The Sakara Life Podcast
Sustainability and the Future of Farming with Jim Livengood
In this episode, we sit down with Sakara farm partner and co-founder of Radicle Farms, Jim Livengood, to discuss the important connection between farming and the food on our plate. Jim walks us through various farming practices and explains the direct impact each has on our environment and future. He also dives into the true meaning of eating organic and why it’s important for consumers to consider how our food is sourced. In sharing his inspiring farming ethos through his work at Radicle Farms, this conversation will encourage you to further evaluate where your food comes from and understand the lasting impact the choices you make as a consumer has on our planet.
Creating Your Dream Life with Jessie De Lowe
In this episode, we sit down with Jessie De Lowe, co-founder of How You Glow and manifestation coach, to discuss the true meaning of manifestation and how the thoughts we think have the power to create our reality. She also explains how we can all hone our energy to make a positive change in our world and uncover our soul’s purpose for achieving lasting fulfillment. Throughout this conversation, we are reminded that in order to continue to grow and shift our reality, we must be radically honest with ourselves.
Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Their Lasting Impact with Dr. Leonardo Trasande
In this fascinating episode, we are joined by Dr. Leonardo Trasande to discuss the role toxic chemicals play in our health and economy. Dr. Trasande is the Director of the Division of Environmental Pediatrics at NYU School of Medicine and the author of Sicker, Fatter, Poorer. Throughout this conversation, he breaks down what endocrine disrupting chemicals are, where they can be found, and how they impact everything from our brain development, metabolic function, and more. Dr. Trasande also explains how our failure to enact safer, stricter policies is not only costing us incredible amounts of money, but significantly increasing our disease and disability rates in the US. Ultimately, this conversation will encourage you to re-examine the products you’re using on a daily basis and empower you to make small, healthier changes (like eating organic) that can support the well-being of you and your household.
The Power of Purpose-Driven Business with John Replogle
In this episode, we sit down with Sakara’s Board Chair, John Replogle, to discuss what it means to be a mission-driven company and how businesses can be powerful change-agents. We share Sakara’s mission and values, and discuss the pivotal role they play in everything we do as a company. John also explains why it’s important for each of us to live a mission-driven life and how we can individually have an impact on the planet. This inspiring conversation will encourage you to not only become a more conscious consumer, but also to find your personal mission and purpose for being here on earth. We wrap up the episode discussing what makes a good leader and why having a growth mindset is critical to our personal and professional success.
Hormonal Intelligence and Healing From Within with Dr. Aviva Romm
In this episode, we bring Sakara’s Science & Advisory Council member, Dr. Aviva Romm, back onto the podcast to discuss her latest book, Hormone Intelligence. We discuss what hormones are and how they act as chemical messengers to unveil the overall health of our body, as they impact everything from our weight, mood, sleep, and more. Dr. Aviva also breaks down the importance of cultivating body and hormone intelligence to begin the journey of self-healing through our nutrition and lifestyle choices. Ultimately, this informative conversation will encourage you to evaluate your inputs, tune into your body, and achieve total wellbeing.
Fertility & Our Bodies Innate Wisdom with Aimee Raupp
In this episode, we sit down with bestselling author and fertility expert, Aimee Raupp, to discuss all things fertility and how we can all achieve optimal health, whether we’re actively looking to conceive or simply want to feel our best. We discuss how important it is for us to foster a healthy environment for our bodies, from the foods we eat, the thoughts we think, and the people we surround ourselves with. Aimee also explains how important it is for each of us to listen to our bodies and honor it’s innate wisdom, trusting that our spirit, timing, and nature will bring forth the miracle of conception. This emotional episode serves as a reminder that it’s so important to sit in the driver’s seat of our health and remember how strongly our emotions impact our total body health.
Uncovering Our Soul’s Purpose with Ainslie Macleod
In one of our most fascinating episodes yet, I sit down with past life psychic, spiritual teacher, and bestselling author, Ainslie Macleod. Ainslie knew he had a rare gift when he was able to predict the next song on the radio or article in next week’s newspaper. He uses his talents to help people discover their life’s purpose -- something he says we all inherently know, he just simply provides a little extra guidance and validation. The process he facilitates is tapping into past lives and connecting with spirit guides. I was shocked when Ainslie revealed Danielle and I’s dramatic past lives and how it has informed our current life, personality, and purpose. Approach this episode with an open mind and you too can find out the secret to finding your soul’s purpose here on earth.
Making Fiber Sexy with Dr. Will Bulsiewicz
Season 1, Ep. 40
In this episode, we welcomed one of our favorite world-renowned gastroenterologists and best-selling authors, Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, to discuss the connection between the food we eat and our gut health. He shares his personal health journey and, in line with the Sakara philosophy, he believes in a fibrous and plant-rich diet and breaks down how crucial it is to our overall health. Dr. Bulsiewicz also explains the science behind why all fiber is not created equal and the role feeding our microbes fiber plays in transforming our gut health. He advocates for intuitively eating nourishing, healing foods rather than restricting and dieting. This episode will encourage you to create healthier lifestyle habits such as introducing a greater variety of plants into your diet, exercising, and eating foods that make you feel joyful.Dr. Bulsiewicz is also the creator of the Plant Fed Gut online course, which is a 7-week educational course to help give people the tools to reverse gut dysbiosis. If you’re interested in learning more about his work, you can sign up for his course here.
The Clean Beauty Frontier with Gregg Renfrew
In this episode, I sit down with Beautycounter’s CEO and founder, Gregg Renfrew to discuss her incredible work as a pioneer of the clean beauty movement and her advocacy work on Capitol Hill. We chat about the need for transparency in the beauty (and food) industry and how so many of the products used on a daily basis contain harmful, endocrine-disrupting ingredients. Gregg shares her “never” list as well as which products are “okay” to use even if they’re not the cleanest. We also talk about the incredible mission behind Beautycounter and her advocacy work, along with some useful tips for women who are aspiring entrepreneurs. This episode will inspire you to not only re-evaluate the products you're using in your daily life, but encourage you to find your purpose in life whether it’s in starting your own company or finding your personal mission and purpose in this world.