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By Mary Wong, R.TCMP and Dr. Tanya Wylde, ND
Hey Beautiful Humans, it’s time to STOP SACRIFICING FOR everyone else And PUT YOU First!

Are you feeling tired, stuck, or disconnected? Or maybe, you are just looking to be the best version of you.
I’m Mary Wong and I’m Dr Tanya Wylde and this is EMBRACE YOU FIRST, a podcast to help you THRIVE and not just survive.

You’re gonna learn from our professional expertise and our juicy secrets that have helped thousands of men and women just like you. We’re going to teach you practical and doable strategies on health, relationships, and career.

Get ready to Embrace YOU, your HEALTH and your LIFE!
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Episode 10: Beauty Sleep
This episode is all about sleep! We talk about how much sleep or rest you need in a 24 hour period and what time you should try to fall asleep by. We also dive into what it means when you consistently wake up at a certain time each night, and what you can do to fix that (the answer might not be what you think)!
October 27, 2020
Episode 9: Living Without Plastic (ft. Christine Wong)
Eco-conscious cook, author, and creator of @conscious_cooking Instagram, Christine Wong joins us on today’s episode to remind us of the harmful effects of plastic on the world around us, and offer some easy tips and tricks to help reduce the amount of plastic we use each day. Books by Christine: "Living Without Plastic" with them (Nov 2020). Related Episode: Conscious Cooking References: Book: Living without Plastic Co-authored with “Plastic Oceans international” by Christine Wong, out in November Documentary: “A Plastic Ocean”
October 20, 2020
Episode 8: Eating for Vitality
What’s better for you - white rice or potato? Learning to eat healthier shouldn’t be difficult but for many it can be a little confusing.  In this episode, we are going to get clear about healthy food choices. We’ll evaluate the glycemic and insulin index, keto diet, weight loss versus maintenance diets, organic versus non-organic local foods, macronutrients, micronutrients, healthy and unhealthy carbs, balanced meals, and more. Get ready to feed your body with nutritional balance and change your life.
October 14, 2020
Episode 7: Beauty from the Inside Out (ft. Prerna Kumar)
Prominent makeup artist Prerna Kumar shares her top secrets for flawless skin beyond topical treatments. Passionate about helping others feel beautiful and confident, she is living proof and shares how healing hormonal and cystic acne is possible. Get ready to be inspired and glow from inside out! Connect with Prerna: Instagram
October 6, 2020
Episode 6: Mindful Eating
We need to eat every day to survive but let’s look beyond what we are eating, to thrive! Explore with us as we look at current eating habits, the art of planning ahead, knowing your why (in eating healthy), and how to be more mindful and satisfied with your food.
September 29, 2020
Episode 5: Shedding Hope on PCOS (ft. Dr. Lora Shahine)
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a common condition which touches the lives of one in 10 Americans and 1 in 5 globally! We are super excited to have Dr. Lora Shahine, reproductive endocrinologist, social media sensation, blogger, and author shed light on this topic which includes:  - Debunking the myth that all women with PCOS will experience infertility  - Dr. Tanya’s PCOS story  - Why 70% of women with PCOS struggle with infertility  - How we can create a positive spin on the fertility journey  - How PCOS, a lifelong condition, may be helped and controlled  - Insights and permission to get help  - Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS)  - Things you can do if you have PCOS  - The myth about perfection. Connect with Dr. Lora Shahine on Instagram: @drlorashahine
September 22, 2020
Episode 4: PMS is Real (ft. Ashley Levinson, PCOSGurl)
Premenstrual Syndrome is a phenomenon that affects close to 40% of women from reproductive age to perimenopause. From mild to severe, PMS is often ignored and overlooked. Symptoms can be worse if you have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).  Ashley Levinson, aka PCOSGurl, a public health influencer, a PCOS awareness advocate and educator shares her personal story and how we can make it better for both the women who experience PMS and how their partners can help. Connect with Ashley... on Instagram: on Facebook:
September 15, 2020
Episode 3: When to Nourish You (Part 1)
In our past episode we covered WHY it’s important, today we are talking about WHEN to nourish you and what does this look like. We were always taught the first meal of the day is the most important. Myth or fact? We will unveil the truth about and discuss:   - How the food industry has impacted our choices   - How sugar impacts fat and metabolism   - Where did this concept come from   - When the best time is to eat our first meal   - Concept of fasting- what it is; the science; the health benefits when done correctly   - Fasting and weight loss. Depending on your body type and time of life, you may forego intermittent fasting. Always seek the medical advice of your health provider. More on this in When to Nourish You (Part 2).
September 8, 2020
Episode 2: Why it is a Necessity to Nourish You Now
Nourishment is one of the Pillars of good health. Before we get into specifics about what to nourish you with, it’s fundamental to know why it is important to nourish you.  In this episode, we want to help you identify your Why. Have you ever said to yourself, I should eat better and eat less (or more) but you don’t do it and if you do, it doesn’t last?  The truth is, unless you know your “why”, it’s difficult to take action or make lasting changes to your life even though you know it would have you feeling healthier.  Today’s episode:   - Share our personal stories, our ‘why’s’ to take nutrition and nourishment seriously having family members with Type 2 diabetes, a motivating force for us to avoid chronic illness    - Pillar of good health   - Food As Medicine vs. poison)   - Healthy Weight and metabolism//energy/quality of life/metabolic issues   - BMI calculator   - Type 2 diabetes prevention   - Chronic illness prevention
August 31, 2020
Episode 1: Why You need to EMBRACE YOU FIRST
Welcome to our very first episode of Embrace YOU First. As women, we embrace our roles as caregivers and nurturers and often leave ourselves last. It’s time to embrace the concept of “me first” as a strategy to help you and your loved ones thrive. Here’s our promise today and for all of our podcasts. We are going to:   > Take, you, your health and your life to the next level   > Remind you why you need to put the oxygen mask on you first   > Get raw, real and honest sharing our own stories of how we have incorporated a healthy lifestyle into our own lives and embraced the concept of “me first”   > TEACH YOU strategies to nourish your mind, body and soul with the best nutrition, exercise, sleep, and find WAYS TO BE PRESENT and connected while you move through all the CYCLES OF LIFE from preconception to pregnancy, post partum, nursing, parenthood, to menopause   > Share the concept of the dopamine cup and ask you how you are filling your teacup every day   > Bridge the gap between:              - Eastern and Western Medicine              - Office visits              - MIND and Body              - Yin and Yang              - Inside and outside (interface between our cells/ body and the external environment and other people)              - What works vs. the next fad              - Scientific evidence and how to make it fit in real life in real time              - Knowledge to action in a doable, inspiring, and hopeful way.
August 30, 2020