Episode 16: What Happens When You Dedicate a Year of Your Life to Wellness with Phoebe Lapine from Feed Me Phoebe
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Today we’re chatting with Phoebe Lapine from Feed Me Phoebe. Phoebe wanted to figure out how to do right by her body without having to give up her life. It's important to live healthfully, not live for your health.
Phoebe captured her journey of a yearlong exploration of this topic and how she was learning to balance health and hedonism on her blog. She is also releasing a book, The Wellness Project that tracks her entire journey and lessons learned.
You’ll hear about:
-Phoebe's journey before The Wellness Project and what led her to want to commit herself to this project
-How Phoebe was able to go from a corporate career to a career in food
-Her diagnosis of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis and how it became a wake-up call for her.
-Why Phoebe didn't want to be on a synthetic medication for the rest of her life.
-Why Hashimoto's Thyroiditis typically makes people gain weight
-What finally made Phoebe decide to treat her autoimmune disorder
-What led her to want to capture her journey and share it in a book
-How she picked the 12 topics of the book
-How Phoebe tracked her progress
-How the topics changed and morphed as the project progressed
-If there were moments Phoebe thought she wouldn't see the project through
-Which topics were the hardest to tackle and which were easier than she expected
-What medical discoveries she made during the way
-The thought that pain is sometimes caused by anxiety rather than an actual problem
-Her biggest takeaways from her experience and what lessons she learned
-Which habits she's kept up since completing the project
-Tips for how you can launch your own wellness project
-The one health habit she can't live without
-Who she looks up to in business
-What she would tell her 20 year old self
-What she hopes her 50 year old self tells her
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