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WISH Well Podcast: Women's Integrative Summit on Health & Wellness

WISH Well Podcast: Women's Integrative Summit on Health & Wellness

By Dr. Michelle Dang

The Women's Integrative Summit on Health and Wellness: WISH Well Podcast

This podcast was created by Dr. Michelle Dang, a board certified anesthesiologist and pain management physician, fellowship trained in integrative medicine, a yoga instructor and a Lagree instructor. WISH Well - Women's Integrative Summit on Health and Wellness. A podcast connecting you with women from all walks of life discussing health and wellness topics. We hope to inspire, invigorate and enlighten. Instagram and
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61 - Overwhelm with Dr. Marion McCrary

WISH Well Podcast: Women's Integrative Summit on Health & WellnessMar 11, 2021

78 - It’s a Wrap Season 2!

78 - It’s a Wrap Season 2!

Thanks for listening to Season 2 of the podcast! I’m so grateful to all of you listeners and to all of the amazing guests I’ve had on the show. I’m looking forward to a short break before getting ready for the next season so I hope you all stick around for more of this little podcast!
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77 - To the Nines with Teresa Thuy
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76 - Sleep as Holistic and Patient Centered with Dr. Valerie Cacho
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75 - Self Care is Not Selfish
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74 - Shed the Shoulds with Dr. Wendy Schofer

74 - Shed the Shoulds with Dr. Wendy Schofer

This week's episode features pediatrician and life coach Dr. Wendy Schofer. We discuss her journey into becoming a life coach after seeing her patients in her practice struggle with obesity. "Should" is a word I've tried hard to eliminate from my vocabulary and so this episode really was close to home for me. I hope you all enjoy listening to this episode!

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Dr Wendy Schofer is a pediatrician, lifestyle physician and family life and weight coach. Her 16+ years in clinical practice has taken her from military medical practice around the world, to primary care and then to nonprofit community work.
She brings experience having difficulty conversations, supporting parents through emotional and behavioral challenges, transitioning (repeatedly!) in the military, using lifestyle as medicine, and a big dose of fun to coaching. Coaching has brought a new level of personal satisfaction and enjoyment to her clinical practice, and is the elusive missing link for helping families enjoy health at home. She helps parents "shed the shoulds" to address the fears around nutrition and overweight, and become the confident role model for family health.

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Jun 10, 202132:50
73: Self Doubt is a Choice with Dr. Kristin Yates
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72 - Uncertainty with Dr. Ashley Maltz
May 27, 202134:21
71 - Integrative Interventional Pain & Ayurvedic Medicine with Dr. Harini Chenna
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70 - Fully Enjoying Life with Dr. Jordana Rothschild
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69 - Share Your Stories with Dr. Joanne Jarrett
May 06, 202135:47
68 - Air Health with Dr. Erika Maria Moseson
Apr 29, 202134:00
67 - Anatomy of Well-Being with Dr. Monisha Bhanote
Apr 22, 202135:06
66 - Osteoporosis & Bone Health with Dr. Arinola Dada
Apr 15, 202133:53
65 - Solocast on 365 Days
Apr 08, 202114:08
64 - Neuroendometabolic Stress Response with Dr. Carrie Lam
Apr 01, 202130:52
63 - Empowered Relationship with Dr. Yara Demo
Mar 25, 202127:23
62 - Individual & Corporate Wellness with Dr. Bergina Isbell
Mar 18, 202136:31
61 - Overwhelm with Dr. Marion McCrary
Mar 11, 202130:05
60 - Solocast on Embracing Change
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59 - Preventive Cardiovascular Health with Dr. Nicole Harkin
Mar 04, 202134:39
58 - Lifeboat with Dr. Ariana Witkin
Feb 25, 202126:39
57 - Chronic Stress Management with Dr. Bindiya Gandhi
Feb 18, 202134:59
56 - Self Love & Acceptance with Dr. Mously Le Blanc
Feb 11, 202132:53
55 - Destigmatization with Dr. Jessica Lubahn
Feb 04, 202134:15
54 - Authenticity with Dr. Jessie Benson
Jan 28, 202125:17
53 - Education & Empowerment with Dr. Kara Wada
Jan 21, 202128:47
52 - Constantly Evolving with Kim Thai
Jan 14, 202159:46
51 - Adaptive Yoga with Dr. Ingrid Yang
Jan 07, 202138:34
50 - Solocast on Reflections 2020

50 - Solocast on Reflections 2020

In this week's episode I recap the first season of the podcast. What a year this has been for us all. I'm grateful for all the little positives that have come out of this year and am looking forward to the new year. Thank you all for coming along and listening. I'm excited for Season 2 which is just around the corner! In this next season we will shift gears and discuss specific women's health & wellness topics! Look forward to yoga, coaching, postpartum issues, stress management and many many more! Also a new logo reveal coming soon!
Dec 31, 202013:48
49 - Keeps Getting Better with Dr. Ali Novitsky
Dec 24, 202032:35
48 - Restoration with Dr. Melissa Mondala

48 - Restoration with Dr. Melissa Mondala

Dr. Melissa Mondala is a Southern California native and a board-certified Family Medicine physician. She obtained her medical degree from Chicago Medical School and completed her Family Medicine residency, in addition to a fellowship in Lifestyle Medicine, both from Loma Linda University Health. Last year, she served as Preventive Medicine Junior Faculty at Loma Linda University Health, where she worked in a Lifestyle Medicine specialty clinic and inpatient lifestyle medicine service in an acute rehabilitation setting. She served as President (2018-2019) and Secretary (2017-2018) for the American College of Lifestyle Medicine Professionals in Training (PiT) Division, now known as the ACLM-Trainees division. She carried out PiT’s mission to expand PiT nationally and globally through Lifestyle Medicine Interest Groups (LMIGs), social media campaigns, and personally inspiring a neighboring medical school, Western University, to create a LMIG. She has accelerated the lifestyle medicine movement within academic institutions, social media, community fairs, and podcasts. Dr. Mondala is committed to the American College of Lifestyle Medicine’s collective efforts to elevate Lifestyle Medicine in the medical, political, and social communities.

Currently, she is in private practice in Newport Beach and is an ACLM Board Member. She is a uniquely engaging motivational speaker that brings evidence based methods to combat chronic disease and uplifts potential barriers through self-empowerment and self-compassion.

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Dec 17, 202030:14
47 - Renaissance Woman with Dr. Nancy Yen Shipley

47 - Renaissance Woman with Dr. Nancy Yen Shipley

Dr. Nancy Yen Shipley is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, with additional fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopy. Her professional interests include sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, injuries and conditions of the shoulder and knee, fracture care and general orthopaedic surgery. Dr. Yen Shipley received her B.A. degree in Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent time after her undergraduate training working in the snowboarding industry and event planning, before finding her true passion, medicine. She attended Drexel University College of Medicine, in Philadelphia, where she discovered her love for Orthopaedics. Dr. Yen Shipley completed internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, then completed additional fellowship training in arthroscopy and sports medicine at Orthopaedic Research of Virginia. Dr. Yen Shipley is a partner at Multnomah Orthopedic Clinic. In addition to her her clinical practice, Dr. Yen Shipley enjoys caring for athletes of all levels, as a team physician for U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team, Multnomah University and Portland Interscholastic League. She has also been involved as a part of the medical team for track and field’s IAAF World Indoor Championships, the University of Richmond and the Virginia Special Olympics. Dr. Yen Shipley is passionate about sharing her path to medicine with others, in particular our next generation of future physicians. She is a mentor and champion for women and diversity in surgical specialties, and brings awareness to this through speaking engagements and an active online presence. She has been a featured contributor on, called “a must-read blog” by Rebecca Ruiz of Forbes, among multiple other online sources of medical news. In her free time, Dr. Yen Shipley enjoys spending time with her family, snowboarding, stand up paddleboarding, playing (i.e. learning) tennis, and enjoying the great outdoors and the great food in her adopted hometown of Portland.

Dec 10, 202028:19
46 - Ever Evolving with Dr. Lynn Stiff

46 - Ever Evolving with Dr. Lynn Stiff

Lynn Stiff, MD, RD, MS is a dietitian-turned-physician passionate about empowering individuals to make realistic and sustainable diet and lifestyle choices that can prevent, treat and reverse chronic disease. She is a board-certified Family Medicine physician and is faculty at a local Family Medicine residency program. She recently sat for her Lifestyle Medicine board certification in November and started an Integrative Medicine Fellowship through the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine. Lynn takes a holistic approach to health and believes that health is not determined by a number on the scale, but by a collection of behaviors each individual engages in. She is passionate about promoting wellness for patients and health care providers. For more information and education, check out her blog, or podcast, Medicine for Life.

Dec 03, 202029:48
45 - (Part 2) Unbridled Conviction with Dr. Sirichand Khasla
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45 - (Part 1) Unbridled Conviction with Dr. Sirichand Khasla
Nov 25, 202024:35
44 - Nourishing with Dr. Anne Kennard

44 - Nourishing with Dr. Anne Kennard

Dr Anne Kennard is a Board Certified OBGYN, Fellowship trained in Integrative Medicine, an herbalist, and registered yoga instructor. She also holds a BS in Nutrition Science. She is passionate about women’s health in the body, mind, and spirit.
She authored an Amazon bestselling cookbook: “Nourish: An Integrative Medicine Cookbook”, and speaks nationally on topics including women’s integrative medicine, nutrition, and physician wellness. She teaches yoga and culinary medicine for the Mindful Healthcare Collective.
Nov 19, 202028:01
43 - Just Keep Moving with Dr. Riva Rahl

43 - Just Keep Moving with Dr. Riva Rahl

Dr. Riva Rahl is a 24/7 Platinum physician for Cooper Clinic Platinum direct medicine practice. She received a double Bachelor of Arts at Rice University and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. Dr. Rahl completed her internal medicine internship and residency, and a residency in emergency medicine, serving as Chief Resident for one year, at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Emergency Medicine and author of Physical Activity and Health Guidelines (Human Kinetics, 2010).

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Nov 12, 202027:54
42 - Know My Why with Dr. Richa Mittal
Nov 05, 202027:06
41 - Dynamic and Ever Evolving with Dr. Tania Booker
Oct 29, 202029:37
40 - Living My Life without Limits with Dr. Naty Chaimowitz

40 - Living My Life without Limits with Dr. Naty Chaimowitz

I am a pediatric allergy & immunology fellow, wife and mom to two amazing girls. After what seems like a lifetime long struggle with my weight, I decided that I was done living a life of limitations imposed by my obesity. Little by little, I changed my lifestyle. I changed my diet, introduced exercise and improved my health. While my journey has not and is not easy, it is so rewarding. My current mantra is “I am worth the effort”.  Follow Dr. Chaimowitz' journey on Instagram @natygetslight 
Oct 22, 202033:19
39 - Solocast on Self-Compassion

39 - Solocast on Self-Compassion

On this week's solo episode, I share my thoughts on Self-Compassion on how it relates to health & wellness. Send me a comment and let me know what you think! Instagram @michelledangmd
Oct 20, 202019:44
38 - I am Enough with Dr. Payal Patel Ghayal

38 - I am Enough with Dr. Payal Patel Ghayal

I am a Pediatric Integrative Physician, wife and mother to two beautiful boys. In 2009 I graduated from Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, NJ. After working 60 hours a week in Private Practice for 3 years, I gave birth to my precious baby boy. My original plan was to return back to work part-time but everything changed once he was born. I decided to be a stay-at-home mom. During this time I also gave birth to my my second son. Before I knew it, 4 years had gone by in beautiful, chaotic, perfect life. After returning to work I realized I was no longer the same practitioner. My years at home as a mom helped me redefine my practice mindset. What I learned theoretically was not necessarily practical for all families. This real life experience combined with my Pediatric Knowledge led me to pursue a certification in Integrative Medicine at the Andrew Weil Center of Integrative Medicine. With this approach, healing takes into account the whole person, including all aspects of lifestyle.  Dr. Ghayal is currently a parent and life coach and obtaining her certification through the Life Coach School.  Follow her at:, FB-Payal Patel Ghayal, IG @mdthemindfuldoctor 

Oct 15, 202033:19
37 - Effortless Meditation & Spirituality with Dr. Simran Rattan

37 - Effortless Meditation & Spirituality with Dr. Simran Rattan

Dr. Rattan is an Integrative Family Medicine Physician, Integrative Health & Wellness Coach, and inspirational leader and speaker. Her areas of expertise include Women’s Health, Preventive Medicine, and Mind-Body & Spiritual Health. Dr. Rattan is Canadian Board Certified in Family Medicine and is also Board Certified in Health and Wellness coaching. She completed her Integrative Health Coaching Certification and a Fellowship in Integrative Medicine from the Andrew Weil Center of Integrative Medicine. She is an American Board of Integrative Medicine Diplomat with the American Board of Physicians & Specialties and also holds advanced certification in bioidentical hormone replacement. Dr. Rattan uses Integrative Health Coaching and motivational interviewing to support her patients in achieving their health and personal goals. Dr. Rattan has been meditating for over 25 years, is a spiritual elder and meditation teacher of vibrant celestial meditation and a Level 1 Tai Chi Instructor. She is passionate about helping people connect with their deeper value Follow Dr. Rattan on IG @simranrattanmd,
Oct 08, 202031:20
36 - From Burnt Out to Badass with Dr. Errin Weisman
Oct 01, 202034:23
35 - Centered & Grounded with Dr. Leena Horner
Sep 24, 202037:32
34: Owning Your Own Journey with Dr. Sarah Reck

34: Owning Your Own Journey with Dr. Sarah Reck

I am a physician, a mother of 4, and a fitness junkie!! I am an Anesthesiologist in Milwaukee,
WI where I work full time practicing the full scope of Anesthesia practice. I am also a mother of
4 beautiful boys, ages 2, 4, 6, 8. Juggling work and motherhood is no small feat (especially with
my crazy hours), and one of the ways that I make sure I am able to take care of everyone else is
by taking care of myself. I do this by practicing self-care in the form of exercise.
Fitness has taken on different meanings to me in different phases of my life and currently I feel
like I have come full circle. I was a runner at the onset, but my fitness routine has taken on
different forms as the demands of motherhood have taken over. For years, the best time for
me to exercise was early in the morning or during kids naps and due to this I started doing more
at-home workouts. As my kids are now getting older, I am now training for the New York City
Marathon in Nov, 2020.
In addition to being passionate about fitness, I am also passionate about all things motherhood.
I live by the mantra that you have to take and respect your own journey and try not to compare
it to anyone else’s journey.
Last, but not least, my professional expertise in Anesthesiology and personal interests in
helping mothers live their best lives have recently merged as I created a course to educate
women about pain control options during labor and delivery with an in-depth look at epidural
anesthesia and anesthesia for C-Sections. Throughout my 14 year career in medicine, I have
placed thousands of epidurals and have been dumbfounded how little GOOD education and
information is available about this topic. I have become increasingly frustrated with the fact
that women are very educated about the labor and delivery process, but are little educated
about epidurals. Thus, I set out to create a course filling this void. The course has now been
released and is available for purchase at

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Sep 17, 202034:51
33 - Confidence & Belief with Dr. Rashmi Kudesia

33 - Confidence & Belief with Dr. Rashmi Kudesia

Dr. Rashmi Kudesia is a board-certified reproductive endocrinology & infertility (REI) specialist. She completed her Baccalaureate degree in Biology & Medicine magna cum laude from Brown University and her MD with honors from the Duke University School of Medicine. She then pursued her residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at New York Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, followed by REI fellowship and a Master’s of Science in Clinical Research Methods at Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She joined the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai faculty for nearly 3 years before relocating to Houston, where she currently practices at CCRM Fertility Houston, also serving as Site Director for CCRM Houston – Sugar Land and Director of Patient Education. Dr. Kudesia holds national leadership roles in organized medicine, regularly presents and publishes scientific research, and enjoys teaching the Houston-area OB/GYN residents and medical students. She promotes women’s health advocacy through community work and social media, with special interest in access to fertility knowledge, counseling and care. Follow her on IG @rkudesia
Sep 10, 202026:41
32 - Pause & Presence with Dr. Jessie Mahoney
Sep 03, 202032:36
31 - Mental Peace with Dr. Megha Agarwal
Aug 27, 202029:39
30 - Holistic & Balance with Dr. Supriya Rao

30 - Holistic & Balance with Dr. Supriya Rao

Supriya Rao, MD is a board certified physician in internal medicine, gastroenterology, and obesity medicine. She is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Duke University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and gastroenterology fellowship at Boston Medical Center. She is a managing partner of her GI practice, Integrated Gastroenterology Consultants, located in the greater Boston area. She is also director of medical weight loss at Lowell General Hospital. Her clinical interests include gut health and motility, inflammatory bowel disease, preventative health/wellness, and weight loss. You can follow her on Instagram @gutsygirlMD
Aug 20, 202029:37
29 - Beauty is Being Human with Charlotte Alexander
Aug 13, 202039:23
28 - Perfectionism with Dr. Kara Pepper
Aug 06, 202027:22
27 - Solocast on Grief
Aug 03, 202013:38
26 - Freedom with Tyler Gravley
Jul 30, 202027:59
25 - Mindful with Dr. Ni-Cheng Liang
Jul 23, 202039:41
24 - Movement & Yoga with Dr. Trish Corley DPT
Jul 16, 202030:42
23 - Possibility with Dr. Michelle Quirk
Jul 09, 202033:13
22 - Compassionate Leadership with Melissa Smith-Wilkinson
Jul 02, 202034:52
21 - Solocast on Cooking with Dr. Dang
Jun 29, 202021:41
20 - Wholeness with Dr. Neeta Gautum

20 - Wholeness with Dr. Neeta Gautum

Neeta Gautam, MD is a board certified Family Physician practicing in California. Her interest in prevention and caring for the whole patient (as well as herself!) led her to study the field of Ayurveda, the traditional medical science of India. She now incorporates these ancient practices in her self care and the care of her family and patients. Her goal is to empower patients to be in charge of their well being with support and knowledge while honoring the patient's goals for health.
Jun 25, 202028:29
19 - Solocast on Breath & Diet
Jun 22, 202019:11
18 - Flow with Dr. Lynn Marie Morski

18 - Flow with Dr. Lynn Marie Morski

Dr. Lynn Marie Morski is a Mayo Clinic-trained physician in family medicine and sports medicine, as well as an attorney and former adjunct law professor. She hosts the Plant Medicine Podcast, is the founder of Plant, and serves as medical director for

Dr. Morski worked at the Veterans Administration for nine years, and her biggest frustration during that time was that she was unable to discuss the benefits of many medications she knew could help the veterans she was serving, like cannabinoid treatments and psychedelic-assisted therapy.

Dr. Morski practiced medicine for 14 years, and after leaving clinical medicine, she made it her mission to help fill the gap in the medical community’s knowledge of psychedelics by educating her fellow physicians on the plant medicines and entheogens that could bring life-changing relief to their patients, while also educating potential users on what options they could seek for treatment of their conditions beyond the pharmaceuticals they’re sold on commercials.

In furtherance of this mission, she started the Plant Medicine Podcast to bring scientific researchers, practitioners, and those who have been personally affected by the healing powers of these plants together to help educate the public on what is possible and help further research and decriminalization of these substances. She also founded to serve as a repository of information and resources for those seeking to learn more about these medicines.

Find out more information about Dr. Lynn Marie Morski at ; the podcast at ; Instagram @plantmedicinedotorg ; ; and the podcast at

Jun 18, 202036:48
17 - Heart & Breath with Dr. Kathleen Friend

17 - Heart & Breath with Dr. Kathleen Friend

Dr. Friend obtained her MD from University of Miami, M.A. in Social
Sciences from the University of Chicago, B.S. in Psychology from Univ.
of Illinois, and a B.A. in Music from Westfield State University.
With close to 30 years of experience with all ages, she is currently
working as a Child-Psychiatrist in Tucson, Arizona. Prior to moving to
the southwest, she was founder and sole proprietor of Integrative
Psychiatry of the Berkshires in Lenox, MA. Dr. Friend has experience in
a wide array of non-pharmacologic approaches including nutrition,
functional medicine, neurofeedback, meditation, trauma sensitive
therapy, energy medicine, nurtured heart approach and heart-rhythm

She is an advanced trainer for The Nurtured Heart Approach and
mentor and teacher for the Institute for Applied Meditation in Tucson.
Dr. Friend is a graduate of the Pre and Post Natal Psychology Program
(PPNE) through The Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology
and Health ( APPPAH ). Although she is currently working with older
children, the knowledge obtained in the PPNE course about
attachment, trauma and polyvagal theory have been foundational for
treating children regardless of age.

She is the author of two Childrens' books, The Greatness Chair and Sarah in the Greatness Chair.
These stories are designed to teach children and grownups simple methods
to grow into their best selves. Based on the Nurtured Heart
Approach, this is an addition to the field of positive psychology. Find out more at

or contact Dr. Friend at

Jun 11, 202033:07
16 - Solo Episode on Happiness & Suffering
Jun 08, 202012:03
15 - Creating Community with Meg & Chichi
Jun 04, 202037:41
14 - Healthspan with Dr. Cybele Mathai

14 - Healthspan with Dr. Cybele Mathai

Dr. Cybele Mathai is a Board Certified Internal Medicine MD currently working as a primary care doc at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. She is a single mom with a 13 year old son. She was born in Kerala, India and moved to the suburbs of Chicago when she was 5 and lived there through high school. Dr. Mathai attended medical school at Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, India and moved back to Chicago, where she completed her intern year. She then moved to Delaware where she completed her internal medicine residency. In 2005 after being sick of the winters, she moved to San Antonio, TX. Her interest in health and wellness started after going through a divorce in 2009 and realizing she needed to take care of herself so she could take care of her son and prevent the chronic medical problems that ran rampant in her family. She always had an interest in preventative medicine so she started talking to her patients about that, started the Couch to 5K running program and eventually ran 2 half marathons. She started working out to different Beachbody programs the first of which was Insanity and she loved it. This cemented her fitness journey. She tried a different variety of diet and nutrition plans, but what really changed her view on health and wellness was the book Deep Nutrition and discovering intermittent fasting. She took courses in Functional Medicine with IFM and loved their nutrition focused way of healing people. She started speaking to her patients about different ways they can reverse Diabetes, metabolic syndrome, gut issues and it made a difference. She is looking into getting a Lifestyle Medicine and Culinary Medicine certification so she can further her knowledge and be even better prepared to help others. Her belief is that we can live long healthy lives with a focus on nutrition, fasting, and movement by improving healthspan and not just lifespan. Follow Dr. Mathai on Instagram @functional_wellness_doc

May 28, 202037:06
13 - Discipline with Veronica Goebel

13 - Discipline with Veronica Goebel

Veronica Goebel is a native Houstonian, wife, and mom of three children. She was an elementary school teacher for 6 years before making the decision to stay home and raise her kids. The transition from working mom to stay-at-home mom was tough at first, and she was forced to take a deep look at her life, habits and relationships. During this time she was asked by a family member to run a marathon. Having never run one mile, she signed up and 6 months later ran her first 26.2. The training process changed her life and taught her the discipline she needed. Her favorite quote is, “Only the disciplined ones are free in life. If you aren’t disciplined, you are a slave to your moods. You are a slave to your passions.” -Eliud Kipchoge. These days you can find her up at 5 am, in bed by 9pm and making the most of the time in between. Follow her on Instagram @vgoebruns and look for her as a Chevron Houston Marathon race ambassador @chevronhoustonmarathon
May 21, 202030:28
12 - Gratitude with Emeline, Michelle and Heather
May 16, 202028:45
11 - Happiness & Harmony with Dr. Indrani Raman
May 14, 202030:02
10 - Purpose with Emeline Kuhner-Stout

10 - Purpose with Emeline Kuhner-Stout

Emeline Kuhner-Stout is the Founder and CEO of Elastique Athletics. Having grown up in Aix-Les-Bains and Vichy, two of France’s most prestigious spa cities, she developed a passion for health and wellness from a young age. She spent nearly 5 years creating the ultimate wellness tool that would fit seamlessly into women’s lives. After years of R&D with lymphologists, cardiologists, dermatologists and engineers, L’Original leggings were born — stimulating lymphatic drainage and working to enhance our body’s natural detoxification process. Inspired by the French tradition of lymphatic drainage massage, Emeline built Elastique Athletics with the mission to help as many women as possible feel their best in their skin. As a Frenchwoman, Emeline believes wholeheartedly in the philosophy “joie de vivre” (joy of life). She believes in enjoying the company of friends & family, surrounded by good food & good wine... and after it all, a good workout. She knows finding balance can be difficult for so many women. The goal is to make the most of the time we have. C’est la vie! Find out more information about Elastique Athletics at and on Instagram and Facebook @elastiqueathletics 
May 07, 202033:10
9 - Grace with Dr. Carmen Landrau
Apr 30, 202035:41
8 - Self Love with Angela Leong

8 - Self Love with Angela Leong

Angela Leong was born and raised in Houston, TX with 32 of those years residing in Spring, the Northwest part of Houston, TX. She is the oldest of 3, a first generation Filipino-American, and wife to Michael and mother to Maia and Willow the Cat. She grew up with a strong practice in Catholicism, is introverted, and loves to learn and find ways to be creative and learn skill sets to pass the time. The majority of her education was in Catholic schools until she entered nursing school. She wanted to be an architect, and then a fashion designer but now is a Registered Nurse for 15 years, working in Clinical Planning and Design, Facilities and Construction as a Clinical Activation Planner. She has a small side business as a portrait photographer for 5 years. She used to bake cakes for a side business as well. She loves to create, inspire, and be crafty and watercolors, crochets, and knits. She officially calls herself a runner and ran her first half marathon and is currently on a 2020 running streak, running at least a mile a day for the year. She loves to practice Lagree fitness and yoga. Prayer and meditation keeps her grounded and her family and friends are her happy place. She turned 40 in 2020 and COVID-19 cannot stop her from her year long celebration of activities. Her favorite quote is "if it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you". You can do anything when you put your mind to it. Find her on Instagram and @angelaleongphotography and her website

Apr 23, 202037:07
7 - Sustainability with Dr. Stacie Bass

7 - Sustainability with Dr. Stacie Bass

Dr. Stacie Bass is a physician anesthesiologist in Houston, TX. She is also a mom of 3 kiddos (age 5, 7, and 9), a fitness lover, certified personal trainer, and competitive bodybuilder. Dr. Bass grew up in Houston, TX, and is a proud Texas Longhorn (c/o 2001), completing medical school and anesthesiology residency at UTMB in Galveston, TX in 2009 (where she met her husband, Michael) . They had a "short" 8 year stint in Lexington Kentucky where they had all their kids, and she spent years as a "runner" completing 10 half marathons, eventually finding her love of weightlifting/bodybuilding. Stacie nationally qualified in the bikini division in 2017 and 2018, and plans to compete in 2020 in the figure division. In 2020 she earned her NASM Certified personal training certification. In addition to her upcoming bodybuilding competitions, her goals for this year are to complete a more extensive nutrition certification to supplement the ACE Certification she earned in 2018, and to help coach others to learn their way around the weight room, balance in both nutrition and fitness, and how to stay consistent despite all the obstacles that life throws at us. Follow Dr. Stacie Bass on Instagram @drmusclemom

Apr 16, 202041:04
6 - Longevity with Dr. Tamyra Comeaux
Apr 09, 202034:04
5 - Rest & Accountability with Dr. Jill Wener

5 - Rest & Accountability with Dr. Jill Wener

After 10+ years practicing Internal Medicine at Rush University Medical Center, Jill knows firsthand what severe stress and burnout feel like. In the midst of her own burnout, she was introduced to Conscious Health Meditation, and it had a profound effect on her resilience and reactivity. Like many healthcare professionals, Jill was initially skeptical of spiritual practices. However, as she learned the science behind Conscious Health Meditation, she embraced the training and marveled at the results of the practice. After 2 years of advanced coursework, Jill completed her 3-month teacher training in Rishikesh, India in April, 2016. Jill strongly believes that there is no 'quick fix'; no singular technique can address all of the physical and emotional challenges of practicing medicine. When she discovered tapping at a conference for women physicians in 2017 and began using it herself, she was amazed at how well it complemented her meditation practice and helped her manage stress. She became certified in tapping in 2019, and finds tremendous joy facilitating incredible growth and benefits with her tapping clients. Jill’s 8+ years of practicing and teaching stress-reduction modalities such as meditation and tapping, combined with the teaching and mentoring skills developed during her academic medical career, her personal experience with burnout, and her intimate understanding of the healthcare system, make her uniquely suited to teach meditation and other stress-reduction techniques to healthcare professionals from all fields. Find Dr. Wener on Instagram and Twitter @jillwenerMD and Facebook @meditationinmedicine

Apr 02, 202037:51
4 - Flow with Albina Rippy

4 - Flow with Albina Rippy

I'm grateful to be able to continue bringing you these episodes. In this time of uncertainty and chaos in the world, I wanted to bring you some hope. I recorded this episode about a month ago, and things were a little different at that time. There was a threat of this coronavirus, but it was all the way on the other side of the world. Albina chose her word for health and wellness as "flow". She will discuss why she chose that word. I felt this word was important considering what is going on currently. Achieving a flow state in this pandemic to me means adjusting to the ups and downs and by doing so, we can achieve a steady state in our lives, in order to find that new normal. In this episode, you will hear me chat with Albina Rippy, who I have known since 2014 after taking yoga classes at her yoga studio. She describes her word for health and wellness as flow, and she definitely demonstrates that, from moving to a foreign country at age 16, to becoming a CPA, to opening up a yoga studio to then selling her studios to travel the world. Albina Rippy is a serial entrepreneur, success coach, inspirational speaker, hotelierand a world traveler. After a decsde of starting and growing her businesses into thriving communities of yoga, healthy, holistic lifestyle, personal growth and transformation, she sold all of her worldly possessions to travel and explore the world together with her husband and daughters and fluffy dog, Dante.

Albina adds massive value by contributing to the success and happiness of people around the world through her success and business coaching. Find more information about Albina and all that she manifests at and her retreat center Blue Sky in Taos, NM at

Mar 26, 202035:31
3 - Solo Episode On COVID-19

3 - Solo Episode On COVID-19

I struggled with moving forward with continuing to post on social media without addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. This week's episode is a short one. I just wanted to discuss my thoughts on what is going on at this very moment in our nation and in our world. This affects every single person. Please take a listen. Stay safe. Stay healthy. I will be bringing back my weekly interviews next week. #stayhome #flattenthecurve
Mar 19, 202008:35
2 - Acceptance with Dr. Heather Colmenter

2 - Acceptance with Dr. Heather Colmenter

In this episode, you will meet Dr. Heather Colmenter. Heather and I have known each other since 2007 when I was an intern and she was my upper level resident. But we didn't reconnect again until long after we both had graduated from residency and were in practice. Her word for health and wellness is acceptance, and she will describe her journey as a busy full time anesthesiologist to her diagnosis of breast cancer and how that changed her path. Dr. Colmenter is a board certified anesthesiologist, integrative medicine fellow, and pain management fellow. She is also a breast cancer survivor. Hear her story of acceptance and how she rose above all of her challenges. She credits her support system of her family and friends, her spirituality, and her self care. She co-founded the non-profit organization Hola Bloom ( whose mission is to provide breast cancer education and awareness accessible also for Spanish speakers. Heather is also helping to manifest our inaugural WISH Well conference this May in Houston, TX.

Mar 12, 202026:56
1 - Balance with Dr. Michelle Dang
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Feb 29, 202000:55