsey or Krista, if you have a question you just need to ask, or if you just want to hang out with a chill group of people, come join the Secret Facebook Group!

 

This episode includes…

 

  • How Lindsey grew up
  • Never being allowed to have a boyfriend
  • A Peter Pan freakout
  • AIM crushes
  • Lindsey’s first kiss
  • The relationships that were modeled in Lindsey’s childhood & what she grew to expect
  • Lindsey’s college relationship
  • The chaos of your early 20s
  • What comes up inside ourselves when we feel alone
  • The gifts and opportunities to collaborate that manifest in your time being single
  • This time is the main event
  • Creating rituals

 

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Oct 2, 2018

#Almost30nation! Hello friends! Excited to introduce you to this week’s guest. Evita Robinson founded the NOMADNESS Travel Tribe, a first-of-its-kind movement bringing together and representing the underrepresented in mainstream travel. Their mission is to show the world that travel has no racial, gender, religious, economic, or interest limitations through community representation and relevancy (like the $50,000,000 being injected into the travel industry every year).

 

In today’s political climate, it’s more important than ever to get out and travel, meet different people, and immerse yourself in diverse cultures. It allows us to gain perspective and see ourselves as just a part of humanity; something to keep you modest, keep you grounded, and keep you connected to what’s REAL! We love the way Evita embodies this, and we know you are all going to love her.

 

We discuss…

 

  • A stark view of how people of color are underrepresented in the travel industry
  • The highs and lows of NOMADNESS’ group travel events (but mostly highs)
  • How NOMADNESS came to be
  • Reverse culture shock: when home feels like a foreign country
  • How Evita approaches building a community
  • Navigating a new challenge + stepping into your light
  • How social media changed travel
  • Evita’s relationship with spirituality
  • The Airbnb experience for people of color + partnering with Airbnb
  • Why you need people of color in your marketing teams + HR
  • Creating safe + sacred spaces
  • What’s next for NOMADNESS: the first U.S. festival for travelers of color!

 

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Sep 27, 2018

While in Seattle, Lindsey + Krista had the privilege of hanging out with one of the city’s most influential and controversial figures: Dan Savage, the bestselling author, sex columnist, and activist for the LGBTQ community. Dan was so incredibly authentic, honest, and open during this conversation, and we are so happy to have explored some topics that we’ve never had the opportunity to cover in our show. Sometimes these conversations aren’t just fun, but completely change the way we perceive our world – and this is definitely one of those episodes.

 

You can find Dan sharing more of his thoughts and providing advice in the “Savage Love” column, his latest best-selling book American Savage, and in the Savage Lovecast.

 

Dan doesn’t hold back and he has a lot to say, so get excited for some Savage Love!

 

We talk about…

 

  • Why Dan lives in Seattle
  • The hardest thing Dan has ever had to do in his life
  • Dealing with criticism
  • Dan Savage in his early 20s
  • Slut shaming
  • Why and how we’ve made monogamy such a big deal in our society (and how that causes problems)
  • People opening up about their kinks
  • Starting the It Gets Better Project 10 years ago & where it is now
  • Where Dan gets his news
  • Hump: America’s best dirty film festival
  • Dan’s advice for his 20-year-old self

 

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Sep 25, 2018

Robyn Youkilis is here and ready to talk gut health, emotional weight, and how we can take care of our bodies to better connect with our intuition. This is a girl who knows her genius – healing your gut + your emotional well-being – and we really admire the honesty and consistency in the way she communicates. We also fell in love with Robyn’s most recent book, Thin from Within: The Go with Your Gut Way to Lose Weight, a coaching guide and cookbook mashup that is designed to help you optimize your digestion and shed emotional and physical weight from the inside out.

 

And here’s a fun fact: Robyn is also intuitive, and she weaves that into her nutrition practice in some beautiful, effective ways. We also chat about…

 

  • Crying + Running = Crunning
  • Who was Robyn in her early 20s?
  • Getting certified at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN)
  • Emotional weight
  • How gut + intuition became Robyn’s focus
  • What should our poop look like?
  • How Robyn’s diet and eating have changed over the past decade
  • The rule of 5 plate
  • How to break a sugar addiction
  • What’s the best boozy beverage?
  • A shoutout to Cardi B
  • The ferocity of love
  • Breastfeeding
  • How do you train your mind + body to curb emotional and binge eating behaviors?

 

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Sep 20, 2018

Alix Peabody founded Bev, the rosé “made by chicks” and drank by, well, anyone who enjoys a tasty rosé wine!  

 

We admire the way that Alix walks the walk and talks the talk, nurturing Bev into not just a beverage company but also a mission-driven brand dedicated to female empowerment. Her story is wild, and she’s been a mentor to us over the past few crazy months. She’s helping us grow and spread our wings – and we know she’ll be an expander for you too!

 

We discuss…

 

  • The Bev mission statement
  • Going on destination first dates (like Hawaii with a guy you’ve never met before)
  • How the male-dominated social scene in college led Alix down the path to starting Bev
  • Experiencing ovarian torsion
  • Creating the first bar designed with women in mind
  • Investing her 401k into rosé
  • Finding a wine supplier on Hinge
  • Attending four high schools in three countries
  • The loophole that allows Bev to sell wine directly to consumers, without a distributor
  • What people don’t see in building a business
  • Working in and running a business with radical transparency
  • Knowing your worth

 

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Resources:

  • Want to try Bev? Use code ALMOST30 for 10% off an order of $50 or more! | drinkbev.com
  • Instagram | @alixpeabody
  • Twitter | @alixpeabody
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Sep 18, 2018

Alok Vaid-Menon is a gender non-conforming performance artist, writer, and educator.  Taken from Alok’s own writing “In a world that requires everyone to 'pass' within two discrete categories of 'man' OR 'woman' what would it mean for gender non-conformity to be regarded as beautiful, desirable, legitimate, and worthy?”.  They are performing, speaking, and writing from their soul to connect through differences and challenge the archaic social construct that is gender.

 

Alok is so comfortable in their skin and their glam, and the confidence is infectious! We had a ton of fun chatting with them, soaking in their poetic words – and we know you’re going to leave this episode with a little bit more hope, a little bit more inspiration, and new ways to challenge the current paradigm!

 

We talk about…

 

  • The ins and outs of your passion being your business
  • Growing up (emotionally repressed) in a small Texas town
  • Southern “politeness”
  • Balancing being a strong example for others + being a complex, flawed human
  • Why it hurts when we turn someone into a metaphor and a symbol
  • Visibility does not mean safety for women and trans people
  • Where Alok developed their emotional vocabulary
  • Gender + shame
  • Learning not to fear their own gender nonconformity
  • The psychology of fascism
  • Why Alok is frustrated by the individualism of self-care
  • The people who bully us want to be us
  • Aesthetics as political resistance
  • Violence against gender non-conforming individuals has escalated over the past few years
  • What we can all do, every day, to challenge the current paradigm

 

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Sep 13, 2018

We’ve been getting a lot of DMs and comments in our Secret FB Group saying that you all want to hear more from Lindsey + Krista, and we hear you! So today we have an intimate SOLO episode with the one and only Krista Williams (the first of many!) all about a topic that a lot of you have been asking about: Krista’s transition from the corporate world to full-time entrepreneur!

 

Krista reflects on the ups and downs of her career journey, why and how she decided to quit her job, discovering her path to spirituality, when the Universe sent her a BIG sign, and so much more!

 

This episode includes…

 

  • Krista’s childhood + growing up in a small Midwestern town
  • Feeling the pressure to get into a good school
  • Wanting to transfer during the first year of college
  • Krista’s eventful Freshman year: a close family member passing away, getting dumped, & getting arrested
  • Aspiring to be a female sportscaster
  • Learning how to kiss someone for the first time
  • What Krista learned from her first job
  • The sexual harassment suit that was filed on Krista’s behalf
  • Learning what spirituality was
  • Manifesting a magical future
  • The genesis for The Hundred Blog
  • Meeting Lindsey for the first time!
  • Going from side hustle to full-time job
  • Starting to serve people

 

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Resources:

  • Check out Krista’s blog | hundredblog.com
  • Chat with us on FB | *Secret* Almost 30 Podcast Group
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  • Instagram | @hundredblog
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Sep 11, 2018

Stewart Pearce is a world-renowned voice coach, an intuitive, and a seer of forty years. He was the highlight of a SoulCycle Legends retreat that Lindsey attended and, after teaching her how to find her true tone, we knew we had to introduce Stewart to all of you..

 

How many of us have a different voice that  answers the phone, that leads meetings, that  talks to a partner, that talks to children? Kind of crazy right?  As women, we often pitch up to sound more lady-like--yet, disconnected from our belly breath and gut instinct.  Your voice is connected to so much more than just your larynx – it’s deeply emotional + spiritual, and today we explore the dynamics of that relationship. We wanted to know what it meant and what it felt like to express from your true tone.  Also, as a special treat, Stewart leads us through a beautiful meditation in finding our true note!

 

We talk about…

 

  • Expressing your highest self
  • Stewart’s ethereal experience with sound
  • Growing up synaesthetic
  • Grounding yourself in the human experience
  • The relationship between exploring your sexual being + the development of your voice
  • Being a spiritual being having a human experience
  • How our relationships with the people around us affect our voice
  • Why we need to meditate
  • The physicality of your voice
  • Grounding yourself
  • Stewart’s relationship with Princess Diana

 

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Sep 6, 2018

Today we chat with a great friend of ours, Lynnette Astaire, the Founder of Superfood School. Lynnette has an incredible story and a fascinating relationship with food, a tool she’s used to overcome PCOS and radiate from the inside out.

 

Just as a disclaimer for this episode: we talk a lot about juice fasting, but we’re not pushing anything or suggesting anyone do a fast necessarily. Our philosophy is always do what is best for your body! But Lynette’s take on fasting and the science behind it is unique.  We loved digging into the mental and spiritual awakenings she experiences during her fasts.

 

We talk about...

 

  • Lynnette’s famous green juice
  • The two different types of juicers
  • Why the most important part of a fast is how you break it
  • Lynnette’s journey with food
  • An entrepreneurial Rice Krispie Treat story
  • Learning how to run a franchise
  • The origins of Superfood School
  • Lynnette’s favorite superfoods
  • What you can do to get the nutrients you need when life is just too busy
  • The controversy around smoothies + juice fasting
  • How to break a sugar addiction
  • Impossible Burger VS Beyond Burger
  • What makes a healthy snack bar?
  • This cycle we call life

 

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Sep 4, 2018

Liz Plosser is the Editor-in-Chief of Women’s Health, a magazine we’ve always loved because they showcased real women + real bodies – and as you’ll hear in this episode, Liz is taking big steps to further to diversify what the publication shares and evolve the brand! This is the largest health-focused media brand, reaching 36 million women in the United States alone, so it’s critical that we have awesome people like Liz pushing for more conversations on topics like mental health and bringing incredible columnists like Gabby Bernstein into the fold.

 

But before the interview, Krista + Lindsey answer some of YOUR questions about health + wellness from the Secret Facebook Group!! Stay tuned (and join the group to get in on the fun) because soon we’ll be sharing an episode that is all answers to your questions for Lindsey + Krista!

 

This episode includes…

 

  • Liz’s journey to Women’s Health
  • Advice for managing a team
  • Why they’re adding mental health content to every single issue
  • 360° holistic wellness
  • Liz’s self-care routine + spiritual practice
  • What Liz is excited about in the future
  • Transitioning from digital to print
  • Tips for manifesting the career you want

 

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Aug 30, 2018

A few weeks ago, Lindsey + Krista had the pleasure of hosting a live conversation and Q+A with John Wineland, a transformational relationship expert, a spiritual intimacy teacher, and the guest on episode 96 + episode 97 of this show. John led the audience through a conversation about practicing the art of embodiment, intimate communication, and feeling for better relationships and a deeper connection in your love life.

 

And as always, #ALMOST30NATION was so open and vulnerable with their questions.  Questions answered touched on topics like intimacy and dating, the energetic dynamics of a relationship, sex, and so much more. (Of course, we’ll also be chatting all about it in the Secret Facebook Group!)

 

We discuss…

 

  • The 3 layers of sex: physical, emotional, & energetic
  • Masculine essence + sex
  • Yogic practices for strengthening your consciousness + turning your body into an invitation for love
  • Do you have a masculine or feminine energy? Maybe both?
  • Cultivating both your feminine + your masculine
  • You can have a conscious one night stand
  • How to live thriving, energized lives aligned with a deep purpose
  • Invaluable tools that evoke the best from your partners for years to come
  • How to reinvigorate relationships full of love, connection – and sex!
  • Training your nervous system to express what’s true at a deeper level

 

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Aug 28, 2018

Alli Webb has managed to capture that lightning in a bottle with Drybar.  Alli has never let the fear of failure stop her from building a business. She has experienced exponential growth over the last 8 years because she filled a gap in the market at the perfect time.  105+ Drybar locations (doing 1.2 million blowouts every year), developing a hair care product line, writing a New York Times bestseller, and raising two incredible children.

 

Alli is down-to-earth, funny, present and so, so kind.  This powerhouse was recently on Fortune’s 40 Under 40 list—GOALS.  She took time away from her busy schedule for an afternoon with us. She is such an expander for us, and we know she will be for you too!

 

We chat about…

 

  • Alli’s always-changing routine
  • The journey to creating Drybar (by way of house calls)
  • The ups + downs of running a business with your family
  • Accessible self-care
  • The most difficult parts of being an entrepreneur (especially in the first few years of building a business)
  • Showing up as a mom + building a business
  • Transitioning from stay-at-home mom to badass breadwinner
  • Creating the unique Drybar branding + Alli’s advice for creating your own brand
  • Why working at Drybar isn’t for every stylist
  • Balancing being open + creating reasonable boundaries online
  • Making the time to take care of yourself as an entrepreneur
  • Alli’s advice for her younger self

 

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Aug 23, 2018

Thais Sky is a truth speaker, healer, women's coach, and feminist on a heart-led mission to have important conversations at the intersection of feminism + spirituality, and today she’s re-joining Lindsey + Krista to once again tackle some really big questions: How can we begin to dismantle our unconscious biases?  How can we all be better allies to one another? And how can we provide a safe space for more conversations like these?

 

We are constantly striving to evolve ourselves and this show by bringing more diverse voices into the conversation –as always, we are learning right along with you all.  So thank you for being to open and vulnerable

 

This episode includes…

 

  • Opportunities for growth
  • Being addicted to our shitty thoughts + shitty people
  • Trying not to compartmentalize our own spirituality
  • Feeling unworthy of your own self-care
  • We can't show up for others if we’re not showing up for ourselves.
  • Everything is about power dynamics
  • The governmental + societal systems that keep certain groups of people oppressed
  • How white women contribute to + benefit from racism
  • How we can REALLY educate ourselves about systematic oppression + privilege
  • If you don’t look at a wound, if you don’t take care of it, it’s going to get worse
  • As privileged white girls, what is our place in the conversation?
  • With privilege comes responsibility
  • Living in an emotionally illiterate culture
  • “You can’t love other people until you love yourself” sounds really nice – but that’s not necessarily the case!
  • How to avoid tokenizing people of color
  • When people say they’re “color blind”
  • People need to do this work imperfectly (because perfect just isn’t going to happen)
  • Deciding what kind of legacy we want to leave

 

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Aug 21, 2018

Carly Stein lives and breathes bees. She is a beekeeper herself, an advocate for saving the bees (and our food supply) through sustainable beekeeping, and the Founder + CEO of Beekeeper’s Naturals.

 

If you haven’t heard of it yet, Beekeeper’s Naturals is an incredible company with a simple purpose: to bring us the highest quality products from the hive and nurture a greater awareness for saving our bees. Their naturally-sourced superfoods are effective alternatives to some of your typical, chemical-based OTC medicines – and these superfoods have become an important part of Lindsey + Krista’s daily routines as of late, helping them feel their best by leveraging the magic of nature!

 

Carly’s story also has a way of making you want to keep bees, too! Should we?!?!  She’s so smart, so kind, and on a mission to #savethebees. This episode’s conversation includes…

 

  • How propolis changed Carly’s life + not being able to find any in Vancouver inspired her to start Beekeeper’s Naturals
  • Falling in love with beekeeping
  • The female-driven bee society
  • Why “organic” honey is actually extremely difficult to produce (even if it’s made on an organic farm)
  • Why we’re losing a disproportionate number of bees – and why that’s a HUGE problem!
  • All the bee products: propolis, pollen, honey, and royal jelly
  • Why Carly washes her face with honey
  • The benefits of CBD + how BKD created a unique CBD honey
  • Building up the Beekeeper’s Naturals business
  • Finding your dream job
  • The hardest part of running BKN
  • How you can turn your vision + passion into a business
  • Learning to ignore the BS stories we tell ourselves that hold us back
  • How Beekeeper’s Naturals will change the world (and how you can help)

 

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Aug 16, 2018

So many people in the Secret Facebook Group have been talking about it, so today #ALMOST30NATION is invading Bachelorette Nation for a conversation with Eric Bigger, previously a cast member on The Bachelorette Season 13, currently a cast member on Bachelor in Paradise Season 5 (which just premiered on August 7th) – and so so so much more than that!

 

Eric offers us a peek behind the scenes of a reality TV show, dishes on all the dirt, and offers an interesting perspective on the lack of diversity in shows like these. Of course, it’s not all reality TV. We also chat about...

 

  • Krista + Eric have the same birthday
  • Dating on TV + in the real world
  • Listening to understand, not be understood
  • Being “emotion rich” (as opposed to material rich)
  • Understanding why people cheat
  • Commitment isn’t the same thing for everyone
  • Connecting with the other men on The Bachelorette
  • Being told to “tone it down” + “not be too deep”
  • Becoming a new-age role model
  • Diversity in Reality TV
  • What Eric does at the end of day
  • What The Bachelorette house is like on a day-to-day basis
  • The 600-question questionnaire contestants have to fill out
  • How being on The Bachelorette has affected Eric’s dating life

 

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Aug 14, 2018

You’ve probably already heard of Dave Asprey, or at least Bulletproof Coffee and the Bulletproof Diet. It’s pretty much grown from a trend to a phenomenon over the past couple years. Lindsey + Krista, honestly, didn’t quite know what Dave would be like in an interview – but Dave really showed up for this conversation and, as you’ll hear, he is truly passionate about the brand, the mission, and the movement behind Bulletproof.

 

We were also able to ask a lot of your questions in this episode! We love being able to bring all of you into the conversation, before and after the episode. So if you want to talk Bulletproof with #ALMOST30NATION (or provide your own insight and commentary for future episodes), click here to join the secret Facebook group!

 

This episode includes…

 

  • How Dave made a small fortune by the time he was 26... and then lost it when he was 28
  • Being the first person to sell a product over the internet
  • The connection between gut health + brain health
  • Importing smart drugs from Europe
  • Dave’s journey building the Bulletproof brand + business
  • You are simultaneously a rational human being + an irrational animal
  • Raising $50M+ in funding for Bulletproof
  • How holotropic breathing (a successor to Stanislav Grof’s LSD-based psychedelic therapy) transformed Dave’s life
  • The biology of belief
  • Why younger people are wiser today than they were 40 years ago
  • What you eat affects how you feel – more than anything else!
  • If you stop doing the things that make you weak, that’s more powerful than doing the things that make you strong
  • Ketones + ketosis
  • The relationship between Bulletproof, ketones, ketosis, and hormones
  • Intermittent fasting for women
  • Why almost every spiritual traditional has an element of fasting
  • The staples of the Bulletproof diet that everyone should be leveraging
  • How inflammatory foods affect you days later
  • What’s up with coffee?
  • Dave’s favorite biohack right now

 

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Aug 9, 2018

Amber Rae is an artist, writer, creative, and curious human being – and joins the girls this week for an in-depth, candid conversation about the stories we tell ourselves. If you’ve ever found yourself in a job, a situation, or a relationship where you’ve felt stuck or weighed down, Amber has been there too and has written a beautiful, relatable book to help others ignite their curiosity and move through their fear.

 

Choose Wonder Over Worry: Move Beyond Fear and Doubt to Unlock Your Full Potential is helping people all over the world become unstuck and conquer their fears, and we are so excited to share it with #ALMOST30NATION. Keep your eyes on Instagram (@almost30podcast) because we’ll also be giving away three copies of the book!

 

Another thing that kind of blew us away about this conversation was the level of vulnerability and honesty that Amber shares. She’s already caused us to start thinking more about being really honest and open with our feelings so that we can expand and grow, in our relationships and just our lives in general, and we know she’ll help all of you grow as well! We chat about…

 

  • Creating a story about your life that doesn’t serve you – and then rewriting it!
  • Learning to listen to your intuition
  • Numbing yourself with pharmaceuticals + overcoming an addiction to Adderall
  • Losing your father as a child
  • Our relationship with death
  • We always find the evidence for what we choose to believe
  • The unique process Amber went through to write her book
  • Becoming aware of the story you tell yourself
  • What scientific insights Amber learned while researching her book
  • Fear of being radically raw + open
  • Open relationships
  • Dropping the shame around doing things differently
  • Being a shadow artist: someone who is behind other people, helping to elevate and push them forward because they’re afraid to step into the light
  • Living your life out of alignment

 

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Aug 7, 2018

Jen Gotch walked in for this episode wearing the most beautiful, colorful, happy dress: exactly what you’d expect from the creator of ban.do, an inspiring + positive lifestyle brand that’s grown tremendously since it began as a one-of-a-kind hair accessories company.

 

Jen is very transparent about how she is feeling on her good days and her bad days (which you know if you follow her on Instagram @jengotch). Jen is open about the mental health struggles she’s dealt with throughout her life, and she has been diligently learning to get closer to who she really is and care for herself – all the while building this incredible brand.

 

If you want to join in on this conversation, head over to the secret Facebook group!

 

We talk about...

 

  • Social media
  • Needing to leave the place you grew up
  • Learning to own your creativity
  • Starting in LA as a prop and food stylist
  • Launching ban.do as a side project
  • The difficult transitional period that is your 20s
  • Emotional intelligence + becoming self-aware
  • Finding a therapist (get help finding one for you at Advekit)
  • What fuels Jen’s creativity
  • Getting dressed makes you feel better!
  • How social media changed ban.do
  • Creating a unique planner
  • Jen’s relationship with spirituality
  • When & why Jen sold her company
  • Celebrating 10 years of ban.do
  • Supporting a brand you can connect with
  • Jen’s advice for others struggling with anxiety
  • The difference between self-deprecating or self-soothing and self-care

 

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Aug 2, 2018

Today we’re talking to Nicole Miller—an ICON in the fashion world.  Thank you to Nicole for dressing us for every prom!! Nicole opened up her first shop on Madison Avenue in 1986 and since then she’s taken the fashion world by storm, finding creative ways to combine modern American concepts with the classic French techniques of haute couture.

 

We talk about...

 

  • Krista’s stylin’ Nicole Miller jacket
  • Studying fashion in France + the U.S.
  • There used to be the style of the seasons, but everybody wants to look different now
  • The blue sundress that catapulted Nicole’s career
  • What’s in style right now?
  • The purchasing mistake that led to a big score (and a cute outfit)
  • How Nicole met her husband
  • Nicole’s advice for young female entrepreneurs
  • The upcoming Nicole Miller collection
  • How Nicole creates a new collection, beginning with the prints
  • The Nicole Miller company culture
  • Nicole’s surprisingly chill reaction to people copying her designs
  • Embracing social media
  • What Nicole is excited for this year

 

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Jul 31, 2018

You may not know it (at least not yet), but your family story might be the one thing holding you back from success.

 

We can’t change our parents or our family – and we can’t change what’s already happened – but we can change our perception around it. Unresolved traumatic events in your family can hinder how happiness and success flow to us in the present and future.  Marine Sélénée is a Family Constellations specialist who is dedicated to bringing peace, love, and respect to families. Krista + Lindsey can attest that Family Constellations will help you break free from any negative painful patterns – and it will be life changing.

 

After hitting rock bottom at the age of 25, Marine started her own healing journey and discovered the power of Family Constellations firsthand. Now she shares that gift with others, helping people finally bring order back to their lives, make peace with what was, and accept what they did receive and did not receive. We talk about…

 

  • Moving from France to the U.S.
  • Hitting rock bottom at the age of 25 + going through a spiritual awakening
  • Starving to be be seen, to be heard, and to be recognized
  • Everyone has a different perception
  • Why you can’t heal unconscious, underlying problems in your family – you need to unearth them
  • The little boy or girl inside of you who is just waiting to be seen or heard
  • Storing trauma in your body + healing it
  • When a mom or dad might need their kid to take care of them
  • How to discover what affected you subconsciously
  • Why parents need to respect their children enough to tell them the truth, even when it’s hard
  • How you can be impacted by past generations, beyond your mother and father
  • Practicing acceptance + respect
  • Do we choose our parents?
  • Healing ghosts by recognizing them

 

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Jul 26, 2018

Today we have a bonafide #bossbabe and pioneer: Julia Landauer, a NASCAR driver and two-time champion who is empowering women all over the world.

 

After becoming the first woman to win a NASCAR Track Championship at Motor Mile Speedway in her division, Julia graduated to the televised NASCAR K&N Pro Series West. She finished 4th in the K&N championship, becoming the highest finishing female in the series’ 64-year history. Plus, this girl is frickin’ smart – she graduated from Stanford with a BS in Science, Technology, and Society!

 

She is standing in her strengths and her light, paving the way not only for aspiring female racecar drivers but also for any women who want to live in their truth + what really makes them happy. We chat about…

 

  • How Julia (and the rest of her family) got into racing when she was a young girl
  • 15 years of racing experience at the age of 26
  • Going from go karting to stock car
  • Why there have been so few women in NASCAR
  • Being a female driver with an all-male pit crew
  • How parents can empower their children
  • Being on Survivor Season 26 (while attending college!)
  • What Julia learned from her experience on Survivor
  • Dealing with social media haters
  • Promoting Cars 3 with Disney
  • Driving at 174 miles per hour
  • Asking for help
  • Value comes in all different shapes and sizes
  • How the divine feminine has been beneficial as a racer

 

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