14 episodes

Do This, Feel Better offers tips about simple things you can do to feel better during these crazy times. Longtime radio host and author Jay Nachlis shares what he's learned in his own personal journey, which include a major career change, raising a child with special needs, and battles with depression and anxiety. This is self-care from the perspective of real people, dealing with the difficult realities of life, every day.

Do This, Feel Better Jay Nachlis

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Do This, Feel Better offers tips about simple things you can do to feel better during these crazy times. Longtime radio host and author Jay Nachlis shares what he's learned in his own personal journey, which include a major career change, raising a child with special needs, and battles with depression and anxiety. This is self-care from the perspective of real people, dealing with the difficult realities of life, every day.

    Episode 14 | My Dog Daisy

    Episode 14 | My Dog Daisy

    2021 was an unsettling year for many of us. We were still in throws of the Covid-19 pandemic, and that year two of our Shetland Sheepdogs, Thisby and Harley, crossed over to the Rainbow Bridge within a few months of each other. But through that process, we learned a new compassionate way to say goodbye. Now, we've got new energy in the house with a very rambunctious pooch.

    • 16 min
    Episode 13 | An Open, Honest Conversation With My Son

    Episode 13 | An Open, Honest Conversation With My Son

    In the final episode of Season 1, host Jay Nachlis interviews his son Teddy. This episode features a transparent look into often serious challenges the teenager has faced over the last decade, told from his perspective.This raw, yet heartwarming discussion will take you behind the scenes of impactful moments in Teddy's life. This includes the early signs of difficulties with school; nightmarish teasing that started the second day of middle school; the first diagnosis of autism; the incident that led to wilderness therapy and residential treatment; and how things are going as a freshman in high school.Parents with children that have emotional and learning challenges will hear stories that sound familiar, get examples of strategies that have worked, and learn more about the hard work that has resulted in improving each member of the family and the relationships between them.  jAiEV3xlcg3TUFgnO2n5

    • 20 min
    Episode 12 | The Energy Bus

    Episode 12 | The Energy Bus

    During a particularly challenging period in his work and home life, Jay Nachlis went to Google to search for inspirational books, and found "The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy" by Jon Gordon.Jay went to the park and was so taken by the story he finished the book in just a few hours. The lessons learned in "The Energy Bus" inspired Jay to take a hard look at the negative energy he was putting out, the negative energy he was getting in return, and to employ strategies to look at things in a new light. 

    • 5 min
    Episode 11 | Reinvention: A Conversation with Kevin Kolbe

    Episode 11 | Reinvention: A Conversation with Kevin Kolbe

    Do This, Feel Better host Jay Nachlis and Kevin Kolbe discovered they had a shared affection for the TV show "24" with Keifer Sutherland 17 years ago, and worked on multiple promotional campaigns together when Jay was working in radio and Kevin was working in television.After decades working for the same company as Creative Services Director, Kevin was laid off and had to make a decision. Ultimately, Kevin chose reinvention - he started his own business and learned a swath of new skills, including how to best use video and social media to market himself. 2020 has put many in unexpected "transitions". If you've ever considered reinvention, this episode is for you.

    • 23 min
    Episode 10 | 35 Years of Friendship with my Big Brother

    Episode 10 | 35 Years of Friendship with my Big Brother

    In 1985, Marty McFly traveled back in time 30 years to 1955 to meet his parents. 1985 was also the year that Do This, Feel Better host Jay Nachlis was matched with Kris Nergaard as his Big Brother by Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area. In a very special 10th episode of Do This Feel Better, Jay and Kris celebrate 35 years of friendship by taking a trip down memory lane. You'll hear the story of how they were matched, and why it almost didn't happen; how Kris adopted Jay's best friend Deion as his second Little Brother; the traditional birthday celebration that doesn't always happen on birthdays; and the heartwarming story of how a Big Brother's positive influence on a shy child helped shape him into the man he is today.Learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters of America at www.bbbs.org.

    • 20 min
    Episode 9 | Leading With Empathy

    Episode 9 | Leading With Empathy

    There's no handbook for life, parenting, and relationships.  But if there's one communication skill everyone should learn, it's "leading with empathy."In this episode, host Jay Nachlis explains how implementing changes in words and tone can positively influence your communication and relationships. 

    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

CC_Babi ,

We all need to feel better these days!

Times have been tough, so I am really looking forward to this show. I love the theme song too!!

xcrunner1800 ,

Such a helpful show

These topics can help you improve your life so easily. A must listen!

Back in Time Podcast ,

Fun New Show!

Really enjoy the premise of the show, definitely give it a listen!!

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