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Tangible tips and simple steps for health, wellness, self improvement and more! Host and wellness expert Hope Pedraza is combining her fitness and wellness expertise along with inspirational interviews from leading health and wellness experts, as well as inspirational leaders to inspire you to improve your life and live with purpose!

Hopeful and Wholesome Hope Pedraza

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 37 Ratings

Tangible tips and simple steps for health, wellness, self improvement and more! Host and wellness expert Hope Pedraza is combining her fitness and wellness expertise along with inspirational interviews from leading health and wellness experts, as well as inspirational leaders to inspire you to improve your life and live with purpose!

    How to get better sleep

    How to get better sleep

    Sleep is such a touchy subject. Lots of people have opinions about it and how little you need, but this is just a bunch of BS. Fact is, you DO need sleep, and you DO need 7-9 hours each night for an optimal amount of recovery, renewal, and reset.  This is for your brain and your cells to rebuild and repair. 


    In this episode, I'm talking about why you need adequate sleep and how get BETTER sleep! The quality and the quantity are both crucial. Take notes and happy zzzzz'!


    If you want to chat more about what's affecting your sleep or any other aspect of your health, click HERE to hop on a free discovery call to see if I can help! 

    • 15 min
    Using science to make changes in our health and break unhealthy patterns with Matty Lansdown

    Using science to make changes in our health and break unhealthy patterns with Matty Lansdown

    Want to know the connection between science and your health habits? You’re about to learn today!


    On this show today, I’m talking with Matty Lansdown.  Matty is a scientist, a nutritional therapist and nutrition coach who works with women to help them gain control over their own health and take empowered health decisions.  In this episode, we get super sciency and how we can use science to make changes in our health and break unhealthy patterns.  Get ready for some serious takeaways from Matty, this one is full of nuggets!


     


    Highlights from the episode:


    What role genetics and genetic expression actually have in our health

    How we can take control of our genes

    The relationship between the thoughts we think and our own health

    How we can change the neurons in our brain to change behaviors

    How our family medical history affects us (or does it?)

    The link between obesity and disease

    Ways to break the patterns and create new habits


     


    Resources:


    https://mattylansdown.com/


    https://www.instagram.com/mattylansdown 


    https://www.facebook.com/mattylansdown


    https://www.facebook.com/groups/busymotherscollective/

    • 39 min
    Why You Should Care About Your Thyroid

    Why You Should Care About Your Thyroid

    While it may not be the most exciting thing to talk about, your thyroid is important! Do you know how many parts of your body are affected by your thyroid? Or how many parts of your body actually affect your thyroid and its function? I'm diving into thyroid health this month and giving you a sneak peek into my masterclass that is happening on November 18, The Truth About Your Thyroid and Thyroidism.  The link to this free masterclass is below!


     


    If you're looking for a functional approach to deal with your thyroid issues and want to see how I can help, schedule a quick chat with me to talk about your health.


    https://calendly.com/hopefulandwholesome/discoverycall 


     


    Join the free masterclass!


    https://offers.hopefulandwholesome.com/thyroid-workshop 


     

    • 13 min
    Cleaning up your emotional pantry with Ana Vucetic

    Cleaning up your emotional pantry with Ana Vucetic

    Ana Vucetic is a Psychologist, Certified Wellness Coach, Founder of “Balanced by Ana” and mother of 2 beautiful boys. Driven by her own health struggles by yo-do dieting and low self-esteem around her body and weight – Ana now is on a mission to help women feel comfortable in their bodies and stop the endless dieting cycles. She helps achieve a balanced approach to life and wellness by helping cleaning your emotional pantry not kitchen’s.


     


    On today’s episode,  we dive into all things psychology of why we eat and what our emotions have to do with what we eat, our body weight and how we respond to food and “dieting”.


     


     


    Highlights from the episode:


    What is emotional eating

    What our emotions have to do with the food we eat

    Some psychological reasons you can’t lose weight

    How to deal with emotional triggers that affect your weight loss journey

    How we can ease and balance our instinctive responses to emotional triggers by understanding where they stem from

    How we can understand better what is hunger and what is cravings

    Listening to the signals that your body gives you and interpreting them the correct way in order to know how to react in ways that aren’t going to be hurtful for your health

    Some ways we can change our mindset around food and about our bodies

    Some steps we can take to make sustainable changes with our health rather than the roller coaster


     


    Resources:


    https://www.balancedbyana.com/ 


    https://www.facebook.com/balancedbyana

    • 37 min
    Back to School, Back to Health Week 4: Nurture Your Body

    Back to School, Back to Health Week 4: Nurture Your Body

    This is part 4 in my 4 part wellness series, Back to School, Back to Health from this month to give you the tools to reclaim your health, your energy and your vitality.


    In this month long series, we dove into 4 aspects of your health and wellness so you can know your body, repair your body, nourish your body, and nurture your body.  In this episode, I present the training from Week 4.  This training is all about nurturing the body.  Nurturing your holistic wellness journey means that you’re on a path of continuous learning.  And REAL nourishment also comes with community.  We’ll cover these aspects this week as well as how you can create this community to keep you on your path!   I’ve got also got a HUGE exciting announcement that I know you’re going to love!  


     


    If you want to watch the whole training video and get the accompanying PDF’s click HERE to get in! https://offers.hopefulandwholesome.com/back-to-health


     


    Click the link to become a founding member of my brand new membership, The Wholesome Life, doors close on October 1!


    https://offers.hopefulandwholesome.com/the-wholesome-life-member

    • 16 min
    Back to School, Back to Health Wellness Series Week 3: Nourish Your Body

    Back to School, Back to Health Wellness Series Week 3: Nourish Your Body

    This is part 3 in my 4 part wellness series, Back to School, Back to Health from this month to give you the tools to reclaim your health, your energy and your vitality.


     


    In this month long series, we dove into 4 aspects of your health and wellness so you can know your body, repair your body, nourish your body, and nurture your body.  In this episode, I present the training from Week 3.  This training is about nourishing the body.  Nourish your body also means nourishing your mind, and we’re putting the holistic equation together this week.  We’ll be talking all things mind and body and how your mind TOTALLY affects what goes on in your body.  This week comes with mindfulness practices and prompts to get you started with your own mindfulness practice. 


     


    If you want to watch the whole training video and get the accompanying PDF’s click HERE to get in! https://offers.hopefulandwholesome.com/back-to-health


     


    And use this link to become a founding member of The Wholesome Life, doors are open now through September 30!


    https://offers.hopefulandwholesome.com/the-wholesome-life

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

Jenae0916 ,

Beautifully done

This is wonderfully produced and beautifully done! What a great uplifting podcast!

Jake Gallen ,

Love the direction

Interesting show without a motivational undertone. Hope is alive and well!

Jeanie C. ,

So Much Hope!

I am blown away with this Podcast! First episode made me laugh and even tear up. Such inspiring stories!

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