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The Adversity Advantage

Dec 23, 2021

Today's guest is Katie Wells, CTNC, MCHC. Katie is the voice behind the highly popular brand "Wellness Mama" and The Wellness Mama podcast. She is A mom of six with a background in journalism and health and wellness. She took her health into her own hands and started researching to find answers to her own health struggles and her research turned into a blog and podcast that has turned into an amazing community. Katie has written over 1,500 blog posts, 3 books, and was named one of the 100 most influential people in health and wellness.


What I discuss with Katie:


  • 0:00 intro
  • 2:47 Why did Katie want to quit Wellness Mama?! (& how she persevered)
  • 7:09 Katie lost 100 lb! (& how it was connected to her emotions)
  • 11:12 What were the signs that something needed to change? 
  • 13:36 Emotional/mental changes she made to transform her health
  • 19:42 Making “peace” with past trauma
  • 26:56 How do you know if your nervous system is impacting your physical health?
  • 30:37 Creating family systems to improve efficiency and reduce stress (she has 6 kids!)
  • 36:12 Empowering her kids to make healthy choices and complete chores
  • 42:19 How Katie stays productive as a parent, business owner etc… 
  • 46:42 Health tips for parents that are struggling with “burn out”
  • 51:17 Katie and I talk health trends
  • 54:26 Katie's latest endeavor...


Episode Resources:

Connect with Katie here

Connect with Wellness Mama here


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