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Episode 1: Creating a Wellness Vision

Thinking about making some changes? Maybe you have decided that it is time for you to do something different, but you are not sure where to begin? In this podcast Will and Colleen discuss… 
  • Creating a wellness vision to enhance motivation 
  • Overcoming ambivalence 
  • Setting effective goals 

 Listen: 16:43


Episode 2: Diet-based Culture

Explore some modern social trends and movements regarding diet and how your current eating patterns may be influenced by them. In this podcast Will and Colleen discuss… 
  • Diet culture
  • Body positivity movement 
  • Intuitive eating 
  • Self-efficiency strategies 

 Listen 17:44

Episode 3: Mindfulness and Self-Care

Do you struggle to find the time for self-care? Or maybe you find self-care to feel selfish? In this podcast Will and Colleen discuss… 

  • Barriers to self-care
  • Effective self-care and mindfulness practices 
  • Building resilience and improving self-care
Listen 20:01

Episode 4: Plant-based Diets

From vegan to flexitarian, there are many types of plant-based diets. In this podcast Will and Colleen discuss… 
  • Plant-based nutrition basics 
  • Benefits of plant-based nutrition 
  • Nutritional considerations with plant-based nutrition
Listen 19:45 


Episode 5: Successful Home Exercise

Having a consistent exercise routine can be challenging with gym closures, inclement weather, and busy schedules. Learn how to build a successful home exercise space and routine. In this podcast Will and Colleen discuss… 
  • Principles of exercise
  • Creating a successful home exercise environment 
  • Staying Motivated 
  • Tips on exercise equipment and resources
Listen 25:26 

Episode 6: Sleep

Getting enough sleep is invaluable to your total health and wellbeing. Even if you're getting the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep per day, your sleep quality can be disrupted by various factors, and can affect your mood and energy during the day.  

This podcast will discuss:

  • What sleep does for the body
  • Why we get sleepy
  • Factors of poor quality sleep
  • How to improve sleep quality

Listen 20:30

Episode 7: Surviving the Holiday Season

The holiday season presents an assortment of demands: shopping, cooking, cleaning and entertaining, to name a few. Pandemic-induced stress and anxiety only add to the mix, meaning your holiday plans probably look and feel much different this year. This month, Will and Colleen sit down with Dr. Miles Hassell from the Providence Comprehensive Risk Reduction Clinic and author of Good Food, Great Medicine to discuss tips and strategies to help turn this holiday season into an opportunity to improve your overall well-being.

In this podcast, the Providence team will discuss:

  • Tips to include physical activity into your holiday schedule
  • Healthy food choices during social gatherings
  • Lifestyle choices to improve your immunity