Episode 35: Woo Woo Shit: The Top Health Trends of 2023

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Woo Woo Shit: The Top Health Trends of 2023

Woo Woo Shit: The Top Health Trends of 2023

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Happy New Year! Let's talk about health trends.

They’re bullshit.

Bye, see ya next week!

Okay seriously… I did take a Google dive into what was spun by the media as super duper important to your health this past year and found some interesting things.

Mushrooms [we’re talking powders, capsules, and teas with benefits ranging from nutritional additives to stress management], Sleep Syncing [this is not a new sleep hack and I do really find it beneficial], Mouth Taping [stop snoring but sleep with a piece of tape over your mouth? No thanks], & Face Yoga [okay, you HAVE to watch the video for my beautiful demonstration, although I can’t promise it’ll erase your double chin].

Tune in for some other trends I get asked about A LOT. I’ll give you my take, including the unlikely reason Ice Baths are actually a trend I can support.

Health trends come and go, and most of the time they’re harmless. Do your research and if they really fuel your fire... Go for it.

But be warned, these fads alone will do jack shit for changing your life and how you feel about yourself.

What will? I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. The 7 habits of highly healthy MF’s.

Eat a shit ton of veggies, go the f*ck to sleep, back away from the booze, chill out, dude, eat everything... in a balanced way, prep and plan your food, and exercise consistently.

That is a lot of effort, but these are the things that really matter. So if these novel and media-crazed trends don’t make you feel totally amazing... ignore them.

Need something to fill your brain? Instead, challenge your mind. Try asking yourself questions that can light you up. What’s your why? When was the last time you felt your best? Idk dude find the questions that mean something to YOU.

At the end of the day… or the start of the year… do what makes you happy! (Alongside those 7 super important habits and your life WILL be changed).

WHAT’S INSIDE:

  • What’s up with the latest and greatest health trends?
  • Are health trends vital to a healthy life?
  • The 7 habits that beat out health trends every single time.
  • Questions that might fuel your fire.

Okay so you’ve got the 7 healthy habits on lock, but you want something new and fun to add... Is there a trend you’re super excited about trying? OR maybe one you’re totally staying away from? Let me know on Insta!

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Join Oonagh Duncan (fitness expert and bestselling author of Healthy As F*ck/Ditch The Diet) as she examines the habits of kicking ass every day - so you can create a life of no regrets.

Because your dream life (and your dream bod) isn’t just going to happen because you made a vision board. It takes Goals. It takes Grit. And it takes some woo-woo sh*t."

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Episode 34: Grit: Hormones, Hashimotos and Adrenal Fatigue Dr. Sadaf Jeelani

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Grit: Hormones, Hashimotos and Adrenal Fatigue Dr. Sadaf Jeelani

Grit: Hormones, Hashimotos and Adrenal Fatigue Dr. Sadaf Jeelani

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“Hey hormones!! What the hell is going on?”

Dr. Sadaf Jeelani drops the truth about hormones and diseases and what’s causing weight retention.

Dr. Jeelani explains that you either have a disease process or…you don’t. Some common ones can be Hyperthyroidism or PCOS, and less common but more extreme, Cushings. [Make sure you listen so you can get all her really good smart science talk and find out if you should be concerned and what to do.]

And what about balancing your hormones? That’s a thing, right? Nope. You’ve just gotta trust your pituitary.

Balancing hormones is more of a wellness industry marketing catchphrase with no medical basis. *sheesh* That's a relief! You don't actually have to drop hundreds of dollars on supplements you see on Instagram.

The downer to this revelation is that the fix is boring and hard. And it's more of a forever lifestyle change than a “fix”. Yup. I’m gonna say it and so does Dr. Jeelani…the secret to feeling better is solid nutrition, consistent strength training and movement, better sleep, drinking water, and reducing stress.

Surprised? I’m sure you’re not. Dr. Jeelani brings on the info when it comes to the medical implications of obesity, fad diets, surgeries, and medication you don’t actually need.

So you heard it, people. There's no quick fix. Being healthy is a lifelong journey that takes positive choices and habits, day after day after day.

WHAT’S INSIDE:

  • I’m retaining weight…is there something medically wrong?
  • Can you actually balance your hormones?
  • Health and medical implications of obesity, fad diets, medications, and surgeries?
  • The secret’s out…how to be healthy forever.

Do you have concerns about your health beyond a healthy lifestyle? What symptoms and signs that Dr. Sadaf Jeelani described applies to you? What’s your next step? Let me know on Insta!

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Join Oonagh Duncan (fitness expert and bestselling author of Healthy As F*ck/Ditch The Diet) as she examines the habits of kicking ass every day - so you can create a life of no regrets.

Because your dream life (and your dream bod) isn’t just going to happen because you made a vision board. It takes Goals. It takes Grit. And it takes some woo-woo sh*t."

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Episode 33: Goals: What Everyone Is Doing Wrong When They Set Their Yearly Goals

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Goals: What Everyone Is Doing Wrong When They Set Their Yearly Goals

Goals: What Everyone Is Doing Wrong When They Set Their Yearly Goals

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New year = must set weight loss goals….right? Wrong.

Look, you don’t have to wait until the ball drops, the clock strikes 12 and it’s officially 2024. The new year doesn't mean all those goals are instantly more acheivable.

If you set goals this past year and haven’t achieved them. I’m telling you, your goal setting SUCKS.

The truth is you can’t just set a goal to lose 10 lbs and call it a day. Firstly, just setting a goal doesn't automatically make it happen. Second, do you even want to lose 10 lbs?

You have to stop making goals just for the sake of it. Set goals you actually have F’s to give about.

The more F’s you have… the more habits will change… the more likely you’ll reach your goal.

It’s not gonna be easy. It WILL be uncomfy. But if it wasn’t you’d have already done it.

The key to setting achievable goals is making SMART goals. And it's more than just being smart about it. It’s a fancy acronym with real tips to help you!

Tune into the pod to find out what SMART goals are and how they’ll make you a millionaire or whatever.

Once you’ve soaked up all that goodness, head on over to my Goal Setting Masterclass so I can help you even more.

WHAT’S INSIDE:

  • Why your goal setting sucks.
  • How to pick the right goal…one you’ll actually give an F about.
  • What’s a SMART goal?

Okay, I know you have one, what’s your Specific, Measurable, Actionable, Risky, Timeable goal?

Let me know on Insta!

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Join Oonagh Duncan (fitness expert and bestselling author of Healthy As F*ck/Ditch The Diet) as she examines the habits of kicking ass every day - so you can create a life of no regrets.

Because your dream life (and your dream bod) isn’t just going to happen because you made a vision board. It takes Goals. It takes Grit. And it takes some woo-woo sh*t."

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Episode 32: Woo Woo Shit: Being Totes Psychic (and Way Happier) With Reverend Meg

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Woo Woo Shit: Being Totes Psychic (and Way Happier) With Reverend Meg

Woo Woo Shit: Being Totes Psychic (and Way Happier) With Reverend Meg

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Reverend Meg and her guides join the pod in this episode to explain the woo behind being psychic and happy.

At the core of our talk is the classic story—think victim, villain, and hero—complete with an ego takeover that's basically us being "pretty apes" on autopilot thanks to our ancient fight or flight vibes.


We also talk triggers…unfortunately more of a problem for women but still such a catalyst to those victim roles. Rev Meg's advice? Detach your worth from those triggers like you're unplugging from a bad Netflix series.


But don’t just scroll on past; Rev Meg explains how to do more than bypass those garbage feelings by turning inward to isolate, identify, track the story, and reveal the truth.


Are you ever stuck on that side of social media that's draining and triggering you over and over?


Rev Meg likens spiritual and social media algorithms; you get what you give attention to. Picture it: spiritual TikTok as a vortex of enlightenment


Later, we're getting psychic, intuitive, and spiritual. Positive thinking, conscious flow, and practice.


Shifting your thinking is not a lightswitch, and as Rev Meg so perfectly says, the universe is NOT your uber. It takes action without resistance.

As you tune in, give yourself permission to think positive thoughts about yourself, your body, and your life. And don’t miss Rev Meg’s guide Cassandra and her incredible words of wisdom from beyond.

Find Rev Meg’s viral videos, amazing guided meditations, and coaching info at the links below.

WHAT’S INSIDE:

  • The classic victim, villain, and hero roles; how do they impact inner stories?
  • Tips to get past triggers and do the work.
  • Giving yourself permission to think positive thoughts and love yourself.
  • How to change your spiritual and social media algorithm.
  • Flow: the universe is NOT uber.

A lot of our discussion comes back to these classic roles, where do you default to? Victim, Villain, or Hero? How does that impact YOUR story?

Let me know on Insta!

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Join Oonagh Duncan (fitness expert and bestselling author of Healthy As F*ck/Ditch The Diet) as she examines the habits of kicking ass every day - so you can create a life of no regrets.

Because your dream life (and your dream bod) isn’t just going to happen because you made a vision board. It takes Goals. It takes Grit. And it takes some woo-woo sh*t."

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Episode 31: Grit: Women Who Dressed Like Men To Do Shit They Weren’t Supposed To Do With Tracy Dawson

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Grit: Women Who Dressed Like Men To Do Shit They Weren't Supposed To Do With Tracy Dawson

Grit: Women Who Dressed Like Men To Do Shit They Weren't Supposed To Do With Tracy Dawson

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Sugar, spice, and everything nice—that's what girls are made of?

Tracy Dawson’s book, Let Me Be Frank (awesome title, am I right?)...pieces together history from the lives of women who dressed up like men to pursue their hopes, dreams, goals, and general badassery.

We hear about Hannah Snell, who went off to war as a man to find her philandering husband, only to realize she loved being a soldier. And Dorothy Lawrence, who pursued journalism during the World War under the guise of manhood.

There are die hard sports fans from Iran who spent time learning perfect makeup to transform into men to see their favorite teams live.

BUT it wasn’t always so virtuous or wholesome either. Tracy tells the stories of history’s anti-heroines: a tortuous witch hunter and mutinous lady pirates.

The breadth of research that went into this book is insane. And when it comes to goals and grit, these stories have it, along with a lot of lessons.

Dressing as men gave these women freedom of movement in society to pursue dreams and ideals never possible for a woman, but also with their bodies freed from the shackles of girdles and long skirts.

This is a must-read; you can find it anywhere you get books. And when you do, take strength from these stories of women who have faced the shit and put themselves first.

WHAT’S INSIDE:

  • The brave tales of women disguised as men to achieve their goals.
  • It's not all for good, the anti-heroines in men’s clothing.
  • A perspective on freedom and mens clothing.
  • Strength, grit and goals: what became possible when women put themselves first in history.

What story surprised you the most when it came to these women’s disguises and adventures? Would you change your appearance to achieve a wild goal or live a lawless life?

Let me know on Insta!

IMPORTANT LINKS:

ABOUT THE SHOW

Join Oonagh Duncan (fitness expert and bestselling author of Healthy As F*ck/Ditch The Diet) as she examines the habits of kicking ass every day - so you can create a life of no regrets.

Because your dream life (and your dream bod) isn’t just going to happen because you made a vision board. It takes Goals. It takes Grit. And it takes some woo-woo sh*t."

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