The Feel Good Effect is a wellness podcast with a mission to unpack what it really mean to be healthy, with conversations and solo episodes themed around an effective, gentle approach. Hosted by Robyn Conley Downs, founder of mission-driven media and education brand, Real Food Whole Life, the show is about leaning out of wellness as another set of impossible standards, and leaning into self-trust, powerful mindset shifts, and radically simple strategies & habits that really work.
The 80/20 Rule (and How to Use it to Be Brilliant at the Basics)
In this episode of The Feel Good Effect, we’re talking about the 80/20 Rule and how to use it to be brilliant at the basics. Including how it applies to your habits, routines, and actions. Plus how to find your own 20% so you can focus on what matters most & let go of having to “do it all”.
When All-or-Nothing Thinking Doesn't Work, Do This Instead
In this episode of The Feel Good Effect, we’re talking about all-or-nothing thinking (and why it doesn’t work for long-term, joyful, sustainable behavior change). We’ll dive into some examples of what it looks like and how to interrupt it using simple science-backed practices.
How to Good Your Should
In this episode of The Feel Good Effect, we're talking about how to good your should. We'll dive into the power of the word "should" in your life, how to take action on what matters most to you, and release what doesn't. Including some practical feel good practices you can try today.
How to Rethink & Reclaim Goal Setting this Year
In this episode of The Feel Good Effect, we're rethinking and reclaiming the way we approach goal setting. We’ll dive into new year’s resolutions (and why they often don’t work), January Syndrome, “new year, new you”, and some simple feel good practices you can use instead.
The Secret to Consistency & Joy with Healthy Eating with Michelle Smith
In this episode of the Feel Good Effect, we’re sharing the secret to consistency and joy with healthy eating. How to make it work for real life, ditch the all or nothing thinking, and not feel like you’re “falling off the wagon”. And who better to talk to us about this than Michelle Smith! Founder of The Whole Smiths, bestselling author, author of the upcoming book, Real Food Every Day, and host of the Get Wellthy podcast.
The Secret to Consistency & Joy in Your Workout Routine with Robin Long
In this episode of the Feel Good Effect, Robin Long is talking about finding consistency and joy in your workouts. This conversation is being reaired as we are heading into a new year so we can reframe and rethink the way we move our bodies. We talk about body acceptance, grace over guilt, and Robin also dives into pelvic floor health for better posture and injury prevention.