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A podcast that shares practical skills to help you thrive in a world full of curve balls. Join me for 15-20 minute podcasts every other Thursday that inspire thought around mental wellness.

Curves Welcome Suzie Carr

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A podcast that shares practical skills to help you thrive in a world full of curve balls. Join me for 15-20 minute podcasts every other Thursday that inspire thought around mental wellness.

    Carving Your Own Path with Special Guest Samm Shave

    Carving Your Own Path with Special Guest Samm Shave

    In this episode, my special guest, Samm Shave, shares her thoughts on living life on her own terms. We chat about the benefits of claiming your own future according to your own ideals as well as marinate over the downfalls that can occur when you don't. 

    About Samm Shave
    Samm is a shipping and receiving manager and aspiring lesfic author by day and a dog mom, nature explorer and all around Jill of all trades by night!

    Connect with her on Instagram: @samm.shave

    • 40 min
    Hacking Your Nutritional Approach to Health

    Hacking Your Nutritional Approach to Health

    Nutrition has the power to positively affect our lives. One of the most profound areas where this can occur is in the process of cancer treatment. Nutrition, in concert with traditional medical interventions, can help make cancer therapies more effective to increase chances of survival.

    In this episode of Curves Welcome podcast, I chat with Martha Tettenborn, RD about hacking chemo using "the ketogenic diet, therapeutic fasting, and a kickass attitude to power through cancer."

    0:00 INTRO
    0:18 Welcome Martha
    1:40 The journey to nutrition
    9:11 the ketogenic diet
    11:25 cell metabolism and cancer
    15:15 Food as medicine
    19:30 We all have different nutritional needs
    23:17 Win the struggle over maintainiing a healthy lifestyle
    29:35 What should be organic?
    35:10 Small changes make a difference
    36:10 Hacking Chemo

    Hacking Chemo Book
    Cancer thrives on sugar. Cancer cells need it, unable to grow and multiply without a steady supply of glucose. But after a cancer diagnosis, medical and dietary recommendations from oncology doctors often result in increased blood sugar and insulin levels—the essential elements that cancer cells need to thrive.

    In Hacking Chemo, Registered Dietitian and cancer survivor Martha Tettenborn uncovers the secrets of cancer metabolism, offering a refreshing new way of treating the disease with minimal side effects and maximum effectiveness. Cancer treatment like chemotherapy doesn’t have to derail your life. You can be your own bio-hacker by decoding how cancer works in your body…and your life.


    About Martha Tettenborn, RD
    Martha Tettenborn RD is a Registered Dietitian and certified Primal 
    Health Coach with over 30 years of experience working in many areas of 
    nutrition. She currently works in long term care with a focus on nursing 
    homes and gerontology. Her private health coach practice, The Cancer 
    Doula, promotes a low-carb, whole-foods-based approach to disease 
    prevention and cancer symptom management.

    When diagnosed with Stage 1 ovarian cancer, Martha began exploring the research of the disease and discovered the science of cancer metabolism. This led her to develop and use a protocol of ketogenic diet with targeted therapeutic fasting to significantly impact her response to 
    chemotherapy. Inspired by her own journey, Martha wants to help others 
    see cancer differently – as an experience that will give you strength, 
    wisdom, and more love for your body and life than ever before.

    A featured speaker at the Low Carb Long Weekend Summit and on numerous podcasts, Martha shares her knowledge as a dietitian and experience as a cancer patient to inform others about the power of metabolic interventions to support conventional cancer treatment. Martha also instructs courses teaching the ketogenic approach to cancer treatment for the Nutrition Network and Udemy.

    A cancer survivor since 2018, Martha is an avid hiker, cyclist, live 
    theatre backstage crew member and a wannabe world adventurer. She lives on the beautiful Bruce Peninsula in central Ontario, Canada


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    • 40 min
    How to Step into Your Personal Power with Christian de la Huerta

    How to Step into Your Personal Power with Christian de la Huerta

    There’s an important balance point that many of us miss in our lives, causing us to live in a state of constant struggle. We want to live with purpose but often get stuck in that place in between fear and freedom. Understanding how to tap into our personal power is the key to experiencing life in a balanced state. In this episode of Curves Welcome, special guest, award-winning, critically acclaimed author, Christian de la Huerta, shares his insights on this life-changing approach to living a purposeful, well-balanced life. 

    0:00 INTRO
    1:04 Welcome Christian de la Huerta
    1:45 Gaining personal power despite being raised in hierarchal settings
    5:00 The soul of power
    6:49 Gender equality
    10:15 Gaining balance between masculine and feminine
    12:08 Power of creation  that resides in female body
    14:35 Releasing emotions
    16:42 Emotions are energy
    19:40 Fearing the power of success
    22:50 Fear of abusing power
    24:56 Playing small to avoid conflict
    29:00 Protecting the empath heart
    35:28 Mastering the eye of the storm

    About Christian de la Huerta
    With 30 years of experience, Christian de la Huerta is a sought-after spiritual teacher, personal transformation coach and leading voice in the breathwork community. He has traveled the world offering inspiring and transformational retreats combining psychological and spiritual teachings with lasting and life-changing effects. An award-winning, critically acclaimed author, he has spoken at numerous universities and conferences and on the TEDx stage. His new book, Awakening the Soul of Power, was described by multiple Grammy Award–winner Gloria Estefan as “a balm for the soul of anyone searching for truth and answers to life’s difficult questions” and has received a Nautilus Book Award and a Nonfiction Book Award. To find out more about his work and receive a free guided meditation, power practices and a chapter from the book, visit: https://soulfulpower.com/.


    Connect with host Suzie Carr: https://curveswelcome.com

    • 41 min
    How to Live with Purpose - with Special Guest Jewel Veitch

    How to Live with Purpose - with Special Guest Jewel Veitch

    Do you feel blocked from expressing your true gifts and living your purpose? Perhaps like me, you crave the opportunity to leverage your gifts and create shared impact. The good news is that you can. We hold gifts in us that are waiting for us to express them. In this latest podcast episode, Jewel Veitch shares insights on how to take a heart-centered approach to living and monetizing the highest expression of your purpose. 

    0:00 INTRO
    1:55 Intuitive heart intelligence
    3:49 Intuitive hits
    7:46 Getting into a calm headspace
    12:56 Home as a sanctuary
    15:07 What to do about mind traps
    17:57 Living my purpose
    19:09 Getting paid for your purpose
    20:10 Money is your birthright.
    22:58 Relationship with money
    24:05 Improving self-dialogue
    28:06 I have to versus I get to
    29:40 What is my yearning for humanity?

    About Jewel Veitch
    Jewel Veitch is a seasoned Career & Business Coach, an International Best Selling Author, and a Purpose and Empowerment Speaker.  She has facilitated in the field of personal and professional development for over two decades through formal coaching and training in public, private and entrepreneurial sectors. As a seasoned career practitioner and intuitive business mentor, she has supported thousands of women to discover their true gifts and realize their dream of building legacy doing what they love, while fulfilling their highest purpose and potential. Her thriving Inner Core Coaching practice serves purposeful women around the world to harness their resources and make a greater difference for future generations.

    Connect with Jewel and download a complimentary digital copy of her best-selling book, True Gifts: https://innercorecoach.com/truegifts

    • 32 min
    Overcoming Food Addiction and Restoring a Healthy Balance

    Overcoming Food Addiction and Restoring a Healthy Balance

    Food addiction affects many of us and can wreak havoc on our mental and physical well-being. When managed, food transforms from a source of pain to a source of beneficial power.  Today, I am joined by my guest, Rosie Moore, an entrepreneur with ID Life, and together we explore our relationship with food and come up with ways to improve our balance in health through it.

    Podcast Highlights:
    0:00 Welcome
    1:06 The health and fitness struggle is real! 
    3:00 Journey into fitness
    4:17 Replacing a bad addiction with a good one
    8:15 pain and pleasure principle
    9:41 Fitness is a side effect of a healthy choice
    10:10 Body shaming is a disgraceful action
    10:22 My hiding place
    13:08 Food is medicine
    17:15 Avoiding social interactions isn’t the answer
    18:25 Finding things that work
    29:45 Alternatives to the gym
    32:44 Finding your way out of a challenge
    36:29 Finding accountability

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    • 44 min
    How to Say No - with Award-Winning Writer Karen Richard

    How to Say No - with Award-Winning Writer Karen Richard

    Do you have problems saying no in your business and/or personal life? I know I do! And after this in-depth talk with award-winning writer, Karen Richard, I feel better prepared to say no to those things in life that would block my saying yes to what’s really important. If this is you too, tune in! 
    Podcast Highlights
    0:00 Welcome
    0:13 Welcome Karen Richard
    1:05 Start of Interview
    2:12 Learning to say no
    3:24 Karen’s journey as a professional no-sayer
    5:05 Selfish is not a bad word
    8:20 3 tips to saying no
    11:05 No is a complete sentence
    12:35 Softening the no
    14:22 Lesson in when you don’t get what you want
    20:00 Treat yourself like a professional
    22:35 Valued services based on cost
    26:15 Saying no to friends and family
    31:45 finding solutions

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    • 40 min

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