The Chasing Joy Podcast

The Chasing Joy Podcast shares meaningful conversations about wellness that will bring energy and joy into your life. Every week Chasing Joy dives into a topic related to wellness and brings on new guests with expertise in that area. This podcast will entertain, educate and inspire you to live a more joyful, energized life.
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Feb 28, 2017

On this episode Jenn and I have an honest conversation about dating in your 20’s. We talk about how to find happiness in and out of a relationship and what it’s like when you or your partner struggle with mental illness in the relationship.


We talk about:

x  What it’s like to date as an introvert

x  How to make the most of dating apps

x  Being patient and finding joy during the process of dating

x  The importance of being honest with yourself about what you want out of a date

x  Being open with your partner about your mental health

x  Asking, and receiving help and support when you need it

x  How to help a partner (or friend) struggling with mental illness

x  Our worst first dates






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Feb 21, 2017

On this episode we discuss what it means to take a evidence based approach to nutrition and why mental and emotional health are an important part of the nutrition equation. We talk about:


x Lauren’s path to becoming a registered dietitian (and what that entails)

x Why the adage “eat less and exercise more” is an incomplete picture of health

x Why Lauren doesn’t focus on calories with her clients

x We rant about the diet industry

x and discuss what intuitive eating really means



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Lauren’s Instagram: @nutrition.elevated


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Feb 14, 2017

On this episode we discuss creating a more positive and intuitive approach to fitness with blogger and personal trainer, Les Alfred of We talk about

x How and why Les became a personal trainer

x Common myths in the fitness industry

x How social media can impact your body image

x How “transformation marketing” can dangerous

x How to find movement you love

x Approaching exercise outside of weight management









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