Rank #1: 228: Trust Your Gut, NOT The Crabs
Ever feel like the people in your life just don’t get you?
Or like they’re trying, unconsciously or obviously, to keep you small?
Ever hear about the “bucket of crabs mentality?”
We humans get spooked when people in our life change - it upsets the energy dynamic, and makes us question their own choices… if we’re unaware and unwilling to talk about these things.
See, when you rise up and make creative moves or take bold action, people in your life might get scared that things will change for them… (or they get a big jealous that they’re not taking action on their own dreams.)
Most people don’t have the personal awareness to see their Crab Mentality.
So people all around you might be unconsciously lashing out, reacting and trying to keep you small so their world doesn’t change One. Little. Bit.
That’s why you’ve gotta trust your gut, name.
You’ve gotta fiercely tune into your own knowing, your personal truth, and your own sense of self.
AND, you’ve gotta surround yourself with people who are working on their own grand dreams who are going to cheer you on, not drag you down.
When you’re an artist, healer-teacher, coach, doctor, or creative entrepreneur, you’re always striving to do something different.
When you’re a high-achiever, you’re usually aiming to break barriers and create a new level of performance.
Are you surrounded by people who will hold your hand while cheering you on? People who will tell you it’s ok to screw up - and to keep going?
Every book, movie, painting, or important product you’ve ever loved or admired was created by someone with an idea that came out of the ether:
YOUR creative ideas, business, or unique innovations may seem too risky to someone else, but YOUR gut knows.
There’s something magic there.
And it’s worthwhile to pursue it.
Even if it doesn’t turn out exactly as we originally thought, we learn ourselves through the doing.
And we might just make something better than we ever dreamed.
This Friday, I’m leading a special training for your Creatrix soul, called:Grow Your Biz in 2019, Creatrix!
Sign up here to get your seat and I’ll see you August 2nd:
Rank #2: About Me and Her Rules Radio
"This Crave Cast is a place where you can come to find the nonjudgmental support to help you sift through and discover what your cravings mean. This crave cast is my effort to bring the conversation forward that we're all unique, different and so very much the same. We all need to have a safe place to share what's true for us and discover the possibilities behind our cravings. "
Learn more about the show and take a quiz to learn your cravings profile at http://AlexandraJamieson.com
Rank #3: 17 Isabel Foxen Duke - How to make Peace with Your Food and Body
Rank #4: 15 Supplements to Heal a Leaky Gut and Decrease Sugar Cravings
"We come into contact with tens of thousands of toxins every year, but the worst offender of leaky gut is antibiotics, pesticides & painkillers." - Alexandra Jamieson.
Get your free cravings profile at http://alexandrajamieson.com
Rank #5: 135 Stop Fighting Food with Isabel Foxen Duke
If you would love to break the shackles of yo-yo dieting once and for all, or to finally put an end to your diet spiral, you will really gain a lot from today's show, with Alex's super smart guest, Isabel Foxen Duke, a Health Coach who graduated with Alex, from the Institute For Integrative Nutrition. Listen in today and find out about Isabel's outlook on body positivity and how you too can develop a positive outlook towards your own body image.
Isabel was put on her first diet at around three years of age, by her pediatrician, who clearly had no idea how it would affect her later in her life. That was the beginning of what would become a life long obsession for her. When Alex met Isabel, she was just kicking off with her program, Stop Fighting Food. Now, Isabel helps women to stop feeling crazy around food, which is how she felt for most of her life, until she began to learn many things that are not taught conventionally, about emotional and binge eating and the ways that they affect women.
Isabel explains that the sad reality of many dieters lives is that with any rigid attempt to control your body, it will only be a matter of time before you violently lose control and start eating anything that you can get your hands on. She vividly describes the cycle of determination to diet, followed by 'losing it' and falling off the wagon.
On today's show, she talks about how it felt for her, when she fell off the wagon and the about the physical and emotional pain one experiences as a result of yo-yo dieting. She also discusses how landing up in treatment for Binge Eating Disorder was the beginning of her journey towards learning what it means to have a health-full and balanced relationship with food and how this learning involved un-learning much of what she had been conditioned with, through being so engaged with the diet industry for so many years. Listen in and find out more.
You can read the full show notes at www.alexandrajamieson.com/135.
Rank #6: 190 How to BE In Your Body
If you were being honest with yourself, could you honestly say that you love every inch of your body? For many women, the last thing we would ever want in this world is to accept the body we are in. Instead, we want to sculpt, starve, and stretch our bodies into some ultimate ideal. What if I told you that body positivity and self-love didn’t have to come after a total body transformation? Let’s learn to love ourselves by being in our bodies.
Today, I am going to give you some of my very best advice and solid strategies to help you be in your body. I could go on and on about the subject because I honestly believe it is the key to better health and a life full of happiness. From small mindset shifts to easy exercises to build into your daily routine, get ready to increase your body love and transform your self-image without ever lifting a weight.
You can read the full show notes at www.alexandrajamieson.com/190
Rank #7: 64 Emily Nagoski - Sexual Experiences and the Importance of Context
"The core to expanding sexual wellbeing and overall wellbeing is learning to get really quiet and listen to your own internal experience." - Emily Nagoski
Learn more about your cravings and this episode of The Crave Cast at http://alexandrajamieson.com/64
Rank #8: 152 Heal Your Hunger with Tricia Nelson
Stress, anxiety, deadlines--life’s unexpected twists and turns. When the universe hits you hard, it’s easy to want to turn to the things that comfort us. What better comfort could there be than food—the thing that sustains and re-energizes us. For those of you whose comfort-eating has turned to emotional eating, you might be dealing with skin problems, weight gain, and fatigue. You’ve tried diets, exercise regimens, and every pill on the market, and still nothing works. You find that if you have a bad day, you reach for the ice cream before you know what’s happening.
What’s the solution? Can there be an end to the emotional eating cycle? This week, Tricia Nelson, author, and reformed emotional eater talks about Healing Your Hunger. Tricia knows that there is a spiritual and mental root to our emotional eating that no diet plan could ever address. At one point in her life, Tricia was ready to give up. Nothing worked for her until she found her coach and later husband Roy who led her towards spiritual healing. Now Tricia writes and shares her many years of knowledge and experience to help you heal your emotional eating habits TODAY.
You can read the full show notes at www.alexandrajamieson.com/152
Rank #9: 193 Eat to Balance Your Hormones
In this week’s episode of the podcast, I am bringing you a mixture of hard truth, inspirational and uplifting strategies, and more than a little fun. As your Life Coach in your ears, it is my joy to bring to your attention anything that is going to make your life healthier and happier. That is why I am so excited to have Magdalena Wszelaki with me today. Magdalena is going to teach us how to eat our way to hormonal balance.
Hormones play a role in almost every system in our bodies. They help balance our blood sugar, our circadian rhythm and even have an effect on how our bodies feel stress. Magdalena is going to tell us all about the specific changes we can make to our diets to make our hormones happy. Her researched-based system is going to unlock a new level of healing that can change your entire life!
You can read the full show notes at www.alexandrajamieson.com/193
Rank #10: 145 How to Write Your F-It List
I think we all have a list. That’s right, a F-It List. This List is not quite a Bucket List, where you check things off that you want to do before you die. Instead, we can use a F-It list to get rid of the things that are weighing you down. This tool uses all the powers of Positive Psychology at our disposal, allowing you to get rid of anything that drains you.
As women in the modern world, we carry around habits and thoughts attached to shame, kind of like how we carry heavy books in a backpack. What’s in your shame backpack that you are ready to put down? What are the thoughts and habits that are keeping you from a fulfilled and happy life? Are you ready to make a F-It list?
You can read the full show notes at www.alexandrajamieson.com/145
Rank #11: 52 Intuition and Gut Health
"When your gut is happy, healthy, and moving properly, it will more clearly be your intuitive guide." - Alexandra Jamieson
Learn more about your cravings and this episode of The Crave Cast at http://alexandrajamieson.com/52
Rank #12: 41 Psalm Isadora - Your Sexuality is Your Power
Rank #13: 101: Feel Worthy with Nancy Levin
Welcome back my clan of the crave bears! Welcome to episode 101! A couple of announcements, last week we had a great interview with Dan Harris author of 10 Percent Happier where we talked about meditation for skeptics. We announced a 14-day meditation challenge! You can join us every day. It’s 5 minutes or less a day and we are right in the middle of it but you can join now! Go to the app store and download Dan Harris’s 10 Percent Happier meditation app. It’s free and for the first 7 days, you get quick little video lessons about the basics of meditation. Join us on facebook at bit.ly/wfdgroup with daily hits from me and tips, our meditation journey. We made it a 14-day challenge because the science shows that if you meditate every day for 14 days you start seeing a benefit from meditating.
Next big announcement, we are having our first live meetup! Come join me and other Crave Bears at our Crave Bear picnic! I'll be in my hometown, Portland, Oregon on August 14th from 5 to 7 pm. Come join me at the Arbor Lodge park in the picnic area!
Also, this month’s swag bag is a $1700 swag bag! Our guest today is adding something juicy this month to the swag bag. Go over to iTunes and leave a review about the show and we will tell you more about what that means in today’s episode! So make sure to listen all the way to the end of the episode.
Today we are talking about self-worth. This is one the biggest causes for food cravings and emotional eating. Just not feeling worthy. Today our guest, Nancy Levin will be talking about money, finances and the stress that women experience around these topics which then leads them to use food to calm us down. We will be specifically talking about how food and craving relate to our “money story”. We will be talking about Nancy’s new book: Worthy: Boost Your Self-Worth to Grow Your Net Worth. She is also the bestselling author of Jump…And Your Life will appear and Writing for my Life…Reclaiming the Lost Pieces of Me. She is a master integrative coach and the creator of the Jump coaching and Worthy coaching programs. She works with clients privately and in groups to design lives in alignment with their truths and desires. You can visit her online at www.nancylevin.com .
Rank #14: The Power Of Your Intentions
Revisiting the classic 80s book Energy Medicine, I'm reminded of the value of "mental rehearsal."
Olympic coaches and athletes use visualization and embodiment practices to bring intentions and goal setting to life.
Discover how creating and experiencing a vivid image of your desired outcomes can help you "feel the future."
Rank #15: 143 Healing the Mother Wound with Bethany Webster
Do you know what it actually means for women to step into their power? This is really something that needs to be considered when you look at the frightening and dangerous things that are going on for women in Texas at the moment. The Texas lawmakers are trying to make it even harder for women to have control over their bodies and their lives, by attempting to make it illegal to drive a woman to a safe abortion provider!
According to a study done by the University of Texas recently, in the six years since Planned Parenthood and other safe abortion providers and women's health clinics there have been de-funded, the death rate in maternal health has doubled. This de-funding has also resulted in the closure of more than eighty clinics, most of which were in rural areas where no alternative care facilities have been provided. This means that in the two years since the cuts were implemented, the remaining health clinics in the state of Texas are only able to serve half the women who were being taken care of before.
Alex points out that de-funding Planned Parenthood and making safe abortions harder to obtain does not stop abortion. It only stops safe abortion. This is why Alex refers to woman's health as a revolution. It's a battle being waged every day and women's lives are at risk! This is what prompted her to give a talk at The Women's Empowerment Expo in Washington DC on the Memorial Day weekend. Listen in today, as Alex gives you a brief overview of the talk that she gave at the Expo, called The Foundations of Women's Power.
You can read the full show notes at www.alexandrajamieson.com/143
Rank #16: 148 Free Your Mind From Hating Your Body + Dr. Srini Pillay
Do you find yourself living in a way that someone else thinks you should? Does this fly in the face of the way you would actually live, without this kind of influence? If so, you're not alone and you will really gain a lot from today's show, which is all about how women can- and really need to- start living life by our own rules, in every aspect. It's about throwing off the 'shoulds' and learning to live your life in the way that you would choose to. Listen in today, as Alex helps you to discover your own way forward.
Today, Alex shares a very heartfelt and personal story about her experience with a client, Michelle. They were talking about Michelle's body, which in her private session with Alex, Michelle described as being built like a brick sh*t house. This prompted Alex to point out to her that the words that we use really do have power. When we use phrases and words to describe ourselves, those words and phrases actually become our reality and our world and we keep ourselves stuck there. So, it's time to flip these old worlds into something else. You need to learn, when stumbling across old, limiting beliefs, to reconstruct them with love and care, so as not to scare the life out of your brain! Alex cautions you, however, that if you try to make these changes too big, or too fast, your lizard brain could rear up and start fighting you, to keep your old thoughts in place, so you really have to start small, in order to make the changes long lasting.
The new thought that Michelle agreed to try on in her daily life, was “I am strong, capable and I deserve the self-care that I desire.” Yet, for Alex, after ending the call, something still felt off... Then she realized that it was her own lizard brain, eating into her power and her ego and it had some really nasty things to say about her body, on a very regular basis. Although Alex acknowledges the privileges that she enjoys, being a white woman, relatively thin and quite tall, she still goes through her own struggles and pain with her body, as do all of us, because we've all been raised as women, to be judged by our bodies! So, she began to work on flipping her old beliefs about her body and turning them into manageable, self-loving affirmations. This felt good, but the imperfections became meaner and more difficult to acknowledge. Alex still persevered with taking her power back and she really encourages you to do the same, because it's really necessary and it's worth it! You really do need to rewrite the story around your beliefs about your body- now, and show up in the world centered, graceful, and wise!
Today, Alex will be interviewing Dr. Srini Pillay, a Harvard Neuroscientist and Coach, about his brand new and really inspiring book, Tinker, Dabble, Doodle, Try, which has just been nominated one of the fifty must reads by Coastal Living, for the second time. It's a beautiful exploration of creativity and what we think about being productive and how we're overworking ourselves to get more done, but it's really not working. It's about how our creativity really comes out of a space of spaciousness and doodling, in many ways. Listen in today, to get some of Dr. Pillay's really awesome tools to help you to get unstuck, keep moving forward and live by your own rules.
You can read the full show notes at www.alexandrajamieson.com/148
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Rank #17: 45 Dr. Tami - How to Take Back Control of Your Hormones
Rank #18: 192 Detox Your Life (And Your Body)
As your go-to life coach in your pocket, I am always looking for ways to help you grow emotionally, physically, and spiritually. I cannot think of a better topic to take a deep dive into than detoxing. Today’s episode is all about detoxing your life in more ways than one, either with the foods you eat, the emotions you feel, and the energy you use. When you can detox your life, you can grow more, do more, and feel better.
You don’t have to fear or dread the detox. It is not a lonely and desperate place! In fact, I have experienced and witness time and again how women can discover more of who they really are by detoxing all areas of life! Today, we will discuss how to detox from certain foods, behaviors, and even relationships. Above all, the best reason to embrace the detox is to find freedom. I am going to help you get there today!
You can read the full show notes and access all the links and resources at www.alexandrajamieson.com/192
Rank #19: 59 Nicole Jardim - How to Fix Your Period
"As a woman, you don’t need to have a large amount of medical intervention to take care of yourself." - Nicole Jardim
Learn more about your cravings and this episode of The Crave Cast at http://alexandrajamieson.com/59
Rank #20: 53 End the Late Night Eating
"These old myths have kept us afraid in and of our bodies, and chained to old ways of thinking." - Alexandra Jamieson
Learn more about your cravings and this episode of The Crave Cast at alexandrajamieson.com/53