221 episodes

Welcome to Courageous Wellness. Each week we will be releasing episodes interviewing real people about their individual journeys in health and wellness. From physical wellness to emotional and spiritual, we will hear courageous stories of wellness and why it is important to share them.

Courageous Wellness Aly French and Erica Stein

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 100 Ratings

Welcome to Courageous Wellness. Each week we will be releasing episodes interviewing real people about their individual journeys in health and wellness. From physical wellness to emotional and spiritual, we will hear courageous stories of wellness and why it is important to share them.

    Earth & Star Co-Founders, Zoe Sakoutis and Erica Huss, Break Down Functional Mushrooms and Partnership in Entrepreneurship

    Earth & Star Co-Founders, Zoe Sakoutis and Erica Huss, Break Down Functional Mushrooms and Partnership in Entrepreneurship

    Today we welcome, Zoe Sakoutis and Erica Huss, wellness enthusiasts and entrepreneurs. As the founders of hugely successful BluePrint Cleanse, Earth & Star is the duo's second venture together in the wellness space. Earth & Star offers a wide variety of functional mushroom products, which provide powerful health benefits to consumers. In this conversation, we discuss Zoe and Erica’s personal journeys in wellness and with each other and talk all about functional mushrooms. You can also save 15% with code CWPodcast through August 31st on all Earth & Star products. To learn more visit: https://earthandstar.com

    to listen to our episode with Mia Lux on Humor and Wellness (referenced in the intro) you can click here. 

    Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review Courageous Wellness! We release new episodes each #WellnessWednesday

    You can also follow us on instagram @CourageousWellness and visit our website: www.courageouswellness.net to get in touch. 

    This episode is brought to you by NIX a sustainable & natural mouthwash that aims to eliminate single-use plastic waste while using the highest quality natural ingredients to create a mouthwash that is both gentle on you and gentle on our planet. You can save 25% when you visit nixmouthwash.com and use code CWPodcast at checkout. 

    This episode is brought to you by Milk+Honey.  To receive 20% off your purchase visit www.milkandhoney.com and use code: CWPODCAST (all one word) at checkout! Milk+Honey is a line of non-toxic, effective, and safe bath, body, and skincare products made in small batches in Austin, Texas. 

    You can also save 20% on all spa treatments at Milk+Honey Spa locations in Los Angeles and Texas and get a special rate on a curated Courageous Wellness Retreat Spa Package that includes a 60 minute massage and dry brushing. Book over the phone or online and visit: milkandhoneyspa.com

    Shop Vintners Daughter + Get 2-Day Free Shipping

    This Episode is Sponsored by Sprout Living. To Save 20% on Our Favorite Plant Based Protein Powders by Sprout Living visit: http://www.sproutliving.com and use code CWPodcast at checkout. 

    This Episode is brought to you by BASE. Improve your diet, sleep, stress, and fatigue with affordable at-home lab testing. To try BASE, take the quiz, and save 20% on your first month visit: get-base.com/CWPODCAST and use code CWPODCAST at checkout. 

    This Episode is brought to you by OPEN. Open is giving Courageous Wellness listeners 30-days free when you visit withopen.com/CWPodcast With Open…you can practice with the best teachers in the world. Anywhere, anytime -- see you in class! 

    Meet NED: You can receive 15% off our favorite Ned CBD products, including the Hormone Balance Blend and the Full Spectrum Hemp Oil, go to www.helloned.com and enter the code CWPODCAST at checkout

    We are so excited to partner with Seed! You can save 15% on Seed Synbiotic by using code: courageous15 at checkout. Head to www.seed.com to learn more. 

    Save 20% on Sakara clean boutique and meal delivery with code: xocourageous at checkout! 

    Are you interested in becoming a health coach or furthering your nutrition education? We loved our program at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and are happy to offer our listeners a discount on tuition! To receive up to $2000 off tuition (for payments in full and $1000 off tuition for payment plans) you can use our name Aly French or Erica Stein when you enroll. To learn more you can also take a Sample Class, check out the Curriculum Guide, or visit the application page to enroll. 

     

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Rachel Katz Shares Her Self Love and Healing Journey, Talks Leaving Toxic Relationships, and How to Live Your Most Authentic Embodied Life

    Rachel Katz Shares Her Self Love and Healing Journey, Talks Leaving Toxic Relationships, and How to Live Your Most Authentic Embodied Life

    To learn more visit: https://thefullifebyrachel.com

    or follow on Instagram @rachel_katz_

    Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review Courageous Wellness! We release new episodes each #WellnessWednesday

    You can also follow us on instagram @CourageousWellness and visit our website: www.courageouswellness.net to get in touch. 

    This episode is brought to you by Milk+Honey.  To receive 20% off your purchase visit www.milkandhoney.com and use code: CWPODCAST (all one word) at checkout! Milk+Honey is a line of non-toxic, effective, and safe bath, body, and skincare products made in small batches in Austin, Texas. 

    You can also save 20% on all spa treatments at Milk+Honey Spa locations in Los Angeles and Texas and get a special rate on a curated Courageous Wellness Retreat Spa Package that includes a 60 minute massage and dry brushing. Book over the phone or online and visit: milkandhoneyspa.com

    Shop Vintners Daughter + Get 2-Day Free Shipping

    This Episode is Sponsored by Sprout Living. To Save 20% on Our Favorite Plant Based Protein Powders by Sprout Living visit: http://www.sproutliving.com and use code CWPodcast at checkout. 

    This Episode is brought to you by BASE. Improve your diet, sleep, stress, and fatigue with affordable at-home lab testing. To try BASE, take the quiz, and save 20% on your first month visit: get-base.com/CWPODCAST and use code CWPODCAST at checkout. 

    This Episode is brought to you by OPEN. Open is giving Courageous Wellness listeners 30-days free when you visit withopen.com/CWPodcast With Open…you can practice with the best teachers in the world. Anywhere, anytime -- see you in class! 

    Meet NED: You can receive 15% off our favorite Ned CBD products, including the Hormone Balance Blend and the Full Spectrum Hemp Oil, go to www.helloned.com and enter the code CWPODCAST at checkout

    We are so excited to partner with Seed! You can save 15% on Seed Synbiotic by using code: courageous15 at checkout. Head to www.seed.com to learn more. 

    Save 20% on Sakara clean boutique and meal delivery with code: xocourageous at checkout! 

    Are you interested in becoming a health coach or furthering your nutrition education? We loved our program at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and are happy to offer our listeners a discount on tuition! To receive up to $2000 off tuition (for payments in full and $1000 off tuition for payment plans) you can use our name Aly French or Erica Stein when you enroll. To learn more you can also take a Sample Class, check out the Curriculum Guide, or visit the application page to enroll. 

     

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Alyssa Kuzins Shares Her Journey With Embodiment Work and The Creation of ”Body Art”

    Alyssa Kuzins Shares Her Journey With Embodiment Work and The Creation of ”Body Art”

    Alyssa Kuzins is an embodiment coach, retreat leader and writer, working on her first book, A poetry memoir of the human spirit, healing and love. Her mission in all her work is to guide women to be, express and honor who and how they are, in any given moment, in a body, as a body. Today Alyssa shares her journey with embodiment work, and talks the creation of Body Art. 

    To learn more visit: http://alyssakuzins.com

    or follow on Instagram @alyssakuzins

    Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review Courageous Wellness! We release new episodes each #WellnessWednesday

    You can also follow us on instagram @CourageousWellness and visit our website: www.courageouswellness.net to get in touch. 

    This episode is brought to you by Milk+Honey.  To receive 20% off your purchase visit www.milkandhoney.com and use code: CWPODCAST (all one word) at checkout! Milk+Honey is a line of non-toxic, effective, and safe bath, body, and skincare products made in small batches in Austin, Texas. 

    You can also save 20% on all spa treatments at Milk+Honey Spa locations in Los Angeles and Texas and get a special rate on a curated Courageous Wellness Retreat Spa Package that includes a 60 minute massage and dry brushing. Book over the phone or online and visit: milkandhoneyspa.com

    Shop Vintners Daughter + Get 2-Day Free Shipping

    This Episode is Sponsored by Sprout Living. To Save 20% on Our Favorite Plant Based Protein Powders by Sprout Living visit: http://www.sproutliving.com and use code CWPodcast at checkout. 

    This Episode is brought to you by BASE. Improve your diet, sleep, stress, and fatigue with affordable at-home lab testing. To try BASE, take the quiz, and save 20% on your first month visit: get-base.com/CWPODCAST and use code CWPODCAST at checkout. 

    This Episode is brought to you by OPEN. Open is giving Courageous Wellness listeners 30-days free when you visit withopen.com/CWPodcast With Open…you can practice with the best teachers in the world. Anywhere, anytime -- see you in class! 

    Meet NED: You can receive 15% off our favorite Ned CBD products, including the Hormone Balance Blend and the Full Spectrum Hemp Oil, go to www.helloned.com and enter the code CWPODCAST at checkout

    We are so excited to partner with Seed! You can save 15% on Seed Synbiotic by using code: courageous15 at checkout. Head to www.seed.com to learn more. 

    Save 20% on Sakara clean boutique and meal delivery with code: xocourageous at checkout! 

    Are you interested in becoming a health coach or furthering your nutrition education? We loved our program at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and are happy to offer our listeners a discount on tuition! To receive up to $2000 off tuition (for payments in full and $1000 off tuition for payment plans) you can use our name Aly French or Erica Stein when you enroll. To learn more you can also take a Sample Class, check out the Curriculum Guide, or visit the application page to enroll. 

     

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Kute Blackson Shares “The Power of Surrender,” Breaking Through Our Conditioning, Releasing Control, and Practical Tips on How to Apply “Surrender” in Your Own Life

    Kute Blackson Shares “The Power of Surrender,” Breaking Through Our Conditioning, Releasing Control, and Practical Tips on How to Apply “Surrender” in Your Own Life

    Today Kute Blackson shares “The Power of Surrender,” how to break through our conditioning, release control, and offers practical tips on how to apply “surrender” in our own lives. 

    To learn more visit: http://kuteblackson.com

    or follow on Instagram @kuteblackson

    Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review Courageous Wellness! We release new episodes each #WellnessWednesday

    You can also follow us on instagram @CourageousWellness and visit our website: www.courageouswellness.net to get in touch. 

    This episode is brought to you by Milk+Honey.  To receive 20% off your purchase visit www.milkandhoney.com and use code: CWPODCAST (all one word) at checkout! Milk+Honey is a line of non-toxic, effective, and safe bath, body, and skincare products made in small batches in Austin, Texas. 

    You can also save 20% on all spa treatments at Milk+Honey Spa locations in Los Angeles and Texas and get a special rate on a curated Courageous Wellness Retreat Spa Package that includes a 60 minute massage and dry brushing. Book over the phone or online and visit: milkandhoneyspa.com

    This Episode is Sponsored by Sprout Living. To Save 20% on Our Favorite Plant Based Protein Powders by Sprout Living visit: http://www.sproutliving.com and use code CWPodcast at checkout. 

    This Episode is brought to you by BASE. Improve your diet, sleep, stress, and fatigue with affordable at-home lab testing. To try BASE, take the quiz, and save 20% on your first month visit: get-base.com/CWPODCAST and use code CWPODCAST at checkout. 

    This Episode is brought to you by OPEN. Open is giving Courageous Wellness listeners 30-days free when you visit withopen.com/CWPodcast With Open…you can practice with the best teachers in the world. Anywhere, anytime -- see you in class! 

    Meet NED: You can receive 15% off our favorite Ned CBD products, including the Hormone Balance Blend and the Full Spectrum Hemp Oil, go to www.helloned.com and enter the code CWPODCAST at checkout

    We are so excited to partner with Seed! You can save 15% on Seed Synbiotic by using code: courageous15 at checkout. Head to www.seed.com to learn more. 

    Save 20% on Sakara clean boutique and meal delivery with code: xocourageous at checkout! 

    Are you interested in becoming a health coach or furthering your nutrition education? We loved our program at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and are happy to offer our listeners a discount on tuition! To receive up to $2000 off tuition (for payments in full and $1000 off tuition for payment plans) you can use our name Aly French or Erica Stein when you enroll. To learn more you can also take a Sample Class, check out the Curriculum Guide, or visit the application page to enroll. 

     

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Julia Szpor Shares Her Insights About Slow and Sustainable Fashion and A “Gen Z” Perspective on Wellness

    Julia Szpor Shares Her Insights About Slow and Sustainable Fashion and A “Gen Z” Perspective on Wellness

    Today we have a wonderful conversation with Julia Szpor, of the Being Better Podcast, who shares her insights on sustainable fashion and offers a “Gen Z” perspective on wellness. You can also listen to our conversation on her podcast, where we discuss hormone health and the birth control pill by clicking here. 

    To learn more visit: https://www.beingbetter.info 

    or follow on Instagram @beingbetter.pod

    Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review Courageous Wellness! We release new episodes each #WellnessWednesday

    You can also follow us on instagram @CourageousWellness and visit our website: www.courageouswellness.net to get in touch. 

    This episode is brought to you by Milk+Honey.  To receive 20% off your purchase visit www.milkandhoney.com and use code: CWPODCAST (all one word) at checkout! Milk+Honey is a line of non-toxic, effective, and safe bath, body, and skincare products made in small batches in Austin, Texas. 

    You can also save 20% on all spa treatments at Milk+Honey Spa locations in Los Angeles and Texas and get a special rate on a curated Courageous Wellness Retreat Spa Package that includes a 60 minute massage and dry brushing. Book over the phone or online and visit: milkandhoneyspa.com

    This Episode is Sponsored by Sprout Living. To Save 20% on Our Favorite Plant Based Protein Powders by Sprout Living visit: http://www.sproutliving.com and use code CWPodcast at checkout. 

    This Episode is brought to you by BASE. Improve your diet, sleep, stress, and fatigue with affordable at-home lab testing. To try BASE, take the quiz, and save 20% on your first month visit: get-base.com/CWPODCAST and use code CWPODCAST at checkout. 

    This Episode is brought to you by OPEN. Open is giving Courageous Wellness listeners 30-days free when you visit withopen.com/CWPodcast With Open…you can practice with the best teachers in the world. Anywhere, anytime -- see you in class! 

    Meet NED: You can receive 15% off our favorite Ned CBD products, including the Hormone Balance Blend and the Full Spectrum Hemp Oil, go to www.helloned.com and enter the code CWPODCAST at checkout

    We are so excited to partner with Seed! You can save 15% on Seed Synbiotic by using code: courageous15 at checkout. Head to www.seed.com to learn more. 

    Save 20% on Sakara clean boutique and meal delivery with code: xocourageous at checkout! 

    Are you interested in becoming a health coach or furthering your nutrition education? We loved our program at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and are happy to offer our listeners a discount on tuition! To receive up to $2000 off tuition (for payments in full and $1000 off tuition for payment plans) you can use our name Aly French or Erica Stein when you enroll. To learn more you can also take a Sample Class, check out the Curriculum Guide, or visit the application page to enroll. 

     

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Katja Lillian Talks Cultivating Self Love, Transformation, and Shifting Mindset

    Katja Lillian Talks Cultivating Self Love, Transformation, and Shifting Mindset

    In this conversation we have an incredible conversation on self love, transformation, and how to shift our mindset with Katja Lillian. 

    To learn more visit: https://katjalillian.com

    or follow on Instagram@katja.lillian

    Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review Courageous Wellness! We release new episodes each #WellnessWednesday

    You can also follow us on instagram @CourageousWellness and visit our website: www.courageouswellness.net to get in touch. 

    This episode is brought to you by Milk+Honey.  To receive 20% off your purchase visit www.milkandhoney.com and use code: CWPODCAST (all one word) at checkout! Milk+Honey is a line of non-toxic, effective, and safe bath, body, and skincare products made in small batches in Austin, Texas. 

    You can also save 20% on all spa treatments at Milk+Honey Spa locations in Los Angeles and Texas and get a special rate on a curated Courageous Wellness Retreat Spa Package that includes a 60 minute massage and dry brushing. Book over the phone or online and visit: milkandhoneyspa.com

    This Episode is Sponsored by Sprout Living. To Save 20% on Our Favorite Plant Based Protein Powders by Sprout Living visit: http://www.sproutliving.com and use code CWPodcast at checkout. 

    This Episode is brought to you by BASE. Improve your diet, sleep, stress, and fatigue with affordable at-home lab testing. To try BASE, take the quiz, and save 20% on your first month visit: get-base.com/CWPODCAST and use code CWPODCAST at checkout. 

    This Episode is brought to you by OPEN. Open is giving Courageous Wellness listeners 30-days free when you visit withopen.com/CWPodcast With Open…you can practice with the best teachers in the world. Anywhere, anytime -- see you in class! 

    Meet NED: You can receive 15% off our favorite Ned CBD products, including the Hormone Balance Blend and the Full Spectrum Hemp Oil, go to www.helloned.com and enter the code CWPODCAST at checkout

    We are so excited to partner with Seed! You can save 15% on Seed Synbiotic by using code: courageous15 at checkout. Head to www.seed.com to learn more. 

    Save 20% on Sakara clean boutique and meal delivery with code: xocourageous at checkout! 

    Are you interested in becoming a health coach or furthering your nutrition education? We loved our program at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and are happy to offer our listeners a discount on tuition! To receive up to $2000 off tuition (for payments in full and $1000 off tuition for payment plans) you can use our name Aly French or Erica Stein when you enroll. To learn more you can also take a Sample Class, check out the Curriculum Guide, or visit the application page to enroll. 

     

    • 1 hr 10 min

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love it!

love ali

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Feels like sisterhood!

Aly and Erica are so intentonal with their content, and I love their topics! Love listening in and feels like I am a part of the conversation!

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