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Episode 10: Prenatal and Infant Nutrition

On this episode of Uplift, we learn the ins and outs of prenatal and infant nutrition. Topics covered include: – Are there specific foods a mother should eat? – What are the benefits to introducing children to different flavors early on in life? – What kind of influence does an expecting mothers’ diet have on the health of her child? …

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Episode 9: Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep

On this episode, we have Dr. Freda Paterson talks about the importance of sleep. Dr. Paterson discusses how sleep, though looked at as a less important health behavior to many, is a very prominent health behavior when looking at chronic disease and overall health. As she states, ” sleep is the bio-behavior that underpins everything, and that in the absence …

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Episode 8: Building Healthy Habits: Nutrition for Toddlers

On this episode of Uplift, we sit down with Dr.Shannon Robson. Topics covered include: Why is there a childhood obesity problem? What role do “family meals” play in healthy nutrition? What is the biggest mistake parents make related to their child’s nutritional needs? How do you develop healthy food habits with your children? and more!

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Episode 7: Rejecting the Diet Culture & Accepting Lifelong Health

Why is our society so obsessed with diets and weight loss? Why don’t fad diets work? How do we find reliable sources of nutrition information? And what does a health diet TRUELY look like? Dr.Carly Pacanowski, researcher and registered dietitian, joins us today to set the record straight!

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Episode 6: Goal Setting for Success

We all have goals we want to achieve. But sometimes, taking those first steps toward your goal seem impossible! Where do you start? And how do you reach the finish line? The answer lies in goal setting. In this episode of Uplift, certified health coach Tara Leonard discusses the art of goal setting. Topics covered include: – What is goal …

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Episode 5: Breastfeeding Basics

In this episode of Uplift, we learn all about breastfeeding. Benefits, barriers, and everything in between!

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Episode 4: Successfully Navigating Your Twenties

On this episode we talk with Dr. Michael Peterson and how to successfully navigate through your twenties. He addresses topics of necessary life skills, expectations that lack realism, how following your passion may not be the best option, wayfaring, career capacity, flexibility, the idea of control, and more!

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Episode 3: Health Coaching 101

Health coaching…what’s that? In this episode of Uplift, we learn the ins and outs of health coaching. What does a health coach do? How can you benefit from seeing a health coach? And will it really improve your health? Certified health coach Tara Leonard answers all of our burning questions! To find out more about health coaching at STAR, simply …

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Episode 2: A Snapshot of Mindfulness

On this episode, we sit down with Dr.Michael Mackenzie and talk about mindfulness. What is mindfulness? How do we become more mindful in our everyday lives? Why is mindfulness important? And what does the future of mindfulness look like?

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Episode 1: Happiness – It’s Not What You Think It Is

In today’s episode, we sit down with Dr.Stephen Goodwin. Topics of discussion include: how do we define happiness, tips for living a happy life, and ways we can apply these tips to our everyday lives.

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