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.
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
Willpower Doesn’t Work. Here’s What To Do Instead To Live A Healthier Life
Despite popular belief, willpower is NOT something you should rely on when attempting to cultivate a healthy lifestyle.
Willpower is fleeting, limited, and in some cases, self-sabotaging. In this episode, I'm sharing exactly why we should not solely focus on will when building healthy habits and what to do instead.
How our willpower gets depleted The link between willpower and self-image The SHOCKING truth about how willpower reliance keeps us stuck Tips for building a healthy habit when willpower is lacking The attitude you need to cultivate to achieve your health goals How working on your beliefs and self-identify will improve your success
If you frequently struggle to stay on track and resist temptation, this episode will be an absolute GAMECHANGER!
Full episode notes: https://drkimfoster.com/161
4 Intermittent Fasting Myths
Is it ok to skip breakfast? Can intermittent fasting slow your metabolism? Will you lose muscle from fasting? Will IF cause my body stress?
These are all common concerns of people considering intermittent fasting for the first time. And if you google these questions, you will find a LOT of contrasting information!
So what is the truth? Is intermittent fasting safe, or are there risks you should be aware of?
In this episode, I'm exploring the four most common intermittent fasting myths to reveal what science says about them.
The SHOCKING truth about the common belief that breakfast is non-negotiable The weight loss method responsible for slowing metabolism (proven by science) How to increase muscle mass while fasting The effect intermittent fasting has on your body and cortisol levels So stop googling yourself into a rabbit hole, take a breather, and hit play for the TRUTH about intermittent fasting!
Full episode notes: https://drkimfoster.com/160
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.