The Hungry for Happiness Podcast

Hosted by Samantha Skelly, the Hungry For Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations and comedy to shake up the way you connect to yourself and the world. Samantha Skelly is a best selling author, international speaker and the founder of Hungry For Happiness.
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Aug 29, 2018

I loved interviewing Summer. She is a force in this space. She had so many interesting philosophies in how she explained what she does. We talked a lot about this place of neutrality with our bodies. Rather than body love as this place that we strive for, it’s about removing the body love or hate or anything and just not focusing on the body. I would really love to hear your thoughts on how you feel about this interview and let me know your stance. It might be something that makes you think, “Wow, that would be so helpful for me. I would love to hear more about that.” Of course we have the body positivity/body love movement, which is obviously telling us to love our bodies ( and there’s a large emphasis on that) I know for a lot of you, based on the feedback I’ve gotten, that feels really overwhelming because you’ve never known how to love your body so I think this interview is going to be really powerful for you.


About Summer Innanen

Summer Innanen is a  professionally trained coach specializing in body image, body positivity, self-worth and confidence and best-selling author of Body Image Remix. She’s the creator of You, On Fire – a 3 month online program that helps women break out of the diet culture cage so they can wear, say and do what they want. She’s also the host of Fearless Rebelle Radio, a podcast dedicated to anti-dieting, body positivity and feminism.

In this episode, Summer shares:

  • How to accept our bodies at any weight.
  • How elements of self doubt and criticism become rooted in our belief systems.
  • Getting to a place where weight change and the way our bodies look doesn’t affect our quality of life.
  • How to feel more comfortable and lighter in your body without focusing on weight.

You can find more of Summer at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram

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Aug 22, 2018

Joel is a very special person to me. He’s been one of my unofficial mentors since I started the company. He is such a force for good in the world. He has so many social impact initiatives that he’s contributing to. He is a advocate for conscious business, ethical spending, and creating big changes through small actions.


About Joel Solomon

Joel is a Founding Partner of Renewal Funds Company, Canada’s leading mission venture capital company investing in organic products and environmental technologies. He is Chair of Hollyhock, a lifelong leadership learning centre on Cortes Island, BC, and Founder of the Social Venture Institute.

In this episode, Joel shares:

  • How an aggressive kidney disease lead him to discover what’s important in life.
  • Accepting ‘what is’ and doing the best with what we have.
  • The true meaning of acceptance and how it propels us to change.
  • How small choices create societal ripple effects.
  • The importance of money consciousness and how it affects future generations.

You can find more of Joel at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram


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Aug 15, 2018

This was one of those juicy, real down to earth episodes (these are my absolute favorites) and I found the conversation to be super relatable. Heather spoke about how to change your relationship to fear and challenges that come up in life because they will always show up, it’s apart of our human experience. She talked about simple easy ways to manifest what we want, because that will look different for everyone and it’s not as complicated as we think it should be.


About Heather Chauvin


Heather Chauvin BSW has been named the next generation’s thought leader in parenting and women’s leadership. Her mission is to crack women open to their deep potential and help them create the life their soul craves. She is the creator of the New & Noteworthy Podcast, the Mom Is In Control Podcast, and has been featured on the OWN network, Huffington Post, TV outlets and others. Through her Courageous Rewrite Initiative, Heather gives voice to many humans who courageously took inspired action to create lives they’re proud of. With wit and wisdom, Heather inspires a global community of women to take back control of their lives and evolve how they lead, work, play, and parent.

In this episode, Heather shares:


  • How being diagnosed with cancer gave her the opportunity to start living a full life.
  • Simple, easy ways to manifest our true desires (This was such an amazing discussion!)
  • Identifying our challenges and shifting our belief systems with motherhood.
  • How to notice the difference between choosing suffering and navigating discomfort.

You can find more of Heather at:


Website | Facebook | Instagram

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Aug 8, 2018

This conversation was absolutely incredible. What I love about this episode is that Glenn and I have very different approaches and there's not one approach that suits everybody, so I love bringing experts on that see things a little different than me, but I still so deeply appreciate how they support people. This conversation is all about overcoming binge eating as a male, so if you know any males in your life who struggle with this I invite you to send this podcast to them, how our brains become hijacked by binge eating foods, reptilian brain and survival mode, and we get into the scientific and psychological approach, which I really love.


About Glenn Livingston

Glenn Livingston, Ph.D. is a veteran psychologist and was the long time CEO of a multi-million dollar consulting firm which has serviced several Fortune 500 clients in the food industry. Disillusioned by what traditional psychology had to offer overweight and/or food obsessed individuals, Dr. Livingston spent several decades researching the nature of bingeing and overeating via work with his own patients AND a self-funded research program with more than 40,000 participants. Most important, however, was his own personal journey out of obesity and food prison to a normal, healthy weight and a much more light hearted relationship with food.

In this episode, Glenn shares: 

  • The correlation between struggling with food and other areas of life.
  • How our brains become hijacked by binge eating foods.
  • The easiest way to naturally cure food addictions. 
  • How to overcome feeling 'powerless' and out of control around food. 
  • Steps you can take to overcome urges to binge in the moment. 


You can find more of Glenn at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram

Are you ready to end the battle with food and your body?

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Aug 1, 2018

In this conversation we talked about the importance of spending time with Mother Nature. I wrote a post a little while ago about how I have incredible mentors, coaches and teachers but I said, my greatest teacher is Mother Nature. Just learning from Mother nature and her ability to be patient, to connect and thrive. I wanted to bring in Alex because I was really inspired by her message in the world of interacting with Mother Nature for the well being of our lives.

About Alexandra Goldman

Al Goldman is a former Copywriter, Digital & Social Media Strategist & Creative Director (LA/NYC) known for making waves at major companies for the past 7 years. She is currently a social media influencer & founder of the Rip It Life movement, podcast (turning dreamers into do-ers) & online community.

In this episode, Alexandra shares:

  • The importance of getting out in nature to fuel your soul.
  • Utilizing an hour of creative time into your daily routine.
  • Healing childhood wounds and having a tough conversation with her parents.
  • The vicious cycle of overachieving, perfectionism and binge eating.
  • How to heal compulsive behaviours.
  • Following your natural curiosities and inviting adventure into your life..


You can find more of Alexandra at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram

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Jul 25, 2018

Mike is one of my best friends in the entire world. He is such an incredible human doing absolutely amazing things in this work. In fact, I just got off a house build with Mike. We went down to Mexico and we built houses from the ground up and offered them to these beautiful families. It was just such an incredible time and so fulfilling. This conversation with Mike is all about how to live a life with purpose, how to live an inspired and great life by being an example, not only to the people around you, but to children and just the collective. Mike is a man of just so much integrity, gives back so much, and he has such wise words to share.


About Mike Sherbakov


Entrepreneur, philanthropist, adventurer. Mike is the founder of The Greatness Foundation, a global community creating a better world, and CEO of Greatness Media, helping launch and grow purpose-driven brands. Mike works closely with individuals, startups, and large organizations alike - supporting Fitbit, lululemon athletica, and Equinox with recent initiatives. He is a former active duty United States Marine, has traveled to 52 countries, and believes strongly that our greatness is not what we have but what we give.


In this episode, Mike shares:


  • The secret to living a great life. IT’S SO SIMPLE!
  • Tapping into our divine discomfort and making choices that will elevate our life.
  • What we often miss when deciding to make a major change in our life.
  • The top three ways we can give back to the world.
  • How to find our purpose within 5 minutes.
  • How to make a profit out of our passion.


You can find more of Mike at:


Website | Facebook | Instagram


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Jul 18, 2018

Today on the show, I have my first ever business coach who is a total trailblazer. He embodies the essence of true leadership and we’re talking about a different type of leadership in this conversation and it’s so exciting. It’s not about corporate leadership, leading big missions, or having big followings. It’s about personal leadership. What does it mean to be the leader of your own life and what qualities do we need to embody to step into the ultimate form of self love, which is leadership.

About Shannon Graham

For over 15 years Shannon has helped leaders change the world by doing the impossible. He truly believes through the synergy of transformational coaching and collaboration we can usher in an age of unprecedented peace and prosperity to the world. His first book The Revolution of Self is focused on helping individuals find and fulfill their potential and purpose. His latest book Expand focuses on what I describe as the new era of leadership. At the end of the day my passion is seeing people thrive to their utmost.

In this episode, Shannon shares:

  • How to become the soul of your environment and actively contribute to your space.
  • Why most people believe leadership is not for them.
  • How to become a leader and create change in your life.
  • Why we don’t have to sacrifice everything to follow our dreams.
  • Creating environments that force us to expand and grow.
  • Living in an age where we’re more distracted and consumed.
  • Where the greatest suffering in the human experience comes from.
  • Putting ourselves on the line and discovering who we’re called to be.

You can find more of Shannon at:


Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Book

Are you ready to end the battle with food and your body?

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Jul 11, 2018

This conversation was so good. We talked about meditation and mindfulness as a tool to heal disordered eating. So often when people struggle with disordered eating they try to externalize an internal issue. It is so internal. It is a mental and emotional issue. So when we dig into the energetics of the body, meditation being just one of those tools, we’re able to truly get in our bodies and heal from within. You guys have heard me saying multiple times, “You have to feel in order to heal.” This is what this episode is all about.


About Sarah Anne Stewart


Sarah Anne Stewart was thrown into the world of wellness as a teenager when her father was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Her family made a choice – to fight back with alternative medicine. Seven months later, her father was declared cancer-free, and a spark was lit in Sarah that propelled her to dedicate her life to spreading the healings her family had discovered.


In this episode, Sarah shares:


  • What it was like watching her father heal his cancer through holistic nutrition.
  • The guilt and the shame of having an eating disorder even though she had a holistic upbringing.
  • How meditation and mindfulness improves our physical bodies.
  • Suffering from breast implant illness and having the courage to remove her breast implants.
  • How emotional food journaling has helped heal her relationship to food.
  • The fear of feeling hungry and how to appreciate the information our bodies are giving us.
  • How to create a toolbox of self care practices when resistance comes up.
  • The importance of connecting with other people to share your experience.


You can find more of Sarah at:


Website | Facebook | Instagram


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Jul 4, 2018

In this episode, we talk a lot about the power of sexual energy and why a lot of women are disconnected from sex and their vaginas. We talk about removing the negative stigma sex has and how to connect back into your body. We offer light tips on how to remove blocks around sex, so we’re not healing sexual trauma in this episode, but we are providing people who have shame around sex tools to be able to truly get honest with themselves and reconnect to their bodies.


About Kim Anami

Kim is a holistic sex + relationship coach, writer, and speaker whose work is grounded in over two decades of integrated practice in Tantra, Taoism, Transpersonal psychology, philosophy, and other renegade healing modalities. Her viral media campaigns have reached over 100 million. Her musings have graced Playboy, Elle, Oprah Magazine, Marie Claire, Shape, The Sunday Times (UK), The Daily Mail, GQ and national talk shows from E! Network to CNN and NPR.


In this episode, Kim shares:


8:00- Some common blocks people experience with their sexual energy.

11:47- The reason why most women are disconnected from vaginal orgasms.

17:40- Why western kegel exercises don’t work and how to truly strengthen your vagina.

27:40- How to be radically honest with your partner to preserve your sexual energy.

35:02- Some tools ‘heady’ women can use in order to stay sexually engaged.


You can find more of Kim at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram


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Jun 27, 2018

I️ absolutely loved getting to know Mel. As soon as we got on the podcast, we were like, "Hey! You're the British version of me and I'm the Canadian version of you!" She doing incredible things over in the UK with the body image and relationship to food movement. She's an absolutely incredible human. Mel had a seven year battle with eating disorders and in this episode we talked about how she recovered and how she had to accommodate everything in her life to serve her eating disorder. Her and I️ both talked about how we used vegetarianism and veganism as a way to mask our disordered eating. I️ didn't realize I️ was doing that until I️ realized I️ was doing that. This conversation was full of honesty, really asking yourself if that is what you're doing and why you're doing that for other reasons. So we talked about what would your life look like if you never struggled with your eating disorder? 


About Mel Wells

Mel Wells is an Eating Psychology Coach,TEDX Speaker + the Bestselling Author of ‘The Goddess Revolution’,with her second book Hungry For More on the way this July. She is Hay House’s youngest author +has been featured in Forbes Under 30, who said “Mel Wells is giving a voice to the silent struggle billions of women know so well.” Mel helps us ditch dieting for good find= what they're truly hungry for, through her online program+retreats.

In this episode, Mel shares:

5:34: How to recognize when self soothing is becoming a numbing mechanism.

10:00- Mel’s journey to recovery from a seven year battle with eating disorders.

19:17- How to identify when you’re coping with an addictive behavior.

27:00- How to eat intuitively when you’ve dieted your entire life.

35:30- What would you do if you’d never had an eating disorder?

You can find more of Mel at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram

Are you ready to end the battle with food and your body?

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Jun 20, 2018

Today on the show I️ have Amanda Bucci. For those of you who follow me on Instagram you know that Amanda is one of my dear friends. She’s a sweet, incredible woman and a total fitness expert. She is an amazing entrepreneur and in this episode we talked about how dysfunctional the fitness industry is. Amanda and I️ were both fitness competitors, I️ did bikini competitions,  and we talked about how that industry often, not always, is a mask for eating disorders and that is how I️ used it. I️ was like, “I️ don’t have a problem. I’m committed. I’m dedicated.” After doing some personal self discovery I️ realized it was actually a crutch for me to try and get myself out of disordered eating. It’s just an interesting conversation in order to be clear about what’s going on in the fitness industry.

About Amanda Bucci

Amanda is a fitness influencer, Boss Lady CEO, and her superpower is connection to others, and connecting others to themselves. She serves entrepreneurs by helping design the life of their dreams through business, health, and social media growth. She also is the host the Bucci Radio Podcast, and the Co-Founder of the Fitness Online Coaching Academy - a certificate program for online fitness coaches.

In this episode, Amanda shares:

5:45- How to access your full potential.

12:30- Amanda’s experience with bikini competitions and how she overcame the extreme lifestyle.

22:30- How to remove the rules around food and eat intuitively.

28:30- How to return to a normal lifestyle after a bikini competition.

35:34- A huge factor you should pay attention to when shifting your mindset around food.


You can find more of Amanda at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram


Are you ready to end the battle with food and your body?

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Jun 13, 2018

This girl is full of fire, full of truth, just spittin it raw and real and I so appreciate her. I was on her show and we just had a great conversation, so I wanted to get back in the saddle and pull some nuggets from her because it was just so fun the first time. In this episode we talked about mother wounding, hypnosis, the power of the subconscious mind and how it has such an impact over our reality and how we are showing up every single day. We talk about inner child, which I know, is a hot topic here on this show and how to truly embody what surrendering is.

About Caty Pasternak

Caty’s  journey to healing a lifetime of body shame/disordered eating led her to diving deep into the spiritual and scientific foundations of transformation to which she’s utilized for transforming every other area of her life. Currently, she finds women eager to learn more about the unconscious realm and how to make deep energetic shifts within us to not only heal wounds, but to become embodied quantum creators and live a life of flow.

In this episode, Caty shares:


9:58- Healing mother wounding and feeling compassion for our mothers.

15:35- What we’re missing in our healing process.

26:00- How to utilize hypnosis to heal our wounds.

27:25- Knowing when to surrender and when to take inspired action.

35:46- Leaning into the unfamiliarity of life.

You can find more of Caty at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram

Are you ready to end the battle with food and your body?

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Jun 6, 2018

Today I'm interviewing Lisa Shield. Lisa went on 199 dates before she found her now husband! That is some serious dedication. This episode is all about love, relationships, how to clear the love blocks that are preventing us from attracting our soul mate. I know before my partner and I started dating, I had to identify so many beliefs about love; who I was and how I existed in a relationship. I had to clear so many masks and beliefs for that love to come in. We also talked about the importance of developing a relationship with our inner child which is so important in the conversation of love.


About Lisa Shield


Lisa Shield is one of the very first love coaches on the planet. Over the past 16 years, she’s helped thousands of singles and couples create loving, lasting relationships, showing them how to “share their head before they share their bed” by getting Emotionally Naked. Lisa has a Master’s in Spiritual Psychology, is a certified coach with The Coaches Training Institute & she trained closely with Don Miguel Ruiz, author of The Four Agreements.


In this episode, Lisa shares:


  • 6:50- What we need to embody in order to attract true love.
  • 12:03- How to shift your mindset around love.
  • 22:30- Major blocks that prevent women from finding their soul mate.
  • 32:12- How to feel safe individually instead of depending on someone else.
  • 42:10- How to talk to your partner when triggered.


You can find more of Lisa at:


Website | Instagram


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May 30, 2018

We talked about soulful-consensual sex, how to go deeper with your partner, exploring sexuality, exploring your own sexuality, exploring sexuality in your relationship, how to feel safe with your body, and we talked about releasing body shame. I️ know you guys talk to me all of the time about the shame around our bodies, especially if we have history of sexual trauma or abuse and so this episode really is powerful and Melissa offers so much incredible information.


About Melissa Ambrosini

Melissa is the bestselling author of Mastering Your Mean Girl & Open Wide, host of the number one podcast The Melissa Ambrosini Show, a speaker & self-love teacher. Named a 'self-help guru' by Elle Magazine her mission is to inspire women to create a heart-centred life one that’s wildly wealthy, fabulously healthy and bursting with love.

In this episode, Melissa shares: 

10:11- How to dispel the shame around your body.

21:10- How to have deeper, soulful sex with your partner.

32:52- Practices and belief systems to find your sexuality.

34:00- Using food as an emotional barrier for safety.


You can find more of Melissa  at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram

Are you ready to end the battle with food and your body?

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May 23, 2018

In this episode, we shifted gears a little bit and we talked about motherhood and entrepreneurship. There’s a lot of you who are mothers. You’re doing that incredible balance of motherhood and entrepreneurship or motherhood and work life, balancing motherhood and being a wife….all the things, so many plates! So we talk about the real conversation around all of that. How challenging that is and how much of an honor it is. So we talk about releasing control and why we refuse to be internal because there’s nothing to be tangibly gained. It is so interesting when we talk about how we can improve our internal landscapes so we that we can see the results externally vs the other way around where we constantly hustle.


About Mary Shores

Mary Shores is the founder and CEO of a multi-million dollar business. Recognized as a thought leader, Mary teaches individuals how to inspire others, create new ways of thinking, achieve their goals, and take action to create meaningful results. She developed the Words That Work system, which inspired her Hay House book, Conscious Communications. Mary travels across the nation giving lectures and teaching courses, and has been featured on international television shows, podcasts, and blogs.

In this episode, Mary shares:


  • 12:22- Why we refuse to internally process our emotions and belief systems so they can reflect in our external word.
  • 22:00- Going through a divorce and rebuilding a business as a single mother.
  • 29:52- The generational difference in belief systems around motherhood.
  • 34:52- How to get laser clear on what you want to increase the quality of your life.


You can find more of Mary at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram

Are you ready to end the battle with food and your body?

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May 16, 2018

I spoke with Rob Kandell, who is such a genius when it comes to relationships. The polarity of relationships, flowing in and out of the masculine and feminine energy with partners and how high powered women can settle into their feminine. I get this question a lot, and it is so good. We also move into asking our partners for what we truly need, identifying what our needs are in a relationship, and how to ask for them powerfully.

About Robert Kandell


Born and raised to be a "normal person", ROB diverted from his path at the age of 28 and started a deep journey into discovering truly he truly is. It led to him leaving the corporate world, selling his house, divorcing his wife and starting an business around conscious relationship and sexuality ( At 44, left that world and started anew in Los Angeles. He is now, happily married, a podcaster, and business and life coach.


In this episode, Robert shares:


  • 7:45- Why men are intimidated by successful women and how it affects relationships.

  • 11:36- How high-powered women can shift into their feminine with partners.

  • 13:28- Why it’s so common for women to embody masculine energy.

  • 22:09- A huge reason why relationships get stuck.

  • 29:18- How we co-create high and low experiences in our lives.

  • 31:22- A framework on expressing true desires to your partner.

  • 44:39- How to include and educate your partner on your needs.


You can find more of Robert at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram


Are you ready to end the battle with food and your body?

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May 9, 2018

I have my girl Lori Harder back on the show. Lori is a returning guest and I know a lot of you are already familiar with how incredible this woman is. I am so grateful to not only call her a soul sister but I’m so grateful I get to witness her brilliance in the world. She is just one of those people who increases your frequency when you’re around them.


About Lori Harder


Lori Harder is a leading expert in the field of fitness, transformational work, mindfulness, and self-love. As a self-made millionaire, successful entrepreneur, author, cover model, and three-time fitness world champion, she offers a carefully curated set of practical tools to promote sustainable health, spiritual well-being, and financial freedom. She is the creator of the Earn Your Happy podcast and the author of A Tribe Called Bliss, launching on May 8th.

In this episode, Lori shares:


  • 12:36- Why our health depends on the people around us.
  • 20:40- The fear of feeling left out and feeling like you have nothing to offer.
  • 25:25- How to authentically connect with like minded individuals.
  • 37:22- How to bring lightness and enjoyment to your healing process.  


You can find more of Lori at:


Website | Facebook | Instagram

Are you ready to end the battle with food and your body?

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May 2, 2018

We talked about father wounding, daddy issues, for lack of a better term. That’s a technical term, “daddy issues” if you guys didn’t know. But honestly, we get so much of this in our community. We talk about this a LOT. There’s a lot of concepts about father wounding in the society so our team decided to bring Karin on the really talk about this. We’re talking about father wounding, relationships, relationship patterns, why empaths attract narcissists, a HUGE hot topic.


About Dr. Karin Luise

Dr. Karin is a Transformational Life Coach and speaker and an award-winning author of “The Fatherless Daughter Project.” She helps people find freedom and power by firing up alignment, authenticity and passion. She is the creator of the Break the Rules Challenge for Women and Root Down, Fire Up Mastermind – a guide to total life transformation. She’s the host of “The Dr. Karin Show”, where she talks to leading edge visionaries about heart-centered living and soul expansion.

In this episode, Karin shares:

4:29- How we can honor ourselves as mothers.

19:37- More information on The Fatherless Daughter Project and why it’s changing so many lives.

26:39- Why we end up in unhealthy relationships and how we can stop the pattern.

32:09- How to tell if you’re in a relationship with a narcissist.

35:34- The definition of gaslighting and the dynamic between narcissists and empaths.


You can find more of Karin at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram


Are you ready to end the battle with food and your body?

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Apr 25, 2018

In this episode, we are diving into relationships which is Amy's zone of genius. We’re really talking about the difference between loneliness and being alone. You know a lot of you guys have mentioned to me and talked to me about the fact that you just feel lonely and we dig into that. We go into the common themes of what is blocking people from attracting love.  

About Amy

Amy Young is a life coach who specializes in serving up truth and dishing out empowerment to all the single ladies! Along with her  hard-hitting (but hilarious) YouTube videos, she now speaks to people via her brand new podcast: JUST WHAT YOU NEEDED, which provides twice-weekly episodic, empathic solutions to the most annoying, everyday struggles we all kinda fall victim to. Yay.

In this episode, Amy shares:

 9:42- How to step out of our emotions when we feel flooded.

14:34- Find out the difference between loneliness and being alone.

21:05- A big reason we should recreate our belief systems around love and intimacy.

30:23- The most effective way we can show up in relationships.

39:30- How to shift our focus and attract the person we want.

You can find more of Amy at:

Website | YouTube | Instagram


Are you ready to end the battle with food and your body?

Sign up for my free 5 Day Food Freedom Challenge here.

Apr 18, 2018

EP 046: More Courage, Less Fear with Kate Swoboda

This episode is all about courage and the reason why I love the whole idea of living a courageous life is what it leads to. When we’re on the edge of what is kind of  uncomfortable, (I say this all of the time, my like feels like a constant wedgie because it’s always a little uncomfortable) what we get to experience by living on our edge and stepping into the things that terrify us, leads to so much. It’s truly where the magic happens. We’re not going to be able to understand how incredible we are until we push the edge of it and really explore what it is.

About Kate

Kate Swoboda is Director of the Courageous Living Coach Certification at and creator of, where she teaches people how to change old patterns of self-doubt and create courageous habits (and courageous lives) using the neuropsychology of habit-formation. Her first book, The Courage Habit: How to Accept Your Fears, Release the Past, and Live Your Courageous Life (New Harbinger Publications) will be on shelves in spring 2018.


In this episode, Kate shares:

5:07- The foundation of courage and how to access it.

10:28- How fear based behaviors become our default actions.

15:50- What fear actually means and the most effective way to heal our relationship with it.

20:10- The role fear plays in our lives.

24:37- What to do when we have a fear of failure.


YouTube Videos Referenced in the episode:

Shit new aged girls say:


You can find more of Kate at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram | Book

Apr 11, 2018

This episode is all about taking personal responsibility (which I love) and shifting out of victim mentality, which I also love. Lauren breaks down the steps we can take to truly shift our inner dialogue and get it to work for us, rather than against us.


About Lauren

Lauren Zander is a life coach, university lecturer, public speaker, and the Co-Founder and Chairwoman of Handel Group®, an international coaching company based in New York City. She is the author of Maybe It’s You: Cut the Crap, Face Your Fears, Love Your Life (Published by Hachette Book Group, April 2017) and has spent over 20 years coaching thousands of private and corporate clients from around the world.


In this episode, Lauren shares:

 8:07- One major reason we block our transformation.

16:45- How to change the narrative of our blocks and change the way we view significant memories.

27:40- The different ways we lie to ourselves and others and how to notice when it’s happening.

30:30- Why we protect our inner dialogue, even when it keeps us stuck.

29:56- How to recognize when we’re living in truth vs following a fantasy.



You can find more of Lauren at:



Instagram: @handelgroup

Apr 4, 2018

This episode is a little bit different from what we normally do. We heavily focus on the mental, emotional side of binge eating and this episode brings you a science based approach. I respect it and I love it and I’m excited to hear how you guys dig it. I want to hear your thoughts so make sure you are commenting on iTunes and letting me know how you like it. Kathryn Hansen, the author of Brain Over Binge,  talks about the neural pathways of our brains and how we develop habits and addictions. She talks about her own recovery, why conventional therapy wasn’t effective and the top tools she used to build new habits around food.


About Kathryn

Kathryn Hansen recovered from bulimia in 2005; she is dedicated to educating & empowering women/men who struggle with binge eating. She is the author of "Brain over Binge," and "The Brain over Binge Recovery Guide". Kathryn also leads online courses to support individuals in achieving recovery. Her books & courses offer an alternative perspective--teaching brain-based reasons for binge eating, and departing from mainstream ideas that say eating disorders are the result of underlying emotional/psychological problems.


In this episode, Kathryn shares:

4:35- Why conventional therapy couldn’t cure Kathryn's binges.

6:00- Our brain’s scientific response to dieting.

8:28- How Kathryn developed the habit of binge eating and how she overcame it.

17:02- The difference between food addictions and habitual patterns around food.

19:50- The main thing we need to do in order to stop binging.

25:30- The importance of eating adequately.

29:04- How to eat in a way that feels normal.



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Mar 28, 2018

This episode is all about the small steps we can make to create big shifts in our lives. So often we think that in order for us to have these enriching, meaningful lives we have to go out and change the world or change the planet, and it’s simply just not true. We can create change in our everyday community just by focusing on things that matter the most in our hearts like lighting someone else’s heart up through a smile, conversation, a hug. That changes the world. And I think so often we just bypass that stuff and don’t pay attention to it. This episode is all about cultivating awareness around this. This could be simply using our voice to open up discussions around social injustice, creating a community garden, offering social services to propel a support group, truly anything. There are so many different avenues we can take when we learn to look at our pain as a teacher and a guide.


Cassandra Bodzak

Cassandra Bodzak is the best selling author of “Eat with Intention: Recipes and Meditations for a Life the Lights You Up". Cassandra teaches women who want to have it all how to create rituals using food, meditation, and self-care to create sustainable success and wellbeing. She has been dubbed a "spiritual leader" by Well and Good and is the host of Eat with Intention TV or you may know her from ABC’s The Taste.


In this episode, Cassandra shares:


4:08- Why our triggers are a call to take action.

10:53- The first step we can take to create social change.

13:20- Using energetics to build a business.

23:19- Creating daily rituals to connect to source.

37:51- The most effective way to create an impact.

46:00- How we can stop our emotions from hijacking our experience.

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Mar 21, 2018

Today I am interviewing Kali Rogers! We had such a great interview. She is such a cool chick and you guys are going to realize this once you start listening. We chatted about the power of choice, something I’m stoked on; I loved that conversation, and approaching life from a place of curiosity rather than attachment. So often, we want to control our way to happiness, and we all know that doesn’t work. We cling onto identities that make us feel like crap because we’re truly afraid of what will happen if we let go. But letting go is where the magic happens. I talk about this a lot in our community and it’s the whole concept of our structured selves vs our fluid selves. Our structured self is the identity of who we think we need to be and our fluid self is recognizing what feels good to us in the moment. The more we can allow ourselves to be fluid, the easier it is for us to make choices that are in pure alignment with what we want.


Kali Rogers

Kali Rogers is the Founder of Blush Online Life Coaching. She and her team of coaches provide support, motivation, guidance, and advice to girls via videoconference from around the globe for only $79/mo. As well as working with her own individual clients, she provides personality trainings for companies around the country and is the author of, “Conquering Your Quarter Life Crisis: How to Get Your Shit Together in Your 20’s.”


In this episode, Kali shares:

2:07- How the fear of isolation shows up in every aspect of our growth.

7:10- Recognizing and releasing identities that are no longer in alignment.

10:13- Understanding the difference between what we can and cannot control.

14:00- Kali’s transition from pursuing a career as an attorney to a life coach.

23:04- Conquering Your Quarter Life Crisis: How to Get Your Shit Together in Your 20s.

27:00- The first thing we should do when we feel stuck.

35:00- Approaching life from a place of curiosity instead of control.

41:12- Why attachment blocks our ability to manifest.


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Mar 14, 2018

This conversation energized me to the core. Adam is such a force. We talked about how to become a magnet and match for the things we truly want, how to ask for what we want from our partners, ourselves and the planet. We talked about forgiveness, the ‘Me Too’ movement, healing sexuality, healing the masculine/feminine dynamic. There was so much goodness in this episode.

Adam Roa

Adam Roa's spoken word poetry and deeply moving multi-media creations take the viewer on a transformational journey that leads to greater self-awareness and compassion. Whether he's supporting high-impact individuals in creating profitable businesses, captivating audiences from the screens and stages, or facilitating breakthroughs at workshops and retreats, Adam shows up to life with consistent excellence and soul-inspired passion. His ability to speak both the spiritual hippie and corporate business languages makes him highly sought after.

In this episode, Adam shares:

3:00- Why embracing uncertainty is one of the best things we can do for ourselves.

8:40-The question we should ask ourselves when seeking romantic relationships.

11:18- How to create containers for emotional safety in partnership.

22:40- How masculine and feminine wounding is created within us.

31:20- Why we fear interacting with the opposite sex.

34:40- Sexuality wounds.

41:00-Identifying and shifting our belief systems around sexuality.

49:21-Why we should stop externalizing the meaning of happiness.

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