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simply: health coaching

By Liza Baker
Life can feel complicated and overwhelming, especially for those in mission-driven work: let’s make your journey to health as SIMPLE and SUSTAINABLE as possible so you can focus your attention on your work and have the most impact in the world. In this podcast, we'll dive into simple concepts you can master and baby steps you can take to re/claim your health. It's not complicated, I promise!
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mental hygiene | day 3

simply: health coaching

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S1 E38 | Exercise and physical activity
This week, we continue our exploration of primary foods by diving into some thoughts around exercise and physical activity. resources Apply for the EAT™ | Your way to health group coaching program (and scholarship if needed!) Foundations of Wellness for Women virtual workshop registration Kacee's guest post Kacee's website + podcast Schedule a free YOURstory session
22:02
October 13, 2020
S1 E37 | Time in nature
This week, we continue our exploration of primary foods by ... exploring nature! resources Apply for the EAT™ | Your way to health group coaching program and scholarship Shinrin-yoku (Association of Nature and Forest Therapy) Schedule a free YOURstory session
17:00
October 6, 2020
S1 E36 | Spiritual practice
A fulfilling spiritual practice is a truly vital primary food—how nourishing is yours? resources Interested in the EAT health coaching program and/or scholarships? Apply here! Join me for "Who's got the time?"  a workshop by the Foundations of Wellness for Women Schedule a free (and pitch-free) YOURstory session to talk about your primary foods
19:52
September 29, 2020
S1 E35 | Sleep
This week we start exploring primary foods with one of my favorites: SLEEP! related episodes Mental hygiene: episodes aired March 22–March 27, 2020 Secondary foods: episodes 12–24 SOLE foods: episodes 25–29 SOUL foods: episodes 30–34 resources Interested in the EAT health coaching program and/or scholarships? 10 effects of insufficient sleep from WebMD Schedule a free (and pitch-free) YOURstory session to talk about your primary foods 
23:32
September 22, 2020
S1 E34 | Soul food—loving
Just as SOLE foods (seasonal, organic, local,and ethical) are the highest form of secondary foods, SOUL foods are the most nourishing of primary foods. This week we continue to dig into what SOUL foods are. related episodes S1 E11–E29: All about secondary foods S1 E31 | SOUL food—seasonal S1 E32 | SOUL food—organic S1 E 33 | SOUL food—unique resources Get on the interest list for the October 2020 launch of EAT™—a health coaching program for women 40+ burning out in mission-driven work. Christine Hassler's podcast The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman The 5 Love Languages assessment tool Schedule a free (and pitch-free) YOURstory session to talk about your primary foods 
12:35
September 15, 2020
S1 E33 | SOUL foods—unique
Just as SOLE foods (seasonal, organic, local,and ethical) are the highest form of secondary foods, SOUL foods are the most nourishing of primary foods. This week we continue to dig into what SOUL foods are. related episodes S1 E11–E29: All about secondary foods S1 E31 | SOUL food—seasonal S1 E 32 | SOUL food—organic resources Foundations of Wellness for Women: join us for a FREE Zoom workshop on immunity on September 4, 2020 at 12pm ET! Schedule a free (and pitch-free) YOURstory session to talk about your primary foods  Dr. Michael Breus, "The Sleep Doctor"
11:15
September 8, 2020
S1 E32 | SOUL food—organic
Just as SOLE foods (seasonal, organic, local,and ethical) are the highest form of secondary foods, SOUL foods are the most nourishing of primary foods. This week we continue to dig into what SOUL foods are. related episodes S1 E11–E29: All about secondary foods S1 E31 | SOUL food—seasonal resources Foundations of Wellness for Women: join us for a FREE Zoom workshop on stressing less on September 4, 2020 at 12pm ET! Schedule a free (and pitch-free) YOURstory session to talk about your primary foods
08:17
September 1, 2020
S1 E31 | SOUL food—seasonal
Just as SOLE foods (seasonal, organic, local,and ethical) are the highest form of secondary foods, SOUL foods are the most nourishing of primary foods. This week we dig into what SOUL foods are. related episodes S1 E11–E29: All about secondary foods resources Kale + kryptonite exercise 50% off on online courses! Use coupon code SUMMER2020 for Fl!p Your K!tchen® | Meal Planning Made Simple and/or Declutter Your Daytimer™ Want to EAT your way to health? Schedule a free session to see whether this group coaching program's a good fit for you! Free (and pitch-free) YOURstory session to talk about your primary foods
11:49
August 25, 2020
S1 E30 | Primary + secondary foods
Moving away from secondary foods (those we put in our mouths) to primary foods (everything else that nourishes us ... or doesn't). related episodes S1 E10 | What's a health coach? And do I need one? S1 E11–E29: All about secondary foods resources Kale + kryptonite exercise YOURstory session Join the Ask Us Anything! Q+A on Zoom
14:18
August 18, 2020
S1 E 29 | SOLE food—your nickel's worth
We're taking our discussion of secondary foods—those we put in our mouths—to the next level and talking about SOLE food. This week, we wrap up with a discussion of "how to get your nickel's worth" when buying SOLE foods. related episodes Check out episodes 12–18, 20–24 S1 E25 | SOLE food—seasonal S1 E26 | SOLE food—organic S1 E27 | SOLE food—local  S1 E28 | SOLE food—ethical resources Foundations of Wellness for Women | Ask us anything! Upcoming virtual events Simply: Health Coaching private Facebook group Schedule a YOURstory session 50% off on online courses! Use coupon code SUMMER2020 for Fl!p Your K!tchen® | Meal Planning Made Simple and/or Declutter Your Daytimer™ Environmental Working Group: Clean 15 and Dirty Dozen Local Harvest
20:11
August 11, 2020
S1 E28 | SOLE food—ethical
We're taking our discussion of secondary foods—those we put in our mouths—to the next level and talking about SOLE food. This week, we take on the "e" word: ethical (and energetics). related episodes Check out episodes 12–18, 20–24 S1 E25 | SOLE food—seasonal S1 E26 | SOLE food—organic S1 E27 | SOLE food —local resources Upcoming virtual events Simply: Health Coaching private Facebook group Schedule a YOURstory session 50% off on online courses! Use coupon code SUMMER2020 for Fl!p Your K!tchen® | Meal Planning Made Simple and/or Declutter Your Daytimer™ The Harvest/La Cosecha The American Way of Eating by Tracie McMillan Behind the Kitchen Door by Saru Jayaraman Fair Food by Oran Hesterman Coalition of Immokalee Workers Restaurant Opportunities Centers United
12:27
August 4, 2020
S1 E27 | SOLE food—local
Over the next few weeks, we're taking our discussion of secondary foods—those we put in our mouths—to the next level and talking about SOLE food. This week, we take on the "l" word: local. related episodes Check out episodes 12–18, 20–24 S1 E25 | SOLE food—seasonal S1 E26 | SOLE food—organic resources Upcoming virtual events Simply: Health Coaching private Facebook group Schedule a YOURstory session Local Harvest Slow Food Plenty: One Man One Woman and a Raucous Year of Eating Locally by Alisa Smith + JB Mackinnon Animal Vegetable Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver  Local Flavors by Deborah Madison
15:23
July 28, 2020
S1 E26 | SOLE food—organic
Over the next few weeks, we're taking our discussion of secondary foods—those we put in our mouths—to the next level and talking about SOLE food. This week, we take on the "o" word: organic. related episodes Check out episodes 12–18, 20–24 S1 E25 | SOLE food—seasonal resources Upcoming virtual events Simply: Health Coaching private Facebook group Schedule a YOURstory session Tania Elfersy, The Wiser Woman Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma Oran Hesterman’s Fair Food Nina Planck’s Real Food Eric Schlosser’s Fast Food Nation Samuel Fromartz’s Organic, Inc.
14:15
July 21, 2020
S1 E25 | SOLE food—seasonal
Over the next few weeks, we're taking our discussion of secondary foods—those we put in our mouths—to the next level and talking about SOLE food. This week, we take on the "s" word: seasonal. related episodes Check out episodes 12–18, 20–24 resources Upcoming virtual events Fl!p Your K!tchen cookbook Alice Waters, Chez Panisse Vegetables Deborah Madison, Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone, Local Flavors, and Vegetable Literacy Schedule a YOURstory session
15:28
July 14, 2020
S1 E24 | Constant cravings
Let's talk about cravings—what they are, why we have them, and what we can do about them! resources FREE workshops from Simply: Health Coaching Schedule a FREE (and pitch-free) YOURstory session Sophie Egan, Devoured Marion Nestle, Unsavory Truth and What to Eat Nina Planck, Real Food Michael Pollan, The Omnivore's Dilemma Healthy View Radio Charles Duhigg, The Power of Habit Geneen Roth, When You Eat at the Refrigerator, Pull up a Chair! and other books Gretchen Rubin, The Four Tendencies  related episodes S1 E10 | What's a health coach? S1 E12 | What's the best way to eat? S1 E14 | Label Reading 101  S1 E17 | Maybe I should give up ... S1 E18 | Giving up gluten S1 E20 | Giving up dairy  S1 E 21 | Giving up meat S1 E22 | Giving up eggs S1 E23 | Giving up sugar
20:36
July 7, 2020
S1 E23 | Giving up sugar
This week, we continue to talk about eliminating certain foods from your diet. This week's topic is about giving up sugar—yeah, it's a doozy!—and how that looks in the kitchen and at the table. resources FREE workshops from Simply: Health Coaching Schedule a FREE (and pitch-free) YOURstory session related episodes S1 E12 | What's the best way to eat? S1 E14 | Label Reading 101  S1 E17 | Maybe I should give up ... S1 E18 | Giving up gluten S1 E20 | Giving up dairy  S1 E 21 | Giving up meat Giving up eggs
29:56
June 30, 2020
S1 E22 | Giving up eggs
This week, we continue to talk about eliminating certain foods from your diet. This week's topic is about giving up eggs—and how that looks in the kitchen and at the table. resources FREE workshops from Simply: Health Coaching Schedule a FREE (and pitch-free) YOURstory session related episodes S1 E12 | What's the best way to eat? S1 E17 | Maybe I should give up ... S1 E18 | Giving up gluten S1 E20 | Giving up dairy  S1 E 21 | Giving up meat S1 E14 | Label Reading 101
13:53
June 23, 2020
S1 E21 | Giving up meat
This week, we continue to talk about eliminating certain foods from your diet. This week's topic is going vegetarian, vegan, or plant-based: why you might want to give up meat, poultry, fish and other seafood, and how that looks in the kitchen and at the table. resources FREE workshops from Simply: Health Coaching Schedule a FREE (and pitch-free) YOURstory session related episodes S1 E12 | What's the best way to eat? S1 E17 | Maybe I should give up ... S1 E18 | Giving up gluten S1 E20 | Giving up dairy
19:34
June 16, 2020
S1 E20 | Giving up dairy
This week, we're back from a little detour in which we talked about eliminating stress to talking about eliminating certain foods from your diet. This week's topic is going dairy free: why you might want to give it up and how that looks in the kitchen and at the table. resources S1 E12 | What's the best way to eat? S1 E13 | Virtual grocery store tour S1 E14 | Label reading 101 S1 E16 | Substitutes + UFOs S1 E17 | Maybe I should give up ... S1 E18 | Giving up gluten Fl!p Your K!tchen (contains a lot of GF variations for home cooking recipes) Downloadable homemade nut/seed milk recipe
12:22
June 9, 2020
S1 E 19 | Let's talk about stress
Whether we're still in lockdown from the pandemic or venturing back out into the world, we're all experiencing a higher-than-normal level of stress—and Goddess knows we were stressed enough to begin with! This week, I'm joined in a discussion about the topic by my friend and colleague Dr. Suman Tewari, who is a holistic gynecologist in Ann Arbor. resources Dr. Suman Tewari's website S1 E18 | Going gluten free Schedule a YOURstory session
28:19
June 2, 2020
S1 E18 | Giving up gluten
Following up on last week's episode about elimination diets, we take a look at giving up gluten—what is gluten, why would you give it up, and how that looks in the kitchen and at the table. resources S1 E17 | Maybe I should give up ... S1 E16 | Substitutes + UFOs S1 E14 | Label Reading 101 S1 E12 | What's the best way to eat? Fl!p Your K!tchen (contains a lot of GF variations for home cooking recipes) Elana's Pantry Green Kitchen Stories Gluten Free 101 recipe packet Schedule a YOURstory session
14:25
May 26, 2020
S1 E17 | Maybe I should give up ___
Have you ever considered removing something from your diet for health reasons? In this episode, we dive into elimination diets—why do one, how to do one successfully, and what they can teach us. resources S1 E12 | What's the best way to eat? Schedule a free YOURstory session
18:14
May 19, 2020
S1 E16 | Substitutes and UFOs
Let's talk about substitutes for foods we're trying to take out of our eating style—are they a healthy option? resources FREE virtual workshops from Simply: Health Coaching "The pandemic is changing the way we eat. But not for the better." Washington Post Food Politics with Marion Nestle "How Diet Soda Makes You Fat," by Mark Hyman, MD
10:19
May 12, 2020
S1 E15 | Home energy purification during the pandemic
Join me for my first episode with a guest! Michael Spence is a virtual Home Energy Coach and Reiki practitioner who helps soulful, sensitive people declutter their homes to create space for what truly matters most. She is the creator of a high vibration method of decluttering called Home Energy Purification, which incorporates intuition, mindfulness, and energy work into the process. Michael is the founder of Let’s Purify!, her online coaching business, and the host of The Let’s Purify! Podcast. resources Be sure to check out the following episodes of Michael's podcast in particular (but seriously, just binge them all!) Episode 40: Overcoming Overwhelm & Confusion As You Declutter Episode 68: Eleven Quick Tips for Calming Episode 65: A Three Step Daily Purifying Ritual Episode 35: When a Micro Area of Your Home is Massively Aggravating
23:12
May 5, 2020
S1 E14 | Label reading 101
Last week's episode was all about whole, close-to-nature foods that are found around the periphery of the grocery store: today we go into the heart of darkness—the processed food aisles! We'll take a look at the nutrition labels that are found there and learn how to identify the least-processed, highest-quality foods in the center of the grocery store. resources Nutrition facts label worksheet
22:35
April 28, 2020
S1 E13 | Virtual grocery store tour!
Ready to hit the grocery store aisles after committing to eating whole foods cooked from scratch—and still unsure how to pick the best quality ingredients? This week's episode has got you covered! resources 12 tips for grocery shopping safely during the pandemic Getting your nickel's worth Fl!p Your K!tchen® Grocery store tour handout
26:06
April 21, 2020
S1 E12 | What's the best way to eat?
Are you thinking it may be time to change the way you're eating? Let's talk about what that looks like! resources Portion control according to Dr. Seuss Schedule a free YOURstory session
23:59
April 14, 2020
S1 E11 | It's the food: Meal Planning Made Simple™ during the pandemic—and always!
Feeling chained to the stove by the pandemic? Learn the basics of my Fl!p Your K!tchen® meal planning system! Resources Download the introduction to Fl!p Your K!tchen® Sign up for more details about my meal planning system Take the online Meal Planning Made Simple course Purchase the Fl!p Your K!tchen® cookbook Visit my website
16:09
April 7, 2020
S1 E10 | What's a health coach? And do I need one?
Doing a little "backfill" after launching with a bang last week! In this episode, we explore what a health coach can do for you, whether you might want to hire one, how to find one that's a good fit for you, and what my work is like. And I finish with some comments about why the pandemic is actually a good time to hire one! Resources Some of this content is originally from my interview with Jen Mueller of SparkPeople.com. Learn more about your primary foods: Kale + Kryptonite™ Want to explore working with me? Sign up to tell me YOURstory! Interested in becoming a health coach? Check out the Institute for Integrative Nutrition®
21:34
March 31, 2020
mental hygiene | day 5
Read more about stress and mental hygiene on the blog, then join me every day March 23–27 for a quick episode with some easy-to-implement suggestions! Today, we're taking a look at the most important mental hygiene practice of all: listen to your mother (nature). Resources Mental hygiene infographic—image Mental hygiene infographic—pdf You can find me online at Simply: Health Coaching.
15:58
March 27, 2020
mental hygiene | day 4
Read more about stress and mental hygiene on the blog, then join me every day March 23–27 for a quick episode with some easy-to-implement suggestions! Today, we're taking a look at disconnecting from primary foods that don't nourish us and reconnecting more deeply with those that do. Resources The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg Atomic Habits by James Clear Simply: Health Coaching's Kale + Kryptonite exercise How to Break Up with Your Phone by Catherine Price Christine Hassler's podcast, Over it and on with it You can find me online at Simply: Health Coaching.
17:04
March 26, 2020
mental hygiene | day 3
Read more about stress and mental hygiene on the blog, then join me every day March 23–27 for a quick episode with some easy-to-implement suggestions! Today, your presence is requested! We're going to tackle stress and anxiety brought on by "future living." Check out The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. You can find me online at Simply: Health Coaching.
15:22
March 25, 2020
mental hygiene | day 2
Read more about stress and mental hygiene on the blog, then join me every day March 23–27 for a quick episode with some easy-to-implement suggestions! Today, get mindful about your language, then take your pick from 4 super simple reframes you can use to change your thoughts and emotions ... and your perception of reality. Check out The Work of Byron Katie. You can find me online at Simply: Health Coaching.
14:47
March 24, 2020
mental hygiene | day 1
Read more about stress and mental hygiene on the blog, then join me every day March 23–27 for a quick episode with some easy-to-implement suggestions! Today, get mindful about your breathing, then take your pick from 4 super simple breathing exercises you can use at any time to hit the pause button, ground, and center yourself. You can get more information about these techniques at the links below:  4-7-8 breath  box breathing  2x breathing  alternate nostril breathing You can find me online at Simply: Health Coaching.
21:13
March 23, 2020
join me for 5 days of mental hygiene!
This week, I'll be putting up an episode a day with simple mental hygiene tips for a time of pandemic-induced stress. Read more about stress and mental hygiene on the blog, then join me every day March 23–27 for a quick episode with some easy-to-implement suggestions!
02:44
March 22, 2020
love in the time of corona | my gift to you!
I've been thinking about how I can be of service in these difficult times—and I've found a way to do so! To register for my free offerings, visit https://is.gd/freecoachingwithliza
03:35
March 19, 2020
lockdown survival(ist)
We'll get back to the regular programming of the podcast—and given the pan(dem)ic going on these days, I wanted to bring you some quick thoughts on how to survive lockdown, self-imposed or otherwise. Resources mentioned Fl!p Your K!tchen Quarantine Survival Special A blog post about sleep—with a list of sleep hygiene tips at the end Episode sponsors Anchor podcasting app
08:14
March 18, 2020
simply: health coaching trailer
New from Simply: Health Coaching—it's a podcast! Here's your chance to find out what's on the menu!
02:47
March 17, 2020