41 min

021: Listening to Your Inner Voice with Ali Bonar Craft A Life You Love

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One of the greatest joys in life comes with learning to listen to that inner voice inside your head that is urging you to make a move. That’s exactly what today’s guest, Ali Bonar did when she launched her business, Kween. Ali shares how she’s learned to craft a life that she loves by shutting out the noise. We discuss her struggles with a disordered relationship with food, her journey to self-love and how she came up with the idea for creating granola butter. She shares what it’s like running a business with her boyfriend and using food, a former trigger for her, as the creative element for her business. 
 
What’s in this episode:
How Ali crafts a life she loves by tuning out the noise and listening to her inner voice Becoming obsessed with eating clean  Starting her self-love journey with her Instagram account, Avokween Her idea for creating granola butter and launching her business Her experience of working with her boyfriend as cofounders Being transparent about her eating disorder and her healing journey Finding the right therapist for you The role that creativity plays in Ali’s business and using food as a creative element Giving herself permission to enjoy former triggers Slowing down in her personal life and taking time for yourself Carving out space in your day to spend time with friends and family  
About Ali:
Hailing from the rough streets of San Diego, Ali Bonar inevitably developed an addiction - to food. In fact, she's been eating 3x/day for as long as she can remember. Her deep-rooted passion for nutrition inspired her to study Nutritional Sciences at UC Berkeley and eventually launch @avokween, where she dove crown-first into the Kween lifestyle. Ali wholeheartedly believes that overall wellbeing is often achieved off-the-plate: nutrition is important, but human connection (and pizza with friends at 2 a.m.) are essential. Avocado is her drug of choice and people who "forget to eat" are the reason she has trust issues.
 
Connect with Ali:
Website | Kween Instagram | Avokween Instagram
 
Links:
You Are a Badass®: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
 
I would love to hear from you! Connect with me on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube or on my website. If you enjoyed this podcast and you haven’t already, I’d like to encourage you to subscribe that way you won’t miss a single update. Craft a Life You Love by taking a small step toward turning happiness and fulfillment by savoring this season no matter where you are in your life and in the world.

One of the greatest joys in life comes with learning to listen to that inner voice inside your head that is urging you to make a move. That’s exactly what today’s guest, Ali Bonar did when she launched her business, Kween. Ali shares how she’s learned to craft a life that she loves by shutting out the noise. We discuss her struggles with a disordered relationship with food, her journey to self-love and how she came up with the idea for creating granola butter. She shares what it’s like running a business with her boyfriend and using food, a former trigger for her, as the creative element for her business. 
 
What’s in this episode:
How Ali crafts a life she loves by tuning out the noise and listening to her inner voice Becoming obsessed with eating clean  Starting her self-love journey with her Instagram account, Avokween Her idea for creating granola butter and launching her business Her experience of working with her boyfriend as cofounders Being transparent about her eating disorder and her healing journey Finding the right therapist for you The role that creativity plays in Ali’s business and using food as a creative element Giving herself permission to enjoy former triggers Slowing down in her personal life and taking time for yourself Carving out space in your day to spend time with friends and family  
About Ali:
Hailing from the rough streets of San Diego, Ali Bonar inevitably developed an addiction - to food. In fact, she's been eating 3x/day for as long as she can remember. Her deep-rooted passion for nutrition inspired her to study Nutritional Sciences at UC Berkeley and eventually launch @avokween, where she dove crown-first into the Kween lifestyle. Ali wholeheartedly believes that overall wellbeing is often achieved off-the-plate: nutrition is important, but human connection (and pizza with friends at 2 a.m.) are essential. Avocado is her drug of choice and people who "forget to eat" are the reason she has trust issues.
 
Connect with Ali:
Website | Kween Instagram | Avokween Instagram
 
Links:
You Are a Badass®: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
 
I would love to hear from you! Connect with me on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube or on my website. If you enjoyed this podcast and you haven’t already, I’d like to encourage you to subscribe that way you won’t miss a single update. Craft a Life You Love by taking a small step toward turning happiness and fulfillment by savoring this season no matter where you are in your life and in the world.

41 min