52 episodes

Hey Beautiful Humans, it’s time to STOP SACRIFICING FOR everyone else And PUT YOU First!

Are you feeling tired, stuck, or disconnected? Or maybe, you are just looking to be the best version of you.
I’m Mary Wong and I’m Dr Tanya Wylde and this is EMBRACE YOU FIRST, a podcast to help you THRIVE and not just survive.

You’re gonna learn from our professional expertise and our juicy secrets that have helped thousands of men and women just like you. We’re going to teach you practical and doable strategies on health, relationships, and career.

Get ready to Embrace YOU, your HEALTH and your LIFE!

EMBRACE YOU FIRST Mary Wong, R.TCMP and Dr. Tanya Wylde, ND

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 33 Ratings

Hey Beautiful Humans, it’s time to STOP SACRIFICING FOR everyone else And PUT YOU First!

Are you feeling tired, stuck, or disconnected? Or maybe, you are just looking to be the best version of you.
I’m Mary Wong and I’m Dr Tanya Wylde and this is EMBRACE YOU FIRST, a podcast to help you THRIVE and not just survive.

You’re gonna learn from our professional expertise and our juicy secrets that have helped thousands of men and women just like you. We’re going to teach you practical and doable strategies on health, relationships, and career.

Get ready to Embrace YOU, your HEALTH and your LIFE!

    Episode 52: What's Next? Fertology!

    Episode 52: What's Next? Fertology!

    Episode 52: What's Next? Fertology!

    They say all good things must end, and it's the end of Embrace You First! It is NOT however the end of our podcast, we're just rebranding and changing the focus a little bit.

    EYF was designed to help us all be the best we can be, and put the focus on US, during the difficult times of the first wave of the pandemic.

    Now that better times are here, we're changing our focus back to helping you GET pregnant and STAY pregnant. We'll share personal stories along the way, as well as providing invaluable advice on all things fertility.

    Email or DM Dr. Tanya Wylde and I on social media. We would love to hear what your goals are right now as you embrace the seasons of your life from trying to get pregnant or stay pregnant, or postpartum through to menopause.

    To 📺/🎧 to this episode see link in bio👆 www.embraceyoufirst.com

    If you would like to be a guest on our podcast, please DM us.

    #fertility, #fertology, #postpartum, #menopause, #pregnancy, #perimenopause, #women's health, #babies

    • 16 min
    Episode 51: From Dreams to Reality, Pt.2 Life lessons from a Guinness Record holder (ft. Michelle Kakade)

    Episode 51: From Dreams to Reality, Pt.2 Life lessons from a Guinness Record holder (ft. Michelle Kakade)

    Episode 51: From Dreams to Reality, Pt.2 Life lessons from a Guinness Record holder (ft. Michelle Kakade)

    In part 2 of our chat, we dig deep to see what keeps Michelle motivated when she's injured, on a very long run; what her passions are, and what she did during the lockdown.

    Have you ever had a goal but not sure where to start or wonder if you’d ever accomplish it? Or have you ever had fear of failing stop you from pursuing your goal.

    Well, we’re going to take you for a ride so that you can take action even when you’re not sure if you can do it.

    That’s what Michelle Kakade did as she shares how she transformed her identity from being tied to others (by being a daughter, wife, and then mother) to being the Guiness world record holder for the fastest time to run the Indian Golden Quadrilateral, 5968.4 km ( 2709 miles). If you do the math, that’s 142 marathons within 194 days. The funniest part is that she doesn’t consider herself a runner. Crazy right?

    Did she want to quit at points? You betcha… but she didn’t. She is an everyday Wonder Woman who chose not to stop while being fueled with determination. In spite of suffering along the way, Michelle is a person who doesn’t give up easily and has the capacity to know her limitations especially when it came to listening to her body (and specifically her menstruation but more about that in the episode).

    Email or DM Dr. Tanya Wylde and I on social media. We would love to hear what your goals are right now as you embrace the seasons of your life from trying to get pregnant or stay pregnant, or postpartum through to menopause.

    To 📺/🎧 to this episode see link in bio👆 www.embraceyoufirst.com

    If you would like to be a guest on our podcast, please DM us.

    #RUNNING, #MARATHON, #PERSISTANCE, #DETERMINATION, #MIND OVER MATTER, #DON’T QUIT

    • 23 min
    Episode 50: From Dreams to Reality, Life lessons from a Guinness Record holder (ft. Michelle Kakade)

    Episode 50: From Dreams to Reality, Life lessons from a Guinness Record holder (ft. Michelle Kakade)

    Episode 50: From Dreams to Reality, Life lessons from a Guinness Record holder (ft. Michelle Kakade)

    Have you ever had a goal but not sure where to start or wonder if you’d ever accomplish it? Or have you ever had fear of failing stop you from pursuing your goal.

    Well, we’re going to take you for a ride so that you can take action even when you’re not sure if you can do it.

    That’s what Michelle Kakade did as she shares how she transformed her identity from being tied to others (by being a daughter, wife, and then mother) to being the Guiness world record holder for the fastest time to run the Indian Golden Quadrilateral, 5968.4 km ( 2709 miles). If you do the math, that’s 142 marathons within 194 days. The funniest part is that she doesn’t consider herself a runner. Crazy right?

    Did she want to quit at points? You betcha… but she didn’t. She is an everyday Wonder Woman who chose not to stop while being fueled with determination. In spite of suffering along the way, Michelle is a person who doesn’t give up easily and has the capacity to know her limitations especially when it came to listening to her body (and specifically her menstruation but more about that in the episode). We can’t wait for you to check our interview with her here.

    Email or DM Dr. Tanya Wylde and I on social media. We would love to hear what your goals are right now as you embrace the seasons of your life from trying to get pregnant or stay pregnant, or postpartum through to menopause.

    To 📺/🎧 to this episode see link in bio👆 www.embraceyoufirst.com

    If you would like to be a guest on our podcast, please DM us.

    • 37 min
    Episode 49: Revolutionizing Weight Loss Strategies (ft. David Bedrick)

    Episode 49: Revolutionizing Weight Loss Strategies (ft. David Bedrick)

    Episode 49: Revolutionizing Weight Loss Strategies (ft. David Bedrick)

    Trauma can lead to shame, which can lead to self-destructive talk and behaviour. David Bedrick is a psychologist that specializes in helping women heal trauma, deal with the self-destructive talk and behaviours, and get their LIVES back!

    David’s teachings and therapies offer women a chance to see an alternative to looking at our bodies through a lens that others created, one that values where we are and where we want to go, and REMOVE the shame that many have felt for their entire lives.

    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:


    What is ‘hunger’, which is more than physical hunger
    How to change the way you look at yourself
    To acknowledge that others judge books (you) by the cover, not always aware of the story you carry inside
    How to reduce self shame
    Why only 5% of women are successful at sustainably losing weight
    Why 81% of ten-year-old girls are dieting regardless of their BMI index
    Why 97% of women have violent voices in their heads about their bodies
    Why being overweight, even mildly obese, is not a health risk while gaining and losing lots of weight (yo you) is a risk
    How David’s new book “You Can’t Judge A Body By Its Cover” features 17 stories from bodies impacted by sexism and racism, rape and harsh parental criticism, and by the deepest hungers for an authentic life
    How David is teaching women to express their power, creativity, beauty, and intelligence with themselves, in relationships, and in the world
    Why the diet industry amasses over $70 billion, and it banks on women’s body shame and perceived failure around weight
    AND MORE!

    David’s Bio:

    David is a speaker, teacher, and attorney and author of the acclaimed Talking Back to Dr. Phil: Alternatives to Mainstream Psychology and his new book Revisioning Activism: Bringing Depth, Dialogue, and Diversity to Individual and Social Change. David spent eight years on the faculty of the University of Phoenix and has taught for the US Navy, 3M, psychological associations, and small groups. He has received notable awards for teaching, employee development, and legal service to the community.

    To 📺/🎧 to this episode see link in bio👆 www.embraceyoufirst.com

    If you would like to be a guest on our podcast, please DM us.

    • 1 hr
    Episode 48: Change Your body, Change Your Life (ft. Paul Walker)

    Episode 48: Change Your body, Change Your Life (ft. Paul Walker)

    Episode 48: Change Your body, Change Your Life (ft. Paul Walker)

    Is there room to love ourselves right now and still want to change our bodies? Dr. Tanya and I say yes.  Here’s a fact, I’m 5 foot nothing and don’t exactly have a model like figure, like my counterpart Tanya. I feel pretty good about myself. I know what to wear to accentuate my features. That said, I can stand to tighten up around the middle and am currently working on it.  Instead of believing that "I want to change my body because I’m not good enough as I am" or "I will love myself better when I look a particular way?"

    Paul Walker was bullied when he was young, partially due to his struggles with weight. Now he runs a successful fitness facility for over 30 years that caters to women, to help them get rid of the negative self talk and truly transform themselves into powerful, unstoppable forces!

    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:


    How to love yourself as you are, while embracing change
    Why emotion only lasts 90 seconds
    If it goes longer, why you’re CHOOSING to feel that way
    Paul’s timeless strength training principles:

            - The heavier the resistance, the stronger the muscle

            - For maximum results keep the muscle under tension until failure

            - If you don't use it, you lose it

            - As you get stronger, you must take on more challenging forms of resistance

            - Time, patience and consistent resistance = progress.


    Why Paul’s goal is to push you beyond your goals
    Why mental and physical health must go hand in hand
    You get stronger when you put in the reps
    Mental fitness takes time as well, and be consistent on a daily basis
    Why postpartum exercise must be gradual
    AND MORE!

    Paul’s Bio:

    Paul Walker is the owner and founder of Integrity Fitness, a nine time award-winning world-class training facility for women. He has graced the fitness industry for over three decades and is a well-known and respected fitness professional in all of Ontario. He has been featured on CP24, City TV, Rogers TV and, various other shows and podcasts. Every year, Paul leads his team to inspire, and motivate over two thousand women achieve fabulous results.

    “My goal is to teach all my clients something that will help them go beyond their fitness & health goals. I truly believe to my deepest core, that the 5% of the time we needed to invest into our health, dramatically influences the other 95%.”

    To 📺/🎧 to this episode see link in bio👆 www.embraceyoufirst.com

    If you would like to be a guest on our podcast, please DM us.

    #bullying, #fitness, #coach, #emotions, #resistance, #health, #wellness, #training, #mental health, #women, #strength, #gym, #reps, #transformation

    • 31 min
    Episode 47: How To Transform Your Life Pt. 2 (ft. Greg Denning)

    Episode 47: How To Transform Your Life Pt. 2 (ft. Greg Denning)

    Episode 47: How To Transform Your Life Pt. 2 (ft. Greg Denning)

    In part 2 of our chat with Greg, we further hone in on how he channeled success and why drugs and alcohol WEREN'T for him!

    What happens when you find yourself out on your own at 16, and broke?   Greg Denning was determined to build an epic life, and then help others do the same.  He read voraciously to learn the secrets to success and happiness. Greg is known as ‘the walking antidepressant’, and you’ll see and hear why!

    He and his wife Rachel now have 7 children and have been traveling around the globe with their family for the last 14 years. They’ve trekked to Everest Base Camp, circled Iceland, ridden horses in Mongolia, ran on the Great Wall of China, hiked the Inca Trail, climbed Mayan pyramids, ridden camels in the Sahara, and chartered a yacht around the Galapagos!

    Greg is an Executive Life and Business coach for entrepreneurs and businessmen with families, the creator of the Be The Man Masterclass & Tribe, and The Extraordinary Family Life Formula.  He is the host of The Extraordinary Family Life Podcast.  He has been inspiring and training families for the last 21 years on 5 different continents. 

    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:


    * How to turn your life around, whether you are 16 and broke, or in your twilight years
    * How do you go from having nothing to having it all? 
    * How do you go from being flat broke, alone, to now helping people build a family culture of health and fitness, adventure and travel, and basically transforming lives?
    * Did Greg ever want to give up?
    * His secrets to keep going
    * His morning routine
    * Why his family learns, plays and exercises together
    * How can you work and travel together with 7 kids and still get along
    * Has has Greg and the family coped during the pandemic
    * Is it possible to have all rainbows and unicorns all the time?
    * How his children are part of the decision-making process
    * Advice for couples on how to communicate and stay connected
    * His masterclass for men
    * AND MORE!

    To 📺/🎧 to this episode see link in bio👆 www.embraceyoufirst.com 

    If you would like to be a guest on our podcast, please DM us.

    #homelessness,#trekking,#coach,#extraordinary life,#anti depression,#health,#wellness,#kids,#mental health,#routine,#anxiety,#masterclass,#travel,#transformation

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

Sam Dinatolo ,

Thanks for sharing.

Practical advice which is easily implmented and backed by science and traditional medicine. Making sure you fill your cup first before you start filling other people's cups will benefit everyone. Thanks for sharing.

stacey a 27 ,

Thank you!

What a wonderful concept for these podcasts - embrace you first. While it’s especially appropriate during this pandemic, it’s also true at any time, as how can we care for others if we aren’t caring for ourselves? The content is also excellent with podcasts covering a variety of topics that are relevant across time of life. Thank you!

Dandeerum ,

Terrific Podcast!

I love how I feel after I listen to these wonderful ladies! Their positive energy and wisdom inspire me take care of myself in a more holistic way, especially during these challenging times!

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