FREEDOM WELLNESS PODCAST
Freedom Wellness Podcast is designed to help women live a life full of health, happiness and of course with a little bit of sass. Dr Jess Naughton (Chiropractor) and Shelley McKenzie (Nutritionist) are here to give you the tools you need to girl boss your life and take control. Tune in every week for a sprinkle of inspiration and to hear the people ‘in the know’ interviewed about ways in which you can live your best and healthiest life.
Jess and Shell are passionate about covering the topics that women (and anyone else who is listening) are faced with everyday. After working alongside each other in practice the same topics kept arising with their clients. So these girls became passionate about making sure there are the resources available for women to seek advice and knowledge about the top issues. This is when Freedom Wellness Podcast was born.
The girls dive into topics such as body image, the effects of social media, hormone health, fad dieting, stress and more. Their mission is to help you gain control of your health. Learning to live a life of abundance, finding your balance, waking up bursting with energy, forming lasting relationships and most importantly loving yourself from the inside out.
We want nothing more than for you to live your happiest most inspired life!
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Episode: 13: Stress Less
Who is living a life in stress mode? Don’t worry you are not alone and to be honest in today's day and age it is hard not to respond to so much of the world in a fight or flight mode. Today on the FWP Shelley and Jess dive into what stress actually is. What stress is doing to your body. What foods can help dampen the stress response and a whole heaps of cheap and effective lifestyle tips you can start implementing today.
Episode 14: The Natural Life with Natural Harry
Natural Harry began as a vintage caravan that sold 100% organic smoothies and raw desserts from, it then evolved into 2 self-published recipe books and most recently a slow fashion & sustainable items boutique and online store. Her approach to health is down-to-earth and being a very multi-passionate person it has lead her in so many different directions. She has just completed her 200h yoga teacher training where she hopes to use this as a way to give back! So today they chat about all things health and how to live a natural well balanced life.
Episode 10: Overcoming Orthorexia
Today on FWP we chat with Monique from Nourish Everday. Monique lived through her early twenties with orthorexia, a disorder that is characterised by an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating and exercise habits. Through the correct mindset, support, and nutrition and exercise habits, she has subsequently overcome this to now live a life of nourishment. She wants to empower others to nourish their body and is passionate about sharing tips on how you can do this.
Episode 11: Finding Motivation to Exercise with Laura Henshaw.
Need extra motivation when it comes to your fitness? Then this is a must listen to. Shelley and Jess are joined by Laura Henshaw. Laura is an Australian model and law student who is making her mark in the health industry with her huge passion for health and fitness. Known for her love of running and helping others make healthy meals and lifestyle choices, Laura has rapidly become one of Australia’s highly sought after health and fitness bloggers. Together with Keep in Cleaner partener Steph Claire Smith, the dynamic duo released their first book Keep It Clean in 2015, and soon after their program Keep It Cleaner and healthy product range.
Episode 12: The Healthy Live with Jessica Sepel
Jess has been on a rollercoaster health journey ever since she was 14. Jumping onto the diet wheel, obsessing over her weight and having an unhealthy relationship with her food, mind and body. This lead her to studying Nutrition Medicine, release two beautiful health books, a vitamin range and a health app. Now Jess leads and helps others with her gentle and well balanced approach to nutrition, health and wellbeing. She is all about living the balanced life so today that is what the girls chat about. It’s one thing to want to do it, but how do we actually achieve it?
Episode 7: Sustainable Living
Sustainable living has become one of the hottest topics in the wellness space and for good reason. Today we bring on Jake from Coconut Bowls to dive deeper into this topic and how just one person can make such a big environmental difference to the greater good. No doubt if you are on Instagram you have seen many amazing creations in these simple yet beautiful bowls which are made out of coconut shells. Not only has Jakes company started a movement throughout the social media world, but is impacting the environment in amazing ways.
Episode 8: Find Your Inner Fulfilment & Mastery Your Destiny
Today we are joined by Stephanie Rice, 3 time olympic gold medalist, mentor and entrepreneur. Steph has co- authored her own book ‘The Art of Wellness,’ and now mentors beautiful people from around the world. Her passion is to share her wealth of knowledge & insights in order to positively impact other people lives & inspire them to be the best they can be. Today we chat all about mindset, why it’s important to have a vision, how to gain internal gratification and how to set achievable goals.
Episode 9: Boost Your Immune System Naturally
Who else is feeling the cold? Yep we hear you. So today on the podcast we are sharing with you the tips and tricks you need to know to keep your immune system strong and healthy this Winter. The best part is most of the tips are free!
- Learn why having a cold is a sign of good health.
- Learn how to get the medicinal properties you need out of your food.
- How certain lifestyle strategies can keep you healthy.
- And more!
Episode 6: Nourishment Over Punishment
This week on the FWP we are excited to interview Sally O'Neil from The Fit Foodie. Sally is a self confessed fitness and health food lover. The girls dive into Sallys journey from weight loss to orthorexia, to how she found balance in her life. The Fit Foodie blog is a hub for all things healthy, fit, stylish, and inspirational. Sal shares her passion for wellbeing and fitness, and says her “mission is to give you the information and inspiration to feel nourished and happy.” So in this episode learn how to naturally lose weight, and nourish your body over punishing your body.
Episode 4: Ellie Bell from The Collective Elite
Sometimes we have the best intentions to begin an exercise program, but as life gets in the way unfortunately this can be an element of one's health that keeps getting pushed aside. Ellie Bell from the Collective Elite today shares what she calls the four pillars of health and gives you the tools you need to start somewhere.
Episode 5: To coffee or not?
This weeks episode of Freedom Wellness Podcast we dive into What’s With Coffee! ⠀
All the facts about what coffee does to our bodies, when is the best time to drink coffee, when it’s time to detox, and some alternatives for when you need a break. Don’t worry we LOVE our coffee and definitely won’t be telling you to stop it all together
Episode 1: Meet Shelley & Jess
Today Shelley and Jess go into detail about there individual health journeys and why creating a podcast was so important to them. Hear what they are wanting to achieve with the podcast and get excited for some of the amazing guests they have coming on the show to chat about all things health and wellness.
Episode 2: Jasmine Fitzgibbon
From chronic fatigue to bursting with energy! Are you feeling tired and fatigued? Shelley and Jess know how frustrating and in some cases debilitation that can be so this episode is dedicated to overcoming fatigue. In this episode Shelley and Jess chat to Jasmine Fitzgibbon. Jasmine has gone from “overworked to undernourished,” suffering from glandular fever, chronic fatigue, gut issues and more, to bursting with energy daily. Tune in to hear how she does it.
Episode 3: Kim Morrison from Twenty8 Essentials
This week Shelley and Jess interview Kim Morrison from Twenty8 Essential Oils and Up For A Chat Podcast. They discuss why natural skincare is important for your health, and how you can transition easily, and effectively from generic brands to nourishing natural ones. Tune in to learn why, and how natural is the only way to go when it comes to any products your putting on your skin, in your body, or in your home.