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Ever felt overwhelmed by the amount of conflicting information when it comes to health and growth? Host Lauren Vaknine created the Reconditioned Podcast as a way to ensure that EVERYONE has easy and free access to information that will help them live healthier, happier and more fulfilled lives.

After being diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis aged 2, Lauren was wheelchair-bound by 18. After more than a decade immersed in intensive self-study, learning everything there was to learn about the human body and mind, Lauren finally reconditioned herself back to wellness and is now a fully able-bodied business woman, podcast host and mum of 2.

She's now a health writer and leading coach in the fields of wellness, mindset and transformation, in a quest to help others achieve the same, supposedly impossible goals.

Lauren’s work looks at wellness not as a linear, new-age concept, but as the 4 modes of self – physical, mental, emotional and spiritual – integrated into one, enabling us to reach our full health and happiness potential.

Whether you are suffering from chronic illness, raising children in a world of conflicting information, you're an entrepreneur wanting to step into your purpose or you simply want to feel empowered and motivated to become the best version of yourself, tune in as Lauren and a host of expert guests uncover the most actionable ways to recondition ourselves back to wellness.

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Ever felt overwhelmed by the amount of conflicting information when it comes to health and growth? Host Lauren Vaknine created the Reconditioned Podcast as a way to ensure that EVERYONE has easy and free access to information that will help them live healthier, happier and more fulfilled lives.

After being diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis aged 2, Lauren was wheelchair-bound by 18. After more than a decade immersed in intensive self-study, learning everything there was to learn about the human body and mind, Lauren finally reconditioned herself back to wellness and is now a fully able-bodied business woman, podcast host and mum of 2.

She's now a health writer and leading coach in the fields of wellness, mindset and transformation, in a quest to help others achieve the same, supposedly impossible goals.

Lauren’s work looks at wellness not as a linear, new-age concept, but as the 4 modes of self – physical, mental, emotional and spiritual – integrated into one, enabling us to reach our full health and happiness potential.

Whether you are suffering from chronic illness, raising children in a world of conflicting information, you're an entrepreneur wanting to step into your purpose or you simply want to feel empowered and motivated to become the best version of yourself, tune in as Lauren and a host of expert guests uncover the most actionable ways to recondition ourselves back to wellness.

    Ep. 85 - RISE - Understanding Judgement; Why We Judge & Why We Are Affected by Judgement

    Ep. 85 - RISE - Understanding Judgement; Why We Judge & Why We Are Affected by Judgement

    Judgement. We all feel it, towards others, from others, towards ourselves. And yet most of us understand that it doesn’t make us feel good. 


     


    Soooo….


     


    Why do we judge?


    What does judgement mean?


    How does it affect us spiritually? 


    How does it relate to shadow and ego?


    How can we move away from it and indeed, what can happen for us when we do?


     


    In this episode I go deep into the subject of judgement to help us understand the answers to all these questions, and more, to help us move away from judgement and into a place of compassion, self-awareness, self-mastery and interbeing, as opposed to the separation caused by judgement.


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    This season of Reconditioned is kindly sponsored by Block Blue Light UK, the UK’s leading company for anti-blue light products, to fix sleep issues, eliminate eye strain and improve health. Use code LAUREN10 for a 10% discount on all products including light bulbs and glasses.


     


    For more info on my coaching services, academy and events, visit www.laurenvakninecoaching.com where you can also register for my newsletter to receive my free 7-Step Guide to Complete Wellbeing.


     


    Take my What's Your Coping Style quiz to find out your coping style and how to manage better https://lauren-vaknine-coaching.involve.me/coping


     


    If you enjoyed this episode, please consider sharing it with friends, and please also make sure to subscribe/follow and review! It really helps us to reach more people.



    If you’d like to connect with me, get in touch on Instagram. You can also see me over on my YouTube channel where all these podcasts are posted.


     

    • 27 min
    Ep. 84 - CHARLES EISENSTEIN - The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible

    Ep. 84 - CHARLES EISENSTEIN - The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible

    I don’t often get nervous to interview guests, but having Charles Eisenstein on Reconditioned was a huge moment for me.


     


    He is, in my opinion, one of the greatest minds of our time, and his work has not only influenced my work and inspired me to be better, it has also stirred the deep inner knowing inside me that we - humanity - are doing it wrong, but that there are solutions to do life better.  


     


    If you haven’t yet heard of Charles Eisenstein, I urge you to go to his Substack page and read as many of his essays as you can, including his thought-provoking 2020 essay, Coronation, in reference to the then new coronavirus and all associated measures - measures he prophesised in his earlier book, The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible, which needs to be read by every human.


     


    In the episode we discuss:


    The myth of separation and the Story of Interbeing

    Parenting with a mindset of Interbeing

    The purpose of challenging times and how to navigate them

    Sacred economics

    The story of health technology

    The meaning of life

    and other totally intangible stuff that cannot be conveyed here on this page, so just sit back and listen :) 


     


    I mention in the episode Charles’s short film, A Gathering of the Tribe, created by Aubrey Marcus to offer us all access to the life-defining story Charles tells in the final chapter of The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible. Nothing has touched my soul and brought me back into a place of trust and Interbeing as much as this film has, so I would highly recommend watching it.


     


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    This season of Reconditioned is kindly sponsored by Block Blue Light UK, the UK’s leading company for anti-blue light products, to fix sleep issues, eliminate eye strain and improve health. Use code LAUREN10 for a 10% discount on all products including light bulbs and glasses.


     


    For more info on my coaching services, academy and events, visit www.laurenvakninecoaching.com where you can also register for my newsletter to receive my free 7-Step Guide to Complete Wellbeing.


     


    Take my What's Your Coping Style quiz to find out your coping style and how to manage better https://lauren-vaknine-coaching.involve.me/coping


     


    If you enjoyed this episode, please consider sharing it with friends, and please also make sure to subscribe/follow and review! It really helps us to reach more people.


     


    If you’d like to connect with me, get in touch on Instagram. You can also see me over on my YouTube channel where all these podcasts are posted.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Ep. 83 - RISE - Why We’re Chronically Infertile (& my own fertility journey)

    Ep. 83 - RISE - Why We’re Chronically Infertile (& my own fertility journey)

    Fertility is a topic I’ve been wanting to speak about for a while. 


     


    I’m hugely passionate about getting to the bottom of health concerns and finding the missing pieces. I believe every health challenge has a cause, whether that be physical, emotional or spiritual - perhaps sometimes a culmination of all 3.


     


    In this episode I talk you through my own turbulent fertility journey, before going into the nitty gritty behind why such a staggering amount of us are struggling with fertility in the modern world, the truth about why it’s happening, and what we can do - and need to do - in order to change it, not just for ourselves individually, but for the human race.


     


    It’s deep, it’s intense, it hits on some hard truths, but it’s hugely expensive.


     


    In the episode I mentioned a couple of articles I’ve written:


    8 Tips to Holistically Aid Your Fertility Treatment

    When the Detox Button is Switched Off (our genes are not our destiny)

    MTHFR - The Gene Mutation that Could be Harming Your Unborn Baby


     


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    This season of Reconditioned is kindly sponsored by Block Blue Light UK, the UK’s leading company for anti-blue light products, to fix sleep issues, eliminate eye strain and improve health. Use code LAUREN10 for a 10% discount on all products including light bulbs and glasses.


     


    For more info on my coaching services, academy and events, visit www.laurenvakninecoaching.com where you can also register for my newsletter to receive my free 7-Step Guide to Complete Wellbeing.


     


    Take my What's Your Coping Style quiz to find out your coping style and how to manage better https://lauren-vaknine-coaching.involve.me/coping


     


    If you enjoyed this episode, please consider sharing it with friends, and please also make sure to subscribe / follow and review! It really helps us to reach more people.



    If you’d like to connect with me, get in touch on Instagram. You can also see me over on my YouTube channel where all these podcasts are posted.


     

    • 44 min
    Ep. 82 – DR VANDANA SHIVA – Oneness vs the 1% … Food, Soil & the Truth About Bill Gates

    Ep. 82 – DR VANDANA SHIVA – Oneness vs the 1% … Food, Soil & the Truth About Bill Gates

    ***Want to uplevel your life NOW? Visit www.laurenvakninecoaching.com for information about enrolling in the Recondition Your Life Academy, events and workshops***


     


    Dr Vandana Shiva is a scholar, food sovereignty advocate and world-renowned environmental activist. The daughter of a Himalayan forest conservator, who became the world’s most powerful opponent of Monsanto. Known by many as the Gandhi of Grain for her tireless work to regain control of the seeds we rely on, out of the hands of big corporations and back into the hands of the people.


     


    I am blown away and absolutely buzzing and inspired after recording this episode and urge you all to listen all the way through.


     


    We discuss:


    The history of the chemicals used on our food

    The background of the corporations controlling our food

    What GMO foods are doing to our health and our planet

    The truth about Glyphosate and what it’s doing to us

    The truth about Bill Gates and his involvement in Big Food

    What is happening to our soil & the ecology of the planet

    What we can do to create positive change at in individual level

    Why we are all connected and why it is important for us to understand that at a quantum mechanics level in order for us to avoid extinction


     


    Dr Shiva is holding 2 courses in March 2022


    Ecofeminism: The Creative Power of Nature & Women - 


    6th to 8th March 2022 - With Dr Vandana Shiva - 150 USD - 730pm IST


     


    Biodiversity as a bridge to happiness


    International Happiness Day 18th - 20th - March 2022


    Dr Vandana Shiva, Dr Saamdu Chetri - 730pm IST


    150 USD


     


    To book onto either of these please email earthuniversity@navdanya.net


     


    You can learn more about Dr Shiva’s work here https://www.sociologygroup.com/vandana-shiva/  


    You can watch the film about Dr Shiva’s work here https://vandanashivamovie.com/ 


    Buy Oneness vs the 1% anywhere you get your books!


    Follow her on Twitter https://twitter.com/drvandanashiva 


     


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    This season of Reconditioned is kindly sponsored by Block Blue Light UK, the UK’s leading company for anti-blue light products, to fix sleep issues, eliminate eye strain and improve health. Use code LAUREN10 for a 10% discount on all products including light bulbs and glasses.


     


    Take my What's Your Coping Style quiz to find out your coping style and how to manage better https://lauren-vaknine-coaching.involve.me/coping


     


    If you enjoyed this episode, please consider sharing it with friends, and please also make sure to subscribe / follow and review! It really helps us to reach more people.



    If you’d like to connect with me, get in touch on Instagram. You can also see me over on my YouTube channel where all these podcasts are posted.


     

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep.81 – JO FAIRLEY - When Entrepreneurship Meets Intentionality, w/ Green & Blacks Founder

    Ep.81 – JO FAIRLEY - When Entrepreneurship Meets Intentionality, w/ Green & Blacks Founder

    Jo Fairley is the mind and intuitive force behind the pioneering and industry-defining organic chocolate, Green & Blacks.


     


    Due to a failed crop of peanuts that her husband, Craig Sams, was unable to use for his world-famous Whole Earth peanut butter, they were introduced to a crop of cocoa beans that Jo had the initiative to recognise as something extremely special.


     


    From that, she decided to put every penny from her flat sale into the founding of Green & Blacks, and in this episode, we speak about that journey that changed the planet, her life in the world of business, and how that tied so beautifully into wellness and sustainability (and we talk a lot about chocolate!)


     


    Discussed:


    Fashion Declares by The People Tree’s Safia Minnie


    Dr Vandana Shiva


    L’occitane Divine Harmony Cream


     


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    This season of Reconditioned is kindly sponsored by Block Blue Light UK, the UK’s leading company for anti-blue light products, to fix sleep issues, eliminate eye strain and improve health. Use code LAUREN10 for a 10% discount on all products including light bulbs and glasses.


     


    For more info on my coaching services, academy and events, visit www.laurenvakninecoaching.com where you can also register for my newsletter to receive my free 7-Step Guide to Complete Wellbeing.


     


    Take my What's Your Coping Style quiz to find out your coping style and how to manage better https://lauren-vaknine-coaching.involve.me/coping


     


    If you enjoyed this episode, please consider sharing it with friends, and please also make sure to subscribe / follow and review! It really helps us to reach more people.


     


    If you’d like to connect with me, get in touch on Instagram. You can also see me over on my YouTube channel where all these podcasts are posted.

    • 1 hr
    Ep. 80 – RISE – Mastering Triggers Like a Pro

    Ep. 80 – RISE – Mastering Triggers Like a Pro

    I LOVE giving you guys tangible tools to help you move into a place of serious inner growth and self-mastery. And nothing screams self-mastery like the kind of emotional mastery that gets you to the level of being able to manage triggers like an emotional intelligence pro!


     


    In this episode I explain:


     


    What a trigger actually is

    Why we get triggered

    How our triggers relates to shadow and the darker parts of ourselves

    How to recognise the darker parts of ourselves

    How to overcome being triggered

    Emotional intelligence


     


    In the Recondition Your Life Academy I teach my students how to do this in a personally guided process, so if you’re interested in reaching this level of self-mastery, make sure you get your name on the waiting list for the next semester over at www.laurenvakninecoaching.com/recondition


     


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    This season of Reconditioned is kindly sponsored by Block Blue Light UK, the UK’s leading company for anti-blue light products, to fix sleep issues, eliminate eye strain and improve health. Use code LAUREN10 for a 10% discount on all products including light bulbs and glasses.


     


    For more info on my coaching services, academy and events, visit www.laurenvakninecoaching.com where you can also register for my newsletter to receive my free 7-Step Guide to Complete Wellbeing.


     


    Take my What's Your Coping Style quiz to find out your coping style and how to manage better https://lauren-vaknine-coaching.involve.me/coping


     


    If you enjoyed this episode, please consider sharing it with friends, and please also make sure to subscribe / follow and review! It really helps us to reach more people.


     


    If you’d like to connect with me, get in touch on Instagram. You can also see me over on my YouTube channel where all these podcasts are posted.


     

    • 30 min

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