Better Together with Maria Menounos

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An episode of Better Together with Maria Menounos

By Maria Menounos
Every week, host Maria Menounos will bring you the world's leading healers, experts, influential celebrities & game-changers to share groundbreaking secrets and tips to getting better in all areas of life, including physical health, emotional wellness, spirituality, finances, relationships & more. Getting better isn't easy, but it's a whole lot easier when we do it together.

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Every week, host Maria Menounos will bring you the world's leading healers, experts, influential celebrities & game-changers to share groundbreaking secrets and tips to getting better in all areas of life, including physical health, emotional wellness, spirituality, finances, relationships & more. Getting better isn't easy, but it's a whole lot easier when we do it together.

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The End Of Mental Illness with Dr. Amen
Join our new Facebook Group!  Dr. Daniel Amen was named the most popular psychiatrist in America by The Washington Post called and Discover Magazine listed his brain imaging research as the top neuroscience story for 2015. He is a double board-certified psychiatrist and ten-time NY Times bestselling author, with such blockbuster books as Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, Healing ADD, Memory Rescue, and many more! In March 2020, his book The End of Mental Illness will be published, and we’re talking with him all about it today. So many of us are dealing with, or know someone dealing with mental illness, but what if the way we are being diagnosed is all wrong?  Dr. Amen is changing the way we are diagnosed, how we think about brain health and most importantly the way we can heal.    Pre-Order The End of Mental Illness: How Neuroscience Is Transforming Psychiatry and Helping Prevent or Reverse Mood and Anxiety Disorders, ADHD, Addictions, PTSD, Psychosis, Personality Disorders, and More:   Visit Amen Clinics: Supplements:
December 9, 2019
Preventing Illness by Knowing Your Gut Microbiome With Naveen Jain
We've created a new Facebook group for fans of Better Together to more easily communicate and learn about new episodes, behind the scenes info, and episode schedules, as well as interact with one another! Go to this link: Imagine living in a world where illness is optional. Well, that’s the goal of Viome, where you can discover what's happening inside your gut and get a personalized action plan to fix it. On this week’s episode, Maria is sitting down with the man behind Viome, Naveen Jain. Naveen is an Indian-born entrepreneur and philanthropist who knows no limits. He’s driven to solve the world's biggest challenges through innovation. He is the founder of several successful companies, including InfoSpace, BlueDot, Viome, TalentWise and Moon Express. Today, we’re talking to him about Viome, the mission-driven company aiming to improve people’s health based on individual biology. I’ve been talking about this company for a while now and we’re so excited to bring the information to you as it’s already helped me so much. To purchase your own kit with discount: Visit Naveen at: Become a member of the Better Together community through Patreon!
December 2, 2019
Diabetes: Symptoms and Prevention for #DiabetesAwarenessMonth
Hear the incredible story of new, young mom, Keary Cheney who was recently diagnosed with diabetes and her family’s incredible health and adoption journey. Also, Maria talks about her dad’s journey with diabetes as well as her’s as a caretaker. Thanks to incredible technology from Dexcom, the lives of both Keary and Maria’s dad have been changed for the better and we can’t wait to share it with you, as well as some great, need to know tips and stats. Quick stats for #DiabetesAwarenessMonth: An estimated 7.2 million people with diabetes are undiagnosed, 1 in 3 American adults is at risk for developing type 2 diabetes and 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year. Dexcom: Beyond Type 1: Give Back: In honor of Continuous Glucose Monitoring technology eliminating 2 billion fingerpricks worldwide, Dexcom will donate $2 for every post celebrating #PeaceOutFingerpricks. Here’s what you need to do? 1. Post a photo or video of you throwing up your peace out sign ✌️ 2. Tag @dexcom and use #PeaceOutFingerpricks 3. Challenge your friends and family to do the same Meanwhile, her husband Justin was still in Uganda handling Oliver’s adoption process. It was then Justin learned about a young girl named Zola who also had T1D. The Cheney couple immediately knew Zola had to be part of the family because of the unique similarity Keary shares with her. Keary and Zola now serve as active leaders within the diabetes community and share their story on Instagram to inspire and empower others living with T1D. With each other’s support and the help of their Dexcom G6 continuous glucose monitors, the two have been able to thrive despite their condition – Keary even ran the NYC Marathon on Nov. 3.
November 25, 2019
Strategically Making Your Value Known with Endeavor CMO Bozoma Saint John
We have the woman redefining “badassery” herself, Bozoma Saint John. Over the course of her highly successful career, she has earned a reputation as a trailblazing brand marketing executive and change agent. She is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at Endeavor, and a global leader in entertainment, sports & fashion. Today we’re talking to her about her journey, taking up space, being authentic in the workplace, how to live life bold, own your accomplishments and create a group of supportive people around you. Before joining Endeavor, she served as Chief Brand Officer at Uber, Head of Global Consumer Marketing at Apple Music & iTunes and Head of Music and Entertainment Marketing at PepsiCo.  She was inducted into Billboard’s Women in Music Hall of Fame and the American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement, as well as recognition on The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Power 100 list in 2018 and as Billboard’s Executive of the Year in 2016. She has worked with celebrities like Beyonce, Jimmy Iovene and Dr. Dre and continues to be celebrated in every space she enters. @badassboz
November 18, 2019
Game-Changing Cancer Therapy with Dr. Anahid Jewett
Dr. Anahid Jewett is a woman on a mission to find a cure for cancer. She is a Professor and Director of Tumor Immunology Laboratory and she is also a member of the UCLA Tumor Immunology subgroup, among others. For the past 26 years, Dr. Jewett has dedicated her life to figuring out why cancer stem cells (CSCs) are able to survive in patients. She believes the key is to focus on natural killer cells or NK cells, which are known to kill many different types of CSCs, including oral, pancreatic, lung, breast, glioblastoma, and melanoma tumors. To test whether NK cells could help minimize pancreatic cancer tumors, Dr. Jewett and her team developed a humanized mouse model with an intact human immune system. On this episode, she's discussing the available therapies, what her research is showing, and where we are in finding a cure.  To visit and support Dr. Jewett’s “Cure Cancer Now Foundation” at Become a member of the Better Together community through Patreon! Follow us on Social Media! -Buy Maria Menounos' 1st Book: -Buy Maria Menounos' 2nd Book: - Buy Maria Menounos' 3rd book: -Visit -Visit -Visit -Visit
November 11, 2019
Creating Content & Addressing Depression with Hannah Hart
Hannah Hart is an entertainer, food enthusiast, and a two-time New York Times Bestselling author. On today’s episode, Maria and Hannah connect live at the Patreon Assembly to talk about staying authentic, excelling in the digital world, working through depression and pressure and defining success on our own terms. Since creating the YouTube series “My Drunk Kitchen”, Hart has co-produced and starred in multiple films as well as hosted her own show on the Food Network, (I Hart Food). In 2018, Hart launched "Hannahlyze This," the self help podcast that just can’t help itself. Hart’s consistent authenticity in her content has established her as one of the most influential voices in the LGBTQ community, as well as gained her recognition as one of Hollywood Reporters New Digital Disruptors, and one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30. I sat down with her at the Patreon Assembly event this past weekend and we talked about creating content in the digital age, staying authentic, redefining success and handling depression and pressure. Links:
November 4, 2019
Raising Domestic Violence Awareness w/ D.A. Summer Stephan
If you or a loved one is in need of immediate help or support, the national domestic violence hotline is available 24/7 at 1−800−799−7233. We have two special guests on the show today. Both bringing awareness to domestic violence in their own way. Thanks to Purina, Red Rover Org & the Purple leash project, I was able to sit down with a survivor of domestic abuse named Angie. Her and her dogs are safe now, and I know her strength and story will not only move us, but educate us. We also have San Diego District Attorney, Summer Stephan who has devoted her life to protecting women, children and families and providing justice to the voiceless and most vulnerable. She is a national leader in the fight against sexual exploitation and human trafficking and was named Southern California District Attorney of the Year by Crime Victims United. Today, she’s providing us the information we need, what to look out for and how to help. 1 in 3 women experience domestic abuse in their lifetimes and shockingly only 10% of domestic violence shelters allow pets and nearly half of all victims delay leaving because they don't want to leave their pet. This is why Purina and I are taking the lead to help keep domestic abuse victims and their pets together. Purina has committed more than $500,000 through 2022 to RedRover to establish Purple Leash Project grants. Visit:
October 28, 2019
Preventing & Fighting Breast Cancer with Dr. Kristi Funk
Dr. Kristi Funk is board-certified surgical breast specialist who is known for her surgical treatment of Angelina Jolie and Sheryl Crow. On this episode, she sits down with Maria to talk all about how to reduce breast cancer recurrence and occurrence, the most optimal cancer fighting diet,  when to start breast exams and #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth. She founded the Pink Lotus Breast Center in 2007 with her husband and business partner Andy Funk. She wrote "Breasts: The Owner's Manual: Every Woman's Guide to Reducing Cancer Risk, Making Treatment Choices, and Optimizing Outcomes." The book is a national bestseller. Sign up for Cancer Kicking Summit: Learn more about "Let's Beat Breast Cancer": Let’s Beat Breast Cancer ***20% off the summit with code entry MARIA*** Learn more about Pink Lotus: Become a member of the Better Together community through Patreon! Follow us on Social Media!
October 21, 2019
Gabrielle Bernstein on Achieving Joy and Attracting the Life You Want
Gabrielle Bernstein is a best-selling author, speaker and spirit junkie. Today she joins Maria to talk about manifesting the life you want and ultimately, achieving joy. Gabrielle breaks down how it’s possible to attract the things you desire as well as how to handle hardships and difficulties and use them as lessons to grow from, rather than roadblocks in the way of your dreams. As a “spiritual activist,” she has been named “a new thought leader” by Oprah Winfrey and has been featured on the Forbes List of 20 Best Branded Women, as well as ELLE, OWN, and the TODAY show among many others. Subscribe to our patreon: Purchase Super Attractor: Gabrielle’s Website: Follow us at: @MariaMenounos @GabbyBernstein @StephSabraw @StephenLemieuxPhoto
October 14, 2019
Improve your Memory & Build Your Super Brain with Jim Kwik
Subscribe to our Patreon: Maria sits down with brain expert, Jim Kwik who was once known as the “boy with a broken brain” after a childhood brain injury left him struggling in school. He’s now a memory & speed-reading expert who has spent the last 25 years helping people improve their memory, learn to speed-read, increase their decision-making skills, and unleash their superbrains. Today, he’s helping us unleash our super brains. We’re talking memory tips, the power of the brain, the best food and supplements for your brain and so much more! Jim is the CEO of Kwik Learning, founder of SuperheroYou, social entrepreneur and international speaker. Jim Kwik’s Website: Kwik Learning: Social: @JimKwik
October 7, 2019
Staying Calm In Crisis & Game Changing Health App
In celebration of officially launching our Patreon, we're giving away our first Patreon exclusive episode on Youtube! Become a member for more episodes like this that are ad-free and more intimate discussions! Also, chat with us and guests in the Better Together Discord community! Go to for more!
October 4, 2019
How to Balance Your Chakras with Sahara Rose
Maria sits down with Sahara Rose, Ayurvedic specialist and author of the top two best-selling Ayurveda books nationwide, both with forewords by Deepak Chopra, who has claimed he is “passing the Ayurvedic torch to her.” Today, Sahara talks about attaining healthy digestive health, the 7 chakras and how to balance them, the difference between guilt and shame and so much more! Support the show on Patreon: Watch on youtube: Links: Sahara's Website: Yogic Path Card Deck: Eat Feel Fresh: A Contemporary Plant-Based Ayurvedic Cookbook: Idiot’s Guide to Ayurveda: ----This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. · The Stokecast Podcast: The Stokecast bridges the best of outdoor adventure sports and action-oriented business lessons.
September 30, 2019
Healing Practices for Mental, Physical & Spiritual Well-Being with Kelly Noonan Gores
Kelly Noonan Gores is not only the face of the Heal documentary, she’s also the director, executive producer, writer and now, the author of the HEAL book which is coming out in October. She’s connected and worked with the leading experts in all areas of healing-physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Today, she’s talking with Maria about how to process emotion in a healthy way, choosing to live through love instead of fear, how to control your frequencies, setting your intentions and so much more! To learn more about the HEAL documentary visit: To pre-order the HEAL book visit:  Follow us on Social Media! -Buy Maria Menounos' 1st Book: -Buy Maria Menounos' 2nd Book: - Buy Maria Menounos' 3rd book:
September 23, 2019
How to Be Confident & Own Your Presence with Amy Cuddy
Dr. Amy Cuddy is a social psychologist, bestselling author, award-winning Harvard lecturer, and expert on the behavioral science of power, presence, and prejudice. Amy Cuddy sits down with Maria to teach us how to be present, bring your best self to every situation, the difference between confidence and arrogance, and how imposter syndrome is holding a lot of us back and moving past it. In 2012 Amy Cuddy gave a TED talk called “Your body language shapes who you are,” in which she detailed the effects of “power posing,” based on research by herself and other scientists working in the field. The talk went viral, going on to become one of TED’s most watched talks ever, with more than 54 million views. Support the show on Patreon: Watch on youtube: Purchase “Presence” here: Visit Amy: Watch Amy’s TED Talk:
September 16, 2019
Michelle Phan on Adapting to Life After Youtube
Subscribe to our new Patreon for exclusive episodes and content! Watch the show live: As a digital pioneer and entrepreneur who has trail-blazed the digital beauty industry, Michelle Phan has over 8.9 million subscribers on her youtube channel and her videos have been viewed more than 1 billion times. She’s been featured on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List for Art & Style and is the creator of Ipsy. Although Michelle built her massive following from youtube, she stopped creating videos after 10 years of massive success. Leaving the career you built can seem crazy to some, but that's one of the many things that inspires us about Michelle Phan-For Maria it was TV, for Michelle it was YouTube- and we hope others are inspired by Michelle's story and start making decisions on what’s right for them as opposed to what pleases others. Today Maria & Michelle talk about being an entrepreneur, making decisions based on your passions and learning to say no.
September 9, 2019
Making Space for Breakthroughs-Labor Day Special
Wishing you a happy Labor Day weekend! While away for the past month, Maria not only had multiple breakthroughs, but she was also able to take care of her parents and reset her priorities. On this week's episode Maria talks about how she was able to do this and the importance of looking after your parent's or guardians. We each have breakthroughs waiting to happen, sometimes we just need to allow ourselves the space and time to receive them.
September 2, 2019
From Diagnosis to Recovery with the Help of #BetterTogetherWithMaria
Maria met Wendy at this little, organic cafe in Connecticut where she told Maria how listening to our podcast, #BetterTogetherWithMaria helped her to avert major surgeries and to navigate what seemed like a hopeless health crisis. Extremely honored to be approached by Wendy and hearing how tuning in to us weekly so dramatically improved her situation, Maria had Wendy come on the show to tell us about her struggle with a colitis diagnosis and how the podcast helped her recover and stay healthy. As this is truly the purpose of our show, Wendy’s journey reminded Maria, and hopefully many of you, of two things: 1. that we are truly BETTER TOGETHER and 2. as Maya Angelou says, ‘when we know better we do better.’ On today’s new episode Wendy, a young woman filled with dreams and light, relays just how she overcame a familiar and threatening health crisis. Please continue to spread the word about our show ... along with the message that we are all #BetterTogether ❤️
August 26, 2019
Career, Health & Relationship Advice with Maria Menounos-Part 2
Maria met Mckenzie years ago, when McKenzie was 13, working on a film with Maria and her husband, Keven Undergaro, and they have mentored her since. Today, Mckenzie is an up and coming AfterBuzz TV host who now is sitting down with Maria to ask her everything, including career, health, relationship, and life advice on #BetterTogetherWithMaria. Part 2 of 2 part series.
August 19, 2019
Career, Health & Relationship Advice with Maria Menounos-Part 1
Maria met Mckenzie years ago, when McKenzie was 13, working on a film with Maria and her husband, Keven Undergaro, and they have mentored her since. Today, Mckenzie is an up and coming AfterBuzz TV host who now is sitting down with Maria to ask her everything, including career, health, relationship, and life advice on #BetterTogetherWithMaria. Part 1 of 2 part series.
August 12, 2019
Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur with Shelley Zalis
Making smart business moves, becoming a successful entrepreneur, closing the deals, setting yourself up for success-these are all things not often taught, especially to women, but today, Maria get's all the answers from Shelley Zalis, an internationally-renowned thought leader for advancing equality in the workplace and the first female chief executive ranked in the research industry’s top 25. She's changed the game, helped elevate feminine values in the workplace and has devoted herself to becoming a mentor and role model to women and leaders in her industry.
August 5, 2019
Health Hacks & Autoimmune Tips with Elissa Goodman
At least 23.5 million Americans are currently affected by autoimmune disease, and yet, barely any of us have any education on the signs and symptoms, or best practices of how to treat them. Elissa Goodman is a holistic nutritionist and lifestyle expert who has suffered from Hodgkin’s lymphoma & the thyroid-related autoimmune disease called Hashimoto’s. She is now healthier than ever with a mission to educate and encourage healthy, mindful living, while helping others embrace the concepts that we are a product of what we eat and how we treat ourselves. She has created a guide called “10 Autoimmune Hacks” and talks to Maria all about it on this episode. Expect to learn about the symptoms, causes, and solutions for the autoimmune diseases that are affecting so many of us, as well as healthy life tips for all of us in general.
July 29, 2019
Coming Back From Career, Health or Relationship Failures with Keven Undergaro
We’ve all either faced adversity, or are going through it now, but how can we make it out on top? How do we make a comeback from the tough times and get better from it? As a writer, producer, founder of AfterBuzz TV, career and life coach, and Maria’s husband, Keven Undergaro has faced a lot of adversity throughout his life, as well as coached many others through hardships-From break ups, to career & financial failures, to sickness & health issues-there’s always a way back out, and we’re sitting down today to talk about it all.
July 22, 2019
Career Generalist vs. Specialist Debate with David Epstein
So many of us are constantly worried that we have too many interests in order to really achieve success in a specific field. We’ve been told our entire lives that specializing is essential for success. Today, we’re proving otherwise with the help of David Epstein, a journalist and NY Times best selling author who was previously a science and investigative reporter at ProPublica. Prior to that, David was a senior writer at Sports Illustrated where he co-authored the story that revealed Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez had used steroids. Now, he has a TED talk with over 7 million views and has his second book out-Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World, and Maria is talking to him all about it. Maria also talks about her time in Las Vegas watching the NBA Summer League, her family’s appearance on Celebrity Family Feud and another successful MRI for her mom!
July 15, 2019
Self Love & Pursuing Purpose with Deirdre Hade
Self-love is a way of relating to yourself that does not involve harshly judging or punishing yourself for every mistake you make. Research on self-love shows that it's associated with less anxiety and depression, more optimism, better recovery from stress and so much more. So, why is it so hard for us? Well, Maria sits down with mystic, poet and visionary leader, Deirdre Hade to talk all about self-love and where to start, as well as finding your purpose and pursuing your passion. Maria also talks about her Fourth of July weekend, the earthquakes in California, and of course, the greatest soccer team on earth, the US Women's National Team and their historic win at the FIFA Women's World Cup.
July 8, 2019
How to Build Lasting Connections with Mark Nepo
As a best-selling author, poet and philosopher Mark Nepo says battling cancer led to a profound spiritual awakening. In 1987, Mark discovered a lump on the back of his head and was eventually diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma. Now a two-time cancer survivor, Mark is the author of twenty books and has traveled the country with Oprah Winfrey on her sold-out 2014 “The Life You Want” tour and has appeared several times with Oprah on her podcast and his here today to talk about his journey, love, suffering, connection, and his most recent book “We are More Together Than Alone.”
July 1, 2019
Live on Your Terms & Claim The Life You Desire with Kelley Kosow
Kelley Kosow is an author, motivational speaker, and the CEO of the highly acclaimed Ford Institute. She’s known as a game-changing coach to high-level executives, celebrities and motivated individuals committed to personal transformation. Today, we’re talking with her all about her book, "The Integrity Advantage: Step into Your Truth, Love Your Life, and Claim Your Magnificence," which is teaching us how to own who we are and live in alignment with our truth and desires. Kelley is an incredible teacher of the shadow process and how uncovering and accepting our shadow parts allows us to live and manifest the life we want from a place of authentic wholeness. Takeaways: Connect with your inner truth and strengthen it daily Level up your self-love and self-trust to get where you want to go Embrace the totality of who you are Face fear, shame, and false beliefs that cause you to get into self sabotaging situations Identify your shadows and light shadows Get fearless and excited about moving outside of your comfort zone Become the person you want to be
June 24, 2019
Lasting Happiness & The Obstacles of Joy with Doug Abrams
How can we experience joy when there is so much suffering? Doug Abrams, co-author of the New York Times Best Seller, The Book of Joy, along side Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, sits down with Maria to answer questions like this. Doug discusses the lessons he learned first hand from his time with the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu, who have survived more than fifty years of exile and oppression, and yet despite their hardships—or, as they would say, because of them—are two of the most joyful people on the planet. Doug is an author, editor, and literary agent who has written books with Desmond Tutu for over a decade. His books have been credited with convincing then-President Bill Clinton to stop genocide and for launching the modern anti-slavery movement. He is also the founder of Idea Architects, a book and media company that works with visionary authors to create a wiser, healthier, and more just world.
June 17, 2019
Leaning Into Your Emotions & Removing Toxic Energy with Dr. Judith Orloff
Do you ever feel like your absorbing other people's emotions or exhausted in certain situations, or relationships? You might be an empath or a highly sensitive person. New York Times best-selling author and UCLA psychiatrist, Judith Orloff, M.D. is here sharing empowering and applicable information and tactics to help us all navigate through an, at times, overly stimulated and chaotic world. Judith also talks about emotional vampires-these are the people sucking the life from you- and describes the different forms they come in and how to best deal with them. Maria and Judith break down Judith's most recent book, "The Empath's Survival Guide," where Maria had a lot of personal breakthroughs, that many others will experience with this information as well.
June 10, 2019
Relationship Jedi Mind Tricks with Dr. Laura Berman
Maria & Dr. Laura Berman, one of the world’s leading experts in sex, love and relationships, talk all about how to create the life and relationships you desire, as well as the basic principles of quantum physics and how it pertains to manifesting your dreams.
June 3, 2019
It's #BrainTumorAwarenessMonth and this episode brings you all the facts you need to know about brain tumors and a discussion about care-taking, featuring the doctor who performed both Maria's and her mom's surgery, Cedars-Sinai neurosurgeon, Dr. Keith Black, as well as Dr. Bondy, the leader of the largest family study of glioma patients.
May 27, 2019
The Art of Interest Rates & How to Save Money with Ajay Gupta
The 101 for finance we all need, but never got with Ajay Gupta, a serial entrepreneur, wealth manager and financial adviser. Today, Ajay uses Maria's friend, Violetta, as a case study for understanding mortgage rates, interest rates, how to save money and how to avoid the sharks! In thirty years you'll thank yourself for listening to this episode when your account is full of money.
May 20, 2019
What's Your Dosha? Ayurveda 101 with Sahara Rose
Sahara Rose has been called “a leading voice for the millennial generation into the new paradigm shift” by Deepak Chopra. Sahara is the host of the Highest Self Podcast, ranked as the #1 top podcast in the spirituality category on iTunes and best-selling author of Eat Feel Fresh and Idiot's Guide to Ayurveda. Sahara makes spiritual and Ayurvedic wisdom relatable. In today’s episode, she breaks down the basics of Ayurveda, how to discover your one-of-a-kind mind-body dosha type, and the importance of daily routines. She provides ways we can all implement Ayurvedic teachings into daily practices that bring us back to our most natural and thriving states.
May 13, 2019
Anti-Aging with Dr. Jason Diamond
Anti-aging seems to be the topic everyone addresses or thinks about at some point in life, and for every person, there are different goals and interests in mind. At the end of the day, whatever way you age that's right for you is the right way, but Maria wanted to sit down with world-renowned facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Jason Diamond to get all the information on what's out there, what goals are achievable and at what cost. As Maria always says, it's best to arm yourself with knowledge, so whether facials, fillers, or procedures interest you at all, it's beneficial to be aware of what's available. Dr. Diamond and Maria also talk about what all of the celebrities are doing to stay looking so young! From botox, to facial sculpting to face lifts, Maria asked Dr. Diamond all of the questions so many of us are curious about.
May 6, 2019
Unlocking Your Mind & Full Potential with Dr. Joe Dispenza
The mind is our most powerful tool and there’s no better person to help us learn how to use our mind to its full potential and heal ourselves than Dr. Joe Dispenza. Maria and Dr. Joe discuss his teachings in depth-from how to heal yourself with your mind, to how to break away from your past and unlock your full potential.
April 29, 2019
Inhale the Future, Exhale the Past with Ashley Neese
It's time to clear the mind, open the heart & heal the body...with breathwork. Breathwork, like meditation has become a method of natural healing for anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma and chronic physical pain. Breathwork expert, Ashley Neese learned to meditate out of necessity after getting sober and has since became a renowned breathwork teacher and author. She has studied with some of the world’s leading masters in yoga, meditation, medical intuition and somatic therapy. This month, her new book, “How to Breathe” came out and it introduces the foundations of breathwork. Today, she and Maria break it down for you. Ashley not only shares her journey, but also outlines the research-supported benefits of the practice, explains how the breath relates to emotions, resilience and mindfulness and how we can incorporate her teachings into our day-to-day lives.
April 22, 2019
Mindful Living & Self-Awareness with Lori Bregman
It's time to turn some lemons into lemonade for the first episode of Better Together with Maria! Maria is joined by celebrity doula and pregnancy coach Lori Bregman to talk all about bettering yourself, becoming more self-aware, how to live a mindful & balanced life and Lori's new book "Mamaste" which provides exercises, tips and tricks for moms and non-moms alike. Lori has spent years working with new mothers, including Anne Hathaway and Kristen Bell, and now you'll learn how to cultivate and incorporate her teachings into your own life.
April 15, 2019
"Conversations with Maria" is now "Better Together with Maria"
We are moving the podcast in a bigger and better direction! Starting April 15, 2019 we will officially be "Better Together with Maria Menounos." Can't wait to hear your thoughts! Drop a review with a topic you'd love to learn more about and look out for new episodes every Monday!
April 15, 2019
Mindset Expert Trevor Moawad-The "World's Best Brain Trainer"
Trevor Moawad’s focus is on building cognitive strength and was named the “World’s Best Brain Trainer” by Sports Illustrated in 2017. On this week’s episode he sits down with Maria to provide some of his teachings on neutral thinking, the importance of discipline, and how powerful the mind and spoken word is in order for you to achieve the outcomes you desire.
April 8, 2019
Staying Healthy & Happy on Social Media with Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew describes “the screen” as the biggest risk to kids and adults. According to Forbes, 45% of the total world population are using social networks. Meaning, social media is fully integrated into our daily lives and here to stay. This is why Dr. Drew and Maria sit down for a conversation all about social media and the digital age, how it’s changing the way we function and how to stay grounded through it all. Dr. Drew describes how this ties into narcissism, how it’s been developing through the years, and the ways in which it manifests on an individual level and on a larger scale.
April 1, 2019
Why Complaining is Killing You with Keven Undergaro
Guilty of complaining? We all are...but the cost is way higher than we thought. Maria’s husband, AfterBuzz TV CEO, Keven Undergaro, joins Maria to break down a recent study that shows how complaining can literally rewire your brain for negativity and cause massive health issues. Luckily, there's always solutions, which is why in this episode, Keven teaches us how combat negativity and continually grow by surrounding yourself with the right people, getting out of your comfort zone, and saying bye to complaining for good.
March 25, 2019
Turning Bad Sh*t to Good Sh*t & the Secret to Success with Suzy Batiz
Suzy Batiz is the inventor, founder, and CEO of Poo~Pourri and Supernatural. For decades, Suzy ignored her instincts and played by the “rules” of business. It was her second bankruptcy at age 40 that propelled her to found Poo~Pourri in a radical way. Today, she’s sitting down with Maria for an inspiring & enlightening conversation about resilience, the “science of success” and how to define & identify resonance and dissonance, and how it affect’s you, your ideas & and your decisions.
March 18, 2019
Karamo Brown on Adversity, Healing, Success & Queer Eye
The Television Host and Culture Expert on the Emmy-nominated Netflix reboot of Queer Eye, Karamo Brown, sits down with Maria for a meaningful, fun & inspiring conversation on abuse, healing, embracing purpose, redefining success for you, and his new book (out now)! Karamo shares how he really felt about Queer Eye Season 1 and why he's so excited about Season 3(out March 15).
March 11, 2019
Healthy Habits Over Dieting & Finding What Works For You w/ Brittany Mullins
Diet, fitness, and holistic health: all important, yet so individualized to each person. Because every body is so different, finding the right work out and diet that fits your lifestyle is the key to success. Maria spent years figuring out what worked best for her, and on this episode she shares her tips and tricks for losing weight, keeping the right mindset and working on being the healthiest you. Brittany Mullins, a health coach, certified personal trainer, and the woman behind Eating Bird food, a wellness platform where she shares recipes, workouts, wellness articles and more, joins Maria and shares her top advice for where to start when you want to get healthier.
March 4, 2019
What Every Entrepreneur Should Know, Conquering Fear & Redefining Success with Natalie MacNeil
One of the “11 Most Inspiring Female Entrepreneurs To Follow” on Forbes, Natalie MacNeil is an Emmy award winning entrepreneur, author, speaker, producer and mentor to ambitious women. She is the creator of the Conquer Club, and the CEO of She Takes on The World, and today she sits down with Maria. Maria and Natalie talk all about how facing your fears is where the living begins, the steps every young entrepreneur should be taking, redefining success, how we measure success and much more.
February 26, 2019
Upgrading Your Life, Mind & Body with Bulletproof CEO, Dave Asprey
Dave Asprey, founder of Bulletproof and author of New York Times bestseller The Bulletproof Diet, is a Silicon Valley investor and technology entrepreneur who spent two decades and over $1 Million to hack his own biology. Dave lost 100 pounds without counting calories or excessive exercise, used techniques to upgrade his brain and lift his IQ by 20 points, and lowered his biological age while learning to sleep more efficiently in less time. Dave learned how to do these seemingly impossible things and now is sitting down with Maria to share what he's learned and how we can apply it to our own lives.
February 18, 2019
Ricki Lake on Healing After Tragedy, Pursuing Meaningful Projects & Finding Love Again
It's been 2 years since tragedy struck Ricki Lake's life, but the pop culture icon has chosen to focus her efforts into healing and independent filmmaking. Ricki opens up on the anniversary of her husband's death, and talks to Maria about the heartbreak and the positive transformation that's followed. Ricki has channeled her drive for social change into passion projects that are altering the way society views birth, breastfeeding, childhood obesity, birth control and now medical cannabis. Weed The People is the newest documentary by Ricki and her creative partner, Abby Epstein, where they attempt to answer the question: "if weed is truly saving lives, why doesn't the government want people to access it?" Ricki and Maria talk all about the healing potential of medical marijuana, the laws that prohibit it and the entire filmmaking process of this inquisitive and powerful project. Purchase the film here:
February 11, 2019
How Powerful Are We Really? Bruce Lipton Teaches Us How to Reprogram Our Brain
What would your life be like if you learned that you are more powerful than you have ever been taught? Maria and Bruce Lipton go in depth in this interview where breakthroughs are made. They discuss the power of positive thinking, how DNA controls our thoughts and how to program our subconscious in a way that sets us up for the ultimate success. Bruce Lipton is a stem cell biologist, bestselling author and recipient of the 2009 Goi Peace Award. As an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit, Bruce argues that genes do not control our biology, but rather that DNA can be controlled by our thoughts. Bruce has been a guest speaker on hundreds of TV and radio shows, as well as keynote presenter for national and international conferences. Now, he's in studio to share is studies and findings with us.
February 4, 2019
Girlboss 101 with Sophia Amoruso - Success, Failure & Owning It All
Failure is inevitable, but it's how we react that makes us a #girlboss. Sophia Amoruso's failures led her to a greater pursuit. Now, as businesswomen & entrepreneurs, both Maria and Sophia talk getting passed fear, how to execute goals, owning your mistakes & knowing you belong, even if it doesn't feel like it.
January 28, 2019
The Science Behind the Stigma in Medicinal Marijuana + Manifesting Positivity
A conversation with a trailblazing doctor in the field of medicinal marijuana and the use of it in sick children. Dr. Bonni Goldstein and Maria go in depth about the science of medicinal marijuana, the beneficial effects and what we know from Dr. Goldstein's patients, individual work and the research available. Maria also talks about manifesting positivity. How are people like Tom Brady so successful? It's more than just skill. Maria gives some tips on how to manifest the life you want and how she's applied them into her own life.
January 21, 2019
Cannabis for Kids? CannaKids Medicinal Healing
A public advocate for the use of medical cannabis in treating illness, Tracy Ryan talks about the journey of her infant daughter Sophie's brain tumor diagnosis in 2013 and the role cannabis has played in her treatment. Tracy is the CEO of CannaKids, the founder of the non-profit Saving Sophie and has worked closely with doctors and researchers to understand the benefits that cannabis provides to sick children and adults alike.
January 14, 2019
Embracing Fearlessness with Career Coach Keven Undergaro
"The Hollywood Career Coach" and co-founder of AfterBuzz TV, Keven Undergaro is back to help us reach our career goals in 2019! Keven explains the importance of eliminating fear and how to bravely embrace what's best for us. Plus, is it possible to get ahead without working hard? Keven explains why not.
January 7, 2019
Align Your Goals in 2019 with Keven Undergaro
Keven is back to help us set, achieve & exceed our goals in the new year! The filmmaker & co-founder of AfterBuzz TV, AKA Mr. Maria Menounos, has advice on figuring out what steps we need to take for success in our career and personal lives. From how to ditch toxic influences to determining what your goals should be and the importance of organizing your home, Keven has the best advice for being the person want to be in 2019!
December 28, 2018
The Power of Giving with Keven Undergaro
Maria's husband, filmmaker & co-founder of AfterBuzz TV, Keven Undergaro joins her to talk about the gift of giving and paying it forward. They explain how giving helps everyone involved and the best ways to give to help you achieve your career or friendship goals. If you need inspiration to get into the giving spirit, here it is!
December 21, 2018
Eliminate Guilt & Toxic Relationships to Heal Your Mind & Body
Reiki master & EFT tapping practitioner Patti Penn helps us heal emotionally & physically by teaching us how to eliminate guilt and toxic relationships. Patti also explains the importance of living in your truth, accepting your journey & getting rid of self sabotaging behavior.
December 17, 2018
Taking on 2019 + Mindful Investing with Seth Streeter
Founder and C.E.O. of Mission Wealth, Seth Streeter, empowers us with the tools to connect our finances with our values. Known as “The Mindful Investor,” Seth helps people expand their wealth beyond the financial. He explains the ten dimensions of wealth, how millennials have shaped the way people think about money, and the benefits of socially conscious investing. But first, Lori Bregman joins Maria for a motivational conversation about taking on the new year better than ever! But first, Lori Bregman joins Maria for a motivational conversation about taking on the new year better than ever!
December 10, 2018
Ariana Grande’s Video Director + Intern Queen & Transformational Healing
Director of Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” video, Hannah Lux Davis takes us behind the scenes of her record-breaking music video. From how the concept evolved to Ariana giving her ex-BFs the heads up, we got all the details! Clairvoyant and healer Rob Wergin, who was featured in the Heal documentary, uses his gifts to clear emotional blockages from our bodies to heal physically. His personal journey is inspiring as well, as Rob will tell us how he overcame the judgment of others to accept his gifts. Rob also tells us why we’re always exhausted. The founder and C.E.O. of “Intern Queen” and author, Lauren Berger. With her latest book, Get it Together: Ditch the Chaos, Do the Work, and Design Your Success, Lauren has tips for both personal and workplace success. She has an answer to the question of why we’re always so busy, and great advice for when and how to disconnect from technology.
December 3, 2018
Healing Your Body with Nutrition + The Psychic Matchmaker
On this week’s episode of Conversations with Maria Menounos–Chiropractic physician, author, and clinical nutritionist, Dr. Mark Emerson. You may recognize him from the Heal documentary, teaching about the body’s power to heal itself and tapping into that power. Dr. Emerson also tells us how to prevent damaging our bodies in the first place, giving information on minimizing the toxins in our diet and preventing inflammation, and why we should question any product with a food label. Plus psychic, author, and relationship expert, Deborah Graham. “The Psychic Matchmaker” and host her own show on SiriusXM joined us to share her latest book, Psychic Deborah Graham’s Guide to Attracting and Keeping Your True Love. From first date advice to knowing when you’ve found the one or when it’s time to let go, Deborah explained how her advice comes from seeing people in a unique way that others can’t.
November 26, 2018
Benefits of Dehoarding + Medical Medium Anthony William’s Liver Rescue
Medical medium and number one New York Times bestselling author, Anthony William. Since age four, when he shocked his family by announcing that his symptom-free grandmother had lung cancer, which medical testing soon confirmed, Anthony has been using his gift to read people’s condition and help recover their health. His latest book, Medical Medium Liver Rescue hit shelves a few weeks ago and has sold nearly one million copies! In this interview, he shares some of his top tips on detoxifying the liver, and explains the health benefits of drinking celery juice, which I’ve been doing!
November 19, 2018
Maria Shriver on Dangers of Adderall + Meditation with Mallika Chopra
Emmy-winning journalist and number one New York Times bestselling author, Maria Shriver and her daughter, GOOP Assistant Editor, Christina Schwarzenegger. When Christina decided to do something about the epidemic of Adderall abuse in America, they took the project to Netflix and became the executive producers of Take Your Pills. We cover how the education system and parents perpetuate Adderall abuse among students and the reasons behind why Millennials are burning out faster than anyone. This mother/daughter duo speaks from experience! Plus author, speaker and wellness expert, Mallika Chopra. She began meditating with her father, Deepak Chopra, at age nine and has since taught the practice to thousands of people. Now helping kids discover the benefits with her new children’s book Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More, her tips make creating a meditation practice easy. Mallika also teaches us a great game for families—or anyone—to practice gratitude, and tells how we can help kids criticize themselves less.
November 12, 2018
Fully Raw Kristina + Marriage Boot Camp’s Dr. Venus Nicolino
Author, influencer and founder of the FullyRaw community, Fully Raw Kristina. When type 2 diabetes made her chronically ill as a teen she discovered the benefits of eating a raw vegan diet. Determined to help others get healthy too, she shares her story, tips and more with us in this interview. Kristina reminds us that food is medicine, covering the vast health benefits of a raw vegan diet, which will blow your mind! Plus, clinical psychologist and relationship expert Dr. Venus Nicolino coaches celebrity couples on Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars. But she has some strong words for all of us in her new book, Bad Advice: How to Survive and Thrive in an Age of Bullshit, and joined us for a very candid conversation. She explains that as humans we’re designed to help each other feel. But what does that mean? From taking responsibility for the leadership roles we play to the questions we should be asking others about ourselves, Dr. V. covered it all.
November 9, 2018
The Mind Architect + Shocking Ingredients in Vitamins & Make-up
Ayurvedic practitioner and thought leader is known as “The Mind Architect,” Peter Crone has helped athletes, celebrities, and corporate leaders redesign their subconscious mind to reach maximum potential, and shared his practices with us. Peter explains that we’re triggered by what we haven’t accepted, and we aren’t truly free until we understand that life doesn’t make mistakes. Plus founder and CEO of GEM vitamins for women, Sara Cullen tells us why some supplements do more harm than good, revealing the shady side of vitamin regulation. But there’s good news too! You’ll learn the science behind how the real food nutrients in GEM are better absorbed by the body, and therefore can help fight stress, fatigue, and hormone imbalance.
November 2, 2018
WWE Superstar Sasha Banks + Dianna De La Garza talks addiction & mental health
Author and mom to pop superstar Demi Lovato and actresses, Dallas Lovato and Madison De La Garza, Dianna De La Garza shares her family’s struggles with addiction and mental health, recanting Demi’s overdose earlier this year, and updating us on how she’s doing now. Dianna also reveals she herself “lived on Xanax” before getting treatment, and offers insight into America’s opioid epidemic. Plus, WWE Superstar Sasha Banks is at the forefront of the women’s pro wrestling evolution. She’s headlined many firsts for the company, including the first ever women’s Iron Man and Hell in a Cell match. But Sasha admits she’s put her health on the line in the ring to prove herself. She also shares her thoughts on a possible women’s tag team division and explains what went on behind the scenes as fellow Superstar Roman Reigns shared his leukemia diagnosis live on Monday Night Raw.
October 26, 2018
Reaching High Consciousness + Dealing With the Loss of a Pet & Core Wounds
Renowned choreographer and creator of The Pussycat Dolls, Robin Antin gets deep. While we know Robin as the empowered force behind The Pussycat Dolls she was also a mom to her golden retriever, Sugar. Robin recently lost her beloved pet and shares her experience for any of us who may be going through the same thing. Plus, love and relationship expert and author, Arielle Ford. She explains the phenomenon of core wounds; deep-rooted issues from our past that affect us every day. Arielle teaches us to not only learn to live with them, but to use our core wounds to be our best selves. She also leads us through what she calls a “feelingization” for abundance. Who doesn’t need more of that?!
October 19, 2018
Anita Moorjani On Crossing Over & How To Recharge Using Your Life Force Energy
New York Times bestselling author of Dying To Be Me, Anita Moorjani is back! This time around she’s teaching us about life force energy and how we can use it to recharge ourselves and shine our brightest light. Anita explains that illness starts at the energetic level, and following her own near-death experience and crossover to the other side she’s learned to eliminate from life what drains her. With reality star Jenni Pulos and celebrity dog trainer Tamar Geller joining in the conversation, this is a must-listen!
October 12, 2018
The Science Behind Our Thoughts + How To Prevent & Treat Cancer Holistically
Holistic nutritionist, cancer survivor and author of Cancer Hacks: A Holistic Guide to Overcoming Your Fear & Healing Cancer, Elissa Goodman has explored holistic alternatives along with traditional treatments & healed herself of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in less than a year. You’ll hear how she did it and other tips for dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Plus, did you know our thoughts have real, tangible substance? Yes, thoughts are things, as a medical medium, healer, and guide Ondre Seltzer explains on today’s show. That means you can use your thoughts to look and feel younger and have more energy! Ondre also explains his fascinating theory on anxiety and how to curb it. Listen now!
October 5, 2018
Foot Fetish Workers + A Billion-dollar Business Woman & Discovering Your Healthiest Healthy
Emmy-winning TV host certified personal trainer, and now a bestselling author, Samantha Harris talks life. In 2014 Samantha had a double mastectomy to treat invasive breast cancer. She’s now cancer-free and tells us how to prevent cancer and more in her new book, Your Healthiest Healthy. We also had a great heart-to-heart about the perils of working in the entertainment business, and whether it has had an effect on our health. Plus, my interview with the founder and CEO of Anastasia Beverly Hills, Anastasia Soare. Having built her billion-dollar business from the ground up, Anastasia explains how she did it and what it takes. The brow guru also has some advice for anyone who wants to transform their look, and answers the question, ‘Are we ever too old to wear glitter?!’
September 28, 2018
Help Your Pet Live Longer & Healthier + The Power of Self Love
Rodney Habib and Dr. Karen Becker- He’s the founder of Planet Paws, one of the most popular resources for pet health information. She is an integrative wellness expert and veterinarian. From what to feed our furry friends to help them live longer, to the shocking dangers of household cleaning products, Rodney and Dr. Becker cover everything pet parents need to know! Plus my interview with spiritual guide and energy healer, Julie Hovsepian. Embarking on her own journey to self-love after losing a high profile job in music marketing, Julie emphasizes the power of gratitude and teaches us how to focus our energy. She also points out how much of our happiness is related to time. But what does that mean, and how do we make time to love ourselves? Listen now!
September 21, 2018
Beep! Beep! Maria Got the Keys To the Jeep + Marianne Williamson On Potential 2020 Presidential Run
Maria is taking on A-Rod in a very special competition! She also reveals how she spent her afternoons cutting class, and her thoughts on the latest cast of Dancing with the Stars. Plus, Maria’s interview with New York Times #1 bestselling author, activist and speaker, Marianne Williamson. After thirty-five years of guiding us spiritually Marianne is considering an even greater role–president of the United States! She reveals her party, the issues she would focus on, and how she will ultimately decide whether to run or not. But would pal Oprah Winfrey endorse her? Listen now to find out!
September 14, 2018
Get Mindful with Headspace Co-founder + Mental Health In the NBA
Mindfulness and meditation expert, and co-founder of Headspace, Andy Puddicombe! He’s a former Buddhist monk who created the guided meditation app to bring mindfulness to the masses. Andy explains why he’s pushing for FDA approval of Headspace Health, plus what we can learn about ourselves from practicing meditation, and the benefits of making it part of our daily routine. Plus, five-time NBA Champion and former coach of the New York Knicks, Derek Fisher offers his insight on the NBA’s efforts to address the mental health of its players. Derek offers support to those sharing their personal stories, explaining why athletes may feel pressure to hide their diagnosis, and the potential consequences of coming forward.
September 7, 2018
Surviving a Panic Attack + Lo Bosworth talks The Hills: New Beginnings
My very revealing interview with former The Hills star, Lo Bosworth. Is she in negotiations to join The Hills: New Beginnings? Did Lauren Conrad’s refusal sway her decision whether to return? Lo answers all our burning questions! Plus, the reluctant reality star explains why she sought therapy after the series first ended, and admits that one infamous storyline was completely fabricated by producers! Plus, Sonya Passi is the founder of FreeFrom, the only nonprofit organization in the country helping domestic violence survivors rebuild their lives financially. From securing compensation, to debt counseling, and offering the resources to start their own business, FreeFrom empowers survivors for the long-term. Listen now for how you can help by purchasing a gift box of natural products made by survivors, at
August 31, 2018
The Perils of Reality TV Stardom + Brain Health with Dr. Daniel Amen
Doctor of Pharmacy, wellness consultant, and new face of Bravo’s Shahs of Sunset, Dr. Mona Vand shares her fascinating personal story. Raised by Persian immigrant parents and encouraged to pursue pharmacy, Dr. Mona eventually found her calling. From how she made herself into an online brand, to navigating the dark side of reality TV, there are tons of life lessons in this interview. Plus, double-board certified psychiatrist, New York Times #1 bestselling author, and brain health expert, Dr. Daniel Amen tells us how to prevent accelerated aging of our brains, and reveals it’s possible to rehabilitate damage we’ve already done! Dr. Amen also describes the eleven major risk factors of brain health, and tells us what to eat, supplements to take, and other treatments to prevent further damage.
August 24, 2018
Relying On Feelings vs Commitment + Office #MeToo
CEO of The Female Quotient, Shelley Zalis tells us how to have it all by simply redefining what that means. A champion for workplace equality, Shelley also gives an update on the wage gap, and explains why men and women must work together to be equals at the office. Plus, love and relationship expert Arielle Ford shares the touching story of her sister, Debbie Ford. A world-renowned spiritual teacher and bestselling author, Debbie lost her battle with cancer in 2013, but contacted Arielle from the other side with an important request. What happened next is truly incredible. Check out this episode of Conversations with Maria Menounos: The Podcast Edition for the full interview.
August 17, 2018
Olivia Culpo’s Social Media Tips + Do You Hate Your Job? & The Joy of Meditation
An extended chat with actress, model, and influencer Olivia Culpo! You’ll hear how Olivia built her social media empire, and what she did to prepare for her role in the action film Reprisal. Plus bestselling author and speaker Agapi Stassinopoulos gives us permission to take time for ourselves, and suggests meditation practices that can bring joy to our lives. Agapi also reveals why we should be grateful for what we don’t get, and reminds us we’re not responsible for others’ feelings.
August 10, 2018
Control Your Happiness, Women’s Self-Defense + CEO 101
Team Maria gets personal, as we hear her advice on controlling your happiness. Then, Drybar founder Alli Webb tells us about the revelation that made her a better boss, and gives tips for women in business. Plus three-time WWE Diva’s Champion Eve Torres gives us self-defense techniques that work regardless of your size or athletic ability, and teaches us how to set boundaries.
August 3, 2018
Why Uber Drivers Hate You + Harmful Cosmetic Ingredients & Wilmer Valderrama’s Career Advice
We recap the misadventures of Team Maria and ask ourselves, “Does my Uber driver hate me?!” Plus, actor/producer Wilmer Valderrama reveals how remaining humble has brought him continued success in Hollywood, and why creating diversity-driven content is important to him. Then the founder of Suja Juice and one of Forbes “30 Under 30,” Annie Lawless tells us how she cured her autoimmune disease with diet changes. You’ll also hear about her all-natural, high-performance cosmetics line, Lawless Beauty. Enjoy!
July 27, 2018
WWE Superstar Charlotte Flair Talks Injury + Intuition Versus Fear & Bachelor in Paradise Engagement
WWE Superstar Charlotte Flair talks about her first ever nude photo shoot, for ESPN’s “Body Issue,” and speaks candidly about her latest injury and surgery. When mystic Deirdre Hade joins the conversation she helps Charlotte put her time off into perspective, with a message we all need to hear! Then Bachelor in Paradise stars Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon spill the details on their recent engagement, and give us a behind the scenes look at what it’s really like to be a contestant on The Bachelor franchise.
July 20, 2018
Eliminate self doubt + YouTuber Logan Paul & the hidden dangers in “healthy” food
On this week’s episode of “Conversations with Maria: The Podcast Edition” WWE Superstar Becky Lynch co-hosts, talking about self doubt, forgiveness, and more. Then YouTube star Logan Paul explains what he learned from the forest video backlash. Plus world-renowned cardiac surgeon and bestselling author Dr. Steven Gundry tells us about the hidden danger in “healthy” foods that’s causing disease and weight gain.
July 13, 2018
More of Maria’s Career Advice, Guided Meditation & How to Make Money on Social Media
On this week’s episode of “Conversations with Maria: The Podcast Edition” Maria shares her advice on breaking into broadcast journalism, and welcomes mystic Deirdre Hade for a special two-part interview about guided meditation. Plus, social media management expert Jen Powell gives tips on how you can make money in the social space.
July 6, 2018
Striving for Perfection, Suffering is an Invitation to Change Your Life + Inspiring Paraplegic Dancer
On this week’s episode of “Conversations with Maria: The Podcast Edition” Maria shares her advice on the negative effects of trying to be perfect, and Rabbi Steve Leder tells us why suffering is a good thing, and how to use it to change your life for the better. Plus, paraplegic dancer Chelsie Hill shares her […]
June 29, 2018
Airplane Etiquette 101, Verbal Self-Defense & Relationship Addiction
On this week’s episode of Conversations with Maria Menounos: The Podcast Edition, the executive editor of Good Housekeeping Meaghan Murphy is in the co-host seat along with special guest Sherry Gaba, psychotherapist & author of “The Marriage & Relationship Junkie: Kicking Your Obsession.” Plus, learn how to turn the tables on someone exerting their power over you, being verbally abusive & more from CEO of The Academy, Kasia Urbaniak.
June 22, 2018
Confidence Boosting Tips for Success + What is the Goldilocks Mastectomy?
On today’s episode of Conversations with Maria Menounos: The Podcast Edition, learn the power of confidence & how it will help you achieve your goals from Amazon bestselling author of “Confidence Creator” Heather Monahan. Plus breast cancer surgeon & creator of “The Goldilocks mastectomy” Dr. Heather Richardson, discusses nipple sparing mastectomies, breast conserving therapy, early detection, finding the right surgeon and much more.
June 15, 2018
Maria’s Life & Career Tips + How to Discover Your Life’s Purpose & More!
On this week’s episode of Conversations with Maria Menounos: The Podcast Edition, you’ll hear  actress and director Ashley Bell share the harrowing story of making her documentary, Love & Bananas: An Elephant Story. Learn why she embarked on a treacherous journey to rescue a 70-year-old, blind, captive, Asian elephant named Noi Na, and what we can do to help. Plus Yogi Cameron talks about his book The Yogi Code: The Seven Universal Laws of Infinite Success. Learn the importance of having a spiritual practice, how to connect with your soul and discover your life’s purpose, why we should all take the journey within in order to avoid an empty life and so much more. Lastly, Maria shares how she will be celebrating her 40th birthday and the one year anniversary since her brain surgery. Hear her biggest takeaways from this past year & the advice everyone needs to know.
June 8, 2018
Maria’s Beauty Secrets, How to Worry Usefully + Brain Tumor Warning Signs
On this week’s episode of Conversations with Maria Menounos: The Podcast Edition, learn how to move beyond fear and doubt in order to unlock your full potential, how to worry usefully and get to the source of what’s holding you back in life and so much more from Amber Rae, author of ‘Choose Wonder Over Worry.’ Plus Dr. Jeremy Rudnick, director of the Brain Tumor Program at Cedar Sinai explains the warning signs and symptoms of brain tumors, treatment options such as surgery, chemotherapy, radiation & Optune and alternative therapies such as a Ketogenic diet.
June 1, 2018
Arianna Huffington’s Mission + Richard Cohen & Meredith Vieira’s MS Journey
On this week’s episode of Conversations With Maria Menounos: Podcast Edition, you’ll hear some of Maria’s best interviews from her SiriusXM show. First, you’ll hear Maria’s perspective on finding happiness & living your best life. Next, New York Times best-selling author Richard Cohen and his wife, Emmy Award Winning Journalist Meredith Vieira, discuss his newest book ‘Chasing Hope: A Patient’s Deep Dive into Stem Cells, Faith and the Future,’ about his journey battling multiple sclerosis since the age of 25. Discover how Richard overcame anger and frustration and turned it into hope, how fighting the illness means fighting the way people see him and so much more. Finally, you’ll hear Arianna Huffington, the woman behind The Huffington Post and author of ‘The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life One Night at a Time.’ Learn why Arianna is on this mission to make sure everyone gets their sleep. Plus learn the importance of sleep for your health, why everyone should get 7-9 hours of sleep per night and the shocking negative effects of sleep deprivation.
May 25, 2018
Shocking Effects of Chronic Stress & How to Build a Healthy Immune System
On this week’s episode of Conversations with Maria Menounos: The Podcast Edition, Maria shares her thoughts on the week’s weirdest news. Find out how one family discovered their dog was a bear, how a restaurant manager went from being wrongfully accused of collecting $8 million dollars, and much more! Plus, we continue the conversation about health and cancer prevention. Learn why chronic stress impairs the immune system, how the Zika Virus could be a promising therapy to shrink tumors, and if your beauty regimen can affect your health. All that and more from Dr. Black, who performed both Maria and her mother Litsa’s brain surgeries. Later, holistic wellness coach Dianne Porchia tells us how she helped a stage 4 cancer patient into remission, why stress reduction, a positive inner dialogue, forgiveness, and gratitude are vital to a healthy immune system.
May 18, 2018
Let Go of What No Longer Serves You + Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer
On this episode of Conversations with Maria Menounos: Podcast Edition, Maria opens up about Mother’s Day and what it means to her. Plus learn  how to let go of what no longer serves you and discover what does, from best-selling author Agapi Stassinopoulos. Lastly, renowned surgical breast cancer specialist Dr. Kristi Funk is back for part 2 of her interview with Maria, discussing the lifestyle and nutrition changes that reduce the risk of breast cancer.
May 11, 2018
Tips to Break into Hollywood as a Producer, Comedian or Screenwriter
On this week’s episode of Conversations with Maria Menounos: Podcast Edition, you’ll hear part 2 of Maria’s Break into Hollywood Tips! Learn how to make it in the comedy space with Tehran Von Ghasri, and the must-know secrets to becoming a producer, and screenwriter with Erin Simms, Bill Holderman, and John Comerford!
May 4, 2018
Maria’s Hollywood Advice + Author Jen Sincero on How To Be a Badass
On Conversations With Maria Menounos: Podcast Edition: Author of “You Are a Badass” Jen Sincero joins Maria to discuss the inspiration of her NY Times best-selling book & how to take control of your life. Plus actress Katy Mixon discusses her starring role on ABC’s American Housewife. Lastly, Maria shares her tips on making it in Hollywood.
April 27, 2018
Is Breast Cancer Preventative? + The Health Benefits of Forest Bathing
On this episode of Conversations With Maria Menounos: The Podcast Edition, a renowned surgical breast cancer specialist, and founder of the Pink Lotus Breast Cancer Center, Kristi Funk shares the latest in breast cancer treatments, early detection, & the health benefits of a plant-based diet. Plus, Maria talks to expert forest bather Ben Page, about the art of forest bathing & how it can improve your health & immune system. Lastly, Maria shares her health and nutrition tips!
April 19, 2018
Master Your Body & Mind with “The Iceman” Wim Hof
On Conversations With Maria Menounos: The Podcast Edition, musician & author Julian Lennon discusses his children’s book “Heal The Earth,” his hopes for the future & what it was like growing up as John Lennon’s son. Plus Wim Hof aka “The Iceman” who holds 26 world records, shares his breathing techniques that he used to run a half marathon above the Arctic Circle, barefoot only wearing shorts, swam underneath ice for 66 meters, hung on one finger at an altitude of 2,000 meters, climbed the highest mountains in the world only wearing shorts, ran a full marathon in the Namib Desert without drinking & why he believes that everyone is capable of learning his method.d.
April 13, 2018
How To Grieve Without Losing Your Mind + Jennifer Morrison Talks #TimesUp
On Conversations With Maria Menounos: Podcast Edition: Comedian and best selling author Laurie Kilmartin discusses her book “Dead People Suck: A Guide for Survivors of the Newly Departed”.  Also, Jennifer Morrison joins the show to discuss her film “Sun Dogs” and her role in the #TimesUp Movement.
April 6, 2018
Latest in Stem Cell Research & How Detective Rod Demery Forgave His Mother’s Murderer
Dr. Bob Hariri joins Maria to discuss his stem cell research company “Cellularity”, and Detective Rod Demery explains how “Murder Chose Him” and talked his hit Investigation Discovery TV Show!
March 30, 2018
Anita Moorjani’s Fascinating Near-Death Experience + Miraculous Cancer Recovery!
On this weeks episode of Conversations with Maria: The Podcast Edition, Bravo star Jenni Pulos joins Maria in the co-host seat for an interview with special guest, New York Times best selling author of “Dying To Be Me” Anita Moorjani, who opens up about her near death experience & miraculous recovery from cancer.
March 23, 2018
Best of Pet Week!
On this episode of Conversations With Maria Menounos: Podcast Edition:  It’s the best of Pet Week! Dr. Barbara Royal discusses the right nutrition for your pets, and tells which brands she trusts the most when feeding her dogs Dr. Karen Becker and Rodney Habib share tips on their discoveries for cancer prevention in pets Tamar Geller explains how you can “coach” your dog’s behavior!
March 16, 2018
Jon Taffer & Maria’s Hiring Tips
On this episode of Conversations With Maria Menounos: Podcast Edition: Hear Maria’s top tips for business owners- she shares exclusive details of her hiring manual & more! Learn from Jon Taffer the common Denominator of failure Jon also teaches how to overcome excuses & the biggest mistake employers make! Maria’s hypnotherapist, Ida Kendall, shares how to hire people of integrity & the most evolved way to let someone go when it’s not working out
March 9, 2018
WWE’s Charlotte Flair, WrestleMania + How To Master Your Mind
On Conversations With Maria Menounos: Podcast Edition: Hear WWE’s Charlotte Flair guest co-host & Reveal who she wants to wrestle at WrestleMania Also find out how Charlotte REALLY feels about Ronda Rousey Therapist to the stars, Marisa Peer, teaches how to overcome early childhood programming and realize you are enough Gain KEY management tips from Daniel Scott, managing director of Trip Advisor’s #1 rated hotel in Mexico, The Rosewood Mayakoba! Learn why treating your employees with kindness & dignity directly correlates to financial success!
March 2, 2018
Actresses Heather Graham & Angela Kinsey Talk #MeToo & The Future of Hollywood
On this week’s episode of Conversations With Maria Menounos: Podcast Edition: Hear Maria’s Top TV recommendations Heather Graham & Angela Kinsey talk about their new film, Half Magic  Heather Graham reveals how the game is changing for female directors in Hollywood & how it feels releasing her directorial debut in light of #MeToo & #TimesUp Medical Medium, intuitive & energy healer, Ondre Seltzer teaches how to heal yourself mind, body and soul Soul Coach, Michele Meiche shares how you can start living from the soul & embrace your true calling
February 23, 2018
Patti Stanger’s 4 Steps to Safely Dating Online + Laura Wasser Divorce 101
On this week’s episode of Conversations With Maria Menounos: The Podcast Edition- Hear Maria’s tips on staying present and how to avoid worrying, Patti Stanger shares the four steps to dating safely and effectively online, You’ll also hear a SHOCKING confession about Patti’s dating past, Laura Wasser teaches how to lovingly, quickly and inexpensively divorce through her new online service:!
February 16, 2018
Catt Sadler Opens Up About Leaving E! & Plans for the Future
On this week’s episode of Conversations With Maria Menounos: Podcast Edition: Find out what songs get Maria excited to be alive & add them to your playlist, too! Hear the REAL reason why an E! exec told Catt Sadler about Jason’s Pay Catt Sadler reveals that Jason Kennedy may have fought for her & whether she and Jason are still friends Learn whether Catt knew beforehand that she would be a topic of discussion at the Golden Globes Shiva Safai shares the intimate way in which met her future Step Daughters, Gigi and Bella Hadid Learn how Shiva & I plan to fool the paparazzi with our twin-like looks & some Double Mint Gum!
February 9, 2018
DWTS Peta Murgatroyd on marriage & the inaccuracies of I, Tonya
On this week’s episode of Conversations With Maria Menounos: Podcast Edition: Hear Maria’s Life-Changing revelations from her vacation and how you can enact them in your life! The BTS of Maria’s appearance on Live with Kelly and Ryan! Why Peta Murgatroyd says hubby Maks has changed COMPLETELY since they first met Whether Peta will be back on DWTS next season& how she, Val & Maks plan to negotiate Former Sports Illustrated writer/US Figure Skating Expert, Julie Vader, reveals the inaccuracies of "I, Tonya" & that it should NOT be taken as truth!
February 2, 2018
Tony Robbins & How To Gain Financial Freedom
On this week’s episode of Conversations With Maria Menounos: Podcast Edition: -Hear Maria’s intimate correspondence with Jon Bon Jovi & how they may work together in the future! -Get training tips for your fur baby from Oprah’s Dog trainer, Tamar Geller! -Tony Robbins shares his secrets for financial stability & the importance of working with a fiduciary! -Ajay Gupta explains exactly how to access the power of compounding through low cost index funds!
January 26, 2018
Kristen Doute on Vanderpump Rules Season 6+ RHONJ Drama with Kathy Wakile
On this week’s episode of Conversations With Maria Menounos: Podcast Edition: Our resident dude, Geoff Stults, tells the amazing story of his new film 12 Strong coming out TODAY (01/19) Vanderpump Rules’ Kristen Doute reveals why she REALLY told Scheana about Rob’s kiss & what Jax Taylor had to do with it Kristen also Shares EXACTLY where she stands with Arianna Reality Star, Kathy Wakile, opens up about her current relationship with RHONJ’s Teresa Giudice! Kathy also tells the story of her daughter’s battle with brain tumors
January 19, 2018
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Dr. + How To Work Through Unresolved Emotions to Get Healthy
On this week’s episode of Conversations With Maria Menounos: Podcast Edition, you will learn- -One woman’s way to ward off unwanted male attention at the gym -What Maria REALLY thinks of the gym and her workout recommendations -How to work through unresolved emotions to get to physical health -If you tend toward codependency or narcissism […]
January 12, 2018
Maria’s Wedding, Howard Stern & Jon Bon Jovi Talk!
Maria and her new husband, Keven Undergaro share exclusive details about the Howard Stern Wack Pack wedding that almost was! Then hear great content from Maria’s SiriusXM show, including, how Maria managed to get into her wedding dress in just a few minutes while the middle of a freezing cold Times Square! Plus, learn what […]
January 5, 2018
How To Manifest Your Goals + The Difference Between Resolutions & Intentions
​On this week’s episode of Conversations With Maria Menounos, you’ll hear some of Maria’s best interviews from her SiriusXM Stars show plus Maria gets honest about her obsession with gross YouTube videos. Later, you’ll hear The ‘Sage Goddess’ Athena Perrakis give her take on the difference between a New Year’s resolution and intention, and how […]
December 29, 2017
Derek Fisher Talks Kobe Bryant & #MeToo
On this week’s episode of Conversations With Maria Menounos, you’ll hear some of Maria’s best interviews from her SiriusXM Stars show plus Maria and Keven talk about the upcoming holidays and some New Year’s resolutions. Later, you’ll hear former NBA star Derek Fisher talk about being at Kobe Bryant’s jersey retirement ceremony while Maria shares a […]
December 22, 2017
How To Maximize Business Success & Recover From Entrepreneurial Setbacks
On this week’s episode of Conversations With Maria Menounos, you’ll hear some of Maria’s best interviews from her SiriusXM Stars show plus Maria’s take on a recent raunchy Howard Stern Segment and her appearance on Access Hollywood. Later, you’ll hear Eric & Anna Gilcris’ incredible story of how they put Eric’s grade 4 glioblastoma into […]
December 15, 2017
Gene Simmons Secrets to Financial Success + Unique Take on Parenting
On this week’s episode of Conversations With Maria Menounos, you’ll hear some of Maria’s best interviews from her SiriusXM Stars show! Including Maria’s chat with music legend and New York Times Best Selling author, Gene Simmons! You’ll hear Gene’s secrets to financial success & his very unique view on parenting! Plus, TV Personality/Friend, Jenni Pulos […]
December 8, 2017
Celeb Trainer Harley Pasternak Fitness Tips + Tony Robbins Energy Healer Interview
On this week’s episode of Conversations With Maria Menounos, you’ll hear some of Maria’s best interviews from her SiriusXM Stars show! Including one with Baby Daddy star, Derek Theler, who teaches a new, easy way to test your blood sugar. Plus, get health and fitness tips from trainer to the stars, Harley Pasternak. Finally, find […]
December 1, 2017
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