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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!

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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: 

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Dr Orlena Author Bio

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:

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

Dr Orlena: Rachel. Thank you so...

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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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How to Enjoy Family Meals and Stop Being Held Hostage by Your Kids

Hands up who feels backed into a corner by your kids' likes and dislikes at the dinner table?

You want to teach your kids healthy eating habits and enjoy peaceful family meals.


Your kids don't like the food you present. And you end up presenting a narrower and narrower range of foods to keep your kids happy.

Overtime you can see you present less healthy foods and feel stressed about dinner times. But you don't know how to get out of the rut.

Today I'm talking to Mette Theilmann, parenting coach, about how we can reset family meals and reach our long term goal of teaching our kids healthy food habits. As well as enjoying family meals!


In this episode, you will learn:

  • How to talk to your kids about food and eating habits
  • How to help kids develop a healthy attitude toward food
  • How do you fix a child's unpleasant food attitude
  • How to deal with children's manipulative behaviour
  • How to control your emotions with your child

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How to Get More Energy Every Singe Day Podcast Episode 124

Hello, and welcome to fit and fabulous with me, Dr. Orlena Kerek. I hope that you are feeling amazing and fabulous. It's spring here in Spain, and I am super excited because my children have got a school excursion tomorrow. So I am taking the day off and I am going cycling with my husband. Hooray, hooray.

What a life of luxury I lead! Although you might not guess that by looking at my old trusty rusty bike, which is on the list of things that I would like to replace in my life.

How to Get More Energy so You can Do All the Things You Want to. Every Single Day.

What are we talking about today? We are talking about. How to have more energy. When I talk to people, this is one of the biggest, biggest problems that people face is how you feel every single day.

One of my favourite questions is:

How much energy do you have every single day to do the things that you want to, or have to out of 10?

If your answer is not consistently 10 or nine, what is going on and how can we make amazing...

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How to Create Fun Family Mealtimes with Linda Lederman Podcast Episode 122

Family meal times are a fantastic chance to enjoy spending time with our kids. But so often they're full of stress and anxiety.

Dr Orlena chats to Linda Lederman about how we can create fun, enjoyable and memorable family meal times.

.You will learn: 

  • How to make mealtime enjoyable
  • How to create a positive mealtime environment
  • Fun and exciting family activities to do during mealtime
  • Simple ways to involve kids in the kitchen 

Transcript Of How To Make Family Meal Time Fun And Easy

Dr Orlena: Thank you so much for being here with us today. I am excited to dive in.

Before we started with recording, we were talking a little bit about the exciting things that you do. It made me go, "Oh, I want to find out more." 

So tell me a little bit. We've sort of touched on meal planning and teaching kids and table talk. The thing that jumps out to me is table talk. Also, how we can make our mealtimes with our family, a fabulous and enjoyable time.

A Good Conversation At Mealtime...

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