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Nov 15, 2018

Today we are honored to speak with Jessica Lanyadoo, Oakland CA based Astrologer and Psychic Medium. Currently, Jessica is the resident Astrologer for well-known publications such as Girlboss and The Hoodwitch, as well as offering personal readings which incorporate astrology, intuitive ability, tarot, Medium work, and even using animal communication. Jessica’s goals are to counsel her clients to find their own strategies for helping themselves, and she does so in a safe, fun, and enlightening way. In our conversation, we talk about creating healthy boundaries, how Jessica began her practice in a time where astrology wasn’t accepted, and finding out that she can communicate with animals. Jessica also helps us more understand what the Saturn Return is, and offers ways to help those that are currently going through it, she also introduces us to the Christ Year and just what that can look like. Jessica even shares a little bit about what her own Saturn Return was like, and reads both Lindsey and Krista’s charts!

 

We also talk about…

  • How to properly sage and clear
  • Day to day ways that Jessica supports herself
  • Being featured on Explained
  • Understanding what houses are + why they matter in your chart

 

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Nov 13, 2018

Sophia Carter-Kahn and April K. Quioh, the voices behind the She’s All Fat podcast, join us for an open and honest conversation about varying opinions and their experience in building a body positive podcast. Both April and Sophia have backgrounds in writing, and that’s how the two initially met! We chat about why they decided to create a podcast, and how they picked the name, She’s All Fat, plus we get into their favorites topics to cover on their show. Sophia and April also share their own personal journey towards self-love, and how the road to loving their own bodies and self acceptance—it hasn’t always been linear. The girls all laugh over the ways they take a break to digest all of the (at times heartbreaking) media, mainly in the forms of binge-watching new television series. In our conversation we go deep into how words like “fat” and “skinny” are neutral, and how we need to change the way that these topics are approached, especially in today’s social media-driven culture.

 

We also talk about…

  • Influence from our parents + how that affects us as we grow
  • Comments + backlash
  • How having a podcast has become therapeutic
  • The importance of having a therapist
  • April + Sophia’s life outside of their podcast
  • Where they go to stay educated
  • What’s to come for She’s All Fat

 

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Nov 8, 2018

The founders of Your Super, Michael Kuech and Kristel DeGroot, join us today for their first ever podcast interview. Your Super is a superfood company focused on the health benefits of the superfood ingredients used. Their inspiring story began after Michael was diagnosed with cancer at the young age of 24. Kristel wanted to create something to help Michael nourish his body while he was recovering from his treatments and into his remission. In our conversation, we talk about the highs and lows of running a company as a couple, bringing spirituality into the workplace, eating plant-based as an athlete, plus the different superfoods they use in their products and what they do for your body. We even get into how the two practice self care outside of the workplace, and how they handle the life/business balance. Michael also shares about his journey with cancer, from diagnosis to remission, and his hope to inspire other men to pay better attention to their health. The products Kristel and Michael have created are not only delicious, but they are made of quality ingredients that are properly sourced.

 

We also talk about...

  • How their business was born
  • The way they source ingredients
  • Prioritizing travel over work
  • What self care looks like as an entrepreneur
  • Why Michael left the corporate world
  • Their favorite superfood mixes
  • What’s next for Your Super

 

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Nov 6, 2018

Today we get real and raw with Michaela Boehm, intimacy and sexuality expert, and internationally recognized teacher. Michaela is also the author of The Wild Woman’s Way, a tantric book on how to unlock your potential for a pleasure-filled life. We haven’t talked about relationships and sexuality in a while, so we’re excited to dive in with you. Michaela shares with us how she developed a comfort around the topics of love and intimacy (beyond being European). We talk about why opposites really do attract, and what kills sex in relationships and somes tips on how to fix it. Michaela also helps us understand how to separate who we are from the conditioning we received in our youth, as well as an exercise to help determine what kind of person we want to be with. We can never go too deep when talking about relationships and intimacy.  

 

We also talk about...

  • How changing her location has affected her nervous system + energy
  • The ways her parents shaped her view on relationships
  • Today’s dating scene
  • Why pleasure is important + how available it is  
  • How to engage your partner to be more interested in relationship topics
  • Michaela’s new book

 

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Nov 2, 2018

Today we are joined by Jehmu Greene, a political and media strategist, television commentator, and social justice advocate. She is well known for her position with Fox News as a correspondent, for her interview in the New York Times article surrounding her own assault, and for her involvement in Rock the Vote. Jehmu’s mission is to disrupt the political atmosphere with her visionary and provocative insight, through both writing and speech. We dive deep into Jehmu’s roots of growing up with activism in her DNA, and how she learned from a young age that women mattered and have a voice. We also talk about how the political atmosphere and the #metoo movement, how Jehmu handles fear, and using her understanding of her privilege as a platform to help others. With the upcoming midterm elections quickly approaching, (November 6th) Jehmu also shares why she believes this is the most important election in our lifetime, especially for women.

 

We also talk about...

  • Receiving feedback from the public on her appearance  
  • Jehmu’s warrior mentality  
  • Her involvement in the #metoo movement
  • Why Jehmu loves the Millennial generation  
  • The upcoming midterm elections
  • Who Jehmu is excited about on the ballot
  • Where you can find helpful information about candidates

 

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Nov 1, 2018

Our girl, Jenna Zoe, joins us today to dig even deeper into Human Design. Jenna first introduced us to this work and has since become a dear friend and guide aswe are constantly learning more about ourselves and those close to us. In today’s episode, we have a little refresher in what Human Design is, as well as deconditioning yourself to move more towards the life you were meant to lead. Jenna also shares how you should use the Human Design and astrology tools in your life, connecting people’s design with their personal qualities and characteristics, and ways you can read your own chart. Plus, we both share a little more about our Human Design - Lindsey is a Manifesting Generator, Krista is a Projector - and how understanding it has helped us so much in connecting more as business partners and best friends. Jenna has a grounded approach to Human Design that allows us to process it and use it to uplevel ourselves, and in the world around us.

 

We also talk about...

  • How Jenna got into Human Design
  • The 5 types of Human Design
  • All of the offerings that Jenna now has
  • Aliens and technology
  • Questions from #ALMOST30NATION
  • What’s next for Jenna

 

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Oct 30, 2018

We have been big fans of Iliza Shlesinger for-ev-er.  Her ability to find humor to connect people around important topics, to stay relevant and inclusive, and to make audiences laugh show after show, is so inspiring.  Iliza has been a comedian for over a decade now, but since winning Season 6 of Last Comic Standing, she has truly been unstoppable and ever-evolving.  With four Netflix comedy specials, a co-star in her first movie out next year, her 5th special on the horizon, and material that is vulnerable, empowering, and hilarious, Iliza is making people laugh and think. . We talk about what it’s like to be recognized in public, positive and negative feedback from society, and what it’s like to be a powerhouse woman in comedy. With Iliza working on a new movie, we also take a minute to laugh over our fake Boston accents!  

 

It’s so refreshing to watch Iliza perform.  Whether she’s in character as a gazelle or herself, there is truth in both.  You can tell she has been herself since day one. Iliza is playful, unbelievably smart, and has worked hard on her way to the top.

 

We also talk about…

  • Letting comments and remarks go
  • The #metoo movement
  • Iliza’s evolution as a comic
  • Creating and preparing for her special, Elder Millennial
  • Why she decided to not share her relationship on social media
  • Plus, Iliza answers questions from #ALMOST30NATION

 

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Oct 25, 2018

We are taking a look into the cosmos today with astrologer, Aliza Kelly! At times, astrology can be confusing, but Aliza’s super down to Earth approach makes astrology so much easier to digest and understand. Aliza serves as the in-house astrologer and occult story columnist for Allure Magazine, as well as creating the moneyscopes for Cheddar.com. She shares with us how her uncle peaked her interest in the world of astrology, but how she didn’t fully immerse herself in the world until many years later, when she created a dating app rooted in astrological compatibility. In our conversation, we talk all about eclipses, retrogrades, and saturn returns - oh my! We also quickly discover the ties that the planetary alignment has with the political atmosphere, relationships, and how we can all use astrology as a window to take a look into the future. Listen up as Aliza gives a glimpse into each planet to helps us all understand our own sign, and why we have the characteristics that we do. The Mixology of Astrology, Aliza’s new book, just came out - be sure to grab a copy to better understand how astrology can be used in all aspects of your life, even down to the happy hour drink you sip on!

 

We also talk about...

  • Eclipses: how they differ + what they mean
  • What’s the big deal with retrogrades?
  • What each planet brings to the astrological table
  • Astrology and relationships
  • The different types of astrology
  • Aliza answers questions from #ALMOST30NATION

 

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Oct 23, 2018

This conversation with Adi was so refreshing, and totally necessary given today’s climate. He is very clear with his points, his intentions, and his message surrounding drugs and addiction. Adi Jaffe, PhD, is a research psychologist, addiction specialist, and founder of IGNTD - Igniting Lives Beyond Limits. A nationally recognized speaker and expert on mental health and stigma, he has appeared on The Dr. Oz Show, Good Morning America, CNN and more. His Tedx Talk on shame has been seen by nearly 500,000 people. Adi’s approach to addiction is so incredible, as he lifts the shame around it to make it more suitable for progression and healing, offering grace in a conversation that tends to have none.

Adi’s own story is beautiful, and we appreciate his openness and honesty in sharing it with us all. We take a deep dive into who Adi was before he met Sophie from selling ecstasy, to struggling with depression, to beginning to experiment with harder drugs, like meth. We hear the differences between the drugs he took, and how with each step he took, the harder it was to break free from the addiction. Adi also shares the reality of trying to rebuild a life after addiction and a criminal record, and the beginning stages of his relationship with Sophie. It is truly their differences that make the relationship strong, balanced, and beautiful. Adi tells us all about his brand new book, The Abstinence Myth, and what sparked this incredible take on the connection between abstinence and addiction.

 

We also talk about...

  • Adi’s motivation to get clean
  • What he learned in jail
  • The 4 factors of addiction  
  • Conversations around shame + how to have them
  • Reframing the idea of an addict
  • An IGNTD success story

 

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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!

 

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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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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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  • Check out Krista’s blog | hundredblog.com
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  • Facebook | facebook.com/Hundredblog
  • 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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