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 topics including creating joy, tuning into your intuition, personal growth & living well 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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Sep 26, 2017

I chat with Katie Dalebout who’s pretty much a human hug for your soul. I love this episode so much. Katie shares so much wisdom, honesty and valuable tools for enjoying your beautiful life.

We Talk About:

The highs and lows of moving to a new city (Katie just moved to NYC) and what it’s taught Katie about control and connection

How Katie got started with her podcast, her journey through anorexia to orthorexia to healing her eating disorder through creative exploration

We talk a lot about control and why it’s at the root of a lot of our disordered eating and anxeities

Challenging your fears and pushing yourself out of your comfort zone

How facing fears and hard things unlocks amazing memories and connections and happiness and why you can always start small

The importance of connection in wellness and health

Why our bodies and minds are more resilient that we believe

We dive into how we both discovered intuitive eating and how learning to eat intuitively can unlock so much more life (outside of food obsession)

How healing from your disordered eating can help you finally give a shit about your life and not just your food

We talk about comparison on the industry and the diet industry and how they sell us the idea that we can manipulate our bodies into happiness

Why it helps to get mad at diet culture in order to heal and recover

The difference between using healthy habits as tools versus being ruled by your healthy habits



This Episode is Perfect for Anyone Who:

  • Has struggled with an eating disorder or disordered eating or even been on a diet
  • Anyone who is looking to infuse more creativity into their life (but maybe doesn’t think they’re creative)
  • Wants to build more meaningful relationships in their life
  • I know I say this a lot, but pretty much anyone because Katie is such a light and joy and shares so much happiness and wisdom

Connect with Katie:

Let it Out with Katie Dalebout Podcast

Connect on Instagram

Get her book: Let it Out



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Sep 19, 2017

Talia and I graduated together from Ithaca College back in 2014. Since then Talia’s lived in New York City and dabbled in several industries before creating a successful freelance writing career. This year she’s been planning a big trip to travel to Colorado and pursue her love of snowboarding. Our conversation is my favorite mix of personal stories, plenty of realness with tons of actionable practical tips. I love how direct Talia is. It’s seriously a breath of fresh air. She tells it how it is with humility. If you’ve ever felt stuck in your life and felt trapped for how to get out of that rut then this episode is SO for you.


We Talk About:

  • Life after college, the hard parts no one talks about
  • Getting out of idea mode and taking action when you’re starting something
  • Why it’s important to acknowledge the sacrifices before you get started
  • How to create a realistic plan when you have a big goal
  • Why Talia’s moving to Colorado for a year (and how she saved to do it)
  • Balancing being goal driven while also enjoying and being happy in the present
  • How Talia used the simple power of listening to grow her blog (crazy) fast
  • Talia’s biggest Instagram and tips for organic growth (with high engagement)

This Episode is Perfect For Anyone Who:

  • Has lots of idea but isn’t sure how to get started
  • Appreciates real conversations about what goes behind the “success” story
  • Wants to move somewhere new but doesn’t know how
  • Is in the freelance/blog/small business space and wants tips for growing in a genuine way


Connect with Talia

Workweek Lunch Blog:

Workweek Lunch Instagram:


For Full Show Notes visit:

Sep 12, 2017

We're switching gears today and doing a solo show! Today I'm sharing my story about how I started to tune into my intuition and get in the driver's seat of my life in the past two years. My goal with this episode is to give you context on where I'm coming from when I talk about intuition in terms of life, movement and eating.

I learn through story, which is why I want to share my own in hopes that you can learn from it too. I know that your story will be different from my own, but I think we can all learn from each other. At the end of the episode I'm also sharing some wonderful things that have happened as a result of listening to my intuition as well as some tools you can try to apply yourself to tune into your own intuition.

I Talked About:

  • How I realized I wanted to leave my first job out of college in Fall of 2015
  • Why I took a step back from a traditional career to move home for a year
  • Deciding to save money to move to London
  • What I learned working at a coffee shop
  • Building more relationships and how it positively impacted my happiness
  • Why intuitive movement was the biggest catalyst for changing my relationship with food
  • Meeting my now boyfriend, Chris and how it helped me let go of food rules
  • Changing my London plans despite my ego blow
  • Going to London and realizing I didn't have a plan
  • Discovering the Jess Lively Show and how it opened up so many ideas about intuitive living
  • Where I'm at today and how I use intuition in my business
  • Some wonderful things that have happened as a result of listening to my inuition
  • Tools you can use to practice tuning into your own intuition

This Show is Perfect for Anyone:

  • Who is curious about my story
  • Wanting to tap into their own intuition
  • Curious about how to get started with intuitive eating and movement


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Sep 5, 2017

Ep. 31 - Balancing Nutrition Knowledge with Intuition Around Food & Eating Well in Busy Seasons of Life with McKel Hill

McKel Hill is the creator of Nutrition Stripped the (very) popular food blog turned cook book, shop, coaching and more! I chat with McKel about how she dove into the wellness world and how she stays happy and sane running her blog as a full time business.

We dive into the tricky balance between making food choices based of nutrition knowledge versus intuition. We also talk about how to stay well in busy seasons of life. McKel shares her morning routine (which sounds delightful) and why it’s the key to staying positive, healthy and managing stress.

I’ve followed Nutrition Stripped since I started my own blog and I’ve been amazed at how it’s grown and lead the way for so many amazing wellness bloggers and entrepreneurs. McKel is warm, fun and so engaging to talk to. I hope you enjoy this episode!


We Talk About:

  • How McKel got into nutrition and how Nutrition Stripped became her creative outlet then business
  • How to balance knowledge of nutrition with making intuitive food choices
  • Navigating healthy choices when you’re busy and stressed
  • McKel’s tools for reducing stress
  • How to make choices without stressing at the grocery store
  • The power of a morning routine as preventative medicine for stress
  • Moving more intuitively versus sticking to a intense regime
  • McKel shares a couple fun facts about herself that would surprise most people

This Episode is Perfect For:

  • People who are in a busy season of life and want to eat well
  • If you’re on the go and you’re looking to make choices that help you feel good
  • Anyone who’s experiencing a lot of stress in their life


Connect with McKel:

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