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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Mar 28, 2017

On today’s show, Marina Di Loreto shares the ups, downs, challenges and triumphs of recovering from an eating disorder. Marina’s spirit is so vibrant and this episode really felt like a conversation between old friends. I can relate to Marina’s experience SO much (especially the binge gum chewing). Even if you’ve never struggled with disordered eating, Marina’s positive energy and drive to find body peace and positivity will inspire you.


We Talk About (a lot):

x Body image as a dancer

x How the mirror can distort your body image & the benefits of living without one in recovery

x Marina’s eating disorder story

x When she knew she needed to ask for help & who she went to

x Why recovery is not a linear journey

x The steps Marina took to recover from her eating disorder

x The surprising habit Marina quit and why it was important

x Is there ever a benefit to calorie counting?

x Wellness practices that help with recovery setbacks

x What it’s like to be stuck in pseudo recovery

x What it’s like to get stuck in the diet industry trap

x Why diets numb your intuition



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Mar 21, 2017

On this week’s episode I talk to the wonderful yoga teacher, journalism student and instagrammer behind @thelittleflowerpetal, Georgina Berbari. Georgina is a constant source of light and inspiration to so many. We talk all about her yoga journey and how anyone and everyone can get something out from a yoga practice, yes, even the football team she teaches.


We Talk About

x What it’s like to go through yoga teacher training

x Balancing being a student and yoga teacher

x Transitioning from running to yoga

x How to a personal yoga practice

x How to let go of judgement in your yoga practice

x How yoga can be beneficial for everyone, including football players



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Mar 14, 2017

On today’s show I share a wonderful, powerful and entertaining conversation with the plant-based food blogger Emilie Hebert creator of Emilie’s approach to veganism is refreshingly down to earth and nonjudgemental. We talk about her journey to veganism. We also dive deep into Emilie’s struggles with perfectionism and body image and what she’s doing to get stronger and more positive every day.


We Talk About:

x Veganism: the good, the bad, the myths and the reality

x Diet labels

x The challenges of making different food choices in college and social situations

x Overcoming perfectionism

x Struggling with body image and how to make a change

x Changing school and career paths

x Plus we talk about how our boyfriends love Whole Foods



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Mar 7, 2017

Ashley is a popular food blogger with an expertise in making indulgent baked goods healthier (and still taste amazing.) Aside from being my scone idol, Ashley has built a strong brand that extends beyond the blog. On today’s episode we dive into what it takes to start a food blog and more importantly what it takes to stand out (and stay sane in the process.) This episode is perfect for anyone in the blogging world or anyone curious about what goes on behind the scenes of those mouthwatering cookie shots.


We talk about:

x How Ashley got started

x How she balances staying healthy while being a regular recipe tester

x The biggest lessons she’s learned from blogging

x The best and worst advice she’s gotten

x What it’s like to work with brands

x Where she thinks the blogging industry is going





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