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In this episode of the Balancing Chaos podcast, Kelley and Chad interview Dawn Russell, founder of 8Greens, a company that provides easy ways to incorporate more plant-based foods into your diet. Dawn Russell is a health advocate, entrepreneur, mother, wife and former model. In 2015 she founded the 8G company ( which produces effervescent tablets that contain a mix of 8 important greens in a way that tastes great and is easy to use. Dawn details her 4-year journey around the world (post her cancer diagnosis) seeking alternative treatments the ultimately led to 8Greens. She also shares the keys to becoming a successful entrepreneur, how she channeled her health struggles into motivation, and her mission to help others improve their health and well-being through simple diet and lifestyle changes. The conversation also touches on the challenges Dawn faced along the way and how she built a successful business while staying true to her values- specifically, an absolute obsession with building the best product. If you’re looking for a place to get started with health and wellness and it all feels too overwhelming, don’t give up, this episode is for you! To connect with Dawn click HERETo connect with Kelley click HERECheck out 8Greens HERE
In this week's episode, Chad and Kelley get the esteemed pleasure of interviewing internationally renowned physician, scientist, and author William W. Li, MD. Dr. Li is an internationally renowned Harvard-trained medical doctor, researcher, and president and a founder of the Angiogenesis Foundation. His groundbreaking work has impacted more than seventy diseases including cancer, diabetes, blindness, heart disease, and obesity. His infamous TED Talk, "Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?" has garnered more than eleven million views. In this episode, we discuss his newest book "Eat to Beat Your Diet, Burn Fat, Heal Your Metabolism, and Live Longer" which debunks the widespread confusion around food, dieting and metabolism. In this fascinating episode we cover the new science around metabolic health, the harmful effects of fat, the impact of inflammation on our metabolism, the true healing power of food and the truths about metabolism as we age. He also explains answers the age old question "Can you actually improve your metabolism?" If you've been thinking about doing a cleanse or diet program for summer, this is the perfect show for you because it will change your whole perspective! To connect with Dr. William Li click HERETo connect with Kelley click HERE
Nikki Soohoo is an actress, philanthropist, life coach, mentor, motivational speaker and fitness enthusiast. She has been featured in critically acclaimed movies and shows such as The Lovely Bones and Grey's Anatomy.  In this episode, Nikki shares her journey of moving away from her father's company to a life that felt authentic to her. We discuss the all too often overwhelming challenges of stepping away from the life that was expected of you, into the life that was meant for you. In this episode we discuss finding Your Passion and Balancing Life, the importance of slow, steady growth in pursuing your dreams, prioritizing self-care and relationships for a fulfilling life, reframing success and happiness and wind-down routines and gratitude practices for a joyful life.To connect with Niki click HERETo connect with Kelley click HERE
In this week's episode, Kelley brings on entrepreneur, speaker and writer Marie Forleo. Through her award-winning show MarieTV and The Marie Forleo Podcast, world-class online training programs, a #1 New York Times bestselling book and an audience in 195 countries, Marie helps people like you dream big and back it up with meaningful action. In this episode, we discuss the importance of tuning into one's intuition and developing a personal roadmap for decision-making. Through introspection and reflection on past experiences, individuals can identify the physical and mental cues that guide them towards making wise choices. Topics we cover are: discuss finding your passion and making it profitable, getting in touch with your intuition and tangible tools of doing so, how our phones get in the way of our ability to channel intuition, why comparing ourselves to other people is so problematic for our mental and physical health. Also discussed are fear based mindsets, being intentional about life goals, and why rest is such a critical element of success.To connect with Marie click HERETo connect with Kelley click HERE
In this episode of the Balancing Chaos podcast, hosts Chad and Kelley interview Jamie Graber, a transformational life coach who works with the subconscious mind to create change. Ultimately, Jamie helps people see themselves in a new light and leave behind stories they've been telling themselves for so long. She talks about how being a projector in human design allows her to see people's essence and ask questions that shift their perspective. As perspective is so paramount to outcomes, controlling your own thoughts and preconceived notions is truly the first step to pursuing your personal and professional goals. In this episode we discuss surrendering to outcomes, comfort vs. familiarity, manifesting your future self, and controlling the subconscious mind as a mechanism to creating a fulfilling future. Being self honest is one of the hardest things to master, but if done correctly, is the catalyst for a changes in relationships, personal life and business. Join us for an amazing episode that is sure to inspire!To connect with Jamie click HERETo connect with Kelley click HERETo get on the waitlist for Kelley and Jamie's Summer Program click HERETo join Jamie's Business Mastermind click HERE
 On this episode, Dr. Alejandro Younger, a cardiologist, pioneer in functional medicine, 3x NYT bestseller and author of "CLEAN 7," shares his journey from traditional cardiologist to holistic healer. When Dr. Junger, was a young adult undergoing his medical training, he went through what too many people often experience: multiple, seemingly unrelated yet compounding, health issues. He soon found himself in a chaotic state of being over-medicated, unimproved, and totally out of balance with the natural rhythms of his own body. With an intuition that an undetermined cause lay at the root, he set out on a journey to find a better solution to his myriad of ailments. Eager to find an answer, he cast aside typical boundaries between Eastern versus Western medicine and ancient wisdom versus modern science. In this episode, he discusses the importance of detoxification and how his program can reset the body and improve mental clarity- not to mention drastically increase life expectancy. Dr. Junger also discusses his perspective on the appropriate diet, the challenges of being a vegan, intermittent fasting and detoxification, and the overwhelming importance of intestinal health. To connect with Dr. Junger click HERETo connect with Kelley click HERE
For this week's episode, join Kelley and Chad for a solo episode on many of the questions our listeners have been asking about. In this segment, we discuss a few different hot topics that we've over time changed our outlook on that have truly transformed our lives (both personally and as a couple). First we discuss our candid thoughts on social media, our personal relationships with our own phones and the sometimes tenuous relationship our kids have with technology. From there, we dive into our thoughts on alcohol and how life with less (or none at all) of it has made an impact on the way we feel physically, our careers and social interaction. Finally, Kelley and Chad offer up tips on how to make a relationship stronger and what we do to maintain a healthy marriage amidst the chaos of two working parents who are starting a family. To connect with Kelley click HERE
In part two of this two-part series, Chad and Kelley take a deep dive into Oliver's upbringing and his near death attack that altered his life forever (and he has never before spoken about publicly).  Join us as he discusses his unusual upbringing in the U.K, and the lifelong battle of dealing with the trauma that ultimately shapes who we are, and how we show up in the world.  The majority of the episode is devoted to him discussing the senseless hate crime that almost killed him and how he went through a process of neurofeedback and therapy to finally remember the details that he had so long suppressed. Like so many of us, Oliver for years held deep rooted trauma that was stuck in his psyche and outlines how he learned to ultimately let go of the trauma and forgive those who were involved. Tune into this beautiful episode of despair, forgiveness and triumph, detailing the intricate details of a man who quite literally rose from rock bottom to become the beautiful man he is today. For Part I click HERETo connect with Oliver click HERETo connect with Kelley click HERE
Today Kelley and Chad sit down with health mogul, entrepreneur and actor, Oliver Trevena. Oliver was raised in the public eye since the age of four- being born and raised in East Sussex, England and becoming a Theatre actor & Ballet dancer at a young age. Since then, he has starred in movies including “Wire Room” with Bruce Willis, “The Rising Hawk” with Robert Patrick and recently “Plane” with Gerard Butler. He also stars in the upcoming “Bricklayer” with Aaron Eckhart & just wrapped production as the lead in “Paradox Effect” alongside Harvey Keitel & Olga Kurylenko. And while he has no plans to end his acting career, he also has become a multi passionate entrepreneur investing in multiple companies in the health and wellness space like Caliwater, Dogpound gyms and Vitalredlight. We love how passionate Oliver is about his health and how he uses a myriad of different tools as forms of self care and to improve his mental health. In this episode we talk to Oliver about the pressures of living in Hollywood and the lifestyle of being an actor, the practices he uses to stay mentally and physically healthy after years of trying to mask mental health issues, how to choose the right investments in entrepreneurship and so much more.To connect with Oliver click HERETo connect with Kelley click HEREFor Oliver's Meditation click HERE
In todays episode, Kelley and Chad talk to inspirational mega-influencer and entrepreneur Koya Webb. In this episode, we discuss trusting more, controlling less, and self connection based on her personal journey. Going from an injured professional athlete to a published author, to a holistic health coach to a wellness entrepreneur, Koya Webb has made some pretty incredible transformations through mindset shifts and intentional action. Now, Koya is a a celebrity yoga teacher, an international speaker, and partner to some of the biggest personal development and wellness brands in the world & created the Get Loved Up University that transforms the lives of thousands every day. In this episode we discuss Koya’s personal journey, how trust and surrender play such a big role in being able to manifest greatness, intuitive eating and listening to your hunger, how processed food is designed to be addictive and how to optimize your schedule for better mental health.To connect with Koya click HERETo connect with Kelley click HEREFor Koya's Book click HERE
Today we learned so much through our conversation with organization expert and influencer Jessica Haizman. Jessica is a wife, mother, home maker and efficiency expert. She had transformed her life from one where the people closest to her would have never deemed her as “organized” to now ensuring that every area of her life functions as optimally as possible as a result of planning and forethought. In this episode we talk to Jessica all about how to keep your home clean and organized and the impact that will have on your mental state, managing overwhelm by taking an honest look at how you’re spending your time, quick tips for staying organized with little ones, the importance of time blocking and how to get started and toxic products: why it’s so important to make the swaps and how you can make purchasing easier. This is a great episode for anyone looking to better organize their life and time with tangible tips on how to get more efficient today!To connect with Jessica click HERETo connect with Kelley click HEREFor Jessica's PDFs click HERE
In this episode Chad and Kelley talk to reality TV star turned doula Elizabeth Sandoz. If you’re someone who is thinking about conception or you’re already pregnant and you’re looking for more knowledge and to understand what all of your options are in the labor and delivery process, this episode is for you. No one size fits all approach but really covering the spectrum of birthing options from being at home with a midwife to being in the hospital with a doctor and the pros and cons of each option. Elizabeth is a birth doula, a coach, a mom and the host of the Miraculous Mamas podcast. In this episode we discuss: creating a birth plan that feels right for you, the many decisions to make during the birthing process, how to advocate for yourself in an empowered way in medical setting if something doesn’t feel right , epidurals - the pros and cons, postpartum recovery, mental health and healing and how to social media and screen time in an effort to be present for family and what really matters.To connect with Elizabeth click HERETo connect with Kelley click HERE 
This week on the Balancing Chaos Podcast, we welcome back Ken Coleman- America’s Career Coach, the #1 best selling author of The Proximity Principal and host of the Ken Coleman Show. If you haven’t yet listened to part one with Ken (Episode 27), we highly recommend going back and hearing his discussion with Chad and Kelley about knowing when your job isn’t right for you, taking a leap of faith and following that with a data driven approach to rediscover your passion and your skill set.In that past episode, Chad had just quit his job with a bit of uncertainty about what was on the horizon while Kelley was reimagining the growth of her business and bringing on full time employees. Ken offered to do the "Get Clear" Career Assessments with both of them and they decided to record it live as a part two for the listeners to offer a beautiful understanding of what is possible when you really know what individualized skills you have and what passions fuel your drive. Now, just a month later, it’s as if Ken could see the future. Chad has started a new job that he loves and Kelley has hired two full time employees to grow her business. Today you’ll hear about how they used the power of the assessment to really break down their mission and what motivates them in order to make the next best steps in each of their careers.To connect with Ken click HERETo connect with Kelley click HEREFor the Get Clear Career Assessment click HERE
In this episode of the Balancing Chaos, Kelley and Chad talk to Kelley’s business coach, Maggie Berghoff. Maggie began her career as a nurse practitioner when she woke up one day and realized she felt unfulfilled and like she didn’t have enough freedom in her day to day to be truly happy. From that point on, she made it her mission to find a different way. From there she built her online wellness business Celproceo, a health consulting company rooted in functional medicine and trusted by celebrities, professional athletes, and CEOs. Maggie also runs her own business services company, offering comprehensive business growth program, in-house done-for-you services such as PR, branding, web builds, and detailed course launches, and 1:1 and group business consulting. She has been featured in hundreds of media outlets, including Forbes, Business Insider, Entrepreneur Magazine, Oxygen Magazine, USA Today, local and national television, and more. She is the author of Eat Right for your Inflammation Type: The Three-Step Program to Strengthen Immunity, Heal Chronic Pain, and Boost Your Energy.  On top of all that, Maggie is also a proud mom of three young children, and focuses on family, flexibility, and fulfillment as core values in the companies she builds. In this episode we talk to Maggie about:• Rediscovering your passion and how to know you’re fulfilling your purpose• How to start and scale a successful online business and marketing as a business expert• Why health coaching is typically more successful and sustainable than the Western medicine• How to reduce inflammation and inflammation typesAnd so much more! We hope you enjoy!To connect with Kelley click HERETo connect with Maggie click HEREFor Maggie's Book "Eat for your Inflammation Type" click HERE
Chad and Kelley started coaching with Dr. Gertrude Lyons in May of 2020 at a very pivotal time in their lives- Covid had just hit, they had just had their first child, and Kelley was starting a new career. It was a lot of change in a short amount of time so together they sought the help of an expert to help strengthen their marriage through communication, perspective shifting and intentional quality time. The reason they chose Dr. Gertrude Lyons was because she is renowned in her field in relationship coaching, having begun her career began 33 years ago when she and her husband decided to work with a couples coach. Now, having worked with hundreds of couples, Dr. Lyons helps couples and individuals not only survive marriage, but thrive. In this episode we discuss the one primary quality that’s necessary to be able to have a successful relationship, how we subconsciously choose our partners because they have qualities similar to our parents (and how to avoid feeling triggered), tips and tools for making your marriage not just function but flourish, The Mother Code: What it is and how to write yours, why we feel so much pressure as women to be super mom, and how to avoid the pit falls of burnout and how to start trusting your intuition more and looking for external validation less.To connect with Gertrude click HERETo connect with Kelley click HERE
Join us this week for an incredibly insightful and hilarious interview with TV star, LeeAnne Locken. LeeAnne is actress, philanthropist, television personality, model, author and social media icon (+1M followers). As a self described "carny kid", LeAnne began working in the traveling carnival scene at three years old where she shares fascinating (and many times scary) anecdotes of growing up in that environment. She began her acting and modeling career in her teens, where she went on to win Miss Arizona USA and appear in multiple feature films. In 2009, she made her reality television debut, starring in She's Got the Look, Big Rich Texas and the Real Housewives of Dallas. In this episode we get in to not letting your childhood define your future and who you want to become, what it takes to “make it” in Hollywood and how that scene can impact mental health, Reality TV drama: Is it real? Do the producers influence the conversation? And is there any truth to what we’re all seeing and self sabotage and how to recognize and change behavior patterns that aren’t serving you anymore so you can become the best version of yourself. She has a truly one of a kind personality and this episode is surely interesting for all.To connect with LeAnn click HERETo connect with Kelley click HERE
On this week's episode, Chad and Kelley sit down with wellness expert and YouTube powerhouse Dr. Mona Vand. After studying pharmacy at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, she returned to Los Angeles to pursue her career as a pharmacist...but learned that the 9-to-5 lifestyle wasn’t her calling. She began to focus on sharing her health and wellness advice with the world through online content and has been featured on The Doctors, NBC, The Telegraph, Yahoo Finance, and more.  While she no longer practices as a pharmacist, she now uses her education and work experience to share holistic health and wellness information with her nearly one million social media followers. Mona teaches how food is powerful medicine, and shares how she lives by that philosophy each and every day. Through her content, Mona will help get you start and stay on track of your wellness journey, with her judgement-free and aspirational mindset. In this episode we talk all about intuitive eating, not putting yourself in a box when it comes to food, how to build a following on social media while still maintaining boundaries, stress, gut health and how they’re interconnected  and nontoxic skin care rituals and routines for the most glowing youthful skin.To connect with Mona click HERETo connect with Kelley click HEREFor Mona's Meal Delivery Service click HERE
In this week's episode, Chad and Kelley talk to Natalie Lue, the author of The Joy of Saying No. Natalie is a writer, speaker, podcaster, artist and founder of the longest running self-help blogs in the world, the Baggage Reclaim and the Baggage Reclaim Sessions podcast. Her mission is to help people understand how their emotional baggage is interfering with their ability to live their happiest life and live authentically. Her advice has been featured in the New York Times, Forbes, NPR, USA Today, and the BBC, among many others. In today's episode we speak with Natalie about why we people please and how it's not really about other people but rather a way to control how we're perceived, how our childhood shapes our understanding of how we should live up to other people's expectations, the five different types of people pleasers and understanding which one you are, and improving self-worth, speaking your mind, making decisions that are aligned and living your most authentic life.To connect with Natalie click HERETo connect with Kelley click HERE
In this weeks episode of the podcast Chad and Kelley sit down with Deborah Wilson (aka Chad's mom). Deborah is an Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. Debbie has distinguished herself in the field of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. She has been voted Top Doctor 12 years in a row by her fellow Arizona physicians. Dr Wilson taught a popular national course on laparoscopic hysterectomy and has trained over 1,000 Gynecologists in techniques she developed. Over the past 12 years, Dr. Wilson and her surgical assistant have performed nearly 12,000 laparoscopic hysterectomies. We loved this conversation with Debbie on all things gynecology so this one’s for the ladies out there! We talked all about peri menopause, menopause and hormone replacement therapy for symptom relief of hot flashes moodiness and low libido, feeling empowered in a world of changing abortion rights, how often you should be going to get a Pap smear and a mammogram to protect your female health, how to evolve your business in the medical field with changing insurance policies, maintaining a normal period and how your weight affects your hormones and vice versa.To connect with Dr. Wilson click HERETo connect with Kelley click HERE
In todays episode, Chad and Kelley talk to the founder of Oat Haus, Ali Bonar. Born in Japan and raised in San Diego, Ali has been passionate about food for as long as she can remember. Her deep-rooted passion for nutrition inspired her to study Nutritional Sciences at UC Berkeley and eventually launch @avokween, where she dove crown-first into the Kween lifestyle. Ali wholeheartedly believes that overall wellbeing is often achieved off-the-plate: nutrition is important, but human connection (and pizza with friends at 2am) are essential. Through the community she has built she’s started the incredible business Oat Haus- the first ever spreadable granola available in over 1,200 stores. In this episode we talk to Ali all about how to recognize the signs of disordered eating, healing and recovery and a path to freedom with food, starting a self-manufactured food business in the consumer products space, scaling products, selling to Whole Foods, and influencer marketing. We hope you can take so much away from this amazing episode with Ali.To connect with Ali click HERETo connect with Oat Haus click HERETo connect with Kelley click HERE
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