In Season 2 of the Wellness Edit podcast, brought to you by Holland & Barrett, host Dr Gemma Newman, also known as The Plant Power Doctor, and author of the book of the same name, will be talking to some of her favourite people in the wellness world about their journeys into this fascinating area, to find out what they've learnt along the way, what they've struggled with, and how they add wellness into their days. During this season guests share their personal stories, thoughts and expertise about topics such as plant-based eating, understanding your emotions, living more sustainably, finding your strength and more.
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The Wellness Edit S02 EP08 – How to find your strength, with Alice Liveing
53:31Alice might not even be 30 yet, but in terms of her work as a health and fitness influencer, she’s been around for years - and in this fantastic final episode, the PT, mega-influencer, best-selling writer and columnist generously shares what she’s learnt with Gemma. Her warm words of wisdom cover topics such as body image and self-doubt, her abusive previous relationship, and how that led her to work as an ambassador for domestic abuse charity Women’s Aid. Now Alice wants us all to find our strength, and thanks to this great episode, along with Alice’s new app of the same name, we just might. This is an essential listen for absolutely anybody interested in wellness. Follow us here https://www.instagram.com/hollandandbarrett/?hl=enhttps://www.instagram.com/plantpowerdoctor/?hl=enhttps://www.hollandandbarrett.com/the-health-hub/podcast/www.womensaid.org.ukFind Alice on Instagram at @aliceliveingGive Me Strength is priced at £16.99 monthly, £45.99 for 3 months, £64.99 for 6 months and £118.99 for a year’s subscription. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Wellness Edit S02 E07 - The joy of a plant-based life, with Rachel Ama
31:16No one conveys the joy of a vegan lifestyle better than author and plant-based recipe creator Rachel Ama. In this lively, feelgood chat the infectious cookbook writer and influencer talks about what got her into vegan food and how her family has influenced this London girl’s unique take, with recipes bursting with flavours that reflect her Caribbean and African roots. She talks about how she manages to do it all with a new baby (the tactics she uses in her new book, One Pot Three Ways might help a little here) and Rachel and Gemma reflect on the joy of small things - such as getting just a few minutes ‘alone time’ in the shower - when you have a new human being to look after. Follow us here https://www.instagram.com/hollandandbarrett/?hl=enhttps://www.instagram.com/plantpowerdoctor/?hl=enhttps://www.hollandandbarrett.com/the-health-hub/podcast/Find Rachel on Insta @rachelama_ and on YouTubeOne Pot: Three Ways, Save time with vibrant versatile vegan recipes, by Rachel Ama is out 26th August 2021. Published by Yellow Kite See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Wellness Edit S02 EP06 – How to get a better understanding of your mental health, with Dr Soph
44:05Dr Soph is one of Instagram’s leading clinical psychologists, with an amazing ability to talk to the Instagram generation about difficult emotions, anxiety, burnout and perfectionism. In this thoughtful conversation with Gemma, Dr Soph talks about how suffering from debilitating panic attacks at the age of 18 has informed her work. Her new book, A Manual for Being Human, distils over 10 years of experience as a practising clinical psychologist into genuinely useful advice that until now has been kept inside therapy rooms and hospitals but that can help us all understand and manage our emotions better. This deep, reflective conversation is full of nuggets and practical advice that will really resonate with anyone who’s human. Follow us here https://www.instagram.com/hollandandbarrett/?hl=enhttps://www.instagram.com/plantpowerdoctor/?hl=enhttps://www.hollandandbarrett.com/the-health-hub/podcast/@_drsophA Manual for Being Human by Dr Sophie Mort, £14.99, Gallery UK See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Wellness Edit S02 EP05 - The power of eating well, with the Medicinal Chef aka Dale Pinnock
49:42This week’s fantastic guest is nutritionist, TV personality and author Dale Pinnock, aka the Medicinal Chef, who shares a small portion of his 26 years of knowledge with us. Dale talks about how suffering from acne as a teenager sparked his passion for nutrition, and Gemma and Dale talk in depth about the power of lifestyle medicine and what a good healthy diet can (and can’t) do for us. Along with Dale’s new book, The Medicinal Chef: Plant-based Diet – how to eat vegan and stay healthy, this is a must for anyone interested in going deep and finding out more about boosting their wellness through food. Follow us here https://www.instagram.com/hollandandbarrett/?hl=enhttps://www.instagram.com/plantpowerdoctor/?hl=enhttps://www.hollandandbarrett.com/the-health-hub/podcast/@themedicinalchefThe Medicinal Chef: Plant-based Diet – How to eat vegan and stay healthy, £20, Hamlynwww.dalepinnock.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Wellness Edit S02 EP04 – Niomi Smart talks about why progress is so much more important than perfection
52:05In this relaxed chat, Niomi talks to Gemma about her journey as a YouTuber and influencer. She remembers starting out in the early days of the channel, and how things on social media have increasingly become much more sophisticated and commercial – and what presenting such a polished perfect image means for our wellbeing. She talks about how she became plant-based, her new natural skincare range, what sustainable living means to her and the power of honest hard work. The overarching positive message? That she’s always learning, and that making progress is more important than trying to get things perfect every time. This is a lovely listen that’ll give you a great dose of feeling good. Follow us here https://www.instagram.com/hollandandbarrett/?hl=enhttps://www.instagram.com/plantpowerdoctor/?hl=enhttps://www.hollandandbarrett.com/the-health-hub/podcast/Instagram @niomismartwww.mysmartskin.co.uk See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Wellness Edit S02 EP03 – The Mac Twins, AKA The Gut Stuff, explain just why your gut health is so important. With help from Holland & Barrett nutritionist Isabel Tarrant
48:55Although we’re increasingly understanding more about the role of our gut health, it’s a pretty complex area and still very much in its infancy. Enter DJs Alana and Lisa Macfarlane (AKA the Mac Twins), founders of The Gut Stuff, who have a unique and funny approach to gut health, making it understandable and accessible to all. In this episode, they share with Gemma how they went from party-loving DJs to wellness gurus and why everyone should know about their own pooing habits. Along with one of our resident experts on the podcast, Holland & Barrett nutritionist Isabel Tarrant, they talk us through fibre, poo and why 30 is the magic number.Follow us herehttps://www.instagram.com/hollandandbarrett/?hl=enhttps://www.instagram.com/plantpowerdoctor/?hl=enhttps://www.hollandandbarrett.com/the-health-hub/podcast/Instagram @thegutstuffwww.thegutstuff.comThe Gut Stuff: an empowering guide to your gut and its microbes by Lisa and Alana McFarlane, £14.99, with a forward by Tim Spector See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Wellness Edit S02 EP02 – Richie Norton talks about how to lift your vibe using simple holistic habits to be happier and healthier
50:36Richie Norton has been called the ‘newest face of wellness’ and in this deep and powerfully honest conversation with Gemma you’ll definitely see why. Richie is the man behind the Vibe Tribe and has a new book out, called Lift Your Vibe, all about simple-to-follow daily rituals that fit into even the busiest schedule – from a one-minute breath exercise, a five minute yoga flow or a delicious 30 minute recipe. But it wasn’t always like this for Richie and he learnt the hard way after injury forced him out of his rugby career just as it was starting and he went into a very dark place. Please be aware that this episode covers some subjects some listeners may find upsetting, including drug use, depression and suicide. If you are affected by any of the issues discussed, you may find this useful https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/Lift Your Vibe: Eat breath and flow to sleep better by Richie Norton (Penguin Life, £16.99)Gemma Newman is the author of The Plant Power Doctor: A Simple Prescription for a Healthier You https://gemmanewman.com/bookFollow us herehttps://www.instagram.com/hollandandbarrett/?hl=enhttps://www.instagram.com/plantpowerdoctor/?hl=enhttps://www.hollandandbarrett.com/the-health-hub/podcast/Richie's Instagram @richienorton_ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Wellness Edit S02 E01 – Ella Mills talks about what a plant-based diet can do for you, your family and the planet
55:10In this chat, Ella Mills, founder of Deliciously Ella, the phenomenally successful plant-based wellness platform, talks to Gemma about how she fits wellness into her day and the issues around health, wellness and sustainability that are firing her up right now. This is a great, honest and passionate conversation that you can’t miss.Ella is an award-winning cookery author and entrepreneur. She started off with the popular website, deliciouslyella.com, before writing the best-selling debut cookbook in the UK. She has since released a further five best-selling books, amassed a social media audience of over three million people. With her husband Matthew, they have created a #1 app and podcast, opened a cafe in London, and launched several ranges of plant-based food products in to over 7,000 stores across the UK. Ella and Matthew recently won the Ernst & Young Rising Star Award at the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in London.Gemma Newman is the author of The Plant Power Doctor: A Simple Prescription for a Healthier You https://gemmanewman.com/bookFollow us here https://www.instagram.com/hollandandbarrett/?hl=enhttps://www.instagram.com/plantpowerdoctor/?hl=enhttps://www.hollandandbarrett.com/podcast/https://www.instagram.com/deliciouslyella/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Wellness Edit [Series 2 Trailer]
0:58In season two of The Wellness Edit podcast by Holland & Barrett, hosted by Dr Gemma Newman: The Plant Power Doctor, we’re talking to different guests who each bring their own unique take on wellness, and how to add it into your day. From Ella Mills and Rachel Ama, to Alice Liveing and Niomi Smart, plus so many more brilliant guests sharing their personal journeys into wellness, their tips, passions and struggles, this isn't to be missed.Gemma Newman is the author of The Plant Power Doctor: A Simple Prescription for a Healthier You https://gemmanewman.com/bookFind out more at hollandandbarrett.com/PodcastFor more health and wellness advice, visit the Health Hub at hollandandbarrett.comAll views are those of our guests and not Holland & Barrett, unless explicitly stated otherwise. Any reference to brands and/or products should not be considered as an endorsement. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Wellness Edit S01 E08 – How to be happier
1:00:13There's no denying that 2020 was a strange and challenging year and a lot of us will be feeling uncertain about our futures. But the good news there is so much we can do to feel happier, even when things are difficult. In this final episode of the series, host Dr Gemma Newman, AKA The Plant Power Doctor, is joined by Owen O'Kane. Owen is a motivational mental health speaker and therapist who specialises in helping people deal with anxiety and stress so that they can live happy lives. He is the Sunday Times best-selling author of Ten To Zen and Ten Times Happier, a guide to letting go of the things that are holding you back. Follow us here https://www.instagram.com/hollandandbarrett/?hl=en https://www.hollandandbarrett.com/podcast/ https://www.instagram.com/owenokaneten/ https://www.instagram.com/plantpowerdoctor/?hl=en The Plant Power Doctor: A Simple Prescription for a Healthier You by Gemma Newman is available to preorder here https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/1120127/the-plant-power-doctor/9781529107746.html See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.