Bring Your Own Kombucha Podcast

Episode 16: The Nutrition Addiction

An episode of Bring Your Own Kombucha Podcast

By Erica B
Health & Wellness
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Mastering the SAHM #MOMLIFE and getting your kids to eat healthy
Today's podcast features Kaylen of @MommingonMatcha, a momma of 3 (including twins!) and soon to be 4! We chat all about that SAHM #MOMLIFE chaos, getting your kids to eat healthy and her journey to living a healthy lifestyle.  This podcast is sponsored by the tasty tumeric lattes of DRINK COPPER CUP.
38:34
September 13, 2019
Episode 31: Drink Copper Cup, Tumeric Lattes, and more!
 This podcast interviews the owners, Cristy and Ina, of Copper cup.  
37:18
September 3, 2019
Episode 30: Human Design + Intuitive Guide Katie Calder of Namaskayy
Episode 30 features Katie Calder of Namaskayy. Katie is a human design and intuitive guide, a yoga teacher, a wellness blogger, and a tech professional. Her mission is to help empower others to live their best, brightest and most embodied lives.  This podcast is sponsored by Drink Copper Cup. 
45:08
August 27, 2019
Episode 29: Wild Friends, Shark Tank + PB expert Erika Welsh
Episode 29 features Erika Welsh of Wild Friends! Her and her business partner are the masterminds behind the best peanut butter around, Wild Friends, and also are veterans of the hit TV show, Shark Tank. We chat about entrepreneurship, the future ventures of Wild Friends and more!   This podcast is sponsored by Drink Copper Cup. 
30:36
August 20, 2019
Episode 28: #MomFit with Julia Hickman
Episode 28 features a chat with momma, wife + fitness enthusiast, Julia Hickman. Julia is the mastermind behind, thepetitiefastinista, and hosts a myraid of facebook fitness support groups (find them here).  This podcast is sponsored by Drink Copper Cup. 
37:07
August 14, 2019
Episode 27: Rebel Health with Peter Rizzi
 After 18 years as a successful trader for one of the world’s biggest hedge funds, Peter J Rizzi left the relentless job stress and unhealthy living that came with his career on Wall Street to start a new livelihood as an enthusiastic and passionate health and life coach. Frustrated with the proliferation of chronic and fatal disease in America, Rizzi started Rebel Health LLC to combat the spread of misinformation in the food and medical industries and to help people take back control of their own health. A graduate of both the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and the Brilliance Coaching Academy, Rizzi now helps people improve their overall wellbeing by providing them with proper nutrition education; progressive personal improvement programs; and critical support, accountability, and motivation.  Grab a kombucha and listen in! This episode was sponsored by Drink Copper Cup.
26:28
August 1, 2019
Episode 26: Do your pits stink? Clean Pits founder, Kelsey Hunt, chats clean deodorant
Episode 26 features Kelsey Hunt, the creator of Clean Pits. It all started when a friend had just finished chemo and Kelsey wanted to educate her good friends about how important it was to pay attention what they were putting on their skin.  Running out the door to the airport, Kelsey slapped labels on the home-made jars and Clean Pits was born.  After 8 months of research and development, Kelsey launched her company and now shares her passion for clean hygiene and beauty with her growing tribe and her dear friend remains cancer free!   This podcast was sponsored by Drink Copper Cup. 
26:05
July 30, 2019
Healthy Living with Holly, staying fit while traveling + wedding fitness
Holly from Healthy Living with Holly was on the podcast for the second time. We chat all about her recent engagement, staying fit for the wedding and even staying fit while traveling as she recently went to Hawaii.  You can follow Holly’s blog here | instagram | podcast. This podcast episode is sponsored by Forte Foundation. Maybe you’re looking for your first job out of college. Maybe you’re considering going to business school. Maybe you have lots of experience under your belt and want to take your career to the next level. Maybe you’re a CEO.  No matter where you are in your career, Forté has resources for you. Forté’s a nonprofit that supports the advancement of women in business, and our community is changing the balance of power in the workplace. The Forté network of leading companies, top business schools, and powerful women can open doors you’ve never imagined. Forté offers workshops, leadership conferences, professional development, networking opportunities, and access to new positions throughout your career. Plus, membership is free! To get access to everything Forté has to offer, go to fortefoundation.org/kombucha and sign up for your free membership.  That’s fortefoundation.org/kombucha. 
41:12
July 23, 2019
Maharri’s Journey, yoga + motherhood + spirituality
I feel super fortunate to have connected with Maharri, a beautiful soul. She is a Certified Yoga Teacher and Wellness Lifestyle Strategist who is committed to helping people create lifestyle changes in the area of health and wellness. She works passionately with her clients to create what she calls a rebirth; working on the mind, body, and spirit. I am passionate about the lifestyle of yoga, holistic nutrition, sustaining good health, and working with clients to completely revitalize good eating habits. To listen to this episode, head here. Check out Maharri on instagram and her website.  This podcast episode is sponsored by Forte Foundation. Maybe you’re looking for your first job out of college. Maybe you’re considering going to business school. Maybe you have lots of experience under your belt and want to take your career to the next level. Maybe you’re a CEO. No matter where you are in your career, Forté has resources for you. Forté’s a nonprofit that supports the advancement of women in business, and our community is changing the balance of power in the workplace. The Forté network of leading companies, top business schools, and powerful women can open doors you’ve never imagined. Forté offers workshops, leadership conferences, professional development, networking opportunities, and access to new positions throughout your career. Plus, membership is free! To get access to everything Forté has to offer, go to fortefoundation.org/kombucha and sign up for your free membership. That’s fortefoundation.org/kombucha. 
31:24
July 22, 2019
Being a Conscious Consumer with Sarah Paiji Yoo, co-founder of Blueland
 This episode features a coversation with Blueland co-founder, Sarah Paiji Yoo. We chat ALOT about being a conscious consumer, especially from the mom angle. Her company, Blueland, has a genius concept and I can't wait for y'all to hear more about it. Basically, it has reimagined conventional personal care and household cleaning products to eliminate the need for single-use plastic packaging. The Company’s products will eliminate the need for over 100 billion plastic bottles in the US alone. Blueland is starting with household cleaners in the format of tablets that can be dissolved with water in reusable Forever Bottles. GENUIS!   This podcast episode is sponsored by Forte Foundation. 
24:12
July 11, 2019
Conscious Parenting with Expert Tamara Iglesias
 Conscious Parenting. Have you heard of it? I think I read about it somewhere on a #momblog once before but I had NO IDEA what it actually meant until I sat down to chat with Tamara Iglesias of Wellynest. Tamara has created a conscious parenting coaching program, helping her clients nurture their children by healing themselves first. Setting children up for healthy connections, relationships and coping methods, her approach has helped hundreds of families. Her own struggle made her want to change the way we raise our children, and she is doing so every day. With a RIE certification and Health Coaching background, Tamara has years of experience creating healthy, sustainable family environments. This conversation goes DEEP. And I even ask Tamara a few of my own personal questions.  To listen to this episode, head here. This podcast episode is sponsored by Forte Foundation.
37:04
July 9, 2019
Episode 21: Money Advice for Millennials with author of Money Matters, Veronica Karas
Veronica Karas has ALL the money tips for millennials. She is the author of MONEY MATTERS (available on amazon), a financial advisor and just launched a new podcast herself. We chat about everything a millennial needs to know and do when it comes to finances!    This podcast episode is sponsored by Forte Foundation. Maybe you’re looking for your first job out of college. Maybe you’re considering going to business school. Maybe you have lots of experience under your belt and want to take your career to the next level. Maybe you’re a CEO.  No matter where you are in your career, Forté has resources for you. Forté’s a nonprofit that supports the advancement of women in business, and our community is changing the balance of power in the workplace. The Forté network of leading companies, top business schools, and powerful women can open doors you’ve never imagined. Forté offers workshops, leadership conferences, professional development, networking opportunities, and access to new positions throughout your career. Plus, membership is free! To get access to everything Forté has to offer, go to fortefoundation.org/kombucha and sign up for your free membership.  That’s fortefoundation.org/kombucha. 
32:42
July 3, 2019
Episode 20: Champagne + Corsets with Stella; chatting about the benefits of corsets and entrepreneurial life
Episode 20 features my very very very good friend, Stella, the founder, Designer, Creative Director and Corsetiere behind the brand Champagne Corsets & Designs, LLC. She studied Intimate Apparel and Corsetry at the Fashion Institute of Technology in the heart of New York City’s garment district. After graduating, Stella spent years designing lingerie for many well known labels and companies such as Kohls, Target, JCPenney, Wal-Mart, Victoria’s Secret, Bloomingdale’s, Lane Bryant, etc., just to name a few. Her work has been displayed twice in the Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology. Stella has made custom a corsets for Dakota Johnson, the actress from the Fifty Shades of Grey movies and other celebrities alike. She is the first Corsetiere from Connecticut to have attended the  Oxford Conference of Corsetry in Oxford, England. SHE HAS QUITE THE RESUME! And this episode is jam packed with information on entrepreneurial life to why she is on a mission to help her clients create one-of-a-kind, unique bespoke corsets of their dreams, while also helping alleviate the discomfort of poor posture, back, neck and/or shoulder pain that so many of us suffer from.  This podcast episode is sponsored by Forte Foundation. Maybe you’re looking for your first job out of college. Maybe you’re considering going to business school. Maybe you have lots of experience under your belt and want to take your career to the next level. Maybe you’re a CEO.  No matter where you are in your career, Forté has resources for you. Forté’s a nonprofit that supports the advancement of women in business, and our community is changing the balance of power in the workplace. The Forté network of leading companies, top business schools, and powerful women can open doors you’ve never imagined. Forté offers workshops, leadership conferences, professional development, networking opportunities, and access to new positions throughout your career. Plus, membership is free! To get access to everything Forté has to offer, go to fortefoundation.org/kombucha and sign up for your free membership. 
31:16
July 2, 2019
Getting a BEACH BODY with coach Chloe Ray Price
Meet Chloe - my beach body coach. But she's actually way more than that - she's a kind soul + survivor of ppd + healthy AF #momgoals when it comes to raising her two little girls! We chat about everything from - you guessed it- becoming a beach body coach to working through postpartum depression + more! 
35:49
June 18, 2019
Sober Curiosity + more with Valerie Sullivan
Episode 18 features my INSTA friend Valerie Sullivan. We actually met at an event hosted by Jordan Younger, of the Balanced Blonde, in NYC and have been friends ever since! She gets REALLY vulnerable in this episode chatting about her wellness journey, the shifts she made to get where she is today, her holistic coaching business + her current abstinence of alcohol through sober curiosity. You can find Val on instagram over at @cosmicsoulmagic and you can listen to her podcast episode here. Note * Her instagram use to be @goodchivesonly and she recently changed it to @cosmicsoulmagic. My apologies for the confusion if you hear her referenced as goodchivesonly in this episode!  Kasandrinos is the sponsor of this week’s podcast episode. Do you know the difference between organic and nonorganic olive oil? Head to my blog post here all about the brand Kasandrinos. To shop Kasandrinos Olive Oil, use this link, and be sure to use the code kombucha for a sweet discount. Thank you for supporting the podcast sponsors. 
38:53
June 11, 2019
Pump Mama Pump
Episode 17 is another interview with my Lactation Consultant, Laura and we chat all about going back to work + pumping milk for the little babes. I found pumping to be extremely daunting so this was a HUGE help to me and I hope it helps y'all as well.  More about Laura:  Laura is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and member of the New Jersey Breastfeeding Coalition, New Jersey IBCLC Association, and the Pennsylvania Resource Organization for Lactation Consultants. She completed my clinical internship in 2015 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Her personal mission is to empower families, help them to set realistic goals in their breastfeeding journey’s, and minimize the stress that comes with new parenthood. 
27:47
June 6, 2019
Breastfeeding + Beyond with Lactation Consultant Laura Sarantinoudis Jones
I interviewed my lactation consultant + friend, Laura Sarantinoudis-Jones, BS, IBCLC, who truly helped me and Lizzie make it through the rougher stages of breastfeeding. Laura is a SAINT for dealing with my millions of questions, text messages, emails, meetings, etc. And now Lizzie and I are 8 months strong thanks to her. I am so grateful and wanted to share all of Laura’s knowledge with everyone. So in episode 16 we chat all about BREASTFEEDING .  Laura is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and member of the New Jersey Breastfeeding Coalition, New Jersey IBCLC Association, and the Pennsylvania Resource Organization for Lactation Consultants. She completed my clinical internship in 2015 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Her personal mission is to empower families, help them to set realistic goals in their breastfeeding journey’s, and minimize the stress that comes with new parenthood. 
41:58
June 4, 2019
asweat(y)life with Kristen Geil
Meet Kristen Geil, my editor over at asweatlife. She is a native of Lexington, Kentucky, Kristen moved to Chicago in 2011 and received her MA in Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse from DePaul while trying to maintain her southern accent. Kristen grew up playing sports, and since moving to Chicago, she’s fallen in love with the lakefront running path and the lively group fitness scene. Now, as a currently retired marathoner and sweat junkie, you can usually find her trying new workouts around the city and meticulously crafting Instagram-friendly smoothie bowls. Kristen came on to A Sweat Life full-time in 2018 as Editor-in-Chief, and she spends her days managing writers, building content strategy, and fighting for the Oxford comma. We chat about sweating, climbing mount Kilimanjaro and so much more!  Kasandrinos is the sponsor of this week’s podcast episode. Do you know the difference between organic and nonorganic olive oil? Head to my blog post here all about the brand Kasandrinos. To shop Kasandrinos Olive Oil, use this link, and be sure to use the code kombucha for a sweet discount. Thank you for supporting the podcast sponsors. 
25:57
May 30, 2019
Baby Food Allergies with Ready Set FOOD!
This episode explores baby food allergies with a representative of Ready, Set, Food – Annie Bunje. We chat about how the product was created by pediatriticians, protocol for introducing common allergies to babies, statistics and what to do if you baby has an allergy. This is a must listen for mommas (and dads!).  Pixel Eyewear is a sponsor of the BYOK podcast. Pixel Eyewear glasses are so freaking stylish + block out the blue light from technology. Search my blog for a post on the harms of blue light + how you can snag a cute pair of these glasses! (ps if you use the code BYOK you’ll save a bunch!) 
23:59
May 28, 2019
Love YOUR Body with Natalie Pfund
I have been insta friends with Natalie Pfund for quite some time now. I watched her journey through pregnancy and postpartum from afar and this was the perfect opportunity to explore both of those journeys. We chat about her LOVE YOUR BODY NOW program + how she learned how to love her body.  We also chat about intuitive eating and self love work.  She is the creator of Paradise Mind = Paradise Body, is a life coach, holistic nutritionist, intuitive healer, and a yoga instructor. She guides her clients through both logical and spiritual healing strategies to create the peace of mind and spirit that pave the way for the body to find optimal health and balance. Creating paradise on the inside, leads to paradise on the outside.   Kasandrinos is the sponsor of this week’s podcast episode. Do you know the difference between organic and nonorganic olive oil? Head to my blog post here all about the brand Kasandrinos. To shop Kasandrinos Olive Oil, use this link, and be sure to use the code kombucha for a sweet discount. Thank you for supporting the podcast sponsors. 
41:03
May 16, 2019
LIVE podcast at the NOURISHED RETREAT
 We recorded a LIVE podcast at the Nourished Retreat on April 27th in NYC and I’m making it available to y’all because it was SO INFORMATIVE. I interviewed my good friend Janette Spiezio of Sustainable Haus on we chat all about sustainable and zero waste living, we even take a few questions from the audience. You can listen in HERE. You can find Janette and Sustainable Haus on Instagram | Website | Facebook or every other Thursday at the Princeton’s farmers market.
34:49
May 14, 2019
Alchemy with Ambi
I have been waiting to interview Ambi for OVER A YEAR now and I am so excited to share this coversation with y'all. Ambi is so high vibe + such a kind soul + you feel an instant connection because she is just so open and related. We chat about she went from being an entertainment attorney to becoming a soulstrology + sound bath connoisseur. Grab a kombucha and head here right now to listen in!   Kasandrinos is the sponsor of this week’s podcast episode. Do you know the difference between organic and nonorganic olive oil? Head to my blog post here all about the brand Kasandrinos. To shop Kasandrinos Olive Oil, use this link, and be sure to use the code kombucha for a sweet discount. Thank you for supporting the podcast sponsors. 
49:57
May 13, 2019
HAPPY EARTH DAY! with Koffie Straw
HAPPY EARTH DAY! Today I sat down with Rita Diorio of Koffie Straw to celebrate EARTH DAY and chat about her reuseable straw company. I was drawn to her company because of their health + eco conscious nature. Not only is their straw made of silicone, a health conscious material, but also their packaging is compostable - double win. We also chat about everything involving with with family members to getting their product onto the Today Show to the whole patent process. Pixel Eyewear is a sponsor of the BYOK podcast. Pixel Eyewear glasses are so freaking stylish + block out the blue light from technology. Search my blog for a post on the harms of blue light + how you can snag a cute pair of these glasses! (ps if you use the code BYOK you’ll save a bunch!) 
33:59
April 22, 2019
Episode 9: Healthy, Soul, Fit, Nut (MaryAnn Stancel)
This week’s podcast cast is MaryAnn Stancel of @healthysoulfitnut. MaryAnn is a Wellness Accountability Life Coach, who is passionate about helping women conquer their fears, feel confident, strong, gain the control back from food and feel sexy.  She helps people find their own path to health, that is full of balance and love.  She believes that mindset is key to creating a sustainable change on top of nutrition and fitness.  She is certified as a NASM personal trainer, an Integrative Institute of Nutrition Health Coach, Registered Nurse and Fitness Instructor.  She loves playing with her Labradoodle Miles Davis, skiing during the winter time, being in nature, reading fantasy books, eating good food that is dairy and gluten free most of the time, drinking her wine and exploring the world!    We chat about her wellness journey, her divorce and her advice for those finding their own way.  Kasandrinos is the sponsor of this week’s podcast episode. Kasandrinos creates organic olive oil, spices and new vinegars. The vinegars are PERFECT for salad dressing. I AM OBSESSED!! Head to my blog post here all about the brand Kasandrinos. To shop Kasandrinos Olive Oil, use this link, and be sure to use the code kombucha for a sweet discount. Thank you for supporting the podcast sponsors. 
34:18
April 16, 2019
Chatting with Shari of Little Blue Deer
Episode 8 features Shari of Little Blue Deer – the designer behind the BYOK website. I have received so many compliments regarding my website I knew I just had to have Shari on the podcast!  Pixel Eyewear is a sponsor of the BYOK podcast. Pixel Eyewear glasses are so freaking stylish + block out the blue light from technology. Search my blog for a post on the harms of blue light + how you can snag a cute pair of these glasses! (ps if you use the code BYOK you’ll save a bunch!) 
48:57
April 11, 2019
Fit Fab Well by Chanel (AGAIN!)
Episode 7 features my friend Chanel Kenner of @FitFabWellbyChanel. Chanel is a certified nutrition coach and clinical nutrition student on a track to become a registered dietitian. She is also a wife and mama bear to a sweet, curious and funny 9-month-old Sophie. She writes for A Sweat Life about all things Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle and contributes to Nutrition-related articles on publications, like Reader’s Digest. She recently launched a podcast “Learned, Heard and Stirred” but it’s more of a sporadic hobby at this time, due to mom, school and work life demands.  We chat about: Focusing on proper nutrition before, during and after pregnancy (and beyond)– we should make health a priority regardless of our baby, weight/body goals What foods are safe for pregnant/breastfeeding moms (any questions you have or that come up on your ig/blog would be awesome to guide the topic) The importance of being your own advocate– in our healthcare system and when it comes to researching the validity of info online (Maybe we can talk a bit about my experience with thyroiditis since it’s something many moms/to-be should be aware of) The best hormone testing options available (blood, saliva, dutch urine), and why every woman should make hormone health a priority   Kasandrinos Olive Oil is the sponsor of this week’s podcast episode. Do you know the difference between organic and nonorganic olive oil? Head to my blog post here all about the brand Kasandrinos. To shop Kasandrinos Olive Oil, use this link, and be sure to use the code kombucha for a sweet discount. Thank you for supporting the podcast sponsors. 
56:11
April 1, 2019
Season 2, Episode 6: Spirit Guided Oracles with Alex Levy
  Alex Levy is the guest on Episode 6. You may remember him from episode 38 of season one. He is  an Intuitive Medium, Coach, Creator of Intuition Camp, & Author of 7 Strategies To Strengthening Your Intuition – Alex can connect with spirit guides, departed loved ones, and the Angelic realm. Alex first tunes into his client’s energy field then combine multiple techniques to provide insight to his clients. Whether Oracle cards, energy work, mediumship, spiritual coaching, or angel messages. Alex lets his intuition decide what is best for each client. His goal is to deliver you divine guidance that is compassionate, encouraging, and empowering to your spirit. He believes we all have the authority and free will over our lives. Though his skills he can help to provide insight and work with you to access your own inner guidance and intuition.  We chat primarily about the creative process from start to finish of his new endeavor, The Spirit Guided Oracle deck. You can buy them here! Big shout out to this podcasts sponsor @watermelonroad – one of the tastiest snacks on the market. They are gluten free, paleo friendly, vegan friendly and downright DELICIOUS! Head over to their website and try out my favorite – Mango Margarita!  
22:03
March 28, 2019
Season 2, Episode 5 Yoga with Sarah Beth
  Episode 5 features the amazing Sarah Beth from SarahBethYoga! She is a mother of 2 boys, wife & yoga teacher leading over 375k yogis through yoga videos online to get stronger, healthier & happier. In the last year she launched her Membershit site & members App where you can access ALL of her teachings including full length classes, calendars and programs including her famous Prenatal Yoga Program.  Big shout out to this podcasts sponsor @watermelonroad – one of the tastiest snacks on the market. They are gluten free, paleo friendly, vegan friendly and downright DELICIOUS! Head over to their website and try out my favorite – Mango Margarita!  
30:15
March 26, 2019
Season 2, Episode 4: Sustainable Fashion with Kara Hoholik
Episode 4 features Kara Hoholik - a sorority sister of mine but also kind person with a huge heart. Kara  is a born and bred Jersey girl living on a farm in southwest Michigan with her husband and 3 small children. She has made it her personal quest to simplify life and put a focus on the things that add value to not only her personal legacy but also to her community. With a background in sociology and education, her socially conscious lifestyle has led to a fulfilling and flexible career as a blogger, educator, and advocate. We chat her work with socially conscious brand Sseko Designs and how YOU can live a more ethical and sustainable lifestyle! You can listen in here.  Big shout out to this podcasts sponsor @watermelonroad - one of the tastiest snacks on the market. They are gluten free, paleo friendly, vegan friendly and downright DELICIOUS! Head over to their website and try out my favorite – Mango Margarita!   
23:07
March 22, 2019
Season 2, Episode 3: Vegan Scene with Amy Rebecca Wilde
Episode 3 of the BYOK podcast is LIVE and I'm chatting with @AmyRebeccaWilde owner of @VeganScene. Vegan Scene is a Sustainably sourced, women-run, vegan fashion label that radiates style, elevates fashion, and liberates animals. Amy is chatting about about her activism lifestyle and her kickstarter campaign for her designer line, @legendsandvibes. Head over to itunes and check them out!  AND a big shout out to this podcasts sponsor: @watermelonroad who also happens to be vegan but also paleo and gluten free. They have the best snacks! Head over there and try out my favorite - Mango Margarita!  
26:01
March 20, 2019
Season 2, Episode 2 Hungry Hipee Eats
Episode 2 features LisaMarie Falcone, owner of Hungry Hippee Eats. Lisa was on Season 1, Episode 18 of the podcast to chat about healing your skin from the inside. This episode focuses on Lisa’s vegan lifestyle and newly formed vegan food delivery service, hungry hippee eats. We also chat about the difference between organic vs. nongmo + common misconceptions about the vegan lifestyle.   Kasandrinos Olive Oil is the sponsor of this week’s podcast episode. Do you know the difference between organic and nonorganic olive oil? Head to my blog post here all about the brand Kasandrinos. To shop Kasandrinos Olive Oil, use this link, and be sure to use the code kombucha for a sweet discount. Thank you for supporting the podcast sponsors. 
34:51
March 5, 2019
Season 2, Episode 1: Stop + Smell the Roses with Entrepreneur Chante of Roses n Rose
BYOK Podcast is BACK + the first guest this season is Chante’ who is the owner of Roses n Rose, a natural, organic, + cruelty free line of beauty products. We chat about everything from entrepreneurial life + connecting with Real Housewives + how to grow your business. Head HERE to check out my chat with Chante’.  PODCAST SPONSOR: Watermelon Road sponsored this episode of the BYOK podcast. Watermelon Road creates uniquely flavored dried fruit jerkies with NO added sugar or preservatives in exciting new flavors like watermelon lemonade, pineapple mojito, mango margarita and apple pie. They are made with fresh fruit marinated in citrus, providing a burst of flavor like no other dried fruit snack on the market. All of the flavors are paleo, vegan and gluten free. Snack happy and snack healthy! Snag some here. 
34:02
February 28, 2019
Episode 64: Rose Botanica CEO, Chelsea Poling
Episode 64 features Chelsea Poling – certified Reiki Level I Practitioner and yoga instructor, and the founder Rose Botanica, a natural online health and wellness boutique. Founded in 2017, Rose Botanica features a wide variety of products such as adaptogens, crystals, skincare lines, makeup, body care and more. The boutique caries a plethora of innovative brands, harmonizing nature and science to offer non- toxic, cruelty-free products without sacrificing effectiveness. Rose Botanica also offers its own line of face rollers and crystals to customers.
35:36
December 18, 2018
Episode 63: #BOSSBABE Samantha Cutler of The Fit Fatale
Episode 63 features Samantha Cutler of The Fit Fatale! Samantha is a Health and Fitness Blogger, Bodylicious™ trainer, health coach in training, brand ambassador, public speaker & contributor for the largest female fitness platform, SWEAT.com. Samantha’s goal is to encourage girls to find happiness daily through a healthy lifestyle for driven, independent, hustling girl bosses. Samantha has worked with some of the biggest names in health and wellness such as Tresemme, Lululemon, L’Oreal, Saucony, Lole, Kraft, New Balance and Jugo Juice to name a few. She is influencer and workout #GOALS!! - This episode is made possible with my affiliation with Primally Pure. All proceeds help fund my blog + podcast. You can check out my site here: https://primallypure.com/?rfsn=1324494.9b79a7 - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
48:32
December 13, 2018
Episode 62: Jessica's Wellness Journey + Creation of Illum
Episode 62 features Jessica DeFino, a writer living in the Joshua Tree desert. After struggling with acne and dermatitis for years and being let down by dermatologists and traditional treatments, Jessica was able to heal her own skin naturally with a skin-body-soul approach; and founded ILLUUM, a content platform and skincare line focused on natural, nourishing ingredients and holistic wellness, with a dash of woo-woo. - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
40:21
December 11, 2018
Episode 61: #HealthGoals with Sarah Kert
Episode 61 features Sarah Kert, a full-time personal trainer, and nutrition and wellness coach with a degree in Nutritional Science and Public Health from Boston University. Oh did I mention she also did 4 years of Division 1 Athletics?! Sarah has so many amazing credentials! Her focus is to help individuals achieve their health and fitness goals, while simultaneously supporting them to develop sustainable behavioral changes that will aide in creating their own unique healthy lifestyle. She aims to change client’s habits to build the foundation for a happier, healthier, longer, and more successful life. - This episode is made possible with my affiliation with Primally Pure. All proceeds help fund my blog + podcast. You can check out my site here: https://primallypure.com/?rfsn=1324494.9b79a7 - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
43:51
December 6, 2018
Episode 60: Work From OM
Work From Om ® has provided over 100 companies throughout New York City and the nation with onsite yoga, meditation and mindfulness programs for employees of all experience levels. Offering a modern, friendly approach to an age-old practice, Work From Om ®’s guided classes and workshops use mindfulness and movement as widely accessible vehicles to lower stress, increase mind-body awareness and, with continues practice, improve overall health, fitness and well-being. I chat with Maggie Hayes and Founder Sarah Vaynerman all about different workshops Work From Om offers, the Digital Diet, tips for newbie yogi’s, tips for office workers and more! - This episode is made possible with my affiliation with Primally Pure. All proceeds help fund my blog + podcast. You can check out my site here: https://primallypure.com/?rfsn=1324494.9b79a7 - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
36:22
December 4, 2018
Episode 59: Safer Beauty with Tanna
Episode 59 features Tanna Piniarski of Tanna Beauty + Wellness. This is literally one of my favorite beauty brands EVER!!!!!!! Tanna Beauty + Wellness believes that overall wellness is the key to healthy skin and takes a more holistic route to treating the skin. 100% raw, pure, and effective ingredients are used in each product. Every ingredient used is also ethically sourced to provide quality and sustainability. We chat alot about Tanna’s wellness journey including her Yoga Teacher Training, becoming a health coach and creating her own safe beauty line. - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
36:21
November 27, 2018
Episode 58: Ask Erica, Part II
Episode 58 features a return guest, ERICA PORTILLO, of Ask-Erica.com. Erica graduated from the University of Chicago with her Masters in social work. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has been providing counseling for the last 10 years to children, teens, and adults. She is currently an online therapist with BetterHelp and specializes in Anxiety, Depression, Relationships, Career Exploration and Self Esteem. Her passion is helping women find their inner strength and create a balanced life. In this episode we have all new questions from listeners + you don’t want to miss these (especially the advice on how to deal with family during the holidays!). - This episode is made possible with my affiliation with Primally Pure. All proceeds help fund my blog + podcast. You can check out my site here: https://primallypure.com/?rfsn=1324494.9b79a7 - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
33:27
November 20, 2018
Episode 57: PCOS with Laurence Annez
Episode 57 features Laurence Annez, podcaster + certified nutritional practitioner and health coach. She is passionate about teaching women with PCOS how to ditch the belly fat, cystic acne, and irregular cycles by showing them how to nourish their bodies and free themselves of pain. She does this through guided nutritional coaching, personalized and sustainable diet and lifestyle recommendations, and mindfulness. This podcast episode is FULL of great information for those who wish to learn more about PCOS and those who just want to be simply inspired! -
34:15
November 15, 2018
Episode 56: Instagram QUEEN Cate Cole
Episode 56 features Cate Cole, a Social Media Creative Coordinator out of the Philadelphia Area. She is an expert in helping bloggers and brands with the aesthetic of their social media channels more specifically Instagram and Pinterest. Cate also runs the Instagram @catecolechic which is dedicated to all thinks pretty and pink! She also runs the Facebook group called The Curated Chic for bloggers, influencers, and creative entrepreneurs to get social media engagement and support. This is the ULTIMATE episode with jam packed advice for other bloggers + influencers. - This episode is made possible with my affiliation with Primally Pure. All proceeds help fund my blog + podcast. You can check out my site here: https://primallypure.com/?rfsn=1324494.9b79a7 - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
42:30
November 13, 2018
Episode 55: Moon Cycle Bakery OBSESSED
Episode 55 features Moon Cycle Bakery owner, Devon Loftus. Her company is a hormone-supportive bakery that delivers sweet treats to your doorstep. This baked goods delivery service aims to help women redefine their “time of the month.” Women are often advised to avoid sweets during their cycle, but Moon Cycle Bakery empowers women to meet their cravings without the guilt. All of the treats are safe for pregnant women as well. For example, added ginger in the treats can help ease morning sickness. Recipe development is a team effort between the Founder, Devon, and her experts, which include medicinal nutritionists, herbalists, acupuncturists and more. Filled with hormone-supportive ingredients, treats are delivered to your doorstep once a month to nourish you from inside and out. Create a profile with your likes, dislikes, allergies and more. Vegan, gluten free? No problem. Packages range from $5-$15. www.mooncyclebakery.com
41:33
November 8, 2018
Episode 54: Food Addiction Counselor Erin Wathen
Episode 54 is a THROWBACK episode because its one of those very first episodes that I ever recorded! So bare with me on the sound quality but the content quality is definitely up to par. I interviewed Erin Wathen, Food Addiction Counselor and author of Why I can’t stick to my diet. In this episode we discusses the scientific reason why you can’t stick to your diet and how to conquer your weight loss goals. I also wanted to note that Erin’s book, Why I can’t stick to my diet, is on amazon for $3.99. - This episode is made possible with my affiliation with Primally Pure. All proceeds help fund my blog + podcast. You can check out my site here: https://primallypure.com/?rfsn=1324494.9b79a7 - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
1:00:16
November 6, 2018
Episode 53: Get That Beach Body with Bailey Brown
Episode 53 features my favorite #bossbabe Bailey Brown! Bailey is skinny margarita loving Pilates instructor and nutritionist who’s motto is “Green juice now, champagne later.” She shares her workouts and wellness tips on her YouTube channel and helps make living a healthy lifestyle fun and easy! She also has a new digital magazine call the “Wellness Edit” and Use code BYOKBABE to get your first issue at a sweet discount!
43:59
October 30, 2018
Episode 52: Sustainable Fashion with Jean Franklin
Episode 52 features Amanda Sigh, founder of sustainable fashion company Jean Franklin. The brand is Los Angeles based and all of the production takes place there as well. Jean Franklin represents empowerment, femininity, sustainability and functionality. They sell made-to-order pieces, vintage pieces as well as some home goods. Their pieces are designed for all shapes and sizes. Check them out at www.jeanfranklin.com - This episode is made possible with my affiliation with Beauty Counter. All proceeds help fund my blog + podcast. You can check out my site here: https://www.beautycounter.com/ericabiesiada?countryid=1&lang=en - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
24:37
October 25, 2018
Episode 51: Living a Vegan Life with Johanna Roque
Episode 51 features Johanna Roque of The Soulful One, Vegan + Minimalist Lifestyle Influencer! She became Vegan in 2008 and a minimalist in 2016. Her mission is to provide people with information on healthy vegan recipes, cruelty-free alternative products and giving guidance to those interested in minimalism. Her journey is incredibly inspiring. - This episode is made possible with my affiliation with Beauty Counter. All proceeds help fund my blog + podcast. You can check out my site here: https://www.beautycounter.com/ericabiesiada?countryid=1&lang=en - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
54:05
October 23, 2018
Episode 50: Fine Health Kombucha in the HOUSE
Episode 50 is a really fun episode as I not only have two podcast guests, but also a cohost. My friend Lauren, also a wellness guru, sits in as we interview the men behind Fine Health Kombucha, Shawn and Sebastian. In this episode we chat about what kombucha is, the story behind the brand + vision for Fine Health, and even how Lynsey Lohan contributed to making kombucha famous (#truestory y’all!). Grab a Fine Health Kombucha and check out this week’s podcast! - This episode is made possible with my affiliation with Beauty Counter. All proceeds help fund my blog + podcast. You can check out my site here: https://www.beautycounter.com/ericabiesiada?countryid=1&lang=en - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
43:03
October 16, 2018
Episode 49: Almost 30 LADIES!
Episode 49 features the ALMOST 30 GIRLS?! Do they even NEED an introduction? Krista Williams and Lindsey Simcek are two influential babes who are taking over the podcast world (and beyond!). This was a really fun episode as we took listener questions from their Almost 30 secret facebook group. - This episode is made possible with my affiliation with Beauty Counter. All proceeds help fund my blog + podcast. You can check out my site here: https://www.beautycounter.com/ericabiesiada?countryid=1&lang=en - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
46:19
October 8, 2018
Episode 48: Meal Prep with Chef Leigh Ann
Episode 48 features Leigh Anderson, a Los Angeles-based private chef and food blogger. She grew up in my mother’s kitchen making Kraft mac and cheese, and every recipe on the side of the Bisquick box and watching Julia Child on PBS. She attended Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute and thereafter spent the next few years working in some of LA’s best restaurants including Michael Voltaggio’s Ink. and Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bistro. Since then she has been working as a private chef creating healthy dinners for families. We chat all about eating healthy, meal prepping and some of her best cooking tips. - Episode 48 is sponsored by Blooming Lotus Jewelry. If you want to purchase your own Blooming Lotus Jewelry, head over to www.BloomingLotusJewelry.com and use the promo code BYOK for a discount. And as always, thank you for supporting the BYOK Podcast sponsors! - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
31:40
October 1, 2018
Episode 47: Sustainable Living with Sustainable Haus
Episode 47 features Janette Spiezio of Sustainable Haus, a mindful living homegoods company. After a long career in corporate, she decided to finally start a business of her own by combining her passion for healthy living with her talent for making things and her experience in the business world. So last November, she started Sustainable Haus with no business plan, no exact direction but the start of an idea of what she wanted to next. And just like that – the company TOOK OFF! She makes everything from nontoxic laundry detergent to reusable swiffer towels (which I can attest to – THEY ARE EVERYTHING!!!!!). - Episode 47 is sponsored by Glass Ladder, an amazing company that sells products meant to enhance the professionalism and style of the modern day boss babe. www.glassladderco.com - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
42:47
September 26, 2018
Episode 46: LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE with Steph Berk
Episode 46 features Stephanie Berk, a free spirit who was Cali born and bred. She is a life lover, wanderlust soul passionate about all things holistic health, travel, breakfast and just constantly learning and expanding in life. She is also a certified 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training & also IIN Health Coach. Her passion is helping women to bust through their fears & wake up feeling energized AF so they can live with passion and purpose. We chat all about LIVING YOUR BEST LIFE, how she “found her way” so to speak, how to stay healthy while traveling + more. Grab a kombucha and check out this week’s podcast - Episode 46 is sponsored by Glass Ladder, an amazing company that sells products meant to enhance the professionalism and style of the modern day boss babe. www.glassladderco.com - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
41:49
September 24, 2018
Episode 45: What is a DOULA? with Lila Silver
Episode 45 is called What is a Doula? Because I sit down and chat with Canadian Doula Lila Silver. She fills us in on all the pregnancy + doula deets. She also has a pregnancy care package she will be releasing soon which includes birth affirmation cards. - Blooming Lotus Jewelry is the sponsor of this episode. If you want to purchase your own Blooming Lotus Jewelry, head over to www.BloomingLotusJewelry.com and use the promo code BYOK for a discount. And as always, thank you for supporting the BYOK Podcast sponsors! - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
37:55
September 20, 2018
Episode 44: Swollen, Bloated and Puffy with Kathleen Lisson
Episode 44 features lymphatic drainage expert, Kathleen Lisson. Don’t know what lymphatic drainage is? Well this episode is a freaking GAME CHANGER!! She is Kathleen Lisson is Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT). She owns Solace Massage and Mindfulness and has taught classes at IPSB Massage College in San Diego. She has two books, Swollen Bloated and Puffy and a newly published book called Lipedema Treatment Guide. - This episode of the BYOK podcast was sponsored by Lemonbug. Lemonbug is a jewelry company, with their heart sleeve, founded by Gerly Noland. Gerly started the company as a way to combine her passion for being creative and helping homeless pups. In fact the name of the company is named after Gerly’s rescue dog, Louie aka Lou Lou Lemonbug. And as you can guess, their company supports various pet charities! www.shoplemonbug.com - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
56:25
September 17, 2018
Episode 43 #Momgoals Laury Raiken + how to live a healthy lifestyle as a Mama!
Episode 43 features Laury Raiken , SUPERMOM. No really, girlfriend has it TOGETHER. She’s a momma to two little ones and is the perfect example of #momgoals. We chat about her own personal wellness journey with an eating disorder, how that affected her pregnancies + overcame it, her life as a yoga teacher, how she raises her little babes to be healthy and so much more! - Blooming Lotus Jewelry is the sponsor of this episode. If you want to purchase your own Blooming Lotus Jewelry, head over to www.BloomingLotusJewelry.com and use the promo code BYOK for a discount. And as always, thank you for supporting the BYOK Podcast sponsors! - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
1:14:05
September 12, 2018
Episode 42: Beautycounter REALNESS with Anneliese Wells
Episode 42 features Beautycounter guru, Anneliese Wells. Anneliese is a very health concious mama who leads by example for her little boy, Ollie. She is also a Beautycounter rep and safer beauty guru. She is a WEALTH of information when it comes to living a healthier lifestyle, especially as a mama. This episode is JAM PACKED with facts + tips. This episode of the BYOK podcast was sponsored by Lemonbug. Lemonbug is a jewelry company, with their heart sleeve, founded by Gerly Noland. Gerly started the company as a way to combine her passion for being creative and helping homeless pups. In fact the name of the company is named after Gerly’s rescue dog, Louie aka Lou Lou Lemonbug. And as you can guess, their company supports various pet charities!  With each and EVERY purchase, $1 is donated for each item purchased when you shop through Lemonbug. To purchase your own Lemonbug jewelry, you can shop HERE. Use code BYOK15 to snag a sweet discount. www.bringyourownkombucha.com
42:49
September 9, 2018
Episode 41: Oils + Potions with Katie Paxton
Episode 41 features Katie Paxton, founder and creator of Pax Potions. (I also did a blog post about her oil cleansing method HERE). Katie is an oil GURU and knows all the details about oils + how to apply them to your skin. We chat about different types of oils, different potions of hers, why they are actually good for your skin and we even touch on whether pregnant women should be using oils. www.paxpotions.com - This episode was sponsored by Watermelon Road, an incredibly healthy + tasty fruit jerky treat! www.watermelonroad.com Use code BYOK for a discount! - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
58:06
September 6, 2018
Episode 40: Organizing Your Lifestyle with Jane Stoller
EPISODE 40 Episode 40 features Jane Stoller, a structure strategist and author who organizes homes, businesses and offices for a living. She is also often tasked with helping clients organize their suitcases for trips. She emphasizes the importance and correlation between mental/physical health and organization. Jane Stoller is the founder of Organizing For Your Lifestyle. The end result? Reduced stress, increased happiness, and productivity. Whether you need a quick de-clutter, assistance with packing for a trip, a new labeling system, help folding sheets, or a whole business/home makeover, Jane uses a holistic method to work with her clients. She is also the author of the book Organizing For Your Lifestyle, which provides quick tips and tricks to its readers. - This episode was sponsored by Watermelon Road, an incredibly healthy + tasty fruit jerky treat! Which you can now find on Amazon or www.watermelonroad.com. - www.bringyourownkombucha.com
34:28
September 5, 2018
Episode 39: Ironman + Cancer Survivor Keri Mandell
Episode 39 features Keri Mandell, owner and founder of emPOWER Yoga. Keri started her journey with yoga eleven years ago while searching for a way to become more active and find balance in her life.  Through the years, yoga transformed Keri physically, emotionally and spiritually, allowing her to connect with others, improve her fitness and gain a better understanding of her true inner-self.  Keri is also a proud lululemon ambassador. Off the mat, Keri enjoys participating in all sorts of physical activities. In fact, Keri is also a CrossFit Coach, marathoner, triathlete, and has begun training for her first Ironman.  Additionally, Keri loves to give back and supports the charities- Autism Speaks, Special Olympics, and Girls on the Run. We chat about everything from her overcoming cancer to her training for an ironman this summer. Her story + inspiration is INCREDIBLE.
42:52
August 30, 2018
Episode 38: Clairvoyant Alex Levy
Episode 38 features Clairvoyant Alex Levy! Alex is an Intuitive Medium, Coach, Creator of Intuition Camp, & Author of 7 Strategies To Strengthening Your Intuition - Alex can connect with spirit guides, departed loved ones, and the Angelic realm. Alex first tunes into his client's energy field then combine multiple techniques to provide insight to his clients. Whether Oracle cards, energy work, mediumship, spiritual coaching, or angel messages. Alex lets his intuition decide what is best for each client. His goal is to deliver you divine guidance that is compassionate, encouraging, and empowering to your spirit. He believes we all have the authority and free will over our lives. Though his skills he can help to provide insight and work with you to access your own inner guidance and intuition. We chat about how to prepare for a intuitive reading, the different clairs, his course Intuition Camp which you can find HERE, and how he manages his gift in conjunction with his relationship.
44:02
August 27, 2018
Episode 37: Jumping on the Collagen trend with Lillian Zhao, founder of Further Foods
Episode 37 features founder of Further Food, Lillian Zhao! Lillian Zhao is a former venture capitalist turned entrepreneur. She started Further Food as a "Food as Medicine" platform after her father was diagnosed with diabetes II and her mother with a thyroid condition. With no comprehensive resource for food-based health advice, she created a platform for functional health doctors and people who have healed themselves to share food-based solutions and inspire healing functional food products. Lillian is a longtime advocate of public health and socially responsible business. She earned a Master’s degree at Harvard University in Corporate Social Responsibility and Public Policy. She is also a certified yoga instructor and an expert in the latest holistic medicine trends. We chat all about the benefits of collagen, turmeric + being an entrepreneur! This episode was sponsored by Watermelon Road, a healthy fruit jerky!
34:06
August 23, 2018
Episode 36: 12 Tips to Staying Healthy with Chantelly Jean
Episode 36 features my good friend + health coach Chantelly Jean! Chantelly is a tequila loving, guacaholic health coach with a passion for helping others on their journey to living a healthier and happier life. Her goal is teach her clients to live in balance. We chat about her 12 tips to staying healthy in 2018 and all about her own wellness journey. Grab a kombucha and check out this week’s episode. This podcast episode was sponsored by Lemonbug, a jewelry company that gives back to pet charities. Use the code KOMBUCHA15 for a sweet discount.
43:23
August 20, 2018
Episode 35: From Pinup Girl to Spiritual Goddess, Journey of Katie Paige
Episode 35 features The Wellness Witch, Katie Page. She is an intuitive Tarot reader and energy worker - using crystals! Being a Leo Sun, Scorpio Moon (and Rising!) She has gone through quite a lot of transformations and evolutions in her life and it seems like they always need to be exciting. She has conquered everything from get my college degree, posed as a pinup model, toured the US as the singer of a rock band and have now found my love for everything spiritual and woo woo. We chat about everything from how to do a Celtic cross spread to the common misconception behind how tarot cards are "scary!" Grab a Kombucha and check out this weeks episode!
24:54
August 17, 2018
Episode 34: #NewMom + Bravo Star Ali Levine
Episode 34 features Ali Levine, LA-based celebrity wardrobe stylist who’s head-over-heels in love with fashion. She is a podcaster, social media influencer, NEW MOM (which we chat ALOT about!) and has a new line over at nordstrom. You probably even recognize her from the Bravo TV show, Stripped. Ali shares EVERYTHING from #MomLife to working with Lisa Vanderpump.
1:31:17
August 13, 2018
Episode 33: Iridology + Becoming an Intuitive Bombshell with Kessley McCormick
Episode 33 features Kessley McCormick, an International Intuitive Life Purpose Coach + Spiritual Life Coach & Mentor, Celebrity Claircognizant, Clairsentient & Psychic Empath, Vibrational Healer and Creator and Author of Intuitive Bombshell//A  4 week Live Master Course that follows the Lunar Calendar and teaches you how to become an Intuitive Bombshell, tune and refine your gifts of Empathy or as an HSP, learn Universal Laws and Secrets to Manifest and much, much more. In today's episode, we chat about vibrational work through breathing Tips and Tricks, Body Scan with Clients at the beginning of every session and Iridology: The ancient science of reading your Iris and my recent experience with chart.
1:02:36
August 10, 2018
Episode 32: Tara Mackey’s WILD life: Ditching prescription drugs + healing naturally
Episode 32 features Tara Mackey, a social media personality and author of the book WILD HABITS. She is known for her natural health suggestions and remedies – all of which actually come from Tara’s personal journey of overcoming her dependence on 14 prescription drugs through an organic lifestyle, which ultimately saved her life. Her story is nothing short of incredible.
40:29
August 6, 2018
Episode 31: It's Amanda Lauren!
Episode 31 features Amanda Lauren who pens herself as the Jackie of All Trades, Marilyn of None. But realistically, girlfriend does it ALL. She is an LA based freelance writer for both Forbes and A Sweat Life, a comedian, an influencer, blogger + creator at www.itsamandalauren.com AND she co-hosts a podcast, Things We're Too Lazy To Blog About with Ali Levine. We chat about SO MUCH in this episode you are seriously going to feel like you are sitting at happy hour with your girlfriends - from how she got her job at Forbes to her recent medical/wellness journey that she is still working through. Grab a kombucha and check out the podcast on itunes.
1:02:29
July 31, 2018
Episode 30: WTF is Human Design? With Jaclyn Michelle of Interior Creature
Episode 30 features Jaclyn Michelle of Interior Creature, a community focused on Human Design. We chat about WTF HUMAN DESIGN IS!, how Jaclyn found her calling after figuring out her Human Design, and we did a VERY THOROUGH and to be quite honest, vulnerable reading of my own personal chart. Jaclyn is a WEALTH of INFORMATION and is dedicating her career, as a recovering workaholic who left corporate America, to provide women the resources, time and energy to hold space in their own emotional/spiritual expansion and care. She has made it her mission to make tools like Human Design practical, actionable & accessible for everyone. She is also making sure that HUMAN DESIGN IS AFFORADABLE. She has offered 20% off a reading, use the code BYOK. And she just launched a subscription service called YOU by design is now and is offering BYOK listeners (who would prefer to hack their own chart over a reading) $2.00 off the monthly subscription with the code BYOK.
1:13:06
July 23, 2018
Episode 29: BONUS EPISODE Matt + Allison Owen on the Road
Episode 29 features Matt and Allison Owen, of Owen Your Future, as they travel Clifford the Van across the America's. They catch us up since we last spoke two months ago (or as you may remember in episode 28). We chat about where they have explored since they left in May, challenges they have faced with their van, life as minimalists and their pup Ember.
28:54
July 19, 2018
Episode 28: Financial Freedom with Allison Owen
Episode 28 features Allison Owen, creator of the Aligned and Alive podcast and entreprenuer. Alli Owen just quit her six figure engineering job to travel the world and help other’s reach freedom whether that is financially, in relationships, or within themselves She shares vulnerably on her blog and podcast about trauma, relationships, body image, and money…basically all the things we are told not to talk about. Her podcast, Aligned and Alive, interviews mostly women who are living their lives bravely and defying society’s expectations daily. Alli is currently traveling cross country in Clifford the van and we even got to meet up last week while Alli and her husband were driving up the east coast. Check back later this week for a bonus episode where we update y’all on the beginning of her journey as she travels up to Canada this week.
45:07
July 18, 2018
Episode 27: Travel Solo with Asia Dawn
Episode 27 features Asia Dawn, a Women’s Empowerment Coach, writer, and world traveler. After her divorce, she said goodbye to corporate America and started to travel the world solo, living out of a backpack. Now she continues to travel and work as a digital nomad, using Mexico City as a home base. Feeling called to help other women, Asia used her International MBA and various coaching certifications to launch her own women’s empowerment business. She now helps women move through transitions, heal after breakups and divorce, and feel more confident about traveling solo. Asia believes in the power of a spiritual practice and turning within to find real love. Asia has an exclusive offer for listeners of the BYOK podcast and she’s offering 40% off her REAL. RADICAL. SELF LOVE COURSE! Head to asiadawn.co/byok for all the details and to sign up
42:10
July 8, 2018
Episode 26: KJ's faux paus + do's and don't's of PR + Instagram
Episode 26 features KJ Blattenbauer, a multi-passionate entreprenuer who has spent nearly 22 years championing small businesses and brands. She is the founder of Hearsay, a public relations agency, and vieve and jo, a dress line launching July 2018. KJ also helps name businesses at Name Droppers. Follow her on Instagram @kjblattenbauer, @hearsaypr, and @vieveandjo. We chat about all the faux paus of instagrams, do + don’ts of PR and we have a VERY exciting announcement. Podcast is sponsored by: This episode is sponsored by Kasandrinos Olive Oil. Use code KOMBUCHA for 10% discount.
50:23
July 6, 2018
Episode 25: Pilot Kombucha: From Fermentation to Kombucha during Pregnancy
Episode 25 features Alex Ingalls of PILOT KOMBUCHA! We chat everything from the kombucha fermentation process to kombucha during pregnancy! Pilot Kombucha is a fledgling kombucha company out of Brooklyn, NY. To learn more, find them here. 
39:34
June 26, 2018
Episode 24 Nontoxic Beauty with Elizabeth Sawchak of Lotus Soap Shop
Episode 24 features my good friend Elizabeth Sawchak, who is the owner and creator of Lotus Soap Shop. She is currently soon to be former kindergarten teacher who hopes to turn her business into a full time job. We chat about her decision to leave her sturdy income as a teacher to jump full force into her PASSION for nontoxic beauty with Lotus Soap Shop. We also chat about the shop itself and how it was founded with the intent to provide affordable, yet quality natural bath products for consumers. All products contain high quality natural ingredients and therapeutic grade essential oils, unless noted otherwise. Her mission is to provide products that are truly natural and free of toxic chemicals, artificial fragrances, and complicated ingredients. After listening to this episode you will 100% not only want to toss out all your TOXIC beauty essentials but also head over to Lotus Soap Shop Use code BYOK20 for a sweet discount. www.bringyourownkombucha.com
43:22
June 18, 2018
Episode 23: Finding Success with Cait Scudder
Episode 23 features Cait Scudder, who is a Success Coach for ambitious women ready to blaze trails, take names and build the life and business they were born to lead. She catalyzes purpose-driven visionaries to clarify their zone of radiance, master their marketing, and sell with confidence so that they can rise into the deep impact, multi 6-figure income and luminous legacy they were born to create. Her work has been published in MindBodyGreen, Thrive Global, Pop Sugar and more. To date, she has a tribe of over 17,000 women and has helped hundreds of women reclaim their worth, their wealth, and their place at the table. When she’s not traveling the world, she lives in Bali with her husband and two dogs. Most mornings, you can find her up early, running in the rice fields, smashing a green smoothie bowl, and tapping away behind the screen making magic for her tribe! This episode is sponsored by Kasandrinos Olive Oil. Use code KOMBUCHA for 10% discount.
43:34
June 12, 2018
Episode 22: New Moon VIBIN with Courtney Bentley
Episode 22 features Courtney Bentley. She is a recovered self-hater, who came to self-love through movements + treating my body like a temple all while living a life she loves. She specializes in helping YOU achieve a fit + lean body while boosting your self-love, rocking your life with confidence and boosting a smile every single day! She is also a lifestyle coach and lover of astrology. We talk about SO MUCH in just this one episode – I could of talked to her for days! Definitively tune in before the New Moon as we chat about how to use it to your advantage! This episode is sponsored by Lotus Soap Shop. To purchase your own, head over to www.lotussoapshop.com and use code BYOK20 for 20% off!
34:18
June 7, 2018
Episode 21: Sugar Sugar with Kimberly of Konsciously Klean
Episode 21 features my good friend Kimberly Bender of Konsciously Klean. Konsciously Klean is a brand + blog where she documents her steps she takes in healing her condition Barrett’s Esophagus. She is also currently enrolled in Integrative Nutrition (IIN) to deepen her understanding of nutrition and the influence food has on our bodies. We chat about her journey and we also touch on the importance of eliminating/intaking sugar in moderation. This podcast is sponsored by Blooming Lotus Jewelry. If you want to purchase your own Blooming Lotus Jewelry, head over to www.BloomingLotusJewelry.com and use the promo code BYOK for a discount. And as always, thank you for supporting the BYOK Podcast sponsors!!
54:03
June 5, 2018
Episode 20 High Vibing with Etre Bien
Episode 20 features Tori Marinelli , CEO + Creator of Etre Bien. She initially embarked on her own wellness journey when working for a celebrity facialist  on Fifth Avenue in NYC and discovered the importance of knowing exactly what is in your beauty and self-care products. Around the same time, in an effort to gain a more complete education on health + wellness, she enrolled at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and became a certified Holistic Health Coach. Soon after, she set out on a mission of combining her love for mindfulness and energy healing modalities with her fascination with natural beauty to create Etre Bien, a modern apothecary specializing in holistic high vibe self-care. This episode is sponsored by Kasandrinos Olive Oil. You can find Kasandrinos on amazon or on their website Kasandrinos.com that K A S A N D R I N O S.com. If you use the code KOMBUCHA you’ll save an extra 10%. Thank you for supporting my podcast sponsors. Head over to www.bringyourownkombucha.com!
36:56
May 31, 2018
Episode 19: The Good Fest co-founder, Kate Van Horn
Episode 19 features Kate Van Horn, the co-founder of a wellness events business, B+YND which hosts The GOOD Festival, a one-day event for women in wellness. Kate is a wellness blogger, registered yoga instructor and entrepreneur based in Philadelphia. Kate promotes health through mindful living, intuitive movement, food freedom and a body positive message. After recovering from an eating disorder, Kate chose to share her story with her following and is passionate about building a community centered in authenticity and radical self love. We talk about everything from the growth of The GOOD Festival to all her favorite “woo woo” things such as crystals to astrology and tarot. This podcast episode was sponsored by Blooming Lotus Jewelry. If you want to purchase your own Blooming Lotus Jewelry, head over to www.BloomingLotusJewelry.com and use the promo code BYOK for a discount. Be sure to check out: www.bringyourownkombucha.com
42:49
May 29, 2018
Episode 18: Healing your skin from within with Lisa Marie Falcone
Episode 18 features my friend, Lisa Marie Falcone! Lisa is a Certified Transformational Nutrition Coach, and founder of Kale is My Karma. She works with women who suffer from acne using a 4 step approach of nutrition, emotional wellbeing and stress management, hormone balancing, and skin care. Lisa Marie believes that long term healing from acne can be found in a whole-istic approach, and healing from the inside out. We chat about all of this and more as Lisa is a WEALTH OF INFORMATION. This podcast Episode was sponsored by KASANDRINOS OLIVE OIL! Use code KOMBUCHA for a discount!
42:05
May 23, 2018
BONUS! Episode 17 with Lauryn Evarts of The Skinny Confidential
Episode 17 ((BONUS)) features Lauryn Evarts of The Skinny Confidential. She is an influencer & the creative director behind The Skinny Confidential which has been featured in SHAPE, Women’s Health Magazine, The Huffington Post, SELF Magazine, & Who What Wear. Since the launch of the brand, it’s evolved into a book, fitness & nutrition eBook, podcast, YouTube channel, & App. We chat about everything from relationships, business advice, blogging advice, and her skin regime! It was the BEST interview EVER. I am obsessed. You can listen to it here. This episode is sponsored by Lotus Soap Shop. To purchase your own, head over to www.lotussoapshop.com and use code BYOK20 for 20% off! 
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May 10, 2018
Episode 16: The Nutrition Addiction
Episode 16 features Megan Kober of The Nutrition Addiction. This badass gal is a wealth of information. She is a vodka-loving dietitian with a no BS approach to healthy eating. She is a blogger, nutrition coach, and founder of thenutritionaddiction.com. Megan's goal is to help people look and feel their absolute best by making sure their metabolism is working the way it's supposed to - we want to be BURNING fat more than we're storing it, right?! This was SUCH an informative podcast for anyone looking to manage their nutrition or just learn a little bit more about the food they are putting into their body. Use code BYOK if you want a sweet discount on Megan's spring nutrition plan! This episode is sponsored by Kasandrinos Olive Oil!
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May 8, 2018
Episode 15: Running through life with Health Living Holly
Episode 15 features Holly of Healthy Living Holly. Holly is a twenty something year old girl from Vancouver Island and is known as being a blogger, podcaster and marathoner. We chat about her love hate relationship with running that eventually grew so much it inspired her to create her blog and podcast, Healthy Living Holly. We also chat about running tips for beginners, the best running shoes, her strengths and weaknesses when it comes to running and a whole lot more. This episode is sponsored by Kasandrinos Olive Oil. You can find Kasandrinos on amazon or on their website Kasandrinos.com that K A S A N D R I N O S.com. If you use the code KOMBUCHA you’ll save an extra 10%. Thank you for supporting my podcast sponsors.
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May 2, 2018
Episode 14: The Purely Twins, Fitness + Spiritual Lifestyle Coaches
Episode 14 features the PURELY TWINS, Lori & Michelle, fitness + spiritual gurus. As lifestyle coaches, they focus on empowering women from all over to be the boss of their bodies, minds and lives.  They are the creators of the blog purelytwins.com, founders of Purely Fit Life, an online body and soul fitness lifestyle program plus owners of a few other fitness and food programs to help women stop the restrict/binge eat cycle, to end over-exercising, to end the obsession with trying to be perfectly healthy and start loving their bodies now so they can have more time and happiness to live the life they desire.   They TRULY help women learn to love their bodies and rediscover their self-worth and inner strength without all the rules, obsessions, restrictions, guilt and shame to live a healthy life they love in a body they love. Helping women feel more beautiful in their bodies, inside out and to be more resilient in life. This podcast episode covers it ALL!
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April 26, 2018
Episode 13: Sarah Ordo's Best F-ing LIFE
Episode 13 features Sarah Ordo, your not-so-typical Millennial Female residing in the suburbs of Detroit. She is a Makeup Artist, Youtuber, Entrepreneur, Self-Published Author, Blogger, Dog mom, Carb Lover, and so on, and so on. She is also the author of Sober AF, a journey of healing herself after alcohol addiction and her most recent book, Innerbloom. We chat about everything from her life threatening incident that landed her in the hospital and pivotal point in which she changed her life around to the current day, as a successful entrepreneur. She give tips on how to navigate social settings and vacations with alcohol and HOW TO LIVE YOUR BEST F-ING LIFE, which also happens to be the name of her podcast. Grab a KOMBUCHA + check out the episode here. Sarah Ordo on FACEBOOK | YOUTUBE | INSTAGRAM | AMAZON Blooming Lotus Jewelry is the sponsor of this episode. If you want to purchase your own Blooming Lotus Jewelry, head over to www.BloomingLotusJewelry.com and use the promo code BYOK
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April 19, 2018
Episode 12: Cheers to Millennials with Candice Gottshcall
Episode 12 features Candice Gottschall of @detoxontherocks who also wrote the piece that went wild around the internet, Cheers to Millennials. We chat about #millenialproblems, student loan debt, hustling with the blog + working full time, and our generation of bloggers. It is a super relevant exploration of our generations struggles and how we should BE PROUD! This episode is sponsored by Kasandrinos Olive Oil. You can find Kasandrinos on amazon or on their website Kasandrinos.com that K A S A N D R I N O S.com. If you use the code KOMBUCHA you’ll save an extra 10%. Thank you for supporting my podcast sponsors!
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April 10, 2018
Episode 11: Healing from Hashimoto's with Maya Zimmerman
Maya is a wellness concierge and natural chef who curates personalized health plans and organizes events and retreats for all-around transformation. She is a real food advocate and a biohacker who takes a humorous approach to health and healing. After being diagnosed with an autoimmune condition and a wide range of other complications, she completely changed her lifestyle, quit her job in the music industry and started a new career. Maya has been on a wild personal development and holistic healing journey that is far from over, but has changed her entire life for the better. Visit: http://bringyourownkombucha.com/episode-11/ for show notes. This episode is sponsored by Cocochantel Candles - an ecofriendly candle line that still maintains the integrity of a quality candle with a long lasting aroma. The candles are created in small batches, using only the best essential oils and fragrances. The candles are composed of vegetable soy wax, natural cotton wicks. www.cocochantelcandles.com
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April 1, 2018
Episode 10: Incredible Journey's of Andrea & Irene
Episode 10 features an interview of both of my yoga teachers, Andrea Hanson and Irene Muniz. Andrea is a veteran who found peace after her time in Iraq through meditation and yoga. Irene has had a career primarily in the mental health industry and has recently taken the jump to pursuing being a yoga instructor full time. Both of their stories are so unique and inspiring. Book recommendations from the podcast: You are a badass by Jen Sincero Reconciliation: Healing the inner child by Hanh The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson This episode is sponsored by Cocochantel Candles - an ecofriendly candle line that still maintains the integrity of a quality candle with a long lasting aroma. The candles are created in small batches, using only the best essential oils and fragrances. The candles are composed of vegetable soy wax, natural cotton wicks. Visit www.cocochantelcandles.com.
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March 31, 2018
Episode 9: Fitness with Saje Cox
This episode features an interview with 23 year old fitness guru Saje Cox. She grew up in the fitness industry and starting teaching her first workout class at the age of 13! Today, she is a full time personal trainer, hosts monthly challenges that anyone can join in from anywhere in the world, and has even more greater things ahead. This episode is full of great tips on working out for those who sit at a desk all day and for any woman out there who wants to amp their work out up a notch. Mentioned in this episode: Girl Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis. This episode is sponsored by Kasandrinos Olive Oil.
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March 26, 2018
Episode 8: Quit Your Job & Travel like Kashlee Kucheran
Episode 8 is a BONUS episode featuring an interview with Kashlee Kurcheran also known as the author of the High Maintenance Minimalist. Kashlee Kucheran gave up her real estate career, her house and even 95% of her belongings in order to travel the world full time! Her recently published book, ‘The High Maintenance Minimalist’ teaches others how to declutter, value experiences over ‘things’ and start creating opportunities to travel more. She has perfected living life out of just two suitcases and blogs about her nomadic, minimalist life at TravelOffPath.com. We chat about everything from downsizing your home, minimizing your debt, traveling the world with one suitcase, and staying in shape while on vacation. We literally chat about it ALL! The episode is sponsored by Kasandrinos Olive Oil, Use the promo code KOMBUCHA for 10% off your next order.
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March 23, 2018
Episode 7: Naturopathic Dr Nikka Kanani
This episode features an interview with with Naturopathic Dr Nikka Kanani. I literally had NO idea what Naturopathy was prior to this episode - so it was so informative. We chat all about the difference between a naturopath and naturopathic dr, gut health, skin care, favorite adaptions and more. To find more information on Nikka, visit her blog www.naturonikka.com. Some notes from the show include: Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, ND http://drpizzorno.com/ His list of podcast interviews are on that site. My favorite brands for adaptogens are Integrative Therapeutics and Gaia herbs. The websites for information on Naturopathic medicine are http://www.calnd.org/ and https://www.naturopathic.org/ Blooming Lotus Jewelry is the sponsor of this episode. If you want to purchase your own Blooming Lotus Jewelry, head over to www.BloomingLotusJewelry.com and use the promo code BYOK for a discount. And as always, thank you for supporting the BYOK Podcast sponsors!
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March 19, 2018
Episode 6: Women's Health & #PregnancyTalk with Chanel Kenner
Episode 6 features an interview with Chanel Kenner, of Fit Fab Well by Chanel. She is a nutritionist, on track to become a registered dietitian, and has her first baby on the way. We chat about women's health, body issues and her own struggle with an eating disorder, and lots of pregnancy questions. To learn more about Chanel, visit https://www.fitfabwellbychanel.com/. This episode is sponsored by Kasandrinos Olive Oil. To purchase your own, find it at www.kasandrinos.com, and use the code KOMBUCHA for a discount.
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March 14, 2018
Episode 5: Ask Erica
Episode 5 features an interview with Erica Portillo of www.askerica.com.  Erica graduated from the University of Chicago with her Masters in social work. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has been providing counseling for the last 10 years to children, teens, and adults. She is currently an online therapist with BetterHelp and specializes in Anxiety, Depression, Relationships, Career Exploration and Self Esteem. Her passion is helping women find their inner strength and create a balanced life. We discuss many mental and emotional health topics from listeners including meditation tips, how to do with family and their opinions especially while having a baby, love/addiction/codependant relationships and how to protect your energy around family members who suffer from depression and alcoholism. Podcast is sponsored by: This episode is sponsored by Kasandrinos Olive Oil. Use code KOMBUCHA for 10% discount.  
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March 6, 2018
Episode 4: Life with Sophie Jaffe
Episode 4 features an interview with Los Angeles-based health and wellness expert, Sophie Jaffe, who owns Philosophie and is certified as a raw food chef and yoga teacher. We chat all things motherhood, balance, and living your best life!
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February 28, 2018
Episode 2: HB schools us on Diabetes
EPISODE 2 Episode 2 features an interview with Heather Boylan who is both a registered nurse and diabetic. We go over the minutia of diabetes, the types, how to prevent it, the maintenance, and HB’s journey with diabetes. We also mention the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation if you wish to donate to finding a cure. This episode is sponsored by Kasandrinos Olive Oil. Use code KOMBUCHA for 10% discount.
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February 24, 2018
Episode 1: Introduction to BYOK podcast
Introduction to the podcast.
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February 24, 2018
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