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Koya Webb on prioritizing wellness, forgiveness and affirmation rituals, and the process of writing her book Let Your Fears Make You Fierce: How to Turn Common Obstacles into Seeds for Growth.

Episode Summary What if our pain was part of our purpose? Derik chats with Koya Webb about how the importance of processing her pain has helped her discover her life’s purpose. She shares how she uses yoga, breathwork, and a healthy lifestyle to heal from trauma, build resilience, and become a more accessible leader to…

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U.S. Army Veteran Charley Jordan shares his journey toward yoga and life-saving self-care

Episode Summary U.S. Army veteran, farmer, and educator, Charley Jordan, shares how his yoga practice and connection with the earth changed his life after military service. Episode Notes We met U.S. Army veteran Charley Jordan through photographer, and fellow Glo podcast guest, Robert Sturman (episode #14). Sturman photographed Charley and other military veterans who use…

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Alli Webb, Drybar Co-Founder, on creating success by following your heart, listening to intuition, and asking for help when you need it

Episode Summary Alli Webb shares how she manages wellness and leadership since co-founding her first company, Drybar, and going on to found and contribute to multiple other ventures such as a jewelry and watch company called Becket and Quill, a massage company called Squeeze, and Okay Humans, which offers online access to talk therapy. In…

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Annie Carpenter on cultivating presence and a yoga practice that spans a lifetime

Episode Summary Annie Carpenter, Glo teacher, senior yoga teacher and trainer, and founder of SmartFLOW’s teacher training program, discusses her teaching philosophy for finding your flow and cultivating a life-long curiosity and wonder. Episode Notes We all have moments that inspire us to change or dedicate ourselves to something we would have never guessed or…

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Professor of Neural Science and Psychology at NYU and author Dr. Wendy A. Suzuki on harnessing anxiety for productivity and compassion

Episode Summary Dr. Wendy A. Suzuki, Professor of Neural Science and Psychology at NYU, studies the (surprisingly) positive effects anxiety can have on our health when we learn how to manage it. Dr. Suzuki shares tools from her latest book, “Good Anxiety: Harnessing the Power of the Most Misunderstood Emotion,” that can help you reframe…

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Jo Tastula, Glo’s first yoga teacher, shares how to create a yoga practice for healing on and off the mat

Episode Summary Jo Tastula is Glo’s first yoga teacher and identifies as a mother, daughter, and seeker. Today, she reflects with Derik on the early years of Glo (formerly YogaGlo) and how her spiritual experiences with mysticism and plant medicine have informed how she lives and teaches yoga. Jo also shares her upcoming book on…

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Damona Hoffman on The Glo Podcast: Why our personal wellness is key for dating and long-term partnerships

Episode Summary Damona Hoffman is a relationship expert and online dating coach who offers her wisdom on The Drew Barrymore Show and hosts the podcast Dates and Mates. In today’s episode, Damona chats with Lisa about how yoga and wellness inform her coaching style and how the work that she does with her clients is…

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Member Love: Glo member shares how her daily practice changed her life on and off the mat

Episode Summary As part of a special series for The Glo Podcast, Derik Mills interviews members of Glo about their practice. Today, Derik chats with Kelly Alexander, a women’s wellness retreat leader, certified yoga teacher, holistic health coach, published author, and raw vegan chef whose work with women specifically, has revealed that self-care is often…

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Jessica Zweig on why personal branding can be an empowering exploration of discovering yourself

Episode Summary “Just be yourself.” Sounds so simple, and according to Jessica Zweig, it actually can be. Join Glo co-founder and Chief Impact Officer, Lisa Brooks Mills, in this empowering chat with Jessica for an inside look at the profound transformations made by herself and those she has guided through her personal branding platform, Simply…

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Dr. Larry Rosen on the truth about digital detoxes & why multitasking isn’t as efficient as you might think

Episode Summary Derik speaks with Dr. Larry Rosen about his 30+ years of research on the profound effects of technology, the rise of social media, gaming, online dating, and its effect on our productivity, sleep, stress, and perception of ourselves and the world around us. Episode Notes Derik Mills speaks with scientist, writer, and expert…

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