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How Leslie Stopped Overeating and Started Being Her Healthiest Self Podcast Episode 138


Dr Orlena chats with Leslie Davis, author of "You Can't Eat Love".

Leslie shares her story.

How she changed her relationship with food, stopped overeating and became the healthiest version of herself.

Mentioned on the Podcast: 

Dr Orlena's Resources: https://www.drorlena.com/resources

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Dr. Orlena: Hello and wel­come to the Fit and Fab­u­lous Pod­cast with me, Dr. Orlena Kerek, I'm su­per ex­cit­ed to­day be­cause we're talk­ing about one of my fa­vorite top­ics, which is our re­la­tion­ship with food. I am su­per ex­cit­ed to wel­come Leslie Davis. Leslie, thank you so much for be­ing with us to­day.

Leslie: Thank you so much for hav­ing me. I'm so ex­cit­ed! I love the fact that we've got tech­nol­o­gy be­cause I'm on one side of the At­lantic and you're on the oth­er side of the At­lantic. And yet we can still talk.

Dr. Orlena: I know it's...

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How to Have a Healthy Relationship With Food Podcast Episode 137

If you want to eat healthily or lose weight, you need to work on your relationship with food.

The diet culture leads us to "restrict" and "deprive" ourselves. Certain foods become forbidden and "bad". But the reality is "nothing is forbidden in moderation".

But often "moderation" isn't moderation because certain foods have a hold over us.

So what is a healthy relationship with food?

And how can you can your relationship with food?


How to Have a Healthy Relationship With Food Transcript

Hel­lo and wel­come to the Fit and Fab­u­lous Podcast with me, Dr. Orlena Ker­ek!
It is now Au­gust and we've had a few days of rain here in Spain, which is some­thing I'm grate­ful for be­cause al­though I love the summer, it is very hot. It’s re­al­ly love­ly to just have a lit­tle bit of respite and to know that the sum­mer will re­turn.

The oth­er thing that is hap­pen­ing in my life is Au­gust is that...

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One Sure Fire Way to Lose Weight and Lead a Healthy Life Podcast Episode 136

The statistics are grim. So many people who set out to lose weight and make healthy changes return to their old habits.

Why is that?

Dr Orlena looks at 9 reasons you're likely to go back to your old habits.

And one sure fire way to make sure you don't.

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Hello and wel­come to Fit and Fabulous with me, Dr. Orlena Kerek. I hope that you're feel­ing fab­u­lous.

It is high sum­mer here. It's hot! I won­der if I'm qui­et you can hear the crick­ets or the ci­cadas in the back­ground.

Transcription of One Sure Fire Way to Lose Weight and Lead a Healthy Life

To­day, I want to talk to you about one short fire away on how to be suc­cess­ful when you want to make healthy changes, lose weight, get healthy, or what­ev­er it is that you want to.

Lack of Motivation is What Makes Healthy Living Hard for Most People

Statistics say that it is re­al­ly dif­fi­cult to make sus­tain­able changes. Peo­ple who try to...

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3 Simple Reasons You Aren't Losing Weight. Podcast Episode 135

Ever tried a new diet and it didn't work? You felt deflated, demoralised and as if nothing works for you.

The good news is that you aren't a hopeless case.

You have a human body and mind!

Today Dr Orlena looks at 3 simple but powerful reasons why your human body isn't losing weight.

And how you can easily fix those reasons!

Come and win a "Magic Likes/ Dislikes Exercise" in Dr Orlena's FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/healthyhappyparenting 

Book Your "Road Map to Healthy Amazing Me" chat: https://bookme.name/drorlena/road-map-to-healthy-amazing-you  

Transcription of 3 Simple Reasons You Aren't Losing Weight Podcast


Hello, and welcome to fit and fabulous with me, Dr. Orlena Kerek. I hope that you are feeling amazing today. It is high summer here in Spain, and I am so grateful and so glad that I have the sea near me because it quite frankly just keeps me sane.

Do You Have a System that Keeps You Emotionally Full of Energy?

On Sunday, I don't go swimming. I...

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How to Make Healthy Living Easy Podcast Episode 133


If only healthy living and feeling amazing were easy! Today I'm going to show you that it is.

Today's podcast is a little different from normal.

This podcast first appeared on "Authentic Tea" with Dr Rachel Beanland. She's kindly agreed to allow me to publish it here.

Rachel and Dr Orlena chat about the why, what and how of healthy living.

And how easy it can be to create your amazing healthy life so you live to long and healthy life. And feel amazing every single day.

Transcription of How to Make Living Easy Podcast

Rachel: It's ab­so­lute­ly won­der­ful to be joined by Orlena. She uses her ex­pe­ri­ence and ex­per­tise to sup­port women and their fam­i­lies to de­vel­op healthy habits and lifestyles.

Orlena's pod­cast Fit and Fab­u­lous shares in­spi­ra­tional sto­ries and ideas on how to cre­ate and main­tain health and well­be­ing. Orlena offers one-to-one and group...

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8 Amazing Reasons to Love Healthy Living Podcast Episode 132


It may feel like it's not worth the time, energy and money to change your life. But the benefits are amazing! (And the changes can be easy and fun!)

Here are 8 amazing reasons why you should make those changes today!

And if you'd like some help, come and join the Healthy You Healthy Family Challenge (Starts June 28th. Classes available until July 2nd.)

If you've missed the June Challenge, they'll be another one in August.

Join here: https://www.drorlena.com/habitchallenge 

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Dr Orlena is a health coach. She helps busy mums go from "I can't lose weight" to feeling fit and fabulous. Find out more about her here.

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What if Feeling Amazing were Easy? Podcast Episode 131

You're Invited!

Come and join Dr Orlena's Healthy You Healthy Challenge so you can make healthy living easy and feel amazing every day. Starts June 28th at 1pm Eastern.

Find out more here: https://www.drorlena.com/habitchallenge

In this podcast episode you will learn:

  • How to wake up with loads of energy
  • Healthy living can be easy
  • What's stopping you from looking after yourself

Transcript of Today's Podcast Episode

Hello, and welcome to the Fit and Fabulous podcast with me, Dr. Orlena Kerek. I hope that you are feeling amazing. It is hot here in Spain now, which is a double-edged sword. I love the summer because I get to go swimming in the sea pretty much every single day, but also it's hot and you find yourself just sort of sticky all the time.

Do You Wake Up With Bucket Loads of Energy Every Day?

Today, I have two questions for you.

Number one is do you wake up every single morning and think "What a fabulous day. I'm so lucky to be leading this amazing life!" And two,...

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Meditation The Easy Secret to a Happy and Healthy Life with Rachel Beanland Podcast Episode 128

It's easy to think of meditation as a "bit woo" and "not really doing much". But this simple tool has powerful benefits for both your health and your happiness.

Dr Orlena chats to Dr Rachel Beanland about her "meditation journey" and how it's helped her create her "amazing healthy life".

In this podcast you will learn:
  • The role of meditation in the prevention of diseases
  • Meditation as a great way to relax and perceive things with more clarity
  • The science behind meditation and its amazing benefits
  • Two types of meditation
  • How meditation can help both healthy and chronically ill individuals
  • How meditation improves sleep
  • Meditation as an important tool for self care
  • Finding a type of meditation that works for you
  • The obstacles of meditation and how to overcome them
  • How meditation doesn't have to be perfect to be beneficial
  • How to start meditating 
  • The role of meditation during the pandemic

Transcript of Interview with Dr Rachel Beanland

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How Taking Care Of Your Self Makes You A Better Parent. Interview with Amanda Rueter from Messy Motherhood

Ever had a day when you yelled at your kids? And then felt consumed with guilt afterwards?

Parenting is hard work, especially with the busy lives we all lead. We want to enjoy our kids but they know  how to press our buttons, especially when we're tired and stressed.

The solution isn't in changing our kids behaviour, but in looking after ourselves so we're less tired and stressed. When we have bucket loads of energy, we can give our kids the support they need. 

In this episode, YOU WILL LEARN: 

  • Why taking care of yourself is the key to happy parenting
  • How to handle children and manage their anger
  • What self-care is and how to start implementing it
  • What happens if you're trying to be a perfect parent

Transcript of Interview with Amanda Rueter from MessyMotherhood

Dr Orlena:  Hello, Amanda. Welcome to Fit and Fabulous.

Amanda: Hello. I'm so happy to be here.

Dr Orlena: Thank you so much for coming. Let's just dive right in.

Taking Care Of Your Self First Is The...

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Rethinking "I'm a Failure" Podcast Episode 126

Do you ever listen to that voice that says "I'm a failure"?

The one leaves you paralysed and stops you doing amazing things and achieving your goals?

You're not alone! And you're not a failure.

Dr Orlena shares her story of how she combated "I'm a failure".

Actionable tips that you can start today.

In this episode, You Will Learn: 

  • Does failing make you a failure?
  • Does failure exist?
  • What to do when you feel like a failure?
  • How do you stop thinking about failure?

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Hello, and welcome to fit and fabulous with me, Dr Orlena Kerek. I hope that you are feeling fabulous and amazing and energy 10 out of 10 today. My new, "Why Are You Feeling So Tired Quiz is nearly ready to go.  I will put that on the website soon. 

A quick reminder, on Wednesday, I am doing an amazing workshop with Mette Fieldman. We will be talking about setting boundaries around food in your family.

Following on from last week's podcast, we...

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