Confused about health and wellness? Each week we interview an expert to bring a little inspiration to your life - from gut health to mental health and anxiety, how to make sustainable changes, finding happiness, what happens to our brains when we exercise, skincare 101, dealing with stress, veganism and the environment and so much more.
Hosted by Ella Mills, the founder of Deliciously Ella, this podcast brings you open, honest conversation around mental and physical health.
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Understanding Anxiety, Depression and Mental Health
30:04Ella and guest, Karl Deisseroth on understanding anxiety, depression and mental health. From the depths of human emotion to why the science can expand our empathy and connectivity; why our view of mental health needs updating; the hidden realms of the mind and the ways in which we can expand our connectivity.Karl Deisseroth - Connections: A Story of Human Feeling See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Why Calories Don’t Count
30:09Why calorie-counting simply doesn’t stack up, with Giles Yeo. We ask: are all calories equal; what’s the connection between calories and weight loss; and are foods with fewer calories automatically better for you? A debunk of every calorie myth, why we need a fundamental restructure of the food system and whether we really can be healthy at every size. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Mindfulness, Meditation and Easing Stress
43:55Michael James Wong on how to bring mindfulness into your day, ways to let go of stress and expectation, redefining happiness and the benefits of slowing down. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Food As Medicine
27:16Tim Spector, a world expert on gut health, reveals the at-home blue muffin test that’ll help you understand how healthy your gut is, why food is medicine and how to improve our health.To get involved, visit www.bluepoopchallenge.com/deliciouslyella See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
How to Optimise Your Health
39:53Is wellness to prescriptive and how can we optimise our individual health? We talk about understanding and optimising your hormones, the concept of happiness as a chemical concept, the role of stress and sleep, quick ways to boost your wellbeing, unlocking your potential and creating more self-compassion with Amy Thomson, founder of Moody.Amy Thomson: Moody See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Building Exceptional Relationships
36:08We talk to Stanford lecturers David Bradford and Carole Robin about the six characteristics of an exceptional relationship and their relevance to all relationships in our lives from friends to family and colleagues. We look at how to shift out relationships along the continuum towards exceptions, how to foster interpersonal mindfulness, the importance of becoming both more curious and more vulnerable and the role of technology. David Bradford and Carole Robin: Connect See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Plant-Based Diets for Children
52:55Everything you need to know about raising plant-based children from protein to calcium, iron, fat, carbohydrates, omega 3, milk, B12, vitamin D and so much more. With dieticians Whitney and Alex from Plant Based Juniors. Alexandra Caspero & Whitney English - Plant-Based Baby & Toddler See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Happiness, Change and Emotional Resilience
44:04Renowned psychotherapist Julia Samuel talks about learning to face our difficulties with self-compassion, expectation versus reality, the relationship between happiness and change, escapism and building a strong foundation with her eight pillars of strength. Julia Samuel This Too Shall Pass See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
How to Supercharge Your Brain
33:08This week we’re looking at the practical advise on how to maximise, nurture and sustain your brain health with Professor James Goodwin, a leading expert on brain health. From managing stress levels to why meditation and yoga make your brain glow, the impact of intermittent fasting, how exercise creates new brain cells, the impact of sleep, of gut health and that cognitive decline is not inevitable. Professor James Goodwin Supercharge Your Brain See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Adam Grant on Creating a Successful Mindset
39:46This week we’re talking to psychologist Adam Grant about upgrading your mindset; looking at the culture of failure, the importance of rethinking and keeping an open mind, how to create constructive dialogue, whether to follow our gut instinct and why ignorance isn’t such a bad thing. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.