Episode 36

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13th Jan 2021

The Alcohol Experiment with Wayne Smith + 30 Day Alcohol Free Challenge

What is your relationship with alcohol? Have you ever woken up with a feeling of dread, wondering what you might have done or said the night before? Maybe you've felt inner self judgement, swearing to yourself that you"re never drinking again! Or maybe you just want to try Dry January to feel healthier, look better, and see if you can do it. I myself, as an energy healer and wellbeing specialist know better! ...but that doesn't mean I don't know those feelings all too well. Maybe it zaps my energy for a couple of days, or I eat crappy processed food, or maybe the lingering effects of a couple glasses of wine have made me feel a bit down in the dumps. Either way, we know alcohol is not good for us, a poison actually, and yet we often can wait to clink our glasses with friends. Why?

In this weeks show my guest Wayne Smith and I discuss the book The Alcohol Experiment by Annie Grace and his success, weight loss and self love journey. (Spoiler alert, he lost 40+ pounds and has never felt happier!) The book has been called a game changer and is a celeb favorite designed for ANYONE who wants to challenge themselves to interrupt their habits and help take control.

[please excuse the sound quality of this episode, due to COVID we were not in studio and were socially distancing in an open space wearing masks. #thenewnormal]

Author Annie Grace covers everything you can think of to help you succeed. You will learn about your relationship with alcohol, your triggers and just how much alcohol really affects our bodies homeostasis. The book offers step by step tools with easy daily chapters, science based facts, motivation and inspiration. Wayne shares his personal experiences with over indulgence, happy hour habits and why he feels everyone should try this. *hint: better skin, better sleep, better outlook and better sex!

If you've ever thought about taking a month off or quitting all together then join me now on my 30 day experiment. There has never been a better time to show yourself a little self care. Plus its just a social experiment...you have nothing to lose and everything to gain.

We will also discuss:

  • Why will power isn't sustainable
  • The role of dopamine and dynorphin
  • Why we drink
  • How watching Dallas influenced Wayne's outlook on drinking
  • Why we need more and more to get a buzz
  • The role of dehydrogenase and why we feel hungover
  • Our bodies defense system and homeostasis
  • Why journaling is important

Weekly Mantra:

"I am taking control of my life with strength, clarity and love."

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You Lost Me at Namaste
A fun fast moving wellbeing, wellness and spirituality podcast at a relatable 101 level, with tips and stories from around the world with Well-being Alchemist Michelle Schoenfeld, as seen on ABC and CBS.
If you’ve ever wondered what having a blocked root chakra means or if the Law of Attraction really works or why everyone is now drinking celery juice, then this podcast is for you. It blends modern wellness, wellbeing and spirituality at the 101 level...along with a little pop-culture and travel thrown in. As seen on CBS and ABC, host and well-being alchemist Michelle Schoenfeld, explains and demystifies today’s most popular and not so popular wellbeing trends from around the world. Leaving you feeling inspired, awake, healthy and in-the-know. Michelle is a master energy healer, storyteller, and reformed couture-aholic, broadcasting in the balance between Prada and Prana from Washington DC and Bodrum Turkey. Join her as she interviews wellness experts, healers, celebrities, and every day interesting souls to get you laughing, learning and inspired. Learn tips on how to feel happier, manifest abundance, and navigate through this paradigm shift in a time of mindful awakening. Enjoy casual chats with purpose and laugh at what her friends thought Kundalini really meant. If you identify with the name of this podcast “You LOST ME at Namaste” ...then stick around, you’re in the right place!


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Michelle Schoenfeld

Michelle is a master energy healer, storyteller and international speaker broadcasting from Washington DC and Bodrum Turkey. She spent a decade working in big pharma, another co-owning a medical spa, and hung it all up to pursue her passion of speaking, teaching and sharing her light to help you feel loved, balanced and inspired. Michelle blends her experience with Eastern and Western medicine and considers herself a well-being alchemist, dedicated to her role. She also offers expert wellness commentary for noteworthy media outlets around the world.
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