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Be A Better Being

Michelle Zellner & Sasha Berscheid

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Be A Better Being with Michelle Zellner and Sasha Berscheid is all about personal growth. Armed with information and inspiration, Michelle and Sasha want YOU to live your healthiest, happiest life. You can also tune into Be A Better Being on YouTube, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
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Lance Vieira is the head football coach of Littleton High School. Today he and Michelle talk about the importance of emotional outlets, like sports and physical fitness, for boys and how their needs differ from girls. They discuss how sports can provide an a productive environment to let out aggression, teach teamwork and discipline, and build conf…
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Dr. Darian Parker, a long-time personal trainer and fitness expert, joins Michelle on the podcast to discuss the evolution of the fitness industry and the importance of human connection in personal training. They explore the shift from focusing solely on physical fitness to addressing mental health and well-being. Dr. D emphasizes the need for trai…
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Mandy McGowan thought she wanted to be a nurse until life's twists and turns brought her into the financial industry. After starting her own accounting firm and confronting how money was mismanaged in her own business, she started to connect with other business owners and realized that money troubles are almost universal. Now Mandy is a coach who f…
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Jenya Kuvshinova is an emotional wellness and life navigation coach certified by the International Coaching Federation, nature retreat guide and a world-wide adventure traveler. As a coach and transformational guide Jenya helps people in transitions like loss, career change, midlife crisis or relocation to work through their difficult emotions and …
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This Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month, Sasha reflects on how far Kyan has come and shares her own journey as a parent of a child with autism and the transformative experiences she's had. She discusses the importance of grieving and accepting help, as well as the kindness of strangers and the power of disability access programs. Prioritizing co…
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Janet White is no stranger to life challenges, including finding herself on the brink of death a few short years ago. Not satisfied with the prognosis from her medical team, she set off on a life-altering journey of a different kind. Through her own determination, research, positive thinking and healthy eating, she started to heal. By enduring her …
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This week, Michelle and Sasha discuss the importance of nutrition and the impact of food on the body. They explore childhood eating habits and how they impact us as adults, like giving us misconceptions about things like protein and cholesterol. The most important thing is real food. Remember, PFF is your BFF! Connect with us: betterbeings.net IG: …
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Living an active outdoor life, the idea of heart disease was the furthest thing on the minds of Sarah's family. That all changed, when her father suffered a fatal heart attack when Sarah was just 6 years old. Understandably, this event filled her with fear and misunderstanding, but that wasn't the life she wanted for herself. At age 17 Sarah declar…
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Fran Gallaher is a healer and coach who discovered the power of intuition and metaphysics through her own hardships. Fran teaches that intuition is a key part of healing, providing clarity, guidance, and opportunities to learn about yourself and what you need. Michelle shares her personal experiences working with Fran navigating hardships like the …
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With a background in exercise science, working many years as a personal trainer, Dr. Burron has always had passion to help people be fit and healthy, but as wellness director at a local hospital, Alice found herself working with people in the midst of a health crisis--often with terminal conditions. One particular client wanted to explore how to im…
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Astara Raven spent much of her adult life as an architect and is well-versed in the synergies of landscape and environment. A move from the San Francisco Bay area to Omaha was the catalyst for change, and now as a pragmatic mystic, she utilizes these same skills and gifts to help people get all systems firing and operate at a new frequency. Sasha k…
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This week Michelle is going solo to talk about the new year. How can you set yourself up for an incredible 2024? From health basics to vision boards and what manifestation really looks like, she's got you covered. Sign up for the Mention Your Intentions 2024 Vision Board Workshop here. Connect with us: betterbeings.net IG: @be.a.better.being Michel…
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Michelle and Sasha catch us up on what we've missed and look to 2024. They make a few important announcements, reflect on the word that describes this year, and decide on their words for next year. Only upwards! Sign up for the Mention Your Intentions 2024 Vision Board Workshop here. Connect with us: betterbeings.net IG: @be.a.better.being Michelle…
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Debilitating back pain landed JP Horgan on the medication merry-go-round. At 30 pills per day, he was simply existing and on his 40th birthday decided there must be another way. He navigated his way through a series of protocols to break his addiction and along the say, completely transformed his life. This led JP to create The Next Steps Academy, …
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December 11th is National Stretching Day and there is nobody better suited for this conversation than Cheryl Ilov, aka the FemiNinja. While the day recognizes the benefits of physically stretching your body, Michelle and Cheryl approach the concept from a variety of angles. After a traumatic experience halted her life, Cheryl sought out a way to re…
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After unexpectedly losing her father in 2017, 21 year-old Alyssa Noelle Coelho spiraled. Having never experienced loss or grief before, she watched many parts of her identity crumble, until she stumbled upon the magic that helped her pursue a healing journey. Alyssa joins Michelle for an uplifting and inspiring conversation about love, loss, grief …
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Lisa Shultz came to a time in her life where simplifying and letting go was the route to take. She joins Michelle and Sasha to discuss what led her down this path and how lightening her load impacted her wellbeing. An award-winning author who specializes in non-fiction, self-help and inspirational books and blogs, Lisa offers valuable resources to …
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With the holidays around the corner, family and things are top of mind for many. What started out as something to do during Covid became a multi-year project for Chris Burnett. He’s always had a curious mind and put that to use interviewing family members to gain a deeper understanding and connection. Michelle and Chris have a conversation that mig…
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Tim has been a connector his whole life, whether planning a party for 2000 in the business world as an HR professional or an intimate gathering of friends and family, he is the go-to guy to bring it to life. While the Covid lockdown presented obstacles to congregate, the free time reignited his passion for creativity. And WOW, how he made the most …
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There’s a good chance you devote a lot of time and energy to your career and if you are not satisfied with your job, it will permeate into other facets of life. This played out for Ava Lala, where not feeling great about her job made her a less happy wife and mom and negatively impacted her mental health. She dug in to evaluate her options and alon…
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October is Dental Hygiene Awareness month, and while most realize the importance of healthy teeth and gums, many might not fully appreciate all the ways what’s going on in the mouth impacts other aspects of our health. I was delighted to be joined by Megan DeWalt, to explore all the things. She covers the basics and introduces us to myofunctional t…
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Polly Letofsky gives new meaning to the phrase, “going for a walk.” At age 12 she had a big hairy idea to walk around the world and kept this a secret until her mid 30s, when she realized time was running out to get it done. Being a champion for breast cancer awareness and support, Polly embarked on a world tour that resulted in a lifetime of treas…
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Today we GROW with Jen Blanco. In “it’s a small world” episode who knows what number, Jen and Michelle connected via her friend, Joey, a past participant in the DPS YOU Revolution class, only to discover his partner grew up in little old Winneconne, WI— Michelle’s small town! Synergies are magical and this conversation is one you will enjoy. Jen’s …
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World Mental Health Day is October 10th. In this episode Dr. Tami West joins Michelle and Sasha and talks through her experience as a child with a parent with mental health struggles, as well as her own personal challenges. Tami outlines the work she did for herself, that also brought her to the work she does with others. Tap into the incredible re…
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Sasha and Michelle dive into a fall quarter sync up. They cover the events of the summer (good and bad), reflect on accomplishments, and get excited for what's to come. Plus, very important updates about Michelle's melanoma journey. Connect with us: betterbeings.net IG: @be.a.better.being Michelle: @betterbeingsus Sasha: @sasha.patricia YouTube: Mi…
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The ability to forgive—so powerful, yet so difficult. Michelle and Sasha are joined by Dr. Debi Silber, founder of the Post Betrayal Transformation Institute and a calendar designation of National Forgiveness Day on September 1st. They have an in-depth conversation that is sure to resonate with everyone who listens. Whether it is yourself or someon…
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September 16th is National Gymnastics Day and Michelle has gathered a few of her former teammates to honor the sport they all love. Their decades-old memories have not faded a bit and the time in the gym will forever thread these lives. Michelle, Cathy, Staci and Niki share life skills and lots of laughs and as they reunite and reminisce in this hi…
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September 14th is National Sobriety Day and we never pass on a chance to celebrate that! Our guest, Leia Baez, is no stranger to addiction. She lost her uncle at a young age, due in part, to a life of alcohol abuse. As Leia was hitting her rock bottom, he sent a powerful message that changed the trajectory of her life. Nearly four years sober, she …
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The show kicks off Self-Care Awareness Month with a true beauty inside and out. Raeven Kirk, owner of Lash Karma, is creative and expressive, but was told throughout her life to tamp it down. She chats with Michelle and Sasha about how this impacted her wellbeing, and how her journey to the highest form of self-care---living an authentic life—chang…
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The topic of the final episode of National Wellness Month is related to the pillar of Emotional Wellbeing. August 30th is National Grief Awareness Day. We are not taught how to grieve and when faced with loss of any kind, the emotions can be difficult to sort out—and often remain unsorted. Michelle Collins returns to the show for a thoughtful conve…
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Known for decades that movement is good for your physical wellbeing, it is only fairly recently a mainstream idea that it is also good for your mental wellbeing. Michelle is joined by Dr. Michael Hosking, owner of Revocycle, a cycling studio dedicated to mindful meditative movement. In the midst of a depressive episode, Michael became his own case-…
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Sleep is a foundational necessity for humans, and yet, quite an elusive one for many. As we continue highlighting basic pillars for National Wellness Month, Michelle is joined by Seth Davis, Certified Sleep Coach and founder of Sleepably. The conversation encompasses WHY sleep is critical for optimal wellbeing, WHAT makes it so difficult to achieve…
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August is National Wellness Month and to kick off the series of conversations addressing the major lifestyle components, Michelle and Sasha jump into a frequently visited topic—nutrition. They have approached this from a variety of angles and in this episode highlight a few important points that seem to be escaping many. To support your journey to …
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Dedication to fitness is what united Michelle with John Brown. Working out at the same gym for over 18 years, each was a friendly face in the other’s day. Not knowing any of his story, but KNOWING there is one, Michelle has always admired John’s positive attitude and perseverance. This inspired her to invite him on the show and he did not disappoin…
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Self-care is foundational to the mission of being a healthy, happy human, yet you may not be fully aware of exactly how to serve your needs. Join Michelle as she walks through her BOSS method, inviting you to gain deeper connection to self, identify what your human is telling you, and explore ways to nurture and nourish so you can thrive. Connect w…
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Feeling betrayed by her body for decades, Rachel Lavin is now on a mission to create a safe space for all women to feel whole in their own bodies. With 23 years in the wellness industry as a personal trainer and health coach, she recently released her memoir, The Doughnut Diaries, to inspire others on their journey. Michelle and Rachel dive into Ra…
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Brooke Goudy has not always lived as a fierce, confident, independent woman. A school nurse, trying to figure out her own life, she decided to partake in Michelle’s YOU Revolution course offered through her employer, Denver Public Schools. This was the catalyst that led Brooke on a trail blazing journey, gaining independence, and finding freedom al…
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As the first half of the year comes to a close, Michelle and Saha reflect the last six months. There was a lot of joy, some strife, and as always--a lot of growth. Together, they cover the significant events of each month one by one. Now, they venture onward to welcome the rest of the year with open arms. Connect with us: betterbeings.net IG: @be.a…
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Chris Ratterman, founder and CEO of Shady Rays caught the entrepreneurial bug at a very young age, but he always knew he wanted to do so much more than simply sell a product. While the sunglasses are truly fantastic, Shady Rays is a lifestyle, purpose-driven brand that partners with and supports multiple charities. His upbringing, outlook and solid…
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June is Men's Health Month and this conversation is one for ALL. Dr. David Clarke joins Michelle for an insightful discussion about stress related illness and the challenges men, in particular, face when it comes to recognizing and seeking help for what ails them. Some of the content is difficult to hear, some of the content will make you think the…
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This week, Michelle reflects on a recent diagnosis. Anything can happen, even to the "the healthy girl". But, Michelle isn't scared--she's informed. Together, she and Sasha discuss the basics of skin cancer, what melanoma is and how it differs from the others, how these things get diagnosed, and what treatment looks like. Tune in to learn about the…
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It’s National Gardening Week and from plains to patios, you can grow your own food. Adam Cohen’s desire to connect with people, and connect people with their food, led him to experiment with various forms of farming including hydroponics and aquaponics. Whether in the classroom or at the market, building relationships and hooking people through the…
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This week, Michelle and Sasha sit down with their producer, Jessi Carman, to discuss a big update in her life. After years of working on her mental health, Jessi has been diagnosed with Level 1 Autism at 24. Together, they dive in on her mental health history and how it feels to receive a late autism diagnosis. If you want to learn more about adult…
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This week, Michelle and Sasha talk about the importance of strength training, especially in women's health. Working hard now can save you from health problems down the line! Connect with us: betterbeings.net IG: @be.a.better.being Michelle: @betterbeingsus Sasha: @sasha.patricia YouTube: Michelle Zellner - Be A Better Being Podcast playlist…
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Abigail Luvisi had a sheltered, strict and abusive childhood. Married and a stepmom when barely an adult herself, she soon discovered she traded one toxic environment for another. When faced with a pivotal life decision, Abigail made the hard choice. Years of work to heal and grow have allowed her to live a completely different life. Now in her ear…
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Brad Williams had always desired to be his own boss, and with a passion for fitness the logical choice was opening a gym. Wasting no time, he grew to owning and operating 5 locations in California, while also maintaining a full personal training client load. A back injury 5 years ago shifted his focus, both personally and professionally, and the sh…
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The soul is fine, it’s the human that is suffering. With her first spiritual experience as a young girl, Mary Clare knew she was a little different. While there was support from her “hippie’ family, general society was not so embracing. To cope with expectations she built an outward personality to fit in. Eventually this masking led to self-destruc…
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That title will only make sense when you listen to the episode. Honesty allows you to grieve, which in turn, allows you to heal. Working through to reach the other side, a beautiful connection has developed between Sasha and Kyan. In this episode Sasha takes us through her process and we celebrate the evolution of her relationship with her daughter…
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It can be easy to fall into all-or-nothing mode, and yet, that approach rarely leads to success. When Dr. Cassie Briggs found herself approaching burnout in her academic career, she realized a big change was necessary. After clarifying her own core values and interests, she tapped into her personal and professional experience to found Success in Sc…
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