In the Wellness Project we unpack what wellness really means, with conversations and solo episodes designed to help you live a healthy, beautiful, vibrant life. Hosted by Dr. Kim Foster, MD-turned-coach, wellness expert, and entrepreneur, the show is about helping you cut through the confusion and overwhelm and finding the simple habits that actually fit your lifestyle. Whether you’re building a business so you can create true freedom for yourself, or you’re seeking the tools and strategies that will help you finally achieve your own personal health goals, you’re in the right place. Each week you’ll hear expert advice, inspiring stories, and practical tips that will help you feel better, follow your purpose, and master the art of living well.
Upgrade Your Life In 2024
This is NOT another New Year resolution-setting podcast episode!
I know that at this time of year, you’re being inundated with content on setting resolutions and goals.
But did you know that over 80% of New Year resolutions fail?
So, in this episode, we’re taking a different, more unconventional outlook on upgrading your life in 2024.
Rather than sharing vague goal-setting strategies, we’re getting to the core of personal growth.
The reason why your goals and resolutions have failed in the past The two concepts you MUST focus on to bring true transformation into your life How having solid values determines your self-identify How to overcome limiting beliefs by upgrading your standards Why setting firm boundaries is crucial to stepping into your power So, if you’re ready to try a fresh, out-of-the-box approach to personal transformation, hit play now!
Full episode notes: https://drkimfoster.com/167
Intermittent Fasting and Women’s Hormones
Have you heard bad things about intermittent fasting for women? Do you want to try it but worry it will mess up your hormones?
As an MD and long-term IF practitioner, I can tell you that intermittent fasting CAN be incredibly beneficial for women as well as men.
Due to fluctuating hormones, we ladies do have to take a more mindful and flexible approach to fasting.
In this episode, I'm explaining how to do just that.
The key differences in fasting between men and women The top benefits of IF for women How hormone fluctuations can alter your fasting experience How to adjust your IF method during the different phases of your menstrual cycle Intermittent fasting isn't dangerous or complicated when you understand the basics around women's hormones.
So, if you're an experienced IF practitioner or looking to get started, press play now to learn how to fast correctly as a woman.
Full episode notes: https://drkimfoster.com/166
Doctor Explains How to Break Bad Habits (That Are Ruining Your Health)
Have you been trying to cut out sugar for what feels like forever? Do you battle with yourself every evening to resist the tempting wine in your fridge?
Breaking negative health habits can feel disheartening, frustrating, and sometimes downright impossible.
But while it is undoubtedly challenging (and for a scientific reason), it is totally doable - if you know how.
In this episode, I'm sharing the 5-step process I've personally followed AND successfully coached my clients through to break bad health habits for good.
Why setting a goal is NOT the first step, and what you should prioritize instead How the way you frame your goals can affect the likelihood of success How to fill the void left by a bad habit (and why this is crucial) The power of making small, incremental changes Effective mindset techniques you can use to stay on track When and how to seek support So, are you ready to finally take control of your health and overcome those bad habits? Press play NOW!
Full episode notes: https://drkimfoster.com/165
How to Create Freedom with a Side Hustle
Burnout is like a disease that slowly drains every last drop of your energy.
It’s easy to get caught up in the fight, trying harder and harder to stay in control.
But what if, instead, you could pause, re-evaluate, and see it as a catalyst for change?
In this episode, I’m revisiting my experience with burnout and sharing the 3 steps I took to go from a burned-out doctor to a fulfilled wellness coach.
The self-reflection tools you can use to work through your feelings and acknowledge your burnout The power of seeking support Ways to reconnect with your passion (or find a new one) Why you should build a side hustle rather than quit your job straight away The 4 things you should focus on when creating your new business So, if you’re ready to leap out of the corporate world and into a life of freedom, press play NOW!
Full episode notes: https://drkimfoster.com/164
Unconventional Ways To Break Through A Weight Loss Plateau
Have you been losing weight steadily, but now, it has suddenly stalled?
If so, you're likely experiencing what is known as a "weight loss plateau."
It's not as scary as it sounds, I promise. And once you understand what causes it, overcoming it isn't too tricky.
In this episode, I'm explaining:
What a weight loss plateau is - and why it can be a good thing The first thing to do when you encounter a plateau The attitude you need to cultivate to overcome it How to identify and move past the mental blocks keeping you stuck Press play NOW to discover my proven 3-step process and say goodbye to all confusion, frustration, or discouragement around weight loss plateaus!
Full episode notes: https://drkimfoster.com/163
Should I Take Vitamins? MD Advice On The Best Supplements For Women
Wondering if vitamins are really worth it and which ones you should take?
Then press play NOW!
In this episode, I draw from my knowledge as a family doctor of 20 years to banish your overwhelm and confusion around supplements.
What supplements are for and what they are NOT for The best supplement for boosting brain power The vitamin that almost half the population is deficient in! The number one anti-aging supplement A common deficiency in women - which may be causing your fatigue and low mood How probiotics impact much more than our gut health Factors to consider when choosing a supplement Tips for correct dosing And much more!
Full episode notes: https://drkimfoster.com/162
I love this podcast!
I’m a pharmacist-turning-health coach & there is so much valuable and practical information!
I’ve been a health coach for nearly 5 years. A few months ago, I began working on the business instead of just in the business. This podcast with it’s amazing guests, Kim’s information and kindness have been instrumental in helping me. Thank you Dr. Kim!!
Def worth a listen!
Kim is such a warm, welcoming host and I enjoy listening to her episodes. They are filled with such great, practical advice. Highly recommend.