Is Making Healthy Changes Worth the Effort Podcast Episode 151


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Hello, and welcome to fit and fabulous with me, Dr. I hope that you are feeling fabulous today. It's Friday as I record this. Hurrah for Friday. Now, first things first are you signed up for the healthy habit challenge? It is day two today of five days of amazing value. Learn how to live your healthiest life in a way that is easy, fun, and doable.

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If you're not signed up, come and sign up. Sessions will be taking place in my Facebook group, but there are also recordings because I know lots of people don't do Facebook. And I totally understand that. But right now it's what I'm using. But as I say, there are recordings. So come and join that and invite your friends because the more people you have around you doing making changes, the more likely you are to make those...

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What if Healthy Living were Easy. Podcast Episode 150



I'm always saying healthy living is easy. Eat more vegetables, do some exercise. It's so easy!

But making those changes can feel hard. Our brains like to make a lot of fuss and tell us it's going to be hard!

We don't like to make changes! Especially changes that feel "hard".

Today I'm talking about "what if it were easy?"

And how my clients go from "I never thought I could do it" to "oh wow! It's so easy!"

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Transcript of “What if Healthy Living Were Easy” Podcast

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Hello, and welcome to fit and fabulous with me, Orlena Kerek. I hope that you are feeling amazing fit and fabulous today. Okay. I have a question for you and you may have heard me ask this question one or possibly two times before, but...

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How to Stop Emotional Eating. Interview with Tricia Nelson. Podcast Episode 149

Do you feel a slave to emotional eating? You know you're doing it but feel powerless to stop?

You're not alone.

Today I'm chatting with Tricia Nelson from Heal Your Hunger.

She chats about why we eat emotionally and what we can do about it.

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How to Not Die of Diabetes. Interview with Sunjay from Stay Whole Life. Podcast Episode 148

Type 2 diabetes is a scary disease with horrible complications, including death.

The good news is there are lots of things you can do to not get it!

Today I'm talking to Sunjay from Stay Whole. Sunjay helps people who've been diagnosed with prediabetes transform their lives and not progress to diabetes.

Sunjay shares his top tips on how to keep it easy and fun.

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How to be Happier by setting Emotional Boundaries Podcast Episode 147


Do you ever find yourself upset because someone else is upset? It's easy to take on someone else's emotions.

Today we're looking at how to set boundaries so you don't spiral down the negative plughole of someone else's big emotions.

Plus how negative emotions can help you discover what you do want.

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Making Weight Loss Easy with Dr Lisa Oldson Podcast Episode 146

Dr Orlena chats to Dr Lisa Oldson, weight loss physician.

Dr Lisa shares her wealth of experience in how to make weight loss easy and what often trips people up.

Plus her concept of "wabi sabi weight loss".

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One Simple Tip to Make Healthy Living Easy Podcast Episode 145



Do you plan your "healthy life"? Think about how you'd like your life to be in a year? Or 5? Or 10?

Planning your life is a simple but effective tool.

Once you've decided what you'd like to achieve, you're far more likely to reach your goal.

Dr Orlena shares wins from her plans from a year ago.

As well as looking forward.

Lia and Wendy share their healthy living goals for the next year and how they're excited that it's going to be easy and fun!

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Stop feeling tired, drained and unhappy by making healthier choices

Dr Orlena: Lia, thank you so much for chatting to me to­day. Con­grat­u­la­tions on join­ing the group. Do you want to quick­ly tell peo­ple a lit­tle bit about you?

Lia: I am in my late 40s and I came to this feel­ing...

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How to Set Limits Without Depriving Yourself Podcast Episode 144

Using a structure or framework for healthy living can be really useful. But often it turns into a "set of rules". Rules that make you feel deprived and hard to follow.

In this week's episode you'll learn:

  • Why limits can help you enjoy healthy eating
  • How to create limits so that you don't feel deprived
  • The difference between limits and choices
  • How to make healthy choices easy

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Transcript of How to Set Limits Without Depriving Yourself Episode 144

Hello and welcome to Fit and Fabulous with me, Dr. Orlena Kerek, I hope that you are feeling amazing today.

I'm super excited about the Healthy You Healthy Family Group Program. I'm going to be sharing a few wins with that and I'm also hoping that...

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How Sleep Helps you Lose Weight and Be Healthy Interview with Martin McPhilimey Podcast Episode 143



Want to be healthy with heaps of energy? Are you getting enough  good quality sleep?

Martin McPhilimey from Performance Through Health chats about sleep.

In this episode you'll learn:

  • why sleep is so important for your health and weight loss goals
  • What sleep apnoea is and how it can affect your sleep
  • How stress and screens can affect your sleep

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Dr. Orlena: Thank you so much for being on the Fit and Fabulous Podcast.

Martin: Thank you for having me Orlena.

Dr. Orlena: So before we dive into sleep, which is one of my favorite subjects, do you want to start by just telling people a little bit about your background and what you do?

Martin: I'm currently an online coach and consultant. I have been working towards...

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Healthy Living Doesn't Have to Be Perfect Podcast Episode 142

Creating your healthy life doesn't have to be "perfect".

Dr Orlena chats about how it's better to go for "some changes" than "being perfect".

Erin Tarr chats with Dr Orlena and explains why she's joined the Healthy You Healthy Family group program and is ready to make lasting changes in her life.

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Hello, and welcome to the Fit and Fabulous Podcast with me, Dr. Orlena Kerek. I hope that you are feeling amazing. It is September here in Spain.

We've got one more week until the kids go back to school and it's a lovely week. I live in a tourist area and it quietens down a little bit before classes start and we have the beaches pretty much to ourselves.

Except for the moment that all the tourists go the builders and workmen return. They just seem to be doing building works everywhere here. It’s quite...

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